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Lovell's 1871
Provincial Business Directory
A fishing settlement on the north shore of Conception Bay, district of Bay de Verde. The settlement is on the main land, but receives its name from a small island just outside. Distant from Carbonear by road 22 miles. Mail weekly. Population 160.


Butt John, fisherman
Butt Joseph, fisherman
Delaney John, fisherman
Doyle Arthur, fisherman
Doyle Arthur, fisherman
Doyle James, fisherman
Doye John, fisherman
Doyle Michael, fisherman
Doyle William, fisherman
English John, fisherman
Laymon John, fisherman
McCann John, fisherman
McCann Patrick, fisherman
McCann Philip, fisherman
McCann Thomas, fisherman
Neyle William, fisherman
Oliver Francis, fisherman
Oliver John, fisherman
Oliver Patrick, fisherman
Oliver Robert, fisherman
Oliver Solomon, fisherman
Oliver Thomas, fisherman
Oliver Thomas, fisherman
Oliver William, fisherman
Oliver William, fisherman
Saunders Walter, fisherman
Stockwood John, fisherman
Woodpine Joseph, fisherman
Woodpine 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.

[Lovell's Directories]

Transcribed by Carla Woodworth-Lynas

Page Revised: January - 2003 (Don Tate)

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