- 1850 (Creation)
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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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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.