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ROAD REPORTS
Torbay
1847 - 1848
Part 5

LIST OF POOR EMPLOYED BY GOVERNMENT IN THE DISTRICT
OF SAINT JOHN'S, AT FLAT ROCK AND POUCH COVE.

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
Henry Maynard 7 1 a 13 Fisherman 3 acres, 1 clear 1 ass and 1 cow 20 1 1/3 barrel meal
William Martin 5 2 a 12 Fisherman 30 acres 2 clear 1 horse 20 1 barrel meal
George Martin 5 1 a 13 Fisherman 2 acres 1/2 clear   16 1 barrel meal
Edward Martin 3 1 a 9 Fisherman 4 acres 1/8 clear   16 1 barrel meal
John Stamp 7 1 a 15 Fisherman 1 acre ½ clear   20 1 ¼ barrel meal
Samuel Martin 7 1 a 15 Fisherman 3 acres, 1 clear   16 1 barrel meal
John Martin 7 1 a 15 Fisherman 3 acres, 1 clear   16 1 barrel meal
James Quigly 1 2 Fisherman 1 acre   8 ¾ barrel meal
Richard Allen 6 5 a 17 Fisherman 5 acres 1 clear   16 1 barrel meal
John Fitzgerald 4 11 a 20 Fisherman 6 acres 2 clear   20 1¼ barrel meal
William Martin, sr. 2 2 a 4 Fisherman 5 acres ½ clear   16 1 barrel meal
Joseph Stamp 7 1 a 16 Fisherman 2 acres 1 clear   20 1¼ barrel meal
Thomas Houlahan 8 1 a 20 Fisherman 10 acres 1½ clear   16 1 barrel meal
Thomas McDonald 4 1 a 8 Fisherman 5 acres 1 clear 1 horse 16 1 barrel meal
Michael Tobin 6 11 a 20 Fisherman 2 acres 1 clear   20 1¼ barrel meal
William Martin 6 12 a 25 Fisherman 4 acres 2 clear 1 horse 20 1¼ barrel meal
Denis Meagher 4 1 a 12 Farmer 10 acres 1 clear   16 1 barrel meal
Daniel Manning 4 4 a 15 Fisherman 40 acres ½ clear   14 172 lbs
Thomas Martin 4 2 a 10 Fisherman 40 acres ½ clear   20 1¼ barrel meal
George Ridoubt 4 2 a 10 Fisherman 7 acres 1½ clear   20 1¼ barrel meal
Cornelius Power 3 3 a 8 Fisherman 18 acres 2 clear 1 horse 20 1¼ barrel meal
James Fleming 3 3 a 8 Fisherman 4 acres 1 clear   16 1 barrel meal
Michael Culleton 5 10 a 22 Fisherman 8 acres 2 clear   20 1¼ barrel meal
Michael Goff 5 10 a 22 Fisherman 40 acres ½ clear   16 1 barrel meal
Michael Wade 6 2 a 10 Fisherman 30 acres 6 clear 1 horse 16 1 barrel meal
James Boyle 5 2 a 14 Fisherman 20 acres 1 clear 1 horse 16 1 barrel meal
James Burke 4 1 a 9 Fisherman 20 acres 1 clear 1 horse 20 1¼ barrel meal
Henry Fleming 1 20 Fisherman 5 acres 1 clear 1 horse 16 1 barrel meal
James Dunn 1 20 Fisherman 2 acres 1 clear   20 1¼ barrel meal
Garret Keefe 1 20 Fisherman 3 acres, 1 clear   20 1¼ barrel meal
Thomas Dee 5 5 a 9 Fisherman 5 acres 1 clear   16 1 barrel meal
Walter Culleton 5 11a30 Fisherman 8 acres, ¼ clear   20 1¼ barrel
John Kough68a26Teacher4 do 2 do1 Horse & cow161 brl.
James Cahill42a12Fisherman2 do 1 do 201 bl. 128 lb.
James Bulger82a15"6 do 2 do 201 bl. 128 "
