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Lovell's 1871 |
Provincial Business Directory
| CAPLIN BAY |
A fishing settlement on the strait shore south of St. John's district of Ferryland. Nets and seines are used here mostly in the prosecution of the cod fishery, and the inhabitants are also engaged to some extent in salmon industry and farming. Distant from St. John's by road 42 miles, from Ferryland by road 2 miles. Mail fortnightly. Population 260.
Bolan Robert, fisherman Bolan Thomas, Fisherman Clancey John, fisherman Clancey Michael, fisherman Condon Thomas, fisherman Foley Thomas, fisherman Gatherall Thomas, fisherman Gregory Peter, fisherman Headon Thomas, fisherman Hearn Michael, fisherman Johnston William, fisherman Kavanaugh Patrick, fisherman Keefe Edward, fisherman Keough Edward, planter Maber Thomas, fisherman Morry Benjamin, trader Morry Robert, trader Power Michael, planter Redigan Richard, sen, fisherman Ridout Charles, fisherman Rossiter John, fisherman Rossiter William, fisherman Ryan Patrick, fisherman Sullivan Joseph, planter Swain John, fisherman Swain Joseph, fisherman Swain Robert, fisherman Tapp John, fisherman Toole Terence, planter Wade John, farmer Walsh James, fisherman Whelan Matthew, fisherman Wills George, fisherman Young Dominique, fisherman Young William, 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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