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Located on the Miramichi Bay, 6.58 km ENE of Point Gardiner
: Hardwicke Parish
, Northumberland County
: first called French Village
for two Acadian families (Muzeroll and Robichaud) who settled in the area in the 1760's: renamed Noble Settlement for John Noble, who bought land in the area: renamed Hardwicke when post office was created: PO Hardwicke
1853-1970: in 1866 Hardwicke was a farming and fishing community with approximately 6 resident families, including 4 Noble families: in 1871 Hardwicke had a population of 75: included Eel River: in 1866 Eel River was a farming settlement with approximately 26 resident families: in 1898 Hardwicke had 1 post office, 2 stores, 2 hotels, 3 churches and a population of 500.
County location in province
County map showing parishes
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