History of the Colony of Avalon

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Earl, William

reported as planter in 1676 with a wife, one boat and one servant;

Easton, Captain Peter

well-known Newfoundland pirate of the early seventeenth century; reported to have been at Ferryland in July, 1612, "where he taketh his pleasure";

Elphenstone, Lt. Primrose

stationed at Ferryland as part of the garrison in 1757;

Ely, Danyell

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;

Erwin, John

resident of Ferryland in 1708 with wife, four servants, one boat and one train vat;

Euans, Owen

at Ferryland winter of 1622/23;

Evans, Richard

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;

Evoy, Michael

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

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Fahey, Philip

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

Fairbourne, Captain Stafford

conducted census of 1700;

Fairley, Anthony

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

Farrel, Edmond

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

Fewer, Andrew

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

Fewer, Walter

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

Fewings, Peter

Master of the Waterford Galley of Waterford fishing at Ferryland in 1700; Master of the Waterford Galley of Waterford fishing at Ferryland in 1701;

Fewnes - see Fewings

Filler, 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;

Filmore, John

Master of the Mary of Topsham fishing at Ferryland or Aquefort in 1699; Master of the Mary of Topsham fishing at Ferryland in 1700;

Filmore, Thomas

listed as Ferryland planter with wife, two children, one boat and four men in 1681;

Fitzgerald, Simon

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

Fitzgerald, William

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

Flatcher, John

resident of Ferryland in 1707 when he attested that the Pool Plantation was the rightful property of Phillip Kirke;

Flavin, Patrick

according to testimony of Thomas Phoran, Flavin lived at the Pool and held premises there (in the late eighteenth or early nineteenth century?); according to Mary Furlong Patrick Flavin's room adjoined Holly's room and Carter's current (currant?) garden;

Flemon, John

fined £8 for his part in the religious riot of 1788;

Fleshman, Digory

Boye; son of Roger?; at Ferryland winter of 1622/23;

Fleshman, Roger

Chirurgion; at Ferryland winter of 1622/23;

Fletcher - see also Flatcher

Fletcher, John

resident of Ferryland in 1708 with three servants, one boat and one train vat; testified on September 15, 1708 in the dispute between Thomas Lloyd and Mary Benger; 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;

Foardland, Andrew

Master of the Terra Nova of Plymouth fishing at Ferryland in 1700;

Fogarty, Martin

fined all his wages and £20 for his part in the religious riot of 1788;

Fogarty, William

fined £12.10 for his part in the religious riot of 1788;

Foley, Michael

lived at the Pool in the early nineteenth century;

Forehan, James

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

Forestal, John

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

Francis, Phillipp

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;

French, Lt. ...

stationed at Ferryland garrison 1764;

Furlong, Mary

born at Ferryland about 1800; daughter of Richard Gorman who lived in "old Mr. Carter's house in the Pool" and subsequently moved into Benger's house;

Furse, Benjamin

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;

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Gallahan, Patrick

Fined £3 for his participation in the religious riot of 1788;

Galloway, William

Fined £2.2 for his part in the religious riot of 1788;

Gantlett, Barnaby

listed as creditor to Joseph Buckley (of Salem?) in 1693; apparently Ferryland resident or seasonal fisherman;

Gard, John (not John Garde)

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;

Garde, John (not John Gard)

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;

Gaskin, Jacob

at Ferryland in September, 1693 when he bought beef, pork and sundries from Joseph Buckley (of Salem?);

Gay, Anthony

Admiral at Ferryland in 1707 when testimony regarding Benger/Kirke dispute over the Pool Plantation was taken;

Gibbins, William

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

Gibbs, Robert Jr.

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;

Gill, Nicholas

Naval Officer for Ferryland, appointed July 24, 1775;

Gills, John

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

Glanville, John

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;

Gobbett, Elizabeth

owner of Piggeon's Plantation near the Pool; bounded by Benger's Plantation on the southeast and Thomas Smith's on the northwest; she and Ellias Piggeon were granted a patent in 1750 to replace an earlier lost patent;

Goodyeare, Moses

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;

Gorman, Dennis

fined "all his wages £13.17.7, Transported home for his part in the religious riot of 1788;

Gorman, Richard

lived in house at the Pool called "Bengers house" according to testimony of Thomas Phoran in 1850; must refer to events in late eighteenth or early nineteenth century;

Grace, John

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

Graydon, Captain ...

conducted census of 1701;

Gribble, Thomas

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;

Hacker, Benjamin

Quarry-man; at Ferryland winter of 1622/23; may have quarried some of the stone revealed by archaeological excavations;

Guy, Daniel

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

Hacket, ...

