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Journal of the House of Assembly of Newfoundland
First Session of the fourth General Assembly
St. John's,
E.D. Shea, 1848
Colonial Government Journals


For the Lands surveyed for Persons who were in possession prior to the passing of the Crown Lands Bill. For the year ending 1st October, 1847

I will post names and where they were situated with "wh" = where the land was. Anything in these brackets { } are my own. There was a cost for the title for the applicant, so if anyone would like to contact me for the cost which a particular person paid, please drop a line. - Ann (may be contacted through the contributor's page)

Thomas Mokelor, Deputy Surveyor, Bay Bulls.

"The amount paid the Deputy Surveyor includes the charge of Surveying, Plotting, expense of Chainman, and travelling."

All the lands surveyed below were done by Thomas Mokelor

Bay Bulls

Francis Gatheral wh -Bay Bulls

Peter Carney wh - Tinkers

Daniel Quirk or William Whelan wh - Cod Seine Cove

Michael Haley wh - Witless Bay

Patrick Dee wh - Witless Bay

Thomas Veal wh - Tinkers Point

Thomas Maloney wh - Witless Bay

Rev. P. Cleary wh -Moble Point

James Burke wh - Bears Cove

Thomas Norris wh - Fortunes Bay

W.G. Williams wh - Irish Town, Bay Bulls

James Gatheral wh - Irish Town, Bay Bulls

James Keeting wh - Moble

William Driscoll wh - Toads Cove

Thomas Fortune wh- Rocky Hill

Michael Driscoll wh - Moble

Patrick Neagle wh - Rocky Hill

Patrick Dee wh - Witless Bay

Philip Power wh - Codseine Cove

Church Yard wh - Bay Bulls

Statement of Crown Lands sold at Public Auction by Deputy Surveyor, Thomas Mokeler, at Bay Bulls, under the Crown land Bill for the year ending 1st October, 1847.

Date of sale - May 20 , 1847

Rev. P. Cleary wh - Moble Point, Witless Bay

William Quirk wh - Deep Cove, Witlless Bay

Date of Sale - June 22, 1847

Rev. P. Cleary wh - St. John's road, near Bay Bulls

Michael Coady wh - St. John's Road, near Bay Bulls

Philip Dunn wh - Rocky Hill near Bay Bulls

Michael Ryan wh - Seals Cove

M. Lannigan wh - Cod Seine Cove

Michael Driscoll wh - South Side of Moble

M. Murphy wh - Seals Cove



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