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Lovell's 1871
Provincial Business Directory
A fishing settlement in La Poile Bay, district of Burgeo and La Poile. It was until lately a place of considerable trade. It is a post town. It also has a daily magistrate court. Distance from Burgeo by packet boat, once a fortnight 30 miles, from St. John's by steamer, once a fortnight. 378 miles, fare $10. Mail fortnightly. Population 65.


Bond, Henry fisherman
Bond, Uroah fisherman
Fall, Richard fisherman
Garein, Prosper fisherman
Messewy, John fisherman
Read, Francis A fisherman
Romreil, Thomas fisherman
Vautier, Francis, jun. fisherman
Vautier, Francis, sen. 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.

[Project Lovell's ]

Transcribed by Bill Crant

Page Revised: January - 2003 (Don Tate)

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