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Brown's Creek (P.E.I.)
  • PO 1886-1891 in Heatherdale, Lot 59.
Bunbury (P.E.I.)

Use for: Untitled, Bunberry (P.E.I.)

  • Village 2 miles east of centre of Charlottetown in Lot 48. Said to have been given by John Bovyer, settler there ca. 1798, for his ancestral home in Cheshire, England. In use for area ca. 1850. Meacham 1880 has Bunberry and Clifton.
Burlington (P.E.I.)

Use for: Untitled, Morrisons Cross (P.E.I.)

  • 4 mi NE of Kensington in Lot 18. Named at a public meeting April 26, 1867. PO 1867-1912. Formerly called Morrisons Cross.
Cable Head (P.E.I.)

Use for: Untitled, Ceann Cable

  • Extends into Gulf of St. Lawrence, 4 mi NW of St. Peters, Lot 41. Said to be named for a piece of hemp cable found on the shore, evidently from a vessel. The first settlers called the place Ceann Cable (
Campbellton (P.E.I.)
  • 7 mi, NW of O'Leary in Lots 4 and 7. PO Lot 4 1873-1914.
Canoe Cove (P.E.I.)
  • 10 mi. SW of Charlottetown in Lot 65. Post Office, 1895-1960
Cape Traverse (P.E.I.)
  • 3 mi. east of Borden in Lot 28. Bells Point in Cape Traverse was used by the French as the PEI terminus for crossing to the mainland. Holland, 1765 and later maps applied the name Cape Travers to Bells Point. Post Office 1841-1892 and 1905-1930. Also P.O. Lansdowne Hotel 1888-1905.
Cardigan (P.E.I.)

Use for: Untitled, Cardigan Bridge

  • Village incorporated in 1954 in Lot 53 on Cardigan River. PO 1863-1871 and from 1917.
Cascumpec (P.E.I.)

Use for: Untitled, Alexandria, Oyster Creek, Williams Town, French Village

  • 5 mi. SE of Alberton on what was once Cascumpec Road, Lots 5 and 6. School distrcit was Oyster Creek which became Alexandria c 1895. PO Lot 6 1862-1914. Also known as Williams Town (1821) and French Village (1851)
Cavendish (P.E.I.)
  • 4 miles NW of North Rustico in Lot 23. Likely named for Field Marshall Lord Frederick Cavendish.
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