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  • Levi Boughton House
    Levi Boughton House
    imagetext       Summary The land on which the Levi Boughton house can be found was purchased in 1844 from Thomas Coleman and his wife. Boughton was the primary builder of the famous cobblestone houses located in and around Paris. He came to Paris from Albany, New York, and lived in the town ...
    imagetext     Summary The land on which the Levi Boughton house can be found was purchased in 1844 from Thomas Coleman and his wife. Boughton was the primary builder of the famous ...
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    Paris Museum and Historical Society
  • Jull House/Robinson Funeral Home
    Jull House/Robinson Funeral Home
    imagetext       Summary The house was owned by the Jull family from 1904 until the late 1930s when it was purchased by Mr. And Mrs. Clare Robinson. It was used as small apartments for airmen training at the Brantford airport during the Second World War. Following the War, the house underwent significant ...
    imagetext     Summary The house was owned by the Jull family from 1904 until the late 1930s when it was purchased by Mr. And Mrs. Clare Robinson. It was used as small ...
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  • Shepherd Family Farm
    Shepherd Family Farm
    imagetext       Summary The Shepherd Farm is located 1 mile north & ½ mile west of the village of Scotland. The buildings are situated on lot 2, concession 13 of Burford Township. In total, the farm consists of 171 acres. Over the years prior to 1914 there were several owners of this ...
    imagetext     Summary The Shepherd Farm is located 1 mile north & ½ mile west of the village of Scotland. The buildings are situated on lot 2, concession 13 of Burford Township. ...
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  • Phelps/Guest House
    Phelps/Guest House
    imagetext       Summary Located on the Phelps tract, a 1200 acre parcel of land granted by Joseph Brant to Epaphras Lord Phelps in 1804, the Phelps-Guest house was originally built in the 1840s. The original stone home has received two significant additions: a board and batten addition at the rear of the ...
    imagetext     Summary Located on the Phelps tract, a 1200 acre parcel of land granted by Joseph Brant to Epaphras Lord Phelps in 1804, the Phelps-Guest house was originally built in the ...
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  • Postcard of the Bonney/Innes Farm
    Postcard of the Bonney/Innes Farm
    imagetext       This item is a postcard with a photograph of the Bonney/Innes farm in Burford Township on the front. The date this photograph was taken is unknown.
    imagetext     This item is a postcard with a photograph of the Bonney/Innes farm in Burford Township on the front. The date this photograph was taken is unknown.
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  • Aerial Photo of the Bonney/Innes Farm
    Aerial Photo of the Bonney/Innes Farm
    imagetext       This item is an aerial photograph of the Bonney/Innes farm in Burford Township. The photo was taken in 1948.
    imagetext     This item is an aerial photograph of the Bonney/Innes farm in Burford Township. The photo was taken in 1948.
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  • Photograph of the Jull House/Robinson Funeral Home
    Photograph of the Jull House/Robinson Funeral Home
    imagetext       This item is a photograph of the Jull House and former Robinson funeral home located in Burford. The date this photo was taken is unknown.
    imagetext     This item is a photograph of the Jull House and former Robinson funeral home located in Burford. The date this photo was taken is unknown.
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  • Bonney/Innes Farm
    Bonney/Innes Farm
    imagetext       Summary Located in Burford Township, John Fowler purchased the parcel of Crown land this farm is located on in 1803 and the plot stayed in his family until it was purchased in 1861 by William Bonney. The farm was purchased from a trust by Bruce Innes in 1940 after the ...
    imagetext     Summary Located in Burford Township, John Fowler purchased the parcel of Crown land this farm is located on in 1803 and the plot stayed in his family until it was ...
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  • Photograph of Hamilton Place c.1892
    Photograph of Hamilton Place c.1892
    imagetext       2 col newspaper cut Hamilton Place Home of Paul Wickson the artist circa 1892
    imagetext     2 col newspaper cut Hamilton Place Home of Paul Wickson the artist circa 1892
    County of Brant Public Library
    Paris Museum and Historical Society
  • Photograph of Hamilton Place
    Photograph of Hamilton Place
    imagetext       This item is a photograph of Hamilton Place, located in Paris. The stone fence that runs along Grand River St. N. on either side of Hamilton Court can be seen in this photo. The date this photograph was taken is unknown. For an in-depth description please view the record located ...
    imagetext     This item is a photograph of Hamilton Place, located in Paris. The stone fence that runs along Grand River St. N. on either side of Hamilton Court can be seen ...
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    Paris Museum and Historical Society
  • Letter from Paul Wickson to the Public Library Board
    Letter from Paul Wickson to the Public Library Board
    textimage       This item is a letter addressed to members of the Public Library Board from artist Paul Wickson, a former resident of Hamilton Place. In the letter Mr. Wickson requests that the Board repay a loan that he provided them. The letter is dated June 15th, 1913 and includes a "Hamilton ...
    textimage     This item is a letter addressed to members of the Public Library Board from artist Paul Wickson, a former resident of Hamilton Place. In the letter Mr. Wickson requests that ...
