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ROAD REPORTS
1847 - 1848
Part 2

ACCOUNT OF LABOR AT POUCH COVE - 1847, 1848.

Building 3 Bridges at Pouch Cove ……………………………….. £36 4 6
Building 3 Bridges on Road to Pouch Cove ………………………..23 18 6
Amount of Contracts for draining and repairing Road ……………..16 13 6
Total....................................................£76 16 6

(Signed) PETER McBRIDE

LIST OF MEN WORKING ON ROAD AT PORTUGAL COVE
1847 AND 1848

NAMES DAYS
John Murphy32
William Murphy32
Patrick Murphy31
Thomas Murphy28
John Fitzgerald34
Patrick Fitzgerald34
Thomas Hanlon34
Thomas Hanlon, jr.32
William Hammon27
Peter Hammon25
Thomas Hammon25
Thomas Hammon30
James McNamara30
Thomas Callahan32
Thomas Callahan, jr.32
Peter Harvey31
John Harvey29
Thomas Harvey29
Patrick Harvey32
Michael Barry29
James Harvey24
John Harvey23
William Harvey24
William Harvey31
Patrick Harvey26
William Neary32
James Neary25
John Butler23
James Rohan27
John Harvey17
Michael Hynes28
Joseph Hynes26
William White32
John White29
Mathew White, boy12
Nicholas Hynes32
Patrick Hynes31
Bartly Brenan25
Peter Harvey20
James Harvey28
Thomas Stickley23
William Stickley, boy12
Solomon Churchill5
George Churchill5
Robert Churchill29
Ezekiel Churchill27
Thomas Churchill27
Mathew Churchill, boy23
Robert Frize 32
Samuel Frize, boy 25
Samuel Frize 29
John Harding 14
Thomas Harding 15
Edward Harding 12
Robert Harding 12
William Harding 13
George Somers 12
Thomas Somers 12
John Hanlon 17
Henry Somers 12
Richard Somers 12
Joseph Somers, boy 10
William Somers, boy11
Abraham Picco27
James Picco22
John Churchill14
Henry Churchill, boy13
James Sheehan29
William Mayo30
Thomas Mayo19
William Hibbs29
John Hibbs31
Henry Hibbs31
Abraham Picco14
John Picco, boy14
William Picco14
George Picco12
Jacob Piccot14
Thomas Piccot, boy14
Samuel Butler, boy9
William Neary, boy25
James Mitchell9
James King 9
Edward Squires21
Jacob Squires21
Frederick Squires20
Soloman Squires6
John Squires6
Joseph Squires, boy5
Reubin Squires6
James Dooly7
Mathew Dooly7
Richard Dooley7
Patrick Dooley5
John Nohil30
George Purcill28
William Purcill28
Martin Cuddehy27
William Clare31
Thomas Clare27
Michael Clare28
James Warren16
Samuel Frize, Junior28
Thomas Churchill27
Henry Churchill12
Patrick Slattery, overseer34
Thomas Slattery17
John White26
James Sheehan26
Joseph Hynes26
TOTAL2441

2363 Days at 1s. 6d…………………………………..177 4 6
Overseer, 34 days, 6d. extra………………………….. 0 17 0
78 Days' Horse Work, 2s. 6d………………………… 9 15 0
£187 16 6
Less 169 Days for boys, 6d. 4 4 6
£183 12 0

