List of Payments to Paupers from the PEI Journal of the House of Assembly, 1848 Page 31


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[ Prince County ] | [ Queen's County ] | [ King's County ]

Journal of the House of Assembly, 1848, Pg 121

Your committee to whom were referred the several petitions from destitute persons, praying relief, and to whom were also referred all cases of pauperism, to examine the same and report thereon, recommended that the following sums be granted and paid towards the relief of persons hereinafter mentioned, agreeably to the following scales, viz:-

Prince County:

Resolved, That the sum of Twenty-two Pounds, ten shillings be granted and placed at the disposal of the Rev. Dougald Macdonald, of Tignish, for the relief of the following persons, viz:-

James Doyle, Lot One

3

10

0

Mary Cahill and son, Kildare

3

0

0

Julian DeRoche and wife

2

0

0

Hypolite DeRoche

1

0

0

Leman Arseneaux, for idiot brother

1

0

0

Barbara Gallant and daughter

2

10

0

William Wedge's daughter, Cascumpec

2

0

0

John Samuel Gallant's son, Cascumpec

1

10

0

Patrick Hickey, Cascumpec

1

10

0

Widow Joseph Wedge, Mill River, Lot 5

1

10

0

Hilaire Richards, Lot One

1

0

0

Urban Doucette, for idiot girl

1

0

0

Mrs. Breen, Lot One

1

0

0

 

22

10

0

Resolved, That the sum of Five Pounds ten shillings be granted and placed at the disposal of James Forsythe, Esquire, of Cascumpec, for the relief of the following persons, viz:-

John Graham

2

10

0

Janet Miller

1

0

0

Maria Wells

1

0

0

Mrs. Blampied

1

0

0

 

5

10

0

Resolved, That the sum of Twelve Pounds be granted and placed at the disposal of David Ramsay, Esquire, for the relief of the following persons, viz:-

Sally Francis

1

10

0

Widow Labobe

0

10

0

Walter Lambert

1

0

0

Rachel Morrel

1

0

0

Widow Macpherson 2 0 0
John Dordon [sic?] 1 10 0
Widow Lock 4 0 0

 

12

0

0

Resolved, That the sum of Sixteen Pounds be granted and placed at the disposal of John Yeo, Esquire, for the relief of the following persons, viz:-

Silas Ford and wife

4

0

0

Widow Ramsay

2

0

0

Widow Hugh Macdonald

1

10

0

Widow Raynor

2

10

0

Alfred Horne

2

10

0

Patrick Stone

1

0

0

John Beaton, Sr.

2

10

0

 

16

0

0

Resolved, that the sum of Seven Pounds ten shillings be granted and placed at the disposal of the Hon. James Yeo, for the relief of the following persons, viz:-

Newton Lee

1

10

0

John Morrison, for a crippled son

2

0

0

Angus Morrison

2

0

0

John Arsneaux, Egmont Bay, for a crippled son

2

0

0

 

7

10

0

Resolved, That the sum of Twenty Pounds ten shillings be granted and placed at the disposal of the Rev. S. E. Perry, for the relief of the following persons, viz:-

Judith Gallant, for her two idiot children

5

10

0

Peter Richard, a cripple, Fifteen Point

2

10

0

Frederick Sylvester's sisters

3

10

0

Edward O'Brien

2

0

0

John Casssy [sic], Lot 15, a cripple and daughter

3

10

0

Old Laman Richard and his wife

2

0

0

Widow Antoine Perry

1

10

0

 

20

0 [sic]

0

Resolved, That the sum of Twenty-Five Pounds be granted and placed at the disposal of the Hon. James C. Pope, for the relief of the following persons, viz:-

Widow G. Waite

4

0

0

Christy Macneill

2

0

0

Avery Baker

2

10

0

Mary Murphy, widow, Lot 26

2

0

0

Bridget Maccarvill, Lot 27

1

10

0

Mary Murphy, widow, Lot 27

2

0

0

Nancy Murphy

1

10

0

Widow Ryan

1

10

0

Sarah Greenan, Lot 26

1

0

0

Widow Greenan, Lot 26

1

10

0

Widow Palmer, Lot 19

2

10

0

Thomas Maccarvill, Lot 27, (an orphan)

