William Hand was granted title to the land in Mulmur Township because the original grantee died.
James Bradley was Catherine (Bradley) Hand's brother. He was born in Lockport, New York.
William Hand was a member of the Loyal Orange Lodge (LOL). He was living in York (Toronto) in 1828 and requested a transfer . He moved to Mulmur Township in 1829. He joined the LOL in Mulmur.