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"Royal Gazette" St John's newspaper articles of the Ferryland District Early 1800's

Order is alphabetical by surname

     

November 4, 1813

 

In Shoal Bay near Bay Bulls several officers and 60 crew were drowned owing to thick, hazy weather with heavy gales. The HMS “Tweed” left Cork on October 3 with 52 sail of vessels.

November 14, 1865

Adams, ???

Wife of Captain Henry Adams, Devonshire. She was a native of Ferryland who died at Shaldon on October 16th.

May 25, 1847

Austin, Jane

Late of Ferryland. Administrator M. Mudge and S. Langley.

February 20, 1838

Avery, Thomas

Member of Board of Commission for Roads and Bridges from Bay Bulls to Cape Broyle.

April 16, 1828

Avery, Thomas

Petitioned for a grant of land in Witless Bay, North Side.

December 24, 1833

Ayland, Patrick

Sum of money held at Supreme Court for this fisherman from Bay Bulls from an estate.

September 30, 1856

Barron, Mary

Died at Bay Bulls, the 46 year old wife of the late Lawrence Barron.

July 3, 1855

Barry, John

Inquest at St. Mary’s Bay on the body of this resident of Caplin Bay. He was one of the crew of the boat belonging to Mr. Morry of Caplin Bay which capsized.

October 6, 1827

Bartlett, Lydia

Petitioned for a grant of land in Ferryland Road/Deep Cove.

August 15, 1827

Berrigan, Thomas

Petitioned for a grant of land in Renews, North Side

August 15, 1827

Berrigan, Thomas

Petitioned for a grant of land in Renews, South Side.

May 7, 1870

Bevis, James

This 38 year old fisherman was found to be drunk and attempting to rescue a prisoner from the police.

May 7, 1870

Bevis, Rich (Heron)

This 30 year old fisherman from Renews was found drunk and disorderly in St. John’s

February 20, 1838

Blackler, Samuel

Member of Board of Commission for Roads and Bridges from Bay Bulls to Cape Broyle.

September 29, 1828

Boden, Robert

Petitioned for a grant of land in Aquaforte, North Side N. W. of Flat Rock.

February 20, 1838

Brazil, Maurice

Member of Board of Commission for Roads and Bridges from Ferryland and Quarry River.

October 5, 1827

Brennan, James

Petitioned for a grant of land in Ferryland.

December 24, 1833

Brien, Michael

Sum of money held at Supreme Court for this fisherman from Bay Bulls from an estate.

December 19, 1865

Brine, Jeremiah P.

Died at the age of 17 on December 11th. Youngest son of Nicholas Brine of Bay Bulls.

June 28, 1828

Brine, Robert and Hector McNeil

Petitioned for a grant of land in Biscay Bay, West Side of Pond.

August 4, 1827

Brothers, William

Petitioned for a grant of land in Fermeuse, Admiral’s Cove.

November 30, 1869

Brown, Luke Esq. JP

Died at the age of 70. Late Customs Officer at Ferryland. Brother of the late Rev. Timothy Brown O.S.A., native of Wexford, Ireland. Died on the November 24th at Ferryland.

October 13, 1828

Brown, Timothy Rev.

Petitioned for a grant of land in Ferryland, Road to Caplin Bay.

December 1, 1827

Bryan, John

Petitioned for a grant of land in Aquaforte, North Side near Spout River.

September 12, 1827

Bryan, Lambert

Petitioned for a grant of land in Ferryland, Path to Scroggings.

October 22, 1861

Bryand, Joseph Captain

Master of the brig”Celt”, eldest son of  late Lambert Bryand ,Esq, MD of Ferryland. Married to Ellen Frances French, youngest daughter of Stephen French of St. John’s. Married by Rev. Vereker on Sunday, October 13th.

December 10, 1816

Bryant, Joseph

Master of the ship “Harpooner” of Port Whitby bound from Quebec to London seen wrecked at St. Shott’s near Cape Pine.

February 28, 1854

Burk, Johanna

This 92 year widow of the late John Burk, Esq. died at the residence of George Simms, Esq., Trepassey on January 10th.

October 20, 1829

Burke, James

Petitioned for a grant of land in Witless Bay.

October 20, 1829

Burke, Michael

Petitioned for a grant of land in Bay Bulls.

November 26, 1816

Burne, Patrick

Reward for apprehension of this man and his partner who removed sails and rigging from the wreck of HMC ship “Comus” which was lost at St. Shott’s. They put the equipment on board a schooner from P.E.I. called”Mermaid” at Trepassey.

September 18, 1827

Butland, Thomas

Petitioned for a grant of land in Renews, North Side

September 18, 1827

Butland, Thomas

Petitioned for a grant of land in Renews, River Head.

May 12, 1814

Butler, John

Late of Carrick-on-Suir, Ireland late of Witless Bay, planter. Administrator William Thomas.

September 19, 1829

Butler, William

Petitioned for a grant of land in Renews.

October 30, 1873

Cahill, Joseph

This 23 year old laborer of no fixed address stole a pair of boots belonging to John Walsh of Femeuse. Sentenced to 2 months in jail.

December 5, 1848

Cain, James

Caplin Bay resident married Anastatia Power, youngest daughter of late Mr. Power of St. John’s. Married by Rev. Walsh on Thursday.

June 10, 1813

Campbell, Donald Capt.

Captain of HMS “Rosamund” who had two deserters in Cape Broyle Bay.

May 16, 1871

Carew, Michael and John

Planters of Witless Bay were declared insolvent.

October 27, 1829

Carew, William

Petitioned for a grant of land in Witless Bay.

February 20, 1838

Carney, Arthur H.

Member of Board of Commission for Roads and Bridges from Ferryland and Quarry River.

February 20, 1838

Carter, Arthur H.

Member of Board of Commission for Roads and Bridges from Quarry River to Aquaforte.

October 4, 1827

Carter, Arthur H.

Petitioned for a grant of land in Ferryland, Merry Meeting Pond Road.

