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2020 additions to our site

Posted in 2019

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November 14, 2020
Gleanings from The Complete Book of Emigrants 1607-1660, by Peter Wilson Coldham.
Early Newfoundland voyages “out from England/Britain”, including some American Colonial voyages in which the vessels/captains detailed, are sometimes noted sailing to Newfoundland. These American Colony and West Indies voyages, did in fact on occasions include Lading Ports at Newfoundland.

October 16, 2020
Additional notes on Bristol Merchants added October 2020
Supplemental historical information Bristol Newfoundland Merchant Adventurers & Captains, mid-1700's pertaining substantially to Bristol, Gloucestershire; & Harbour Grace, Conception Bay. Additional lines mostly pertinent to Conception Bay, are interlined. Re: merchant Roberts of Liverpool, captain Andrews of Exon, Channel Islands details, etc.

September 8, 2020
Will of Thomas Davyes/Davies Merchant, who had connections to Bristolís Hope, Newfoundland

August 25, 2020
Will of Conway Heighington, Merchant, now One of His Majesty's Justices of Peace, and Lieutenant in His Majesty's Royal Navy of Harbour Grace and also his wife Susanna Pynn Roberts Heighington niece of Sir Henry Pynn
Will of Conway Heighington
Will of Susannah Heighington

August 6, 2020
Bristol Newfoundland Merchant Adventurers & Captains, mid-1700's

July 28, 2020
Will of Nicholas Efford of Poole Dorset & and Bay de Verde, Newfoundland

July 6, 2020
Will of John Davis of Bristol and Newfoundland

May 28, 2020
Anthony Varder sr., business ledger - Updated research
Significant in depth historical research added to what was already extensive information contained in the endnotes.

May 12, 2020
Additional research notes added to Scheme Of The Fishery detail, 1738 & 1771, Notre Dame Bay posted earlier

February 27, 2020
Interesting endnotes for Notre Dame Bay added to Early Newfoundland Missionary Correspondence. Nov, 1711 - Oct, 1730, posted in 2019.

January 30, 2020
Anthony Varder sr., business ledger
By permission from the Bristol Archives. This ledger contains the names of males, who became masters of some early Newfoundland families, names such as Garland, Pynn, Dawe, Mugford and others. David Anstey has added valuable information from his extensive research.

January 3, 2020
Wills added to Conception Bay North
-   Roger Butt 1701
-   James Hill (2nd. transcription)
-   Anthony Varder