Stratford, PEI (Nearby: Alexandra, Charlottetown, Hazelbrook, York, Brackley)

Stratford, Prince Edward Island
C1B 1T0

Prince Edward Island Tourism Region : Charlottetown

Description From Owner:
  • The village of Bunbury, Prince Edward Island, was incorporated in 1969. Said to have been given by John Bovyer, settler there c1798, for his ancestral home in Cheshire, England. In use for area c1850. Meacham 1880 has Bunberry and Clifton.
  • In 1882 it became a school district. In 1993 the communities of Bunbury, Southport, Cross Roads, Keppoch- Kinloch, and Battery Point amalgamated and in 1994 the amalgamated area was divided into three wards:
  • ...the western half of bunbury becoming part of Kelly's Cove Ward and the eastern half within Tea Hill Ward.
  • The name was given by John Bovyer, grandson of Rev. Stephen Bovyer, a Loyalist from Providence, RI, who came here after the American Revolution. He named it for his home in Cheshire, England.
  • In 1995 Bunbury became part of Stratford during an amalgamation of a number of communities SE of Charlottetown.
  • With permission from 'Prince Edward Island Place Names' David E. Scott 2011

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