1874 Census of French Shore
 

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Census of so called French Shore Point Riche to Rocky Harbour December 1874

List of Families Resident on the so-called French Shore of Newfoundland between Point Riche and Rocky Harbour (inclusive) in December 1874.

The following was transcribed by John G. Edgar from the original "copy" reposed in Diocesan Synod of Western Newfoundland Archives. The Rev. Curling states at the top "Original sent to the Bishop for Census 1874-75". Contributed by Alexander (Sandy) Payne, used by permission. There may be errors.

Name of Settlement Family Church of Remarks

England Rome
Gargemel William Langdon 3

Keppel Is. Abraham House 4

Port Saunders David House 4


Patrick Patey 8
Patrick Patey moved up from French Island Hr. This autumn and may have been already included in the Census.
Mal Bay or
River of Ponds

James Sinnicks
1 5


Joseph Clarke
1



Charles Paine
7 1

Belburns

Levi House
2



Levi House Jr.
3



William House
6


Daniel's Harbour

Thomas Biggin
8



John House
8



John Brophy
4 1


James Guichard
3 3


William Perry
7



Joseph Brown
3



Moses Kennedy

6

Parson's Pond

Ambrose Paine
9



Samuel Paine
9


Cow Harbour

Charles Paine
5



John Paine
13



Charles Vincent
8



William Hutchings
8


William Hutchings, jr.
7 1

Charles Benoit 10 1 ?  religion of children

John Benoit 7 1

John Huelin 4


Joseph Huelin 3


John Huelin, jr. 3

St. Paul's Elias Gifford 1

Broom's Point Stephen Short 2


Richard Gilley 8

Green Point Josiah Paine 6


Charles Dod 4

Lobster Cove Robert Paine 7


Jesse Decker 4


Edwin Paine 3

Rocky Harbour James Decker 4


William Young 5


William Paine 9


Jonas Shears 6


Andrew Ellesworth 6


- Pittman
5


Total 228 16

There are no Presbyterians, Wesleyans or other denominations in the above settlements as far as I know.

Joseph J. Curling
Mission Priest
4 January 1875

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