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Newfoundland 1921 Census
Black Island #1,
Twillingate District
{124 Persons in 28 Households}

This file "Verified"* with the Original Pages (May - June 2007 by Don Tate)



Two Black Island Communities

Apparently there are two Black Islands in the Twillingate District as noted below. We have separated them into two separate pages and labeled them as Black Island #1 and #2. Milt Anstey has been kind enough to provide the following information relating to these two communities.

There are two Black Islands in the Twillingate District during this time period. The larger and more prominate "Black Island" is located near Exploit's Island and Samson's Island, at the entrance to Notre Dame Bay. I know that some of my distant relatives, and other residents with the surname; Hill, Potter, Dorey, Hamilton, Hennifant, etc. lived there until the 1990's.

There is a smaller "Black Island" located just off the south end of Twillingate Island, somewhere between Twillingate Island and Hillgrade/Fairbanks on New World Island. I think the surnames of Sansome and Rice lisved on this Island.

Milt Anstey

Additional information provided by Joe Jennings.

Black Island, Friday's Bay is near the New World Island causeway. The families include the Rice's and Sansome's who relocated in the last centaury. Most would have moved to the modern day Hillgrade (Salt Pans) and Newville (Burnt Cove).

Joe Jennings


Dwelling Family SurName Given Name Sex Rela. Status Birth Yr Birth Mo Age Birth Place
PAGE 278                    
1 1 HILL Ambrose M Head Married 1846 May 75 Black Island
    HILL Elizabeth F Wife Married 1855 Nov 65 Black Island
    BRINSON Joseph M Adopted Son Single 1905 May 16 Sceviours
  2 HILL Henry T M Head Married 1893 Aug 28 Black Island
    HILL Alma F Wife Married 1896 Feb 25 Campbellton
2 3 HENEFANT James M Head Widower 1876 Jul 45 Black Island
    HENEFANT Patrick M Son Single 1899 Jan 22 Black Island
    HENEFANT John M Son Single 1901 Nov 19 Black Island
    HENEFANT Roland M Son Single 1904 Jun 17 Black Island
3 4 DOREY Lawrence M Head Married 1881 Aug 40 Black Island
    DOREY Jessie F Wife Married 1891 Jun 30 Moretons Hr
    DOREY Meta F Daughter Single 1912 Sep 8 Black Island
    DOREY William M Son Single 1916 Feb 5 Black Island
4 5 DOREY John M Head Married 1892 Jun 29 Black Island
    DOREY Martha F Wife Married 1886 No Entry 35 Black Island
    DOREY Madaline F Daughter Single 1921 Jan 8 M Black Island
    YOUNG Lavinia F Servant Single 1906 No Entry 15 Moretons Hr
5 6 DOREY Joseph M Head Married 1880 Sep 41 Black Island
    DOREY Mary Ann F Wife Married 1882 Oct 38 Samsons Is
    DOREY Georgina F Daughter Single 1904 Nov 16 Black Island
    DOREY Fannie F Daughter Single 1912 Oct 8 Black Island
    DOREY Mary Ann F Mother Widow 1855 Nov 65 Exploits
6 7 BARNES John M Head Married 1870 Dec 50 Black Island
    BARNES Susan F Wife Married 1876 No Entry 45 T'gate
    BARNES Alice F Daughter Single 1900 Feb 21 Black Island
    BARNES Ellen F Daughter Single 1904 Jan 17 Black Island
    BARNES Betsy F Daughter Single 1907 Apr 14 Black Island
    BARNES Lilly F Daughter Single 1909 Nov 11 Black Island
    BARNES Claudine F Daughter Single 1915 Oct 5 Black Island
    BARNES Norman M Son Single 1919 Jun 2 Black Island
