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Matching Articles"Immigration" (Total 16)
The unprecedented prosperity of the early 19th century contributed to an extraordinary increase in immigration to Newfoundland
19th Century Migration
Newfoundland and Labrador experienced immigration during the first half of the 19th century and emigration during the latter decades of the century.
Newfoundland’s 1906 Chinese Head Tax
About the $300.00 head tax imposed by the Newfoundland Government on each chinese immigrant entering Newfoundland in 1906.
About the English and Irish origins of Newfoundlanders and Labradorians that immigrated between the 17th and 19th century.
Newfoundland and Labrador is often described as having the most homogeneous population of European origin in Canada.
French Involvement in the NL Fishery
France was one of the earliest European nations to engage in the migratory fishery and dominated the industry throughout the 16th and 17th centuries.
French Migration in NL, 1504-1904
French migrations to Newfoundland and Labrador began in the early 16th century and lasted for approximately 400 years.
French Settlement in NL, 1504-1904
Newfoundland and Labrador's cod fishery was the major pull factor attracting French settlers to the colony from the 16th through 19th centuries.
Irish migrations began in the late-17th century and peaked in the early 19th century, when up to 35,000 Irish arrived on the island.
The Irish in Newfoundland
The Irish migrations to Newfoundland, and the associated provisions trade, represent the oldest connections between Ireland and Canada.
Irish Settlement Patterns
The cod fishery and its mercantile activities greatly influenced Irish settlement patterns in Newfoundland and Labrador.
English Migration: Seasonal, Temporary and Permanent
Newfoundland experienced three types of migration from the English West Country: seasonal, temporary and permanent.
Push and Pull Factors
The push and pull factors that contributed to immigration to Newfoundland.
Scottish Occupations in NL
Scottish immigrants to Newfoundland and Labrador worked predominantly in the fields of commerce and agriculture during the 19th century.
Scottish in NL
The major Scottish migrations to Newfoundland and Labrador occurred in the 19th century and involved two unrelated phases.
The seasonal migrations from England to Newfoundland, begun in the 1500s, endured for nearly four centuries and involved hundreds of thousands of individuals.
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