An early 1771 reference to John Alcock at the very bottom of this page:
Mansfield Alcock plantation record in Harbour Grace:
|784||Mansfield Alcock 90 yds. from E. to W. bounded on the E. by Robt.& Wm.Parsons, on the W. by Timothy Canty 200 yds. from the S. bounded on the S. by the woods.|
Mansell Alcock will:
Note: the Mansell surname is associated with Guernsey
The Brown Family was from Jersey and originally Le Brun.
|245||4 July 1705?||Shepheard, Dolliffe, Browne, Eyre, Brooke, Cock, Renew, Brooking, Torriano, Hodges, Campbell||[enclosed with above] “Copy of the proposal of Newfoundland Merchants.” The preservation of the colony in Newfoundland. In winter, the inhabitants are without military and civil regulations and are exposed to French attacks. They propose to choose among them one chief magistrate and one or more constables. Other instructions and procedures are laid out in relation to the founding of a judicial system in St. John’s, Consumption, Trinity, and Bonavista. More store houses should be prepared in St. John’s.|
Note: La Cocq was a Jersey name
Seary: John Cock, of Musketta (now Bristol’s Hope), 1782 (CO 199.18);
This seems to have been transcribed as Cox in a posted Plantation Record:
795 – Thomas Neagle 50 yds.from E. to W. bounded on the E. by Wm. Simmonds on the West by Jas. Cowan 194 yds. from H.W.M. to the S. bounded on the S. by the woods 1 Stage 2 Flakes 3 Gardens 1 Meadow. Southside, Musketta, Purchased from John Cox for £-
Possibly same as above
Calendar of State Papers Colonial, America and West Indies, Volume 1, 1574-1660. Originally published by Her Majesty’s Stationery Office, London, 1860.
Alcock, John, petition of, 284