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Lovell's 1871
Provincial Business Directory
The chief settlement in St. George's Bay. The place is built on a low flat and, mountains at the back. The herring fishery is carried on here to a large extent, and forms the principal occupation of the people. The fishing is carried on by nets only, seines being prohibited by general consent. Distant from Cape Ray 65 miles by boat. Population 405.


Banfield William, fisherman
Bennett M.W., fisherman
Cathes John, fisherman
Chrim John, fisherman
Cronin James, fisherman
Day Francis, fisherman
Dennis William, fisherman
Duval Charles, fisherman
Garnier Constant, planter
Gillis Rev. Donald R., catholic
Halbot Modeste, fisherman
Heare Philip, fisherman
Hynes Henry, fisherman
Le Basque Peter, fisherman
Le Filatre Samuel, fisherman
Le Grandais Joseph, trader
Leroux Edward, fisherman
Leroux Peter, fisherman
Lind rev., Henry, ch of England
McDonald Hector, fisherman
McFatridge James, trader
McKay Samuel, trader
McLean Daniel, fisherman
Metservey Alexander, jun, planter
Metservey Alexander, sen., fisherman
Metservey Benjamin, fisherman
Metservey Charles, planter
Metservey George, sen., fisherman
Metservey Philip, fisherman
Metservey Philip, fisherman
Metservey Samuel, fisherman
Metservey William, sen., planter
Morris John, fisherman
Ozong John, fisherman
Parsons John, fisherman
Parsons John II, fisherman
Parsons William, jun., fisherman
Parsons William, sen., trader
Perrier Dominick, fisherman
Pierway George, fisherman
Pierway Philip, fisherman
Renouf Isaac, fisherman
Renouf John, jun., trader
Renouf John, sen., fisherman
Renouf Philip, fisherman
Reydo Eugene, fisherman
Ryan James, fisherman
Sears rev. Thomas, R. catholic
Shaw James, fisherman
Shaw Thomas, planter
Shaw William, planter
Shears John, planter
Swiers William, fisherman
Thomas John, trader
Vincent John, fisherman
Vincent Samuel, fisherman
Vincent William, fisherman
Young George, fisherman
Young Joseph, 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 ]

Trnscribed by Vi Smith

Page Revised: January - 2003 (Don Tate)

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