Place:Woodstock (parish), Carleton, New Brunswick, Canada

NameWoodstock (parish)
Alt namesBeardsley Roadsource: settlement in parish
Bentonsource: settlement in parish
Bulls Creeksource: settlement in parish
Dibbleesource: settlement in parish
Hillmansource: settlement in parish
Hardscrabblesource: settlement in parish
Indian Villagesource: settlement in parish
Mapledalesource: settlement in parish
River Roadsource: settlement in parish
Speervillesource: settlement in parish
Springfieldsource: settlement in parish
Teeds Millssource: settlement in parish
Upper Southamptonsource: settlement in parish
Valleysource: settlement in parish
Coordinates46.06°N 67.6°W
Located inCarleton, New Brunswick, Canada     (1831 - )
Also located inYork, New Brunswick, Canada     (1786 - 1831)

Woodstock Parish was established in 1786 as a parish in York County, New Brunswick, Canada. It was transferred to Carleton County on its formation in 1831. It was named for the 3rd Duke of Portland, Viscount Woodstock, or for the town of Woodstock, near Oxford, England. Woodstock Parish contained Dumfries Parish, York County until 1833 and part of Richmond Parish until 1853. (Source:Place Names of New Brunswick)

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The area of the parish is 196.96 km2 (76.05 sq mi) and the population in 2011 was 2,165, an increase of 0.8% from 2006. There were 894 dwellings counted. The population density was calculated at 1.0/km2 (28/sq mi). The population was almost 99% English-speaking.

'Wikipedia lists the following settlements in Woodstock parish. Only Woodstock Town is an incorporated municipality. Those in italics are small and redirected here. The others have their own pages in WeRelate. The Woodstocks have been grouped together under Woodstock. Each settlement has a page in Place Names of New Brunswick.

Image:Carleton County ital3.png
Beardsley RoadIndian VillageSpringfield
BedellMapledaleTeeds Mills
BentonPorten SettlementUpper Southampton
Bulls CreekRiceville (see Porten Settlement) Upper Woodstock
DibbleeRiver RoadValley

Research Tips

  • New Brunswick Provincial Archives. This is the introductory page. The tabs will lead you to more precise material.
  • The FamilySearch wiki. This lists the availability of vital statistics indexes for New Brunswick.
  • New Brunswick GenWeb. A round-up of a lot of genealogical information at the province, county and parish level. Lists of cemeteries and monumental inscriptions can be found here.
  • The Provincial Archives website titled The Placenames of New Brunswick has maps of all of its parishes and descriptions of some communities within them. This site contains "cadastral" maps for each parish illustrating the grantee’s name for land granted by the province. These maps are cumulative, showing all grants regardless of date.
  • Microfilm images of all Canadian censuses 1851-1911 are online at Library and Archives Canada, as well as at FamilySearch and Ancestry. The 1921 census appears to be available only at Ancestry.
  • The CanGenealogy page for New Brunswick. An overview of available online sources with links written by Dave Obee.
  • More possibilities can be found by googling "New Brunswick province family history" and investigating the results.
  • The word "rencensement", found in Sources, is French for "census".
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