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Lovell's 1871 |
Provincial Business Directory
| TRUMP ISLAND |
A small island in the district of Twillingate and Fogo, near New World Isalnd, It has been remarkable for the fineness of the copper ore which has been taken out of it. A mine was opened here and worked for a short time, but the result was not satisfactory as regards quanity . Distant from Twillingate by boat 4 miles. Mail fortnightly. Population 17.
Luscomb, John, miner Pike, John, miner Smith, William, fisherman Wheller, Elijah, miner
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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