Item M480-2662 - Electoral Map of the Province of Ontario

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CA ON00156 M/M480-2662


Electoral Map of the Province of Ontario


  • 1955 (Creation)

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1 paper sheet (146 x 103cm)

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Read the Archives of Ontario description of the Department of Lands and Forests here

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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.

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Donated by the Argue family, Accession #2013-042.

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An Electoral Map of the Province of Ontario, including all of the electoral districts outlined in red. Composed by Surveyor General F. W. Beatty. Published by the Ontario Department of Lands & Forests in 1955. Scale 8 miles to an inch.

Donated by the Argue family in 2013.

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Photographed and available online at

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