Sunday, November 10, 2013

Petition From A Grimsby Resident

Title: Upper Canada Land Petitions (1763-1865)
Microform: c-2044
10 November 1800

This petition has been abstracted and can be found here:

Upper Canada Land Petition of John Bawtin-Himer [signed Bawtinheimer] now of Grimsby dated at York (Toronto)

“Humbly sheweth – That your Petitioner came into this Province six months ago, from the Jersies with his Family consisting of a wife and Five children—That your Petitioner brought in which him, and now has in his possession—waggon, a pair of Horses, 5 Cows and other valuable property—That your Petitioner now rents a small piece of Land from Abraham Neelis Esqr. but desirous to settle on some of the vacant Lands of the Crown...[Upper Canada Land Petitions LAC “H” Bundle 5, Petition Number 55]

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