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Community surnames extracts from Seary's Names of the Island of Newfoundland, 1835 Voters Lists, 1864-65 Hutchinson 1871 Lovell's Directory, 1894-97 McAlpine's Directory, 1898 McAlpine's Directory, 1904 McAlpine's as well as some parish records and cemetery inscriptions.

There were names in these communities that were not picked up by Seary and I believe that the some of the entries for the earlier Hr. Grace (HGRC) were surnames of these Conception Bay communities

A couple of examples of why I believe this is as follows:

Barron/Barren (Holyrood) There is a James on the 1835 Voters List for Holyrood and on the 1864-65 directory as a fisherman. Seary shows a James Barron or Barren of Hr. Grace Parish, 1806 (NF. Archives HGRC)

Targate (Holyrood): There is a John Targate on the 1835 Voters List for Holyrood, as well as on the 1864-65 directory and the Targate surname still appeared on the 1871 Lovell's, although John was no longer listed. Seary shows a John Targate of Hr. Grace, 1813 (NF Archives HGRC)

Based on the above, I believe that one can safely assume that if this name appears to be a match for one of your ancestors from the Conception Bay Centre area, ten chances to one, it is. The people "up the bay" as it was called, used St. Paul's Anglican and Immaculate Conception Parish till they became a part of the parish of Brigus in 1833.

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COMMUNITY OF CAT'S COVE (CONCEPTION HR.):

 

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BAKER , BARRY, BRIAN(D), BROWN(E), BUCK, BURK(E), BUTLER, CAIN, CARROL(L), COLE, CONNELL, CONNORS, CONWAY, CORBETT, COSTELLO, COSTIGAN, CULLEN, CURRAN, DALTON, DINN, DONNELL, DONOVAN, DOYLE, DRISCOLL, DUNN, FLYNN, FUREY, GRACE, GRIFFIN, GUSHUE, HART, HOSKINS, KANE, KEATING, KEEFE KELLY, KENNEDY, KENN(E)Y, LARACY, LEARY, LEWIS, M(A)CDONALD, MCGEE, MCGRATH, MAHANEY, MAHONEY, MANSFIELD, MEANEY, MOOR(E)(S), MURPHY, MURRAY, NEAL(E), O'CONNELL, O'DONNELL, O'DRISCOLL, O'KEEFE, O'KELLY, O'LEARY, POWER,, ROTCHFORD, RYAN, KEATING, KEEFE, ST. JOHN, STACK, SULLIVAN, TOOLE, TRAHEY, VEITCH, WADE,WALSH, WHITE, WILLIAMS, WOODFORD

 

 
 

 

BAKER:			a surname of England, Ireland and Guersney  (Channel Islands)  
			from the Old English  occuptional name  bucere -baker.   (Reaney,  Turk).    
			Guppy found the name widespread in England, especially in Monmouth, Suffolk, 
			Surrey and Sussex.  It is also widespread  in Devon  (Matthews)  and in 
			Ireland  (MasLysaght).   BAXTER  (formerly in St. John's,  Electors  1955)  
			from Old English  bxcestre,  the feminine of  bxcers  is found mainly in 
			East Anglia.

In Newfoundland:	Henry Baker, of Cats Cove, (1835 Voters List)

Modern Status:		Widespread	

BARRY:			a baptismal name and surname of England, Ireland and 
			Scotland, from Old French barri - rampart, later applied to the suburb 
			below the rampart or from the French place name in various localities; 
			also in Ireland for O Baire or O Beargha; and in Scotland from the 
			Scots place name Barry (Angus). (Withycombe, Reaney, Black, MacLysaght). 
			Found by Spiegelhalter in Devon, by Matthews in Dorset, and by MacLysaght 
			widespread in Ireland "though still more numerous in Munster than elsewhere." 

In Newfoundland:	Richard Barry, of Cats Cove, 1835 (Voters List)

Modern status:		Widespread	

BRIAN(D):		(O) BRIEN, BRYAN (T),  surnames, in one or more of 
			the preceding variants, of England, Scotland, Ireland and France, 
			from a Breton personal name containing the element  bri - height, 
			dignity, esteem  (Dauzat, Black),  or  from a " Keltic (Old Welsh/Irish) 
			name containing the element  bre  -  hill"  (Cottle),  of simular 
			form and significance.  See also BRYNE.(MacLysaght,  Reaney).   
			As a baptismal name  "Brian or  Bryan has from early times been 
			a favourite in Ireland on account of the national hero  Brian  
			Boroimhe; but it was, during the Middle Ages, equally popular 
			in England...[when] for several centuries it was a favourite, 
			as the many commom surnames derived from it testlfy....it survived 
			in Yorks [hire] Westmoreland, Cheshire, Lanc [ashire] until the 
			18th century, but gradually fell into disuse and came to be 
			regarded as as exclusively Irish name.  It is still used 
			in Brittany and has come back into use in England durin the 
			present century" (Withycomb).  As a family name in England, 
			Reaney, who gives twelve variants, maintains that in the south 
			it is a Breton personal name introduced by the Normans, and, 
			according to Black, "by Bretons who among the Normans in the 
			invasion of England", but in the north "it is O[ld] Ir [ish]   
			Brian,  bought by Norsemen from Iceland...to Cumberland and across
			the Pennines into Yorkshire."    In Scotland, Black cites the forms 
			Brian, Brien and Bryan, ans ascribes the Breton origin to them, as 
			does Dauzat, Briant, Briend.   In Ireland,  MacLysaght sees the 
			family O'Brien,  O'Briain "deriving from the famiy of King Brian 
			Boru", but notices that O'Brien may also be a synonym of O'Bryne 
			(SEE BRYNE), of Bryan, and of MacBryan,  Mac Braoin.   Guppy traced 
			Bryan widespread, especially in Leicestershire and Rutlandshire and 
			Oxford-shire,   Bryant especially in Somerset and Wiltshire.   
			Spiegalehalter traced Brian, Bryan (t) in Devon.  Matthews traced 
			Brien, Bryan in Ireland, Devon and Dorset.  Briant and Bryant in  
			Devon.    MacLysaght found O'Brien "now very numerous in other 
			provinces as well as Munster, being the fifth most numerous name 
			in Ireland",   Bryan " The name of a prominent Anglo-Norman family 
			settled in Co. Kilkenny",  and MacBryan, sometimes changed to 
			O'Brien in Cos.  Fermanagh and Cavan.

In Newfoundland:	Lawrence Bryan, of Cats Cove, 1835 (Voters List)
			Edward O'Brien, shopkepper, of Cat's Cove, 
			1864-65 (Hutchingsons Directory)

Modern Status:		O'Brien - widespread especially at Bell Island and Topsail	

BROWN(E):		a surname of England, Scotland and Ireland,   Brown 
			of the Channel Islands,  from Old English personal name  Brun,or from 
			Old English or Old French for one with brown hair or complexion;  or, 
			in Scotland , for  Mac a' Chriuthainn from Gaelic  briteamh (ain) - 
			brehon, brieve, judge or for  M'lle  dhuinn	-  son of the brown lad.  
			(Reaney,  Cottle, Black,  MacLysaght,  Turk).  In England,  the form 
			Browne tends to indicate  "a rise in the social scale",  (Guppy, 
			Cottle), but it is the usual form in Ireland.   Widespread in England, 
			Scotland and Ireland.

In Newfoundland:	James Brown, planter of Cats Cove (now Conception Harbour), 
			1871 (Lovell's Directory)

Modern Status:		Brown - widespread; 
			Browne St. John's

BUCK:			a surname of England and Scotland, from Old 
			English  bucca - he-goat or  bucc - stag, a nickname, or for 
			a dealer in vension or a goat-herd, or from Old English  boc - 
			(dweller by the) beachtree  (Reaney,  Cottle,  Black).   
			Traced by Guppy in Norfolk,  Suffolk,  and Nottinghamshire;  
			by  Speigelhalter in  Devon and by  Matthews also in  Dorset.

