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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 Sack Ships that Loaded at the Several Ports in Newfoundland..."

Great Britain, PRO, Colonial Office, CO 1/55 (56v), 255,v.
MHA 16-D-1-002. Transcribed by P.E. Pope.

Subjects: fish, sack ships, markets, census (1684).


An account of the sack ships that loaded at the several ports in Newfoundland, with their number of men, tonnage, guns, whither bound, and to what port they belong to.

Masters' Names Ships Tonnage Men Guns Whither
Bound
What place
they belong to

...Ferryland
Richard Withall WILLIAM
AND JOHN
100 13 4 Viana Topsham
George Drackett ENDEAVOUR 60 11 1 Barnstaple Barnstaple
Samuel Hare THOMAS
AND JUDAH
50 7   Alicante Plymouth

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