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Marieville, Rouville, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Marie-de-Monnoir)
1832 - MONNOIR,


seigniory, and its augmentation, in the co. of Rouville, are bounded N.E. by Rouville and St. Hyacinthe; S.W. by Belurie; in the front and rear by East Chambly and the T. of Farnham. - Two leagues in front by 3 in depth. Granted, Mar. 25, 1708, to Sieur de Ramzay: the augmentation, equal in extent to the seigniory, was granted, Jane 12, 1739, to Sieur J.B. N. Roe de Ramzay: the whole is now the property of judge Jean Roche Roland, Esq. - Throughout this tract the land, though various in its nature, is of a moderately good quality, and where it is under management produces very good crops of grain; many parts, not yet broken up, would prove very favourable to the growth of flax...

The Parish of Ste. Marie is at present the only one in this S., but it is necessary to divide it into two, and the most proper site fro a new church would be the Mountain of Ste. Therese, lately called Mount Johnson, for the accommodation of the southern side of the seigniory, whose inhabitants are too distant from the present church, which is on the rivulet St. Louis, nearly a league from Cordon de Rouville... On the Riviere du Sud-Ouest, or South-West River, there is a considerable settlement,consisting, chiefly, of Irish catholics, who could be for many years under the care of the cures of this new parish; and all the southern part of the seigniory, comprising the Riviere du Sud_ouset, would be at present capable of providing for a cure, whose parish would extend 1 1/ 2 league along the Cordon du Chambly to the rear of the seigniory...

Population 4,369
Churches, R.C. 1
Cures 1
Presbyteries 1
Schools 3
Villages 1
Corn-mills 2
Saw-mills 1
Tanneries 1
Potteries 1
Potasheries 2
Pearlasheries 2
Just. of peace 1
Medical men 1
Notaries 1
Shopkeepers 5
Taverns 6
Artisans 50

A Topographical Dictionary of The Province of Lower Canada by Joseph Bouchette, Esq., London, 1832

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Marieville, Rouville, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Marie-de-Monnoir)

Marieville, Rouville, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Marie-de-Monnoir)

Marieville, Rouville, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Marie-de-Monnoir)

Marieville, Rouville, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Marie-de-Monnoir)

Marieville, Rouville, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Marie-de-Monnoir)