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201 age according to 1881 census GILLMORE, William Morton (I2084)
202 Agnes Dodsworth of Jolby, seems to have been a small farmer, in Richmond
Archdeaconary 8/6/1587 will, faded date on inventory, 18/7/1587 proved,
RD/AP1/29/88 - mentions father George Ward, mother Ward, brother John Ward, sister Elinor, sister Cirile??, father Rowland Dodsworth, mother Dodsworth, Rowland Saint?, Thomas Bulman, Elinor Bulman, Margaret Bulman, Cirile Bulman, Robert Dodsworth, George bulman, Cirile?? bulman, George Saint?? and Barbara 
WARD, Agnes (I6910)
203 Agricultural labourer WARD, Simon (I5661)
204 Albert is living on the original homestead in both the 1901 and 1911 census with mother Ellen. BERRY, Joseph Albert (I1112)
205 Alexander Ward and Mary Clarkson, both of Bolton Hall. Family F2574
206 Alfred Troop built the houses at 5363 and 5375 Granville Road, Granville Ferry between 1850 - 1854 TROOP, Alfred E. (I12876)
207 Alias: The Lunar Rogue; Alias: Henry Frederic Moon; Alias: William Newman; Alias: Henry Hopkins
The Lunar Rogue- Although Henry More Smith is one of the most interesting reprobates in New Brunswick history he was never actually incarcerated in York County Jail on Brunswick Street. He was a fugitive from Nova Scotia who came to New Brunswick in 1812. Records show that he was sentenced to death for stealing a horse and was sent to Kingston Jail, Kings County. More Smith, however, had other plans. The wily thief faked a grave illness as part of a cunning escape plan, a plan that was ultimately successful.
Once free, More Smith traveled up the St. John River to Fredericton and continued his life of crime. Though he was arrested and remanded to Kingston, the authorities were not able to keep a hold on the slippery More Smith, for he escaped en route to the jail. Having once again obtained his freedom, More Smith gambled it again. He had the nerve to slip his way, undetected, into the official residence of Thomas Wetmore, Attorney General of New Brunswick, during a dinnerparty. The Lunar Rogue made off with top-hats, cloaks, and other articles belonging to the guests.
More Smith's adventures in Fredericton eventually came to an end. He was arrested and sent to the York County Jail, then on King street, and eventually escorted back to Kingston by the Sheriff of York County.

Waiting for the Gallows - While in Kingston, More Smith managed to slip out of his shackles on several occasions. This provoked the jailor to chain the prisoner's hands and feet and place an iron collar around his neck. He was then chained to the floor. Despite these measures, Smith proved to be irrepressible. By letter, Sheriff Bates complained to the Attorney General that the prisoner was impossibly disruptive:
"After securing him with strong chains to his neck and legs, and with handcuffs, he continued beating the floor; hallooing day and night with little intermission, making different sounds; sometimes with jinkling his chains and sometimes without, apparently in different parts of the gaol, insomuch when we found the largest chain parted about the middle and tied with a string, which clearly proves that irons and chains are no security for him."
Although he was heavily chained and shackled, More Smith found an outlet for his creative nature. He formed an entire "family" of life-like marionettes out of straw from his mattress and shreds of his own clothing, with blood and charcoal serving as paint.
The eccentric prisoner left a strong impression on Sheriff Bates and the community of onlookers who had witnessed his talents. They believed it was a shame to execute this remarkable character. Bates traveled to Fredericton to plead on behalf of his prisoner. He was given assurance from the Attorney General that More Smith would be granted a pardon if he would leave the province, never to return. The Mysterious Stranger fulfilled that promise and Sheriff Bates would never again lay eyes on the wily and irrepressible Lunar Rogue. Little did he know that over 200 years later his legacy lives on in the form of a pub at 625 King Street. 
