Item M430-2821 - Map of Belleville to Point Ann train tracks

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CA ON00156 M/M430-2821


Map of Belleville to Point Ann train tracks


  • 15 Jun 1903 (Creation)

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1 map (161 x 47.0cm)

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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.

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Received from the Archives of Ontario.

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Map showing CPR railway extending from Belleville to Point Ann in Hastings County. Dated June 15, 1903. Scale: 1" : 400ft. Surveyed by R. Aylsworth, Ontario Land Surveyor.

Map copied from the Archives of Ontario.

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