Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Parkdale at Night 1914

I found this photo in the archives of 1451 Queen Street west in Parkdale from 1914.
A quick internet search turned up a Griffiths family tree revealing that a William John Griffiths, occupation plumber lived at 1453 Queen Street. He died in 1937.

William John Griffiths
Born Dec.12 1878
Emigrated to Canada 1881
1891 living at 45 Sorauren Ave, Parkdale
1901 occupation: plumber
1911 living at 1453 Queen W., Parkdale
Died 1937
From the 1913 city directory

His brother Sam, was a butcher and lived in this house on Sorauren.
He may have worked at the Meat Market on Queen Street near Fuller.
For more info on the Griffiths family click here.

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