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Prince of Wales to Pye's Corners

PRINCE OF WALES, a post village in St. John co., N.B., 13 miles from St. John. Pop. 100.

PRINCEPORT, a post village in Colchester co., N.S., near the mouth of the Shubenacadie river, 16 miles from Truro. Pop. 150.

PRINCES ROYAL ISLANDS, in British Columbia, in the Pacific Ocean, N. of Vancouver Island.

PRINCETON, a flourishing post village in Oxford co., Oat., on the G. W. R., 36 miles from Hamilton. It contains a telegraph office, new paper office, tannery, and several stores and mills. Pop. 600.

PRINCE TOWN, or MALPEQUE, a seaport town of Prince Edward Island, Prince co., on the E. side of the entrance to Richmond Bay, 35 miles N.W. of Charlottetown. It contains 1 church, 2 stores, 1 hotel, 1 saw mill, and 2 grist mills. Pop. 500. What is generally known as Lot No. 18 and Princetown Royalty are divided into the following settlements: Hamilton, Lilian River, Fermoy, Baltic, Darley, and Princetown. In the whole there are 2 churches (Roman Catholic and Presbyterian), 2 stores, 3 hotels, 3 saw mills and 5 grist mills. Pop. 1,590.

PRINCEVILLE, Arthabaska co., Que. See Stanfold.

PRINCE WILLIAM, a post village and settlement in York co., N.B., on the south side of the River St. John, 261 miles from Fredericton. Pop. 200.

PRINCE WILLIAM STREET, a settlement in Kings co., N.S., 4 miles from Kingston. Pop. 120.

PRISON ISLAND, in the mouth of Lake St Francis (an expansion of the St. Lawrence), midway between the west part of Grande Isle and the estuary of the River Delisle.

PROSPECT, a post village in Halifax co., N.S., 20 miles from Halifax. Its inhabitants are chiefly engaged in the fisheries. Pop. 700.

PROSPECT, a post village in Lanark co., Ont., 7 miles from Franktown. It has 2 saw mills, and 2 stores. Pop. 100.

PROSSER BROOK, a post office in Albert co., N.B.

PROTON, Grey co., Ont. See Inistioge.

PROVIDENCE, a fort of the North West Territories, situated on the N. side of Great Slave Lake. About lat. 62 60 N., lon. 114 W.

PUBNICO BEACH, a post office in Shelburae co., N.S., 26 miles from Barrington.

PUBNICO HARBOR, a post village in Yarmouth co., N.S., 17 miles from Barrington. It contains 8 stores and 1 hotel.

PUFFIN ISLAND, of Newfoundland, near the entrance of Green's Pond harbor. Lat. 49 3' 37 ' N., lon. 53 22' 27" W. On it is a lighthouse exhibiting a fixed red light, 85 feet above the level of the sea.

PUGWASH, a seaport town and beautiful watering place of Nova Scotia, co. of Cumberland, on Northumberland Strait, 12 miles from Thomson. It contains about 18 stores, a telegraph office, several shipyards, saw mills, freestone, limestone and plaster quarries. Large quantities of deals are annually shipped to England. Pop. 700.

PUGWASH RIVER a post village in Cumberland co., N.S., 14 miles from Thomson. Pop. 100.

PURDY, a post settlement in Hastings co., Ont., 65 miles from Renfrew. Pop. 1 0.

PURPLEVILLE, a post village in York co., Ont., 5 miles from Richmond Hill. It has 2 stores. Pop. 100.

PUSH THROUGH, a port of entry and fishing settlement in the district of Fortune Bay, Nfld., 9 miles from Gaultois. Pop. 145.

PUSLINCH, a post village in Wellington co., Ont., 12 miles from Guelph. Pop. 60.

PUSSETT'S COVE, a fishing settlement in the district of Twillingate and Fogo, Nfld. Pop. 60.

PUTNAM, originally DORCHESTER, a post village in Middlesex co., Ont., on the River Thames, 11 miles from Ingersoll. It contains 1 store and a shingle mill. Pop. 150.

PYE'S CORNERS, Queens co., P.E.I. See Cornwall.


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

 

Lovell's Gazetteer of British North America


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