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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)

Benjamin Sweetland was Deputy Surveyor, Trinity

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

All the lands surveyed below were done by Benjamin Sweetland

TRINITY

Francis Sweet
wh - Catalina

Robert Bailey
wh - Trinity

R. Slade, Exrs. of
wh - Trinity

James Ford
wh - Salmon Cove

Richard Nurse
wh - Salmon Cove

M. Power
wh - Robin Hood's Bay

John Stockley
wh - Robin Hood's Bay

John White
wh - Trinity

Richard Moores
wh - Maggot's Cove


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.

George Rix
wh - Ship Cove

Edward Ryan
wh - Salmon Cove

James Cook
wh - Ship Cove

Thomas Rendell
wh - Ship Cove Rd.

Isaac Rendell
wh - Ship Cove

John Barber
wh - Ship Cove

John Hanlin
wh - Ship Cove

Robert Baker
wh - Dog Cove

John Rendell
wh - Salmon Cove

Thomas Crocker
wh - S.W. Arm Trinity

John Piercey
wh - Robin Hood's

 

 

Page Contributed by Ann (MacDonald) Batten

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (February 25, 2004)

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