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Grand River to Guysborough, Canada

GRAND RIVER, a post village in Gaspe co., Que., on Baie des Chaleurs, 21 miles from Perce. It is an important fishing station, and contains 4 stores and a telegraph office. Pop. 250; of parish 1,063.

GRAND RIVER, a post settlement in Victoria co., N.B., 13 miles from Grand Falls. It contains 1 hotel, 2 stores and 2 grist mills. Pop. 200,

GRAND RIVER, a post settlement in Richmond co., N.S., 18 miles from St. Peters. It contains 2 stores. Pop. 150.

GRAND RIVER WHARF, Kings co., P.E.I. See Annandale.

GRANDY'S BROOK, a small fishing settlement in the district of Burgeo and La Poile, Nfld., 7 miles from Burgeo. Grandy's Brook is a salmon stream navigable for small vessels about 3 miles, but is dangerous of access. There is a telegraph office at its head. Pop. 30.

GRANDY'S PASSAGE, a small fishing settlement in the district of Burgeo and La Poile, Nfld., 9 miles from Rose Blanche. Pop. 24.

GRANDY'S POINT, a small fishing settlement on the W. side of Placentia Bay, Nfld., 9 miles from Placentia. Pop. 47.

GRANT, a post village in Russell co., Oat., 13 miles from Russell. Pop. 40.

GRANT, a small settlement in Lunenburg co., N.S., 9 miles from Chester. Pop. 50.

GRANTLEY, a post village in Dun-das co., Ont., 17 miles from Morrisburg. Pop. 100

GRANTON, a thriving post village in Middlesex co., Ont., on the G. T. R., 108 miles W. of Toronto. It contains a telegraph office, carding and grist mills, and 4 stores, and has a large trade in grain. A weekly newspaper is published here. Pop. 350.

GRANT'S MILLS, a small village in Grenville co., Ont., 7 miles from Spencerville. Pop. 50.

GRANVILLE, a post village c in Queens co., P.E.I., 24 miles from Charlottetown. Pop. 330.

GRANVILLE CENTRE, a post office in Annapolis co., N.S., 5 miles from Granville Ferry.

GRANVILLE FERRY, a thriving post village in Annapolis co., N.S., on the W. side of Annapolis Bay, opposite the town of Annapolis. It contains several stores, churches, hotels and shipyards. Pop. 300.

GRAPE ISLAND, a small island in the Bay of Quinte, Ont.

GRASS POND, or ST. ETIENNE DE BOULTON, a post village in Brome co., Que., 11 miles from Waterloo. It contains saw and gristmills, and 1 store. Pop. 125.

GRATE'S COVE, a large fishing settlement at the entrance to Trinity Bay, Nfld., 6 miles from Bay de Verds. Pop. 550.

GRAVEL HILL, a post office in Stormont co., Ont., 18 miles from Cornwall.

GRAVELOTTE, a post office in Nor-folk co., Ont, 3 miles from Delhi.

GRAVENHURST, a thriving post village in Victoria co., Ont., on Lake Muskoka, 25 mil s from Orillia. It contains 4 stores, 2 hotels, a telegraph office, and saw, sash, door and planing mills, and has an extensive lumber trade. Steamers plying on the Lake and River Muskoka start from here. Pop. 400.

GRAYSTOCK, a post settlement in Peterborough co., Ont., 6 miles from Peterborough. Pop. 100.

GRAY'S WOOD, a small settlement in Annapolis co., N.S., 7 miles from Annapolis. Pop. 120.

GREAT AND LITTLE BARACHOIS, two small fishing settlements on the E. side of St. Marys Bay, Nfld., 8 miles from Placentia. Pop. 44.

GREAT BARACHOIS, a small fishing settlement in the district of Burgeo and La Poile, Nfld., 10 miles from Burgeo. Pop. 12.

GREAT BONAH, a small fishing settlement on the W. side of Placentia Bay, Nfld. Pop. 50.

GREAT BRIDGE, a post office in Cumberland co., N.S., 4 miles from Pugwash. Soe Port Philip.

GREAT HARBOR, a small fishing settlement in the district of Fortune Bay, Nfld., on Connaigre Bay, 3 miles from Harbor Briton. Pop. 45.

GREAT HARBOR DEEP, a fishing station o i the French shore, Nfld , N. of White Bay, 38 miles from La Scie. Pop. 59.

GREAT HILL, a settlement in Queens co., N.S., 2 miles from Liverpool. Pop. 70.

