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Lovell's 1871
Provincial Business Directory
The second town for importance in the island and the capital of the district of Harbor Grace, is situated on the north side of Conception Bay. The harbor is very large, being about 5 miles long, but its shape being that of a wedge, with its point inland, the greater part is open to the sea. That portion, however, on which the wharves are built, is sheltered by a spit of beach, and inside of this vessels may lie securely in all weathers. On this spit is erected the Harbor Beacon, a double light, one being placed above the other. Harbor Grace Island light shows the entrance to the harbor; it is revolving, showing in every direction two white flashes, followed by one red flash. Harbor Grace is a town of large trade, and nearly one fourth of the total business of the country is done here. The number of ships entering in 1869 was 200. The town has a pretty appearance from the harbor, but lacks public buildings of any consequence, with the exception of the Roman Catholic cathedral, the dome of which forms a prominent object in entering the port. This building has lately been enlarged and its interior lavishly decorated, surpassing in this last respect any chuch in the colony. The Circuit Court holds both a spring and autumn session here, and a magistrate holds court daily. The New York, Newfoundland and London Telegraph Co. has an office here. Distant from Portugal Cove by steamer, tri-weekly, 20 miles, fare $1.50. Mail tri-weekly. Population 6770.


Adams, Mrs. E., wid William, Harvey
Alcock James, laborer, Water, river head
Alexander Andrew, master mariner, Bannerman
Allan William, M.D., 94 Harvey
Allcock Azariah, master mariner, 4 Water
Allcock Henry, fisherman, 368 Water
Anderson Mrs. Jane, wid Richard, Water
Ash Ambrose, fisherman, Harvey
Ash Edmund, fisherman, Water
Ash Francis, carpenter, Water
Ash James, fisherman, Water
Ash Richard, carpenter, 116 Harvey
Aylward Mrs. Julia, wid Edward
Badcock Robert, engineer, r 36 Water
Bailey Henry, master mariner, Victoria
Barnes George, blacksmith, 13 Le Merchant
Barry John, shoemaker, 146 Water
Bell John, school teacher, Water
Bemister John, sheriff, Court house, h Cochrane
Bennett Stephen, blacksmith, 69 Cochrane
BOLGER JAMES, general dealer in dry goods, groceries, provisions,
 hardware, boots, shoes, &c., 113 Water
BOWDEN ROBERT, baker and confectioner, 188 Water
Bray A., laborer
Bray Frederick, fisherman
Bray James, fisherman
Bray John, jun., fisherman
Bray John, sen., laborer
Bray William, fisherman
Brazil Mrs. Frances, wid __njamin, 34 Water
Breaker Stephen, blacksmith, 15 Le Merchant
Bremner Robert, bookkeeper, 43 Cochrane
Brennan Tobias, fisherman, 100 Water
Brien Mrs. Judith, wid J., 138 Water
British hall, Victoria
Brown George, master mariner, 32 Water
Brown James, master mariner, 34 Water
Brown Philip, fisherman, Water
Brown Robert, bookkeeper, 225 Water
Burrows Johnston F., landingwaiter, 7 Carbonear road
Bush James, fisherman, Harvey
Butler Patrick, tavern, 22 Cochrane
Butt Wm., master mariner, Cochrane
Cahill Edward, fisherman, Harvey
Cahill Jeremiah, fisherman, Cochrane
Cairns Thomas, clerk, Harvey
Caledonia house, Mrs. H. Reed, proprietress, 108 Water
Callahan John, tavern, 89 Water
Callanan James, saloon, 202 Water
Candler Ths., butcher, 53 Le Merchant
Carson George, fisherman, 17 Bennett’s lane
Cathrae John, clerk, bds at 8 Victoria
Cleary Richard, fisherman, 10 Bennett’s lane
Clift Alex., auctioneer, 75 Water
Clift Henry A., barrister, 75 Water
Clow Robert, laborer, Harvey
Clow Henry W., sailor
Coates James, clerk, 223 Water
Cody John, laborer, 100 Harvey
Cody Mrs. Catherine, wid W., Water
Cole John, fisherman
Collins Terence, storeman, Cochrane
Condon Garrett, sailmaker, 148 Water
Connel Jeremiah, fisherman, 70 Water
Connel John, shoemaker, 67 Water
Connell Maurice, tavern, 74 Water
Cook Nicholas, cooper, Harvey
Cooney Michael, laborer, 36 Cochrane
COOPER JOSEPH, dealer in tinware, stoves, copper, lead, iron and 
 brass goods.  Force pumps of all sizes, port and starboard lanterns,
 codfish jiggers and all kinds of job work, Water east Police station.
