Favourite Links

Here are just some of my favourite places to visit.

Genealogy - Newfoundlandia - Historical Exploration Sites - Community - Radio, TV & newspapers - Scouting - Government Sites - Crafts, Hobbies & Recreational - Special Interest

You will probably notice an abundance of sites concerning Newfoundland and Labrador. That is because I have joined the long line of expatriate Newfoundlanders who have moved to Ontario. Please let me know if any of these links do not work.

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NL place names map.
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Newfoundland Grand Banks - National Genealogy Society - Wayne Pike's Newfoundland Genealogy - Newfoundland Public Libraries: Newfoundland Collection - Newfoundland and Labrador Genealogy Research Forum - Guide to Genealogical Material in the Newfoundland Collection - Association of Newfoundland and Labrador Archives - Thomas Coles Collection - Bob Hatcher's Genealogy Page (England) - The Dorset Page - Al Beagan's Genealogy Notes - BC Vital Statistics Archives - Coats of Arms from Ireland and Around the World by Eddie Geoghagen - Lethbridge Family History, Alberta Libary - Vital Statistics, USA - Western Newfoundland - Prince Edward Island - Surname List - Latter Day Saints - Family Search - Immigration to Canada in the 19th century - Provincial Information and Library Resources Board - Newfoundland Shipwrecks on the Web - Fishing - A Way of Life - Out of Gloucester - The Browne Papers (W. J. Browne).

Family Pages
A - C
The Anstey Project - Antle in Newfoundland - The Arnold Family of Traytown - Batten in Newfoundland - The Benoit Family - Billard/Warford Research (Tina's Family Page) - Lili Marlane's Genealogy Page (Bonavista Butler's) - Casey and Dunn of Nova Scotia (via Newfoundland) - The Chaytor Family - The Coombs Family - The Corbett Page.

D - G
Steve Delaney's Page - The Duffett Family Page - Froud Family Home Page - The Cat Harbour Corner (Gibbons Family) - Bill Garland's Personal Home Page.

H - L
Hanebury Family - The Harnett Family of the Burin Peninsula - The Hilliers of Newfoundland - Hogarth Family Pages - The Huxter Genealogy Page - Janes Family Genealogy - Kean Family - Knight Family.

M - R
The Normore Family of Bell Island - Patey Family - Terry Piercey's Page (Port Rexton - Piercey & Ash) - David Pike's Family Page - The Porter Family - Power and four other families - Don and Jean Ross Family Research - The Rowe Family of 19th Century Newfoundland - Rowsell Family of Notre Dame Bay.

S - Z
Shears Genealogy - Vera Short's Home Page - The Strong Family of Newfoundland - Bill Sullivan's Home Page - Tweety Bird's Family Tree (Hart, Haslip, Stevens, Little, Budge, Chipman, Welch, Russell, Johns & Glover) - Vincent Family - The Yetman Family.

Other Butler Family Sites
Lili Marlane's Genealogy Page (Bonavista Butler's) - Butler Society - The Butler Family of Cromwell, CT - Butch Butler's Genealogy Web Page, North Carolina - Butler Family of Australia - Benjamin Butler Descendants in South Carolina - Daniel Butler Descendants of South Carolina - Robert Perry Butler of Crawford Co, PA - Ada Beryl Johnson Butler of Greekville, TX.

Other Famous Butlers
Wild Bill (James Butler) Hickok - The Butler Rangers - Daws Butler (voice of Yogi Bear).

Newfoundland Funeral Homes

Only those which provide obituaries are listed here.

Grand Falls-Windsor, Central Newfoundland - Stacey's Funeral Home, Gander, NL - Noel's Funeral Home, Conception Bay North, NL - Hickey's Funeral Home, Conception Bay South, NL - Barrett's Funeral Home, St. John's, NL - Carnell's Funeral Home, St. John's, NL - Caul's Funeral Home, St. John's, NL.

Also: Find an obituary website.


Dictionary of Newfoundland English - John Mason's Brief Discourse on the New-Found-Land - Richard Whitbourne's Discourse on the History of Newfoundland - Prowse's History of Newfoundland - Newfoundland and Labrador Heritage Page - Once Upon A Mine: History of Mining in Newfoundland - Encyclopedia Of Newfoundland & Labrador - Royal Newfoundland Constabulary Veteran's Association - Dr. Mel Baker's Page - Haunted Tour of St. John's - Newfoundland and Labrador's Registered Heritage Structures - Anglican Churches on the Isthmus of Avalon - Newfoundland Overseas Forestry Unit - Collection of Newfoundland Songs - Newfoundland dog postage stamps - Traveller's Guide to Newfoundland & Labrador Geology.

