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Ferryland District
Surrogate Court Records
(ca 1800 - 1820's)
Part 1

Date

Name

Details

Name

Witness 1

Witness 2

April 2, 1821

Armstrong, William

Sued:

Carter, Arthur

   

September 26, 1788

Audley, Nicholas

Lived in Aquaforte for 50 years

     

October 7, 1818

Aylward, James

Boarder with this person:

Sweeny, Mary

   

December 5, 1807

Aylward, John

Sold a sloop in the Poole of Ferryland to

Tree, Francis

   

December 15, 1812

Aylward, John

Cape Broyle resident owed money to:

Levingston, Shannon

   

December 11, 1816

Badcock, John

Occupied fishing rooms sold to John Morry in Brigus

     

October 16, 1817

Badcock, John

Sued this resident of Brigus for breach of contract:

Ennis, John

   

October 16, 1817

Badcock, John

Sued this resident of Brigus with breach of contract:

Doyle, Denis

   

November 26, 1804

Baker, John

Agent for Merchant:

Hill, John

   

November 26, 1804

Baker, John

Sold plantation at Clears Cove formerly occupied by:

Holly, Michael

   

November 26, 1804

Baker, John

Sold Clear’s Cove plantation to:

Aylward, John and William

   

April 10, 1805

Baker, John

Agent for:

Sweetland, David

   

November 7, 1817

Baldwin, John

Presided over trial of Patrick Burne

     

October 9, 1819

Battcock, John

Sued:

Hickey and Co.

   

January 10, 1817

Bavis, Elizabeth

Renews resident owed money to:

Kelligrew, John

   

February 11, 1819

Beaves, John

Charged with stealing fish from the Nancy

     

December 10, 1819

Beaves, John

Sued:

Stabb, Preston and Sheerman

   

August 10, 1788

Benger, John

Leases a fishing room in Aquaforte known as Castle Famine or Apple Tree Room to:

Burgess, William

Love, John

Ferns, William

October 14, 1793

Benger, John

Sold Castle Famine or Apple Tree Room to:

Aaron, Dellacroix and Poindexter

Cawley, Dell

Carter, Robert

March 9, 1819

Benning, James

Partner of:

Shannan, Neil

   

August 4, 1819

Berney, Thomas

Servant of this person who was not payed:

Fores, Richard

   

November 5, 1817

Blackstone, Captain

Sued:

Dwyer, Patrick

   

March 8, 1816

Blake, Michael

Ferryland resident owed money to:

Holly, M.

   

September 15, 1814

Blake, Nicholas

Owed money to:

Holly,  Michael

Holly, William

 

October 5, 1815

Bleacke, Nicholas

Left his land to his son and daughter:

Bleacke, Michael and Catherine

Keneley, John

Kinchela, Richard

March 9, 1816

Bleak, Michael (On behalf of his father Nicholas Bleak)

Ferryland resident owed money to planter:

Holly, Michael

   

December 8, 1807

Boate, George

Signed over a skiff and gear to:

Hutchings, Charles

   

October 9, 1819

Bolan, John

Sued:

Benning and Huolahan

   

August 10, 1815

Brand, Nicholas

Leased Castle Famine or Apple Tree Room in Aquaforte to Caplin Bay resident:

Winsor, Peter, Marriner

Winsor, Jacob

Hooking, George

October 13, 1790

Brand, Nicholas

Appointed Justice of the Peace

     

?????, 1802

Brand, Nicholas

Surgeon examined the wounds of John Tobin and found a lump

     

December 7, 1816

Brandy(Brady), William

Signed over property to Hunt, Stabb and Preston lately in the possession of:

Doyle, John

   

December 7, 1816

Brandy, William

Renews resident owed money to:

Hunt, Stabb and Preston

   

June 3, 1810

Brazil, Maurice

Witness to last will and testament of:

Carter, Robert

   

December 15, 1812

Brazill, William

Cape Broyle resident owed money to:

Levingston, Shannon

   

November 1, 1819

Brennan, John

Testified in the Evoy vs Callihan trial

     

December 4, 1819

Brodrick, William

Testified that Brien Cashin actually fished for:

Sweetland and Co.

