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BABY'S POINT, a post village in Bothwell co., Ont., on the River St. Clair, 24 miles from Sarnia. It has a telegraph office. Pop. 50.

BACCARO POINT, a fishing settlement in Shelburne co., N.S., on the seacoast, 12 miles from Shelburne. A lighthouse on this point exhibits a fixed red light, 49 feet above the level of the sea. Pop. 240.

BACK BAY, a post settlement in Charlotte co., N.B., 7 miles from St. George. Pop. 200.

BACK COVE, a fishing settlement in the district of Twillingate and Fogo, Nfld., on Fogo Island. It is separated from Fogo harbor merely by a narrow neck of low rock. Pop. 100.

BACK MEADOWS, a settlement in Pictou co., N.S., 10 miles from Pictou. Pop. 300.

BACK RIVER, Hochelaga co., Que. See Sault au Recollet.

BACK SETTLEMENT OF WEST CORNWALLIS, a post office in Kings co., N.S., 4 miles from Berwick.

BACK'S LAND, in the North West Territories, is a name applied to the region around the Arctic Circle, between lon. 95° and 108° W., explored by Captain Back, in 1831.

BACON COVE, a fishing settlement in Harbor Main district, Nfld., at the head of Conception Bay, 42 miles from St John's. Pop. 104.

BADDECK, a seaport town of Nova Scotia, capital of Victoria co., on the north side of Big Bras d'Or Lake, 40 miles from Sydney, 43 miles from Mabou. It is a port of entry, and contains a telegraph office, a courthouse and gaol, 3 churches, 12 or 15 stores, and several hotels. It has a considerable trade with Newfoundland in cattle and dairy produce. Steamers run between Raddeck and Sydney. The total number of arrivals for 1872 was 66 (tons 3,663), and the clearances 45 (tons 1,984). Total value of imports $1,758. exports $57,017. Pop. 400.

BADDECK BAY, a post office in Victoria co., N.S., 2½ miles from Baddeck.

BADDECK BRIDGE, a post settlement in Victoria co., N.S., 4 miles from Baddeck. Pop. 300.

BADEN, a thriving post village in Waterloo co., Ont., on the G. T. R., 72 miles W. of Toronto. It contains a large iron foundry, woolen, flax and stave factories, a brewery, a telegraph office, and several stores. Pop. 500.

BAFFIN'S ISLAND, a small island in Fox's Channel, N. branch of Hudson's Bay. Lat. 65° 40' N.; lon. 83° 29' W.

BAFFIN'S ISLANDS, three small islands on the E. shore of Baffin's Bay, and so called by Captain Ross. They are in lat. 71° 4' N.; lon. 58° W.

BAGOT, a county in the southern part of Quebec, intersected by the Grand Trunk railway, and having the Richelieu River for its W. boundary. Area 214,840 acres. Pop. 19,491.

BAGOT, or SPRINGTOWN, a post village in Renfrew co., Ont., 19 miles from Arnprior. It contains 1 hotel and 2 stores

BAGOT'S BLUFF, the extreme west point of the Island of Anticosti. Lat. 49° 52 30" N., Ion. 66° 22 44" W. On it is a lighthouse.

BAGOTVILLE, or ST. ALPHONSE DE LA GRANDE BAIE, a post village in Chicoutimi co., Que., at the head of Ha! Ha! Bay; Saguenay River, 10 miles from Chicoutimi. It contains 10 or 12 stores, a tannery, &c. Pop. 250.

BAIE DES ROCIIERS, or BAY OF ROCKS, a village in Charlevoix co., Que., on the north shore of the St Lawrence, 24 miles from Rivière du Loup en bus. Pop. 80.

BAIE DU FEBVRE also called La Baie, which see.

BAIE ST. PAUL, a post office in Marquette co., Man., on the River Assiniboine, 28 miles from Fort Garry.

BAIE VERTE, a post village and port of entry in Westmorland co., N.B., near the head of the proposed Baie Verte Canal, 20 miles from Sackville. It contains a tannery, grist and carding mills, a hotel and several stores. The total number of arrivals in 1872 was 27 (tons 1,923), and the clearances 19 (tons 798). ' Total value of imports $4,052 exports $2,579. Pop. 200.

BAIE VERTE ROAD, a post settlement 4 miles from Baie Verte. Pop. 100.

BAILEY'S BROOK, a post village in Pictou co., N.S., 23 miles from New Glasgow. It contains 2 stores. Pop. 250.

