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A Return... of persons given relief, ... in the Southern division
of Ferryland District ... between the 1st Oct. 1847
to 14th Dec. 1848.

(per appendix pages 355 to 360, Journal of the House of Assembly of Newfoundland,
First Session of the Fourth House of Assembly, printed 1848)

 

Information in [square brackets] added by transcriber to highlight spelling errors or variations and possibly typesetting errors.

APPENDIX 355

ROAD REPORTS

FERRYLAND DISTRICT

A Return specifying the number of persons relieved in the Southern division of the District of
Ferryland, between the 1st day of October, 1847, and the 14th day of December, 1848. The
amount or quantity of relief received in each individual case, and the proportion of labor which
has been, or may be, obtained for what has been given in relief.


Names of Persons relieved. Days'
work.
Amount
labor per
day.
Amount labor by
Contract.
Remarks.
CAPLIN BAY.        
Terrance Toole 24 £2 - 8 - 0    
Wm. and John Rossiter 14 1 - 8 - 0    
Joseph and Stephen Gatherall 24 2 - 8 - 0    
Ditto per freight ---- 1 - 4 - 0    
John Power 2 0 - 4 - 0    
Michael Hearn 15 1 - 10 - 0    
Peter Gregory 13 1/2 1 - 7 - 0    
Michael Barry 15 1 - 10 - 0    
Michael Rossiter 13 1 - 6 - 0    
Richard Regdigan 8 1/2 0 - 17 - 0    
Walter Clancy 8 0 - 16 - 0    
Thomas and John Bowlin [Boland] ---- ---- 3 - 0 - 0  
Martin Cullen 15 1 - 10 - 0    
James Murray 14 1 - 8 - 0    
Edward Skeehan [Sheehan] 14 1 - 8 - 0    
Matthew Whelan 5 0 - 10 - 0    
Michael Power 2 0 - 4 - 0    
William Johnston 1 0 - 2 - 0    
Patrick Ryan 13 1 - 6 - 0    
Edward Keough 19 1 - 18 - 0    
John Wade 19 1 - 18 - 0    
Edmond Keefe 8 0 - 16 -0    
James Meany 7 0 - 14 -0    
Mrs. Rossiter and Bryan ---- 1 - 14 -0   Widows
4 Stage Shores ---- 0 - 4 - 0    
14 Flake Beams ---- 0 - 7 - 0    
Edward McNamara 6 0 - 12 -0    
    28 - 19 - 0 3 - 0 - 0 This sum £31 -19 - 0 expended between Ferryland and Cape Broyle on the Main Line.
         
LAMAUNCH BRIDGE        
John Power 33 4 - 19 - 0    
Michael Power 12 1- 10 - 0    
Joseph and Stephen Gatherall 28 3 - 10 - 0    
Michael Rossiter 5 0 - 12 - 6    
William and James [John?} Rossiter 21 2 - 12 - 6    
Richard Reddigan 15 1 - 17 - 6    
James Meany 15 1 - 17 -6    
         

 

356 APPENDIX

ROAD REPORTS

Names of Persons relieved. Days'
work.
Amount
labor per
day.
Amount labor by
Contract.
Remarks.

{CONTINUED}

       
Edmund Keefe 15 1 - 17 -6 £3 - 0 - 0  
Joseph Sullivan 15 1 - 17 - 6    
John Bolen [Boland] 9 1 - 2 - 6    
Matthew Whalen 9 1 - 2 - 6   The sum of £22 19s. 0d. expended building Lamaunch Bridge.
         
    51 - 18 - 0    
    3 - 0 - 0    
    54 - 18 - 0    
         
41 Barrels Meal, 24s.
57 Gallons Molasses, 2s.
  49 - 4 -0
5 - 14 - 0
54 - 18 - 0
£3 - 0 - 0* [*This amount appears to have already been entered in the total above.]
         
