Colonel James Givins

After fighting for the British forces in the American Revolution, Givins (c.1759-1846) was commissioned in the Queen's Rangers and subsequently served in the Indian Department in Upper Canada. He was highly commended for his role in defending the town of York against invasion in 1813.


At Givins/Shaw Public School, on land he formerly owned, 49 Givins Street, Toronto

Region: Greater Toronto Area

County/District: City of Toronto (District)

Municipality: City of Toronto