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Lovell's 1871 |
Provincial Business Directory
| La POILE |
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.
Transcribed by Bill Crant
Page Revised: January - 2003 (Don Tate)
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