Keefe, James

 

November 21, 1814

Brothers, Dennis

Planter of Fermeuse left house and land to his son:

Brothers, Robert

Larrisey, Thomas

Muloney, John

November 28, 1816

Brothers, Dennis

Fermeuse resident signed over property for money owed to:

Hunt, Stabb and Preston

Shakley, James

 

November 28, 1816

Brothers, Dennis

Fremeuse resident owed money to:

Hunt, Stabb and Preston

   

April 20, 1792

Brothers, Esther

Was left house and land in Admiral’s Cove by husband:

Brothers, William

   

April 20, 1792

Brothers, Esther

Left half her property to her son and half to her daughter:

Brothers, John and Hester

   

October 30, 1818

Brothers, James

Signed over property for money owed to:

Hunt, Stabb and Preston

Evans. Robert

Stabb, Ewen

October 13, 1818

Brothers, James

Fermeuse resident owed money to:

Hunt, Stabb and Preston

Evans, Robert

Stabb, Ewen

December 21, 1808

Brothers, John

Has plantation in Clear’s Cove adjoining property of:

Aylward, John and William

   

March 4, 1812

Brothers, Michael

Owned property to SE of Yellow Hill property

     

November 16, 1815

Bryan, Dennis and Murth

Caplin Bay resident owed money to:

Morry, Matthew and Co.

   

December 29, 1811

Bryan, Michael

Signed over house and property for money owed to:

Brand, Nicholas

Keefe, James

Brand, Ann

November 2, 1818

Bryan, Mortagh

Sued:

Kelly, James

   

November 20, 1813

Bryan, Richard

Cape Broyle resident owed money to:

Morry, Matthew and Co.

Dunning, Richard

 

October 28, 1819

Bryan, Richard

Cape Broyle resident owed money to:

Teage, William and John

Tree, P.

 

December 29, 1811

Bryan, Terence

Occupied house sold by his brother Michael to satisfy debt.

     

June 3, 1810

Bryand, Lambert

Witness to last will and testament of

Carter, Robert

   

February 10, 1812

Bryand, Terrance

Ferryland resident owed money to:

Levingston, Shannon

   

April 22, 1816

Buckley, Bartholemew

Ordered to sign over Brigus fishing premises to:

Dunphy, Edward

Roach, John

 

April 22, 1816

Buckley, Bartholemew

Cape Broyle resident owed money to:

Dunphy, Edward

   

November 6, 1819

Buckley, Thomas

Owed rent to John Power

     

August 10, 1788

Burgess, William

Agent for company from Penzance, Cornwall called

Love and Barnwell and Co.

Gorman, Richard

 

January 19, 1820

Burk, William

Charged with threstening Constable:

Sullivan, Richard

Foley, John

Murphy, Edmond

January 21, 1820

Burk, William

Sued:

Murphy, Edmond and Patrick

   

September 28, 1789

Burn, Edmund

Owed money by John Sparks, agent for:

Leigh, Philip and Co.

   

March 30, 1818

Burne, Patrick

Sued this Caplin Bay resident for debt owed:

Burne, Hugh

   

November 17, 1817

Burris, Stephen

Sued to recover lost wages:

Carter, Robert and James

   

October 27, 1818

Butland, Thomas

Sued:

Kelligrew, John

   

April 5, 1821

Butler, Catherine

Sued:

Wotton, John

   

September 28, 1789

Butler, John

Owed money by bankrupted:

Leigh, Philip

   

September 28, 1789

Butler, Patrick

Owed money by bankrupted:

Leigh, Philip

   

May 11, 1818

Cahill, Patrick

Sued this resident of Fermeuse

Mackey, Bartholemew

   

March 24, 1818

Callinan, Mary

Sued Fermeuse resident:

McDaniel, Patrick

   

April 30, 1821

Cannon, Thomas

Sued for malpractice because of the loss of his arm:

Molloy, William and Nicholas

   

November 11, 1820

Carew, Patrick

Sued:

Robertson, John

   

January 18, 1816

Carney, John

Ferryland resident owed money to:

Carter, S. G. and Co.

   

September 28, 1789

Carroll, Patrick

Owed money by bankrupted:

Leigh, Philip

   

August 4, 1819

Carter, James

Signed surety for wages owed to Richard Fores servants

     

June 3, 1810

Carter, Robert

Will left property to his mother-in-law

Mrs. Howe

Carter, William, Executor

Stabb, Thomas, Executor

June 3, 1810

Carter, Robert

Will left property to his three children

Carter, Robert, Elizabeth and James

   

October 13, 1790

Carter, Robert

Appointed Justice of the Peace

     

November 7, 1817

Carter, Robert

Presided over trial of Patrick Burne

     

March 3, 1819

Carter, Robert

Juror in Rentoul vs Morrison

     

December 3, 1819

Carter, Robert

Sued:

Carter, Samuel G.

