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Lovell's 1871
Provincial Business directory
BRIGUS (Ferryland)
A fishing settlement on the Strait shore south of St. John's, district of Ferryland. It is surrounded by high hills, and has a romantic appearance. Distant from St. John's by road 34 miles. Mail weekly. Population 125.


Badcock John, trader
Badcock Michael, fisherman
Badcock Peter, fisherman
Badcock Thomas, trader and planter
Doyle James, fisherman
Grace Edward, fisherman
Grace Thomas, fisherman
Green Matthew, fisherman
Greene Thomas, fisherman
Gregory Michael, fisherman
Gregory Thomas, fisherman
Gregory William, trader and planter
Hays James, fisherman
Hays Patrick, fisherman
Higgans John, fisherman
Keefe James, fisherman
Long Joseph, fisherman
Power Nicholas, farmer
Power Nicholas, sen, fisherman
Walsh Michael, 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 Glynn Hewlett

Page Revised: January - 2003 (Don Tate)

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