Winsor, Newfoundland and Labrador

Location of Winsor in Newfoundland and Labrador

Winsor is a settlement in the municipality of New-Wes-Valley in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Winsor Family

The community is named for the John Winsor (1759-1822) who first settled in nearby Swain's Island in 1810.[1]

During the 19th and early 20th Century many members of the Winsor family became involved in sealing, working as steamer captains:[2]

Descendants of John Winsor served in pre-Confederation House of Assembly of the Newfoundland as for Bonavista Bay and Bonavista North:[3]


Coordinates: 49°08′49″N 53°33′04″W / 49.147°N 53.551°W / 49.147; -53.551

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