Antique Map of Whitby & East Whitby [Durham County, Southern Ontario]
24 1/2" x 15" (62.7 x 38.1 cm)
antique map (few short tears to margins, crease to lower right, margins spotted and stained, few small stains near centre).
from the Illustrated Historical Atlas of the County of Ontario, Toronto: 1877.
Towns, Villages & Post offices include: Whitby, Oshawa, Brooklin, Ashburn, Myrtle, Raglan, Columbus, Foley, Harmony, Tauton.
Landmarks include: Lake Ontario, Grand Trunk Railway & Cedarville station, Whitby, Port Perry & Lindsay Railway, Light House, Port Oshawa, saw mills & grist mills; and schools & churches which are marked by buildings.
Landowners names and plots are marked. Some include: George McGillvray, Mrs. Tweedie, Tweedie Bro., Gibbs & Bro., L.C. Hall, T. Conant, T. Guy, J. Foley, J. Wilson, L. Grass, G.H. Grierson, T. Conlin, J. Drew, J. Hepburn, Dr. Closson and others.
Some families held substantial land at this time and several last names pop up over and over again on this map. Some Durham settlers prominently featured on this map include the DeLong family, Hall Family, Farwell Family, McGill family, Hyland Family Kerr Family. Gifford Family, Hill Family, Dyden Family and others.
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