Item M430-2023 - Plan of Cleak Estate in the Township of Faraday

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CA ON00156 M/M430-2023

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Plan of Cleak Estate in the Township of Faraday

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  • 16 Jul 1904 (Creation)

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1 Mylar plan (52.5 x 79cm)

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(b. 27 May 1843 - d. 7 Nov 1930)

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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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Donated by Walter I. Watson. Accession #2012-04.

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A certified reproduction of the "Subdivision of part of the Cleak Estate - on Lot # 1 in Concession A & B, in Township of Faraday.” Surveyed by John D. Evans O. L. S. and signed July 16, 1904.

This copy was made in 1972 of plan #320, as registered in the Hastings Land Registry Office.

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

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Photographed and available online at https://www.flickr.com/photos/cabhc/48380244291/

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