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Place-names of Prince Edward Island with meanings

Canadian Permanent Committee on Geographical Names.

Place-names of Prince Edward Island with meanings

by Canadian Permanent Committee on Geographical Names.

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Published by F.A. Acland, Printer to the King in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Names, Geographical -- Prince Edward Island

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcompiled by R. Douglas, secretary, Geographic Board of Canada.
    ContributionsDouglas, Robert, 1881-,
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF5351 C35
    The Physical Object
    Pagination55p.
    Number of Pages55
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21080194M

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Place-names of Prince Edward Island with meanings by Canadian Permanent Committee on Geographical Names. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Place-names of Prince Edward Island with meanings. [R Douglas; Canadian Board on Geographical Names.]. Place-names of Prince Edward Island with meanings / compiled by R.

Douglas, secretary, Geographic Board of Canada [Reprint] by Douglas, R. (Robert), b. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at travelingartsfiesta.com It must be noted that "Geographical Names of Prince Edward Island" has much more information that what is given here.

This is only intended to serve as an aid to using this book, cross referencing place names to other names for the same location.

Place-names of Prince Edward Island with meanings [Robert Douglas] on travelingartsfiesta.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Place-names of Prince Edward Island with meaningsAuthor: Robert Douglas.

Lot 62 is a township in Queens County, Prince Edward Island, part of St. John's travelingartsfiesta.com 62 was awarded to Richard Spry, Esquire in the Land Lottery, and came to be settled through the efforts of Thomas Douglas, The 5th Earl of Selkirk in Country: Canada.

Search Canada Prince Edward Island Prince Edward Island. Welcome to our Prince Edward Island family history research page. Here you'll find record collections, history, and genealogy resources to help you trace your Prince Edward Island ancestors.

In fact, they are much more. The origins of names assigned to specific places provide us with valuable insights into the history, the culture and the characteristics of the regions studied.

With this in mind, the Committee's research toponymist, Alan Rayburn, has investigated the origins and use of more than 1, Prince Edward Island names.

Place-Names of Prince Edward Island with Meanings. By: Douglas, R. (Compiled by) Includes an essay on the history of Prince Edward Island & Freemasonry in Prince Edward Island.

Also programme schedule & list of guests attending. Prospectus for book launch laid in View more info. Add | $ Available now at travelingartsfiesta.com - Soft cover - Geographic Board of Canada, Ottawa - (stiff paper covers) Good to very good.

55pp. Printed blue wrappers. The book is creased, some chipping along the spine and a small piece of the bottom corner of the front cover torn away. Locale: Prince Edward Island. (Canada, Place Names--Prince Edward Island). Wood Islands is a rural farming and fishing community located in southeastern Queens County, Prince Edward Island on the Northumberland travelingartsfiesta.com takes its name from several small forested islands, then located several hundred metres offshore in the Northumberland Strait.

The community of Wood Islands falls within the larger PEI Township of Lot 62, which had a population in of Author of Gazetteer of Canada, Catalogue of the maps in the collection of the Geographic Board, Gazetteer of Canada = Répertoire géographique du Canada, Place-names of Prince Edward Island with meanings, Place-names on Magdalen Islands, Que, Canada, Naming Canada's geographical features, Place-names of Manitoba.

Douglas, Robert, 55 p. ; 25 cm. Acland, Printer to the King, Ottawa: "Dominion of Canada" at head of title. This text was created as part of the IslandLive. Wikipedia:Unusual place names. Language Watch Edit A municipality in Prince Edward Island. Crapo: An unincorporated community in Maryland.

not quite the fictional one mentioned in the book Lost Horizon by James Hilton but does have some basis on this place as it was renamed Shangri-La from Zhongdian in in order to promote travelingartsfiesta.comnt: A town in Maryland with an unfortunate name. Prince Edward Island was originally named Green’s Shores Bedeque in honor of pioneer Daniel Green, a Quaker Loyalist from Pennsylvania.

The Macmillan book of Canadian place names, by William B. Hamilton, () Macmillan of Canada, Place Names of Prince Edward Island - With Meanings, compiled by R.

Douglas. Author Margaret Atwood wrote recently in Conde Nast Traveller UK that Newfoundland was her favourite island. She describes the island as “vigorous”, calling Newfoundlanders a “very funny people with their own traditional music and Newfoundland vocabulary'. In Newfoundland, a taxi driver might ask Where ya at.

and then tell you he'll be dere dreckley. G'wan b'y. is sort of a friendly. Lot 62 is a township in Queens County, Prince Edward Island, part of St.

John's travelingartsfiesta.com 62 was awarded to Richard Spry, Esquire in the Land Lottery, and came to be settled through the efforts of Thomas Douglas, The 5th Earl of Selkirk in Place-names of Prince Edward Island: with meanings Publications of the governments of Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers (0).

This hill in Hawke's Bay is credited by The Guinness Book of World Records with having the longest place name in the world. Tauranga - a sheltered Canadian Gaelic is spoken in Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island. Scottish Gaelic is not an official language of either the United Most New Zealand place names are derived from Māori and.

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Comparing this book to the Place-names of Prince Edward Island with meanings, we find disagreement on the where, but confirmation of the place being named after John Ruskin: Ruskin; settlement, lot A post office about to August 15, After John Ruskin ().

Place-names of Prince Edward Island with meanings ; Full Record: Read Online Story of the beginnings of the Roman Catholic parishes on Prince Edward Island toHistories of parishes of Prince Complete book of Island churches at the turn of the century, ; Full Record: Read Online: Print availability?

The.The new Mi'kmaq Place Names Digital Atlas and Website project is letting people see the true origins of Nova Scotia place names. The project is meant to raise public awareness and document the Mi.The origin and meaning of place names in Canada; Open Collections.

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