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CPL Thomas Burrowes

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CPL Thomas Burrowes

Birth
Worcester, City of Worcester, Worcestershire, England
Death 21 May 1866 (aged 69)
Kingston Mills, Frontenac County, Ontario, Canada
Burial Kingston, Frontenac County, Ontario, Canada
Plot Sec. C-5, Row 9, Stone 551 (OGS)
Memorial ID 176693123 View Source

Artist of the Rideau Canal. He retired a Corporal from the Royal Sappers and Miners and then worked overseeing the Construction of the Rideau Canal under Col John By. He settled at Maplehurst Cottage at Kingston Mills after the Canal’s completion. The watercolours he created were donated by his family to the Archives of Ontario and provide an important view on life in Upper Canada.


Inscription

Sacred
to the memory of
Thomas Burrowes
[late of the
Civil Engineer Department]

Gravesite Details

Monument broken off base and mostly buried. Cracked in 2 pieces and crumbling. Reburied after photographed


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