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Lovell's 1871
Provincial Business Directory
A large fishing settlement on the Strait shore south of St. John's, district of Ferryland. The population, besides their employment in the cod fishery, are engaged to some extent both in farming and in the salmon industry. In the cod fishery nets and seines are mostly used. Distant from St. John's by road 38 miles, from Ferryland by road 6 miles. Mail weekly. Population 465.


Anglin William, fisherman
Aspell Andrew
Aspell James, fisherman
Best James, fisherman
Brine James, fisherman
Brine Michael, fisherman
Brine Patrick, fisherman
Brine William, fisherman
Brine William, fisherman
Bruff Isaac, fisherman
Carew Patrick, fisherman
Carew Thomas, fisherman
Carew Thomas, fisherman
Caskin Martin, trader
Caskin Richard, trader
Chidley Christopher, fisherman
Crane Patrick, fisherman
Dennie John, fisherman
Doyle Nicholas, fisherman
Elward Edward, fisherman
Elward James, fisherman
Elward Maurice, fisherman
Elward Michael, fisherman
Fitzgerald Edward, fisherman
Gaskin Michael, fisherman
Grant William, fisherman
Grant George, fisherman
Grant Richard, fisherman
Grant William, fisherman
Green John, fisherman
Hartery Edward, planter
Hartery John, fisherman
Harvey William, fisherman
Howlet James, fisherman
Jones John, fisherman
Kelly Patrick, fisherman
Kent John, fisherman
Kent Michael, fisherman
Kent Patrick, fisherman
Kersey Maurice, fisherman
Leahy Michael, fisherman
Morrissey Brian, fisherman
Morrissey Joseph, fisherman
Morrissey Thomas, fisherman
Murray John, fisherman
Prendergast Edward, planter
Prendergast John, planter
Prendergast William, trader
Ryan Thomas, fisherman
Ryan Timothy, fisherman
Tobin Michael, fisherman
Walsh John, planter
Walsh Richard, fisherman
Walsh Thomas, fisherman
Wh(?)lan James, fisherman
Yard Stephen, 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.

[Project Lovell's ]

Contributed and Transcribed by Glynn Hewlett

Page Revised: January - 2003 (Don Tate)

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