Canadian Necrology


The following items are cited in Canadian Necrology and are linked to the University of Toronto Libraries' catalogue, usually to Robarts Library holdings. Check the library catalogue to see if different holdings are available at other University of Toronto libraries. See also the list of resources under Related Links.

Sources Cited in the Canadian Obituaries Records

The Gazette (Montreal).
Publication began/ended: Aug. 25, 1785-

The Globe (Toronto).
Publication began/ended: 1844-Oct. 1936.

The Globe and Mail.
Publication began/ended: Nov. 1936- .

The Mail and Empire (Toronto).
Publication began/ended: Feb.7, 1895-Nov. 30, 1936.

Montreal Daily Star
Publication began/ended: Jan. 16, 1869-Sept. 25, 1979.

Montreal Gazette.
See The Gazette (Montreal).

The New York Times.
Publication began/ended: 1851- .

Royal Architectural Institue of Canada. Journal.
Publication began/ended: Vol. 1 (1924)-v. 43, no. 6 (June 1966).

Toronto Daily Star.
Publication began/ended: 1892-Jan. 24, 1900, Evening star. 19 - Toronto Daily Star.

University of Toronto Alumni Bulletin
Publication began/ended: Oct. 1943-summer/autumn 1955.

University of Toronto Monthly.
Publication began/ended: July 1900-Dec. 1947.
Also available online.

Publication began/ended: Oct. 7, 1880- .
Select issues also available online.

Varsity Graduate.
Publication began/ended: March 1948-June 1967.
Also available online.

William Henry Pearson's Manuscript

Pearson, W. H. Dates of Decease of Those Who Were My Friends, or With Whom I Was Slightly Acquainted [manuscript]. Toronto: 1853-1920.
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto.

Sources Cited by William Stewart Wallace

The Albion: A Weekly Journal of News, Politics, and Literature.
Publication began/ended: 1822-1876.

Bliss, C. V. Forster. The Clerical Guide and Churchman's Directory: A Annual Register for the Clergy and Laity of the Anglican Church in British North America. Ottawa: J. Durie.
Issues reproduced: 1st ed. (1876), 2nd ed. (1877), 3rd ed. (1879).

Buchanan, Arthur William Patrick. The Bench and the Bar of Lower Canada Down to 1850. Montreal: Burton, 1925.

The Canadian Annual Review of Public Affairs. Toronto.
Pub. began/ended: 1901-1937-38. Each issue includes a Canadian obituary record.

Canadian Author & Bookman.
Pub. began/ended: Jan. 1923-summer 1992.

The Canadian Practitioner and Review.
Pub. began/ended: 1899-1921. Also available online.

The Canadian Who's Who.
Pub. began/ended: 1910 - .

The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine.
Pub. began/ended: 1870/71-1930.

Chadwick, Edward Marion. Ontarian Families: Genealogies of United Empire Loyalists and Other Pioneer Families of Upper Canada. Toronto: Rolph, Smith & Co., 1894-1898.

Dionne, N.-E. (Narcisse-Eutrope). Les Canadiens-français; origine des familles, émigrées de France, d'Espagne, de Suisse, etc., pour venir se fixer au Canada, depuis la fondation de Québec jusqu'à ces derniers temps, et signification de leurs noms. Québec: Librairie Garneau, 1914.

Michigan. Historical Commission. Michigan Historical Collections.
Pub. began/ended: 1874/76-1929.

Morgan, Henry J. Bibliotheca Canadensis, or, A Manual of Canadian Literature. Ottawa: G.E. Desbarats, 1867.

Morgan, Henry J., ed. Canadian Men and Women of the Time: A Handbook of Canadian Biography. Toronto: W. Briggs, 1898.

Morgan, Henry J., ed. Dominion Annual Register and Review for the 12th-20th Year of the Canadian Union.
Pub. began/ended: 1878-1886.

Morrison, Charles. The History of the Year; A Review of the Events of 1891 All Around the World, with Special Reference to Canadian Affairs. Toronto: W.J. Dyas, 1892.

