Matching Articles"Fishing Admirals" (Total 7)

  • An outline of the efforts of William Keen to establish a judicial system in Newfoundland in the early 18th century.
  • A brief overview of the history of the migratory fishery on the east coast of Newfoundland. Ferryland is highlighted as a port.
  • >The 'fishing admiral' was a label assigned to the first ship captain who entered the harbour at the start of the fishing season.
  • This article is about the Government in Newfoundland and Labrador between 1730 and 1815. A misunderstood time in history.
  • Newfoundland's legal and political evolution differed considerably from other British possessions and colonies in North America.
  • Compared with other 18th-century regimes, the legal system that governed Newfoundland prior to 1815 was relatively stable and effective.
  • Naval governors ran Newfoundland and Labrador's political, legal, and military affairs from 1729 through 1824.