CAPE BROYLE        
Maurice Aylward 15 1 - 10 - 0    
Michael Lahey 15 1 - 10 - 0    
William Bryan 15 1 - 10 - 0    
James Aylward 15 1 - 10 - 0    
C. Hartery 15 1 - 10 - 0    
John Keough 15 1 - 10 - 0    
Martin Keefe 15 1 - 10 - 0    
John Walsh ---- ---- 3 - 0 - 0  
George Grant ---- ---- 2 - 0 - 0  
Patrick Whelan 15 1 - 10 - 0    
John Dalton ---- ---- 3 - 0 - 0  
John Whelan ---- ---- 1 - 10 - 0  
Jane Haley ---- 0 - 12 - 0   Widow
James Coady 15 1 - 10 - 0    
Furlong & Coady ---- ---- 1 - 4 - 0  
Patrick Murray ---- 1 - 12 - 0   Freight
    14 - 14 - 0 10 - 14 - 0 This sum £25 8s. 0d. expended on main line between Cape Broyle, Brigus,
and making road to Chapel
         
LAMAUNCH BRIDGE        
Michael Haley 6 0 - 15 - 0    
James Aylward 5 0 - 12 - 6    
John Keough 10 1 - 5 - 0    
Patrick Whelan 6 0 - 15 - 0    
James Coady 12 1 - 10 - 0    
Richard Grant 12 1 - 10 - 0    
William Bryan 5 0 - 12 - 6    
John Martin 10 1 - 5 - 0    
Samson Lenine 10 1 - 5 - 0    
Michael Aylward 12 1 - 10 - 0    
         

 

APPENDIX 357

ROAD REPORTS

Names of Persons relieved. Days'
work.
Amount
labor per
day.
Amount labor by
Contract.
Remarks.

{CONTINUED}

       
George Grant 6 0 - 15 - 0    
Michael Bryan 12 1 - 10 - 0    
John Dalton 6 0 - 15 -0   The sum of £14 - 0 - 0 expended building LaMaunch Bridge.
         
         
HELL HILL BRIDGE        
Richard Furlong 10 1 - 5 - 0    
John Whealan 5 0 - 16 - 6    
William Bryan 6 0 - 15 - 0    
Richard Furlong & Co. ---- ---- 2 - 8 - 0 The sum of £5 - 0 - 6 expended building Hell Hill Bridge.
      13 - 2 - 0  
    31 - 6 - 6
13 - 2 - 0
44 - 8 - 6
   
         
32 1/2 barrels Meal, at 24s.
34 gallons molasses
  39 - 0 - 0
5 - 8 - 0
44 - 8 - 0
   
         
BRIGUS        
John Martin ---- ---- 1 - 4 - 0  
Samson Lenine ---- ---- 0 - 12 - 0  
Martin Leary ---- ---- 4 - 4 - 0  
John Hayes ---- ---- 2 - 8 - 0 Freight
Nicholas Power ---- ---- 0 - 12 - 0  
      9 - 0 - 0 The sum of £9 - 0 - 0 expended on the Branch Road to Brigus.
         
LAMANCHE BRIDGE        
Mark Grace 12 1 - 10 - 0    
Thomas Jordan 12 1 - 10 - 0    
James and William Doyle 30 3 - 15 - 0    
John Hayes 12 1 - 10 - 0    
    8 - 5 - 0   The sum of £8 - 5 - 0 expended building LaMaunch Bridge.
    9 - 0 - 0    
    17 - 5 - 0    
         
13 barrels Meal at 24s.
16 1/2 gallons Molasses at 2s.
  15 - 12 - 0
1 - 13 - 0
17 - 5 - 0
   
        M. MORRY, J.P. {Commis
R. CARTER, J.P. {sioners
         
         

 

358 APPENDIX

ROAD REPORTS

THE COMMISSIONERS FOR RELIEF OF THE POOR IN FERRYLAND IN AC-
COUNT WITH HER MAJESTY'S GOVERNMENT
    Dr.  
1848,
To Cash
---- ---- £25 - 0 - 0
    Cr.  
       
By cost of 14 Barrels Meal at £1 - 1 - 0 per barrel     £14 - 14 - 0
Matthew Morry for Inspector Caplin Bay     2 - 17 - 6
John Cushen [Cashin], Inspector Cape Broyle     2 - 11 - 0
Rev. James Murphy, 2 Wheelbarrows     2 - 10 - 0
LaMaunch Bridge, 6 Augers     0 - 13 - 0
James Johnston's Smith account     1 - 1 - 6
18 lbs. Nails to repair Norris Bridge     0 - 6 - 0
21 lbs. Nails for Lamaunch Bridge     0 - 7 - 0
      £25 - 0 - 0
       
       
  MATTHEW MORRY, J.P. { Commissioners.
ROBERT CARTER, J.P.    {

 

APPENDIX 359

ROAD REPORTS

FERRYLAND DISTRICT

A Return specifying the number of persons relieved in the Southern division of the District of
Ferryland, between the 1st day of October, 1847, and the 14th day of December, 1848. The
amount or quantity of relief received in each individual case, and the proportion of labor which
has been, or may be, obtained for what has been given in relief.


