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McAlpine 1898 Community Gazetteer



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 - G-Q

 

 

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GAD'S HARBOR, a small place in the western arm of Bonne Bay. All connections at or the same as Woody Point, Bonne Bay. Population 35.

GALE'S COVE, a small settlement in Bay St. George district, on the south side of Point Rose. All connections at or the same as Codroy - a lobster factory. Population 9.

GALE'S HARBOR, a small fishing settlement in Burgeo and LaPoile district. All connections at or the sae as Channel. Population 10.

GALLIBOY HARBOR, a settlement in Burgeo and LaPoile district. All connections at or the same as Little Harbor, LaPoile.

GALLOW'S COVE (See Witless Bay)

GAMBO (Freshwater Bay), a post, telegraph, railway station, lumbering settlement in Bonavista district. All other connections at or the same as Greenspond, 32 miles; 135 miles from Whitbourne, 192 miles from St. John's, fares $6.05 and $4.20; mails from Greenspond weekly, boat in summer, overland in winter; winter mail from St. John's semi-weekly by rail and courier. Contains 4 stores, 1 large and several small saw mills, 1 hotel; a sporting locality. Population 80.

GANDER BAY, a post, fishing and lumbering settlement in Fogo district; nearest telegraph, George's Point; port of entry, Fogo; railway station, Glenwood, 30 miles. All other connections at or the same as Change Islands; winter mails by rail and courier, via Glenwood; contains 1 store, 1 saw mill, 1 mission house. Population 420.

GANDER BAY STATION, OR GLENWOOD, a railway station, 175 miles from Whitbourne; 232 miles from St. John's by rail, fare $7.25 and $5.00.

GARGAMELLE (Ingornachoux Bay), a post, french fishing settlement in St. Barbe district; nearest railway station, Bay of Islands, 150 miles. S.S. Harlow calls at Port Saunders. All other connections at or the same as Woody Point, Bonne Bay. Population 20.

GARIA (Bay and Harbor), a fishing settlement in Burgeo and LaPoile district, west of LaPoile Bay; post, money order, telegraph and all other connections at or the same as Little Harbor (LaPoile) or Rose Blanche district, about 9 miles each. Population 40.

GARNISH (Great and Little), a post, fishing settlement in Fortune Bay district; nears money order, telegraph, port of entry, coastal steamer, Burin, by land, 1 miles, or Grand Bank, by water, 20 miles; nearest railway station, Placentia; mails from Harbor Briton fortnightly by packet. Population 375.

GARNISH (Fortune Bay Lighthouse), lat. 47dg., 14m., 0s., approximately, long. 55dg., 24m., 0s., 1885, fixed red, 6th order Dioptric, height 20 feet.

GARROTT'S COVE, in Trinity district. All connections at or the same as Bay Bulls Arm. Has a good harbor. Population 15.

GASKIERS (or Gasgoyne), a 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, 2 miles. Population 275.

GASTERS, a small fishing settlement in Harbor Main district. (See Colliers for all connections).

GAULTOIS (Hermitage Bay), a post, money order, port of entry and fishing settlement in Fortune Bay district. Nearest telegraph, Harbor Briton, connected by bay steamer and courier, 13 miles; railway station, Port-au-Basque to the west and Placentia to the east; coastal mail steamer calls fortnightly from St. John's, fares $7.50 and $4.00. Contains 1 store, churches, schools, etc., and has a lighthouse. Population 300.

GAULTOIS LIGHTHOUSE, lat. 47dg., 36m., long. 55dg., 54m., 1885. Fixed white light, 6th order dioptric, port light on an iron column. The light should be brought to bear NE before steering for the entrance of the harbor, to clear a sunken rock, SW by W, about 100 yards distant; height 14 feet.

GENEVIEVE BAY, a fishing station in St. Barbe district. Nearest P.O., Gargamelle; money order and telegraph, Woody Point, Bonne Bay; port of entry, Flower's Cove; railway station, Bay of Islands, 188 miles. S.S. call at Flower's Cove, courier to Gargamelle, 68 miles.

GEORGE'S BROOK (Smith Sound), a post, lumbering, brick-making and fishing settlement, District of Trinity; nearest port of entry and coastal steamer, Trinity, 35 miles, by courier. All other connections at or the same as Shoal Harbor, 5 miles. Contains 1 church, 1 school. Population 140.

GEORGE'S COVE, a small fishing settlement in Trinity Bay district. All connections at or the same as Bonaventure. Population 25.

GEORGE'S COVE, a fishing settlement on the Labrador. Population 25.

GEORGE'S TOWN (Conception Bay), a small fishing settlement in Port-de-Grave district; nearest railway station, Salmon Cove. All other connections at or the same as Brigus. Population 50.

GILES' POINT, a small fishing settlement in Bay St. George district. All connections at or the same as Birchy Cove, Bay of Islands. Population 37.

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

GLENBERNIE, a small place in the western arm of Bonne Bay. Al connections at or the same as Bonne Bay.

GLENWOOD, a post, money order telegraph, railway station and limbering settlement in District of Fogo; nearest port of entry and coastal steamer, Fogo or Twillingate; connected by rail to Norris Arm, fare 75 cents; thence bay steamer, fare $1.00; winter mails from St. John's semi-weekly by rail. Glenwood is the centre of a lumbering district. Population in summer about 240, in winter 120.

GLIDE BROOK, a small settlement in Bay St. George district. All connections at or the same as Birchy Cove, Bay of Islands. Population 10.

GLOVERTOWN, a post, lumbering, fishing and shipbuilding settlement in district of Bonavista; nearest money order office, port of entry and coastal steamer, Salvage, 1 miles, by courier; telegraph and railway station, Alexander Station, 4 miles. Contains 2 stores, 2 churches. Pulp and saw mills would succeed here. Population 300.

GOBLIN BAY, a small fishing settlement in Fortune Bay district; nearest telegraph, Bay-du-Nord, Hermitage Bay. All other connections at or the same as Pushthrough. Population 25.

GODDENVILLE (formerly New Harbor Road), a post, farming settlement in Harbor Grace district; nearest money order office and port of entry, Bay Roberts, 6 miles; telegraph, Tilton, 4 miles; railway station, Little Pond, ½ mile. All other connections at St. John's, 50 miles by rail, fare $2.50; contains 1 church. Population 175.

GOLDSON'S ARM, a small fishing settlement, District of Twillingate. All connections at or the same as Herring Neck.

GOOSEBERRY COVE, a small settlement in district of Placentia and St. Mary's. All connections at or the same as Placentia, 25 miles north. Population 20.

GOOSEBERRY ISLANDS (offer and inner), post, fishing and shipbuilding settlements in District of Bonavista. Nearest railway station, Glovertown, 22 miles; all other connections at or the same as Greenspond, 10 miles by courier. Contains 3 stores, 1 lobster factory, 3 churches. Population 400.

GOOSE COVE, district of Trinity; included in Trinity Harbour.

GOULD'S (Upper and Proper), a post, fishing and farming settlement in Port de Grave district; money order, telegraph, port of entry, Brigus; railway station, Salmon Cove at present, Brigus when line completed. Contains 2 stores, church and school. Population 300.

GOULD'S (Bay Bulls Road), a post, farming and fishing settlement in St. John's West district; all other connections at or the same as St. John's. Population 200.

GRADY, a fishing settlement on the Labrador. Mail steamers seven times, more or less, during summer - according to state of ice. Population 10.

GRAND BANK (Fortune), a post, money order, telegraph, preventive station, fishing, farming and shipbuilding settlement in District of Burin. Nearest port of entry Lamaline railway station, Placentia, 125 miles, connected by bay steamer; bank and express office, St. John's, 225 miles; coastal mail steamer from St. John's fortnightly; fares $7.00 and $3.80. S.S. Harlow (Pickford & Black, Halifax) - monthly either here or at Fortune. Contains 6 stores, 1 hotel, churches and schools. Population 1,200.

GRAND BANK LIGHTHOUSE (Fortune Bay), lat. 47 dg. 08 m., approximate long. 55 dg. 42m. 40s., 1890. Fixed red, 8th order dioptric; height 28 feet, visible 5½ miles.

GRAND BAY, a fishing settlement in Burgeo and LaPoile district. All connections at or the same as Channel. Population 75.

GRAND BEACH (Fortune Bay), a small fishing settlement in Burin district. Nearest post office and all other connections at or the same as Grand Bank (Fortune), 10 miles. Population 60.

GRAND BRUIT, a way office, fishing settlement in Burgeo and LaPoile district. Nearest post office and all other connections at or the same as Little Harbour, LaPoile, 9 miles. Nearest railway, Channel (or Port au Basque), 39 miles. Contains 2 stores, 2 churches. Population 144.

GRAND JOHN, a fishing settlement in Fortune Bay district. Nearest post office and money order, Bay L'Argent; telegraph, Long Harbour; port of entry and coastal steamer, St. Jacques; all others same as Bay L'Argent. Population 50.

GRAND LAKE, a railway and telegraph station at Head of Grand Lake (or Grand Pond) about 31 miles in from the bottom of White Bay.

GRAND POND (or Lake), a beautiful lake about 60 miles long by 5 miles wide. Its banks are covered with timber. It abounds with fine fish, and discharges its waters into the Atlantic through Humber Sound.

GRAND RIVER, a post office (named Grand River Gut), a money order, telegraph, preventive station, farming and fishing settlement in Bay St. George district; nearest port of entry, Channel, 28 miles; railway station, likely new one, 5 miles; mail route to Little Codroy, or Little River, 5 miles, fare 50¢; courier and all other connections at Channel, 28 miles; also at Codroy, 6 miles. Contains 6 stores, 3 boarding houses, 1 church. Harbor good, entrance bad, bar outside with strong tides. 1 carding mill. Population 250.

GRANDY'S BROOK, a settlement in Burgeo and LaPoile district. All connections, Burgeo, 7 miles, by row boat in two or three hours; is a fine stream for sea trout and an occasional salmon. Inhabitants mostly half-breeds and Indians. Population 30.

GRANDY'S COVE (or Lower Burgeo), in District of Burgeo and LaPoile. See Burgeo.

GRATE'S COVE, a post, fishing settlement in Bay-de-Verde district; nearest money order and telegraph, Old Perlican; port of entry, Trinity; railway station, Harbor Grace, 45 miles by water, fare $2.00; mail route from Grate's Cove to Old Perlican; steamer calls at Bay-de-Verde and Old Perlican, connected by courier; contains 6 stores, 3 churches. Population 509.

GREAT CAT ARM AND LITTLE CAT ARM, in District of St. Barbe, White Bay; nearest post office, Jackson's Arm. All other connections at or the same as Coachman's Cove. Population 30.

GREAT COD ROY, District of St. George; a river of Newfoundland, flows south-west into the Gulf of St. Lawrence, through the most picturesque scenery. Length about 60 miles. Its banks are covered with excellent timber. (See Grand River).

GREAT COLINET ISLAND, in Placentia and St. Mary's district. See Colinet.

GREAT CONEY ARM, a fishing settlement in St. Barbe district. Nearest post office, Jackson's Arm; money order and telegraph, Nipper's Harbor or Tilt Cove; railway station, Grand Pond, 46 miles. All other connections at or the same as Coachman's Cove - where coastal steamer calls. Population 50.

GREAT DENIER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE, Notre Dame Bay, kept by the Pyrites Company (Limited). Steady white, visible 16 miles in all directions seaward. Lat. 39dg. 39m. 45s., long. 55dg. 32m. 30s.

GREAT HARBOR (LaPoile), a way office and fishing settlement in Burgeo and LaPoile district. All connections at Little Harbor, LaPoile, 2 miles. Contains 1 school house, a good harbor and safe entrance. Population 24.

GREAT HARBOR (Connaigre Bay), a fishing station in Fortune Bay district. All connections at or the same as Harbor Briton, 3 miles, connected by ferry. Contains 1 store, 1 lobster factory; good harbor and safe entrance. Population 95.

GREAT HARBOR DEEP, a fishing settlement in the District of St. Barbe (White Bay). All connections at or the same as Englee, 30 miles - where coastal steamer calls - or Coachman's Cove. Population 100.

