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Lovell's 1871
Provincial Business Directory
A large fishing settlement and place of considerable trade, in the district of Fortune Bay. It is the capital of the district. The Circuit court holds an annual circuit here in the autumn. It has a very fine and beautiful harbor with an arm 9 miles long, and is the packet station for the western mail route. It is a port of entry and a post town. Distant from Garnish by packet, fortnightly 25 miles, from St. John's by steamer once a fortnight 240 miles, fare $8. Mail fortnightly. Population 360.


Binie Patrick
Birkett Thomas, stipendiary magistrate
Boyce John, ,
Boyce William, ,
Brennan Robert, ,
Burnes Andrew, ,
Chapman Benjamin, planter
Chapman John, fisherman
Cox Thomas, fisherman
Cox William, dealer
Ennis Richard, jun., planter
Ennis Richard, sen., fisherman
Foot Emmanuel, ,
Gallop William J., merchant
Garvy John, planter
Hardy Henry, planter
Hardy James, ,
Hearn James, ,
Hearn John, ,
Hearn Patrick, trader
Herrott William, fisherman
Hollett Theodore
Holly James, ,
Holly James, fisherman
Hubert, Gaden & Co, merchants
Hubert Philip, merchant
Hunt James, fisherman
Hutchings Samuel, ,
Jurson Jonas, planter
Langmead Richard, fisherman
Molloy John & A. Skinner, fishermen
Newman, Hunt & Co, merchants
Ridoubt George, planter
Saxon Thomas, ,
Simms John, trader
Skinner Matthew, fisherman
Stone James, fisherman
Strickland Robert, fisherman
Strickland John, fisherman
Taylor James, ,
Thomson Edward, fisherman
Thompson Richard, ,
Tibboe William, planter
White rev. William K., ch of England



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.

[Project Lovell's ]

Transcribed by Carla Woodworth-Lynas

Page Revised: January - 2003 (Don Tate)

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