16 3/4" x 12 3/4" (42.4 x 32.2 cm)
Sheet measures: 18" x 14"
original antique map (corners chipped, some browning to edges, some short tears).
from Illustrated Historical Atlas of York Country, Toronto: H. Belden & Co., 1878.
Landmarks include: Lake Simcoe, Jackson's Point, Georgina, Sutton, Virignia, Port Bolster, Pefferlaw, Vachell, Baldwin, Udora, Eildon Hall, schools & churches.
Landowners include: Alex Thompson, Dr. Sibbald, Albert Mossington, William Sibbald, Thomas Sibbald, C.B. Paget, Mrs. Bouchier, Francis Nolan, Donald McDonald, Angus Ego, Geo. Evans, Francis Cronsbury, Phillip St. John, William Welsh, Chs. Laviolette, David Brooks, Hugh Murphy, Peter Laviolette, Chermside Estate, Edward Fitzsimmons, Geo Bouvair, Jno. L. Howard, Mossington Estate, Chs. Nobel, William Lyall, Jno. Lyall, Edward Charpentier, Andrew Ego, Angus Ego, Mrs. A. Noble, Jno Johnson, Fred Shaw, Edward Coomer, C.H. Howard, Mr. Donald Estate, Michael Nolan, Mark Kay, James Thornbury, Jno. Thornbury, Richard Salton, Francis Lyons, Walter Rae, Silas Ames, Robert Donell, Thomas Weir, Jno. Burnie, Jno Griffin, Thomas Jackson, William Morris, Andrew Bathgate, William Henry, Trent Estate, Josiah Hayes, William Latimer, Robert Statton, W.W. Lake, Joseph Cockburn, William Lake, Donald Cameron, Geo. Evans, Miss Cameron, Jno. Riddell, Ezra Sherwood, Joseph S. Kay, Hugh Murphy, William King, Canada Co., Tho. Armstrong, Jno. Valentyne, Seth Champman, Jno. Taylor, Donald Munro, W.P. Leacock, Jas. Anderson, Levi Crittenden, Kennith Cameron, Belle Ewart Company, William Clouston, Mess. Corner, William Tomlinson, George W. Tomlinson, Mrs. Aird, Justice Sherwood, Jas. Leith, Robert A. Riddle, Archibald Riddle, Samuel Park, W. Fry, Barlett Sherwood, Jas. Sample, E.P. Switzer, David Graham, Jno. Keetch, Nathan Mitchell, Martin Bailey, Nelson Dafoe, Enoch York, Street Estate, Henry Rose, Mary Gray, Benjamin Cook, Hugh Peters, Alexander Urquhart, J. Millet, Jacob Shier, French Estate, Morgan Jones, Campbell Estate, Armstrong Stephenson, Patrick Cain, Phillip Snooks, William Taylor, Michael Umphrey, Thomas Bolster, Michael Baker & more.
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Georgina was named in honour of George III, by the first Lieutenant- Governor of Upper Canada, John Graves Simcoe. United Empire Loyalist began to settle here in the early 1800s. Two of Georgina’s most prominent early settlers were retired naval officer Captain William Bourchier, who founded the Town of Sutton, and retired army officer Captain William Johnson, who founded the Village of Pefferlaw. Descendants of both men are found on this map.
In the 1830s, several prominent families from England established country estates on the shores of Lake Simcoe. The most prominent of these new arrivals were the family of Susan Sibbald. The Sibbald’s first home, Eildon Hall is located in what is now Sibbald Provincial Park. Eildon Hall is also found on this map.
In the 1840s, William Bourchier built a magnificent Regency Manor overlooking Lake Simcoe. He named this property ‘The Briars’, after a friends residence in St. Helena. The Briars was purchased in 1870, by Susan Sibbald’s son, Dr. Frank Sibbald. Frank Sibbald established a prized dairy farm on his estate. The Briars barn which at one time housed championship shorthorns, is now the home of Canada's oldest summer theatre - the Red Barn Theatre.
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