Archibald Taylor

Settler of township lots: Lot 11, Conc. A, Stanhope

Location: This is the approximate location of this 100 acre lot running east from Rugged Lane (northern extension of Brady Lake Road) towards Kushog Lake.

Land acquisition: 1871 Patent from The Crown. Ontario Land Parcel Register-Stanhope (Image 38).

Dates of residency:

  • 1870 Peterborough County Directory, Stanhope: Archibald Taylor, Lot 11, Conc. A
  • 1871 Census of Canada, Lutterworth, Anson & Hindon
  • 1881 Census of Canada, Hindon & Anson:
  • 1883 Stanhope Voters List: Archibald Taylor, owner, Lot 11, Conc. A
  • 1890 Stanhope Voters List: Archie Taylor, owner, Lot 11, Conc. A
  • 1891 and 1901 Stanhope Voters Lists
  • 1893 Stanhope Directory: Archibald Taylor, Petersons Crs Lot 12, Conc. A which was unpatented at that time -  Daniel Taylor received it in 1905. Ontario Land Parcel Register-Stanhope (Image 41).
  • 1899 Stanhope Directory: Arch Taylor, Peterson's Cors
  • 1901 Census of Canada, Anson & Hindon
  • 1901 Death:  Lot 11, Conc. A, Hindon

Interesting facts:

Before the post office was established at Hindon Hill, Archibald Taylor collected his mail at Peterson Corners. Source: In Quest of Yesterday by Nila Reynolds. Published by The Provisional County of Haliburton, Minden, Ontario 1973 pg. 309

Preceding landowner: The Crown

Succeeding landowner:

  • 1919 Daniel Taylor B&S - 1911 Stanhope Voters List at this location.

Link to Settlers of Algonquin Highlands family tree