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Adams, John

resident(?) of Ferryland in the summer of 1693, when he bought goods from Joseph Buckley (of Salem?);

Adams, Samuel

in 1675 listed as Ferryland planter with wife and two female children; in 1675 had five men, one boat and one stage; in 1677 married with three daughters, had at Ferryland one dwelling house, two storehouses, one train vat, two rooms and one stage; in 1681 listed as Ferryland planter with wife and five children;

Addams, William

inhabitant of Ferryland in September 1673, when Governor Lovelace enumerated inhabitants who had lost their commodities, stores, cattle household goods, etc. to the Dutch;

Addams, William

at Ferryland in 1707 when he signed a statement that Philip Kirke was the rightful owner of the Pool Plantation;

Aid, John

fined £2 for his part in the religious riot of 1788;

Alden, John

Master of the sack ship Friendship Brigantine of Boston buying fish at Ferryland in 1701;

Allward, Robert

mariner and master of Kingswear, Devon, who fished(?) at Ferryland; knew Captain Wynne and Sir Arthur Aston; was present at Ferryland during some of the time that Baltimore and his family lived there (1628/29);

Alsop, Timothy

merchant or adventurer of Plymouth, England. who petitioned the Council of State in 1650 for the recall of Sir David Kirke from Ferryland; involved in the Newfoundland trade;

Alward, Robert

fisherman; gave deposition on March 29, 1652 in case of Baltimore vs. Kirke; knew Capt. Wynne;

Amiss, Richard

resident of Ferryland living on Buoys Island who wrote Governor Dudley of Massachusetts in May, 1709, thanking him for relief received from the Hope, commanded by Captain William Pickering; these people had probably taken refuge on Buoys Island as a result of the French threat; purchased goods from Benjamin Marston of Salem, Mass. in 1710; referred to in 1710 as Dr. Richard Amiss;

Andrews, Nicholas

at Ferryland in 1707 when he signed a statement that Philip Kirke was the rightful owner of the Pool Plantation;

Appleton, John

at Ferryland summer of 1693 when he paid debt to Joseph Buckley;

Armstrong, William

went to Ferryland in 1808 where he occupied a house belonging to Thomas Norris on the northwest side of the Pool; lived there for five years; some time afterward took a lease on a large stage, cook room and small store at the Pool from Maurice Brazil, stage ran northwest and southeast out of the Pool and was 70 or 100 feet long;

Aston, Sir Arthur

second governor of Ferryland; replaced Wynne in 1625; 15 Catholics were to accompany Aston, himself a Catholic, to Ferryland in 1625; left in 1628 with Fathers Smith and Longville;

Audley, Nicholas (1717-1799)

long-time resident of the Pool; Constable for 20 years but died a pauper on January 1, 1799; "blind and in great need," he was paid £2.2.0;

Avoy, Moses

fined £10 for his part in the religious riot of 1788;

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Bacon, Stephen

Master of the Saint Claude Regis; brought supplies and Captain Ralfe Morley to Ferryland in 1629;

Baily, James

Master of the James of London fishing at Ferryland in 1700;

Baker, Benjamin

listed in 1681 census as Merchant among Ferryland planters;

Baker, David

Master of the Pearl of Barnstaple fishing at Ferryland in 1675;

Baker, John

midshipman on one of the boats operated at Ferryland in 1708 by Robert Holmes of Salem, Mass.;

Baker, John

member of committee to build Ferryland courthouse, 1788;

Baker, William

at Ferryland in summer of 1693 when he paid debt to Joseph Buckley (of Salem?);

Barnes, Nicholas

Master of the Fortune of Barnstaple fishing at Ferryland in 1708;

Barry,John

fined £5 for his part in the religious riot of 1788;

Bartlett, James

Master of the sack ship Cornelia of Plymouth trading Ferryland at in 1676;

Bartlett, Josiah

merchant or adventurer of Plymouth, England. who petitioned the Council of State in 1650 for the recall of Sir David Kirke from Ferryland; involved in the Newfoundland trade;

Bass, John

Master of the sack ship John trading at Ferryland in 1677; Master of the John of Topsham trading(?) at Ferryland in 1681;

Baudoin, Abbé Jean

arrived at Ferryland November 10, 1696 with French party from Placentia; d'Iberville already there and Ferryland had fallen to the French;

Bayly, ...