GREAT JARVIS, a small fishing settlement in the district of Fortune Bay, Nfld., on Bay Despair, 8 miles from Gaultois. Pop. 85.

GREAT PARADISE, a fishing settlement on the W. side of Placentia Bay, Nfld., 25 miles from Placentia. Pop. 147.

GREAT SHEMOGUE, or BRISTOL, a post village in. Westmorland co., N.B., 19 miles from Shediac. Pop. 300.

GREAT ST. LAWRENCE, a post town and port of entry in the district of Burin, Nfld., on the W. side of Placentia Bay, 16 miles from Burin. It has a fine harbor, and extensive trade in the fishery. Pop. 270.

GREAT VILLAGE, a seaport town of Nova Scotia, co. of Colchester, near the head of Cobequid Bay, 3 miles from Londonderry, 18 miles from Truro. It contains a telegraph office, 10 stores, a hotel, tannery, &c, and has a good shipping trade. The number of arrivals for 1872 was 28 (tons 2,8G2), and the clearances 10 ( tons 1,244.) Total value of imports $a4,392 ; exports $21,570. Pop. GOO.

GREENBANK, a post village in Ontario co., Out., 6 miles from Wick. It contains a saw mill, a grist mill, 2 stores, 2 churches, and an hotel. Pop. 100.

GREENBUSH, a post village in Leeds co., Out., 3 miles from Bellamy's. It contains a saw mill, a store, and a cheese factory. Pop. 50.

GREEN COVE, a fishing station on the French shore, Nfld., 7 miles from Bonne Bay. Pop. 21.

GREENFIELD, a post settlement in Carleton co., N.B., 28 miles from Woodstock. Pop. 100.

GREENFIELD, a post village in Glengarry co., Out, on the M. & O. J. R., and on the Delisle River, 20 miles from Lancaster. It contains 2 stores and 1 hotel. Pop. 60.

GREENFIELD, a settlement in Kings co., N.S., 21 miles from Windsor. Pop. 100.

GREENFIELD, or PONHOOK, a post settlement in Queens co., N.S., 20 miles from Bridgewater. Pop. 100.

GREEN GROVE, York co., Ont. See Thistletown.

GREEN HARBOR, a large fishing settlement in the district of Trinity, Nfld., on the S. side of Trinity Bay, 23 miles from Heart's Content. Ship-building is also engaged in. Pop. 210.

GREEN HARBOR, a settlement in Shelburne co., N.S., on the sea coast, 17 miles from Shelburne. Pop. 200.

GREEN HEAD, a small village in St. John co., N.B., adjacent to Fairville. Pop. 75.

GREEN HILL, a post village in Pictou co., N.S., on the E. side of West river, 7 miles from Pictou. Pop. 200.

GREEN ISLAND, a fishing station on the French shore, Nfld., 30 miles from Cape Norman. Pop. 8.

GREEN ISLAND COVE, a small cove on Green Island, near Catalina, Nfld. It has a lighthouse exhibiting a fixed white light 92 feet above high water

GREEN ISLAND, Temiscouata co., Que. See Isle Verte.

GREEN LAKE SETTLEMENT, Renfrew co., Ont. See Rankin.

GREENOCK, a post office in Bruce co., Ont., 8 miles from Walkerton.

GREEN POINT, a post village in Prince Edward co., Ont., 9 miles from Pictou. Pop. 40.

GREEN POINT, a settlement in Gloucester co., N.B., on Baie des Chaleurs, 15 miles from Bathurst. Pop. 300.

GREEN RIVER, a post village in Ontario co., Ont., 16 miles from Whitby. Pop. 50.

GREEN RIVER, a post village in Temiscouata co., Que. 7 miles from Riviere du Loup en Las.

GREEN RIVER, a post village In Victoria co., N.B., 24 miles above Grand Falls. It contains a gristmill, 2 stores, 3 tanneries, and 5 taverns Pop. 700.

GREEN'S CREEK, a post office in Colchester co., N.S., 12 miles from Stewiacke.

GREEN'S MILLS, a small village in the district of Algoma, Ont.. 7 miles from Parry Souud.

GREEN'S POND, a post town, port of entry and island on the N side of Bonavista Bay, Nfld., 100 miles from St. John's by water, 183 by land. It is a barren island, but has a good though small harbor, and is an excellent fishing station. Great numbers of seals are sometimes washed on the shore here during the spring seal fishery. Steamer from St. John's calls every fortnight Pop. 1,073.

