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Ship Manifest for "SS NovaScotia"
Departing from St. John's, Nfld. May 12, 1927
Arriving in Boston, Massachusetts May 16, 1927

1 3a 3b 4 5 6 7 9 10 11a 11b 12 13 14 14a 15b 17b 17b 18a 18b 22a 22b 22c 23a 23b 24a 24b 24c 33 34 35a 35b 36
List No. Name: Age Sex Married
or Single
Calling or
Occupartion
Nationality Race or
People
Place of Birth: Immigration Visa Number Issued at Date [1] Last Permanent Residence Nearest Relative or Friend at home: Destination: In U.S. before? Year or Period of Years Where? Relative or Friend at destination: Purpose: Height Complexion Color of: Identifying marks
Family Given Country City or Town County City or Town     State City or Town     Temp? Stay how long? Intends to become citizen? Hair Eyes
1 Mouland James 39 M M Carpenter Nfld English Nfld Musgrave Harbour Returning after Tempy visit to Nfld   U.S.A. Stamford, Conn Brother Mr F Mouland, Musgrave Harbour, Nfld Conn Stamford yes 4 yrs Stamford Cousin Mr S Elliott, 41 Lockwood St, Stamford, Conn - Indef No 5 8 Drk Brn Brn Nil
2 Mc Carthy Felix 24 M S Rigger Nfld English Nfld Carbonear Returning after Tempy visit to Nfld   U.S.A. Boston, Mass Father Mr J McCarthy, Carbonear, Nfld Mass E Boston yes 2½ yrs E Boston Brother Mr S McCarthy, 59 Marion St, E Boston, Mass No Perman Yes 5 6 Med Brn Brn Nil
3 Parsons Shenstone 30 M W Carpenter Nfld English Nfld Freshwater 2442 St. John's, Nfld 12/5/27 Nfld Freshwater Father Mr C Parsons, Freshwater, Nfld Mass Everett yes 5 yrs Everett Brother Mr F Parsons, 33 Garland St, Everett, Mass - Indef Ind 5 10 Med Blk Grey Brn Nil
4 Parsons Moses 26 M M Fisherman Nfld English Nfld Harbour Consul. 2451 St. John's, Nfld 12/5/27 Nfld Harbour Grace Wife Mrs F Parsons, Harbour Grace, Nfld Mass Revere no     Brother-in-law Mr F Sheppard, 103 Peach St, Waverley, Mass - Indef Yes 5 8 Med Brn Brn Nil
5 Peddle Harvey 28 M S Fisherman Nfld English Nfld Hodges Cove 2437 St. John's, Nfld 11/5/27 Nfld Hodges Cove Mother Mrs M Peddle, Hodges Cove, Nfld Mass Brighton yes 6 mos Boston Uncle Mr David Smith, 410 Western Av, Brighton, Mass - Indef No 5 10 Med Brn Blue 1st joint, 4th finger missing
6 Penney Michael 35 M M Iron Worker Nfld English Nfld Holyrood Returning after Tempy visit to Nfld   U.S.A. Philadelphia, Pa Wife Mrs A Penney, Holyrood, Nfld Mass Boston yes 6 mos Philadelphia Sister Mrs M Burton, 223 E Eagle St, E Boston, Mass - Indef No 5 5 Med Fair Blue Nil
7 Penney James 37 M M Fisherman Nfld English Nfld Holyrood 2446 St. John's, Nfld 12/5/27 Nfld Holyrood Wife Mrs E Penney, Holyrood, Nfld Mass Charlestown yes 1 yr Philadelphia Friend Mr W Flemming, 52 Park St, Charlestown, Mass - Indef No 5 9 Med Brn Blue Nil
8 Penney Joseph 34 M M Fisherman Nfld English Nfld Holyrood 2449 St. John's, Nfld 12/5/27 Nfld Holyrood Father Mr J Penney, Holyrood, Nfld Mass Charlestown yes 2 yrs Philadelphia Friend Mr W Flemming, 52 Park St, Charlestown, Mass - Indef No 5 9 Med Brn Blue Nil
9 Perry Fred 35 M M Carpenter Nfld English Nfld Western Bay Returning after Tempy visit to Nfld   U.S.A. Cambridge, Mass Wife Mrs P Perry, Western Bay, Nfld Mass Cambridge yes 5 yrs Cambridge Friend Mr S Sellars, 260 Sydney St, Cambridge, Mass - Indef Ind 5 9 Med Aub Blue Nil
