Historic photos from around Swansea, Toronto

There are a wonderful set of Toronto historic photos available online, here are all the photos that I could find from around the Swansea area in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

List of all areas in Toronto or take a look at the historic photos by date. A subset of the photos have also been arranged by subject.

 
 

1880 Historic photo from 1880 - Looking up the driveway to John Ellis's home - Herne Hill in SwanseaLooking up the driveway to John Ellis's home - Herne Hill
(Categorized under: Herne hill )
137 years ago - 1880 - Swansea
Link to archive record - Map location (From the Toronto Public Library)
1890 Historic photo from 1890 - Looking south to Lake Ontario from Herne Hill - John Ellis house in SwanseaLooking south to Lake Ontario from Herne Hill - John Ellis house
(Categorized under: Herne hill )
127 years ago - 1890 - Swansea
Link to archive record - Map location (From Archives of Ontario)
1890 Historic photo from 1890 - Looking north to Herne Hill and John Ellis residence in SwanseaLooking north to Herne Hill and John Ellis residence
(Categorized under: Herne hill )
127 years ago - 1890 - Swansea
Link to archive record - Map location (From Archives of Ontario)
1900 Historic photo from 1900 - Looking north-west past Swansea Public School - Windermere Ave., e. side, s. of Waller Ave. in SwanseaLooking north-west past Swansea Public School - Windermere Ave., e. side, s. of Waller Ave.
117 years ago - 1900 - Swansea
Link to archive record - Map location (From the Toronto Public Library)
1900 Historic photo from 1900 - Woman playing at the Swansea Golf Links,Morningside Ave., between Durie St. & Lavinia Ave houses in background on Beresford Ave., n. of Deforest Rd. in SwanseaWoman playing at the Swansea Golf Links,Morningside Ave., between Durie St. & Lavinia Ave houses in background on Beresford Ave., n. of Deforest Rd.
117 years ago - 1900 - Swansea
Link to archive record - Map location (From the Toronto Public Library)
1900 Historic photo from 1900 - John Ellis house looking e. from w. side Catfish Pond in SwanseaJohn Ellis house looking e. from w. side Catfish Pond
(Categorized under: Herne hill )
117 years ago - 1900 - Swansea
Link to archive record - Map location (From the Toronto Public Library)
1900 Historic photo from 1900 - Ellis Ave., n. of Lakeshore looking n past the street-railway tracks, railway tracks, and the West Toronto pumping station in SwanseaEllis Ave., n. of Lakeshore looking n past the street-railway tracks, railway tracks, and the West Toronto pumping station
117 years ago - 1900 - Swansea
Link to archive record - Map location (From the Toronto Public Library)
1910 Historic photo from 1910 - Ornate house on a hill on Riverside Drive, east of Humber in SwanseaOrnate house on a hill on Riverside Drive, east of Humber
107 years ago - 1910 - Swansea
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1910 Historic photo from 1910 - Portrait of John Ellis Jr, (1836-1923) on his Herne Hill estate, looking s.e. across Grenadier Pond in SwanseaPortrait of John Ellis Jr, (1836-1923) on his Herne Hill estate, looking s.e. across Grenadier Pond
(Categorized under: Herne hill )
107 years ago - 1910 - Swansea
Link to archive record - Map location (From the Toronto Public Library)
1912 Historic photo from 1912 - Railway tracks and West Toronto Pumping station at Ellis Ave., n. of Lakeshore Blvd W. in SwanseaRailway tracks and West Toronto Pumping station at Ellis Ave., n. of Lakeshore Blvd W.
105 years ago - 1912 - Swansea
Link to archive record - Map location (From the Toronto Public Library)
1913 Historic photo from 1913 - Two horse drawn carts outside Swansea Cash Grocery, Lavinia Ave., s.e. corner Morningside Ave. in SwanseaTwo horse drawn carts outside Swansea Cash Grocery, Lavinia Ave., s.e. corner Morningside Ave.
104 years ago - 1913 - Swansea
Link to archive record - Map location (From the Toronto Public Library)
1915 Historic photo from Sunday, October 10, 1915 - Cottage and orchard at Herne Hill - Mr Lefroy (in tree) the tenant of the cottage in SwanseaCottage and orchard at Herne Hill - Mr Lefroy (in tree) the tenant of the cottage
(Categorized under: Herne hill )
102 years ago - Sunday, October 10, 1915 - Swansea
Max temp: 11.1°C - Min temp: 1.7°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From the Toronto Public Library)
1915 Historic photo from Monday, November 1, 1915 - John Ellis and his housekeeper Mrs Fannie Griffiths Clayton, with telescope by his house "Herne Hill" in SwanseaJohn Ellis and his housekeeper Mrs Fannie Griffiths Clayton, with telescope by his house "Herne Hill"
(Categorized under: Herne hill )
102 years ago - Monday, November 1, 1915 - Swansea
Max temp: 16.1°C - Min temp: 11.1°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From the Toronto Public Library)
1925 Historic photo from Wednesday, December 23, 1925 - Old Ellis residence - Herne Hill - Swansea in SwanseaOld Ellis residence - Herne Hill - Swansea
(Categorized under: Herne hill )
92 years ago - Wednesday, December 23, 1925 - Swansea
Max temp: -1.7°C - Min temp: -11.1°C - 1.5cm of snowfall (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1928 Historic photo from Thursday, July 19, 1928 - Classroom in Swansea School on Windermere in SwanseaClassroom in Swansea School on Windermere
89 years ago - Thursday, July 19, 1928 - Swansea
Max temp: 25.0°C - Min temp: 19.4°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1928 Historic photo from Thursday, July 19, 1928 - Windermere School, Swansea, exterior with baby prams out front in SwanseaWindermere School, Swansea, exterior with baby prams out front
89 years ago - Thursday, July 19, 1928 - Swansea
Max temp: 25.0°C - Min temp: 19.4°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1934 Historic photo from Thursday, June 28, 1934 - Close up of plaque over the door of the old West Toronto Waterworks Pumping Station - Toronto Junction Water Works 1888 in SwanseaClose up of plaque over the door of the old West Toronto Waterworks Pumping Station - Toronto Junction Water Works 1888
83 years ago - Thursday, June 28, 1934 - Swansea
Max temp: 27.8°C - Min temp: 14.4°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1934 Historic photo from Thursday, June 28, 1934 - Old West Toronto Waterworks Pumping Station, Ellis Avenue in SwanseaOld West Toronto Waterworks Pumping Station, Ellis Avenue
83 years ago - Thursday, June 28, 1934 - Swansea
Max temp: 27.8°C - Min temp: 14.4°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1955 Historic photo from Saturday, April 9, 1955 - Ellis Ave., looking s. from n. of Queen St. (now site of The Queensway) to the railway bridge in SwanseaEllis Ave., looking s. from n. of Queen St. (now site of The Queensway) to the railway bridge
62 years ago - Saturday, April 9, 1955 - Swansea
Max temp: 22.8°C - Min temp: 3.3°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From the Toronto Public Library)