JD Archer

Previous Education

B.A. Simon Fraser University


Dr. Barry Gaulton


Historical archaeology, vernacular architecture, households, cemeteries, 17th Century Ferryland, Newfoundland.

Research Statement

My research focuses on the kitchen associated with George Calvert’s mansion house at Ferryland, how its design fits into kitchen and domestic architecture in Britain and Northeastern North America, and how its use may have changed over the course of the 17th century.


Email: jdarcher@mun.ca


Department of Archaeology

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000