Yorkshire Settlers

1772 – 1775

Photographs of

River Philip
Cumberland County
Nova Scotia

Located about 50m south from the River Philip United Church

GPS location:   45°39'36"N   63°54'22"W

River Philip: Yorkshire Settlers plaque

River Philip: Yorkshire Settlers plaque
Photographed at 6:25am, 30 July 2003

River Philip: Yorkshire Settlers, George Oxley 1790

River Philip: Yorkshire Settlers

The above photographs were taken on 30 July 2003.

Links to Relevant Websites

Forgotten Migration Halifax Sunday Herald, 9 January 2000

The Yorkshire Emigration, 1772-1775 by G.M. Ripley
...Almost all of the Yorkshire emigrants remained loyal to Britain during the
Eddy Rebellion in 1776, thus helping to determine the future of both Nova Scotia
and Canada...

The Legacy : Plaques and Memorials The Yorkshire 2000 Legacy Committee

The Yorkshire Rural Emigration to Nova Scotia on the Eve of the American Revolution
extracted from John Thornton Dixon's PhD Dissertation, University of Leeds, 1981

Tantramar Historic Sites
Until 1784, all of this area was part of Nova Scotia...

Photographs of War Memorials, Historic Monuments and Plaques in Nova Scotia

E.B. Chandler plaque E.B. Chandler plaque Amherst

R.B. Dickey plaque R.B. Dickey plaque Amherst

J. McCully plaque J. McCully plaque Amherst

Sir C. Tupper plaque Sir C. Tupper plaque Amherst

Thomas Dixson, November 1776, plaque Thomas Dixson, November 1776, plaque Fort Cumberland

Fort Beausejour plaques Fort Beausejour plaques, 1755 Aulac

Joggins war memorial Joggins war memorial Joggins

A.P. Seaman plaque and tombstone A.P. Seaman plaque and tombstone Minudie

Amos Seaman's two churches Amos Seaman's two churches Minudie

Port Greville war memorial Port Greville war memorial Port Greville

Diligent River: historic monument Diligent River historic monument Diligent River

First Air Mail plaque First Air Mail plaque Parrsboro

Tatamagouche Naval Encounter monument, 1747 Tatamagouche Naval Encounter monument, 1745 Tatamagouche

Maccan war memorial Maccan war memorial Maccan

Springhill war memorial Springhill war memorial Springhill

Oxford war memorial Oxford war memorial Oxford

Westchester Station war memorial Westchester Station war memorial Westchester Station

River John: War memorial monument River John war memorial River John

Westville: Miners Memorial monument 1891 Miners Memorial monument 1891 Westville

Anna Swan monument Anna Swan monument Central New Annan

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First uploaded to the Internet:   2003 August 03