GREAT JERVOIS (Hermitage Bay), a fishing settlement in Fortune Bay district. Nearest telegraph Bay du Nord. All other connections at or the same as Pushthrough. Contains 1 church, 1 lobster factory; good harbor and safe entrance. Population 100.

GREAT LAWN or L'Ane, Burin district. See Lawn.

GREAT MERASHEEN, in Placentia and St. Mary's [district]. See Merasheen.

GREAT PARADISE, a post fishing settlement in Placentia and St. Mary's district. Nearest railway station, Placentia, 24 miles; port of entry, Oderin; all other connections Bain Harbor. Contains 1 store, 1 hotel and 1 church. Population 170.

GREAT PLACENTIA See Placentia Great.

GREAT ST. JOSEPH, in Placentia and St. Mary's [district]. See St. Joseph.

GREAT ST. LAWRENCE See St. Lawrence Great.

GREAT SOUTHERN HARBOR, in Placentia and St. Mary's [district]. See Southern Harbor Great.

GREENHEAD, in Harbor Grace district, is not a settlement of itself; it is the centre of Spaniard's Bay, and is only a high head standing out in centre of harbor.

GREEN ISLAND COVE, a cove in Exploits, Burnt Island, in Twillingate district. All connections at or same as Exploits.

GREEN ISLAND (Catalina), Lighthouse (has also a fog alarm); lat. 48dg. 30m. 15s., long. 53dg. 02m. 20s., 1857, fixed white, 4th order Dioptric, visible W.S.W. to N.E., height 92 feet, visible 11 miles; fog horn sounded 13 seconds with intervals of silence of 47 seconds.

GREENLY ISLAND, Lighthouse and Fog Horn, (Blanc Sablon), lat. 51dg. 22m. 35s., long. 57dg. 10m. 50s., Catoptric, showing white ½ minute, red ½ minute. White do., and eclipse 1½ minute, height 108 feet, visible 15 miles. Fog horn blast of 10 seconds every 1½ minutes.

GREEN POINT, a fishing settlement in St. Barbe district, Bay of Islands; nearest railway station 56 miles. All other connections at or the same as Woody Point, Bonne Bay. Population 6.

GREEN POINT LIGHTHOUSE (Bay Roberts), lat. 47dg. 36m. 40s., long. 53dg. 10m. 15s., 1883. Fixed white, 6th order Dioptric. Immediately beneath the principal white light is a projecting lantern in which three lamps are placed; the two outer ones will show white, and the centre one, in line with the Southern Rocks, N.E. ¼ E. (mag.), from the Tower, will show Red. Height 56 feet, visible 8½ miles.

GREEN'S HARBOR, a post, fishing, farming and lumbering settlement in Trinity district; nearest money order office, New Harbor, 7 miles; nearest railway station and telegraph, Broad Cove. All other connections at or the same as New Harbor. Population 420.

GREENSPOND, a post, money order, telegraph, port of entry, large fishing town in Bonavista district. Nearest railway station, Gambo, 35 miles by water; coastal mail steamers call fortnightly during summer from St. John's, 148 miles, fares $6.00 and $3.00; winter mails from St. John's weekly by rail and courier. Contains some large fishing establishments, 15 stores, 4 halls, 1 hotel, custom house and gaol, 3 churches and several schools. Population 1,320.

GRIQUET (Harbor and Bay), a post, fishing settlement in District of St. Barbe, 450 miles from St. John's; the coastal mail steamer calls here fortnightly during summer months, fares $10.50 and $6.50; mails in winter by courier from Channel, via Flower's Cove. Population 200.

GROAIS (or Groix) ISLAND, off the Treaty Shore, in St. Barbe district, north of White Bay. An island and post fishing settlement. All connections at or the same as Conche, 12 miles. Population 130.

GROAI'S ISLAND, in Bonavista district, included in Greenspond, being only separated by a very narrow tickle. See Greenspond.

GROLE (Hermitage Bay), a post fishing settlement in Fortune Bay district; nearest money order, Gaultois; telegraph, Harbor Briton, 16 miles; port of entry, Pushthrough, connected by courier. Contains 1 store, 1 school. Population 129.

GULL COVE (near Branch), a fishing settlement in Placentia and St. Mary's district; nearest railway station and port of entry, Placentia; all other connections at or the same as St. Mary's, 20 miles. Population 20.

GULLEYS (Upper and Lower), post, fishing and farming settlements in Harbor Main district. Post office at Upper Gulleys; nearest money order office, Holyrood or Harbor Main; telegraph, railway station, and all other connections, Kelligrews. Coastal steamer, St. John's. Population 350.

GULL ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE (Cape John), lat. 49dg. 59m. 54s., long. 55dg. 21m. 33s., 1884. Intermittent white, 4th order dioptric, making one complete revolution in one minute, appearing about 11 seconds light and 9 seconds dark; 525 feet high, visible 26 miles. All connections at Tilt Cove. Population 1 family - lighthouse keeper.

GULL ISLAND COVE (Exploits, Burnt Island), in District of Twillingate. All connections at or the same as Exploits.

GULL MARSH, a small fishing settlement in St. Barbe district. Nearest railway station, Bay of Islands (Birchy Cove). All other connections at or the same as Woody Point, Bonne Bay. Population 10.

GUZZELL'S COVE, a small fishing settlement in Harbor Grace district. Nearest post office and all other connections Bay Roberts.

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HA! HA! BAY (in Pistolet Bay), a fishing settlement in St. Barbe district, east of Cape Norman; nearest coastal steamer and all other connections at or the same as Griquet, 17 miles. Population 35.

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HALFWAY BAY (or Point), a small settlement in Bay of Islands district. All connections at or the same as Bay of Islands, Birchy Cove. Population 60.

HALL'S BAY (in Notre Dame Bay), a large bay on the north of Newfoundland, containing several small settlements, the principal of which is Boat Harbor. This place and others further into the bottom of the bay are all served from Little Bay post office, via Wolf's Cove. Those at the mouth of the bay, at Little Bay Islands, bay steamer plies here and connects with the railway at Norris Arm, about 80 miles, and with other places in Notre Dame Bay. Population about 250.

HALLSTOWN, a small fishing settlement in District of Port de Grave; nearest post office and all other connections at Bay Roberts.

HAMILTON INLET, a large fishing settlement on the Labrador. Population 486.

HANT'S HARBOR, a post, telegraph, preventive station, fishing and lumbering settlement in District of Trinity; nearest money order and coastal steamer, Old Perlican, 10 miles; railway station, Harbor Grace, 27 miles by land; all other connections at or the same as Heart's Content, 12 miles; contains 10 stores, 2 halls, 1 church, 4 schools; good harbor, safe entrance, with lighthouse. Population 765.

HANT'S HARBOR (Lighthouse, Trinity Bay), lat. 48dg. 01m. 07s., long. 53dg. 15m. 07s., 1881, fixed white, 6th order Dioptric; height 65 feet, visible 9 miles.

HAPPY ADVENTURE, a post, fishing settlement in Bonavista district. Nearest money order, port of entry and coastal steamer, Salvage, 12 miles; telegraph and railway station, Glovertown, 20 miles. Contains 1 store, 2 churches, good harbor, entrance safe. Population 175.

HARBOR BRITON, a post, money order, telegraph, port of entry, fishing settlement and chief town in Fortune Bay district; coastal mail steamer calls fortnightly from St. John's, 283 miles, fares %7.50 and $4.00; "S.S. Harlow," (Pickford & Black, Agents) also calls for six months in the year from Halifax. Nearest railway station, Port au Basque (Channel), 150 miles, or Placentia for St. John's. Contains 1 large fishing establishment and several stores, court house and gaol, custom house and government store, 3 churches and schools, good harbor, safe entrance. Population 750.

HARBOR BUFFETT (on Long Island), a post, money order and fishing settlement in Placentia and St. Mary's district; everything else at or the same as Placentia, 20 miles, connected by steam packet, fare $1.00; mails weekly; contains 2 stores, 2 churches, good harbor, safe entrance. Population 500.

HARBOR DEEP (Great and Little), a post, fishing settlement in St. Barbe district; nearest money order, telegraph, port of entry, Tilt Cove, 60 miles; coastal boat and all other connections by water, at or the same as Coachman's Cove, 25 miles, or Englee, 35 miles. Population 110.

HARBOR GRACE (north and south sides), the capital of Conception Bay, in Harbor Grace district, is the second town of importance in the Island - carries on an extensive fishery and export trade; is a post, money order, telegraph, port of entry and terminus of the Harbor Grace branch of the Newfoundland R'y system; coastal mail steamer from St. John's, 63 miles round Conception Bay; calls during July, August, September and October, making 7 trips a week; daily mails by train from St. John's, 83½ miles, fares, $2.50 and $1.70; contains a branch of the Bank of Nova Scotia, branch Savings Bank, large fishery establishment, 22 stores, 1 hotel, 2 halls, R.C. Academy, court house, custom house and gaol, R.C. Cathedral, 6 churches and several schools, a newspaper, "The Harbor Grace Standard," issued weekly, $2.50 per year, J. Munn, editor; a good water supply system; a lighthouse on Island, also a harbor light; a magnificent harbor, with a safe entrance, and is the seat of the R.C. Bishop. Population 6,500.

HARBOR GRACE HARBOR LIGHT, lat. 47dg. 41m. 29s., long. 53dg. 12m. 33s., 1850; fixed white, 6th order dioptric; height 40 feet, visible 7½ miles.

HARBOR GRACE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE, 47dg. 42m. 45s., long. 53dg. 08m. 11s., 1836; Trotter Lindberg apparatus. It is occulting, worked by the heat of the lamp, and shows red and white, alternately, in quick succession; seven revolutions per minute; four flashes in each revolution; height 151 feet, visible 15 miles.

HARBOR ISLAND (Bay of Islands), an island and fishing settlement in Bay St. George district. All connections at or the same as Bay of Islands, Birchy Cove. Population 110.

HARBOR LE COU, a fishing settlement in Burgeo and LaPoile district. Nearest railway and port of entry, Channel (or Port au Basque). All other connections at or the same as Rose Blanche, 1½ miles. Population 190.

HARBOR MAIN, a post, money order, preventive station, fishing settlement and chief town in Harbor Main district; telegraph, Salmon Cove, 3 miles; railway station, Woodford station, 3 miles; daily mail by rail; nearest coastal steamer and banks, St. John's, 50 miles; Harbor Grace, 12 miles; Carbonear, 14 miles, by water; 36 miles, St. John's; 48 miles, Harbor Grace, by rail. Mail route to Chapel Cove, 2 miles. Contains 5 stores, 1 hall, 1 church, safe harbor, good entrance and anchorage. Population 900.

HARBOR MILLE, a post and fishing settlement in Fortune Bay district. Nearest money order, Bay L'Argent; telegraph, Long Harbor; port of entry, St. Jacques. Coastal boat and all other connections at Belleoram or Bay L'Argent, with weekly mail connected by packet. Copper ore is found here. Population 150.

HARBOR ROUND (Confusion Bay), a fishing settlement in St. Barbe district; a fine harbor, fit for ships of the largest tonnage, entrance good and safe, 8 miles from LaScie; nearest post office, Brents Cove, 1 mile; all other connections at or the same as Tilt Cove. Population 80.

HARE BAY, a large inlet on the north-east extremity of the Island, containing several small settlements, of which Grace Cove is the principal; fishing is the only industry; coastal steamer and all other connections at or the same as St. Anthony. Population, about 200.

HARE BAY AND LOCKS COVE, fishing settlements in Burgeo and LaPoile district; all connections at or the same as Rencontre, 7 miles. Population 17.

HARE BAY (Fogo Island), a fishing settlement in District of Fogo; all connections at or the same as Fogo. Population 110.

HARE HARBOR, a fishing settlement in Fortune Bay district; nearest post office, Stone Cove; money order, Belleoram; telegraph and port of entry, St. Jacques; 290 miles from St. John's, fare $8.50; connected with Belleoram by sailing packet, fare $1.00; has a god harbor, poor entrance; all other connections at or the same as Belleoram. Population12.