GREENSVILLE, or BULLOCK'S CORNERS, a post village in Wontworth co., Ont., 2 miles from Dundas. It contains 4 stores, 1 hotel, 1 woolen mill, 1 saw mill, and 1 distillery. Pop. 200.

GREENVALE, a post village in Queens co., P.E.I., 13 miles from Charlottetown. Pop. 130.

GREENVILLE,a post village in Cumberland co., N.S., on the I. R., 96 miles from Halifax.

GREENVILLE, a station on the N. B. & C. R., in Carleton co., N. B.

GREENWICH, Kings co., N.S. See Port Williams Station.

GREENWICH HILL, a post village in Kings co., N.B , on the St. John river, 19 miles from St. John. It contains 2 stores and 1 saw mill. St. John and Fredericton steamers call here. Pop. 150.

GREENWOOD, a post village in Ontario co., Oat., 9 miles from Waitby. It contains 2 grist mills, 1 potash factory, 1 stave factory, 2 hole!.-!, 1 church, 1 store, and a telegraph office. Pop. 500.

GRENVILLE, a county of Ontario, bordering on the St. Lawrence, comprises an area of 29o,74i acres. This county is traversed by the St. Lawrence and Ottawa and Grand Trank railways. Capital, Prescoit. Pop 22,616.

GRENVILLE, a thriving post village in Argenteuil co , Que., on the River Ottawa, and on the C. & G. R., 67 miles from Montreal It has agencies of 2 telegraph and several insurance companies, and contains 10 stores, 2 hotels, several mills, mica mines, and burrstone quarries. It is at the head of the Carillon canal. Pop. 600.

GRESHAM, a post office in Bruce co., On^t., 13 miles from Goderich

GRETNA, a post village in Lennox co., Ont., 4 miles from Napanee. Pop. l0.

GREY, a county of Ontario, bordering on Georgian Bay, comprises an area of 1,151,738 acres, it is drained by several streams, and the land is excellent for agricultural purposes. The Toronto, Grey and Bruce railway traverses this county. Capital Owen Sound. Pop. 59,395.

GREY or CRANBROOK, a post village in Huron co , Ont., near a branch of the Maitlaad river, 14 miles from Ainleyville. It possesses good water power and contains 4 churches, 1 shingle mill, 2 hotels, 2 stores, and excellent limestone quarries. Pop. 250.

GRIERSVILLE, a post village la Grey co., Out.. 5 miles from Meaford. Pop. 60.

GRIFFIN'S CORNERS, a small village in Elgin co., Ont., 2 miles from Vienna. Pop. 30.

GRIFFIN'S CORNERS, a small village in Grey co., Ont., 19 miles from Owen Sound. Pop. 40.

GRIFFIN'S CORNERS, a small village in Stanstead, co., Que., 5 miles from Stanstead Plain. Pop. 50.

GRIFFIN'S COVE, or ANSE AUX GRIFFON, a post village in Gaspe co., Que., 8 miles from Fox River. A good trade is done here in the fisheries. It contains a telegraph office. Pop. 679.

GRIFFITH, a post office in Renfrew co., Out., 37 miles from Renfrew.

GRIGUET, a fishing station on the French shore, Nfld., at the extreme north-east end of the island, 37 miles from Croque. The seal fishery is very productive here. Pop. 99.

GRIMSBY, a thriving post village in Lincoln co., Ont., on Lake Ontario, and on the G. W. R., 17 miles from Hamilton. It contains 2 telegraph offices, 1 flouring mill, 4 saw mills, an iron foundry, several stores, hotels, churches and cheese factories, and has a large trade in fruit and country produce. Fruits of all kinds grow in abundance. Pop. 800.

GRIMSHAWE'S MILLS, Northumberland co., Ont. See Burnley.

GRINDSTONE ISLAND, an island near the head of the Bay of Fundy, Albert co., N.B. On it is a lighthouse. Lat. 45 43' 13' N., Ion. 64 37' 25 W. Grindstones are manufactured here during the summer months.

GRINDSTONE ISLAND, one of the most important of the Magdahn group, in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, has an area of 13,700 acres. At its western limit is the thriving little village of Etang du Nord. Pop. 1,052.

GROAT'S ISLAND, an island on the N. side of Bonavista Bay, Nfld., 4 a mile from Green's Pond. It is a fishing station. Pop. 45.

GROLE, a small fishing settlement in the district of Fortune Bay, Nfld., on the E side of Hermitage Bay, 16 miles from Harbor Briton. Pop. 120.

