Henryville, Québec, Canada (Saint-Georges-de-Henryville) - 1867 - Henryville
A village in the parish of St. George de Henryville, county and district of Iberville, situated on a small stream called the South River, two and a half miles from the Richelieu. The nearest railway station is Pike River, which is six miles distant, though the mails, which arrive and depart daily from Montreal and other parts, are delivered and received at Malmaison, seven and a half miles from Henryville. The distance from St. Johns, by road, is fourteen miles ; Clarenceville, six miles. The population of village is about 300 ; of pariah and concessions, 2,800. The parish annually produces and exports a- large quantity of grain, chiefly of the coarser sort. There are two churches in the village, Roman Catholic and Church of England ; a Roman Catholic Couvent (a branch of St. Hyacinthe) which has a large number of pupils, and is generally well sustained. A steam grist mill and two tanneries are in operation.
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
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