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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


Statement of Crown Lands sold at Public Auction by the Deputy Surveyor, William Sweetland, at Bonavista, under the terms of the Crown Lands Act, 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. here is a "Total amount of Purchase Money" column. If anyone would like to contact me for the cost which a particular person paid, please drop me a line. - Ann (may be contacted through the contributor's page)

"The amount for the Deputy Surveyor includes the charge of surveying, plotting, expense of chainmen, and travelling."

All dates of sale are July 22, 1847.

William Green wh - Bake Apple Marsh

William Green wh - Lance Cove Rd.

John Sweetland wh - Lance Cove Rd.

George Littles wh - Cannaile

James Skiffington wh - Cannaile

James Coughlan wh - south side - Lance Cove

Michael Carrol wh - Catalina Rd.

J. & J. Abbott wh - Frenchman's Gulsh

George Mifflen wh - Lance Cove - Dungeon

Michael Fennell wh - Lance Cove Rd.

Thomas Cormack wh - Snug Cove

Thomas Cormack wh - North Pinnacle Gulsh

John Burton wh - Windlaes

William Flemming wh - Spillar's Cove

Mark Rider wh - West of Beaver Pond

Charles Bright wh - West of Beaver Pond

Michael Murphy wh - West Point, King's Cove

John Miles wh - Lance Cove Rd.

Abraham Hunt wh - West of Bever Pond

Martin White wh - Lance Cove Rd.

John Pardy wh - Catalina Rd.

Henry House Jr. wh - Beaver Pond , South Brook

Samuel Rowsell wh - West of Collier's Pond

William Sweetland wh - Catalina Rd.

Joseph Fisher wh -Villu Verde, South Ridge

John Lawrence wh - Lance Cove Rd.

William Tilly wh - Lance Cove Rd.

William Sweetland wh - Cape Shore

George Cuft wh - Catalina Rd.

Arch. Arnott wh - Catalina Rd.

John Keough wh - Windlass

George Burge wh - South of Beaver Pond
{there is another listing same as this one just below it}

Edward Mckay wh - Beaver Pond - west end

James Carroll wh - Long Pond - Pinch Rd.
{there is another listing same as this one just below it}

Lord Bishop Nfld. wh - Lance & Spillars Cove Rds.

Henry Wells wh - Long Pond Pinch Rd.

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, 1848

Richard Fennell wh - Bonavista

Henry House wh - Bonavista

Michael Doodey wh - Bonavista

Joseph Downey wh - Bonavista

John Henry wh - Bonavista

R. & F. Fleming wh - Spl's Cove, Bonavista

James Coughlan wh - Lance Cove

Thomas Lawton wh - Broad Cove

Simon Browner wh - Bonavista

William Humbey wh - Bonavista

R.J. & G. Reader wh - Bonavista

William Pearce wh - Spillar's Cove

R.F. Fleming wh -Spillar's Cove

Joseph Fisher & Wiliam Fitzgerald wh - Villa Verde

Thomas Pardy wh - Bonavista

C. & J. Saint wh - Bonavista

Butler & Abbott wh - Villa Verde, Bonavista

John Yeatsell wh - Bonavista



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Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (February 22, 2004)

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