Pringle, Jacob Farrand. Lunenburgh; or, The Old Eastern District, its settlement and early progress: with personal recollections of the town of Cornwall, from 1824; to which are added a history of the King's Royal Regiment of New York and other corps; the names of all those who drew lands in the counties of Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry, up to November 1786; and several other lists of interest to the descendants of the old settlers. Cornwall: Standard Printing House, 1890.

University of Toronto Monthly.
Pub. began/ended: July, 1900/01-Dec. 1946/47.

Wallace, W. Stewart. The Dictionary of Canadian Biography. Toronto: Macmillan Co. of Canada, 1926.

________. The Periodical Literature of Upper Canada. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1931.

Who Was Who in America.
Pub. began/ended: vol. 1 1897-1942 - .

Yale University. Obituary Record of the Graduates of the Undergraduate Schools, Deceased 1860-70--1950/51.
Pub. began/ended: 1860-1950/51

Young, Archibald H., ed. The Roll of Pupils of Upper Canada College, Toronto, January, 1830, to June, 1916. Kingston, Ont.: Hanson, Crozier, and Edgar, 1917.

Newspapers Cited by William Stewart Wallace

British Colonist (Toronto).
Publication began/ended: Weekly, Feb 15, 1838-July 26, 1843; semi-weekly, Aug. 2, 1843-June 1859.

Canadian Courant (Montreal).
Publication began/ended: v. 1-28, no. 24; May 11, 1807-Mar. 22, 1834.
Title varies: May 11, 1807-Apr. 28, 1830, Canadian courant and Montreal advertiser.

Canadian Spectator (Montreal).
Publication began/ended: Oct. 9, 1822 - December 7, 1829.

The Church (Cobourg, Upper Canada).
Publication began/ended: May 6, 1837 - June 16, 1853.
"Devoted to the interests of the Church of England in the provinces of Upper and Lower Canada."

Cobourg Star.
Publication began/ended: Jan. 11, 1831 - 1879.

Colonial Advocate (York, Upper Canada).
Publication began/ended: May 18, 1824 - Nov. 4, 1834.

The Constitution (Toronto, Upper Canada).
Publication began/ended: July 4, 1836 - Dec. 6, 1837.

Courier of Upper Canada (York, Upper Canada).
Publication began/ended: 1828-1837.

Empire (Toronto).
Publication began/ended: Dec. 27, 1887 - Feb. 6, 1895.

Examiner (Toronto).
Publication began/ended: July 3, 1838 - 1855.

The Gazette (Montreal).
Publication began/ended: v. 1- Aug. 25, 1785-

The Globe (London, Eng.).
Publication began/ended: 1803 - 1822.

The Globe (Toronto).
Publication began/ended: 1844-Oct. 1936.

Globe and Mail.
Publication began/ended: Nov. 1936 - .

Hamilton Gazette and General Advertiser.
Publication began/ended: 1835 - Sept. 1, 1856. Title varies.

Kingston Spectator.
Not held at the University of Toronto Library.
Publication began/ended January 15, 1833 - ceased in 1840.

Leader (Toronto).
Publication began/ended: July 11, 1853 - October 1878.

Mail and Empire (Toronto).
Publication began/ended: Feb. 7, 1895 - Nov. 30, 1936.

Montreal Gazette
See The Gazette (Montreal).

Montreal Herald.
Publication began/ended: Oct. 19, 1811-1959.

Montreal Witness.
Publication began/ended: Jan. 5, 1846 - Dec. 31, 1862.

Pilot (Montreal).
Publication began/ended: March 5, 1844 - March 25, 1862.

Quebec Gazette.
Publication began/ended: June 21, 1764 - Apr. 24, 1924.

Times (London, England).
Publication began/ended: Jan. 1, 1785 - .

Toronto Daily Star.
Publication began/ended: 1892-Jan. 24, 1900, Evening star. 19 - Toronto daily star.

Toronto Herald.
Publication began/ended : 1841 - 1846. Continued by the Herald [Toronto].

Toronto Telegram.
Publication began/ended: Apr. 19, 1876-Oct. 30, 1971.

Upper Canada Gazette (York, Toronto). Publication began/ended: Apr. 18, 1793 - 1849.

Other Sources Cited by William Stewart Wallace

Bowmanville Cemetary.

Niagara Burials. Ontario Historical Society.