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Documents relating to Ferryland: 1597 to 1726

20 September, 1701; Captain Graydon
extract from "Answer to Heads of Enquiry relating to the Trade and Fishery of Newfoundland"

Great Britain, PRO, Colonial Office, CO 194/2 (46xii), 167-183v, see 167,168.
CNS microfilm. Transcribed by P.E. Pope.

Subjects: cod, fisheries, ships, planters, boats, servants, census (1701).


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Ferryland

Admiral Vice Admiral
Ships' Names REBECCA GEORGE CORNISH
Masters' Names John Simonds George Cornish
What Burthen [tons] 60 110
Number Men 45 32
Number Guns 4 10
Where Belong Dartmouth Bideford
Where Bound Aviero Lisbon
How Laden [quintals] fish 1200 1800
Adventurers' Boats 8 6
Number Stages 2 2
Quintals of Fish Made 1600 1200
Quintals of Train [Oil] 28 24
Ships' Names Rear Admiral THOMAS BURLEY MARY
Masters' Names Thomas Burley Richard Hartwell
What Burthen [tons] 70 80
Number Men 28 22
Number Guns 2 1
Where Belong Plymouth Bideford
Where Bound Plymouth Portugal
How Laden [quintals] train and passengers 1400
Adventurers' Boats 7 4
Number Stages 2 1
Quintals of Fish Made 1200 850
Quintals of Train [Oil] 28 15
Ships' Names CROWNE ESSEX GALLEY
Masters' Names William Maden James Pitts
What Burthen [tons] 200 200
Number Men 46 30
Number Guns 18 24
Where Belong Bideford New England
Where Bound Straights [Mediterranean] Straights [Mediterranean]
How Laden [quintals] 3500 3500
Adventurers' Boats 8 5
Number Stages 2 1
Quintals of Fish Made 1600 700
Quintals of Train [Oil] 28 11
Ships' Names WATERFORD GALLEY FIDELITY
Masters' Names Peter Fewnes [Peter Fewing] Jenk. [?] Richards
What Burthen [tons] 200 50
Number Men 36 17
Number Guns 16 0
Where Belong Waterford Waterford
Where Bound Straights [Mediterranean] Cadiz
How Laden [quintals] fish 3500 900
Adventurers' Boats 5 3
Number Stages 1 1
Quintals of Fish Made 200 [sic] 450
Quintals of Train [Oil] 4 6
Ships' Names RUTH
Masters' Names Augustus Bullard
What Burthen [tons] 150
Number Men 15
Number Guns 12
Where Belong Barbados
Where Bound Barbados
How Laden [quintals] 2000
Adventurers' Boats 1
Number Stages 1
Quintals of Fish Made 80
Quintals of Train [Oil] 1
Ships' Names BETTY GALLEY ORANGE TREE
Masters' Names Peter Wale Daniel Slade
What Burthen [tons] 110 100
Number Men 12 10
Number Guns 10 0
Where Belong London Plymouth
Where Bound Leghorn [Livorno,Italy] Portugal
How Laden [quintals] 1500 1700
Ships' Names FRIENDSHIP BRIGANTINE EDWARD AND MARY PINK
Masters' Names John Alden Daniel Hubbard
What Burthen [tons] 40 55
Number Men 7 7
Number Guns 4 0
Where Belong Boston Carolina
Where Bound Portugal Fayal [Azores]
How Laden [quintals] 700 900
Ships' Names ELIZABETH BRIGANTINE
Masters' Names John Watkins
What Burthen [tons] 50
Number Men 6
Number Guns 0
Where Belong Boston
Where Bound Barbados
How Laden [quintals] 700
Number Men Paid 55 [subtotal?] 82
Number Byeboats 13
Number Byeboat Men [i.e. Keepers] 11
Quintals Fish Made [by Byeboats] 2370
Quintals Train [Oil] [made by Byeboats] 37
Number Inhabitants 13
Number [Inhabitants'] Stages 11
Planters' Boats 17
Quintals Fish Made [by Inhabitants] 2880
Quintals Train [Oil] [made by Inhabitants] 46
Women [inhabitants] 13
Children [inhabitants] 23

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