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Lovell's 1871 |
Provincial Business Directory
|WOODY ISLAND |
An island in the north-west of Placentia Bay, district of Placentia and St Mary's, between Sound Island and Barren Island. The inhabitants are engaged in cod fishing. Distant from Harbor Buffett 10 miles. Mail fortnightly. Population 80.
Allen Thomas, fisherman Barrett James, planter Barrett Robert, planter Bollard James, fisherman Bollard Stephen, fisherman Embly James, fisherman Grunter John, fisherman Percy William, fisherman Williams James, fisherman Williams John, 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.
Transcribed by Vera Short
Page Revised: January - 2003 (Don Tate)
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