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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.
Contributed and Transcribed by Glynn Hewlett
Page Revised: January - 2003 (Don Tate)
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