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Lovell's 1871 |
Provincial Business Directory
| SHOE COVE (Fogo) |
A fishing settlement in the district of Twillingate and Fogo. Large quantities of trout are caught here. The fishery is prosecuted late in the fall by means of hub-tows. This is the last settlement before coming to the French shore. A boat is stationed here every year to protect the fishery from French encroachment. There is a road to La Scie on the French shore, distant 7 miles. Distant from Tilt Cove by boat 4 miles. Mail fortnightly. Population 230.
Adams Solomon, fisherman Bownes Charles, fisherman Bownes John, fisherman Budgell Elias, fisherman Budgell Giles, fisherman Chip Isaac, fisherman Dicks George, fisherman Dicks John, fisherman Dicks William, fisherman Foster John, fisherman Foster John, fisherman French William, fisherman Gray James, planter Hewlitt Henry, fisherman Mellor Mark, fisherman Mellor Thomas, fisherman Mitchell George, fisherman Mitchell James, fisherman Mitchell John, fisherman Mitchell Reuben, fisherman Newberry Giles, fisherman Newberry William, jun., fisherman Newberry William, sen., fisherman Pearce Alfred Power Ambrose, fisherman Ridout Alfred, fisherman Saunders John, fisherman Saunders Thomas, fisherman Thom George, fisherman Thom Jacob, fisherman Thom James, fisherman Thom Solomon, fisherman Thom William, fisherman Welshman James, fisherman Welshman John, jun., fisherman Welshman John, sen., planter Welshman Thomas, fisherman Wicher William, fisherman Wimbledon Charles, 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.
Transcribed by Rick Power
Page Revised: January - 2003 (Don Tate)
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