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Lovell's 1871 |
Provincial Business Directory
| LONG HARBOR (Fortune Bay) |
A fishing settlement on the north side of Fortune Bay, district of Fortune Bay. The scenery her is remarkably fine; the harbor runs inwards for about 12 miles by about 1 mile wide. It has a fine salmon fishery, deer and wolves are to be found on its shores. It is thickly wooded on both sides. Distant from Harbor Briton by boat 17 miles, from Garnish 34 miles by boat. Mail fornightly. Population 140.
Baird Josiah, fisherman Francis George, fisherman Francis John, planter Fulton William, fisherman Handragan Richard Herrage John, planter Keeping Benjamin, fisherman Keeping John, fisherman Mitchell John, fisherman Nowlan James, fisherman Osmond Reuben, planter Pope Ambrose, fisherman Pope George, planter Pope Reuben, fisherman Pope William, planter Purdy George, fisherman Salmon James, fisherman Whiffin Henry, fisherman Whiffin Thomas, planter Young Martin, 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 Ryan
Page Revised: January - 2003 (Don Tate)
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