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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, 1848.

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)

Edmund Hanrahan was the Land Surveyor, Carbonear.

"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 Edmund Hanrahan.


Protestant S. Property wh - New Perlican

Lord Bishop of Nfld. wh - New Perlican

Protestant S. Property wh - Hearts Content

Lord Bishop of Nfld.
wh - Hearts Content
Scilly Cove
Upper Island Cove
Bay de Verde

Protestant S. Property wh - Bay de Verde

Joseph Locklier wh - New Perlican

Maria Piercey wh - Hearts Content

William Wood wh - Hearts Content

Charles Kelland wh - New Perlican

Edward Kelly wh - Harbor Grace, River Head

James Rowe wh - Hearts Content

Moses Moore wh - Hearts Content

Moses Gosse wh - Spaniard's Bay

Richard Callivan wh - Spaniard's Bay

James Umbersome wh - Harbor Grace, River Head

B. & W. Mulcahey wh - Harbor Grace, Cork road

John Richards wh - Harbor Grace, Cork road

Cathrine Lahy wh - Hearts Content

John McLean wh - Upper Island Cove

Patrick Smolkum Cork Rd, Harbor Grace

Isaac Smith wh - Bishop's Cove

Jacob & W. Smith wh - Bishop's Cove

Richard Gosse wh - Bishop's Cove

William Poland wh - New Perlican

James Lurere wh - Hearts Content

Michael Ormond wh - Carbonear

Thomas Adams wh - Bay de Verde

John Right wh - Northern Bay

Patrick Coldford wh - Lower Island Cove

Mary Grace wh - Harbor Grace

John McGibbon wh - Lower Island Cove

James Dwyer wh - Lower Island Cove

Nicholas Fitzgerald wh - Harbor Grace

Patrick Murphy wh - Harbor Grace

Mary Rouse wh - Harbor Grace

James Colburn wh - Harbor Grace, North ridge

John English wh - Job's Cove

John Rowe wh - Hearts Content

Robert Cumbey wh - Hearts Content

John Hopkins wh - Hearts Content

Joseph Hopkins wh - Hearts Content

William Cumbey wh - Hearts Content

Samuel Babstock wh - Hearts Content

Jonathan Shepherd wh - Bryan'ts Cove

James Adline wh - Harbor Grace

Robert Suley wh - Hearts Content

Robert Piercy wh - New Perlican

George Hurlihy wh - Bryant's Cove

Richard Hopkins wh - Carbonear

Edward Dwyer wh - Carbonear

James Button wh - Hearts Content

Hezekiath Petty wh - Hearts Content

James McDonald wh - Carbonear

Charles Davis wh - Harbor Grace

John McDonald wh - Harbor Grace

William Traverse wh - Harbor Grace

James Moore wh - Hearts Content

Thomas Hopkins wh - Hearts Content

George White wh - New Perlican

John Kingwell wh - Upper Island Cove

Edward Brown wh - Bishop's Cove

W. Maher & S. Murphy wh - Carbonear

Simon Levi wh - Carbonear

Edward Pynn wh - Harbor Grace

P. McDonald wh - Carbonear

Joseph Hollahan wh - Carbonear

J. McDonald wh - Carbonear

Stephen Reed wh - Hearts Delight

C. McCarthy wh - Carbonear

James Farrell wh - Harbor Grace

Jacob Barnett wh - Bishop's Cove

Edward Aspell wh - Harbor Grace



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

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