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Pinsent photograph collection

  • Collection
  • Reproduced [197-] (originally created [18--]-[19--])

The collection consists of copy prints of older photographs of Sir Robert J. Pinsent and other family members. Subjects include the Pinsent property at Salmonier, Newfoundland; fishing on the Little River, Codroy; opening of the House of Assembly (1896); view of St. John's; and scenes of the Newfoundland railway.

Pinsent, Sir Robert John

Court Proceedings collection

  • CA Them Days APL 598
  • Collection
  • 1810

Collection consists of handwritten correspondence in regards to Court Proceedings in Forteau and L'anse Au Loup

Robert Slade & Company collection

  • Collection
  • 1783-1865

Collection consists of original material and reproductions collected by Dr. Keith Matthews, including business records and ledgers, 1806-1822; diaries, 1809-1852; fish collection books, 1791-1852; and some correspondence and letter books. There is also a series of Matthews' notes taken from Slade documents for the period 1783-1858. Photocopies predominate.

Collection is arranged in eight series which reflect the administrative structure of the business: Robert Slade, Trinity, 1806-1822; Slade and Kelson, Trinity, 1822-1839; Executors of Robert Slade Sr., 1839-1852; Robert Slade & Company, Trinity, 1851-1860; Slade and Cox, Fogo and Twillingate, 1818-1837; John Slade and Co., Fogo and Twillingate, 1791-1865; John Slade and Co., Labrador, 1791-1832; Keith Matthews' notes on documents dated 1783-1858.

Robert Slade & Company

Alvin Blake collection

  • CA Them Days APL 264
  • Collection
  • 1832 - 1875

Collection consists of a family record entitled: "Ages of John and Sarah Blake"

Alvin Blake

Illegal Trade collection

  • CA Them Days APL 578
  • Collection
  • 1883

Collection consists of letter about illegal trade in Labrador.

Horse Harbour collection

  • CA Them Days APL 573
  • Collection
  • 1891

Collection consists of letters about Horse Harbour.

Red Bay Post Office collection

  • CA Them Days APL 567
  • Collection
  • 1898

Collection consists of a letter regarding the Red Bay Post Office.

Schooners collection

  • CA Them Days APL 563
  • Collection
  • 1899 - 1900

Collection consists of letters, reports, memos, memorandums and newsprint articles about schooners.

Irish parish records collection

  • Collection
  • Microfilmed [196-?] (originally created 1671-1900)

The Maritime History Archive commenced the collection of Irish parish records during the period 1973-1980. The parish records document the genealogical origins of Newfoundland families whose ancestors had emigrated from Ireland before the twentieth century.

The collection consists of microfilmed copies of many Roman Catholic parishes in the Irish counties of Clare, Cork, Kerry, Kilkenny, Waterford, Wexford and Donegal, as well as many Church of Ireland parishes in counties Cork and Waterford. There are also vestry books for two parishes in County Clare: Castletown Arra and Killahoe.

Maritime History Archive, Memorial University of Newfoundland

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