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Author:

 

R. G. Jayne


Report:

 

HA 9


Page:

 

573


Year:

 

1945


Subject Matter:

 

British Community and Family History



Excerpt:

 

An account of the circumstances that led a British family to settle in Portugal is often of interest, not only because it is generally typical of many others, but because it is to them and the trade in which they were engaged that the close relationship between the two countries owes so much.

After wine and cork in Portugal comes the dried fish or «bacalhau» trade which has a British colour in that its early history is closely connected with the old colony of Newfoundland . The following is the story of how a Dorsetshire family were led to embark on its hazards.

The name of Garland has died out in Portugal, and except in a collatoral branch, in England; nor as far as the writer knows are there any left in Newfoundland.




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