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    Paris Museum and Historical Society
  • Letter from Franklin Smoke to Thomas McCosh
    Letter from Franklin Smoke to Thomas McCosh
    textimage       This item is the first page of a letter addressed to Thomas McCosh, the Town Clerk for Paris, from Franklin Smoke on behalf of Paul Wickson, a former resident of Hamilton Place. In the letter Mr. Wickson takes exception to the possibility of a sidewalk being laid any further south ...
    textimage     This item is the first page of a letter addressed to Thomas McCosh, the Town Clerk for Paris, from Franklin Smoke on behalf of Paul Wickson, a former resident of ...
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    Paris Museum and Historical Society
  • Postcard featuring the Charles Mitchell House
    Postcard featuring the Charles Mitchell House
    imagetext       PPL gift of Mr. Shelden Smoke's son Don't forget this Cobblestone [Illegible] [Illegible] come from all over J. Smoke Esq Barrister Paris Cobblestone House
    imagetext     PPL gift of Mr. Shelden Smoke's son Don't forget this Cobblestone [Illegible] [Illegible] come from all over J. Smoke Esq Barrister Paris Cobblestone House
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    Paris Museum and Historical Society
  • Loan Agreement Between Eleanor Flock and the Trust and Loan Company of Upper Canada
    Loan Agreement Between Eleanor Flock and the Trust and Loan Company of Upper Canada
    text       This item is a loan agreement between Eleanor Flock of Burford Township and the Trust and Loan Company of Upper Canada. The agreement is dated January 8th, 1862 and was for the sum of $1400 to be paid by April 1st 1867. If the amount was not paid in full ...
    text     This item is a loan agreement between Eleanor Flock of Burford Township and the Trust and Loan Company of Upper Canada. The agreement is dated January 8th, 1862 and was ...
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  • Mortgage Agreement Between John and Mary Jane Smith and the Canada Landed Credit Company
    Mortgage Agreement Between John and Mary Jane Smith and the Canada Landed Credit Company
    text       This item is a mortgage agreement for land in Burford Township (210 acres consisting of parts of lots 4, 5, and 6 Concession 11 and parts of lots 4 and 5 Concession 12) from the Canada Landed Credit Company to John and Mary Jane Smith. The agreement is dated February ...
    text     This item is a mortgage agreement for land in Burford Township (210 acres consisting of parts of lots 4, 5, and 6 Concession 11 and parts of lots 4 and ...
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  • Land Deed Agreement Between Philip Flock and John Vivyan
    Land Deed Agreement Between Philip Flock and John Vivyan
    text       This item is a land deed transferring land in Burford Township (50 acres consisting of part of lot 3 concession 12) from John Vivyan to Philip Flock. The deed is dated October 23, 1855 and the land was purchased for 300 pounds.
    text     This item is a land deed transferring land in Burford Township (50 acres consisting of part of lot 3 concession 12) from John Vivyan to Philip Flock. The deed is ...
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  • Loan Agreement Between William Smith and John Smith
    Loan Agreement Between William Smith and John Smith
    text       This item is a note written by William Smith acknowledging payment by John Smith of a loan for the sum of 200 pounds which he had provided in late April or Early May 1846. The note is dated September 18, 1852.
    text     This item is a note written by William Smith acknowledging payment by John Smith of a loan for the sum of 200 pounds which he had provided in late April ...
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  • Land Deed Agreement Between William and Charity Smith and John Smith
    Land Deed Agreement Between William and Charity Smith and John Smith
    text       This item is a land deed transferring land in Burford Township (210 acres consisting of parts of lots 4, 5, and 6 Concession 11 and parts of lots 4 and 5 Concession 12) from William Smith and his wife, Charity, of Ancaster Township and John Smith of Burford Township. The ...
    text     This item is a land deed transferring land in Burford Township (210 acres consisting of parts of lots 4, 5, and 6 Concession 11 and parts of lots 4 and ...
    County of Brant Public Library
  • Land Deed Agreement Between Philip Flock and John Smith
    Land Deed Agreement Between Philip Flock and John Smith
    text       This item is a land deed transferring land in Burford Township (50 acres on part of lot 3 concession 12) from Philip Flock to John Smith. The deed is dated January 11, 1856 and the land was purchased for the sum of 450 pounds.
    text     This item is a land deed transferring land in Burford Township (50 acres on part of lot 3 concession 12) from Philip Flock to John Smith. The deed is dated ...
    County of Brant Public Library
  • Land Deed Agreement Between John Paul Smith and John Smith
    Land Deed Agreement Between John Paul Smith and John Smith
    text       This item is a land deed transferring land in Burford Township (the northern 50 acres of lot 3 concession 12) from John Paul Smith and his wife, Sarah Esther, to John Smith. The deed is dated June 22, 1847 and the land was purchased for the sum of 275 pounds.
    text     This item is a land deed transferring land in Burford Township (the northern 50 acres of lot 3 concession 12) from John Paul Smith and his wife, Sarah Esther, to ...
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