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Lovell's 1871 |
Provincial Business Directory
| DISTRESS |
A fishing settlement on east side at entrance of Placentia Bay, district of Placentia and St. Mary's. Farming is carried on to some extent. Distant from Placentia by road 26 miles. Mail fortnightly. Population 127.
Bedford David, farmer Connors John, farmer Conway Edward, farmer Conway John sen, farmer Conway Martin, farmer Conway Thomas, farmer Conway Thomas sen, farmer Cummins Richard, planter and farmer Dohea James, farmer Dohea Joseph, farmer Dohea Phillip, farmer Dohea Richard, farmer Doyle James, farmer English Richard, farmer Foley Daniel, farmer Foley Martin, farmer Foley Patrick, farmer Londergan Matthew, farmer Murphy James, planter Young Robert, farmer
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 Michael Cooper
Page Revised: January - 2003 (Don Tate)
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