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Lovell's 1871 |
Provincial Business Directory
| BURNT ISLAND (Burgeo and La Poile) |
One of a group of islands off the southern coast of the island, district of Burgeo and La Poile. Distant from Rose Blanche 8 miles by boat. Mail fortnightly. Population 100.
Bird Thomas II Brockway Henry, fisherman Bryan Stephen, fisherman Chalk Thomas, fisherman Courtney William, fisherman Fudge Jeremiah, planter Framp James, planter Gillingham Reuben, fisherman Keeping Benjamin Keeping George, fisherman Keeping John, planter Keeping William, planter King John, fisherman King Matthew, planter King William, fisherman Lawrence William, fisherman Mead James, fisherman Newman James, fisherman Poole George, planter Setland James, fisherman Shelly Walter, fisherman Smerridge Henry, fisherman Smerridge Robert, planter Thom John, 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 Glynn Hewlett
Page Revised: January - 2003 (Don Tate)
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