Tagged: Newfoundland

Bideford Branch report: Jan to Aug 2017

January 2017 commenced when our Branch Chair, Margaret Young, gave an impromptu talk about her recollection of Exmoor’s special qualities and her experiences over the years where she lived and farmed. The Branch season...

Just gone fishing in Newfoundland (E Devon Branch)

A talk “Just gone fishing in Newfoundland; an overview of the cod trade between Devon and Newfoundland, 1500 onwards” by Dr Jenny Moon as part of The Devon Newfoundland Story celebration.

An old photo of some fishermen and salted cod

The Devon–Newfoundland Story, April 2017

The Devon–Newfoundland Story celebrated historical and cultural connections. Organised by the Devonshire Association working with the Devon Family History Society, it marked nearly 500 years of contact and interaction between the two communities. Devon...