Many thanks to Marjorie McQuay for transcribing the following

SITUATION OF SETTLERS LOCATED IN THE TOWNSHIP OF
HEYTESBURY BY MR. O'BRIEN AND W. RICHEY IN 1831

ONTARIO ARCHIVES RG 1-174-0-24

NAME
LOT
CON
STATUS
DATE OF
LOCATION
REMARKS
George Tomlison ? W ½ 16 8 Married June 14 Left the settlement
George Caldwell W 12 2 do Do Do
Joseph Pearse W ½ 15 7 do Do Working on his lot
George Firth E ½ 15 7 do Do Do
John Chappel W 11 2 do Do Know nothing of him
Robert Wilson E ½ 14 7 do Do Not in township
Arch'd McCirin? E ½ 14 6 do Do Do
John McCuaig W ½ 14 5 do Do Do
Noah Cotton E ½ 14 10 do DO Working on his lot
Henry Crawford W ½ 14 10 Single Do Do
George Rouse E ½ 16 12 do Do Left the settlement
James Presney E ½ 13 9 Do Do Working on his lot
Robert Swan W ½ 15 11 DO Do Do
Sam'l Jermey W ½ 16 12 Do Do Do
John Goslin W 24 2 Married June 20 Do
Wm. Dunsmore W ½ 16 6 Do Do Do
Richard Gill E ½ 12 12 Do Do Not in the settlement
Wm. Harrison W ½ 12 10 Do Do Working on his lot
John Baker W ½ 12 13 Do Do Left the settlement
Rob't McCullough E ½ 16 6 Single June 25 Working on his lot
Thomas Leake E ½ 12 10 Do Do Left the settlement
John Paget Do Do Do Do Not in the settlement
James Ems W ½ 13 1 Married July 1 Not in his lot
Wm. Edwards W ? 41 2 Do Do Do
John Gardiner E ½ 7 10 Do Do Bought a ?
Wm. Gardiner E ½ 8 10 Do Do Empty lot
John Smith E ½ 11 6 Single July 10 Not in the settlement
Thos. Holdsworth W ½ 16 10 Married Do Working on his lot
Wm. Simson E ½ 16 11 Do Do Do
Humbn. Hall E ½ 16 10 Do Do Do
George Smith W ½ 12 7 Single July 12 Not in the settlement
Edw'd. ?Barber E ½ 12 7 Married Do Do
Wm. Locke E ½ 21 8 Do Do Do
Wm. Perkin W ½ 16 8 Single Do Working on his lot
Wm. ?McCain W ½ 14 8 Do Do Do
Wm. Cross W 33 1 Married Do Not on his lot
Wm. Bailey W ½ 13 6 Do July 20 Not in the settlement
Thos. Baker E ½ 13 6 Do Do Do
Sam'l Dunn W ½ 12 8 Do Do Do
H. Smith W ½ 10 11 Married July 24 Not in the settlement
Jos. Smith E ½ 10 11 Do Do Do
James Tebor W ½ 14 13 Do July 26 Working on his lot
James Ormsby S 14 12 Do Do Do, pensioner
Pat'k Hoolihan W ½ 15 13 Do Do Working on his lot
Wm. Baskerville E ½ 14 & 15 13 Do Do Do
Joseph Lock E ½ 13 & 14 13 Do Do Do
John Mills W ½ 11 14 Do July 30 Do
John M. Young W ½ 12 14 Do Do Do
David Bone E ½ 10 13 Single Do Do
Wm. Brown E ½ 11 12 Married Do Do
George Robertson W ½ 11 13 Do Do Do
Wm. Kiel W ½ 11 12 Single Do Do
Wm. Frasor W 14 14 Married August 2 Serg't R.A. pensioner on his lot
Joseph Clarke W ½ 8 14 Single Do On his lot
Thomas Smith W ½ 9 14 Do Do Do
Wm. Draper E ½ 9 14 Do Do Do
James Nash W ½ 13 13 Married Do Do
John Leigh W 16 13 Do Aug. 5 Do
W. Hickling W 20 2 Do Aug. 12 Do
Nich'l Langman W ½ 6 13 Single Do Do
Joseph Langman E ½ 6 13 Do Do Do
Sam'l Cotton W ½ 13 8 Do Aug. 15 With surveying party
Ebenz'r Hickling W 19 2 Married Do On his lot
John Hardy E ½ 6 13 Do Aug. 27 Pensioner R.N.
Malcolm Cameron W ½ 6 13 Single Do
Don'ld McPherson E ½ 7 13 Single Do
Frank Buchanan W ½ 7 13 Married Do
Thos. Bailey, Serg't W 18 6 Do Do Commuted pensioner
Rich'd Huggins E ½ 19 6 Single Do Do
John Campbell W ½ 17 7 Married Do Pensioner
Dan'l Cameron W ½ 12 13 Do Aug. 28 On his lot
John McLeod W ½ 8 13 Single Do Do
John Hunter E ½ 16 8 Do Do Gone to York for his mother.
John McKenzey E ½ 17 7 Do Do On his lot
Chas. Jarret W 16 14 Do Do Canada Com'y lot
Daniel McLeod N.W ½ 12 12 Married Sept. 1 On his lot
Wm. Mitchell S E ½ 12 12 Do Do Do
Mathew Johnstone NW ½ 7 14 Do Sept. 10 Do
James Coleman SE ½ 7 14 Do Do Do
Henry Shaw E ½ 12 10 Do Do Do
George Ferguson E ½ 14 6 Married Sept. 10 On his lot
Wm. Hatch W ½ 14 6 Do Sept. 18 On his lot
James Newson W ½ 11 10 DO Do Gone for his family
Geo. Whiting E ½ 11 10 Do Do Do, pensioner
James Tudhope N W ½ 6 11 Do Oct. 18 On his lot
George Tudhope S E ½ 6 11 Single Do Do
Wm. Tudhope N.W ½ 7 11 Do Do Do
Walter Tudhope S.E. ½ 7 11 Do Do Do
Wm. Purdie N.W ½ 8 11 Do Do Do
James Prentice N.W ½ 10 11 Do Do Do
Hugh Hutchison S.E ½ 18 11 Married Do Do

Sir the above named persons are working upon their lots of land and are the best description of settlers I have seen come to Canada. There are eleven Scotch men that are going to cast lots for some lands. I have shown them _____.I will send in their returns with some discharged soldiers ? post with the boat when they decide upon their lots. Mr. McGrath is gone into Orillia with Capt'n Oliver. I have not a map of the township, you only had to mention the return of the settlers. I would have sent it _______ from the returns on my books. For I have everything that is done here correctly _____

          I have the Honor to be Sir,
          With the greatest respect
          Your Very Humble Serv't
 
          Wellesley Richey
Hon. W.P.Robinson

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