Canadian History Dictionary Townshend Lord Charles
Du Plessis Bonneau Thomas Sieur
(Samuel de Champlain era) Director of Company of New
Bernieres Jean De
(Bishop Laval era) His "Hermitage," 24, 25.
Clinton Sir Henry 1738-1795 Sent To America 1775 Served
in the South, and with Howe at Philadelphia; succeeded him as
The first bank established in Canada was the Bank of
Bond William Bennett 1815-1906 Born In Truro England At An Early
age went to Newfoundland. Removed to Quebec, 1840; the same yea...
Kirke Sir David 1596-1655? Born In Dieppe Son Of A Scottish
merchant. Went to England, and, with his two brothers, given co...
City of Ontario, on Burlington Bay, west end of Lake
Great Western Railway
Charter granted 1834, and renewed 1845.
Absorbed by the Grand ...
Cumberland William Augustus Duke Of 1721-1765 Second Son Of
George II. Commanded British armies in Flanders and Hanover. =I...
Canadian Northern Railway
The first link in this transcontinental
railway dates back to ...
Knutsford Henry Thurston Holland First Viscount 1825-
Represented Midhurst in Parliament, 1874-1885, and Hampstead, 1...
St Lawrence Channel
(Sir Georges E. Cartier era) Cartier favours deepening of, 45.
Schuyler Philip John 1733-1804 Born In Albany Served In The
French and Indian War, 1755, and took part in battle of Lake Ge...
Somerville Alexander 1811-1885 Born In Scotland Served In The
regular army. Came to Canada, 1858. Took up newspaper work; for...
Dewdney Edgar 1835- Born In Devonshire England Came To British
Columbia, 1859. Had charge of survey of site of New Westminster...
At Quebec. =Index=: (Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Foundation st...
The name Acadia or "la Cadie" is found as early as Nov. 8,
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Convention of, 440; attack on Pres...
Fort Walla Walla
Hudson's Bay Company post, on Columbia River.
Baie De Chaleur
In west coast of Gulf of St. Lawrence, on boundary
between Quebec and New Brunswick. Discovered by Jacques Cartier in 1534,
described in his narrative, and so named because he found it as warm
there as in sunny Spain.
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