HARICOT (or Harry's Cove), a small fishing settlement in Placentia and St. Mary's district; nearest telegraph and port office, Salmonier; all other connections at or the same as St. Mary's. Population 45.

HARRY'S HARBOR (Green Bay), a post, fishing and lumbering settlement in Twillingate district; nearest port of entry, Little Bay; railway station, Norris Arm; all other connections at or the same as Nipper's Harbor, connected by packet; contains 1 store, 1 schoolhouse, 1 church. Population 197.

HATCHET COVE, a fishing and lumbering settlement in District of Trinity; nearest post office and railway station, Northern Bight; port of entry and coastal boat, Trinity; all other connections at or the same as Clarenville; contains 1 church. Population 50.

HATTER'S POINT, a fishing settlement in Burgeo and LaPoile district; all connections at or the same as Burgeo; it is a small harbor. Population 64.

HAULING POINT (White Bay), a post, fishing and farming settlement in St. Barbe district; nearest money order, port of entry, telegraph, Tilt Cove, by water, or Nipper's Harbor by land; railway, Sandy Lake, about 40 miles; all other connections at or the same as Coachman's Cove in Baie Verte, 36 miles; contains 1 store, 1 church. Population 100.

HAWKE'S BAY (or harbor), a fishing settlement in St. Barbe district; nearest post office, Gargamelle, 9 miles; all connections at or the same as Port Saunders; good harbor, safe entrance.

HAY COVE, District of Burin. See Flat Islands.

HAYSTACK (Long Island), a post, fishing settlement in Placentia and St. Mary's district. Nearest telegraph and port of entry, Black River, 8 miles; railway station, La Manche, 6 miles. All other connections at or the same as Harbor Buffet. S.S. Alert calls here with mails from Placentia, weekly, 23 miles. Population 125.

HAYWARD'S COVE (Cottell's Island), 8 miles from Greenspond in Bonavista district. All connections at or the same as St. Brendan's; Hayward's Cove has a good harbor. Population 90.

HEAD OF FORTUNE BAY, a post, fishing and farming settlement in Fortune Bay district; nearest port of entry, St. Jacques; coastal steamer, Belleoram, connected by means of sailing packet; all other connections at or the same as Bay L'Argent; contains 1 church and 1 lobster factory. Population 144.

HEALLY'S COVE, in Harbor Main district. See Woodford Station.

HEART'S CONTENT, a post, money order, telegraph, fishing settlement in District of Trinity; nearest railway station, Harbor Grace, 16 miles by land; coastal steamer, Old Perlican; port of entry and mail route, Carbonear, 12 miles; mails tri-weekly; this is the head office and western terminus of 5 submarine cables connecting St. Pierre (French) and at North Sydney with the Western Union system, and to Valentia in Ireland, thus opening up telegraphic communications with the world; contains 5 stores, 2 halls, 3 churches, branch savings bank; has a magnificent harbor with safe entrance. Population 1,200.

HEART'S DELIGHT, a post, lumbering and fishing settlement in Trinity District; nearest railway station, Harbor Grace, 16 miles; all other connections at or the same as Heart's Content, 9 miles; containing 3 stores, 2 halls, 2 churches; sawmills, annual output of lumber 6,000,000 feet, including shingles; cod and salmon are the principal fish caught. Population 600.

HEART'S DESIRE, a way office, lumbering and fishing settlement in Trinity district; nearest railway, Harbor Grace, 18 miles; everything else centers at or same as Heart's Content, 15 miles; 80 miles to St. John's, 70 miles to Harbor Grace by water; 90 miles to St. John's, 18 miles to Harbor Grace by rail; contains 2 stores, 2 churches; population 140.

HEBRON, a fishing settlement on the Labrador; population 256.

HENLEY HARBOR, a fishing settlement on the Labrador, a sporting locality; mail steamer calls here 7 trips (more or less) during summer, according to state of ice. Population 20.

HERMITAGE COVE (Hermitage Bay), a post fishing settlement in Fortune Bay district; coastal mail steamer fortnightly from St. John's, with mail; fares $7.50 and $4.00; all other connections at or the same as Harbor Briton, 9 miles. Contains 4 stores, 2 public wharves, 1 church, good harbor, safe entrance. Population 200.

HERRING COVE (See St. Lawrence, included in this place).

HERRING NECK, a post, money order, telegraph and fishing settlement in the District of Twillingate; nearest port of entry, Twillingate, 9 miles; railway station, Ouinette (or Norris Arm), 38 miles; coastal mail steamer from St. John's fortnightly in summer, 225 miles; fares $7 and $4; winter mails weekly by rail and courier, bay steamer S.S. Lady Glover also calls here; contains 1 large fishing establishment, 1 store and 2 churches; population 950.

HIBB'S HOLE, a fishing settlement in District of Port de Grave; nearest post office and all other connections at Bay Roberts. Population 90.

HICKMAN'S HARBOR, a post, lumber and fishing settlement in Trinity district; nearest money order, Britannia Cove; port of entry, Trinity, 26 miles; railway station and telegraph, Clarenville, 11 miles; 72 miles St. John's, 64 miles Harbor Grace by water; contains 1 store, 1 church, good harbor. Population 190.

HIGH BEACH COVE, a fishing settlement in Burin district; all connections at or the same as Lamaline, 5 miles; population 75.

HIGHLANDS, a post, farming and fishing settlement in St. George district; all connections at or the same as Sandy Point, Bay St. George, 30 miles, connected by courier; contains 1 store, 1 school house, 3 lobster factories, 1 church; population 134.

HODGES COVE (SW Arm, Trinity Bay), a lumbering and fishing settlement in Trinity district, nearest PO and money order office, Britannia Cove, 10 miles; telegraph and railway station, Shoal Harbor, 25 miles; port of entry, Trinity, 30 miles; mail steamers call at Trinity, connected by courier and sometimes steam launch; contains 1 church; population 130.

HODGEWATER, a railway station in District of Trinity near Whitbourne, about 52 miles from St. John's, fares $1.90 and $1.40.

HOGAN COVE, in Placentia and St. Mary's district; all connections at or the same as Merasheen.

HOLYROOD (St. Mary's Bay), a post, fishing and farming settlement in Placentia and St. Mary's district; nearest railway station, Holyrood, Conception Bay, 32 miles by land, Placentia by water; all other connections at or the same as St. Mary's, 9 miles; contains 1 fishing establishment, church and school; population 230.

HOLYROOD South, Central and N. Arm), a post, money order, telegraph, railway station (¼ mile), farming, lumbering and fishing settlement in the District of Harbor Main; nearest port of entry and banks and all other connections, St. John's, 33 miles by rail; fares $1.20 and 90 cents; mails daily; 84 miles to Placentia; contains 8 stores, 7 hotels, 1 court-house, 1 hall, 1 church, 2 schools; fine harbor, good entrance. Population 1,000.

HOLYROOD STATION, a railway station in Harbor Main district, ¼ mile from village of Holyrood, 33 miles from St. John's, fares $1.20 and 90 cents. See Holyrood.

HOPEDALE, a large fishing and furring settlement on the Labrador; steamer with mails calls here 7 times (more or less) during summer, according to state of ice. Population 341.

HOPEVILLE, a fishing and farming settlement in Bonavista district; all connections at or the same as Brooklyn.

HOPEWELL (Conception Bay), a fishing and farming settlement in Harbor Main district; railway runs through; all connections at or the same as Kelligrews; contains 1 church. Population 80.

HORSE COVE, a small fishing settlement in Harbor Main district; nearest post office, Broad Cove, St. John's west, 2½ miles; all other connections at St. John's, 14 miles. Population 150.

HORSE ISLANDS (or St. Barbe Islands), in St. Barbe district; all connections at or the same as Coachman's Cove, or Tilt Cove; seals are numerous here, and seal hunters make this a point of observation during the sealing season; population 115.

HUNGRY COVE, a small place in Trinity district; all connections at or the same as Hickman's Harbor, 4 miles east.

HUNT'S ISLAND, a fishing settlement in District of Burgeo and LaPoile; nearest post office and all other connections at Burgeo; population 190.

HYNES COVE (Notre Dame Bay), a small fishing settlement in Twillingate district; all connections at or the same as Little Bay Islands.

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INDIAN ARM, a way office and fishing settlement in Bonavista district; nearest railway station, Clode Sound, 28 miles; all other connections at or the same as Trinity, 12 miles by land, connected by courier; winter mails, weekly from St. John's by rail and courier; contains 2 stores and 3 schools. Population 380.

INDIAN ARM (Burnt Bay), a fishing and farming settlement in Twillingate district; nearest railway station and telegraph, Norris Arm (Ouinette); money order, Botwoodville; coastal steamer Exploits, Burnt Island or Twillingate; population 125.

INDIAN BAY, a fishing station in Bonavista district; good salmon fishing; good harbor, N.W. course; all connections at or the same as Greenspond, 12 miles. Population 15.

INDIAN COVE, a fishing and farming settlement in Bonavista district; all connections at or the same as Musgravetown.

INDIAN HARBOR (Merasheen Island), a way office, fishing settlement in Placentia and St. Mary's district; nearest money order office, Harbor Buffett; all other connections at or the same as Merasheen, or Placentia; contains 2 stores, church and school. Population 95.

INDIAN HARBOR, a fishing settlement on the Labrador; mails 7 times (more or less) during summer, according to state of ice. Population 45.

INDIAN HARBOR AND ISLAND, a settlement in Burgeo and LaPoile district; all connections at or the same as Little Harbor, LaPoile.

INDIAN ISLAND (including Eastern Cove), a fishing settlement in Fogo district; nearest post office and telegraph, Seldom Come Bye, 4½ miles; money order and port of entry, Fogo, 15 miles; railway station, Gander Bay River, 55 miles; all connections at or the same as Seldom Come Bye; winter mails by rail and courier; contains 2 stores, 3 school-houses; good harbor, entrance good; population 300.

INDIAN POINT (Exploits Bay), a small fishing settlement in Twillingate district; all connections at or the same as Botwoodville; population 20.

INDIAN POND (Conception Bay), a railway, telegraph, post office, fishing and farming settlement in Harbor Main district; all connections at or the same as Kelligrews, or Holyrood. Population 200.

INGORNACHOIX BAY, on the west coast, about 20 miles south of Bay St. John's, containing Keppel Island and harbor, Port Saunders and Hawke's Bay. The only inhabitants, 55 in number, are in Port Saunders; all connections at or the same as Flower's Cove, or Bonne Bay, Woody Point.

INNER PINCHARD'S ISLAND (now called Newtown), a fishing settlement in District of Bonavista; nearest telegraph, Wesleyville, 6 miles; port of entry, Greenspond, 11 miles; railway station, Gambo, 50 miles; all other connections at or the same as Pool's Island, 9 miles; good harbor and safe entrance; contains 3 stores, 2 churches and 2 schools. Population 476.

IRELAND ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE (LaPoile Bay), lat. 47dg. 37m. 52s., long. 58dg. 22m. 13s., erected 1886 in District of Burgeo and LaPoile; 5th order revolving white light, alternate flashes and total eclipses, attaining greatest brilliancy every 12 seconds; height 67 feet, visible 9¼ miles; all connections at or the same as Little Bay, LaPoile; population, lighthouse keeper and family.

IRELAND'S EYE (Smith's Sound), a fishing and farming settlement in Trinity district; nearest post and money order office, Britannia Cove; railway station, Shoal Harbor; coastal boat, telegraph and all other connections, Trinity, connected by packet, 11 miles; population 130.

IRISHTOWN, a small fishing settlement in Bay of Islands district; all connections at or the same as Bay of Islands, Birchy Cove. Population 45.

IRISHTOWN, a small fishing settlement in Carbonear district; all connections at or the same as Carbonear.

IRVINE, a railway station in District of Harbor Main, 10 miles from St. John's, fares 50 cts and 30 cts; nearest post office and telegraph, Topsail, 5 miles; all other connections, St. John's.

ISLANDS, BAY OF, a large bay formed by the Gulf of St. Lawrence, on the west coast of Newfoundland, north of St. George's Bay; lat. 49dg. 20m. north, long. 58dg. 15m. west. It receives on the south-east the Humber, and encloses a great number of small islands; for all connections see Birchy Cove.

