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Allan, Stewart Walker, O.L.S.

  • Person
  • 1928-2006

An Ontario Land Surveyor. Some of his notes and records have been acquired by Watson Land Surveyors Ltd.

Aylsworth, Charles Fraser Jr., O.L.S.

  • Person
  • 1862-1939

C. Fraser Aylsworth was born on April 21, 1862, in Madoc, Hastings County, Ontario, to parents Elizabeth June Gillespie and Charles Fraser Aylswroth Sr. (a Provincial Land Surveyor).
Following in the footsteps of his father, Fraser Aylsworth was employed as an Ontario Land Surveyor throughout his career. He married his first wife, Minnie Deans on September 21, 1887 at Perth, Ontario. Following her passing in 1906, Aylswroth was married to Louise Victoria Brenton on March 22, 1910 at York, Ontario. He died in Belleville at the age of 77 on December 4, 1939.

Aylsworth, Charles Fraser Sr., P.L.S.

  • Person
  • 1834-1911

Charles Fraser Aylsworth was a land surveyor for the Ontario government. Most notably he surveyed what would become Carlow Township, paving the way for settlement. He was born on 5 March 1834, the son of Robert Aylsworth, a farmer, township clerk, and Methodist preacher while his grandfather was MPP for Lennox. Charles' son, who shared his father's name was also a noted surveyor of the region during the early 1900s. In 1861, he married Elizabeth Gillespie in Stratford. He lived in Madoc, Ontario until his death on 27 June 1911.

Aylsworth, William Robert, O. L. S.

  • Person
  • 1836-1909

William Robert Aylsworth was born in Ernestown Township, in the county of Lennox and Addington, Ontario on September 15, 1836. He grew up on a farm and was educated in Newburgh, Ontario. At 18 years old, he was employed as a school teacher but later studied surveying. He was articled to A.B. Perry for three years before successfully receiving his certifications on November 8, 1861. In September of 1863, William married Christianna Herchmer, the daughter of Col. John Herchmer. For five years he surveyed private and government land. He was then employed by the Rathburn company for 25 years as a surveyor. In 1871, he was Reeve of Mill Point [Deseronto] and in 1871, 1881 and 1893 Warden of Hastings County. He died in Belleville on April 22, 1909.

Bartley, Onesiphorus, P.L.S.

  • Person
  • 1815-1879

Onesiphorus Bartley was born on April 4, 1815, at Bristol, Gloucestershire, England, to parents Onesiphorus Windle Sr. and Mary Ann Collett. He was baptized July 3, 1822 at Wiltshire, England. At some point he immigrated to Ontario, Canada. He then married his wife, Sarah Carroll, on September 1, 1844 at St. Pauls, Woodstock, Oxford, Ontario. In the 1878 Belleville Directory, his professions were listed as Provincial Land Surveyor and civil engineer. He died on September 28, 1879. His estate was left to his only next of kin - his son.

Beatty, Frank Weldon 'Weary', O.L.S.

  • Person
  • 1892-1965

Frank Weldon Beatty received his Ontario Land Surveyor’s licence in 1920. He eventually joined his brother Herbert, also an Ontario Land Surveyor, in private practice at Pembroke. They carried out extensive surveys in the Ottawa valley and northern Ontario. Beatty also participated in government affairs - holding the position of Pembroke's Mayor, and later, Surveyor General from 1946 until 1962. He died on 13 October 1965.

Benn, Ronald, O.L.S.

  • Person
  • 1919-2008

Ronald Benn was born in 1919. He was a pilot in World War ll as a member of the Royal Canadian Air Force. In 1950, he earned his Ontario Land Surveying Certificate. Throughout his career as a surveyor he worked for Ontario Hydro, in private practice and finally in legal surveys with the City of Ottawa. Benn and his wife, Agnes, were married in 1953. They had two children. He died on February 4, 2008 at Nepean, Ontario.

Benson, Samuel Manson, D.P.S. & P.L.S.

  • Person
  • 1801-1876

Samuel Manson Benson was born on 23 March 1801 in York, Ontario, Canada, the child of Ezekiel Benson and Ann Manson. He became a surveyor and was active in various townships of the Midland District of Ontario. He served in the militia during the rebellion of 1837-1838. Benson died in Belleville on 28 December 1876 of cancer, at the age of 75.

Berkeley, Garnet Lawrence, O.L.S.

