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Chilion Jones

Chilion Jones
Nationality Canadian
Buildings Parliament Buildings

Chilion Jones (1838–1912) was the business partner of architect Thomas Fuller in nineteenth-century Canada. 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 in Ottawa.

Chilion Jones was the sixth son of Mr. Justice Jones, of Toronto, Ontario


Mrs Eliza Maria Jones (née Harvey) by Murray & Son, Brockville, Ont

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 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, April 6, 1903.

The couple had two sons and three daughters. One daughters, Miss Elsie Jones, was a noted horsewoman.[1]


  1. ^ Morgan, Henry James Types of Canadian women and of women who are or have been connected with Canada : (Toronto, 1903) [1]


  • Canada by Design: Parliament Hill, Ottawa at Library and Archives Canada
  • Historic Places of Canada

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