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Introduction
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Z


 

 



TOWNS, VILLAGES AND SETTLEMENTS
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AARON COVE, (Hermitage Bay), a small fishing settlement in Fortune Bay district. Nearest telegraph, Harbour Briton [sic]. All other connections at or the same as Gaultois, population 15.

ABRAHAM'S COVE, (Bay St. George), a small fishing settlement in St. George district, all connections at or the same as St. George harbour, 15 miles, population 20.

ADAMS COVE, a way office, fishing and farming settlement in district of Bay de Verde, nearest money order and post office Blackhead, 1 mile, telegraph Western Bay, 2 miles, port of entry, R.R. station and bank, Harbour Grace, 17 miles, express, St. John's, 30 miles, fare, St. John's, $2.00, steerage, $1.00, fare, Harbour Grace, $1.50, steerage, $1.00, fare by wagon or sleigh $2.50, S.S. Virginia Lake calls at Western Bay, 2 miles, courier takes mail there bi-weekly in winter, tri-weekly in summer, fare 30cts., contains 2 stores, 1 school house used as a church, circuit church at Blackhead, population 468.

ADMIRAL'S BEACH, a small fishing settlement in Placentia and St. Mary's district, nearest post office and all other connections at or the same as St. Mary's, population 30.

ADMIRAL'S COVE, in Ferryland district, a telegraph station, all other connections at or the same as Cape Broyle, 4 miles.

ADMIRAL'S ROCK, or cove in Fermuse Harbour, a small place in Ferryland district, all connections at or the same as Fermuse.

ADVENTURE (Big and Little) see Happy Adventure.

ALCOCK'S ISLAND, a way office settlement in Twillingate district, nearest post office, Leading Tickles, telegraph, Little Bay, about 32 miles, all other connections at or the same as Pelley's Island, 263 miles to St. John's, 31 to Twillingate, SS. Virginia Lake calls here fortnightly, contains 2 stores, lobster packing is the principal industry, population 14.

ALDERBURN (Exploits River), a small fishing settlement in Twillingate district, nearest post office and all other connections at or the same as Norris Arm, (Ouinette).

ALDER HARBOUR (Southern Arm of Rocky Bay), a fishing station in Fogo district, nearest P.O. Ladle Cove, seven miles, money order office Musgrave Harbour, nearest telegraph, Gander River, 15 miles by land, Seldom Come By, 10 miles by water, Port of entry, Fogo Harbour; railway station Gander River Station, 60 miles, Connections made with coastal boat by packet at Seldom Come By. Fare 50 cents, population 50.

ALEXANDER BAY, a fishing and farming settlement and railway station in Bonavista district, nearest post office, Glovertown; money order, port of entry, coastal mail steamer, salvage, telegraph Gambo; all other connections at or the same as Glovertown. Winter mails weekly by rail and courier. Population 280.

ALLAN ISLAND, a fishing settlement in Burin district, all other connections at or the same as Lamaline, one mile off. There is a light house here.

ALLAN ISLAND (Light house), approximate latitude 60º 51' longitude 55º 45', 1879, fixed white, 8th order dioptric, height 64 feet, visible 9 miles.

AMHERST COVE (upper, middle and lower), fishing settlements in Bonavista district, nearest post office, Newman's Cove, 4 miles, port of entry, telegraph and money order office is Bonavista, 9 miles, railway station Clode Sound, 44 miles, mail route from King's Cove, 12 miles, S.S. Virginia Lake calls at King's Cove with the mails; contains 1 boarding house, 1 church, population 241.

ANCHOR POINT, a post fishing settlement in the district of St. Barbe, nearest money order, port of entry, steamer connection St. Barbe, telegraph Bonne Bay, 100 miles, railway station Bay of Islands, 138 miles. At Rogues Look-out, 20 miles, there are able indications of gold; population 40.

ANDERSON'S COVE, a post and fishing settlement in Fortune Bay district, nearest money order office Belleoram, telegraph Long Harbour, 12 miles, port of entry St. Jacques 15 miles, 290 miles from St. John's, fare $8.50; S.S. Grand Lake and S.S. Harlow call at Belleoram, thence packet, fare $1.00, cod and herring principal fish, mails from Bay L'Argent via Baine Harbour by packet weekly, population 47.

ANGELS COVE, a fishing settlement in Placentia and St. Mary's district, nearest post office Onstell, 3 miles, all other connections at or the same as Placentia, 29 miles connected by courier, population 75.

ANN'S COVE, a small fishery settlement in Burin district, all connections at or the same as Lamaline, 5 miles, population 15.

ANN'S COVE (or Valen Island), a small fishery settlement in Placentia and St. Mary's district - for all information see Isle Valen.


ANTHONY ISLAND, an island and fishing settlement in Trinity district, nearest post office Ireland's Eye, railway station Shoal Harbour, 20 miles, all other connections at or the same as Trinity, 10 miles.

APSEY BEACH, a small place in Bay of Islands, district of St. George, all connections at or the same as Birchy Cove Bay of Islands.

APSEY COVE, a fishing and farming settlement in Hamiltons' Sound, Fogo district, nearest post office is Ladle Cove, 3 miles, money order office Musgrave Harbour, 4 miles, telegraph and coastal boat, Seldom Come By, 10 miles by water, port of entry Fogo, railway station Gander River, 60 miles, population 30.

APSEY, or ASPEN COVE POINT, a small fishing and farming settlement in Trinity District, nearest post office, money order, telegraph, railway station is Shoal Harbour, port of entry and coastal steamer Trinity, population 50.

AQUAFORTE, a post, farming, fishing, ship building, telegraph station and settlement in Ferryland district, St. John's 40 miles by water, fare $2.00, all other connections at or the same as Ferryland, 4 miles, has one of the safest harbours in the Island, cod fishery the principal industry, contains 1 store 1 church, population 192.

ARCHIE CAMPBELL'S COVE (Bay St. George), a small fishing settlement in St. George district, all connections at or the same as Sandy Point, St. George.

ARNOLD'S COVE, a small fishing place in Burin district, all connections at or the same as Fortune.

ARNOLD'S COVE, in District of Placentia and St. Mary's, a post fishing settlement and station on Newfoundland Railway, 35 miles from Placentia Junction, 99 miles from St. John's, nearest telegraph office La Manche, 6 miles. All other connections at or the same as Placentia, 40 miles, weekly mails, population 160.

ATHLONE, a small settlement in Caplin Bay, District of Ferryland, all connections at or the same as Caplin Bay, Ferryland, of which it is a section.

AVALON, a large peninsula forming the southeast part of Newfoundland, having Trinity Bay on the north and Placentia Bay on the south, and is the most important part of the island from a commercial and population point of view.

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BACALHAO ISLAND, an island in the District of Twillingate, with a fine light house; all connections at or the same as Herring Neck, 4 miles, population, keeper and family.


BACALHAO LIGHTHOUSE, lat. 49dg. 41 m. 30s., long. 54dg. 33m. 08s., 1894, occulting white light making ten revolutions minute, two flashes each revolution. The heat of lamp operates shades on the Trotter Lindberg system, 357 feet in height, 21 miles visible.

BACCALIEU ISLAND (Conception Bay), in Bay-de-Verde district, nearest post office is Red Head Cove, 4 miles, all other connections at or the same as Bay-de-Verde, population 16.

BACCALIEU ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE, lat. 48dg. 08m. 58s., long. 52dg. 47m. 32s., 1859, Catoptric revolving white light, showing a flash every twenty seconds, 443 feet in height, 24 miles visible. Note - The light is often obscured by fog when the lower part of the island is clear.

BACHELOR'S COVE, on Valen Island; see Valen Island or Isle Valen.

BACK COVE, a small fishing settlement in Burgeo and LaPoile district, all connections at or the same as Burgeo.

BACK COVE (Fogo Island), a small fishing settlement in Fogo district, all connections at or the same as Fogo proper, from which it is separated by a narrow neck of land only, population 40.

BACK COVE, a small fishing settlement in St. Barbe district, all connections at or the same as Hauling Point, population 40.

BACK HARBOUR (Twillingate Island), a farming and fishing settlement in Twillingate district, nearest post office and all other connections Twillingate, north side, 2 miles, contains 2 stores, 1 schoolhouse, population 150.

BACON COVE (Conception Bay), a fishing and farming settlement in Harbour Main district, all connections at or the same as Conception Harbour, population 170.

BADGER BAY (Notre Dame Bay), a fishing settlement in Twillingate district, nearest post office and all other connections at or the same as Pelley's Island, population 60.

BADGER QUAY, a small fishing settlement in Bonavista district, all connections at or the same as Pool's Island, population 60.

BAIE VERTE, a large bay south of White Bay containing several fishing settlements, the principal of which is Coachman's Cove, from which all connections are made. A copper mine was worked here at one time but is now abandoned although the mineral appears to be plentiful.

BAILEY'S POINT, a small place in the western arm of Bonne Bay, all connections at or the same as Bonne Bay.


BAIN HARBOUR, a post, money order and telegraph, fishing settlement in Placentia and St. Mary's district, nearest port of entry Oderin, 5 miles, railway station Placentia, 40 miles, express and banks St. John's, nearest land mail route Bay L'Argent, 16 miles, S.S. Alert connecting with Grand Lake at Placentia and Burin, 40 and 20 miles respectively, fares $1.50 and to Burin $1.00, mail by packet from Placentia weekly, contains 3 stores, 1 hotel, 1 church, and has a good harbour, population 220.

BAKER'S BROOK, a fishing settlement in St. Barbe district, nearest railway station Bay of Islands, 53 miles, all other connections at or the same as Bonne Bay, Woody Point, population 6.

BAKER'S TICKLE, a small fishing settlement in Burgeo and LaPoile district, all connections at or the same as Rose Blanche.

BALL NAP (on Random Island), a post fishing and lumbering settlement in Trinity district, nearest money order office, telegraph, railway station is Clarenville, 6 miles, mail route to Elliot's Cove and Robinson's Point, 3 miles, population 20.

BALLANTINE COVE (or Valentine Cove), a fishing and farming settlement in Bay St. George district, all connections at or the same as Bay of Islands, Birchy Cove, population 120.

BALSAM BUD COVE (Green Bay), a small fishing settlement in Twillingate district, al connections at or the same as Tilt Cove.

BARACHOIS (big, middle and lower), fishing settlements in district of Burgeo and LaPoile, all connections at or the same as Channel or Port-au-Basque, 5 miles, population 96.

BARACHOIS (big and little), fishing settlements, about 5 miles apart, in Placentia and St. Mary's district, all connections at or the same as Placentia, 6 and 11 miles respectively, population 60.

BARBASET, a small Cove, one-half mile from old Port-au-Choix, wild and open with a few French lobster fisheries, nearest post town Gargamelle, all other connections at or the same as Woody Point, Bonne Bay.

BARENEED, a large post fishing settlement in Port-de-Grave district, all other connections at or the same as Bay Roberts, nearest coastal boat and banks St. John's, 52 miles, population 450.

BARREN ISLAND (or Barrons), a post fishing and farming settlement in Placentia and St. Mary's district, nearest money order Sound Island, telegraph and preventive station Black River; all other connections at or the same as Placentia, from where mails come weekly by packet, population 200.

BARR'D ISLANDS, in the District of Fogo, a fishing settlement, contains one large fishing establishment, all connections at or the same as Fogo, population 403.


BARRIAWAY (or Barachois, big and middle), in Burgeo and LaPoile district, all connections at or the same as Channel, 5 miles, population 65.

BARRISWAY-DE-PLATTE, a fishing settlement in Fortune Bay district, nearest post office Fox Cove, money order and telegraph Bay L'Argent, port of entry St. Jacques, S.S. Grand Lake and S.S. Harlow (Pickford and Black, Agents), calling at Belleoram, thence by sailing packets to Fox Cove, fare $1.00, population 7.

BARROW, a fishing settlement in Fortune Bay district, nearest post office and money order office, Belleoram, telegraph and port of entry, St. Jacques, 6 miles, 283 miles from St. John's, fare $7.50, S.S. Harlow (Pickford & Black, Agents), and S.S. Grand Lake call at Belleoram, cod and herring are the fish caught, population 47.

BARROW HARBOUR, a fishing and lumbering settlement in Bonavista district, nearest telegraph, King's Cove, railway station Alexander Bay, 26 miles, all other connections at or the same as Salvage, 3miles, good harbour entrance, excellent lighthouse at Little Denier, showing revolving white light, population 15.

BARTLETT'S HARBOUR, a fishing settlement in St. Barbe district, nearest post office, Woody Point, Bonne Bay, railway station, Bay of Islands, 186 miles, all other connections Bonne Bay, population 8.

BASSITT'S HARBOUR and FREDERICTON, fishing settlements in Fogo district, nearest P.O. Western Arm, 5 miles, money order office, Musgrave Harbour, 4 miles, telegraph and coastal boat Seldom Come By, 12 miles by water, connected by sailing packet, port of entry, Fogo Harbour, railway station, Gander River, 50 miles, contains one store.

