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Ship Manifest for "SS Farnorth"
List of Passengers
Sailing from St. John's, Nfld. October 30th 1929
Via Halifax, NS., Sailing November 2nd, 1929
Arriving Boston, Mass, USA November 4th 1929

LIST OR MANIFEST OF PASSENGERS FOR THE UNITED STATES IMMIGRATION OFFICER AT PORT OF ARRIVAL

NO. ON LIST NAME IN FULL AGE yrs/mos SEX MARRIED OR SINGLE DATE AND PLACE OF BIRTH IN USA IF NATURALIZED, DATE AND LOCATION ADDRESS IN UNITED STATES

LIST OF UNITED STATES CITIZENS SAILING FROM ST JOHN'S, NFLD, OCTOBER 30TH, 1929, ARRIVING AT BOSTON, MASS, NOVEMBER 4TH 1929.

LIST 3
1 SEARS, Robert 3 M S January 10th, 1927, South Boston, Mass   254 D Street, South Boston, Mass
2 BURDEN, Amelia 19 F S May 6, 1910, Chelsea, Mass   37a Marlboro St, Chelsea, Mass
3 NOLAN, Elizabeth 63 F W   Naturalized by husband's papers 137 Princeton St, East Boston, Mass
LIST OF UNITED STATES CITIZENS SAILING FROM HALIFAX, N S, 2ND NOVEMBER, 1929, ARRIVING BOSTON, MASS, 4TH NOVEMBER 1929.
PAGE 6
1 MacDONALD, John Melville 41 M M Mass, 9th July, 1886   78 Perkin St, Somerville, Mass
2 STARTZ, August W 40 M M Lynn, Mass, 10th October, 1889   24 Dedham St, Waltham, Mass
3 WRIGHT, Walter Amos 24 M S Cambridge, Mass, 10th January, 1905   20 Surry Rd, Arlington, Mass
4 HANNON, William Joseph 46 M M   Surpeme Court, New York City, May 12th, 1920 804 Potters Ave, Providence, RI
5 KNOX, Henry M 50 M M November 18th, 1979, Norristown, PA   538 7th St, South Boston, Mass
6 KNOX, Maude 34 F M   Wife, Amrican Citizen 538 7th St, South Boston, Mass
7 KNOX, Marion 2 F S May 13, 1927, South Boston, Mass   538 7th St, South Boston, Mass

1 3 4 5 6 7 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 17 18 21 22a 22b 22c 23 24a 24b 24c 33 34 35
No. on List Name in Full Age
Yrs/Mos
Sex Married
or Single
Calling or
Occupation
Nationality Race Place of Birth
Country/City or Town
Immigration Visa Number Issued at Date Last Permanent Address
Country/City or Town
Name and Address of Nearest Relative or Friend in Country Whence Alien Came Final Destination
State/City or Town
Whether In Possession of $50 Whether in USA before? Year or Period of Years Where? Whether Joining a Relative or Friend/Name and Address Whether Alien Intends to Return to Country Whence He Came Length of Visit in United States Whether Alien Intends to become Citizen of United States Height
Feet/Inches
Complexion Color of Hair/Eyes
LIST OF PASSENGERS SAILING FROM ST JOHN'S, NFLD, OCTOBER30TH, 1929, ARRIVING BOSTON, MASS, NOVEMBER 4TH 1929
FIRST CABIN PASSENGERS
LIST 4
1 COLLINS, RUTH 16 F S Student Nfld English Nfld/Branch 4-C,843 St John's Oct 28, 1929 Nfld/St John's Father, William J Collins, 53 Springdale St, St John's, Nfld ME/Portland $15 No     Aunt, Miss Minnie Powers, 151 Vaughan, Portland, ME No Perm Yes 5' 6" Med D Brn/Brn
