History of the Colony of Avalon

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Ferryland names





Documents relating to Ferryland: 1597 to 1726

27 October, 1684; Francis Wheler [Captain HMS TYGER]
extract from "An account of the Fishing Ships employed at each Port in Nfld..."

Great Britain, PRO, Colonial Office, CO 1/55 (56iv), 254.
MHA 16-D-1-039. Transcribed by P.E. Pope.

Subjects: cod, fisheries, ships, servants, boats, census (1684).


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Place Names South
Ferryland
North
Ferryland
[Caplin Bay]
Ships BONETA BLACK WILL CONCORD
the Masters Samuel Cless William Harman Thomas Cless
Tonnage 80 70 70
Men 43 25 22
Guns 4 - -
Boats 8 5 4
Stages 1 1 1
Quantity of Fish
[quintals]
1600 1000 800
What place they
belong to
Plymouth Dartmouth Plymouth

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