Saint-Antoine-de-Tilly, Québec, Canada - 1832 - TILLY or ST. ANTOINE,
seigniory, in the co. of Lotbiniere, is bounded E. by Lauzon, W. by Desplaines; in the rear by Gaspe; in front by the St. Lawrence. - 1 1/ 2 league in depth. Granted Oct. 29, 1672, to Sieur de Villieu and is now the property of __ Noel, Esq. - In this S. water is scarce. - The Parish of St. Antoine, by an order in council of Mar. 3, 1722, which confirmed the regulation of Feb. 20, 1721, extends in front 3 1/ 4 leagues, viz. 4 arpents comprised in the fief of Dame Beaudouin and one league 38 arpents the remaining extent of the S. of Tilly, also fief Miranda 3.4 of a league in front, and also F. Bonsecours one league, ascending as far as Ste. Croix.
A Topographical Dictionary of The Province of Lower Canada by Joseph Bouchette, Esq., London, 1832
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