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Documents relating to Ferryland: 1597 to 1726

15 October, 1692; Thomas Crawley [Captain HMS RESERVE]
extract from "An Account of the Number of the Inhabitants..."

Great Britain, PRO, Colonial Office, CO 1/68 (94iii), 272.
MHA 16-D-2-010. Transcribed by P.E. Pope.

Subjects: cod, fisheries, planters, ships, servants, boats, stages, census (1692).

An account of the number of the inhabitants, quantity of fish and train [oil] made in the Newfoundland, and for what places shipped, in the year 1692. [Layout modified]

Places Names Ferryland Caplin Bay
Number of Boats 11 1
Number of Men 70 5
Number of Women 11 -
Number of Children 25 1
Quantity of Train
Oil Made tons


Quantity of Fish Made
4750 450
Number of Stages 7 1
Number of Servants 63 4
Quantity of [fish, made
by] Ships, Quintals
11,800 6800
To what place shipped Lisbon Oporto
Number of ships laden 19 7
Number of [tons of]
train [oil] shipped...
To what place shipped Poole

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