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1A & 2A (1803-1823) Volume D (1833-1847) Volumes 1 to 7 (1849-1860) Volumes 10 to 16 (1863-1869)
Volumes 19 to 20 & 28 (1870-1883) Volumes 107 & 108 (1930-1940) Occupations Licenses (1867-1889) Special Grants (1751-1930)

GRANTS INDEX

LICENSES OF OCCUPATION

NOTE:
Licenses of Occupation were issued for a five year period, at the end of this time a grant in fee was issued to the occupier if the conditions of the license had been complied with. The registers in which these Grants were recorded - Free Grants, Volume 1 and Free Grants Volume 2 - were distroyed in the Great Fire of 1892.
The list of Licenses on the following pages are arranged under headings which represent sections of the Geographical Index of Grants.
  NOTE:
Entries in the following format refer to entries entered in pen at a later date. They were not typed entries on the original pages.
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The entry of (sic) Identifies an entry that may appear to be be incorrect but was transcribed as it was typed on the original pages.
 
 
The following sections can be found by scrolling down the page.
St. Johns Conception Bay Trinity Bay Bonavista Bay Notre Dame Bay Southern Shore & St. Mary's Bay Placentia Bay Hermitage Bay      
 
  Register       Area    
Number Vol. Fol. Date Surname Given Acres R. P. Plan Location or Other Information
                     
       
SAINT JOHN'S SECTION
       
                     
52 1 50 March 19, 1870 Hutchings Monier 50 0 0   Topsail Road, see Grants V.6 F.50 & V.26 F.43
175 2 100 August 10, 1883 Rendell George T. 50 0 0   Near Torbay Road, Granted V.32 F.175
177 2 102 December 14, 1883 Ruby Samuel 50 0 0   Goulds Back Line
184 2 110 April 4, 1888 Heale John 50 0 0   S. side of Sugar Loaf Pond
185 2 111 April 4, 1888 Heale John Locke 50 0 0   East End of Sugar Loaf Pond
189 2 113 December 4, 1889 Woodfine Thomas 20 0 0   Robin's Pond, Indian Meal Road, Torbay
                     
       
CONCEPTION BAY SECTION
       
                     
49 1 27 March 12, 1869 Fogwill Samuel 49 3 28   Heart's Content Road, Carbonear, C.B.
93 2 21 May 13, 1874 Halley James 14 0 0   N. Side of Main Road, E. of Topsail, C.B.
                     
       
TRINITY BAY SECTION
       
                     
74 1 71 May 23, 1872 Smith William 27 1 23   Apsy Brook, Random Isld., Smith Sd., T.B.
76 2 2 July 30, 1873 Smith Moses 35 0 0   Elliott's Cove, Random Sound, T.B.
77 1 3 July 30, 1873 Cooper John 43 0 0   S. Side of Smith's Sound, T.B.
78 2 5 December 31, 1873 Hollett James 3 2 25   Rantem, T.B.
79 2 6 January 5, 1874 Noseworthy Stephen 5 2 10   Rantem, T.B.
80 2 7 January 6, 1874 Smith Abraham 2 1 7   Rantem, T.B.
81 2 8 January 9, 1874 Newhook William 3 3 17   Rantem, T.B.
82 2 9 January 12, 1874 Reid James 1 3 0   Rantem, T.B.
83 2 10 January 12, 1874 Reid Solomon 5 0 0   Rantem, T.B.
84 2 11 January 12, 1874 Reid John 4 1 0   Rantem, T.B.
85 2 13 March 2, 1874 Short Samuel 20 0 0   Deep Bight, Random Sound, T.B.
86 2 14 March 2, 1874 Pilley Alfred 7 3 4   Random Sound, T.B., Cancelled
87 2 15 March 2, 1874 Pilley Job 7 2 3   Bar Point, Rd. Isld., see Grant V.20 F.111
88 2 16 March 2, 1874 Tilley Joseph 18 0 30   Lower Shoal Hr., Random Sound, T.B.
90 2 18 March 2, 1874 Short Nicholas & John 50 0 0   Tolt Pt., Random Sd., see Grant V.59 F.151
91 2 19 April 29, 1874 Reid Charles, Richard & George 148 0 0   Foster's Pt., Rd. Sd., see Grant V.69 F.122
92 2 20 February 16, 1874 King Philip 28 2 26   Lady Cove, Random Island
94 2 22 November 12, 1874 Mash Joseph 24 0 0   Deep Bight, Random Sound
95 2 23 December 22, 1874 Read James 10 2 8   Long Point, Random Sound
96 2 24 December 14, 1874 Evans Charles 16 0 0   Foster's Point, Random Sound
99 2 27 October 2, 1875 Tilley Joseph 32 2 0   Peaton's Point, Random Sound
125 2 53 November 9, 1875 Ady Isaac, Henry & Edward 200 0 0   Lee Bight, Random Sound
174 2 101 August 10, 1883 Weedon Ezra 29 0 0   Musquash Pond, Heart's Content
186 2 112 October 31, 1888 Tilly Walter 50 0 0   Lower Shoal Harbor River, Random Sound
                     
