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WINGLE

A post office in Raglan Township, Renfrew County, Ontario 70 miles southwest of Pembroke, the county seat. Wilno on the C A & P S Railway is the nearest
railway point. Nearest bank at Renfrew. It contains Methodist and Lutheran churches and a public school. Stage daily to Eganville.
Pop 75.

J. Wingle Postmaster

…from 1898-99 Eastern Ontario Gazetteer and Directory

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MINDEN

A village on the Gall River in Anson Township, Haliburton County, Ontario of
which it is the county seat and 7 miles northwest of Gelert Station, on the Midland Division G T R, its nearest railway point. Nearest bank at Lindsay 43 miles south. It contains Anglican, Presbyterian, and Methodist churches and a public school. Stage daily to Gelert and Coboconk. Pop, 150. Tel, G N W.

Michael Brown Postmaster

Businesses:

Burby John, shoemaker
Curry C D, physician
Delamere J H, printer & publisher
Eastman William, blacksmith
Echo The, J H Delamere propr
Fielding William, loan agent
Gainer Annie C, music teacher
Garrett R C, bailiff
Goodman John, woolen mill
Hamilton R B, carpenter
Hartle D J & Co, general store
Hartle William, crown land agent
Hollefreund. E, general store
McIntosh A, stoves & tinware
McKinley J H, hotel
Minden Cheese Factory
Mooney Frederick, saw mill
Morris Andrew, weaver
Morrison M, biacksmith

…from 1898-99 Eastern Ontario Gazetteer and Directory

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MARSH HILL

A post office in Reach Township, Ontario County, Ontario 20 miles north of Whitby the county seat and 5 miles northeast of Uxbridge the nearest railway
and banking point: It contains a Methodist church and a public school.
Pop, 100.

G G King, Postmaster

…from 1898-99 Eastern Ontario Gazetteer and Directory

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LIFFORD

A post office in Manvers Township, Durham County, Ontario 30 miles northwest of Cobourg, the county seat, and 6 miles northwest of Bethany, on the G T R, the nearest railway point. Nearest bank at Millbrook. It contains Methodist and Anglican churches and common school. Stage daily to Pontypool. Pop 35.

Miss Jane Fowler Postmistress

Magill Robert, bIacksmith

…from 1898-99 Eastern Ontario Gazetteer and Directory

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KILMARNOCK

(also known as Maitland Rapids)

A post office on the Rideau River, in Montague Township, Lanark County, Ontario
18 miles east of Perth, the county seat, 4 miles east of Irish Creek, on the C P R, its nearest railway point, and 6 miles south east of Smith’s Falls, its nearest banking point. It contains a Methodist church and public school. Stage twice a week to Smith’s Falls. Pop 50.

W R McCaw Postmaster

Edmund Silas, apiarist

…from 1898-99 Eastern Ontario Gazetteer and Directory

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GOLDFIELD

A post office in Finch Township, Stormont County, Ontario 30 miles northwest of
Cornwall, the county seat and 21 miles from South Finch, its nearest railway
point. Nearest bank at Morrisburg. It contains a Methodist church and public school. Stage three times a week to South Finch. Pop, 75.

James McMahon, Postmaster

Gillies Donald, builder
Kennedy Wm, livestock
McLean A M  agrïcultural implements
Wood C H, cheese factory

…from 1898-99 Eastern Ontario Gazetteer and Directory

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GARDEN RIVER

A village on the C P R and also on the St Mary river, in the Indian
reserve, in Algoma District, 9 miles east of Sault Ste Marie, the county
seat and nearest banking point. It contains Catholic, Methodist and Anglican
churches and public and separate schools. The Royal Mail steamers
call on their way from Collingwood and Owen Sound to Fort William and
Port Arthur. Pop 450. Tel C P R. Exp Dom.

A W Cunningham Postmaster

Cunningham A W, general store
Roberts Richard, general store

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