2 CARMICHAEL, Fo\lorence T 20 F S None Nfld English Nfld/Harbor Buffett 3-2     Nfld/St John's Mother, Mrs Mary Carmichael, 37 Kings Rd. St John's, Nfld Mass/Reading $100 No     Sister, Mrs Robert Clarke, 47 Federal St, Reading, Mass Yes 5 mos No 5' 4" Med Brn/Brn
3 TRACEY, Ellen Patricia 23 F S Store Clerk Nfld English Nfld/St John's 4-C, 3?? St John's Sept 11, 1928 Nfld/St John's Mother, Elizabeth Tracey, 101 Cabot St, St John's, Nfld Mass/South Boston $30 No     Aunt, Mrs Edward Walsh, 219 - 3rd St, South Boston, Mass No Perm Yes 5' Fair L Brn/Brn
4 FLYNN,Thomas 31 M S Grocer Clerk Nfld English Nfld/St John's 4-C, 734 St John's Oct 14, 1929 Nfld/St John's Mother, Mrs Elizabeth Flynn, 11 Brazil St, St John's, Nfld Mass/Allston $50 Yes 1918 Mass Grandmother, Mrs M O'Neill, 35 Coolidge Rs, Allston, Mass No Perm Yes 5' 10" Med M Brn/Grey
SECOND CABIN PASSENGERS
LIST 1
1 DICKS, Sadie Beatrice 19 F S Factory Worker Nfld English Nfld/Harbor Buffett 4-C,847 St John's, Nfld Oct 29, 1929 Nfld/St John's Father, Charles Dicks, Harbor Buffett, Nfld Mass/East Lynn $10 No     Friend, Mrs Ralph Morgan, 85 Adams St, East Lynn, Mass No Perm Yes 5' 3" Pale D Brn/Brn
2 FOLEY, Agnes 19 F S Domestic Nfld English Nfld/ Fox Harbor 4-C, 811 St John's, Nfld Oct 24, 1929 Nfld/St John's Father, Thomas Foley, Fox Harbor, Nfld Mass/East Boston Yes no     Friend, Mrs Elizabeth Nolan, 137 Princeton St, East Boston, Mass No Perm Yes 5' 8" Med Blk/Brn
3 MARRY, Catherine 18 F S Domestic Nfld English Nfld/Salmonier 4-B Adm Yarmouth, Sept 22/25   USA/South Boston Father, Thomas Marry, Salmonier, Nfld Mass/South Boston Yes Yes 1925-29 Mass Sister, Mrs Mary Sears, 364 D St, South Boston, Mass No Perm Yes 5' 3" Med Brn/Brn
4 McDONALD, Henrietta Mary 26 F S Domestic Nfld English Nfld/Salmonier 4-C, 840 St John's, Nfld Oct 28, 1929 Nfld/Salmonier Father, Michael MacDonald, Salmonier, Nfld Mass/East Boston Yes No     Aunt, Mrs Martin MacDonald, 27 Trenton St, East Boston, Mass No Perm Yes 5' 3" Med Brn/Blue
5 POWELL, Ruby Cotrell 19 F S None Nfld English Nfld/St John's 4-C, 815 St John's, Nfld Oct 25, 1929 Nfld/St John's Father, Charles B Powell, 4 Chapel St, St John's, Nfld Mass/Cambridge Yes No     Sister, Mrs Lillian Scott, 7 Lawrence St, Cambridge, Mass No Perm Yes 5' 1" Med M Brn/Blue
6 MENCHIONS, Sarah 26 F S Housekeeper Nfld English Nfld/Bishops Cove 4-C, 855 St John's, Nfld Oct 29, 1929 Nfld/Bishops Cove Mother, Mrs P Smith, Spaniard's Bay, Nfld Mass/Chelsea Yes No     Sis-in-Law, Mrs Ellen Menchions, 11 Watts St, Chelsea, Mass No Perm Yes 5' 6" Med Brn/Brn
7 MENCHIONS, Edna W 3 F S None Nfld English Nfld/Bishops Cove 4-C, 854 St John's, Nfld Oct 29, 1929 Nfld/Bishops Cove Grandmother, Mrs P Smith, Spaniard's Bay, Nfld Mass/Chelsea Yes No     Aunt, Mrs Ellen Menchions, 11 Watts St, Chelsea, Mass No Perm Yes 3' 7" Med Blonde/Blue
8 MILLER, Mary Louise 18 F S Domestic Nfld English Nfld/Placentia 4-C, 535 St John's, Nfld Sept 23,1929 Nfld/Placentia Mother, Mrs Cecelia Miller, Placentia, Nfld Mass/South Boston Yes No     Sister, Mrs Elizabeth Fogarty, 12 Vale St, South Boston, Mass No Perm Yes 5' Med D Brn/Blue