ISLAND COVE, Upper Harbor Grace district. (See Upper Island Cove).

ISLAND COVE, a small cove near Trinity Harbor, a fishing settlement in Trinity district; all connections at or the same as Trinity. Population 50.

ISLAND COVE, a way office and fishing settlement in Trinity district; nearest money order, new Harbor, 10 miles; all other connections at or the same as Heart's Content, 12 miles; railway station, Harbor Grace, by land; population 90.

ISLAND HARBOR (Fogo Island), a fishing settlement in District of Fogo; all connections at or the same as Fogo, 7 miles. Population 115.

ISLE-AUX-MORTS, a fishing settlement in Burgeo and LaPoile district; all connections at or the same as Channel, 7 miles; contains 2 stores, 1 church; good harbor; population 247.

ISLE VALEN (or Valen Island), an island and post fishing settlement in Placentia and St. Mary's district; nearest money order office, Harbor Buffett; all other connections at or the same as Placentia, connected by packet, sending weekly mails; population 150.

ISLE-AUX-SAUVAGES, a small island in St. Barbe district, at entrance of Old Port aux Choix, formerly a French fishing station but abandoned now.

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JACKSON'S ARM (White Bay), a post and fishing settlement in St. Barbe district; nearest railway station, Sandy Lake; money order, telegraph, port of entry, Tilt Cove, or Nipper's Harbor, 40 miles; all other connections at or the same as Coachman's Cove; population 70.

JACKSON'S COVE (Green Bay), a post, fishing and ship building settlement in Twillingate district; nearest railway station, Norris Arm - the bay steamer calls here and connects with railway during the summer months; all other connections at or the same as Nipper's Harbor, 9 miles; contains 2 stores and 1 church; population 100.

JACOB'S COVE (New Bay Head), a small fishing settlement in District of Twillingate; all connections at or the same as Fortune Harbor; population 16.

JACQUES FONTAINE, a fishing settlement in Fortune Bay district; nearest post and money order office, Bay L'Argent; telegraph, Long Harbor; post of entry and coastal steamer, St. Jacques; all other connections at or the same as Bay L'Argent; population 75.

JAMES COVE, in Bonavista district; all connections at or the same as Brooklyn.

JAMES COVE (Conception Bay), a post, fishing and farming settlement in Harbor Main district; nearest money order, Conception Harbor; telegraph and railway station, Salmon Cove; port of entry, Brigus; all other connections at or the same as Conception Harbor; population 190.

JEAN-DE-BAY, a small fishing settlement in Burin district; all connections at or the same as Burin; population 60.

JENKIN'S COVE (Twillingate South Island), a fishing settlement in Twillingate district; all connections at or the same as Twillingate.

JERSEY HARBOR, a fishing settlement in Fortune Bay district; all connections at or the same as Harbor Briton, 1 mile, connected by ferry; contains 3 stores, 1 school; good harbor, safe entrance; population 140.

JOB'S COVE (Conception Bay), a way office, fishing, farming and lumbering settlement in Bay-de-Verde district; nearest post office, Blackhead, 12 miles; telegraph and coastal steamer, Western Bay, 8 miles, connected by courier; money order office, Lower Island Cove, 3 miles; port of entry, Carbonear, 24 miles; railway station, Harbor Grace, 28 miles; contains 5 stores, 2 schools; population 320.

JOE BATT'S ARM (Fogo Island), a considerable fishing settlement in District of Fogo; all connections at or the same as Fogo, 5 miles; contains 1 store; population 544.

JOHN'S BEACH, a small fishing settlement in Bay of Islands; all connections at or the same as Bay of Islands, Birchy Cove; population 45.

JOHN'S POND (St. Mary's Bay), a fishing settlement in Placentia and St. Mary's district; nearest post and telegraph, Salmonier, 6 miles; money order and all other connections at or the same as St. Mary's; population 65.

JOIRES OR JOURS COVE (Twillingate South Island), a fishing settlement in Twillingate district; all connections at or the same as Twillingate.

JOURNOIS, a fishing settlement in St. George district; all connections at or the same as Sandy Point, St. George; population 50.

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KANE'S POINT (Exploits Bay), a small fishing settlement in Twillingate district; all connections at or the same as Botwoodville; population 35.

KEELS, a post, fishing, farming, shipbuilding and lobster packing settlement in Bonavista district; nearest railway station, Clode Sound; all other connections at or the same as King's Cove, 5 miles, connected by courier; contains 5 stores, 1 hotel, 1 hall, Church of England and schoolhouse; harbor good, entrance difficult; a good slate quarry is situated here; population 500.

KELLEY'S ISLAND (Conception Bay), an island and fishing and farming settlement in Harbor Main district; all connections at or the same as Kelligrews, by water, about 4 miles; contains 1 store; population 30.

KELLIGREWS (Conception Bay), a post, telegraph, railway station, farming and fishing settlement in Harbor Main district; nearest money order office, Holyrood, 10 miles; port of entry, Brigus, 12 miles by water; banks and steamer connections, St. John's, 22 miles, fare 80c.; daily mails; contains 8 stores, 4 hotels and 3 churches; population 320.

KELLIGREWS STATION, a railway station in Harbor Main district, 22 miles from St. John's, fares 80c. and 60c.; daily mail by train. See Kelligrews, ¼ mile.

KEPPEL ISLAND AND HARBOR (See Ingornachoix Bay)

KERLEY'S OR CARELESS HARBOR, a small fishing settlement in Trinity district; nearest railway station, Shoal Harbor; all other connections at or the same as Bonaventure, 1 mile; population 50.

KETTLE COVE (Twillingate South Island), a small fishing settlement in Twillingate district; all connections at or the same as Twillingate.

KILBRIDE, a post, fishing and farming settlement in St. John's (west) district; all connections at St. John's; mails twice a week by wagon.

KILLOCK ISLAND (Exploits Bay), a small island and fishing settlement in Twillingate district; all connections at or the same as Botwoodville; population 45.

KING'S COVE (Bonavista Bay), a post, money order, telegraph, preventive station (Bonavista, nearest port of entry), fishing and lumbering settlement in Bonavista district; nearest railway, Clode Sound, about 60 or 70 miles; coastal mail steamers from St. John's, fortnightly during summer, 116 miles, fares $5.50 and $2.80; winter mails from St. John's, semi-weekly by rail and courier; contains 8 stores, 2 churches and schools; safe harbor, good entrance with lighthouse; population 700.

KING'S COVE, a fishing settlement in St. Barbe district; nearest post office, Gargamelle, 17 miles; all connections same as Port aux Choix; population 3; no harbor.

KING'S COVE (Green Bay), a fishing settlement in Twillingate district; all connections at or the same as Jackson's Cove (Green Bay), 5 miles; population 40.

KING'S COVE HEAD LIGHTHOUSE, in District of Bonavista, lat. 48dg. 34m. 32s., long. 53dg. 18m. 50s., 1893, occulting white; twelve revolutions per minute, two flashes each revolution; the heat of the lamp operates the shades of the Trotter Lindberg system; height 176-7 feet, visible 14 miles.

KIRBY'S COVE, a small fishing settlement in Burin district; all connections at or the same as Burin; population 80.

KITCHUES (Conception Bay), a way office, fishing and farming settlement in Harbor Main district; nearest post and money order office, Conception Harbor; railway station and telegraph, Salmon Cove; port of entry, Brigus; coastal steamer connection, St. John's; population 250.

KITE COVE (Exploits River), a way office, fishing, lumbering and farming settlement in Twillingate district; nearest money order and post office, Botwoodville, 7 miles; telegraph and railway station, Norris Arm; all other connections at or the same as Botwoodville; population 125.

KNIGHTS COVE, a way office, fishing settlement in Bonavista district; post and money order office, and all other connections at or the same as King's Cove, 2 miles; population 150.

KYRIS COVE, a cove in Black Island in Twillingate district; all connections at or the same as Exploits, Burnt Island; population 56.

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LADLE COVE (Hamilton Sound), a post, fishing settlement in District of Fogo; nearest telegraph and coastal mail steamer, Seldom-Come-By; port of entry, Fogo; all other connections at or the same as Musgrave Harbor, 5 mils; population 170.

LADY COVE (Random Sound), a fishing and farming settlement in Trinity district; nearest post office, Bald Nap, ½ mile; money order, telegraph, railway station, Clarenville, 7 miles; port of entry and coastal steamer, Trinity; contains 1 store, 1 school and churches; population 90.

La HUNE BAY (See Cape La Hune)

LAKE'S BROOK, a small fishing settlement in Burgeo and LaPoile district; nearest railway station, Port aux Basque; all other connections at or the same as Channel; population 60.

LALLY COVE, a small fishing settlement in Fortune Bay district; nearest post office and all connections at Belleoram, 19 miles; weekly mails by packet from Bay L'Argent; population 75.

LAMALINE, a post, money order, telegraph, port of entry, fishing and farming settlement in Burin district; S.S. Alert from Placentia, fares $1.00 and $1.50; coastal mail steamer from St. John's fortnightly, about 226 miles, fares $5.50 and $3.50; railway station, Placentia; cod and herring are the principal fish caught, St. John's the market; contains 6 stores, 2 churches; has a lighthouse, fixed white light; population 700.

LA MANCHE, a post fishing settlement in District of Placentia and St. Mary's; nearest money order office, Harbor Buffett, 12 miles; telegraph and railway station, 2 miles (La Manche); port of entry and coastal steamer, Placentia, connected by bay steamer; all other connections at or the same as Harbor Buffett; contains 3 lobster factories; lad and silver mines formerly worked here; population 53.

LA MANCHE, a small fishing settlement in Ferryland district; nearest post office, Toad's Cove, 3 miles; all other connections at or the same as Ferryland, 8 miles; population 40.

LAMBLE'S PASSAGE, a fishing settlement in Fortune Bay district; nearest post office and all other connections at or the same as Gaultois; population 35.

LANCE COVE (Hermitage Bay), a small fishing settlement in District of Burgeo and LaPoile; all connections at or the same as Rencontre, 5 miles, or Harbor Briton; population 30.

LANCE COVE (Conception Bay), a fishing and farming settlement in Harbor Main district; all connections at or the same as Kelligrews; railway runs through; population 50.

LANCE COVE, a small place on Belle Isle, Conception Bay district, and St. John's East; all connections at or the same as Belle Isle, The Beach, or Topsail.

LANCE COVE, a fishing and lumbering settlement in District of Trinity; nearest port of entry, Trinity, 18 miles by water; railway station, Harbor Grace, 30 miles; all other connections at or the same as Old Perlican, 6 miles; contains 1 store, 1 church and schoolhouse; population 170.

LANCE COVE (Smith's Sound), a post, lumbering, farming and fishing settlement in Trinity district; nearest money order office, Britannia Cove, 2 miles; port of entry and coastal steamer, Trinity, 22 miles, from where mails come by sailing packet; all other connections at or the same as Shoal Harbor, 14 miles; winter mails by rail and courier; contains 1 store, 1 church and school; population 190.

LANCE COVE, a small fishing settlement in District of Trinity; nearest railway station Shoal Harbor or Clode Sound, 45 miles; all other connections at or the same as Bonavista, 4 miles; population 45.

LANGSDOWN COVE (Green Bay), a small fishing settlement in Twillingate district; all connections at or the same as Jackson's Cove (Green Bay), 1½ miles; population 20.

LANGUE-DE-SERF, a fishing settlement in Fortune Bay district; nearest post office, Fox Cove, connected by row boat; port of entry, St. Jacques; all other connections at or the same as Bay L'Argent, 5 miles; population 45.

L'ANSE-A-BARK, A SMALL FISHING SETTLEMENT IN Burin district; all connections at or the same as L'Awn or St. Lawrence; population 30.

L'ANSE-AU-CLAIR, a fishing settlement on Newfoundland coast of the Labrador; population 79.

L'ANSE-AU-DIABLE, a fishing settlement on the Labrador; population 27.

L'ANSE-AU-LOUP, a fishing settlement on the Labrador; mail steamers with mail call here 7 times during summer, more or less - according to state of ice; population 78.

L'ANSE-AU-MOUR, a fishing settlement on the Labrador; population 12.

