The Commemorative History is erroneous about the birthplace of Thomas Henry Finch, and he was a partner in the Finch Mill in Charlotteville Twp. until 1825. The story provides an otherwise interesting insight into his life. No information has been found to date on Thomas’ life in Toronto.
"Elder" is a religious term referring to a layman in the Baptist church. Each church had an Elder to keep the congregation together and preach the Gospel until the Pastor’s return visit.