A History of Bosanquet Township in Lambton County and centennial souvenir of Arkona & Thedford
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Published by G. Smith in Bright"s Grove, Ont .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Bosanquet (Ont.),
  • Lambton (Ont.)

Subjects:

  • Bosanquet (Ont.) -- History.,
  • Lambton (Ont.) -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Cover title.

Statementcompiled by George L. Smith.
ContributionsSmith, George Leslie, 1922-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF1059.5.B67 H57
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p. :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4949789M
LC Control Number76377884

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Coordinates. Arkona is a community located in the municipality of Lambton Shores in southwestern Ontario near the Lambton–Middlesex county line, situated beside the Ausable River, on Former Kings Highway 79 (now Lambton County Road 79), Arkona is roughly halfway between Thedford, and Watford. A History of Bosanquet Township in Lambton County and centennial souvenir of Arkona & Thedford, compiled by George L. Smith., Toronto Public Library. Bosanquet once covered all of Lambton County north of Townsend Line (named after early settler Asa Townsend). However, after various municipal incorporations in the late 19th century portions of the township were removed to form the town of Forest, and the villages of Thedford and Arkona, Ontario, and later in the 20th century Grand Bend. A History of Bosanquet Township in Lambton County and Centennial Souvenir of Arkona & Thedford Smith, George L. Published by Self Published, Brights Grove, Ontario ().

Lambton - Post Little changed in the formal structure of the County Council between and early Apart from relatively minor boundary adjustments and the withdraw by the City of Sarnia from a two tiered (upper and lower tier) level of government in , the County remained essentially the same until municipal restructuring initiatives took place in the late 's. Bosanquet Twp. in historical LAMBTON Co. Opened for settlement in by the Canada Company, being originally an Indian Reserve, and named in honour of the first Governor of the Company. Settlement was slow owing to lack of roads. The Thedford Bog, now prime agricultural land, was once a single huge wetland (17, acres), known by the early settlers as the “drowned lands’. These lands included Lake Smith, Lake George and Lake Burwell, three inland marshy lakes separated from Continued. [we] will see when it gets here.”4 In , at the height of a renewed conviction that the railway would soon arrive at Arkona, the ratepayers of the community petitioned Lambton County Council, and were ultimately granted the right to organize as an independent village taking in parts of Lots 5 and 6 of Bosanquet’s south boundary and the.

Arkona has also had a rich history of sports. Many tales abound of famous ladies and men’s baseball teams of the past. Utter Park was dedicated at the celebration of Arkona’s Centennial on July 1, by the Lieutenant -Governor, Pauline McGibbon whose husband’s ancestors were . Thedford Baptist Cemetery, Bosanquet Township $ Digital Downloads Only. Thedford Baptist Cemetery, Bosanquet Township quantity Lambton county Town of Sarnia Marriages $ Sold By: Lambton Branch Add to cart; Warwick Methodist/United Cemetery, Warwick Township. Kettle Point, Bosanquet Township, Lambton County, Ontario, Canada: Ref.: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana. Durham County History and Genealogy Facebook Group. Bethany Main Street. Bethany - Main Street. Bethany - Main Street. Bethany Main Street Bethany - Main Street Bethesda Methodist Church. Beverley Immigrants Beverley Immigrants Leaving Liverpool Bewdley Bewdley Bewdley Northumberland County History and.