In Newfoundland:	Patrick Buck, of Cats Cove, 1835 (Voters List)
			James Buck, planter of Cats Cove (now Conception Harbour), 
			1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			John Buck, farmer of Cats Cove (now Conception Harbour), 
			1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			Patrick Buck, farmer of Cats Cove (now Conception Harbour), 
			1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			Robert Buck, farmer of Cats Cove (now Conception Harbour), 
			1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			J. Beck, planter, of Cat's Cove, 
			1877 (Rochfort's Directory)
			Robert Buck, fisherman of Cat's Cove, 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			Patk. Of Robt Buck, fisherman of Cat's Cove, 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory
			Philip Buck, fisherman of Cat's Cove, 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory
			James Buck, fisherman of Cat's Cove, 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory
			James Buck, Jr., fisherman of Cat's Cove, 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory
			Patk of Jas. Buck, fisherman of Cat's Cove, 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory
			John Buck, Sr., fisherman of Cat's Cove, 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory
			Patrick Buck, Sr., fisherman of Cat's Cove, 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory
			Patk. Of Patk. Buck, fisherman of Cat's Cove, 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory
			John Buck, Jr, liquors of Cat's Cove, 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Modern Status:		rare at Conception Harbour

BURK(E):		De B (O) urke,  surnames of Ireland,  BURKE
			of the MicMacs of Newfoundland, from the English place name 
			Burgh in several countries - fort, manor, hill mound,  in 
			Ireland since the 12th century.  (Reaney,  MacLysaght).   
			MacLysaght found the names numerous in all provinces, but 
			least in Ulster.

In Newfoundland:	Michael Burke, fisherman of Cat's Cove, 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory


Modern Status:		Burke - widespread;  
			Burk at Stephenville;  
			DeBourke/Deburke at St. John's


BUTLER:			a surname of England and Ireland, from Old 
			French  bouteillier - servant in charge of the wine-cellar, 
			usually the head servant. "In some early examples, an officer 
			of high rank nominally connected with the supply and 
			importation of wine". (Reany).  Later examples may be for  
			Bottler  -  maker of (leather) bottles.   Guppy found Butler 
			widespread. Spiegelhalter traced it in Devon.   MacLysaght 
			found it widespread in all provinces except Ulster.   Black 
			comments that  Butler  appears to have been ousted in Scotland 
			by  SPENCE. 

In Newfoundland:	Philip Butler, of Cats Cove (South Pond) , (1835 Voters List)

Modern Status:		widespread

CAIN:			a surname of England, Ireland and Jersey 
			(Channel Islands);  in England and Ireland from the Welsh 
			feminine name  Keina, from Welsh  cain - beautiful;  or from 
			the Manx personal name  MacCathain  - son of  Cathan,  Manx  
			cath  -  battle, warrior; in England,  Ireland  and  Jersey  
			?  from the French place name Caen  (Calvados);  or in Ireland  
			for  Kane.   See also CAINES, CANE, KANE, KEAN (E), KEYNES, 
			with which confusion may have occurred.  (Reaney,  MacLysaght,  
			Turk).  See  alsoLEQUANT.   Guppy traced Cane and Caine in 
			Hampshire and Sussex,  Spiegelhalter traced Cain and Cane in 
			Devon, and MacLysaght traced  Cain and Cane in Co. Mayo.

In Newfoundland:	Daniel Cain, planter of Cats Cove (now Conception Harbour), 
			1871 (Lovell's Directory) 
			Patrick Cain, farmer of Cat's Cove (now Conception Harbour), 
			1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			Daniel Caen, planter of Cat's Cove, 
			1877 (Rochfort's Directory)
			Thomas Cain, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			Thomas Cain, laborer,  of Big Pond, Con. Hr, 
			1898 (McAlpine's Directory)
			Patrick Cain, farmer , of Big Pond, Con. Hr, 
			1898 (McAlpine's Directory)
			William Cain, farmer, of Big Pond, Con. Hr, 
			1898 (McAlpine's Directory)

Modern Status:		rare

CARROL(L):		surnames of Ireland, either (Mac)Carroll, Mac 
			Carbhaill, or (O)Carroll, O Cearbhaill. (MacLysaght). MacLysaght 
			traced (Mac)Carroll in Leinster and Ulster. (O)Carroll in Cos. 
			Kilkenny, Louth and Offaly.

In Newfoundland:	John Carroll, fisherman of Conception Hr, 
			1894 (McAlpine's Directory)
			John Carroll, fisherman of Old Road, Con. Hr., 
			1898 (McAlpine's Directory)
			John Carroll, carpenter of Con. Hr., 
			1904 (McAlpine's Directory)

Modern status: 		Carrol, rare and scattered. Carroll, widespread.

COLE:			surnames of England, Cole of Ireland and Coles 
			of Scotland, from the Old English personal name Cola, from Old 
			English col - coal, that is, dark, swarthy, or a diminutive of 
			Nicholas, or from Old English *coll - (dweller on the) hill; 
			also in Ireland for (Mac) Cool, Mac  (Giolla) Comhghaill - 
			devotee of  St. Comhghal; also in Scotland for MacDowall, Gealic  
			Mac Dhughaill - son of Dougal, The black  stranger, the Dane. 
			See Cool (E). (Reaney, Cottle, MacLysaght, Black). Guppy found 
			Cole and Coles widespread, with Coles especially in Somerset, 
			Dorset and Devon. Black found Coles in Glasgow, and MacLysaght 
			Cole in Co. Donegal.

In Newfoundland:	Nicholas Cole, planter of Cats Cove 
			(now Conception Harbour), 
			1871 (Lovell's Directory)

Modern status: 		Cole widespread, 
			Coles, scattered . 
			Cole widespead in 1871 (Lovell's Directory)	

CONNELL:		SEE O'CONNELL


CONNORS:		O'Connors, surnames of Ireland, O Conchobhiar. 
			Maclysaght comments that in Ireland, "the prefix  O, formerly 
			widely discarded, Has been generally resumed. Similary the 
			varivant Connors has become O'Connor again." Widespead in Ireland, 
			esecially in Co. Kerry.

In Newfoundland: 	Patrick Connors, from C., Kerry, settled at 
			Conception Harbour about ? 1815 (MUN Folklore) .
			Dennis Connor, of Cats Cove (now Conception Harbour), 
			1779 (CO 199.18) 
			Patrick Connors, of Cats Cove, (1835 Voters List)
			Maurice Connors, farmer of Cats Cove (now Conception Harbour), 
			1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			Thomas Connors, farmer of Cats Cove (now Conception Harbour), 
			1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			Maurice Connors, Sr. fisherman of Con. Hr., 
			1894-97 (McAlpine Directory)
			Maurice Connors, Jr., fisherman of Con. Hr., 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			Patrick Connors, Sr., fisherman of Con. Hr., 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			Patrick Connors, Jr., fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			John Connors, fisherman of Con. Hr., 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			Thomas Connors, Sr., of Con. Hr., 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			Thomas Connots, Jr., of Con. Hr., 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Modern status:		Scattered	

CONWAY:			a surname of England and Ireland;  in England 
			from the Welsh place name Conway, "one of the few Welsh towns 
			that have Originated a surname".  (Barsley);  In Ireland, the 
			anglicized form of several Gaelic surnames,  Mac  Connmhaigh,  
			Ir.  Condmach Head smashing,  Mac  Conmidhe - hound of Meath,  
			O' Conbhiudhe,  Ir.  Con - hound  and  buidhe - yellow, and  
			O' Connmhachain   (Bardsley,  Cottle,  MacLysaght).   Traced 
			by MacLysaght in Cos. Clare,  Tyrone,  Sligo  and  Mayo.