1

10

0

Lauchlin Macinnis, for two crippled daughters

1

10

0

 

25

0

0

Resolved, That the sum of Fourteen Pounds be granted and placed at the disposal of Robert Muirhead, Esquire, for the relief of the following Persons, viz:-

John Dogherty and wife

6

0

0

Elizabeth Snow

3

0

0

James Snow

2

0

0

Hannah Mullins

2

0

0

Widow Macgirl [as spelled]

1

0

0

 

14

0

0

Resolved, That the sum of Seventeen Pounds be granted and placed at the disposal of James Beairsto, Esquire, for the relief of the following Persons, viz:-

Thomas Larkins

4

0

0

Edward O'Brien

4

0

0

John Whelan

3

0

0

Mrs. Howell

3

0

0

Mrs. Dooling

3

0

0

 

17

0

0

Queens County:

Resolved, That the sum of Thirty-five Pounds fifteen shillings be granted and placed at the disposal of the following Clergymen for the relief of the under-mentioned persons, viz:-

To the Rev. David Fitzgerald, for the relief of

Widow Macphail (five small children)

2

0

0

Widow Smith (diseased leg)

1

0

0

Widow Smith (broken arm)

1

0

0

Widow Hughes (4 small children)

1

10

0

Widow Ford

1

0

0

Widow Higgins (aged)

1

0

0

Widow Tredenick

1

0

0

Widow Young

1

0

0

Widow Lannigan (two small children)

1

0

0

Widow Maccarthy

1

0

0

Widow Carter

1

0

0

Widow Watson

1

0

0

Mrs. Miller

1

0

0

John Macarthur

1

0

0

John Campbell

1

0

0

John Brown (aged and helpless)

1

0

0

_____ Ingles

1

0

0

James Tutty

1

0

0

Old Blind Webber

3

0

0

To the Rev. Henry Daniel, for the relief of

Widow Halsey

1

10

0

Elizabeth Knight

1

0

0

Widow Brehaut

1

10

0

John Saunders

1

0

0

To the Rev. Thomas Duncan, for the relief of

Mrs. Thompson

1

10

0

Mrs. Macquarrie

1

10

0

William Kilpatrick

1

15

0

Christy Mackinnon

1

0

0

Donald Mathewson

1

10

0

John Affleck

1

0

0

 

35

15

0

Resolved, That the sum of Twenty-six Pounds fifteen shillings be granted and paid to the Benevolent Irish Society for the relief of the following persons, viz:-

Margaret Gilligan

0

15

0

Theresa Bernard

0

15

0

Mary Mullins

0

15

0

Margaret Clarkin

1

5

0

Catherine Dornan

0

15

0

Patrick Maccarron (blind)

2

10

0

James Griffin (cripple)

1

10

0

John Valley

1

0

0

Widow Donelly

0

15

0

Mrs. Carey

0

15

0

Mrs. Mahoney

0

15

0

Widow Mackenna

1

5

0

Ann Collings

0

10

0

Nancy Macrory

0

15

0

Mary Steele

0

10

0

Catherine Neal

0

15

0

Mary Connelly

0

15

0

Mrs. Duffy

0

15

0

Mrs. Hagerty

0

15

0

Mrs. Haggin

0

15

0

Mary Martin

0

15

0

Mrs. Dogherty

0

15

0

Widow Maccann

0

15

0

Ann Smith

0

15

0

Mrs. Flinn

0

15

0

Mrs. Macleod

0

15

0

Alice Macquaid

0

15

0

Ellen Broders

0

15

0

Ann Cahill

0

10

0

Mary Williams

0

15

0

Mary Wall

0

10

0

Mary Ann Shea

0

15

0

Michael Callahan

0

10

0

 

25 [sic]

15

0

Two Pounds ten shillings of the above amount provided by the Members for Georgetown, out of their Pauper Money.

