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Catalog Number 2013.39.1
Object Name Plan, Fire Insurance
Title 1897/1907/1916 Fire Insurance Plan
Date 1916
Year Range from 1897
Year Range to 1916
Description Very poor condition and should only be handled when absolutely necessary

City of Guelph fire insurance plan February 1897 revised to 1907 and then revised again in September 1916. The plan has a black hard cloth cover. The first page has a street index. In the upper right corner there is a blue label that describes the revisions "Surveyed Feb'y 1897 revised to Sept. 1916 new sheets 35 to 38 are added population 16,738 ..."

Page 2 is the map of the city with colour coding showing which page each area is shown. There is also a legend showing what each abbreviation or symbol means.

There are 38 pages and each page shows a particular area. Each page shows the buildings in that area and the buildings are colour coded depending on their construction material - blue is stone, red is brick, yellow is frame and grey is a shed or outbuilding.

The plan is in very poor condition and some pages are partially or completely missing.

Page 3 OAC campus and inset of Silvercreek brewery
Page 4 Area from Quebec St. W to City Hall and from Wyndham to Norfolk St.
Page 5 Area from Douglas St. to Farquhar St. and from Wyndham to Woolwich
Page 6 Missing - photocopy of page from copy located at Toronto Reference Library - area covers Norfolk to Wyndham and Suffolk E. to Chapel Lane
Page 7 Only a partial page - shows area of George St. and Arthur St.
Page 8 Area covers Woolwich to Cardigan and London to Suffolk E. There is also an inset of Royal City Skating Rink at Wellington and Gordon St.
Page 9 Area covers Cardigan to King St. and Derry to Eramosa Rd. Includes Goldie's Mill
Page 10 Area covers Cambridge to Kent St. and Yorkshire N. to Dublin St.
Page 11 Area covers Cambridge At. to Kent and Glasgow to Norfolk
Page 12 Area covers Suffolk St. W. to Cambridge St. and from Yorkshire St. N. to Dublin St. N.
Page 13 Area covers Glasgow St. to Norfolk St. and from Suffolk St. W. to Cambridge St.
Page 14 Yorkshire St. to Park Ave. and Lyon Ave. to Suffolk St.
Page 15 London Rd. W. to Suffolk St. and from Park Ave. to Norfolk St./Woolwich St.
Page 16 Exhibition St. to Woolwich St. and Tiffany to London Rd. W.
Page 17 Tiffany St. E. to London Rd. E and from Woolwich St. to Speed River
Page 18 Essex St. To Wellington St. and from Galgow to Gordon. There is also an inset for Kent, Dublin/Devonshire, Waterloo Ave. and Essex.
Page 19 Grand Trunk Railway to Wellington St. E. and from Gordon St. to Huskisson
Page 20 Huskisson St. to past Neeve St. and Farquhar to Cross St.
Page 21 Waterloo E. to Cross St. and Neeve to Duke St.
Page 22 Missing
Page 23 Perth St. to Elizabeth St. and Spring to Palmer St. with insets for Speedvale Mills and Homewood Sanitarium
Page 24 Liverpool St. to Inkerman and from Bagot to Yorkshire
Page 25 Kent St. to Bedford and from Fergus to Devonshire. There are two insets on for Holliday Brewery and one for Spring Bank Brewery
Page 26 Division St. to Tiffany St. and fromm Exhibition to Woolwich
Page 27 Clarence St. to Tiffany St. and Woolwich to Speed River
Page 28 London Rd. to Liverpool and west of Edinburgh to part way down Suffolk St. There is also an inset of St. Joseph's Hospital
Page 29 London Rd. to Liverpool and North St. to Yorkshire
Page 30 Guelph Carpet Mills to York Rd. and Richardson to Queen St.
Page 31 Queen St. S. to Metcalfe and Duke to York Rd.
