Bay St.George is located on the west coast of Newfoundland. Volume 1 of this 2 volume series tells the story of the early exploration and settlement of Bay St. George's inner bay. The first settlers were of both European and Indigenous descent. They began to establish permanent communities in the inner bay in the early 1770s. In this 5th revised and expanded edition, the author presents extensively researched historical, sociocultural and genealogical information on the early pioneer families and the early communities they established.