January 29, 1831

Carter, Arthur Hunt

Petitioned for a grant of land in Ferryland.

October 10, 1870

Carter, Arthur Hunt O’ Brien

Died at Ferryland at the age of 76 on September 31st.

December 5, 1848

Carter, Catherine

Died at age 99 at Ferryland on December 3. Wife of late William Carter, Esq, Judge of the vice-Admiralty Court of this Island and daughter of Peter Weston, Esq. JP of Bristol, merchant deceased. Mrs. Carter was paralyzed for 3 ½ years..

December 11, 1849

Carter, Eliza H.

Married to Rev. J. Hoyles, Episcopal Missionary at Brigus. Eliza was the eldest daughter of Robert Carter, JP of Ferryland and the service was performed by Rev. Bridge on Tuesday last.

February 2, 1852

Carter, Elizabeth Harris

Wife of Robert Carter, Esq of Newfoundland died at the age of 84 at Mount Radford at the house of her daughter, Mrs. J. C. Woolcombe on December 15th.

February 28, 1837

Carter, Emily Sarah

Youngest daughter of Robert Carter , Esq., Sub-collector of HM Customs, died at Ferryland of Scarlett Fever on February 13th  at age 8 ¼.

October 17, 1843

Carter, Fanny

Second daughter of Robert Carter, Esq., Sub-Collector of HM Customs married William Rendell (Jr.) of St. John’s, merchant. Rev. Bowman performed service.

February 20, 1838

Carter, James H.

Member of Board of Commission for Roads and Bridges from Ferryland and Quarry River.

February 20, 1838

Carter, James H.

Member of Board of Commission for Roads and Bridges from Ferryland and Quarry River.

February 8, 1859

Carter, James Howe Esq.

Native of Dartmouth, Devon died at Ferryland on January 31st at the age of 65.

May 11, 1852

Carter, Mary Lucretia Rendell

This youngest daughter of Robert Carter, Esq. Jp of Ferryland was married at Ferryland on May 6th by Rev. Hamilton to Kenneth McLea, Esq. of New York

September 13, 1810

Carter, Robert

Executors William Carter and Thomas Stabb request any demands against the estate.

June 1, 1847

Carter, Robert ( Jr.)

Married at St. Thomas’ Church to Mary Ann, eldest daughter of George Simms Esq. of Trepassey. Rev. Blackman performed the service.

October 19, 1852

Carter, Robert Esq.

Died at the age of 60 at Cape Broyle on Thursday the 17 th. Was JP and Sub-Collector of HM Customs.

October 13, 1828

Carter, Robert Lieut.

Petitioned for a grant of land in Ferryland, Aquaforte Road.

March 31, 1840

Carter, William Esq.

Age 89. Judge of the Vice-Admiralty Court. Held office for 52 years. Died at Ferryland on March 18th.

July 9, 1812

Carter, William Lieut.

Of His Majesty’s schooner”Mackeral”, 2 nd son of Judge Carter of Ferryland. Killed by the fall of a man from the masthead on passage from Halifax.

December 19, 1811

Casey, James

Of Kilsinnan, County Limerick, late of Trepassey, shoreman. Administrator John Burke.

October 16, 1869

Casey, Nicholas

This 36 year old fisherman of Witless Bay was found to be drunk and disorderly in St. John’s.

November 11, 1813

Chafe, David

Petty Harbour resident rescued crew of “Southhampton”.

May 19, 1814

Clarke, William and Co.

Had a deserter from their services in Cape Broyle.

February 20, 1838

Cleary, Patrick Rev.

Member of Board of Commission for Roads and Bridges from Bay Bulls to Cape Broyle.

July 24, 1855

Clow, Henry G. Esq.

This barrister at law and for many years the Clerk of the Peace in Ferryland died at the age of 77on the 13th at the residence of his son-in-law Mr. J.T.Burton of Ferryland.

November 23, 1847

Coady, Elizabeth

Died at age 64, the wife of John Coady of Bay Bulls. Funeral from her late residence at Riverhead. Internment in family vault in Bay Bulls.

September 8, 1868

Coady, Jane Frances( McLeod)

This 4th daughter of the late Richard Coady of Fermeuse died at Rockfort, USA.

September 8, 1828

Coady, John

Petitioned for a grant of land in Fermeuse, Admiral’s Cove.

October 23, 1827

Coady, John

Petitioned for a grant of land in Renews, North Side

December 20, 1853

Coady, Julia

The second daughter of James Coady died at the age of 26. Funeral from her late residence on Theatre Hill. Internment at Bay Bulls.

August 1, 1827

Coady, Michael

Petitioned for a grant of land in Fermeuse, Admiral’s Cove.

February 4, 1813

Coady, Nicholas (Sr.)

Bay Bulls, planter. Administrator Nicholas Coady ( Jr.)

April 6, 1852

Coady, William

Bay Bulls resident died at the age of 43 on Thursday last at Bay Bulls.

January 21, 1817

Codner, Thomas (Jr.) and Thomas (Sr.)

Dissolved their partnership in Renews on December 2, 1816.

October 18, 1829

Cody, Michael ( Jr.)

Petitioned for a grant of land in Bay Bulls.

October 16, 1829

Cody, Michael (Sr.)

Petitioned for a grant of land in Bay Bulls.

November 25, 1813

Cody, Pierce

Gregnamans, County Kilkenny, late of Bay Bulls, planter. Administrator James McGuire.

January 8, 1861

Comerford, Elizabeth

Wife of Thomas Comerford, 5th daughter of the late William Harris of Ferryland.

December 9, 1813

Comerford, James

Kilkenny, late of Witless Bay, shoreman. Administrator Daniel Hines.

May 19, 1814

Connory, William

Came from Carrick-on-Suir last spring as a youngster. Deserted from William Clarke and Co. of Cape Broyle

November 24, 1871

Conway, Edward

This 21 year old fisherman from Renews was found to be drunk and disorderly in St. John’s.

