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Journal of the House of Assembly of Newfoundland
Tenth General Assembly

List of Inhabitants of the French Shore, Newfoundland 1873
White Bay to Bay of Islands

Taken by Charles G. F. Knowles, Commander of HMS Lapwing

Name of Place Name of Settler Wife and # of Children
  William Green  
  Cornelius Seanne  
  J. Terry  
  Richard Gray  
  T. Furlow  
  ----- Wells  
Coachman’s Cove or Pot d’Etain John Downey W and 7 children
  John Downey Jr. W and 3 children
  Daniel Downey W and 4 children
  John Bailey W and 6 children
  John Normor W and 1 child
  Richard Dobbin W and 1 child
  Andrew Dunn W and 2 children
  John Dunphy W and 6 children
  Timothy Drover W and 3 children
Fleur de Lys John Walsh W and 4 children
  John Walsh Jr. W and 4 children
  Robert Walsh W and 1 child
  George Lewis  
  Patrick Shelly W and 3 children
  Edward Shelly Wife
  Jeremiah Ford W and 1 child
  John Conway W and 6 children
Hooping Harbor Widow Compton 9 children
  Samuel Compton W and 2 children
  Josiah Compton W and 1 child
  Jesse Tucker W and 1 child
  Widow Hancock 4 children
  Stephen Langford W and 1 child
  John Canning W and 4 children
Cat Cove Philip Reeves W and 7 children
Little Canada, Canada Harbor John Reeves W and 4 children
  David Dooley W and 4 children
Englee Harbor South, Canada Bay J. Gillard Sr. Wife
  Henry Gillard Jr. W and 5 children
  Robert Gillard W and 6 children
  John Jillard Wife
  Charles Hopkins W and 9 children
  John Parsons  
  James Parsons 3 children
  James Dunn W and 2 children
  James Wilcox W and 2 children
  Aaron Reid 4 children
  John Hodnot W and 6 children
Englee Harbor North, Canada Bay Mr. W. Canning Sr.  
  Andrew Canning W and 1 child
  Samuel Canning W and 3 children
  Henry Handcock W and 7 children
  Theophilus Carter Wife
  George Clothier W and 4 children
  Widow Handcock 7 children
  Charles Handcock  
  Joseph Lane W and 2 children
Canada Arm Michael Shelly  
  William Vatcher  
Boutitou or Hillier’s Harbor Matthew Roberts  
  James Dempsey  
Conche Walter Joy Wife
  Widow Kenney 10 children
  John Joy W and 5 children
  Mr. John Casey W and 4 children
  Michael Casey W and 3 children
  John Pine W and 1 child
  Widow Casey 3 children
  Patrick Carroll W and 6 children
  Thomas Kearsey W and 2 children
  John Hunt W and 3 children
  Mr. John Dower W and 7 children
  Mr. Edward Dower W and 17 children
  Mr. J. Kenny W and 2 children
  James Fitzpatrick W and 5 children
  George Ralph W and 1 child
  John Burn W and 2 children
  Mr. Andrew Linfield W and 7 children
  Mr. John Bromley W and 4 children
  Mr. P. Bromley W and 2 children
  Mr. Thomas Martin W and 5 children
  Mr. James Flynn W and 1 child
  Martin Flynn W and 12 children
  Richard Joy 1 sister
Cape Rouge Harbor (Croque) Maurice Power W and 9 children
  James Burn W and 3 children
  Mrs. Sweetland 2 children
  Timothy Pine Wife
  Thomas Pine W and 2 children
  Mrs. Ensley Widow, 2 children
Pelier Creek James Try W and 2 children
Croc Harbor Widow Hope  
  James Hope  
  Stephen Wiseman W and 3 children
  Patrick Kearney W and 2 children
  Thomas Keough 2 children
  Thomas Clance W and 5 children
  Benjamin Johnson W and 5 children
St. Julien’s John Keough W and 3 children
  William Keough 1 children
  James Carter W and 1 child
  John Whelan Wife
Grand Olies George McGrath W and 18 children
  John Haggarty W and 3 children
Petites Ilettes Henry Lake W and 2 children
  John Davis W and 1 child