9 PARROTT, Catherine 19 F S Domestic Nfld English Nfld/Salmonier 4-C, 839 St John's, Nfld Oct 28, 1929 Nfld/Salmonier Father, Patrick Parrott, Salmonier, Nfld Mass/Somerville Yes No     Sister, Miss Betty Parrott, 451 Somerville Ave, Somerville, Mass No Perm Yes 5' 8½" Med Brn/Blue
10 CHURCHILL, Gertrude 20 F S Domestic Nfld English Nfld/ Bay Roberts 4-C, 626 St John's, Nfld Sept 30, 1919 Nfld/Bay Roberts Mother, Mrs Mary Churchill, Bay Roberts, Nfld Mass/Lynn Yes No     Aunt, Mrs Edward Sparks, 54 Commerical St, Lynn, Mass No Perm Yes 5' 4½" Med Blk/Brn
LIST 2
1 CROFT, Bernard S 22 M S Fisherman Nfld English Nfld/Aquaforte 4-C, 833 St John's, Nfld Oct 28, 1929 Nfld/Aquaforte Father, William Croft, Aquaforte, Nfld Mass/South Boston Yes No     Uncle, Nicholas Martin, 261 Bowen St, South Boston, Mass No Perm Yes 6' Med Brn/Blue
2 DUNPHY, Johon J 43 M M Fisherman Nfld English Nfld/Danville 4-B, Adm Vanceboro, Me 2/7/29; Left 8/24/29 via Vanceboro, Me     USA/South Boston Wife, Angela Dunphy Mass/South Boston Yes Yes 1929 Mass Brother, Harry Dunphy, 342 East 6th St, South Boston, Mass No Perm Yes 5' 9" Med Red/Blue
3 BROPHY, John Joseph 50 M M Fisherman Nfld English Nfld/Fermuese 4-C, 837 St John's, Nfld Oct 28, 1929 Nfld/Fermuese Wife, Elizabeth Brophy, St John's, Nfld Mass/East Boston Yes Yes 1917 Mass Room, 34 Cooper St, East Boston, Mass No Perm Yes 5' 8" Med L Brn/Blue
4 RYAN, James Joseph 26 M S Fisherman Nfld English Nfld/Renews 4-C, 838 St John's, Nfld Oct 28, 1929 Nfld/Renews Father, James Ryan, Renews, Nfld Mass/East Boston Yes No     Cousin, James Ryan, 321 Saratoga St, East Boston, Mass No Perm Yes 5' 10" Med D Brn/Blue
5 WALSH, John Joseph 24 M S Fisherman Nfld English Nfld/Renews 4-C, 860 St John's, Nfld Oct 30, 1929 Nfld/Renews Father, Patrick Walsh, Fermuese, Nfle Mass/East Boston Yes Yes 1925-28 Mass Brother, James Walsh, 75 Eutaw St, East Boston, Mass No Perm Yes 5' 8½" Med Brn/Blue
6 CAREW, John 31 M S Fisherman Nfld English Nfld/Witless Bay 4-B, Adm Boston 12/24/28, Left 5/28/29, Farnorth from Boston     USA/Somerville Father, Benjamin Carew, Witless Bay, Nfld Mass/Somerville Yes Yes 1928-29 Mass Sister, Mrs Catherine Wall, 40 Florence St, Somerville, Mass No Perm Yes 5' 6" Med D Brn/Blue
7 WILLIAMS, Archibald P 20 M S Fisherman Nfld English Nfld/Ferryland 4-C, 830 St John's, Nfld Oct 26, 1929 Nfld/Ferryland Father, John Williams, Ferryland, Nfld Mass/Beechmount $75 No     Uncle, Fred Williams, 101 Pearl Ave, Beechmount, Mass No Perm Yes 5' 8" Med Brn/Blue
8 RYAN, Frederick M 20 M S Fisherman Nfld English Nfld/Ferryland 4-C, 713 St John's, Nfld Oct 11, 1929 Nfld/Aquaforte Father, Richard Ryan, Aquaforte, Nfld Mass/South Boston Yes No     Uncle, Fred Ryan, 2 Webb Park, South Boston, Mass No Perm Yes 6' Med Blk/Grey