Widow; at Ferryland winter of 1622/23

Bayly, Anne

wife of John Bayly(?); at Ferryland winter of 1622/23;

Bayly, John

at Ferryland winter of 1622/23; a John Bayly was Trepassey tax agent of Sir David Kirke, but cannot be certain it was the same person;

Bazzett, Robert

Master of the Lonny(?) of London buying fish at Ferryland in 1698;

Beele, Lawrence

merchant or adventurer of Plymouth, England, who petitioned the Council of State in 1650 for the recall of Sir David Kirke from Ferryland; involved in the Newfoundland trade;

Benger, James

one of several residents of Ferryland in 1707 who petitioned the Board of Trade for protection for the fishery at Ferryland; resident of Ferryland in 1708 with 21 servants, four boats and two train vats;

Benger, John (d.1791)

in his will Benger freed his slaves Sancho and Serah and Serah's children, Jack, Nancy and Trephon(?) and provided for them;

Benger, Lady Mary

see Kirke, Mary

Benger, Robert

one of several merchants of Bideford and Barnstaple and commanders of ships resorting to Ferryland who petitioned the Board of Trade in 1707 for protection for the fishery at Ferryland; resident of Ferryland living on Bouys Island who wrote Governor Dudley of Massachusetts in May, 1709, thanking him for relief received from the Hope, commanded by Captain William Pickering; these people had probably taken refuge on Buoys Island as a result of the French threat;

Bennet, Robert

Carpenter; at Ferryland winter of 1622/23;

Berry, Gilbert

Master of the Levant of Bideford fishing at Ferryland in 1698;

Berry, Sir John

Captain of the HMS Bristol who took census in 1675;

Beuell, I[J]ames

Stone-layer; at Ferryland winter of 1622/23; may have built some of the walls exposed in archaeological excavations;

Bewdle, George

Master of the Blackswan of Bideford fishing at Ferryland in 1675;

Bewes, George

Master of the Black Swan fishing at Ferryland in 1677;

Bickford, John

one of several merchants of Bideford and Barnstaple and commanders of ships resorting to Ferryland who petitioned the Board of Trade in 1707 for protection for the fishery at Ferryland;

Blackmore, George

Master of ship of uncertain name of Topsham fishing at Ferryland in 1708;

Blackmore, John

resident of Ferryland displaced after the French attack of 1696; one of the signers of a petition to William III to provide protection for the Ferryland settlement; petition made at Appledore in 1697;

Blinman, Reverend Richard

arrived at Ferryland August 20, 1659 from New London, Conn.; he was met by, among others, Lady Sara Kirke;

Bodington, John

agent for Sir David Kirke; sailed from Ferryland to New England in October, 1646; bought the bark Hopewell and the ketch Judith from Richard Russell of Charlestown, Mass.;

Boes, Nicholas

Admiral of the Dutch fleet which attacked Ferryland in 1673; aboard the Green Wife, 40 guns;

Bond, William

Boats-master; at Ferryland winter of 1622/23;

Bowells, Robin

at Ferryland in summer of 1726 when he sold shore fish to Edward Burd;

Brand, Henry

son of Nicholas Brand(?); died by his own hand January 24, 1836; probably the son of Dr. Nicholas Brand;

Brand, Nicholas

member of committee to build Ferryland courthouse, 1788; listed as Dr. Nicholas Brand in 1799-1800 census;

Brandway, Richard

foreshipman on one of the boats operated at Ferryland in 1708 by Robert Holmes of Salem, Mass.;

Brazel, Maurice

reported by William Holly (in 1850) to have been in possession (in 1838) of the premises formerly held by Daulton, and that Brazel had built a house on adjoining property formerly owned by Holly's father;

Brazil, Thomas

fined £5 for his part in the religious riot of 1788;

Briant, John

resident of Ferryland displaced after the French attack of 1696; one of the signers of a petition to William III to provide protection for the Ferryland settlement; petition made at Appledore in 1697;

