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Park Lot 27

Lisgar Street to Northcote Avenue

Granted to Major Smith, 4 September 1793. The York Report listed Smith as “dead”.

In 1798, Park Lot 27 was divided into a south half and a north half. The south half (50 acres) was granted to Thomas Ridout, 7 March 1798, and patented 31 December 1798.

On 7 December 1801, Thomas Ridout and his wife Mary sold the south half of Park Lot 27 to Robert Isaac Dey Grey.

The north half of Park Lot 27 (50 acres) was granted to William Allan, 22 March 1798, and patented 31 December 1798.

On 25 October 1806, William Allan sold the north half of Park Lot 27 to merchant John Mackay of Niagara, whose eldest son I.D. Mackay sold it to merchant Henry Drean of York on 27 December 1819.

On 26 April 1826, Henry Drean sold the north half of Park Lot 27 to George Taylor Denison of York, gentleman.