Anthony Thickpenny fonds

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Anthony Thickpenny fonds

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  • 1772 (Creation)
    Thickpenny, Anthony, 1736-1824

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1 plan (land survey)

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Anthony Thickpenny was born in England in 1736. A former officer in the British Army, he settled in Chester, Nova Scotia, where he became a well-known citizen. He was married to Elizabeth Ann Thickpenny (maiden name unknown). The couple had one child, Ann Nancy. Anthony Thickpenny died in 1824.

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The plan was found in the Mahone Bay Museum’s backlog in 2017 and was processed in 2018.

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Fonds consists of a survey of islands in Mahone Bay in 1772, identifying the properties of Anthony Thickpenny and Edward Thomas.

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