Havre de Veaux John Johnson W and 1 child
  William Johnson W and 7 children
Fichot Islands, Hare Bay Martin Bromley Wife
  William Bromley W and 2 children
  Patrick Bromley W and 3 children
  Michael Bromley W and 5 children
  Henry Bromley W and 3 children
  Michael Dig Wife
  John Elvert Wife
Lock’s Harbor, Hare Bay John Finnamore Wife and 5 children
  Eli Ellett Wife and 7 children
  Fred Rowbotham Wife and 4 children
  James Cobb  
Ireland Bight, Hare Bay John Johnson Wife and 6 children
  Thomas Pitman Wife and 6 children
  Joseph Coles 5 children
  John Coles Wife and 3 children
  Joseph Bounce Wife
  Levi Andrews Wife and 10 children
  William Reid Wife and 10 children
Stark’s Bight, Hare Bay Patrick Lane W and 2 children
  William Ward W and 4 children
Goose Cove, Hare Bay James Sexton W and 2 children
  Timothy Sexton Wife and 3 children
  Patrick Sexton Wife and 3 children
  John Sullivan Wife and 9 children
  Alfred Davis Wife and 3 children
  Michael Fry Wife and 1 child
  George Carpenter Wife and 3 children
  George Gordon Wife
  Henry Pynn Wife and 7 children
  George Elms Wife and 3 children
  Charles Griffin 3 children
Trois Montagnes Thomas Rose Wife and 3 children
Cremaillere John Patey Wife and 8 children
St. Anthony Harbor Joseph Boyd Wife and 1 child
  James Bogle Wife and 2 children
  Joseph Jeans 1 child
  Robert Simms 5 children
  William Patey, Sr. Wife and 5 children
  David Patey Wife
  Peter Patey Wife and 2 children
  John Slade Wife and 2 children
  Eli Maidment Wife and 2 children
  James Curtis Wife
  George Burt Wife and 4 children
  Henry Moore Wife and 6 children
  John Simms Wife and 2 children
St. Anthony or St. Mein Bay Mr. H. Pilgrim Wife
  Richard Pilgrim Wife and 10 children
  John Pilgrim Wife and 5 children
  William Pilgrim Wife and 3 children
  Henry Pilgrim Wife
  Mark Pilgrim Wife and 1 child
  Albert Pilgrim  
  Alfred Simms Wife and 7 children
St. Charles or French Cove William Ireland Wife
  William Curlew Wife
  George Richards Wife and 2 children
  Andrew Colburn Wife
  Frank White Wife
Great Braha William Norman Wife and 1 child
  Thomas Barron Wife and 3 children
Little Braha Thomas Pilgrim Wife and 2 children
  Henry Budgell Wife and 2 children
  John Colburn Wife and 1 child
St. Lunaire Bay John Patey Wife and 13 children
  Henry Foot Wife and 7 children
  Solomon Drew Wife and 8 children
  Charles Drew Wife and 2 children
  Thomas Bussey Wife
  Thomas Joy Wife and 4 children
  William Cumberland Wife and 7 children
Upper and Lower Griquet Harbor John Heal Wife
  Charles Foley Wife
  James Hillier Wife and 3 children
  John Compton Wife and 1 child
  John Harold Wife and 3 children
  Jacob Hill Wife and 3 children
  Henry Sheppard Wife and 7 children
  William Freak Wife and 5 children
  George Pearson Wife and 2 children
  Simeon Hillier Wife and1 child
  Henry Compton Wife
  Andrew Brown Wife and 3 children
  James Carpenter Wife and1 child
  Thomas Hillier Wife and 3 children
  Bryan Kavanagh Wife and 2 children
  Abraham Norman Wife and1 child
  George Hillier Wife
  Luke Manuel  
Fortune Harbor Joseph Quinlan Wife and 5 children
  Joseph Snow Wife and 8 children
  Henry Warford Wife and 5 children
  Abraham Filyard Wife and 5 children
  Laurence Head Wife and 4 children
  Thomas Head Wife and 2 children
Quirpon Island (De Grats) Francis Pearce Wife and 4 children
  James Burn Wife and 2 children
Quirpon Harbor Frederick Pynn Wife and 11 children
  Henry Tucker Wife and 9 children
  Robert Bartlett Wife and 4 children
