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(Saint-Mathieu-de-Beloeil)

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"Beloeil Station, a post-village in Werchères co, Quebec, 21 miles by rail N.E. of Montreal. Pop. 50. Beloeil Village, Quebec, is on the Richelieu River, 13 miles from Beloeil Station. Pop. 300."

Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ...
Joseph Thomas
January 1, 1895
J.B. Lippincott


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  • 1694 - The seignory (Beloeil) was granted to Sieur Joseph Hertel on January 18, 1694


  • Beloeil, Verchères, Québec, Canada

  • By 1754, all the available land in Beloeil had been granted.

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  • 1768 - Beloeil founded

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  • 1772 - Cathedral of St. Matthias (Église Saint-Matthieu) established at Beloeil

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  • Beloeil, Verchères, Québec, Canada
    Eglise de St Mathieu, est. 1772
    1014, rue Richelieu, Beloeil, QUÉBEC
  • 1832 - BELOEIL,
    seignory, on the N.W. of the river Richelieu, in the co. of Vercheres; is bounded w. by the S. of Chambly, E. by that of Cournoyer, S. by the R. St....Read MORE...


  • News 1864 - DREADFUL RAILWAY ACCIDENT IN CANADA
    St. Hilaire, Station, June 29. - A serious accident happened this morning about half-past one to an emigrant train from Quebec. The train stopped at...Read MORE...


  • News 1873 - Accident on the Grand Trunk
    Friday morning, at 5:30 o'clock, as the Portland express on the Grand Trunk Railway was passing the 27th mile post, near Soixante, the three last...Read MORE...


  • 1873
    BELOEIL VILLAGE, a post village in Vercheres co., Que., on the Richelieu river, 1 1/ 2 miles from Beloeil Station. It contains a Catholic church, a...Read MORE...


  • News 1875 - Fatal Accident at Beloeil, P. Q.
    MONTREAL, P.Q. - July 12. - Yesterday afternoon, a carriage containing Mrs. Bernard, of Beloeil, her two daughters and a son and two neighbors, was...Read MORE...


  • News 1888 - A Farm Sinks Into the Earth
    MONTREAL, May 22. - A report comes from Beloeil that 15 acres belonging to a farmer named Roberts, and which was ploughed and ready for sowing, has...Read MORE...


  • Beloeil, Verchères, Québec, Canada
    Station du G.T.R. (Grand Trunk Railroad)
  • Beloeil, Verchères, Québec, Canada
    Hospice St. Victor
  • News 1913 - Seven Lives Lost
    Beloeil, Quebec, July 24. - Seven lives were lost at Beloeil today when an explosion of nitroglycerine blew one of the isolated building of the...Read MORE...


  • News 1915 - 6 Dead, 8 Injured In Fire and Explosion at Beloeil
    MONTREAL, July 6 - Six people were killed and eight others seriously injured in an explosion and fire in the factory of the Canadian Explosives...Read MORE...


  • 1916
    Beloeil Station, a post-village of Vercheres oo., Quebec, 21 miles by rail NE. of Montreal. Belceil Village, Quebec, is on the Richelieu River, 1 1/ 2 ...Read MORE...


  • Beloeil
    Beloeil, Qué, City, pop 18 927 (2006c), 19 053 (2001c), inc 1914. Beloeil is located 32 km east from Montréal on the west bank of the Rivière...Read MORE...




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