(Signed)Peter McBride

LIST OF MEN EMPLOYED ON THE N. POINT ROAD,
PORTUGAL COVE, 1847, 1848

NAMES DAYS
James Harvey, overseer24
William Harvey8
John Harvey9
Solomon Churchill22
George Churchill18
Thomas Churchill, Senior17
John Churchill, Senior22
Henry Churchill15
Noah Bradbury16
Isaac Bradbury23
Samuel Bradbury23
John Churchill15
Nathan Churchill20
James Churchill20
Thomas Miller13
Robert Allan17
Robert Earle16
William Miller, Senior18
William Piccot18
John Bradbury15
Robert Miller15
James Miller, Senior15
William Miller, Junior10
James Miller, Junior13
John Miller13
Robert Harding16
Jacob Greally14
Thomas Harding12
John Harding17
William Harding18
Thomas Miller, Senior7
George Piccot7
Edward Earle7
Thomas Saunders7
Thomas Churchill14
Henry Churchill11
Mrs. Harvey's man5
Mrs. Tucker's man2
Robert Churchill5
John Harvey, Senior2
Abraham Piccot5
Jacob Piccot15
Thomas Piccot9
John Piccot14
George Somers20
Henry Somers24
Joseph Somers14
Thomas Somers18
Edward Harding20
Jacob Bradbury21
William Somers15
Edward Somers14
Richard Somers14
William Somers16
Thomas Hibbs20
Michael Hibbs19
George Greally13
John Harvey, Senior8
George Miller7
Henry Miller6
Jacob Churchill4
Peter Mitchell4
William Tucker5
William Harvey2
Peter Miller6
TOTAL229

922 Days' Work at 1s. 6d. 69 3 0
Overseer 24 Days at 6d. extra 0 12 0
7 Days Horse Work, 2s. 6d. 0 17 6
£70 12 6

(Signed)Peter McBride

LIST OF MEN WORKING ON ROAD AT BROAD COVE
1847 AND 1848

NAMES DAYS
Benjamin Squires9
Thomas King10
Moses Squires23
Israel Squires23
John Squires, Junior21
John Tap, Senior15
Richard Tucker14
Joseph Tucker18
John Tucker13
Thomas Tucker17
Emanuel Tucker10
Benjamin Tap, Senior22
John Tap, Junior15
Michael Tucker, Senior15
John Squires, Junior12
Solomon Squires, Senior9
William Tucker, Senior27
James Tucker11
Charles King18
Solomon Squires, Junior2
James Squires18
Joseph Squires18
Henry Tucker, Senior19
Jordan Squires11
Henry Tucker, Junior7
Nathaniel Tucker15
William Tucker20
Peter Squires11
John Squires19
James King4
Reubin Squires17
John Fitzgerald14
Charles Jones17
Jonathan Hussey17
George Squires12
James Mitchell14
John Mitchell1
Robert Tucker6
John Butler1
Jacob Tucker17
Elias Tucker14
Thomas Tucker18
John Eagan17
Benjamin Squires17
Joseph Squires18
James Fitzgerald17
Stephen Tucker14
John Jones13
Samuel Butler13 ½
Michael Tucker8
Richard Tucker13
Charles King7 ½
James King3
George Squires3
Peter Squires2
James Mitchell2
Joseph Tucker2
William Hasy, overseer33

597 Days' Work at 1s. 6d. 44 15 6
Overseer 33 days at 6d. extra 0 16 6
158 ½ Days Boys' work at 1s. 7 18 0
Horses 40 ½ Days' work, at 2s. 6d. 4 11 3
£58 1 9