Brookes, William

Master of the Ruby of Bideford fishing at Ferryland or Aquefort in 1699;

Brookinge, Caleb

merchant or adventurer of Plymouth, England, who petitioned the Council of State in 1650 for the recall of Sir David Kirke from Ferryland; involved in the Newfoundland trade;

Brooks, Robert

Master of the Betty of Bideford fishing at Ferryland in 1708;

Brouillan, Jacques-Francois de

Governor of Plaisance who, with a force of 700 men, attacked Ferryland in 1696; burned the entire settlement and took prisoners to Plaisance; sent others to England;

Brown, Archibald

resident of Ferryland living on Buoys Island who wrote Governor Dudley of Massachusetts in May, 1709, thanking him for relief received from the Hope, commanded by Captain William Pickering; these people had probably taken refuge on Buoys Island as a result of the French threat;

Brown, Gregory

according to testimony of William Holly, Gregory Brown held a room and flakes at the Pool (in the early nineteenth century), one flake above the road and another below;

Browning, Aaron

Master of the Bideford Merchant of Bideford fishing at Ferryland in 1698;

Browning, Christopher

Ferryland servant who owed a debt of £1.10s to John Croad, a Salem merchant, in 1670; a Christopher Browning is listed as Master of the Diamond of Bideford fishing at Ferryland in 1676;

Browning, Christopher

one of several merchants of Bideford and Barnstaple and commanders of ships resorting to Ferryland who petitioned the Board of Trade in 1707 for protection for the fishery at Ferryland; at Ferryland in 1707 when he signed a statement that Philip Kirke was the rightful owner of the Pool Plantation;

Bryan, John

fined £5 for his part in the religious riot of 1788;

Bryant, Humphrey

Master of the Bull Frigate of London fishing at Ferryland in 1698; Master of the Lamb of Bideford fishing at Ferryland in 1708; one of several merchants of Bideford and Barnstaple and commanders of ships resorting to Ferryland who petitioned the Board of Trade in 1707 for protection for the fishery at Ferryland;

Buckley, Joseph

Merchant of Salem (?), Mass. who carried on an extensive trade with the residents of Ferryland during the last decade of the seventeenth century;

Buddicom, George

one of several merchants of Bideford and Barnstaple and commanders of ships resorting to Ferryland who petitioned the Board of Trade in 1707 for protection for the fishery at Ferryland;

Bullard, Augustus

Master of the Ruth of Barbados fishing and buying fish at Ferryland in 1701;

Burch, William

merchant or adventurer of Plymouth, England, who petitioned the Council of State in 1650 for the recall of Sir David Kirke from Ferryland; involved in the Newfoundland trade;

Burd, Edward

supercargo of the Christian of Leith, Scotland who visited Ferryland in August, 1726;

Burden, Paul

resident of Ferryland displaced after the French attack of 1696; one of the signers of a petition to William III to provide protection for the Ferryland settlement; petition made at Appledore in 1697;

Burdon, Henry

Vice Admiral at Ferryland in 1707 when he signed a statement that Philip Kirke was the rightful owner of the Pool Plantation;

Burk, James

fined £2 for his part in the religious riot of 1788;

Burk, Thomas

fined £3 for his part in the religious riot of 1788;

Burke, Edward

servant of George Calvert at the time of his death in 1632; may have been at Ferryland winter of 1628/29;

Burke, James

fined £1 for his part in the religious riot of 1788;

Burley, Thomas

Master of the Thomas Burley of Plymouth fishing at Ferryland in 1701; Rear Admiral at Ferryland in 1701;

Burrard, George

merchant or adventurer of Plymouth, England, who petitioned the Council of State in 1650 for the recall of Sir David Kirke from Ferryland; involved in the Newfoundland trade;

Buttler, Samuel

fined £5 for his part in the religious riot of 1788;

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Cade, Philip

Master of the Saphire of Bideford fishing at Ferryland in 1698;

Cade, Samuel

Master of the Ann Flyboat of London fishing at Ferryland in 1708;

Calvert, Anne

First wife of George Calvert; deceased before Ferryland venture;

Calvert, Anne

daughter of George and Anne Calvert; at Ferryland winter of 1628/29; married William Peasley (at Ferryland?);

Calvert, Cecilius (1606-1675)

Second Lord Baltimore; never at Ferryland, although he was "absolute Lord and proprietor of the Province of Maryland and Avalon";

Calvert, George (1579/80-1632)

First Lord Baltimore; actually at Ferryland summer of 1627, winter of 1628/29;

Calvert, Grace

daughter of George; at Ferryland winter of 1628/29; married Robert Talbot (at Ferryland?);

Calvert, Helen

daughter of George Calvert; at Ferryland winter of 1628/29(?)

