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Documents relating to Ferryland: 1597 to 1726

10 September, 1677; [Sir] William Poole [Captain HMS LEOPARD]
extract from "A particular Account of all the Inhabitants and Planters..."

Great Britain, PRO, Colonial Office, CO 1/41 (62iv,vi,vii), 157-166, see f. 158.
MHA 16-C-2-051. Transcribed by P.E. Pope.

Subjects: planters, names, census, houses, stages, boats, stores, livestock.


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A particular Account of all the Inhabitants and Planters living in every Fishing Port or harbour on Newfoundland from Cape Bonavista to Cape Race with the numbers of Boats, Stages, Train Vats, Houses, Beachrooms, Cattle etc., belonging to them, viz.:

Names of Inhabitants Wives Sons Daughters Men
Servants
Women Servants
Lady Frances Hopkins - - 1 13 1
Lady Sarah Kirke - - - 16 1
George Kirke 1 3 1 21 -
David Kirke - - - 25 -
Jarvase Kirke - - - 5 -
William Robinson 1 2 - 15 1
William Tommes - - - 10 -
Samuel Adams 1 - 3 04 -

8 3 5 5 109 3

[Ferryland continued]

Names of Inhabitants Dwelling
Houses
Store
Houses
Lodgings
for
Servants
Lady Frances Hopkins 1 2 2
Lady Sarah Kirke 1 2 1
George Kirke 1 2 2
David Kirke 1 2 2
Jarvase Kirke 1 1 -
William Robinson 1 2 -
William Tommes 1 2 1
Samuel Adams 1 2 -

8 15 9

[Ferryland continued]

Names of Inhabitants Boats Stages Vats Rooms Quintals
of Fish
per Boat
Lady Frances Hopkins 3 1 1 3 150
Lady Sarah Kirke 4 1 1 4 150
George Kirke 5 1 1 5 175
David Kirke 6 1 2 6 160
Jarvase Kirke 1 1 - 1 160
William Robinson 3 1 2 3 150
William Tommes 3 1 1 3 150
Samuel Adams 2 1 1 2 150

8 27 8 9 27 1240

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[Ferryland continued]

Names of Inhabitants Horses Cattle Sheep Hogs
Lady Frances Hopkins - - - -
Lady Sarah Kirke - - - 1
George Kirke - 2 - 14
David Kirke - 8 - 20
Jarvase Kirke - - - -
William Robinson - 10 - 18
William Tommes - - - 12
Samuel Adams - 2 - 6

8 9 27 - 22

Caplin Bay

Names of Inhabitants Wives Sons Daughters Men
Servants
Women
Servants
Christopher Pollard 1 3 4 20 -


Dwelling
Houses
Store
Houses
Lodgings
for
Servants
1 2 1

Boats Stages Vats Rooms Quintals
of Fish
per Boat
5 1 1 5 200

Horses Cattle Sheep Hogs
- 15 - 20

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