SMITH, Henry More (I2588)
208 Alice is my 5th cousin once removed. WARD, Alice (I8250)
209 Alice Russell of 'Wen', likely Wensley, since her 2nd marriage is in Leyburn, near Wensley. Family F2256
210 Alice was a school mistress ARMSTRONG, Alice (I7583)
211 alive in 1678 at the time of her father's will. WARD, Frances (I8888)
212 Also living in the household were her nieces, Matilda and Mary Lowthers, daughters of her widowed brother John T. Lowthers who was living next door with their brother Charles F. Lowthers. LOWTHERS, Margaret J. (I904)
213 Also spelled 'Plewes'. There was a James Plewes who built a lead mine in Wensleydale:
Preston under Scar
James Plews leased Cobscar Rake and built this mill a little before 1762"

The Blackburn family of Richmond and Grinton were 
PLEWS, Lucia (I7115)
214 Alternate birthplace recorded as Beech Hill. Same place though. LOWTHER, Rebecca Elizabeth (I5534)
215 Alternate spelling of Tailbus: Tailboys, Talboys, Tailbois TAILBUS, Jane (I7888)
216 Alternate spelling of Tailbus: Tailboys, Talboys, Tailbois TAILBOYS, Cecilia (I8069)
217 Alternate spellings of the surname Sawkelth: Salkeld, Sawkeld SAWKELTH, Jenet (I7881)
218 Although the death record says Northallerton, it's only the 'District', so probably just the nearest register office. BROWN, George Ronald (I10087)
219 Amelia persuaded her father to give up selling booze and to sell the inn. Amelia became chief housekeeper of Victoria General Hospital in Halifax. When James Ward died he left all his real and personal property to her and made William Reid an Executor." ("Dickson and Leslie Family Histories" © 1990 Custom Printers of Renfrew Ltd. ISBN 019942-09-1 ) WARD, Rachel Amelia (I2812)
220 Amherst Daily News, Monday, September 18, 1939, pg. #5; Reel #2681, NSARM,
Halifax, N.S.
OBITUARY: Annie Berry
Maccan, Sept. 16 - The death of Annie May Berry, age 76, took place at the
home of her sister, Mrs. Clarence Bigney, early Saturday morning, after an
illness of two weeks, following a paralytic stroke. The late Miss Berry was
a daughter of the late Edward and Paulina (Ward) Berry of Maccan. She
resided for several years following the death of his wife, with a brother at
Parrsboro, but spent the greater part of her life at Maccan where she was
well known and highly respected. For the past number of years she had lived
with her sister on the homestead where she spent her childhood. Owing to
failing health and faculties she had of late years been confined much to her
home, where, however, she took an active interest in household affairs, and
her sudden seizure came as a shock to the members of her family, to whom the
sympathy of their many friends is extended. She is survived by one brother,
Leonard of Boston and one sister, Maud (Mrs. Bigney) of Maccan.

Source: Dave Winter, 4 Feb 2014 
BERRY, Annie May (I5709)
221 Amherst Daily News, Thursday, Mar 13, 1924, pg. #3; Reel #2655, NSARM,
Halifax, N.S.
OBITUARY: Mrs. Burton Berry
At the home of her daughter, Mrs. James Graham, Fox River, N.S., on February
28th, there passed away Mrs. Rachel Berry. Her husband, Burton Berry
predeceased her 10 years ago. Mrs. Berry was born in Parrsboro, N.S., March
29th, 1845, where a sister, Mrs. Matilda Brayley is mow living. Mrs. A.J.
Soley, Lower Economy, N.S. is the only other surviving sister. Early in life
she became a member of the Presbyterian Church which she whole-heartedly
served during her long and useful life. Fifty-three years ago, Rachel Mason
married Burton Berry and they made their home at Lower Economy, N.S. Three
children mourn the loss of a mother; Embert Berry, New York; Mrs. Edgar
Taylor, East Apple River, N.S.; and Mrs. James Graham, with whom she had
been living since 1916. A brief funeral service, conducted by Rev. C.L.
