Keith Matthews Name Files

This ia collection of data on individuals, families and businesses that were involved in the Settlement, fisheries and trade of Newfoundland from the earliest settlement to 1850. The files were compiled from a wide variety of English, Irish and Newfoundland records, including parish registers, newspapers, shipping records, customs records, political papers, census records, merchant records, diaries etc., and include data on 7,300 surnames and subdivided by given name.

Each file contains all of the information collected by Matthews on a surname. The file consists of numerous separate pieces of information which include the surname and given name, a reference to the source of the information, the date and a brief summary of the text.

The Keith Matthews collection is house in the Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada A1C 5S7

Surname:

ISMAY

Given Name(s)

Henry

Date(y/m/d)

1813/02/00

Source

Great Britain. Admiralty and Secretariat. Miscellanea (includes Registers of Letters of Marque, 1777-1815 Number/Volume 126

Ship's Name

Vine

Notes

Henry Ismay, master of the vessel Vine, 83 tons, crew 5, built at Maryport, voyaging from Liverpool, England to Newfoundland

Original Entry

ISMAY:1813 Feb adm 7/126 hy vine 83/5 maryport at lpool-nfld

Surname:

ISMAY

Given Name(s)

Henry?

Date(y/m/d)

1813/04/05

Source

Lloyd's List, newspaper

Ship's Name

Vine

Notes

Henry Ismay, master of the vessel Vine, voyaging from Cork, Ireland to Newfoundland in a convoy

Original Entry

ISMAY:1813 5 apr lloyd list vine cork-nfld convoy

Surname:

ISMAY

Given Name(s)

Henry?

Date(y/m/d)

1813/05/00

Source

Royal Gazette and Newfoundland Advertiser (newspaper, Newfoundland, 1807-1924. Called Newfoundland Gazette from 1924 onwards)

Ship's Name

Vine

Notes

Ismay, master of the vessel Vine, arrived at St John's, Newfoundland from possibly Stronsay, one of the Orkney Islands off the n.coast of Scotland.

Original Entry

ISMAY:1813 may gaz "Vine" st jns fm STROYAN?

Surname:

ISMAY

Given Name(s)

Henry?

Date(y/m/d)

1813/07/00

Source

Royal Gazette and Newfoundland Advertiser (newspaper, Newfoundland, 1807-1924. Called Newfoundland Gazette from 1924 onwards)

Ship's Name

Vine

Notes

Ismay, master of the vessel Vine, voyaging from St John's, Newfoundland for Liverpool, England.

Original Entry

ISMAY:1813 jul gaz "Vine" st jns -lpool

Surname:

ISMAY

Given Name(s)

Henry?

Date(y/m/d)

1813/08/09

Source

Lloyd's List, newspaper

Ship's Name

Vine

Notes

Henry Ismay, master of the vessel Vine, arrived at Liverpool, England from Newfoundland 9 August 1813. On 3 October 1813 Ismay, on the vessel Vine departed Cork, Ireland bound for Newfoundland in a convoy

Original Entry

ISMAY:1813 9 aug lloyd list vine lpool from nfld 3 oct cork-nfld convoy

Surname:

ISMAY

Given Name(s)

Henry?

Date(y/m/d)

1813/12/00

Source

[1] Royal Gazette and Newfoundland Advertiser (newspaper, Newfoundland, 1807-1924. Called Newfoundland Gazette from 1924 onwards)

[2] Lloyd's List, newspaper

Ship's Name

Vine

Notes

Ismay, master of the vessel Vine, arrived at St John's, Newfoundland from Liverpool, England.

Original Entry

[1] ISMAY:1813 dec gaz "Vine" st jns fm lpool

[2] ISMAY:1814 jan lloydlistnews vine nfld fn lpool

In Lloyd's Register, 1813, are the following entries;

[1] H. Ismay was master of the schooner Violet, 44 tons, 7 feet of the draught of water when loaded, built at Maryport in 1808, owned by Middleton, registered at the surveying-port Bristol, voyage to Belfast

[2] H. Ismay was master of the schooner Vine, 83 tons, 10 feet of the draught of water when loaded, built at Maryport in 1801, owned by H. Ismay, registered at the surveying-port Liverpool, voyage to Pittsburg