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Ferryland District
Surrogate Court Records
(ca 1800 - 1820's)
Part-2

Date

Name

Details

Name

Witness 1

Witness 2

October 27, 1818

Dollard, James

Sued this resident of Fermeuse:

Neill, John

   

October 16, 1818

Dollard, John

Sued:

Neile, John

Aylward, Patrick

 

November 17, 1817

Doolan, Malachy

Sued Renews resident to recover lost wages:

Kelligrew, John

   

November 3, 1817

Dowling, Patrick

Sued:

Doherty and Co.

   

November 7, 1817

Doyle, John

Lost his surety given for Ennis, Hart and Paris

     

September 25, 1819

Doyle, John

Sued this company for his passage from Ireland:

Benning and Huolahan

   

October 9, 1819

Doyle, John

Sued this insolvent company for money owed:

Benning and Huolahan

   

December 1, 1813

Drinkwater, William

Former owner of plantation sold by:

Kelligrew, John

   

January 12, 1818

Dullanty, Catherine

Sued Ferryland resident for debt owed:

LeShano, ????

   

November 25, 1820

Dullanty, Richard

Sued:

Winsor, Peter

Meagher, James

Shea, John

November 11, 1818

Dullanty, Robert

Sued this person for Wages owed:

Tozer, William

   

November 25, 1820

Dullanty, Robert

Sued:

Burne, Michael

   

October 6, 1818

Dullanty, Timothy

Sued this person for debt owed:

Ryan, Michael

   

October 16, 1818

Dullanty, Timothy

Sued:

Ryan, Michael

   

April 24, 1820

Dunphy, Edmund

Resident of Brigus South leaves property to wife and daughter:

Dunphy, Mary and Mary

Coryear, Henry

Neil, James

April 22, 1816

Dunphy, Edward

Resident of Brigus agreed to pay money owed to:

Buckley, Bartholemew

   

April 22, 1816

Dunphy, Edward

Owed 133 pounds to :

Kough, Thomas and Co.

   

November 7, 1817

Dunphy, James

Lost his surety given for Ennis, Hart and Paris

     

November 15, 1814

Dwyer, James and William

Signed over land, boat and fishing gear to;

Hunt, Stabb and Preston and Co.

Evans, Robert

Congdon, Thomas

November 11, 1818

Dwyer, John

Sued this company:

Rowe and Kelligrew

Wallis, Robert

 

September 29, 1789

Dwyer, Thomas

Shipped goods by ship Neptune

     

March 4, 1812

Dwyer, William

Owned property to NW of Yellow Hill property

     

November 11, 1819

Efford and Pope

Sued this person over the cost of voyage to Labrador fishery:

Rendell, Elias

   

September 2, 1819

Elliot, George

Sued:

Benning, James

   

November 8, 1817

Ennis, John

Charged with assault : Fled the area

Kelligrew, Constable John

   

November 7, 1817

Ennis, Nicholas

Lost his surety given for Ennis, Hart and Paris

     

December 11, 1819

Eustace, Patrick

Sued:

Molloy, William

   

June 1, 1818

Evans, Robert

Sued this Fermeuse resident for debt owed:

Welch, Michael

   

November 20, 1817

Evoy, John

Planter of Ferryland paid Shannon Levingston money owe by:

Walsh, James

Wakeham, Robert

 

November 1, 1819

Evoy, Patrick

Charged this Caplin Bay resident with losing his boat:

Callihan, Jeremiah

Congdon, John

Power, John

December 11, 1815

Fahi, Jeremia

Fermeuse resident owed money to:

Hunt, Stabb and Preston

   

November 15, 1819

Farrell, James

Sued:

Codner, Henry and Co.

   

November 17, 1817

Farrell, Michael

Sued Ferryland Resident for wages owed:

Tree, Francis

   

September 28, 1789

Fennesy, Stephen

Owed money by John Sparks, agent for:

Leigh, Philip and Co.

