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Lovell's 1871
Provincial Business Directory
WITLESS BAY (Ferryland)
A large fishing settlement on Straight shore south, of St John's, in the district of Ferryland. The codfishery is carried on here to a large extent by the means of nets and seines, and farming is engaged in extensively. Distant from St. John's by road 22 miles. Mail weekly. Population 928.


Armstrong George fisherman
Armstrong Michael, fisherman
Armstrong Michael, fisherman
Boyle Patrick, fisherman
Boyle Thomas, fisherman
Brophy Stephen
Burke James, fisherman
Burke Matthew, fisherman
Burke William, fisherman
Butler John, fisherman
Butler Richard, fisherman
Cahill Michael, planter
Canning Samuel, planter, trader
Carew Andrew, fisherman
Carew Edward, fisherman
Carew George, fisherman
Carew George, fisherman
Carew George, fisherman
Carew James, fisherman
Carew James, fisherman
Carew John, fisherman
Carew John, fisherman
Carew John, fisherman
Carew Lawrence, fisherman
Carew Michael, fisherman
Carew Michael, fisherman
Carew Michael, planter
Carew Patrick, planter
Carew Philip, fisherman
Carew Stephen, fisherman
Carew Thomas, fisherman
Carew Thomas, trader
Carew William, fisherman
Carter James, fisherman
Carter Samuel, fisherman
Carter Stephen, fisherman
Cheery rev. Dean, R. catholic
Cormory Thomas, fisherman
Delany Martin, fisherman
Delany Patrick, fisherman
Din James, fisherman
Din John, fisherman
Din John, fisherman
Din Stephen, fisherman
Din Maurice, planter
Din Patrick, fisherman
Doyle rev. Peter, R. catholic
Dunn James, fisherman
Dunn Martin, fisherman
Fitzgerald Thomas, fisherman
Gorden James, fisherman
Gorden Michael, fisherman
Gorden Thomas, fisherman
Green James, fisherman
Harrington John, fisherman 
Healy James, fisherman
Howlett John, fisherman
Kelly William, fisherman
Lash John, fisherman
Lash Stephen, fisherman
Lash Thomas, fisherman
Lash William, fisherman
Lee Thomas, fisherman
Lonnergan Patrick, fisherman
Madigan Edward, fisherman
Madigan John, fisherman
Madigan John, planter
Madigan Martin, fisherman
Moriarty Jeremiah, fisherman
Moriarty John, fisherman
Mallowney James, fisherman
Mallowney John, fisherman
Mallowney Patrick, fisherman
Mallowney Peter, trader
Mallowney Stephen, trader
Mallowney Thomas, fisherman
Mallowney William, trader
Murphy Andrew, fisherman
Murphy James, fisherman
Murphy Richard, fisherman
Newport Anthony, fisherman
Neyle James, fisherman
Neyle John, fisherman
Neyle Patrick, fisherman
Neyle Nicholas, fisherman
Norril Philip, fisherman
Norris Edward
Norris George, fisherman
Norris Gregory, fisherman
Norris Patrick, planter
Norris Philip, planter
Norris Thomas, fisherman
Norris Stephen, planter
Power James, fisherman
Power James, fisherman
Power Jeremiah, fisherman
Power Martin, planter
Power Matthew, fisherman
Power Matthew, fisherman
Quirk James, fisherman
Tieraey John, fisherman
Tobin Dennis, fisherman
Tobin Dennis, planter
Tobin James, fisherman
Tobin John, miner
Tobin Nicholas, planter
Tobin Philip, planter
Tobin William, fisherman
Veckery David, fisherman
Veckery Matthew, fisherman
Veckery Thomas, fisherman
Wall Thomas, fisherman
Wall William, fisherman
Walsh James, fisherman
Walsh James, fisherman
Walsh Martin, fisherman
Walsh Michael, fisherman
Walsh Patrick, fisherman
White Martin, fisherman
White Thomas, fisherman
Yard Christopher, fisherman
Yard George, fisherman
Yard John, fisherman
Yard Matthew, fisherman
Yard Matthew, 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 Vera Short

Page Revised: January - 2003 (Don Tate)

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