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1741 Voyages, to and from Newfoundland

Extracted from Lloyd's Lists, London (Julian Calendar)

Vessels could be constructed cheaper in Colonial America where virgin timber was limitless, than could be done back home in England.

Voyages in which Newfoundland may have been an interim port, and for which Newfoundland was not a specifically named port within the lists, are not included here, except as examples, which are asterisked as *****.

Transcribed and contributed by David Anstey. (Note: This listing may contain contractions, spelling and/or transcription errors. Correction or improvement is possible in certain cases). While we have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there may be typographical errors.


Jan 2, 1740 edition

Arrived at Dartmouth, Devon, from Newfoundland, the vessel "Katherine & Sarah". Captain Faulkner. At Gravesend Jan 6th.

Arrived at Poole, Dorset, from Newfoundland, on Dec 31, 1749, the vessel "Agnes & Mary", Captain Pottle.1

Jan 7, 1740 edition

Arrived at Gravesend, from Newfoundland, the vessel "Race Horse", Captain Le Gros.

Jan 9, 1740 edition

Arrived at Leghorn from Newfoundland, the vessels:

"John" Captain Fagan

"Leghorn" Captain Templer

"Mary" Captain Champion

"Prince William" Captain ??

"Alanta" Captain ??

"2 Brothers" Captain Troth

Jan 13, 1740 edition

Arrived at Falmouth from Newfoundland, the vessel "Eagle', Captain Stolker.

Jan 16, 1740 edition

The "Endeavour", Captain Gaden of Poole, Dorset, Newfoundland to Leghorn, is lost near Port Mahone.

Jan 20, 1740 edition

Arrived at Leghorn, from Newfoundland, the vessels:

"William" Captain Whitborne

"2 Brothers" Captain Troth

"Charlton" Captain Warren

"Samuel & Dove" Captain Elmes

"Eagle" Captain Tottershel

"Adventure" Captain White

Jan 23, 1740 edition

Arrived at Poole, from Newfoundland, on Jan 19, the vessels:

"Carbonier" Captain Pike

"Robert & Sarah" Captain Brenton

Arrived at Cork from Newfoundland, on Jan 4, The vessel "Vinyard", Captain Griffiths.

Arrived at Gibraltar from Newfoundland, on Nov 8, the vessels:

"Zant" Captain Whitwood

"Speedwell" Captain Jolly (Jolliff?)

Arrived at Lisbon from Newfoundland, the vessels:

"Dove" Captain Banfield, on Nov 29.

"Dispatch" Captain Hooke, on Dec 4.

"Tito" Captain Durrell, on Dec 4. Arrived at Poole, Jan 24.

"Speedy" Captain Mitchell, on Dec 5.

"Joyce" Captain Penny, on Dec 6.

"Marcella" Captain Sommers, on Dec 7.

"Endeavour" Captain Pike, on Dec 7. Arrived at Poole, on Jan 24.

"Durrell" Captain Durrell, on Dec 7.

"Loyal Comfort" Captain Follet?, on Dec 8. Arrived Dartmouth, on Jan 21, 1740.

"Benjamin" Captain Taverner, on Dec 11.

"Susannah" Captain Lander, on Dec 11.

"Sarah" Captain Holman, on Dec 11.

"Nazareth" Captain Bennett, on Dec 22.

"Virgin" Captain Skinner, on Dec 29.

"Joseph & Elizabeth" Captain Jones, on Jan 13.

Jan 27, 1740 edition

Arrived at Leghorn from Newfoundland, the vessel "Adventure", Captain White.

Jan 30, 1740 edition

Arrived at Dartmouth from Newfoundland, the vessel "Eagle", Captain Stolker.

Feb 3, 1740 edition

Arrived at Lisbon from Newfoundland, the vessels:

"Supply" Captain Smith

"Henry & Susanna" Captain Pynn2 on Jan 25

"Mary" Captain Card

Sailed from Lisbon for Newfoundland

"John" Captain Peter Ley

Feb 13, 1740 edition

Arrived at Lisbon from Newfoundland, the vessels:

"Bee" Captain Wills

"Roebuck" Captain Pynn

"Gleeves" Captain Damon ( aka Dyment/Diamond )

Arrived at Gibralter from Newfoundland, on Jan 4, the vessel "Mary", Captain Holloway.