Calvert, Henry

son of George Calvert; at Ferryland 1628/29(?)

Calvert, Leonard

Second son of George; at Ferryland winter of 1628/29; founder of Maryland colony;

Calvert, Phillipp

youngest son of George Calvert; at Ferryland winter of 1628/29(?); his remains and those of his wife were discovered beneath the chapel at St. Mary's City, Maryland, in 1990;

Cane John

identified as "Fidler"; fined £10 for his part in the religiour riot of 1788; not paid; transported home;

Cannon, William

Fined £20 for his part in the religious riot of 1788;

Carkett, Wm.

one of several merchants of Bideford and Barnstaple and commanders of ships resorting to Ferryland who petitioned the Board of Trade in 1707 for protection for the fishery at Ferryland;

Carney, James

fined £5 and given 90 lashes for his part in the reltgious riot of 1788;

Carter, Robert Sr.

member of committee to build Ferryland courthouse, 1788 ; Justice who tried and fined participants in religious riot of 1788;

Carter, Robert III

Sub-Collector of H.M. Customs at Ferryland in first half of nineteenth century; kept diary of events at Ferryland during this time;

Carter, Will

one of several merchants of Bideford and Barnstaple and commanders of ships resorting to Ferryland who petitioned the Board of Trade in 1707 for protection for the fishery at Ferryland; Master of the Moody of Topsham fishing at Ferryland in 1708;

Ceely, Christopher

merchant or adventurer of Plymouth, England, who petitioned the Council of State in 1650 for the recall of Sir David Kirke from Ferryland; involved in the Newfoundland trade;

Ceely, Oliver

merchant or adventurer of Plymouth, England, who petitioned the Council of State in 1650 for the recall of Sir David Kirke from Ferryland; involved in the Newfoundland trade;

Ceely, Thomas

merchant or adventurer of Plymouth, England, who petitioned the Council of State in 1650 for the recall of Sir David Kirke from Ferryland; involved in the Newfoundland trade;

Churaye, Richard

resident of Ferryland living on Buoys Island who wrote Governor Dudley of Massachusetts in May, 1709, thanking him for relief received from the Hope, commanded by Captain William Pickering; these people had probably taken refuge on Buoys Island as a result of the French threat;

Clappe, John

resident of Ferryland displaced after the French attack of 1696; one of the signers of a petition to William III to provide protection for the Ferryland settlement; petition made at Appledore in 1697;

Clarke, Henry

Master of the Katherine of Plymouth fishing at Ferryland in 1700;

Clayton, William

Master of the Fidelity of Bideford fishing at Ferryland in 1698;

Cleasby, Captain Thomas

Captain of HMS Sapphire in 1696; Captain of HMS Lime in 1697; Captain of HMS Mary Gally in 1699; gave testimony regarding Kirke/Benger controversy over the Pool Plantation in 1708;

Cleese, James

Master of the Mary of Plymouth fishing at Ferryland in 1676;

Cless, Samual

Master of the Boneta fishing at Ferryland in 1684;

Clifton, John

Master(?) of the Kingsdale at Ferryland in 1707 when he signed a statement that Philip Kirke was the rightful owner of the Pool Plantation;

Clog, Richard

resident of Ferryland living on Buoys Island who wrote Governor Dudley of Massachusetts in May, 1709, thanking him for relief received from the Hope, commanded by Captain William Pickering; these people had probably taken refuge on Buoys Island as a result of the French threat;

Clogg, William

resident of Ferryland living on Buoys Island who wrote Governor Dudley of Massachusetts in May, 1709, thanking him for relief received from the Hope, commanded by Captain William Pickering; these people had probably taken refuge on Buoys Island as a result of the French threat;

