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"Sims' History of Elgin County, Volume One"

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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Vertical File Collection
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1984
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2018-31
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ECVF Box 277, File 2
(M3 S1 Sh3 B1 F2)
assistant 'to Hon. James G. Gardiner, Dominion minister of agriculture, and Harry Allen, Legislative representative for West Middlesex, among those in attendance. Mr. Burwell is the great-grand-ยท son of Colonel Mahlon Burwell, contemporary of Colonel Thomas Talbot, founder of the Talbot Settlement, and the pioneer road- maker for whom Port Burwell was named. His father was the second Mahlon Burwell in that direct line, the son of Isaac Broc~ Burwell, who was the son oi Colonel Mahlon Burwell. He was
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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Vertical File Collection
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Author: Hugh Sims
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2018-31
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Archives 4th Floor Storage Room
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ECVF Box 277, File 2
(M3 S1 Sh3 B1 F2)
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textual records
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1984
Publication
Elgin County Library, 1984
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1 volume, 271 p.
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"Sims' History of Elgin County, Volume Three"

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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Vertical File Collection
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GMD
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1986
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2018-31
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ECVF Box 277, File 1
(M3 S1 Sh3 B1 F1)
Corners. Mary Storey purchased her land from Colonel Talbot for two barley corns, and part of the land that she donated for the church and burial ground was deeded to the Bishop of Quebec. The first burial was that of Matthew Stuart in 1825. Colonel Thomas Talbot died on February 6, 1853, at eighty-three and was laid to rest among the settlers of the district. The good folk of the Methodist denomination, having a desire to have their own place of worship, got together and erected a frame ediface in
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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Vertical File Collection
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Author: Hugh Sims
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2018-31
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Archives 4th Floor Storage Room
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ECVF Box 277, File 1
(M3 S1 Sh3 B1 F1)
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textual records
Date Range
1986
Publication
Elgin County Library, 1988
Physical Description
1 volume, 232 p.
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"Sims' History of Elgin County, Volume Three"

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives1330
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Elgin County Archives
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Reference Room Collection
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GMD
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1988
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Corners. Mary Storey purchased her land from Colonel Talbot for two barley corns, and part of the land that she donated for the church and burial ground was deeded to the Bishop of Quebec. The first burial was that of Matthew Stuart in 1825. Colonel Thomas Talbot died on February 6, 1853, at eighty-three and was laid to rest among the settlers of the district. The good folk of the Methodist denomination, having a desire to have their own place of worship, got together and erected a frame ediface in
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Elgin County Archives
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Reference Room Collection
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Author: Hugh Sims
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LH 971.334 SIM Vol. 3
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Archives Reference Room
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textual records
Date Range
1988
Publication
Elgin County Library, 1988
Physical Description
1 volume (2 copies)
Scope and Content
This is Volume 3 of three volumes. It recounts the history of the communities in Elgin County which have names beginning with S to Y.
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"Sims' History of Elgin County, Volume Two"

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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Vertical File Collection
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1986
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2018-31
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ECVF Box 275, File 4
(M3 S1 Sh2 B7 F4)
made the road as they followed him at the rate of two to three miles a day. Garrett Oakes wrote in 1877 with a feeling of bitterness about all the help that Colonel Bostwick received in the surveying and the opening of roads. "In 1804, the colonel (Thomas Talbot, czar of the Talbot settlement) had the grant of $1,000 from the government to make a road from Waterford to Port Talbot. He engaged John Bostwick, a surveyor at Woodhouse, to make the road, who hired an Indian acquainted with the whole route
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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Vertical File Collection
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Author: Hugh Sims
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2018-31
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Archives 4th Floor Storage Room
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ECVF Box 275, File 4
(M3 S1 Sh2 B7 F4)
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1986
Publication
Elgin County Library, 1986
Physical Description
1 volume, 211 p.
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"Sims' History of Elgin County, Volume Two"

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Elgin County Archives
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1986
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made the road as they followed him at the rate of two to three miles a day. Garrett Oakes wrote in 1877 with a feeling of bitterness about all the help that Colonel Bostwick received in the surveying and the opening of roads. "In 1804, the colonel (Thomas Talbot, czar of the Talbot settlement) had the grant of $1,000 from the government to make a road from Waterford to Port Talbot. He engaged John Bostwick, a surveyor at Woodhouse, to make the road, who hired an Indian acquainted with the whole route
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Elgin County Archives
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Reference Room Collection
Creator
Author: Hugh Sims
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Archives Reference Room
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REF 15
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1986
Publication
Elgin County Library, 1986
Physical Description
1 volume, 211 p. (3 copies)
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