Berwick Post Office(s)

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Name of office: Berwick West

Federal Electoral District: Digby-Annapolis-Kings (Nova Scotia )

Opened 1904-06-01 - Closed 1938-03-31

Postmaster Information:

Name of postmaster

Military
status

Date of birth

Date of appointment

Date of vacancy

Cause of vacancy

C.R. Borden     1904-06-01 1907-10-10 Resignation
Watson Goulds     1907-11-01 1909-11-05 Resignation
Frank H. Morse     1909-12-01 1912-04-24 Change of site
O.S. Rainforth     1912-08-01 1937-05-08 Death
Mrs. Winnifred Rainforth     1937-05-22 Acting Closed, limited usefulness

Additional Information:

Location - Cornwallis - 1904-06-01, Source: PSFDS03 - 19171


Name of office: Berwick Station

Federal Electoral District: Kings (Nova Scotia )

Opened 1873-05-01 - Closed 1880-04-30

Postmaster Information:

Name of postmaster

Military
status

Date of
birth

Date of appointment

Date of vacancy

Cause of vacancy

S.J. Nichols     1873-05-01 1880-04-30 Closed

Additional Information:

Status - Way office - 1873-05-01, Source: PSFDS03 - 19172


Name of office: Berwick ( X141 )

Federal Electoral District: Digby-Annapolis-Kings (Nova Scotia )

Opened Prior to 1868

Postmaster Information:

Name of postmaster

Military
status

Date of birth

Date of appointment

Date of vacancy

Cause of Vacancy

John M. Parker (shown as PM in 1868)       1877-07-09 Resignation
Edward C. Foster     1877-10-01 1897-05-24 Resignation
Thomas H. Morse     1897-10-01 1912-06-10 Dismissal, political partisanship
S.C. Parker     1912-07-01    
William Clayton Stewart OAS 1895-08-12 1927-01-08 1959-03-10  
Neil James Barrett OAS   1959-03-10 Acting  
Harold Edward Hiltz OAS   1960-03-01 Acting  
Harold Edward Hiltz (CSC) OAS   1961-03-20 1963-10-11  
Lewis Fielding Pierce     1963-10-12 Acting  
James Robert Keddy     1963-12-11 Acting  
James Robert Keddy     1963-12-11   (still 1973-06) (CSC)

* In compliance with the Privacy Act (1983), certain personal information has been deleted from this file.

Additional Information: Status - Semi staff
PO 1031-1
Location - Cornwallis - 1874
Status - Group 33 - 1948-04-01
Status - Grade 6
Mail route - Berwick and Railway Station

Source: PSFDS03 - 19174


Somerset Post Office

Somerset ( x515 ) , Digby-Annapolis-Kings
Annapolis-Kings (Nova Scotia ). Prior to 1868-07-01

Name of postmaster

Military
status

Date of
birth

Date of appointment

Date of vacancy

Cause of vacancy

C.F. Berteaux (PM in 1868)       1875 Left the place
David S. Berteaux     1875-04-01 1891-02-13 Resignation
T.B.J. Nichols     1891-04-08 1896-12-09 *
Wm M. Rand     1897-01-14 1913-01-17 Death
David Barteaux     1913-03-15 1919 Death
Ernest C. Barteaux     1920-04-30 1920-10-05 Resignation
James Smith     1921-01-31 1933-11-16 Dismissal, political partisanship
Rufus Hubert Graves     1934-01-15 1954-06-07 Resignation
Harry [Harvey] Bernard Kinsman     1954-06-30 Acting  
Harry [Harvey] Bernard Kinsman     1954-07-30 1957-05-16 *
Mrs Frances Mildred Fisher     1957-06-25 Acting *
Mrs Frances Mildred Fisher     1958-06-13    
        1969-11-14 Closed

Additional Information:

Status - Way office in 1868
Location - 50 yards east - 1954-06-30
Distributing point - Berwick, Mail route - Harborville and Berwick Railway Station.

Source: PSFDS03 - 21474


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