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1698 NEWFOUNDLAND CENSUS
1698 Residents of Pliasance on the Island of Newfoundland
                                   
                                   
        Sexes     Married   Widowed   Children            
  Houses Chapel Families Male Female Total Male Female Male Female Male Female Gardens Cows Goats Boats Muskets
Localities                                  
GRAND PLAISANCE 52 1                              
Quarter du Fort     2 7 7 14 1 1 2 1 4 5 23 2 12 182 163
Quarter de la Gde. Grave     18 60 38 98 17 15 4 2 39 21          
Quarter de la Pte. Verde     4 11 8 19 3 3 2   6 5          
PETIT PLAISANCE                                  
Quart. De la Gde. Grave     8 16 20 36 7 7 1 1 8 12          
Quart de la Marquise     1 2 2 4     2     2          
Quart de la Pte. Grave     5 7 10 17 5 4     2 6          
                                   
Totals 52 1 38 103 85 188 33 30 11 4 59 51 23 2 12 182 163
                                   
NOTE: This census was compiled in Paris. The settlement of Beaubassin, In Acadia, was sacked and burned in 1698. The English population of Nefoundland, according to the work called The British Empire in America (edition of 1744, Vol 1., p. 14), was estimated in 1695 to be 1500 souls.

Transcribed & Contributed and transcribed by Don Tate (2009)

Page Last Modified: Tuesday March 26, 2013 (Don Tate)
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