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Donaldson Estate to Dwyer's Corners, Canada

DONALDSON ESTATE, a settlement in Queens co., P.E.I., 13 miles from Charlottetown. Pop. 250.

DONBOUR, ISLES, three small islets in the River St. Lawrence, between St. Augustine and Pointe aux Trembles, Que.

DONCASTER, or TODMORDEN, a post village in York co., Ont., 2 miles from Toronto. It has 3 or 4 stores and a paper mill. Pop. 150.

DONEGAL, a post settlement in Kings co., N.B., 13 miles from Sussex. Pop. 150.

DONEGAL, a post village in Perth co., Ont., 3 miles from Newry. Pop. 100.

DONNYBROOK, Wentworth co., Ont. See Westover.

DOON, a post village in Waterloo co., Ont., on a branch of the G. T. R., 7 miles from Berlin Pop. 150.

DORAN, a post village in Lanark co , Ont., 16 miles from Perth. It contains 1 hotel, 2 stores and a grist mill. Pop, 30.

DORCHESTER, a county in the eastern part of the province of Quebec, extending from the co. of Levis on the N.W., to the State of Maine on the S.E. The Chaudiere and Etchemin Rivers run through this county. Area 583,300 acres. Capital, St. Henedine. Pop. 17,776.

DORCHESTER, a River port and capital of Westmorland co., N.B., situated on the left bank of the Petitcodiac River, near its entrance into Shepody Bay, 12 miles from Sackville and 116 miles N. E. of St. John. The River is navigable for ships of any size, and Dorchester is becoming a place of importance. It contains, besides the county buildings, a number of stores and hotels, three churches and a telegraph office. It is an important station on the 'Intercolonial railway. A valuable mineral, which by some is designated "jet coal," and by others considered pure asphaltum, has been discovered in its .vicinity, on the right bank of the Petitcodiac, and is being worked to a considerable extent. The mineral is of a brilliant black color, highly inflammable, and yields a large quantity of gas of great illuminating power. Dorchester is a port of entry. The number of arrivals for 1872 was 34 (tons 4,995), and the clearances 47 (tons 545.) Total value of imports $9,155; exports $57,999. Pop. 800.

DORCHESTER, Middlesex co., Ont. See Putnam.

DORCHESTER, Oxford co., Ont. See Putnamville.

DORCHESTER, St. Johns co., Que. See St. Johns.

DORCHESTER ROAD, a station on the I. R. in Westmorland co., N.B., 102 miles N.E. of St. John.

DORCHESTER STATION, or EDWARDSBURGH, a post village in Middlesex co., Ont., on the G. W. R., 10 miles from London. It has a telegraph office, a flouring mill, and 2 stores. Pop. 200.

DORKING, a post village in Weillgton co., Ont., 12 miles from Lis-towel. It contains 2 stores, 2 hotels, and a strain saw mill. Pop. 50.

DORNOCH, a post village in Oxford co., Out., 9 miles from Ingersoll. Pop. 50.

DORVAL, ISLE, an island at the mouth of the River Becancour, 1 mile N. of Becancour village, Que.

DORVAL or COURCELLES ISLES, in Lake St. Louis, on the S, W. side f the island of Montreal, a short distance above Lachine.

DOTING COVE, a fishing settlement in the district of Twillingate and Fogo, Nfld., 28 miles from Green's Pond. Pop. 220.

DOUCET'S LANDING, a station on the Three Rivers branch of the G.T.R., opposite the town of Three Rivers, 35 miles from Arthabaska. It has a telegraph office. The post office is called Ste. Angele de Laval, which see.

DOUGLAS, a post village in York co., NB, on the New Brunswick railway, 5 miles from Fredericton. Pop. 200.

DOUGLAS, a post village in Renfrew co., Ont., on the north bank of Bounechere River, 17 miles from Renfrew. It possesses good water power, and contains several stores and hotels, a telegraph office, and grist and saw mills. Pop. 150.

DOUGLAS, a small village in Hants co., N.S., 14 miles from Newport. Pop. 80.

DOUGLAS, Wellington co., Ont. See Garafraxa.

DOUGLASFIELD, a settlement in Northumberland co., N.B., 3 miles from Chatham. Pop. 400.

DOUGLAS FORT, in the North West Territories, is near the confluence of the Assiniboine and Red Rivers.

DOUGLAS HARBOR, a post settlement in Queens co , N B., on Grand Lake, 58 miles from St. John. St. John and Salmon River steamers call here. Pop. 200.

DOUGLASTOWN, a post village in Gaspe co., Que., at the mouth of the River St. John, a noted salmon stream, 9 miles from Gaspe Basin. Its inhabit-ants are chiefly engaged in the fishery. It has a telegraph office and a well sheltered harbor. The Royal Squadron accompanying the Prince of Wales anchored near here in 1860. Pop. 200.