  William Nursell Wife and 3 children
  Thomas Traverse  
  Patrick Dorothy  
  Moses Pynn 1 child
  Archibald Taylor Wife
  Thomas Clark Wife and1 child
  George Brent Wife and 2 children
  Widow Bessey 3 children
  John Bartlett Wife and 8 children
Bail des Mauves or Noddy Harbor Joseph Bartlett Wife and 10 children
  Jacob Eddison Wife and 9 children
  William Tucker Wife and 3 children
  Lorenzo Bartlett Wife and1 child
  William Eddison Wife
L’anse Midi William Decker Wife and 6 children
  John Taylor Wife and 5 children
  Jordan Sheppard Wife and 8 children
Haha Bay William Parmeter Wife and 4 children
  Philip LeDru  
Cape Onion Abel Decker Wife and 8 children
  Henry Beampre Wife and 2 children
Pistolet Bay (Woody Point) Joseph Brown Wife and 4 children
  John Masey Sr. Wife
  John Masey Jr. Wife and 4 children
Schooner or Brandy Island William Ellenham Wife and 7 children
  Alfred Grinham 2 children
  Alfred Simms Wife and 2 children
Cook’s Harbor Samuel Warren Wife and 4 children
  Charles Longman Wife and 5 children
  Theodore Keats Wife and 2 children
  Isaac Marey 1 child
  William Pilgrim Wife and 3 children
  John Brewer Wife
  John Ellis Wife and 5 children
  William Decker 2 children
  George Pilgrim Wife and 5 children
Cape Norman Henry Locke Wife
Boat Harbor    
Big Brook    
Eddies Cove    
Pine Cove    
Shoal Cove Henry Caines Wife and 5 children
Poverty Cove or Sandy Cove George Coles Wife and 9 children
  Thomas White Wife and 7 children
  John White Wife
Green Island Cove T. Mitchelmore Wife and 7 children
  Philip Coates Wife and 9 children
Savage Cove George Gaulton Sr. Wife and 8 children
  George Gaulton Jr. Wife and 5 children
  James Gaulton  
  John Hodge Wife and 5 children
  Matthew Coles Wife and 2 children
  John Fraze Wife and 7 children
  Robert Perham  
Nameless Cove James King Wife and 1 child
  James St. John Wife and 4 children
  John Dempster Wife and 9 children
  Joseph Dumas Wife and 4 children
  John Stapleton Wife and 5 children
  John Walsh Wife and 3 children
  Patrick Walsh Wife and 1 child
  Abijah Diamond Wife and 4 children
  Joshua Diamond Wife and 3 children
  Joseph Noseworthy Wife and 3 children
  Samuel Spence Wife and 5 children
  John Applen Wife and 5 children
  John Wells Wife and 1 child
  William J Wills Wife and 4 children
  John Smith Wife and 5 children
  George Spence Wife and 5 children
  Philip Lencrie Wife and 2 children
Flowers Cove or French Island Harbor John Way Wife and 7 children
  George Newcome Wife and 4 children
  Thomas Larkins Wife and 3 children
  John McCarthy Wife and 4 children
  John Thistle Wife and 5 children
  John Carnell Wife and 4 children
  Thomas Rose Wife and 4 children
  Henry Whalen Sr Wife and 4 children
  Henry Whalen Jr. Wife and 9 children
  John Whalen Wife and 8 children
  Samuel Rose Wife and 4 children
  Richard Norman Wife and 5 children
  Levi Gallofren Wife and 3 children
  James Spence Wife and 3 children
  Patrick Patey Wife and 5 children
  Joseph Patey Wife and 2 children
French Island Brook William Maher Wife and 5 children
  James Doyle Wife and 3 children
  John McCarthy Wife and 4 children
  Andrew Gould Wife and 4 children
  James Pearl  
  ------- Jill Wife and 1 child
  Elijah Coles Wife and 5 children
French Island James Chambers Wife and 8 children
  Abraham Chambers Wife and 4 children
  Widow Chambers 7 children
  Patrick Mahar Wife and 3 children
  Joseph Woodward Wife and 4 children
Bear Cove John Gould Wife and 5 children
