Island Imagined



Title: Kensington P.E.I. : : Population 450. 1 Hand Engine, 100' hose. October 1888
Date Created: 188810
Date Issued: 1888
Name: Chas. E. Goad
Name: Chas. E. Goad, Civil Engineer
Abstract: This is a fire insurance plan of the village of Kensington. It was created in 1888 and revised to 1910. It focuses on the area of Broadway Street, between Dufferin and Victoria streets, approximately. A key plan in the upper right corner provides context. The map shows Kensington divided into numbered blocks. It shows buildings, with numbers assigned to them and their heights given in storeys. The buildings are colour-coded according to construction materials and/or use. A key in the upper left corner explains the colour coding and symbols, which are used to depict architectural features. Labels on some buildings indicate their use. A section of the P.E.I. Railway is shown. The map shows street widths measured in feet. It states the community has one hand engine and a 100-foot hose for fighting fires. The map and the key plan have compasses with north arrows. There is a line scale in feet.
Identifier: 4458_s6
Physical Description
  • 1 map: col.; 53 x 63 cm.
  • Paper map on cloth backing. The map has paper sections glued onto the original for the purpose of adding revisions. The map is a page bound into the book of Prince Edward Island fire insurance maps issued by Chas. E. Goad.
  • Scale: Map: 50 feet/inch. Key plan: 500 feet/inch.
Topic: Towns and Villages
Topic: Railways
Country: Canada
Province: Prince Edward Island
County: Prince
Region/Lot: Lot 19
City: Kensington
City Section: Broadway Street area
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Physical Location: P.E.I. Public Archives and Records Office