10 Power John 22 M S Machinist Nfld English Nfld Carbonear 2447 St. John's, Nfld 12/5/27 Nfld Carbonear Father Mr J Power, Carbonear, Nfld Mass Chelsea no     Sister Mrs M King, 81 Addison St, Chelsea, Mass - Indef Ind 5 7 Med Brn Blue Nil
11 Pye Albert 52 M M Master Mariner Nfld English Nfld Brooklyn, Bonavista Bay 2455 St. John's, Nfld 12/5/27 Nfld Brooklyn, Bonavista Bay Wife Mrs B Pye, Brooklyn, Bonavista Bay, NF NY New York yes 2 mos New York Sister Mrs P Simpson, 584 Academy St, NY City Yes 7 months No 5 8 Fair Grey Blue Nil
12 Reynolds Celia 67 F W Housewife Nfld English Nfld Mulleys Cove 2407 St. John's, Nfld 9/12/27 Nfld Mulleys Cove Cousin Mrs C King, Broad Cove, Nfld Mass Melrose Highlands no     Son Mr K Reynolds, 11 Cliff St, Melrose Highlands, Mass No Reside Perman Yes 5 6 Med Brn Grey Blue Nil
13 Reynolds Stanley 31 M S Carpenter Nfld English Nfld Broad Cove Returning after Tempy visit to Nfld   U.S.A. Melrose, Mass Mother Mrs C Reynolds, Broad Cove, Nfld Mass Melrose yes 1919-1926 Melrose Brother Mr K Reynolds, 11 Cliff, Melrose Highlands - Resume Resid - 5 5 Fair Brn Blue Nil
14 Roche [3] Isaac 41 M M Carpenter Nfld English Nfld Coleys Point Returning after Tempy visit to Nfld   Nfld Coleys Point Wife Mrs E Roach, Coleys Point, Nfld Mass Cambridge yes 7 mos Cambridge Brother-in-law Mr E Kellegrew, 319 Washington St, Cambridge, Mass No Indef No 5 7 Fair Brn Blue Nil
15 Roche [3] Susy May 16 F S Domestic Nfld English Nfld Coleys Point 2454 St. John's, Nfld 12/5/27 Nfld Coleys Point Mother Mrs E Roach, Coleys Point, Nfld Mass Cambridge no     Uncle Mrs E Kellegrew, 319 Washington St, Cambridge, Mass No Indef No 5 5 Fair Brn Blue Nil
16 Rowe Winifred 27 F M Housewife Nfld English Nfld Bay Roberts 2414 St. John's, Nfld 10/5/27 U.S.A. Everett, Mass Father Mr T French, Bay Roberts, Nfld Mass Everett yes 7 yrs Cambridge Husband Mr H Rowe, 50 Highland Av, Everettt, Mass - Reside Indef Ind 5 4 Fair Brn Blue Nil
17 Ryan Irene Beatrice 22 F S Domestic Nfld English Nfld Adams Cove 2405 St. John's, Nfld 9/5/27 Nfld Adams Cove Father Mr P Ryan, Adams Cove, Bay de Verde Mass Melrose Highlands no     Sister Mrs A King, 11 Cliff St, Melrose Highlands, Mass - Indef Yes 5 2 Med Brn Brn Nil
18 Scott James R. 28 M S Fisherman Nfld English Nfld Bay Bulls 2326 St. John's, Nfld 3/5/27 Nfld Bay Bulls Mother Mrs E Scott, Bay Bulls, Nfld Mass Boston no     Aunt Mrs B Sundrigan, 75 Eutow St, E Boston, Mass - Indef Yes 5 9 Med Brn Brn Nil
19 Smith Ralph 32 M M Carpenter Nfld English Nfld Hodges Cove Returning after Tempy visit to Nfld   Nfld Hodges Cove Father Mr J Smith, Hodges Cove, Nfld Mass Everett yes 2 yrs Chelsea Cousin Mr H Gosse, 38 Arlington St, Everett, Mass No Reside Perman Yes 5 7 Med Brn Blue Nil
20 Smith Bramwell 21 M S Iron Worker Nfld English Nfld Hodges Cove Returning after Tempy visit to Nfld   Nfld Hodges Cove Father Mr J Smith, Hodges Cove, Nfld Mass Chelsea yes 7 mos Chelsea Aunt Mrs S King, 24 Lynn St, Chelsea, Mass - Indef No 5 11 Med Brn Blue Nil