BAILEY'S CORNERS, Hastings co., Ont. See Shanick.

BAILLARGEON, a post office in Levis co., Que., 3 miles from Craig's Road.

BAILLIEBOROUGH, a post village in Durham co., Ont., 7 miles from Millbrook. It contains 4 or 5 stores.

BAILLIE SETTLEMENT, a post settlement in Charlotte co., N.B., with a station on the N. B. & C. R., 30 miles from St. Andrews. Pop. 700.

BAIRDVILLE, a post settlement in Victoria co., N.B., on the St. John River, 8 miles from Andover. Pop. 200.

BAKER SETTLEMENT, in Lunenburg co., N.S., 9 miles from Lunenburg. Pop. 150.

BAKER'S CREEK, a post settlement in Victoria Co., N.B., 50 miles above Grand Falls, and 89 miles from Rivière du Loup en has. Pop. 600.

BAKER'S TICKLE, a small fishing settlement in Burgeo and La Poile district, Nfld., 6 miles from Rose Blanche. Pop. 30.

BAKERSVILLE, a post village in Went worth co., Ont., 8 miles from Hamilton. It contains a sawmill.

BALA, a post village in Victoria co., Ont., on Lake Muskoka, 14 miles from Gravenhurst. Pop. 30.

BALAKLAVA, Bruce co., Ont. See Glenlyon.

BALDERSON, a post village in Lanark co., Ont., 6 miles from Perth. Pop. 100.

BALD POINT ISLAND, a small island in Lake Scugog, Durham co., Ont. It is a lovely, secluded spot, and has been an Indian burying ground.

BALDWIN, a post village in Addington co., Ont., 15 miles from Napance. Pop. 100.

BALDWIN'S MILLS, Stanstead co., Que., See Drew's Mills.

BALDWIN'S ROAD, a hamlet in Kings co., P.E.I., on the Prince Edward Island railway. It contains a store.

BALFOUR or WAUGH'S RIVER, a hamlet in Colchester co., N.S., 5 miles from Tatamagouche. It contains 1 store and 2 gristmills.

BALINE, a small fishing settlement in St. Join's district, Nfld., at the entrance of Conception Bay, 22 miles from St. John's.. Pop. 70.

BALLANTRAE, a post village in York co., Ont., 8 miles from Aurora. It contains 2 sawmills. Pop. 100.

BALLANTYNE'S, a post village in Crontennc co., Ont., on the G. T. R., 8 miles E. of Kingston. It contains a telegraph office, and 3 churches. Pop. 180

BALLINAFAD, a post village in Wellington co., Ont., 6 miles from Georgetown. Pop. 150.

BALL ROCK, a settlement in Halifax co. N.S., 20 miles from Halifax. Pop. 80

BALL'S BRIDGE, a hamlet in Victoria co., N.S.

BALLSVILLE, a hamlet in Haldimand co., Ont., on the Hamilton and Lake Erie railway, 23 miles from Hamilton. It has 1 store and 1 hotel.

BALLYCROY, a post village in Cardwell co., Ont., 9 miles from Bolton. It contains a telegraph office, 2 saw mills, a gristmill, and several stores. Pop. 100.

BALLYDUFF, or MANVERS, a post village in Durham co., Ont., 6 miles from Bethany. It contains 3 sawmills. Pop. 100.

BALLYMOTE, a post village in Middlesex co., Ont., 7 miles from London. Pop. 100.

BALLYNAHINCH, Frontenac co., Ont. See Glenvale.

BALMER'S ISLAND, or STEWARTVILLE, a post village in Renfrew co., Ont., on the Madawaska River, 8 miles from Arnprior. Pop. 75.

BALMORAL, a post village in Haldimand co., Ont., 6 miles from Cayuga. Pop. 50.

BALMORAL, a settlement in Restigouche co., N.B., 6 miles from Dalhousie. Pop. 50.

BALSAM, a post village in Ontario co., Ont., 13 miles from Whitby. It has a store.

BALSOVER, or BOLSOVER, a post village in Victoria co., Ont., on the Talbot River, 3 miles from Eldon. It contains a telegraph office, a woolen factory, and saw and gristmills. Pop. 300.

BALTIMORE, Albert co., N.B. See Irving Settlement.