Resolved, That the sum of Fourteen Pounds six shillings be granted and placed at the disposal of George Mackay, Esquire, for the relief of the following persons, viz:-

John Macconner

0

12

6

William Ross

0

12

6

Elizabeth Gunn

0

12

6

Widow Grady

0

12

6

John Macdougald and wife

1

2

6

James Bernard

0

10

0

Mackay's family

1

5

0

Ann Mackinnon

0

10

6

Jane and Mary Lamont

1

4

0

Barbara Mackay, deceased, to pay for coffin

0

12

6

Widow Catherine Ross

0

12

6

Mary Campbell

0

12

6

Widow Elexy Mackay

0

12

6

Widow Mary Macneill

0

12

0

Widow Maclennan

0

12

6

Widow Fraser

0

17

0

John Macleod and wife

1

2

6

Angus Mackay, for a blind girl

0

17

0

 

14

6

0

Resolved, That the sum of Thirteen Pounds be granted and placed at the disposal of Colin Holm, Esquire, for the relief of the following persons, viz:-

Donald Macleod

1

5

0

Bridget Hannivan

1

0

0

Widow Murphy

1

2

6

Sarah Morrison

1

5

0

Duncan Macphail

1

2

6

Widow Morrison

1

5

0

Mrs. Fall

1

0

0

Thomas Bert and wife

1

15

0

Allan Cameron

1

0

0

Mrs. Maccallum

1

5

0

Widow Donnelly

1

0

0

 

13

0

0

Resolved, That the sum of Fourteen Pounds nine shillings be granted and placed at the disposal of Alexander Martin, Esquire, for the relief of the following persons, viz:-

Flora Nicholson

1

0

0

Ann Macleod

1

0

0

Margaret Mackenzie

1

0

0

Widow James Cummings

1

0

0

Alexander Macleod

1

0

0

Widow Margaret Mackenzie

1

0

0

Alexander Maclennan

1

0

0

Donald Macdonald

1

0

0

Sarah Macgregor

0

15

0

Widow Mary Macpherson

1

0

0

Angus Macphee

0

12

6

Widow Janet Macleod

0

14

0

Widow Mary Nicholson

0

14

0

Widow Mary Macphee

0

14

0

Archibald Gillis

0

14

6

Euphemia Mackenzie

0

12

6

Mary Macleod

0

12

6

 

14

9

0

Resolved, That the sum of Five Pounds ten shillings be granted and placed at the disposal of the Hon. Alexander Laird, for the relief of the following persons, viz:-

Pierre Doucette, Lot 24

2

0

0

Maturin Menard, Lot 24

2

0

0

Widow Macswain, Johnston's Road

1

10

0

 

5

10

0

Resolved, That the sum of Twenty-nine Pounds five shillings be granted and placed at the disposal of the Hon. John Longworth, for the relief of the following persons, viz:-

James Conway, Lot 30

2

0

0

James Macdonald, Lot 30

2

0

0

Widow Brown, Bannockburn

2

10

0

Donald Martin, Lot 31

2

0

0

Mary Macswain, do.

1

0

0

James Macleod, Johnston Road

1

0

0

Christy Mackinnon, Lot 23

1

10

0

Catherine Cudahy, South Shore Lot 65

1

10

0

Martha Hutton, North River

2

0

0

John Davies

1

10

0

Susannah Weatherbie, Lot 65

1

10

0

John Valley, Charlottetown

1

10

0

William G. Mugford, do.

