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Ferryland names





Documents relating to Ferryland: 1597 to 1726

17 September, 1699; Andrew Leake [Captain HMS HAMPSHIRE]
extract from "The Answer to the Enquiries from the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of the Council of Trade and Plantations"

Great Britain, PRO, Colonial Office, CO 194/1 (150), 333-345
CNS microfilm. Transcribed by P.E. Pope.

Subjects: cod, fisheries, ships, planters, servants, boats, census (1699).


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Ferryland and Aquafort

Number Byeboats 10
Number Byeboat Men 44
Number of Inhabitants 99
Number of Stages [Inhabitants' Stages] 12
Number of Planters' Boats 15

[Ferryland and Aquafort]

Ships' Names ERNESTIAN [?] RUTH
Masters' Names William Coabett Angus Southerd
What Burthen [tons] 70 149
Number Men 23 16
Number Guns 0 8
Whereto Belonging Bideford Topsham
Where Bound Barbados uncertain
How Laden fish fish
Adventurers' Boats 4 1
Number Men Paid - -
Food and Allowance -
Ships' Names MARY PENELOPE
Masters' Names John Filmore Thomas Tediman
What Burthen [tons] 90 50
Number Men 22 11
Number Guns - -
Whereto Belonging Topsham London
Where Bound uncertain Bilbao
How Laden uncertain fish
Adventurers' Boats 3 2
Number Men Paid 22 11
Food and Allowance 60 35
Ships' Names VICTORY FIDELITY
Masters' Names Richard Martin William Phillips
What Burthen [tons] 100 160
Number Men 20 20
Number Guns 14 -
Whereto Belonging Bideford Bideford
Where Bound England Bilbao
How Laden train [oil] fish
Adventurers' Boats 2 4
Number Men Paid - -
Food and Allowance - -
Ships' Names ANN ELIZABETH
Masters' Names John Strange Anthony Thorne
What Burthen [tons] 100 70
Number Men 40 11
Number Guns 8 8
Whereto Belonging Barnstaple London
Where Bound Seville Cadiz
How Laden fish fish
Adventurers' Boats 5 2
Number Men Paid - 11
Food and Allowance - w 30 per inc [?]
Ships' Names WILLIAM AND MARY MARY AND BETH
Masters' Names William Holman Richard Young
What Burthen [tons] 100 70
Number Men 14 14
Number Guns 10 6
Whereto Belonging London Topsham
Where Bound Straights [Mediterranean] Oporto
How Laden fish fish
Adventurers' Boats - 1
Number Men Paid - -
Food and Allowance - -
Ships' Names RUSSELL BARNSTABLE MERCHANT
Masters' Names Henry Rogers Henry Wickly
What Burthen [tons] 100 140
Number Men 16 37
Number Guns 9 14
Whereto Belonging London Barnstaple
Where Bound Straights [Mediterranean] Straights [Mediterranean]
How Laden fish fish
Adventurers' Boats - 7
Number Men Paid - -
Food and Allowance - -
Ships' Names PELICAN INDUSTRY
Masters' Names John Harris Thomas Maugher
What Burthen [tons] 150 100
Number Men 53 17
Number Guns 15 -
Whereto Belonging Bideford Plymouth
Where Bound Cadiz Barbados
How Laden fish no fish
Adventurers' Boats 10 3
Number Men Paid - 17
Food and Allowance - 50
Ships' Names THOMAS AND MICHAEL LAVIATHAN
Masters' Names Richard Dogd [sic] Samuel Johns
What Burthen [tons] 150 120
Number Men 20 19
Number Guns 12 9
Whereto Belonging London Bideford
Where Bound Oporto Portugal
How Laden fish fish
Adventurers' Boats 3 3
Number Men Paid 20 -
Food and Allowance 50 -
Ships' Names NEWFOUNDLAND ELIZABETH
Masters' Names Abraham Peters Thomas Phillips
What Burthen [tons] 80 60
Number Men 30 22
Number Guns 2 -
Whereto Belonging Plymouth Barnstaple
Where Bound Plymouth uncertain
How Laden train [oil] train [oil]
Adventurers' Boats 5 4
Number Men Paid - -
Food and Allowance - -
Ships' Names RUBY
Masters' Names William Brookes
What Burthen [tons] 100
Number Men 25
Number Guns 10
Whereto Belonging Bideford
Where Bound uncertain
How Laden fish
Adventurers' Boats 5
Number Men Paid -
Food and Allowance 45

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