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Name Lore Bay Roberts to Harbour Main

This is a transcription of Article XIX. in a series called ‘Newfoundland Name-Lore’ written by Rev. Michael Francis Howley. This series which was quite popular began in the second edition of the Newfoundland Quarterly in October 1901, and continued until Rev. Howley’s death in Oct 1914.
Communities covered – Bay Roberts, Coley’s Point, Clarks Beach, Port […..]

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Name Lore Kitchuses to Topsail

This is a transcription of Article XX. in a series called ‘Newfoundland Name-Lore’ written by Rev. Michael Francis Howley. This series which was quite popular began in the second edition of the Newfoundland Quarterly in October 1901, and continued until Rev. Howley’s death in Oct 1914.
Communities covered – Gallows Cove, Kitchuses, Colliers, Holyrood, the South […..]

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