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Located 10.93 km ESE of Chapman, on the road to Port Elgin: Botsford Parish, Westmorland County: first called Savagetown for William Savage, John Savage, Patrick Savage and Dennis Savage, who settled here about 1827: renamed Emigrant Settlement in 1855: PO Emigrant Settlement 1855-1890: in 1866 Emigrant Settlement was a farming and lumbering settlement with approximately 95 resident families, including 9 Allen families: in 1871 it had a population of 200: renamed in 1890 for the town of Melrose in Scotland: PO Melrose 1890-1968: in 1898 Melrose was a station on the New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island Railway and a settlement with 1 post office, 1 store and a population of 200.

Latitude : 46° 6'

Longitude : 63° 57'

County : Westmorland

Parish : Botsford

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