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Lovell's 1871 |
Provincial Business Directory
| BLACK ISLAND |
A fishing settlement at entrance of Exploits Bay, district of Twillingate and Fogo. Distant from Twillingate 10 miles by boat. Mail fortnightly. Population 150.
Aty Joseph, fisherman Ansty William, fisherman Baker Job, fisherman Baker John, fisherman Baker Joseph, fisherman Barners Joseph, fisherman Dorey John, planter Dorey William, fisherman Ennifant Martin, planter Hamilton John, fisherman Hamilton Patrick, fisherman Hamilton William, fisherman Head Henry, planter Martin Richard, planter Newman James, fisherman Ormond Stephen, fisherman Pelly George, jun., fisherman Pelly George, sen., fisherman Potter William, fisherman Snow James, fisherman Snow James, fisherman Snow Jasper, fisherman Snow Solomon, merchant Snow William, fisherman Turner Charles, fisherman Twine George, 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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