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Lovell's 1871 |
Provincial Business Directory
| SANDY POINT |
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.
Trnscribed by Vi Smith
Page Revised: January - 2003 (Don Tate)
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