9 WILLIAMS, Thomas J 51 M W Fisherman Nfld English Nfld/Ferryland 4-B, Adm 11/8/28, Nerissa; Left 5/5/29, NYC on Silvia     USA/North Weymouth Uncle, Martin Williams, Ferryland, Nfld Mass/North Weymouth Yes Yes 1928-29 Mass Brother, William Williams, 12 Standish Rd, North Weymouth, Mass No Perm Yes 5' 3" Med Brn/Blue
10 TOBIN, Patrick M 19 M S Fisherman Nfld English Nfld/Dunville 4-C, 844 St John's, Nfld Oct 29, 1929 Nfld/Dunville Father, Patrick Tobin, Dunnville, Nfld Mass/South Boston Yes No     Bro-in-Law, John Hunt, 39 Monmouth St, South Boston, Mass No Perm Yes 5' 10½" Med Fair/Blue
11 HURLEY, Frederick 26 M S Fisherman Nfld English Nfld/Tilting 4-C, 848 St John's, Nfld Oct 29, 1929 Nfld/Tilting Father, James Hurley, Tilting, Nfld Mass/Boston Yes No     Cousin, James Hurley, 63 Savin St, Boston No Perm Yes 5' 6½" Med Blk/Brn
12 NOLAN, Michael 30 M S Fisherman Nfld English Nfld/Salmonier 4-C, 842 St John's, Nfld Oct 28, 1929 Nfld/Salmonier Father, Richand Nolan, Salmonier, Nfld Mass/East Boston Yes Yes 1928 Mass Sister, Violet Nolan, 137 Princes St, East Boston, Mass No Perm Yes 5' 6½" Med Blk/Blue
13 COLBERT, Thomas J 20 M S Fisherman Nfld English Nfld/Northern Bay 4-C, 834 St John's, Nfld Oct 28, 1929 Nfld/Jobs Cove Father, Patrick Colbert, Jobs Cove, Nfld Mass/South Boston $60 No     Cousin, Thomas Colbert, 10 Peter St, South Boston, Mass No Perm Yes 5' 6" Med Brn/Blue
14 GREENE, James 24 M S Fisherman Nfld English Nfld/Tilting 4-C, 845 St John's, Nfld Oct 29, 1929 Nfld/Tilting Father, Lambert Green, Tilting, Nfld Mass/Dorchester Yes Yes 1924 Mass Uncle, Michael Greene, 6 Don St, Dorchester, Madd No Perm Yes 5' 6½" Med L Brn/Brn
15 HINDY, John 25 M M Fisherman Nfld English Nfld/Winterton 4-C, 846 St John's, Nfld Oct 29, 1929 Nfld/Winterton Father, Eli Hindy, Winterton, Nfld Mass/Eatontown Yes Yes 1924-25 NY Sister, Mrs Clara Green, 120 Walnut St, Watertown, Mass No Perm Yes 5' 5" Med L Brn/Blue
16 MORRISEY, Michael John 22 M S Fisherman Nfld English Nfld/Cape Broyle 4-C, 741 St John's, Nfld Oct 15, 1929 Nfld/Cape Broyle Father, Denis Morrissey, Cape Broyle, Nfld Mass/Newton Yes No     Cousin, Thomas Rossiter, 232 Fraqnklin St, Newton, Mass No Perm Yes 5' 9½" Med L Brn/Blue
17 VICKERS, Martin 33 M S Fisherman Nfld English Nfld/Witless Bay 4-C, 807 St John's, Nfld Oct 24, 1929 Nfld/Witless Bay Father, Michael Vickers, Witless Bay, Nfld Mass/Somerville Yes Yes 1924 NY Room, 21 Austin St, Somerville, Mass No Perm Yes 5' 6½" Med D Brn/Blue
LIST OF PASSENGERS SAILING FROM HALIFAX, N S, 2ND NOVEMBER 1929, ARRIVING BOSTON, MASS, USA, 4TH NOVEMBER 1929
FIRST CABIN PASSENGERS
LIST 5
1 SHAFFELBURG, Lawrence Arthur 24 M M Accountant Canada English Canada/Halifax 4-C, 877 Halifax, N S 24th Sept/29 Canada/Halifax Father, A H Shaffelburg, 44 Sindsor St, Halifax Mass/Lynn Yes Yes 1921 Texas Aunt, Mrs M McPhail, 35 Breed St, Lynn, Mass No Perm Yes 5' 11" Fr Brn/Brn
2 SHAFFELBURG, Mrs Helen Kent 25 F M Wife Canada Scotch Canada/Maitland 4-C, 876 Halifax, N S 24th Sept/29 Canada/Halifax Father, J D Currie, Windsor, N S Mass/LYnn Yes Yes 1924 Minneapolis Aunt, Mrs M McPhail, 35 Breed St, Lynn, Mass No Perm Yes 5' 6" Fr Brn/Brn
