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Lovell's 1871 |
Provincial Business Directory
| BAY DE VERDS |
A large fishing settlement on the north side of Conception Bay, in the district of Bay de Verds. It has nothing that might be called a harbor, but affords a shelter in bad weather. The fishing grounds of Bay de Verds are among the most valuable in the island, perhaps it would be hard to find an equal extent of cultivated land which could compare with these sunken ledges either in value or in the power of continuous production. Every year about 200 boats and more than 200 nets and seines are employed in this locality on the fishery, the product of the voyage being worth not less than $50,000. Distant from Carbonear by road 38 miles. Mail weekly. Population 650.
Abbott William, fisherman Barter William, planter Blondon Charles, planter Blondon Henry, fisherman Blondon, Henry, planter Blondon James, fisherman Blondon John, planter Blondon Stephen, planter Blondon Thomas, planter Broders John & James, planters Campbell Mrs., school teacher Chamberlain rev. George S., ch of England Cosh Joseph, fisherman Cosh Robert, planter Cosh William, fisherman Cotter Edward, fisherman Cotter James, planter Cotter James, jun., fisherman Cotter Thomas, fisherman Dagnell Thomas Dean John, fisherman Duffet Henry John, jun, planters Duffet James Duffet James., jun., planter Duffet John, fisherman Duffet John, planter Eady William, fisherman Emberly Henry, planter Emberly John, fisherman Emberly Joseph, planter Emberly Stephen, planter Emberly Thomas, planter Emberly William, planter Fitzgerald John, fisherman Fitzgibbon Jeremiah, fisherman Fleming Michael, fisherman Flyn John, fisherman Flyn Thomas, fisherman Fox Patrick Frost Levi, trade Froud Henry, fisherman Froud William, planter Garrett Jonas, fisherman Hurley John, fisherman Hyde Lawrence, planter Hyde Patrick, fisherman Jacobs George, planter Jacobs Henry, planter Jacobs James, planter Jacobs John, fisherman Jacobs Joseph, fisherman Jacobs Stephen, fisherman Jacobs William, fisherman Jacobs William, jun., fisherman Kay Lawrence, fisherman Kay Patrick, fisherman Keefe Patrick Keefe Thomas, jun., fisherman Keefe Thomas, planter Loehyer John., jun., fisherman Loehyer John., sen., planter Loehyer Joseph, planter Loehyer William, fisherman Mackay William, fisherman McCarthy Daniel, fisherman McCarthy Patrick, fisherman Meehan John, fisherman Moore Andrew, trader Moore Edward, trader Moore Edward, jun, trader Moore James, trader Moore Thomas, trader Murphy Daniel, planter Murphy James, fisherman Neil Thomas & Son, traders Noonan Dennis, trader Noonan John, planter Noonan Thomas, trader North William, planter Pryor David, planter Pryor John, fisherman Quinlay Peter, fisherman Riggs Andrew, fisherman Riggs Thomas, planter Riggs William, planter Stevens Henry, planter Stevens John, fisherman Stevens Thomas, fisherman Sullivan John, fisherman Sutton John, fisherman Sutton Richard, fisherman Sutton William, fisherman Walsh Edward, planter Walsh Michael, sen., fisherman Walsh Walter, fisherman Whelan David, planter Woodrou Jams, planter Woodrow Richard, planter
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.
Contributed and Transcribed by: Laura Russell
Page Revised: January - 2003 (Don Tate)
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