BATEAU COVE, a small fishing settlement in St. Barbe district, all connections at or the same as Tilt Cove.

BATEAU COVE and LITTLE HARBOUR, small fishing settlements in Bay St. George district, al connections at or the same as Bay of Islands, Birchy Cove, population 40.

BATEAUX COVE, a fishing post in St. Barbe district, nearest P.O. Cow Harbour, telegraph, money order and port of entry Woody Point, Bonne Bay, railway station Bay of Islands, 112 miles, nearest S.S. connections Bonne Bay, connected by courier.

BATTLE HARBOUR, on the Straits of Belle Isle, a large fishing settlement and the capital of Labrador, it is the terminus of the ports of call for the postal mail steamers during the summer months, a steamer connects with the coastal mail steamers from July, until the close of navigation, running to the several ports of call on the Labrador coast, connecting with Flower's Cove, population 281.

BAULINE, a fishing settlement in Ferryland district, nearest post office Toad's Cove, all other connections at or the same as Witless Bay, 11 miles, population 65.


BAULINE, east, a fishing and farming settlement in St. John's district, nearest post office Torbay, all other connections at St. John's, it contains 2 lobster factories, 1 store and 1 church, population 150.

BAY BULLS, a post money order, telegraph office, preventive station and fishing settlement in Ferryland district, mails weekly, nearest railway station, express banks and mail route, St. John's, 18 miles, fare $1.00; 158 miles from Placentia, fare $5.00, 78 miles from Harbour Grace, fare $4.00; the above distances are nearly the same by water. The nearest place where steamers call is at Cape Broyle, 18 miles, connected by overland mail, fare $1.50. Salmon, lobster and cod fishing is the principal industry, has a good and safe harbour with a good entrance, contains 6 stores, 2 churches, 1 hotel, population 600.

BAY DE EAST, a fishing and lumbering settlement in district of Fortune, nearest post and money order office, steamship and sailing packet, connections Belleoram, 7 miles, fare $1.00, telegraph and port of entry, St. Jacques, 10 miles, railway station Port-au-Basque, 167 miles, contains 1 saw mill, all other connections at or the same as Belleoram, population 43.

BAY d'ESPOIR, a bay on the south side of Newfoundland, district of Fortune Bay, containing several settlements, separated from Hermitage Bay by Long Island, all connections at Pushthrough and Gaultois.

BAY d'ESPOIR, a fishing settlement, the district of Fortune, nearest post and money order office, port of entry, Pushthrough, 6 miles, telegraph Conne River, 20 miles, or Bay du Nord R.R. station, Port-au-Basque, all other connections at or the same as Gaultois and Pushthrough where coastal steamer calls, inhabitants, indians.

BAY d'ESPOIR (south side), inhabited by indians, for all connections see Bay d'Espoir.

BAY d'EST (Hermitage Bay), a small fishing settlement in Fortune Bay district, nearest telegraph at Bay du Nord, 10 miles by water, all other connections at or the same as Pushthrough, 7 miles, population 40.

BAY DE L'EAU, on the south coast between Fortune and Hermitage Bay, comprising (Bay de L'eau, Bay de L'eau Island, Little Bay West, Miller's Passage, Red Cove and Wreck Cove), in the district of Fortune Bay, all connections at or the same as Harbour Briton, total population 340.

BAY-DE-L'EAU (in bay of same name), a small fishing settlement in Fortune Bay district, all connections at or the same as Harbour Briton, population 20.

BAY DE L'EAU, a small fishing settlement in district of Placentia and St. Mary's, nearest port of entry Oderin, all other connections at or the same as Bain Harbour, 4 miles, population 40.

BAY DE L'EAU ISLAND (in Bay-de-L'Eau), an island and fishing settlement in Fortune Bay district, all connections at or the same as Harbour Briton, population 35.


BAY-DES-VIEUX (or Old Man's Cove), containing Tibbo's and Dog Cove in the district of Burgeo and LaPoile, nearest telegraph, White Bear Bay, or with all other connections at Burgeo, 15 miles, coastal steamer sometimes calls at Ramea Island, population 40.

BAY DE VERDE, a post, telegraph and fishing settlement in Bay de Verde district, nearest money order office, Old Perlican, 8 miles, port of entry, railway station and ban, Harbour Grace, 45 miles. Land mail routes to Grate's Cove, 7 miles, Daniel's Cove to Old Perlican, 2 miles, poor travelling in winter; S.S. Virginia Lake or Grand Lake call here from St. John's fortnightly with mails, 45 miles, fare $2.00. It contains 7 stores; cod, salmon and herring fishing is the principal industry, 2 churches. Population 746.

BAY-DU-LOUP (or Wolf Bay), in Burgeo and LaPoile district. All connections at or the same as Burgeo, 2 miles. Population 27.

BAY-DU-NORD (Hermitage Bay), a small fishing settlement in District of Fortune, a telegraph office; all other connections at or the same as Pushthrough. Population 45.

BAY OF ISLAND, situated 55 miles north from St. George's Bay, is on the western or treaty coast of Newfoundland, where the French have concurrent right of fishing with the local population. The Bay is noted for its magnificent scenery, the entrance, some 15 miles wide, is studded with lofty inlands. The Blomidon hills on the east reach a height of 1500 feet. Several arms of the sea branch from the bay, the most important of which is the Humber Arm, Middle and North Arm, the former, 28 miles in length, receiving at its head the Humber River, one of the most important in Newfoundland. The banks of the arm are well timbered and some large mills do a fine business. Immense quantities of gypsum, limestone and marble are found in the vicinity and there are indication of lead, copper and other minerals. Coal exists a few miles in from the Humber. The herring fishery is very valuable, and the soil excellent. There is railway connection with St. John's and Port-au-Basque. A steamer calls fortnightly from St. John's, and another from Halifax, N.S. Birchy Head, Corner Brook and Sprucy Point are the principal settlements, of about 40, which the bay contains, and the former is a post, money order, telegraph, port of entry and port of call for coastal mail steamer during summer under the name of Bay of Islands. Total population of the Bay about 2,200.

BAY OF ISLANDS (Birchy Cove), a post, money order, telegraph, port of entry, railway station, fishing, farming and lumbering settlement in the District of St. George. It is a port of call for coastal mail steamer from St. John's, 610 miles, fares $14.00 and $8.00. The Halifax and Newfoundland Co's "S.S. Harlow" from Halifax, via Channel, also calls here; distance from Placentia 470 miles. Winter mails west via St. George and Channel, by train north, to Bonne Bay via courier. Contains 10 stores, 1 hotel at Pleasant Cove, 1 at Riverhead and 1 at Corner Brook, rates $1.00 per day; court house, hall, 4 churches. Harbour good and safe, entrance good. Population 225. The above information, with the exception of population, which is for Birchy Cove, includes what is called Bay of Islands.


BAY L'ARGENT (Fortune Bay), a bay post, money order and fishing settlement in Fortune Bay District. Nearest telegraph, Long Harbour; port of entry, St. Jacques; coastal steamer and bay packet, Belleoram; railway station Placentia. Population 160.

BAY ROBERTS, a post, money order, telegraph, preventive and railway station, fishing and farming village in Harbour Grace district. Coastal steamer Harbour Grace; mails daily by train. Contains 20 stores, 1 hotel, 2 churches, a good harbour, safe entrance, lighthouse on southern head. Population 2,200.

BAY ST. GEORGE, a bay and harbour on the west coast. The bay extends inward east-north-east about 54 miles, and receives the River St. George, which falls into the head of the harbour called St. George - Sandy Point being the principal settlement - in which the bay terminates in the east. Several other streams fall into this bay.

BAY ST. GENEVIEVE, north of Bay St. Margaret, on the northwest coast, in St. Barbe district. Nearest port of entry and post office Flower's Cove. Steamship connection with St. Barbe; railway station Bay of Islands. All other connections at or same as Woody Point, Bonne Bay.

BEACHY COVE, a small fishing settlement in Harbour Grace district. All other information at or same as Bay Roberts.

BEAR BROOK, a fishing settlement in St. George district; nearest post office Robinson's Head. All other connections at or the same as Sandy Point, Bay St. George. Population 10.

BEAR COVE, a small fishing settlement in District of Ferryland. All connections at or the same as Broad Cove, Ferryland. Population 10.

BEAR COVE, a small fishing settlement in St. George district. All connections at or the same as Sandy Point. Population 15.

BEAR'S COVE, Harbour Grace District; a small suburb of Harbour Grace, half mile distant. All connections at Harbour Grace.

BEAR ISLAND, situated at the mouth of White Bear Bay, district of Burgeo and LaPoile. All connections at Burgeo.

BEAU BOIS, a post fishing settlement in Burin district, nearest money order, telegraph, port of entry Burin; railway station Placentia 40 miles, 190 miles from St. John's, fare $5.00; 217 miles from Harbour Grace, 219 miles from Carbonear. Express and banks St. John's. S.S. Alert lands the mail and passengers here, has a fair harbour, entrance good; contains 1 store, 1 hotel. Population 75.


BEAVER COVE, a post office, fishing and agricultural settlement in Twillingate district, nearest money order office, Herring Neck, 10 miles; telegraph, Beaver Cove (west), 3 miles; port of entry, Fogo, 15 miles. Railway station, Burnt Bay (Norris Arm), 40 miles, 10 miles from Twillingate, land mail route to Boyd's Cove, 10 miles by courier on foot. S.S. Virginia Lake calls at Herring Neck during the time navigation is open, connected here by courier in boat. Codfish, herring, lobsters, salmon and trout fishing is the principal industry. It has a good harbour with a good entrance and contains 1 church. Population 83.

BEAVER COVE (Green Bay), a small fishing station in Twillingate district. All connections at or the same as Tilt Cove, 2 miles. Population 40.

BEAVER COVE (west), a telegraph repeating office in Twillingate district; all connections at or the same as Herring Neck and Beaver Cove. Population 54.

BELBURN'S, a fishing settlement in St. Barbe district; nearest post office Cow Head Harbour, railway station Bay of Islands, 105 miles. All other connections at or the same as Bonne Bay (Woody Point). Population 33.

BELLE ISLE, an island in Conception Bay, nine miles long, District of St. John's (east), contains 3 settlements, viz. Beach, Lance Cove and Freshwater. 3 miles from Portugal Cove, on the main land, it contains large deposits of iron-ore, which are being worked extensively, large quantities going to Ferrona Smelting Works in New Glasgow, N.S. For further particulars see Belle Isle Beach. Population about 1,000.

BELLE ISLE BEACH (Conception Bay), a post, mining, fishing and farming settlement on Belle Isle, in St. John's (east) district. Nearest money order, port of entry and coastal mail steamer and banks St. John's. Telegraph and railway station, Topsail, 9 miles; preventive station, Portugal Cove, 3 miles, connected by ferry; mails twice a week. Contains 3 stores, 1 hotel. The annua output of ore is 50,000 tons. There is a government wharf here. Population including island 800 to 1,000.

BELLE ISLE LITTLE (Lance Cove), an island in Conception Bay, District of St. John's (east). All connections at or the same as Topsail.

BELLE ISLE (South), one of the Groais Islands, a fishing station off the French shore, at the entrance to White Bay, 12 miles from Conche. All connections at or the same as Conche.

BELLE ISLE LIGHTHOUSE AND FOG BOMB (depot of provisions for shipwrecked mariners), district of St. Barbe, lat. 51dg. 53m., long. 55dg. 22m. 15s. First order dioptric, fixed white light, 470 feet in height, visible 28 miles. Fog bomb - Cotton-powder signals fired every twenty minutes from a point near upper light, 400 feet above the sea. They are thrown out to a distance of 500 feet in a southerly direction, and explode high in the air. All connections at or the same as Griguet.

BELLE ISLE, STRAITS OF, one of the outlets of the Gulf of St. Lawrence, between the coasts of Labrador and Newfoundland. Its length is about 80 miles; breadth 12 miles. Ocean vessels pass through it in summer for Canada.


BELLEORAM, a post and money order, port of entry and telegraph settlement in Fortune Bay district, 160 miles away from railway. Mail route from St. Jacques, 3 miles, coastal mail steamer from St. John's fortnightly, 280 miles, fares $7.50 and $4.00; S.S. Harlow (Pickford & Black, agents, Halifax, N.S.) calls here. Cod and herring are the principal fish caught. Good harbour, with a good entrance and lighthouse. Contains 6 stores and 2 churches. Population 500.

BELLEORAM LIGHTHOUSE (Fortune Bay), lat. 47dg. 29m., long. 55dg. 27m. 15s.; fixed white, 6th order Dioptric, 35 feet in height, visible 7 miles.

BELLEVUE (or Tickle Harbour), a post office via Rantem, in Trinity district; a fishing and farming settlement; nearest money order, New Harbour; telegraph, Rantem; port of entry, Trinity; railway station, Bellevue Crossing, 7 miles; mail route via Chance Cove, 5 miles by land; Trinity, by water, nearest S.S. connection. Contains 2 stores, 1 church. Population 180.

