Tomkins, Codroy Valley, pre-1936
Some Highland Scots living at Cape Breton migrated to Newfoundland's west coast during the mid-19th century. These were mostly agricultural families in search of farmland. They settled in the Codroy Valley and St. George's Bay, which has some of the island's richest soils.
Photographer unknown. Reproduced by permission of the Archives and Manuscripts Division (Coll. 137 17.03.001), QE II Library, Memorial University, St. John's, NL.