   

December 2, 1819

Fitzgerald, Martin

Sued to recover cost of passage from Ireland:

Rendell, Elias

   

September 1, 1816

Fitzgerald, Maurice

Occupied land on Fox Hill signed over by Jeffery Malone to Samuel Carter and Co.

     

November 30, 1818

Fitzgerald, Maurice

Left his land to the wife of :

Malone, Jeffery

   

May 1, 1818

Fitzhenry, James

Sued this Renews resident for debt owed:

Jackman, George

   

November 2, 1819

Fitzhenry, James

Repaired leaky boat belonging to:

Huolahan, John

   

September 28, 1789

Fitzpatrick, Patrick

Owed money by bankrupted:

Leigh, Philip

   

May 11, 1818

Flahavan, Patrick

Sued for Overcharging:

Carter, Samuel G.

   

November 17, 1817

Flaherty, Edward

Sued to recover lost wages:

Carter, Robert and James

   

October 9, 1819

Fleming, Michael

Sued this insolvent company for money owed

Benning and Huolahan

   

November 9, 1820

Flood, Garret

Sued:

Devereaux, Michael

   

March 25, 1816

Foran, Elizabeth

Widow of :

Foran, Matthew

   

March 25, 1816

Foran, Elizabeth

Left property in Freshwater, Ferryland to her son:

Foran, Patrick

Gorman, Richard

Perchard, John

December 2, 1816

Foran, Patrick

Ferryland resident owed money to:

Carter, S. G. and Co.

   

August 4, 1819

Fores, Richard

His three servants were looking for their wages:

Wall, James

Gorman, Richard

 

November 1, 1816

Fowler, Michael

 Renews resident signed over property for money owed to:

Hunt, Stabb and Preston

Stabb, Ewen

 

November 25, 1816

Fowler, Michael

Renews resident owed money to:

Hunt, Stabb and Preston

   

November 1, 1819

Freit?, Samuel

Juror in Evoy vs Callihan Trial

     

April 16, 1821

Furlong, Richard

Sued:

Sanders, John ( Senior)

   

January 21, 1820

Gallivan, Peter

Sued:

Tree, Francis

Jordan, James

Burne, James

January 21, 1820

Gallivan, Peter

Sued:

Tree, Francis

Whelan, John

McGee, John

December 7, 1821

Gardner, Christopher

Sued by Row and Kelligrew and land turned over to:

Johnson, William

Tree, Philip

 

February 11, 1819

Gardner, Christopher

Charged with stealing fish from the brig Nancy grounded in Renews Harbour. Brig belonged to Hunt, Stabb and Preston

     

July 22, 1819

Gardner, Luke

Charged with stealing a boat belonging to this resident of Aquaforte:

Fost, Richard

   

March 30, 1818

Gaul, Patrick

Charged with refusal to work for Hunt, Stabb and Preston

     

October 11, 1819

Giles, William

Sued:

Benning and Huolahan

   

March 3, 1819

Goff, William

Juror in Rentoul vs Morrison

     

September 25, 1819

Goff, William

Sued:

Benning and Huolahan

Roche, John

 

November 21, 1820

Goff, William

Sued:

Foley, Edmund

   

June 15, 1821

Goff, William

Sued:

Connell, Michael

   

November 8, 1817

Gorman, Peter

Sued Ferryland  resident:

Rendell, Elias

Laskey, Stephen

Kinchela, Richard

February 18, 1818

Gorman, Richard

Sued this Ferryland resident for defamation of character:

Costelloe, James

Power, Brien

Coleman, William

January 21, 1818

Goss, Jane

Wife of :

Goss, Jeffery

   

January 21, 1818

Goss, Jeffery

Sued this company for debt incurred by his wife’s previous husband:

Dullanty, James

   

December 10, 1807

Grant, Richard

Owed money to:

Kough, George and Thomas, Merchants of Ross, Ireland

Morris, William

O’ Neill, James

September 20, 1790

Grant, Richard

Mistreated his Servant:

Grysnes, John

   