Clowe, Henry G.

entered duties as Clerk of the Peace and sworn in on August 9, 1839

Clugg, Richard

resident of Ferryland in 1708 with wife, two children, nine servants, one boat, one skiff and one train vat;

Coabett, William

Master of the Ernestian(?) of Bideford fishing at Ferryland or Aquefort in 1699;

Cody, Richard

proprietor of a licensed house retailing liquor at Ferryland in 1797;

Cole, Thomas

at Ferryland in 1726 when he sold shore fish to Edward Burd;

Conde, Petter

"Tenant of Avalon" who on August 30, 1663, enacted regulations for householders and fishermen at Ferryland "in the name of the Right Honourable Cecil, Lord Baltimore, absolute Lord and Proprietor of the Province of Maryland and Avalon"

Connelly, James

proprietor of a licensed house retailing liquor at Ferryland in 1797;

Connon, Matthew

fined £5 for his part in the religious riot of 1788;

Cooper, William

resident of Ferryland living on Buoys Island who wrote Governor Dudley of Massachusetts in May, 1709, thanking him for relief received from the Hope, commanded by Captain William Pickering; these people had probably taken refuge on Buoys Island as a result of the French threat;

Copeland, William

master of the ship Pembroke which brought an advance party to Ferryland on behalf of Sir David Kirke in 1638; apparently did not act to dispossess William Hill of the Mansion House until Kirke's arrival about a month later;

Conway, Edmond

fined £2 for his part in the religious riot of 1788;

Cormick, John

fined £5 for his part in the religious riot of 1788;

Cornish, George

Master of the George Cornish of Bideford fishing at Ferryland in 1701; Vice Admiral at Ferryland in 1701; one of several merchants of Bideford and Barnstaple and commanders of ships resorting to Ferryland who petitioned the Board of Trade in 1707 for protection for the fishery at Ferryland;

Costeley, Edmond

fined £5 for his part in the religious riot of 1788;

Costelloe, Matthew

proprietor of a licensed house retailing liquor at Ferryland in 1797;

Costley, John

held fishing room and premises at the Pool northeast of those of William Armstrong; leased these from Maurice Brazel (no date);

Coughlin, Michael

fined £2 for his part in the religious riot of 1788;

Cox, Benjamin

midshipman in one of the boats operated by Robert Holmes, Salem, Mass. at Ferryland in 1708;

Cox, Michael

fined £5 for his part in the religious riot of 1788;

Cradock, James

at Ferryland in 1707 when he signed a statement that Philip Kirke was the rightful owner of the Pool Plantation;

Crangs, Peter

Master of the Consort of Barnstaple fishing at Ferryland in 1675;

Crawley, Thomas

Captain of HMS Reserve which conducted census of 1692;

Crofe, John

resident of Ferryland displaced after the French attack of 1696; one of the signers of a petition to William III to provide protection for the Ferryland settlement; petition made at Appledore in 1697;

Crumphouse, Thomas

merchant or adventurer of Plymouth, England. who petitioned the Council of State in 1650 for the recall of Sir David Kirke from Ferryland; involved in the Newfoundland trade;

Cruse, Thomas

fished at Ferryland before 1617; gave deposition regarding Kirke vs. Baltimore at Totnes in 1667;

Cull, John

fisherman at Ferryland in 1612; gave deposition in the matter of Kirke vs. Baltimore in 1667;

Culliton, Thomas

fined £6 for his part in the religious riot of 1788;

Cuming, Archibald

resident of Ferryland living on Buoys Island who wrote Governor Dudley of Massachusetts in May, 1709, thanking him for relief received from the Hope, commanded by Captain William Pickering; these people had probably taken refuge on Buoys Island as a result of the French threat;

Cuming, Thomas

resident of Ferryland living on Buoys Island who wrote Governor Dudley of Massachusetts in May, 1709, thanking him for relief received from the Hope, commanded by Captain William Pickering; these people had probably taken refuge on Buoys Island as a result of the French threat;