       
BONAVISTA BAY SECTION
       
                     
6 1 2 December 21, 1867 Fisher Joseph 7 0 21   Cape Shore, Bonaviista
14 1 6 February 26, 1868 Walsh Dannis (sic) 14 1 27   Catalina Road, Bonavista, B.B.
7 1 8 December 21, 1867 Wiseman John 28 0 13   Musgrave Town, Goose Bay
13 1 9 December 21, 1867 Burton William 30 1 21   Musgrave Town, Goose Bay
                     
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10 1 10 December 21, 1867 Olford George 26 0 0   Musgrave Town, Goose Bay
5 1 11 December 21, 1867 Romain Benjamin 7 0 26   Musgrave Town, Goose Bay
4 1 12 December 21, 1867 Ryan James 12 0 0   Musgrave Town, Goose Bay
9 1 13 December 21, 1867 Holloway Thomas Jr. 6 0 0   Vey's Point, Musgravetown, Goose bay
8 1 14 December 21, 1867 Holloway Thomas 8 1 32   Vey's Point, Musgravetown, Goose bay
12 1 15 December 21, 1867 Keats John 8 2 10   Musgrave Town, Goose Bay
2 1 16 December 21, 1867 Reader Cabel 26 2 36   Musgrave Town, Goose Bay
3 1 17 December 21, 1867 Olford John Jr. 16 1 13   Musgrave Town, Goose Bay
20 1 18 May 14, 1868 Saint Thomas 21 1 14   Musgrave Town, Goose Bay
19 1 19 May 22, 1868 Reader James Sr. 37 1 23   Musgrave Town, Goose Bay
22 1 20 May 25, 1868 Holloway Job 5 0 0   Musgrave Town, Goose Bay
28 1 21 June 25, 1868 Bishop James 16 1 0   Norton's Cove, (Brookfield), N. Side of Bay
27 1 22 June 16, 1868 Bishop Thomas 15 3 0   Norton's Cove, (Brookfield), N. Side of Bay
25 1 23 July 6, 1868 Bishop William 15 1 0   Norton's Cove, (Brookfield), N. Side of Bay
24 1 24 May 7, 1868 Saint John 4 2 0   Musgrave Town, Goose Bay, see F.49
23 1 25 May 7, 1868 Holloway James Sr. 2 0 32   N.W. Brook, Musgravetown, Goose Bay
26 1 26 July 24, 1868 Bishop Edward 16 3 0   Norton's Cove, (Brookfield), N. Side of Bay
47 1 28 July 18, 1868 Handcock John Jr. 6 0 16   Musgravetown, Cancelled & Replaced by Free Grant
46 1 29 June 1868 Olford Joseph 35 2 0   Deep Cove, Musgravetown, replaced by Free Grant V.1 F.1 [*F.8]
38 1 30 July 1868 Olford Hezekiah 13 0 16   Musgravetown, replaced by Free Grant to Gideon Way, V.1 F.56
29 1 31 June 1868 Ryan Thomas Jr. 11 2 22   Victoria Town, Southward (Southern) Bay
42 1 32 July 1868 Penny Edward 12 1 9   Musgravetown, Goose Bay
30 1 33 June 1868 Ryan James Sr. 20 1 4   Victoria Town, Southward (Southern) Bay