   

October 21, 1820

Carter, Robert

Charged with non-payment of Greenwich Hospital Fund:

Carrigan, Michael

   

October 21, 1820

Carter, Robert

Charged with non-payment of Greenwich Hospital Fund:

McDaniel, James

   

January 21, 1818

Carter, Robert and James

Sued the estate of this person for debt owed:

Madigan, Philip

   

November 2, 1820

Carter, Robert and James

Sued:

Fling, Thomas

   

November 4, 1820

Carter, Robert and James

Sued:

Burne, James

   

November 6, 1820

Carter, Robert and James

Sued:

Fling, Thomas

   

November 25, 1820

Carter, Robert and James

Sued the estate of :

Donovan, Daniel

   

February 18, 1818

Carter, Samuel

Testified in Gorman defamation suit:

 

Norris, Thomas

Costelloe, Michael

October 6, 1818

Carter, Samuel

Sued this person for debt owed:

Costelloe, Richard

   

January 18, 1819

Carter, Samuel

Sued:

Holdsworth, Henry

   

April 15, 1816

Carter, Samuel and Co.

Merchants determine current year supplies, price and demand

     

November 30, 1818

Carter, Samuel and Co.

Sued this person to satisfy a mortgage:

Madden, John

   

November 30, 1818

Carter, Samuel and Co.

Sued:

Carney, Lawrence

   

November 30, 1818

Carter, Samuel and Co.

To recover money owed by bond and mortgage:

Malone, Jeffery

   

November 30, 1818

Carter, Samuel and Co.

Sued:

Foran, Patrick

   

November 30, 1818

Carter, Samuel and Co.

Sued:

Sweeny, Thomas

   

November 30, 1818

Carter, Samuel and Co.

Sued:

Power, Richard

   

November 30, 1818

Carter, Samuel and Co.

Sued the estate of this deceased person:

Carney, John (Senior)

   

November 30, 1818

Carter, Samuel and Co.

Sued:

Wade, William

   

January 12, 1818

Carter, Samuel G.

Sued this Caplin Bay resident for debt owed:

Gregory, James

   

January 12, 1818

Carter, Samuel G.

Sued this person for money owed. Person insolvent:

Maxey, David

   

January 16, 1818

Carter, Samuel G.

Sued this Ferryland resident for debt owed:

Kelly, John

   

January 16, 1818

Carter, Samuel G.

Sued for debt owed:

Coleman, William

Moody, Margaret

Sanders, John W.

January 19, 1818

Carter, Samuel G.

Sued this Ferryland resident for goods sold to his wife previous to their marriage:

Power, John

   

January 21, 1818

Carter, Samuel G.

Sued this Ferryland resident for debt owed:

Costelloe, Richard

   

January 23, 1818

Carter, Samuel G.

Sued this Ferryland resident for debt owed:

McDaniel, James

   

December 4, 1819

Carter, Samuel G.

Sued:

Hanrahan, Stephen

   

December 14, 1819

Carter, Samuel G.

Sued:

Gillingham, Richard

   

November 6, 1820

Carter, Samuel G.

Sued:

Howlet, John

   

November 8, 1820

Carter, Samuel G.

Sued:

Donovan, Daniel

   

November 8, 1820

Carter, Samuel G.

Sued:

Williams, Thomas

   

November 8, 1820

Carter, Samuel G.

Sued:

Brien, Michael

   

November 8, 1820

Carter, Samuel G.

Sued:

Whelan, John

   

November 8, 1820

Carter, Samuel G.

Sued:

Ryan, Michael

   

November 8, 1820

Carter, Samuel G.

Sued:

Butler, Marcus

   

November 8, 1820

Carter, Samuel G.

Sued the  estate of:

Cannon, Martin

   

November 8, 1820

Carter, Samuel G.

Sued:

Sanders, Robert

   

November 8, 1820

Carter, Samuel G.

Sued:

Bryan, Terence

   

November 8, 1820

Carter, Samuel G.

Sued:

Welsh, Richard

   

November 8, 1820

Carter, Samuel G.

Sued:

Pritchell, Patrick

   

November 8, 1820

Carter, Samuel G.

Sued:

Drohan, John

   

November 8, 1820

Carter, Samuel G.

Sued:

Howlet, Matthew

   

November 9, 1820

Carter, Samuel G.

Sued:

Mackey, John

   

November 9, 1820

Carter, Samuel G.

