- 18 Apr 1873 (Creation)
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John D. Evans was born in Goderich, Ontario, and educated at the Upper Canada College in Toronto. He trained as a land surveyor and moved to Belleville, Ontario, in 1867. He worked as a surveyor and architect, being responsible for a number of buildings in Belleville including what is now City Hall (built 1871-1873). He worked as the Chief Engineer of the Central Ontario Railway from 1881, retiring in 1925. Evans died in Toronto in 1930.
His son, John Walter Evans was a prominent engineer and surveyor in the City of Belleville.
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A certified reproduction of the "Commercial Bank Plan of subdivision of Lots # 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17 and 19, of Belleville, being part of Lot # 2 Concession 1 Thurlow." Surveyed by John D. Evans, P.L.S., and dated April 18, 1873.
This copy was made in 1972 of plan #160, as registered in the Hastings Land Registry Office.
Donated by Walter I. Watson, O.L.S.