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Lovell's 1871
Provincial Business Directory
A large fishing settlement on the Straight Shore, south of St. John's in the district of Ferrtyland, The harbor is much exposed and an attempt was made to improve it by the construction of a breakwater, This however was not made sufficiently strong and it yielded in 1868 to a heavy sea. Since then no attempt has been made to reconstruct it. nets and seines are used to a large extent in the codfishery, and farming is carried on to some extent. Distant from St. John's by road 26 miles. Mail weekly , Population 326.


Blackler, John, fisherman
Brazil, James, fisherman
Broin, James, fisherman
Brothers, Anthony
Brothers, James, fisherman
Carew, James, fisherman
Chaeney, Michael, fiserman
Conelly, Nicholas, fisherman
Driscoll, Cornelius, fisherman
Driscoll, John
Driscoll, S., planter, trader
Driscoll, Samuel, planter
Driscoll, Stephen, fisherman
Driscoll, William, fisherman
Dumphy,  Patrick, fisherman
Fortune, L., planter
Fortune, Patrick, fisherman
Fortune, Thomas, fisherman
Fortune, William, fiserman
Hatfield, George, fisherman
Hatfield, George, fisherman
Hatfield, Henry, fisherman
Hearne, John. fisherman
Hearne, Michael, fisherman
Hearne, Simon, fisherman
Howlett, David, fisherman
Howlett, Martin, fisherman
Howlett, William, fisherman
Keefe, John
Keefe, Edward, planter
Keefe, James, fisherman
Lambert, Nix, fisherman
Levelle, Bruin, fishreman
Levelle, Patrick, fisherman
Lonnergan. I., fisherman
Lonnergan, Michael, fisherman
Luby, David, fisherman
Luby, Thomas, planter
Neagle, Patrick, fisherman
Power,  James, fisherman
Power, John, fisherman
Power, Michael, fisherman
Power, Michael, fisherman
Power, Patrick, fisherman
Power, Patrick, fisherman
Power,Thomas, fisherman
Power, William, fisherman
Ronayne, John, fisherman
Ronayne, William, fisherman
Whelan, David, fisherman
Whelan, Matthew, planter



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 ]

Trnscribed by John M. Ross

Page Revised: January - 2003 (Don Tate)

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