Meiklefield, Pictou County

Meiklefield, Nova Scotia

  • Official Community Name:  Meiklefield
  • Latitude / Longitude: 45.534191, -62.469202
  • NTS Map Number: 011E09
  • 1879 Pictou County Atlas: Section 24
  • Nova Scotia Land Grant Map Number:  NS Land Grant map 094
  • Nova Scotia 1:10k Topographic Map Number: 1045500062400 (Meiklefield)

Meiklefield is a rural community located east of McPhersons Mills along route 147 (Sherbrooke Road). It was named after early settlers.

James Meikle, a native of Gallowayshire, Scotland, came to Nova Scotia in 1820 and shortly afterwards settled in the this area.

A new school-house was completed at Meikles Settlement in 1881, and in 1883, a post office was established.

Using the crowd sourced Find a Grave App you can search the Meiklefield Cemetery for names, details, photos and more.

[Source: Nova Scotia Place Names – T. Brown / Places of Nova Scotia – C. Bruce Fergusson ]

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