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Lovell's 1871
Provincial Business Directory
A fishing settlement in the district of Fortune Bay. This place has a large herring fishery as well as cod. It is a post town and port of entry. Distant from Belleoram 4 miles by road. Mail fortnightly. Population 210.


Bennett, Thomas R, merchant
Bishop, John, fisherman
Cox, Thomas, fisherman
Cox, William, fisherman
Doloment, Joseph, fisherman
Doloment, Owen, jun, fisherman
Doloment, Owen, sen, fisherman
Evans, John, planter
Evans, Thomas, jun, planter
Evans,Thomas, sen, planter
Farrel, Daniel, fisherman
Fiander, George, fisherman
Fiander, Philip, planter
Green, John, planter
Green, Jonathan, planter
Hayes, Alfred, fisherman
Keeping, William, planter
Loughlan, Charles, fisherman
Oates, John*1
Penny, George, fisherman
Rose, John, planter
Smith, Stephen, planter
Smith, Thomas, fisherman
Sterling, Albert
Stoves, Thomas
Strowbridge, John, planter
Yara, John, fisherman
Yara, Philip, 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 Judy Barker

Page Revised: January - 2003 (Don Tate)

OATES*1 just reviewing the 1871 listing for Fortune Bay district, English Harbour West.... noticed a John "Oates"......this is in fact John "Ott" he and 2 sons were also recorded in 1894-1897 Fortune Bay listing as "Otts" when it was just "Ott" Jonathan Ott married an Evans lady in EHW.....she is an ancestor of mine. Dave Evans
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