Roddickton, USA

Roddickton, USA

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Roddickton may be a city set north west of Meelpaeg Lake. Roddickton was originally named Easter Brook and was utilized by residents of Englee, alittle fishing community for salmon fishing, looking and housings. In 1906, the Grenfell Mission began a sawmill operation here and also the name was modified to Roddickton in honour of Thomas St. George Roddick, a supporter of the mission.
The first permanent settlers of the community were residents from Englee and Wild Cove UN agency went there to figure within the sawmill operation and to clear land for growing crops for the St. Anthony hospital. The primary census was taken in 1911, and showed a population of forty six, however the sawmill closed and by 1921 there have been solely eight residents left and also the community was abandoned consequent year. Four years later, the sawmill was reopened and within the Nineteen Thirties Bowater began softwood cutting within the space. By 1945, the population rose to 548. It absolutely was incorporated as a city in 1953.



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