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Hillsborough River (P.E.I.)

Use for: Untitled, East River (P.E.I.), Riviere du Nord-Est (P.E.I.)

  • Flows SW into Charlotteown Harbour. Named by Samuel Holland 1765 for the Earl of Hillsborough, Lord Commissioner of Trade and Plantations. Franquet 1751 riviere du Nord-Est. ; PEI Directory 1864 and commonly now East River. The name Hillsborough Bridge probably helps to maintain the official name in the Charlottetown area. Plan 1819 has Hillsborough River, with the North River and the West River for the other two. In Micmac Elsetkook, 'flowing close to high rocks.' Pacifique 1934 also notes Elsetgog and states the natives also call it Plansoe Tjpotijitj, 'Frank's brook,' for some uncommon man. Douglas 1925 has Mimtugaak, 'running straight up', but this, or Nematagag, belongs to North River.
Southhampton (P.E.I.)

Use for: Untitled, Cardigan Road

  • 2 mi. SE of St. Peters in Lot 41. School district c1878.School district Cardigan Road 1880. PO Hayden's Mills, 1891-1893; PO Midgell Mills, 1893-1901; PO Southhampton, 1901-1903
Milton (P.E.I.)

Use for: Untitled, Milton Station, Lower Milton

  • 6 miles NW of Charlottetown in Lot 32. PO Milton Station 1878-1969, school district known as Lower Milton
Summerfield (P.E.I.)
  • 5 mi. SE of Kensington in Lot 67. Named by Peter Sinclair c 1840 for the family farm in Argyllshire, Scotland
Grand River (P.E.I.) 0
Iona (P.E.I.)

Use for: Untitled, Montague Cross, Fodhla

  • 9 mi. SW of Montague in Lots 57 and 58. Schools were Montague Road East and Montague Road West. PO Montague Cross 1867-1903; PO Iona 1903-1967. CN station Fodhla
Vernon River (P.E.I.)
  • 10 mi. NW of Montague in Lots 49 and 50. PO 1827-1969
Prince County (P.E.I.)
  • Western most of three counties in Prince Edward Island. Named by Samuel Holland in 1765 for George Augustus Frederick, Prince of Wales, later George IV (1762-1830)
Parkdale (P.E.I.)

Use for: Untitled, St. Avard, St. Avard's

  • Village incorporated 1950 on NE side of Charlottetown. Bayfield 1846 St. Avard; Meachem 1880 St. Avard's. Latter named for Joseph Avard who came from England in 1806 to manage lands at Murray Harbour.
Montrose (P.E.I.)
  • 4 mi. n. of Alberton in Lot 3. Named for Montrose Scotland. PO Kildare Bridge c1854-1871. PO Montrose 1871-1913
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