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Lovell's 1871
Provincial Business Directory
The most westerly settlement of importance in Newfoundland, district of Burgeo and La Poile. It is a place of considerable trade with several mercantile establishments. The inhabitants carry on the cod fishery all the year round, and halibut is caught to a considerable extent. It is a post town and a port of entry, and the last station on the western steam route. Distant from Rose Blanche 15 miles by boat. New York, Newfoundland and London Telegraph Co. has an office here. Distant from St. John's by steamer 300 miles, fare $10.00. Mail fortnightly. Population 584.


Anderson Thomas
Bagley Francis, planter
Battiste John, fisherman
Bartlett William, planter
Bennett William, fisherman
Blackmore Philip
Bragg George
Bragg John, planter
Buffett William, planter
Carter George, fisherman
Carter William, planter
Chaisson Isidore, fisherman
Coffin Elias
Cossman C. E.
Court James, fisherman
Cozens George
Davy Jonathan, fisherman
Dennis Thomas
Dennis Thomas, jun., fisherman
Dennis, Thomas sen, fisherman
Dicks, Henry
Dicks, Henry sen
Dicks, John, planter
Dicks, Thomas, fisherman
Dingle, Donald
Evans, George, fisherman
Evans, John jun
Evans, John sen
Farrell, John
Ford, James
Ford, Joseph
Ford, Thomas
Forsay, Aaron
Francis, John, planter
Fudge, George, fisherman
Furneaux, John, merchant
Genge, Edward
Genge, Samuel
Gillam, John, fisherman
Gillam, Thomas, planter
Gillam, William, fisherman
Hickmkan, William
Hinks, John, planter
Huelin, Isaac
Keatings, John
Keeping, James sen, fisherman
Kendall, William
Kettle, William jun
Kettle, William sen
Langdown, Job, planter
Leary, James
McGallais, Rev W. W. ch of England
LeMoine, George, planter
LeMoine, John, planter
McLean, Angus
Major, thomas
Manuel, Benjamin, fisherman
Marsh, Mark, fisherman
Moisson, Propper, fisherman
Muckford, James, fisherman
Pike, Elisha, fisherman
Pike, Eliel, planter
Pike, Samuel, fisherman
Pike, Timothy, planter
Poble, John
Pryor, John
Reeves, William, planter
Ridley & Sons, merchants
Robillard, Auguste, M.D.
Savary, Robert, fisherman
Sheaves, Charles
Sheaves, John, fisherman
Skeard, Thomas
Skeard, Thomas jun, planter
Skeard, William
Smith, Nathan, telegraph operator
Stickland, Joseph,
Stickland, William, planter
Travers, John, fisherman
Warren, William
Zegarri, Antoine



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 and Judy Barker

Page Revised: January - 2003 (Don Tate)

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