BEN BATS COVE (Notre Dame Bay), a small fishing settlement in Twillingate District. All connections at or the same as Bay of Islands [sic]. Population 25.

BENOIT'S COVE, a small fishing settlement in Bay St. George district. All connections at or the same as Birchy Cove, Bay of Islands. Population 75.

BENNET ISLAND, an island and fishing settlement in the District of Bonavista. Nearest post office Pinehard's Island; railway station, Gambo, 38 miles. All other connections at or the same as Green's Pond, 7½ miles by courier. Population 145.

BENTON, a post, telegraph, railway station and lumbering settlement, district of Bonavista. Nearest money order office, Shoal Harbour; mails daily during summer, bi-weekly winter by train or courier from St. John's, 206 miles; contains 2 stores, 1 boarding house. Population 150.

BETT'S COVE, formerly a large mining place, but now closed down. All connections at or the same as Nipper's Harbour.

BEVAM COVE, a fishing settlement in Burgeo and LaPoile district. All connections at or the same as Little Harbour, LaPoile.

BIG COVE (Baie Verte), a small fishing settlement in St. Barbe district, nearest post office and all other connections at or the same as Coachman's Cove. Population 30.

BIG RIVER (Codroy), Grand River (Codroy) ad Grand (Codroy) river, all mean the same place, in St. George district. All connections at or the same as Grand River (Codroy).

BIG SALMONIER, see Salmonier Big.

BIRCHY COVE, a fishing settlement in Bonavista district, nearest post office Newman's Cove. All other connections at or the same as Bonavista. Population 120.

BIRCHY COVE, District of Bay St. George. See Bay of Islands, Birchy Cove.


BIRCHY COVE (Green Bay), a small fishing settlement in Twillingate district. All connections at or the same as Jackson's Cove (Green Bay), 1 mile. Population 15.

BIRCHY ISLAND, an island in Exploits Bay, Twillingate district, contains a lobster factory, nearest telegraph and railway station, Norris Arm. All other connections at or the same as Exploits. Population 20.

BIRD ISLAND COVE, a way office, fishing settlement in the District of Trinity, nearest railway station, Shoal Harbour, 50 miles. Post office and al other connections at or the same as Bonavista, 5 miles, connected by courier, contains 4 stores, 2 churches and 1 hall.

BISCAYAN COVE or BAY and Cape St. Francis are the same place, a fishing settlement in St. John's (east) district, nearest post office Pouch Cove, 4 miles. All other connections at or the same as St. John's, 21 miles by water, 22 miles by land. Mails twice a week. Population 35.

BISCAY BAY (Trepassey Bay), a fishing and farming settlement in Placentia and St. Mary's district, nearest post office and all other connections at or the same as Trepassey. Population 45.

BISHOPS COVE, a fishing settlement in Harbour Grace district, nearest post office, Spaniard's Bay, 3 miles, money order and port of entry Bay Roberts, telegraph and railway station Tilton. Mails Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Contains 1 store, 1 hall, 1 church. Population 320.

BISHOP'S HARBOUR, in Bonavista, this is part of Salvage (one and the same place). See Salvage for outside connections.

BLACK BROOK (S.W. Arm, Trinity Bay), a small fishing and farming settlement in Trinity district. Nearest money order and telegraph Clarenville. All other connections at or the same as Northern Bight. Population 20.

BLACK DUCK COVE (Random Sound), a small settlement in Trinity district. Nearest railway station Northern Bight. All other connections at or the same as Clarenville. Population 25.

BLACKHEAD, post and money order, fishing and farming settlement in Bay de Verde district; nearest telegraph and steamer connections, Western Bay, 3 miles; port of entry, Carbonear, 12 miles; railway station, Harbour Grace, 15 miles, from which the mail is carried by courier tri-weekly. Contains 5 stores, 1 church, 1 school-house, 1 temperance hall. Cod and salmon are the fish caught, the market is St. John's. Population 242.

BLACKHEAD, including Cape Spear and Freshwater Bay, in St. John's West district, small fishing settlements; all connections at St. John's. Population 80.

BLACKHEAD BAY, a small fishing settlement in Bonavista district. Nearest post office and all other connections at or the same as King's Cove. Population 15.

BLACKHEAD COVE (Fogo Islands), a small fishing settlement in the district of Fogo. All connections at or the same as Fogo or Seldom Come By. Population 11.


BLACK ISLAND, a fishing settlement in Twillingate district, contains 1 school, 1 lobster factory; good harbour; nearest telegraph and railway station, Norris Arm. All other connections at or the same as Exploits, 2½ miles. Population 100.

BLACK ISLAND TICKLE, a fishing settlement in Twillingate district. All other connections at or the same as Exploits (Burnt Island). Population 75.

BLACK RIVER, a post telegraph, preventive station, fishing, lumbering and pulp manufacturing settlement in district of Placentia and St. Mary's. Nearest money order office, steamship connection, Sound Island, 3 miles; railway connection, Come-by-Chance, 12 miles; mails weekly from Placentia, 45 miles by water by S.S. Alert or packet. Contains 1 store; population 256.

BLAKETOWN, a railway station, 62 miles from St. John's, fares $2.25 and $1.65, an agricultural settlement 2 miles inland, in Trinity district. All other connections at or the same as Whitbourne, 5 miles. Contains 1 store, 1 church. Population 150.

BLANCHARD, a small fishing place in Fortune Bay district. All connections at or the same as Harbour Briton. Population, 1 family.

BLANC SABLON, a fishing settlement and sub. Port of entry on the Labrador. Mail steamer makes seven trips here, more or less, during summer, according to state of ice. Population 47.

BLOODY ARM, a fishing settlement in Fogo district. All connections at or the same as Gander Bay.

BLOOMFIELD, a fishing and farming settlement in Bonavista district. Nearest post office, Musgrave Town; telegraph and railway, Clode Sound. All other connections at or the same as Musgrave Town. Population 195.

BLOW-ME-DOWN, a fishing settlement in Bay de Verde district. All connections at or the same as Carbonear. Population 70.

BLOW-ME-DOWN BROOK, a small place in Bay St. George district; all connections at or the same as Bay of Islands (Birchy Cove). Population 35.

BLOW-ME-DOWN, Conception Bay, a fishing and farming settlement in District of Port de Grave. Post office and all other connections at or the same as Bay Roberts. Population 187.

BLUFF HEAD COVE (Twillingate South Island), a fishing settlement in Twillingate district. All connections at or the same as Twillingate.

BOAR ISLAND, the most eastern of a group of islands off Burgeo, in the district of Burgeo and LaPoile, and marks the eastern passage to the Harbour of Lower Burgeo. It has a lighthouse. All connections at Burgeo.


BOAR ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE (Burgeo), lat. 47 dg. 36 m. 12s., long. 57 dg. 35m. 13s., 1874, Fixed Red, 6th order Dioptric, height 207 feet, 11 miles visible.

BOBBY'S COVE, a small fishing settlement in Twillingate district. All connections at or the same as Tilt Cove. Population 25.

BOLSTER ROCK, a fishing settlement on the Labrador; mail steamer 7 times during summer. Population 33.

BONAH, (Little and Great), fishing settlements in District of Placentia and St. Mary's. Nearest post office, Paradise; port of entry, Oderin; money order and telegraph, Bain Harbour. All other connections at or the same as Placentia. Population 70.

BONAVENTURE, OLD and NEW, post fishing settlements in the District of Trinity. Mail routes to British Harbour, also to Trinity, via Trinity. Nearest railway station, Clarenville, 30 miles by water, 40 by land. All other connections by packet at or the same as Trinity. Population 250.

BONAVISTA, a bay and cape on the east coast, in lat. 48 dg. 42 m. N., and long. 53 dg. 8 m. W. There are many small rocks and islands in the bay, rendering the navigation both dangerous and intricate.

BONAVISTA, a post, money order, telegraph, port of entry, fishing, farming and chief town in Bonavista district, nearest railway station, Clode Sound, 50 miles, thence by rail to St. John's, 154 miles. Express and banks St. John's. Coastal mail steamer with mails fortnightly from St. John's during summer, 107 miles. Fares $5.50 and $2.80. Winter mails twice a week by rail and courier. Contains 13 stores, 5 boarding houses, 3 halls, 1 court house and gaol, 7 churches, several schools and a lighthouse. This is one of the oldest settlements on the island. Population 3,600.

BONNE BAY (Hermitage Bay), a fishing settlement in Fortune Bay district. Nearest telegraph Bay-du- North. All other connections at or the same as Pushthrough. Population 125.

BONNE BAY, on the west coast about 45 miles north of Bay of Islands, is a deep indentation running south-eastward into the land; at the distance of about 6 miles from the entrance it splits into two parts, the East Arm and the South Arm. The portion of land separating these two arms is from three to five miles wide. On the South Arm rises, to a height of between 2,000 and 3,000 feet, a mountain of Serpentine marble and on the Arm is situated Woody Point, the principal settlement of the bay. Principal industries are cod, herring and lobster fisheries. The bay is much frequented by American and Nova Scotia fishermen for bait supplies of herring, which are taken here in large quantities. The population is about 1,200.


BONNE BAY-WOODY POINT, capital district of St. Barbe, a post, money order, telegraph, port of entry, fishing and farming and ports of call fortnightly for the coastal mail steamer, with mails from St. John's, during the summer months 651 miles, fares $15.00 and $8.50. The S.S. Harlow (Pickford & Black, agents, Halifax), also calls here. Mails received during winter from Channel, via Bay St. George and Bay of Islands, nearest railway station, Birchy Cove, Bay of Islands, 50 miles. Contains 5 stores, 1 court house, 2 halls, 3 churches. Principal industry, cod, herring, salmon and lobster fisheries. Population 220. The other principal settlements in Bonne Bay are: Norris Arm, Bailey's Point, Silverton, Deepwater Cove, East and West Arms, Crawley's Cove, St. Joseph's and Winter House Brook.

BOOT HARBOUR, a post, lumbering, fishing and shipbuilding settlement in Hall's Bay, Twillingate district; nearest money order, telegraph and port of entry, Little Bay, about 16 miles, fare 50¢, same fare to Pelley's Island and Little Bay Islands; mail courier comes from Wolf Cove, 5½ miles. S.S. Lady Glover calls here in summer, and connects with railway at Norris Arm, 80 miles. Contains 2 stores, 1 church, 1 rabbit canning factory. Good harbour, safe entrance. Population 120.

BOTWOODVILLE, a post, money order, lumbering settlement in District of Twillingate. Nearest telegraph and railway station, Norris Arm, 7 miles; port of entry, Twillingate; coastal steamer, Exploits (Burnt Island), connected by bay steamer. Winter mails semi-weekly from St. John's by train and courier. Large quantities of lumber are shipped from here. Contains 2 stores, 1 large steam saw mill. Population 200.

BOWLING POND ROAD, a fishing and farming settlement in Fogo district. All connections at or the same as Tilton Harbour.

BOXEY, a fishing settlement in Fortune Bay district. Nearest railway station, Placentia; post office and all other connections at or the same as St. Jacques, 8 miles. Population 75.

BOYD'S COVE AND ISLAND, a post, fishing, lumbering and farming settlement in district of Twillingate. Nearest railway station, Norris Arm, 50 miles; telegraph, Beaver Cove West, 5 miles. All other connections at or the same as Twillingate or Herring Neck. Population 140.

BRADBURY'S HILL, a small place in Port-de-Grave district. Nearest post town and all other connections, Bay Roberts.

BRADLEY'S COVE (Conception Bay), a fishing settlement in Bay-de-Verde district. Nearest post and money order office, Blackhead; telegraph and coastal boat, Western Bay; port of entry and all other connections, Carbonear. Population 150.

BRAGG'S ISLAND, an Island and fishing settlement in District of Bonavista. Nearest post office, Gooseberry Island; railway station, Gambo, 24 miles. All other connections at or the same as Greenspond, 8 miles. Population 80.

BRANCH, a fishing, farming and cattle raising settlement in Placentia and St. Mary's district. Nearest port of entry and railway station, Placentia, 40 miles; all other connections at or the same as St. Mary's, 15 miles. Mail route along shore to Placentia; 100 miles to St. John's, 150 to Harbour Grace, by water. Contains 3 stores, 1 church. There is an abundance of trout and salmon fishing in the river, and it is the home of partridge. There are large tracks [sic] of good farming land on each side of the river, which cannot be worked for the want of roads. Population 270.


BRASS HARBOUR, a small fishing settlement in Twillingate district. See Twillingate for all connections.

BRAZIEL (or Baziel), an Island and fishing settlement in Burgeo and LaPoile district. Nearest post office and all other connections at or the same as Rose Blanche, 5 miles. Population 30.

BREAD COVE (Clode Sound), in Bonavista district. All connections at or the same as Brooklyn.

