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Lovell's 1871 |
Provincial Business Directory
| QUIRPON |
A fishing station on the French shore at the entrance to Belle Isle straits, with a fine harbor with two entrances to the north-east and north-west. Large numbers of seals are caught here. Distant from LaScie by boat 120 miles. Population 63.
Bartlett John, fisherman Bartlett Robert, fisherman Bessey Nimrod, fisherman Crabb William, fisherman Tucker Henry, fisherman Pynn Frederick, planter Pynn Henry, planter Pynn Moses, fisherman Simmonds 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 Rick Power
Page Revised: January - 2003 (Don Tate)
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