    BARNES Joseph M Brother Single 1876 Jul 45 Black Island
7 8 HENEFANT Martin M Head Widower 1871 Sep 50 Black Island
    HENEFANT Josephine F Niece Single 1905 Aug 16 Black Island
PAGE 279                    
8 9 HENEFANT Michael M Head Married 1887 No Entry 34 Black Island
    HENEFANT Katherine F Wife Married 1888 Jan 33 Fortune Hr
    HENEFANT Deborah F Daughter Single 1905 Nov 15 Black Island
    HENEFANT Martin M Son Single 1909 Jul 12 Black Island
    HENEFANT Thomas M Son Single 1910 Oct 10 Black Island
    HENEFANT Hilda F Daughter Single 1918 Jul 3 Black Island
9 10 HAMILTON Peter M Head Married 1860 Jun 61 Black Island
    HAMILTON Bridget F Wife Married 1871 Nov 49 Black Island
    HAMILTON William M Son Single 1910 Jan 11 Black Island
    HAMILTON Patrick M Son Single 1911 Mar 10 Black Island
    HAMILTON Mary F Daughter Single 1908 Sep 12 Black Island
    DOBBlN Ellen F Aunt Widow 1854 Jul 67 Black Island
10 11 HAMILTON Richard M Head Married 1867 Sep 53 Black Island
    HAMILTON Mary F Wife Married 1884 Mar 37 Joe Batts Arm
    HAMILTON Margaret F Daughter Single 1905 Nov 15 Black Island
    HAMILTON Leo M Son Single 1911 Mar 10 Black Island
    HAMILTON Michael M Son Single 1913 Dec 7 Black Island
    HAMILTON Harold M Son Single 1916 Sep 4 Black Island
    HAMILTON Gertrude M Son Single 1918 Aug 3 Black Island
    HAMILTON Patrick M Son Single 1921 Aug 5 Days Black Island
    HAMILTON Mary F Mother Widow 1825 No Entry 96 Ferryland
11 12 HILL Herbert M Head Married 1884 Dec 36 Black Island
    HILL Annie F Wife Married 1890 Aug 31 Hare Bay
    HILL Florence F Daughter Single 1914 Nov 6 Black Island
    HILL Harry M Son Single 1917 Nov 3 Black Island
    HILL Hyacinth F Daughter Single 1919 Dec 1 Black Island
12 13 HILL Joseph M Head Married 1883 Jun 38 Black Island
    HILL Minnie F Wife Married 1897 Jul 24 Samsons Is
    HILL Brooklyn M Son Single 1919 May 2 Black Island
    HILL Hannah F Daughter Single 1921 Aug 2 M Black Island
    HILL Hannah F Mother Widow 1846 Jun 75 Moretons Hr
    HILL William M Brother Single 1879 Sep 41 Black Island
13 14 KING Patrick M Head Married 1886 Jun 35 Black Island
PAGE 280                    
    KING Julia F Wife Married 1882 Jun 39 Fortune Hr
    KING Katherine F Daughter Single 1911 Jul 10 Black Island
  15 KING James M Head Married 1891 Aug 30 Black Island
    KING Katherine F Wife Married 1895 Jul 26 Fortune Hr
    KING Clarence M Son Single 1918 Jun 3 Black Island
    KING Mary F Daughter Single 1919 Nov 1 Grand Falls
14 16 KING Ambrose M Head Widower 1863 May 58 Conception Bay
    KING Michael M Son Single 1898 Nov 22 Black Island
    DAVIS Annie F Servant Single 1897 Apr 24 St. Julien
15 17 BAKER Joshua M Head Widower 1872 Oct 48 Black Island
    BAKER Lewis M Son Single 1897 Oct 23 Black Island
    BAKER William M Son Single 1900 Nov 20 Black Island
    BAKER Leonard M Son Single 1906 Aug 15 Black Island
    BAKER Donald M Son Single 1910 Sep 10 Black Island
    BAKER Ethel F Daughter Single 1912 Jun 9 Black Island
    BAKER Mary F Daughter Single 1905 Jul 16 Black Island
    BRETT Mary F Servant Single 1882 May 39 T'gate
16 18 TURNER Mary F Head Widow 1846 Jun 75 Fortune Hr
    TURNER Margaret F Daughter Single 1876 Jan 45 Brown's Arm
    HARRIS William M Grandson Single 1901 May 20 Black Island