November 26, 1816

Cook, William

Reward for apprehension of this man and his partner who removed sails and rigging from the wreck of HMC ship “Comus” which was lost at St. Shott’s. They put the equipment on board a schooner from P.E.I. called”Mermaid” at Trepassey.

October 21, 1828

Coryer, Henry

Petitioned for a grant of land in Cape Broyle, Admiral’s Cove.

December 2, 1873

Costello, Thomas

This 24 year old, the youngest son of John Costello of Ferryland died at St. John’s on November 25.

September 20, 1864

Crocket, Eleanor

Wife of Captain Thomas Crocket and daughter of the late James Saunders of Ferryland. Died Friday, September 2 th at Halifax.

February 20, 1838

Currier, Henry (Coryear ?)

Member of Board of Commission for Roads and Bridges from Bay Bulls to Cape Broyle.

October 8, 1828

Dalton, John

Petitioned for a grant of land in Cape Broyle, River Head.

October 20, 1829

Dalton, John

Petitioned for a grant of land in Witless Bay.

April 23, 1812

Delaney, John

Bay Bulls, planter. Administrators Nicholas Delaney, Bay Bulls and J. Broom, Notary Public, St. John’s.

October 15, 1829

Delaney, Nicholas

Petitioned for a grant of land in Bay Bulls.

August 5, 1827

Derin, John

Petitioned for a grant of land in Renews, Harbor.

February 3, 1863

Devereaux, Elizabeth

Daughter of Richard Devereaux died at Trepassey on January 7th at the age of 47.

June 10, 1862

Devereaux, George

Trepassey resident married Margaret Walsh, daughter of John Walsh, Esq. Jp of St. Mary’s. Service performed by Rev. Ryan on May 29th.

February 20, 1838

Devereaux, John

Member of Board of Commission for Roads and Bridges from Trepassey Bridge over Biscay Bay.

May 26, 1868

Devereaux, Mary

The 84 year old wife of the late Richard Devereaux died at Trepassey on April 18th.

February 20, 1838

Devereaux, Mike

Member of Board of Commission for Roads and Bridges from Ferryland and Quarry River.

February 20, 1838

Devereaux, Mike

Member of Board of Commission for Roads and Bridges from Quarry River to Aquaforte.

July 29, 1827

Devine, Thomas

Petitioned for a grant of land in Renews, North Side

July 29, 1827

Devine, Thomas

Petitioned for a grant of land in Renews, South Side.

December 12, 1811

Dingle, John

Of Bay Bulls. Administrator R. Hutton, St. John’s.

June 10, 1813

Doherty, Michael

Deserted from Owen Sweeny , cooper of Renews, on May 10, 1813.

October 2, 1829

Donovan, Daniel

Petitioned for a grant of land in Ferryland.

February 20, 1838

Doyle, James

Member of Board of Commission for Roads and Bridges from Bay Bulls to Cape Broyle.

April 13, 1870

Doyle, John

This 40 year old fisherman from Bay Bulls was found drunk and disorderly in St. John’s.

October 24, 1872

Doyle, Patrick

This 25 year old fisherman from Chance Cove was found to be drunk and disorderly in St. John’s.

August 25, 1868

Driscoll, Annie

Wife of late Thomas Driscoll of Bay Bulls died on Tuesday last .

April 14, 1828

Driscoll, Martin

Petitioned for a grant of land in Bay Bulls.

November 9, 1829

Driscoll, Matthew

Petitioned for a grant of land in Bay Bulls.

April 14, 1828

Driscoll, Thomas

Petitioned for a grant of land in Bay Bulls.

March 27, 1829

Duggan, James

Petitioned for a grant of land in Fermeuse.

April 28, 1814

Dulhanty, James

This Trepassey resident deserted from the services of William B. Jackson.

August 17, 1815

Dunn, John ( Jr.)

Saved from an upset boat in Renews by a passing boat.

May 13, 1873

Dunphy, Patrick

This 28 year old fisherman from Toad’s Cove was found to be drunk and disorderly in St. John’s.

June 10, 1813

Fanning, James

Deserted from Owen Sweeny , cooper of Renews, on May 10, 1813.

April 20, 1815

Fennelly, Thomas

Of Burnt Church, Kilkenny, late of Trepassey, Planter. Administrator William B. Jackson.

August 2, 1864

Fennelly, William J.

This merchant married Theresa Maria, second daughter of John Dowsley, Esq. at Pernambuco, Brazil on May 16th. No home town for either is mentioned.

July 19, 1827

Findlay, Patrick

Petitioned for a grant of land in Fermeuse, Admiral’s Cove.

September 12, 1829

Fitzgerald, James

Petitioned for a grant of land in Fermeuse.

October 13, 1863

Forrestal, Mary Mrs.

Died at Ferryland at the age of 86.

July 23, 1827

Fowler, Michael

Petitioned for a grant of land in Renews, South Side.

July 21, 1827

Fowler, Patrick

Petitioned for a grant of land in Renews, North Side

July 21, 1827

Fowler, Patrick

Petitioned for a grant of land in Renews, South Side.

August 25, 1863

Furlong, Margaret

Aged 21. Wife of Thomas Furlong, eldest daughter of William Williams of Bay Bulls. Died on August 24th.

May 27, 1873

Furlong, Peter

This 20 year old fisherman from Cape Broyle was found to be drunk and disorderly in St. John’s.

February 6, 1855

Furlong, Richard

Married by Rev. Cleary at Bay Bulls on January 23rd  to Mrs. May Brine, eldest daughter of  Captain Cornelius Brine.

October 10, 1829

Furlong, Richard

Petitioned for a grant of land in Cape Broyle.

September 10, 1827

Garing, Lawrence

Petitioned for a grant of land in Renews.

December 2, 1813

Gatherall, Mathew

Bay Bulls, fisherman. Administrator William Jackson.

February 17, 1814

Gatherall, William

This Baleen(Bauline) native had a deserter from his services.

January 12, 1873

Geran, Mary

Died in Renews at the age of 94, widow of the late James Geran. Died Sunday last.

