- 19 Jul 1918 (Creation)
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1 plan on Mylar: 64.5 x 51.5cm
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John D. Evans was born in Goderich, Ontario on 27 May 1843. He was educated at the Upper Canada College in Toronto. He trained as a land surveyor and moved to Belleville, Ontario, in 1867. He worked as a surveyor and architect, being responsible for a number of buildings in Belleville including what is now City Hall (built 1871-1873). He worked as the Chief Engineer of the Central Ontario Railway from 1881, retiring in 1925. Evans died in Toronto on 7 November 1930.
His son, John Walter Evans was a prominent engineer and surveyor in the City of Belleville.
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Received from Walter I. Watson, surveyor, of Belleville, Ontario, in 2012.
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A certified reproduction of "Subdivision of Block P being part of the west half of Lot # 3, Concession A, Murray Township in Trenton. Also includes part of Block Q.” The area surveyed includes south of Dundas Street and west of Film Street in Trenton. Surveyed by
John D. Evans, O. L. S. and signed July 19, 1918.
This copy was made in 1972 of plan #496, as registered in the Hastings Land Registry Office.
Donated by Walter I. Watson, P. L. S.
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