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John Knox stained glass window: Knox Presbyterian Church, Oakville.


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"Dr. John Urquhart was a self educated man who settled in Oakville when the village, as a port of entry, was affected by a world-wide cholera outbreak. The Government built a hospital on the west side of the river, and he was placed in charge...After two year's experience among cholera victims at York and Oakville, John Urquhart became qualified to practice medicine. He opened a combined apothecary's shop, surgery and dwelling on what is now Lakeshore Road between George and Thomas Streets. In this building in 1844 was born his son, John, who also became a doctor and served two terms as mayor of Oakville."

Text excerpted from, "The Stained glass windows in Knox Presbyterian Church, Oakville, Ontario", 1982.
Inscriptions:
"In Loving Memory of John Urquhart 1802-1867 And His Wife Margaret Laing 1807-1894, Settled in Oakville 1832."
Date of Publication:
1947
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Local identifier:
KNOXOAKSG14
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.4473682625124 Longitude: -79.6665048808289
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Contact
Knox Presbyterian Church, Oakville
Email
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Agency street/mail address

89 Dunn Street, Oakville ON L6J 3C8

Phone: 905-844-3472

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John Knox stained glass window: Knox Presbyterian Church, Oakville.


"Dr. John Urquhart was a self educated man who settled in Oakville when the village, as a port of entry, was affected by a world-wide cholera outbreak. The Government built a hospital on the west side of the river, and he was placed in charge...After two year's experience among cholera victims at York and Oakville, John Urquhart became qualified to practice medicine. He opened a combined apothecary's shop, surgery and dwelling on what is now Lakeshore Road between George and Thomas Streets. In this building in 1844 was born his son, John, who also became a doctor and served two terms as mayor of Oakville."

Text excerpted from, "The Stained glass windows in Knox Presbyterian Church, Oakville, Ontario", 1982.