NL GenWeb Plantations Book

Conception Bay North Region

"Return of Possession held in Conception Bay 1805"

Pages 1 - 21

On August 21, 1804, in an effort to help avoid frequent disputes regarding possession and rights of Fishing Rooms, Beaches, Flakes and land, Governor Erasmus Gower issued an order directing his Surrogates around the Island of Newfoundland to take an exact account of all Fishing Rooms, Wharves, Beaches, Flakes, etc… within 200 yards from the High Water Mark and register them in a book. The claims of every Merchant, Planter, and Boat Keeper to the land he occupied were to be clearly defined. This official Register of Fishing Rooms was to be admitted as evidence in all land claim disputes.

The following is a transcription of a surviving portion of Governor Gower's "Plantations Book." The transcriptions were done in the same format/style as was presented on the photocopies. Even though spelling and punctuation in some entries had obvious mistakes, we have transcribed them as they were in an effort to preserve the integrity of the original document. Thus [sic] has not been added to any spelling mistake. There was an instance where instead of Act Wm III, it was entered as Act Wm II and even this was left as was. After the work was transcribed, it was proof read and spaces were added between names in some of the transcriptions (Thos.Brown would become Thos. Brown) and this only happened with two people's transcriptions as everyone else added those spaces in.

Misc. Volume 13, Conception Bay Plantations Book - held at the Registry of Deeds and Companies, Confederation Building, PO Box 8700 Stn A, St. John's, NF A1B 4J6. Additional copies of CO 199.18 “Return of Possession held in Conception Bay 1805” are available for viewing at: The Provincial Archives of Newfoundland and Labrador, Colonial Bldg., Military Road, St. John’s, NF A1C 2C9 or at The Centre for Newfoundland Studies, Queen Elizabeth II Library, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NF A1B 3Y1

The following pages were transcribed by SUSAN SNELGROVE.
No.Name and Description of the Room or Other Erections, with Its Exact BoundariesIn what Harbour, Cove, etc., SituatedName-and-Residence
of the Party
Claiming Right
to the Same
The Nature of
that Claim
Name and
Residence of
the Present
Occupier
Whether-Built,
Sold or Leased
at the Time of
this Entry
Date
of
this
Entry
To Whom Sold or Leased or otherwise TransferredFor what Consideration Sold or otherwise Transferred, or the Rent and Term of the Lease
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Page 1 is missing from the Book.
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1Stephen Emberly, 93 yds. From E. to West bounded on the West by Bloody Point on the East by Sarah Banks 151 yds. from H.W.M. to the Southward bounded on the S. by the Barrens 1 stage, 3 flakes, 4 houses, 2 gardens.Bay de VerdsStephen EmberlyDeed of Gift from Mother-in-Law.Stephen Emberly,Not sold or leased1781No Person--

Sarah Banks, 25 yards from E. to West bounded on the W. by Stephen Emberly on the E. by Dominick Flynn 147 yards from H.W.M. to the Southward bounded on the S. by the Barrens 2 flakes, another Plot adjoining to Dominick Flynn's beach 57 yds. From E. to W. bounded on the E. by William Foley on the W. by Stephen Emberly and on the S. by the Barrens"Sarah Banksby her Father-in-law's WillStephen EmberlyLeased1716Stephen EmberlyLeased for 20 years at £4 per annum.
2Dominick Flynn, 173 yards from E. to W. on the South bounds bounded on the West by Sarah Banks on the E. by James Cotter and Pat. Murphy 66 yds. From E. to W. by the Seaside bounded on the N.W. by James Cotter and Pat. Murphy's stage and Flakes 127 yards from H.W.M. to the S.E. on the North bounds bounded on the South by Edward Walsh Henry King and Wm. Foley 1 stage, 4 flakes, 1 store, 3 houses, 5 gardens NOTE: There is 29 yards from East to West and 36 yards from South to North on the Eastern bounds which Dominick Flynn has converted into a potatoe garden for 2 years past which the ancient inhabitants who names are thus marked prove has been used as a Common for drying nets, seins etc. since their rememberance and Humbly Beg the Surrogate may be pleased speedily to issue an Order to oblige Dominick Flynn to relinquish his claim thereto for the use of the public as heretofore."Dominick FlynnPurchased from Samuel White for £300Dominick FlynnSold1797Dominick Flynn£300





The South Bounds here mentioned comes through the middle of then Gardens and terminates Easterly near Jas. Cotter's Storehouse.



