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Lovell's 1871 |
Provincial Business Directory
| FRESHWATER BAY (Bonavista) |
A very picturesque inlet on the west side of Bonavista Bay. The great Northern mail road in process of construction passes the head of the bay, but it is not sufficiently made for travelling. The Gambo Ponds discharge their waters into this bay through the Gambo brook, and the land is well wooded. Distant from Salvage by boat 23 miles. Mail weekly. Population 55.
Barrow Edward, fisherman Golong David, fisherman Golong Jacob, fisherman Golong James, fisherman Golong Joseph, fisherman Inder Alfred, fisherman Oakley Jacob, fisherman Oakley Robert, jun., planter Pretty Samuel, fisherman Pritchet Job, fisherman Pritchet John, planter Pritchet James, fisherman Pritchet William, 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.
Transcribed by Carla Woodworth-Lynas
Page Revised: January - 2003 (Don Tate)
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