Gesner, was held at the home on Friday evening, March 29th. The following
afternoon the regular funeral services were conducted by Rev. Mr. Murray at
the Presbyterian Church, Five Islands, N.S. During her long life, Mrs. Berry
made a wide circle of friends who extend their sympathy to the bereaved.

Source: Dave Winter, 27 Jun 2013 
MASON, Rachel (I1615)
222 Amy was widowed at age 43. At age 48 she was baptized on October 4,
1840. She was born a Baptist so it appears that she converted to
Anglican when she married Robert but wasn't baptized as such until
after his death.
Amy Ward is listed in the 1871 Hants County census as 79 years old, at household a 0 0 which means she had already died within 12 months of the census. 
MOSHER, Emetine (Amy) (I123)
223 An entry in the Biographical History of Gonville and Cais (College, Cambridge) reads Warde, John: of Bolton, Yorks. ('Richmondiensis ex Bolton super Swala, fluvio sacro'): son of Henry Warde, gent. School, Richmond, under Mr. Bland, four years. Age 21. Admitted May 22, 1612 sizar of his surety Mr, John Webb, Fellow. WARD, John (I8982)
224 An entry in the Halifax Citizen of January 31, 1865 reads:
William Granville and Thomas Ward, severely pleaded guilty to a charge of selling liquor without a license, and were sentenced to pay a fine of $4 each.
(Thomas was the owner of Three Mile House Inn at the time) 
WARD, Thomas (I243)
225 has the family listed as 'Hard' instead of 'Ward'. Transcription error reported. WARD, Nicholas M. (I220)
226 Andrew Peck was from near Newburg, NY at the time of his marriage to Rebecca Scott. PEEK, Andrew Theophilus (I1746)
227 Ann daughter of Thomas Bell, yeoman, baptized. BELL, Ann (I9063)
228 Ann is 'of Scorton' and Thomas is 'of Leeds' Family F4443
229 Ann was the executrix on her uncle Joseph Tidyman's will of May 2 1868. HARDEN, Ann (I10708)
230 Ann's residence is 'Shepherd's Lodge'. Family F3891
231 Anne Coates of Hudswell buried
widow to Richard Coates of Hudswell buried 
BINCKS, Ann (I6093)
232 Anne Warde, was probably Sir Christopher's second
daughter. She appears to be the "Anne Warde of the parish of "Ripon" who had a license to marry John Wandesford, esq., of Kirtlington, on February 12, 1491-2. This marriage was annulled, apparently shortly afterwards.
"1556, April 1. — An instrument of dissolution of the marriage between
Anne Warde, daughter of Christopher Warde of Cuerdale [sic; sc. Givendale], and John Wansford of Kirtlington, esq., by reason of a previous contract between her and Ralph Nevill, and declaring Ralph and Anne to be lawful man and wife. Under the seal of the Prerogative Court, Thomas Cranmer, Archbishop; notarial certificate at the end. 3 The date given to this document is apparently that of the notarial copy extracted from the records of the York Consistory Court." 