(Signed)Peter McBride

LIST OF MEN WORKING ON THE ROAD FROM
TOPSAIL TO BROAD COVE 1847, 1848

NAMES DAYS
John Kehoe8
Michael Hall8
James Phelan8
Patrick Conigan37
James Phelan16
John Phelan16
Richard Travers16
Robert Phelan16
Martin Lawler16
Robert Lawler16
Thomas Stapleton16
Michael Stapleton16
William Stapleton16
Patrick Stapleton16
Thomas Gillins12
Elias Picco16
Philip Picco16
Philip Neary14
James Barron16
George Squires6
Benjamin Squires6
James Squires6
Joseph Squires6
Solomon Squires6
Joseph Squires5
John Squires5
Apollo Squires5
William Squires5
James Allen13
James Neville13
Edward Hally12
Gregory Neville10
James Hally11
John Squires5
George Allen11
William Allen11
Solomon Taylor9
Henry Daw9
Solomon Porter8
John Grealy9
James Grealy8
William Williams7
Robert Williams7
Richard Taylor9
James Butler9
William Delaney7
Thomas Jeffers9
John Grealy7
Michael Boggin9
John Boggin9
Jacob Noseworthy7
Nathan Porter8
William Porter7
Samuel Porter5
Richard Perrin9
William Boggin3
George Daw9
George Daw, Senior10
Edward Pettan7
James Noseworthy11
William Noseworthy7
Jacob Noseworthy, Senior10
George Noseworthy10
Joseph Taylor9
John Perrin9
Michael Feagan4
William Feagan7
Abraham Anthony8
Moses Anthony8
Henry Anthony9
George Allen8
Thomas Summers13
John Pettin12
Michael Feagan5
Jacob Taylor5
Caliph Taylor5
George Taylor2
Anthony Taylor2
William Taylor3
Jacob Feagan3
Charles Pettin5
Henry Hepburn2
Jacob Porter4
William Williams, Junior4
John Williams4
James William4
Edmund Pettin3
Elias Delaney5
Samuel Butler2
John Tucker2
William Taylor2
Charles Stanly5
John Stanly5
John Widdicombe4
Samuel Serl4
William Esons4
John Bishop5
Job Elliott5
Charles Feagan3
James Pettin5
James Feagan5
John Butler4
Henry Butler4
John Sweetman4
Charles Butler5
James Butler3
John Hickey5
James Aid4
Elija Roberts5
Nicholas Sweetman5
Charles Perrin5
Edmund Aid4
Samuel Lear5
John Lear5
William Cabb3
Henry Lear2
Jonathan Daw1
Charles Bishop3
William Greenslade3
Henry Greenslade3
Thomas Greenslade1
Thomas Hibbs3
John Hibbs3
Samuel Churchill3
John Jarmiter3
Robert Smith3
William Smith3
Robert Smith3
Robert Mercer1
William Mercer1
TOTAL941

941 days at 1s. 6d………………………………………………….£70 11 6

(Signed)Peter McBride

BELLE ISLE, LIST OF MEN WORKING ON THE ROADS
1847 - 1848

NAMES DAYS
Michael Brown, overseer 18
John Brown 15
Thomas Narmour 16
Robert Narmour 12
Denis Dwyer 14
Edward Dwyer 13
John Fitzpatrick 14
Michael Fitzpatrick 14
Matthew Fitzpatrick 9
Thomas Searl 14
James Searl 14
John Searl 10
Patrick Kavanagh 16
Gregory Kavanagh 15
John Kavanagh 13
Edward Narmour 11
James Skeehan 14
Henry Skeehan 15
Henry Bennett 14
Oliver Bennett 16
John Bennett 15
Edward Kent 15
William Kent 13
Laurence Redmond 10
Martin Dwyer 5
Henry Beckford 18
Edmond Beckford 18
John Rees 18
George Rees 18
James Leahy 18
Thomas Leahy 18
Michael Broom 9
Thomas Narmour 7
John Fitzpatrick 4
Edmond Narmour 4
John Bennett 4
William Kent 1

443 Days at 1s. 6d. .........£33 4 6
Horses, 29 Days at 2s. 6d. ........ 3 2 6
Overseers, 36 Days at 6d extra ........ 0 18 0
Total ..............£37 4 0

(Signed) PETER McBRIDE

LIST OF CONTRACTS ON THE ROAD
FROM TOPSAIL TO HOLYROOD, 1847, 1848.

#     1 Contract 40 Perches £3 12 0
  2 Contract 38 Perches 5 0 8
  3 Contract 48 Perches 4 2 0
  4 Contract 52 Perches 3 19 6
  5 Contract 48 Perches 3 12 0
  6 Contract 33 Perches 3 12 0
  7 Contract 44 Perches 4 4 0
  8 Contract 41 Perches 3 12 0
  9 Contract 41 Perches 3 12 0
  10 Contract 38 Perches 3 12 0
  11 Contract 39 Perches 3 12 0
  12 Contract 40 Perches 3 12 0
  13 Contract 44 Perches 3 12 0
  14 Contract 44 Perches 3 12 0
  15 Contract 58 Perches 4 8 0
  16 Contract 36 Perches 3 12 0
  17 Contract 33 Perches 3 12 0
  18 Contract 36 Perches 4 4 0
  19 Contract 38 Perches 3 12 0
  20 Contract 35 Perches 3 12 6
  21 Contract 18 Perches 3 12 0
  2 Contract 20 Perches 4 0 0
  3 Contract 36 Perches 3 12 0
  4 Contract 30 Perches 3 12 0
  5 Contract 29 Perches 3 12 0
  6 Contract 34 Perches 3 12 0
  7 Contract 24 Perches 5 2 0
  8 Contract 36 Perches 3 12 0
  9 Contract 54 Perches 4 16 0
  10 Contract 24 Perches 5 2 0
  1 Contract 44 Perches 6 12 0
  2 Contract 59 Perches 6 10 0
  3 Contract 26 Perches 4 16 0
  4 Contract 56 Perches 6 0 0
  5 Contract 24 Perches 3 12 0
  6 Contract 53 Perches 4 6 4
  7 Contract 45 Perches 3 12 0
  38 Contract 40 Perches 3 12 0
  9 Contract 40 Perches 3 12 0
  40 Contract 50 Perches 3 12 0
  1 Contract 65 Perches 4 16 0
  2 Contract 29 Perches 14 10 0
  3 Contract 31 Perches 11 12 6
  4 Contract 41 Perches 7 16 0
  5 Contract 29 Perches 4 16 0
  6 Contract 54 Perches 24 6 0
  7 Contract 37 Perches 18 10 0
  8 Contract 28 Perches 4 18 6
  9 Contract 40 Perches 7 4 0
        £261 12 0

