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London District

Established in 1800, abolished in 1849.

London District was comprised of Middlesex County, which at that time included not only the area that is now Middlesex County, but Elgin County as well.

The oldest town in the district was St Thomas. The district town was London which was laid out in 1826. Prior to 1826 Vittoria was the district town.

"The best settled settled townships in the district, are Yarmouth, London, Westminster, Southwold, and Malahide. Yarmouth, London, Delaware, Malahide, Caradoc, Adelaide, Dunwich, Aldborough, and Lobo, are settled principally by Americans and Pennsylvanian Dutch."4

"Population in 1842, 31,350."4

London District was located in South-Western Ontario.

  • Prior to 1800 - part of Western District
  • During its existence it consisted of townships from Brant County, Elgin County, Haldimand County, Middlesex County, Norfolk County and Oxford County


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    4 Smith's Canadian Gazetteer by W.H. Smith, 1846

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    Canada West [Est. 1841]
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    Ontario [Est. 1867]
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    Bothwell District [Est. 1867]
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    Colborne District [Est. 1841]
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    District of Keewatin [Est. 1876]
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