CA ON00156 M/M430-1770
- 1 Apr 1853 (Creation)
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1 plan on Mylar (62 x 79cm)
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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 the village of Tapson on part of Lot # 8 in 3rd Concession Thurlow for Ann Tapson, widow of Ebsworthy Tapson deceased. Episcopal Methodist Parsonage on lot at north end. Saw Mill at south end of plot. Surveyed by John Emerson, P.L.S. and signed April 1, 1853.
This copy was made in 1972 of plan #44, as registered in the Hastings Land Registry Office.
Donated by Walter I. Watson, O.L.S.
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