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Documents relating to Ferryland: 1597 to 1726

7 December, 1676; [Captain] John Wyborne
"From Bonavista to Trepassey, the Names of the English Inhabitants, with the Number of Boats and Men, and their Wives and Children"

Great Britain, PRO, CO 1/38(89), 239-242.
MHA 16-C-2-116. Transcribed by P.E. Pope.

Subjects: planters, servants, boats, census (1676), livestock, wines.


From Bonavista to Trepassey, the Names of the English Inhabitants, with the number of Boats and men, and their Wives and children

Mens Names Boats Servants Wife and Children...
Caplin Bay
Christopher Pollard 3 16 a wife and 4 [children]
Jervaise Kirke 1 2
John Gord
[Yard = Heard]
1 4 a wife and 4 [children]
Samuel Adams 1 3 a wife and 2 [children]
Henry Dench - 1 a wife and 1 [child]
Ezekial Dibbely
[Dibble]
2 9
Mens Names Boats Servants Wife and Children...
Ferryland
William Jones 2 9
William Roberts 3 16 a wife and 4 [children]
David Kirke 4 20
George Kirke 4 17
Lady Hopkins 2 11
Lady Kirke 3 16
William Earl 1 1 a wife
Richard Lee - 1 a wife
Thomas Doderige 1 6 a wife and 2 [children]

A Total Account of the Inhabitants, their Boats, Fish, Train [oil] etc., from Trepassey to Bay of Bulls

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Harbours Names: ...Ferryland ...Caplin Bay
People 129 22
Boats 21 3
Quantity of Fish
Quintals
2884 390
Worth in Money £.s.d £1894. 06. 00 £ 243. 15. 00
Quantity of Train [Oil]
Tons, hogsheads
16 tons 2 hhds 2 tons 1 hhds
Worth in Money £ 132. 00. 00 £ 18. 00. 00
Stages 8 1
Train Vats 8 1
Cattle 32 16
Wines bought 4 tuns
3 hogsheads
2 hogsheads
1 [barrel?]
Brandy 1 hogshead -
Rum 6 barrels 1 barrel

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