Sued:

Gregory, James

   

November 20, 1820

Carter, Samuel G.

Sued:

Sanders, John (Junior)

   

December 2, 1820

Carter, Samuel G.

Sued:

Carney, Edmund

   

January 12, 1818

Carter, Samuel G. and Co.

Sued for debt owed:

Barry, Michael

   

December 4, 1819

Cashin, Brien

Sued this person to recover wages owed :

Morry, Matthew and Co.

   

December 4, 1819

Cashin, John

Fished with his brother Brien.

 

Keefe, James

 

August 2, 1819

Chapman, Samuel

Sued this person for wages owed:

Prowse, Isaac

Molloy, Doctor

 

August 2, 1819

Chapman, Samuel

Sued:

Stabb, Ewen

   

June ??, 1819

Clancey, Owen

Boatkeeper and Planter of Renews sold property to:

Butland, Thomas

Stabb, Thomas

Preston, John

January 19, 1820

Cleary, Thomas

Charged with threatening Constable:

Sullivan, Richard

Foley, John

Murphy, Edmond

January 21, 1820

Cleary, Thomas

Sued:

Murphy, Edmond and Patrick

   

November 4, 1806

Clemons, John

Sold land in Renews to :

Power, David

Jackman, C.

 

November 10, 1802

Clemons, John

Sold a house to David Power’s Daughter:

Power, Mary

   

March 9, 1819

Clift, James

Administrator for the estate of:

Shannan, Neil

   

November 13, 1815

Coady, James

Capelin Bay resident owed money to:

Morry, Matthew

   

November 18, 1816

Coady, John

Fermeuse resident owed money to:

Hunt, Stabb and Preston

Hutchings, Thomas

 

November 18, 1816

Coady, John

Fermeuse resident owed money to:

Hunt, Stabb and Preston

   

February 11, 1819

Coady, John

Charged with stealing fish from the Nancy

     

November 18, 1816

Coady, Michael

Fermeuse resident owed money to:

Hunt, Stabb and Preston

Stabb, John

Hutchings, Thomas

November 18, 1816

Coady, Michael

Fermeuse resident owed money to:

Hunt, Stabb and Preston

   

November 7, 1817

Coady, William

Lost his surety given for Ennis, Hart and Paris

     

February 11, 1819

Coady, William

Charged with stealing fish from the Nancy

     

October 2, 1789

Cochran, Jeffery

Has boat that must be assigned to Meyer, Wilkins and Leary instead of to:

Leigh, John agent for Philip Leigh

   

October 27, 1818

Codner and Henley

Sued:

Hunt, Stabb and Preston and Levingston

   

January 21, 1818

Codner, Thomas

Sued this Fermeuse resident for debt owed:

Cahill, Patrick

   

March 30, 1818

Codner, Thomas

Agent for Hunt, Stabb and Preston charged this resident of Renews with refusal to work:

Delaney, Nicholas

   

March 30, 1818

Codner, Thomas

Sued these Fermeuse residents with damage to property:

Hennecy  and Corkran

   

September 30, 1819

Codner, Thomas

Breach of agreement to cure fish for this company in Cape Broyle:

Read and Co.

   

April 25, 1820

Codner, Thomas

Agent for :

Hunt, Stabb and Preston

   

November 30, 1818

Congdon, Thomas

Attorney for:

Carter, Samuel and Co.

   

May 15, 1816

Coryear, Elizabeth

Cape Broyle resident owed money to:

Coryear, Mary

   

March 5, 1817

Coryear, Henry

Left land and house to his daughters:

Coryear, Elenor, Ann and Sarah

Gorman, Richard

 

March 5, 1817

Coryear, Henry

Left his fishing rooms to his son:

Coryear, John

Gorman, Richard

 

March 5, 1817

Coryear, Henry

Left plantion he had purchased from Shannon Levingtston to:

Coryear, Mary and Elizabeth

Gorman, Richard

 

May 15, 1816

Coryear, Henry

Cape Broyle resident owed money to :

Coryear, John

   

October 21, 1818

Coryear, Henry

Sued:

Battcock, John

   

October 21, 1818

Coryear, Henry

Sued:

McNamara, John

   

November 1, 1819

Coryear, Henry

Charged this person with neglect of duty:

Dullanty, Timothy

   

November 1, 1819

Costello, James

Juror in Evoy vs Callihan trial

     

December 5, 1820

Costello, James

Carried goods from St. Johns’s to Ferryland on his schooner ”Success” for this person but not paid:

Holdsworth, Henry

Huffman, John (Mate)

 

October 6, 1818

Costelloe, James

Sued this company for debt owed:

Brothers, Still and Co.

