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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.
Contributed and Transcribed by: Laura Russell
Page Revised: January - 2003 (Don Tate)
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