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Lovell's 1871 |
Provincial Business Directory
| HARBOR GRACE |
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 HARBOR GRACE STANDARD AND CONCEPTION BAY ADVERTISER, weekly; 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 NEW YORK, NEWFOUNDLAND AND LONDON TELEGRAPH CO., W. H. Thompson, agent, Water 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.
Transcribed by Carla Woodworth-Lynas & Charles G. Strong
Page Revised: January - 2003 (Don Tate)
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