BALTIMORE, a post village in Northumberland co., Ont., on the C. P. & M. R., 5 miles from Cobourg. It contains carding and gristmills, a woolen factory, a tannery, a cheese factory, a telegraph office, and several stores. Pop. 500.

BAMBERG, or WEIMER, a post village in Waterloo co., Ont., 7 miles from Petersburg. Pop. 150.

BANDA, a post village in Simcoe co., Ont., 13 miles from Stayner. Pop. 50.

BANDON, or MELLVILLE'S MILLS, a post village in Huron co., Ont., 12 miles from Seaforth. It contains a sawmill and a grist mill. Pop. 75.

BANGOR, a po3t village in Ontario co., Ont., 13 miles from Whitby. Pop. 100.

BANK, THE, Albert co., N.B. See The Bank.

BANK'S ISLAND', North West Territories, in the Pacific, in lat. 53° 20' N., lon. 130° W.

BANK'S LAND, North West Territories, in the Arctic Ocean, lat. 74° N., lon. 116°: W., 70 miles S.W. of Mellville Island.

BANNOCKBURN, a post village in Hastings co., Ont., on the River Moira, 40 miles from Belleville. It contains a saw and gristmill. Pop. 100.

BAPTISTE CREEK, a station on the G. W. R., in Essex co., Ont., 79 miles from London.

BAPTIST POINT, a hamlet in Prince co., P.E.I.

BARACHOIS, a post settlement in Westmorland co., N.B., on Northumberland Strait, 5 miles from Shediac. Pop. 300.

BARACHOIS DE MALBAIE, a post village in Gaspe co., Que., with a safe and commodious harbor on the Gulf of St. Lawrence, 27 miles from Gaspe Basin. It is an important fishing station and has a telegraph office. Pop. 150.

BARBER DAM, a station on the N. B. & C.R., Charlotte co., N.B., 34 miles from St. Andrews. It has a sawmill and a lath factory.

BARBERS MILLS, a hamlet in Norfolk co., Ont. It has 1 sawmill.

BARDSVILLE, a post office in the district of Muskoka, Ont.

BARENEED, a large fishing settlement in Brigus district, Nfld., on the north shore of Conception Bay, 7 miles from Brigus. Pop. 460.

BARKERVILLE, a post town in the district of Cariboo, B.C., 448 miles from New Westminster. It contains 2 branch banks, a telegraph office, and several churches and stores.

BARK LAKE, a post office and telegraph station in Hastings co., Ont., on the Opeongo Road, 57 miles from Renfrew.

BARNABY ISLAND, on the S. shore of the St. Lawrence, below Quebec, is 3½ miles in length and very narrow. It is low and partly wooded.

BARNABY RIVER, a post settlement in Northumberland co., N.B., on a small tributary of the Miramichi, 7½ miles from Newcastle. Pod. 500.

BARNESVILLE, a post village in Kings co., N.B., 11 miles from Ossekeag. Pop. 150.

BARNETT, or ENNOTVILLE, or HEWGILL, a post village in Wellington co., Ont., 4 miles from Fergus. Pop. 90.

BARNEY'S RIVER, or McKENZIEVILLE, a post settlement in Pictou co., N.S., 21 miles from New Glasgow. Pop. 1,228.

BARNSTON, a post village in Stanstead co., Que., 4½ miles from Coaticook. It contains saw and gristmills, several stores, a telegraph office, a mechanics institute, and 2 churches. Pop. 250.

BARR'D ISLANDS, a group of small islands in the district of Twillingate and Fogo. Nfld., 4 miles from Fogo. Pop. 270.

BARREN ISLAND, an island of Newfoundland, on the west coast of Placentia Bay, 7 miles from Harbor Buffett. Pop. 98.

BARRETT'S CROSS, or KENSINGTON, a post village in Prince co., P.E.I., 8 miles from Summerside. Pop. 75.

BARRIE, a pretty town of Ontario, capital of Simcoe co., on Kempenfeldt Bay, an arm of Lake Simcoe, 60 miles N.N. W. of Toronto, with which it communicates by railway. It has 2 branch banks, agencies of several assurance and insurance companies, a number of stores, 2 telegraph offices, 2 printing offices, from each of which a weekly newspaper is issued, several schools and hotels, a woolen factory, flour mills, &c. A steamboat plies between Barrie and other ports on the Lake. Pop. 3 398.

BARRIEFIELD, a village in Frontenac co., Ont., l½ miles from Kingston. It contains 2 saw mills.