November 14, 1815

Grant, Richard, John, Richard (Junior), William and George

Cape Broyle residents owed money to:

Morry, Matthew

   

September 28, 1789

Granville, Benjamin

Owed money by bankrupted:

Leigh, Philip

   

November 8, 1817

Greg, Robert

Charged with assaulting :

Rendell, Elias

Laskey, Stephen

 

November 17, 1817

Greg, Robert

Charged Ferryland resident with theft:

Grimshire, Miss

Cormack, John

 

November 1, 1815

Gregory, James

Caplin Bay resident owed money to:

Carter, S. G. and Co.

   

March 24, 1818

Gregory, Simon

Sued:

Brothers, Still and Co.

   

October 1, 1797

Gregory, William

Last will leaves property to:

Gregory, John, Thomas and Simon

Brand, Nicholas

Brand, Ann

October 1, 1797

Gregory, William

Left plantations called Turkey Room, Timber cove Point and Henry’ s Cove

Gregory, John, Thomas and Simon

   

October 1, 1797

Gregory, William

Left 40 pounds in will to:

Norris, Elenor

   

October 1, 1797

Gregory, William

Left 40 pounds to:

Holly, Mary

   

October 1, 1797

Gregory, William

Boats and fishing left to  sons:

Gregory, Richard and James

   

April 14, 1814

Griffin, Andrew

Sold property formerly owned by:

Hunt, Griffin and Brand

Kineley, John

 

April 14, 1814

Griffin, Andrew

Sold property for 250 pounds to :

Fitzpatrick, Rev. Ambrose

   

?????, 1804

Griffin, John

Resident of Renews sold a room called Griffin Rooms to:

Johnson, William

Rose, John

Oldis, John

August 11, 1814

Haley, James

Caplin Bay resident sold house and land at east end of Old Women’s Pond to:

Sweetland, William

Graham, Thomas

 

May 20, 1820

Hancock, George

Charged this person with assault:

Welsh, Thomas

   

November 5, 1817

Harnum, James

Sued Aquaforte resident:

Winsor, Peter

   

November 8, 1817

Harris, James

Charged Renews resident with overcharging:

Codner, Richard

   

April 15, 1816

Harris, William

Merchants determine current year supplies, price and demand

     

March 3, 1819

Harris, William

Juror in Rentoul vs Morrison

     

November 1, 1819

Harris, William

Juror in Evoy vs Callihan trial

     

January 21, 1820

Harris, William

Juror in Gallivan vs Tree

     

November 7, 1817

Hart, Michael

Charged with assault: Fled the area

Kelligrew, Constable John

   

May 1, 1820

Hart, Patrick

Sued:

Murphy, Mortagh

   

November 7, 1817

Hayes, John

Charged with assaulting:

Kelligrew, Constable John

   

November 7, 1817

Hayes, John

Pleaded guilty to assaulting Constable and received 39 lashes

     

November 17, 1817

Hayes, John

Charged Renews resident with assault:

Kelligrew, John

   

October ??, 1802

Hayes, Margaret

This St. John’s resident had rented her house in Ferryland to :

Butler, Mark

   

September 28, 1789

Healan, John

Owed money by John Sparks, agent for:

Leigh, Philip and Co.

   

December 24, 1819

Heley, James W.

Sued:

Beal, John

   

April 25, 1820

Henley and Codner

Sued:

Jackman, James

   

November 18, 1816

Hennesey, Patrick

Fermeuse resident owed money to :

Hunt, Stabb and Preston

Shakley, James

Evans, Robert

November 18, 1816

Hennesey, Patrick

Fermeuse resident owed money to:

Hunt, Stabb and Preston

   

November 15, 1812

Heyman, Richard

Sold plantation to :

Clark, William and Co.

