- Jul 1856 (Creation)
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1 plan on Mylar (61 x 99cm)
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John 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. He died on February 24, 1884 and was buried 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 Town Lots # 6 in 1st Concession of Thurlow, Belleville, proprietors Charles George LeVisconte & Albert Lewis Smith. The letter “L” marks the subdivided lots owned by LeVisconte. Surveyed by John Emerson, P.L.S. in July 1856.
This copy was made in 1972 of plan #87, as registered in the Hastings Land Registry Office.
Donated by Walter I. Watson, O.L.S.
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