Canadian artist, David Milne, was born near Paisley, Ontario. He had a studio in downtown Uxbridge from 1940 to 1952. His work is shown at the McMichael Gallery at Kleinburg, Ontario. He worked in poverty and obscurity, doing mostly prints and watercolours.
Pianist Glenn Gould, was born in Toronto Sept. 25, 1932. His father, Russell Herbert Gould, was born and raised in Uxbridge. Glenn's great-grandfather, Isaac Gold, came into the area as a Methodist minister. His grandfather, Tom Gold, was born in the Manse at Paisley, Ontario. Tom was for many years leader of the Uxbridge Business Men's Bible Class. He operated a fur store on Melinda Street in Toronto.