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Lovell's 1871 |
Provincial Business Directory
| GRIGUET |
A fishing station on the French shore, at the extreme northeast of the island. The seal fishery here is very productive and English residents come to prosecute it during its season. Distant from Croquet 37 miles by boat. Population
Bounds Andrew, fisherman Combey Jacob, fisherman Compton Henry J., fisherman Elms Joseph, fisherman Foley Charles, , Freak William, fisherman Hillier James, , Hill, George, fisherman Hill Jacob, fisherman Hill John, planter Hellier Thomas, fisherman Manuel Luke, fisherman Pearson George, fisherman Shepherd William H., planter Smith Stephen, 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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