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Lovell's 1871
Provincial Business Directory
A fishing settlement on the southern portion of Merasheen Island, in Placentia Bay, district of Placentia and St Mary's. Distant from Placentia 18 miles by boat. Mail fortnightly. Population 180.


Best George, planter
Best George, jun, fisherman
Best John, planter
Byrne Patrick, fisherman
Connors John, fisherman
Connors Matthew, fisherman
Enniss James, fisherman
Enniss John, planter
Enniss Louis, planter
Enniss Patrick, planter
Fitzgerald James, fisherman
Flinn William, planter
Gardner Thomas, fisherman
Hennessy Edward, planter
Hennessy John, fisherman
Hennessy William, fisherman
Hynes William, fisherman
Holihan William, fisherman
Moville Louis, planter
Moore John, fisherman
Moore William, fisherman
Murray John, fisherman
Murray Michael, fisherman
Murray Patrick, fisherman
Pitman Charles, fisherman
Pitman George, planter
Pitman James, fisherman
Pitman Michael, fisherman
Pomroy John, planter
Pomroy Joseph, fisherman
Rogers Thomas, fisherman
Walsh Matthew, planter



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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