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Lovell's 1871
Provincial Business Directory
A fishing settlement on the Straight shore, south of St John's, district of Ferryland. Nets and seines are used to a great extent in the prosecution of the fishery and farming is carried on to some extent. Distant from St John's by road 24 miles. Mail weekly. Population 220.


Blackler John, fisherman
Blackler Matthew, fisherman
Blackler Samuel, fisherman
Carew Stephen, fisherman
Cobdon Nix
Conway Michael, fisherman
Davis Robert, fisherman
Dillon Frank, planter
Dillon Matthew, fisherman
Dillon Stephen, fisherman
Dillon Stephen, fisherman
Doyle David, fisherman
Driscoll Michael, fisherman
Driscoll Michael, trader, planter
Fitzgerald Daniel, fisherman
Healy James, fisherman
Healy John, planter
Heartwell Bartholomew, planter
Heartwell James, fisherman
Heartwell Peter, fisherman
Hutchings James, fisherman
Kearney Pierce, fisherman
Kennedy John, fisherman
Lennie William, fisherman
McGrath Simon, fisherman
Maher James, fisherman
Maher Thomas, fisherman
Moor Michael, fisherman
Murphy James, fisherman
Nowlan Patrick, fisherman
Power Joseph, fisherman
Power Michael, fisherman
Quirk Patrick, fisherman
Quirk Peter, fisherman
Quirk Martin, fisherman
Vale Thomas, fisherman
Vale William, fisherman
Whealon William



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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