Brother of above Sir JB Robinson. Founded the town of Peterborough, which was named after him. Brought a large party of emigrants from Ireland, many of whom became pioneers in the infant town. He served under Sheaffe in the war of 1812 - 1814. Commissioner of Crown lands in 1827. Entertained Sir John Franklin and Sir John Ross when they were on their way overland to the Arctic. Top of Page Simcoe, John Graves (1752 - 1806)
Tiré de Burpee, Lawrence J., Encyclopedia of Canadian History, Makers of Canada Series, vol 12, 1927.