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Lovell's 1871 |
Provincial Business Directory
| BLACK RIVER |
Trnscribed by John M. Ross size="4" > A telegraph station at the head of Placentia Bay in the district of Placentia. This place abounds with game, wild geese and ducks. New York, Newfoundland and London Telegraph Co. has an office here. Distant from Little Placentia by boat 40 miles. Population 46.
Blackader A., telegraph operator Gilbert Gabriel, fisherman Gosney Alfred, fisherman McRae Patrick, 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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