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Lovell's 1871 |
Provincial Business Directory
| CHANNEL |
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.
Contributed and Transcribed by Glynn Hewlett and Judy Barker
Page Revised: January - 2003 (Don Tate)
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