Bartholomew Bull was an immigrant to Upper Canada, who arrived at York, with his wife and his first-born child in 1818. In 1824 he acquired his own parcel of land, 200 acres on the brow of the , between what is now Dufferin Street and , north of Davenport Road, and south of St. Clair Avenue. When he was clearing his land Bull received a contract to supply cordwood to the garrison at Fort York. Nicholos Flood Davin, in "The Irishman in Canada", lists Bull as an early success story, rising from "bush farmer", to prominent land owner, whose sons became doctors and lawyers.

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  • Bartholomew Bull was an immigrant to Upper Canada, who arrived at York, with his wife and his first-born child in 1818. In 1824 he acquired his own parcel of land, 200 acres on the brow of the , between what is now Dufferin Street and , north of Davenport Road, and south of St. Clair Avenue. When he was clearing his land Bull received a contract to supply cordwood to the garrison at Fort York. Bull's father had been a friend of the founder of Methodism, John Wesley, and Bull's home hosted Sunday prayer meetings, before a local church was built, and he is credited for helping establish the church in Upper Canada. Nicholos Flood Davin, in "The Irishman in Canada", lists Bull as an early success story, rising from "bush farmer", to prominent land owner, whose sons became doctors and lawyers. (en)
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  • Bartholomew Bull was an immigrant to Upper Canada, who arrived at York, with his wife and his first-born child in 1818. In 1824 he acquired his own parcel of land, 200 acres on the brow of the , between what is now Dufferin Street and , north of Davenport Road, and south of St. Clair Avenue. When he was clearing his land Bull received a contract to supply cordwood to the garrison at Fort York. Nicholos Flood Davin, in "The Irishman in Canada", lists Bull as an early success story, rising from "bush farmer", to prominent land owner, whose sons became doctors and lawyers. (en)
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