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    Lambton is a neighbourhood in the city of Toronto, situated on the east bank of the Humber River north and south of Dundas Street West. It is bounded on the north by Black Creek, on the east by Jane Street and on the south by St. Mark's Road. The area west of Gooch Road is also known as "Warren Park", the name of the housing sub-division built in the 1950s. The portion south of Dundas Street is within the 'Lambton Baby Point' neighbourhood as defined by the City of Toronto....

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    The area's houses are primarily detached single-family dwellings. Apartment buildings exist along Dundas Street between the Humber and Gooch. A small number of storefronts are located along Dundas West west of Jane to Gooch Ave. A newly renovated library, Jane Dundas Branch, is located on the intersection of Jane and Dundas streets.

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    Lambton is a neighbourhood in the city of Toronto, situated on the east bank of the Humber River north and south of Dundas Street West. It is bounded on the north by Black Creek, on the east by Jane Street and on the south by St. Mark's Road. The area west of Gooch Road is also known as "Warren Park", the name of the housing sub-division built in the 1950s. The portion south of Dundas Street is within the 'Lambton Baby Point' neighbourhood as defined by the City of Toronto....

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    Character

    The area's houses are primarily detached single-family dwellings. Apartment buildings exist along Dundas Street between the Humber and Gooch. A small number of storefronts are located along Dundas West west of Jane to Gooch Ave. A newly renovated library, Jane Dundas Branch, is located on the intersection of Jane and Dundas streets.

    History

    Lambton Mills

    The area bounded by Royal York Road to the west, the rail line to the north, Scarlett Road to the east and Queen Anne's Road to the south was known as Village of Lambton Mills. It was settled in the 1840s. The name was linked to the mills (grist, saw mills, woolen mills) that operated along the Humber River from 1850 to 1915. Originally called Cooper's Mills (c. 1806) after William Cooper's Grist and Saw Mill, it was renamed in 1838 in honour of John Lambton, 1st Earl of Durham (High Commissioner and Governor General of British North America, who visited to the area.

    Besides the mills, Lambton Mills had its own church, school, and post office. The only remnant of Lambton Mills is the Lambton House on Old Dundas Street West, open part-time as a museum.

    Later development

    The area east of Gooch was developed in the early 20th century as part of the expanding York Township, a suburb by then of Toronto proper. The area west of Gooch was developed after the 1950s, with the area only being fully developed by the 1970s. It had been market gardens.

    Schools

    Warren Park Junior Public School is a public elementary school on Varsity Road, near the intersection of Scarlett Road and Dundas Street. It was built in 1930. It was named after John Warren who served as a Trustee for the York Township Board of Education starting in 1926. The original school consisted of 4 rooms and the first principal was Mr. W. A. Wragg. In September 1971, two rooms in the old section of the school were taken over for the newly created Warren Park Outdoor Education Centre.

    Transportation

    The area is served by the 35 Jane bus from the Jane Street station on the Bloor-Danforth subway. The area is also served by the 30 Lambton bus from High Park and Kipling station, and the 55 Warren Park bus from Jane station.

    See also

    • Lambton Mills

    External links

    • Lambton Baby Point neighbourhood profile
    • Lambton Woods Park

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