April 15, 1828

Getheral, James

Petitioned for a grant of land in Bay Bulls.

April 14, 1828

Getheral, Thomas

Petitioned for a grant of land in Bay Bulls.

April 15, 1828

Getheral, William

Petitioned for a grant of land in Bay Bulls.

January 15, 1834

Glen, Jane

This 24 year old wife of Thomas Glen died at Bay Bulls during childbirth on January 6th.

May 15, 1830

Glen, Mrs.

Petitioned for a grant of land in Bay Bulls.

September 8, 1829

Glen, Thomas

Bay Bulls merchant married  on August 29th to Jane Reed, the youngest daugter of the late Richard Reed of St. John’s. Rev. Robertson officiated.

February 20, 1838

Goodridge, Allen

Member of Board of Commission for Roads and Bridges from Fermeuse to  Renews.

March 31,  1829

Grants, William

Petitioned for a grant of land in Fermeuse.

October 20, 1829

Green, John

Petitioned for a grant of land in Witless Bay.

April 28, 1814

Griffin, John

Of Brixham, Devon late of Renews, Planter. Administrator Andrew Griffin.

May 21, 1867

Hally, William Captain

Died on Saturday, May 18th at the age of 67. This Ferryland native was lighthouse keeper at Cape Race.

July 23, 1850

Hamilton, George Augustus

Died at the age of 2 years, 1 month, the eldest son of Rev. H. H. Hamilton, at the parsonage in Ferryland on the 4th.

April 27, 1869

Hanrahan, Mary Louisa

Daughter of Edmund Hanrahan, Esq. Stipendary Magistrate of Ferryland married to William Carter. Service performed at Ferryland on Friday, March 26th by Rev. Murphy.

July 6, 1869

Hare, Felix

Inquest held at Ferryland by J.Stephenson, Esq. on the body of Felix Hare of Ferryland who died suddenly. Verdict was visitation by God.

January 8, 1861

Harris, Elizabeth (Comerford)

She was 5th daughter of William Harris of Ferryland.

October 20, 1829

Hayman, Daniel

Petitioned for a grant of land in Witless Bay.

October 30, 1871

Healy, Thomas

This 35 year old fisherman from Witless Bay was found to be drunk and disorderly in St. John’s.

October 15, 1829

Hearn, James

Petitioned for a grant of land in Bay Bulls.

December 2, 1813

Hickey, Robert

Waterford, late of Bay Bulls, fisherman. Administrator Thomas Angel.

September 13, 1829

Hogan, Nicholas

Petitioned for a grant of land in Fermeuse.

September 14, 1869

Hooper, Eliza Charlotte

Died at the age of 27. Wife of Rev. G. H. Cooper and daughter of late George Simms, Esq,. of Trepassey. Died on Friday, September 3rd.

October 10, 1829

Howlett, Matthew

Petitioned for a grant of land in Cape Broyle.

October 7, 1828

Hutchings, Charles

Petitioned for a grant of land in Cape Broyle, Brigus Head.

October 11, 1827

Hutchings, John

Petitioned for a grant of land in Ferryland, Road to Merry Meeting Pond.

May 10, 18709

Hyde, Thomas

This 32 year fisherman from Bay Bulls was found to be drunk and disorderly in St. John’s.

May 18, 1815

Jackman, Catherine

Late of Renews. Administrator George Jackman.

September 20, 1827

Jackman, George

Petitioned for a grant of land in Renews, North Side

August 2, 1827

Jackman, Phillip

Petitioned for a grant of land in Renews, North Side

July 19, 1870

Jackman, Thomas Captain

This 62 year old native of Renews died July 18th at his residence on Bryan St.

January 2, 1812

Jackman, Tobias

Renews, planter. Administrator James Jackman.

April 28, 1814

Jackson, William B.

Had a deserter from his services.

December 24, 1816

Jackson, William Beckford

Declared insolvent. Formerly of Exeter, Devon now at Trepassey. Property to be sold at public auction.

December 10, 1816

Jenkins, William

Declared insolvent. Plantation and buildings in Brigus South to be sold at public auction.

July 28, 1868

Johnson, William

Died at Renews at the age of 73 on July 18th.

August 19, 1817

Johnston, ???

The schooner”Fame” with Johnston as Master was struck by a sudden squall in Fermeuse near Cuckold’s Head and sank. A boat from the South Battery rescued the crew and they were brought in by a boat from HM sloop “Fly”.

November 24, 1871

Keating, James

This 23 year old fisherman was charged with attempting to free a prisoner (Edward Conway) from police custody.

November 22, 1873

Keefe, Edward

This 30 year old fisherman from Ferryland was found guilty of being drunk and indecent conduct in St. John’s.

October 21, 1845

Kellegrew, William

This resident of Renews married Julia Bradshaw, eldest daughter of G. William Bradshaw, Esq. collector of HM Customs in Placentia. Married by Rev. Janes on October 7, 1844 at Mt. Pleasant in Placentia.

July 27, 1828

Kelligrew, John

Petitioned for a grant of land in Renews.

December 10, 1872

Kennedy, Joseph

This 32 year old fisherman from Ferryland was found to be drunk and disorderly in St. John’s

June 22, 1852

Kenny, John

Inquest on his body. Drowned at St. John’s Pond in St. Mary’s Bay while fishing for James Bulger of Trepassey. Kenny was a young man of sober habits.

March 7, 1811

Kiely, Maurice

Native of Ireland, later of Bay Bulls, planter. Administrators Thomas Meagher and Patrick Kiely.

August 29, 1827

Killegrew, John

Petitioned for a grant of land in Renews, North Side

June 27, 1865

Kinsella, Esther Mrs.

Died at Ferryland on Saturday last at the age of 78.

October 4, 1827

Kinsley, John

Petitioned for a grant of land in Ferryland, Merry Meeting Pond Road.

December 21, 1815

Kinsley, John

Tailor of Ferryland declared insolvent. Outstanding debts apply to John Ryan of St. John’s or Samuel Carter of Ferryland.

