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Lovell's 1871
Provincial Business Directory
A peculiar and beautiful passage on the north side of Trinity Bay, in the district of Trinity, which seperates Random Island from the mainland. It forms three sides of a square and about thirty miles round with a width varying from a quarter of a mile to two miles. The land around is very fertile, but almost unoccupied. The inhabitants ae engaged in lumbering, farming and salmon fishing, in conjunction with the cod fishery. Distant at it's southern entrance from New Harbor by boat 13 miles, and at the northern entrance from New Bonaventure by boat 8 miles. Mail weekly. Population 540.


Baker, John, fisherman
Balson, George, fisherman
Benson, Hezekain, fisherman
Benson, David, planter
Benson, Isaac, fisherman
Blandon, Alfred, fisherman
Blandon, Stephen, fisherman
Blandon, William, fisherman
Brown, John, fisherman
Bryant, Charles, fisherman
Clinch, Charles, fisherman
Cooper, Absolom, fisherman
Cooper, John, fisherman
Crocker, George, fisherman
Drodge, George, fisherman
Drodge, Solomon, fisherman
Drover, James, jun., fisherman
Drover, James, sen., fisherman
Edy, Henry, fisherman
Every, Elias, fisherman
Frust, James, planter
Hiscock, Matthew, fisherman
Hunt, John, fisherman
Jacobs, James, fisherman
Jacobs, John, fisherman
King, Edward, fisherman
King, Philip, fisherman
King, Simeon, fisherman
Lone, Benjamin, fisherman
Martin, Eli, fisherman
Martin, Henry, fisherman
Martin, John, planter
Martin, John, fisherman
Martin, Mathias, planter
Norriss, William, fisherman
Nosey, John, fisherman
Palmer, David, fisherman
Parsons, Henry, fisherman
Parsons, Samuel, fisherman, South West Arm
Parsons, Thomas, fisherman
Peddle, Caieb, fisherman
Peddle, John, fisherman
Reed, George, fisherman
Reed, James, fisherman
Reed, Richard, fisherman
Rouly, Richard, fisherman
Ryan, John, fisherman
Sasford, Charles, fisherman
Shaw, George, planter
Shaw, John, planter
Short, Samuel, fisherman
Smith, Moses, fisherman
Smith, Thomas, fisherman
Stoyls, Alfred, fisherman
Stoyls, John, fisherman
Stoyls, James, fisherman
Stringer, Henry, fisherman
Stringer, James, fisherman
Summers, James, fisherman
Tilly, Joseph, fisherman
Tilly, Joseph, fisherman
Tistle, Samuel, fisherman
Vardy, George, fisherman
Vey, James, 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 Crant

Page Revised: January - 2003 (Don Tate)

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