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Lovell's 1871 |
Provincial Business Directory
| JOB'S COVE |
A fishing settlement on the north shore of Conception Bay, in the district of Bay De Verds. This is merely a beach sufficiently sheltered for the carrying on of the fishing in summer. Agriculture is followed to some extent in conjunction with the fishery. Distant from Carbonear by road 25 miles. Mail weekly. Population 290.
Colbert James, fisherman Colbert Stephen, fisherman Colbert Thomas, fisherman Colbert William, fisherman Colford Alexander, fisherman Colford Michael, fisherman Colford Patrick, farmer Colford Richard, fisherman Davis William, farmer English John, farmer English Richard, fisherman English Patrick, fisherman Gibbins John, farmer Holladay John, fisherman Holladay Reuben, fisherman Holladay Thomas, fisherman Hyde John, fisherman Johnson John, fisherman Johnson Robert fisherman Johnson Samuel, fisherman Johnson William, fisherman Kelly John, fisherman Murphy Edward, fisherman Murphy Joseph, fisherman Murphy Joseph, fisherman Murphy Joseph, jun., fisherman Murphy Maurice, fisherman Murphy Thomas, farmer Pottles William, fisherman Royal James, fisherman Royal James, sen., fisherman Rixon John, fisherman Royal Joseph, fisherman Royal Joseph, jun., fisherman Sandys Solomon, fisherman Whiteway William, fisherman
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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