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Lovell's 1871
Provincial Business Directory
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.

[Project Lovell's ]

Transcribed by Rick Power

Page Revised: January - 2003 (Don Tate)

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