3Patrick Murphy, 4 yds. From S.W. to N.East bounded on the W. by Dominick Flynn on the by James Cotter and John Stickley 39 yds. NOTE: The balance of this Grant is not legible"P. Murphy This room was used by Ships formerly Purchased from Johnn Blund for £15P. MurphySold1783P. Murphy£15
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4James Cotter, 4 yards from S.W. to N.East bounded on the W. by Dominick Flynn on the N.E. by James Cotter and John Stickley 39 yds. On the same direction on the Bank bounded on the S. by James Cotter and Thomas and William Riggs 73 yds. from H.W.M. to the S.E. bounded by Rd. Blanshard 1/2 Stage 2 Flakes 3 houses 3 Gardens.Bay de VerdsJames Cotter B. Verds. This was formerly Ships Room.Purchased from John Blundon for £15James Cotter, Bay de Verds.Sold1783James Cotter£15
5James Cotter 9 yds. From S.W. to N.E. bounded on the S.W. by Patrick Murphy on the N.E. by Richard Blanchard 89 yards from S.W. to N.E. on the South bounds bounded as above 1/2 Stage 2 Flakes 2 housesBay de VerdsJames Cotter Bay de Verds. Formerly Ships Room.Purchased from John Janes for £12James Cotter Bay de Verds"1792James Cotter£12
6John Stickley 8 yds. From S.W. to N.E. bounded on the S.W. by Patrick Murphy on the N.E. by Richard Blanchard 72 yards from S.W. to N.E. and 40 yards from N.W. to S.E. bounded as above 1/2 Stage 3 Flakes 3 Houses 3 Gardens"John Stickley Bay de Verds Formerly Ships Room.Bequeathed to him from his Father's WillJohn Stickley Bay De Verds.Not sold or leased.1796John StickleyNot sold or leased.
7Thomas and William Riggs, 4 yds. from S.W. to N.E. by the Waterside 29 yds. from S.W. to N.E. and 55 yds. from N.W. to S.E. on the land 1/2 Stage 2 flakes 1House 2 Gardens"Thomas and W. Riggs, Bay de Verds. Formerly Ships Room.By deed of Gift from their FatherThos. & William Riggs Bay de Verds"1804Thomas and William Riggs"
8Richard Blanshard, 4 yards from S.W. to N.E. by the Waterside 40 yards from S.W. to N.E. and 37 yds. from N.W. to S.E. on the land 1/2 Stage 2 Flakes 4 Houses 4 Gardens"Rd. Blanshard Bay de Verds. Formerly Ships Room.Cut and cleared agreeable to the Act of Wm. III, Chap. 25 Sec. 7.Rd. Blanshard Bay Verds"1776""
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9William Danson, 42 yds. from N. to S. by the seaside bounded on the end by Henry Stevens and S. by Thomas and William Riggs 149 yds. from H.W.M. to the Eastward bounded on the S. by John Stickley on the N. by Henry Stevens 2 Stages 8 Flakes 1 Store 5 Houses 6 GardensBay de VerdsWilliam Danson, Bristol. Formerly Ships Room.Purchased from James Cotter and Henry Ryan for £240Richard Connell Agent to Wm. DansonSold1804Wm. Danson£240

Another Flake 18 yds. from E. to W. and 13 yds. from S. to N. bounded on the S. by John Stickley's Flake Meadow at the back side called Tippit's Plantation.







10Patrick Murphy, 12 yds from N. to S. bounded on both on the N. by Wm. Danson and on the S. by James Cotter No buildings." P. Murphy Bay Verds. Formerly Ships Room. In consequence of lying voidP. Murphy, Bay VerdsNot sold or leased.1786No Person
11Henry Stevens, and Charles and Henry Stevens Sons of James Stevens, 35 yds. from S. to N. bounded on the S. by Wm. Danson on the N. by Wm. Lockyer 119 yds. from H.W.M. to the Eastward bounded on the E. by Wm. Danson on the North by Wm. Lockyer 1 Stage 4 Flakes 4 Houses 3 Gardens. "H. Stevens Bay de Verds Formerly Ships Room.Bequeathed to them by their Father and Grandfather's WillW. Stevens, Bay Verds."1796"

