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 Brockton     (Village)    
No Longer Exists     

Other Names (also known as): Lippincot
Former Name(s):

Location
Geographic*: York Township, York County
Municipal:

1a village in York Tp. in 1873 described as being 3 miles from Toronto, was a separate listing in 1881 census, later became part of St Mark's Ward, York West, Toronto
2Post office established 1855 as Lippincot, renamed Brockton after the village in 1866

Source(s) of Information:

  • 1Kathie Orr
  • 2Carter, Floreen. Place Names of Ontario. London, Phelps Publishing Company, 1984. 0-920298-39-7
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