Eldon House, situated at 481 Ridout Street North, was worked in 1834 for John Harris, Treasurer of the London District, and involved by his family - his significant other Amelia and their eight youngsters; two more kids were conceived in 1836 and 1839. It was first named Eldon Terrace, presently changed to Eldon House.
The delightfully arranged Eldon House situated on the southeast part of Harris Park, is deliberately arranged inside the territory of the Forks of the Thames and illustrative of a fantastic bequest. Thought to be the most imperative legacy property in London, the main proprietor of Eldon House, John Harris, was the Treasurer of London District and a main political figure in the nearby Family Compact.
After Harris' passing, his significant other Amelia Ryerse, who was from an indistinguishable conspicuous Ontario family from the Reverend Egerton Ryerson, the territory's first Minister of Education, kept on involving the home. Other noteworthy proprietors were George Becher Harris, a critical London legal counselor, trailed by his little girl, Amelia Archange Harris, who was the last tenant of the home before it was given to the City of London in 1961.