Item M430-1193 - Village of Salem Planning Map

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CA ON00156 M/M430-1193


Village of Salem Planning Map


  • 1 Feb. 1859 (Creation)

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1 map (71cm x 32cm)

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William Wallbridge was born on July 13, 1825 to parents Asa Wallbridge and Hannah Every, in Clarke Township, Durham County, Ontario. He received his land surveying license, in Ontario, on January 8, 1853. He died of scarlet fever on February 3, 1863.

William's grandfather was the local pioneer Elijah Wallbridge.

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Loaned by Mrs. R. Sills.

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A regional planning map for the Village of Salem in Thurlow Township, February 1st, 1859. Area extends from concession #8 in lot 12. By Wm Wallbridge, P.L.S. Dimensions 71cm x 32cm. Scale: 1" = 2 chains.

Written in blue ink on the back of flowery wallpaper.

Donated by Mrs. R. Sills.

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Scanned and online at

See Mylar reproduction M430-1808 in drawer #F-21, folder 15.

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