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Lovell's 1871
Provincial Business Directory
A large fishing settlement on the east side of Placentia Bay, district of Placentia and St Mary's. This is a post town and a packet station for the overland western mail route. The population are engaged in farming and salmon fishing besides the cod fishery. Distant from St John's 85 miles by road, from Placentia 5 miles by road. Population 383.


Bird John, fisherman
Bird Joseph, fisherman
Bird William, fisherman
Bogan Thomas, fisherman
Brady Michael, farmer
Bark Alexander
Cleary Richard, fisherman
Clooney William, fisherman
Connors Thomas, fisherman
Dermondy James, fisherman
Dermondy Michael, fisherman
Emberly John, fisherman
Finnesey Thomas, fisherman
Fitzpatrick James, fisherman
Fitzpatrick James, fisherman
Grans Patrick, farmer
Hill James, fisherman
Hulahan James, planter
Hulahan William, fisherman
Hunt Andrew, fisherman
Hunt Barnaby, fisherman
Keates Thomas T, merchant
Kelly John, fisherman
Leacy John, fisherman
Ledwell John, fisherman
Ledwell Robert, planter
Lynch Michael, fisherman
Lynch Patrick, sen, fisherman
Lunch Patrick, jun, fisherman
Lynch Peter, fisherman
McCue Phillip, fisherman
McCue Thomas, fisherman
McGrath John, fisherman
McGrath Richard, jun, fisherman
McGrath Richard, farmer
Mead John, fisherman
Mead Thomas, fisherman
Mead Valentine, fisherman
Murphy John, fisherman
Murphy Patrick
Nowlan rev P. J., R, cathloic
Power Edward, fisherman
Power James, fisherman
Power John, fisherman
Power Thomas, fisherman
Phelan Maurice, fisherman
Phoran Patrick, fisherman
Reilley Edward, jun, fisherman
Reilley Edward, sen, fisherman
Reilley John, fisherman
Reilley Philip, fisherman
Roach John,
Roach Peter, fisherman
Samson Nicholas, fisherman
Sparrow James, fisherman
Sparrow Jeremiah, fisherman
Sparrow John, fisherman
Sparrow Patrick, fisherman
Sparrow Robert, fisherman
Walsh Ambrose, fisherman
Walsh Edward, 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 Ryan

Page Revised: January - 2003 (Don Tate)

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