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Lovell's 1871
Provincial Business Directory
A fishing settlement on the north shore of Conception Bay district of Bay de Verds. It receives it name from possessing beds of a yellowish red clay like ochre, which is used by the inhabitants for painting their dwellings. Distant from Carbonear by road 18 miles. Mail weekly. Population 350.


Bowling John, fisherman
Carnel John, fisherman
Carnel Thoams, fisherman
Copp Simon, fisherman
Cosh Elijah, fisherman
Cosh Samuel, fisheman
Cosh William, fisherman
Curtis John, fisherman
Dufeet William, fisherman
Edgecomb John, fisherman
Edgecomb William
English John, fisherman
English Joseph, fisherman
English Samuel, fisherman
Fogety John, fisherman
Gilingham Charles, fisherman
Gilingham Richard, fisherman
Gilingham Richard, fisherman
Goully Philip, fisherman
Halfyard Archelaus, fisherman
Halfyard George, planter
Halfyard Henry, planter
Halfyard James, fisherman
Halfyard John, fisherman
Halfyard Nicholas, fisherman
Halfyard Samuel, planter
Halfyard Samuel E, fisherman
Halfyard Stephen, fisherman
Halfyard William, planter
Harty David, farmer
Parsons James, fisherman
Parsons Loid, fisherman
Parsons Mark, fisherman
Parsons Nicholas, fisherman
Parsons William, fisherman
Pennel John, fisherman
Pennel Thomas, fisherman
Pennell William, fisherman
Penson Jospeh, fisherman
Penson Jonathan, fisherman
Power Edward, fisherman
Rose Absalom, fisherman
Rose George
Rose Jeremiah, fisherman
Rose John, fisherman
Rose William, fisherman
Skinner Jospeh, fisherman
Skinner Josiah, fisherman
Skinner Thomas, fisherman
Tacker William, fisherman
Tuff Alfred, fisherman
Tuff Jabez, planter
Welsh Misal, fisherman
Webster John, fisherman
White Charles, fisherman
White George, fisherman
White Thomas, 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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