Settler of township lots: Lot 1, Conc. 4, Stanhope
Location: Map point is the approximate location with this irregular, waterfront property on the west shore of Kushog Lake on Kushog Lake Road at Fran Court.
Land acquisition: 1888 from will of father, Bowes Cecil Wright. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Stanhope (Image 2).
Dates of residency:
One of the first white babies born in Stanhope was Walter Wright, son of Bowes Cecil Wright, who patented land on the Bobcaygeon Road beyond Peterson's Corners where his neighbours were the Crawfords, Coulters, Stevens, Dawsons, etc. Source: Echoes of the Past, compiled and written by Ed H. Devitt & Nila Reynolds p, 27
Walter E. Wright purchased the Clergy House in Minden from Edward Noice in 1894 and sold it two years later for Miss Maggie Wright. Source: In Quest of Yesterday by Nila Reynolds. Published by The Provisional County of Haliburton, Minden, Ontario 1973 pg. 259
Walter E. Wright was one of the master chefs for the river drivers at Burns' Eddy. Quest. pg. 62
Preceding landowner: Margaret Wright (his mother) from The Crown
Succeeding landowner: 1922 Samuel Crawford