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Lovell's 1871 |
Provincial Business Directory
| BRUNET |
An island at the entrance of Fortune Bay, district of Fortune Bay. On Mercer's head on this island is situated a lighthouse. It exhibits a powerful flashing white light, and attains its greatest brilliancy every ten seconds. It burns at an elevation of 408 feet above the level of the sea, and in clear weather May be seen at a distance of 35 miles. Distant from Harbor Breton by boat 4 miles. Mail fortnightly. Population 80.
Barnstable, James, fisherman Douglas James, fisherman Galton James, planter Hillier Thomas, fisherman Nurse Richard, fisherman Price James, planter Price John, fisherman Price Robert, fisherman Scott George, jun, fisherman Scott George, sen, planter Sparrow Martin Thornhill William, merchant
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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