Lieutenant-Colonel John Bostwick 1780-1849 - Ontario Heritage Trust


Lieutenant-Colonel John Bostwick 1780-1849

A deputy-surveyor and close friend of Colonel Talbot, Bostwick laid out some of the earliest roads in the Talbot Settlement. Following the War of 1812, he began to develop his land holdings at the mouth of Kettle Creek, which in time became the village of Port Stanley.


On the grounds of Christ Church, where his grave is located, Colborne and Melissa Streets, Port Stanley

Region: Southwestern Ontario

County/District: County of Elgin

Municipality: Municipality of Central Elgin