BRENT'S COVE, a post fishing settlement in St. Barbe district. Nearest railway station Norris Arm. All other connections at or the same as Tilt's [sic] Cove, 7 miles, with mail connections; contains 1 church. Population 80.

BRIERLY COVE (Cape Shore), a fishing settlement in Placentia and St. Mary's district. All other connections at or the same as Placentia, 25 miles North.

BRICK YARD is considered part of Elliott's Cove. All connections at or the same as Clarenville, 3 miles.

BRIG BAY, a fishing settlement in St. Barbe district; nearest post office Gargamelle; money order and telegraph, Woody Point, Bonne Bay, port of entry, Flower's Cove; S.S. connection at Port Saunders, connected by courier, railway station, Bay of Islands, Birchy Cove. Good harbour, safe entrance. Population 14.

BRIGUS, a post, money order, telegraph, port of entry, fishing and farming village and capital of Port-de-Grave district, railway station at Brigus Junction, one mile. Daily mails from St. John's, about 50 miles. No steam connection. Branch railway under construction, not operated yet. Mail routes: Cupids, 2 miles; South River, 4 miles; North River, 5½ miles. Contains 14 stores, 3 hotels, 1 court house, 7 halls and 3 churches. Good harbour and entrance. Lighthouse in Northern Head. Nearest bank, Harbour Grace. Population 2,000.

BRIGUS JUNCTION, a telegraph station, on the Newfoundland Railway system, 47 miles from St. John's, fares $1.80 and $1.30. For all other connections, see Brigus, one mile.

BRIGUS NORTH HEAD LIGHT HOUSE, lat. 47 deg. 32 min. 54 sec., long. 53 deg. 10 min. 35 sec., 1885. Fixed red, 6th order Dioptric; height, 113 feet; visible 12 miles.

BRIGUS SOUTH, a post fishing settlement in Ferryland district, nearest telegraph, Cape Broyle, 3 miles. Railway station, St. John's, 38 miles. All other connections at or the same as Ferryland. Contains 2 sores and 1 church. Population 85.

BRIHAT (Big and Little), in District of St. Barbe. All connections at or the same as St. Anthony. Population 100.


BRINEY'S COVE, a small fishing settlement in Twillingate district. All connections at or the same as Tilt Cove.

BRITANIA COVE (on Random island), a post, money order, lumbering, farming and fishing settlement in District of Trinity. Nearest port of entry and coastal mail steamer connection, Trinity, 21 miles. All other connections at or the same as Clarenville or Shoal Harbour, 12 miles. Population 300.

BRITISH HARBOUR, a post, fishing and farming settlement in Trinity district. Nears railway station, Shoal Harbour, 17 miles; money order, telegraph, port of entry, coastal steamer, Trinity, 8 miles; mails bi-weekly. Population 200.

BROAD COVE (N. Shore), a post, fishing and farming settlement in Bay-de-Verde district. Nearest money order office, Blackhead; telegraph, Western Bay; port of entry, Carbonear; railway station, Harbour Grace, 17½ miles, connects with steamer by courier at Western Bay, fare 50¢. Cod, salmon, squid, herring and chaplin [sic] are the principal fish caught. Contains 4 stores, 1 school-house, 1 church. Population 1000.

BROAD COVE, a way office, fishing and farming settlement in Bonavista district. All other connections at or the same as King's Cove, 4 miles. Population 250.

BROAD COVE (Newman's Sound), a fishing settlement in Bonavista district. All connections at or the same as Newman's Cove.

BROAD COVE, a small fishing settlement in Burin district. Nearest port of entry, Oderin, 7 miles; railway station, Placentia, 35 miles, connected by packet. All other connections at or the same as Bain Harbour, 3 miles. Population 25.

BROAD COVE, a way office, fishing and farming settlement in Ferryland district. Post office and all other connections at or the same as Renews, 7 miles, by courier, a good cove. Population, including Bear Cove and Freshwater, 150.

BROAD COVE, a fishing and farming settlement in Harbour Main district. Nearest post office, money order, telegraph, railway station, Salmon Cove, 1½ miles; port of entry, Brigus. Contains 8 stores, 1 hotel, 1 court house, 1 church and school-house. All other connections at or the same as Salmon Cove. Population 86.

BROAD COVE, a post, telegraph, flourishing fishing and farming settlement in St. John's West district. All other connections at St. John's, 9½ miles; mails by courier weekly. Fare by carriage road, $2.50, by courier 50 cents each. Population 490.

BROAD COVE, a fishing settlement in district of Placentia and St. Mary's. Nearest railway station and port of entry, Placentia, 45 miles. All other connections at or the same as Trepassey, 15 miles.


BROAD COVE, a post, telegraph, railway station, fishing and farming settlement in District of Trinity. Nearest steamship connection, Harbour Grace, 17 miles. All other connections at or the same as Whitbourne, 9 miles, or Harbour Grace. Mails daily from St. John's, 66 miles, by rail. Population 25.

BROAD COVE (Smith's Sound), a small fishing and farming settlement in Trinity district. Nearest port of entry and coastal steamer, Trinity. All other connections at or the same as Shoal Harbour. Population 10.

BROADS, a settlement in Port-de-Grave district. Nearest post office and all other connections at or the same as Bay Roberts. Population 116.

BROOK COVE (Smith's Sound), a small settlement in Trinity district. All connections at or the same as Hickman's Harbour one mile west. Population 50.

BROOKFIELD, a small fishing settlement in Bonavista district. All connections at or the same as Pool's Island.

BROOKLYN, a post, lumbering, fishing, farming and ship building settlement, in District of Bonavista. Nearest money order office, Shoal Harbour, 18 miles. Telegraph and railway station Port Blandford (Clode Sound), 18 miles. Connected by courier. Port of entry and coastal steamer, Salvage, by packet. Contains 4 saw mills, 2 stores, 4 churches, 5 schools. A good agricultural section of the district. Population 405.

BROOM'S BOTTOM, a small settlement in Bay St. George district. All connections at or the same as Birchy Cove, Bay of Islands. Population 20.

BROOM CLOSE, a fishing settlement in Bonavista district, nearest telegraph, King's Cove; railway station, Alexander Bay, 20 miles. Post office and all other connections at or the same as Salvage, 2 miles. Population 50.

BROOM'S POINT, a fishing settlement in St. Barbe district, nearest railway station Birchy Cove, Bay of Islands, 67 miles, everything else centres at or the same as Woody Point, Bonne Bay, 22 miles. Population 10.

BRULE or BREWLEY, a settlement on Merasheen Island, in Placentia and St. Mary's district. All connections at or the same as Merasheen. Population 50.

BRUNETTE ISLAND, an island and fishing settlement, in Fortune Bay district. Mails and all other connections at or the same as Harbour Briton, 10 miles connected by packet. Population 150.

BRUNETTE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE (Fortune Bay), lat. 47dg. 15m. 32s., long. 55dg. 51m. 50s., 1865, Cato-Dioptric. Flashing white light attains greatest brilliancy every ten seconds. Obscured by the land from E.S.E. to S., height 408 feet, visible 23 miles.


BRYANT'S COVE and SQUID COVE, a post fishing and farming settlements in Harbour Grace district. Harbour Grace 4 miles from which it is separated by Feather Point. It is centre for all connections. Contains 2 churches and school-houses. Population 374.

BULL COVE, a small fishing settlement in Port-de-Grave district. All connections at or the same as Brigus. Population 70.

BURGEO (consisting of Upper and Lower Burgeo, Hants Harbour and Howe Harbour), a post, money order, telegraph, preventive station, fishing, farming and shipbuilding settlement in Burgeo and LaPoile district. Nearest port of entry, LaPoile; railway station, Port-au-Basques, 60 miles by water; coastal mail steamer from St. John's fortnightly, 379 miles, fares $9.00 and $5.00. S.S. Harlow (Pickford and Black, agents, Halifax) calls monthly during summer; 295 miles from Placentia by water, thence to St. John's by rail, 84 miles which is nearest banks and express office. Contains 4 stores, court house and post office, 2 churches, 2 schools. Harbour good and safe. A lighthouse on Boar Island. Population 1,000.

BURGOYNI'S COVE (Random Sound), a fishing, farming and lumbering settlement in Trinity district. Nearest port of entry and coastal steamer, Trinity; post office and all other connections Shoal Harbour (or Clarenville). There are slate quarries here. Population 150.

BURIN, GREAT, a post, money order, telegraph, port of entry, fishing and farming settlement, ad capital of Burin district. Nearest railway station, Placentia, 45 miles, connected by packet, which brings a weekly mail; coastal steamer fortnightly from St. John's, 190 miles, fares $5.00 and $3.00. Contains 12 stores and several smaller traders, curt-house and gaol, several halls, 4 churches, 1 convent and schools. Magnificent harbour, the entrance narrow, there being an island in the middle of the Gut. A lighthouse on Dodding Head. Burin does a considerable trade with St. Pierre and Miquelon (French Island). Population 1,000 including the small places immediately in and around Burin.

BURN COVE, a fishing and farming district in Ferryland district. Nearest post office Toad's Cove, money order and telegraph, Witless Bay; coastal steamer Ferryland. Railway station and banks, St. John's. Population 90.

BURNT ARM (on Exploits River), a fishing, farming, and lumbering settlement in Twillingate district. Nearest telegraph and railway station, Norris Arm (Ouinette). All other connections at or the same as Botwoodville. Population 110.

BURNT BAY, a post, fishing and farming settlement in Twillingate district. Nearest telegraph and railway station, Norris Arm (Ouinette); money order, Botwoodville; port of entry and coastal steamer, Twillingate connected by bay steamer - 45 miles. Population 300.


BURNT HEAD, a post fishing settlement in Port-de-Grave district. Nearest money order, telegraph and port of entry, Brigus, 3 miles, Harbour Grace, 12 miles. Railway station, Salmon Cove, 12 miles (by water), St. John's, 40 miles, Harbour Grace, 12 miles, Carbonear, 15 miles; mails from Brigus Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Contains 4 stores, 2 churches and 3 schools. Safe harbour, good entrance. Population 500.

BURNT ISLANDS, a post fishing settlement in Burgeo and LaPoile district. Nearest railway station Port-au-Basques, 9 miles. All other connections at or the same as Rose Blanche, 7 miles, connected by courier. Contains 2 stores, 1 church and a safe harbour, good entrance. Population 40.

BURNT ISLAND, a fishing settlement in Placentia and St. Mary's district. All connections at or the same as Oderin.

BURNT ISLAND, a fishing settlement in Twillingate district. Nearest post office and steamboat connection, Leading Tickles (west), 2 miles. All other connections at or the same as Pelley's Island. Mails procured by walking in winter and by boat in summer.

BURNT POINT, a way office and fishing settlement in Bay de Verde district, nearest post office, money order and telegraph, Lower Island Cove, 4 miles; port of entry, Carbonear, 22 miles; railway station, Harbour Grace, 27 miles. Mail route, twice a week in winter, three times a week in summer, from Lower Island Cove. Coastal mail steamers call at Western Bay, connected by courier. Contains 1 store, 1 church and 1 schoolhouse. Population 186.

BURTS COVE, on the south island of Change Island. Population 26. See Change Island.

BURYING PLACE, a small fishing place in the District of Twillingate. Mails via Tilt Cove, 8 miles. All other connections at or the same as Nippers Harbour, 6 miles. This place was supposed to be used by the Indians as a burying place, from which it takes its name. Population 130.

BUTTER COVE, a small fishing settlement in Trinity district. Nearest post office and railway station, Northern Bight. Money order and telegraph, Clarenville. Port of entry and coastal boat, Trinity or Old Perlican by water. Population 70.

BUTTER TOPS, two remarkable hills. They are upwards of 1,000 feet high and 20 miles apart and form the extremities of a range of hills.

BUTTON-HOLE-COVE, a small fishing settlement in Twillingate district. All connections at or the same as Tilt Cove. Population 15.

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CABOT ISLAND, an island with lighthouse, 10 miles from Greenspond, in district of Bonavista, all connections at Greenspond. Population one family (lighthouse keeper).


CABOT (Stinking) ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE, Bonavista Bay, lat.49dg. 10m. 26s., long. 53dg. 21m. 21s., 1880. Intermittent white, 4th order Dioptric, making one complete revolution in a minute, appearing about eleven seconds light and nine seconds dark. It is 74 feet high and visible 10 miles.

CAMP ISLANDS, off the coast of Labrador. Fishing the only industry. Population 34.

CANADA BAY (North of White Bay), a bay 15 miles in length and from 2 to 3 miles wide. Its banks are covered with fine timber and in its vicinity are limestone and marble quarries. Its chief settlement is Englee, where the coastal mail steamer calls during the summer months. Telegraph and all other connections not closer than Tilt Cove, about 50 miles. Population 220.

CANAILLE, a small fishing settlement in Bonavista district. All connections at or the same as Bonavista.

