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Lovell's 1871
Provincial Business Directory
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.

[Project Lovell's ]

Transcribed by Rick Power

Page Revised: January - 2003 (Don Tate)

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