Thomas Duffett 6 yards from S. to N. bounded on the N. by Wm. Lockyer and on the S. by Henry Stevens 1 Stage"Thos. Duffett Formerly Ships Room.In consequence of lying void.Thos. Duffett"1805"
12William Lockyer, 17 yds. from S. to N by the waterside bounded on the S. by Henry Stevens on the N. by Roger Bryan 110 yards from H.W.M. to the Eastward bounded on the E. by Morris Looney 1 Stage 5 Flakes 2 Houses 4 Gardens"W. Lockyer, Bay de Verds. Formerly Ships Room.Purchased from Joanna Vinsen for £2William Lockyer Bay Verds.Sold1774Wm. Lockyer£2
13Roger Bryan, 9 yds. from S. to N. by the Waterside bounded on the S. by Wm. Lockyer on the N. by Samuel Rolles 84 yds. from H.W.M. to the Eastward bounded on the E. by James Blundons flake 1/2 Stage 2 Flakes 1 House 2 Gardens"Roger Bryan & John Ashford B.Verds. Formerly Ships Room.1/2 purchased from Joanna Vinsen for £2 and ½ in consequence of lying voidR. Bryan, and John Ashford, Bay Verds"1774Roger Bryan John Ashford£2
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14Samuel Rolls, 9 yds. from S. to N. bounded on the N. by the Hawling Place on the S. by Roger Bryan 92 yds. from H.W.M. to the Eastward bounded on the E. by Wm. Lockyer 1/2 Stage 1 FlakeBay de VerdsSamuel Rolls, Poole, Formerly Ships Room.In consequence of lying voidJohn Ashford Bay Verds.Leased1788John AshfordLeased by 15 years at £5 per annum.
15John Clinch, 27 yds. from S. to N. by the waterside bounded on the S. by Hawling Place Denis Noonan, Wm. Lockyer, Stephen Eady and Michael Keefe on the N. by Daniel McCarthy Thos. Lynch, James Blundon, Edward Roach, Timothy Doolin Nathaniel Crutch, Roger Bryan and the Clift 140 yds. from H.W.M. to the Eastward bounded on the E. by the Commons 1 Stage 1 Store 1 Flake 2 Houses 1 Garden"John Clinch, Trinity.Purchased from Thomas Street, for £ -Benjamin Lester Poole.Leased1802Benj. LesterLeased for - years for £- per annum
16Daniel McCarthy, Thomas Lynch, and James Blundon, 80 yds. from E. to W. by the waterside bounded on the E. by John Clinch on the W. by the clift 200 yds. from H.W.M. to the Eastward bounded on the E. by the Commons 1 stage 3 Flakes 4 Stores 1 Cookroom 4 Houses 5 Gardens"D. McCarthy, Thomas Lynch, James Blundon Bay de Verds.By deed of Gift from their wives uncles.Benjamin Lester, Poole.Leased1794Benj. LesterLeased for 15 years at £10 per annum.
17Thomas Stone, 210 yds. from S. to N. and 200 yds. from H.W.M. to the Eastward bounded on all sides by the Barons No Buildings.ComaileThomas Stone, Poole.Purchased from - for £ -Not occupiedNot sold or leased1789No Person
18Edmund Roach, 27 yds. North to South bounded on the N. by the Shippards Room on the S. by John Clinch 22 yds. from E. to W bounded on the E. and W. by Samuel Rowls 1 House 1 GardenBay VerdsEdmund RoachBy deed of Gift from P. MurphyEdmund Roach."1800Edmund Roach--
19Timty. Doolin, 10 yds. from E. to W. and 7 yds. from S. to N. 1 House"Timty. DoolinIn consequence of lying voidTim. Doolin"1804----
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20Nathl. Crutch, 20 yds. from S. to N. 8 yards from E. to W. 2 Houses 2 GardensBay de Verds.Natt. CrutchBy deed of Gift from Roger BryanNatt. CrutchNot sold or leased1794No Person--
21Celas Loader, 55 yds. from E. to W. 23 yards from N. to S. 1 house 3 Gardens"Celas LoaderPurchaser from Jas. Cotter for £6Celas Loader"1800"--
22George Duffett, 13 yds. from S. to N. and 15 yds. from E. to W. 1 house 1 garden."George DuffettIn consequence of lying voidGeorge Duffett"1801"--
23Jas. Frost, 22 yds from E. to W. 13 yds. from N. to S. 1 House 1 Garden"Jas. FrostIn consequence of lying voidJohn Ashford"1802John AshfordRented for 10 sh. Per annum.
24Patrick Collins, 48 yds. from E. to W. 12 yds. from S. to N. 1 House 1 Garden"Pat. Collins"Pat. Collins"1806No Person--
25Edmund Wells, 11 yds. from E. to W. 13 yds. from S. to N. 1 House 1 Garden"Edmund Wells."Edmund Wells"1803"--
26Marks Kean, 65 yds. from E. to W. 24 yds from S. to N. 1 House 2 Gardens"Marks CanePurchased from Rich. O'Donald for £3Marks KeanSold1802Marks KeanSold for £3
27Stephen Eddy, 22 yds. from E. to W. and 57 yds. from S. to N. 2 Houses 3 Gardens"Stephen EddyIn consequence of lying voidStephen Eddy"1782----
28Michael Keefe, 20 yds. from E. to W. 24 yds from S. to N. 1 House 2 Gardens"Michael KeefePurchased from Hurley Paul for £1Michael KeefeSold1801Michael Keefe Sold for £1
29Executors of William Hysom, 9 yards from S. to N. and 10 yards from E. to W. 1 House"--In consequence of lying voidVoid--1788----
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30Richard Walsh, 31 yds. from S. to N. bounded on the S. by Thomas and William Riggs on the N. by Saml. Rolls 37 yds. from E. to W. bounded on the E. by John Bailey on the W. by Wm. Danson 1 House 1 GardenBay de Verds.Richard WalshIn consequence of lying voidRd. WalshNot sold or leased1786No Person--
31John Bailey 20 yds from E. to W. 10 yds. from S. to N. 1 House 1 Garden"John BaileyBy deed of gift from his Father-in-lawJohn Bailey"1805"--
32John Lewis, 24 yds. from E. to W. 15 yds. from S. to North 1 House 2 Gardens"John Lewis.Purchased from James Blundon for 20 sh.John LewisSold1801John Lewis20 shillings
33Joseph Mangan, 50 yds. from E. to W. 30 yds. from S. to North 1 House 1 Garden"Joseph Mangan, in Catalina.By deed of gift from his Father-in-LawVoidSold1793No Person--
34Edward Culliton, 30 yds. from E. to W. 46 yds. from S. to N. 1 House 3 Gardens"Ed. CullitonIn consequence of lying voidEd. Culliton"1788"--
35William Humphreys, 7 yds. from E. to W. 4 yds. from S. to N. 1 House"Wm. Humphreys."Wm. Humphreys"1806"--
36Dennis Kelly, 76 yds. from N. to S. 43 yds. from E. to W. 1 House 2 Gardens."Dennis Kelly.Purchased from John Blundon for £2D. Kelly"1798Dennis Kelly£2
37John Walsh, (Cooper) 25 yds. from E. to W. 43 yds. from S. to N. 2 Houses 1 Garden"John WalshIn consequence of lying voidJohn Walsh"1785""
38William Frowd, 54 yds. from E. to W. 30 yds. from S. to N. 1 Garden"Wm. Frowd.By deed of Gift from his FatherWm. Frowd"1786""
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39Samuel King, 29 yds. from E. to West 7 yds. from S. to North 1 HouseBay de VerdsSamuel KingIn consequence of lying voidSam. KingNot sold or leased1792No Person"
40John Broaders, 20 yds. from E. to W. 23 yds. from S. to N. 1 House 2 Gardens"John Broaders"Jno. Broaders"1793""
41Henry Jacobs, 16 yds. from E. to W. 20 yds. from S. to North, 2 Houses 3 Gardens. 7 yards from S. to N. by the waterside bounded on the South by Samuel Rolls on the N. by the Hawling Place 18 yds. from H.W.M. bounded on the east by Samuel Roll's flake."Henry JacobsBy deed of Gift from William SheppardHenry Jacobs"1788""
42John Ivory, 14 yds. from E. to W. 9 yds. from S. to North 1 house 1 garden."John IvoryIn consequence of lying voidJno. Ivory"1796""
43Matthew Dealy, 42 yds. from E. to W. 36 yds. from S. to North 1 House 1 Garden."Matt. Dealy.By deed of Gift from his Father-in LawPatk. Phelan, Bay VerdsRented1797Pat. PhelanRented for 15/ per annum.
44John Paul, 18 yds. from S. to N. 22 yards from E. to West 2 Houses 1 Garden"John PaulBy deed of Gift from his Father.Jno. PaulNot sold or leased1796""
45Thomas Blunden, 21 yds. from S. to N. 42 yds. from E. to W. 1 House 2 Gardens."Thomas Blunden.DoThos. BlundenDo1770""
46William Cunningham and James Kelly, 19 yds. from E. to W. 32 yds. from S. to North 1 House 2 Gardens"Wm. Cunningham & Co.Purchased from Nich. McDonald for 12/W.C. & J.K."1789W.C. & J.K.
47Thomas Flannagan, 19 yards from East to West 32 yards from South to North. 1 House 2 Gardens."Thomas FlanaganPurchased from Nich. McDonald for 12/Thos. Flannagan"1789Thos. Flannagan"
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48William Fowlow 46 yds. from E. to W. 41 yds. from S. to N. 3 Houses 1 GardenBay de VerdsWm. FowlowPurchased from --William FowlowNot sold or leased--No Person--
49Henry King, 52 yds. from E. to W. 22 yds. from S. to North 1 House 1 GardenDoHenry King.By deed of Gift from his FatherHenry King"1766No Person--
50Michael Godfrey, 7 yds. from S. to N. 5 yds. from E. to West 1 House"Ml. GodfreyIn consequence of lying voidMichael Godfrey"1803"--
51John Walsh, and Thomas Broaders, 12 yds. from E. to W. 6 yds. from S. to North. 1 House 1 Garden"John Walsh & Co."J.W. & T.B."1804"--
52Maurice Looney 18 yds. from E. to W. 30 yds. from S. to N. 1 House 1 Garden"M. LooneyPurchased from Edward McDonald for £3M. Looney"1792"--
53James Blunden, 33 yds. from S. to N. 21 yds. from E. to W. 1 House 2 Gardens"Jas. BlundenIn consequence of lying voidJas. Blunden"1788"--
54Patrick Murphy, 70 yds. from S. to North by the waterside 45 yds. from E. to West bounded on the West and South by Wm. Danson. No buildings.Back Side Bay de Verds.Pat. Murphy."Pat. Murphy"1804"--
55Thomas Lynch, 21 yds. from S. to N. and 12 yds. from E. to W. 1 House 1 GardenBay de VerdsThos. LynchBy deed of gift from his brother-in-law Henry StevensThos. Lynch"1800"--
56John Babb, 88 yds, from N. to S. bounded S. by the Barons on the N. by the Gulch 200 yds. from H.W.M. to the W.B.W. by the Woods S.3 F.2 H. 2 GardensLow PointJno. BabbCut and cleared agreeable to Act Wm. III Chap. 25 Sec. 7John Babb"1797"--
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57Patrick Power, 300 yds. from N. to S. bounded on the S. by the Gulch and John Babb on the N. by the Woods 187 yards from H.W.M. to the Ws. bounded on the W. by the Woods 1 S.2 F.5 Houses 4 Gardens 1 MeadowLow PointPat. PowerCut and cleared agreeable to Act Wm. III Chap. 25 Sec. 7Pat. PowerNot sold or leased1789No Person--