  Alexander Gould Wife and 9 children
Anchor Point, St. Barbe William Genge Wife and 8 children
  Abraham Genge Wife
Ship Cove, St. Barbe Thomas Genge Wife and 8 children
Current Island John Gibbons Wife and 10 children
  Joseph Williams Wife
  Widow Toop 4 children
  William Langdon Wife and 1 child
  John Russell Wife and 1 child
  Michael Baines Wife and 3 children
Black Duck Brook William Drudge Wife and 4 children
  Widow Coombs 2 children
Gooseberry Island George Jackman Wife and 9 children
Duck Cove Samuel Coombs Wife and 7 children
Bird Cove William Coombs Wife and 7 children
Seal Cove and Fish Island John Pittman Sr. Wife and 5 children
  Joseph Applin Wife and 4 children
Brig Bay Louis Garro Wife and 14 children
Bird Cove Michael Meaney Wife and 4 children
Dog Peninsula John Kennedy Wife and 3 children
New Ferrole, St. Margaret’s Bay John Rumbolt Sr Wife and 8 children
  Malo Garro Wife and 1 child
  John Pittman Wife and 5 children
  Patrick Rumbolt Wife and 4 children
  Henry Hughes Wife and 5 children
Castor’s River Jesse Humber Wife and 6 children
St. John Island John Caines Wife and 8 children
  Manuel Caines Sr. Wife and 2 children
  Henry Hatchel Wife and 9 children
  Manuel Caines Wife and 2 children
Port-aux-Choix John Mahar Wife and 7 children
  William Lavers Wife and 3 children
  Widow Eastman 3 children
  Francis Eastman 3 children
  Jean M. Belliard Wife and 4 children
  Henry Plowman Wife and 1 child
  Alfred Rumbolt Wife and 3 children
  W.B. Eastman  
Ponds River, Mal Bay David House Wife and 1 child
  Charles Paine Wife and 5 children
  James Shinnicks Wife and 4 children
  Joseph Clarke  
  Levi House 2 children
Daniel’s Harbour James Biggins Wife and 4 children
  Widow House 8 children
  John Brophy Wife and 3 children
  James Guichard Wife and 3 children
  John Perry Wife and 3 children
  John Mahar Wife and 3 children
  ---- Smart  
Sandy Bay (Cow Harbor) Charles Benoit Wife and 8 children
  John Benoit Wife and 6 children
  Charles Paine Wife and 4 children
  John Paine Wife and 11 children
  J. Huelin Wife and 2 children
  Charles Vincent Wife and 6 children
  William Hutchings Wife and 7 children
  Walter Hutchings Wife and 6 children
St. Paul’s Bay Elias Gifford  
Brown Point or Broom’s Point John Gilley Wife and 5 children
  Stephen Short 1 child
Green Point Josiah Paine Wife and 4 children
  Charles Dodd Wife and 1 child
Lobster Cove Jesse Decker Wife and 2 children
  Robert Paine Wife and 5 children
  William Paine  
Rocky or Roche Harbor William Paine Wife and 8 children
  James Decker Wife and 1 child
  Manuel Decker Wife
  William Young Wife and 2 children
  John Thomas Wife
  Jonas Shears Wife and 6 children
  Joseph Pittman Wife and 6 children
  Andrew Ellsworth Wife and 2 children
Trout River, Bonne Bay Widow Crocker 1 child
  George Crocker Wife and 4 children
  William Crocker Wife and 3 children
  Charles Crocker Wife and 4 children
  Luke Crocker Wife and 6 children
  James Wheeler Wife
  Sweet Holloway  
Lark Harbour, Bay of Islands William Park Wife and 6 children
  William Park Wife and 3 children
  Stephen Mollon Wife and 2 children
  Abraham Sheppard Wife and 5 children
  George Sheppard Wife and 4 children
  Isaac Sheppard Wife and 2 children
Petit Port or Little Harbor George Legg Wife and 5 children
  Ziba Purdy Wife

Page Transcribed and Contributed by Edward-Vincent Chafe (2018 04)

Page Last Modified November 25, 2018 (Craig Peterman)

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