Settler of township lots: Lot 13, Conc. 4, Guilford (Stanhope area)
Location: Map point is the approximate location within this 100 acre lot on the river between Pine & Cranberry Lakes west of Cranberry Lake Road.
Land acquisition: 1920 from John Horsley. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Guilford (Image 228)
Dates of residency:
The favourite sport in Stanhope’s early days was baseball. Each settlement boasted a nine, and no summer event, be it picnic, Dominion Day or the Twelfth of July, was complete without a contest between the leading teams. The Maple Lake ball team, which travelled by wagon as far as Minden for games, did most of their playing on a diamond in Melville’s field. One of their renowned athletics was Wes Boice. Source: In Quest of Yesterday by Nila Reynolds. Published by The Provisional County of Haliburton, Minden, Ontario 1973 pg. 310
Succeeding landowner: 1940 Harry Horsley