County of Brant Public Library Digital Collections
Land Indenture Between Moses and Caroline Emmott and Ignatius Cockshutt


Description
Media Type:
Text
Item Type:
Documents
Description:
This item is a land deed transferring land in Newport (land presently owned by the Emmott family on Old Greenfield Road) from Ignatius Cockshutt to Moses and Carolina Emmott. The deed is dated June 21, 1876 and the land was purchased for $1,200 dollars. Moses Emmott immigrated to Canada from England to help build Cockshutt Road. After construction of the road finished, Moses did not have enough money to return to England and ended up settling on this property.
Date of Original:
1876
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Cockshutt, Ignatious ; Emmott, Moses ; Emmott, Caroline
Local identifier:
2016JE001
Collection:
Historic Buildings of the County of Brant
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Generously provided by Jean and Bill Emmott.
Recommended Citation:
Land Deed Agreement Between Moses and Caroline Emmott and Ignatius Cockshutt, 1876. Jean and Bill Emmott Personal Collection, Item No. 2016JE001.
Terms of Use:
For research purposes only.
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Land Indenture Between Moses and Caroline Emmott and Ignatius Cockshutt


This item is a land deed transferring land in Newport (land presently owned by the Emmott family on Old Greenfield Road) from Ignatius Cockshutt to Moses and Carolina Emmott. The deed is dated June 21, 1876 and the land was purchased for $1,200 dollars. Moses Emmott immigrated to Canada from England to help build Cockshutt Road. After construction of the road finished, Moses did not have enough money to return to England and ended up settling on this property.