L'ANSE-AU-VEAU, a small fishing settlement in District of Burin; nearest post office and money order, Spoon Cove, 2 miles; all other connections at or the same as Burin; population 50.

La PLANTE, a fishing settlement in Burgeo and LaPoile district; all connections at or the same as Little Harbor, LaPoile; population 40.

LaPOILE, (See Little Harbor, LaPoile)

LaPOILE BAY, District of Burgeo and LaPoile, a large inlet into which runs the LaPoile river; contains several fishing settlements, of which Little Harbor is the principal, and is situated on the south-west coast about 30 miles from Channel. (See Little Harbor, LaPoile).

LARK HARBOR, a fishing settlement in Bay St. George district; all connections at or the same as Bay of Islands (Birchy Cove), 20 miles; contains 2 stores, 1 church; good harbor, entrance good; population 97.

LA SCIE (Confusion Bay), a post, fishing and farming settlement in St. Barbe district; all other connections at or the same as Tilt Cove, 18 miles, connected by courier, fare $1.50; contains 1 store, 1 hall, 2 churches and school; population 200.

LAWN (or L'Aune), a post fishing settlement in Burin district; all other connections at or the same as St. Lawrence, 9 miles; contains 2 stores, 1 church; good harbor, safe entrance; population 240.

LAWRENCETOWN (or harbor), in Exploits Bay, a post, fishing and farming settlement in Twillingate district; nearest money order office, Exploits, Burnt Island; telegraph and railway station, Norris Arm; port of entry, Twillingate; all other connections at or the same as Exploits, Burnt Island; contains 1 store, 1 church; safe harbor, good entrance; population 189.

LEADING TICKLES (Notre Dame Bay), a post fishing settlement in Twillingate district; nearest money order office, Pelley's Island; telegraph and port of entry, Little Bay; railway station, Norris Arm, 35 miles; coastal mail steamer fortnightly during summer from St. John's, 263 miles, fares $7.50 and $4.20; winter mails from St. John's weekly by rail and courier; contains 5 stores, 1 church; has good harbor with safe entrance; population 400.

LEE BIGHT (Random Sound), a lumbering settlement in District of Trinity; nearest post office, Northern Bight, 3 miles; port of entry, Trinity; all other connections at or the same as Clarenville, 5 miles; contains 2 stores; good harbor, safe entrance; population 100.

LION'S DEN (Fogo Island), a small fishing settlement District of Fogo; all connections at or the same as Fogo, 2 miles; population 30.

LITTLE BAY, a fishing settlement in Burin district; nearest post office, Beau Bois, 2½ miles; railway station, Placentia, 42 miles; bank and express, St. John's; everything else about the same as Burin; has a good harbor, with good entrance; contains 1 schoolhouse; shell fish, viz. scallops, mussels and cove oysters are plentiful; population 15.

LITTLE BAY (Hermitage Bay), a fishing settlement in Fortune Bay district; all connections at or the same as Gaultois; population 50.

LITTLE BAY (or Baie Verte). (See Coachman's Cove or Baie Verte).

LITTLE BAY (Notre Dame Bay), a post, money order, telegraph, port of entry, mining, farming and fishing settlement in Twillingate district; port of call for the coastal mail steamer fortnightly from St. John's, during summer months, distance 293 miles from St. John's, fares $8.00 and $4.50; nearest railway station, Norris Arm, connected by bay steamer; winter mails weekly by rail and courier. This was formerly the largest mining place in the Island, smelting its own ore, quoted as Newfoundland's best selected, and employed at that time over 1000men in the mine. The mine was closed down a few years ago and the people who remained have taken to farming and fishing. Little Bay and its vicinity contains 6 stores, 1 hotel, 3 churches and schools, court house and gaol, 1 hall, public wharf; splendid harbor, goods entrance; population 2500 at the time when the mine was working, but it has since been greatly reduced.

LITTLE BAY, EAST, a post, fishing settlement in Fortune Bay district; nearest telegraph, Long Harbor; money order and all other connections at Bay L'Argent; connected by packet with Belleoram, for coastal steamer; population 100.

LITTLE CATALINA (See Catalina)

LITTLE CHANCE HARBOR (See Chance Harbor)

LITTLE CODROY RIVER (See Codroy)

LITTLE COLINET ISLAND (See Colinet Islands)

LITTLE CONEY ARM OR COVE, a settlement in District of St. Barbe (White Bay); nearest post office, Jackson's Arm; nearest railway, Grand Pond, 48 miles; all other connections at or the same as Englee, where coastal boat calls fortnightly during summer; population 40.

LITTLE FOGO ISLANDS, a fishing settlement in Fogo district; all connections at or the same as Fogo, 6 miles; population 70.

LITTLE HARBOR, a fishing settlement in District of Placentia and St. Mary's; all connections at or the same as La Manche; contains 3 lobster factories, 1 church and school; population 45.

LITTLE HARBOR, a small creek in Bonavista district; all connections at or the same as Salvage; population 1 family.

LITTLE HARBOR (LaPoile), a post, money order, telegraph, port of entry and fishing settlement in District of Burgeo and LaPoile; nearest railway station Channel (or Port-au-Basque), 30 miles by water; coastal mail steamer from St. John's (fortnightly), 405 miles, fare $9.50 and $5.50; the S.S. Harlow (Pickford & Black, agents) from Halifax, also calls here; contains 1 store, 1 church; splendid harbor, anchorage 8 to 10 fathoms, entrance safe - 16 feet of water at wharf at low tide; lighthouse at entrance to bay; population 200.

LITTLE HARBOR WEST (Bay de L'eau), a post, fishing settlement in Fortune Bay district; all connections at or the same as Harbor Briton; contains 1 store; population 100.

LITTLE HEART'S EASE (Random), a post, fishing, farming and lumbering settlement in Trinity district; nearest money order office Britannia Cove; telegraph and railway station, Clarenville; port of entry and coastal boat, Trinity, 25 miles; contains 3 stores, 1 church; safe harbor, entrance good; population 175.

LITTLE MORTIER, a small fishing settlement in Burin district; all connections at or the same as Burin; population 75.

LITTLE PARADISE, a fishing settlement in Placentia and St. Mary's district; population 92. (See Great Paradise).

LITTLE PLACENTIA, a post, fishing and boat building settlement in Placentia and St. Mary's district; mails daily by rail and courier; all other connections at or the same as Placentia (Great), 5 miles; contains 5 stores, 1 church; population 310.

LITTLE REACH, a fishing settlement in Fortune Bay district; nearest post and money order office, Belleoram; port of entry and telegraph, St. Jacques; S.S. Grand Lake and S.S. Harlow call at Belleoram; good harbor, safe entrance; cod, herring and lobsters plentiful; express and banks, St. John's, 283 miles, fare $7.50; population 26.

LITTLE RIVER, an arm of the sea, 20 miles east of Burgeo in Burgeo and LaPoile district; there are three fine streams of fresh water flowing into it; the timber on the banks of these rivers is said to be valuable; a settlement at the mouth with a population of 75; nearest post office, Ramea; all other connections at or the same as Burgeo.

LITTLE RIVER ((Codroy), Little Codroy River and Little Codroy, all three mean the same place; connections at or the same as Grand River Codroy, 5 miles.

LITTLE, ST. JOSEPH'S (See St. Joseph's, Little)

LITTLE ST. LAWRENCE, a fishing station in Burin district; good safe harbor; all connections at or the same as St. Lawrence; population 48.

LITTLE SELDOM-COME-BY (see Seldom-Come-By Little), a fishing settlement in Fogo district; all connections at or the same as Seldom-Come By; population 80.

LOBSTER COVE, a fishing settlement in Fortune Bay district; nearest post office, Anderson's Cove; money order, Belleoram; telegraph and port of entry, St. Jacques; all other connections at or the same as belleoram; cod, lobster and herring are plentiful here; population 28.

LOCK'S COVE, a small fishing settlement in District of Fogo; all connections at or the same as Fogo; population 35.

LOCK'S HARBOR, a fishing and farming settlement in Twillingate district; nearest post office, 4 miles, Leading Tickles; mails procured by boat in summer and walking on ice in winter; everything else at or the same as Pelley's Island; nearest railway station, Norris Arm; good harbor, entrance safe; population 4 families.

LOGY BAY, a fishing settlement in St. John's East district; nearest post office, King's Bridge; all other connections at St. John's city, 5 miles; population 210.

LONG BEACH (S.W. Arm, Trinity Bay), a post, lumbering, shipbuilding and fishing settlement in Trinity district; nearest money order and telegraph, Clarenville, 14 miles; railway station, Northern Bight, 9 miles; port of entry and coastal steamer, Trinity, 28 miles; contains 1 store, 1 school, used as church; good harbor, safe entrance; lumber output 70,000 feet; population 80.

LONG BEACH POND, a small fishing settlement in District of Port-de-Grave; nearest post office and all other connections at Bay Roberts; population 126.

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

LONG HARBOR, a telegraph station and fishing settlement in Fortune Bay district; nearest post office, Anderson's Cove; port of entry, St. Jacques; all other connections at or the same as Belleoram, connected by packet; mails weekly from Bay L'Argent; population 10.

LONG HARBOR, a post, fishing, farming and lumber settlement in Placentia and St. Mary's district; nearest money order office, Harbor Buffett; port of entry, Placentia, 12 miles; telegraph and railway station, 3¼ miles at station of same name; S.S. Alert calls at Ram's Island, 8 miles distant; winter mails from St. John's weekly by rail and courier; contains 2 shops, 1 church; population 220.

LONG HARBOR STATION, a railway station for Long Harbor, 31 miles, in the district of Placentia and St. Mary's, 7 miles from Placentia junction, 71 miles from St. John's, fares $2.60 and $1.90.

LONG ISLAND, in Bonavista district; all connections at or the same as Salvage; population 8 families.

LONG ISLAND, in Placentia Bay, District of Placentia and St. Mary's. (For all particulars see Harbor Buffett).

LONG ISLAND, in Notre Dame Bay, District of Twillingate. (See Cutwell's Harbor).

LONG POND (Conception Bay), a post, fishing and farming settlement in Harbor Main district; nearest telegraph and railway station, Manuels; all other connections at or the same as St. John's, 15 miles; population 500.

LOON COVE, a small fishing settlement in Bonavista district; all connections at or the same as Greenspond, 1½ miles; population 50.

LORD'S COVE, a small fishing settlement in Burin district; all connections at or the same as Lamaline, 8 miles; population 10.

LORIES, a small fishing settlement in Burin district; all connections at or the same as Lamaline, 8 miles; population 50.

LOWER AMHERST COVE (See Amherst Cove)

LOWER BURGEO (or Grandy's Cove), District of Burgeo and LaPoile. (See Burgeo for all connections).

LOWER HARBOR (Exploits Burnt Island), Notre Dame Bay. (See Exploits Burnt Island).

LOWER ISLAND COVE, a post office, telegraph and money order office in Bay de Verde district, a fishing, farming and mining settlement; nearest port of entry, Carbonear; railway station, Harbor Grace, 30 miles; mail stage to Blackhead, 14 miles, Perlican, 6 miles; Virginia Lake, northern mail steamer, call at Bay de Verde and Old Perlican and at Harbor Grace, except in winter months, fare $1 and $2; contains 6 stores and 1 church; population 800.

LOWER SHOAL HARBOR, in Trinity district. (See Clarenville).

LUKE'S ARM (New World Island), a fishing settlement in Twillingate district; all connections at or the same as Morton's Harbor, or Twillingate.

LUSH'S BIGHT (Notre Dame Bay), a fishing settlement in Twillingate district; all connections at or the same as Little Bay Islands; population 100.

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McIVER'S COVE, a small settlement in Bay St. George district; all connections at or the same as ay of Islands (Birchy Cove); population 40.

MADDOX COVE, a fishing settlement in St. John's west district; nearest way office, Petty Harbor; post office and all other connections at St. John's, 10 miles; contains 1 church; population 100.

MAGGOTY COVE, in Placentia and St. Mary's district; all connections at or the same as Sound Island.