Molloy, John

 

October 16, 1818

Hickey, Cornelius

Sued:

Leary and Hickey

   

October 14, 1790

Hill, John

Merchant of Ferryland accused this man of stealing his fish:

Dulahunty, Roger

   

October 14, 1790

Hill, John

Merchant of Ferryland accused this man of stealing his fish:

Quin, Thomas

   

October 14, 1790

Hill, John

Merchant of Ferryland accused this man of stealing his fish:

Lundergan, Patrick

   

December 8, 1805

Hodge, Caleb

Executor for:

Gregory, William

   

December 8, 1805

Hodge, Caleb

Devolves trust of William Gregory to :

Brand, Nicholas

   

January 22, 1819

Holdsworth, Henry

Sued:

Cook, William

   

March 9, 1819

Holdsworth, Henry

Sued the estate of this person who was the agent for Still, Brothers and Co. for rent of land

Shannan, Neil

   

November 15, 1819

Holdsworth, Henry

Sued:

Huolahan, Joseph

   

November 15, 1819

Holdsworth, Henry

Sued to recover debt owed:

Sweeney, ???

   

November 15, 1819

Holdsworth, Henry

Sued to recover debt owed

Conway, ???

   

November 27, 1819

Holdsworth, Henry

Sued:

Cullitan, Thomas

   

November 27, 1819

Holdsworth, Henry

Sued:

Coleman, William

   

December 2, 1819

Holdsworth, Henry

Sued:

Culliton, Thomas

   

December 2, 1819

Holdsworth, Henry

Sued:

Jordan, John

   

October 18, 1820

Holdsworth, Henry

Sued:

Morrisey, William

   

November 21, 1820

Holdsworth, Henry

Sued:

Carter, Samuel and Co.

   

October 9, 1819

Holleran, Patrick

Sued this insolvent company for money owed:

Benning and Huolahan

   

October 1, 1797

Holly, Mary

Lived in Clears Cove, wife of Holly, Michael

     

November 18, 1815

Holly, Michael

Ferryland resident owed money to:

Holdsworth, Henry

   

October 11, 1819

Holohan, James

Charged with assaulting this person:

Fleming, Michael

   

November 6, 1820

Hunt , Stabb and Preston

Sued the estate of :

Brand, William

   

November 6, 1819

Hunt and Stabb

Sued:

Wilcox, James

   

November 6, 1819

Hunt and Stabb

Sued:

Chudley, Joseph

   

November 7, 1820

Hunt and Stabb

Sued the estate of :

Jackman, Catherine

   

September 13, 1790

Hunt, Arthur

Said he was assaulted by:

Cullen, John

   

September 13, 1790

Hunt, Arthur

Said he was assaulted by:

Kensbeer, Joseph

   

December 13, 1819

Hunt, Stabb

Sued:

Dwyer, John

   

April 25, 1820

Hunt, Stabb

Sued the estate of this person:

Jackman, Catherine

   

November 4, 1818

Hunt, Stabb and Co.

Sued:

Maddigan, Richard

   

June 6, 1818

Hunt, Stabb and Preston

Sued the estate of this former Renews resident for debt owed:

Jackman, Catherine

   

October 27, 1818

Hunt, Stabb and Preston

Sued:

Meagher, Thomas

   

April 25, 1820

Hunt, Stabb and Preston

Sued:

Hayes, John

   

April 25, 1820

Hunt, Stabb and Preston

Sued this person over a dispute over premises:

Brandy, William

   

November 6, 1820

Hunt, Stabb and Preston

Sued:

Tool, Garret

   

November 6, 1820

Hunt, Stabb and Preston

Sued the estate of:

Beaves, Thomas

   

December 11, 1820

Hunt, Stabb and Preston

Sued:

Mulloney, John

   

September 26, 1788

Hunt, William

Lived in Aquaforte for 48 years

     

October 31, 1819

Huolahan, John

Owed money to:

Stabb, Preston and Sherman

Stabb, Ewen

Rodney, Thomas

February 11, 1819

Huolahan, John

Sued:

Tool, Garret

Dwyer, Patrick

 

November 3, 1817

Huolahan, Thomas

Sued  Hunt, Stabb and Preston over debt owed to:

Hearn, John

   

March 3, 1819

Hutchings, Charles

Juror in Rentoul vs Morrison

     

December 4, 1819

Hutchings, Charles

Sued:

Colford, ???