BARRINGTON, a post village in Huntingdon co., Que., 4 miles from Hemmingford. Pop. 125.

BARRINGTON, a seaport town of Nova Scotia, co. of Shelburne, 161 miles W. of Halifax. It contains a telegraph office and a number of stores. Its inhabitants are chiefly engaged in the fisheries and in shipbuilding Gold is found in this district. The total number of arrivals for 1872 was 52 (tons 3,766), and the clearances 64 (tons 2,714). Total value of imports $32,895; exports $20,806. Pop 800.

BARRINGTON PASSAGE, a seaport town in Shelburne co., N.S., 4 miles from Barrington. Its inhabitants are largely engaged in the fisheries. It contains 5 stores. Pop. 500.

BARRIO'S BEACH, a post settlement in Antigonish co., N.S., 6 miles from Tracadie. Pop. 70.

BARROXSFIELD, a post village in Cumberland co., N.S., 12 miles from Maccan. It contains 1 church, 1 store, and 2 saw mills. Pop. 125.

BARROW, a small fishing settlement on the west side of Fortune Bay, district of Fortune Bay, Nfld., 6 miles from Belleorem. Pop. 45.

BARROW HARBOR, a small fishing settlement on the west side of Bonavista Bay, district of Bonavista, Nfld., 10 miles from Open Hall. Pop. 50.

BARTIBOG, a post settlement in Northumberland co., N.B., 11 miles from Chatham Pop. 200

BARTLETT'S, a station on the N. B. & C. R., in Charlotte co., N.B., 11 miles from St. Andrews.

BARTON, Digby co., N.S. See Speitche's Cove.

BARTONVILLE, a post village in Wentworth co., Ont., 3 miles from Hamilton. Pop. 100.

BASS RIVER, a post village in Colchester co., N.S., 14 miles from Londonderry. Pop. 300.

BASS RIVER, a post office in Kent co., N.B., 17 miles from Kingston.

BASSWOOD RIDGE, a post settlement in Charlotte co., N.B., 29 miles from St. Stephen. Pop. 150.

BATCIIELOR'S COVE, a small fishing settlement in Placentia Bay, district of St. Mary's and Placentia, Nfld.

BATCHEWANA, an Indian village in the district of Algoma, Ont., 45 miles from Ste. Marie. Pop. 145.

BATH, an incorporated village in Addington co., Ont., on Lake Ontario, 3.W. of Kingston. It has a telegraph office, an iron foundry, a sawmill, and several factories. Pop. 600.

BATH or MUNQUART, a post village and settlement in Carleton co., N.B., on the St. John river, 30 miles from Woodstock. Pop. 500.

BATHURST, a port of entry, and capital of Gloucester co., N.B., on Bathurst Bay, which opens into the Baie des Chaleurs, about 175 miles N. by E. of St. John. Lat. 47° 37 N., lon. 65° 45 W. The bay is 3½ miles long and 2 miles wide, and is sheltered from every wind. An extensive trade is done in the salmon fishery. St. Peters, or Bathurst village, is connected with the town of Bathurst by a handsome bridge. It is a station of the Intercolonial railway. Bathurst has a telegraph office and a number of stores. The total number of arrivals for 1872 was 34 (tons 9,594), and the clearances 37 (tons 8,692). Total value of imports $45,756; exports $81,875. Pop. 600.

BATHURST VILLAGE, also called St. Peter's village, which see.

BATISCAN, or St. GENEVIEVE DE BATISCAN, the chief town of the co. of Champlain, Que., situated on the River Batiscan, 6 miles in rear of Batiscan Bridge, a landing of the Quebec and Montreal steamers. Pop. 274.

BATISCAN BRIDGE, a post village and port of landing on the River St. Lawrence, Champlain co., Que., 117 miles N.E. of Montreal. It contains grist and saw mills, a tannery, lighthouse and telegraph office. Pop. 250.

BATTE AUX, a village in Simcoe co., Ont., on the N. R., 3 miles from Collingwood. Pop. 120.

BATTERSEA, a post village in Frontenac co., Ont., on Loughborough Lake, 16 miles from Kingston. It contains a carding mill, a saw mill, a telegraph office and several stores, and has a good trade in lumber, wool and grain. Pop. 350.

BATTERY HILL, a post office in Pictou co., N.S., 13 miles from West River.

