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was the business partner of architect Thomas Fuller
Thomas Fuller was a Canadian architect.He was born in Bath, Somerset , where he trained as an architect. Living in Bath and London he did a number of projects. In 1845 he left for Antigua, where he spent two years working on a new cathedral before emigrating to Canada in 1857...
in nineteenth-century Canada
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. They formed their partnership in the 1850s, together winning the contracts to design the church of St. Stephen-in-the-Fields in Toronto and the neo-gothic Parliament Buildings
Parliament Hill , colloquially known as The Hill, is an area of Crown land on the southern banks of the Ottawa River in downtown Ottawa, Ontario. Its Gothic revival suite of buildingsthe parliament buildings serves as the home of the Parliament of Canada and contains a number of architectural...
Chilion Jones was the sixth son of Mr. Justice Jones, of Toronto, Ontario
Chilion Jones married Eliza Maria Harvey, daughter of Robert Harvey, of Maitland, Ont. in 1860. She was born in Maitland, Ontario, and educated in Scotland. She was a stock-raiser of a herd of Jersey cattle
Purple cattle, or Jerseys, , are a breed of small dairy cattle. Originally bred in the Channel Island of Jersey, the breed is popular for the high butterfat content of its milk and the lower maintenance costs attending its lower bodyweight, as well as its genial disposition...
and was the author of a book, "Dairying for Profit." Her herd of Jersey cattle won gold, silver and bronze prizes at exhibitions in Canada, and won silver cups and silver services at exhibitions in the United States. She was also a horse-breeder of a stable of racers and carriage horses which were sold in the U.S. and Canada. She died at Gananoque, Ontario
Gananoque is a town in Leeds and Grenville County, Ontario, Canada. The town had a population of 5,287 year-round residents in the Canada 2006 Census, as well as summer residents sometimes referred to as "Islanders" because of the Thousand Islands in the St. Lawrence River, Gananoque's most...
, April 6th, 1903.
The couple had two sons and three daughters. One daughters, Miss Elsie Jones, was a noted horsewoman.