NL GenWeb Historical Information
West Coast ~ Bay of Islands District
Humber River - Thomas White 'Census' 1808Here is a "census" of sorts, taken by Thomas White in 1808 when the H.M.sloop "Avenger" visited Western Newfoundland.
The information was transcribed by MICHAEL BARBOUR, August 1999. While I have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors.
|Name||From||Boats||Men||Tierces Salmon||Qntls Cod||Furs||Vessels||Men||Exported|
|R. Brake||England||3||2||83||10||22||35t||3||Burin & St. John's|
|Wm. Blanchard||England||2||2||24||30||Burin & St. John's|
|R. Park||England||3||2||35||20||35||Burin & St. John's|
|Wm. Willer||England||2||2||43||20||25||35t||2||Burin & St. John's|
|John Brooks||England||2||2||20||20t||2||Burin & St. John's|