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Newfoundland's South Coast Genealogy

Research from Cape Ray to Facheaux Bay and then on to Hermitage from Facheaux Bay to Pass Island, as well as parts of Fortune Bay and Burin

This is only a starting point for researching your family history along Newfoundlands southcoast, to include Burgeo - La Polie, Hermitage, Fortune Bay and Burin. In order for this to work I'll need input from you. I'll attempt to post materials here that may prove useful when they become available to me and time permits. If you have any questions please fell free to e-mail me using the "Contact" button at the bottom of the page and I'll see what I can do to aquire and post it. If you can provide information that would be appropriate please submit it and it will get posted. Contributer's will be given credit for their submissions.

Directories and Census, for the South Coast District

Complete Hermitage Bay Listing Here
Complete Fortune Bay Listing Here
Parish Records for Southwest Coast Communities

Researching Surnames of the South Coast ..
In tracing your ancestory along the southcoast you may find that many of the early settlers were brought here by various merchants from the West County in England. One of the largest of these firms was Robert Newman and Company. To see what affect they had on the settlement of the southcoast read this.
Pay a visit to John Symonds pages in NSW, Australia, John has posted many a quere for people from Newfoundland searching their roots in Englands, West Counties and has a very comprehensive quide to researching in Devon, Dorset, Cornwall and more. Well worth the visit.

Genealogy in the UK

Genealogy in Devon
Genealogy in Hampshire
Genealogy in Somerset
Genealogy in Dorset

Newfoundland's Grand Banks Genealogy Research Interest Forum.

Joseph Small's Diary of Burgeo - 1925

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