58Philip Shano, 42 yards from S. to N. bounded on the S. by John Glavin & Co. or flakes on the N. by Thomas Kennelly and John Glavin's houses and gardens 54 yards from E. to West bounded on the W. by the stage path on the E. by John Neals house 1/2 Stage 1 flake 3nhouses.Kettle CovePh. ShanoPurchased from Robt. Johnson and Jas. Rogers for £12P.H. Shano"1804"--
59John Glavin & Co. 72 yds. from E. to W. bounded on the W. by the sea on the E. by John Neal's house 40 yds. from S. to N. bounded on the S. by the path and Joseph Bussey & Co. or flake and houses on the N. by a mountain 1/2 Stage 4 Flakes 4 Houses 2 Gardens "John Glavin & Co.Purchased from Christopher and Rob. Harris for £28John Glavin & Co."1804Sold to John Glavin & Co.--
60John Neal 30 yds. from E. to W. bounded on the W. by Joseph Bussey and Henry Jackson's houses on the E. by the Clift 40 yds. from S. to N. bounded on the S. by John Glavin 7 Co. or flake on the N. by mountain 1 House 1 Garden"John NealIn consequence of lying voidJohn Neal"1796"--
61Philip Shano, 155 yds. from North to South 210 yards from High Water Mark to the N.West bounded by the Woods 1 Stage 1 Flake 4 houses 3 Gardens 1 Meadow Another plot 83 yds. from S.W. to N.E. 35 yds. from E. to W. bounded E. by the Bank on the W. by Thomas Cooper and the Woods?P.H. ShanoCut and cleared Agreeable to Act Wm. III Chap 25 Sec. 7P. Shano"1796"--
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62Thomas Cooper, 3 plots of land 174 yards from E. to W. 317 yds. from S. to N. 1 House 2 Gardens 1 MeadowLower Island CoveThomas CooperCut out of the woodsThomas CooperNot sold or leased--No person--
63Ann Pendergrast, 74 yds. from E. to W. 99 yds from S. to N. 1 House 1 Garden"A. PendergrastPurchased from Thos. Kenelly for £5A. Pendergrast"1796"--
64William Brodderick, 63 yds. from N. to S. bounded on the N. by John Lilly on the S. by Thos. Cooper 29 yds. from E. to W. bounded on the E. by Ann Pendergrast on the W. by the Path 1 House 1 Garden"Wm. Brodderick.Purchased from John and Sarah Wells for £3Daniel Duggan (John Elliott holds the houses Wm. Broderick holds the rest) June 1/11"1804"Was rented for 10/ per annum.
65John Lilly, 61 yds. from E. to W. 41 yds. from S. to N. 1 Garden (Say Mary Lowe)"John LillyPurchased from Mary Lowe for £ -Wm. Barrett"--"--
66William Bussey 97 yds. from S. to N. 80 yds. from E. to W. 2 Houses 1 Garden."Wm. BusseyCut out of the woods.Wm. Bussey"1788"--
67John Bussey Sr. 97 yds. from S. to N. 35 yds. from E. to W. 1 House 1 Garden"John Bussey Sr.By deed of Gift from Rd. BusseyJohn Bussey Sr."1796"--
68Thomas Lane, 55 yds. from E. to West 33 yds. from S. to N. No buildings"Thos. LaneBy deed of Gift from Wm. HuntJohn Bussey Sr.Rented1791John BusseyRented for 10/ per annum.
69Geo. Gaudin Jr. 214 yds. by the seaside bounded on the E. by the Brook on the W. by a Flake claimed by Wm. Broderick admeasuring 9 yds. from E. to W. and 15 yds. from S. to N. 230 yds. from H.W.M. to the N. bounded on the N. by Geo. Goudy Sr. 3 Houses 1 Stage 1 Flake 2 Gardens 2 Meadows."Geo. Gaudin Jr.By deed of Gift from Frances HiscockG. Goudy Jr.Not sold or leased1791No Person--