BAXTER'S HARBOR, a post village in Kings co., N.S., on the Bay of Fundy, 12 miles from Kentville. Pop. 150.

BAY BULLS, a post town and port of entry in the district of Ferryland, Nfld., on the Strait shore, 19 miles from St. John's. It has a fine harbor, which affords good shelter to vessels during storms. Pop. 734.

BAY DE ESTE, a small fishing settlement in Bay Despair, district of Fortune Bay, Nfld., 15 miles from Hermitage Cove. Pop. 40.

BAY DE ESTE, a small fishing settlement on the north side of Fortune Bay, district of Fortune Bay. Nfld., 33 miles from Harbor Briton. This bay is much frequented by United States vessels on account of its valuable herring fishery. Pop, 12.

BAY DE L'EAU EAST, a small fishing settlement in the district of Fortune Bay, Nfld., 12 miles from Harbor Briton. Pop. 22.

BAT DE L'EAU ISLAND, a small island in Bay de Este, district of For-tune Bay, Nfld., 14 miles from Harbor Briton. Pop. 50.

BAYDE NORTH, a telegraph station in Bay Despair, district of Fortune Bay, Nfld., 17 miles from Hermitage Cove. Pop. 18.

BAY DE NORTH, a small fishing settlement on the north side of Fortune Bay, district of Fortune Bay, Nfld., 32 miles from Harbor Briton. It is much frequented by American fishermen. Pop. 70.

BAY DE YERDS, a large fishing settlement on the north side of Conception Bay, district of Bay de Verds, Nfld. The fishing grounds here are about the most valuable on the island. Every year over 200 boats and 200 seines are employed in the fishery. The harbor affords good shelter. Pop. 650.

BAY DU VIN, a post settlement in Northumberland co., N.B., 20 miles from Chatham. Pop. 150.

BAY DU VIN MILLS, a post office in Northumberland co., N.B.

BAYFIELD, a post village in Huron co., Ont., on Lake Huron, at the mouth of Bayfield River, 17 miles from Seaforth. It contains a woolen factory and gristmill, and a telegraph office. Pop. 100.

BAYFIELD, a post village in Antigonishe co., N.S., on St. George's Bay, 54 miles from New Glasgow. It has a lighthouse exhibiting a revolving light every ½ minute, 52 feet above high water. Pop 250.

BAYFIELD, a post settlement in Westmorland co., N.B., IS miles from Baie Verte. Pop. 50.

BAY FORTUNE, a small village in Kings co., P.E.I., 42 miles from Charlottetown. Pop. 50.

BAYHAM, or RICHMOND, a post village in Elgin co., Ont., on Big Otter Creek, 5 miles from Corinth. It contains grist, carding, saw and shingle mills, and several stores. Pop. 350.

BAY L'ARGENT, a small fishing settlement on the southeast side of Fortune Bay, district of Fortune Bay, Nfld., 30 miles from Garnish. Pop. 70.

BAY OF ISLANDS, a settlement on a largo bay on the western coast of Newfoundland, forming part of what is called the French shore, 55 miles from the north head of St George's Bay. The herring fishery forms the chief industry of the people of this district, and it is prosecuted with great success, about 30,000 barrels being annually taken. The bay is studded with islands, and the scenery remarkably fine. The number river falls into the bay. Its banks are well timbered. Gypsum in exhaustless quantities, and limestone and marble are found in the vicinity. Pop. 947.

BAY ROBERTS, a thriving post village on the north shore of Conception Bay district of Harbor Grace, Nfld., 8 miles from Harbor Grace. It is a port of entry, and contains 3 stores. Pop. 1,000.

BAY SHORE, a settlement in Kent co., N.B., 5 miles from Buctouche. Pop. 300.

BAYSIDE, a post settlement in Charlotte co., N.B., on the St. Croix river, 7 miles from St. Andrews. It contains 2 stores. Pop. 300.

BAYSIDE, Westmorland co., N.B. See Reed.

BAY ST. LAWRENCE, a post settlement in Victoria co., N.S., on the seacoast, 45 miles from Ingonish. It contains 2 stores. Pop. 419.

BAY ST. PAUL, Charlevoix co., Que. See St. Paul's Bay.

BAYVIEW, a post village in Grey co., Ont., 6 miles from Meaford. It contains 1 store, 1 hotel, and a carriage factory. Pop. 27.
 


Lovell's Gazetteer of British North America, Edited by P.A. Crossby, 1873

 

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