Names of person relieved. Residence Bls.
Meal
Gals.
Molasses.
Amount
Days'
work.
Labor by
Contract.
Remarks.
Martin Conway Ferryland 2 1/2 1 2 - 16 - 0 0 - 6 - 0  
Patrick Walsh do. 2 1/2 3 1 - 16 - 0 1 - 10 - 8  
Richard Laherty do. 2 4 1 - 9 - 6 1 - 6 - 6  
Edward Murphy do. 1 1 1 - 6 - 0    
Robert Mills do. 4 1/2 3 2 - 4 - 0 3 - 10 - 0 Inspector.
Edward Walsh do. 1/2 2 0 - 16 - 0    
Edward Quirk do. 1 1 1/2 1 - 8 - 0    
William Mohan do. 1 1 1/2 1 - 6 - 0    
Nicholas Murphy do. 1 1/4   1 - 12 - 0    
John Kennedy do. 1 1/2   1 - 16 - 0    
Martin Cain do. 2 1/2 4 3 - 10 - 8    
Sylvester Kehoe do. 1 1/2        
Michael Wall do. 1 1/2 3     Destitute and unable to work.
John Mullaly do. 4 5 3 - 16 - 0 1 - 15 - 9  
Maurice Whelan do. 1 2 1 - 4 - 0    
Widow Brophy do. 1 3     Destitute
John Gregory do. 2 1/2 2 1 - 5 - 0 0 - 16 - 0  
John Dullanty do. 1 2 1 - 8 - 0    
John Jordan do. 1   1 - 4 - 0    
Martin Curran do. 1/3   0 - 8 - 0    
Catherine Carroll do. 1/2 1     Pauper.
Martin Stafford do. 1   1 - 4 - 0    
Margaret Walsh do. 1/2 2     Pauper.
J. Mountain, sen'r. do. 1 1/2 1     Pauper.
Michael Devereux do. 1     1 - 0 - 0  
Bridget Sliney do. 1/2 1     Widow.
Eleanor Howlett do. 1/2 1     Widow.
James Mountain do. 2 2 2 - 16 - 0    
Martin Culleton do. 1        
Bridget Keefe do. 1/2 1      
Catherine Dullenty do. 1/2 1      
R.Kinsella, sen'r. do. 1 1 1 - 8 - 0    
William Cahill do. 1/2   0 - 12 - 0    
James Cummins do. 1/2   0 - 12 - 0    
Richard Furlong do. 1/2   0 - 12 - 0    
    46 1/2 [49] 35 - 15 - 2 10 - 14 - 11 [Total omitted in original document]

 

360 APPENDIX

ROAD REPORTS

Names of person relieved. Residence Bls.
Meal
Gals.
Molasses.
Amount
Days'
work.
Labor by
Contract.
Remarks.
{CONTINUED.} Aquaforte          
Samuel Cose do. 5 1/2 2 6 - 16 - 0 4 - 2 - 0 Inspector
John Bryan do. 4 2 1/2 0 - 4 - 0 4 - 2 - 0  
Terrance Bryan do. 4 2 1/2 0 - 4 - 0    
Thomas Lovet do. 3   3 - 12 - 0 9 - 12 - 0  
Michael Sisk do. 6     2 - 0 - 0  
Thomas Healy do. 3 1/2 5 3 - 6 - 0    
Thomas Stamp do. 1 3/4 2 2 - 8 - 0    
Richard White do. 5/6   1 - 0 - 0    
Richard White do. 2 2 2 - 8 - 0    
Robert Hole [Hall?] do. 1   1 - 4 - 0    
G. J. Parsons do. 2   2 - 8 - 0    
John Ryan do. 1/2       For an orphan.
Peter Cose do. 1/2   0 - 12 - 0    
    34 7/8 16 24 - 2 - 0 19 - 16 - 0  
  JAMES MURPHY.
H. HAMILTON.
M. MORRY, J.P.
T. CARTER, J.P.

 

Page Contributed and Transcribed by Kevin Reddigan ( June 2014)

 

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