- c. 1870 (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 photocopy of a Plan of the Village of Tweed, Lots # 11 & 12, Concession X, Hungerford Township. Surveyed by John D. Evans, P.L.S., circa 1870. Scale 3 chains to an inch. Written on the back is "16 x 16 original at Tweed Museum."
Donated by the Belleville Public Library in 2014.