CANDLE COVE, in Bonavista district. All connections at or the same as Green's Pond, 1 mile. Population 10.

CANNING'S COVE, a fishing settlement in Bonavista district. Nearest post office and all other connections at or the same as Musgrave Town. Contains 1 church. Population 114.

CANN ISLAND, an island and fishing settlement in District of Fogo. Nearest post office and all other connections at or the same as Seldom Come By. A lighthouse on the island. Copper ore is found here, containing a percentage of gold. It is 16 miles from Fogo. Population 16.

CANN ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE (Seldom Come By), lat. 49dg. 25m. 5s., long. 54dg. 10m. 35s., 1874, fixed white, 8th order Dioptric, height 85 feet, visible 10½ miles.

CAPE ANGUILLE, lat. 47dg. 54m. N., long. 59dg. 17m. W., a small fishing settlement in St. George district. All connections at or the same as Codroy, 10 miles. Population 45.

CAPE BAULD LIGHTHOUSE, St. Babe District; the most northern point of Newfoundland, 1884, lat. 51dg. 38m. 50s., long. 55dg. 25m. 0s., Catoptric, alternating red and white every 45 seconds, height 154 feet, visible 18 miles. Steam fog horn, blast 10 seconds every minute. Population 1 family (lighthouse keeper).

CAPE BONAVISTA LIGHTHOUSE, (2½ miles from Bonavista), lat. 43dg. 42m. 01s., long. 53dg. 04m. 35s., revolving Catoptric (6 Argand burners and reflectors, showing two white flashes, followed by one red flash), each attaining its greatest brilliancy every 30 seconds; height 150 feet, visible 15 miles.

CAPE BROYLE, a post, telegraph and fishing settlement in Ferryland district. Nearest railway station, St. John's, 30 miles. All other connections at or the same as Ferryland, 5 miles. Gold and silver are to be found here. Contains 8 stores, 1 church, a good harbour and safe entrance. Population 540.


CAPE CHARLES, a fishing settlement on the Labrador. Mails by steamer 7 times during the summer, according to state of ice. Population 52.

CAPE COVE and Cape Fogo (Fogo Island), a small fishing settlement in Fogo district. All connections at or the same as Seldom Come By or Fogo Harbour. Population 65.

CAPE DOG, a small fishing settlement in district of Placentia and St. Mary's. Nearest post office ad all other connections at or the same as St. Mary's, 1 miles. Population 10.

CAPE FOGO See Cape Cove

CAPE FREELS (and Cape Cove), a fishing settlement in Bonavista district. All connections at or the same as Pool's Island. Population 100.

CAPE GREGORY, not inhabited, in St. George district. All connections at or the same as Bay of Islands.

CAPE ISLAND, a small fishing settlement in District of Bonavista. Nearest telegraph Wesleyville, 6 miles. All other connections at or the same as Pool's Island, 11 miles. Population 110.

CAPE LaHUNE, a fishing settlement in Burgeo and LaPoile district. Nearest post office and all other connections at or the same as Burgeo. Contains 1 store, 1 church, good harbour, safe entrance and is connected by sailing packet with Burgeo. Mails from Harbour Briton fortnightly by packet. Population 154.

CAPE NORMAN, lighthouse and fog alarm in District of St. Barbe, lat. 51dg. 38m. 7s., long. 55dg. 54m. 6s., Catoptric revolving white; greatest brilliancy every two minutes; height 116 feet, visible 16 miles; fog alarm blast 5 seconds every 35 seconds. All connections at or the same as Griquet. Population 15.

CAPE PINE LIGHTHOUSE, on the southern part of the Peninsula of Avalon, in the District of Placentia and St. Mary's, lat. 46dg. 47m. 0s., long. 53dg. 31m. 45s., 1851, fixed white Catoptric. The intervening land being low, the light can be seen over it from St. Mary's Bay, height 314 feet, visible 30 miles. All connections at or the same as Trepassey, 10 miles. Population 20.

CAPE RACE, lighthouse and fog alarm, District of Placentia and St. Mary's, lat. 46dg. 39m. 24s., long. 53dg. 04m. 20s., Catoptric. Revolving white light, attains greatest brilliancy every half minute. Visible between N.N.E. to W.S.W. A conical beacon stands 150 feet south of lighthouse; height 180 feet, visible 19 miles. Fog alarm sounded for 10 seconds, with intervals of silence for 50 seconds in each minute. Telegraph station, all connections at or the same as Trepassey, 13 miles. Population 15.


CAPE RAY, a post and telegraph fishing settlement in Burgeo and LaPoile district. Nearest money order office, port of entry and railway station, Channel, 12 miles; mail route by land, and crossing Grand Bay, thence to Channel. Contains 2 churches and lighthouse. All other connections at or the same as Channel (or Port-au-Basque). Population 190.

CAPE RAY, (lighthouse, fog alarm and ice report station), 1871, lat. 47dg. 37m., long. 59dg. 18m., revolving white, attaining greatest brilliancy every 20 seconds, Catoptric; height 127 feet, visible 1 miles. Fog alarm blast 10 seconds every minute. This lighthouse and station is maintained by the Dominion of Canada.

CAPE ROGERS HARBOUR, in Placentia and St. Mar's district. Nearest money order and telegraph Bain Harbour. All other connections at or the same as Oderin.

CAPE ST. FRANCIS, lighthouse and fog alarm in St. John (East) district, east side of Conception Bay, lat. 47dg. 48m. 30s., long. 52dg. 47m. 10s., 1877. Fixed red 4th order Dioptric, height 123 feet, visible 12 miles; siren trumpet - sounded 5 seconds, silent 5 seconds, sounded 5 seconds, silent 45 seconds, in each minute. Nearest post office Pouch Cove. Way office Biscayan Bay. All other connections at St. John's. Population 35.

CAPE ST. GEORGE, on the west coast, at the entrance of St. George's Bay, lat. 48dg. 29m. north, long. 59dg. 16m. west.

CAPE ST. MARY'S LIGHTHOUSE, in Placentia and St. Mary's district, lat. 46dg. 49m. 34s., long. 54dg. 11m. 43s., 1860. Revolving Cato-dioptric of first order, showing alternately a red and white light, at intervals of one minute. Height 390 feet, visible 23 miles. All connections at or the same as Placentia, 22 miles. Population 8.

CAPE SPEAR (lighthouse and fog alarm), in District of St. John's (west), lat. 47dg. 31m. 15s., long. 52dg. 36m. 59s., 1835. Catoptric, revolving white; greatest brilliancy every minute, height 264 feet, visible 22 miles. Compressed air trumpets - another trumpet has been placed 450 feet S. by W. from that heretofore in operation. Both trumpets are sounded simultaneously during thick or foggy weather, and give blasts of 8 seconds separated by silent intervals of 52 seconds. Nearest post office Blackhead, all other connections at St. John's. Population, including Blackhead and Freshwater Bay, 95.

CAPLIN BAY, a post, telegraph, fishing and farming settlement in Ferryland district. Nearest railway station, express office and banks, St. John's, 27 miles. All other connections at or the same as Ferryland, 2½ miles, from which mails are sent by courier bi-weekly. Contains 3 shops, 1 hotel, 1 church. Population 300.

CAPLIN BAY (or cove), a small settlement in Bay St. George district. All connections at or the same as Birchy Cove, Bay of Islands. Population 25.

CAPLIN COVE, a fishing settlement in Bay de Verde district. Nearest port of entry, Carbonear, 20 miles; railway station, Harbour Grace, 30 miles; post office and all other connections at or the same as Old Perlican 3 miles, or Bay de Verde, 4 miles. Contains 1 store and 2 churches. Population 113.


CAPLIN COVE, a small fishing settlement in Ferryland district. Nearest post office Toad's Cove. All other connections at or the same as Witless Bay, 10 miles. Population 46.

CAPLIN COVE, Harbour Grace district, a suburb of Harbour Grace. All connections at Harbour Grace, ¾ mile.

CAPLIN COVE, a small settlement in District of Twillingate. All connections at or the same as Tilt Cove. Population 30.

CAPSTAN ISLAND, an island and fishing settlement off the coast of Labrador. Population 23.

CARBONEAR, a post, telegraph, money order, port of entry, fishing, farming, shipbuilding and chief town of Carbonear district. Nearest railway and steamship connections, 4 miles from Harbour Grace; mail daily by railway and courier. Contains 31 stores, 3 churches, several superior schools, court house (containing post office, custom house and telegraph office). Has a lighthouse on island; good harbour, safe entrance, and is much frequented by the Bank fishing fleet for bait, supplies, etc. Population 4,200.

CARBONEAR ISLAND, District of Carbonear, included in Carbonear. Has a lighthouse; for all other particulars see Carbonear.

CARBONEAR ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE, District of Carbonear, lat. 47dg. 44m. 24s., long. 53dg. 09m. 22s., 1878, fixed white, 8th order Dioptric, height 195 feet, visible 16 miles.

CARDS HARBOUR, a small fishing settlement in District of Twillingate. All connections at or the same as Herring Neck.

CARROLL'S COVE, a fishing settlement on the Labrador. Population 29.

CARTER'S COVE (Friday's Bay, New World Island), a small fishing settlement in Twillingate district. All connections at or the same as Twillingate.

CARTYVILLE, a small fishing settlement in St. George district. Nearest post office, Robinson's Head. All other connections at or the same as Sandy Point, Bay St. George.

CASCADE COVE (Hermitage Bay), a small fishing settlement in Fortune Bay district. Nearest telegraph, Bay-du-Nord. All other connections at or the same as Pushthrough. Population 10.


CATALINA (Great and Little), a post, money order, telegraph, preventive station, fishing and farming settlement in District of Trinity. Nearest port of entry, Bonavista, connected by land, courier, 8 miles; railway station, Shoal Harbour, about 40 miles; coastal mail steamer fortnightly (during summer) from St. John's, 87 miles, fares $4.50 and $2.00; winter mails bi-weekly by rail and courier. A lighthouse on Green Island. Contains 8 stores and fishing establishments, fine churches and schools and halls. Population 1,970.

CAT COVE, a fishing settlement in Trinity district. All connections at or the same as Bonaventure. Population 50.

CAT HARBOUR, a post way office and fishing settlement in Fogo district. Nearest telegraph, Wesleyville, 14 miles. Nearest port of entry, Greenspond, 18 miles; railway, Gambo, 60 miles. All other connections at or the same as Pool's Island; connected by courier. Contains 3 stores, 1 school house - used as a church. Population 200.

CENTRE COVE, a small fishing settlement in Trinity district. All connections at or the same as Bay Bulls Arm. Has a good harbour. Population 20.

CHALEUR BAY, near Cape LaHune, on the South Coast, west of Hare Bay. All connections at or the same as Pushthrough, Hermitage Bay, about 40 miles.

CHAMBERLAIN'S (Conception Bay), a way office, fishing and farming settlement in Harbour Main district. Nearest post office, railway and telegraph Maimets [sic]; port of entry and steamship connections, St. John's. Contains stores, churches and schools. Population 250.

CHANCE COVE, a post, fishing, farming and shipbuilding settlement in District of Trinity. Nearest money order, Whitbourne, by rail; New Harbour, by water. Telegraph and railway station, Rantem, 5 miles; port of entry, Trinity. Mails weekly via Rantem, by rail and courier. Contains 1 store, 1 church. Population 150.

CHANCE HARBOUR (north and south), a fishing settlement in Twillingate district. All connections at or the same as Moreton's Harbour or Twillingate. Population 50.

CHANGE ISLANDS (on South Islands), a post, money order, telegraph and fishing settlement and group of islands in District of Fogo. Nearest railway station, Glenwood, 60 miles by water, the S.S. Lady Glover, during summer, connects with Norris Arm railway station. Coastal mail steamer and all other connections at or the same as Fogo, 6 miles; winter mails from St. John's, weekly, by train and courier. Contains 7 stores, 2 churches, 2 schools, 1 hall. A very extensive fishing business done here. Population 1,060.

CHANNEL (or Port au Basque), a post, money order, telegraph, port of entry, fishing and farming settlement, and chief town in Burgeo and LaPoile district; terminus of the Newfoundland Railway System. The steamship Bruce will connect here to North Sydney, C.B. twice a week, 56 miles, making a very short sea voyage between Newfoundland and Nova Scotia. Coastal mail steamers from St. John's, fortnightly, 446 miles, fares $11.00 and $6.50. The S.S. Harlow (Pickford and Black, agents, Halifax), also calls here during summer. Channel carries on an important winter seal fisheries in Gulf of St. Lawrence. It contains 7 stores, 1 court house and gaol, 3 churches and several schools. Has a good harbour with safe entrance and lighthouse. Population 1,100.


CHANNEL HEAD (lighthouse, Port au Basque), lat. 47dg. 33m. 49s., long. 59dg. 07m. 09s., 1875, fixed red, 6th order Dioptric. Port light; height 90 feet, visible 12 miles.