   

November 2, 1820

Hutchings, Charles

Sued:

Grant, James

   

March 27, 1813

Jackman, Catherine

Renews resident owed money to:

Hunt, Stabb and Preston

   

December5, 1815

Jackman, James

Renews resident owed money to:

Kelligrew, John

   

November 4, 1818

Jackman, Philip

Allowed fish to be burned by sun and had his wages kept by:

Gregory, Simon

Harris, William

Hayes, John

February 12, 1818

Jordan, James

Charged with assault against:

Devereaux, Michael

Jeffers, Henry

Ash, William

April 5, 1821

Jordan, James

Sued:

Tree, Francis

   

November 2, 1820

Jordan, Robert

Sued:

Flood, Garret

   

December 11, 1816

Jorden, John

Occupied fishing rooms sold to John Morry in Brigus

     

November 8, 1821

Joyce, Thomas (Waterford)

Received money owed to Morry and Co. from:

Fitzpatrick, Rev. Ambrose

Scott, Newport

 

November 2, 1819

Kealy, Michael

Sued over a boat that was leaky:

Huolahan, John

   

December 1, 1817

Kean, John

Signed over property for money owed to:

Kelligrew, John

Goodridge, Henry

 

February 11, 1819

Kean, John

Charged with stealing fish from the Nancy

     

December 1, 1817

Kean, Michael

Signed over property for money owed to:

Kelligrew, John

Goodridge, Henry

 

September 26, 1788

Keates, James

Lived in Aquaforte for 60 years

     

September 26, 1788

Keen, James

Lived in Aquaforte for 47 years

     

April 15, 1816

Kelligrew, Henry and Co.

Merchants determine current year supplies, price and demand

     

December 1, 1813

Kelligrew, John

Merchant planter of Renewze sold land to :

Lawler, Timothy

Henley, Samuel

Kelligrew, Henry

January 23, 1818

Kelligrew, John

Sued for damages:

Hunt, Stabb and Preston

   

January 23, 1818

Kelligrew, John

Sued Hunt, Stabb and Preston for debt owed by :

Neil, William

   

May 1, 1818

Kelligrew, John

Sued:

Hunt, Stabb and Preston

   

May 1, 1818

Kelligrew, John

Sued this Renews resident for debt owed:

Huolahan, John

Cane, Michael

Conway, Edmund

October 27, 1818

Kelligrew, John

Sued Hunt, Stabb and Preston for debt owed by:

Prowse, Nicholas

   

June 11, 1819

Kelligrew, Thomas

Witness to sale of land to William Williams

     

November 27, 1815

Kelly, Constantine, Thomas and Michael

Cape Broyle residents owed money to:

Morry, Matthew

   

December 19, 1807

Kelly, Cornelius

Cape Broyle resident owed money to:

Kough, George and Thomas , Merchants of Ross, Ireland

O’ Neill, James

Coyle, R. W.

November 11, 1819

Kelly, James

Sued over the cost of supply of oil casks:

Rendell, Elias

Ryan, Matthew

 

March 18, 1816

Kelly, Patrick

Ordered to sell his house and land for money owed to:

Coryear, Henry

Tree, Philip

 

March 5, 1817

Kelly, Patrick

Occupied plantation owned by Shannon Levingtston

     

November 2, 1819

Kennedy, James

Sued over a boat that was leaky:

Huolahan, John

   

September 28, 1789

Kennedy, John

Owed money by bankrupted:

Leigh, Philip

   

?????, 1802

Kennedy, Patrick

Complained that his master had not paid him his wages:

McCarthy, Adam

   

October 9, 1819

Kennedy, Thomas

Sued this insolvent company for money owed:

Benning and Huolahan

   