DOUGLASTOWN, a thriving post village in Northumberland co., N.B., on the left bank of the Miramichi, half way between Newcastle and Chatham. It has several large saw mills, and an extensive lumber trade. Vessels of the largest tonnage load here direct for foreign ports. Pop. 400.

DOUGLAS VALLEY ROAD, a post settlement i i Queens co., N B., 4 miles from Euniskillen. Pop. 150.

DOVER, a post settlement in Westmorland co., N.B., on the Petitcodiac River, 18 miles from Memramcook, by mail route, or 6 miles direct line. Pop. 200.

DOVER SOUTH, or PAINCOURT, a post village in Kent co., Ont., 6 miles from Chatham. Pop. 100.

DOWNEYVILLE, a post village in Victoria co., Ont., 6 miles from Omemee. Pop. 80.

DOWNS VIEW, a post village in York co., Ont., 3 miles from Weston. Pop. 200.

DOYLE SETTLEMENT, a post settlement in Restigouche co., N.B., 3 miles from River Louison, 25 miles from Dalhousie. Pop. 100.

DOYLE'S CORNERS, Hastings co., Ont. See Maynooth.

DRAGON BAY, a fishing station in the district of Burgeo and La Poile, Nfld., at the entrance of Hermitage Bay, 16 miles from Hermitage Cove. Pop. 7.

DRAYTON, a thriving post village in Wellington co., Ont., on the W. G. & B. R., and on the Conestogo River, 32 miles from Guelph It contains a telegraph office, a printing office issuing a weekly newspaper, 2 grist and saw mills, 9 stores, and 3 hotels. Pop. 500.

DREANEY'S CORNERS, Middlesex co., Ont. See Crumlin.

DRESDEN, a flourishing post village in Bothwell co., Ont., on the River Sydenham, 14 miles from Thamesville. It contains saw and grist mills, several factories, a number of stores, and 2 telegraph offices, and has a large trade in lumber and country produce. Pop. 1,000.

DREW, a post village in Wellington co., Ont., 3.j miles from Clifford. Pop. 50.

DREW'S MILLS, or BALDWIN'S MILLS, a post village in Stanstead co., Que., on the Coaticook River, and on the G. T. R., 5 miles from Coaticook. Good water power is available, and is made use of by several saw mills. It has a telegraph office. Pop. 300.

DROGHEDA, a small fishing settlement on the north side of Conception Bay, Nfld., 3 miles from Brigus. Pop. 84.

DROMORE, a post office in Grey co., Ont., 15 miles from Mount Forest.

DRUM, a post office in Durham co., Ont., 9 miles from Bethany.

DRUMBO, a flourishing post village in Oxford co., Ont.., on the G.T. R., 23 miles from Stratford. It contains 4 stores, several churches and hotels, a foundry, a telegraph office, and some mills and factories. Pop. 600.

DRUMMOND, a county of the province of Quebec, in the interior, comprising an area of 398,119 acres. The St. Francis River passes through this county. Chief town, Drummondville East. Pop. 14,281.

DRUMMOND, a hamlet in Victoria co. N.B. It has a grist mill.

DRUMMOND'S ISLAND, is the farthest west of the Manitoulin Island?, in Lake Huron, 30 miles E. of Mackinaw; 20 miles in length from E. to W., by 10 miles in its greatest breadth. Here is a British fort and trading post.

DRUMMONDVILLE EAST, the chief town of the co. of Drummond, Que., on the St. Francis River, 24 miles from Melbourne. The district court of the county is held here. It has a telegraph office, 2 hotels and 8 stores. Pop. 400.

DRUMMONDVILLE WEST, a thriving post village in Welland co., Ont., on Niagara River, near the Falls, where the G. W. R. communicates with the railway system of New York ; 48 miles S E. of Hamilton, and 24 miles N.N.W. of Buffalo. It has churches of four denominations, two observatories, a telegraph office, about a dozen stores and 2 hotels. Pop. 1,000.

DRUMQUIN, a post office in Halton co., Ont., 8 miles from Oakville.

DRURY, a post office in Simcoe co., Ont., 9 miles from Barrie.

DRYDEN, or PALMERSTON, a post village in Wellington co., Ont., on the W. G. & B. R., 43 miles from Guelph. It contains churches of three denominations, a telegraph office, and several stores and hotels. Pop. 50.

DRYSDALE, a post village in Huron co., Ont., on Lake Huron, 18 miles from Seaforth. It contains 2 churches, 1 store, and a brush factory. Pop. 75.

DUART, a post village in Both well co., Ont., 14 miles from Bothwell. It has a good trade in lumber, slaves and country produce. Pop. 200.

