County of Brant Public Library Digital Collections
Plan of the Town of Paris, 1847


Description
Creators:
F. Herbst, Cartographer
Allchin, Thomas
, Surveyor
Media Type:
Image
Text
Item Types:
Maps
Plans
Description:
This is the earliest existing town plan of Paris, which was created in 1847 by F. Herbst based on a survey by Thomas Allchin, the deputy provincial surveyor. The earliest town plan was prepared by Lewis Burwell, but no copies are known to exist.

The plan shows all of the land then considered to fall within the borders of Paris, and numbers each lot individually.
Inscriptions:
PLAN
OF THE TOWN
OF
PARIS
In the Townships of
DUMFRIES, BRANTFORD
DISTRICT of GORE
Date of Original:
1847
Dimensions:
Width: 25 in
Height: 18 in
Map Scale:
1 inch to 4 chains
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
NMC 0022692
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.2 Longitude: -80.38333
Donor:
Based on a plot by F. Herbst and Thomas Allchin provided by Library and Archives Canada, reproduction copy number NMC 0022692.
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Copyright Date:
1847
Recommended Citation:
Library and Archives Canada, H2, 440, record number 16606, reproduction copy number NMC 0022692.
Reproduction Notes:
Reuse of this image should include the credit line to Library and Archives Canada specified in the recommended citation.
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Plan of the Town of Paris, 1847


This is the earliest existing town plan of Paris, which was created in 1847 by F. Herbst based on a survey by Thomas Allchin, the deputy provincial surveyor. The earliest town plan was prepared by Lewis Burwell, but no copies are known to exist.

The plan shows all of the land then considered to fall within the borders of Paris, and numbers each lot individually.