bootstrap table

Harpley     (Dispersed Rural Community)    
No Longer Exists     

View Larger Map

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

Geographic*: Stephen Township, Huron County

The place name has been 'rescinded', meaning it is no longer officially recognized.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
    Familiar with this place? Add or correct information

    Climbing your Family Tree?
    Learn more about the genealogical resources available for this place by visiting the Geographic County page

    Question about any of the above headings? Please see our legend for explanation

    * Geographic location will help you locate the area needed for genealogical research.

    Municipal location will help you locate the place as it is today (if it still exists), but will be useless if you're trying to find the place as it was located more than ten, twenty, or thirty years ago.

    As this site is designed for genealogists our emphasis is on geographic & former locations.

  • Copyright © Ontario Locator 1998-