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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

 

Return of the names and ages of all the persons on the permanent Pauper list on the 1st January 1849 [kept at Harbour Grace] Shewing [exact spelling] the date of admission, the annual allowance of Her Majesty's Government to each person, the names of the commisioners appointed to conduct and manage the admissions of paupers, and paying the same. The said annual allowance, with statement of the expenses attending thereon. Names of the said Commisioners - Thomas Danson, Robert John Pinsent, Joseph Ryan...{This is at the end of the list with a Date of Feb 20, 1849 at Harbour Grace}

Res = residence, Doa = date of Admission, Amt = amount of allowance, abt. = about, Carb = Carbonear, Sal. C. = Salmon Cove, Och. C = Ochrepit Cove, Wes. B = Western Bay, Low P. = Low Point, Bl. Me Dw = Blow Me Down, H.G. = Harbour Grace, S. B = Spaniards Bay, Mos = Mosquito, Sad. H = Saddle Hill, Up. Is. C. = Upper Island Cove, B. de V. = Bay de Verds, H.M. = Harbour Main

Something to note......You'll see the annual allowences allotted and I wonder how they came up with the amounts?? You'll notice they gave a widow with 5 children £3/0/0 and another widow by herself £4 +.......go figure?...Also...date of admissions are always on the 1st of a month. - Ann (may be contacted through the contributor's page)

Stephen Page, abt. 72 yrs
Res - Carb
Doa - 1st July, 1845
Amt - £4/0/0

Andrew Dunn, abt.70 yrs
Res - Carb
Doa - 1st July, 1845
Amt - £4/0/0

Mary McDonald, abt. 60yrs
Res - Carb
Doa - 1st July, 1845
Amt - £4/0/0

Bridget Connors, abt.70 yrs
Res- Carb
Doa - 1st April, 1844
Amt - £3/12/0

Thomas Kennett, abt. 63 yrs
Res- Carb
Doa - 1st July, 1843
Amt.- £4/4/0

Widow Mary Skeehan with 5 children, abt. 42 yrs
Res -Carb
Doa - 1st Oct, 1848
Amt - £3/0/0

Michael Kirby, abt. 65 yrs
Res - Carb
Doa - 1st April, 1846
Amt -£4/0/0

Widow Mary Hurley, abt. 65 yrs Res - Carb. Doa - 1st July, 1843 Amt. - £4/4/0

Widow Mary Quigley, abt. 60 yrs Res - Carb Doa - 1st January, 1847 Amt - £4/16/0

Morgan Walsh, abt. 63 yrs
Res - Carb
Doa -1st April, 1846
Amt -£4/0/0

Nancy Courage - a leg amputated, abt.62 yrs
Res- Carb
Doa - 1st April, 1844
Amt - £12/0/0

Mary Beckett - orphan, abt. 4 yrs
Res -Carb
Doa - 1st july, 1845
Amt - £5/0/0

Joana Ward, with 5 children, abt. 45 yrs, husband 70 yrs
Res- Carb
Doa - 1st Oct, 1848
Amt - £3/4/0

William Beckett - orphan, abt.6 yrs
Res - carb
Doa - 1st July, 1845
Amt. - £5/0/0

Rose Comerford, abt. 36 yrs
Res - Carb
Doa - 1st April, 1847
Amt - £4/16/0

Richard Brennan, abt. 64 yrs
Res -Carb
Doa - 1st April, 1846
Amt - £4/0/0

Mary Burke, abt. 70 yrs
Res - Carb
Doa - 1st July 1843
Amt - £6/0/0

John Power - Indian Bay, abt. 13 yrs
Res - Carb
Doa - 1st July 1843
Amt - £6/0/0

Maurice Cullen - lame, abt. 62 yrs
Res -Carb
Doa - 1st April, 1848
Amt - £4/0/0

William Callaghan - both infirm, abt.68 yrs, wife-66 yrs
Res - Carb
Doa - 1st April, 1848
Amt - £4/0/0

Catherine Dunphy & idiot son Peter, abt. 63 yrs, son -36 yrs
Res- Carb
Doa - 1st April, 1848
Amt - £4/0/0

Ann Noel [widow] with 5 children, abt. 30 yrs
Res - Carb
Doa - 1st April 1848
Amt -£4/0/0

Thomas Stone, abt. 55 yrs
Res - Sal. C
Doa - 1st April, 1846
Amt - £6/0/0

Elizabeth Edgecomb, abt. 75 yrs
Res - Och. C.
Doa - 1st April, 1846
Amt - £3/0/0

Phillip Harty - cripple, abt. 30 yrs
Res - Wes. B.
Doa - 1st April, 1846
Amt - £3/0/0

Mary Croak, abt. 62 yrs
Res - Low P.
Doa - 1st January, 1848
Amt -£4/0/0

Adam Butt, abt. 80 yrs
Res - Bl Me. Dw.
Doa - 1st April, 1848
Amt -£2/0/0

Widow Johana Cummins with 5 children, abt. 45 yrs
Res - Carb
Doa - 1st Oct. 1848
Amt - £3/0/0

William Adams, abt. 40 yrs
Res - H.G.
Doa - 1st January, 1846
Amt - £5/0/0

Widow Susan Parsons, for her son Jonathan, a lunatic, abt. 43 yrs
Res - H.G.
Doa - 1st January, 1844
Amt - £18/0/0