MALL BAY (St. Mary's Bay), a small fishing settlement in District of Placentia and St. Mary's; post office and all other connections at or the same as St. Mary's, 4 miles; population 75.

MANUELS (Conception Bay), a post, telegraph office, railway station and fishing settlement in Harbor Main district, 18 miles from St. John's, fare 20cts and 50cts; all other connections at St. John's; daily mail by train; population 194.

MANUELS COVE (Twillingate, South Island), a fishing settlement in Twillingate district; all connections at or the same as Twillingate.

MARGAREE, a small fishing settlement in Burgeo and LaPoile district; all connections at or the same as Channel, 4 miles; population 60.

MARQUISE, a fishing and farming settlement in District of Placentia and St. Mary's; nearest post office, Little Placentia; all other connections at or the same as Placentia, 3 miles; population 96.

MARSHALL'S FOLLY, a small settlement in Bay de Verde district; all connections at or the same as Carbonear, 7 miles; population 34.

MARTIN'S POINT, a fishing settlement in St. Barbe district; nearest railway station, Bay of Islands, 59 iles; all other connections at or the same as Bonne Bay (Woody Point), 17 miles; population 5.

MATTHEW'S COVE, a fishing settlement on the Labrador; population 31.

MEADOWS, a small settlement included in Summerside, District of Bay St. George; all connections at or the same as Bay of Islands, Birchy Cove; population 35.

MERASHEEN, an island and post fishing and boat building settlement in Placentia and St. Mary's district; nearest money order office, Harbor Buffett; bay steamer connection at Isle Valen, weekly mails by packet from Placentia; all other connections at or the same as Placentia; contains 3 stores, 2 schools, 2 churches; population 280.

MERASHEEN, LITTLE, in Placentia and St. Mary's district; all connections at or the same as Merasheen.

MERCER'S COVE, a small settlement in District of Burgeo and LaPoile. (See Burgeo)

MERCER'S COVE, a small settlement in District of Harbor Grace; nearest post office and all other connections at or the same as Bay Roberts.

MERCHANT'S COVE, in Fortune Bay district; all connections at or the same as Harbor Briton; population 1 family.

MERRITT'S HARBOR, a fishing settlement in Twillingate district; all connections at or the same as Herring Neck; population 100.

MERRY HARBOR (Ragged Islands), a small fishing settlement in Placentia and St. Mary's district; all connections at or the same as Tack's Beach; population 10.

MICK'S COVE, a small settlement in Burin district; all connections at or the same as Lamaline; population 20.

MIDDLE AMHERST COVE (See Amherst Cove)

MIDDLE ARM of Bay of Islands, a fishing and lumbering settlement in Bay St. George district; all connections at or the same as Bay of Islands, Birchy Cove; population 65.

MIDDLE BARACHOIS, Burgeo and LaPoile. (See Barachois Bay)

MIDDLE BARACHOIX, 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 50.

MIDDLE BIGHT (Conception Bay), a fishing and farming settlement in Harbor Main district; all connections at or the same as Kelligrews; 1 schoolhouse; railway runs through; population 150.

MIDDLE BILL COVE, a fishing settlement in Bonavista district; nearest telegraph, Wesleyville, 9 miles; all other connections at or the same as Pool's Island, 14 miles; contains 1 church; population 95.

MIDDLE COVE, a fishing and farming settlement in St. John's East district; nearest post office Kings Bridge; all other connections at or the same as St. John's, 5 miles; population 110.

MILL COVE, a small settlement in Bay St. George district; all connections at or the same as Bay of Islands (Birchy Cove); population 40.

MILLER'S PASSAGE (Bay de L'eau), a fishing settlement in Fortune Bay district; all connections at or the same as Harbor Briton, 7 miles; contain 2 stores, 1` church; population 100.

MING'S BIGHT, a small fishing settlement in Twillingate district; nearest post office and coastal steamer, Coachman's Cove, 8 miles; all other connections at or the same as Tilt Cove, 30 miles; there are indications of gold and copper here; population 30.

MOBILE, a way office and fishing settlement in Ferryland district; nearest post office and port of entry, Bay Bulls, 5 miles; money order office and telegraph, Witless Bay, 2½ miles; railway station, St. John's, 24 miles; coastal boat calls at Cape Broyle, 16 miles; contains 1 church; population 200.

MOCK BEGGAR, in Bonavista district; all connections at or the same as Bonavista.

MOONEY'S COVE, a small fishing settlement in Placentia and St. Mary's district; nearest post office, Harbor Buffett; all other connections at or the same as Placentia, 8 miles; population 60.

MOORE'S COVE, a fishing settlement in the District of Twillingate; all connections at or the same as Fortune Harbor; population 64.

MORGAN'S ISLAND (District of Burgeo and LaPoile). (See Burgeo for all connections).

MORTIER BAY, a bay and fishing settlement in Burin district; nearest post and money order, Mary's Town; telegraph and port of entry, Burin, 11 miles; railway station, Placentia, 50 miles; S.S. Alert, running weekly between Placentia and St. John's, calls here; contains 3 stores, 2 boarding houses, 3 churches; good harbor, entirely land-locked, safe entrance; plenty wood and water; all other connections at or the same as Burin; population 700.

MORTIER, LITTLE (in Mortier Bay), a fishing and farming settlement in Burin district; nearest post office, beau Bois, 7 miles; money order office and telegraph, Burin; railway station, Placentia, 47 miles; has good harbor and the entrance is good to same; bank and express, St. John's; contains 1 store, 1 church; population 70.

MORTON'S HARBOR (New World Island), a post, money order, fishing, mining and lumbering settlement I Twillingate district; nearest telegraph and port of entry, Twillingate, 7 miles; railway station, Norris Arm, 25 miles, connected by bay steamer; coastal mail steamer calls here from St. John's fortnightly during summer, fares $7.40 and $4.20; winter mails weekly by rail and courier; contains 6 shops, 1 hotel, 2 churches and schools, 1 hall; good harbor, entrance safe; population 600.

MOSE AMBROSE, a fishing settlement in Fortune Bay district; all connections at or the same as St. Jacques; population 75.

MOSQUITO (Hermitage Bay), a fishing settlement in Burgeo and LaPoile district; nearest telegraph, Bay-du-Nord; all other connections at or the same as Pushthrough, 5 miles; population 50.

MOSQUITO (Conception Bay), a post, farming and fishing settlement in Carbonear district; nearest connections, Harbor Grace, 4½ miles; mail stage to Harbor Grace, fare 60 cents; contains 2 churches; population 320.

MOSQUITO, on an island of the same name in St. Mary's Bay, a fishing settlement, District of Placentia and St. Mary's; nearest post office and all other connections at or the same as St. Mary's, 6 miles; population 65.

MOSQUITO HARBOR, in Burgeo and LaPoile district; nearest post office, Ramea; all other connections at or the same as Burgeo.

MOTHER REX, Colinet Island, 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, 6 miles; population 40.

MOUSE ISLAND, a fishing settlement in Burgeo and LaPoile district; all connections at or the same as Channel (or Port-au-Basque), 2 miles; population 80.

MUD COVE, a fishing settlement in Burin district; nearest post and money order office, Spoon Cove, 1 mile; all other connections at or the same as Burin; population 86.

MUDDY HOLE, West, a small cove in District of Burgeo and LaPoile, near Hatter's or Otter's Point; all connections at or the same as Burgeo; population 15.

MUMPERS ISLAND, a salmon station in Twillingate district; all connections at or the same as Exploits, Burnt Island; population 5.

MUSGRAVE HARBOUR, a post, money order, fishing, farming and shipbuilding settlement in Fogo district; nearest telegraph, Seldom-Come-Bye, 14 miles by water; port of entry, Fogo; other connections at or the same as seldom-Come-Bye, connected by sailing packet; contains 3 stores, 1 church and school, 1 hall; population 350.

MUSGRAVE TOWN, a post, money order, farming, lumbering and fishing settlement in Bonavista district; nearest railway station and telegraph, Shoal Harbor, 15 miles; port of entry, Bonavista; coastal steamer, Salvage; contains 4 stores, 1 church; population 250.

MUSSEL HARBOR ARM (long Island), a fishing settlement in Placentia and St. Mary's district; nearest post and money order office, Harbor Buffett; all other connections at or the same as Placentia; contains 1 church; population 130.

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NAIN, a fishing settlement on the Labrador and terminus of the mail steamer's route; steamer with mails calls 7 times (more or less) during summer, according to state of ice; population 272.

NAKED MAN (Swarm of Green Bay), an old mining settlement in the District of Twillingate; all connections at or the same as Jackson's Cove, 6 miles; no population.

NEW BAY (Notre Dame Bay), a post, fishing and lobster packing settlement in Twillingate district; nearest money order office, Exploits (Burnt Island); telegraph and railway station, Norris Arm, 40 miles; port of entry, Twillingate; bay steamer calls during summer; nearest coastal steamer Fortune Harbor or Exploits (Burnt Island); winter mails by rail and courier; a number of small settlements are included in above bay; contains 1 church; population 490.

NEW BONAVENTURE. (See Bonaventure, Old and New).

NEWELL'S ISLAND, District of Bonavista, part of Greenspond, ½ mile distant.

NEW FEROLE, a fishing settlement in St. Barbe district; nearest post office, Gargamelle; port of entry and bay steamer connections, Flower's Cove; all other connections at or the same as Woody Point (Bonne Bay); population 19.

NEW HARBOR, a settlement in Fortune Bay district; nearest post office, English Harbor East; port of entry, St. Jacques; steamer connection, Belleoram; all other connections at or the same as Bay L'Argent; mails tri-weekly by courier; population 15.

NEW HARBOR (Hermitage Bay), a fishing settlement in Burgeo and LaPoile district; nearest post office, Rencontre; nearest money order office, port of entry and coastal mail steamer, Pushthrough, 22 miles; railway, Port-aux-Basques; telegraph and all other connections at or the same as Burgeo, 42 miles; population 100.

NEW HARBOR (bottom of Trinity Bay), a post, money order, fishing and farming settlement in Trinity district; nearest telegraph and railway station, Broad Cove, 5 miles; coastal steamer and port of entry, Harbor Grace, by land; contains 2 stores, church and school; population 475.

NEWMAN'S COVE, a post, fishing and farming settlement in Bonavista district; nearest railway station, Clode Sound, 40 miles; all other connections at or the same as Bonavista, 6 miles by courier; contains 4 stores, 2 churches; population 280.

NEW PERLICAN, a post, fishing, farming and shipbuilding settlement in Trinity district; nearest port of entry and coastal steamer, Carbonear, by land, 12 miles; railway station, Harbor Grace, 18 miles; all other connections at or the same as Heart's Content, 3 miles; mail three times a week, in summer, and by rail and courier in winter; contains 3 stores, 2 churches and schools, 1 hall; excellent harbor, perfectly land-locked with good entrance; population 570.

NEW TOWN, (formerly Inner Pinchard's island), a way office in Bonavista district; nearest railway station, Gambo, 50 miles; telegraph, Wesleyville, 6 miles; port of entry, Greenspond, 11 miles; post and money order office at Pool's Island; contains 3 stores, 2 schools, 2 churches; harbor good, entrance good; population 476.

NEW TOWN (or Salmonier Road), an island farming settlement in District of Harbor Main; all connections at or the same as Holyrood, 3 miles; contains 1 schoolhouse; population 100.

NEW WORLD ISLAND (Notre Dame Bay), in the District of Twillingate, is composed of the following settlements, viz. Squid Cove, Virgin Arm, Friday Bay, Carter's Cove, Chance Harbor South, Fizzard's Harbor, Spirit's Cove, Wild Cove, Morton's Harbor, Pearce's Harbor, Western Head Harbor, Whale's Gulch, Chance Harbor North, Farmer's Arm, Luke's Arm and Cottles Cove, and have all connections at or the same as Twillingate and Herring Neck.

NICHOLSVILLE, a farming settlement on Deer Lake, from which the Humber River flows into the Bay of Islands. Mr. Nichols has proved this a splendid farming locality.

NICK'S NOSE COVE (Green Bay), a fishing settlement in Twillingate district; all connections at or the same as Jackson's Cove (Green Bay), 2 miles; population 20.