October 13, 1827

Kinsley, Richard

Petitioned for a grant of land in Ferryland, Road to Merry Meeting Pond.

March 3, 1857

Kirwan, Mother Mary Bernard

Superioress of Presentation Convent in Fermeuse died at the age of 50. She was 29 years in the religious life.

October 12, 1829

Lahy, William

Petitioned for a grant of land in Cape Broyle.

October 16, 1829

Lannon, Joseph

Petitioned for a grant of land in Bay Bulls.

July 29, 1827

Lawler, Timothy

Petitioned for a grant of land in Renews, North Side

July 29, 1827

Lawler, Timothy

Petitioned for a grant of land in Renews, South Side.

November 11, 1813

Lee, Henry

Master of ship “Southhampton” of  London. Struck a rock called Long Point Island, amile to the southward of HMS “Tweed”. Master and crew spent two nights on the rocks before being rescued by David Chafe of Petty Harbour. Four men  died.

November 3, 1814

Long, Moses

Of Rose Garland, Wexford late of Brigus South, planter. Administrator John Long.

May 10, 1870

Lynch, Lewis M.

Died at Ferryland at the age of 60 on March 8th. Native of Carrick-on-Suir, Ireland.

August 17, 1815

Lynch, Patrick

Saved from an upset boat in Renews by a passing boat.

June 3, 1817

Mackey, Patrick

Of Featherd, Tipperary , late of Mobile, planter. Administrators Alexander Fitzgerald and Thomas Cooney.

June 10, 1813

Mangan, James

Deserted from Owen Sweeny , cooper of Renews, on May 10, 1813.

August 17, 1815

Mara, Patrick

Drowned in gale at Renews.

October 31, 1811

McDaniel, Philip

County Wexford, Ireland, late of Capelin Bay, planter. Administrator, Philip Tree, Ferryland.

September 27, 1827

McDonald, Edmond

Petitioned for a grant of land in Renews, River Head.

August 8, 1827

McDonald, Patrick

Petitioned for a grant of land in Fermeuse, River Head.

December 14, 1815

McDonald, William

Late of Ferryland, planter. Administrator Mathew McDonald.

October 17, 1865

McGrath, Richard Archibald

Died at the age of 15 months, the youngest son of Richard McGrath. Died at LaManche on October 6th.

April 14, 1828

McKie, John Esq.

Petitioned for a grant of land in Bay Bulls, Fairy Hill.

February 20, 1838

McKie, John L.

Member of Board of Commission for Roads and Bridges from Bay Bulls to Cape Broyle.

September 8, 1868

McLeod, Jane Frances

This 27 year old wife of John McLeod and 4th daughter of the late Richard Coady of Fermeuse died at Rockfort, USA.

June 14, 1810

McNamara, Patrick

Deceased fisherman. Philip Tree of Ferryland, Administrator.

June 28, 1828

McNeil, Hector and Brine , Robert

Petitioned for a grant of land in Biscay Bay, East Side of Gut.

June 28, 1828

McNeil, Hector and Brine, Robert

Petitioned for a grant of land in Biscay Bay, between the Pond and Sea.

June 28, 1828

McNeil, Hector and Brine, Robert

Petitioned for a grant of land in Trepassey.

June 13, 1871

McNeill,Patrick

Planter of Trepassey had a deserter named Edward Gacen,, a 41 year old fisherman from Barter’s Hill.

April 4, 1829

Meagher, James

Petitioned for a grant of land in Aquaforte.

February 20, 1838

Meagher, Thomas

Member of Board of Commission for Roads and Bridges from Aquaforte to Fermeuse.

February 20, 1838

Meagher, Thomas

Member of Board of Commission for Roads and Bridges from Quarry River to Aquaforte.

August 1, 1827

Moran, Michael

Petitioned for a grant of land in Fermeuse, Back Clear’s Cove.

February 20, 1838

Morey, Mathew ( Jr.)

Member of Board of Commission for Roads and Bridges from Ferryland and Quarry River.

May 15, 1832

Morison, James

Late of Edinburgh, Scotland and late of Ferryland. Administrator Hunter and Co.

September 15, 1827

Morrison, Andrew

Petitioned for a grant of land in Ferryland, Road to Caplin Bay.

October 10, 1828

Morrissy, John

Petitioned for a grant of land in Cape Broyle, Admiral’s Cove.

June 11, 1867

Morry, Ann

This 76 year old widow of Mathew Morry, Esq. JP of Caplin Bay died on Thursday last.

December 4, 1849

Morry, Esther

Died at the age of 13 on Sunday the 25th. Youngest child of Mathew Morry Esq, JP of Caplin Bay.

February 21, 1843

Morry, Mary

Eldest daughter of Mathew Morry of Caplin Bay married Peter LeMessurier of St. John’s at Ferryland on February 7th. Rev. Bowman performed the service.

February 20, 1838

Morry, Mathew (Sr.)

Member of Board of Commission for Roads and Bridges from Bay Bulls to Cape Broyle.

July 8, 1856

Morry, Mathew Esq. JP

Died at Caplin Bay at the age of 64 on June 26th.

February 6, 1858

Morry, Priscilla Ann

Daughter of Mathew Morry, Esq., JP of Caplin Bay married W.W. LeMessurier. Service performed by Rev. Bayley on Wednesday last.

March 11, 1817

Mulcahy, John

Late of Bay Bulls, was particularly active in the late riotous and tumultuous assembling of people at Bay Bulls with the apparent intent to plunder the brig”Guysborough” and that he has since absconded. Court offered a reward of £20.00 for his apprehension.

August 1, 1827

Mullowney, John

Petitioned for a grant of land in Renews, Boat Cove.

November 3, 1870

Mullowney, Patrick

This 29 year old fisherman from Witless Bay was found to be drunk and disorderly in St. John’s.

September 29, 1869

Mullowney, Peter

Fisherman of Bay Bulls was found to be drunk and disorderly in St. John’s.

