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Corpus Christi Parish (Northern Bay, N.L.) fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1943-1961

Fonds consists of baptismal records (1943-1954), marriage records (1943-1954), and death records (1943-1954), as well as some confirmation cards.

Corpus Christi Parish (Northern Bay, N.L. : Catholic)

Corpus Christi Parish (St. John's, N.L.) fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1920-1994, predominant 1948-1978

Fonds consists of correspondence relating to church repairs and maintenance, building projects, St. Joseph's Elementary School, the parish hall, appointments and resignations, and other general parish operations and activities (1920, 1947-78); canonical decrees and correspondence relating to parish boundaries (1977-85); newspaper clippings relating to the history of the parish (1951-53, 1984-88); church bulletins (1994); architectural drawings (1946-74); and 19 black and white photographs.

Corpus Christi Parish (St. John's, N.L. : Catholic)

Creston-Red Harbour Pastoral Charge fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1985-1995

Fonds consist of annual reports and are arranged in series 1.0: Annual reports, 1985-1995.

United Church of Canada. Creston-Red Harbour Pastoral Charge

Barque Snow Queen collection

  • Collection
  • Microfilmed 1982 (originally created 1876-1889)

The collection consists of microfilmed records from the papers of Frieze and Roy, merchants and shipowners (Maitland, Nova Scotia) and includes charter parties and other papers relating to the vessel Snow Queen, 1876-1889.

Snow Queen (barque)

Basil Fearn fonds

  • Fonds
  • [194- ]-[197-]

Fonds consists of 235 black and white photographs and negatives, mainly of vessels constructed at the Clarenville Shipyard during the period that Basil Fearn was manager of the yard, commencing in 1947. The majority of the photographs are identified. At least 50 percent of the images show vessels under construction at the yard. Some of the images were printed from negatives in 1997.

Vessels include the Matthew, the Terra Nova, the Newfoundland, the Marilyn Marie, the Richard, the Northern Wave, the George Kentner, the Philip E. Lake, the Penny Luck, the Shirley Blanche, the Algerine, the Hermitage, the Random Sound, the East Wind and the Right Wind, built for Job Brothers.

Fearn, Basil

Brooking & Co. fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1859-1872

Fonds consists of a list of prices charged by the company for specific items, showing cash or "on account" charges, 1859-72. Separate lists exist for summer, fall, and winter prices. Fonds also documents price-fixing between Brooking & Co. and Grieve & Bremner in the 1860s.

Brooking & Co.

Captain Harry Stone fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1900-1994, predominant 1960-1994

Fonds consists of 4,141 photographs which Captain Stone had taken or collected over the past five decades and which documented in detail the shipping activity in and around the port of St. John's and the outports of Newfoundland. Since 1960, when Stone became harbour master at St. John's, he attempted to document every vessel which visited the port. In addition to photographs, the fonds includes Stone's notes and clippings on the vessels, as well as information on shipwrecks and other marine related activities. The fonds also includes 14 logbooks.

Fonds is arranged in four series according to the form of the material: Photographs, 1900-1994; Notes and clippings, 1960-1994; Logbooks, 1967-1980; and Published material. The published material has been added to the MHA reference library.

Stone, Harry

Colonial Office fonds

  • Fonds
  • Microfilmed [197?] (originally created 1623-1867)

Fonds consists of microfilmed records in selected series of the Colonial Office records. Reproductions of shipping returns and records related to the international marine economy predominate. Shipping returns usually detailed vessels entered and cleared, masters' names, vessel rig and tonnage, place of vessel construction and registration, owners, cargo, origins and destinations.

The fonds also includes entry books (out-going correspondence and attachments), acts ( proclamations, ordinances, colonial legislation), government gazettes (official gazettes published in the colonies), miscellanea (colonial newspapers, Blue Books of Statistics, assorted reports and memoranda), and indices and registers.

Records are arranged in 21 series: The series relevant to Newfoundland are: Series CO 195. Newfoundland. Entry Books, 1623-1867; Series CO 199. Newfoundland. Miscellanea, 1677-1838.

The series relevant to Canada are: Series CO 193. New Brunswick. Miscellanea, 1786-1865; Series CO 221. Nova Scotia and Cape Breton. Miscellanea, 1748-1866; Series CO 228. Prince Edward Island. Acts, 1770-1864; Series CO 306. Vancouver Island. Acts, 1853-1863; Series CO 308. Vancouver Island. Government Gazettes, 1864-66.

The series relevant to other British colonies are : Series CO 27, Bahamas. Shipping returns, 1721-1815; Series CO 33. Barbados. Shipping returns, 1678-1818; Series CO 41. Bermuda. Shipping returns, 1715-1820; Series CO 76. Dominica. Shipping returns, 1764-1819; Series CO 106. Grenada. Shipping returns, 1763-1816; Series CO 142. Jamaica. Shipping returns, 1765-1818; Series CO 157. Leeward Islands. Shipping returns, 1863-1720; Series CO 187. Nevis. Shipping returns, 1704-29; Series CO . St. Christopher. Shipping returns, 1763-1787; Series CO 265. St. Vincent. Shipping returns, 1763-1812; Series CO 290. Tobago. Shipping returns, 1766-1815.

The remaining series are: Series CO 325 Colonies General. Miscellanea, 1790-1854; Series CO 390 Board of Trade. (Commercial), Miscellanea, 1675-1731; Series CO Indexes and registers, 1703-1898.

Great Britain. Colonial Office

Dean Denis Mackin fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1792-1857

Fonds consists of records related to Rev. Denis Mackin, including baptismal certificate and pastoral appointments. Fonds also includes newspaper clippings and printed material related to his life.

Mackin, Denis

Dean Nicholas Roache fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1842, 1865-1916

Fonds consists of records related to Dean Roache, including baptismal certificate and canonical certificates of ordination. Fonds also includes obituary, newspaper clippings, and a prayer card.

Roache, Nicholas

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