17 19 NEWMAN William M Head Married 1883 Feb 38 Black Island
    NEWMAN Mary F Wife Married 1898 Aug 23 Hillview, TB
    NEWMAN Mary A F Daughter Single 1921 May 3 M Black Island
    NEWMAN Edward M Uncle Widower 1841 Jul 80 Black Island
    PINSENT John M Brother in Law Single 1906 Oct 14 Hillview, TB
18 20 HARRIS Eliza F Head Widow 1856 Sep 64 Old Perlican
    HARRIS Alkanar M Son Single 1895 Dec 25 Black Island
19 21 PRIMMER James M Head Married 1880 Jul 41 Black Island
    PRIMMER Janet F Wife Married 1882 Dec 38 T'gate
    PRIMMER William M Son Single 1907 Apr 14 Black Island
    PRIMMER Garland M Son Single 1909 Sep 11 Black Island
    PRIMMER Robert M Son Single 1912 May 9 Black Island
    PRIMMER Netta F Daughter Single 1915 Dec 5 Black Island
PAGE 281                    
    POTTER Hettie F Servant Single 1901 Nov 19 Samsons Is
20 22 POTTER William M Head Married 1847 Mar 74 Black Island
    POTTER Jane E F Wife Married 1849 Sep 71 Exploits
21 23 RIDEOUT Jonas M Head Married 1884 Sep 36 Moretons Hr
    RIDEOUT Bennett S F Wife Married 1886 Aug 34 Black Island
    RIDEOUT Wallace M Son Single 1912 Jun 9 Cottles Is
    RIDEOUT Kathleen F Daughter Single 1914 Jul 7 Cottles Is
  24 POTTER James M Head Married 1890 Mar 31 Black Island
    POTTER Eliza F Wife Married 1891 Feb 30 Samsons Is
    POTTER Archibald M Son Single 1910 Mar 11 Black Island
    POTTER Alexander M Son Single 1915 Jan 6 Black Island
    POTTER Harrison M Son Single 1920 Oct 10 M Black Island
22 25 FRAMPTON Peter M Head Married 1875 May 46 Exploits
    FRAMPTON Mary F Wife Married 1875 Oct 45 Black Island
23 26 POTTER William Jr M Head Married 1885 May 36 Samsons Is
    POTTER Louisa F Wife Married 1893 Mar 28 Moretons Hr
    WHITE Cecil M Adopted Son Single 1907 Jul 14 Moretons Hr
  27 POTTER Job M Head Married 1875 Jul 46 Black Island
    POTTER Isabella F Wife Married 1881 No Entry 40 Moretons Hr
    POTTER Nina F Daughter Single 1907 Nov 13 Black Island
    HILL Cecil M Step Son Single 1910 Jul 11 Black Island
    CANNING Adolphus M Step Son Single 1907 Oct 13 Moretons Hr
24 28 POTTER John M Head Married 1891 Dec 29 Black Island
    POTTER Fanny F Wife Married 1890 Sep 30 Exploits
    STRIDE Hazel F Adopted Daughter Single 1914 Feb 7 Bridgeport

Item 1The following columns are verified exactly as to the original (assuming legibility of data):
Dwelling Number, Family Number, Surname (but capitalized for ease of reading), Given Name, Sex, Birth Year, Age
Item 2 Community Name as a column is omitted as it only has repeats of the community name from the title.
Item 3 Words like Relation, Status, Birth Month may or may not have been abbreviated by either the Enumerator or the Transcriber. These variations are self-explanatory, were not considered detrimental to the informational content, and would have taken considerable time to correct. Thus they were not corrected in the verification process. Any informational errors were corrected.
Item 4 The Birth Place spelling may vary somewhat, due to Enumerator's or Transcriber's abbreviations. Any informational errors were corrected.

Original Transcription by Glynn Hewlett

Posted 11 Jan 1997

Verified to Original Pages (May - June 2007 - Don Tate)

Page Last Modified: Tuesday April 14, 2009 (Don Tate)

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