February 20, 1838

Murphy, James Rev.

Member of Board of Commission for Roads and Bridges from Aquaforte to Fermeuse.

February 20, 1838

Murphy, James Rev.

Member of Board of Commission for Roads and Bridges from Fermeuse to Renews.

March 22, 1870

Murphy, James Rev.

Missionary for 34 years died at Ferryland at the age of 67. Studied at Waterford College and was ordained in 1836 by Tr. Rev. Dr. Flemming. Died in church in Cape Broyle on Friday last.

July 11, 1827

Murphy, Martin

Petitioned for a grant of land in Renews, South Side.

August 17, 1815

Murphy, Michael

Drowned in gale at Renews.

October 12, 1829

Murphy, Michael

Petitioned for a grant of land in Cape Broyle.

October 24, 1872

Murphy, Michael

This 25 year old fisherman from Renews was found to be drunk and disorderly in St. John’s.

January 5, 1831

Murphy, Nicholas

Petitioned for a grant of land in Ferryland.

October 24, 1836

Nason, Richard

Late of Youghall, County Cork and formerly of Ferryland. Administrator John Munn.

April 28, 1870

Neal, James

Charged William Simms with not paying his $4.00 fare from St. John’s to Renews.

December 18, 1855

Neil, John

Son of an old and respected planter of Fermeuse married Bridget English eldest daughter of Joseph English.of St. John’s. Service performed by Rev. Walsh on Saturday, December 2nd.

November 5, 1861

Neil, Miss Mary( Sister Mary Magdalen)

Died at Fermeuse where she was born. She was 40 years of age and was amember of the Presentation Order.

October 20, 1829

Neil, Nicholas

Petitioned for a grant of land in Witless Bay.

September 1, 1828

Neill, Michael

Petitioned for a grant of land in Fermeuse, North Side.

December 30, 1873

Neill, Patrick

This 27 year old fisherman from Fermeuse was found to be drunk and disorderly in St. John’s.

May 18, 1830

Neill, William

Of Fermeuse, planter. Died intestate in London. Administrator Thomas H. Brooking.

August 8, 1854

Norris, William

Died at Ferryland on Thursday, July 28 at the age of 60.

October 15, 1829

Nowland, Edward

Petitioned for a grant of land in Bay Bulls.

October 17, 1829

Nowland, Simon

Petitioned for a grant of land in Bay Bulls.

May 25, 1871

O’ Donnell, David Rev.

Died at Parochial Residence in Witless Bay at the age of 81. Interned at Belvedere Cemetery.

November 8, 1810

O’ Neal, Constantine

Late of B….., County Kilkenny. Deceased in Fermeuse. Administrators Mary O’ Neal, John O’ Neal and James MacBraire.

January 28, 1862

O’ Neil, Constantine Joseph

Only son of John “ Neil, planter of Fermeuse died ath the age of 5 years, 3 months on Friday last.

November 18, 1829

O’ Neill, James

Petitioned for a grant of land in Fermeuse.

February 20, 1838

O’ Neill, Owen

Member of Board of Commission for Roads and Bridges from Aquaforte to Fermeuse.

February 20, 1838

O’ Neill, Owen

Member of Board of Commission for Roads and Bridges from Fermeuse to Renews.

September 2, 1828

Partridge, Mary

Petitioned for a grant of land in Renews, North Side

December 26, 1854

Payne, Peter

This Ferryland resident married Elizabeth, daughter of the late Pasco Carter of St. John’s . The service was performed last Thursday by Rev. Schofield.

May 27, 1813

Pearson, Captain

Brig “Integrity” of Liverpool laden with salt struck ice going into Bay Bulls and sank. Crew saved.

August 7, 1827

Peppy, Moses

Petitioned for a grant of land in Fermeuse, Admiral’s Cove.

August 17, 1815

Philiar, John

Drowned in gale at Renews.

February 20, 1838

Pitt, Robert

Member of Board of Commission for Roads and Bridges from Ferryland and Quarry River.

May 5, 1828

Pitt, Robert

Petitioned for a grant of land in Ferryland.

February 20, 1838

Power, Edmond

Member of Board of Commission for Roads and Bridges from Bay Bulls to Cape Broyle.

October 3, 1827

Power, Edward

Petitioned for a grant of land in Brigus by South.

April 18, 1828

Power, Edward

Petitioned for a grant of land in Toad’s Cove.

December 1, 1871

Power, James

This 26 year old fisherman from Caplin Bay was found to be drunk and disorderly in St. John’s.

February 20, 1838

Power, John

Member of Board of Commission for Roads and Bridges from Bay Bulls to Cape Broyle.

September 19, 1827

Power, John

Petitioned for a grant of land in Renews, North Side

October 5, 1827

Power, Joseph

Petitioned for a grant of land in Brigus, North Side.

October 16, 1828

Power, Matthew

Petitioned for a grant of land in Witless Bay.

March 24, 1818

Power, Michael

This 27 year old Irishman deserted from Henry Coryear of Cape Broyle.

October 25, 1827

Power, Nicholas

Petitioned for a grant of land in Brigus, St. John’s Rd.

October 5, 1827

Power, Peter

Petitioned for a grant of land in Brigus, St. John’s Rd.

December 6, 1810

Power, Thomas

Of Ireland, later of Ferryland, deceased fisherman. Administrator Adam McLarty of Ferryland.

July 5, 1827

Quinlan, Richard and Edward

Petitioned for a grant of land in Renews, South Side.

February 4, 1873

Quirk, James

 This Ferryland resident married Esther Ann Williams, eldest daughter of William Williams of Bay Bulls. Service was performed on Monday, January 20th by Rev. Cleary.

April 22, 1873

Quirk, Patrick

This Bay Bulls resident was fined $10.00 for having 2 ½ brace of Willow Grouse out of season.

September 1, 1859

Quirk, William

Fisherman of Bay Bulls declared insolvent.

September 20, 1829

Redigan, Richard

Petitioned for a grant of land in Caplin Bay.

