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ROAD REPORTS
1847 - 1848
Part 3

LIST OF THE NAMES OF DESTITUTE PERSONS AT GOOLDS
TO WHOM ASSISTANCE WAS RENDERED,
AND FROM WHOM NO RETURNS WERE RECEIVED.

NAMES    
Patrick Finn and P. Hogan1 Barrel£ 1 4 0
James Kelly1 ditto 1 4 0
William Hearn1 ditto 1 4 0
Thomas Fitzgerald & Thomas Miller1 ditto 1 4 0
Patrick Lace & B. Hennessey1 ditto 1 4 0
Thomas Mills & Thomas Osborne1 ditto 1 4 0
John Walsh & John Angell1 ditto 1 4 0
Michael Brennan1 ditto 1 4 0
Patrick Barton1 ditto 1 4 0
Philip Walters & Samuel Walsh1 ditto 1 4 0
Michael Mills1 ditto 1 4 0
Samuel Bolan1 ditto 1 4 0
Lawrence Walsh & John Chafe1 ditto 1 4 0
E. & W. Bradbury1 ditto 1 4 0
S. Murphy & M. Power1 ditto 1 4 0
D. Clackney & J. Clark1 ditto 1 4 0
Michael McGee & J. Clark1 ditto 1 4 0
James Shut1 ditto 1 4 0
Patrick Deacon1 ditto 1 4 0
George Brine1 ditto 1 4 0
James Barron1 ditto 1 4 0
Thomas Stone1 ditto 1 4 0
John Kennedy1 ditto 1 4 0
James Kehoe1 ditto 1 4 0
John Bradbury1 ditto 1 4 0
TOTAL£30 0 0

LIST OF MEN WORKING ON ROADS, 1847 - 1848

NAMES    
Amount of Patrick Dea's, and others,
Contract for repairing Bridges
on Bay Bulls Road
£12 0 0 
Amount of William Manning's, John Donevan's,
and James Donevan's Contract
for building Bridge on North-side Torbay
6 0 0 
Amount of James Toole's Contract for
re-building bridge on Bay Bulls Road
6 0 0 
Ditto of Vicker's and Anthony's Contract
on Portugal Cove Road
£24 15 6 
Ditto of Rourke's and Power's ditto ditto ditto 21 7 6 
Ditto of James Whelan's ditto ditto ditto 13 17 0 60 0 0
Ditto of P. Stamp's Contract on the Soldier's Path Road 30 0 0 
Ditto of P. Kinnary's, Hanrahan's, Shea's, & Walker's
Contract on Road from Old Placentia Road
to Bay Bulls Road
24 0 0 

(Signed)Peter McBride

Road Works

Dr. - 1450 Barrels Indian Meal at 24s £1740 0 0
Cr. - North-side Torbay List 27 8 9
South-Side Torbay List 195 8 9
Outer Cove List 129 7 0
Flat Rock List 171 3 6
Pouch Cove List 76 16 6
Portugal Cove List 183 12 0
Portugal Cove North-side List 70 12 6
Broad Cove List 58 1 9
Broad Cove to Topsail List 70 11 6
Belle Isle List 37 4 0
Topsail to Holyrood List 261 12 0
Torbay to Portugal Cove List 138 0 0
Flat Rock List 62 7 6
Portugal Cove List 25 19 0
Outer Cove List 21 14 6
Broad Cove List 19 8 3
Bay Bulls 12 0 0
Bridge North-side Torbay 6 0 0
Bridge Bay Bulls Road 6 0 0
Portugal Cove Road 60 0 0
Soldier's Path 30 0 0
Old Placentia Road to Bay Bulls Road 24 0 0
Goulds 30 0 0
  £1727 7 7
Loss in retailing 12 12 6
  1740 0 0

(Signed) PETER McBRIDE
St. John's, 26th March 1848

LIST OF POOR EMPLOYED BY GOVERNMENT IN THE DISTRICT OF ST. JOHN'S,
AT MIDDLE COVE, OUTER COVE, &C. &C.

