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Lovell's 1871
Provincial Business Directory
A small island off the west coast of Placentia Bay in the district of Placentia. It has a fine harbor and a large fishery. Distant from Morton by boat 13 miles. Mail fortnightly. Population 387.


Abbit, Michael, fisherman
Bailey, James, fisherman
Baily, Joseph, sen., fisherman
Baily, John, fisherman
Breadwith, Michael, fisherman
Baily, Nelson, fisherman
Baily, Thomas, fisherman
Baily, William, fisherman
Brown, James, fisherman
Brown, John, fisherman
Burton, William
Butler, James, fisherman
Butler, John, fisherman
Byrnes, Martin, fisherman
Check, William, fisherman
Clark, Joseph, fisherman
Clark, Richard, fisherman
Collies, William, fisherman
Costello, Richard, fisherman
Drake, Michael, fisherman
Drake, Robert, fisherman
Drake, Thomas, fisherman
Drake, William, fisherman
Fowler, James, fisherman
Jervis, James, fisherman
King, Robert, fisherman
King, Thomas, fisherman
Lake, John, jun., fisherman
Lake, John, sen., fisherman
Lake, Solomon, fisherman
Louregan, Enis, fisherman
Louregan, Thomas, fisherman
McGrath, Richard, fisherman
Maddix, Michael, fisherman
Manning, William, fisherman
Martin, John, fisherman
Monk, James, fisherman
Murphy, Andrew, fisherman
Murphy, James, fisherman
Murphy, James, jun., fisherman
Murphy, John, fisherman
Murphy, William, fisherman
Pitman, Robert, fisherman
Pitman, Patrick, fisherman
Power, Patrick, merchant
Power, Phillip, trader
Slade, John, sen.
Smith, John, fisherman
Smith, William, fisherman
Sullivan, William, fisherman
Travis, James, fisherman
Travis, John, fisherman
Troot, Charles, fisherman
Trowler, Thomas, fisherman
Walsh, James, fisherman
Williams, 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 Debbie Gerow

Page Revised: January - 2003 (Don Tate)

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