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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.

[Project Lovell's ]

Contributed and Transcribed by Glynn Hewlett

Page Revised: January - 2003 (Don Tate)

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