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Census of so called French Shore Point Riche
to Rocky Harbour December 1874

List of Families Resident on the so-called French Shore
of Newfoundland between Point Riche and
Rocky Harbour (inclusive) in December 1874.

Source of Material: Diocesan Synod of Western Newfoundland Archives 2012

Census of so called French Shore Point Riche to Rocky Harbour December 1874
List of Families Resident on the so-called French Shore of Newfoundland
between Point Riche and Rocky Harbour (inclusive) in December 1874.
The following was transcribed by John G. Edgar from the original "copy" reposed in Diocesan Synod of Western Newfoundland Archives. The Rev. Curling states at the top "Original sent to the Bishop for Census 1874-75 "The copy" reposed in the DSOWN Archives is in the Rev. Curling's handwriting on a single 14 x 8 sheet folded to make four 8 x7 pages. The watermark is "East India Foolscap A C & J ".
         
Name of Settlement Family Church of   Remarks
    England Rome  
Gargemel William Langdon 3    
Keppel Is. Abraham House 4    
Port Saunders David House 4    
  Patrick Patey 8   Patrick Patey moved up from French Island Hr. This autumn and may have been already included in the Census.
Mal Bay or James Sinnicks 1 5  
River of Ponds Joseph Clarke 1    
  Charles Paine 7 1  
Belburns Levi House 2    
  Levi House jr. 3    
  William House 6    
Daniel's Harbour Thomas Biggin 8    
  John House 8    
  John Brophy 4 1  
  James Guichard 3 3  
  William Perry 7    
  Joseph Brown 3    
  Moses Kennedy   6  
Parson's Pond Ambrose Paine 9    
  Samuel Paine 9    
Cow Harbour Charles Paine 5    
  John Paine 13    
  Charles Vincent 8    
  William Hutchings 8    
         
Name of Settlement Family Church of   Remarks
    England Rome  
Cow Harbour William Hutchings, jr. 7 1  
(Continued) Charles Benoit 10 1 ? religion of children
  John Benoit 7 1  
  John Huelin 4    
  Joseph Huelin 3    
  John Huelin, jr. 3    
St. Paul's Elias Gifford 1    
Broom's Point Stephen Short 2    
  Richard Gilley 8    
Green Point Josiah Paine 6    
  Charles Dod 4    
Lobster Cove Robert Paine 7    
  Jesse Decker 4    
  Edwin Paine 3    
Rocky Harbour James Decker 4    
  William Young 5    
  William Paine 9    
  Jonas Shears 6    
  Andrew Ellesworth 6    
  -- Pittman 5    
  Total 228 16  
  There are no Presbyterians, Wesleyans or other denominations in the above settlements as far as I know.      
         
  Joseph J. Curling      
  Mission Priest      
  4 January 1875      
         
         

Contributed by Alexander Payne (May 2012)

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