NL GenWeb Information

West Coast ~ Bay of Islands

Place Name Changes

Information was posted by MICHAEL BARBOUR AND FRANCES PETTERSEN, July 1998. While we have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors. Sources for this information were Joe Hackett's "Heartbeat", NLGS website and our own knowledge of the area.
PRESENT DAY NAMEFORMER NAME
Eagle IslandGreen Island
Tweed Island
Guernsey IslandWeebol (Weeball)
Bottle Cove
Pearl IslandBig Island
Lark Harbour
Woods IslandsWoods Island Harbour and Innismara*
Cox's Cove
North Arm
Cook's BrookBrook's Cove, Shoal Point, Chile's Point, Ballantine Cove, Pleasant Cove, Allen's Cove, and Petrie Valley
Middle Arm
Goose Arm
Wild Cove
Blow Me DownMadore Cove and Gallant Cove*
York HarbourBroom's Bottom and York Harbour*
Humber Arm
Frenchman's CoveFrenchman's Cove and Long Cove*
McIver's
Johns Beach
Benoit's CoveBaken Cove, Batteau Cove, Hawke's Cove, and Clarkes Brook
Halfway Point
Serpentine River
Mount Moriah
Gillams
MeadowsBarber's Cove, Brake's Point, Meadow's Point
SummersideMcCarthyville, Christopher's Cove, Quigley's Cove, Petipas Cove
PetriesPetries Point
CurlingBirchy Cove, Sprucey Point, Deep Cove
Irishtown
Hughes Brook
HumbermouthRiverhead
Massey Drive
Corner Brook
* was once more than one community

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