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Lovell's 1871
Provincial Business Directory
In the district of Fortune Bay, about 18 miles from the entrance to Bay Despair. In this bay is some of the finest scenery in Newfoundland; indeed, for beauty and grandeur it would be hard to find it surpassed. Up the bay, near its head, a stream of water falls directly into the sea from a height of 400 feet. Bay Despair is distant from Harbor Briton 35 miles. Population 40.


Barnes William, farmer
Benoit Laurence, farmer
Benoit Paul, farmer
Sage James, telegraph employee
Squires Jordan, telegraph employee
Sutton, Jeremiah, lumberman



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 Charles G. Strong

Page Revised: January - 2003 (Don Tate)

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