Note -- the piece of a Flake mentioned in this record to be claimed by Wm. Broderick clearly appears to be his property as it lies in the middle of his Room and Geo. Goudy on inquiry acknowledged he had no writings in his possession to invalidate his claim, therefore I included the place in dispute in the admeasurement of Wm. Broderick's Room, the part of flakes here mentioned was left to the decision of Henry Garland and Chas. Normore one of them chosen by each party who are unanimously of opinion that it is Wm. Broderick's property. Charles Carrol, 6 May 1806.







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70Mary Dimond, 143 yds. from N. to S. and 60 yds. from E. to W. 1 Flake 2 Houses 1 Garden 1 MeadowLower Island CoveMary DimondBy deed of Gift from her FatherGeorge DimondNot sold or leased1803No Person--
71George Gowdy Sr. 78 yds. from E. to W. bounded on the E. by Geo. Gowdy Jr. on the W. by Ann Snelgrove 200 yds. from S. to No bounded on the S. by Geo. Gowdy Jr. on the N. by the woods 1 House 1 Garden 1 Meadow"G. Gowdy Sr.Purchased from Geo. Essex for £8G. Gowdy Sr."1786"--
72William Broderick 9 yds. from E. to West by the Bank side bounded on the E. by Geo. Gowdy Jr. on the West by Thos, Cooper and Ann Snelgrove 206 yds from H.W.M. to the Northward bounded on the N. by Ann Snelgrove 33 yds from E. to W. on the north bounds bounded on the E. by Geo. Gowdy Jr. on the W. by Ann Snelgrove and Thos. Cooper 1 Flake 2 Houses 1 Store 1 Meadow 2 Gardens"Wm. Broderick.Purchased from Wm. White for £20W. Broderick"1803"--

Note -- It is agreed by Geo. Gowdy Jr. when Wm. Broderick builds his stage he shall always have liberty to land his fish on his stage-head which is then to be thrown into Wm. Broderick's stage and split and salted there afterwards he shall always be al liberty to bring his fish back into Geo. Gowdy's stage again and wash it and carry it out through it and his own flake to cure it according to the ancient custom and usage of the old proprietors.







