George Montegu Black

Plot H, Lot 502 Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto Graduating from the University of Manitoba in 1933 at the age of 22, Black became a chartered accountant in 1937 and two years later was appointed comptroller of Western Breweries Limited. With the outbreak of war, he joined the RCAF and was transfer

Charles S. Blackwell

Plot 2, Lot 6, Private Mausoleum Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto Born in Lindsay, Ontario in 1857, Blackwell operated a grocery store in that central Ontario community from 1883 until 1892. Moving to Toronto he established the Park-Blackwell provision business which merged in 1912 with the George

Charles William Conacher

Section 41, Lot 351 Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto Charlie Conacher was born in Toronto on December 10, 1909 and as a youngster attended Jesse Ketchum Public School. He joined the Toronto Maple Leaf hockey team in 1929 and scored his first National Hockey League goal on his very first shift as a r

Captain James Fluke

Plot Q, Lot 20, Private Mausoleum Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto James Fluke was born in County Down, Northern Ireland in 1824 and came to Canada with his mother sometime prior to 1829. In 1844 he is listed as a merchant in Williamsburg (now Blackstock), Cartwright Township, Canada West (now Ontar


Section 45, Lot 156 Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto Dick Irvin was born near Hamilton, Ontario on July 19, 1892. The Irvin family moved to Winnipeg when the youngster was seven and it was in western Canada that he became known as an outstanding hockey player. He turned professional with the Portlan


Plot X, Lot 50 Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto Daniel Lamb’s father Peter Lamb, emigrated to Upper Canada (after 1867, Ontario) from England in 1824, and settled in Orillia. A few years later Peter and his young wife moved to Toronto where Lamb established a blacking and glue-manufacturing factory,


Section C, Lot 1276 York Cemetery, North York Cyril G. “Cy” McLean was Toronto’s first black bandleader. He was a hunchbacked jazz pianist who, despite his handicap and the racial prejudices of the era, became a hit in the entertainment industry of the 1940s. Cy was born in Sydney, Nova Scotia, the

Albert Matthews

Plot H, Lot 9 Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto Born in Lindsay, Ontario on May 17, 1873 Albert Matthews was educated in the local schools, joining the Matthews-Blackwell Company, cattle dealers and meat packers in Ottawa, when he was just 19. He eventually took over the company’s Toronto operations

John Severn

Triangle 9 Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto   Born in Derbyshire, England in 1807, young John Severn arrived in Upper Canada in 1830 and settled in the town of York (Toronto) where he continued to practice his trade as a blacksmith. A few years went by and Severn decided to move out of the little co

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