Plan of Lots on West Side of Waugh's River, 1848

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Plan of Lots on West Side of Waugh's River, 1848

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4 chains = 1 inch

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  • 1848 (Creation)
    Gauld, John, 1795-1880

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1 original hand drawn map
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33 cm x 42 cm

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John Gauld was a Land Surveyor in Pictou County, NS. He is listed in directories and recorded to have surveyed maps from approximately 1840 onward. John was born in 1795 in Scotland, although his arrival date in Nova Scotia is unknown. He married Isabella Ross and had six sons between 1848 and 1866. John died January 27, 1880 in River John, Nova Scotia.

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Original hand drawn map of the lots of the west side of Waugh's River. Surnames on lots include Purves, Campbell, McDowal, Brydon, Patterson, Waugh, Young. Surveyed by John Gauld, Deputy Surveyor, River John, January 1848.

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