31 1 34 June 1868 Ryan William Jr. 10 3 25   Victoria Town, Southward (Southern) Bay
32 1 35 June 1868 Ryan John Sr. 15 1 30   Victoria Town, Southward (Southern) Bay
33 1 36 June 1868 Ryan James Jr. 11 0 11   Victoria Town, Southward (Southern) Bay
34 1 37 June 1868 Ryan John Jr. 11 1 28   Victoria Town, Southward (Southern) Bay
35 1 38 June 1868 Dominy John 13 2 25   Musgravetown, replaced by Free Grant V.1 F.9
36 1 40 June 1868 Settle Samuel 13 1 7   Musgravetown, Goose bay
37 1 41 June 1868 Olford James 34 1 37   Musgravetown, replaced by Free Grant V.1 F.12
38 1 42 July 1868 Handcock John 18 0 7   Musgravetown, Goose Bay, Cancelled
50 1 43 January 1869 Reader Robert Sr. 23 1 24   N. W. Cove, Musgravetown, replaced by Free Grant V.1 F.3
40 1 44 July 1868 McCormick James 11 2 32   Victoria Town, Southward (Southern) Bay
41 1 45 July 1868 Handcock Richard 18 0 0   Old Dock Point, Brooklyn, Goose Bay
43 1 46 July 1868 Reader Thomas 25 3 36   N. W. Cove, Musgravetown, replaced by Free Grant V.1 F.10
44 1 47 July 1868 Handcock Bernard 10 1 16   Musgravetown, Cancelled & Replaced by Free Grant
45 1 48 July 1868 Matthews William Jr. 26 2 21   Musgravetown, Goose Bay, replace by Free Grant V.1 F.1
48 1 49 January 1868 Saint John 5 1 6   Musgravetown, includes License No. 24 replaced by Free Grant V.1 F.6
54 1 51 October 25, 1875 Smallwood David 198 0 0   Two Lots, Gambo Brook
55 1 52 October 25, 1875 Smallwood David 25 0 0   Near Gambo
158 2 25 April 4, 1878 Handcock James 12 2 37   Power's Cove, Brooklyn, Goose Bay
100 2 28 October 22, 1875 Hollohan Thomas 20 2 16 375 Lander's Cove, Sweet Bay, part covered by Grant V.43 F.51
102 2 30 October 22, 1875 Fry George 26 2 0   South Side of Southern Bay
103 2 31 June 16, 1875 Greening Thomas 5 1 31   Brooklyn, returned & cancelled Sept./75 (sic)
106 2 34 October 22, 1875 Robert & Prince George & Edward 13 0 16   Seal Cove (Princeton) Southern Bay
107 2 35 October 22, 1875 Prince William & Edward 17 3 2   South Side of Southern Bay
108 2 36 March 22, 1875 Prince Samuel, John & William 13 3 12   Seal Cove (Princeton) Southern Bay
113 2 41 June 16, 1875 White John 17 1 27   Seal Cove (Princeton) Southern Bay
114 2 42 November 15, 1877 Matchem Mary, in trust for her sons 9 0 17   Mosquito Cove, Musgravetown, Goose Bay
118 2 46 April 2, 1878 Ash William 26 0 24 361 Old Dock, Portland, Goose Bay
                     