CHAPEL ARM, a post, telegraph, railway station, fishing and farming settlement in Trinity district. Nearest money order office, New Harbour; port of entry and coastal steamer, Placentia. Population 100.

CHAPEL'S COVE, a post, fishing settlement in Harbour Main district. Nearest money order and port of entry, Harbour Main, 2 miles; telegraph and railway station, Salmon Cove (or Woodford's), 4 miles. All other connections at or the same as Harbour Main. Contains 3 stores, 1 school house, used sometimes as a church. Population 500.

CHAPEL ISLAND (Little Roach) Fortune Bay, a fishing settlement in Fortune Bay district. Nearest telegraph and port of entry, St. Jacques. All other connections at or the same as Belleoram. Population 26.

CHARLOTTETOWN, a post, lumbering, fishing and farming settlement in Bonavista district. Nearest money order office and port of entry, Trinity; telegraph and railway station, Port Blandford (or Clode Sound), 12 miles overland, which is the mail route. Contains 2 stores, 1 church. Population 67.

CHATEAU, a fishing settlement on the Labrador, situated on a magnificent bay, a short distance from Battle Harbour. Mail steamer, with mails, call here, making 7 trips (more or less) during the summer, according to the state of ice. Population 15.

CHIMNEY TICKLE, a fishing settlement on the Labrador. Mails by steamer 7 times (more or less) during the summer. Population 8.

CHURCH COVE, a small fishing settlement in Ferryland district. All connections at or the same as Cape Broyle.

CINQ CERFS (Cinq Cerfs Bay), a small fishing settlement in Burgeo and LaPoile district. All connections at or the same as LaPoile, 10 miles. Population 30.

CINQ ISLES BAY, a fishing settlement in Fortune Bay district. Nearest post office, Poole's Cove; telegraph and port of entry, St. Jacques. All other connections at or the same as Belleoram, connected by sailing packet, fare $1.00. Population 10.

CLARENVILLE (including Dark Hole, Lower Shoal Harbour and Brook Cove), a post, money order, telegraph, railway station, fishing, farming and lumbering settlement in Trinity district. Nearest port of entry and coastal steamer, Trinity, via Clode Sound. Mails by train from St. John's, 125 miles, fares $4.25 and $3.00; winter mails semi-weekly by same route. Contains 1 church. Population 175.


CLARK'S BEACH (Conception Bay), a large fishing and farming settlement, in Port de Grave district. Nearest money order, telegraph, port of entry, Brigus, 4 miles; railway station, Brigus Junction, or Brigus if line is completed. Coastal steamer Harbour Grace, by water, or St. John's, by rail. Population 550.

CLARK'S BROOK, a fishing settlement in Bay St. George district. All connections at or the same as Birchy Cove, Bay of Islands. Population 45.

CLATTICE HARBOUR (Placentia Bay), a fishing settlement in District of Placentia and St. Mary's; nearest post office, St. Leonard's, 3 miles; port of entry, Oderin. All other connections at or the same as Placentia, 23 miles, connected by bay steamer, via St. Leonard's; contains 1 store. Population 152.

CLODE SOUND, a post, telegraph, farming settlement and railway station, in the District of Bonavista, 90 miles from Placentia Junction, 154 miles from St. John's by rail - fares $4.90 and $3.40. This place would make a beautiful summer resort. Has a fine large pier, belonging to the Newfoundland Railway system. Contains 1 store and 1 hotel. Population - unknown - a new settlement.

CLOWN'S COVE (Conception Bay), a fishing settlement in Bay de Verde district. All connections at or the same as Carbonear, 2 miles. Population 200.

COACHMAN'S COVE (Baie Verte), a post, fishing settlement, District of St. Barbe. Nearest money order, telegraph, port of entry, Tilt Cove, 32 miles; railway station, Norris Arm, 150 miles. The coastal mail steamer calls fortnightly from St. John's (during summer), 349 miles - fares $10.50 and $6.50; winter mails weekly by rail and courier. Contains 1 store, 1 church, a harbour, safe entrance. Herring fishing would be profitable if properly carried on. Population 200.

COBBLER'S ISLAND (Bonavista Bay), in Bonavista district. All connections at or the same as Greenspond, 9 miles. No inhabitants.

COBB'S ARM, a fishing settlement in Twillingate district. There are large quantities of lime stone here. All connections at or he same as Herring Neck.

CODRICK'S COVE, on the South Island of Change Islands. Population 43. See Change Islands.

CODROY(Great and Little), a post, preventive station, fishing and farming village, second in importance in District of Bay St. George. Nearest money order office and telegraph, Grand River, 6 miles; railway station, Little Codroy, 12 miles; S.S. Harlow (Pickford and Black, agents, Halifax), calls here. Coastal mail steamer and all other connections at or the same as Channel (Port au Basque), 28 miles. Contains 5 stores, 3 churches. Good harbour and entrance. What is called the Codroy Valley is famous for farming. Population 720.


CODROY VALLEY, a group of settlements situated between Cape Ray and Cape Anguille range of mountains, is about 18 miles wide at the sea coast, and runs some 40 miles inland. This valley is of a rich calciferous soil, abounding in marl, lime, gypsum, shales, etc., and forms, with the Valley of St. George's Bay, the most fertile portion of the Island, about 23 miles from Channel-Port aux Basques and 330 miles west of St. John's, and forms with Channel the most southwestern part of the Island. There are 3 principal farming settlements and some small fishing stations on the coast. Along the Grand River 455 settlers, at the Grand River Gut, 128, and along the Little River 197. A railway crosses the valley.

COLCHESTER, formerly a mining place in S.W. Arm of Green Bay, in district of Twillingate, but now closed down; although there some valuable indications of copper ore. All connections at or the same as Little Bay by land, or Nippers Harbour by water.

COLE HARBOUR see Wesleyville (included in this place).

COLEY'S POINT (Conception Bay), a post, fishing and farming settlement in Harbour Grace district; nearest railway station, Tilton, 5 miles. All other connections at or the same as Bay Roberts, 2½ miles; mails come via Bay Roberts; contains 4 stores, 2 churches, good harbour, safe entrance. Population 1000.

COLINET HARBOUR (St. Mary's Bay), a small fishing and farming settlement at the mouth of Colinet River, District of Placentia and St. Mary's. Nearest post office, telegraph and all other connections at or the same as Salmonier, 5 miles, by courier. Good trout fishing in the river. Population 60.

COLINET ISLANDS (Great and Little), fishing and farming settlements in St. Mary's Bay, District of Placentia and St. Mary's. Nearest post office and all other connections at or the same as St. Mary's.

COLLIERS (Conception Bay), a post, fishing and farming settlement, District of Harbour Main. Nearest money order office, Harbour Main Ry Station; telegraph, Salmon Cove, 4 miles; port of entry, Brigus (North), 6 miles; Harbour Grace, 24 miles; St. John's, 46 miles. Contains 2 stores, 1 church, good harbour, safe entrance. Mails weekly by rail and courier. Population 600.

COLLIER'S BAY COVE, a small fishing settlement in Trinity district. Nearest money order office, New Harbour; railway station, Tickle Harbour. All other connections at or the same as Collier's Bay. Population 45.

COME-BY-CHANCE, a fishing and farming settlement in the District of Placentia and St. Mary's. Railway station of same name 1½ miles distant. Mails weekly by rail and courier - nearest post office - and connection with steamer Alert, Sound Island, 9 miles. Telegraph and port of entry, Black River - 108½ miles to St. John's by rail, fare $3.50 and $2.50. Contains 1 church. Population 70.

CONCEPTION BAY, an inlet of Newfoundland, on its eastern coast, north-west of St. John's; lat. 48 deg. N., lon. 53 deg. W. It has several ports, the principal being Harbour Grace.


CONCEPTION HARBOUR (Conception Bay), a post, money order, fishing and farming settlement in Harbour Main district. Nearest telegraph and railway station, Salmon Cove, 3 miles; port of entry, Harbour Main; daily mails by rail and courier. Contains 7 stores, 2 hotels, 1 hall, 2 churches, 2 public wharves. Good harbour, safe entrance. Population 900. A sawmill would succeed here, as there is plenty timber; mining also, as there is a good sign of iron ore.

COUCHE [sic] (CONCHE), a post, fishing settlement in St. Barbe district. A port of call for coastal steamer; fortnightly with mails during summer; 399 miles from St. John's, fares $10.50 and $6.50. Mails also by courier during winter from Channel, via Flower's Cove. Population 250.

CONFUSION BAY, a bay containing several small settlements, in St. Barbe district, about 15 miles west from Cape John. All connections at or the same as Tilt Cove. Population 150.

CONN, a small fishing settlement in Fortune Bay district. Nearest post office, Anderson's Cove; telegraph and port of entry, St. Jacques. All other connections at or the same as Belleoram, by sailing packet, fare $1.00. Population 6.

CONNAIGRE BAY, District of Fortune Bay, comprising Seal Cove, Dawson's Cove and Great Harbour, between Bay-de-L'eau and Hermitage Bay, on the south coast. All connections at Harbour Briton, by ferry. Total population 300.

CONNE RIVER (Bay d'Espoir), a fishing and farming settlement and telegraph station in Fortune Bay district. All connections at Gaultois or Pushthrough. Population 80.

CONNOIRE BAY, not inhabited, 12 miles west of Burgeo, in Burgeo and LaPoile district, with a good harbour in its N.E. arm. Connections at or the same as Burgeo.

COOK'S HARBOUR, a fishing station in district of St. Barbe, near Cape Norman, 473 miles from St. John's. Nearest post office, Cape Norman, money order office, telegraph, Bonne Bay, 115 miles; port of entry, St. Anthony, 22 miles; railway station, Bay of Islands, 156 miles. Coastal steamer calls at Griquet during summer, 25 miles. Contains 2 churches, 1 lighthouse at Cape Norman. Population 130.

COOMB'S COVE, a fishing settlement in Fortune Bay district. All connections at or the same as St. Jacques. Population 130.

COOPER'S COVE (Ragged Island), a small fishing settlement in Placentia and St. Mary's district. All connections at or the same as Tack's Beach. Population 25.

COOPER'S COVE, a fishing settlement in District of Placentia and St. Mary's. Nearest post office Little Placentia. All other connections at or the same as Placentia, 4 miles. Population 35.

COPPETT, a small fishing cove, in Bay de's Vieux, District of Burgeo and LaPoile. All connections at or the same as Burgeo, 16 miles. Population 20.


CORBIN (Belle Bay), a fishing settlement in Fortune Bay district. Nearest post and money order office Belleoram, 5 miles; telegraph, port of entry, St. Jacques. All other connections at or the same as Belleoram. Population 80.

CORBIN (Harbour Island and Head), a fishery settlement in Burin district. Nearest post office and all other connections at or the same as Burin, 6 miles. Population 70.

CORNELIUS ISLAND, one of the group of islands off Burgeo, District of Burgeo and LaPoile, on which Upper Burgeo is situated. All connections at or the same as Burgeo.

CORNER BROOK (including Riverhead), a post, fishing and lumbering settlement in Bay St. George district. A railway station. All other connections at or the same as Bay of Islands (Birchy Cove). Contains 3 stores, 2 hotels, 2 churches. Population 250. Timber mills would pay well here, water power and timber being inexhaustible.

CORNER BROOK (N.W. Arm of Green Bay), a fishing settlement in Twillingate district. Nearest telegraph, S.W. Arm Green Bay. All other connections at or the same as Nipper's Harbour, 6 miles. Population 150, including smaller settlement in same vicinity.

COTTLE'S COVE, a small fishing settlement in Twillingate district. All connections at or the same as Twillingate, Leading Tickles. Population 86.

COUNTRY PATH (or Road), a fishing and farming settlement in Harbour Grace district. Nearest post office and all other connections at or the same as Bay Roberts. Population 300.

COWARD'S ISLAND, in Bonavista district. All connections at or the same as Flat Island.

COW COVE and COW HEAD, a small settlement in District of St. Barbe, 30 miles from Bonne Bay. See Cow Head Harbour.

COW HEAD HARBOUR, a post and fishing settlement, District of St. Barbe. Nearest railway station, Bay of Islands, 70 miles. All other connections at or the same as Bonne Bay (Woody Point), 30 miles. Steamer Harlow calls here. Contains 3 stores and 1 church. Population 150.

CRABB'S BROOK, a lumbering, fishing, farming and boat building settlement (The Highlands) in Bay St. George district. All connections at or the same as Sandy Point, St. George. Contains 1 church. Population 325. Railway runs 8 miles from settlement - no station.

CRABB'S BROOK, a small fishing and lumbering settlement, Bay St. George district. All connections at or the same as Birchy Cove (Bay of Islands). Population 190.

CRANE'S BROOK, a settlement in Harbour Grace district. All connections at or the same as Bay Roberts.


CRAWLEY'S COVE, a small place in the western arm of Bonne Bay. All connections at or the same as Bonne Bay.