Arrived at Gibralter from Newfoundland, on Jan 9, the vessel "Tiber", Captain Fairwell.

*****Arrived at Gibralter from Leghorn, on Jan 10, the vessel "America", Captain Hillyard.

Arrived at Gibralter from Newfoundland, on Jan 15, the vessel "Frances", Captain Spyring.

Feb 24, 1740 edition

Arrived at Maderia from Newfoundland, on Jan 28, the vessel "Ester", Captain Richards.

Feb 27, 1740 edition

Sailed from Dartmouth for Newfoundland, on Jan 25, the vessels:

"Doddington" Captain Hart

"Loyalty" Captain Wallis/Wallace

Mar 3, 1740 edition

Came in to Falmouth for Newfoundland on Jan 26, the vessel "Doddington", Captain Hart.

Arrived at Ancona from Newfoundland, on Jan 20?, the vessel "John", Captain Jandine

March 6, 1740 edition

Captain Pike arrived at Dartmouth, from Carolina.

500 Leagues West of the Lizard, Pike took on board Captain Peter Ley & his crew, who quit their leaking vessel, the "St. Joseph", which was en route Liverpool - Virginia.

March 10, 1740 edition

Arrived at Dublin from Newfoundland, the vessel "Diamond", Captain Cummings.

Mar 13, 1740 edition

Arrived at Poole, Dorset, from Newfoundland, on March 9, the vessel "Tito", Captain Durrell. (Poole merchant, George Tito )

Arrived at Naples, from Newfoundland, the vessel "Drake", Captain Archer.

Arrived at Porto Spezia, from Newfoundland, the vessel "Henry & Mary", Captain Hooper.

March 24, 1740 edition

Sailed from Minorque for Newfoundland, the vessel "Richard & Martha", Captain Everdon.

Arrived at Leghorn, from Newfoundland, the vessel "Henry & Mary", Captain Hooper.

The vessel "Molly", Captain Parker, Newfoundland to Oporto, is taken into Bayone, by a Spanish Privateer.

March 27, 1741 edition

Sailed from Dartmouth for Newfoundland, the vessels:

"Monbury" Captain Grant

"Mary" Captain Walley

"Loyal Comfort" Captain Stapleton on March 24

*****Arrived at Poole, from London, the vessel "John & Jean", Captain Pelly.

Mar 31, 1741 edition

Sailed from Poole, Dorset, for Newfoundland, on March 28, 1741, the vessels:

"Carbonear" Captain Cheeseman

"Amelia" Captain Walker

April 3, 1741 edition

Sailed from Dartmouth, Devon, for Newfoundland, on March 29, 1741, the vessel "Ann", Captain Smith.

April 14, 1741 edition

Came in to Plymouth for Newfoundland, on April 10, the vessel "George", Captain Thombes.

Sailed from Lisbon, for Newfoundland, the vessels:

"Dispatch" Captain Hook

"Mary" Captain Card

"Henry & Susanna Captain Pynn

"Speedy" Captain Mitchel

"Ringwood" Captain Whitaker

"Joseph & Elizabeth" Captain Jones

April 17, 1741 edition

Sailed from Poole, Dorset, for Newfoundland, the vessels:

"Rainbow" Captain Durrell

"George" Captain Thombes

"Henrietta" Captain Taverner

"William & Love" Captain Bailey

"Endeavour" Captain Pike

"Joseph & Benjamin" Captain Linthorn

"Martha Elizabeth" Captain Seager

"Lettice" Captain Froud

"Sylvia" Captain Croucher

Arrived at Antigua from Newfoundland, on March 28, 1741, the vessel "Sea Nymph", Captain Gale.

