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Over the Road stretches between the Corner and Jimmys Hill
Over the Road stretches between the Corner and Jimmys Hill
Descriptive TitleOver the Road stretches between the Corner and Jimmys Hill
CategoryMigration/settlement
TopicLandscape
Families
KeywordsMarriage
Roads
DescriptionWhen you pass the Corner moving away from the Gut, you are Over the Road. Patrick Roche (1803-1892) the first Roche in Branch married Bill Englishs daughter, likely building close to the Englishs, just Over the Road from the Corner.
Date2007-07
CollectorBranch Cultural Historical Association
Location Depicted/DiscussedCanada--Newfoundland and Labrador--Avalon Peninsula--Branch--The Place
NotesIn the early 1900s, several McGraths moved to Branch from Gull Cove. Albert McGrath (b. 1889) moved to Branch in 1902 and settled Out the Road. John (Jack) McGrath (b. 1892) married Francis (Fannie) Power and arrived in Branch to live on the Hill in 1916.
FormatImage/jpeg
TypeStill Image
Resource TypePhotograph
LanguageEng
SourceAlbert Jenkins personal photo collection
CollectionIntangible Cultural Heritage Inventory - Avalon
RightsCC BY-NC 2.0 CA
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