Item M440-1691 - Plan of Francis Survey of Town Lots in Trenton

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CA ON00156 M/M440-1691

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Plan of Francis Survey of Town Lots in Trenton

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  • 5 Apr 1869 (Creation)

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1 plan on Mylar (63.5 x 45.5cm)

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(b. 17 Jun 1811 - d. 21 Jan 1878)

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John was born on June 17, 1811 at Sanfield House, Tyrone County, Ireland to Matthew Haslett and Sarah McCrae.
He received his education to be a surveyor in Ireland, and later when on to survey England and the south coast of Ireland.
Around 1842, he came to Canada. After six months of training with P.L.S. John Emerson, he became a Provincial Land Surveyor. He then moved to Belleville, Ontario and began surveying Upper Canada.
Throughout his career from 1840-1860 he provided great advancement to the charting of Canada West and Hastings County.
In February 1851, he married Frances Colhoun Woods.
He died in Belleville on January 21, 1878 leaving his wife, four sons and three daughters.

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

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A certified reproduction of the Plan of Francis Survey of Town lots, composed of part of Lot # 1 in 1st Concession of Murray Township. Surveyed by John J. Haslett, P.L.S. and signed April5, 1869.

This copy was made in 1972 of plan #122, as registered in the Hastings Land Registry Office.

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

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