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Place Names of New Brunswick: Where is Home? New Brunswick Communities Past and Present
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Prince of Wales
Located 5.55 km ENE of
St. John County
: named for the Prince of Wales Regiment, which settled here in 1783 and for a visit by the Prince of Wales in 1860, who later became King EdwardVII: PO 1861-1948: in 1866 Prince of Wales was a farming and lumbering community with approximately 25 resident families: David Clarke was a mill owner here: in 1871 it had a population of 100: in 1898 Prince of Wales was a station on the Shore Line Railway with 1 post office, 1 church and schoolhouse and a population of about 100.
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