In Newfoundland:	Daniel Conway, fisherman of Cat's Cove, 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory


Modern Status:		widespread, especially at Colliers, St. John's and St. Bride's

CORBETT:		a surname of England, Ireland, Scotland,  
			with Corbet (t) of the Channel Islands, from Old French corbet - 
			raven, "probably a nickname for one with dark hair or 
			complexion"  (Reaney), or also for one with a raucous voice 
			(Cottle),or from Old French corbet, Latin  curvatue - bent, 
			crooked (Spiegelhalter); in Ireland it is usually for OCorbain 
			(Munster) or OCoirbin (Connacht), ? Ir. corb - chariot. See 
			CORBIN. (Reaney, Cottle, MacLysaght, Turk). Traced by Guppy 
			in Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Shropshire, Warwickshire 
			and Worcestershire, by Spiegelhalter in Devon, and by MacLysaght 
			In Munster and Connacht.

In Newfoundland:	Stephen Corbett, fisherman of Cat's Cove, 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory

Modern status:		Scattered, Chapels Cove, Holyrood.

COSTELLO:		a surname of Ireland, MacOisdealbhaigh.  
			"Oisdealb was the name of one of the sons of Gilbert de 
			Nangle, and this is the first example of a Normal family 
			assuming a Mac name. The use of the prefix O is erroneous, 
			though it does occasionally occur in 17th century records" 
			(MacLysaght).  Cottle suggests that Costello is proberly 
			"son of Jocelyn" in an Irish form.  See NANGLE. (MacLysaght , 
			Cottle). Traced by MacLysaght in Co. Mayo and formerly as 
			Costellow in Sussex by Guppy.

In Newfoundland:	David Costelloe, of Cats Cove, (1835 Voters List)
			James Costelloe, of Cats Cove, (1835 Voters List)
			John Costelloe Senior, of Cats Cove, (1835 Voters List)
			John Costelloe Junior, of Cats Cove, (1835 Voters List)
			David Costeloe (and others), of Cats Cove 
			(Now Conception Harbour, 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			David Costeloe, farmer of Cats Cove 
			(now Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			James Costeloe, farmer of Cats Cove 
			(now Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			John Costeloe, farmer of Cats Cove 
			(now Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			Martin Costeloe, planter of Cats Cove 
			(now Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			Michael Costeloe, farmer of Cats Cove 
			(now Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			Michael Costeloe, planter of Cats Cove 
			(now Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			Patrick Costeloe, farmer of Cats Cove 
			(now Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			Timothy Costeloe, planter of Cats Cove 
			(now Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)

Modern status:		Especially in the Harbour Main and Ferryland districts

COSTIGAN:		a surname of Ireland, MacOisigin " and corruptly 
			Mac Costagian. Woulfe says Oistigin comes from the English name 
			Roger, pet from  Hodgkin" (MacLysaght, Withycombe). See Hodge. 
			Traced by MacLysaght in Co. Leix.

In Newfoundland:	Vincent, of Harbour Main, 1838, of Cats Cove 
			(now Conception Harbour) 
			1843 (Newfoundlander 27 Sep 1838, 6 Apr 1843

Modern status: 		Scattered, especially at Logy Bay and Harbour Main.

CULLEN:			a surname of England, Scotland and Ireland, 
			in England from the German place name Koln - (the man from) 
			Cologne; in Scotland from the Scots place name Cullen 
			(Banffshire) and in Ayrshire and Galloway;  ?  also for the 
			surname of Ireland (Mac) Cullen, MacCuilinn and (O)Cullen, 
			O Cuilinn, Ir. cuileann - holly, both variants of "other 
			somewhat similar names" (MacLysaght). (Reaney, Black, 
			MacLysaght). Traced by Guppy in Nottinghamshire and Somerset, 
			by Spiegelhalter in Devon; by Black in Ayrshire and Galloway 
			and other parts of Scotland; by MacLysaght: (Mac)Cullen in Co. 
			Monaghan,  (O) Cullen in Co. Kildare.

In Newfoundland:	Michael Cullen, of Cats Cove, (1835 Voters List)

Modern status:		Scattered


CURRAN:
			a surname of Ireland, Currane in Co. Kerry, O Corrain, 
			but also for (Mac)Curreen, Curren, Mac Corraidhin and 
			(O) Curreen, Currin, O Cuirin. (MacLysaght). See also CAREEN. 
			MacLysaght found (O) Curran "now numerous in all the provinces."

In Newfoundland:	Family traditions: Martin, from Galway settled at Conception 
			Harbour in the late 18th century (Mun Hist.)
			John Curren, of Cats Cove, (1835 Voters List)
			Martin Curran, farmer of Cats Cove 
			(now Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			Michael Curran, farmer of Cats Cove 
			(now Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			Patrick Curran, planter of Cats Cove 
			(now Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			James Curran, farmer of Cats Cove 
			(now Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			Patrick Curran, planter of Cat's Cove, 
			1877 (Rochfort's Directory)
			Patrick Curran, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			John Curran, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			John Curran, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			Robert Curran, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			Martin Curran, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			Michael Curran, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			John Curran, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Modern status:		Scattered	

DALTON:			a surname of England, Scotland and Ireland, in England from the English 
			place name Dalton (Durham, Lancashire, Northhumberland,  
			Westmorland and Yorkshire),  or (dweller or worker at the) 
			farm in the dale; in Scotland probably from Dalton 
			(Northumberland); in Ireland  it was formerly D'Alton, 
			de  Dalatun, an Anglo-Norman family, or a variant of Dalton, 
			Daughton, that is, d'Auton, also of Anglo-Norman origin. 
			(Reaney, Cottle, MacLysaght). Traced by Guppy in 
			Buckinghamshire, Derbyshire and Lincolnshire; by Matthews 
			in Hampshire, Devon and Cork; and by MacLysaght in Cos. 
			Clare, Westmeath and Kilkenny.

In Newfoundland:	-------, from England, settled at Conception Harbour in the 
			early 19th century (Mun Folklore).
			James Dalton, of Cats Cove, (1835 Voters List)
			Edmund Dalton, farmer of Cats Cove 
			(now Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			John Dalton, farmer of Cats Cove 
			(now Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			William Dalton, farmer of Cats Cove 
			(now Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			James Dalton Sr., fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			James Dalton, Jr., fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			George Dalton, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			Edward Dalton, Sr., fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			Edward Dalton, Jr., fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			John Dalton, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			Edward Dalton, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			Robert Dalton, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			James Dalton, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			James Dalton, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Modern status:		Widespread	

DINN:
			a surname of England, Din of Scotland, and Denn of Ireland. 
			In England and Scotland a pet-form of Dinis (Denis) (See DENNIS); 
			In Ireland from de Denne. (Reaney, MacLysaght). MacLysaght traced 
			Denn in Cos. Waterford And Kilkenny.

In Newfoundland:	James Dinn, of Cats Cove, 1835 (Voters List)

Moden status: 		Scattered.

DONNELL:		SEE O'DONNELL

DONOVAN:		a surname of Ireland (O)Donovan, O Donnabhain. (MacLysaght). 
			Traced by MacLysaght originally in Co. Limerick, later in Cos, 
			Cork and Kilkenny.

In Newfoundland:	Cornelius Donovan, of Cats Cove, (1835 Voters List)
			James Donovan, farmer of Cats Cove (now Conception Harbour), 
			1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			Cornelius Donovan Sr., fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			Cornelius Donovan, Jr., fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			William Donovan, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			Patrick Donovan, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			Richard Donovan, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Modern status:		Scattered

DOYLE:			a surname of Ireland, (O) Doyle, O  Dubhghaill, Ir. dubh - 
			black, gall - foreigner, of Norse origin.  (Reaney, MacLysaght). 
			MacLysaght describes  (O) Doyle as one of the most numerous 
			nams in Leinster,

In Newfoundland: 	Patrick Doyle, of Cats Cove, (1835 Voters List)

Modern status:		Widespread, especially in Avondale, 
			Widespread in 1871 (Lovell's Directory)

DRISCOLL:		(O)Driscoll, surnames of Ireland,O hEidersceoil, Ir.
			eidirsceol - intermediary, interpreter, later O Drisceoil. (MacLysaght, 
			Cottle). "The name is very numerous in Co. Cork but not elsewhere.
			" (MacLysaght).