73Thomas Cooper 14 yds. from E. to W. bounded on the E. by Wm. Broderick on the W. by Ann Snelgrove 164 yds. from H.W.M. to the N. bounded on the N. by Ann Snelgrove 51 yds. from E. to W. on the North bounds 1/3 S.1 Flake 4 Houses."Thomas CooperBequeathed by his Grandfather's WillThomas Cooper"1781"--
74Ann Snelgrove 12 yds. from E. to W. bounded on the E. by Thomas Cooper on the W. by John Lock 303 yds. from H.W.M. to the N. bounded N. by Samuel Simmonds 87 yds. from E. to W. on the North bounds bounded on the E. by Geo. Gowdy Sr. on the W. by John Lock 1/3 Stage s,1 Flake 3 Houses 3 Gardens 1 Meadow."A. SnelgroveBy deed of Gift from her Father-in-lawA. Snelgrove"1756"--
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75John Lock, 10 yds. from E. to W. bounded on the E. by Ann Snelgrove on the W. by Chas. Normore 345 yds. from H.W.M. to the W. bounded on the N. by Robt. Bussey 28 yds. from E. to W. on the N. bounds also part of a flake 16 yds. from E. to W. and 50 yds. from S. to N. bounded by Chas. Normores flake 1/3 Stage 1 Flake 4 houses 3 Gardens 2 Meadows.Lower Island CoveJohn Lock.Bequeathed to Elizabeth Lock by her Grandfather's WillJohn LockNot sold or leased1770No person--
76Chas. Normore 31 yds. from E. to W. by the Bank bounded on the E. by John Lock on the W. by Ann Snelgrove and Hen. Garland 231 yds. from H.W.M. to the N. bounded on the N. by Jas. Simmonds 1 stage 1 Flake 2 Houses 3 Gardens 1 Meadow."Charles NormoreBy deed of Gift from Elizabeth LockChas. Normore"1757"--
77Henry Garland, 92 yds. from E. to W. bounded on the E. by Chas. Normore on the W. by Wm. Garland 200 yds. from Ann Snelgrove's void room to the Northward bounded on the N. by Joseph Martin 29 yds. from E. to W. on the N. Bounds bounded on the W. by Wm. Garland on the E. by Chas. Normore and the Church 1/4 Stage 1 Flake 2 Houses 2 Gardens"H. Garland.Bequeathed to him by his Father's WillH. Garland"1790"--
78Wm. Garland 38 yds. from E. to W. bounded on the E. by Ann Snelgrove on the W. by the Hawling Place 206 yds. from H.W.M. to the N. bounded on the N. by John Morris 1/4 Stage 1 Flake 3 Houses 3 Gardens 1 Meadow"William Garland."Wm. Garland"1790"--
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79Ann Snelgrove 104 yds. from E. to W. by the Bank bounded on the W. by the Hawling Place on the E. by Chas. Normore 40 yds. from H.W.M. to the N. bounded on the N. by Henry and Wm. Garland. 1/2 Stage 1 House 1 Flake Also part of a meadow 36 yds. from S. to N. which is half of a meadow formerly in dispute between Thos. Cooper and her admeasuring 72 yards now divided equally by consent of both parties and staked out by me this 6th day of May 1806, to the satisfaction of both parties Chas. Carroll.Lower Island CoveA. Snelgrove.Purchased from John Phillips for £9A. SnelgroveNot sold or leased1756No Person--
80John Morris 35 yds. from S. to N. 110 yds. from H.W.M. to the Westward 289 yds. from Thos. Robbins garden to the Northward bounded on the N. by the woods 1/2 Stage 2 Flakes 2 Houses 1 Garden 1 Meadow"John & Thomas & William Morris, James Morris deceased children and Rachael SparkesCut and cleared agreeable to Act Wm. lll Chap. 25. Sec. 7 by their father.John & Thomas Morris"1766"--
81Edward and William Weller and John Fagner 79 yds. from E. to W. bounded E. by John Morris on the W. by Thomas Robbins 15 1/2 yds. from S. to N. bounded on the N. by John Morris on the S. by Philip Lewis 1/4 Stage 4 Flakes 3 Houses 4 Gardens"E. & Wm. WellerBequeathed by their Grandfather-in-Law's WillE. & William Weller"1797"--
82Thomas Robbins 149 yds. from E. to W. bounded on the E. by John Morris on the W. by Robt. Johnson 15 1/2 yds. from S. to N. bounded on the N. by John Morris 1/4 stage 4 Flakes 2 Houses 2 Gardens 1 Meadow"Thos. RobbinsDoThomas Robbins"1789"--
83Philip Luce 152 yds. from N. to South bounded on the N. by the Wellers and Robbins on the S. by the woods 228 yds. from H.W.M. to the Westward bounded on the W. by Robt. Johnson 1 Stage 1 Flake 3 Houses 2 Gardens 1 meadow."Ph. Luce.Purchased from James Johnston for £7.10Ph. Luce"1768"--
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84Samuel Simmons, 44 ys. from S. to N. 100 yds. from E. to W. L House 1 GardenLower Island CoveS. SimmondsCut out of the woods.S. SimmondsNot sold or leased1788No Person--
85Garland Courage, 59 yds. from E. to W. 100 yds. from S. to N. 1 House 1 Garden"G. CourageDoG. Courage"1806"--
86Robert Bussey, (John Bussey's Son) 30 yds from E to W. 81 yds. from S. to N. 1 house 2 Gardens"Rt. BusseyBy deed of Gift from his FatherRt. Bussey"1804"--
87Joseph Bussey, 22 yds. from E. to W. 61 yds. from S. to N. 1 House 1 Garden"Jos. BusseyDoJos. Bussey"1805"--
88Abram Martin, 16 yds. from E. to W. 31 yds. from S. to N. 1 House 1 Garden"Ab. MartinCut out of the woods.Ab. Martin"1805"--
89James Simmonds, 32 yds. from E. to W. 43 yds from S. to N. 2 Houses 1 Garden"Jas. SimmondsPurchased from Henry Normore for £4Jas. Simmonds"1800"--
90David Read, 16 yds. from E. to W. 27 yds. from S. to N. 1 House 1 Garden"D. ReidCut out of the woodsD. Read"1799"--
91Jas. Over, 48 yds. from E. to West 43 yards from S. to North 1 House 1 Garden"Jas. OverDoDavd. Read"1791"--
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92Edward Lowe, 51 yds. from E. to W. 92 yds. from S. to N. 1 House 2 GardensLower Island CoveEdw. LoweCut out of the woods.Ed. LoweNot sold or leased1790No Person--
93Geo. Street, 59 yds. from E. to W. 52 yds. from S. to N. 1 House 2 Gardens"Geo. StreetDoG. Street"1803"--
94Joseph Martin, 83 yds. from S. to N. bounded on the S. by Charles Normore on the N. by John Morris and David Read 51 yds. from E. to W. bounded on the E. by Charles Normore and on the W. by John Morris. 5 houses 2 gardens."Jos. Martin Grates Cove.By his Father-in-Law's deed of GiftJohn LillyLeased1784John LillyLeased during pleasure for £4 per annum.
