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