Latlng: (44.103526, -79.612800)

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Middletown Pioneer Cemetery

Bradford, Ontario

Location Owner oleboy
Creation Date Aug 28 2010
Status Closed
Category Cemetery
Location Bradford, Ontario
Site number #1915

This cross-roads Pioneer Hamlet half a mile east of here, was settled about 1840. It was the site of Collins(a) Toll Gate when the old plank road was built in 1851. By 1866 there was a stage coach stop,Thomas Armstrong(a)s Bay Horse Inn, C. Heasting(a)s Crown Inn, a blacksmith, grocer, mason, carpenter, dressmaker, shoemaker and a school. Lieut.-Col. Richard Tyrwhitt, M.P. from 1882 to 1896, a commander in the Northwest Rebellion of 1885, was a distinguished resident. The Village declined as transportation improved.

Latlng: (44.103526, -79.612800)

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