Map of the Township of Eramosa [Wellington County, Midwestern Ontario]
Scale 1 Inch to 50 chains or 200 roads
Drawn by Frank P. Lloyd
16 1/4" x 25 1/4" (41.3 x 64.1 cm)
antique map (several small stains to margins).
from the Historical Atlas of the County of Wellington. Toronto: 1906.
Towns & post offices include: Eden Mills, Everton, Shiloh, Speedside, Oustic, Everton, Eramosa, Crewsons Corners & Rockwood.
Landmarks include: Drumhill Farm, Springhill Farm, Springbrook Farm, The Maples, Cranberry Farm, Grand Trunk Railway, St. Peters Church, Eramosa River, mills, bridges, a public library, and hotels. Various schools, churches & hospital are marked with buildings and/or signs.
Landowners include: Lt. Col. John Mutrie, Henry Hortop, James Mitchell, James Auld, Alfred D. Croft, John Taylor, William Ramsey, John Ramsey, William Argo, Charles McNabb, David Schultz, James Hamilton, Henry Strange, Samuel Harris, Mrs. Ann Oliphant, John Black, James Black, Hugh Black, Duncan McPhedran, Samuel Loree, Matthew Loree, John Loree, Robert Talbot, James Talbot, Daniel Talbot, James Oaks, Forsyth Estate, Alexander McQueen, John Dickieson, John A. Allen, James J. Hill, James McQueen, Thomas Copeland, Andrew Blackley, Lucius Farrow, A.S.D. Hill, Adam Wood, John Currie, George Nelson, William Hindley, John A. Hindley, John Nickle, Edward & James Fletcher, John Grieve, David Barclay, James Gray, David Armstrong and others.
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Eramosa Township was established in 1784. First settled by First Nation tribes and held by the Mississaugas of the Credit until the land was purchased by The Canadian Government of Upper Canada in 1784 and incorporated in a 1792 Treaty.
It was surveyed by Samuel Ryckman in 1818. Primarily settled by Loyalists, British, Scottish and Irish. John Harris was the first settler of Eramosa Township in 1821, followed by Colonal Henry Strange in 1840.
Eden Mills was named after Adam Lind Argo in 1846 after he bought a mill there. After his death, his son William succeeded him in taking over the family homestead and is one of the landowners listed on this map. Adam Lind Argo and his brother James Argo emigrated from Aberdeenshire, Scotland to Canada in 1836. By 1846, Adam Argo bought Cribb’s grist & sawmill and some land, and renamed the area Eden Mills. Around 1852, he sold to Henry Hortop and moved to Fergus. His brother James Argo however stayed in Eramosa until his death in 1894. After his death, his son William succeeded him in taking over the family homestead and is one of the landowners listed on this map.
Reeve Lieutenant-Colonel John Mutrie a landowner and veteran is also featured on this map. His son Robert John Mutrie died during WW1 in Belgium in 1916 at age 33.
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