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PANS RG 20 series C Vol. 93

Welsh Settlers to Shelburne, N.S. 1818

Muster Roll of Welch [sic] Emigrants on board the schooner Two Brothers, Jonathan Fowler, master, bound to Shelburne for the purpose of settling there. ~ 15th June 1818 ~

The Welsh settlers are thought to have come from Carmarthen and Cardigan, and to have sailed from Carmarthen aboard the brig Fanny, and arrived at Halifax in May 1818 after a passage of 42 days.
(see newspaper account) (see also list of provisions)

1. John Richards Managers  
2. Morgan Jefferys  
3. John Davies  
      36. Thomas James
4. Margaret Richards   37. Rachel James
5. David Richards *   38. Jonah James
6. Elizabeth Richards *   39. Sarah James
7. Martha Richards *      
8. John Richards   40. John Thomas
9. Susannah Richards   41. Esther Thomas
10. William Richards   42. Mary Thomas
11. Henry Richards   43. Margaret Thomas
12. Rachel Richards      
13. Benjamin Richards   44. Evan Evans
      45. Maria Evans
14. Ellenor Jeffreys [sic]   46. Rachel Evans
15. Morgan Jefferys   47. David Evans
16. Mary Jefferys   48. John Evans
17. Evan Jefferys   49. Owen Evans
18. Sarah Jefferys      
19. Ann Jefferys   50. John Owens
      51. Catharine Owens
20. Anne Davies   52. Anna Owens
21. Phebe Davies   53. Ann Owens
      54. Sarah Owens
22. William Davies *   55. Mary Owens
23. Margaret Davies *      
24. David Davies *   56. William Davies Carpenter
25. Mary Davies *   57. Walter Thomas Labourer
26. Ann Davies *   58. Joshua Davies * Blacksmith
27 John Davies *   59. David Powell * Taylor
28. Margaret Davies *   60. John Davies * Labourer
      61. William Thomas *
29. David Thomas   62. Sarah Thomas *
30. Nancy Thomas   63. Mary Thomas *
31. Ann Thomas      
32. Margaret Thomas      
33. John Thomas
The persons names marked * do not go at present
34. William Thomas      
35. Rachel Thomas      

List of Provisons and Implements of Husbandry Shipped by order of His Excellency The Earl of Dalhousie, on board the schooner Two Brothers, Jonathan Fowler, master, bound to Shelburne for use of the Welch Emigrants under the direction of John Richards, John Davies & Morgan Jefferys, about to settle in that county. ~ Halifax, 15th June 1818 ~

20
  Bags of Oatmeal each ~ 112 [?]
6
  Bags of Biscuits each ~ 112 [?]
5
  Barrels Bolted Indian Meal 1 . 3 . 0 each [?]
3
  Barrels Mess Pork each 2 . 0 . 0 [?]
3
  Barrels Mess Beef each 2 . 0 .0 [?]
34
  Barrels containing 100 Bushels Potatoes
10
  Bags each 21/2 Bushels = 25 Bushels Salt
2
  Large Cheese
10
  Felling Axes
2
  Broad Carpenters Axes
12
  Pick Axes
12
  Hoes
6
  Spades
12
  Irish Shovels
3
  Grind Stones
2
  Carpenters Adzes

Halifax 15 June 1818

I acknowledge to have received on board the schooner Two Brothers myself master, all the articles enumerated in the annexed abstract for the use of the Welch Emigrants, all in good order, which I promise and engage to deliver unto John Richards at Shelburne. He paying the freight for the same & for the passengers and their baggage as per agreement with Michael Wallace and James Fraser agents for government.

Jonathan Fowler

Freight of Provisions & Implements computed at 65 Barrels @ 2/6
£8 . 5 . 0
Sixty Passengers & Baggage @ 5/- each
£15 . 0 .0
Payment
£23 . 5 . 0

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