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Lovell's 1871 |
Provincial Business Directory
| MOSQUITO (Carbonear) |
A fishing settlement on the North side of Conception Bay, between Harbor Grace and Carbonear, district of Carbonear. The village lies at the foot of a very pretty valley with woods and meadow land interspersed on its sides. Farming is engaged in to a considerable extent. Distant from Harbor Grace 1½ mile. Mail tri-weekly. Population 348.
Bolan Michael, fisherman Cahill John, planter Clouse Edward, farmer Connell Dennis, farmer Cormick Michael, fisherman Cullihan John, farmer Doonan John, fisherman Dunphy Patrick, planter Gordon George, fisherman Hannan James, fisherman Harris James, fisherman Hanrahan William, planter Herald Philip, fisherman Howe James, fisherman Howe Richard, planter Keefe Edward, fisherman Keefe Edward, planter Kehoe Maurice, farmer and planter Laberty David, planter Lyons Jeremiah, farmer Meany Michael, fisherman Malone John, farmer Neugle James, fisherman Piddle James, planter Piddle Thomas, fisherman Pike Edward, farmer Pike Edward, planter Pike John, fisherman Pike Moses, planter Pike Moses, of William, fisherman Pipe Sampson, fisherman Ryan Charles Ryan George, farmer Ryan Matthew, farmer Simmoins Benjamin, fisherman Simmons Francis P, fisherman Simmons Levi, fisherman Sullivan Patrick, fisherman Taylor Francis, planter Taylor John, planter Taylor Mark, planter Thorny Arthur, farmer Thorny William, planter Walsh William, fisherman Wells John, farmer Wells Joseph, 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.
Transcribed by Rick Power
Page Revised: January - 2003 (Don Tate)
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