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No. 850.

EXTRACT  FROM  GENERAL  SCHEME  OF  THE  FISHERY  AND  INHABITANTS  OF  NEWFOUNDLAND  FOR  THE  YEAR  1776.



COL. COR.   NEWFOUNDLAND.   VOL. 8. 1776.

——     Coast of Labrador by Adventurers from Great Britain and Jersey. Coast of Labrador by Canadians.
Number of British Fishing Ships
Of which are Bankers
Sack Ships
10
1
1
..
..
..
Number of Trading Ships from America
1
..
Burthen of British Fishing Ships
Sack Ships
960
70
..
..
Burthen of Trading Ships from America
160
..
Number of Men belonging to British Fishing Ships
Sack Ships
167
8
..
..
Number of Men belonging to Trading Ships from America
11
..
Number of Passengers brought out in the British Ships from England
Ireland
55
10
..
..
Number of Boats kept by British Fishing Ships
Inhabitants
29
1
..
..
Quintals of Fish made by British Fishing Ships
Inhabitants
9,000
320
..
..
Carried to foreign Markets Quintals of Fish
Tierces of Salmon
9,000
1,032
..
..
Tons of Train Oil made by British Fishing Ships
Inhabitants
29
1
..
..
Prices of the Fish per Quintal
Salmon per Tierce
Train Oil per Ton
118 /
£2
£20
..
..
..
Value of Seal Oil made last Winter
Furs taken by Inhabitants
£1,450
£110
2,840
£500
Number of Stages
Trainfats
6
6
..
..
Number of Families in Private Houses
2
..
Number of People that remained last Winter distinguishing Masters
Men Servents
Mistresses
Womn Servents
Children
3
107
2
3
1
9
170
..
..
..
Since the Departure of last Convoy Born
Dead
1
1
..
..
Of the Winterers how many Employed in Boat Building
Sealing
Furring
12
108
4
..
170
..
 
J.  Montagu.

 

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