Francis Wheler [Captain HMS TYGER]; 27 October, 1684

An Account of the Inhabitants in Ferryland and Caplin Bay, 1684

Extract from "Account of Inhabitants between Cape Race and Cape Bonavista"

Great Britain, PRO, Colonial Office, CO 1/55 (56vii), 257.
MHA 16-D-1-007. Transcribed by P.E. Pope.

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Place Names Ferryland Caplin Bay

Men 6 3
Women 6 3
Children 6 12
Servants 103 18
Boats 21 4
Fish (quintals) 4200 800

...It is to be noted that every planter that keeps boats hath a stage, which is more than two thirds, one place with another.