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Lovell's 1871 |
Provincial Business Directory
| FERMEUSE |
A large fishing settlement on the Strait shore south of St.John's, district of Ferryland. This is one of the oldest settlements in the land. The harbor is fine and safe, having good anchorage. Salmon fishing and farming are both prosecuted to some extent in conjunction with the cod fishery. Distant from St John's by road 51 miles, from Ferryland by road 7 miles. Mail weekly. Population 578.
Aylward, John, fisherman Bothers, Robert, fisherman Brine, Michael, fisherman Brine, Robert, fisherman Brophy, John, fisherman Brophy, Matthew, fisherman Brothers, Richard, fisherman Brothers, William, fisherman Coady, Dennis, fisherman Coady, James, fisherman Coady, Michael, fisherman Connell, Daniel, fisherman Connell, James, planter Connell, John, Croke, Patrick, farmer Dutton, James, fisherman Duggan, James, planter Duggan, Timothy, planter and general storekeeper Dwyer, William, fisherman Fahey, Dennis Fahey, Patrick, fisherman Fahey, Walter, fisherman Fahey, William, fisherman Finn, Patrick, planter Fennelly, John, fisherman Fennelly, Thomas, fisherman Fitzgerald, James Flaherty, Edward, fisherman Forristal Rev., William R Catholic Grace, Thomas, fisherman Hart, Edward, fisherman Harrington, William Hefferan, Thomas, fisherman Kenny, Andrew, fisherman Kenny, Matthew, planter Kenny, Michael, planter Kenny, Richard, fisherman Kenny, William, planter King, John, fisherman McDonald, Patrick, fisherman Meany, John, planter Moran, John, fisherman Murphy, Dennis, fisherman Murphy, John, fisherman Neil, Edmond, fishrman Neil, Henry, planter Neil, James, planter Neil, John, fisherman Neil, John, planter Neil, Michael Nei, William, fisherman O'Neil, James, fisherman Oates, Andrew, fisherman Oates, Robert, fisherman Reddy, Michael, fisherman Reddy, Thomas, fisherman Ryan, James, fisherman Ryan, John Shallow, Andrew, Shallow, Edward, fisherman Shallow, James, fisherman Shallow, John, fisherman Shallow, Matthew, fisherman Shallow, Matthew,jun, fisherman Shallow, Samuel, fisherman Shaughnessy, John, fisherman Tobin, James, fisherman Tobin, Michael, fisherman Treanor, Dennis, fisherman Treanor, William, fisherman Walsh, James, fisherman Walsh, Joseph, fisherman Walsh, Martin, fisherman Walsh, Michael, planter Walsh, Nicholas, Walsh, Nicholas, planter Walsh, Patrick, Walsh, Patrick, fisherman Walsh, Richard, fisherman
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 Freeman Fry
Page Revised: January - 2003 (Don Tate)
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