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WHITE ROSE

A post office in Whitchurch Township, York County, Ontario 25 miles north of
Toronto, the county seat, and 5 miles east of Aurora, on the N & N W Division
G T R, its nearest railway and banking point. It contains a Methodist church and a common school. Stage three times a week to Aurora. Pop, 50.

S T Brooks, Postmaster

Businesses:

Ashton S, flour mill
Brooks S T, general store
Robinson Wm, carpenter
Smith Fred, general store
Van Nastrand Iohn, saw mill

…from 1898-99 Eastern Ontario Gazetteer and Directory

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WEST PLAIN

A post office in Richmond Township, Lennox County, Ontario 13 miles north of Napanee, the county seat and nearest railway and banking point. It contains a Methodist church and common school. Pop 50.

Mrs C Sedore, Postmistress

Mowers D A Miss, dressmaker
Johnston William, general store
Pringle C, dry goods
Sedore Catherine Mrs, general store

…from 1898-99 Eastern Ontario Gazetteer and Directory

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WESTMEATH

A village on Alumette Lake, Ottawa River, in Renfrew County, Ontario 16
miles east of Pembroke, the county seat, and nearest banking point, and
9 miles from, Graham’s Station, on the C P R, the nearest railway point. It contains Methodist and Presbyterian churches and a public school. Stage daily to Cobden.    Telegraph  G N W.

W H A Fraser, Postmaster

Businesses:

Akerson Mrs, grocery
Carlson August, tailor
Carlson Lors, tailor
Ceclle T, hotel
Fraser & Co, general store
Gahn John, carpenter
Graham J D, physician
Laroux C, hotel
Leach George, carriagemaker
Leach R. carnagemaker
McBride A, blacksmith
Malloy Bros, lumber
Marleau F, shoemaker
Montgomery P, blacksmith
Mullin. F A & Co, carriagemakers
Reid N, general store
Smyth C S steam laundry
Shannon J, barber
Smith Alfred, butcher
Taylor Charles, agriculturall implements & bailiff
Tucker C F, harnessmaker

…from 1898-99 Eastern Ontario Gazetteer and Directory

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WEST LAKE

A village in Hallowell Township, Prince Edward County, Ontario 8 miles southwest of Picton, the county seat and nearest banking point and 4 miles southwest of Bloomfield on the C O R its nearest railway station. It contains Methodist and Disciple churches and a public school. Stage to Picton tri-weekly.
Pop, 300.

W R Brown, Postmaster

Bartlett Daniel, hotel
Conger J C, hotel
Jackson Edgar, cooper
McDonald Hyatt, hotel

…from 1898-99 Eastern Ontario Gazetteer and Directory

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WELLMAN’S CORNERS

A post office in Rawdon Township, Hastings County, Ontario 22 miles northwest of
Belleville, the county seat, 5 miles northwest of Stirling, the nearest bank location,
and 2 miles west of Rawdon Station, its nearest railway point. It contains a
Methodist church and public school. Pop, 110.

W Anderson, Postmaster

Anderson W, general store
Gullett William, saw mill
Mack William, blacksmith

…from 1898-99 Eastern Ontario Gazetteer and Directory

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WATERTON

A post office in Escott Township, Leeds County, Ontario 18 miles southwest of
Brockviîle, the county seat, and 5 miles west of Mallorytôwn on the G T R, the nearest railway point. Nearest bank at Gananoque. It contains Anglican and. Methodist churches and a common school. Stage daily to Mallorytown. Pop 80.

D J Hollingsworth Postmaster

Hollingsworth D J, general store
Hollingsworth John, grocer
O’Brien Peter, flour mill
Stirns & Tilton, builders

…1898-99 Eastern Ontario Gazetteer and Directory

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WASHAGO

A village on the Severn River and on the N & N W Division G T R, in North
Orillia Township, Simcoe County, Ontario 30 miles northeast of Barrie, the county
seat and 12 miles north of Orillia, the nearest bank location. There are saw, planing, woolen, flour and shingle mills and other industries It has Anglican, Presbyterian and Methodist churches and a public school. During summer there is daily steamboat communication with Orillia, Beaverton, Barrie and all points on
Lakes Simcoe and Couchiching. Telegraph G N W. Exp Can. Pop 250.

David Miller Postmaster

…from 1898-99 Eastern Ontario Gazetteer and Directory

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WARSAW

A village in Dummer Township, Peterborough County, Ontario 14 miles northeast of Peterborough, the county seat and nearest bank location, and 7 miles north of Indian River on the C P R, the nearest railway station. It contains Anglican, Baptist, Presbyterian and Methodist churches and public schools. Stage daily to Peterborough., Telephone connection.
Pop, 200.

A. F Choate, Postmaster

…from 1898-99 Eastern Ontario Gazetteer and Directory

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WARINA

A post office in Roxborough Township, Stormont County, Ontario 13 miles northwest of Cornwall, the county seat and nearest bank location, and 21 miles from Monklands, on the C P R, its nearest railway point. It contains Methodist
and Presbyterian churches and a public school. Stage tri-weekly to Cornwall.
Pop 95.

Donald McRae, Postmaster

Hendry J W, shingle mill
Rerr Bros, millers
Stewart A, blacksmith

…from 1898-99 Eastern Ontario Gazetteer and Directory

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WALFORD STATION

A post office on the C P R, in Victoria Township, .AIgoma District, Ontario 66
miles west of Sudbury, the nearest banking point. It contains Catholic, Union and Methodist churches and a public school. Telegraph C P R. Exp, Dom Pop, 100.

A G Walford, Postmaster

Johnston William, saw mill
Thornton Frank, general store
Whalen R J, general store
Wheeler J A, hotel

…from 1898-99 Eastern Ontario Gazetteer and Directory

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