List of Men Working on the Roads
at Torbay, Springs 1847, 1848.

NAMES DAYS
John McGuinn, overseer36
Samuel Martin26
Richard Martin, Junior20
Thomas Carew36
Edmund Kelly25
Mathew Phelan22
John Phelan12
Keeran Whalen32
Cornelius Manning36
John Coady32
Thomas Coady11
Thomas Walsh21
William Doyle36
Sylvester Murphy36
William Cole32
John Tapper27
James Crow28
Patrick Reddy28
Samuel Field26
Thomas Sinnott36
Michael Barron16
Laurence White8
William Ryan25
Nicholas Codner24
William Clemens4
John Goff16
William Walsh24
James Walsh20
Patrick Dermedy24
Patrick Larkin18
Laurence Phelan20
John Christopher16
Philip McGrath8
Thomas Manning8
Patrick Rogers14
James Donevan6
John Donevan2
William Woodfine24
Richard Woodfine21
John Manning26
Patrick Manning24
William Pyne24
John Roach26
John Woodfine21
Michael Rogers27
Terrence Barry16
Andrew Neil28
Michael Neil16
Andrew Foley30
John Oliver20
Thomas Crow24
Cornelius Collins25
Patrick Fleming13
James Nowlan24
Thomas Crow16
Daniel Shea17
Samuel Goss17
William Goff16
John Codner19
William Codner19
Samuel Field16
Philip Maguire9
William Manning20
Edward Kelly15
William Clemens16
James Collins8
Laurence Whelan12
Martin Carew6
R. Whelan6
Patrick Dermedy6
Samuel Field6
John Tapper10
Cornelius Manning6
Nicholas Codner3
James Crow3
James Donnevan4
Laurence Murphy8
John Donnevan3
Thomas Carew5
William Cole6
Patrick Kelly6
William Doyle6
John White6
Richard Martin8
Patrick Delaney6
James Neil8
Michael Kelly8
John Coady8
Thomas Sinnott9
James Manning14
Thomas Tapper, overseer31
William Doyle10
J. Murphy10
P. Reddy10
J. Sinnott11
William Ryan10
William Walsh3
J. Walsh4
P. Rogers24
Patrick Downs14
Michael Downs19
Moses Power16
William Kelly12
James Shea15
M. Phelan9
William Walsh6
John Sinnott6
P. R. Larkins6
Patrick Carew20
James Nowlan5
William Coady21
John Coady11
Laurence Foley18
Philip Kinchella18
William Raines8
John Walsh6
James Murphy6
Laurence White6
Thomas Kelly16
William Manning19
George Bradbury10
Jeffry Keervan12
TOTAL 351

1577 days' work at 1s. 6d………………………………………….£118 15 6
Boys, 351 ditto ditto at 1s…………………………………………. 17 11 0
Overseers 67 days at 6d. extra…………………………………….. 1 13 6
£138 0 0

