Yorkshire Settlers

1772 – 1775


Photographs of
Plaque

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
    http://www.herald.ns.ca/external/yorkshire/yorkshire.html


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...
    http://www.libris.ca/yrkfam/


The Legacy : Plaques and Memorials The Yorkshire 2000 Legacy Committee
    http://heritage.tantramar.com/plaques.html


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
    http://www.ianson-international.org.uk/yorks-emigration.htm


Tantramar Historic Sites
Until 1784, all of this area was part of Nova Scotia...
    http://heritage.tantramar.com/historic_sites/MAP.htm







Photographs of War Memorials, Historic Monuments and Plaques in Nova Scotia
    /remem/plaques.html



E.B. Chandler plaque E.B. Chandler plaque Amherst
    /cumberco/chandlerm.html


R.B. Dickey plaque R.B. Dickey plaque Amherst
    /cumberco/dickeyrbm.html


J. McCully plaque J. McCully plaque Amherst
    /cumberco/mccullyjm.html


Sir C. Tupper plaque Sir C. Tupper plaque Amherst
    /cumberco/tuppercm.html


Thomas Dixson, November 1776, plaque Thomas Dixson, November 1776, plaque Fort Cumberland
    /sunco/dixson.html


Fort Beausejour plaques Fort Beausejour plaques, 1755 Aulac
    /sunco/fortbeausejour.html


Joggins war memorial Joggins war memorial Joggins
    /cumberco/joggwarmem.html


A.P. Seaman plaque and tombstone A.P. Seaman plaque and tombstone Minudie
    /cumberco/seamanmon.html


Amos Seaman's two churches Amos Seaman's two churches Minudie
    /cumberco/minudie2c.html


Port Greville war memorial Port Greville war memorial Port Greville
    /cumberco/greville.html


Diligent River: historic monument Diligent River historic monument Diligent River
    /cumberco/diligentriv.html


First Air Mail plaque First Air Mail plaque Parrsboro
    /cumberco/parrairm.html


Tatamagouche Naval Encounter monument, 1747 Tatamagouche Naval Encounter monument, 1745 Tatamagouche
    /colchco/tatamnaval.html


Maccan war memorial Maccan war memorial Maccan
    /cumberco/maccanmem.html


Springhill war memorial Springhill war memorial Springhill
    /cumberco/sprhillwarm.html


Oxford war memorial Oxford war memorial Oxford
    /cumberco/oxfordwarmem.html


Westchester Station war memorial Westchester Station war memorial Westchester Station
    /cumberco/westchester.html


River John: War memorial monument River John war memorial River John
    /pictouco/riverjohn.html


Westville: Miners Memorial monument 1891 Miners Memorial monument 1891 Westville
    /pictouco/westvminem.html


Anna Swan monument Anna Swan monument Central New Annan
    /colchco/swanamon.html



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First uploaded to the Internet:   2003 August 03
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