Campobello The Outer Island by Alden Nowlan



There arrived on Campobello in September 1835 the third Principle Proprietary, Admiral William Fitzwilliam Owen, sailor, cartographer and amateur theologian…

This younger Manchester-born son of old Captain Owen was now 61..

In 1872, Captain Robinson-Owen began trying to selll the island … for the following seven years the island was administered by his widow with the assistance of his bailiff, John Farmer, who had come to Campobello with the Admiral as a boy of fifteen.

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