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Holy Trinity Anglican (1830)
140 Brooke Street

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An excerpt from the by-law that protects this site:

  • Holy Trinity Anglican Church is the longest running Anglican Church in Vaughan.

  • Holy Trinity church has been a practising Anglican church since it opened in 1840.

Construction Materials:

Wood siding

-Despite disasters like the Cholera Plague of 1832 and the rebellion of 1837, the church continued to prosper, and actually doubled in size showing the demand there was for an Anglican church in this area.
-June of 1840, Holy Trinity Church and its burial was consecrated, declaring that the land of Holy Trinity church was officially sacred.
- Additional pews were added in 1840 and 1866 due to the large demand for this church.



Corporation of the Town of Vaughan, Office of the City Clerk, et al. By-Law Number 11-85, 1985.

Macfarlane, Catherine, and Patricia Somerville. A History of Vaughan Township Churches. Vaughan
Township Historical Society, 1985.

“City of Vaughan Heritage Inventory.” Development and Planning Department, 2005. Documents/Register of Property
of Cultural Heritage Value.pdf

Canada, Office for Urbanism, and Goldsmith Borgal and Company Architects. “Thornhill Heritage
Conservation District Study and Plan .”Thornhill Heritage Conservation District Study and Plan, Office for
Urbanism, 2009.

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"Holy Trinity Church, 1920"

From the Thoreau Macdonald fonds – accession number MG 40.

Courtesy of Vaughan Archives

Thornhill Holy Trinity Church

"Interior of Thornhill Holy Trinity Church, no date."

From accession M991.34.

Courtesy of Vaughan Archives.

Thornhill Holy Trinity Church  M991.34.j

"Thornhill Holy Trinity Church,

no date."

From accession M991.34.

Courtesy of Vaughan Archives.

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