21 Squire Clara 40 F M Housewife Nfld English Nfld Upper Amhurst Cove 2409 St. John's, Nfld 10/5/27 Nfld St. John's Father Mr T Flood, Upper Amherst Cove, Nfld Mass Cambridge no     Husband Mr G Squire, 14 Howard St, Cambridge, Mass No Reside Perman Yes 5 6 Med Brn Brn Nil
22 Squires Walter 24 M S Iron Worker Nfld English Nfld Broad Cove Returning after Tempy visit to Nfld   U.S.A. Everett, Mass Mother Mrs M Squires, Broad Cove, Bay de Verde, NF Mass Everett yes 3½ yrs Everett Cousin Mr A LeGrow, 772 Broadway, Everett, Mas - Indef Yes 5 6 Fair Brn Blue Nil
23 Taylor Annie 65 F W Housewife Nfld English Nfld Barr'd Island, Fogo 2398 St. John's, Nfld 9/5/27 Nfld St. John's Brother Mr J Waterford, Bridge Rd, St John's, Nfld Mass Roxbury yes 2½ yrs Roxbury Daughter Mrs A Damon, 62 Edgewood St, Roxbury, Mass - Reside Indef Ind 5 5 Med Brn Grey Blue Nil
24 Thistle Levi 25 M S Carpenter Nfld English Nfld Mulleys Cove Returning after Tempy visit to Nfld   U.S.A. Greenwood, Mass Father Mr T Thistle, Mulleys Cove, Nfld Mass Greenwood yes 5 yrs Greenwood Brother Mr E Thistle, 27 Grafton St, Greenwood, Mass - Indef Ind 6 - Fair Brn Blue Nil
25 Thistle George Leslie 17 M S Fisherman Nfld English Nfld Mulleys Cove 2404 St. John's, Nfld 9/5/27 Nfld Mulleys Cove Father Mr T Thistle, Mulleys Cove, Nfld Mass Everett no     Brother Mr F Thistle, 166 Ferry St, Everett, Mass - Indef Yes 5 5 Fair Brn Brn Nil
26 Turpinot Leona 17 F S Factory Worker Nfld English Canada Stellarton, N.S. Returning after Tempy visit to Nfld   U.S.A. Somerville, Mass Aunt Mrs CA Neal, 73 South Side, St John's, NF Mass Somerville yes 2 yrs Somerville Mother Mrs E Turpinot, 21A Flint St, Somerville, Mass - Reside Perman Ind 5 3 Med Brn Brn Nil
27 Wiltshire Nellie 14 F S Student Nfld English Nfld Lower Island Cove 2427 St. John's, Nfld 10/5/27 Nfld Lower Island Cove Father Mr J Wiltshire, Lower Island Cove, Nfld Mass Millbury no     Sister Mrs RE Horne, Milbury, Mass - Indef Ind 5 4 Fair Brn Blue Nil
28 Farrell Helen [2] 14 F S Student Nfld Irish Nfld St. Lawrence 2214 St. John's, Nfld 26/4/27 Nfld St. John's Grandmother Mrs M Pike, 57 Queens Rd, St John's, NF Mass Jamaica Plains no     Mother Mrs E Farrell, 68 Day St, Jamaica Plain, Mass - Perman - 5 - Drk Brn Grey Nil
29 Farrell Patricia [2] 10 F S Student Nfld Irish Nfld St. Lawrence 2215 St. John's, Nfld 26/4/27 Nfld St. John's Grandmother Mrs M Pike, 57 Queens Rd, St John's, Nfld Mass Jamaica Plains no     Mother Mrs E Farrell, 68 Day St, Jamaica Plain, Mass - Perman - 4 11 Fair Fair Blue Nil

Transcriber's Notes
Note [1] These dates are Canadian-style: "10/5/27" means "10 May 1927", not "Oct 5, 1927".
Note [2] Spanning columns 24b-31: "Belvedere Orphanage St. John's"
Note [3] The typewritten "Roach" was replaced by a handwritten "Roche".
Note [4] There are many hand-written notes on this manifest, some legible. For example, for passenger Levi Thistle we find this: "Pd HT on train near Vanceboro, Oct 12 1920"
Data Omitted Above
Column Description
2 Head-Tax Status
8 Able to Read/Write
16 List No. (at left of second sheet)
19 Ticket to final destination?
20 Passage paid by whom?
21 In possession of $50?
25-32 Various questions re polygamist, anarchist, health, etc.

Transcribed and Contributed by Bruce King (June 2005)

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