In Newfoundland:	 Michael Driscoll, planter of Cats Cove 
			(now Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			William Driscoll, farmer of Cats Cove 
			(now Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			William Driscoll, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			John Driscoll, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			Barthol Driscoll, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Modern status:		Scattered

DUNN:			a surname of England, Ireland and Scotland; in England from 
			an Old English personal name Dun, Old English dunn - dull brown, 
			dark, swarthy; in Ireland (O) Dunne,O Duinn or O Doinn,Ir. donn -
			brown, "usually spelt with the final e"; in Scotland originally 
			from Celtic donn - brown or from a Scots place name  ?  Dun (Angus).  
			(Reaney, Cottle, MacLysaght, Black). Guppy traced Dunn in ten 
			countries, including especially Yorkshire, Durham, Northumberland, 
			Warwickshire, Devon and Dorset and found it widespread south of the 
			forth and Clyde. MacLysaght found (O)Dunn(e)  "one of the most 
			numerous name in the Middle countries."

In Newfoundland:	Michael Dunn, of Cats Cove, (1835 Voters Cove)
			Michael Dunn, farmer of Cats Cove 
			(now Conception Harbour), 1871 ( Lovell's Directory)
			Michael Dunn, planter of Cat's Cove, 
			1877 (Rochfort's Directory)

Modern status:		Dunn, scattered; Dunne scattered, especially at St John's

FLYNN:			(O) FLYNN, surnames of Ireland, also Flinn, Flyng, O Floinn, 
			Ir. flann - ruddy. (MacLysaght). MacLysaght found the names "numerous 
			and widespread."
			

In Newfoundland: 	William, of Cats Cove 
			(now Conception Harbour), 1828 (NFLD. Archives BRC)
			William Flynn, of Cats Cove, 1835 (Voters List)
			Daniel Flynn, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Modern status:		Flynn, widespread,    O'Flynn rare.	

FUREY:
			a surname of Ireland (O) Furey, O Foirreith, O urreidh 
			? O Fiodhabhra, O Fiura, or the French surname Furet, Fr. furet  - 
			ferret, hence one who is inquisitive, a Nosy Parker, Paul Pry. 
			(MacLysaght, Manision, Dauzat). Traced by MacLysaght in Co. 
			Westmeath.

In Newfoundland: 	Nicholas Furey, farmer of Cats Cove 
			(now Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)

Modern status:		Scattered, especially in the Harbour Main district.	

GRACE:
 			a surname of England and Ireland, from Old French, gras - 
			fat, or from Old French, Middle English grace - a pleasing quality, 
			hence attractive, charming, or from Old English grxs - grass, 
			pasture, hence a grazier, of from a personal name from Old 
			German gresja - gray, latinized as Gratia and associated with Old 
			French grace. (Reaney, Cottle). Traced by Guppy in Buckinghamshire 
			and Lancashire, by Spiegelgalter in Devon, and by MacLysaght in 
			Co. Kilkenny.

In Newfoundland:	Oliver Grace, of Cats Cove, 1835 (Voters List)

Modern status:		Scattered.

GRIFFIN:		a surname of Wales, England and Ireland, a pet-form 
			of the Middle Welsh baptismal name Gruffud, " in the Welsh 
			border countries introduced direct from Wales, in the 
			eastern countries by the Brentons who came over with the 
			Conqueror and were numerous there." Also in Ireland 
			(O) Griffin, O Griobhtha, Ir. griobhtha - griffin-like. 
			(Reaney, MacLysaght). See GRIFFITHS. Traced by 
			Guppy in the Midlands and West, especially in 
			Buckinghamshire and Warwickshire, 
			and by macLysaght in Co. Clare.

In Newfoundland:	John Griffin, farmer of Cats Cove 
			(now Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			Michael Griffin, farmer of Cats Cove 
			(now Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			Richard Griffin, farmer of Cats Cove 
			(now Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			Richard Griffin, planter of Cats Cove 
			(now Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			Richard Griffin, planter of Cat's Cove, 
			1877 (Rochfort's Directory)
			Michael Griffin, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Modern status:		Widespread

GUSHUE:			a Newfoundland variant of the surname of France and Jersey 
			(Channel Islands), Guizot, probably in its Breton from Guiziou, 
			a diminutive of the baptismal name Guy (See GUY). (Dauzat). 

In Newfoundland:	Charles Goushoe, of Cats Cove, 1835 (Voters List)
			George Gushue, planter of Cats Cove 
			(now Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			John Gushue, farmer of Cats Cove 
			(now Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			Michael Gushue, farmer of Cats Cove 
			(now Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			Nicholas Gushue, farmer of Cats Cove 
			(now Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			Patrick Gushue, planter of Cats Cove 
			(now Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			Timothy Gushue, farmer of Cats Cove 
			(now Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			William Gushue, planter of Cats Cove 
			(now Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			William Gushue, planter of Cat's Cove, 
			1877 (Richfort's Directory)
			Charles Gushue, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			John Gushue, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			Martin Gushue, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			James Gushue, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			John Gushue, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			George Gushue, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			Nicholas Gushue, Sr., fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			Nicholas Gushue, Jr., fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			William Gushue, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			Patrick Gushue, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Modern status:		Scattered, especially in the Harbour 
			Main district at Bacon Cove.

HART:			a surname of England and the Channell Islands, (O) Hart of 
			Ireland, from Old English heorot, Middle English hert - hart, 
			stag, or from the English place name Hart (Durham), or in 
			Ireland for O hAirt, "from the Christian name Art." (Reaney, 
			MacLysaght, Turk). See also HARTIGAN, HARTSON. Found widespread, 
			especially in Gloucestershire and Durham, by Guppy; as Hart(e) 
			in Devon by Spiegelhalter; and in Co. Sligo by MacLysaght.

In Newfoundland:	Edward Hart, planter of Cat's Cove, 
			1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			Edward Hart, planter of Cat's Cove, 
			1877 (Rochfort's Directory)

Modern status:		Scattered

HOSKINS:		a surname of England and Ireland, and of the Micmacs of 
			Newfoundland, from a diminutive of thr Old English personal 
			name Os-, a shortened form of such names as Osbeorn, Osmxr, 
			etc. (Reaney).Guppy traced Hoskin(g) in Cornwall and Devon, 
			Hoskin(g)s in Monmouthshire and Somerset. 

In Newfoundland:	Richard, of Cat's Cove (now Conception Harbour), 
			1779 (CO 199.18)

Modern status:		Scattered

KANE:			a surname of England and Ireland, in England a variant of 
			CAIN or CANE, in Ireland (O)Kane, O Cahan, O Cathain or a variant 
			of (O)Keane, O Cein. (Reaney, MacLysaght). See also KEAN. Traced 
			by MacLysaght in Ulster.

In Newfoundland:	Patrick Kane, Sr, fisherman of Con. Hr, 
			1904 (McAlpine's Directory)
			William Kane, fisherman of Con. Hr., 
			1904 (McAlpine's Directory)
			Thomas Kane, laborer of Con. Hr., 
			1904 (McAlpine's Directory)

Modern status:		Scattered.

KEATING:		a surname of Ireland, in Ireland, in Irish Ceitinn, 
			an Anglo-Norman family name ? from a Welsh personal name Cethyn. 
			(MacLysaght 73). Traced by MacLysaght in south Leinster.

