Topsail, Conception Bay, n.d.

Topsail, Conception Bay, n.d.
The district of Conception Bay had only six polling stations to service a population of approximately 18,000 during the 1832 election. Residents living in settlements that did not have a polling station had to travel to the nearest community where one existed if they wished to vote.

Illustration by Percival Skelton. From Joseph Hatton and M. Harvey, Newfoundland, the Oldest British Colony (London: Chapman and Hall, 1883) 166.

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