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Lovell's 1871
Provincial Business Directory
BLACKHEAD (St. John's)
A fishing settlement in the district of St. John's west. The land about this settlement is very bold and rugged, the sea side of the cliff being furrowed into great caverns. Distant from St. John's 4 miles by road. Population 200.


Allen Samuel, planter
Bradbury John, fisherman
Breen James, fisherman
Breen Thomas, fisherman
Brien Robert, fisherman
Cantwell, Dennis assistant keeper Cape Spear lighthouse
Cantwell James, keeper Cape Spear lighthouse
Cooke Henry, fisherman
Eadstrom Henry, planter
Eadstrom James, fisherman
Eadstrom Thomas, fisherman
Fitzgerald James, fisherman
Fitzgerald Patrick, fisherman
Healy Edward, fisherman
Healy James, planter
Healy John, planter
Healy Matthew, planter
Healy Maurice, fisherman
Healy M.J., planter
Healy Richard, fisherman
Healy Thomas, planter
Kerrivan Thomas, planter
Leamey Michael, farmer
Moore John, fisherman
Moore Thomas, planter
Murphy James, fisherman
Murphy John, fisherman
Murphy Patrick, fisherman
Murphy Thomas, fisherman
Power John, planter
Shortle Thomas, 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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