Names of persons employed # of children Ages Trade or Occumpation Land in possession Horses or Cattle of any kind in possession # of days working Amount paid & mode of payment Remarks
T. Brown114Farmer40 acres, 2 clear1 horse161 bl. Meal 
John Smart21a3Fisherman8 do. 1 do. 161 " " 
John Howlett212a14Farmer20 do. 3 do.1 horse161 " " 
Nicholas Power21a3Fisherman4 do. 1 do1 horse161 " " 
Edward Howlet312a18Farmer2 do. 3 do1 cow161 " " 
Denis Conway81a16Fisherman14 do 3 do1 horse161 " " 
Patrick Neil81a16" "2 do ½ do 161 " " 
Peter Cooney51a8" "14 do. 2 do.1 horse161 " " 
John Ryan35a12" "10 do. 2 do.1 horse171 " " 
Darby Walsh35a12" "  161 " " 
Maurice Murphy35a12" "4 do. 1 do. 161 " " 
Owen Keefe51a9" "14 do. 1 do.1 Colt161 " " 
Michael Fennesey41a9" "12 do. 2 do.1 horse161 " " 
James Brien61a15" "14 do. 3 do.1 horse161 " " 
Patrick Houlahan41a7" "4 do 2 do 161 " " 
Michael Power41a7" "7 do 1 do 161 " " 
John Coady51a12" "4 do 2 do1 Horse161 " " 
William Pyne31a4" "4 do 2 do1 Horse161 " " 
Michael Lahey21a3" "  161 " " 
Edward Keerwan31a7" "6 do 2 do1 Horse161 " " 
D. McCarthy53a18" "4 do 2 do1 Horse161 " " 
Michael Roach31a6" "6 do 2 do1 Horse & 1 cow161 " " 
James Hibbs31a6" "  161 " " 
James Walsh41a7" "8 do 3 do1 Horse & 1 cow161 " " 
John Rourke217a21" "20 do 4 do 12¾ " " 
John Griffin32a10" "3 do 1 do 161 " " 
Edward Irwin32a10" "3 do 1 do 161 " " 
Thomas Kinchella32a10Farmer4 do 2 do1 Horse161 " " 
John Dunn119Fisherman4 do 2 do1 Horse & 1 Cow161 " " 
Edward Phelan11" "4 do ½ do 161 " " 
Patrick Roach63a16" "20 do 6 do1 horse161 " " 
David Hickey51a17Fisherman15 acres, 8 clear2 Horses & 1 cow161 " " 
Denis Slater112Farmer5 do 2 do1 horse161 " " 
William Grady51a10Fisherman14 do 1 do 161 " " 
Patrick Fitzgerald51a10Farmer2 do 1 do 161 " " 
Edward Cooney18Fisherman5 do 2 do 161 " " 
Michael Rourke11" "6 do 1 do 161 " " 
Philip Malone51a9" "5 do 2 do1 Horse8½ " " 
John Grant51a9" "1 do ½ do 161 " " 
Thomas Malone39z20" "2 do 1 do 161 " " 
Francis Brine39a20" "2 do 1 do 161 " " 
Michael Kent39a20Farmer3 do 1 do1 Horse & 1 cow161 " " 
Patrick Lawless112Fisherman5 do 2 do1 Horse & 1 cow161 " " 
Patrick Kennedy52a8" "10 do ½ do 161 " " 
Andrew Devereux218a20Farmer18 do 4 do1 Horse & 2 cows161 " " 
Stephen Savage218a20Fisherman18 do 4 do1 Horse & 2 cows161 " " 
John Power218a20" "18 do 4 do 161 " " 
John Conway218a20" "18 do 4 do 12¾ " " 
Walter Power318a22" "25 do 8 do2 Horses & 3 cows161 " " 
James Power318a22" "25 do 8 do 161 " " 
Patrick McDonald12" "4 do ½ do 161 " " 
James McDonald12" "4 do ½ do 161 " " 
John Murphy58a16" "15 do 3 do1 Mule & 1 cow161 " " 
John Phelan21a4" "4 do ½ do 161 " " 
John Stack21a4" "4 do ½ do 161 " " 
Michael Brine21a4" "25 do 4 do 161 " " 
Matthew Fox64a16" "10 do 4 do1 Horse & 3 cows161 " " 
Walter Walsh120" "4 do 4 do1 Horse161 " " 
William McDonald82a17" "15 do 6do2 Horses & 10 Cows12¾ " " 
Stephen Cleary211a16" "12 do 3 do 161 " " 
John Doran72a16Fisherman6 acres, 3 clear1 Horse & 3 cows8½ brl. Meal 
Laurence Bolan52a17Farmer5 do 2 do1 Horse & 1 cow161 " " 
Patrick Rourke52a17Fisherman5 do 2 do 161 " " 
John Kelly315a19" "25 do 8 do2 Horses & 6 cows181 ½ " "Overseer
John Savage106a18" "30 do 10 do1 Horse & 6 cows181 ½ " "Overseer
Nicholas Dunn106a18" "30 do 10 do 12¾ " " 
John Kelly106a18" "30 do 10 do 8½ " " 
Anthony Dwyer413" '10 do 3 do1 Horse161 " " 
John Ryan21a3" "10 do 1 do  8½ " " 
Michael Malone34a9" "5 do 2 do 12¾ " " 
Richard Roach53a10 3 do 1 do 12¾ " " 
Thomas Stack53a10" "3 do 1 do 161 " " 
John Kavanagh21½a4 5 do ½ do 8½ " " 
James Croake51½a12 10 do 2 do 8½ " " 
Edward Sheehan51½a12 5 do ½ do 8½ " " 
TOTAL 1,15773bls. 12 lb.

1157 days work at 1s. 6d. 684 15 6
Overseers, 36 days work at 6d. extra 0 18 0
£ 87 13 6

70 bls. And 12 half barrels meal at 24s£ 87 12 6

(Signed)James Douglas

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

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