In Newfoundland:	Family tradition: William, from Co. Wexford, Ireland, 
			settled at Conception Harbour about 1841; later some of the 
			family moved to Berlin, the Codroy Valley, St George's and 
			Port-aux-Basques area (MUN Folklore).
			Micheal, of Cats Cove (now Conception Harbour). 
			1791 (CO 199.18)
			Patrick Keaton, of Cats Cove, 1835 (Voters List)
			John Keaton, of Cats Cove, 1835 (Voters List)
			Michael Keating, farmer of Cats Cove ,
			1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			William Keating, farmer of Cats Cove, 
			1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			Michael Keating, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			John Keating Sr., fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			John Keating, Jr., fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			James Keating, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)	
			William Keating, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			John Keating, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			William Keating, Sr., fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			William Keating, Jr., fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			John Keating, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			Richard Keating, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Modern status:		scattered

KEEFE:			(O)KEEFE variants of the surname of Ireland, (O) Keefe, O Caoimh, 
			Ir. caomh - gentle. (MacLysaght). Traced by MacLysaght in south Munster,

In Newfoundland:	John Keef, of Cats Cove, 1835 (Voters List)
			James, granted land at Cats Cove (now Conception Harbour), 
			1861 (Nfld. Archives, Registry Crown land)
			James Keefe, planter of Cats Cove 
			(now Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			Patrick Keefe, farmer of Cats Cove 
			(now Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			Philip Keefe, farmer of Cats Cove 
			(now Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			John Keefe, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			Philip Keefe, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			Michael Keefe, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			Richard Keefe, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Modern status:		scattered. O'Keefe, widespread

KELLY:			with a rare variant O'KELLEY, surnames of England, Ireland 
			and Scotland; in England from the English place name Kelly 
			(Devon), Cornish celli - wood, grove; in Ireland and Scotland 
			for (Mac) Kelly, Mac Cealliagh or O'KELLY, O Ceallaigh, ? 
			Ir. ceallach - strife; also in Scotland from the Scots place 
			name Kelly (Angus, Renfrewshire) or Kellie (Fife). (Reaney, 
			MacLysaght, Black). MacLysaght remarks that MacKelly and 
			O'Kelly are indistinguishable now that the Mac and O have 
			been widely dropped, though he notes that O is being to some 
			extent resumed. Traced by Guppy in Cornwall and Devon and the 
			Scots Border countries, and by MacLysaght from MacKelly in 
			east Connacht and from O'Kelly throughout Ireland where it is 
			the second commonest name.

In Newfoundland:	John Kelly, farmer of Cats Cove 
			(now Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			Michael Kelly, farmer of Cats Cove 
			(now Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			Thomas Kelly, farmer of Cats Cove 
			(now Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			James Kelly, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Modern status:		Kelley, scattered. 
			Kelly, widespread, 
			O'Kelly, rare at Avondale

KENN(E)Y:		surnames of England and Ireland; in England ? a variant 
			of  KENWAY; in Ireland sometimes of English origin,but usually 
			from MacKenny, an Ulster variant of MACKENNA, or (O) Kenny, 
			O Cionaoith, ? Ir. cionaodh - fire-sprung, or a synonym of 
			KINNEY or Kilkenny. (MacLysaght). MacLysaght traced (O)Kenny 
			in Cos. Donegal and Galway.

In Newfoundland:	David Kenny of Cat's Cove, 1835 Voter's List
			David Kenney, farmer of Cats Cove 
			(now Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			Edmund Kenney, farmer of Cats Cove 
			(now Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			Peter Kenney, farmer of Cats Cove 
			(now Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			Edward Kenny, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			David Kenny, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			William Kenny, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Modern status:		Kenney, rare.  Kenny, scattered.

KENNEDY:		a surname of Ireland and Scotland, (O)Kennedy, O Cinneide, 
			Ir. ceann - head, eidigh - ugly, modern Gaelic Ceannaideach. 
			"The Scottish Kennedys are by remote origin Irish Gaels.
			" (MacLysaght, Black). Traced by MacLysaght in Cos. Tipperary 
			and Wexford, and by Guppy especially in Ayrshire, Dumfrieshire, 
			Invernesshire and Agryleshire. 

In Newfoundland:	William Kennedy, of Cats Cove, 1835 (Voters List)
			Martin Kenndy, of Cats Cove (now Conception Harbour), 
			1853 (Nfld. Archives, Registry Crown Lands).
			Michael Kenady, farmer of Cats Cove 
			(now Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			Stephen Kenady, farmer of Cats Cove 
			(now Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			William Kennedy, farmer of Cats Cove 
			(now Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			Stephen Kennedy, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			S.J. Kennedy, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			Wm. Kennedy, Sr., fisherman of Con. 
			Hr. 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			Wm. Kennedy, Jr., fisherman of Con. 
			Hr. 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			Michael Kennedy, fisherman of Con. 
			Hr. 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			Patrick Kennedy, fisherman of Con. 
			Hr. 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			Wm. Kennedy, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			M. Kennedy, Sr., fisherman of Con. 
			Hr. 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			M. Kennedy, Jr., fisherman of Con. 
			Hr. 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			Wm. Kennedy, planter & genl dealer of Con. Hr., 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Modern status:		Widespread.


LARACY:			a variant of the surname of Ireland, (O) Larrissey, O Learghusa, 
			Is. lear - sea, gus - vigour. (MacLysaght) Traces by MacLysaght 
			mainly in Co. Kilkenny and adjacent areas.

In Newfoundland:	Family tradition: Patrick, from Dublin, Ireland, settled at 
			Conception Harbour about 1715 (Mun Folklore). Patrick Larresy, of Cats Cove, 
			1835 (Voters List)
			Thomas	Laracy, granted land at Cats Cove (now Conception Harbour), 
			1856 (Nfld. Archives, Registry Crown Lands); 
			John Larrisey, planter of Cats Cove 
			(now Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			Richard Larrisey, planter of Cats Cove 
			(now Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			Thomas Larrisey, farmer of Cats Cove 
			(now Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			Michael Lacy, planter of Cat's Cove, 
			1877 (Rochfort's Directory)
			John Lanassy, planter of Cat's Cove, 
			1877 (Rochfort's Directory)
			Thomas Laracy, Jr., fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			Patrick Laracy, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			James Laracy, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Modern status:		At Kitchuses, St. John's abd with large concentrations at 
			Conception Harbour and Cupids.

LEARY:			SEE O'LEARY


LEWIS:
			also spelt Louis, a baptismal name and surname of England, 
			Wales, Ireland, France and the Micmac Indians of 
			Newfoundland; in England from the Old Frankish personal 
			name Hludwig (Latin Ludocivus , Old French Clovis, 
			French Louis) containing the elements loud and battle, 
			or from the English place name Lewes (Sussex); in 
			Wales as an anglicization of the Welsh personal name 
			Llewel (l)yn, ? contaning the element llyw - leader. 
			(Withycombe, Reaney, Cottle, Spiegelhalter). Found 
			widespread by Guppy especially in Monmouthshire, 
			South and North Wales, and also widespread 
			in Ireland by MacLysaght.

In Newfoundland:	James Lewis, farmer of Cats Cove 
			(now Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			Moses Lewis, planter of Cats Cove 
			(now Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			Moses Lewis, planter of Cat's Cove, 
			1877 (Rochfort's Directory)
			James Lewis, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			James Lewis, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			Moses Lewis, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			John Lewis, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Modern status: 		Lewis, widespread especially at Holyrood, Louis, unique	

M(a)CDONALD:		surnames of Scotland and Ireland and of the Micmacs of 
			Newfoundland, Mac Dhomhnuill - son of Donald, from primitive 
			Celtic *Dubno-walos containing the elements world and mighty, 
			in Old Irish Domnall, in Gaelic Domhnall, Black comments: 
			"Property speaking there is no such surname as Macdonald. 
			MacDhomhnuill means 'son of (a particular) Donald': all 
			other of the name are simply Domhnullach, 'one of the Donalds'.
			"But, as Cottle remarks, "be that as it may, it was the second 
			commonest surname (after SMITH) in Scotland in 1858, dropping 
			to third (after SMITH and BROWN) by 1958& " In Ireland, 
			sometimes a synonym of the Irish MacDONNELL. (Withycombe, 
			Black, Cottle, MacLysaght). See O'DONALD. Traced by Guppy in 
			Inverness-shire.