CRIPPLE COVE, a small fishing settlement, lately occupied, in St. John's district. Nearest post office, Pouch Cove. All other connections at St. John's. Population 20.

CROCKER'S COVE (Conception Bay), a fishing and farming settlement in Carbonear district. Post office and all other connections at or the same as Carbonear, 1 mile. Population 700.

CROSS ISLAND, in Placentia and St. Mary's district. All connections at or the same as Oderin.

CROW HEAD (Twillingate Island), a small fishing settlement in District of Twillingate. All connections at or the same as Twillingate (north side).

CROW HEAD, included in Summerside, Bay St. George district. All connections at or the same as Birchy Cove, Bay of Islands. Population 48.

CUB COVE, a small settlement in White Bear Bay, Burgeo and LaPoile district. All connections at or the same as Burgeo. Population 15.

CUCKOLD'S COVE, a small place in St. John's (east) district. Nearest post office, King's Bridge. All other connections at St. John's, only a short distance. A very wild place.

CUCKOLD'S COVE, a way office and fishing station in Trinity district. All connections at or the same as Trinity, 5 miles. Population 130.

CUL-DE-SAC (ease and west), a small fishing settlement in Fortune Bay district. All connections at or the same as Gaultois or Harbor Briton. Population 130.

CULL'S ISLAND, a way office in Twillingate district. Nearest post office, Leading Tickles, east; everything else at or the same as Pelley's Island, where coastal boat calls. Mails brought by courier from Alcock's Island, fortnightly, fare, round trip, $1.50. Contains 1 shop, 1 school house, 1 church, safe harbour, good entrance; fish caught - cod, seals, lobsters, salmon and herring.

CUPIDS, (north and south side), a post, railway station, fishing and farming settlement in Port-de-Grave district; nearest money order, telegraph and port of entry, Brigus; mail route to Brigus connected by courier, 2 miles, fare 50cts.; contains 9 stores, 3 churches, good harbour, safe entrance. Population 800.

CURRENT ISLAND, a fishing settlement, District of St. Barbe, post office and port of entry, Flower's Cove, 14 miles; money order office and telegraph, Woody Point, Bonne Bay, railway station, Bay of Islands, 191 miles. All other connections at or the same as Flower's Cove. Contains 1 store, 1 church. Population 92.


CUSLETT, a post, fishing settlement in Placentia and St. Mary's district. All connections at or the same as Placentia, 28 miles. Population 80.

CUTWELLS HARBOR (or Arm), on Long Island, Notre Dame Bay, a fishing settlement in District of Twillingate. All connections at or the same as Pelley's Island. Population 116.

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DAMNABLE HARBOR, in Bonavista District. All connections at or the same as Salvage. Good harbor, narrow entrance. Population 2 families.

DANIELS COVE, a small fishing settlement in Trinity Bay in Bay-de-Verde district. All connections at or the same as Old Perlican, 4 miles. Population 30.

DANIEL'S COVE (Random Island), a small fishing and farming settlement in Trinity district. All connections at or the same as Shoal Harbor. Population 40.

DANIEL'S HARBOR, a fishing settlement in St. Barbe district. Nearest post office, Cow Head, 29 miles. Railway station, Bay of Islands, 98 miles. All other connections at or the same as Woody Point, Bonne Bay, connected by courier. Contains 1 store, 1 church. Population 88.

DANTZIC COVE (Fortune Bay, east), a small fishing settlement in Burin district. All connections at or the same as Lamaline, 13 miles. Population 25.

DARBEY'S TICKLE (or Old Ferole), a small fishing settlement in St. Barbe district; nearest post office, Gargamelle; money order and telegraph, Woody Point, Bonne Bay; port of entry, Flower's Cove; railway station, Bay of Islands, 182 miles. All other connections at or the same as Flower's Cove. Population 20.

DARK COVE, (Freshwater Bay), a fishing settlement in Bonavista district. All connections at or the same as Gambo, 5 miles. Population 30.

DARK COVE, in Bonavista district. All connections at or the same as Salvage. Population 40.

DARK HOLE, or Harbor (S.W. Arm, Trinity Bay), a small fishing settlement in Trinity district. (See Clarenville for all connections). Population 25.

DARK TICKLE (Notre Dame Bay), a small fishing settlement in Twillingate district; nearest port of entry and telegraph, Little Bay. All other connections at or the same as Pelley's Island. Population 90.


DARRELL'S HOME (or Hole), a small fishing settlement in Port-de-Grave district; nearest post office and all other connections at or the same as Bay Roberts. Population 66.

DAVIS' COVE (Twillingate North Island), a small fishing settlement in Twillingate district. All connections at or the same as Twillingate, North Side.

DAVIS' COVE, a small fishing settlement in Placentia and St. Mary's district. All connections at or the same as Burgeo. Population 65.

DAVY BUTTON'S COVE (Twillingate, North Island), a small fishing settlement in Twillingate district. All connections at or the same as Twillingate, North Side.

DANSONS COVE AND BARRISWAYS (Connaigre Bay), a fishing settlement in Fortune Bay district; nearest post office, Hermitage, 2½ miles. All other connections at or the same as Harbor Briton, 6 miles; or Gaultois. Contains 1 lobster factory. Population 95.

DEAD ISLANDS (See Isle-aux-Morts).

DEAD LOBSTER BAY (Hermitage Bay), a small fishing settlement in Fortune Bay district.; nearest telegraph, Baie-du-Nord. All other connections at or the same as Pushthrough. Population 5.

DEEP COVE, a small settlement (in Caplin Bay, of which it is a section), in District of Ferryland. All connections at or the same as Ferryland.

DEER HARBOR (Random Island), a fishing and farming settlement in Trinity district. Nearest post office and money order, Britannia Cove. All other connections at or the same as Shoal Harbor. Population 100.

DEER ISLAND (Freshwater Bay), a small fishing and farming settlement in Bonavista district. All connections at or the same as Gambo. Population 110.

DEER ISLAND, a fishing settlement in Burgeo and LaPoile district. Connections at Burgeo, situated at the mouth of White Bear Bay. Population 52.

DEER LAKE, a small settlement in Bay St. George district. All connections at or the same as Birchy Cove, Bay of Islands. Population 20.

DEER POND, a beautiful lake, about 15 miles long and 3 miles wide. It is an expansion of the River Humber, and is surrounded by land of a most fertile description, bearing on its surface great quantities of pine and birch.


DENIER ISLAND AND LIGHTHOUSE, in Bonavista district, lat. 48dg. 41m. 05s., long. 53dg. 34m. 40s., 1888, revolving white, six sides to give single flashes at intervals of thirty seconds, height 298 feet, visible 19 miles. All connections at or the same as Salvage. Population 1 family (lighthouse keeper's).

DILDO (Arm and Cove), a post fishing and farming settlement in Trinity Bay district; nearest money order office, New Harbor, 4 miles; telegraph and railway station, Broad Cove, 3 miles; port of entry and coastal boat, Harbor Grace, 19 miles; about 68 miles from St. John's by rail; mails tri-weekly. Government fish hatchery. Population 400.

DILDO RUN (Notre Dame Bay), a channel running between New World Island and the mainland, interspersed with numerous small islands. The scenery is magnificent, and is a representative on a small scale of the Thousand Islands in the St. Lawrence River.

DOCK RIDGE (Conception Bay), a small fishing and farming settlement in Harbor Main district; nearest telegraph and railway station, Salmon Cove. All other connections at or the same as Conception Harbor. Population 50.

DOCTOR'S HARBOR, a small fishing settlement in Burgeo and LaPoile district. All connections at Burgeo, 8 miles west. Population, 2 families.

DOCTOR'S HARBOR (Belle Harbor), a small fishing settlement in Fortune Bay district; nearest telegraph, port of entry and steamer connection, St. Jacques. All other connections at or the same as Belleoram, 15 miles. Population 20.

DODDING HEAD LIGHTHOUSE, District Burin. Lat. 47dg., 00m., 26s., long. 55dg., 08m., 43s., 1856. 2nd order revolving white light (silver reflectors and annular lenses), achieves greatest brilliancy every minute. Owing to great height this light is often obscured by fog when the coast is clear. Height, 430 feet; visible, 24 miles. All connections at or the same as Burin.

DOG BAY (Gander Bay), a bay and fishing settlement in District of Fogo. All connections at or the same as Gander Bay. Population 70.

DOG COVE (Cottle's Island), a small fishing settlement in Bonavista district. All connections at or the same St. Brendan's. Population 100.

DOG COVE, a small place in District of Burgeo and LaPoile in Bay des Vieux. (See Bay des Vieux). Population 1 family.

DOG HARBOR (Merasheen Island) in Placentia and St. Mary's district. All connections at or the same as Merasheen.

DOG ISLAND, in Placentia and St. Mary's district, not inhabited during winter. A lobster factory is worked during summer. All connections at or the same as Merasheen.


DOTING COVE, a fishing and farming settlement in District of Fogo; nearest post office and money order, Musgrave Harbor, ¼ mile; telegraph, Seldom-Come-By, 14 miles; port of entry, Fogo, 35 miles; railway, Gander River Station. All other connections at or the same as Seldom-Come-By, by sailing packet, fare 60 cents. Contains 3 stores. Population 350.

DRAGON BAY (Facheux Bay), in Fortune Bay district. All connections at or the same as Pushthrough, 10 miles. Contains lobster factory.

DROGHEDA (Conception Bay, north side), a fishing and farming settlement in Port-de-Grave district. All connections at or the same as Brigus, 3 miles. Population 100.

DUFFS, a railway station in District of Harbor Main, 5 miles from Holyrood, 28 miles from St. John's, fares $1.00 and 75 cents. All other connections at or the same as Holyrood.

DUGGAN'S COVE (White Bay), a fishing settlement in St. Barbe district. All connections at or the same as Englee (Canada Bay). Population 40.

DUNNSMERE, a railway station in St. John's West district, 7 miles from St. John's, fares 35 cents and 20 cents. All other connections at St. John's.

DUNVILLE, a post, railway, fishing, farming and shipbuilding settlement in Placentia and St. Mary's district. All other connections at or the same as Placentia, 6 miles; contains 6 stores, 1 church. Population 450.

DURICLE (West side Placentia Bay), a fishing settlement in Burin district; nearest post office, Beau Bois, everything else at or the same as Burin, 3 miles. Population 12.

DURRELL'S ARM (Twillingate South Island), a fishing and farming settlement in Twillingate district. All connections at or the same as Twillingate (west side).

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EAST BAY, a settlement in Burin and LaPoile district. All connections at or the same as Little Harbor, LaPoile. Population 13.

EASTER COVE (Indian Islands), a small fishing settlement in Fogo district, included in Indian Harbor. For all connections see Indian Islands or Fogo.

EASTERN TICKLE (Fogo Island), a small fishing settlement in District of Fogo. All connections at or the same as Fogo. Population 107.

EAST POINT, a fishing settlement in Burgeo and LaPoile district. All connections at or the same as Little Harbor, LaPoile. Population 26.

EAST ST. MODESTE, a fishing settlement on the Labrador. Population 56.


ELLIOTS COVE (Random Island), a small fishing and farming settlement in Trinity district. All connections at or the same as Clarenville, 3 miles. Population 45.

ELLIOTT'S POINT, a small fishing and salmon station in Exploit's Bay, Twillingate district. All connections at or the same as Exploit, Burnt Island. Population 20.

EMBERLEY'S POND, a fishing settlement in Twillingate district. All connections at or the same as Beaver Cove (Reach). Population 30.

ENGLEE, a post, and fishing settlement in St. Barbe district; coastal mail steamer calls here fortnightly during summer months from St. John's and intermediate places, fare $10.50 and $6.50. Mails also in winter by courier from Channel, via Flower's Cove.

ENGLISH CAPE AND COVE, a small fishing settlement in St. Mary's Bay, District of Placentia and St. Mary's; nearest post office and all other connections at or the same as St. Mary's, 10 miles.

ENGLISH COVE, a fishing settlement in Harbor Main district; post office and money order, Brigus; telegraph and port of entry, Brigus, north; railway station, Salmon Cove (Colliers); all other connections at or the same as Brigus, 3 miles. Contains 1 store, 1 church. Population 100.

ENGLISH HARBOUR, (East), a way office and fishing settlement in Fortune Bay district; nearest port of entry, St. Jacques; coastal steamer, Belleoram. All other connections at or the same as Bay L'Argent. Mails from Harbor Briton by packet fortnightly, also from Bay L'Argent weekly. Contains 1 church and 1 lobster factory. Population 156.

ENGLISH HARBOUR, (West), a fishing settlement in Fortune Bay district. All connections at or the same as St. Jacques, 9 miles. Population 260.

ENGLISH HARBOUR, a post, fishing settlement in Trinity district. All connections at or the same as Trinity. Mail route through Salmon Cove, Robin Hood, Ship Cove and Trinity East, 5 miles by land, ½ mile by water; S.S. connections at Trinity, connected by courier on foot; railway station, Clarenville, 60 miles; contains 2 stores, 2 churches, 1 school, 1 hall. Population 416.