(Signed)Peter McBride

LIST OF MEN WORKING ON ROADS AT FLAT ROCK - 1847, and 1848

NAMES DAYS
James Cahill, overseer24
Thomas Hollihan22
John Stamp23
James Reddy24
James Boyle, overseer24
Michael Hollihan24
Joseph Stamp24
Thomas McDonald24
Henry Magnard24
Michael Tobin24
John Tobin23
Samuel Martin22
Thomas Dee22
Simon Dee24
William Martin24
Michael Goff20
Cornelius Power22
Richard Allan24
George Martin21
Edward Martin20
Patrick Hogan21
George Curry20
James Fleming22
Thomas Purcell16
Patrick Culleton18
George Ridout17
John Kehoe16
William Allen20
Michael Martin23
John Fitzgerald14
Garrett Keefe16
Michael Dee20
Thomas Kearney15
James Bulger, overseer24
Cornelius Power5
Francis Boyle3
Thomas McDonnell5
Thomas Purcell5
Thomas Kearney2
Michael Dullahanty and man6
William Waterman and man7
Martin Sinnott and man7

721 days work, at 1s. 6d…………………………………………….£54 1 6
Overseers, 72 days work at 6d. extra……………………………….. 1 16 0
20 days horse work at 2s. 6d………………………………………... 2 10 0
20 days horse work, and man, at 4s………………………………… 4 0 0
£62 7 6

(Signed)Peter McBride

LIST OF MEN WORKING ON THE ROADS AT PORTUGAL COVE, 1847 - 1848

NAMES DAYS
James Skeehan16
William White15
William Purcell16
William Harvey16
William Clare16
John Clare13
Michale Clare9
Patrick Hynes16
Mathew White14
Thomas Hanlan16
Peter Harvey16
Thomas Harvey3
John Fitzgerald16
Michael Barry11
Philip Neary16
James Neary6
Joseph Hynes7
Solomon Churchill15
John Churchill15
George Churchill15
Henry Churchill15
William Churchill6
John Churchill, Junior6
James Miller5
William Miller5
John Picco5
Jacob Picco5
William White8
Joseph Hynes5

314 Days' work at 1s. 6d……………………………………………£23 11 0
Horses, 13 Days' work at 2s. 6d……………………………………. 1 12 6
Overseers, 31 Days' work at 6d. extra……………………………… 0 15 6
£25 19 0

LIST OF MEN WORKING ON THE ROADS AT OUTER COVE, 1847 - 1848

NAMES DAYS
John Kelly, overseer16
Garret Lawler16
John Power9
Thomas Cooney8
John Grant16
Michael Kent9
Michael Elward9
John Elward16
Thomas Brine8
John Brien8
Richard Malone8
John Kennedy9
William Kennedy8
Thomas Malone8
John Brien, Torbay8
Oliver Brien8
Maurice Murphy16
Michael Fenesy5
Francis Brien2
John Brien2
James Walsh2
Denis Conway4
John Coady7
William Grady5
John Kelly and man11
Michael Kent5
Michael Fenesy7
James Walsh5
Denis Conway5
John Coady5

210 Days at 1s. 6d………………………………………………….£15 15 0
11 Days, horse and man, 4s………………………………………... 2 4 0
27 Days, horse, 2s. 6d……………………………………………… 3 7 6
Overseer 16 days at 6d. extra………………………………………. 0 8 0

(Signed)Peter McBride

LIST OF MEN WORKING ON ROAD AT BROAD COVE, 1847, 1848

NAMES DAYS
William Hassey, overseer18
James King8
James Mitchell16
James Kenny18
Charles King16
Robert Tucker12
Jonathan Hassey16
Charles Jones10
John Mitchell14
Richard Tucker6
John Butler8 ½
Michael Tucker18
Thomas Tucker14
John Tap9
Benjamin Tap17
James McManus18
John Squires17
Stephen Tucker14
Elias Tucker12

235 ½ days at 1s. 6d………………………………………………….£17 13 3
Boys, 26 days at 1s…………………………………………………... 1 6 0
Overseer, 18 days, at 6d. extra……………………………………….. 0 9 0
£19 8 3

(Signed)Peter McBride

Page Contributed by Martin Boland
PAge Transcribed by Ivy F. Benoit
Page Revised by Craig Peterman (September 2002)

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