In Newfoundland:	John, of Cats Cove (now Conception Harbour), 
			1816 (D'Alberti 26)

Modern status:		Widespread, especially at Colliers.	

McGEE:			a surname of Scotland and Ireland, Mac Aoidh - son of Aodh (Hugh), 
			and so the same as MACKAY, McKIE, Mackie. The name is usually 
			spelt Magee in east Ulster. (Black, MacLysaght). Traced by 
			Maclysaght in Cos. Antrim and Westmeath.

In Newfoundland:	John McGee, granted land at Cats Cove 
			(now Conception Harbour), 1857 (Nfld. Archives, Registry

Modern status:		At Avondale and Placentia.

McGRATH:		a surname of Ireland MacGraith, the Irish equivalent of the 
			surname of Scotland McCRAE. (MacLysaght). Traced by MacLsaght 
			in Cos. Clare, Donegal, Fermanagh and Waterford.

In Newfoundland:	John McGrath, fisherman of Cat's Cove, 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory

Modern status:		Widespread.

MAHANEY:		MEHANEY, ? Newfoundland variants of the surname of 
			Ireland MAHONEY. SEE MAHONEY ALSO

In Newfoundland:	Maurice, of Cat's Cove (now Conception Harbour), 
			1781 (CO 199.18)
			Michael Mahany Senior, of Cats Cove, 1835 (Voters List)
			Michael Mahany Junior, Of Cats Cove, 1835 (Voters List)
			Philip Mahany,of Cats Cove, 1835 (Voters List)


Modern status:		Mahaney and Mehaney, scattered.

MAHONEY:		a surname of Ireland, (O) Mahony, O Mathghamhana, of the 
			same derivation as MacMAHON. (MacLysaght). See also MAHANEY. 
			Traced by MacLysaght especially in west Munster.

In Newfoundland:	James Mahoney, farmer of Cats Cove (now Conception Harbour), 
			1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			John Mahoney, planter of Cats Cove 
			(now Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			Maurice Mahoney, farmer of Cats Cove 
			(now Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			Maurice Mahoney, planter of Cats Cove 
			(now Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			Michael Mahoney, farmer of Cats Cove 
			(now Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			Philip Mahoney, planter of Cats Cove 
			(now Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			Philip Mahoney, planter of Cat's Cove, 
			1877 (Rochfort's Directory)
			Philip Mahoney, Jun, planter of Cat's Cove, 
			1877 (Rochfort's Directory)

Modern status:		Scattered, especially at Conception Harbour and Stock Cove.

MANSFIELD:		a surname of England and Ireland; in England from the 
			Old English place name Mansfield (Nottinghamshire) - the 
			field bt the hill called Mam - ? breast; in Ireland for 
			de Mandeville. See MAND(E)VILLE. (Cottle, Ekwall, MacLysaght). 
			Traced by Guppy in Essex and Oxfordshire, and by Maclysaght 
			in Cos. Tipperary and Waterford.

In Newfoundland:	Family tradition: ----, from England, settled at 
			Conception Harbour (MUN Folklore)
			John Mansfield, of Cats Cove, 1835 (Voters List)
			John Mansfield, planter of Cats Cove 
			(now Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			Patrick Mansfield, farmer of Cats Cove 
			(now Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			William Mansfield, farmer of Cats Cove 
			(now Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			Patrick Mansfield, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Modern status:		Scattered.

MEANEY:			a surname of Ireland (O) Meany, a Munster form of (O) MOONEY,    
			O Maonaigh, Ir. moenach - dumb or Ir. maonach - wealthy. 
			(MacLysaght).  Traced by MacLysaght in Cos. Clare and Kilkenny.

In Newfoundland: 	William Meany, fisherman of Cat's Cove, 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory

Modern status:		Scattered, especially in Avondale.	


MOOR(E)(S):		surnames of England MUIR, Mure, Mo(o)r(e), of Scotland, Moore 
			of Ireland, from a personal name More, Old French Maur, Latin 
			Maurus - a Moor or dark as a Moor, swarthy, the name of a 6th 
			centry saint, or from the English place names Moor(e) (Devon), 
			Moore (Cheshire), More (Shropshire), or from Old English mor - 
			(dweller on or near the) moor, march, fen, waste land; in 
			Ireland also for (O) More, O Mordha, Ir. mordha - majestic. 
			(Reaney, Black, MacLysaght, Spiegelhalter). See also MUIR. 
			Guppy found Moore widespread in England and Muir in Ayrshire 
			and Dumfriesshire. MacLysaght found Moore widespread in 
			Ireland but numerous only in Co. Antrim and Dublin.

In Newfoundland:	James Moore, fisherman of Cat's Cove, 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory

Modern status:		Moore, widespread, especially at Avondale.
			Moores, widespread. Moors, in the Twillingate 
			district (Electors 1955)

MURPHY:			a surname of Ireland and Scotland, (O) Murphy, O Murchadha, Ir. 
			murchadh - sea-warrior, or Mac Murphy, Mac Murchada. MacLysaght 
			notes that the "resumption of the prefixes O and Mac, which 
			is a modern tendency with most Gaelic names, has not taken 
			place in the case of Murphy, " that the majority of the 
			Murphys in Ulster were probably oringinally Mac Murphy, 
			and that Murphy is the most common name in Ireland. It occurs 
			in Scotland from Irish immigration. (MacLysaght, Cottle).

In Newfoundland:	James, of Conception Harbour, 1803 (MUN Hist.)
			James Murphy, of Cats Cove, 1835 (Voters List)
			Maurice Murphy, of Cats Cove, 1835 (Voters List)
			Charles Murphy, farmer of Cats Cove Now 
			Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			David Murphy, farmer of Cats Cove 
			(now Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			James Murphy, farmer of Cats Cove 
			(now Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			John Murphy, farmer of Cats Cove 
			(now Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			Michael Murphy, farmer of Cats Cove 
			(now Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			Michael Murphy, farmer of Cats Cove 
			(now Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			James Murphy, planter of Cat's Cove, 
			1877 (Rochfort's Directory)
			Patrick Murphy, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			James Murphy, Sr., fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			James Murphy, Jr., fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			David Murphy, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			John Murphy, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Modern status:		Widespread

MURRAY:			a surname of England, Scotland and Ireland generally from the 
			province of Moray, Scotland, but in England also from the 
			English place names Moorhay or Moor(e) - Hayes (Devon), 
			and in Ireland for O'Murry, O Muireadhaigh, MacElmurray 
			or Gilmore, Mac Giolla Mhuire, MacMurray, Mac Muireadhaigh, 
			and (O) Murrihy, O Muirghthe. (Black, Reaney, Spiegelhalter, 
			MacLysaght). See also MOREY, MORRY. Traced by Guppy fairly 
			generally in Scotland but rather more numerous south of the 
			Forth and Clyde and in Durham and Northumberland, by 
			Spiegelhalter in Devon, and by MacLysaght in Cos. Tyrone, 
			Fermanagh, Clare, MacMurray in Co. Down, O'Murray in 
			Co. Roscommon.

In Newfoundland:	John Murry, of Cats Cove, 1835 (Voters List)

Modern status:		Scattered.


NEAL(E):		(O)NEIL(L), variants of a bartismal name and surname of 
			England, Scotland, Ireland and as Neal(e) of the Channel 
			Islands, Neil and formerly Neel of Jersey, probably name 
			Niall - champion. Reaney comments: "The name was carried 
			to Iceland by the Scandinavians as Njall, taken to Norway, 
			then top France and brought to England by the Normans. It 
			was also introduced direct into north-west England by 
			Norwegians from Ireland. It was usually latinized as 
			Nigellue through an incorret association with niger - 
			black." (Withycombe, Reaney, Black, MacLysaght, Turk). 
			Guppy found Neal(e) widespread in England, Neil in Ayrshire. 
			MacLysaght found MacNeil, from the westren isles of Scotland 
			in Cos. Antrim and Derry since the fourteenth century, and 
			(O)Neill numerous throughout Ireland, especially in Cos. 
			Tyrone and Antrin.

