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A Collection of Road Reports
St. John's District

St. John's DISTRICT

Street Amount
expended
Balance
remaining
Brine's Bridge to Portugal Cove Road Grant .... 90 0 0  
2 Contracts, 20 perches 89 11 1  
Compensation 0 8 11-----90 0 0 
Merrigan's to George's Pond Grant .... 75 0 0 
1 Contract, 125 perches 74 18 7 
Carried to surplus account 0 1 5-----75 0 0 
Fergus's to Carrol's, by Barking Kettle Grant .... 130 0 0 
2 Contracts, 69 ½ perches 119 14 1 
Compensation for land 8 13 4 
Proportion of Contract for drain at C. Esq's. 1 12 7-----130 0 0 
Carrol's to Pokeham Path Grant .... 50 0 0 
1 Contract, 47 perches Road, and 2 walled drains 43 6 8 
Surplus account 6 13 4-----50 0 0 
Dreeling's Well Road Grant .... 180 0 0 
2 Contracts, 129 perches 180 0 0 
Belle Isle Beach to Lance Cove Grant .... 135 0 0 
2 Contracts, 226 perches 133 18 3 
Incidentals to Thos. Byrne per Executive 1 1 9-----135 0 0 
Upper Long Pond to Three Ponds Grant .... 90 0 0 
3 Contracts, 330 perches, and repairs to Bridge 86 12 10 
Surplus account 3 7 2-----90 0 0 
Upper Long Pond Road, east of Dr. Fleming's Farm Grant .... 70 0 0 
1 Contract, 167 perches 59 14 0 
Compensation paid by Executive 8 13 4 
Proportion of Contract of Dwyer's, for drain 1 12 8-----70 0 0 
Penny-well Path Road Grant .... 70 0 0 
1 Contract, and proportion of another, 201 perches 69 6 1 
Compensation 0 13 11-----70 0 0 
Church, over Garrison Hill to Long Pond Grant .... 90 0 0 
2 Contracts, 173 perches 77 2 4 
Compensation 4 8 10-----81 11 2 8 8 10
Improvements in Beck's Cove Grant .... 70 0 0 
1 Contract, reservoir, well, pipes, fire plug, supply pump, and the road made good 64 2 8 
Compensation 5 17 4-----70 0 0  
Portugal Cove to Torbay Road at Wyatt's CottageGrant .... 45 0 0 
1 Contract and portion of another, 73 Perches (first contract)38 11 0 
Compensation 5 17 1 
Surplus account0 11 11-----45 0 0 
Bridge near Thomas Ambrose'sGrant .... 20 0 0 
2 Contracts, 20 Perches road, and 1 bridge 10 feet span 19 15 9 
Carried to surplus account 2s. 2d. 2s. 1d. 0 4 3-----20 0 0 
Cross Drains from Stone Bridge to Forest Road Grant .... 25 0 0 
1 Contract, drain and cross drains and repairing road 20 16 0 
Compensation 4 4 0-----25 0 0 
Barter's Hill Grant .... 45 0 0 
1 Contract, 20 ¾ Perches at 50s. cy. 44 19 2 
Surplus account 0 0 10-----45 0 0 
Goolds to within Two Miles Bay Bulls Grant .... 400 0 0 
8 Contracts, 859 perches 394 7 4 
Compensation 5 12 8-----400 0 0 
Two Miles Road next Bay Bulls Grant .... 200 0 0 
1 Contract and portion of two others, 332 Perches 156 13 4 
Compensation 43 6 8-----200 0 0 
Palk's House to Topsail Grant ....1000 0 0 
15 Contracts, 2127 Perches
143 Ditto about from Palk's to Judge DesBarres
Total 2270 Perches
994 7 4 
Compensation 5 12 8-----1000 0 0 
Topsail to Holyrood Grant ....1200 0 0 
28 Contracts, 1797 ½ perches Road,12 Bridges 1197 6 5 
Compensation 2 13 7-----1200 0 0 
Holyrood to SalmonierGrant .... 1000 0 0 
28 Contracts, 3314 perches, road 16 feet wide, and material from drains spread over 8 feet centre road, 5180 perches opening 12 feet wide, 22 bridges 825 14 0 
2 Instalments on a contract 28 0 6 
Amount paid on Whelan's contract 28 17 9 
Amount paid for erecting Tilts 8 13 4 
Work per Fury, paid by Executive 1 12 6 
Compensation by ditto 15 0 0 
Amount transferred to this road Vic. 8, cap. 4.78 1 7-----985 19 914 0 3
Collier's to Ship Harbor Grant .... 1000 0 0 
The expenses incurred on this line of Road have not been brought under the control of the Board  
Surplus sums  
Amount transferred to this account as per this Statement163 19 4 
8 Contracts, 275 ½ perches, and sundry repairs on Roads, Bridges, and cross-drains 147 16 8 
Instalment on Contract 9 19 1-----157 15 96 3 7
  £78 16 11

Page Contributed by Barbara McGrath
Page Transcribed by Ivy F. Benoit (April 22, 2002)
Page Revised by Craig Peterman (September 2002)

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