April 21, 1741 edition

Came in to Plymouth, for Newfoundland,

"Elizabeth" Captain Carter

"Lettice" Captain Froud

"Endeavour" Captain Pike

"Joseph" Captain Linthorn

"Henrietta" Captain Taverner

"Love" Captain ??

"Robert" Captain Bailey

"George" Captain Darby

"Wolpole" Captain Darby

These vessels sailed for Newfoundland under convoy of the man of war, "Rochester", Captain Williams, on April 18.

April 25, 1741 edition

Sailed from Poole, Dorset, for Newfoundland, on April 22, the vessel "2 Brothers", Captain Knight.

Arrived at Carolina, the vessel "Hope", Captain Baker, from Newfoundland.

Arrived at Leghorn, from Newfoundland, on April 7, the vessel "Goodwill, Captain Mifflen.

The "Carbonier", Pike from Poole for Newfoundland, with 35 fishermen on board, were taken off Guernsey by a Spanish privateer, and carried into St. Sebastians.3

May 1, 1741 edition

Sailed from Cork for Newfoundland, the vessels:

"William" Captain Linthorn

"Joyce" Captain Penny

May 5, 1741 edition

Sailed from Lisbon for Newfoundland, the vessel "Larke", Captain Griffiths.

Sailed from Lisbon for Newfoundland, on April 12, the vessels:

"Thomas & Mary" Captain Edmonds

"Grace" Captain Brocker

"George" Captain Teague

May 8, 1741 edition

Arrived at Barbadoes from Newfoundland, on April 19, the vessel "Swan", Captain Burn.

May 12, 1741 edition

Sailed from Lisbon for Newfoundland, the vessel "2 brothers, Captain Troth.

May 15, 1741 edition

Sailed from Cork, for Newfoundland, on May 4, the vessel "Leap", Captain Loader.

*****Arrived at Penzance from Limington, the vessel "4 Friends", Captain Copyduck.

May 19, 1741 edition

Sailed from Lisbon for Newfoundland, on April 21, the vessels:

"Placentia" Captain Brooks

"Sarum" Captain Mackenzie

May 22, 1741 edition

Sailed from Poole, Dorset, to Dartmouth, the vessel "Sarah", Captain Reeks.

Sailed from Poole, Dorset, to Newfoundland, on May 20, the vessels:

"Endeavour" Captain Grainger

"Hooper" Captain Hooper

"Samuel & Hannah" Captain Olive

Sailed from Cork, to Newfoundland, the vessel "Pike", Captain Franklin.

June 5, 1741 edition

Arrived at Newfoundland from Lisbon, the vessel "Richard & Martha", Captain Everdon.

Arrived at Lisbon, from Newfoundland, the vessel "John", Captain Leigh.

Arrived at Leghorn from Newfoundland, on May 25, the vessels:

"Mary" Captain Holloway

"Francis" Captain Spiering

June 9, 1741 edition

Sailed from Cork for Newfoundland, the vessels:

"Katherine & Susannah" Captain Leverance/Laverence

"Benjamin" Captain Williamson

Sailed from Lisbon for Newfoundland, on May 25, the vessel "Tagus", Captain Showers.

*****Arrived at Barbadoes from Dartmouth, the vessel "Happy Return", Captain French.

June 30, 1741 edition

Sailed for Newfoundland from Poole, Dorset, the vessel "Samuel & Mary, Captain Gaden.

Arrived at Lisbon from Newfoundland, the vessels:

"Elizabeth" Captain Withall on June 15

"Sarah" Captain Louth

"Speedy" Captain Mitchell on June 16

"Mulberry" Captain Grant on June 17

Arrived at Lisbon from Newfoundland, on June 23, the vessel "Trial", Captain Sainthill.

Sailed from Lisbon for Newfoundland the vessels:

"Dolphin" Captain Saul on June 12.

"Dianna" Captain Anstice on June 15.

"Zant" Captain Whitwood on June 15.

"Mermaid" Captain James on June 15.

July 7, 1741 edition

The vessel "Joseph & Elizabeth" for Newfoundland, lost by the Ice. Crew ashore at Newfoundland.