3 WRIGHT, William 79 M M None British English England, Newark 4-C, 10 Halifax, N S 1st Nov/29 Canada/Halifax Friend, Mrs W S Harvey, 22 York St, Halifax Mass/Salem No Yes 1926 Salem Daughter, Mrs W Ross, 62 Hawthorne St, Salem, Mass No Perm No 5' 10" Fr Grey/Hazel
4 MURRAY, Miss Kathleen B 24 F S Stenographer Canada Scotch Canada/Halifax 3-2     Canada/Halifax Father, Geo Murray, 650 Quinpool Rd, Halifax Mass/Somerville Yes Yes 1926 Boston Sister, Mrs J Gray, Highland Ave, Somerville Yes 2 weeks No 5' 6½" Dk Dk/Hazel
5 MURRAY, Miss Clara Patricia 23 F S Registered Nurse Canada Scotch Canada/Halifax 4-B, Adm Halifax, Sep5t 14/24     Mass/Boston Father, Geo Murray, 650 Quinpool Rd, Halifax Mass/Somerville Yes Yes 1924-29 Boston Sister, Mrs J Gray, Highland Ave, Somerville No Perm Yes 5' 8" Dk Dk/Hazel
6 MILLER, Julia 33 F M Housewife St Pierre French St Pierre 4-B, Adm Vanceboro, Aug 25/25     USA/Boston Mother, Mrs Catherine Walsh, St Pierre Mass/Boston Yes Yes 1920-29 Mass Husband, Samuel Miller, 99 Norway St, Boston, Mass No Perm Yes 5' 4" Med D Brn/Blue
7 PERROT, Bernadetta 19 F S French Teacher St Pierre French St Pierre 4-B, Washington, DC, June 26, 1929     USA/Boston Mother, Mrs Noah Perrot, St Pierre Mass/Boston $400 Yes 1925-29 Mass Uncle, Samuel Miller, 99 Norway St, Boston, Mass No Perm Yes 5' 7" Fair Light/Blue
8 BOURGEOIS, Marcelle 22 F S At Home St Pierre French St Pierre 3-B     St Pierre/Miquelon Mother, Mrs Marie Beourgeois, St Pierre Mass/South Boston $23 No     Sister, Mrs Maria Reardon, 143 N St, South Boston, Mass Yes 60 days No 5' 3" Med Brn/Blue
9 TOOMEY, Stuart 36 M S Mechanic Canada English Canada/Sydney Mines 4-B, Vanceboro, Nov 1, 1928     USA/Boston Father, Thomas Toomey, Sydney Mines, N S Mass/Boston Yes Yes 1928-29 Mass Brother, Jerry Toomey, 62 Evergreen Ave, Winterhill, Boston No Perm Yes 5' 6" Med Brn/Brn
10 BOONE, Henry John 66 M W Visitor Nfld English Nfld/Fogo Island 3-2     Canada/Sydney Mines Boarder with Fred Clark, Sydney Mines, N S NS/Sydney Mines Yes No     Son, Archibald J Boone, 302 Main St, Stoneham, Mass Yes 6mos No 5' 6" Med L Brn/Blue
11 BOWDRIDGE, Alice 56 F M Housewife Nfld English Nfld/Ramea 3-2     Nfld/Burgeo Husband, Thomas Bowdridge, Burgeo, Nfld Nfld/Burgeo $60 No     Daughter, Miss Genevieve Bowdridge, 55 Green St, Watertown, Mass Yes 6mos No 5' 6" Med Grey/Grey

Data Omitted Above
Column Description
2 Head-Tax Status
8 All passengers were able to read and write English
16 No. on List
19 Ticket to final destination?
20 By whom passage paid
25-30 Various questions - Polygamist? Aanarchist?
31 Whether arrested or deported at any time
32 Health
33 Deformed
37 Marks of Identification

Contributed by Sandra Forward-Warner (2007)
and Transcribed by Mary Rawlinson (December 2007)

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