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Lovell's 1871 |
Provincial Business Directory
| GREAT PARADISE |
A fishing settlement on west side of Placentia Bay, district of Placentia and St. Mary's. Distant from St Kyran's 12 miles by road, from Placentia 25 miles by boat. Mail fortnightly. Population 147.
Brown William, fisherman Byrne Augustine, fisherman Byrne Martin, fisherman Byrne Michael, fisherman Byrne Pierce, fisherman Byrne Patrick, fisherman Eagen Patrick, fisherman Howlet James, fisherman Miller John, fisherman Pearson John, fisherman Pearson Thomas, fisherman Pecco James, fisherman Phelan Pierce, fisherman Pomroy William, fisherman Power Michael, fisherman Power Stephen, fisherman Power William, planter Ryan William, 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.
Transcribed by Carla Woodworth-Lynas
Page Revised: January - 2003 (Don Tate)
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