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Lovell's 1871 |
Provincial Business Directory
| CAPE RAY |
The extreme south-westerly point of Newfoundland with a very high, bold land. The fishing trade is carried on here all year round. It is the first land vessels make coming from the gulf. Distant from Channel 9 miles by boat. Mail fortnightly. Population 145.
Beginn Francis, fisherman Carter Edward, fisherman Carter James, fisherman Carter Robert, fisherman Carter Thomas, fisherman Carter William, fisherman Gale William, fisherman Galton John, fisherman Gillam Philip, planter Hinks James, planter Huelin Moses, fisherman Jeans James, trader McDougall Laughlin, fisherman Patten Robert, fisherman Park John, fisherman Peaty John, fisherman Poole William, 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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