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Lovell's 1871 |
Provincial Business Directory
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This is the most important station on the south side of Trinity Bay, district of Trinity. The Atlantic telegraph cables have their western terminus here, and recently they have erected a fine building for their office and for the accommodation of their employees. The New York, Newfoundland and London Telegraph Co. has an office here. It has a fine harbor, and the scenery around is picturesque. The people for the most part go to Labrador to prosecute the fishery. Farming and ship building are carried on to some extent. Distant from Harbor Grace 15 miles by road, from St. John's by road 79 miles. Mail weekly. Population 880.
Angel Isaac, telegraph operator Audly Edward, fisherman Balstock Samuel, fisherman Bailey Samuel, telegraph operator Baker Mrs. Ann Barrett Richard, fisherman Bartlett James, telegraph operator Bellamy William, telegraph operator Bonner Mrs. Alice Brine John Bryant Charles, fisherman Buchanan Arthur, M.D. Budden John, fisherman Budden Mrs. Eliza Budden Richard, fisherman Budden William, fisherman Burrow John, fisherman Carson George, telegraph operator Charlton George, telegraph operator Crann James, fisherman Cumby France, fisherman Cumby John, fisherman Cumby William, fisherman Cumby William, jun., fisherman Davis F. H., telegraph operator Dickenson William, telegraph operator Dunphy Michael, fisherman Earle Samuel, telegraph operator Farnam, John Fitzpatrick Mrs. Mary Gardner James, school teacher GARDNER REV. GEORGE, ch of England George Charles, fisherman George Francis, fisherman George George, fisherman George John, fisherman George Mrs. Ann George Philip George Richard, fisherman George Robert, fisherman George Thomas, fisherman George William, fisherman Hepburn Frederick, fisherman Hilliard Richard, fisherman Hopkins Alfred, fisherman Hopkins Avon, fisherman Hopkins Charles, farmer, planter Hopkins E., fisherman Hopkins Edward, fisherman Hopkins Edward, of John, fisherman Hopkins Edward, jun., fisherman Hopkins George, fisherman Hopkins John, fisherman Hopkins Joseph, farmer, planter Hopkins Mrs. Ann Hopkins Mrs. Caroline, wid Hopkins Richard, fisherman Hopkins Thomas, fisherman Hopkins Thomas, sen., fisherman Hopkins William, planter House William, fisherman Howell Nathaniel, fisherman Hull Uriah, fisherman James J. W., telegraph operator James James, fisherman James Thomas, fisherman Lahey George, fisherman Lahey Joseph, fisherman Lahey Patrick, fisherman Langer David, fisherman Langer John, fisherman Langer Joseph, fisherman Langer Robert, fisherman Legg Daniel, fisherman Legg James, planter Legg Thomas, fisherman Legg William, fisherman Legg William, jun., fisherman Lever Eve Mackenzie Henry, telegraph operator Merchant Valentine, trader Miles John, fisherman Moore Edward, telegraph operator Moore James H., farmer Moore James, sen., planter Murphy James, fisherman Murray Mrs. Mary A. Murray Patrick, fisherman Ollahead George, fisherman Ollahead Henry, fisherman Ollahead Mrs. Jane Pugh Edward Penny Richard Perry Francis, telegraph operator Piercey James, fisherman Piercey Mrs. Mary Piercy John, fisherman Piercy Simeon, fisherman Piercy William, planter Piers Joseph Piles Francis, fisherman Piles William, fisherman Pitcher Edward Powell Len, fisherman Rendle Charles, fisherman Rendle Giles, fisherman Rendle John, fisherman Rendle Mrs. Lydia Ring John, fisherman Rockwood Adam, planter Rockwood Jonas, planter Rockwood Israel, planter Rockwood Mark Rockwood, Richard, planter Rogers James, fisherman Ross Walter, telegraph operator Rowe Adam, fisherman Rowe Eli, fisherman Rowe Henry Rowe Henry, of John, fisherman Rowe James, of Sheppard, fisherman Rowe Jeremiah, fisherman Rowe John, fisherman Rowe John, of William, fisherman Rowe Martin Rowe Martin, jun. Rowe Nathaniel, fisherman Rowe Noah, planter Rowe Obediah, fisherman Rowe Peter, fisherman Rowe Solomon, fisherman Rowe Thomas, fisherman Rowe William, jun., fisherman Rowe William, sen. Saunders Alexander, telegraph operator Senior James, fisherman Senior Jonathan, fisherman Senior Joseph, fisherman Senior Richard, fisherman Senior Solomon, fisherman Senior Thomas, fisherman Seward Thomas, fisherman Smith John T. F., telegraph operator Suley Mrs. Sarah Sullivan Daniel Sullivan John, telegraph operator Trippe Charles, telegraph operator Tully Jaspar Unicorne George, Atlantic Telegraph operator Wadden John, manager Atlantic Telegraph Co. Weedon Ezra, telegraph operator Walker John, fisherman Warren Aaron, fisherman Warren Danah, fisherman Warren John Warren Tucker, fisherman White Alfred, fisherman Woodcock William, telegraph operator Woodford John, fisherman Wright Mrs. Esther Young Mathias, fisherman Young Mrs. Louisa Young Thomas
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 Charles G. Strong
Page Revised: January - 2003 (Don Tate)
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