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Table of Contents

Title Page
Author's Preface
1 The Road through Richmond Hill
2 First Peoples on the Land
3 The European Settlers Arrive
4 From Miles' Hill to Richmond Hill: The Birth of a Community
5 Tories and Reformers
6 Stagecoach Lines and Railway Tracks
7 The Neighbours at Mid-Century
8 Fire Brigades and Fence Viewers
9 Picture Post Card Village of the 1880s and 1890s
10 Rails through Richmond Hill
11 The Flowering of Richmond Hill
12 The Village Transformed
Table of Illustrations
Mary Lillian McConaghy and her class, pictured on the front steps of the Richmond Hill Public School in 1915. Front row, left to right: - Innes,Laverne Wright, -, -, Doc Atkinson,Lewis Sims,Art Leach,Bill Innes,Jim Grainger,Alfred Grainger,- Burns,- Warren Second row: -, -, Bertha Hopper,Alice Innes,- Stong,- Tindall, -, -, -, -, - Battie,- Smith,Audrey Tuck Third row: - Smith,- Battie,Ida Blanchard,Isobel Wilson,- Raymer,Betty Hewetson,- Smith Back row: -, -, Peter Savage, -, - Flanigan; Donald Wren, -, -, -, -, Ted Bennett,Bert Grainge
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