History of the Colony of Avalon

Special Documents:

Historical documents

Table of Contents

Ferryland names





Documents relating to Ferryland: 1597 to 1726

12 September, 1675; [Sir] John Berry [Captain HMS BRISTOL]
[Extract from] "A List of ships making Fishing voyages; with Boatkeepers..."

Great Britain, Colonial Office, CO 1/35 (16i), 112-124.
MHA 16-C-2-023. Transcribed by P.E. Pope.

Subjects: cod, ships, census (1675), bye-boats, stages, markets.


[Layout modified]

Harbours: Names & Distances... Latitude

From Aquafort to Ferryland 47:08
is one league...

Masters Names Ships Namesof WhenceBurden
[tons]
Guns
James Cutt MARY Plymouth 100 4
Johnson Marcom LOYALTY Bideford 65 -
John Pope JOHN Plymouth 35 -
George Darracot DELIGHT Bideford 50 -
David Baker PEARL Barnstaple 38 -
Simon Dealing PHOENIX Bideford 30 -
George Bewdle BLACKSWAN Bideford 30 -
Israel Simons ANN Plymouth 50 -
Richard Tucker YOUNG MENS' DELIGHT Plymouth 70 6
Peter Crangs CONSORT Barnstaple 35 -
Edmond Smale MERMAID Barnstaple 40 -
John Orchard FRIENDS AGREEMENT Bristol 27 -
John Tancock PARAGON Plymouth 100 10
George Powdle AMITY Bideford 120 6
William Peirce GEORGE Bristol 20
John Shapoon boatkeeper
Ships' Names Men Boats Stages Train Vats [Market]
MARY 55 11 2 2 England
LOYALTY 31 6 1 1 Virginia
JOHN 7 - - - Nantes
DELIGHT 8 1 1 - Bordeaux
PEARLE 15 3 3 1 La Rochelle
PHENIX 8 1 3 1 Bordeaux
BLACKSWANN 14 3 - - Lisbon
ANN 8 - - - Bordeaux
YOUNG MENS DELIGHT 11 - - - Lisbon
CONSORT 8 - - - St. Sebastian
MAIRMAID 7 - - - Bilbao
FRIENDS' AGREEMENT 7 - - - Portugal
PARAGON 14 - - - Straights
[Mediterranean]
AMITY 18 - - - England
GEORGE 6 - - - Canary Is.
John Shapoon Boatkeeper 5 1 - - -

[Harbours: Names & distances... Latitude]

From Ferryland to Caplin

Bay is one league 47:11

Masters' Names Ships' Names ofWhence Burden Guns
John Schope LYON   80 -
John Heyman TRUE LOVE } Bideford 50 -
Christopher Browning DIMOND   70 5


Ships' Names Men Boats Stages Train Vats [Market]
LYON 26 6 1 1
TRUE LOVE 20 4 1 1 } To a market
DIMOND 26 5 1 1

Top of Page





Partnered Project Heritage Web Site Project
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Heritage Web Site Project Site Map Search Home Search Home Site Map Visiting the Colony of Avalon Artifacts Archaeology Walking Tour