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Newfoundland's South Coast - CHISLETT



This page is for listings of the surname CHISLETT, and people with research interest.

Bill Crant

Excerpt from Dr. Seary's, Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, MUN 1977.

CHISLETT, a surname of England, from the English place name Chislet (Kent)- the gravel place or stream. (Ekwall, Bardsley).

In Newfoundland:

Early instances: James, planter of Island Cove (now Islington), 1819, of Heart's Delight, 1823 (DPHW 59A, 64B); Charles, of Bonne Bay (Fortune B.), 1835 (DPHW 30); John, of Round Harbour (Burin district), 1836 (DPHW 106); John, fisher-man of Seal Island (Burgeo district), 1846 (DPHW 101); Richard Chislet, of Harbour Le Cou, 1858 (DPHW 98); Charles Chislett, planter of Garia, 1871 (Lovell); John Jr., of West Point (Burgeo district), 1871 (Lovell).

Modern status: Scattered, especially at St. John's and in the Trinity South, Burgeo-La Poile districts.

Early Instances:



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