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Lovell's 1871 |
Provincial Business Directory
| SOUND ISLAND |
An island at the head of Placentia Bay on west side, district of Placentia and St. Mary's. The population are engaged in both the cod and salmon fishery. Distant from Harbor Buffett 11 miles by boat, from Little Placentia by packet boat, fortnightly, 20 miles. Mail fortnightly. Population 227.
Beazley Gabriel, fisherman Beck Henry, fisherman Beck Henry, jun., fisherman Beck Thomas, fisherman Brenston Robert, planter Brenston Thomas, fisherman Browne Michael, fisherman Browne Philip, merchant Brinston Henry, fisherman Brinston James, fisherman Brinston John, fisherman Coffee Mrs. Alice wid Dormis rev. Charles, Wesleyan Eddy John, fisherman Eddy Thomas, fisherman Eddy William, fisherman Gilbert Charles, fisherman Gilbert James, fisherman Gilbert John, fisherman Gilbert Philip, planter Gilbert Thomas, fisherman Giles Thomas, fisherman Hollett James, merchant Hollett John, fisherman Hollett Wilson, fisherman Hunt John, fisherman Marshall John, fisherman Reed Edwin, fisherman Smyth Isaac, fisherman Stacey Thomas, 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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