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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.

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Contributed and Transcribed by Michael Cooper

Page Revised: January - 2003 (Don Tate)

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