July 10, 1741 edition

Arrived at Poole, Dorset, from Newfoundland, the vessel "Hopewell", Captain Ansty.

( Capt. Thos Anstey for Poole Quaker, Joseph White. )

Arrived at Portland from Newfoundland, the vessel "Richard & Martha", Captain Everden.

July 14 edition

Arrived at Poole, Dorset, from Newfoundland, the vessel "2 Brothers", Captain Hornsby.

Sailed out of Poole for Newfoundland, the vessel "George", Captain Pike.

July 17 edition

Arrived at Bristol from Newfoundland, the vessel Adventure, Captain ??.

Sailed from Poole, Dorset, for Newfoundland, on July 13, the vessel "Aaron & Thomas, Captain Glover.

Arrived at Newfoundland from Poole, Dorset, the vessels:

"Patience" Captain Bowles

"Pike" Captain Franklin

"Benjamin" Captain Taverner

"Betty" Captain Addis

Arrived at Newfoundland from Dartmouth, the vessel "Greenwich", Captain Faulkner.

July 21, 1741 edition

Sailed from Cork for Newfoundland, the vessels:

"Margaret" Captain Dillon

"Lisbon Packet" Captain Latham on July 9.

July 24, 1741 edition

Arrived at Poole, Dorset, from Newfoundland, on July 22, the vessel "Atkins", Captain Wells.

*****Arrived at Amsterdam, from Topsham, the vessel "??", Captain Whiteway.4

July 28, 1741 edition

Arrived at Lisbon, from Newfoundland, the vessel "Ringwood", Captain Chaffey.

*****Arrived at Lisbon, from Topsham, on July 15, the vessel "Ann", Captain Baker.

July 31, 1741 edition

The "Agnes & Betty", Captain Pottle from Newfoundland to Poole, is taken and carried into St. Sebastians.

August 11, 1741 edition

Sailed from Gravesend, for Newfoundland, the vessels:

"Tuscanny" Captain Nichols

"Golden Eagle" Captain Hinton

Came in to Poole, Dorset, for Newfoundland, the vessel "Hope", Captain Baker.

Sailed from Cork for Newfoundland, the vessel "Swift", Captain Legard.

August 14, 1741 edition

Sailed from Poole, Dorset, for Newfoundland, the vessels:

"2 Brothers" Captain Knight

"Hope" Captain Baker

Sailed from Dartmouth for Newfoundland, on Aug 11, the vessels:

"Tagle" Captain Tattershal

"Willing Mind" Captain Huxham

Sailed from the Downs for Newfoundland, the vessel:

"Golden Eagle" Captain Hinton

August 18, 1741 edition

Arrived at Dartmouth from Newfoundland, the vessel "Speedwell", Captain Gely.

Sailed from Weymouth for Newfoundland, the vessels:

"2 Brothers" Captain Knight

"Hope" Captain Baker

Aug 21, 1741 edition

Sailed from Poole, Dorset, for Newfoundland, the vessels:

"Atkins" Captain Wills

"Durell" Captain Pearcey on Aug 10.

Arrived at Dover from Newfoundland, on Aug 19, the vessel "Speedwell", Captain Gely.

August 25, 1741 edition

Arrived at Poole, Dorset, from Newfoundland, on Aug 22, the vessel "Betty", Captain Addis.

August 28, 1741 edition

Arrived at Lisbon from Newfoundland, on Aug 26, the vessel "Northam", Captain Hammat.

Sept 4, 1741 edition

Sailed from Barbadoes for Newfoundland, on August 26, the vessel "June Dove", Captain Thomas.

Sept 15, 1741 edition

Arrived at Gravesend from Newfoundland, the vessel "Dorothy", Captain Holwell.

Sailed from Gravesend for Newfoundland, the vessels:

"Leghorn Galley" Captain Templer

"Speedwell" Captain Gely

Arrived at Lisbon from Newfoundland, on Sept 6, the vessels:

"2 Brothers" Captain Grantland

"Lucitona" Captain Rowell

"Betty" Captain Pearse

Sept 25, 1741 edition

The "Durell", Captain Pearcy, from Poole to Newfoundland, taken by a Spanish Privateer the 20th, and carried into St. Sebastians.

