On July 17th, 1797, the inhabitants of the Township of York and adjoining Townships were assembled to elect Town and Parish officers.
The following individuals were elected.
Town Clark: Thomas Barry
Assessors: George Playter and Thomas Barry
Collector: Samuel Heron
Overseers of the High Ways:
John Dennis for the Humber
William Berzy for the German Settlement
Nicholas Miller for Yonge Street
John Ashbridge for the Bay
Isaiah Skinner for the Don
Abner Miles for the Town
Town Wardens: Thomas Barry and Samuel Heron
Constables for the Town: Duke William Kindrick and John Coon
Constable for the Humber: Isaac Devins
Dᵒ for German Settlement: John Stern
Dᵒ for Yonge Street: Joseph Johnson
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