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Lovell's 1871
Provincial Business Directory
A large fishing settlement on the Straight shore, south of St. John's, in the district of Ferryland. This settlement was amongst the first in the colony. It was at one time of considerable importance and is still a place of some trade. The harbor is ot very good, being shallow. The cod fishery is carried on to a large extent by means of net and seines. It is a port of entry. Distance from St. John's by road 50 miles, and from Ferryland by road 16 miles, and by steamer from St. John's fortnightly 50 miles, fare $2. Mail weekly. Population 859.


Bevis, James, fisherman
Childley, Christopher, fisherman
Childley, Joseph, fisherman
Coady, James, fisherman
Coady, John, fisherman
Coady, Richard, fisherman
Coady, Thomas, fisherman
Coady, William, fisherman
Conway, Anthony, fisherman
Conway, Edward, fisherman
Conway, Lawerence, fisherman
Davis, Joseph, fisherman
Devine, Patrick
Dauin, Richard, fisherman
Dunphy, John, fisherman
Dunphy, William, fisherman
Dutton, James, fisherman
Flinn, Patrick
Foley, David, fisherman
Foley, Garrett, fisherman
Foley, Michael, fisherman
Foley, Michael , fisherman
Fowler, John., fisherman
Fowler, Thomas, fisherman
Fowler, Thomas, fisherman
Gardner, Thomas, fisherman
Gatherall, William, fisherman
Geran, Edward, fisherman
Geran, Francis, fisherman
Geran, James, fisherman
Goodridge, Fredrick, trader, planter
Grant, William, fisherman
Hearn, Nicholas, fisherman
Hoffman, John, fisherman
Jackman, Arthur, fisherman
Jackman, Arthur, planter
Jackman, Arthur J., preventive officer
Jackman, Garrett, fisherman
Jackman, George, fisherman
Jackman, George, fisherman
Jackman, James, fisherman
Jackman, John, fisherman
Jackman, Michael, fisherman
Jackman, Michael, fisherman
Jackman, Tobias, fisherman
Jackman, Tobias, fisherman
Johnston, Christian, planter
Johnston, Edward, fisherman
Johnston, George, planter
Johnston, Samuel, planter
Kane, Edward, fisherman
Kane, John, fisherman
Kane, Martin, planter
Kane, Michael, fisherman
Kane, Thomas, planter
Keating, Walter, farmer
Kelligrew, John, trader, planter
King, Thomas, fisherman
Lawlor, John, planter
Lawlor, Lawerence, fisherman
Lawlor, Murt, fisherman
Lovett, Richard, fisherman
Leary, Patrick, planter
Leary, Thomas, fisherman
McCarthy, Charles, fisherman
McCarthy, Dennis, fisherman
McCarthy, James, fisherman
McCarthy, Martin, fisherman
McCarthy, Thomas, fisherman
McCarthy, Thomas, fisherman
McCarthy, William, fisherman
Maher, John, planter
Maher, Thomas, fisherman
Merrigan, James, planter
Merrigan, William, planter
Mullowney, James, fisherman
Murphy, John, fisherman
Neil, Lawerence, fisherman
Neil, Lawrence, fisherman
Neil, William, fisherman
Power, James, fisherman
Power, Martin, fishrman
Power, Stephen, fisherman
Power, Thomas, fisherman
Quinlan, Edward, planter
Quinlan, Richard, fisherman
Roach, Garrett, fisherman
Roach, John, fisherman
Roach, Patrick, fisherman
Roach, Andrew, fisherman
Robinson, Andrew, fisherman
Rose, Thomas, fisherman
Ryan, Charles, fisherman
Shallow, Andrew, fisherman
Shallow, Richard, fisherman
Shanahan, James, fisherman
Shanahan, John, fisherman
Shanahan, Matthew, planter
Tobin, John, fisherman
Toole, Michael, fisherman
Walsh, Richard, fishrman
Whelan, Nicholas, fisherman
Wilcox, Benjamin, fisherman
Yarn, Kestor, fisherman
Yarn, 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.

[Project Lovell's ]

Transcribed by Bill Crant

Page Revised: January - 2003 (Don Tate)

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