Cumings, Archibald

one of several merchants of Bideford and Barnstaple and commanders of ships resorting to Ferryland who petitioned the Board of Trade in 1707 for protection for the fishery at Ferryland; wrote "The Memorial of Archibald Cumings in relation to the fortifying of Ferryland in Newfoundland..." in 1710;

Cumming, Nicholas

at Ferryland in 1726 when he sold shore fish to Edward Burd;

Cummins, Francis

fined £1 for his part in the religious riot of 1788;

Cutt, James

Master of the Mary of Plymouth fishing at Ferryland in 1675;

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Daddeen, Michael

Fined £2.10 and gicen 30 lashes for his part in the religious riot of 1788;

Daile, John

"Tenant of Avalon" who on August 30, 1663, enacted regulations for householders and fishermen at Ferryland "in the name of the Right Honourable Cecil, Lord Baltimore, absolute Lord and Proprietor of the Province of Maryland and Avalon";

Darracott, Daniel

one of a number of merchants of Bideford who petitioned the Board of Trade on January 21, 1706 to have fortifications built at Ferryland;

Darracott, George [also Darricott]

Master of the Delight of Bideford fishing at Ferryland in 1675; Master of the Resolution of Bideford fishing at Ferryland in 1676;

Darracott, John

one of a number of merchants of Bideford who petitioned the Board of Trade on January 21, 1706 to have fortifications built at Ferryland;

Darver, John

Master of the Mary of Infracombe fishing at Ferryland in 1708;

Daughton - see Daulton

Daulton, Garrett

native of Ireland and long-time resident of the Pool area; died January 17, 1843 at age 90 years; Carter's diary records that he was "a very old inhabitant of Ferryland and a man universally respected by all who knew him, he was the father of a large family scattered over the district, several of them dead"; according to testimony of William Holly, Daughton's property at the Pool was south and west of that of Holly's father's;

Dauton [Daulton?], Patrick

fined £5 for his part in the religious riot of 1788;

Daves Richard

resident of Ferryland living on Bouys Island who wrote Governor Dudley of Massachusetts in May, 1709, thanking him for relief received from the Hope, commanded by Captain William Pickering; these people had probably taken refuge on Buoys Island as a result of the French threat;

Davis, Edward

arrived at Ferryland in 1694 and was informed of Capt. William Holman's fortifications at Ferryland and of Holman's repelling of French attack that same year;

Davis, John

one of a number of merchants of Bideford who petitioned the Board of Trade on January 21, 1706 to have fortifications built at Ferryland;

Davies, Philip (also Davis, Daves) (born 1605)

1628-1652 Ferryland planter; deposition taken at Ferryland, 24 August 1652; she is not aware that Calvert had any power to collect imposition from fishermen; heard second Lord Baltimore say that Calvert had not spent more than £1,200 at Ferryland [where did she hear this? when?]; Calvert had no more than 20 boats and some stages; 1673 boatkeeper and head of household at Ferryland; inhabitant of Ferryland in September 1673, when Governor Lovelace enumerated inhabitants who had lost their commodities, stores, cattle household goods, etc. to the Dutch;

Davis, William I (also Davies, Daves)

Ferryland planter in 1647; owed debt of £228 to John Partridge of Salem in 1676;

Day, William

fined £5 for his part in the religious riot of 1788;

Dealing, Simon

Master of the Phoenix of Bideford fishing at Ferryland in 1675;

Debble - see Dibble

Dee, Sibell

maide; at Ferryland winter of 1622/23

Deker, Roger

resident of Ferryland living on Bouys Island who wrote Governor Dudley of Massachusetts in May, 1709, thanking him for relief received from the Hope, commanded by Captain William Pickering; these people had probably taken refuge on Buoys Island as a result of the French threat;

Dennards, Joseph

one of a number of merchants of Bideford who petitioned the Board of Trade on January 21, 1706 to have fortifications built at Ferryland;

Dennis, Richard

Master of the sack ship Dorington Merchant of Barnstaple trading at Ferryland in 1677;

Dentch, Christian

Ferryland married planter with one child, no boat, no men in 1681;

Dentch, Henry

Ferryland married planter with no boat and no men in 1675; at Caplin Bay in 1676 with one child, no boat; Ferryland boatkeeper with two children in 1681;

