Geographic location: Lot 8, Conc. 3, Stanhope
Current address: North wet corner of the 100 acre lot opposite Briscoe Drive east of Bucklslide Road.
The Incorporated Synod of the Diocese of Toronto received this 10 acre plot of land from Her Majesty, Queen Victoria, in 1869. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Stanhope (Images 121).
The entry says "“A parcel 660’ x 660’ (10 chains x 10 chains) in the N.W. angle of the lot containing 10 acres +/-, as a site for a church burying ground”.
The rest of the 100 acre parcel was patented to David Henry Harrison in 1930. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Stanhope (Images 121).
In 1973 The Incorporated Synod of the Diocese of Toronto sold the property to Thomas A Welch (writing is difficult to read, so this might not be correct). Land Parcel Register - Stanhope (Images 129).
There are rumours of there being a cemetery in this area but no details. It is speculated that any bodies there were moved away.
Public access: No
Current use: Private home