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Documents relating to Ferryland: 1597 to 1726

2 December, 1708; John Mitchels [Captain HMS WARWICK]
extract from "A List of the Inhabitants Names, the Number of their Families ... Anno. 1708."

Great Britain, PRO, Colonial Office, CO 194/4 (76ii), 253-256v, see f. 253.
CNS microfilm. Transcribed by P.E. Pope.

Subjects: planters, cod, fisheries, boats, servants, census (1708).


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...Ferryland

Inhabitants Names Wife Child
-ren
Servants Boats
Kept
Skiffs Train
Vats
William Penpraise 1 2 4 1   1
Henry Rose 1   5 1   1
Thomas Dibble 1 2 5 1   1
Anthony Fairly 1 1 5 1   1
Edmund Webber     5 1   1
Oliver Lang 1 2 11 2   1
James Benger     21 4   2
John Erwin 1   4 1   1
Arthur White 1 6 10 2   1
Richard Clugg 1 2 9 1 1 1
William Short 1 1 11 2   1
Anthony Parsons 1 3 5 1   1
John Tucker 1 5 5 1   1
Richard Roberts 1 3 5 1   1
Richard Hamline 1 4 5 1   1
Andrew Palmer 1 2 10 2   1
John Fletcher     3 1   1

17 14 33 123 24 1 18
Inhabitants' Names Quintals
of Fish
Taken
Tons of
Train
Oil
William Penpraise 300 1 3/4
Henry Rose 280 7 1/4
Thomas Dibble 250 1 -
Anthony Fairly 300 1 3/4
Edmund Webber 300 1 3/4
Oliver Lang 900 3 1/4
James Benger 1600 6 -
John Erwin 300 1 3/4
Arthur White 700 2 3/4
Richard Clugg 500 2 -
William Short 650 2 1/2
Anthony Parsons 300 1 3/4
John Tucker 350 2 -
Richard Roberts 350 2 -
Richard Hamline 350 2 -
Andrew Palmer 600 2 3/4
John Fletcher 300 1 3/4

17 8330 38

[No separate figures are given for Caplin Bay]

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