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Lovell's 1871
Provincial Business Directory
A flourishing settlement on the south coast of the island, district of Burgeo and LaPolie, with a large merchantile establishment. The land is mountainous and incapable of agricultural improvement, but a beautiful spiecies for building purposes, may be quaried here in unlimited quantitys. It is a post town and port of entry. Distance from LaPolie 15 miles by boat, and from St. John's by steamer once fortnightly 225 miles. * The fishery is carried on here all through winter, fare $10. Mail fortnightly. Population 452.


Abbott, John, fisherman
Anderson, Charles
Ashford, Charles, fisherman
Atkins, Richard
Best, George
Bird, John, planter
Bobbitt, John, planter
Bobbitt, Thomas, planter
Brown, John, fisherman
Brown, Joseph, fisherman
Buffett, James, planter
Buffett, Snook
Buffett, Thomas, fisherman
Buffett, William, planter
Burton, Robert
Butt, John, fisherman
Crocker, Joseph, planter
Curry, William, fisherman
Dolimiont, James, planter
Edwards, John, fisherman
Fudge, George, planter
Galliott, William
Giles, George, planter
Hanham, Charles, planter
Hanham, John
Hardy, Richard, jun., planter
Hardy, Richard, sen., planter
Hatcher, Benjamin, planter
Hatcher, Charles, sen., fisherman
Hatcher, John, jun., fisherman
Hatcher, John, planter
Hatcher, Philip, planter
Hayman, Abraham, planter
Hayman, William, planter
Henry, Francis
Holland, Fredrick
Hunt, J., fisherman
Jeans, Benjamin, planter
Jeans, Charles, fisherman
Jeans, George, fisherman
Jeans, James, fisherman
McKenzie, Alexander, M.D.
McLean, John, fisherman
Metten, rev. T.S., ch. of England
Newman, John, planter
Parsons, Meseha
Parsons, William, planter
Payne, Francis
Payne, Philip, fisherman
Roberts, John A.
Rose, Benjamin
Rose, Henry, planter
Rose, John, fisherman
Rose, William
Sams, Benjamin, planter
Skinner, Abraham, planter
Skinner, James, planter
Smith, John, fisherman
Sorsoleil, P.H.
Stockley, George, planter
Sweet, Richard, fisherman
Talbot, William, fisherman
Tharding, A., fisherman
Turner, James, planter
Tweedell, Fredrick, fisherman
Wadman, William
Warren, Thomas
White, Thomas, fisherman
Williams, Thomas
Yarn, William, 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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