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Curious and Interesting Names Near Peveril ...

As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always wonder about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

  • Barb
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    • Barb lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the north of Peveril
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barb came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Bridge End
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    • Bridge End lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south of Peveril
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  • Cedarbrook
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    • Cedarbrook lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Peveril
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedarbrook came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Curry Hill
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Curry Hill
    • Curry Hill lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the south of Peveril
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    • Dragon
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      • Dragon lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Peveril
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dragon came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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    • Glen Andrew
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glen Andrew
      • Glen Andrew lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Peveril
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glen Andrew came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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    • Glen Robertson
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glen Robertson
      • Glen Robertson lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Peveril
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glen Robertson came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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    • Glenroy
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      • Glenroy lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Peveril
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glenroy came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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    • Green Valley
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Green Valley
      • Green Valley lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Peveril
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    • Picnic Grove
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Picnic Grove
      • Picnic Grove lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the south of Peveril
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Picnic Grove. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<3>
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    • Saddlebrook
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saddlebrook
      • Saddlebrook lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Peveril
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saddlebrook came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saddlebrook

Notable Births & Deaths ...

This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.

Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Peveril. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.

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    • Sir John Abbott     (4th Prime Minister of Canada (June 1891 - November 1892))
      • 4th Prime Minister of Canada (June 1891 - November 1892). He was born in Saint Andre d'Argenteuil (Quebec) on Wednesday March 21, 1821 and died in Montreal (Quebec) on Monday October 30, 1893 at the age of 72.
      • Saint Andre d'Argenteuil is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the north of Peveril.
    • Corbett Charles 'Corb' Denneny     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Cornwall (Ontario) on Thursday January 25, 1894 and died in Toronto (Ontario) on Wednesday January 16, 1963 at the age of 69. He is buried at Park Lawn Cemetery (Ontario).
      • Cornwall is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the southwest of Peveril.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Corbett Charles 'Corb' Denneny<4>
    • Lucy Hobbs Taylor     (Medical pioneer)
      • Medical pioneer. She was born in Constable (New York) on Thursday March 14, 1833 and died in Lawrence (Kansas) on Monday October 3, 1910 at the age of 77. She is buried at Oak Hill Cemetery (Douglas County, Kansas).
      • Constable is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the south of Peveril.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Lucy Hobbs Taylor<4>

How Far From Peveril to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers, Almanacs & Directories that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Peveril to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Peveril and extending to:

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    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 61 miles [98.2 km]<1> to the west (W). If you could walk a straight line from Peveril to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of three days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take about three full days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,525 miles [8,891.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,250 miles [10,058.4 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,127 miles [6,641.8 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<9>

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Peveril) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Peveril. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.3247, Longitude: -74.4347    
<2>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.
<3>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
<4>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.
<5>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.
<6>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Peveril to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 305.631 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 301.926 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 300.675 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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