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121 2 49 November 9, 1875 Holloway Isreal (sic) 15 3 22   S.W. Brook, Musgravetown, License not issued
122 2 50 March 30, 1878 Lane Samuel 10 1 8   White Rock Cove, Goose Bay
128 2 56 November 9, 1875 Quinton Mary & Sarah 14 1 24   N.side of Southward (Southern) Bay
129 2 57 November 9, 1875 Quinton John 15 1 37   N.side of Southward (Southern) Bay
130 2 58 March 23, 1876 Walker Mark 20 2 32 375 Little Harbor, Sweet Bay Harbor
131 2 59 March 23, 1876 Joy John 15 3 12   Crane's Cove, S.W. Arm Sweet Bay
132 2 60 March 23, 1876 Mullowney Thomas of William 12 2 16 375 South Side of Sweet Bay Harbor
133 2 61 March 23, 1876 Mullowney John of Thomas 8 3 8 375 South Side of Sweet Bay Harbor
134 2 62 March 23, 1876 Mullowney William of Andrew 16 0 20 375 Sweet Bay, replaced by Free Grant V.2 F.45
135 2 63 March 23, 1876 Mullowney John, William & Thomas 18 3 0 375 Sweet Bay Harbor
136 2 64 March 23, 1876 Mullowney Andrew & Thomas 21 2 19 375 Lander's Cove, Sweet Bay, part covered by Grant V.43 F.51
137 2 65 March 23, 1876 Walker Samuel 11 2 4 375 South Side, Sweet Bay Harbor
138 2 66 March 23, 1876 Dooley Daniel 27 3 16 375 South Side of Sweet Bay Harbor
139 2 67 March 23, 1876 Neal Michael 9 0 5 375 Nut Head Cove, Sweet Bay, replaced by Free Grant V.2 F.48
140 2 68 March 23, 1876 Neal John 9 3 17 375 Nut Head Cove, Sweet Bay, replaced by Free Grant V.2 F.51
141 2 69 March 23, 1876 Gould Christopher 17 3 0   South Side Southward (Southern) Bay
142 2 70 March 23, 1876 Gould James 18 2 6   Southward (Southern) Bay
143 2 71 March 23, 1876 Kelly James. Samuel, & Maurice 15 3 8 375 South Side of Sweet Bay Harbor
144 2 72 March 23, 1876 Brennan William 4 0 36   Indian Arm (Summerville)
145 2 73 March 23, 1876 Brennan John 8 3 16   Indian Arm (Summerville)
146 2 74 March 23, 1876 Greening Moses 3 3 24   Indian Arm (Summerville)
148 2 76 April 27, 1876 Quinton James 10 1 6   Southward (Southern) Bay, License not issued
149 2 77 April 27, 1876 Quinton Charles Jr. 12 3 31   Southward (Southern) Bay, License not issued
150 2 78 April 27, 1876 Prince John of Samuel 8 1 20   S.side of Southward (Southern) Bay
152 2 80 May 26, 1876 Prince James 8 2 19   S.side of Southward (Southern) Bay
153 2 81 May 26, 1876 Yetman Henry 15 0 3   S.side of Southward (Southern) Bay
155 2 83 November 19, 1877 Pomeroy John 17 1 4   N. side of Southward Bay (Charleston)
156 2 84 April 2, 1878 Reader Henry 16 1 0 361 Portland, Goose Bay
157 2 85 April 2, 1878 Ivamy Elias 13 1 24 361 Portland, Goose Bay
159 2 86 January 19, 1879 Joe Nuel 31 2 0   Clay Cove, Gambo, Freshwater Bay
160 2 87 July 17, 1879 Ivany John 20 2 20 361 Portland, Goose Bay
161 2 88 July 17, 1879 Harris Roger 12 0 0   S.W. Brook, Goose Bay
162 2 89 October 28, 1879 Yetman Joseph 11 1 24 361 Jamestown, Goose Bay
163 2 90 October 28, 1879 Taylor Jabez 13 1 24   Jamestown, Goose Bay Cancelled, replaced by V.62 F.122
164 2 91 February 11, 1880 Ash William Jr. 12 1 13   S. Side of Goose Bay, see Grant V.32 F.37
165 2 92 March 15, 1880 Wheeler John Jr. 10 2 27 361 Jamestown, Goose Bay, Free Grant 1889
166 2 93 March 16, 1880 Wheeler Henry 9 1 24 361 Jamestown, Goose Bay
169 2 94 June 20, 1881 Handcock Philip 15 3 0 361 White rock Cove, Goose Bay
168 2 95 June 20, 1881 Curtis William 18 2 0 361 White rock Cove, Goose Bay
170 2 96 June 20, 1881 Ivany Alfred 9 0 26   Brooklyn, Goose Bay
170 2 97 June 20, 1881 Haines Eliezer (sic) 16 0 13   James Cove, Goose Bay
167 2 98 June 20, 1881 Pike Samuel 14 2 28 361 White Rock Cove, Goose Bay
142 2 99 May 1, 1882 Saint Samuel 50 0 0   N.W. Arm, Clode Sound
176 2 103 December 14, 1883 Penny William, Benjamin & George 20 0 0   South Side of Salvage Bay
178 2 104 February 22, 1884 Prince Edward 17 3 2   South Side of Southern Bay
                     