95John Lilly, 51 yds from E. to W. bounded on the E. by the Brook on the W. by Thos. Robbins 78 yds. from S. to N. bounded on the south by James Over and D. Read 78 yds. from S. to N. bounded on the south by David Read and on the North by the woods. No buildings"Jno. LillyPurchased from E.W., T.R. and Ann Snelgrove for £2John LillyNot sold or leased1806"--
96Robert Johnson, 67 yds. from E. to W. 52 yds. from S. to N. 1 House 2 gardens."Rt. JohnsonPurchased from Cath. Walsh for £5Rt. Johnson"1798"--
97George Dimond, 128 yards from E. to W. bounded on the W. by Thomas Cooper on the E. by the woods 80 yards from S. to N. bounded on the S. and N. by the Woods. No bulidings."Geo. Dimond.Part cleared out of the woods and part above the path by gift from Philip ShanoG. Dimond"1805"--
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98Ann Snelgrove 71 yds. from E. to W. bounded on the W. by the Commons on the E. by George Goudy Sr. 47 yds. from S. to N. bounded on the S.by Samuel Simmonds on the N. by the Woods No Buildings.Lower Island CoveA. Snelgrove.Purchased from Geo. Moores for £3A. SnelgroveNot sold or leased1802No Person--
99Henry Garland and William Broderick, 42 yds. from E. to W. 200 yds. from H.W.M. to the N. bounded on all sides by the woods.Deep Bite CoveH. Garland & W. BroderickIn consequence of lying voidNo person" (No buildings)1806"--
100Joseph Murphy, 280 yds. from E. to W. bounded on the E. by the Woods on the W. by Charles Gooby's meadow 187 yds. from H.W.M. to the N. bounded on the N. by the woods 1 Stage 1 Flake 3 Houses 2 Gardens 1 meadowDevils CoveJos. MurphyCut and cleared agreeable to the Act of Wm. ll. Chap 25. Sec. 7.Jos. MurphyNot sold or leased1786"--
101George Johnson, 200 yds. from E. to West bounded on the W. by Moses Sandy, 194 yds. from H.W.M. to the N. bounded on the N. by Christopher Harris 2/3 Stage, 1 Flake 5 Houses 2 Gardens, 1 meadow."G. JohnsonPurchased from Chas. Garland for £40G. Johnson"1790"--
102Moses Sandy, 210 yds. from E. to W. bounded on the E. by Geo. Johnson and Wm. Rixon on the W. by the Droke 198 yds from H.W.M. to the N. bounded on the N. by the Woods 1 Stage 4 Flakes 4 Houses 3 Gardens."M. SandyPurchased from John Johnson for £10M. Sandy"1784"--
103Christopher Harris, 198 yds. from E. to W. bounded on the W. by Wm. Rixon, on the East by the Sea 191 yds. from H.W.M. to the N. bounded on the N. by the Woods. 1 House 1 Garden 1 meadow"C. Harris.Purchased for Geo. Johnson for £30No Person"1791"--
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104William Rixon, 196 yds. from E. to West on the E. by Christopher Harris on the W. by Moses Sandy 194 yds. from H.W.M. to the N. bounded on the N. by the Woods 1 Cross Stage, with liberty to land and split his fish in Geo. Johnson's Stage. 1 Flake 2 Houses 3 Gardens 1 Meadow.Devils CoveW. RixonBy deed of Gift from Geo. JohnsonJohn RixonNot sold or leased1805No person.--
105John James Richard and Thomas English, together with the Widow of William English, deceased, 1 Stage 1 Flake and all the Droke, 4 Gardens 1 Meadow"The Englishs.Part purchased from Wm. Danson for £45 and the remainder cleared out of the woodsThe Englishs"1796----
106Gregory Layman, 32 yds. from S. to North 120 yds. from E. to W.2 Houses 1 Garden.Burnt PointG.LaymanCleared out of the WoodsG. Layman"1799"--
107James Rogers, and Robert Harris 137 yds. from E. to W. bounded on the E. by the Waterside on the W. by Chas. Gooby 181 yds. from H.W.M. to the N. bounded on the N. by the woods 1/2 stage 1 Flake 6 Houses 4 Gardens"Jas. Rogers and Rob. HarrisCut and cleared agreeable to Act Wm. III Chap 25 Sec. 7Jas. Rogers & R. Harris"1797"--
108Chas. Gooby 125 yds. from E to West bounded on the E. by Jas. Rogers and Robt. Harris on the W. by the woods 198 yards from H.W.M. to the N. bounded on the N. by the Woods 1/2 Stage 1 Flake 3 Houses 2 Gardens."Chas. GoobyDoChas. Gooby"1797"--
109Thos. Oliver, 148 yds. from E. to W. bounded on the E. by the woods on the W. by John Furlong and Thos. Mahany 200 yds. from H.W.M. to the N. bounded on the N. by the woods 1 stage 1 Flake 3 Houses 3 Gardens 1 Meadow.Gull IslandThos. OliverIn consequence of lying void.Thos. Oliver Purchased from Wm. Lilly Esq. 1809 for £20"1798"--
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110Thomas Mahany and John Furlong, 131 yds. from E. to W. 198 yds. from H.W.M. to the N. 1 Flake 2 Houses 2 Gardens 1 MeadowGull IslandThos. Mahay & John FurlongIn consequence of lying voidThos. Mahany & Jno. FurlongNot leased or or sold1798No person--
111Geo. Moores and Jno. Buckler 112 yds. from E. to W. 198 Yds. from H.W.M. to the N. another plot of John Buckler's 65 yds. from E. to W. 200 yds. from H.W.M. to the N. bounded on the N. by the Woods 1 Stage 1 Flake 2 Houses 3 Gardens (This room belongs to Anthony Wey, Thomas Wey and John Wey).Northern BayGeo. Moores and Jno. Buckler--G. Moores and Jno. Buckler"1802"--
112Christopher Harris 195 Yds. from E. to W. bounded on the E. by John Buckler on the W. by Thomas Millea 178 yds. from H.W.M. to the N. bounded on the N. by the woods 1 1/2 Stage 1 Flake 4 Houses 2 Gardens 1 Meadow"C. HarrisPurchased from Wm. Newman for £10C. Harris"1804"--
113Thomas Milley 112 yds. from E. to West bounded on the E. by Chris. Harris on the W. by Wm. Hogan 175 yds. from H.W.M. to the N. bounded on the North by the woods 1 Stage 1 Flake 3 Houses 2 Gardens"Thos. MilleyBy deed of Gift from Ch. HarrisThos. Milley"1801"--
114Jno. Johnson, Jr., 34 yds. from E. to West bounded on the E. and W. by Thos. Milley 190 yds. from H.W.M. to the N. bounded on the N. by the woods 1/2 S. 1 F. 2 Houses 2 Gardens."Jno. Johnson Jr.Purchased from Thos. Milley for £4J. Johnson"1803"--
115John Cummins and Thomas Fogarty, 138 yds. from E. to West bounded on the E. by Thos. Milley on the W. by himself 200 yds. from H.W.M.to the N. bounded on the N. by the Woods 1 Stage 1 Flake 3 Houses 1 Garden"John Cummins & Thos. FogartyPurchased from Wm. Mullowney for £30Wm. Hogan"1796"--

