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Lovell's 1871
Provincial Business Directory
BUTTER'S COVE
A small fishing and agricultural settlement in Mortier Bay, west side of Placentia Bay, district of Burin. The scenery, up Mortier Bay, which runs inland about 15 miles is remarkably pretty; the land is fertile, and farming is carried on to a considerable extent. Distant from Burin by road and boat 13 miles. Mail fortnightly. Population 70.
 

 

Brenton James, fisherman
Brenton Thomas, fisherman
Cleal Joseph, servant
Crocker John, fisherman
Hodder John, sen, farmer
Hodder Thomas, fisherman
Hodder William, fisherman
Murlay Samuel, farmer
Murlay Samuel, jun, fisherman
Riggs Jonathan, fisherman
Stephens Thomas, fisherman
Wiscomb Samuel, servant
Wright Charles, 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.

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Contributed and Transcribed by Glynn Hewlett

Page Revised: January - 2003 (Don Tate)

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