Archive:A Survey of the Inhabitants of Bermuda

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Source: A Survey of the Inhabitants of Bermuda, Taken sometime between 1783 and 1808 (probably 1789)

This undated document is now housed in the Bermuda Archives. It was first in possession of John Harvey Tucker of Somerville. The cover page conatined an inscription "... given to me shortly after my return from Nova Scotia..." He returned in 1813. It is not known why the document was compiled but it includes both the owners and the inhabitants for this period as well as the valuation of land, property, and timber. The earliest date of 1783 was determined as a listed inhabitant, Robert Dalziel was known to arrive in this year. The document is though to be the work of a select committee of the House of Assembly or of a Joint Committee of the House and the Council. As Sepaker of the House, James Tucker of Bellevue, Paget would logically have come into possession. James Tucker was father of John Harvey Tucker of Somerville, named above. His daughter Louisa Bryan Tucker gave the document to Mr H J Tucker. (reference: Bermuda Historical Quarterly, Vol 3, no. 2-4, 1946).

Pembroke Parish – Part One

Freeholders Persons in Possession Acres Estate Value
Whitney, David Junr Place, Capn John L 106
Whitney, John Junr Whitney, Mrs Rebecca 25 600
Whitney, John Junr 1 L 78
Whitney, Jeremiah Johnson, John 1 45
Robinson, John & Robt Whitney, Mrs Frances 10 L 236
Whitney, Samuel 6 L 222
Rollins, Thomas (dec) Whitney, Mrs Eliz.a 2 L 90
Whitney, Jerh 9 L 306
Whitney, David Jr Whitney, David Jr 8.5 L 202
Whitney, John Jr Gibbons, William 0.5 L 39
Whitney, Robert Whitney, Mrs Martha 12 L 244

Warwick Parish - Part One

Freeholders Persons in Possession Acres Estate Value
Whitney, David Harvey, Mrs Ann 1 lot L 98
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