NIPPER'S HARBOR, a post, money order, telegraph, fishing settlement in Twillingate district; nearest port of entry, Tilt Cove, 15 miles; railway station, Norris Arm, connected by bay steamer; coastal mail steamers fortnightly in summer from St. John's, 306 miles, fares $8.00 and $4.50; winter mails weekly by rail and courier; contains 1 large fishing establishment, 3 stores, 1 hotel, 2 churches; good harbor, safe entrance; some lead and silver ore was discovered a few years ago, but has not been worked; population 250.

NOGGIN COVE, a fishing and lumbering settlement in Fogo district; nearest post office Western Arm, 2 miles; money order office, Musgrave Harbor; telegraph and coastal boat, Seldom-Come-Bye, 10 miles by water; connected by sailing packet; port of entry, Fogo Harbor, 16 miles; railway station, Gander River, 55 miles; population 50.

NON SUCH, a small fishing settlement in Placentia and St. Mary's district, 1 mile from Petit Forte; for all connections see Petit Forte.

NORMAN'S COVE, a post, fishing and farming settlement in Trinity district; nearest money order office, New Harbor; telegraph and railway station, Broad Cove; population 200.

NORRIS ARM (or Ouinette), a telegraph, fishing and farming settlement, and station on railway in the District of Twillingate; 190 miles from Whitbourne, 247 miles from St. John's, by rail, fares $7.60 and $5.20; contains 2 stores, 2 hotels; the S.S. Glover calls here, connecting with coastal boats at the several places around Notre Dame Bay; winter mails from St. John's semi-weekly by rail and courier; population 60.

NORTH ARM (Bay of Islands), a fishing settlement in Bay St. George district; all connections at or the same as Bay of Islands, Birchy Cove.

NORTH BAY (in Belle Bay), a post fishing and farming settlement in Fortune Bay district; nearest money order and S.S. connection, Belleoram, 9 miles; telegraph and port of entry, St. Jacques, 12 miles, connected by sailing packet with Placentia, nearest railway station, 173 miles, fare $1.00; contains 2 churches, 2 boarding houses; population 270, including the small coves and settlements in the bay.

NORTHERN ARM (Exploits River), a post, farming, fishing and lumbering settlement in Twillingate district; nearest money order office, Botwoodville; railway station and telegraph, Exploits station; all other connections at or the same as Botwoodville; population 230.

NORTHERN BAY, a post, fishing and farming settlement in Bay-de-Verde district; nearest money order office, Blackhead; railway station, Harbor Grace, 22 miles; coastal steamer and all other connections at or the same as Western Bay, 5 miles, connected by courier, fare $1.00; contains 4 stores, 1 church; lobster canning factory would be suitable; winter mails by rail and courier; population 500.

NORTHERN BIGHT, a post, lumbering, fishing and farming settlement in Trinity district; some shipbuilding done; nearest railway station, Northern Bight Station, 4¾ miles; port of entry and coastal steamer, Trinity, 35 miles; all other connections at or the same as Clarenville, 17 miles; contains 3 stores, 3 saw mills, 2 churches; good harbor, safe entrance; winter mails weekly by rail and courier; population 190.

NORTHERN BIGHT STATION, 4¾ miles from a settlement of same name; a station on the railway in District of Trinity, 55 miles from Placentia Junction, 119 miles from St. John's, fares $3.85 and $2.70.

NORTHERN HARBOR (Notre Dame Bay), a fishing station in Twillingate district; good harbor, safe entrance; all connections at or the same as Exploits (Burnt Island), 3 miles; population 60.

NORTH HARBOR, in Placentia and St. Mary's district; all connections at or the same as Sound Island.

NORTH WEST ARM, a fishing settlement in Bonavista district; all connections at or the same as Pool's Island; population 80.

NORTH WEST ARM (Green Bay), a post, fishing settlement in Twillingate district; nearest money order, telegraph, coastal steamer, Nipper's Harbor, 7 miles; port of entry, Little Bay; railway station, Norris Arm, 50 miles; population 190.

NORTH WEST COVE, a settlement in Burgeo and LaPoile district; all connections at or the same as Little Harbor (LaPoile).

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OAR COVE, a small settlement near Knife Cove, District of Burgeo and LaPoile; nearest post office and all other connections at or the same as Burgeo.

OCHRE PIT COVE (Conception Bay), a fishing settlement in Bay-de-Verde district; nearest money order office, Blackhead, 4 miles; port of entry, Carbonear, 18 miles; railway station, Harbor Grace, 24 miles; coastal steamer and all other connections at or the same as Western Bay, 2 miles; contains 2 stores, 1 church; mails tri-weekly; population 280.

ODERIN, a post, money order, port of entry and fishing settlement on an island of the same name in Placentia and St. Mary's district; nearest telegraph, Bain Harbor, 4 miles; bay steamer weekly with mails from Placentia, nearest railway station; nearest coastal steamer, Burin, 30 miles; contains 6 stores, court house, 2 churches and school; population 395.

OFFER WADHAM ISLAND, a way office and fishing settlement in Hamilton Sound, District of Fogo; mails and money orders served from Musgrave Harbor, 12 miles; nearest telegraph, coastal steamer and other connections at Seldom-Come-Bye, 18 miles, where coastal boat calls; contains 2 stores, 1 church, 1 lighthouse; population 9.

OFFER WADHAM ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE, District of Fogo, lat. 49dg. 35m. 34s., long. 53dg. 45m. 12s., 1858; revolving white, 4th order dioptric, of six sides, flashes white every thirty seconds; 100 feet high; visible 11½ miles.

OKAK, a large fishing settlement on the Labrador; population 362.

OLD BONAVENTURE. (See Bonaventure, Old and New).

OLD FEROLE. (See Darbey's Tickle).

OLD HANSE COVE (Twillingate, North Island), a small fishing settlement in Twillingate district; all connections at or the same as Twillingate, North Side.

OLD MAN'S BAY, District of Bay-de-Verde. (See Baie-des-Vieux, same place).

OLD PERLICAN, a post, money order, telegraph, fishing and farming settlement in Bay-de-Verde district; nearest port of entry, Trinity, 21 miles by water; railway station, Clarenville, 40 miles; coastal mail steamer (alternately with Bay-de-Verde), every fortnight; winter mails weekly by rail and courier; contains 4 stores, churches and schools; population 900.

OLD PORT-AUX-CHOIX, a fishing settlement in St. Barbe district; nearest post office, Gargamelle, 1 mile; nearest railway station, Bay of Islands (Birchy Cove), 157 miles; bay steamer connection; Port Saunders connected by courier; all other connections at or the same as Bonne Bay (Woody Point).

OLD SHOP (Trinity Bay), a way office, fishing and farming settlement in District of Trinity; nearest money order office, New Harbor; telegraph and railway station, Broad Cove; port of entry and coastal steamer, Harbor Grace, 22 miles by land and rail; population 75.

OLIVER'S COVE (on Valen Island), in District of Placentia and St. Mary's; population 60. (See Isle Valen)

OLIVER'S COVE, a small fishing settlement in District of Fogo; all connections at or the same as Fogo; population 25.

OPEN HALL, a post and fishing settlement in Bonavista district; nearest railway station, Clode Sound, 33 miles; all other connections at or the same as King's Cove, 8¾ miles; contains 3 stores, 1 licensed public house, rates 80c. per day, 1 church; population 265.

ORANGE BAY (or Great Harbor Deep), a fishing settlement in White Bay, District of St. Barbe; all connections at or the same as Englee, 25 miles, where coastal steamer calls fortnightly during summer; population 110.

OTTERBURY, a small fishing settlement in Bay-de-Verde district; nearest post office and all other connections at Carbonear, 4 miles; population 50.

OTTERBURY, a small settlement in District of Harbor Grace; nearest post office and all other connections at or the same as Harbor Grace, ¾ mile; this is a suburb of the town.

OTTERBURY, a fishing settlement in District of Port-de-Grave; nearest post office and all other connections at or the same as Bay Roberts; population 120.

OTTER POINT, Burgeo and LaPoile district. (See Hatter's Point, same place).

OUINETTE (or Norris Arm), a railway station. (See Norris Arm).

OUR HARBOR, a small place in District of Burgeo and LaPoile; nearest post office and all other connections, Burgeo.

OUTER COVE, a fishing and farming settlement in St. John's East district; nearest post office, Kings bridge; all other connections at or the same as St. John's, 5 miles; contains 1 store, 1 church and schoolhouse; population 320.

OUTER PINCHARD'S ISLAND, a fishing settlement and island in Bonavista district; nearest telegraph, Wesleyville, 7 miles; all other connections at or the same as New Town or Pool's Island, 9 miles; contains 1 church, 1 school; population 266.

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PACQUET (Confusion Bay), 12 miles from LaScie, a fishing settlement in St. Barbe district; all connections at or the same as Tilt Cove; population 40.

PARADISE SOUND (including S.E. Bight, Great Paradise and Little Paradise), fishing and farming settlements in Placentia and St. Mary's district; post office at Great Paradise; nearest money order and telegraph, Bain Harbor; port of entry, Oderin; railway station and coastal steamer, Placentia, 27 miles, connected by bay packet; mails weekly; population 460.

PARADISE (Twillingate, North Island), Twillingate district; all connections at or the same as Twillingate, north side.

PARDY'S ISLAND, a fishing settlement and island in Burin district; nearest post office and all other connections at or the same as Burin; population 180.

PARSON'S POND, a mining and fishing settlement in St. Barbe district; nearest railway station, Bay of Islands (Birchy Cove), 83 miles; all other connections at or the same as Woody Point (Bonne Bay); population 25.

PASSENGER'S COVE, uninhabited, in Trinity district; it is a fishing station, and considered a very safe harbor with good entrance.

PASS ISLAND (Hermitage Bay), a post fishing settlement in Fortune Bay district; nearest telegraph, Harbor Briton, 16 miles; money order, port of entry and coastal steamer, Pushthrough, 9 miles, connected by courier, fare 50 cents; nearest railway station, Placentia, 165 miles; mails from Harbor Briton fortnightly by packet; has a lighthouse; contains 2 stores, 1 church, 1 lobster factory; population 200.

PASS ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE (entrance to Hermitage Bay), District of Fortune Bay, lat. 47dg. 28m. 15s., long. 56dg. 12m. 02s., 1879; fixed white, 4th order dioptric; height 281 feet, visible 19 miles. A fixed red light, height 267 feet, 6th order dioptric, is placed below the white light to distinguish the rocks and reefs extending from Wolf rocks, bearing (from lighthouse) S. 74, 47, W., to Basse Terre Point, S. 61, 33 E. The reef over the Wolf rocks is about 1¼ miles from the Island. At a distance of about 4¼ miles, the two lights merge into one.

PATRICK COVE, a way, post and fishing settlement in Placentia and St. Mary's district; nearest connections, Placentia, 28 miles; contains 1 church; population 86.

PAUL'S ISLAND, a fishing settlement in Bonavista district; all connections at or the same as Fair Island; a good harbor, safe entrance; population 50.

PEARCE'S ISLAND (New World Island), a fishing settlement in Twillingate district; all connections at or the same as Twillingate or Morton's Harbor.

PEARL ISLAND, an island in Bay St. George district; uninhabited except during summer when a lobster factory is run here; all connections at or the same as Bay of Islands (Birchy Cove).

PELLEY'S OR PILLEY'S ISLAND, a post, money order, mining village in Twillingate district; nearest telegraph and port of entry, Little Bay, 16 miles; railway station, Norris Arm, about 65 miles; connected by bay steamer during summer months; coastal mail steamer fortnightly during summer from St. John's, about 274 miles, fares $7.50 and $4.20; winter mails weekly by rail and courier; a large iron pyrite mine is being worked here, annual output about 40,000 tons, shipped mostly to the States; contains 1 large store in connection with the company, 4 other stores, 1 hall and court house, 3 churches and S.A. barracks; good harbor, safe entrance though narrow; 42 feet of water at company's wharf; population 800.

PENGUIN ISLAND (Hamilton Sound), an island and lighthouse station, in District of Twillingate; nearest telegraph and coastal steamer, Seldom-Come-Bye, 20 miles; railway station, Gander River, 75 miles; post office and all other connections at or the same as Musgrave Harbor, 5 miles, connected by packet; population 7.