McNeile, Charles

Sanders, James

January 21, 1818

Costelloe, Jane

Her house and land were attached for a debt owed by her son:

Costelloe, Richard

   

November 2, 1821

Cousens, William

Owed money to:

Teage, William

   

October 31, 1815

Crane, Patrick

Cape Broyle resident owed money to:

Levingston, Shannon

   

November 7, 1817

Crane, Patrick

Charged with stealing fish and arrested by Constable Power

 

Wyse, John

Blanch, John

November 1, 1819

Culleton, Thomas

Juror in Evoy vs Callihan trial

     

February 10, 1818

Cullitan, Patrick

Sued by:

Butler, Edmund

   

December 24, 1819

Cullitan, Patrick

Sued:

Norris, Thomas

   

January 21, 1820

Cullitan, Thomas

Juror in Gallivan vs Tree

     

July 12, 1809

Culliton, Elizabeth

Daughter of:

Culliton, Thomas and Mary

   

September 28, 1788

Cummins, Darby

Lived in Aquaforte for 24-28 years. Said Beach was occupied only by:

Benger, John

   

December 2, 1819

Cummins, John

Sued to recover cost of passage from Ireland:

Carter, Robert and James

   

October 18, 1817

Curreen, Thomas

Charged this Cape Broyle Company with overcharging:

Doherty and Co.

   

October 14, 1790

Dalton, Garret

Worked for John Hill and said stolen fish was in houses belonging to:

Carberry, William

   

October 14, 1790

Dalton, Garret

Said stolen fish was in houses belonging to:

Maxey, William

   

October 14, 1790

Dalton, Garret

Said stolen fish was in houses belonging to:

Colbert, Patrick

   

October 14, 1790

Dalton, Garret

Said stolen fish was in houses belonging to:

Kavenaugh, James

   

October 14, 1790

Dalton, Garret

Said stolen fish was in houses belonging to:

Neil, John

   

October 14, 1790

Dalton, Garret

Said stolen fish was in houses belonging to:

Kelly, William and John

   

October 14, 1790

Dalton, Garret

Said stolen fish was in houses belonging to:

Kavenaugh, William

   

October 14, 1790

Dalton, Garret

Said stolen fish was in houses belonging to:

Trevor, Andrew

   

October 14, 1790

Dalton, Garret

Said stolen fish was in houses belonging to:

Whelan, Edward

   

October 14, 1790

Dalton, Garret

Said stolen fish was in houses belonging to:

Whelan, John

   

October 14, 1790

Dalton, Garret

Said stolen fish was in houses belonging to :

Dulahunty, John

   

October 14, 1790

Dalton, Garret

Said stolen fish was in houses belonging to :

Dun, John

   

October 14, 1790

Dalton, Garret

Said stolen fish was in houses belonging to :

Karney, Matthew

   

May 10, 1824

Dalton, Patrick

Cape Broyle resident owed money to:

Whiteway, Edward

   

May 8, 1821

Daulton, Garret

Sued:

Winser, Peter

   

May 24, 1814

Daulton, Mary ( Alias Neill)

Wife of :

Daulton, James

   

May 24, 1814

Daulton, Mary ( Alias Neill)

Left property to her two sons:

Neill, Owen and Con

Neill, John

Neill, Con

September 28, 1789

Dawson, Walter

Owed money by John Sparks, agent for:

Leigh, Philip and Co.

   

March 10, 1819

Deady, Martin

Sued for wages owed:

Neile, John

   

November 7, 1817

Deady, William

Lost his surety given for Ennis, Hart and Paris

     

September 20, 1819

Delaney, Patrick

Sued this person for wages owed:

Dwyer, John

   

November 13, 1815

Denine, William and Samuel

Cape Broyle resident owed money to:

Levingston, Shannon

   

October 30, 1819

Devine, Thomas

Bought land formerly occupied by :

Fowler, Patrick

Codner, Thomas

 

October 30, 1819

Devine, Thomas

Bought land for:

Hunt, Stabb and Preston

Codner, Thomas

 

October 27, 1820

Doherty, Thomas

Sued:

Butler, Richard

   

April 5, 1821

Doherty, Thomas

Sued:

Crane, John

   

Page Contributed and Transcribed by Ray Curran (January 2001)

REVISED: January 2001 (Don Tate)

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