Quebec History Marianopolis College

Date Published:
March 2005

L’Encyclopédie de l’histoire du Québec / The Quebec History Encyclopedia




Wakefield , a village in Hull county, Quebec, on the Gatineau river, and on the Canadian Pacific Railway, 20 miles from Hull. It is named after Wakefield, a town in Yorkshire, England. The chief industries are farming and lumbering. Wakefield lake, a short distance from the village, is a tourist resort.

Source  : W. Stewart WALLACE, ed., The Encyclopedia of Canada, Vol. VI, Toronto, University Associates of Canada, 1948, 398p. p. 250.


© 2005 Claude Bélanger, Marianopolis College