Widow Jane French, abt. 82 yrs
Res - H.G.
Doa - 1st July, 1843
Amt - £6/0/0

John Cushion, abt. 69 yrs
Res - H.G.
Doa - 1st July, 1843
Amt - £6/0/0

John Besson, abt. 77 yrs
Res - S.B.
Doa - 1st April, 1844
Amt - £4/4/0

Widow Mary Juer, abt. 82 yrs
Res - S.B.
Doa - 1st April 1844
Amt - £ 4/4/0

Widow Bridget Lahey, for self & simple daughter Bridget, Abt. 74 yrs, dau. 33yrs
Res - H.G
Doa - 1st July, 1843
Amt - £6/0/0

Widow Isabella Richards for self & lunatic son Francis, abt. 80yrs, son- 46yrs
Res - H.G.
Doa- 1st July, 1843
Amt - £12/0/0

Widow Jane Nicholas, abt. 75 yrs
Res - H.G.
Doa - 1st July, 1843
Amt -£6/0/0

Widow Nichly, abt. 70 yrs
Res - H.G.
Doa - 1st January, 1846
Amt - £4/4/0

John Reynolds - a cripple in both legs, abt. 49 yrs
Res - H.G.
Doa - 1st July, 1843
Amt - £3/12/0

Ellen Crowly, abt. 69 yrs
Res - H.G.
Doa - 1st July, 1843
Amt -£3/12/0

Patrick Brennan, - a leg amputated, abt. 58 yrs
Res - H.G.
Doa - 1st Oct., 1844
Amt - £6/0/0

Widow Maria T. Dunegan, abt. 70 yrs
Res - Mos
Doa - 1st July, 1843
Amt - £6/0/0

John Ryan, - a cripple, ill health, abt. 55 yrs
Res - Sad. H.
Doa - 1st July, 1843
Amt - £3/12/0

Henry Martin, - cripple on crutches, abt. 72 yrs
Res - H.G.
Doa - 1st April, 1844
Amt - £3/12/0

Widow Joanna Morrisey, abt. 71 yrs
Res - H.G.
Doa - 1st July, 1843
Amt - £4/4/0

John Nolan, abt 55 yrs
Res - H.G.
Doa - 1st July,1843
Amt - £4/4/0

Widow Catherine Walsh, abt. 75 yrs
Res - H.G.
Doa - 1st July, 1843
Amt - £6/0/0

Ann Redmond, abt. 68 yrs
Res - H.G.
Doa - 1st July, 1845
Amt - £3/0/0

Widow Fanny Butt, abt. 71 yrs
Res - H.G.
Doa - 1st July, 1845
Amt - £4/0/0

Virtue Tippy's female bastard child Mary, abt. 7 yrs
Res - Mos.
Doa - 1st July, 1845
Amt - £6/0/0

Widow John Hunt, abt. 70 yrs
Res - H.G.
Doa - 1st April, 1846
Amt - £4/0/0

Widow Henry Garland, abt. 58 yrs
Res - H.G.
Doa - 1st January, 1847
Amt - £6/0/0

Widow Mary Barnes, abt. 71 yrs
Res - H.G.
Doa - 1st July, 1846
Amt - £6/0/0

Elizabeth Hussey - her face disfigured by fire, abt.45 yrs
Res - Up. Is. C.
Doa - 1st July, 1844
Amt - £3/0/0

John Farrell's 2 idiot brothers, David & Peter, abt. Dav. 32 yrs abt. Pet. 24 yrs
Res - S. B.
Doa - 1st January, 1844
Amt - £6/0/0

Michael Fitzgerald - on crutches, paralyzed, abt. 48 yrs
Res - S.B.
Doa - 1st July, 1843
Amt - £6/0/0

Catherine Connel - for her idiot brother Charles, abt. 18 yrs
Res - S.B
Doa - 1st July, 1845
Amt - ¾

William Maguire - cripple, abt. 58 yrs
Res - B.de. V.
Doa - 1st July, 1843
Amt - 4/4

Widow Catherine Murphy, abt. 77 yrs
Res - H.M.
Doa - 1st July, 1845
Amt - 6/0

James Simmons - gunshot wounds, abt. 43 yrs
Res - Mos
Doa - 1st July, 1845
Amt - 3/12

Absalom Martin - a cripple on crutches, abt. 42 yrs
Res- H.G.
Doa - 1st Oct., 1847
Amt - 5/0

Widow Mary Mahony, - lame, abt. 46 yrs
Res - H.G.
Doa - 1st Oct., 1847
Amt - 5/0

Miles Summers, abt. 82 yrs
Res - H.G.
Doa - 1st January, 1848
Amt - 5/0

John Cadwell sen - abt 82 yrs
Res - H.G.
Doa - 1st April, 1848
Amt - 5/0

Widow Mary Connors, abt. 65 yrs
Res - H.G.
Doa - 1st April, 1848
Amt - 2/12

Thomas Riddy, abt. 71 yrs
Res - h.G.
Doa - 1st April, 1848
Amt - 5/0

Susan Snow's bastard child John, abt. 4 yrs nearly
Res - H.G.
Doa - 1st April, 1848
Amt - 6/0

Catherine Hearn - maimed, abt. 52 yrs
Res - H.G.
Doa - 1st July, 1848
Amt - 4/4

John Lahey - paralyzed, abt. 58 yrs Res - H.G. Doa - 1st Oct, 1848 Amt - 3/0

Widow Anne Parsons for 2 imbecile daughters, abt. 19 yrs & 16 yrs
Res - H.G.
Doa - 1st Oct., 1848
Amt - 6/0

 

 

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Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (February 23, 2004)

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