In Newfoundland:	Patrick Neil of Cat's Cove, 1835 (Voters List)
			Patrick, granted land at Cats Cove (Conception Harbour), 
			1852 (Nfld. Archives, Registry Crown Lands).

Modern status:		Neal, scattered. 
			Neale, unique. 
			Neil, scattered. 
			O'Neil, scattered. 
			O'Neill, scattered.

O'CONNELL:		a surname of Ireland, O Conaill. MacLysaght notes that 
			though" the prefixed Mac and O were very widely dropped 
			during the period of the submergence of Catholic and 
			Gaelic Ireland which began in the early seventeenth century," 
			they were generally resumed in the 1880s with the revival of 
			national consciousness. In particular, he notes that the use 
			of O with Connell rose from 9 per cent in 1866 to 33 per cent 
			in 1890,"due perhaps to the use of O by'Liberator' Daniel 
			O'Connell." But, he adds, "It is of interest to recall that 
			hir father was Plain Morgan Connell, at least for legal 
			purposes, though he was doubtless known as O'Connell by his 
			neighbours in Kerry, most of whom, of course, normally spoke 
			the Irish not the English language." Traced by MacLysaght 
			in Co. Kerry.

In Newfoundland:	Robert O'Connell, of Cats Cove, 1835 (Voters List)
			Daniel O'Connell, granted land at Cats Cove (now Conception Harbour), 
			1853 (Nfld. Archives, Registry Crown Lands)
			Patrick Connell farmer of Cat's Cove, 
			1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			Philip Connell, farmer of Cat's Cove, 
			1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			Robert Connell, farmer of Cat's Cove, 
			1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			Robert O'Connell, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Modern status:		Connell, rare. O'Connell, scattered.

O'DONNELL:
		a surname of Ireland, O Domhnaill. (MacLysaght). See 
			O'Donald. Traced by MacLysaght in Cos. Clare. Donegal and Galway.

In Newfoundland:	Rev. Patrick O'Donnell, of Cat's Cove, 
			1864-65 (Hutchingsons Directory)

Modern status:		Scattered.

O'DRISCOLL:		SEE DRISCOLL


O'KEEFE:		SEE KEEFE


O'KELLY:		SEE KELLY


O'LEARY:		LEARY, surnames of Ireland (with a ? Newfoundland variant 
			LEARIE, O Laoghaire. "Laoghaire was one of the best known 
			personal names in ancient Ireland" interpreted by Woulfe as 
			calf-keeper. (MacLysaght, Woulfe). Traced by MacLysaght 
			in Co. Cork.

In Newfoundland: 	Nicholas Leary, planter of Cats Cove (Conception Harbour), 
			1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			Michael Leary, farmer of Cat's Cove(Conception Harbour), 
			1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			James Leary, Sr., fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			James Leary, Jr., fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			John Leary, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			Robert Leary, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Modern status:		Learie, rare. O'Leary, scattered.

O'TOOLE:		SEE TOOLE


POWER:			a surname of England and Ireland, from Old French Pohier - 
			the man from Poix (Picardy), or from Old French povre, 
			poure - poor, or ? from Old French poer - one (em)power(ed) 
			to do something, a herald. MacLysaght notes that the de 
			in the Irish form de Paor should be le, - the poor man, 
			consequent on a vow, POWERS - son of Power appears to be 
			rare. (Reaney, Cottle, MacLysaght). Guppy traced the 
			variant Poore in Hampshire; Spiegelhalter traced Poore and 
			Power in Devon; MacLysaght traced Power mainly in Waterford 
			and adaccent counties, among the fifty most numerous 
			Irish names.

In Newfoundland:	Patrick Power, farmer of Cat's Cove(Conception Harbour), 
			1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			Patrick Power, planter of Cat's Cove, 1877 (Rochfort's Directory)

Modern status:		Power widespread, Powers rare, Poor rare

ROTCHFORD:		a surname of England and Ireland from the English place 
			name Rochford (Essex, Worcestershire), or ? the French surname 
			and placename Rocheford ( in several localities); in Ireland, 
			Co. Cork, for de Ridlesford. (Reaney, Cottle, MacLysaght). 
			Traced by Spiegelhalter in Devon and MacLysaght especially 
			in Co. Meath and Kilkenny.

In Newfoundland:	John Rochford, farmer of Cat's Cove 
			(now Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell Directory)
			Nicholas Rotchford, Sr., fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			Nicholas Rotchford, Jr., fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			Thomas Rotchford, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Modern status:		In the Harbour Main district.

RYAN:			a surname of Ireland (O)Ryan, O Maoilriain now abbreviated 
			to Oriain, "from an old personal name of obscure meaning.
			" (MacLysaght). Traced by MacLysaght especially in 
			Co. Tipperary.

In Newfoundland:	Matthew, granted land at Cat's Cove 
			1857 (Nfld. Archives, Registry Crown Lands)
			Patrick Ryan, farmer of Cat's 
			Cove(Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			Matthew Ryan, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			Philip Ryan, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Modern status:		Widespread, throughout all districts.

ST. JOHN:		a surname of England and Ireland from the common French 
			place name S. Jean, or from the English place name St. John's 
			Chapel (Devon), once the site of "an ancient chapelry& of 
			the Knights Templars, later of St. John of Jerusalem." 
			(Spiegelhalter, MacLysaght, Gover). See also JOHN. Traced 
			by Spiegelhalter in Devon and MacLysaght in Co. Tipperary 
			since the 13th Century

In Newfoundland:	John St. John, of Cat's Cove White Clift, 
			1835 (Voters List)
			Edward, granted land at Riverhead, Cat's Cove, 
			1853 (Nfld. Archives, Registry Crown Lands)
			Johanna St. John, shopkepper of Cat's Cove, 
			1864-65 (Hutchingsons Directory)
			Edmund St. John, planter of Cat's Cove
			(Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			James St. John, planter of Cat's Cove
			(Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			John St. John, farmer of Cat's Cove
			(Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			Michael St. John, farmer of Cat's Cove
			(Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			Patrick St. John, planter of Cat's Cove
			(Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			Thomas St. John, planter of Cat's Cove
			(Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			Edward St. John, planter of Cat's Cove, 
			1877 (Rochfort's Directory)
			Thomas St. John, planter of Cat's Cove, 
			1877 (Rochfort's Directory)
			Thomas St. John, planter of Cat's Cove, 
			1877 (Rochfort's Directory)

Modern status:		Scattered.

STACK:			a surname of England and Ireland from Old Norse stakkr -
			(builders of or one as big as a) haystack. (Reaney). 
			Traced by MacLysaght in Co. Kerry since the 13th century.

In Newfoundland:	John Stack, fisherman of Cat's Cove 
			(Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			John Stack, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Modern status:		Scattered

SULLIVAN:		a surname of Ireland (0) Sullivan, 0 Su'ileabha'in,  
			Ir.  suil - eye, with last part of the nameuncertain. 
			(MacLysaght). The third most numerous name in Ireland, 
			traced by MacLysaght especially in Cos. Cork and Kerry.

In Newfoundland:	Anne, of Cats Cove  (now Conception Harbour),  
			1828  (Nfld. Archives BRC)
			Dennis Sullivan, of Cat's Cove, (Salmon Cove) 
			1835 (Voters List)
			John Sullivan, of Cat's Cove, (Salmon Cove) 
			1835 (Voters List)
			Lawrence Sullivan, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Modern Status:		Widespread


TOOLE:			(O)TOOLE, surnames of Ireland, O Tuathail, Ir. tuathal, containing 
			the elements people and mighty. (MacLysaght). Traced by 
			MacLysaght originally in Co. Kildare and later in Co. Wicklow.

