To make way for expansion of the Dartmouth Imperial Oil Refinery in 1962, the homes in Imperoyal Village were either moved five miles away to Beaver Crescent, Dartmouth or demolished.
Imperoyal Village letter written by Paul's sister Nancy Romkey Smith
This letter was written by
Paul's sister Nancy Romkey Smith
aerial view of Dartmouth Imperial Oil Refinery 1961
Aerial view of Imperial Oil's Imperoyal Refinery in Dartmouth, taken in 1961, Imperoyal Village is outlined

aerial view of Dartmouth Imperial Oil Refinery 1964
Aerial view of Imperial Oil's Imperoyal Refinery in Dartmouth taken in 1964, FIOR plant is outlined

  1. Woodside Imperoyal Village Moving day 1961
  2. Imperoyal Village Woodside
  3. Imperoyal Village Woodside 1962
  4. Imperoyal Village Woodside 1962
  5. Imperoyal Village Woodside 1962
  6. Dartmouth Free Press newspaper article 18 years after Imperoyal School was demolished
  7. Dartmouth Free Press article VILLAGE SCHOOLHOUSE
  8. Dartmouth Free Press newpaper article dated December 10, 1980
  9. Flashback "Imperoyal Village" article in the Chronicle Herald March 26, 2012
  10. FIOR plant Imperial Oil Refinery Dartmouth 1968
  11. Imperoyal School Woodside is demolished 1962