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Encyclopedia > Foxley River, Prince Edward Island
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Foxley River is an unincorporated area located in Prince County in the western portion of Prince Edward Island, Canada. Its precise location is 46'42"N, 64'01"W. The river was named by Samuel Holland in 1765 for Henry Fox (1705-1774), the 1st Baron Holland of Foxley. The river flows NW into Cascumpec Bay. Motto: Parva Sub Ingenti (The small under the protection of the great) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Charlottetown Largest city Charlottetown Lieutenant Governor J. Léonce Bernard Premier Pat Binns (PC) Area 5,660 km² (13th) Land 5,660 km² Water 0 km² (0%) Population (2004) Population 137,900... Samuel Holland was a Royal Engineer and first surveyor of St. ... Henry Fox, 1st Baron Holland, (28 September 1705-1 July 1774) was an English statesman. ...


Most of the early settlers to this community were from Ireland and the family names in the community today reflect this heritage. Fishing and mixed farming are the main economic activities in the community. There are two churches in the Foxley River: St. Brigid's Roman Catholic Church and St. Peter's Anglican Church. Saint Brigid of Ireland (Bridget, Bridgit, Brigit, Bride) (451- 525) was born at Faughart near Dundalk, County Louth, Ireland. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest church or organizational body of Christians, with a membership of over one billion people worldwide. ... Interior view, with the nave of the Basilica in the back St. ... The Anglican Communion is a world-wide organisation of Anglican Churches. ...


 
 

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