Was the Toronto community of Brockton named for War of 1812 hero Sir Isaac Brock?
Well, no. As Stephen Otto tells us in a new article for the Simcoe’s Gentry project, it was named for Sir Isaac’s not-so-famous cousin James Brock who was granted Park Lot 30.
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