It was the 1830’s before another large European settlement appeared in the area. Retired British Naval officer Henry Jones followed the example set by Robert Owen, the father of Socialism and introduced communal living in Lambton. Those communities relied on the co-operation of several people and were quite successful in Britain. However, in the New World the economic situation didn’t dictate the need for such communal living. There were plenty of resources for everyone in the area, thus, The Maxwell Experiment was less successful than originally anticipated.

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