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Lovell's 1871 |
Provincial Business Directory
| BROOKLYN |
A village on the west side of Bonavista Bay, district of Bonavista. This place has been settled within the last four or five years. The soil is very good, and the people are mostly engaged in agriculture. It has an excellent harbour. Distant from Indian Arm 10 miles by water. Mail weekly. Population 203.
Bradley, John, fisherman Burt, Robert, planter Cannings, William, fisherman Crummey, William, fisherman Easton, Thomas, fisherman Elliott, James, fisherman Elliott, John, planter Elliott, Thomas, fisherman Flynn, James, planter Gudger, John, fisherman Monland, Elias, fisherman Puisent, James, fisherman Russell, John, fisherman Steel, George, fisherman Wheeler, John, fisherman White, Samuel, fisherman Whiteway, James, fisherman Whiteway, John, planter Whiteway, Robert, planter Whiteway, William, planter
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 Cyndi Alcock
Page Revised: January - 2003 (Don Tate)
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