March 14, 1829

Redy, Michael

Petitioned for a grant of land in Fermeuse.

September 8, 1829

Reed, Jane

Married Thomas Glen of Bay Bulls.

August 1, 1827

Roach, John

Petitioned for a grant of land in Renews, South Side.

August 1, 1827

Roach, John

Petitioned for a grant of land in Renews, South Side.

July 28, 1827

Roach, Patrick

Petitioned for a grant of land in Renews, South Side.

September 20, 1829

Roberts, Juno.

Petitioned for a grant of land in Fermeuse.

December 9, 1828

Rogers, John

Blacksmith of Fermeuse married to Mary Ryan of St. John’s by Rev. Carrington.

December 24, 1833

Rogers, John

Sum of money held at Supreme Court for this fisherman from Renews from an estate.

August 17, 1815

Rose, John

Brother of Master Richard Rose drowned in gale at Renews.

August 17, 1815

Rose, John

Son of John Rose drowned in gale at Renews.

August 17, 1815

Rose, Richard

Melancholy accident in the gale at Renews, the 10 th of August. A boat with Richard Rose as Master was upset with ten men aboard. Six drowned.

August 17, 1815

Rose, Richard

Saved from an upset boat in Renews by a passing boat.

November 30, 1825

Rourke, Thomas

Money held at Supreme Court for this fisherman from Caplin Bay.

September 2, 1829

Ryan, Edmond

Petitioned for a grant of land in Bay Bulls.

December 9, 1828

Ryan, Mary

Married John Rogers, blacksmith of Fermeuse.

December 7, 1869

Ryan, Michael

Son of John Ryan of Bay Bulls married to Mary , the only daughter of Thomas Mokler, Esq. of Bay Bulls. Service performed at Witless Bay on November 17th by Rev. Cleary, assisted by Rev. Roach.

November 5, 1827

Ryan, Michael and David

Petitioned for a grant of land in Renews, North Side

August 17, 1815

Ryan, Patrick

Drowned in gale at Renews.

May 5, 1830

Sanders, John W.

Petitioned for a grant of land in Renews.

November 20, 1830

Sanders, John W.

Petitioned for a grant of land in Renews.

February 18, 1851

Saunders, Caroline Marion

The eldest daughter of J. W. Saunders, Esq, JP of Renews was married to George Henry Evans, the youngest son of William Evans, former magistrate of Grand Bank. The service was performed on the 6th by Rev. Hamilton.

July 11, 1848

Saunders, Catherine

Died at 87 years of age. Widow of John Saunders of Ferryland.

September 23, 1817

Saunders, James

Declared insolvent. Of Ferryland, planter. Trustee Thomas Congdon.

November 16, 1852

Saunders, James

This 66 year old resident of Ferryland died at Halifax on October 22.

December 17, 1830

Saunders, John

Merchant of Renews ordered to recover goods plundered from wreck of “William and Ann” which ran aground south of Renews.

February 20, 1838

Saunders, John W

Member of.Board of Commission for Roads and Bridges from Fermeuse to Renews.

October 12, 1869

Saunders, Marion

This second daughter of late John Saunders married Samuel J. Boone. Service performed at the Church of the Holy Trinity in Bay Bulls by Rev. Skinner on Sunday past.

January 17, 1865

Scott, James

Bay Bulls resident married Margaret Stamp, 3rd daughter of Thomas Stamp of Aquaforte. Married at the Catholic Cathedral by Rev. Vereker on January 8th.

March 31, 1829

Shallow, Mathew

Petitioned for a grant of land in Fermeuse.

August 4, 1827

Shallow, Richard

Petitioned for a grant of land in Fermeuse, Clear’s Cove.

February 20, 1838

Shelley, Walter

Member of Board of Commission for Roads and Bridges from Bay Bulls to Cape Broyle.

February 20, 1838

Shelly, Walter

Member of Board of Commission for Roads and Bridges from Bay Bulls to Cape Broyle.

Sptember 14, 1869

Simms, Eliza Charlotte( Hooper)

Daughter of late George Simms of Trepassey.

February 20, 1838

Simms, George

Member of Board of Commission for Roads and Bridges from Trepassey Bridge over Biscay Bay.

July 16, 1867

Simms, George Esq.

This JP and Clerk of the Supreme Court died at Trepassey on June 24th at Trepassey at the age of 73.

October 4, 1827

Sinnott, Michael

Petitioned for a grant of land in Ferryland.

October 13, 1868

Skinner, Henry Maynard Rev.

This Ferryland resident married Emily Bradshaw Kelligrew, eldest daughter of William Kelligrew, Esq. of St. John’s. Service performed at St. Thomas’s Church by Rev. Wood on October 17th.

June 10, 1813

Smith, John

This 33 year old native of Inverness deserted from the HMS “Rosamund” in acpe Broyle Bay. He was ship’s corporal.

October 24, 1871

Stephenson, Emily Ann

This second daughter of John Stephenson, Esq. Sheriff of the Southern District was married to Major Henry Renouf, HM Surveyor General and Chairman of the Board of Works. Service performed at the home of the bride’s father by Rev. Conway on Monday last.

August 6, 1872

Stephenson, John Esq.

The Sheriff of the Southern District died Wednesday last at Ferryland at the age of 72. He was a servant of the Crown for 40 years.

January 8, 1839

Stevenson, Alexander

Age 47. Merchant of Bay Bulls. Native of Oban, Highlands of Scotland. Was in Bay Bulls for 25 years. Died Friday, February 28th.

April 2, 1844

Stevenson, Mary Anne

Second daughter of S. A. Stevenson of Bay Bulls, died Sunday last.

June 28, 1853

Stevenson, Thomas

The second son of the late Alexander Stevenson of Bay Bulls died at the age of 31 on Thursday last.

March 6, 1860

Sutton, Elizabeth

Wife of late Thomas Sutton died at Trepassey on February 16th at the age of 84.

February 20, 1838

Sutton, John

Member of Board of Commission for Roads and Bridges from Trepassey Bridge over Biscay Bay.

