Sherlock, George William and others !! — year: 1786 — place: Halifax County
Names listed in the documents: George William Sherlock, John Fisher, Samuel Fisher, William Fisher, Josiah Fisher, Alexander Fisher, Robert Geddes, Thomas Reynalds [Reynolds], Stutely Horton, John Hollman [Holmans, Hallman], Forster Sherlock, George McLeod, George Sherlock
Residents in the province 20 years. Had not obtained grants of any lands. Memorial for land "on Muscodoboit River", "to commence a Settlement". Wish for 7000 acres in all. A chart of number of persons and number of acres to each family shows 55 persons with 5500 acres.
"Granted if the lands are vacant" - (In Council 1786)
"Lands suitable." - C. Morris.
Surveyed 5500 acres on the head of the Musquodoboit River, on the north side. Bounded by lands granted John Johnson