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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.

[Project Lovell's ]

Transcribed by Bill Ryan

Page Revised: January - 2003 (Don Tate)

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