SIGN OF THE TIMES - 1867

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - LIFESTYLES -

Ship­builder James Yeo lived in western PEI at Port Hill. A West Devon Im­mi­grant, he rose from noth­ing to be­come on of the rich­est and most pow­er­ful in­di­vid­u­als in the colony. The Yeo fam­ily built or owned shares in over 500 ves­sels. Their busi­ness bud­get was greater than the to­tal fi­nances of the Is­land govern­ment.

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