This page provides an overview of the contents of the entire web site. It is a summary of information from the various menus and submenus, plus some items from individual pages, but contains no links.



-  "A Red Island (PB) Family Tree"
--  Overview
--  Introduction
--  Instructions for use
--  Research notations
--  Notes about the data
--  Notes about the index
--  Navigating the LINKs
--  Kinship terminology
--  Abbreviations for place names
--  Frequency of use of first names
--  Search the Family Tree
---  [index to name index]
----  [index to individual names]
-----  [individual families]
-  Photo galleries
--  Introduction
--  Gallery index
---  [individual Gallery sets of thumnbail sized photos]
----  [individual photos and captions]
--  Index to where people appear in the photos
---  [individual names and links to photos]
----  [individual photos and captions]
-  First person writings
--  "Brief Account of the Resettlement of Red Island", a first person story by James V. McCarthy
--  "The Night School Teaching at Red Island 1937", a song about early adult education, by Patrick Barry
--  "Red Island P.B.", a brief history of the early settlement of Red Island, by Mary McCarthy
--  "Jim McCarthy", a song about the loss of the Red Island schooner Annie in 1915, by Peter Leonard
--  "Red Island", a song lamenting resettlement, by Frederick Lambe
-  Items from newspapers
--  "Educators", an article about early schools in Placentia Bay, by Michael McCarthy
--  1992 Red Island reunion, the article from The Telegram, by Peter Jackson
--  The following items are a series of columns titled "Down Home", by Lorna Ryan
---  [seven newspaper articles]
-  Book and music reviews
--  Books:
---  [reviews of a few books with significant Red Island content]
---  Brief reviews of hundreds of books about Newfoundland
----  Introduction
----  Newest Reviews
-----  [the most recently added group of book reviews]
----  Title Index
-----  [title list, with links to the reviews]
------  [individual book reviews]
----  Author Index
-----  [introduction]
-----  [author list with titles, with links to the reviews]
------  [individual book reviews]
----  Index by Letter
-----  [links to individual sections of the book reviews]
------  [individual book reviews]
--  Music:
---  [reviews of music albums by Red Island artists]
-  Miscellaneous items
--  "Rhyme of Summer School", from a diary of 17 year old Mary Ellen Norman (later known as Della O'Leary)
--  "How the Devil Came to Red Island", a short story by Alice Lannon & Michael McCarthy
--  "Glimpse of a Queen", the QE2 sails past Red Island, by Lorna Ryan
--  1992 Red Island reunion souvenir ticket (photo)
--  Two property bills of sale from 1964
--  Postcard from Red Island (two photos)
--  A few Wills and Estate Probate petitions
---  [several individual items]
--  Excerpts from schools reports 1858-1918
---  [information from forty-six reports]
--  A business card from Red Island
--  Other brief miscellaneous items
---  Comments from Sweetman's letter book
---  A comment from Howley's "Newfoundland Name-Lore"
---  Comments from Lovell's 1871 directory
---  Population numbers from census records
---  Comments from the "Newfoundland and Labrador Pilot"
---  Names from Gert Crosbie's "Births, Deaths and Marriages ..."
---  Item from the "Newfoundland Specialized Stamp Catalogue"
---  List of Red Island postmasters 1949-1968
---  Brief story from the "MUN Gazette"
---  Excerpt from "Jukes' Excursions"
---  Excerpt from "Rocks, Minerals and Scenery of Newfoundland"
---  Excerpt from "The Encyclopedia of Canada: Newfoundland Supplement"
---  Excerpt from the "1913 McAlpine Gazetteer"
---  Names from from the "St. Bride's College Annual" for 1940
---  Excerpts from the "American Coast Pilot" for 1822 and 1857
---  Excerpt from the "Newfoundland Pilot" for 1878
---  Excerpts from a U.S. Hydrographic Office report in 1884
---  Excerpt from "The Kingdom of Canada"
---  Early Red Island postmasters 1886-1899
---  Excerpt from the school examinations report for 1916
---  Excerpts from the Newfoundland census for 1857
---  Excerpts from the Newfoundland census for 1901
---  Report of a fatal accident in 1920
-  Cemetery headstones  [Red Island cemetery]
-  Parish death register  [Red Island entries]
-  Census and voter records  [Red Island sections]
--  1917 List of Electors
--  1921 Census
--  1935 Census
--  1945 Census
--  1955 List of Electors
-  Old business directories  [Red Island sections]
--  Hutchinson's directory 1864-1865
--  Lovell's directory 1871
--  McAlpine's directory 1894-1897
--  McAlpine's directory 1898
--  McAlpine's directory 1904
-  Links to sites with related material
-  Newfoundland postage stamps
--  Introduction
--  [list of various sets and groupings of stamps]
---  [small photos and descriptions for each set or grouping]
----  [photos of individual stamps]
-  Argentia RC parish records
--  Introduction
--  Explanation of revisit of records
--  Description of the Baptism record
--  Description of the Marriage record
--  Description of the Family record
--  Description of the Death (register) record
--  Using the Baptism & Marriage indexes
--  Navigating the records
--  Kinship terminology
--  A brief history of the Argentia parish
--  A brief history of the Argentia parish - Defended
---  Thomas Freeman's biographical sketch of Father Pelagius Nowlan
----  View scan of the first page of this sketch
---  Thomas Freeman's letter regarding the death of Father Pelagius Nowlan
----  View scan of the first page of this letter
--  Death register summary by cause of death
--  Baptism and Marriage counts by year
--  Most popular first names in Baptisms by decade
--  Name index to Baptisms
---  [index to name index]
----  [index to individual names]
-----  [individual baptism records]
--  Year index to Baptisms
---  [index to individual years]
----  [individual baptism records]
--  Name index to Marriages
---  [index to name index]
----  [index to individual names]
-----  [individual marriage records]
--  Year index to Marriages
---  [index to individual years]
----  [individual marriage records]
--  Name index to Death register
---  [introduction]
---  [index of individual names]
----  [individual death records]
-  Map of the entire web site
-  Technical stuff / troubleshooting
-  What's been added recently



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