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Bishop Patrick Lambert fonds

  • Archief
  • 1754-1816

Fonds consists of letters of appointment, diary notes, testimonial letters, land lease for the Old Chapel (St. John's), correspondence and a copy of his last will and testament. Fonds also includes newspaper clippings and printed material related to his life.

Lambert, Patrick


The Slade diaries contain a day to day account of Slade's business at Trinity, as well as general information on the state of the fishery, shipping, weather and comings and goings in the community. Sometimes entitled "Remarks" and at other times "Occurrences", the diaries were kept by William Kelson, the manager for the company at Trinity from 1809-1851. The series includes a complete set of photocopied diaries from 1809-1852, and three original volumes, 1827-1829, 1835-1839, 1839-1843.

Rev. Samuel Burgess fonds

  • Archief
  • 1790-1833

Fonds consists of newspaper clippings and obituary of Rev. Samuel Burgess.

Burgess, Samuel

Leavitt (Lovett, Lovitt) family fonds

  • Archief
  • Microfilmed 1978 (originally created 1783-1874)

Fonds consists of microfilmed ships' accounts, insurance policies and papers for the following vessels: Sally (1796-1801); Dove (1797-99); Snow Mary (1803-04); Mary (1803-04); Susanna (1805); Cattle (1810); Paraquay (1849); General Higgins (1851-52); Hibernia (1789-91); Belmont (1858); Lampedo (1856-58); and Rosannah (1785).

The fonds also includes Leavitt family letters (mostly to Daniel, George and Joseph) for 1802-66; indentures and bonds (1798-1874); bills, receipts and promissory notes (1700-1856); Daniel Leavitt account book (1798); account book (1796-97); and Saint John City Poor House account book (1810-13).

Leavitt (Family, Saint John, N.B.)

James Ryan and Company (King's Cove, Bonavista Bay N.L.) fonds

  • Archief
  • 1883-1934

Fonds consists of diaries kept most likely by John G. Hart, an accountant for Daniel Ryan at King's Cove. The diaries contain information on shipping arrivals and departures, vessel cargoes, weather, local events, births, marriages, and deaths.

James Ryan and Company

Name files

This series consists of the research files for each family and individual included in Myles' study. The files contain research material and notes, pedigree charts, handwritten and typed text. The files are organized by family name and given name and arranged alphabetically.

Vital Statistics

This series contains information on births, deaths and marriages for the south coast of Newfoundland. Early returns cover the area from Hermitage Bay to Port aux Basques. Later returns concentrate on the part of the coast from Burgeo to Channel/Port aux Basques. The information is in the form of transcripts, data sheets and photocopies. The data contains a complete account of the families of the part of the south coast included in the study. An index to surnames is included in the finding aid.

The files are arranged in four sub-series: SPG Returns; Cemetery notes; Parish registers; Vital statistics.

Predecessor records

Two volumes that probably originate with either James Ryan & Company, King's Cove or James Ryan, Bonavista. Shareman's Wages, 1904-1905 lists shares paid per individual vessel involved in the Labrador fishery. Bookkeeper John White. Ledger, 1892-1893 lists debts owing to the end of the year. Both include individuals from Bonavista Bay.

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