DUBLIN, Peel co., Ont. See Campbell's Cross.

DUBLIN CORNERS, Leeds co., Ont. See New Dublin.

DUBLIN RANGE, Megantic co., Que. See Irvine.

DUBLIN SHORE, a post settlement in Lunenburg co., N.S., at the mouth of the La Have River, 13 miles from Bridgewater. Pop. 130.

DUBLIN VILLAGE, Wellington co., Ont. See Mimosa.

DUCK AND PRINGLE a post office in the district of Kootenay, B.C., 273 miles from New Westminster.

DUCK River, Saguenay co., Que. See Pointe au Bouleau.

DUDSWELL, the chief town of the co. of Wolfe, Que., 21 miles from Sherbrooke. It contains an hotel and 2 stores. Pop. 875.

DUFFERIN, a post village in Haldimand co., Ont., 25 miles from Hamilton. It has 2 stores.

DUFFIN'S CREEK, a station on the G. T. R., 23 miles from Toronto. It has a telegraph office. See Pickering.

DUMBARTON, a post village in Charlotte co.. N.B., on the N. B. & C. R., 24 miles from St. Andrews. Pop. 200.

DUMBLANE, a post village in Bruce CO., Out., 20 miles from Walkerton. It contains saw and grist mills. Pop. 100.

DUMFRIES, a post village in York Co., N.B., on the post road, half-way between Fredericton and Woodstock. Pop. 200.

DUMOINE DEPOT, a small village in Pontiac co., Que., on Dumoine River, a tributary of the Ottawa, 20 miles from Rapides des Joachims. Pop. 50.

DUMSTAFFNAGO, a hamlet in Queens co., P.E.I. It contains 2 stores.

DUNANY, a post office in Argenteuil CO., Que., 8 miles from Lachute.

DUNBAR, a post village in Dundas co., Out., 14 miles from Morrisburg. It has 3 stores. Pop. 150.

DUNBARTON, a post village in Ontario co., Ont., on the G. T. R., a mile from Frenchman's Bay. It contains 3 stores, 1 hotel, and a tannery. Pop. 150.

 DUNCAN, a post office in Grey co., Ont., 12 miles from Meaford.

DUNCAN, a post office in Lunenburg co., N S.

DUNCANSVILLE, Russell co., Ont. See Russell.

DUNCRIEFF, a post village in Middlesex co., Ont., 8 miles from Ailsa Craig. It contains 2 stores, a cheese factory and a grist mill. Pop. 75.

DUNDALK, a post village in Grey co., Ont., on the T. G. & B. R., 26 miles from Orangeville. It has 2 telegraph offices. Pop. 30.

DUNDAS, a county in the eastern part of Ontario, bordering on the St. Lawrence River. Area, 244,744 acres. Capital, Cornwall. Pop. 18,777.

DUNDAS, an incorporated town in Wentworth co., Ont., at the head of Burlington Bay, formed at the western extremity of Lake Ontario, and on the G. W. R., 5 miles W. of Hamilton. It has agencies of several insurance companies, an agency of the Canadian Bank of Commerce, a printing office issuing a weekly newspaper, 2 telegraph agencies, about 40 stores, 6 hotels, and churches for the Episcopalians, Roman Catholics, Wesleyan Methodists, and Presbyterians. It possesses unlimited water power, and has manufactories of iron castings, machinery of every description, edge tools, combs, paper, soap and candles, leather, woolen and cotton goods, wooden ware, &c. The Desjardins canal gives it water communication with Hamilton and other ports. Pop. 3,135.

DUNDAS, a post village in Kings co., P.E.I. , 34 miles east of Charlottetown. It has carding, grist, saw, and shingle mills. Pop. 200.

DUNDAS ISLAND, of the North West Territories, is in the Pacific,40 miles N.E. of Queen Charlotte's Islands.

DUNDEE, a post settlement in Restigouche co., N.B., on the I. R., 2 miles from Shaw's Cove. Pop. 200.

DUNDEE, a post village in Huntingdon co., Que., on Salmon River, 76 miles S. W. of Montreal. The village is situated on the W. side of the River, about 5 miles from its entrance into the St. Lawrence, and partly in the State of New York, the boundary line running through it. On the opposite side is Fort Covington, in the State of New York. Steamboats ascend to this point. An American consul resides in Dundee. It is a port of entry, and has a telegraph office and 4 stores. Total value of im j ports for 1872 $16,584; exports $80,992. Pop. 150.

DUNDEE, Northumberland co., Ont. See Smiihfield.

DUNDEE CENTRE, a post village in Huntingdon co., Que., 4 miles from Dundee. Pop. 200.

DUNDELA, a post village in Dundas co., Out., 9 miles from Iroquois (Matilda). Pop. 200.