2

0

0

Mary Shaw, widow, Lot 65

2

5

0

To be paid to Allan Levingston, Nine Mile Creek, towards the support of Mary Levingston

2

0

0

Henry Knight, Lot 65

2

0

0

Patrick Trainer, Charlottetown

1

0

0

 

29

5

0

Resolved, That the sum of Eleven Pounds five shillings be granted and placed at the disposal of the Hon. George Coles, for the relief of the following persons, viz:-

Widow Leech

1

10

0

Elizabeth Smith

1

10

0

Patrick Woods

2

0

0

David Praught

1

5

0

James Byrne

1

10

0

Mrs. Susan Doyle

2

0

0

Sarah Fields

2

0

0

 

11

5

0

Resolved, That the sum of Eleven Pounds, fifteen shillings be granted and placed at the disposal of the Rev. Thomas Phelan, for the relief of the following persons, viz:-

John Austin

1

10

0

John Morrison

1

10

0

Isabella Macphee

1

10

0

Widow MacKinnon (Tracadie)

1

10

0

Widow Mullin

1

0

0

Sarah Murray

1

5

0

Mrs. Bickerstaff

2

0

0

Widow Ann MacDonald

1

10

0

 

11

15

0

Resolved, that the sum of Eight Pounds two shillings be granted and placed at the disposal of the Rev. Pius MacPhee, for the relief of the following persons, viz:-

Mrs. Caldwell

1

5

0

Mary MacDonald

1

5

0

Christiana MacDonald

1

0

0

Mrs. Power, Lot 37

1

10

0

Mrs. Corcoran

1

12

0

Augustine Molloy

1

10

0

 

8

2

0

Resolved, That the sum of Ten Pounds thirteen shillings be granted and placed at the disposal of the Hon. Francis Kelly, for the relief of the following persons, viz:-

Mrs. MacAleer

1

10

0

Mrs. Sherry

1

5

0

Widow Stewart, Lot 48

1

0

0

Widow Macdonald

1

0

0

Widow Campbell

1

10

0

Mrs. H. Macdonald

1

10

0

Widow MacKinnon, Pisquid, and for orphan children for advances in provisions

2

18

0

 

10

13

0

[Note: Individual Grant amounts not included in next few entries in document]

Resolved, That the sum of Thirteen Pounds Five shillings and nine pence be granted and paid to the Rev. Alexander Munro, Lot 57, for the relief of the following indigent persons, viz:-

Flora MacLeod
Christy MacLeod
Anne MacLeod
Margaret MacLeod
Catherine MacPhee
Widow Lachlan Maclennan
Anne MacKenzie
Anne Lamont
John Beaton
Widow James Maclennan
Catherine Macrae
Margaret Nicholson
M. Stewart
Widow Ross

Resolved, That the sum of Six Pounds, Thirteen Shillings be granted and paid to the Rev. D. Macneill, Lot 62, for the relief of the following indegent persons, viz:-

Sarah McLean
Sarah Munn
Donald Munn
Henrietta Mathewson
Jennett Gillies
Mrs. Morrison
Catherine Mathewson

Resolved, That the sum of Twelve Pounds six shillings and nine pence be granted and paid to the Rev. Alexander Maclean, of Belfast, for the relief of the following indigent persons, viz:-

Widow Beaton
Ann Fraser
Roderick Mathewson
Widow MacLellan
Christy Nicholson
Roderick Morrison
Mrs. Morrison
Mrs. Humphrey
James Buchanan
Widow McDonald
Widow Stewart
Flora Macphee
Effy Mathewson

Resolved, That the sum of Nine Pound nine shillings and six pence be granted and paid to the Rev. Francis De Langie, for the relief of the following persons, viz:-

Widow Nancy Purcell, Lot 40
Widow Catherine MacDonald, Lot 49
Widow Anne Buchanan, Lot 49
Widow Anne Storey, Lot 49
Widow Flora Fitzpatrick, Lot 49
Widow Catherine Macgillvary, Lot 49
Widow Flora Flynn, Lot 49
Sally Macrae, Seal River, Lot 50
Betsy Chipman, Pisquid Road, Lot 37
Gallian MacNeill, Lot 50

King's County:

Resolved, That the sum of Fifteen Pounds be granted and placed at the disposal of James Macfarlane, Esquire, Georgetown, for the relief of the following persons, viz:-

William Hillman, Georgetown, for expenses incurred by the sickness of William Peters, late of Georgetown, before his death

