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Newfoundland Settlement and the Migratory Fishery
Information about the migratory fishery and the idea of permanent settlement of Newfoundland.
Migratory Fishery and Settlement Patterns
Information about the migratory fishery and the patterns permanent settlement around Newfoundland and Labrador.
Settlement and Society
The growth of the resident population did not greatly alter the settlement patterns already established in Newfoundland before 1815.
Social History 1760-1830
Considerable uncertainty surrounds our understanding of daily life in Newfoundland during the late 18th and early 19th centuries.
Sponsored Settlement: The Colonization of Newfoundland.
In late 16th century England, there was a growing interest in planting colonies in North America, including Newfoundland.
St. John's in the 18th Century
An account of the community of St. John's during the 18th century.
The Early Settlement of St. John's
Establishment of the colony of St. John's in the 16th century.
18th Century Towns: Trepassey, Trinity, and St. John's
The establishment of three 18th century Newfoundland towns, Trepassey, Trinity, and St. John's.
William Vaughan and New Cambriol
Sir William Vaughan was a Welsh lawyer, scholar, and poet who decided to plant a colony in Newfoundland because of the established fishery and ease of access.
Voluntary Settlement: The Peopling of Newfoundland to 1820
Information about the creation of permanent settlement in Newfoundland, which was, in fact, widely supported by the British Government.
The Effects of War on Early Settlement
There was hardly a decade in the 17th century when Newfoundland was safe from the effects of European war, whether directly or indirectly.
William Alexander; 1625
Extract from 'An Encouragement to Colonies' by William Alexander, dated 1625, and dealing with planters, livestock, and gardens.
William Healle [of St. John's]; 14 August, 1707
Deposition of William Healle, taken on August 14, 1707, and dealing with the Pool Plantation and planters.
Establishment of Colonial Status
Although the British Government had attempted in 1775 to limit residence, within 50 years it conferred colonial status upon Newfoundland.
>The 'fishing admiral' was a label assigned to the first ship captain who entered the harbour at the start of the fishing season.
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.
About the origins of the town of Stephenville and it's surrounding area, once known as the Acadian Village.
The island of Newfoundland has a long and indented coastline that includes several major bays.
Eastport Peninsula:Broomclose and Sailors Island
A histroy about the communities Broomclose and Sailors Island, located on the Eastport Peninsula of Newfoundland.
Information about the definition of a city as well as information about St. John's, Mount Pearl, and Corner Brook.
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