DUNDOXALD, a post village in Northumberland co., Ont., 7 miles from Brighton. Pop. 50.

DUNEDIN, a post office in Simcoe co., Ont., 9 miles from New Lowell.

DUNGANNON, a post village in Huron co., Ont., on Nine Mile Creek, 13 miles from Goderich. It contains 3 stores, 2 hotels, a carding mill, a saw mill, and a grist mill. Pop. 2 0.

DUNGARVAN, a settlement in Northumberland co., N.B.,32 miles from Newcastle. Pop. 70.

DUNGIVEN, a post settlement in Westmorland CO., N.B, 4 miles from Memramcook. Pop. 50.

DUNHAM, or DUNHAM FLATS, an incorporated village in Missisquoi co., Que , 13 miles from Stanbndge, 56 miles S.E. of Montreal. It contains a number of stores and hotels, several mills and factories, and a telegraph office, and has a large trade in country produce. Pop. 248.

DUNKELD, a post village in Bruce co., Ont., on the W. G. & B. R., 5 miles from Walkerton. Pop. GO.

DUNNVILLE, an incorporated village and River port in Mouck co., Out., on Grand River, which is here navigable for steamboats, and on the G. T. R., (Buffalo and Goderich division),40 miles S.S.E. of Hamilton, and 50 miles by water W. by N. of Buffalo. It has Episcopalian and Methodist churches, a telegraph office, a branch bank, a number of stores and hotels, a printing office issuing a weekly newspaper, woolen, grist, saw and other mills, a foundry, and a large lumber and grain trade. Dunnville is a port of entry. Total value of imports for 1872 $18,281 . exports $45,761. Pop. 1,452.

DUNPHY, a post settlement in Northumberland cu., N.B., 30 miles from Newcastle. Pop. 100.

DUNRAVEN, a post office in Pontiac co., Que, 5 miles from Calumet Island.

DUNROBIN or TORBOLTON, a post settlement in Carleton co., Out., 14 miles from Stittsville. Pop. 100.

DUNSFORD, a post village in Victoria co., Ont., 10 miles from Lindsay. Pop. 80.

DUNSINNANE, a post village in Bruce co., Out., 5 miles from Luckaow. Pop. 100.

DUNSINNANE, a settlement in Kings co., N.B., 4 miles from Penobsquis. Pop. 50.

DUNTROON, or BOWMORE, or SCOTCH CORNERS, a post village in Simcoe co., Out. K 8 miles from Collingwood. It contains 2 telegraph offices, an hotel and 2 stores. Pop. 150.

DUNVEGAN, or KENYON, a post village in Glengarry co., Ont., 31 miles from Cornwall. It contains 1 hotel and 3 stores. Pop. 250.

DUNVEGAN FORT, in the North West Territories, on Peace River. :at 56 14' N., lon 117 30' W.

DUPAS ISLE, a long narrow island in the St. Lawrence on the N. shore below Berthier.  It is 6 miles long by 16 acres broad.

DURHAM, a county of Ontario on the N. Coast of Lake Ontario, comprises an acre of 411,295 acres.  It is intersected by the Grand Trunk and Midland railways.  Capital Port Hope. Pop. 37,380.

DURHAM (ORMSTOWN) a thriving post village in Chateauguay co., Que., picturesquely situated on the Chateauguay River, 26 miles from S.W. Montreal.  It contains several stores, hotels, and saw and girt mill, Episcopalian, Roman Catholic, Presbyterian, and Wesleyan Methodist churches, a printing office issuing a weekly newspaper and a telegraph office. Pop. 500.

DURHAM, (ST. Francis). See New Durham.

DURHAM, a post village in Pictou co., N.S., 8 miles from Pictou. Pop. 180.

DURHAM or BENTINCK, a flourishing post village in Grey co., Ont., on the Saugeen River, 12 miles from Flesherton, 17 miles from Walkerton.  It possesses a good water power, and contains a number of stores, several hotels, a printing office issuing a weekly newspaper, a telegraph office and saw and flouring mills and has manufactories of iron castings, leather, woolens, wooden ware &c. Pop. 1,200.

DURICLE, a small fishing settlement in the district of Burin, Nfld., on the west side of Placentia Bay, 3 miles from Burin. Pop. 15.

DUTCH VILLAGE, a settlement in Halifax co., N.S., 3 miles from Halifax. Pop. 100.

DUTTON, a station on the C S. R., in Elgin co., Ont., 19 miles from St. Thomas. See West Lorne.

DUTTON, Huron co., Ont. See Dingle.

DWYER HILL, a post office in Carleton co., Ont.

DWYER'S CORNERS, a small village in Peel co., Oat., 2 miles from Mono Road. Pop. 50.


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

 

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