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1857 Census for the Electoral District
of St. John's East
Journal of the House of Assembly, 1858
Electoral District of St. John's
Division of St. John's East

Number Fisheries # of Vessels engaged in Seal Fisheries, &c. Fisheries # of Men on board Amount of Tonnage engaged in the Fisheries Fisheries # of large Boats from 4 - 15 qtls. Fisheries # of large Boats from 15 - 30 qtls. Fisheries # of large Boats from 30 qtls. Upwards Fisheries # of Nets & Seines Quantity of Cod Fish cured QTLS. Quantity of Salmon caught & cured NO. Quantity of Herring cured BRLS. Quantity of Oil distinguishing each kind GALLS Quantity of Seals Improved Lands # of Acres of Dyke & other improved Lands, & average value Improved Lands # of Tons of Hay cut Improved Lands # of Bushels of Wheat & Barley raised Improved Lands # of Bushels of Oats raised Improved Lands # of Barrels of Potatoes raised Improved Lands # of Barrels of Turnips raised Qty. Timothy & Clover seed raised Agricultural Produce # of Barrels of other Root Crops Agricultural Produce # of Neat Cattle Agricultural Produce # of Milch Cows Agricultural Stock # of Horses Agricultural Stock # of Sheep Agricultural Stock # of Swine & Goats # of Widowers # of Widows # of Orphans # of Crippled, aged, & Disabled Paupers # of Males Deaf & Dumb # of Females Deaf & Dumb # of Males blind # of Females blind # of Male Lunatics # of Female Lunatics # of Male Idiots # of Female Idiots # of Births preceeding year # of Deaths preceeding year # of Marriages preceeding year Mills & Factories # & Value of Saw Mills, & # hands employed Mills & Factories # & Value of Grist Mills, & # hands employed Value of Boots & Shoes manufactured £ Value of Chairs & Cabinet Wares Value of Carriages £ Bushels of Lime Burnt & Value Bus. Quantity of Butter manufactured Lbs. Quantity of Cheese manufactured Lbs. # of Vessels Built Tonnage of ditto Miscellaneous
1 49 1182 5463 147 7 5 85 15967 1/2   1026 328832 68046 5367 1556 1/2 1393 2713 1/2 7778 1/2 2261 14 2 1097 485 298 460 499 108 47 480 54 4 3 3       2 2 315 122 87 1 mill; 3 men 1 mill; 1 man 1700   38 4000 536 30 1 90 "St. John's, East - 1 oil factory, value £4020. Agricultural Implements manufactured, £250. Logy Bay - One cod liver oil manufactory produced this season 10 tuns 240 gallons manufactured, and 2 tuns common oil; gross proceeds valued at £922 Cy. 640 lb. fresh butter sent into St. John's market during the summer. Outer Cove - 2892 lb. fresh butter, and 1140 fresh salmon sent into St. John's market during the summer. Middle Cove & Freshwater - one cod liver oil manufactory produced this season 2 tuns manufactured, and 3 tuns common oil; gross proceeds valued at £289 4s.; 400 lb. fresh butter sent into St. John's market during the summer. 3 Cod Liver oil manufactories at Torbay, & 3 at Pouch Cove; the former produced 13 1/2 tuns refined, and 5 tuns common oil, & the latter 28 tuns refined, and 7 tuns common oil; gross proceeds valued at £4026 Cy."
2       46     17 4666   8 3606   149 102 10 78 1242       79 24 24   65 2 4 6 3           1     4 3 2             640        
3       16     42 1536 1140   1602   176 1/2 152 1/2   151 2361       102 55 33   53 5 5 5 5             1   3 8 2             2892        
4       11     23 877 390 6 1480   72 1/2 77 1/2   200 698       29 14 11 22 37 2   1 1                 1   1             400        
5       74 5   101 9423 383 6 15649   1518 455   236 6927       504 190 130   231 17 21 8 11 3   2       2   28 13 13             5585        
6       20     32 2380     612   194 50 1/2   10 952       124 33 16   88 2 4 2                   11 2 1             590        
7       83   1 54 9787     6744   206 100     1690       120 89 17   50 3 7 4                   27 3 1             2121        
8       11 4 2 19 5084   1 1/2     1321 1/2 235 3/4   73 2014     1 191 119 43 168 131 8 10 2 7 1             1 17 4 1             2520        
9       58     59 5125   39     511 1/4 147 3/4   31 942 7     58 31 17 12 63 13 20 10 17 3 2   3         18 5 7             1456        
10       9       900                 1273     5         17 1                                                  
11       10     7 1173   82     1342 139 3/4 32 213 1/2   253     140 44 30 2 122 3 9 4 6   1 1 2         13 3               2380        
                                                                                                       
TOTALS 49 1182 5463 485 16 8 439 56918 1/2 1913 1168 1/2 358525 68046 10857 3/4 3017 1/4 1435 3706 25877 1/2 2521 14 8 2444 1084 619 664 1356 164 497 482 104 11 6 6 5   1 5 3 437 163 115 1 MILL; 3 MEN 1 MILL; 1 MAN 1700   38 4000 19139 30 1 90  

Transcribed by: Ivy F. Benoit

Page Revised: July 2002 (Don Tate)

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