Page 32 Bridge to Ontario and Neeve to York
Page 33 Ontario to York and Gilson Manfacturing. Inset of Page Hersey Tube and Water works pumping station
Page 34 Page of 7 insets - Canadian Textile and Weaving; Barber curing houses; Callander Foundry; Hydro-Electric Station; Independent Tire Co.; Guelph Electric Street railway sheds and Sterling Rubber; area of Alice Morris and Harris
Page 35 Hearn to Meadowview and from Inkerman to Waterloo Ave.
Page 36 Meadowview to Fergus and Inkerman to Webster
Page 37 Three insets - IMICO; Guelph Stove Co.; Key plan for pages 34-38
Page 38 Audrey to Victoria and from York to river. Insets for Kawneer Manufacturing Co. and Dominion Linens
Search Terms Albion Hotel
Alexandra School
Armstrong (J.B.) Manufacturing Company
Barber's Butcher Shop
Bell Piano and Organ Company Limited
Bond Hardware Company
Burrows (A.R.) and Company
Callander Foundry and Manufacturing Company Limited
Canada Ingot Iron Company
Canadian Gate Company
Canadian Metal Products
Canadian Pacific Railway Station
Canadian Textile and Weaving
Catholic Rectory
Central Hotel
Central School
Church of Our Lady
City Hall
City Hotel
City of Guelph - Water Works
Colonial Dresses Ltd.
Commercial Hotel
Congregational Church
Corinthian Stone Company
Court House
Cray (M.F.) Coal and Wood
Crowe's Iron Works
Disciples of Christ Church
Dominion Casket Company
Dominion Linen Mills
Dublin Street United Church
Electric Machine Works
Fountain Hotel
Gilson Manufacturing Company Limited
Goldie's Mill
Grand Trunk Railway
Grand Trunk Railway Station
Guelph Brewery
Guelph Carpet and Worsted Spinning Mills
Guelph Carriage Top Company
Guelph Cartage Company
Guelph Collegiate Vocational Institute (GCVI)
Guelph Cotton Mills Limited
Guelph Hydro
Guelph Jail
Guelph Lumber Company
Guelph Oiled Clothing Company Limited
Guelph Paper Box Manufacturing Company
Guelph Public Library
Guelph Radial Railway Company
Guelph Radial Railway Power Station
Guelph Soap Company
Guelph Spring and Axle Company
Guelph Steam Laundry
Guelph Stove Company
Hastings (T.) Ice House
Holliday Brothers Brewery
Homewood Health Centre
Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario
Imperial Biscuit Company
Imperial Hotel
Independent Tire Company
International Malleable Iron Company
Kawneer Manufacturing Company
King Edward Hotel
King Edward School
Kloepfer Coal Company
Libby McNeil Company
Loretto Academy
Louden Machinery Company
Louden Machinery Company
McAllister's Sawmill
McKenzie Machine Works
Moxley Brothers
Murton's (Harry) Mill
New Idea Spreader Company Ltd.
Norfolk Street United Church
Ontario Agricultural College (OAC)
Page-Hersey Tubes
Paisley Memorial Church
Penfold's Carriage Works
Queen's Hotel
Reid and Ross
Robertson (A.) and Son
Royal City Rink
Royal City Stone Company
Royal Hotel
Royal Knitting Company
Salvation Army Barracks
Simpson Company Wholesale Grocers
Sleeman Brewing and Malting Company
Speedvale Mill
St. Agnes School
St. James the Apostle Church
St. Joseph's Hospital
St. Paul's Lutheran Church
St. Stanislaus School
Sterling Rubber Company
Stewart Lumber
Tanner and Fraser Wholesale Bakers
Taylor-Forbes Company Limited
Tolton Brothers Agricultural Implement Works
Tolton Manufacturing Company Limited
Tytler Public School
Union Foundry
Union Hotel
Victoria Hotel
Victoria Mill
Walker (Hugh) and Son
Walker (Hugh) and Son
Western Hotel
Winter Fair Building
Woolwich Street Baptist Church
Dimensions 70 cm w (open) x 55 cm l
37 cm w (closed) x 55 cm l