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History of Saint-Ambroise-de-la-Jeune-Lorette, Québec, Canada

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Saint-Ambroise-de-la-Jeune-Lorette, Québec, Canada

The Parish of Saint-Ambroise-de-la-Jeune-Lorette was established on July 1, 1855. In 1904, the village of Saint-Ambroise stood out, which in 1913 became the village of Loretteville . In 1909, part of its territory became the Parish of Saint-Gérard-Majella . In 1929, another part of its territory was detached for the creation of the municipality of Saint-Émile . The Parish of Saint-Ambroise-de-la-Jeune-Lorette changed its toponym on September 21, 1963 to become the Parish of Neufchâtel (Quebec) . On July 11, 1964, it changed its toponym again to become the City of Neufchâtel.
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During 1970, several discussions took place between the leaders of the cities of Neufchâtel and Québec for a merger. The city of Neufchâtel merged with the city of Quebec on January 1, 1971 [ 1 ] .

Loretteville is located about 15 km northeast from downtown Québec City, on the banks of Rivière Saint-Charles. It is often mistaken for the Huron-Wendat or Wendake reserve, an enclave within Loretteville.

From 1760 to 1904, Indigenous and non-Indigenous people alike were members of the same church congregation, Saint-Ambroise-de-la-Nouvelle-Lorette. In 1904, the Huron-Wendat got their own chapel and church register and a parish municipality and village were simultaneously set up to serve the non-Indigenous population. One municipality became the town of Neufchâtel (now part of Québec City) and the latter became Saint-Ambroise. In 1913 Saint-Ambroise was renamed Loretteville. Loretteville attained its present boundaries in 1965 with the annexation of the town of Château-d'Eau...

http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/loretteville/

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  • 1795 - St-Ambroise-de-la-Jeune-Lorette is established
    On December 2, 1795, the blessing of a chapel in the presbytery of 50 feet by 36 feet took place.
    http://www.saint-ambroise.org

  • Saint-Ambroise-de-la-Jeune-Lorette, Québec, Canada
    Église de Saint-Ambroise-de-la-Jeune-Lorette
    277, rue Racine, Québec, QUÉBEC

    "Since its foundation, Saint-Ambroise-de-la-Jeune-Lorette has had a chapel and 4 churches. On December 2, 1795, the blessing of a chapel in the presbytery of 50 feet by ... Read MORE...

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  • 1809 - A 108-foot by 48-foot church was built in Saint-Ambroise-de-la-Jeune-Lorette

    http://www.saint-ambroise.org

  • In 1890, the church (Saint-Ambroise-de-la-Jeune-Lorette) was demolished to make way for a larger temple at a cost of $ 125,000.

    http://www.saint-ambroise.org

  • 1895 - Lorette / Saint Ambroise de la Jeune Lorette
    Lorette, or Saint Ambroise de la Jeune Lo'rette, a post-village in Quebec co., Quebec, on the river St. Charles, 8 miles N.W. of Quebec. It contains a...Read MORE...


  • December 13, 1908 - Saint-Ambroise-de-la-Jeune-Lorette church is destroyed by fire

    http://www.saint-ambroise.org

  • In 1913 Saint-Ambroise was renamed Loretteville.

    www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca

  • Saint-Ambroise-de-la-Jeune-Lorette, Québec, Canada
    Rue Racine
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  • Loretteville
    Loretteville, Qué, Town, pop 13 737 (2001c), 14 168 (1996c), 14 219 (1991c), area 6.37 km2, inc 1947, is a member of the Québec Urban Community and is...Read MORE...




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Église de Saint-Ambroise-de-la-Jeune-Lorette
277, rue Racine, Québec, QUÉBEC

"Since its foundation, Saint-Ambroise-de-la-Jeune-Lorette has had a chapel and 4 churches. On December 2, 1795, the blessing of a chapel in the presbytery of 50 feet by ... Read MORE...

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  • 1795 - St-Ambroise-de-la-Jeune-Lorette is established
    On December 2, 1795, the blessing of a chapel in the presbytery of 50 feet by 36 feet took place.
    http://www.saint-ambroise.org
  • 1809 - A 108-foot by 48-foot church was built in Saint-Ambroise-de-la-Jeune-Lorette

    http://www.saint-ambroise.org
  • In 1890, the church (Saint-Ambroise-de-la-Jeune-Lorette) was demolished to make way for a larger temple at a cost of $ 125,000.

    http://www.saint-ambroise.org
  • 1895 - Lorette / Saint Ambroise de la Jeune Lorette
    Lorette, or Saint Ambroise de la Jeune Lo'rette, a post-village in Quebec co., Quebec, on the river St. Charles, 8 miles N.W. of Quebec. It contains... Read MORE...

  • December 13, 1908 - Saint-Ambroise-de-la-Jeune-Lorette church is destroyed by fire

    http://www.saint-ambroise.org
  • In 1913 Saint-Ambroise was renamed Loretteville.

    www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca
  • Loretteville
    Loretteville, Qué, Town, pop 13 737 (2001c), 14 168 (1996c), 14 219 (1991c), area 6.37 km2, inc 1947, is a member of the Québec Urban Community and... Read MORE...

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