Sept 29, 1741 edition

*****Arrived at Cork from Kinsale, on Sept 17, the vessel "Albion", Captain Butler.

Arrived at Leghorn, from Newfoundland, the vessel "Tito", Captain Pike.

The vessel "Diana", Captain Anstice, from Newfoundland to Leghorn.

( Captain William Anstice of Bridgewater, Somerset. For merchant John Noble? )

Oct 6, 1741 edition

Arrived at Bristol from Newfoundland, the vessel, "Trial", Captain Pool.

Arrived at Falmouth from Newfoundland, the vessel, "Diligence", Captain Murray.

Arrived at Dover from Newfoundland, the vessel "Sarum Galley", Captain M'Keuly.

Arrived at Newfoundland the vessels:

"Prince of Wales" Captain Keat from Lisbon

"Drake" Captain Archer from Lisbon

"St. Cecilia Captain Stewart from Lisbon

"John" Captain Jandine from Cagliari?

"Henry & Mary" Captain Hooper from Cagliari?

"Bonetta" Captain Prentis from Barbadoes

"Dove" Captain Thomas from Barbadoes

"Francis" Captain Caldwell from Philadelphia

"Margaret" Captain Dillon from Cork

Two Spanish Privateers lately took near Viana a ship with Bacalao, on voyage from Newfoundland to Opporto.

Oct 9, 1741 edition

Arrived at Newfoundland from New York, the vessel "John", Captain William.

Oct 13, 1741 edition

Arrived at Newfoundland from Bristol, the vessels:

"Providence?" Captain Windsor

"Triumvirate" Captain Shumar

"Virgin" Captain ??

"Elizabeth" Captain ??

Oct 23, 1741 edition

Arrived at Falmouth from Newfoundland, the vessel "Pelican", Captain Fling.

Oct 27, 1741 edition

Arrived at Bristol from Newfoundland, the vessel "Charming Molly.

Arrived at Poole, Dorset, from Newfoundland, on Oct 24, the vessel "Hopewell", Captain Williams.

Arrived at Lisbon from Newfoundland, on Oct 5, the vessel "John & Mary", Captain Wills.

Sailed from Lisbon for Newfoundland, the vessels:

"Betty" Captain Pearce

"Lucitonia" Captain Rowell

"Susanna" Captain Jenkins

Oct 30, 1741 edition

Arrived at Poole, Dorset, from Newfoundland, the vessels:

"George" Captain Toms

"Joseph & Benjamin" Captain Linthorn

Nov 6, 1741 edition

Arrived at Leghorn from Newfoundland, the vessels:

"Pearl" Captain Daubuz

"Zant" Captain Whitwood

Nov 10, 1741 edition

Arrived at Bristol, from Newfoundland, the vessel "Providence?", Captain Windsor?.

Arrived at Lisbon, from Newfoundland, the vessels:

"??" Captain Strong

"??" Captain Burton

Arrived at Leghorn from Newfoundland, the vessel "Henry & Mary", Captain Hooper.

The "Resolution", Captain Ley from Newfoundland, taken by a Spanish Privateer, into Bayonne.

Nov 13, 1741 edition

Arrived at Poole, Dorset, from Newfoundland, on Nov 11, the vessel "Silvia", Captain Croucher.

Arrived at Opporto, from Newfoundland, the vessel "Endeavour", Captain Grainger.

Nov 20, 1741 edition

Arrived at Gravesend, from Newfoundland, the vessel "Virginia", Captain Watts.

*****Arrived at Dartmouth, from Lisbon, the vessel "Sarah", Captain Reeks.

Arrived at Poole, Dorset, from Newfoundland, on Nov 18, the vessels:

"Swan" Captain Burn

"Samuel & Mary" Captain Gaden

"Martha & Elizabeth" Captain Seagar

"Coronation" Captain Strong

Arrived at Cork, from Newfoundland, the vessel "Swan", Captain Burn.

