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Eleventh Line Presbyterian Church / Old Presbyterian Cemetery, York County , ON

Community: Hammertown
Township: King Township (Concession 11, Lot 26E)
Locality: York County
Municipality: King
Province: ON
GPS: 43.964367,-79.719286

Established about 1857. Closed about 1925. "on the Sixth day of October in the year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred and fifty-six, by and between James Burton of the Township of King and County of York, Yeoman of the First part and Janet Burton his wife of the second part and William Hale, William Crawford, David Mitchell, James Bonner, Hugh Wilson, Thomas McAfee and William Bryden, Trustees in consideration of Five shillings a square acre in the South East corner of Lot Twenty-Six in the Eleventh Concession of King for the use and benefit of the Presbyterian Congregation" [Source: "Instrument 64643. Land records of King Township, Concession 11, Lot 26. This property had been sold to James Burton in 1854 by John and Elizabeth Gould Boyd" as found in Cemetery Transcription book KNG-025 from Toronto Branch, York Region, OGS].

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