June 10, 1813

Sweeny, Owen

Cooper of Renews had three deserters from his services.

August 5, 1830

Sweetland, Benjamin

Petitioned for a grant of land in Caplin Bay.

February 13, 1855

Tessier, Jane

Wife of P. Tessier and daughter of Robert Carter, Treasurer of this Colony died at the age of 24. Died last Friday.

November 3, 1868

Tobin, Ellen

Wife of late Lawrence Tobin of Witless Bay died there on October 23th. She was the mother of 14 children, 125 grandchildren and 51 great-grandchildren. She had 190 offspring in total.

October 20, 1829

Tobin, Laurence

Petitioned for a grant of land in Witless Bay.

November 11, 1828

Tobin, Patrick ( Sr.)

Late of Caplin Bay, shoreman. Administrator Patrick Tobin (Jr.)

June 8, 1869

Trainer, William

Died at Fermeuse at the age of 73 on Tuesday, May 25th.

November 28, 1829

Vickers, Martin

Petitioned for a grant of land in Witless Bay.

June 2, 1870

Walsh, David

This 48 year old laborer from Bay Bulls was found to be drunk and disorderly in St. John’s.

August 1, 1827

Walsh, James

Petitioned for a grant of land in Fermeuse, Trix Cove.

October 30, 1873

Walsh, John

This Fermeuse resident had a pair of boots stolen from him.

July 16, 1827

Walsh, Joseph

Petitioned for a grant of land in Fermeuse, Back North Head.

August 26, 1830

Walsh, Joseph

Petitioned for a grant of land in Fermeuse.

April 15, 1817

Walsh, Peter

Of Waterford, late of St. John’s , dealer and chapman. Administrator J. MacBraire.

June 3, 1830

Walsh, Richard

Petitioned for a grant of land in Fermeuse.

February 17, 1814

Walsh, Thomas

Native of Kilkenny, Ireland deserted from William Gatherall of Baleen(Bauline).

August 17, 1815

Whelen, Patrick

Saved from an upset boat in Renews by a passing boat.

August 1, 1827

White, John

Petitioned for a grant of land in Fermeuse, North Side.

August 1, 1827

White, John

Petitioned for a grant of land in Fermeuse, Rd. to R. Hd.

December 4, 1866

White, John William

Died on Thursday last at Ferryland at the age of 20. He was the 4th son of John White.

September 16, 1828

Wilcox, James

Petitioned for a grant of land in Renews, North Side

February 19, 1856

Williams, Caroline Amelia

Daughter of Martin Williams of Bay Bulls married Patrick Furlong ,Esq., merchant of Placentia Bay, nephew of the Hon. James Furlong. Service performed by Rev. Cleary on February 5th.

July 24, 1849

Williams, Christiana Catherine

The youngest daughter of William Williams of Bay Bulls married Nicholas Motty, sailmaker on Thursday last. Service performed by Rev. Bridge.

August 26, 1813

Williams, John

Notice. Judgement in the Supreme Court against John Williams of Bay Bulls at the suit of John Dunscomb and Co. Fishing room to be sold at close of season. Orders of J. Bland, Sheriff.

February 20, 1838

Williams, Martin

Member of Board of Commission for Roads and Bridges from Bay Bulls to Cape Broyle.

April 14, 1828

Williams, Martin

Petitioned for a grant of land in Bay Bulls, South Side.

November 10, 1860

Williams, Mary

Eldest daughter of Martin Williams, Esq. of Bay Bulls married James Tarahan, Esq. of Brigus. Service performed by Rev. Dean Cleary on November 11th.

October 26, 1869

Williams, Phillip

Bay Bulls resident married Anastatia Furlong, daughter of Patrick Furlong of St. John’s. Service performed on Sunday past at the Episcopalian Church by Rev. Conway.

August 30, 1810

Williams, Stephen

Of Anaglin, County Waterford, late of Ferryland. Deceased planter. Administrator Andrew Williams.

January 21, 1868

Williams, Thomas

Bay Bulls resident declared insolvent. Henry Wood appointed trustee.

June 10, 1813

Windsor, David

This 33 year old native of Weymouth deserted from the HMS “Rosamund” in acpe Broyle Bay.

April 4, 1829

Windsor, Henry

Petitioned for a grant of land in Aquaforte.

April 4, 1829

Windsor, Peter

Petitioned for a grant of land in Aquaforte.

February 20, 1838

Winsor, Henry

Member of Board of Commission for Roads and Bridges from Aquaforte to Fermeuse.

February 20, 1838

Winsor, Henry

Member of Board of Commission for Roads and Bridges from Quarry River to Aquaforte.

May 20, 1856

Winsor, Isaac Ford

This resident of Dartmouth, Devon married Susan Cliffe, 3rd daughter of Edward Cliffe of Petty Harbour. Service performed by Rev. Mountain .

February 20, 1838

Winsor, Peter

Member of Board of Commission for Roads and Bridges from Aquaforte to Fermeuse.

October 25, 1864

Winsor, Peter

Stipendary Magistrate at Ferryland died at the age of 83. Died at Aquaforte on October 11th.

August 11, 1835

Winsor, Sarah Jane

Married by Rev. Carrington to George Jones of London. She is eldest daughter of Peter Winsor of Aquaforte.

December 19, 1833

Wood, Thomas Rev.

Son of Rev. Henry Wood, Glastonbury, Somersetshire, former Protestant Episcopal missionary at Ferryland married to Mary Finch at Port de Grave.

February 8, 1859

Woolcombe, Eliza Howe

Wife of Captain J. C. Woolcombe, Esq., RN and only sister of James H. and Robert Carter of Ferryland died at Exeter, Devon.

September 22, 1827

Yardin, Christopher

Petitioned for a grant of land in Renews, Village.

September 22, 1827

Yardin, Christopher

Petitioned for a grant of land in Renews, Woods.

Page Transcribed by Ray Curran (June 2001)
Page Revised by Don Tate (May 2001)

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