Arrived at Waterford, from Newfoundland, the vessel "Mary", Captain Roe.

Nov 24, 1741 edition

Arrived at Bristol, from Newfoundland, the vessel "Triumvirate", Captain Shurmar.

Arrived at Dartmouth, from Newfoundland, on Nov 20th, the vessels:

"Betty" Captain Pearce.

"Willing Mind" Captain Huxham

"2 Brothers" Captain Olive

"George" Captain Leonard

"Samuel" Captain Barrell

Arrived at Poole, Dorset, from Newfoundland, on Nov 21st, the vessels:

"Brogdon" Captain Hooper

"Mary" Captain Richards

Arrived at Newfoundland, from Bridgewater, the vessel "Mercury", Captain Phelps.

Arrived at Leghorn, from Newfoundland, the vessel "Tuscanny", Captain Nichols.

Arrived at Lisbon, from Newfoundland, the vessel "Endeavour", Captain Pike.

Nov 27, 1741 edition

Arrived at Poole, Dorset, from Newfoundland, the vessels:

"Leap" Captain Lodder on Nov 23.

"Sarah" Captain Reeks on Nov 25.

"Rainbow" Captain Durrell on Nov 25.

Arrived at Jersey, from Newfoundland, the vessel "Providence", Captain Viscount.

The vessel "America", Captain Hillard, from Lisbon to Newfoundland.

Dec 1, 1741 edition

Arrived at Naples, from Newfoundland, the vessel "Pearl", Captain Daubuz.

Arrived at Leghorn, from Newfoundland, the vessel "Prince of Wales", Captain Keat.

Dec 4, 1741 edition

Arrived at Dartmouth, from Newfoundland, on Nov 28, the vessel "Marcella", Captain Summers.

*****Arrived at Dover, from Dartmouth, the vessel "Endeavour", Captain Andrews.

Dec 8, 1741 edition

Arrived at Bristol, from Newfoundland, on Dec 5, the vessel "Flying Fish", Captain Butler.

Dec 11, 1741 edition

Arrived at Opporto, from Newfoundland, the vessels:

"George" Captain Teague

"Merrythought" Captain Wadham

Arrived at Viana, from Newfoundland, the vessels:

"Shillington" Captain Gely

Dec 15, 1741 edition

Arrived at Lisbon, from Newfoundland, the vessel "Dartmouth", Captain Porter.

Arrived at Figuera, from Newfoundland, the vessel "John & Lucy", Captain Miller.

Dec 18, 1741 edition

Arrived at Lisbon, from Newfoundland, the vessels:

"Letitia" ` Captain Frowd on Nov 30.

"??" Captain Pike

On Dec 3, convoyed by the "Rochester" Man of War from Newfoundland to Lisbon:

"Mary" Captain Walley/Wallace

"St. Mathew" Captain Lambert

"Dartmouth" Captain Porter

"Dartington" Captain Hart

"Love" Captain Bailey

"Port Merch." Captain Walley/Wallace

"Bemjamin" Captain Williamson

"St. Austin" Captain French

"Elizabeth" Captain Moale

"Penelope" Captain Pitt

"Carolina" Captain Snapton

"Rebecca" Captain Knight

"Grace" Captain Hogg

"Swallow" Captain Yoe

"New Key" Captain Prance

"Speedy" Captain Mitchell

"Patience" Captain Dean

"Dove" Captain Banfield

"Prosperous" Captain Gill

"3 Brothers" Captain Chappell

"Dolphin" Captain Sweetland

"Mary" Captain Chard

"Roebuck" Captain Pynn

"Samuel & Hannah" Captain Olive


Endnotes:

  1. 1732. John Moors of Christchurch, Hampshire, at Trinity; in the vessel "Agnes & Mary".

    The Book of Newfoundland. Copyright 1939. Page 68.

