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Harpley     (Dispersed Rural Community)    
No Longer Exists     

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Geographic*: Stephen Township, Huron County
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The place name has been 'rescinded', meaning it is no longer officially recognized.

According to the Historical Atlas, Harpley was a Post Office located on the south town line, between Concession 20 and 21 of Stephen Twp.1

The Harpley Post Office was in the farm house of Thomas Nelson Hayter, the Postmaster in 1879. Thomas Nelson Hayter's farm was located on S1/2,Concession 21, Lot 7, Stephen Twp, Huron County, Ontario. The name Harpley probably came from the fact that Thomas Hayter's wife Martha was born in Harpley Parish, Norfolk County, England2

Source(s) of Information:

  • Debbie Burr1
  • Joseph Hayter2
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