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Lovell's 1871 |
Provincial Business Directory
| HOLYROOD |
A large fishing settlement on south side of Conception Bay, district of Harbor Main. The first caplin in Conception Bay were found here. Signs of copper exist in the rocks close by, and an attempt has been made at mining. There is a remarkable hill just outside of the settlement called the "Holyrood Butter Pots." It is a post town. Distant from St. John's 28 miles by road. Mail weekly. Population 405.
Barrett George, farmer Barrett Michael, farmer Barrow James, farmer Beeso Edward, farmer Beeso Michael, farmer Beeso Partick, farmer Beeso Patrick, farmer Bennett John, farmer Boland James, farmer Brien Terence, planter Browne James, farmer Butler Edmond, farmer Byrne John, farmer Byrne Patrick, farmer Byrne Peter, farmer Cody Michael Cody Patrick Ezekial Thomas, fisherman Flanigan Peter, farmer Fowler James, farmer Jay John, merchant Kennedy Cornelius, farmer Kennedy John, planter Kennedy John, planter Lewis Elias, farmer Lewis James, farmer Lewis James, farmer Lewis John, farmer Lewis John, farmer Lewis John, farmer Lewis John, farmer Lewis Patrick, farmer Lewis Philip, farmer Lewis Philip, farmer Lewis Philip, farmer Lewis V., farmer Lewis William, farmer Mullowney Philip, farmer Mullowney Richard, farmer Murry Edward, school teacher Murphy Thomas, farmer O'Neil John, farmer Penney John, fisherman Prendergrast Peter, fisherman Ryan Michael, farmer Sclater Thomas, cooper Taplin James, farmer Targate Richard, farmer Targate William, farmer Timmins Edward, planter Veitch George, planter Veitch John, telegraph operator Veitch Philip, planter Wall Garrett, farmer Wall James, farmer Wall Nicholas, farmer Walsh David, farmer Walsh James, farmer Walsh James, farmer Walsh James, planter Walsh John, farmer Walsh Michael, farmer Walsh Michael, planter Walsh Richard, farmer Walsh Richard, farmer Walsh Richard, farmer Walsh Garrett, planter Walsh Thomas, farmer Westerman Henry, dealer
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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