    In 1761, George Pottle, an Englishman, and Captain of the guard, in King George III's Guard, took passage out of Poole, Dorset, bound to Newfoundland, and settled at Bonavista. Miss Jennings, later Mrs. Pottle, also eloped from Poole, in 1761. "Ran away with George Pottle." George (Pottle) wed Miss Jennings, a grand-daughter of the celebrated Sarah, first Dutchess of Marlborough, and Lady in Waiting to Queen Charlotte. (Princess Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, wed King George III. Both of German descent.)

    Mr. and Mrs. George Pottle had a daughter Mary, born at Bonavista, Newfoundland on August 24, 1787. (Note: The birth date is copyrighted in error, per volume II.) George Goff of Bonavista married Miss Mary Pottle. Wed by a lay preacher of Bonavista, Mr. Ackerman, under a licence from the Bishop of Nova Scotia, of whose diocese Newfoundland was then a part.

    The Office of the Bishop of Nova Scotia was created on August 11, 1787. This was the proper legal and hierarchial place for Newfoundlanders to obtain marriage licences after the See was created. The Bishop of London was unlikely to issue marriage licences for Newfoundlanders, when he had created the See of Nova Scotia, which in turn was the logical hierarchial Church of England office, expected to perform such functions. The marriage licence process was delegated, in entirely normal fashion, by the Bishop of London to the Bishop of Nova Scotia. Have any Newfoundland marriage licences issued by the Bishop of Nova Scotia, post August, 1787, survived in Nova Scotia Archives?

    Mary Pottle wed George Goff of Bonavista. (On August 24, 1787.) George and Mary Goff, had a daughter, Tryphena (Fanny/Pheenie) Goss.

    George and Mary Goss migrated from Bonavista to Portugal Cove and ran an inn. Captain Pottle followed and died there in 1826. Captain Pottle's grave is side by side with that of his grand-daughter, Tryphena's. Tryphena Goss died March 1823, just prior to her intended marriage, on wedding day.

  1. In 1675 when the English parliament ordered Sir John Berry to initiate the removal of permanent Newfoundland planter settlers, the migratory fishermen, feeling backed by English Law, effected much destruction upon the settlers. Henry Pynn led the Bristol's Hope / Harbour Grace Planters, in their fight against the migratory fishers to remain in Harbour Grace. The settlers stated their intentions: that if forced to abandon the Newfoundland plantation, they would come home to England, effecting economic burden on their respective English parishes—or they would settle the other side of Cape Race, with the French. Parliament became dismayed at such ideas and relented, allowing the planters (1,655 men women & children) to remain in their Newfoundland livelihood.

  1. Migratory fishermen were not officially intended, or expected, to remain/overwinter at the English Crown's Newfoundland fishery worksite/preserve. As sometimes occurs today, the letter of the law was not enforced back then. In spite of these intentions/expectations, some fishermen chose to remain in Newfoundland rather than continue repeating the costly, and sometimes perilous, Atlantic voyage each season. Some would have intermarried with remaining earlier "legally settled" colonists. Others would have wed back home in their English hometowns, taking their new partners to Newfoundland with them. In such a manner, early Newfoundland families formed. Bristol's Hope land was purchased from The London & Bristol Company, and this became a fishery operation under the administration of Bristol aldermen. Earlier proprietary colonial lofty hopes of mining, etc., envisioned by the administrators, were replaced over time by reality. Codfish became "King", in Newfoundland. Migratory adventurers and fishermen became permanent settlers, in spite of an official English policy attempting to discourage settlement.

  1. The Whiteway family in Newfoundland largely has roots at Bickington—Shaldon, Devon. Resident at Shaldon, but referred to as out of Teignmouth.
    William Nicholas Whiteway at Exploit's Island, Notre Dame Bay, is downline, as are other Whiteways from the same local area of Devon.

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The number of English vessels to Newfoundland in 1700 from:

    Bideford 30
    Barnstaple 12
    Plymouth 12
    Bristol 6
    Dartmouth 3
    Jersey 4
    Guernsey 5
    Topsham 25
    Weymouth 3
    Lymington 1
    Portsmouth 1
    Poole 11
    Southampton 2
    Liverpool 4
    Lynne/Lynn 3
    Dublin 1

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