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Newfoundland's Grand Banks Genealogy Site
Ferryland District

This is a good starting point for people researching their ancestors in Newfoundland's Ferryland District commonly referred to as "The Southern Shore". This district currently extends from it's northern boundary in The Gould's (beginning approximately south of Doyle's Road and Petty Harbour Road), and includes all settlements along Route 10 of the Irish Loop.

Its southern boundary is located at the settlement of St. Shotts at the most southerly tip of the Avalon Peninsula, between Trepassey and St. Mary's Bays. However, be aware that district boundaries have changed over the the years, and Ferryland District, like most, may be shown with somewhat different boundaries in earlier documents.

Help Wanted!

Can you help us locate:
Cemetery Records, Church Records, Census Books, Old Community Photos, Obituaries, Old Newspapers, Historical Information, or other Genealogical gems?

 

LINK TO RAY CURRAN "IN MEMORIAM"

Ferryland Map

Our Collection of Ferryland District Information

Official Records
(B,D,M,W)
Other Lists Newspapers, Family,
Church, and Historical Info
Parish Records Voter Lists Newspaper Obits
Vital Statistics Records Court Records "Royal Gazette" St John's (Early 1800's)
Cemetery Records Crown Land Records  
  Newfoundland and Labrador Community Names  
  Community Name changes - Ferryland District  
  Passenger Lists  
  Road Reports - Journal of the House of Assembly  
     
1800 Ferryland District Census City Directories & Gazetteers Family & Community Pictures
1836 Ferryland District Census 1864-65 Hutchinsons's Directory Historical Articles
1857 Ferryland District Census - Part 1 and Part 2 McAlpine's 1870 Directory Royal Newfoundland Regiment
1921 Ferryland District Census Lovell's 1871 Directory Military Members from Ferryland District
1935 Ferryland District Census McAlpine's 1894 Directory
Church Society reports
1945 Ferryland District Census McAlpine's 1898 Directory
 
Other Census Documents McAlpine's 1904 Directory
 
     
Wills, Deeds, & Grants Index Newfoundland Disasters NGB Research Interest Forum
    Available Research Sources
    Available Genealogy Resources
    Locations of Parishes

 

 

Ferryland District Coordinator:
Kevin Reddigan

 

Page Revised by Kevin Reddigan (November 09, 2016)

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