  • Person
  • 1890-1967

Garnet Lawrence Berkeley was born on May 4, 1890 in Belleville, Ontario, to parents John Alfred Berkeley and Ellen Catharine Zufelt. He married his wife, Gertrude Louise Butler, on June 22, 1912 in York, Ontario. Prior to enlisting in the Canadian Expeditionary Force, he was employed as a land surveyor and civil engineer. On April 1, 1916 he joined the 4th Divisional Cyclists Company as a Captain. At some point in his time overseas, he acquired a hand and knee injury from a motorcycle accident. He was later discharged on November 17, 1917. After the First World War Berkeley returned to his family and previous profession. He died in Smith's Falls, Ontario on 13 August 1967.

Bews, David Matthew, O.L.S.

  • Person
  • 1932-2017

David Matthew Bews was born on May 20, 1932 in Belleville, Ontario to parents Douglas and Aline Bews. He attended Queen Alexandra elementary school and Belleville Collegiate Institute and Vocational School. In 1951, he moved to Kingston, Ontario where he earned his BSc in Civil Engineering at Queen's University. After graduating, Bews joined the Ontario Department of Highways and became an Ontario Land Surveyor. He married Ethel Green on June 8, 1963. He died in Belleville on March 28, 2017.

Bishop, Harry Curry, O.L.S.

  • Person
  • b. 1931

Curry Bishop was born at Niagara on the Lake in 1931, to parents Harry (Doc) Bishop and Viola Curry. Curry graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering from the University of Toronto. He soon became an Ontario Land Surveyor, a Canadian Land Surveyor, and completed post graduate work in planning. He was employed in Haliburton in the surveying and development business. He later became president of the Kawartha-Haliburton region of Ontario Land Surveyors. Curry is married to Aldyth and they have three children.

Bolger and Drewry, P.L.S.

  • Person
  • c. 1885

A land surveying firm based in Hastings County, Ontario, owned by Thomas Oliver Bolger, P.L.S., and William Stewart Drewry, P.L.S. & D.L.S.

Browne, Cavell and Jackson Ltd.

  • Corporate body
  • 1850 - 1983

A firm of Ontario Land Surveyors named after William Albert Browne (b. 1878 - d. 1923), Edward J. Cavell (b. 1882-d. 1960), and William Jackson. Their records and files are now with Schaeffer Dzaldov Bennett Ltd.

Butterfield, John Egerton Claydon, O.L.S.

  • Person
  • 1886-1961

John Egerton Claydon Butterfield was born on December 27, 1886 to parents Joshua Butterfield and Margaret Morris Dobie , in Halton, Ontario, Canada. He worked as an Ontario Land Surveyor. He died on June 14, 1961 and was buried in the Evergreen Cemetery at Guelph, Ontario.

Caddy, Edward Christopher B., P.L.S. & D.L.S.

  • Person
  • 1815-1897

Edward Christopher Caddy was born on June 28, 1815, at Quebec, Capitale-Nationale Region, Quebec, Canada, to parents Colonel John Thomas Caddy and Hannah Goddard. He had 12 siblings. Throughout his career he was employed as a Provincial and Dominion Land surveyor. He surveyed various lands in Ontario. He married Sarah Playter Rogers, in 1856. They had 9 children. Caddy died on September 26, 1897, at Cobourg, Northumberland County, Ontario.

Campbell, Charles Donald, O.L.S.

  • Person
  • 1889-1929

Charles Donald Campbell was born on 23 August 1889 in Winnipeg, Manitoba to parents Donald Mcgregor and Margaret Lumsden Scott Campbell. He worked as City Engineer for the City of Belleville for seven years, but was also licensed as a land surveyor. He married his wife, Eva May Pickard, on January 6, 1914 in Waterloo, Ontario. On May 21, 1929, Campbell was travelling on a provincial highway, half a mile east of Deseronto, when his motorcar was forced off the road. He died instantly from cerebral injuries. As tribute to the bright, young engineer, City Hall closed the following day.

Carre, Henry, O.L.S.

  • Person
  • 1833-1918

Henry Carre was born in Glencollumkill, County Donegal, Ireland on 25 October 1833. He came to Canada in 1857 and qualified as a Provincial Land Surveyor in 1861. He settled in Belleville, Ontario and married Louisa deQuincy Lundy in 1866. He died in Belleville on 11 July 1918.

Carter, Edward Christian, O.L.S.

  • Person
  • fl. 1969

He led "Edward C. Carter Surveying Ltd." Eplett Worobec Raikes Surveying Ltd. now possesses a number of his survey records.

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