Item M440-1819 - Plan of Coleman's Block in the Township of Thurlow

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CA ON00156 M/M440-1819

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Plan of Coleman's Block in the Township of Thurlow

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  • 1850 (Creation)

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1 plan on Mylar (78.5 x 57cm)

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(b. 16 Jan 1799 - d. 24 Feb 1884)

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Emerson was born near Clones, Ireland on January 16, 1799. He learned the skill of surveying at a young age while still in Ireland.
He immigrated to Canada in 1832, settling on a farm in Tyendinaga Township, near Roslin with his sister, Anne. He never married.
Throughout his surveying career, he mapped the counties of Hastings, Prince Edward, Northumberland and Lennox and Addington as a Provincial Land Surveyor. His maps were regarded with great respect.
He died on February 24, 1884 and was buried at the Church of England in Roslin, Ontario.

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

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A certified reproduction of the Plan of Coleman's Block, north of Moira Street in the town of Belleville, for Thomas Coleman. Surveyed by John Emerson, P.L.S. in 1850.

This copy was made in 1972 of plan #25, as registered in the Hastings Land Registry Office.

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

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