GRONDINES, a post village in Portneuf co, Que., on the N. shore of the St. Lawrence, 48 miles above Quebec It has two lighthouses, and contains 6 Stores, a grist mill and a telegraph office. A steamboat from Quebec calls twice a week. Pop. 400; of parish 1,503.

GROSSE COQUES, a settlement in Digby co., N.S., on St. Mary's Bay, 25 miles from Digby. Pop. 400.

GROSSE ISLE, an islet in Lake St. John, Chieoutimi co., Que.

GROSSE ISLE, an island in the River St. Lawrence, 29 miles below Quebec, and opposite the village of St. Thomas, a station on the G. T. R. It is 2 miles long by 1 mile wide and used wholly as a Quarantine station.

GROSSE ISLE, one of the Karnouraska Islands, on the S. shore of the St. Lawrence, Que.

GROSSE ROCHES, a village in Rimouski co., Que., 18 miles from Matane.

GROSS POINT, a settlement in Victoria co., N.S., on the south side of Boularderie Island, 26 miles from Sydney Pop. 100.

GROSVENOR, a post office in Guysborough co., N.S., 7 miles from Tracadie.

GROUSE CREEK, a post office in the district of Cariboo, B.C.

GROVESEND, a post office in Elgin co., Ont., 10 miles from Aylmer.

GUEGEN, a post village in Kent co., N.B., on the north side of the Cocagne River, 14 miles from Shediac. It contains 2 stores, 2 saw mills, and 1 flouring mill. Pop. 320.

GUELPH, a post town of Ontario, capital of the co. of Wellington, on the River Speed, and on the G T. and W. G. & B. railways, 48$ miles W. of Toronto. The town is built on a number of hills, which give it a picturesque appearance. It contains, besides the county buildings, churches of 7 denominations, 3 branch banks, several assurance and insurance agencies, a library and reading room, 2 daily and 3 weekly newspaper offices, 2 te I -graph offices, several hotels, and about 60 stores. The Speed here falls about 30 feet furnishing abundant water power to 3 or 4 large flouring mills, 1 sawmill, 2 planing mills, and 2 woolen factories. The town has also manufactories of iron castings, machinery of every description, sewing machines, musical instruments, leather, agricultural implements, soap and candles, boots and shoes, wooden ware, &c.; and 2 breweries. The Court House and several other buildings are built of limestone quarried in the vicinity. Guelph is an inland port of entry. Total value of imports for 1872, $361,006; exports $399,588. Pop. 6,878.

GULF SHORE, a post settlement in Cumberland co., N.S., on the Gulf of St. Lawrence, 16 miles from Wallace. Pop. 200.

GULL COVE, a small fishing settlement on the W. side of St. Marys Bay, Nfld., 18 miles from St. Marys. Pop. 11.

GULLER'S CORNERS, Megan tic CO. See Le Mesurier.

GULL ISLAND, a fishing settlement in the district of Bay de Verds, Nfld., on the N. shore of Conception Bay, 22 miles from Carbonear. Pop. 160.

GULLIVER COVE, a village in Digby co., N.S , on Digby Neck, 15 miles from Digby. Pop. 100.

GULLY'S, a farming settlement in the district of Brigus, Nfld., 3 miles from Brigus. Pop. 184.

GUNNING COVE, a post village in Shelburne co., N.S., on the sea coast, 9 miles from Shelburne. Pop. 160.

GUYSBOROUGH, a county in the northeastern part of Nova Scotia, extends from the E. end of the co. of Halifax to the Strait of Canso, and is bounded on the south by the Atlantic Ocean. Area 1,060,000 acres. Along the coast the land is rocky and barren, but in the interior there is some excel-lent till aged land. Gold mining is successfully prosecuted at several places in this county. The fisheries are also a great source of wealth to its inhabitants. Pop. 16,555.

GUYSBOROUGH, a post village in Norfolk co., Ont, 23 miles from Ingersoll. It contains 2 stores and a saw mill. Pop. 160.

GUYSBOROUGH, a seaport town of Nova Scotia, capital of the co. of Guysborough, situated near the head of Chedabucto Bay, opposite Manchester, and 67 miles S. of New Glasgow. It has a safe and commodious harbor, and was once protected by a battery, the ruins of which are still to be seen. The inhabitants live chiefly by fishing ; there is also considerable shipbuilding. Guysborough was first settled by disbanded soldiers in 1783. Pop. 1,887.

GUYSBOROUGH INTERVALE, a post settlement in Guysborough co., S., 10 miles from Guysborough. Pop. 1,265.


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

 

Lovell's Gazetteer of British North America


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