Item M430-2531 - Boundary Lines Survey of Sidney Township, Con. 3

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CA ON00156 M/M430-2531


Boundary Lines Survey of Sidney Township, Con. 3


  • c. 1841 (Creation)

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1 mylar sheet 121 cm (w) x 38 cm (h)

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John Emerson was born near Clones, Ireland on January 16, 1799. He learned the skill of surveying at a young age while still in Ireland. He immigrated to Canada in 1832, settling on a farm in Tyendinaga Township, near Roslin with his sister, Anne. He never married. Throughout his surveying career, he mapped the counties of Hastings, Prince Edward, Northumberland and Lennox and Addington as a Provincial Land Surveyor. He died on February 24, 1884 and was buried in Roslin, Ontario.

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Donated by Walter I. Watson, P. L. S.

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A certified reproduction of the “Boundary Line Commissioners Survey of the Third Concession of Sidney, for the Victoria District.” The area contained includes; Sidney Township, Concession 3, Lots: Block A and Lots # 1 to 38. Originally surveyed by John Emerson, P. L. S. and produced circa 1841. This reproduction was made on June 5, 1972 and approved by the Deputy Registrar.
Donated by Walter I. Watson, P. L. S.

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