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Our Genealogy Helper for Fox Harbour ...

So far, we have found very little information about Fox Harbour. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Fox Harbour to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Fox Harbour, please Contact Us.


We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
  • That it also helps us to understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about Fox Harbour (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us an insight into their world.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Fox Harbour. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

Name Variations for Fox Harbour ...

When searching records, keep in mind that names and their spelling can change over time. Our sources include documents like maps, railroad schedules, Travel, Express and Shipping Guides. Many of these documents date from the 1800's and it's common to find spelling differences.

Although we can't give a definitive list, hopefully the following will give you a feel for the variations that might have occurred.

For example, a typical abbreviation for Fox Harbour: Fox Hbr. (or less commonly used: Fox Harb. or Fox Hrbr.)

If you have information about these names (such as the reason for the change, date of change, the origin of the name), please Contact Us.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These websites either offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Fox Harbour:

  • Of Special Interest ...
    • The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.
    • Stories from Newfoundland and Labrador

Cemeteries Near Fox Harbour ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Fox Harbour.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Fox Harbour covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

  • Baine Harbour Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Baine Harbour Cemetery
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Baine Harbour Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<2>
    • Baine Harbour Cemetery lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the south of Fox Harbour.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baine Harbour Cemetery
    • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2635667<4>
  • Old Anglican Cemetery, Belleoram
  • Garnish United Church Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Garnish United Church Cemetery
    • The Garnish United Church Cemetery is located in Garnish.To be precise, Garnish United Church Cemetery lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<3> to the southwest of Fox Harbour.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garnish United Church Cemetery
  • St. Giles Anglican Church Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Giles Anglican Church Cemetery
    • The St. Giles Anglican Church Cemetery is located in Garnish.St. Giles Anglican Church Cemetery lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<3> to the southwest of Fox Harbour.
    • St. Giles Anglican Church Cemetery has also been known as:
    • St. Giles Old Anglican Church Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Giles Anglican Church Cemetery

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Fox Harbour. See our List of 1890's Communities around Fox Harbour.

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The official website for Province of Newfoundland and Labrador: https://www.gov.nl.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Fox Harbour, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Fox Harbour) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Fox Harbour. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fox HarbourOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fox Harbour. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.5333, Longitude: -54.9667    
<4>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.






















 

 

 

 

 


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