Beverley Township, Ontario

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Beverley Township highlighted in green on an 1818 map.

Beverley Township was a township established in 1792[1] in Home District in the then Upper Canada, today Ontario, Canada. It was named for the town of Beverley in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England, by John Graves Simcoe.[2]

The township became part of Halton County when that county was created as part of Gore District in 1816, and was then transferred to Wentworth County in 1853. When the Regional Municipality of Hamilton–Wentworth was created in 1974, most of Beverley Township was absorbed by Flamborough, Ontario.[1] The area is now part of the city of Hamilton.

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  1. ^ a b "Chronology of Cities, Towns and Township in Hamilton". Hamilton Public Library. Retrieved 2010-07-05. 
  2. ^ Rayburn, Alan (2007-03-25). "Yorkshire Names in Canada". Archived from the original on 2010-10-26. Retrieved 2010-07-05. 

Coordinates: 43°18′N 80°10′W / 43.300°N 80.167°W / 43.300; -80.167