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A Register of the Families inhabitants in the District
of Ferryland 1800 - Settlement of Capeland Bay (Caplin Bay)

An effort has been made to transcribe this manuscript retaining the spelling and format of the original document, hence some
words may appear to be spelled incorrectly. For an explanation of unfamiliar words and abbreviations, see the Glossary


Capeland Bay

Parents NamesChildrens Names &Ca.
Fathers Mothers   Sons Age
Michael Power Alice Power James Power 1   13
    John 1   11
    Joseph 1   7
    Elenor   1 4 ½
    Alice } } twins
  2 Infs
      3 3  
Thomas Hearn Mary Hearn Michael Hearn 1   4
    David 1   2
    Mary   1 7
      2 1  
John Badcock *1 Mary Badcock William Badcock 1   5
    John 1   2
    Mary   1 7
      2 1  
Edm.d Welsh Welsh        
Matthew Ryan Ann Ryan        
      7 5  
John Badcock *1 All other records associate the family surname Badcock (later Batcock/Battcock) exclusively with Brigus [South], however two sections of this manuscript show the family living at Capeland [Caplin] Bay in the autumn/winter of 1799 and onward into 1800. It appears they left there sometime in 1800 since John is listed as an employer and Master of the Voyage in the fishery at Brigus. Kevin Reddigan
Oct. 29, 2012

Recorded and Transcribed by Richard & Roberta Sullivan in August 1999.

Layout revised; Updates and Errata added October 2012 by Kevin Reddigan.

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