       
NOTRE DAME BAY SECTION
       
                     
98 2 26 December 12, 1874 Francis Charles 50 0 0   Francis Point, W. Side of Gander Bay
126 2 54 October 22, 1875 Nurse John M. 200 0 0   South Side Norris Arm, N.D.B.
127 2 55 October 22, 1875 McDougall John 200 0 0   Gander River, N.D.B.
179 2 105 October 17, 1884 Evans William, Edward, Solomon, Henry & Jabez 34 1 20   Waterman's Cove, Northern Arm Exploits Bay, N.D.B.
                     
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180 2 107 January 21, 1886 Handcock James 50 0 0   Peter's Arm. Exploits Bay, N.D.B.
182 2 108 January 10. 1887 Batstone Jane 21 1 32   Bear Cove (Silverton) Western Arm, Green Bay, N.D.B.
183 2 109 September 8, 1887 Freak James 22 0 32   Burnt Bay (Lewisporte)
                     
       
SOUTHERN SHORE & ST. MARY'S BAY SECTION
       
                     
1 1 1 December 10, 1867 Byrne Michael 8 2 16   Bauld Head, Fermeuse
15 1 3 February 22, 1868 Croak Patrick 50 0 0   S.E. Mountain, Rd. from Colinet to Placentia
16 1 4 February 25, 1868 Croak Alphonsus L. 25 0 0   Colinet, on Road to Placentia
17 1 5 February 26, 1868 Croak Thomas 25 0 0   S.E. Mountain, Rd. between Colinet to Placentia
18 1 7 March 18, 1868 Carew Matthew 21 2 38   St. Catherine's, Salmonier, Free Grant 1 F.53
75 2 1 October 2, 1872 Carew Matthew 43 3 19   East Side of Estuary Salmonier River
117 2 45 Nivember (sic) 9, 1875 Mahoney Patrick 10 0 0   Mussel Pond (O'Donel) (sic) St. Mary's Bay
151 2 79 May 26, 1879 Johnston James & Edward 10 0 0   Ferryland, Southern Shore
154 2 82 October 18, 1876 Carew Matthew 50 0 0   Salmonier Road near Salmonier Arm
                     
       
PLACENTIA BAY SECTION
       
                     
56 1 53 February 16, 1871 Lamb John 32 0 0   South East Arm, Placentia
                     
            FORTUNE BAY SECTION        
                     
147 2 75 April 13, 1876 Heath Robert 49 3 37   Grand Bank, on Road to Fortune
181 2 106 September 10, 1885 Haddon Henry J. 49 2 28   Main Road near Fortune
                     
       
HERMITAGE BAY SECTION
       
                     
57 1 54 April 1, 1872 Lewis Maurice 37 2 0   Conne Arm, Bay D'Espoir (Lot No. 1)
58 1 55 April 1, 1872 Bernard Joseph 33 2 0   Lot No. 2, Conne Arm, Bay D'Espoir
59 1 56 April 1, 1872 Matthews John 30 0 0   Lot No. 4, Conne Arm, Bay D'Espoir
60 1 57 April 1, 1872 Gedore (sic) Nicholas 30 0 0   Lot No. 5, Conne Arm, Bay D'Espoir
61 1 58 April 1, 1872 John Bernard 30 0 0   Lot No. 7, Conne Arm, Bay D'Espoir
62 1 59 April 1, 1872 Bambo (sic) Daniel 30 0 0   Lot No. 8, Conne Arm, Bay D'Espoir
63 1 60 April 1, 1872 Barrington John 30 0 0   Lot No. 9, Conne Arm, Bay D'Espoir
64 1 61 April 1, 1872 Brazil Joseph 30 0 0   Lot No. 10, Conne Arm, Bay D'Espoir
65 1 62 April 1, 1872 John Lewis 30 0 0   Lot No. 11, Conne Arm, Bay D'Espoir
66 1 63 April 1, 1872 Lewis Benjamin 30 0 0   Lot No. 12, Conne Arm, Bay D'Espoir
67 1 64 April 1, 1872 Mitchell John 30 0 0   Lot No. 13, Conne Arm, Bay D'Espoir
68 1 65 April 1, 1872 Powlett Edward 30 0 0   Lot No. 14, Conne Arm, Bay D'Espoir
69 1 66 April 1, 1872 Lewis Noel 30 0 0   Lot No. 15, Conne Arm, Bay D'Espoir
70 1 67 April 1, 1872 Burke John 30 0 0   Lot No. 16, Conne Arm, Bay D'Espoir
71 1 68 April 1, 1872 Stride Peter 29 0 0   Lot No. 17, Conne Arm, Bay D'Espoir
72 1 69 April 1, 1872 McDonald John 28 0 0   Lot No. 18, Conne Arm, Bay D'Espoir
73 1 70 April 1, 1872 John Peter 27 2 0   Lot No. 19, Conne Arm, Bay D'Espoir

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