Note: William Hogan is to enjoy this room rent free during his natural life, then tis to devolve to Jno. Cummings and Thos. Fogarty and their heirs but if they should rent his room or dispose of it they are to give the heirs of Wm. Hogan the preference.







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116John Commins and Thos. Fogarty, 401 yds. from E. to W. bounded on the E. by himself on the W. by Thos. Fogarty 200 yds. from H.W.M. to the N. bounded on the N. by the woods and Thos. Milley's Garden 1/2 Stage 1 Flake 2 Houses 3 GardensNorthern Bay.Jno. Commins & Thos. Fogarty.Purchased from Wm Mullowney for £30Jno. Commins & Thos. FogartyNot sold or leased1796No Person--
117Thomas Fogarty 20 yds. from E. to W. 50 yds. from S. to N. 1 Garden. John Commins 42 yds. from E. to W. 32 yds. from the Bank to the N. bounded on the N. by Wm. Fowlow 1 Meadow."DoCleared out of the woods.Do"1796"--
118William Fowlow 258 yds. from E. to W. bounded on the E. by John Commins on the W. by the Brook 200 yds from H.W.M. to the N. bounded on the N. by the Woods."Wm. Fowlow.By permission of the Governor Sir Erasimus Gower.Wm. Fowlow"1806"--
119William Hogan 65 yds. from E. to W. bounded on the E. by Jno. Johnson on the W. by John Commins 64 yds. from S. to N. bounded on the S and N. by John Commins. 1 House 1 Garden"Wm. HoganCleared out of the woodsWm. Hogan"1803"--
120John Sullivan, and Garrett Stack, 100 yds. from S. to N. 100 yds. from E. to W. bounded on all sides by woods. No buildings"Jno. Sullivan & Co.In consequence of lying void.Jno. Sullivan & Co."1806"--
121Richard Valentine, 219 yds. from E. to W. bounded on the E. by John Perry on the W. by the Brook 120 yards from S. to N. bounded on the S. by Edward Butler and Ch. Moores on the N. by the Bank. 1 Meadow"Rd. Valentine.--R. Valentine"1756"--
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122Edward Butler, 83 yds. from N. to South bounded on the N. by Rich. Valentine and Jno. Perry on the S. by the Woods 93 yds. from E. to W. bounded on the E. by Richd. Valentine on the W. by the woods.1 House 3 Gardens.Northern BayEdw. ButlerPart purchased from Mary Dunphy for 13sh.6p. and the remainder cleared out of the woods.E. ButlerNot sold or leased1790No Person--
123Charles Moores, 134 yds. from E. to W. bounded on the W. by the Woods on the E. by Edward Butler 90 yds. from S. to N. bounded on the S. by Jno. Hitchcombe on the N. by Richd. Vaneltine. 1 Meadow"Ch. MooresPurchased from David Rogers for £8Chs. Moores"1798"--
124Jno. Hitchcombe, 51 yds. from S. to N. bounded on the S. by the woods on the N. by Chs. Moores 170 yds. from E. to W. bounded on the E. by Edward Butler on the W. by the woods. 1 Meadow."Jno. Hitchcombe.Purchased from Edw. Lowe for 10 sh.J. Hitchcombe"1796"--
125John Kemp. 114 yds. from E. to West bounded on the E. by the Bank on the W. by Edward Butler 50 yds. from S. to N. bounded on the N. by Jno. Perry on the S. by the woods 1 Meadow."Jno. Kemp.Cut and clearedRd. Halfyard"1754"--
126John Perry, 114 yds. from E. to W. bounded on the E. by the Bank on the W. by Richard Valentine 50 yds. from S. to N. bounded on the S. by Rd. Halfyard on the N. by Richard Valentine. 1 Meadow"Jno. PerryBy deed of Gift from Richd. WellsJno. Perry"1802"--
127Wm. Hogan, 55 yds. from S. to N. 14 yds. from E. to W. 3 small plots more to the Southwd. of the Main Brook 81 yds. from S. to N. and 58 yds. from E. to W. 3 Gardens 1 MeadowOaker Pits CoveWm. HoganCut out of the Woods.Jonathan ParsonsRented1786"Rented for 1sh. per annum

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