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Fire in St John’s Newfoundland, November 1908, 1908-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3061E/1

Scope and Contents

The main part of the principal building of Messrs. Baird, Gordon and Co’s fish warehouse in Water St after the fire had been extinguished. This photograph was taken by the Rev. James Bell, and published in the ‘Daily Graphic’ on 12th November 1908. (See cutting and remittance advice inserted in album.) Fires have often caused severe damage to St John’s. The worst of these was in July 1892.


  • Creation: 1908-11


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Finding aid date

2012-05-28 11:49:25+00:00

Includes index.

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