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Lovell's 1871 |
Provincial Business Directory
| ROSE BLANCE |
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.
Transcribed by Bill Crant
Page Revised: January - 2003 (Don Tate)
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