James Reddy52a12"2 do 1 do2 Horses & 1 cow201 bl. 128 "
Thomas Kearney112"6 do 2 do 201 bl. 128 "
M. Heffernan112"6 do 2 do 201 ¼ brl.
Bazil Grace71a12"10 do 2 do 171 ¼ brl.
James Newell71a12"10 do 2 do 171 brl. 80 lb.
Richard Newell18"10 do 2 do 81 brl. 12 "
William Evans52a8"3 do 1 do 16½ brl.
Daniel Moran63a20"1 do 1 do 161 brl.
Thomas Hunn61a17"3 do 1 do 161 brl.
Martin Butler51a10"1 do 1 do1 Horse161 brl.
Henry Jordan215a17"1 do 1 do 161 brl.
John Boon32a7"2 do 1 do 161 brl.
William Butt82a19"2 do 1 do 161 brl.
Edward Kelly82a19"2 do 1 do 161 brl.
Thomas Keefe31a5"5 do 1 do 161 brl.
John Furlong31a6"2 do 1 do 161 brl.
Benjamin Cox63a20"3 do 1 do 161 brl.
Daniel Grushey61a11"2 do 1 do 121 brl.
Joseph Shea12 ½"2 do 1 do 83-4 brl.
Robert Evans11"4 do 1/8 do1 Horse81-2 brl.
Philip Evans415a22"2 do 2 do1 Horse81-2 brl.
George Goold62a19"3 do 2 do 121-2 brl.
Samuel Nosery81a14"2 do 1 do1 Horse43-4 brl.
Patrick Power82a20"6 do 2 do 171-4 brl.
Philip Grushey91a18"2 do 1 do 161 brl. 60 lb.
Thomas Furlong62a12"2 do 1 do 171 brl.
Isaac Newell41a7"3 do 1 do 161 brl.
John Noseworthy41a15"½ do ½ do 171 brl. 12 lb.
John Moran71a18Fisherman½ do ½ do1 Horse & 1 cow13156 lb. Meal
Joseph Walsh72a15"12 do 1 do 171 bl. 12 lb.
John Newel11"2 do ¼ do  17 1 bl. 12 "
Daniel Connors75a20"3 do 1 do 161 bl.
William Hudson81a18"2 do ¼ do  14168 lb.
Thomas Brenan81a18"1 do ½ do 14168 "
Andrew Mulally91a18"1 do ¼ do 14168 "
Nicholas Furlong11"6 do 1 do 161 bl.
William Furlong63a14"4 do 1 do 161 bl.
John Delaney63a14"1/8 do 1/8 do 161 bl.
James Diamond11"3 do 1 do 161 bl.
Philip Evans11"3 do 1 do 8½ bl.
Edward Evans11"3 do 1 do 8½ bl.
Daniel Keefe21a4"2 do 1 do 9108 lb.
Edward Furlong21a4"1 do 1 do 9108 lb.

Total # of days 1219 -- 78 bls. 112 lb.

1219 days' work at 1 s. 6d. £91 8 6
Overseers, 96 days' work at 6d. extra 2 7 0
£93 15 6

78 bls. And 112 pounds meal at 24s £93 15 6

(Signed) James Douglas

LIST OF POOR EMPLOYED BY GOVERNMENT IN THE DISTRICT
OF SAINT JOHN'S, AT POUCH COVE.

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
Alfred Moors 4 2 a 19 Fisherman " None 8 ½ bl. meal
James Wall 2 1 a 4 Fisherman 4 acres, 1 clear none 4 ¼ bl. meal
John Grace 7 1 a 12 Fisherman 12 acres, 4 clear none 4 ¼ bl. meal
John Diamond 2 3 a 6 Fisherman 12 acres, 4 clear none 4 ¼ bl. meal
John Ryan 2 3 a 6 Fisherman 5 acres, ½ clear none 4 ¼ bl. meal
George Moulton 6 7 a 13 Fisherman 14 acres, 1 clear none 4 ¼ bl. meal

Total # of Days .....28 ......... 1 ¾ bl. meal
28 days work at 1s. 6d. .......... £2 2 0
1 ¾ bl. meal at 24s. ...... £2 2 0

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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