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Schedule of Ordnance and Adjoining Lands as numbered in the Annexed Plan, at and in the Vicinity of St. John’s Newfoundland, Shewing (sic) the several encroachments that have taken place within the Ordnance Boundaries (which are marked by a Yellow line) as established by the Proclamation of Governor Duff in the Year 1773 and of governor Holloway in the Year 1807.1
|# of Lot||Name and (?)2||Emp/Prod3||Date|
|1||Wm. B. Thomas 18h, 2r, 18p4||Farmed/Hay||24 Oct 1803|
|2||John Street 6h 2r 28p||Farmed/Hay||24 Oct 1804|
|3||Lionel Chancery (?) 11h 1r 0p||Not cultivated||24 Oct 1804|
|4||Lionel Chancery (?) 7h 1r 21p||Not cultivated||24 Oct 1804|
|5||Peter McKee 15h 0r 0p||Farmed/Hay||22 Oct 1796|
|6||James Gill 4h 2r 30p||Unknown||Unknown|
|7||Joseph Rose 3h 2r 24p||Farmed/Hay & Potatoes||24 Oct 1803|
|8||James McBrain (?) 6h 2r 25p||Not cultivated||24 Oct 1803|
|9||J. McDonald 3h 1r 24p||Farmed/Potatoes, etc.||20 Oct 1805|
|10||Hanrihan (?) andMaloney 7h 1r 31p||Farmed/Potatoes,etc.||24 Oct 1804|
|11||P. Redmond 5h 1r 28p||Farmed/Potatoes, etc.||24 Oct 1804|
|12||J. William 2h 1r 30p||Meadowland/Hay||24 Oct 1803|
|13||Michael Dower (?) 1h 1r 27p||Arable Land/Potatoes||24 Oct 1803|
|14||J. Snelgrove 1h 1r 28p||Arable Land/Potatoes||24 Oct 1803|
|15||Mrs. Williams 1h 1r 14p||Meadowland/Hay||24 Oct 1803|
|16||Governor 2h 3r 36p||Garden Ground|
|17||C. S. Andrews 2h 2r 16p||Garden Ground/Potatoes|
|18 & 19||Thos. Williams 2h 1r 27p||Garden Ground/Potatoes|
|20||Charity School 5h 1r 16p||Garden||1804|
|22||Contingent Dept. (?) 5h 1r 4p||Woodyard|
|23||Richard Puchard 8h 1r 21p||Farmed/Potatoes, etc.||24 Oct 1804|
|24||J. Murch 3h 3r 3p||Farmed/Hay, etc.||24 Oct 1804|
|25||J. Barnes||Farmed/Hay, etc.||24 Oct 1803|
|26||J. Chancery||Farmed/Potatoes||24 Oct 1803|
|27||Wm. Irwin||Farmed/Potatoes||24 Oct 1804|
|28||Wm. Burns 1h 1r 4p||Farmed/Meadowland||24 Oct 1804|
|29||Thomas Walker 2h 1r 29p||Pasture Land/Grass||24 Oct 1803|
|30||Geo. Lilly 3h 2r 4p||Farmed/Hay||24 Oct 1805|
|31||Geo. Winters 3h 3r 23p||Farmed/Hay||24 Oct 1803|
|32||Ordinance Store 3h 2r 21p||Garden Land/Potatoes and Turnips|
|33||Jos. Gill 3h 1r 1p||Meadowland/Hay||24 Oct 1804|
|34||Winter & ___(?) 3h 1r 37p||Bldgs and Yard/Vegetables|
|35||Robt. Brine 0h 3r 1p||Slaughter Hse.||1 Oct 1802|
|36||John William 0h 3r 1p||Slaughter Hse.||1 Oct 1802|
The map accompanying this data is copyrighted so cannot be included. Anyone wishing to know the specific location of any one lot can contact me: Joanna Hosteny
1 Map was dated in the lower left-hand corner at November 20, 1814
2 I could not decipher this heading. All subsequent unknown spellings will be noted with a “?”.
3 “Emp” = how land was used; “Prod” = chief product
4 Hectares, roods and perches; one hectare is approximately 2.417 acres
This page Contributed by Joanna Hosteny (January, 2002)
Revised: July 2002 (Terry Piercey)
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