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