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Located 11 km ENE of
and 7.98 km ESE of
: founded in 1843 by a group of mechanics and labourers from
: the tract included lands at the head of the Kennebecasis, Pollett and Little Rivers: PO 1853-1928: in 1866 Mechanic Settlement was a farming community with 50 families: in 1871 it had a population of 250 with only 1 family of the original settlers remaining: in 1898 Mechanic Settlement had 1 post office, 1 store, 1 sawmill, 1 grist mill, 2 churches and a population of 275.
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