Family F2772
233 Announcement in New York Museum newspaper Oct 24, 1807. Family F876
234 annuant (person who receives an annuity
also in household: Margaret Wiggan Servant Single Female 26 1855 Leyburn, Yorkshire, England General Servant 
RIPLEY, Isabella (I9090)
235 Apparently never married as she is still listed as 'Lavinia Berry' in the 1881 census and living on the original homestead. BERRY, Lavinia (I969)
236 Appears in the 1673 Hearth Tax: Thomas Warde, Hang West, Middleham WARD, Thomas (I6560)
237 Approximate date of birth based only on the assumption that he was about 20 when he married in 1638. He could have been born much earlier. WARD, Ralph (I624)
238 Archibald Smith and his wife Anna lived on the Lake farm at Scotch Village; the Genealogy of the Smith Family gives considerable detail concerning Archibald, 'Previous to his marriage in 1790, he worked as a farm hand on the farm at home and for his neighbours, the Allisons, Days and others. It was customary to drive the fatted cattle to halifax on foot. There were no bridges across the St. Croix River, and fords were established to safeguard crossings, imperilled by shifting sands on tidal waters. The common ford was at 'Gravel Point', seldom or never now used, but still to be seen. From Halifax to Yarmouth was the 'Old Coach Road', still visible, the trail, from Newport joining it, thence to Halifax, over Ardoise Hill, passing through the 500 acre grant given to the Rev. George Gillmore in 1784, by the Nova Scotia Gov. ... Archibald Smith, on one of these 'drives of cattle' to Halifax met the young lady Anne Gillmore, who became his wife in 1790, and the mother of the many that bear the name Smith and others. About this time he acquired a property adjoining the Gillmore Grant, on the north, with the intention of settling thereon. Receiving from his father that portion of the Bennett Farm already mentioned, he sold the Ardoise property to his brother Thomas. It is said that after their marriage they moved to Cambridge, Kempt Township, buying a large tract of land from one, Robert Johnson, paying the sum of 400 pounds. Why they removed is not clear, but apparently they were not satisfied with their change, for the next year, 1813, we find them exchanging this large tract for a smaller one in Scotch Village, known as the Nathan Lake farm....' SMITH, Archibald (I1853)
239 Archibald's cousin. GILLMORE, Jane (I2048)
240 Arthur was a merchant, ship owner and political figure in Nova Scotia. He represented Hants County in the Nova Scotia House of Assembly from 1859 to 1863.
At the age of 16, he joined his brother Loran De Wolf in business in Halifax, later setting up in business for himself in Maitland. He also operated a farm.
Cochran was a justice of the peace, a school commissioner for East Hants and also served in the local militia for a time. In 1875, he was named to the province's Legislative Council. 
COCHRANE, Arthur McNutt (I4049)
241 As a young man he was employed by the Gov. of the Province to locate and
build the shore roads at Cambridge, Pembroke, Walton, Tennycape, Noel, etc.
Eventually he removed to Portland, ME engaging in business where his family
of eight childdren located. He died in 1849, aged 56. "
Source: Genealogy of the Smith Family, Descendants of Archibald &
Ann Gillmore, Compiled by Letson M. Smith, Scotch Village, NS, 1934, pg. 7 
SMITH, James (I2041)
242 as per Acadian Recorder April 1833 Family F1504
243 Assistant Housekeeper Halifax Poor Asylum. Her aunt Amelia (Ward) Reid was the head housekeeper. HANSON, Harriet Estella (I4700)
244 Assistant overseer, post office WARD, Alice (I8250)
245 Assistant Rose Grower WARD, Edgar (I8852)
246 Assuming her name is Katheryn, since her son Ralph named his 2nd daughter Katheryn. UNKNOWN, Katheryn (I6849)
247 Assuming his name is Symond, since his son Ralph named his firstborn Symond. WARD, Simon (I6848)
248 Assumption based on the fact that she was not among the baptisms of the rest of the children in 1839. WARD, Rachel (I1566)
249 At Amherst, Oct.3, 1898, Capt. Isaac BURGESS, aged 80 years, he leaves a family of Sylvanus, John, George, Elisha, Rachel (Mrs. G. Thackeray), Caroline (Mrs. John
Bishop), Clara (Mrs. T. Sanford), Olive J. (Mrs. E. Marsters) and Amy (Mrs. James Fielding). Mrs. Burgess, the former Miss Mary ANTHONY, died about 23 years ago. Capt. Isaac Burgess has three sisters – Eliza (Mrs. Benj. Smith), Sarah (Mrs. Jas. M. Sanford) and Katie (Mrs. Jacob Reynolds). THE HANTS JOURNAL 1896 – July 1903, Volume 1 
BURGESS, Capt Isaac (I1732)
250 At age 85 He was lost at sea, and nothing was ever heard of him or any
of the crew. 
MOSHER, Capt. Barzillai (I452)

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