Newspapers (with obituaries), Radio and Television

The Telegram, St. John's, NL - The Gander Beacon, Gander, NL - The Halifax Chronicle-Hearld - The Halifax Daily News - The Cape Breton Post - CBC Radio - OZFM Radio, St. John's, NL - KIXX Country Radio, St. John's, NL - VOCM Radio, St. John's, NL - VOWR Radio, St. John's, NL - CBC-TV, St. John's, NL - NTV, St. John's, NL - The Discovery Channel - The History Channel - Them Days Magazine - Downhome Magazine: Newfoundland & Labrador - The Global Gazette: Canada's Family History Magazine - The Brampton Guardian (Ontario) - The Mississauga News (Ontario) - The Fredericton Daily Gleaner(New Brunswick) - The Moncton Times Transcript (New Brunswick).

Historical Exploration Sites

Robert Peary - The North Pole Exploration - Robert A. Bartlett -

South Pole Exploration - Robert F. Scott - Sir Ernest Shackleton.

Capt. James Cook -

Community Sites

Newfoundland and Labrador Communities
The Baccalieu Trail list of communities - St. John's - Colony of Avalon - Bell Island - Bonavista - Dover - Elliston - Gander - Grey River - Harbour Grace - Mount Pearl - Old Perlican - Port Rexton - Trinity - St. Anthony - Trinity - Trinity Historic Trust.

Canadian Communities(My prejudices are showing!! - I have family in those places.)
Sioux Lookout, ON - Mississauga, ON - Whitehorse, YT.

Scouting Sites

Scouts Canada - Northeast Avalon Region, St. John's, NL - Scouting in Nova Scotia

Government Sites


Click on a flag to be wisked away to the website of that province or territory!

Government of Canada

Yukon Northwest Territory Nunavut

British Columbia
Alberta Saskatchewan Manitoba Ontario Quebec

New Brunswick Prince Edward Island Nova Scotia Newfoundland and Labrador

Flags by The Gallery of Animations

Canadian Government Agences
Geological Survey of Newfoundland - Geological Survey of Canada.

Find an embassy for any country anywhere in the world.

Find information on any country at E-ConflictTMWorld Encyclopedia or at geographic.org.

United States of America United States of America

Alabama - Alaska - Arizona - Arkansas - California - Colorado - Connecticut - Delaware - Florida - Georgia - Hawaii - Idaho - Illinois - Indiana - Iowa - Kansas - Kentucky - Louisianna - Maine - Maryland - Massachusetts - Michigan - Minnesota - Mississippi - Missouri - Montana - Nabraska - Nevada - New Hampshire - New Jersey - New Mexico - New York - North Carolina - North Dakota - Ohio - Oklahoma - Oregon - Pennsylvania - Rhode Island - South Carolina - South Dakota - Tennessee - Texas - Utah - Vermont - Virginia - Washington - West Virginia - Wisconsin - Wyoming - District of Columbia

US Government Agences
NASA Home Page.


Republic of China - India.


National Capital Territory - New South Wales - Northern Territory - Queensland - South Australia - Tasmania - Western Australia.


South Pacific Sites
Pitcairn Island - Fiji Islands - Samoa - Tongo: The Friendly Islands - Guam: USA Territory - South Pacific.

South America Sites

South Atlantic Sites
Falkland Islands.

Crafts, Hobbies & Recreational Sites

Royal Astromony Society - The Urban Peasant - Chinese Cookery - Martha Stewart - The Gardening Site - Drink Mixing Information - Artist's Club (tole painting) - Michael's Craft Supplies - Lewiscraft Supplies - Hearthspun Decorative Arts - Exotic Birds - Exotic Birds of Australia - Salmonier Nature Park, NL - Johnson Geo Centre, St. John's, NL.

This section would not be complete without some reference to curling, hence TSN Curling Updates - In The Hack - The Canadian Curling Association - Curl Atlantic.

Special Interest Sites

Find old classmates - A&E Biographies - Picket Fences (my favourite TV series) - Jean M. Auel - Children of the Earth Series - The Lone Ranger - Roy Rogers - Audie Murphy Memorial Page - The Autry Museum of Western Heritage - The "Official" Gene Autry Website - Childhood Western Movies - The Old Correl (info on late, great, cowboy stars) - The Wanderer - Old-Time Radio Shows - Old Time Music - Ed's Country Memory Lane - Collection of children's stories - The Radio Lady, old time radio programs - Looking for a favourite DVD? Check this out - or this - Tetris.
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