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Extracts From the Immigration Report of 1887 Pretaining to Settlement in the West

In the Sessional Papers of 51 Victoria (4) 1888 pp. 160-161 and pp. 168-169 is the annual Immigration Report from the various Agents. These are extractions from that report as relates to Hungarian settlers.

Hungarian Colony

# Name Family on Land Land Taken Description of House Description of Stable Stock Implements Acres Fenced Tons Hay Acres of Land in Crop Breaking Total Land Prepared
Horses Bulls Working Oxen Cows Young Stock Poultry Pigs Waggons Ploughs Harrows Buckboards Sleighs Mowers Rakes Harvesters Wheat Barley Oats Potatoes Garden Total
1 G.S. de Dory - S W 30 16 16 Logs, shingled - 1 1 2 - - - - 1 1 2 1 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
2 Mich. Zincak -
33 16 16 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
3 Mich. Rossol -
33 16 16 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
4 Mich. Kolezar Yes
33 16 16 Logs, thatched Poles - - 2 1 1 Yes - 1 1 1 - 1 - - - - 13 2 1 - - ½ 5
5 Stefan Dalejesik Yes
33 16 16 Logs, thatched - - - - 1 1 - - - - - - - - - - - 8 - - - ½ ½ 1 - 1
6 Francis Bennett Yes
21 16 16 Logs, thatched Poles 2 - - 3 3 Yes 1 - - - - - - - - - 20 - - - - - - - -
7 Paul Simon Yes
21 16 16 Logs, thatched Logs - - - 1 1 Yes 1 - - - - - - - - - 8 - - - - - - - -
8 Kazimir Kaspesik Yes
21 16 16 Logs, thatched - - - - 1 2 Yes - - - - - - - - - - 6 - - - - - - - -
9 Nich. Kaspesik Yes
21 16 16 Logs, thatched Poles - - 2 1 - - - - 1 1 - - - - - - 5 - - - - - - - -
10 John Vaszil Yes
16 16 16 Logs, thatched Logs - - - 1 1 - - - - - - - - - - - 7 - - - 1 ½ 1
11 Mich. Makan -
16 16 16 Logs, thatched - - - 2 - - - - - 1 1 - - - - - - 4 - - - - - - - -
12 John Kaspezik Yes
17 16 16 Logs, thatched Poles - - - 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - 5 - - - - - - 2 2
13 Josef Kovats Yes
17 16 16 Logs, thatched Poles - - 2 1 - - - - 1 1 - - - - - - 5 - - - - - -
14 Viktor Pekary -
17 16 16 Logs, thatched - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 7 - - - - - - - -
15 John Marzin -
17 16 16 Logs, thatched Poles - - 2 1 - - - - 1 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
16 Mich. Ruby - N W 20 16 16 Logs, shingled Logs - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 5 - - - - - - - -
17 L. Zboray - S W 20 16 16 - - - - - 1 - - - 1 1 - - 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Hungarian Colony (pp. 168-169)

# Name Family on Land Land Taken Description of House Description of Stable Stock Implements Acres Fenced Tons Hay Acres of Land in Crop Breaking Total Land Prepared Remarks
Horses Bulls Working Oxen Cows Young Stock Poultry Pigs Waggons Ploughs Harness Buckboards Sleighs Mowers Rakes Harvesters Wheat Barley Oats Potatoes Garden Total
1 G.S. de Dory Yes S W 30 16 16 Logs, shingled, 22x16 Logs & turf 1 1 2 - - 12 - 1 1 1 1 1 - - - 25 35 - - - - - - 1 1 Has some oats, barley and potates
2 M. Dzinihak -
33 16 16 Logs, 18x15; no roof - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
3 M. Rossol -
33 16 16 Logs, shingled, 12x18 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
4 M. Kolezar Yes
33 16 16 Logs, shingled, 24x16 Logs, thatc'd 2 - 2 2 3 25 3 1 1 - - 1 - - - 5 45 - - - - - - 8 8 -
5 Stefan Dalejesik Yes
33 16 16 Logs, shingled, 20x15 Logs, thatc'd - - 2 1 2 10 2 1 1 - - 1 - - - 2 20 - - - - - - 2 2 -
6 F. Bennett Yes
21 16 16 Logs, thatched, 16x20 Logs, thatc'd - - 2 3 2 26 3 - - - - - - - - 1 35 - - - - ½ ½ 5 -
7 Paul Simon Yes
21 16 16 Logs, thatched, 15x20 Logs, thatc'd - - 2 2 5 30 3 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - ¼ ¼ 3 -
8 Kaszimir Kaspesik Yes
21 16 16 Logs, thatched, 15x15 Logs, thatc'd - - 2 2 2 10 2 - - - - - - - - 4 25 - ½ ½ ½ ½ 2 6 8 -
9 Nich. Kaspesik Yes
21 16 16 Logs, thatched, 20x16 Logs, thatc'd - - - 1 1 8 1 - - - - - - - - 10 15 - ½ ½ - ½ 6 -
10 John Vaszil Yes
16 16 16 Logs, thatched, 24x15 Logs, thatc'd - - 2 2 3 20 2 - 1 - - - - - - 20 22 ½ ½ ½ - ½ 2 -
11 Mich. Makan Yes
16 16 16 Logs, shingled, 22x16 Logs, thatc'd - - 2 1 1 10 - - 1 - - - - - - - 21 - - - - - - -
12 John Kaspezik Yes
17 16 16 Logs, thatched, 20x18 Logs, thatc'd - - - 1 2 15 3 - 1 - - 1 - - - 20 17 1 - 1 ½ ½ 3 2 5 -
13 Josef Kovats Yes
17 16 16 Logs, shingled, 15x18 Logs, thatc'd - - 2 2 2 9 3 - - - - - - - - 12 18 - - - ½ ½ 1 3 4 -
14 Viktor Pekary Yes
17 16 16 Logs, shingled, 16x18 Logs, thatc'd - - 2 - - - - - 1 - - - - - - - 15 - - - - - - -
15 John Martzyn Yes
17 16 16 Logs, thatched, 20x12 Logs, thatc'd - - - 1 2 - - - - - - - - - - - 12 - - - - ¼ ¼ 5 -
16 Mich. Ruby - N W 20 20 20 Logs, shingled, 24x16 Logs, thatc'd - - - 1 1 - - - 1 - - - - - - - 10 - - - - ¼ ¼ - ¼ -
17 Lewis Zboray - S W 20 20 20 Logs, shingled, 24x16 Logs, thatc'd - - - - - - - 1 - - - 1 - - - - 10 - - - ½ - ½ 2 -
19 And. Csizmar. Yes N E 32 32 32 Going to build - 2 - - 1 1 - - - - - - - - - - - 15 - - - ½ - ½ 4 -
20 John Moxyopshi Yes S W 16 16 16 Logs, shingled, 15x22 Logs, thatc'd - - - 1 1 11 - - - - - - - - - - 15 - - - - - - ½ ½ -
21 J. Hardony Yes S E 16 16 17 - - - - - 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
23 Jos. Pawel - - - - - - - - - - 1 - 8 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

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