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
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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 Wayback Machine has archived copies of this document:
Forgotten Migration
Halifax Sunday Herald, 9 January 2000

Archived: 2000 June 02
http://web.archive.org/web/20000602125357/http://www.herald.ns.ca/external/yorkshire/yorkshire.html

Archived: 2001 August 21
http://web.archive.org/web/20010821113104/http://www.herald.ns.ca/external/yorkshire/yorkshire.html

Archived: 2002 November 21
http://web.archive.org/web/20021121142324/http://www.herald.ns.ca/external/yorkshire/yorkshire.html

Archived: 2003 June 09
http://web.archive.org/web/20030609194534/http://www.herald.ns.ca/external/yorkshire/yorkshire.html

Archived: 2004 October 25
http://web.archive.org/web/20041025082517/http://www.herald.ns.ca/external/yorkshire/yorkshire.html

Archived: 2005 March 11
http://web.archive.org/web/20050311040156/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
    http://ns1763.ca/remem/plaques.html



E.B. Chandler plaque E.B. Chandler plaque Amherst
    http://ns1763.ca/cumberco/chandlerm.html


R.B. Dickey plaque R.B. Dickey plaque Amherst
    http://ns1763.ca/cumberco/dickeyrbm.html


J. McCully plaque J. McCully plaque Amherst
    http://ns1763.ca/cumberco/mccullyjm.html


Sir C. Tupper plaque Sir C. Tupper plaque Amherst
    http://ns1763.ca/cumberco/tuppercm.html


Cumberland County war memorial Cumberland County war memorial Amherst
    http://ns1763.ca/cumberco/cumberlandwar.html


North Nova Scotia Highlanders memorial mural North Nova Scotia Highlanders memorial mural Amherst
    http://ns1763.ca/cumberco/amhermural.html


Fort Lawrence historical plaque Fort Lawrence historical plaque, 1750 Fort Lawrence
    http://ns1763.ca/cumberco/fortlawrence-p.html


Joggins war memorial Joggins war memorial Joggins
    http://ns1763.ca/cumberco/joggwarmem.html


A.P. Seaman plaque and tombstone A.P. Seaman plaque and tombstone Minudie
    http://ns1763.ca/cumberco/seamanmon.html


Amos Seaman's two churches Amos Seaman's two churches Minudie
    http://ns1763.ca/cumberco/minudie2c.html


Richmond war memorial Richmond war memorial Richmond
    http://ns1763.ca/cumberco/richmondmem.html


Simon Newcomb monument Simon Newcomb monument Wallace Bridge
    http://ns1763.ca/cumberco/newcombplq.html


Wentworth Valley war memorial Wentworth Valley war memorial Wentworth
    http://ns1763.ca/cumberco/wentworthm.html


Economy war memorial Economy war memorial Economy
    http://ns1763.ca/colchco/economywarm.html


First Air Mail plaque First Air Mail plaque Parrsboro
    http://ns1763.ca/cumberco/parrairm.html


Diligent River historic monument Diligent River historic monument Diligent River
    http://ns1763.ca/cumberco/diligentriv.html


Diligent River: Confederation plaque Confederation Plaque Diligent River
    http://ns1763.ca/cumberco/confed-diligent.html


Port Greville war memorial Port Greville war memorial Port Greville
    http://ns1763.ca/cumberco/greville.html


Advocate Harbour war memorial Advocate Harbour war memorial Advocate Harbour
    http://ns1763.ca/cumberco/advocatewarm.html


Advocate Harbour: Oldest Settlements plaque Oldest Settlements plaque, 1607 Advocate Harbour
    http://ns1763.ca/cumberco/advocate-oldsett.html


Advocate Harbour: Sea in Our History display Sea in Our History display Advocate Harbour
    http://ns1763.ca/cumberco/advocate-seahist.html


Tatamagouche war memorial Tatamagouche war memorial Tatamagouche
    http://ns1763.ca/colchco/tatawarmem.html


Tatamagouche Naval Encounter monument, 1747 Tatamagouche Naval Encounter monument, 1745 Tatamagouche
    http://ns1763.ca/colchco/tatamnaval.html


Maccan war memorial Maccan war memorial Maccan
    http://ns1763.ca/cumberco/maccanmem.html


Springhill war memorial Springhill war memorial Springhill
    http://ns1763.ca/cumberco/sprhillwarm.html


Oxford war memorial Oxford war memorial Oxford
    http://ns1763.ca/cumberco/oxfordwarmem.html


Westchester Station war memorial Westchester Station war memorial Westchester Station
    http://ns1763.ca/cumberco/westchester.html


River John: War memorial monument River John war memorial River John
    http://ns1763.ca/pictouco/riverjohn.html


Westville: Miners Memorial monument 1891 Miners Memorial monument 1891 Westville
    http://ns1763.ca/pictouco/westvminem.html


Anna Swan monument Anna Swan monument Central New Annan
    http://ns1763.ca/colchco/swanamon.html


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    http://newscotland1398.ca/hist/nshistory01.html

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    http://newscotland1398.ca/hist/nshistory00.html#ns-historical-biog

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    http://planter2010.ca/proc/proclamations-ndx.html

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    http://ns1763.ca/law/ns-statutes1805-titlepg.html

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    http://ns1758.ca/quote/quotes.html

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    http://ns1758.ca/electric/electric.html

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