Heritage Books

Check out the Markham Library for its selection of books and publications related to Markham's history. Some excellent titles include:

General

  • "Markham Remembered - A Photographic History of Old Markham Township"
    Author: The Markham District Historical Society, Editor - Isabel Champion
    1988
  • "Markham 1793-1900"
    Author: Markham Historical Society, Editor- Isabel Champion
    1979
  • "Rural Roots- Pre-Confederation Buildings of the York Region of Ontario"
    Author/Publisher: Mary Byers, Jan Kennedy, Margaret McBurney and the Junior League of Toronto
    1976
  • "Canadian German Folklore - Pioneer Hamlets of York County- Historical Sketches 1956-1977"
    Author/Publisher: The Pennsylvania German Folklore Society of Canada
    1977
  • "Canadian German Folklore - More Pioneer Hamlets of York"
    Author/Publisher: The Pennsylvania German Folklore Society of Canada
    1985
  • "Markham- Our Life Our Community"
    Author/Publisher: Michael Lai
    2005

Thornhill

  • "Thornhill Bicentennial Photo Album 1794-1994"
    Author/Publisher: Society for the Preservation of Historic Thornhill
    1994
    "Thornhill Heritage Conservation District Plan 1986 (An Overview of Thornhill’s History)"
    Author/Publisher: The Town of Markham, Development Services Commission
    1986

Markham Village

  • "Markham Village Heritage Conservation District Plan (History of the Area)"
    Author/Publisher: The Town of Markham, Development Services Commission
    1990

Unionville

  • "Unionville Heritage Conservation District - The District Study (History of the Study Area)
    Author/Publisher: The Town of Markham, Development Services Commission
    1997

William Berczy

  • "German Pioneers of Toronto and Markham Township - The Story of William Moll Berczy"
    Author: Historical Society of Mecklenburg Upper Canada Inc.
    1976
  • "Berczy"
    Author: Mary Macaulay Allodi, Peter Moogk, Beate Stock
    National Gallery of Canada
    1991
  • "First Three Generation Charts of the Markham Berczy Settler Families"
    Author/Publisher: Markham Berczy Settlers Association
    1994