Atlantic Canada Genealogy Project

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Canterbury, York, New Brunswick, Canada


Notes: Located at the mouth of the Eel River, 7.59 km NE of Skiff Lake: Canterbury Parish, York County: established in 1825 and named Howard Settlement after Sir Howard Douglas (1776-1861), lieutenant-governor of New Brunswick from 1823-1831: renamed Canterbury in 1859 for Sir John Henry Thomas Manners-Sutton (1814-1877), third Viscount of Canterbury and the lieutenant-governor of New Brunswick from 1854-1861: PO Canterbury Station 1859-1969: included Shangallee: in 1866 Canterbury was a farming community with about 93 families, including 6 Dickinson families: in 1871 it was a station on the New Brunswick and Canada Railway and had a population of 150: in 1904 Canterbury was a station on the Canadian Pacific Railway and a settlement with 1 post office, 5 stores, 3 hotels, 3 churches and a population of 400: PO Canterbury from 1969: Canterbury was incorporated as a village in 1966.

Location : Latitude: 45.8944592, Longitude: -67.46120930000001


Matches 1 to 2 of 2

   Last Name, Given Name(s)    Birth    Person ID 
1 VAUGHAN, Vernard Lee  20 Oct 1895Canterbury, York, New Brunswick, Canada I42849
2 WRIGHT, Caroline  11 Jul 1866Canterbury, York, New Brunswick, Canada I42848


Matches 1 to 1 of 1

   Last Name, Given Name(s)    Died    Person ID 
1 VAUGHAN, Vernard Lee  22 Jun 1968Canterbury, York, New Brunswick, Canada I42849