PENGUIN ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE, in District of Fogo, 9 miles SW mag. From Offer Wadham Island Light; lat. 49dg, 26m. 55s., long. 53dg. 48m., 1890. Fixed white, 4th order dioptric; 62 feet high, visible 9 miles.

PERRY COVE Conception Bay), a fishing settlement in Bay-de-Verde district; nearest post and money order office, Blackhead, 6 miles; telegraph and port of entry, Carbonear, 8 miles; railway station and coastal steamer, Harbor Grace, 12 miles; contains 2 stores and 2 churches; population 290.

PETER'S ARM (Exploits River), a way office, fishing and lumbering settlement in District of Twillingate; nearest post and money order office, Botwoodville, 3 miles; telegraph and railway station, Exploits Station; bay steamer connects at Botwoodville; population 80.

PETER'S RIVER, a post, fishing and farming settlement in District of Placentia and St. Mary's; nearest railway station, Placentia, by water, or Holyrood by land, 60 miles; all other connections at or the same as St. Mary's, 10 miles, connected by courier; contains 1 store, 1 church; population 75.

PETIT FORTE, a post and fishing settlement in Placentia and St. Mary's district; nearest money order and telegraph, Bain Harbor; port of entry, oderin; railway station, Placentia, 40 miles, connected by packet; coastal boat, Burin; contains 1 church; population 150.

PETITPAS COVE, a fishing and lumbering settlement in Bay St. George district; all connections at or the same as Bay of Islands (Birchy Cove); population 140.

PETITES, a post, fishing settlement in Burgeo and LaPoile district; nearest railway station, Port-au-Basque, 25 miles; all other connections at or the same as Rose Blanche, 3 miles, connected by courier and packet; contains 2 stores, 1 church and school; population 115.

PETRIE VALLEY ROAD, a small fishing settlement in Bay St. George district; all connections at or the same as Bay of Islands, Birchy Cove; population 50.

PETTY HARBOR, a post, fishing settlement in St. John's (west); all connections at St. John's, 9 miles by water, 12½ by land; mails twice a week by wagon; contains 8 stores, 2 churches, 2 halls, and schools; population Old Placentia and Heavy Tree Roads) 400.

PHILLIP'S HEAD (Exploits Bay), a small fishing settlement in Twillingate district; all connections at or the same as Botwoodville; population 20.

PICCAIRE (Hermitage Bay), a small fishing settlement in Fortune Bay district; nearest telegraph, Harbor Briton; post office and all other connections at or the same as Gaultois; population 50.

PICK EYES, a small settlement in Port-de-Grave district; nearest post office and all other connections at Bay Roberts; population 65.

PINCHARD'S ISLAND, District of Bonavista. (See outer and Inner Pinchard's Island).

PIKE'S ARM, a small fishing settlement in District of Twillingate; all connections at or the same as Herring Neck.

PINCH GUT, in Placentia and St. Mary's district; all connections at or the same as La Manche; population 50.

PINWARE, a fishing settlement on the Labrador; population 63.

PIPER'S HOLE, in Placentia and St. Mary's district; good farming and lumbering could be carried on here; connections at or the same as Black River; no permanent inhabitants.

PISTOLET BAY, on the northern extremity of the Island in St. Barbe district; it is a fine bay containing several small settlements, the principal of which is Cook's Harbor; all connections are made through Griguet where coastal steamer calls; population about 100.

PLACENTIA BAY, a deep inlet on the southern coast, 75 miles in length and nearly 60 miles in breadth, at its entrance between Cape St. Mary's and Chapeau Rouge. It is the largest in the island.

PLACENTIA, GREAT (including N.E. and S.E. Arms), a post, money order, telegraph, port of entry, railway station terminus and capital of District of Placentia and St. Mary's, 84 miles from St. John's by rail, fares $3.00 and $2.25; mails daily; coastal mail steamer fortnightly from St. John's, 140 miles by water, fares $4 and $2.50; S.S. Alert bi-weekly between this place and Sydney, C.B., connecting with the Intercontinental railway system in Nova Scotia; an important fishing business is carried on; contains 12 stores, 4 hotels, court house and gaol, telegraph and post office building, branch savings bank, 2 churches and schools; a good harbor and safe entrance, with harbor light; population 1,100.

PLACENTIA JUNCTION, a junction on the Newfoundland railway system, in District of Placentia and St. Mary's, 7 miles from Whitbourne, 64 miles from St. John's, fares $2.40 and $1.80.

PLACENTIAMAN'S COVE, in Placentia and St. Mary's district; all connections at or the same as Sound Island.

PLATE COVE, a way office, fishing, farming and lumbering settlement in Bonavista district; nearest port of entry, Bonavista, 16 miles; railway station, Clode Sound, 25 miles by boat; post office, coastal steamer and all other connections at or the same as King's Cove, 8 miles; connected by courier; contains 1 store; safe harbor, good entrance; population 330.

PLEASANT COVE, a fishing settlement in Bay St. George district; all connections at or the same as Bay of Islands (Birchy Cove); population 80.

POINT AMOUR (Lighthouse and Fog Alarm, Forteau), 1855, lat. 51dg. 27m. 35s., long. 56dg. 50m. 55s.; 2nd order dioptric, fixed white; height 152 feet, visible 18 miles.

POINT-AU-GUAL, a small fishing settlement in Burin district; all connections at or the same as Lamaline, 3 miles; population 120.

POINT CAREW, a small fishing settlement in Burin district; all connections at or the same as Lamaline, 12 miles; population 20.

POINT ENRAGÉE (Fortune Bay), a fishing settlement in Fortune Bay district; all connections at or the same as St. Jacques, 8 miles by water, or Garnish, 10 miles by land; population 90.

POINT-LA-HAYE, a lighthouse in St. Mary's Bay, District of Placentia and St. Mary's, 1½ miles from St. Mary's; lat. N. 46dg. 54m. 28s., long. W. 53dg. 36m. 40s.; fixed white, 6th order dioptric; height 63 feet, visible 9 miles.

POINT MAY POND, a small fishing settlement in Burin district; all connections aat or the same as Lamaline, 6 miles; population 8.

POINT MOLL, a farming settlement in District of Placentia and St. Mary's; nearest post office, Little Placentia; all other connections at or the same as Placentia, 3 miles; population 50.

POINT RICHE, a fishing settlement in St. Barbe district; all connections at or the same as Port-au-Choix; no harbor; lighthouse with flash light; population 9.

POINT RICHE LIGHTHOUSE, (District of St. Barbe), lat. 50dg. 42m. 00s., long. 57dg. 27m. 30s., 1871; revolving white, showing two bright flashes with an interval of 15 seconds between them, followed by an interval of 30 seconds, during greater part of which light is eclipsed. Complete revolution 45 seconds. Catoptric. Height, 93 feet; visible 15 miles.

POINT VERDE, a way office, fishing settlement in Placentia and St. Mary's district; all connections at or the same as Placentia, 3 miles, connected by courier; contains 1 store; lighthouse with fixed white light; population 180.

POINT VERDE (Placentia Lighthouse), District of Placentia and St. Mary's; 47dg. 14m. 11s. Lat. N., 54dg. 19m. Long. W., 1876; fixed white, 5th order dioptric; height 98 feet, visible 11 miles.

POOL'S COVE (Belle Bay), a post and fishing settlement in Fortune Bay district; nearest telegraph and port of entry, St. Jacques; money order, coastal steamer and all other connections at or the same as Belleoram, 10 miles; mails from Bay L'Argent weekly; contains 1 church, 2 stores, 1 lobster factory; population 110.

POOL'S ISLAND AND HARBOR, a post, money order, fishing and lumbering settlement in District of Bonavista; nearest telegraph office, Wesleyville, 3 miles; port of entry, Greenspond, 3 miles; railway station, Gambo, 30 miles; the coastal mail steamer calls here with mails from St. John's fortnightly, 100 miles; contains 3 stores, 2 saw mills, 2 churches; good harbor, safe entrance; population 600.

PORT-AU-BASQUE, District of Burgeo and LaPoile. (See Channel).

PORT-AU-CHOIX, a fishing settlement in St. Barbe district; nearest post office, Gargamelle, 1 mile; money order office, telegraph and port of entry, Woody Point, Bonne Bay; railway station, Bay of Islands, 156 miles; S.S. Harlow calls at Port Saunders, thence by courier; safe harbor; population 61. Harbor used by men-of-war.

PORT AU PORT BAY, on the West Coast, north of Bay St. George; an extensive herring fishery is carried on here; all connections at St. George (Sandy Point); population 250.

PORT AU PORT (East and West), fishing settlements in St. George district; post and all other connections at or the same as Sandy POint (St. George), connected by courier; population 125 and 85 respectively.

PORT-AUX-BRAS, District of Burin. (See Burin).

PORT BLANDFORD. (See Clode Sound).

PORT De GRAVE, a post, fishing and farming settlement in Port-de-Grave district; nearest railway station, Tilton, 7 miles; all other connections at or the same as Bay Roberts, 2 miles; contains 6 stores, 4 churches; has a very good and safe harbor in summer; good entrance; lighthouse on Southern Head (Green Point); mails daily; population 350.

PORTLAND CREEK, a small fishing settlement in District of St. Barbe; nearest post office, Cow Head, 25 miles by courier; railway station, Bay of Islands (Birchy Cove); all other connections at or the same as Woody Point, Bonne Bay; population 15.

PORT SAUNDERS (Ingornachoix Bay), a fishing settlement in St. Barbe district; nearest post office, Gargamelle, 3 miles; railway station, Bay of Islands, Birchy Cove, 146 miles; nearest money order, telegraph, port of entry, Woody Point, Bonne Bay; S.S. Harlow (Pickford and Black, agents, Halifax), calls here; contains 1 store; good harbor, safe entrance; population 60.

PORTUGAL COVE, a post, preventive station, fishing and farming settlement in St. John East district; all other connections at St. John's, 10 miles; mails twice a week, by wagon, fare 50cts each way; contains 6 stores, 1 hotel, 3 churches and schools; population including P. Cove Road, 1000. This place is made a summer resort.

POUCH COVE, a post, fishing and farming settlement in St. John East district; all other connections at St. John's, 18 miles; mails twice a week by wagon via Torbay, fare 60 cents each way; contains 7 stores, 3 churches; lighthouse at Cape St. Francis, 4 miles; population 1000, including Pouch Cove Road.

POUCH COVE, in Bonavista district; all connections at or the same as Pool's Island.

POUND COVE, a fishing settlement in Bonavista district; nearest telegraph, Wesleyville, 1 mile; all other connections at or the same as Pool's Island, 4 miles; population 115.

PRESQUE (Arm), a post, fishing settlement in Placentia and St. Mary's district; nearest port of entry, Oderin, 16 miles; all connections at or the same as Placentia, 25 miles; mails by packet weekly from Placentia; contains 3 stores, 1 church; good harbor, safe entrance; population 120.

PUFFIN ISLAND, in Bonavista district about 1 mile from Greenspond; population 1 family (lighthouse keeper).

PUFFIN ISLAND (Greenspond Lighthouse), lat. 49dg. 03m. 37s., long. 53dg. 32m. 37s., 1873; fixed red, 4th order dioptric, visible from N. by E. through S. to W. by N. mag. Height 85 feet, visible 10½ miles.

PUMP COVE, a small fishing settlement in Burin district; all connections at or the same as Lamaline, 10 miles; population 15.

PURCELL'S HARBOR (Twillingate, South Island), a fishing settlement in Twillingate district; all connections at or the same as Twillingate.

PUSHTHROUGH (Hermitage Bay), a post, money order, port of entry, fishing settlement in Fortune Bay district; nearest telegraph, Bay-du-Nord, 14 miles, or Harbor Briton; railway station, Port-au-Basque, 120 miles, or Placentia; coastal steamer from St. John's, fares $7.50 and $4.00; also mails fortnightly by sailing packet from Harbor Briton; contains 5 stores, 1 church; good harbor, bold entrance; population 230.

 

 

Transcribed by Peter Godfrey (May 2002)

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