Community Histories

Acton: Settlement, 3 mi. E of Harvey, on road to Cork: Manners Sutton Parish, York County: settled by Irish in 1842: possibly named for John Emerich Edward Dalberg, 1st Baron Acton (1834-1902), proponent of Irish home rule: PO 1865-1870: in 1866 Acton was a farming settlement with about 70 resident families: in 1871 it had a population of 175: Acton became part of Cork.

Adair Settlement: See Enniskillen (Petersville Parish, Queens County

Allison Settlement: 1810, On Northwest Miramichi River, 19 miles NW of Newcastle. Named for William Allison from Northern Ireland, 1810.