EXPLOITS (Burnt Island), a post, money order, fishing island and settlement in Notre Dame Bay, District of Twillingate. Nearest railway station, Norris Arm, 30 miles, connected by bay steamer during summer months, fare 80 cents. Coastal mail steamer fortnightly during summer from St. John's, 249 miles, fares, $7.50 and $4.20; winter mails weekly by rail and courier. Contains 2 stores, 1 hotel, 2 churches and schools, 1 hall, 2 dockyards. Has a good harbor and safe entrance. Population 500.

EXPLOITS STATION, a railway station in the District of Twillingate, 200 miles from Whitbourne; 257 miles from St. John's by rail, fares $8.00 and $5.50.


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FACHEAUX BAY, near Hermitage Bay, a fishing settlement in Fortune Bay district. Nearest telegraph, Bay-du-Nord. All other connections at or the same as Pushthrough.

FAIR ISLAND (Bonavista Bay), an island and fishing settlement in Bonavista district; nearest railway station, Gambo, 25 miles. All other connections at or the same as Greenspond, 6 miles. Population 370.

FAMISH GUT (or cove), a small fishing settlement in Placentia and St. Mary's district. All connections at or the same as La Manche, or Harbor Buffett. Population 30.

FAREWELL HARBOR, a small fishing settlement in District of Twillingate; nearest telegraph, Beaver Cove (Reach). All other connections at or the same as Change Islands. Population 10.

FARM, a small fishing place in Bay St. George district. All other connections at or the same as Birchy Cove, Bay of Islands. Population 25.

FARMER'S ARM (Twillingate, South Island), a fishing and farming settlement in Twillingate district. All other connections at or the same as Twillingate.

FEMME, a small fishing settlement in Fortune Bay district; nearest telegraph, Long Harbor. All other connections at or the same as Bay L'Argent. Population 25.

FERMUSE (north and south), a post, telegraph and fishing settlement in Ferryland district; nearest railway station and banks, St. John's, 50 miles. All other connections at or the same as Ferryland, 8 miles; coastal mail steamers once a month; contains 3 stores, 1 boarding house, 1 church and schools; good harbor, entrance safe. One of the oldest settlements on the island. Population 650.

FERRYLAND, a post, money order, telegraph, preventive station, fishing and farming settlement and capital of Ferryland district; nearest banks and railway station, St. John's, 33 miles, fare $2.00; mails twice a week by wagon; coastal mail steamer fortnightly, with mails from St. John's; contains 6 stores, 3 boarding houses, court house and gaol, 1 hall, 2 churches and schools; safe harbor, entrance narrow, lighthouse on Ferryland Head. Gold is found in this district. Population 640.

FERRYLAND HEAD LIGHTHOUSE, District of Ferryland, lat. 47deg. 58m., long. 52deg. 51m. 07s., 1871. Fixed white, 3rd order Dioptric. Height 200 feet; visible 16 miles.

FISCHOT ISLAND (Hare Bay), an island and fishing settlement in St. Barbe district. All connections at or the same as St. Anthony or Conche. Population 45.


FISHELL'S BROOK, a fishing settlement in St. George's Bay district. Nearest post office, Robinson's Head. All other connections at or the same as Sandy Point, St. George, or Channel.

FLAT ISLANDS, a post, fishing settlement in Bonavista district. Nearest money order and port of entry, Salvage, 7 miles; telegraph, Greenspond, 18 miles; railway station, Alexander, 25 miles. Mail route, Salvage, connected by small boat, fare 20¢. Contains 4 stores, 2 churches, 1 school house, good harbor with safe entrance. Population 450.

FLAT ISLANDS, a post, money order and fishing settlement in Burin district. Nearest telegraph Bain Harbor, 3 miles; port of entry, Oderin, 3 miles; railway station, Placentia, 50 miles. Mails from Placentia, by packet weekly. No land mail route. Steamer calls at Bain Harbor, connecting with courier. Contains 3 stores, 1 hotel, 1 church. Population 475. Hay Cove and Red Harbor settlements included in the above population.

FLAT ROCK, a fishing settlement in Bay-de-Verde district. All other connections at or the same as Carbonear, 2 miles. Population 175.

FLAT ROCK is included in Aquaforte, in Ferryland district; connections exactly the same.

FLAT ROCK, a fishing and farming settlement in St. John's East district; post office and all other connections at St. John's, about 11 miles; nearest way office, Torbay. Contains 1 store, 1 church and school house. Population 300.

FLEUR-DE-LYS (Baie Verte), a fishing settlement in St. Barbe district. All connections at or the same as Coachman's Cove, 3 miles. Population 115.

FLOWER'S COVE (or Nameless Cove), a post, port of entry and fishing settlement in St. Babe district; a mail steamer connection with this place to Battle Harbor from July to close of navigation, making 7 trips (more or less), according to the state of the ice; winter mail by courier from Channel, via Bay of Islands. All other connections at or the same as Bonne Bay. Population 120.

FLOWER'S ISLAND, in Bonavista district; nearest telegraph, Wesleyville; all other connections at or the same as Pool's Island, 5 miles. Population 63.

FLURRY'S BIGHT, a small fishing settlement in Twillingate district; all connections at or the same as Fortune Harbor, 2 miles. Population 30.

FOGO, a post, money order, telegraph, port of entry, fishing, farming and shipbuilding town and capital in the district of Fogo. Nearest railway station, Glenwood, 60 miles, thence 140 by rail to St. John's; coastal mail steamer from St. John's, 240 miles, fortnightly during summer, fares, $6.50 and $3.50; winter mails weekly by rail and courier. The bay steamer Lady Glover also calls here. Contains 6 stores, 3 boarding houses, 1 court house, 3 churches, and schools; seal and cod fishery principal industry. Population 800.


FORT AMHERST LIGHTHOUSE, ALSO FOG GUN, (entrance to St. John's harbor), 47dg., 33m., 47s., long. 52dg., 40m., 20s., 1813. Fixed white, 4th order dioptric; height 134½ feet, visible 12 miles. Fog Alarms - 3-lb charge from 32-pounder gun - during daylight and when Cape Clear [sic] is enveloped in fog, this will be discharged every hour, and upon the strike of the hour. A vessel's gun will be answered by two guns. Mechanical Fog Horn - sounded in reply to vessel's gun or whistle between gun discharges. A telegraph station. All other connections at St. John's.

FORTEAU, a fishing settlement on the Labrador; mail steamer makes 7 trips (more or less) during summer, according to the state of ice. Has a lighthouse and fog horn; light, fixed white, height 112 feet, visible 18 miles. Population 103.

FORT POINT LIGHTHOUSE (Trinity), lat. 48dg., 21m., 55s., long. 53dg., 20m., 51s., 1874. Fixed white, 8th order dioptric; height, 75 feet, visible 10 miles.

FORTUNE BAY, an extensive inlet of the Atlantic on the south coast, lat. 47dg. N., 55dg. W., giving the name to a district on its north side. It contains Brunette Island, and at its entrance are the French islands of St. Pierre and Miquelon.

FORTUNE, a post, money order, telegraph, preventive station, fishing, farming and shipbuilding settlement in District of Burin; nearest banks and express office, St. John's; railway station, Placentia, 120 miles; coastal mail steamers fortnightly from St. John's, 260 miles, fares $7.00 and $3.80; other mails from Placentia via Burin Harbor weekly; S.S. Harlow (Pickford & Black, agents, Halifax) calls monthly for 7 months. Contains 2 stores, 1 shoe factory, 2 hotels, 1 church. Population 800.

FORTUNE HARBOR (Notre Dame Bay), a post, fishing and farming settlement in Twillingate district. Nearest money order office, Exploits; port of entry and telegraph, Twillingate, 25 miles; railway station, Norris Arm, 50 miles; connection made by steamer weekly, during the summer; coastal mail steamer fortnightly from St. John's, about 256 miles, fares $7.50 and $4.20 - winter mails weekly, by rail and courier. Contains 4 stores, 1 hotel, 1 church, 1 school house, iron and copper mines (one of good quality and plentiful), good harbor with safe entrance. Population 500.

FOSTER'S POINT (Random Island), a fishing and lumbering settlement in Trinity district. Nearest post office, Bald Nap, 1 mile. All other connections at or the same as Clarenville, 5 miles. Population 79.

FOURCHETTE (or Fourché Bay), north of White Bay, in the district of St. Barbe, has a splendid harbor. A short distance up river are magnificent falls of the same name about 200 feet high. The surroundings of which are so dismal as to remind one of "Dante's Inferno." Not inhabited.

FOX BAY, a fishing settlement in Bonavista district; all connections at or the same as Wesleyville, 2 miles. Population 100.


FOX COVE, a fishing settlement in Bonavista district. Nearest telegraph, Wesleyville, 4 miles; all other connections at Pool's Island, 7 miles. Population 125.

FOX COVE (Little Mortier Bay), a fishing settlement in Burin district. Nearest post office, Beau Bois, 5 miles, Express and banks, Harbour Grace; everything else about the same as Burin, 10 miles. Contains 1 store, 1 school house, 1 R.C. church. Population 100.

FOX COVE, a post, fishing settlement in Fortune Bay district. Nearest money order and telegraph, Bay L'Argent; port of entry, St. Jacques; railway station, Placentia; mail connections by sailing packet at Belleoram, 18 miles, and from Bay L'Argent by packet weekly; express, St. John's. Contains 1 church. Population 76.

FOX HARBOR, a post, fishing and farming settlement in District of Placentia and St. Mary's. Nearest railway station, Villa Maria, 4 miles; all other connections at or the same as Placentia, 9 miles; mails weekly by rail and courier. Contains 4 stores, 1 church and school. Population 300.

FOX HARBOR, a way office, fishing and lumbering settlement in District of Trinity; nearest port of entry, Trinity; all other connections at or the same as Clarenville, 15 miles, or Northern Bight, 12 miles. Contains 3 stores, 3 churches. Population 400.

FOX HARBOR, a fishing settlement on the Labrador. Population 47.

FOX HEAD COVE, a small cove in Change Islands. All connections at or the same as Change Islands.

FOX ISLAND, an island with a small, snug harbor, 15 miles east of Burgeo, a fishing settlement in Burgeo and LaPoile district. All connections at Burgeo. Population 100.

FOX ROOST, a fishing settlement in Burgeo and LaPoile district. All connections at or the same as Channel, 3 miles. Contains 1 store, 1 school chapel. Population 60.

FOXTRAP (Conception Bay), a fishing settlement in Harbor Main district; railway runs through; post office and all other connections at or the same as Kelligrew's. Contains 1 church. Population 200.

FRANCIS HARBOR, a fishing settlement on the Labrador; mails 7 times (more or less) during summer according to state of ice. Population 8.

FRANCOIS, a post, fishing settlement in Burgeo and LaPoile district; nearest money order office, port of entry and coastal mail steamer, Pushthrough, 23 miles; telegraph, Burgeo, 37 miles; railway station, Port-au-Basque, 97 miles; mail route from Pushthrough, connected by sailing packet, fare 80 cts. This packet runs from Harbor Briton to Burgeo, calling at different places. Contains 1 store, 1 church, 1 school; good harbor, entrance safe. Population 120.


FRANK ISLAND, one of the group of islands forming Burgeo, District of Burgeo and LaPoile. For all connections, see Burgeo.

FREDERICTON, District of Fogo. (See Bassitt's Harbor).

FRENCH COVE, a small fishing settlement in Harbor Grace district. All connections at or the same as Bay Roberts.

FRENCHMAN'S COVE, a fishing settlement in Burin district. Nearest post office, Garnish, 3 miles; money order and telegraph and all other connections at or the same as Grand Bank, 15 miles. Population 90.

FRESHWATER, a post, fishing, farming and boat building settlement in Bay de Verde district. Nearest railway station, Harbor Grace, 9 miles. All other connections at or the same as Carbonear, 3 miles. Daily mails. Contains 2 stores and 1 church. Population 580.

FRESHWATER, a small fishing and faming settlement in Ferryland district. All connections at or the same as Broad Cove.

FRESHWATER, a small fishing settlement in St. John's East district; nearest post office, Kings bridge. All other connections at St. John's, 5 miles. Population 50.

FRESHWATER, a small fishing and farming settlement in Placentia and St. Mary's district; nearest post office and all other connections at or th same as Placentia (Jerseyside), 1 mile. Population 35.

FRESHWATER BAY AND MINT BROOK, a fishing and farming settlement in Bonavista district; post, telegraph, railway station and all other connections at or the same as Gambo. Population 70.

FRIDAY'S BAY, New World Island, (Notre Dame Bay), a way office, fishing and lumbering settlement in Twillingate district. All connections at or the same as Twillingate. Contains 1 store. Population 350.

 

 

Transcribed by Peter Godfrey (May 2002)

Page Last Modified: Friday February 22, 2008 (Don Tate)
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