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Lovell's 1871 |
Provincial Business Directory
| *PETITES |
A large settlement on the south coast of the island, district of Burgeo and La Poile. It is situated on a barren rock. The people are engaged in fishing. Distance from Rose Blanche 6 miles by boat. Mail fortnightly. Population 304 * The fishery is carried on here all through the winter
Anderson John, fisherman Anderson Luke, fisherman Bond Thomas, fisherman Bonnell Richard, trader Bonnell Saul, planter Butt Nathaniel, trader Degruchy, Renouf & Co., merchants Ellsworth George, fisherman Evans William, fisherman Faile Richard Hamblant Henry, fisherman Hamesty Aaron, fisherman Hamesty Charles, fisherman Hewitt Jacob, planter Hewlett, Thomas, fisherman Hynes John, fisherman Ivey George, fisherman Ivey Joseph, fisherman LeGros James P., merchant LeMoine Francis, fisherman LeMoine George, fisherman Matthews Edward, fisherman Matthews John, fisherman Mauger James, fisherman Mauger Philip, fisherman Michel L'aime, fisherman Morgan Charles, fisherman Morgan John, fisherman Morgan Martin, fisherman Pinel Amice Quand Thomas, fisherman Reay rev. John, Wesleyan Robinson George, fisherman Styles George, planter Tibbo Charles, fisherman Tipple Thomas, planter Walls Jeremiah, fisherman White Charles, fisherman White John, fisherman Whiting Daniel, fisherman Whittle John, fisherman Wills 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.
Transcribed by Bill White
Page Revised: January - 2003 (Don Tate)
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