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Lovell's 1871
Provincial Business Directory
A mining settlement on the north east of Placentia Bay, district of Placentia. A lead mine has been worked here with varying success during the past 14 years. A large quantity of galena has been extracted from the different shafts, but still it can hardly be said to have been altogether a success. At the present the mine is being worked carefully and the prospects seem better than they have been for some time. Distant from Chance Cove in Trinity Bay 7 miles, from Little Placentia 12 miles by boat. Mail fortnightly. Population 128.


Brine Michael, miner
Bollard Robert, miner
Burrey John, miner
Cohn A. B., planter
Cohn H. M., miner
Cowen Matthew, miner
Davis Isaac, miner
Dicks Henry, miner
Flinn Michael, miner
Hearne Walter, miner
Hollett James, miner
Hynes Isaac, miner
Kingwell John, jun., miner
Mansfield Edward, miner
Marroway Owen, miner
Murphy Patrick, miner
Parsons William, miner
Pike George, miner
Pollett Thomas, miner
Pollett William, miner
Power John, miner
Power John, jun., miner
Power William, miner
Reed Thomas, fisherman
Rose George, miner
Rose Richard, miner
Rouf Joseph, miner
Stafford Michael, miner
Synnott David, miner
Upshall Christopher, miner
Whiffin Patrick, miner
Whiffin William, miner



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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