Corbin James, fisherman, Harvey
Corbin Mrs. Sarah, wid Thomas, Cochrane
Courage Joseph, fisherman, Water, river head
Courage John, fisherman, Water, river head
Court house, Jos. Peters, chief magistrate, David Rogers, keeper,
 Carbonear road
Cram Thos., blacksmith, r 206 Water
Cram Thomas, blacksmith, 170 Water
Cronan Mrs. Ann, wid. Timothy, 42 Water
Cutler Jacob, seaman, 4 Cochrane
Dancey Robert, fisherman, Water
Davis Hannibal, fisherman, 372 Water
Davis Henry, fisherman, 366 Water
Davis James, fisherman, Water
Davis John, fisherman, 370 Water
Davis, Nathaniel, master mariner, Water
Davis Robert, fisherman 368 Water
Davis William, planter, 209 Water
Dawley John, fisherman, 71 Water
Dawley Mrs. Alice, wid Patrick, Harvey
DEARIN JOHN J., jun., druggist and apothecary, 87 Water.  See Adv
Devereux Patrick, merchant, 171 Water
Donald John, laborer, 69 Water
Donaldson John, shoemaker, 162 Water
Donnelly W.J.S., M.L.C., merchant, Water h 218 Water
Doolan Edward, Harvey
Dooley Miss Bridget, hotelkeep r, Water
Dooling Mrs. Catherine, wid M., 82 Water
Dooling Mrs. Mary, wid Michael, Harvey
Dorothy Mrs. Ellen, wid Patrick, Le Merchant
Dow Mrs. Caroline, wid William, Harvey
Dow Selby, bookkeeper, Harvey
Drover John, fisherman, Water, river head
Drysdale Andrew Thomas, postmaster, notary, Water
Drysdale James, clerk, Harvey
Duffy James, laborer, Harvey
Edgecomb Elie, fisherman, Cochrane
Edison George, sailor, Harvey
Elliott Samuel, salesman, Victoria
Emerson Lewis W., chief clerk and registrar, Court house, h Main st
Elliott William, cooper, Water
England Joseph, storeman, Harvey
Evill Mrs. E., wid Charles, Victoria
Fallon Luke, high constable, Water
Fannon Peter, sailor, Harvey
Farrell George, blacksmith, Water, river head
Farrell John, shoemaker, Water
Farrell Mrs. Margaret, wid E., 104 Water
Farrell Patrick, fisherman, 104 Water
Fennell John J., clerk of peace, Court house, Carbonear road, h 102 Water
Fitzgerald Edmund, fisherman, 52 Water
Fitzgerald Henry, clerk, 10 Bennett’s lane
Fitzgerald John, fisherman, 18 Cochrane
FITZGERALD JOHN, marine insurance agent, Harvey
Fitzgerald William, fisherman, 200 Water
Fletcher Daniel, cooper, Harvey
Foley Mrs. Mary, wid Edmund, saloon, 216 Water
_oley  Patrick, laborer
Foley Stephen, ship carpenter, Cochrane
Fox James, Harvey
French George, carpenter, Water, river head
French John, fisherman, 385 Water
French Mrs. Mary, wid F.
