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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.
Transcribed by Bill Ryan
Page Revised: January - 2003 (Don Tate)
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