Newfoundland: Information

Newfoundland (1855 - 1949)

Newfoundland was a colony until 1907 and a British dominion from 1907 to 1949. The dominion was situated in northeastern North America along the Atlantic coast and comprised the island of Newfoundland and Labrador on the continental mainland. Before attaining dominion status, Newfoundland was a British colony, self-governing from 1855.

Newfoundland was one of the original "dominions" within the meaning of the Statute of Westminster of 1931 and accordingly enjoyed a constitutional status equivalent to the other dominions at the time. In 1934, Newfoundland became the only dominion to give up its self-governing status, ending 79 years of self-government.

Newfoundland: List of Rulers.
Reign / RuleFromToCoins Issued
King Edward VII 26 September 1907 6 May 1910 1
King George V 6 May 1910 20 January 1936
King Edward VIII 20 January 1936 11 December 1936
King George VI 11 December 1936 31 March 1949 3
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Newfoundland: Details
Official NameNewfoundland
FlagFlag of Newfoundland
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Newfoundland: Currencies Used
Newfoundland Pound 1854 1865
Newfoundland Dollar 1865 1949