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From: Tina Norris Fields <>
Subject: Re: [CI] Newfoundland - Canada
Date: Tue, 25 Jul 2006 11:11:43 -0400
References: <s4abdd5c.015@gw1.gov.nl.ca> <44C25127.60302@torchlake.com> <BAY102-DAV4C97EFE08145C9D6A8F97DD640@phx.gbl> <44C3C597.5070200@torchlake.com> <BAY102-DAV9A2C7EC3D5FDE14E24C0EDD650@phx.gbl>
In-Reply-To: <BAY102-DAV9A2C7EC3D5FDE14E24C0EDD650@phx.gbl>


Hello again, John,
Today I have gone through the Canada book and scanned the pages for
BLAMPIED, RABEY, and TARDIF. I have sent the zipped file to you, once
again through dropload. Yes, I like this service, too. Pretty bare
bones, but quite useful.
Best,
Tina

John Gough wrote:
> Hello Tina,
>
> Your recollection ties in with mine, and it is a lovely surprise to get some
> information in exchange. Something to do with casting your bread upon the
> waters! Thank you for the trouble you have taken to scan the data for me. It
> all opened perfectly at this end, and I look forward to going through it in
> detail.
> Thank you also for introducing me to Dropload. I hadn't come across it
> before, but I have now signed up and can imagine numerous uses for it.
>
> Very best wishes,
>
> John Gough
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Tina Norris Fields" <>
> To: "John Gough" <>
> Sent: Sunday, July 23, 2006 7:53 PM
> Subject: Re: [CI] Newfoundland
>
>
>
>> Hello John,
>>
>> It's been a while since we corresponded, but it's good to pick that up
>> again. If I recall correctly, you were the one with the passenger list
>> of a ship on which some of my OZANNEs were travelling, and an ancestor
>> of your wife kept a journal that was to be passed around to a number of
>> folks back home in Guernsey, and one of those folks was one of my
>> OZANNEs. Have I recalled correctly?
>>
>> The references to BLAMPIED begin on page 116 and go through page 120.
>> RABEY is on page 532 and TARDIF is on pages 620 and 621. I have scanned
>> those pages as jpg images and will be happy to send them off to you.
>> Each one is around 800-900 kb in size - probably too big for attaching
>> to an email message. So, I will send them to you via dropload.com.
>> I'll zip them into compressed folders and send those folders to you
>> through dropload - they will send you an email notice that there is a
>> file waiting for you - you will have 7 days and only 1 shot at
>> downloading. If something goes wrong, let me know, I'll do it over. I
>> got the files sent while composing this message - so you should be
>> receiving two notices from dropload very soon.
>>
>> Hope this is helpful to you,
>> Tina
>>
>>
>>
>> John Gough wrote:
>>
>>> Hello Tina,
>>>
>>> I hope you will excuse me butting in here, but I have been trying for
>>> several months to obtain a copy of 'The Quiet Adventurers' through the
>>> public library loans scheme. According to The British Library, the only
>>> library copy in the British Isles is in Guernsey (presumably at the
>>> Priaulx), and not available for loan. If you would be prepared to extend
>>> your offer to me, I would be very interested in any references to
>>>
> TARDIF,
>
>>> BLAMPIED, or RABEY. I hope this will not be too much trouble.
>>>
>>> Best wishes,
>>>
>>> John Gough
>>>
>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> From: "Tina Norris Fields" <>
>>> To: <>
>>> Sent: Saturday, July 22, 2006 5:24 PM
>>> Subject: Re: [CI] Newfoundland
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>> Hi Tom,
>>>>
>>>> I have a copy of Marion Turk's book "The Quiet Adventurers of North
>>>> America" and I would be happy to look up names for you.
>>>> I took a quick look for Fagner and did not find it. What other names
>>>> would you be interested in?
>>>> Tina
>>>>
>>>> Tom Fagner wrote:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>> Greetings
>>>>> I'm a new member of this mailing list so I have a general question to
>>>>> start off, but first, a little background.
>>>>> My surname is Fagner and I live in Canada's easternmost province of
>>>>> Newfoundland, a large island bordering the once fertile fishing
>>>>>
> grounds
>
>>>>> known as the Grand Banks. I can trace my family directly back over 200
>>>>> years here to around 1790, prior to that it gets hazy. It has been
>>>>> rumoured that our ancestors originated from the Channel Islands -
>>>>> possibly a seasonal fisherman that used to spend his summers fishing
>>>>>
> off
>
>>>>> of the coast of Newfoundland. Many of the early settlers of
>>>>>
> Newfoundland
>
>>>>> were these fishermen who decided to remain here instead of sailing
>>>>>
> back
>
>>>>> to Europe (England, Channel Islands, France, etc..) for the winter. Is
>>>>> it possible that my gggg-grandfather was once a resident of the
>>>>>
> Channel
>
>>>>> Islands??
>>>>> Can anyone out there make any suggestions as to where, or how, I
>>>>>
> should
>
>>>>> begin an investigation into that possibility? Are there records
>>>>> available (birth / marriage / death / census) for searching from the
>>>>>
> mid
>
>>>>> to late 1700's from the Channel Islands?
>>>>> Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks
>>>>> Tom
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> ==== CHANNEL-ISLANDS Mailing List ====
>>>>> If you would like a copy of a leaflet about the JERSEY SOCIETY IN
>>>>>
> LONDON
>
>>>>> (founded 1896) send your snail mail address to the Hon. Secretary,
>>>>>
> Cliff
>
>>> Le Quelenec at mailto:.
>>>
>>>
>>>>> The Society meets four times a year in central London:
>>>>> To form a bond of union between Jersey people residing in or near
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>> London, and to facilitate their acquaintance, especially
>>>
>>>
>>>>> through the organising of meetings and other social events.
>>>>> To stimulate the interests of the members in all aspects of Jersey
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>> life, past, present and future.
>>>
>>>
>>>>> To welcome visitors from the Channel Islands at meetings of the
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>> Society.
>>>
>>>
>>>>> To offer friendship and advice to Jersey people who come to live
>>>>>
> in
>
>>> London. and publishes a magazine in March and September.
>>>
>>>
>>>>>
>>>> ==== CHANNEL-ISLANDS Mailing List ====
>>>> For details of all the resources held at the
>>>> Société Jersiaise in St Helier go to
>>>> <http://www.societe-jersiaise.org/pages/library.html>;
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>
>


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