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"EAST FARNHAM. A pretty active village in the township of Farnham, Missisquoi County, 4£ miles from Sweetsburg, 11 miles from Farnham Station, and 12 miles from Granby. It is the centre of a rich farming country. There is one church in village Union; also several factories, Ac. Allen and Bull, chair and furniture manufacturers.

FARNHAM CENTRE. A small village in township of Farnham, county of Brome ; 7 miles from Sweetsburg, and 8 from West Farnham. Mails received and despatched daily. There are two churches in the place, Presbyterian and Methodist, a hotel, two stores, &c."

The Eastern Townships Gazetteer and General Business Directory: A Commercial Directory and Guide to the Eastern Townships of Canada, Containing Also Much Useful Information of a Miscellaneous Character ...
January 1, 1867
Smith & Company


Farnham, a town in Missisquoi county, Quebec, on the Yamaska river and on the Canadian National and Canadian Pacific Railways, 17 miles from St. Johns, and 43 miles from Montreal East. It was incorporated as a town in 1876, and its name is taken from the little town of Farnham in Surrey, England. It is an important industrial, commercial, and railway centre, and its principal establishments are a beet-sugar refinery, a peat bog, a large creamery, an experimental tobacco farm controlled by the federal government, and several mills and factories.

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Église de Saint-Romuald, est. 1847
500, rue Saint-Hilaire, Farnham, QUÉBEC
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Vac du pont sur la riv. Yamaksa, Farnham, P.Q.

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Yamaska River, Farnham, Que.

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  • 1832 - FARNHAM,
    township, in the co. of Shefford, is bounded N. by the T. of Granby and the s angle of the S. of St. Hyacinthe; S. by Stanbridge and Durham; E. by... Read MORE...

  • 1847 - Église de Saint-Romuald established at Farnham
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  • 1876 - Farnham incorporated as a town
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  • 1916
    Farnham, a banking post-town of Missisquoi co., Quebec, on the Canadian Pacific and the Central Vermont Rs., 15 miles SE. of Granby. It has... Read MORE...

  • News  1916 - HOSPITAL FIRE FATAL TO ELEVEN. ST. ELIZABETH'S HOSPITAL AT FARNHAM, QUEBEC, DESTROYED. FIRE ESCAPES INADEQUATE.
    INVESTIGATION WILL START IMMEDIATELY TO DETERMINE RESPONSIBILITY - TWENTY-FIVE CHILDREN SERIOUSLY INJURED IN LEAPING FROM THE BUILDING.

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  • 1949 - Canadian Pacific Railway station at Farnham destroyed by fire
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  • Farnham
    Farnham, Qué, Town, pop 7809 (2006c), 7747 (2001c), inc 1876. Farnham is located about 65 km southeast of Montréal on the banks of the Yamaska River, ... Read MORE...

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