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