French Richard, laborer
French Stephen, storekeeper, Water, river head
French William, fisherman
Gaden Mrs. G.C., boarding house, 8 Victoria n Water
Garland Charles, Harvey
Garland Fred., laborer, Harvey
Garland George, laborer, Harvey
Gillard Thomas, clerk, 159 Water
Garland Mrs. H., wid John, Harvey
Gas works, J. Strathie, manager
GODDEN JOSEPH, chronometer, watch and clock maker, importer and 
 dealer in all kinds of hardware, watches, clocks, and American
 goods, 163 Water
Godden Thomas, farmer
Goff David, tailor, 90 Water
Gordon George, fisherman, 8 Church hill
Gordon Henry, fisherman, Water
Gordon Hugh, master mariner, Water
Gordon Mrs. E., wid William, Water
Gordon Mrs. L., wid John, Water
Gordon Reuben, cooper, Water
Gordon Samuel, ship owner, 26 Water
Gordon William, of Neyle & Gordon, 121 Water
Gorman James, farmer
Gray Patrick, gardener, 212 Water
Green captain Thomas, 12 Br_zils lane
Green Daniel, merchant, 137 Water
Green John, salesman, 9 Bannerman
Green Mrs. R., wid Daniel, 208 Water
Grimm Fritz, cooper, Water
Grubert Michael, cooper, Harvey
Grubert John, shoemaker, 144 Water
Grubert William, shoemaker, 124 Water
Hall Richard, agent, Water
Hamilton Eugene N., school teacher, Water
Halfpenny Michael, fisherman
Hampton Frederick, ship carpenter, Harvey
Hanrahan Joseph, fisherman, Cochrane
Hanrahan Nicholas, master mariner
Hanrahan Rodger, crockery, 93 Water
Harbor Grace Grammar school, J.I. Roddick, principal, Harvey
 annual subscripton $4; R.T. Squarey, editor, proprietor and
 printer, 47 Water.  See Adv.
Harbor Grace Volunteer Fire Co., Water
Harris rev. Thomas, Wesleyan, 4 Water
Hartery Andrew, master mariner, Cochrane
Hartery Michael, sailmaker, 9 Bennett’s lane
Hartery Stephen, sailmaker, 28 Water
Hawkins Charles, fisherman, Water, river head
Heater George, master mariner, Water
Heater John C., master mariner, Water
Henderson Thomas, clerk, Cochrane
Hennessey Mrs. Barbara, wid M., 59 Water
Hennessey Mrs. M., wid D., Cochrane
Hennessey William, master mariner, 207 Water
Higgins Mrs. Caroline, wid Thomas, 28 Water
Hippisley James, commission merchant, 165 Water
Hippesley Mrs. E., wid George, 204 Water
Hogan John, butcher, 156 Water
Howell George, bookkeeper, Water
Howlett Mrs. E., wid William, 114 Water
Howlett Thomas, fisherman, 65 Water
Hunt Mrs. Margaret, wid Edward, 60 Water
Hunt William, fisherman, Water, river head
Hutchings James, builder, Harvey
Hutchings John, carpenter, 213 Water
Hutchings Miss Mary, fancy goods, 116 Water
Jewer James, master mariner, off 210 Water
JILLARD BROTHERS, general importers of British and foreign goods,
 linen and woollen drapery, readymade clothes, cooking stoves and
 grates, ironmongery and cutlery, provisions and groceries, boots
 and shoes, also watches, clocks and jewellery, 159 Water
Jillard John P., of Jillard Brothers, 159 Water
Jillard Nathaniel, of Jillard Brothers, 159 Water
Jones Michael, fancy goods, 91 Water
Jones rev. Bertram, ch of England, Cochrane
Jones William, laborer, Harvey
Keefe Michael, fisherman, 57 Water
Keefe Mrs. Bridget, wid Edward, hotel, Le Merchant
