Barclay

(Dispersed Rural Community)
Currently Exists
Former Names (no longer used): Innisfil (1841-1906); Barclay (1906-present)

LOCATION:
Historic (Geographic) Location*: Innisfil Township, Simcoe County
Current (Municipal) Location: Town of Innisfil

Post office established as Innisfil in 1841. Renamed Barclay in 1906 after postmaster George Barclay, JP. His mother, Maria Louisa (Nixon) Barclay took over as postmistress and held the office for 35 years.

Source(s) of Information:
Gail Kelly (Sharpe)


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