City of Markham    
Markham Register of Property of Cultural Heritage Value or Interest
Address: 1 CHURCH LANE
Original Address:
Property Legal Description: CON 1 PT LOT 30
Historical Name: Thornhill Cemetery
Heritage Conservation District: Thornhill
Ward: 1
Year Built: 1867
Architect Style:
Heritage Status of Property: Part V (Heritage)
Designation Bylaw:
Heritage Easement Agreement: No
History Description
The Thornhill Cemetery was established as a non-denominational burying ground in 1867. The grounds provide a park like setting to attract and comfort the living and a fenced, secure resting place for the dead. The grave markers provide important insight into the lives of Thornhill's inhabitants and reflect the cultural backgrounds and family names of the people who contributed to the development of the village. For more historical information on this property, please see the Thornhill Heritage Conservation District Inventory document.
Contemporary Photograph Heritage Photograph
Key Map
Please note that the yellow polygon symbol is not indicative of the actual heritage area and is only meant to highlight the property the heritage building(s) is located at. For a complete description of the actual heritage property please refer to the Designation Bylaw found above.

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