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This page has links to the Madeiran roots and history of the exodus

Exodus to Angola in 1884

Read the great story of the Madeiran trek of 1884 (in)to Angola by Fernando Rodrigues da Costa

Health study of Madeiran diaspora to Angola in 1884, by Cristina Bastos, 2005 (pdf, 126kb)

NEW 1891 Colonists guide to Africa Intro, CH1 (Portuguese)

NEW 1891 Colonists guide to Cabo Verde ,Guine, Sao Thome E Principe CH2 (Portuguese)

NEW 1891 Colonists guide to Angola, CH2 (Portuguese)

NEW 1891 Colonists guide to Mocambique, CH2 (Portuguese)

NEW 1891 Colonists guide to Africa, subject Hygene CH3 (Portuguese)

Southern Angola Blog (in Portuguese)- Arrival of the Madeirans in 1884, subject to harsh conditions - Use Google translator

Angola map ca. 1900 before the Benguela railway construction

Angola map 1912 showing Benguela railway

Rodrigues family tree, Madeira & Angola

A history of the founding of Lubango

Boers in Southern Angola


Exodus to the west, 1850's

Religious persecution during the 19th century on Madeira, by Rev. WM Blackburn (pdf, 655kb)

Read: "the Wolf of Scotland" by doctor Robert Reid Kalley about Madeiran religious persecution

Madeiran Exile to Jacksonville, Illinois, in the 1850's, by A. deFrates

Articles/Research Related to the 1850 Madeira Exiles

Apostle to Madeira, by M.P. Testa (.rtf format)

Religious Persecution a Hoax?


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