West Coast ~ Bay of Islands District
Bishop Edward Feild - Journal 1849The information was read, recorded and transcribed by MICHAEL BARBOUR, June 1999. While I have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there may be typographical errors.
Bishop Edward Feild, was a Church of England Bishop who was stationed in Newfoundland during the mid-nineteenth century. A few years after
receiving the report of Reverend Wix, Bishop Field visited the Bay of Islands in 1849. While there, he made the following entries in his journal:
Wednesday, 1 August 1849In addition to his journal, Field kept a list of inhabitants from the various stops that he made during this trip. The following is the
Bay of Islands District list of inhabitants that he took while visiting the Bay of Islands in 1849.
1 Families of the South-Arm of Bonne Bay 1800s-1930s.
2 Early Settlers on the Southwestern Shore of Newfoundland's Northern
Bay of Islands District