Dench, John

resident of Ferryland displaced after the French attack of 1696; one of the signers of a petition to William III to provide protection for the Ferryland settlement; petition made at Appledore in 1697;

Dentch, Robert (also Dench, Denth, Dinch)

Newfoundland planter from 1650-1680; Bay Bulls agent for Calverts in 1663; "Tenant of Avalon" who on August 30, 1663, enacted regulations for householders and fishermen at Ferryland "in the name of the Right Honourable Cecil, Lord Baltimore, absolute Lord and Proprietor of the Province of Maryland and Avalon" Avalon planter in 1666; Bay Bulls planter and boatkeeper in 1677, 1680; in 1681 and 1682 mentioned as widower with one child;

de Vries, David Pieterzoon

Dutch captain sailing from Texel; at Ferryland to buy fish in 1620;

deWitt, Pasquall

Captain of the Schacator, 36 guns, during the Dutch raid on Ferryland in 1673;

Dibble, Ezekial

inhabitant of Ferryland in September 1673, when Governor Lovelace enumerated inhabitants who had lost their commodities, stores, cattle household goods, etc. to the Dutch; listed as planter in 1675; co-owner, with William Thomas, of two boats, one stage; had 10 men in 1675; listed in 1681 census as Ferryland planter with wife, 1.5 boats and eight men;

Dibble, Thomas

resident of Ferryland in 1708 with wife , two children, five servants, one boat and one train vat;

Diblie, Thomas

resident of Ferryland living on Buoys Island who wrote Governor Dudley of Massachusetts in May, 1709, thanking him for relief received from the Hope, commanded by Captain William Pickering; these people had probably taken refuge on Buoys Island as a result of the French threat;

Dillen, Richard

fined £5 for his part in the religious riot of 1788;

Dillin, John

fined £5 for his part in the religious riot of 1788;

Dodg [sic], Richard

Master of the Thomas and Michael of London fishing at Ferryland or Aquefort in 1699;

Dodridge, Thomas (also Doderige, Dodge, Dordrige, Dottery [from P.Pope])

at Ferryland with two children (and wife?) in 1676;

Doke, Henry

Boats-master; at Ferryland winter of 1622/23;

Donen, Henry

listed in 1681 census as married with one child, also 1.5 boats and four men;

Doolen, James

fined £10.10.6 for his part in the religious riot of 1788;

Doolen, Philip

fined all his wages (amounting to £11.7?) and transported home for his part in the religious riot of 1788;

Dormis, Richard

Master of the Torrington of Barnstaple fishing at Ferryland in 1681;

Dover, John

stationed at Ferryland garrison 1760;

Downing, John I

Ferryland agent of Proprietors in 1640, 1641; died [at Ferryland?] after "some years" as a planter;

Downing, John II

son of John I; St. John's and Quidi Vidi planter and boatkeeper from 1643 until at least 1682;

Doyle, James

fined £4.10 for his part in the religious riot of 1788;

Drackett, George

Master of the sack ship Endeavour trading at Ferryland in 1684;

Draycoate, Bridgett

servant of George Calvert at the time of his death in 1632; may have been at Ferryland with Calverts in 1628/29;

Drew, John

fined £2 for his part in the religious riot of 1788;

Dring, Henry

Husbandman; at Ferryland winter of 1622/23;

Dulahenty, John

fined £2 for his part in the religious riot of 1788;

Dunavan, Daniel

fined £5 for his part in the religious riot of 1788; "not paid, ran away";

Dunn, John

fined £5 for his part in the religious riot of 1788;

Dunn, Robert

fined £1.1 for his part in the religious riot of 1788;

Dunphy, John

fined £5 for his part in the religious riot of 1788;

Durant, Thomas

merchant or adventurer of Plymouth, England who petitioned the Council of State in 1650 for the recall of Sir David Kirke from Ferryland; involved in the Newfoundland trade;

Dwyer, John

fined £1 for his part in the religious riot of 1788;

Dwyer, Laurence

fined £8.10 for his part in the religious riot of 1788; fine not paid; transported home; "ran away from James Kennedy Brigus";

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