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Carrying on a fishery business in
17th century Newfoundland
mostly around the Avalon
TC Notes: Most are of a Devon origin.
A Grandson of Sir David & Lady Kirke, 5 year old David the third was bapt in Bideford in 1671.
Lady Hopkins was said to have been related to the Kirkes and may also have connections to the Hopkins of Bideford.
Christopher Pollard, who was familar with the two Ladies, married in Bideford 1687 to a widow Sarah Hopkins.
Margaret Taverner's family ended up in Poole, Dorset but may have been of Devon origins.
William Roberts, late husband of the widow Roberts is mentioned 1674 property lease Gilberd &
Contributed by Thomas Cole, Sarasota, Florida (February 2012)
Page Last Modified March 17, 2012 (Don Tate)
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