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Lovell's 1871 |
Provincial Business Directory
TOADS COVE |
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.
Trnscribed by John M. Ross
Page Revised: January - 2003 (Don Tate)
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