Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland. Second Edition, Corrected. in dustjacket

By: SEARY, E.R. Lynch, Sheila M.P. KIRWIN, William J.

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SEARY, E.R. Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland. With the assistanceof Sheila M.P. Lynch. Corrected Edition edited by William J. Kirwin. St.Jo hn's, Newfoundland : J.R. Smallwood Centre for Newfoundland Studies, Memorial University of Newfoundland / Montreal & Kingston : McGill-Queen's University Press, (1998). Corrected (Second) Edition. Pp (8),[9]-573,(5). Double Column. 4to, green cloth, black lettering to spine. "In an extensive introduction E.R.Seary discusses the historic and linguistic origins of Newfoundland surnames and their cultural sources - notably English, Welsh, Irish, Scottish, French, Syrian, Lebanese and Micmac. The body of the work is a dictionary of family names, which includes variant spellings and cross-references, countries of origin and meaning. Newfoundland's most common surnames and places named after families are also identified. Orignaly published in 1977, this edition has been completely reset and incorporates additions and corrections." (from the dj). Contents : Introduction. I. Range and Aims. II.Sources of Information. III. Surnames - Some General Considerations. IV. T he Surnames of Newfoundland. Select Bibliography : 1. General Works - Printed. 2. General Works - Other than Printed. 3. Newfoundland - Printed. 4. Newfoundland - Other than Printed. Notes for the Use of the Dictionary. Dictionary of Newfoundland Family Names. Appendices: 1. The Order of Common Surnames. 2. The Comparative Order of the Principal Surnames of Newfoundland, England and Wales, Ireland and Scotland. 3. Surnames recorded before 1700. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL BE REQUIRED FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE CANADA DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Name on flyleaf, fift inscription and personal stamp on titlepage, else very good in dustjacket. 40.00

Title: Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland. Second Edition, Corrected. in dustjacket

Author Name: SEARY, E.R. Lynch, Sheila M.P. KIRWIN, William J.

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NL, 1998, ISBN:0773517820:

Seller ID: 101830

Keywords: NEWFOUNDLAND HISTORY CANADIAN GENEALOGOCAL LOCAL GENEALOGY CANADA REFERENCE FAMILY NAMES,