5

10

0

Mrs. Drysdale, Georgetown

2

10

0

Mrs. Lavinia Scott

2

0

0

Flora Macleod, Douse's Road

2

10

0

Christy Macleod, Douse's Road

2

10

0

 

15

0

0

Resolved, That there be granted and paid to Angus Macintyre, Esquire, Twelve Pounds, for the relief of the following persons, viz:-

Lauchlin Gillis, for his blind son

1

0

0

Anabella Macdonald, Big Bush

1

0

0

Widow Angus Macdonald, Stow

1

0

0

Widow Ford, South Side, Lot 47

1

0

0

Michael Macleod's son, Back Settlement

1

0

0

Widow Nancy Macaulay, Line Road, Lot 45

1

0

0

Mary Macdonald, Line Road, Lot 45

1

0

0

Alexander O'Hanley, do., do.

1

0

0

Sarah Macisaac, Bull Creek, Back Settlement

1

0

0

Thomas Devereux, Little Inlet

1

0

0

Widow Angus Macdonald, Belle Creek

1

0

0

Donald Macdonald, Hay River

1

0

0

 

12

0

0

Resolved, That there be granted and paid to Alexander Leslie, Esquire, the sum of Sixteen Pounds for the relief of the following persons, viz:-

James Dingwell

1

0

0

James Lawler

1

0

0

Widow Ellen Maher, Head of Souris

1

0

0

Gilbert Bourke, do.

1

0

0

Placentia Chissong, Rollo Bay

1

0

0

Eunice Chissong, do.

1

0

0

Anglace Bushey, do.

1

0

0

Nancy Smith, do.

1

0

0

Widow Maria Cheverie, Souris

1

0

0

William Cummings, Chepstow

1

0

0

Charles Fitzpatrick, Line Road

1

0

0

Patrick Kniven, do.

1

0

0

Widow Knowlan, do.

1

0

0

Julia Bushey, do.

1

0

0

Nancy Macdonald, do.

1

0

0

Widow Murphy, do.

1

0

0

 

16

0

0

Resolved, That the sum of Three Pounds fifteen shillings be granted and paid to John E. Macdonald, Esquire, Little Pond, Grand River, Lot 56, for the relief of the following persons, viz:-

Jane Steel

1

10

0

George Blackett

1

10

0

Elizabeth Finlay

0

15

0

 

3

15

0

Resolved, That the sum of Five Pounds, ten shillings be granted and paid to the Rev. Pius Macphee, St. Andrews, for the relief of the following persons, viz:-

Thomos [sic] Daly, Morell

1

10

0

Harriett Nichols

0

15

0

Widow Maccormack

1

00

0

Widow Macadams, Savage Harbour

0

15

0

Widow Maceachern, do,

0

15

0

Catherine Welsh, Lot 38

0

15

0

 

5

10

0

Resolved, That the sum of Eighteen Pounds fifteen shillings be granted and paid to John Sutherland, Esquire, for the relief of the following destitute persons, viz:-

Sarah Doyle, Birch Hill

1

0

0

Catherine Power

0

15

0

Jeremiah O'Brien

0

15

0

Malcolm Macdonald

1

0

0

Widow Doyle, Lot 40

1

0

0

Widow Berrigan

0

10

0

Susan Kelly, Marsh Road

1

0

0

Bridget Murphy, Morell

1

0

0

Widow Maher

0

15

0

Michael O'Farrell

1

0

0

Widow Poor, Birch Hill

0

15

0

Michael Macdonald, St. Peter's Bay

1

10

0

Catherine Brown

1

5

0

Donald Macdonald and wife

1

10

0

Widow Macneill, Cable Head

0

15

0

Mary Miller, Bay Fortune Road

0

15

0

William Walsh's son, do.

0

15

0

Mary Morrison, Cable Head

0

10

0

Mary Corcoran

0

15

0

Widow Cullen, Morell

0

15

0

Mary Ryan, do.

