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Lovell's 1871 Provincial Business Directory
A large fishing settlement on the north side of Conception Bay in the district of Brigus. The village is prettily situated on a narrow neck of land that separates Robert's Bay from Portdegrave Bay. The population is mostly engaged during the summer in the prosecution of the Labrador cod fishery. Distant from Brigus by road 7 miles. Mail weekly. Population 460.


Bartlett Abraham, fisherman
Bartlett Elijah, fisherman
Bartlett George, planter
Bartlett John, fisherman
Bartlett Samuel, planter
Bartlett Thomas, fisherman
Bartlett William, fisherman
Bartlett William, fisherman
Batten Benjamin, planter
Batten John, planter
Batten John, planter
Batten John, planter
Batten Samuel, planter
Batten Thomas, planter
Batten Thomas, planter
Batten William, planter
Batten William, planter
Beacham John, fisherman
Biggs James, fisherman
Bishop Manuel, fisherman
Boone Isaac, fisherman
Boone Israel, fisherman
Boone John, fisherman
Boone John, fisherman
Boone Joseph, fisherman
Boone, Samuel, fisherman
Boone Thomas, fisherman
Boone Thomas, fisherman
Buckingham, John
Curlew Eli, fisherman
Curlew John, fisherman
Curley John, fisherman
Curlew, John, fisherman
Curlew Simon, fisherman
Curlew William, fisherman
Dawe Charles, fisherman
Dawe Isaac, fisherman
Dawe John, fisherman
Dawe Joseph, fisherman
Filliar John, fisherman
Forrestal Thomas, planter
French Edward, fisherman
French John, fisherman
French Stephen, fisherman
French William, fisherman
Gardner George, fisherman
Gardner Thomas, fisherman
Gardner William, fisherman
Hall Jacob, planter
Henebery Mark, farmer
Henebery Richard, merchant
Kinsella James, fisherman
Lyons Thomas, fisherman
Moors James, fisherman
Moors Richard, fisherman
Mercer Thomas, fisherman
Payne George F., school teacher
Pippeth William, fisherman
Richards Abraham, fisherman
Richards George, fisherman
Richards Isaac, planter
Richards Isaac, planter
Richards John, planter
Richards John, fisherman
Richards John, fisherman
Richards John, fisherman
Richards Joseph, fisherman
Richards Thomas, fisherman
Richards William, fisherman
Richards William, planter
Richards William, planter
Robinson John, fisherman
Rousel Henry, fisherman
Seilly William
Snow Solomon, fisherman
Snow Thomas, fisherman
Snow Thomas, fisherman
Snow William, fisherman
Snow William, fisherman
Stephens Benjamin, fisherman
Stephens Charles, fisherman
Stephans William, fisherman
Thompson George, fisherman
Thompson William, fisherman



The entries have been transcribed as
they appear in the 1871 Lovell's directory.
Over the years, many of the names have become
colloquialized or spelled differently.

[Project Lovell's ]

Contributed and Transcribed by: Laura Russell

Page Revised: January - 2003 (Don Tate)

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