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Lovell's 1871
Provincial Business Directory
NEW PERLICAN
An important settlement on south side of Trinity Bay, district of Trinity. It is a post town. The inhabitants are engaged in farming and shipbuilding to some extent; the cod fishery is also carried on. In this settlement there is a curious table rock upon which hundreds of names have been cut, some of them dating back as far as two centuries. It is the packet station for the boat which runs across the bay to Trinity. Distant from Heart's Content by road 3 miles, from St John's by road 83 miles. Mail weekly. Population 420.
 

 

Beckford Edward, school teacher
Bemisten Reuben, trader
Bugden Joseph, fisherman
Borage Isaac, planter
Callahan Cornelius. fisherman
Callahan Robert
Cotter Jacob, fisherman
Ethridge George, fisherman
Fisher John, fisherman
George John, fisherman
George James, fisherman
Grant James, fisherman
Grant John, fisherman
Hefford James, jun, fisherman
Hefford James, sen, fisherman
Hefford William, fisherman
Hiscock James, fisheman
Hiscock Jasper
Hobbs Richard, fisherman
Hobbs Samuel, fisherman
Howeb Francis, fisherman
Luther George, fisherman
McCarthy Owen
Matthews Charles, fisherman
Matthews James, fisherman
Merchant Thomas
Mills George, planter
Northover James, fisherman
Northover Matthew, fisherman
Old David
Painy George, fisherman
Piddle Henry, fisherman
Piercey Francis, fisherman
Piercey Robert, fisherman
Pittman Albert
Pittman Charles
Pittman George, fisherman
Pitts John, jun, fisherman
Pitts John, sen, fisherman
Polam William, fisherman
Puisent benjamin, fisherman
Puisent Richard, fisherman
Puisent William, jun, fisherman
Puisent William, sen, fisherman
Scott John, fisherman
Seward James, fisherman
Seward James, of Richard, fisherman
Seward John, of John, fisherman
Seward Michael, fisherman
Seward Obedliah, fisherman
Seward Richard, fisherman
Seward Samuel, fisherman
Seward William, fisherman
Smith Israel, planter
Smith John, fisherman
Snook George, fisherman
Snook Joseph, fisherman
Snook Margan, fisherman
Snook William, fisherman
Warren James, fisherman
Warren John, fisherman
Warren Joseph, planter
Warren Robert, fisherman
Warren Thomas, fisherman
Warren William, fisheman
White Jacob
White Philip, fisherman
White Stephen, fisherman
White William, 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.

[Project Lovell's ]

Transcribed by Bill Ryan

Page Revised: January - 2003 (Don Tate)

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