Around 1801, the Binkley Family purchased 800 acres between the campus and Dundas. They set aside land for a church and school. They also set aside land for a family graveyard. The first people to be buried at the Binkley cemetery were David (b. 1752) and Margaret (b. 1750) Barringer in 1803.
November 5, 2015
All in the Family – The 1803 Binkley Family Pioneer Cemetery in Hamilton (Ont)
About Chris Erskine
Visual Artist and independent film-maker. Try to post summaries of my artistic activities once per month. View all posts by Chris Erskine
This entry was posted on Thursday, November 5th, 2015 at 7:00 am and tagged with #HamArt, #HamOnt, 1803, Art, Binkley, blog, cemetery, Chris Erskine Artist, City of Hamilton, death, farmers, graves, graveyard, Hamilton, heritage, History, Photo, pioneer, settlers and posted in #HamOnt, Uncategorized. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed.
Blogs I Follow