David and Mary Thomson
David Thomson (1760–1834) and Mary Glendenning Thomson (1767–1847) arrived in Upper Canada in 1796 landing in Newark, Upper Canada, then to York, Upper Canada. David Thomson worked as a stonemason, but in 1799 moved on to Scarborough by acquiring farmland. Thomson and his brother Archibald expanded their land holdings in Scarborough becoming one of the most important families in the area.
- David and Mary Thomson Collegiate Institute, built in 1958 near their original settlement and on landed farmed by Thomson family.