November 17, 1817

Kent, Michael

Sued for recovery of lost wages:

Kelligrew, John

   

November 7, 1817

Kent, Patrick

Cape Broyle resident was charged with refusal to assist constable:

Power, Edmund

   

July 22, 1819

Kerney, Edward

Charged with public drunkenness

     

November 7, 1817

Kinchela, Nicholas

Charged with stealing fish and arrested by Contable Power

 

Wyse, John

Blanch, John

September 28, 1789

Laffin, Thomas

Owed money by bankrupted:

Leigh, Philip

   

March 9, 1819

Lanacy, Thomas

Sued this person for unpaid board and lodgings

Meany, Denis

   

October 26, 1819

Landregan, Thomas

Cape Broyle resident owed money to:

Teage, William and John

Tree, P.

 

March 16, 1815

Lang, Alex

Acknowledged receiopt of deed on behalf of:

Levingston, Shannan

   

January 21, 1820

Laskey, Henry

Juror in Gallivan vs Tree

     

November 7, 1817

Lawler, John

Lost his surety given for Ennis, Hart and Paris

     

December 7, 1816

Lawler, Timothy

Renews resident owed money to :

Hunt, Stabb and Preston

   

December 7, 1816

Lawler, Timothy

Signed over land and property to Hunt, Stabb and Preston lately occupied by:

Doyle, Bridget

   

December 7, 1816

Lawler, Timothy

Renews resident owed money to:

Hunt, Stabb and Preston

   

April 30, 1821

Lawler, William

Sued:

Coryear, Henry

   

October 27, 1818

Leary, Margaret

Charged this person with assault:

Connolly, Edward

   

November 7, 1817

Leary, Martin

Sued Brigus resident:

Burne, Patrick

   

November 20, 1817

Lilly, George

Attorney from St. John’s represented:

Levingston, Shannon

   

October 9, 1802

Lloyd, Richard

Appointed as constable for Ferryland District

     

September 28, 1789

Long, George

Owed money by bankrupted:

Leigh, Philip

   

May 11, 1818

Long, John

Sued this resident of Breakus(Brigus):

Handley, Patrick

   

October 13, 18119

Loughlan, John

Sued this person for wages owed:

Rendell, Elias

   

October 31, 1821

Lundregan, Thomas

Owed money to :

Teage, William

   

February 11, 1819

Lynch, James

Charged with stealing fish from the Nancy

     

November 20, 1820

Mackey, John

Sued:

Crane, Patrick

   

November 20, 1820

Mackey, John

Sued:

Rourk, John

   

November 20, 1820

Mackey, John

Sued:

Nevill, ???

   

May 10, 1821

Mackey, John

Sued:

Colford, Andrew

   

January 18, 1816

Madden, John

Ferryland resident owed money to :

Carter, S. G. and Co.

   

October 15, 1819

Mahony, Thomas

Charged with striking this person and using ill language:

Codner, Thomas

   

September 1, 1816

Malone, Jeffery

Former resident of Waterford now a cooper in Ferryland owed money and signed over property on Fox Hill to:

Carter, Samuel and Co.

Gorman, Richard

 

September 2, 1816

Malone, Jeffery

Ferryland resident owed money to :

Carter, S. G. Carter and Co.

   

February 12, 1818

Mara, Michael

Sued this Ferryland resident for debt owed:

Sliney, Lucy

   

September 29, 1789

Martin, Patrick

Master of the Ship “Neptune” out of Waterford carried goods for :

Benger, John

   

September 20, 1790

Maugher, Patrick

Owed money for fish sold to:

Baker, John

Neale, John

 

November 1, 1819

Maxey, David

Juror in Evoy vs Callihan trial

     

June 3, 1810

McCarthy, Adam

Witness to last will and testament of :

Carter, Robert

   

February 11, 1819

McCarthy, Charles

Charged with stealing fish from the Nancy

     

Page Contributed and Transcribed by Ray Curran (January 2001)

REVISED: January 2001 (Don Tate)

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