In Newfoundland:	Roger Toole, of Cat's Cove, 
			1835 (Voters List)
			Timothy Toole, farmer of Cats Cove 
			(Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			John Toole, farmer of Cats Cove 
			(Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			John O'Toole, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			Patrick O'Toole, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			Michael O'Toole, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			James O'Toole, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			Patrick O'Toole, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			John O'Toole, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			John O'Toole, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			Rodger O'Toole, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Modern Status:		O'Toole, scattered, especially at St. John's; Toole, 
			rare, at Little Paradise (Plancentia B.) (Electors 1955).

TRAHEY:
			a surname of Ireland, a variant of (O) Tro(h)y, O Troighthigh, Ir. 
			troightheach - foot soldier. (MacLysaght). See also TROY. Traced by 
			MacLysaght in Co. Tipperary. 

In Newfoundland:	Thomas Triny of Cat's Cove, 1835 (Voter's List) 
			John Trehy, farmer of Cats Cove 
			(Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			Joseph Trehey, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			Timothy Trehey, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			Patrick Trehey Sr., fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			Patrick Trehey, Jr., fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			Thomas Trehey, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Modern status:		At Harbour Main district.

VEITCH:			a surname of England, Scotland and Ireland, ? from a common 
			French place name Vic, or ? from an Old English personal name 
			Vcca or Vacca. (E.C. Smith, Black (Amendments and Additives), 
			MacLysaght 73). Traced by MacLysaght from Scotland in Cos. 
			Fermanagh and Cavan since the end of the 17th century.

In Newfoundland:	Rev. William Veitch, P.P., R. C. 


Modern status:		At Holyrood

WADE:			a surname of England and Ireland from the Old English personal 
			name Wada from wadan - to go, or Old German Wado, or from the 
			English place name Wade (Suffolk), or from Old English (ge)wxd - 
			(dweller by the ford. Reaney comments:"The persistence of the 
			personal name may be due, in part, to the tale of Wade, [ a l
			egendary hero], originally a seagiant, dreaded and honoured by 
			the coast tribes of the North Sea and Baltic."(Reaney, Cottle, 
			MacLsaght). Traced by Guppy in Cheshire, Derbyshire, Durham, 
			Norfolk, Northamptonshire, Suffolk and Yorkshire, by Spiegelhalter 
			in Devon, and by MacLysaght in all provinces since the 13th century.

In Newfoundland:	Edward, of Cat's Cove 
			(now Conception Harbour), 1791 (CO 199.18)
			James Wade Sr, of Cat's Cove North Arm, 
			1835 (Voters List)
			James Wade Jr, of Cat's Cove North Arm, 
			1835 (Voters List)
			Homer Wade, merchant of Cat's Cove 
			1864-65( Hutchingsons Directory)
			James Wade, merchant of Cat's Cove 
			1864-65 (Hutchingsons Directory)
			M.Wade, merchant of Cat's Cove 
			1864-65 (Hutchingsons Directory)
			Mary Wade, shopkepper, of Cat's Cove 
			1864-65( Hutchingsons Directory)
			David Wade, planter of Cat's Cove
			(Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			Edmund Wade, farmer of Cat's Cove
			(Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			Edmund Wade, planter of Cat's Cove
			(Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			James Wade, farmer of Cat's Cove
			(Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			James Wade, planter of Cat's Cove
			(Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			John Wade, planter of Cat's Cove
			(Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			Maurice Wade, planter of Cat's Cove
			(Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			Michael Wade, farmer of Cat's Cove
			(Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			Nicholas Wade, farmer of Cat's Cove
			(Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			William Wade, farmer of Cat's Cove
			(Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			James Wade, planter of Cat's Cove, 
			1877 (Rochfort's Directory)
			Maurice Wade, planter of Cat's Cove, 
			1877 (Rochfort's Directory)

Modern status:		Scattered, especially at Conception Harbour

WALSH:			a surname of England, Scotland and Ireland from Old English 
			woelisc, Middle English walsche - foreigner (Reaney, Cottle, 
			Black, MacLysaght)  See also Wallace, Wallis, Welsh. Traced 
			by Guppy in Lancashire, by Spiegelhalter in Devon, and by 
			MacLysaght as the fourth numerous of Irish surnames.

In Newfoundland:	Robert, of Cats Cove 
			(now Conception Harbour), 1828 (Nfld. Archives BRC)
			John Walsh, of Cat's Cove North Arm, 
			1835 (Voters List)
			Joseph Walsh, of Cat's Cove White Clift, 
			1835 (Voters List)
			Edmund Walsh, of Cat's Cove White Clift, 
			1835 (Voters List)
			Edmond Walsh, farmer of Cat's Cove
			(Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			Joseph Walsh, farmer of Cat's Cove
			(Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			Michael Walsh, farmer of Cat's Cove
			(Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			Patrick Walsh, farmer of Cat's Cove
			(Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			William Walsh, farmer of Cat's Cove
			(Conception Harbour), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			Edward Walsh, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			James Walsh, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			John Walsh, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Modern status:		Widespread in all districts

WHITE:			WHYTE, surnames of England, Scotland and Ireland, White of 
			Channel Islands from the Old English personal name Hwita, 
			a shortened form of names brgining with Hwit - , or a 
			nickname from Old English hwit - white, fair (of 
			complextion or hair), or from Old English *with - 
			(dweller by the) bend, curve (in a river or road), 
			or from Norman French waite - lookout, place to watch 
			from, or by confusion with WIGHT; also in Scotland 
			an anglicization of the Gaelic M'Illebhain 
			(MacGhillebhain); in Ireland also for such names as 
			Bane, Bawn, Galligan, Kilbane, by translation or Ir. 
			ban - white, geal - white. (Reaney , Cottle, Black, 
			MacLysaght, Turk). See also WHITT, LEBLANC. Guppy 
			found  White widespread in England, White and Whyte 
			south or the Forth and Clyde; MacLysaght found White 
			numerous in every province since the 14th century and 
			especially in Cos. Down and Sligo.

In Newfoundland:	George White, farmer of Cat's Cove, 
			1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			Richard White, farmer of Cat's Cove, 
			1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			William White, planter of Cat's Cove, 
			1871 (Lovell's Directory)

Modern status:		White, widespread in all districts.


WILLIAMS:		a surname of England, Wales, Ireland and the Channel 
			Islands, - son of William, a baptismal name from the Old 
			German personal name Willahelm containing the elements 
			vilja - will and helma - hemet, which became Guihielm 
			and later Guillaume in French and was introduced into 
			England by the Normans. Surnames derived from William 
			and its diminutive include; WILLIAMS, Williamson, WILLS, 
			WILSON, WILCOX, WILLMONT, WILLETT, WILKINS, GIL(I)AM. 
			(Withycombe, Reaney, Cottle, MacLysaght, Turk). See also 
			PARSONS. Found widespread by Guppy in the Midlands and 
			southwest, especially in Monmouthshire, and in North and 
			South Wales, and by MacLysaght numerous in all provinces 
			of Ireland.

In Newfoundland:	Thomas Williams, farmer of Cat's Cove, 
			1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			Thomas Williams, Sr., fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			Thomas Williams, Jr., fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			John Williams, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)
			Nicholas Williams, fisherman of Con. Hr. 
			1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Modern status:		Widespread

WOODFORD:		 a surname of England and Scotland from the English 
			place name Woodford in 10 Countries or the Scots place name 
			in Roxburgshire, or dweller by the ford in the wood.

In Newfoundland:	James Woodford, planter of Cat's Cove (Conception Harbour) 
			1871 (Lovell's Directory)
			James Woodford, planter of Cat's Cove, 
			1877 (Rochfort's Directory)

Modern Status:		scattered, especially in Harbor Main and St. John's

 

 

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