Keevan John, laborer
Kehoe William, master mariner, Victoria
Kelly Mrs. Helen, wid Martin, 88 Water
KENNEDY C.L., manufacturer and dealer in tinware, stoves, copper, lead
 and iron goods, 24 Water  See Adv
Kennedy Mrs. Anna, wid John, 14 Church hill
Kennetick Patrick, fisherman, 106 Water
Kent Henry, cooper
King John, fisherman, 1 Morris lane
Knight Henry, master mariner, 38 Water
Kruger Otto, cooper, Harvey
Lahy Richard, butcher, 120 Water
Lahy Robert, butcher, 94 Water
Lambert John, Harvey
Lannan William, fisherman, 57 Water
Layton captain Charles, Cochrane
Leary John, fisherman, 59 Water
Lindsay James, fisherman, Water
Literary institute, 136 Water
Lovelock Mrs. M.D., superioress Presentation convent
Lynch James, fisherman, Harvey
Lynch John, laborer, Harvey
LYNCH JOHN, manager Harbor Grace Water works, 14 Victoria
Lynch John, tailor, Water
Lynch Joseph, fisherman, Harvey
Lynch Thomas, grocer, 154 Water
LYON EDWARD W., agent for J. Lindberg, jeweller, watchmaker, bookseller
 and stationer, 142 Water
Macey Thomas, clerk, 159 Water
McCarthy Felix, clerk
McCarthy Mrs. Mary, wid Patrick, Le Merchant
McCarthy Patrick, policeman, Harvey
McKay Michael, laborer, Cochrane
McKinnon Murdoch, tailor, 152 Water
McLeod George, clerk, 8 Victoria
McRae Roderick, clerk, bds 8 Victoria
MADDIGAN RICHARD, tailor and clothier, 3 Bannerman.  See Adv.
Maher Mrs. J., wid P., 142 Water
Makinson George, engineer and proprietor Conception Bay steamer, Victoria
Maloney Peter, tinsmith, 160 Water
Marine railway, George Makinson, engineer, Ships head
Martin Charles, laborer, r 230 Water
Martin Hamilton, carpenter, 15 Martins Brook
Martin Hector, fisherman, r 206 Water
Martin James, fisherman, 230 Water
Martin John, policeman, 236 Water
Martin Jonathan, fisherman, 1 Martin’s lane
Martin Joseph, carpenter, r 226 Water
Martin Joseph, laborer, r 206 Water
Martin Mrs. B., wid William, r 226 Water
Martin Mrs. Emma, wid Frederick, r 226 Water
Martin Mrs. Sarah, wid Charles, r 226 Water
Martin Mrs. Susannah, wid Henry, r 230 Water
Martin Nathaniel, blacksmith, Le Merchant
Martin Peter, fisherman, Harvey
Martin Stephen, laborer, r 226 Water
Martin William, laborer, Harvey
Masonic Hall, Victoria
Meany Michael, fisherman, Harvey
Merchant Thomas, policeman, Water
Merchant Tobias, fisherman, Water
Miller Jacob, cooper, Harvey
Miller William, cooper, Water
Mitchel George, tailor, 40 Cochrane
Mitchel John, carpenter, 20 Cochrane
Mitchel Thomas, clerk, 16 Cochrane
MOLLOY WILLIAM, general dealer in dry goods, groceries, provisions,
  hardware, boots, shoes, spirits, &c., n 112 Water
Moore Henry T., sub-collector of customs, h 23 Victoria
Moriarty James, laborer, Harvey
Morissey Morgan, fisherman, Harvey
Morissey Thomas, sailor, 3 Church hill
Morris John, shoemaker, 112 Water
Munn Archibald, of Punton & Munn, Harvey
Munn James, clerk, 159 Water
Munn John, of Punton & Munn, 13 Bannerman
Munn Mrs. E., wid captain John, 14 Harvey
Munn Robert, merchant, Harvey
Munroe William, clerk, Victoria
Munwright John, sailor, Harvey
Murden Joseph, laborer, Harvey