Priest brought with Calvert in 1628;

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Hagathee, Maurice

at Ferryland in 1752 when William Murphy murdered William Quinn while working on Hagathee's fish;

Hatch, William

Carpenter; at Ferryland winter of 1622/23;

Halowing, Peter

listed in 1681 census as Ferryland planter with wife, three children, one boat and five men;

Hamline, Richard

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

Hamon, John

Master of the True Love of Bideford fishing at Ferryland in 1676;

Hamlin, 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;

Hare, Samuel

Master of the sack ship Thomas and Judah trading at Ferryland in 1684;

Harrington, Jerry

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

Harris, Isaac

one of several residents of Ferryland in 1707 who petitioned the Board of Trade for protection for the fishery at Ferryland;

Harris, John

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

Harris, 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;

Harris, John

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

Hartnoll, Richard (same as Hartwell?)

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

Hartwell, Richard

Master of the Mary of Bideford fishing at Ferryland in 1701;

Haydon, William

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;

Hayman, Robert

sent an anti-Catholic Quodlibet [from Ferryland?] to Stourton in 1628;

Heard, John

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

Heckaday, John

Master of the Adventure fishing at Ferryland in 1698;

Hector

African slave mentioned in court documents for Ferryland September 18, 1785;

Henton, Thomas

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;

Hickson, John

salt-maker from Renews who arrived at Ferryland in the last of June 1622;

Higgins, Richard

Boye; at Ferryland winter of 1622/23;

Hill, Charles

witness to probate of Sir David Kirke in London in 1654; Ferryland agent of John Kirke in 1661;

Hill, Sidney

a Ferryland planter in 1629 and "divers years";

Hill, Captain William

appointed agent of Cecil Calvert in 1633 or 34; lived in the mansion house until evicted by David Kirke in 1638; after 1639 remained as a planter; died in Newfoundland [at Ferryland?];

Hill, William (born 1613)

mariner who crewed with Lewis Kirke in 1638;

Hinckson, Ellis

Boye; son of Nich.?; at Ferryland winter of 1622/23;

Hinckson, Nich.

Carpenter; at Ferryland winter of 1622/23;

Hitchinge, Henry

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;

Hodder, William

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

Hodge, Caleb

member of committee to build Ferryland courthouse, 1788;

Hodge, John

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;

Hogan, John

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

Holdsworth, Thomas

holder of extensive properties on the North Side at Ferryland in the first half of the eighteenth century; sold fish to Edward Burd in 1726; Thomas Holdsworth bottle seal found in 1993;

Holley - see Holly

Holly, William

born at the Pool in 1799; his father's premises at the Pool consisted of "a Dwelling House Gardens Meadowland fishing Rooms Cook Rooms flake and Beach for which he paid rent to different persons" including Mrs. Morry and Robert Carter; occupied the premises until 1824 or 1825;

Holman, Captain William

commander of the private man of war William and Mary (12 guns); rebuilt fortifications and breastworks and constructed a new fort called "Holman's Fort"; repulsed French attack by two ships in 1694; swore deposition listing his expenses for defense of Ferryland on September 23, 1695; lost two guns overboard when transporting them back to the William and Mary; Master of the William and Mary (10 guns) of London at Ferryland or Aquefort in 1699 buying fish;

Holmes, Captain Robert

sent to Ferryland to fish in 1708 by Benjamin Marston of Salem, Mass.; Master of the Brigantine Beginning of Salem, Mass. fishing at Ferryland in 1708;

Hooper, Erasmus

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;

Hopkins, Lady Frances

probably wife of Sir William Hopkins of Newport; planter, without her husband from 1649-1670; about 1670 was in London; had five boats at Ferryland in 1677; also one dwelling house, two storehouses, two servant lodgings, one train vat, three rooms and one stage; described as widow with one daughter in 1677; 1673-1681 planter and boatkeeper at Ferryland; in 1681 listed three boats, 15 men;

Hopkins, Sarah

daughter or grand-daughter of Lady Frances Hopkins[?]; in 1677 she was at Ferryland and referred to as the daughter of Lady Frances; married Christopher Pollard of Caplin Bay at Bideford, Devon, in 1687;

Hoskins, Nicholas

At Ferryland winter of 1622/23; probably the N.H. who wrote to W[illiam] P[easley] August 18, 1622; good description of flora and fauna of the area;

Houell, 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;

Howlan, Thomas

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

Hoyle, ...

governor of the colony left there by Calvert at his departure in 1629; according to a long time resident, it was Hoyle "whoe was afterward carryed away by one Ralph Morley";

Hubbard,Daniel

Master of the sack ship Edward and Mary Pink of Carolina buying fish at Ferryland in 1701;

Hunirwell, Richard

"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";

Hunt, Arthur

member of the committee to build Ferryland courthouse, 1788;

Huolahan, Edmond

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

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