0

15

0

 

18

15

0

Resolved, That the sum of Ten Pounds be granted and placed at the disposal of Mr. John Hamilton, New Perth, for the relief of the following persons, viz:-

Barbara MacKenzie, Sparrow's Road

2

0

0

Christ and Sarah Macdonald, Union Road

3

0

0

Mary Redmond, Head of Montague

2

0

0

Christiana Macsween, Back Woods, Lot 52

1

10

0

Chatherine [sic] Macclusky, Lot 51

1

10

0

 

10

0

0

Resolved, That the sum of Eighteen Pounds be granted and placed at the disposal of Thomas Owen, Esquire, Cardigan, for the relief of the following persons, viz:-

Frederick Shepherd, Cardigan

3

0

0

Widow Angus Maccormack

3

0

0

Sarah Maclean, DeGros Marsh

2

0

0

John Macaskill, for blind girl

2

0

0

Widow Sally Macdonald, G. R. Road

1

10

0

W. Robertson, for John Garnett and wife

4

0

0

Flora Crawford, for crippled girl

2

10

0

 

18

0

0

Resolved, That the sum of Nineteen Pounds be granted and paid to Mr. Johnston Aitken, for the relief of the following persons, viz:-

Miss Corcoran

1

10

0

Peter Crawford

3

0

0

Mrs. Cahill, for Clayburn's children

1

10

0

Widow White

1

10

0

Widow Kennedy

1

10

0

Widow Mathewson, Whim Road

1

10

0

Isabella Cameron

1

10

0

Widow Macdonald, Whim Road

1

10

0

Mrs. Nicholas (Indian)

1

10

0

Widow Shea

1

10

0

Miss Cowan

1

10

0

Mrs. Collins, Montague

1

10

0

 

19

10

0

Resolved, That the sum of Six Pounds be granted and placed at the disposal of the Rev. Alexander Munro, Brown's Creek, for the relief of the following persons, viz:-

Ann Macpherson, Douse's Road

1

10

0

Widow Bruce, Whim Road

1

10

0

Widow Cameron, do.

1

0

0

Flora Macleod, do.

1

0

0

Widow Murchison, Widow Road

1

10

0

 

6

10

0

Resolved, That the sum of Five Pounds ten shillings be granted and paid to Mr. Samuel Moore, Lot 61 for the relief of the Griffin family.

Resolved, that the sum of Seven Pounds be granted to James Bell, White Sands, for the relief of the following persons, viz:-

Alexander Macleod, High Bank

1

10

0

Alexander Gillis, for son, do.

1

10

0

Effie Maclean, do.

1

0

0

Lachlin Maclean and wife, Little Sands

1

10

0

Mrs. Finlay Maclean, Little Sands

1

10

0

 

7

0

0

After the vote on the above grants, there were several related resolutions, including the following:

Resolved, That the sum of Five Pounds be granted and paid to John Macdougall, of New London, towards the support of himself and aged wife, both being over ninety years of age, and who have no relatives to aid in their support

Resolved, That the sum of Eight Pounds be granted and paid to the Rev. Cephas Barker, in aid of the support of an idiot son of Widow Harding.

Resolved, That the sum of Twenty Pounds be granted and paid towards the support of the Bog School, Charlottetown.

Resolved, That the Sum of One Hundred and seventy-five Pounds be granted and placed at the disposal of the Government for the purpose of enlarging and improving the Lunatic Asylum in this Island so as to afford the increased accommodation to the inmates of that Institution.

Resolved, That the sum of Thirty Pounds be granted and paid, for the relief of indigent Indians, to be divided as follows: Fifteen Pounds to the Rev. Mr. Wray, for Prince County; Ten Pounds to the Rev. Daniel Macdonald, for Queen's County; and Five Pounds to the Reverend F. J. Macdonald, for King's County.

Resolved, That the sum of Ten Pounds be granted and placed at the disposal of Government, to met the expenses incurred in the support of Matilda Myers and Patrick Cody, now inmates of the Quarantine Hospital.

Several less interesting and unrelated resolutions have been omitted from this transcription.


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