Murphey John, cooper, Harvey
Murphy Lawrence, fisherman, Harvey
Murphy Maurice, fisherman, Harvey
Murray John, fisherman, Harvey
Neil Edward, laborer, Water, river head
Neil John, laborer
Neil William, fisherman
NEYLE & GORDON, general dealers in dry goods, groceries, provisions,
  boots and shoes, 121 Water
Nicholas Jacob, barber, 158 Water
Nicholl Joseph S., tailor, 63 Water
Noble William, clerk, 8 Victoria
O'Neil Dennis, master mariner, Victoria
O'Neil Mrs. Margaret, wid M., tavern, 150 Water
O'Toole Bernard, coachman, off 210 Water
Parsons Ambrose, fisherman, Harvey
Parsons Bernard, blacksmith, r 206 Water
Parsons E., grocer, 92 Water
Parsons John, master mariner, 201 Water
Parsons Josiah, master mariner, 5 Martin's lane
Parsons Mark, dealer, 232 Water
PARSONS SIMEON H., cabinetmaker and upholsterer, 180 Water
Parsons William, fisherman, Water
Paterson & Foster, merchants, 139 Water
Payne John, fisherman, 215 Water
Payne John, manager, 238 Water
Payne Nicholas, clerk, 217 Water
Payne William, 242 Water
Payne William, sen., fisherman, 211 Water
Peters Joseph, J.P., Harvey
Peters Nicholas, joiner, 13 Church hill
Peters Stephen, carpenter, Cochrane
Phelan James, cooper, 61 Water
Picker William G., cabinetmaker, Water
Pike Charles, fisherman, Water
Pike John, fisherman, Harvey
Pippy George, fisherman, Water
Pippy Thomas, fisherman, Water
Police station, Lake Fallon, high constable, off Water
Power Mrs. Mary, wid Robert, Harvey
Power Richard, joiner, 73 Water
Prendergast George, cooper
Prendergast James L., importer, 169 Water
Prendergast John, laborer, 63 Water
Prendergast Patrick, cooper, 51 Water
Prendergast Richard, laborer, 63 Water
Presentation Convent, Mrs. Mary Desales Lovelock, superioress,
  Carbonear road
Pumphrey John, planter, 219 Water
Punton & Munn, merchants, Water
PYNN AUGUSTUS, carriagemaker, upholsterer, cabinetmaker and general
  jobber, Stanley road n Water
Pynn Joseph, master mariner, 348 Water
Quinn Mrs. Helen, wid Patrick, 66 Water
Quinton Edward W., traveller, 131 Water
Quinton Edward W., manager, Cochrane
Rankin William, clerk, Victoria
Read Arthur, r 230 Water
Reed Mrs. Helen, proprietress Caledonia house, 108 Water
Richards John, master cooper
Ridley & Sons, merchants, Water
Ridley Thomas H., of Ridley & Sons, Water
Roger David, gaol keeper, Carbonear road
Rogers William, blockmaker, r 230 Water
Rohan Patrick, shoemaker, 68 Water
Ross C. W., of C. W. Ross & Co., Water
Ross C. W. & Co., merchants, Water
Ross rev. Alexander, Presbyterian, Victoria
Rutherford Brothers, merchants, 129 Water
Rutherford Goerge C., of Rutherford Brothers, 129 Water
Ryan Edward, cooper, Water
Ryan John, master mariner, 36 Water
Scott Charles, fisherman, Harvey
Shea Daniel, fisherman, 11 Church hill
Shea Dennis, tavern, 164 Water
Shelmadina Mrs. Julia, wid Charles, Harvey
Sheppard W. H., fisherman, Victoria
Shinner Mrs. Susan, wid Thomas, Water
Shortis Michael, tailor, 96 Water
Simms Joseph C., clerk, 58 Water
Smart Martin, master mariner, Victoria
Smith William, blacksmith, Victoria
