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Documents relating to Ferryland: 1597 to 1726

11 September, 1700; [Captain] Stafford Fairbourne
extract from "An Account of the Fishery etc. at Newfoundland in the year 1700"

Great Britain, PRO, Colonial Office, CO 194/2 (16i), 45-53, see 46-47.
CNS microfilm. Transcribed by P.E. Pope.

Subjects: cod, fisheries, planters, ships, servants, boats, census (1700).


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Ferryland Caplin Bay
Number Byeboats 5 -
Number Byeboat Keepers
[and their servants]
26 -
Number Train Vats - -
Number of Inhabitants 166 -
Number of Stages
[Planters' and Ships' ?]
29 4
Number of Planters' Boats 24 -

[Ferryland]

Ships' names TERRA NOVA INDUSTRY
Masters' Names Andrew Foardland Thomas Maugler
What Burthen [tons] 250 100
Number Men 108 26
Number Guns 14 -
Whereto Belonging Plymouth Plymouth
Where Bound uncertain Straights [Mediterranean]
How Laden - fish
Adventurers' Boats 20 5
Ships' names PATIENCE MARY
Masters' Names Peter Small John Filmore
What Burthen [tons] 70 80
Number Men 22 18
Number Guns 1 -
Whereto Belonging Bideford Topsham
Where Bound Straights [Mediterranean] uncertain
How Laden fish -
Adventurers' Boats 4 3
Ships' names BETTY GALLEY JAMES
Masters' Names Richard Wicky James Baily
What Burthen [tons] 130 80
Number Men 37 9
Number Guns 14 6
Whereto Belonging Barnstaple London
Where Bound uncertain Cadiz
How Laden - fish
Adventurers' Boats 7 2
Ships' names ADVENTURE GOLDEN LION
Masters' Names Phillip Upcodd John Tucker
What Burthen [tons] 120 160
Number Men 34 44
Number Guns 14 12
Whereto Belonging Bideford Barnstaple
Where Bound uncertain uncertain
How Laden - -
Adventurers' Boats 6 8
Ships' names WATERFORD GALLEY EXPERIMENT
Masters' Names Peter Fewings Henry Perrin
What Burthen [tons] 200 70
Number Men 70 12
Number Guns 16 -
Whereto Belonging Waterford Bideford
Where Bound Leghorn [Livorno,Italy] uncertain
How Laden fish -
Adventurers' Boats 12 2
Ships' names FIDELLITER OWNERS DESIRE
Masters' Names Edward Williams Thomas Slaughter
What Burthen [tons] 60 46
Number Men 21 6
Number Guns - -
Whereto Belonging Bideford Barnstaple
Where Bound Lisbon England
How Laden fish train [oil]
Adventurers' Boats 4 1

[Caplin Bay]

Ships' names KATHERINE ROSE
Masters' Names Henry Clarke Thomas Kenward
What Burthen [tons] 45 70
Number Men 22 30
Number Guns - -
Whereto Belonging Plymouth Plymouth
Where Bound Cadiz St. Sebastian
How Laden fish fish
Adventurers' Boats 4 6
Ships' names JAMES AND THOMAS ORANGE TREE
Masters' Names Abraham Peters - Slade
What Burthen [tons] 200 100
Number Men 40 13
Number Guns 6 -
Whereto Belonging Plymouth Plymouth
Where Bound Virginia Biscay
How Laden ballast fish
Adventurers' Boats 6 2

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