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Lovell's 1871
Provincial Business Directory
This extends over about ten miles of coast on which the people are scattered in several small settlements. The shore is particulary inhospital and has proved fatal to many ships. Clam Cove, about five miles north of Cape Race, is the burial place of the passangers drowned at the wreck of the steamship Anglo Saxon. The population along this part of the shore numbers only 157. Cape Race is distant from St. John's about 64 miles by road and about 60 miles by water. Mail weekly. Population


Bevis, John
Bevis, John, sen.
Cahill, Patrick, fisherman
Doyle, Edmund, farmer
Finney, James
Flemming, Edward, fisherman
Flemming, Nicholas, fisherman
Fowler, Edward
Jackman, James, fisherman
Lawlor, Michael, farmer
McCarthy, John, fisherman
McKay, John
Mahoney, Michael, farmer
Mullowney, Patrick, fisherman
Murphy, Richard, farmer
Paris, William
Shehan, Edward, farmer
Sullivan, John, fisherman
Wickens, Martin, planter



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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