Snelgrove Solomon, fisherman, Water
Snow George, fisherman, Harvey
Sparks Joseph, carpenter, Cochrane
Spence John, sailor, Harvey
Spence John W., master mariner, Harvey
SQUAREY ROBERT THOMAS, editor, proprietor and printer, Harbor Grace
  Standard and Conception Bay Advertiser, 47 Water. See Adv
Squires John, photographer, 204 Water
St Paul's church, ch of England, rev. B. Jones, Cochrane
Stephenson John, fisherman, Harvey
Stevenson John, master mariner, Water, river head
STRAPP THOMAS, jun., 5 Bannerman
Strathie John, manager Gas works, Le Merchant
Stuart George, clerk, 223 Water
Stuart Neil, clerk, 8 Victoria
Sullivan Mrs. Mary, wid P., 15 Bennett's lane
Syme John, bookkeeper, Harvey
Taylor Eugene, clerk, Victoria
Temperance hall, Victoria
Thistle John, cooper, Victoria
Thistle William, fisherman, Water, river head
Thompson William, tavern, 186 Water
Thompson William H., manager, r 226 Water
THOMPSON WILLIAM H., chemist and druggist, agent New York, Newfoundland
  and London Telegraph Co., and Union Mutual Life Insurance Co., 134
  Water. See Adv
Thomey Henry, ship owner, Water
Thomey John, fisherman, Water
Toussaint Mrs., hotelkeeper, Water
Trappnell Henry, crockery, 110 Water
TRAPNELL HUGH W., commission merchant and importer of lumber and [deals ?],
  also general exporter, 173 Water, h 210 Water. See Adv
Trenchar Charles, blacksmith, 12 Church hill
Tucker Mrs. L., wid of John, r 230 Water
UNION MUTUAL LIFE INSURANCE CO., W. H. Thompson, general agent, office Water
Vass Edward, shoemaker, 34 Cochrane
Verge Heli, laborer, Water, Ships head
Verge John, laborer, Water, River head
Voisy George, rigger, Harvey
Wall Garrett, dealer, 72 Water
Walsh Mark, hotelkeeper, Ships Head
Walsh Philip, fisherman, 62 Water
Walsh rev. Francis E., R. catholic, Water
Walsh Robert, butcher, 132 Water
Walsh Thomas, tailor, 39 Cochrane
Walsh William, cooper, r 206 Water
Walsh William, tavernkeeper, 76 Water
Ward Robert, policeman, Cochrane
Waters George, laborer, 244 Water
Watts Claudius, secretary Gas Co., Le Merchant
Watts Richard, sailor, Harvey
Webber Albert, fisherman, Water
Webber Alfred, tidewaiter, Water
Webber Charles, preventive officer, Harvey
Webber Charles, fisherman, Water
Webber Duncan, ship carpenter, Water
Webber Ebenezer, ship carpenter, Water
Webber Henry, fisherman, Water
Webber Mrs. E., wid Arnold, 18 Water
Webber Tobias, fisherman, Harvey
Webber Valentine, mariner, 18 Water
Welsh Miss Mary, Harvey
Williams Edward, carpenter, Water, river head
Williams, Frederick, fisherman
Williams, John, fisherman
Williams John F., watchmaker, Harvey
Williams William, fisherman
Wills Richard, fisherman, Harvey
Wills Robert, baker, Water
Wills Thomas, storeman, Harvey
Wills William C., carpenter, Water
Wilson Charles, fisherman, 24 Cochrane
Wittly William, sailor, Cochrane
Wood William Olive, lawyer, Harvey
Woolfrey George, blacksmith, Water
Werrell James, clerk, Victoria



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 & Charles G. Strong

Page Revised: January - 2003 (Don Tate)

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