DEVON-L Archives

Archiver > DEVON > 1997-12 > 0881891088

From: "Allen Beagan" <>
Subject: Re: Newfoundland web page
Date: Fri, 12 Dec 1997 01:44:48 -0000

Holiday Greetings,
I note the thread tonight on surnames in Newfoundland. There are probably 50
or more instances on my NFLD page mentioning surnames coming to the island.
Everyone is welcome to drop by and browse but be warned its a long load of
over 500 KB.
Al Beagan
1 Cross St.
Sandwhich, Ma
USA 02563
Click on the highlighted URL below for Genealogy Notes of Co.'s Cavan and
Ireland; Isle of Jersey, Newfoundland; Prince Edward Island and The
Boston States.
Searching for;
Donagh, Prince Edward Island = Beagan / Power / Keefe / Trainor
Jackson's Cove, Newfoundland = Beagan / Knight / Rowsell / Vincent
Jersey Island = Knight / Rowsell / Vincent
Hallands, Sweden = Soder / Karlsdotter / Kollberg / Andersson
Co. Cavan, Ireland = Beagan
Co. Monaghan, Ireland =Trainor

-----Original Message-----
From: Ashfield <>
To: <>
Cc: <>
Date: Friday, December 12, 1997 3:31 AM
Subject: Emigration from Devon & Dorset to Newfoundland

>Hi Everyone:
>There have been a couple of queries on
>the Dorset & Devon lists recently about
>people who settled in Newfoundland.
>Evidently the Marine Collection at Memorial University
>in St. John's, Newfoundland has extensive
>records on early Newfoundland settlers.
>The following book may be of interest: "A who
>was who of families engaged in the fishery and
>settlement of Newfoundland, 1660-1840" published
>in 1971, author Keith Matthews. Apparently
>this is a surname summary giving places of
>origin in Britain, often in Dorset and Devon.
>I haven't used this resource personally yet and don't
>at the moment know how widely available it is.
>Does anyone have a copy of this or access to one?
>Anthea Ashfield
>Ontario, Canada
>==== DORSET Mailing List ====

This thread: