Another attempt at a community similar to that of Robert Owen’s was later attempted in Lambton County: the Petworth Settlement at Warwick. However, this one did not rely entirely on Socialism, settlers owned their own land and homes, but worked co-operatively as a community. Lord Egremont made efforts to facilitate immigration to the New World, alleviating the economic stress facing England. He built the Egremont Road, which gave the first real access to the interior, allowing settlements like the one at Warwick to prosper.

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