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1911 McALPINE GAZETTEER

TOWNS, VILLAGES AND SETTLEMENTS

INTRO     A - B     C - F     G - K     L - N     O - R     S - Z

 

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AARON ARM, in Burgeo and LaPoile district. Neatest town, Burgeo.

AARON COVE, in Fortune Bay district. Nearest post town, Gaultois. Population 13.

AARON ISLAND, on Labrador coast. Nearest port of call, Spear Harbor.

ABBOTT COVE, in Twillingate district. Nearest post town, Fortune Harbor.

ABRAHAM’S COVE, a post settlement in St. George district. Nearest money order office, St. George’s, 15 miles. Population 25.

ADAMS COVE, a post and money order office, a farming and fishing village in Bay de Verde district; 10 miles from Carbonear, which is the nearest railway station, express and bank; telegraph Western Bay, 2 miles, has daily mail and three stores. Population 500.

ADMIRAL’S BEACH, a post office and fishing settlement in Placentia and St. Mary’s district. All connections at or the same as St. Mary’s, population 35.

ADMIRAL’S COVE, in Burin district. Nearest post town, Grand Bank.

ADMIRAL’S COVE (Fermuse), a post and money order village in Ferryland district. Contains 1 store and Anglo-American telegraph station. Nearest bank, St. John’s, 40 miles, with which connection is made by steamer fortnightly; it is 4 miles from Cape Broyle. Pop. 150.

ADNAVIK, a port of call on Labrador coast.

 

ADVENTURE (Big and Little), in Bonavista district. Nearest post town, Glovertown.

AIGUILETTES, in St. Barbe district. Nearest post town, Englee.

AILIK (South only), on Labrador coast. Reid-Nfld. Co’s. steamers call during summer months.

ALCOCK ISLAND, in Twillingate district. Nearest post town, Leading Tickles, N.D. Bay.

ALDERBURN, a small fishing and farming settlement in Twillingate district. Nearest post office and all other connections, Norris Arm.

ALDER ISLAND in Fogo district, nearest post town, Musgrave Harbor..

ALEXANDER BAY (Reach), a station on the Clarenville branch of Reid-Nfld. Co’s. railway, 181 miles from St. John’s, and 50 miles from Clarenville. Glovertown is the name of the post office. It is situated in Bonavista district. Contains 1 store, express and telegraph offices.

ALLAN COVE, in Burin and LaPoile district. Nearest post town, Burgeo.

ALLAN ISLAND, a fishing settlement in Burin district, all other connections at or the same as Lamaline, 1 mile. There is a light house here, the light is visible 9 miles.

AMELIA COVE, in St. Barbe district. Nearest post town, Griguet.

AMERICAN COVE, on Labrador coast. Nearest port of call, Grady.

AMERICAN HARBOR, on Labrador coast. Nearest port of call, Comfort Bight

AMERICAN TICKLE, on Labrador coast. Nearest port of call, Seal Island..

AMHERST COVE, a post settlement in Bonavista district. Fishing the principal industry. Nearest port of entry, telegraph and money order office is Bonavista, 9 miles. Reid-Nfld. steamers call at King’s Cove with mails. Contains 1 hotel and 1 church. Pop. 240.

ANCHOR POINT, a small fishing settlement in St. Barbe district. Steamers connect at Current Island Nearest post town in summer, Flower’s Cove; in winter, Bonne Bay. Pop. 50.

ANDERSON’S COVE, in Trinity district. Nearest post town, New Harbor.

ANDERSON’S COVE, a post and postal telegraph office in Fortune Bay district, 12 miles from Long Harbor, 15 miles from St. Jacques. Fishing is the principal industry. Nfld. Produce Co’s. steamers call. Contains Congregational Church. Pop. 50.

ANGELS COVE, a post and fishing settlement in Placentia and St. Mary’s district, 2 miles from Cuslett and 29 miles from Placentia. Connected by courier. Pop. 40.

ANN’S COVE, a small fishery settlement in Burin district. All connections at or the same as Lamaline, 5 miles. Pop. 15.

ANN’S COVE, a small fishery settlement in Placentia and St. Mary’s district. For all information see Valen Island.

ANSTEY’S COVE, Twillingate district. Nearest post town, Little Bay Islands.

ANTELOPE, Strait of Belle Isle, on Labrador coast. Nearest port of call, Henley Harbor.

ANTELOPE TICKLE, on Labrador coast. Nearest port of call, Indian Tickle.

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

APSEY BEACH, a fishing settlement on Bay of Islands in St. George district, situated on north side of Humber Arm. Principal industry, herring and lobster packing. All business connections, Curling.

APSEY BROOK, a settlement in Trinity district, situated on Random Island. Nearest post and money order office, Foster’s Point; railway station, Clarenville. Contains 1 school and church. Pop. 50.

APSEY COVE POINT, in Trinity district. See Apsey Point.

APSEY COVE, a fishing and farming settlement on Hamilton’s Sound, Fogo district. Nearest post office, Ladle Cove, 3 miles; money order office, Musgrave Harbour, 4 miles; telegraph, Seldom Come By, 10 miles by water; port of entry Fogo. Pop. 30.

APSEY POINT, a post, fishing and farming settlement in Trinity District. Nearest money order office, telegraph, express, and railway station, Shoal Harbour; bank, Harbor Grace. Pop. 180.

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

AQUILLER, in Fortune Bay district. Nearest post town, Pushthrough.

ARCHIE CAMPBELL’S COVE, a small fishing settlement in St. George district; 6 miles from Port au Port which is the nearest business connections. Has a church and school. Pop. 40.

ARGENTIA, a post and money order office; a village in Placentia and St. Mary’s district. Nearest railway station, Placentia, 5 miles; nearest banks, St. John’s. Contains 2 stores and Catholic church.

ARLEGE BAY, in St. Barbe district. Nearest post town, Bonne Bay.

 

ARNOLD’S COVE, a post office in district of Placentia and St. Mary’s, a fishing settlement on Reid-Nfld. Railway, 35 miles from Placentia Junction, 99 miles from St. John’s, which is the nearest bank; telegraph office La Manche, 6 miles. Weekly mails. Pop. 100.

ASPEN COVE, Twillingate district. Nearest post town, Little Bay Islands.

ASPEN COVE and BROOK, in Trinity district. Nearest post town, Shoal Harbor.

ASSIZES HARBOR, on Strait of Belle Isle and Labrador coast. Nearest port of call, Battle Harbor.

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

AVALON, a large peninsula forming the south-east part of Newfoundland, having Trinity Bay on the north and Placentia Bay on the south. It is the most important part of the island from a commercial and population point of view, the city of St. John’s being situated on the peninsula.

AVIRON (OAR) BAY, in Burgeo and LaPoile district. Nearest post town, Cape LaHune.

AVONDALE, a post and money order office; a railway station, lumbering, fishing and farming settlement in Harbor Main district, midway between St. John’s, 37 miles, and Placentia, 45 miles, which are the nearest ports of call for steamers. Contains 4 stores, Newfoundland express, postal and Anglo-American telegraph, and Catholic church. Nearest banks, St. John’s. Pop. 800.

AVONDALE NORTH, a post office in Harbor Main district, formerly Cat’s Cove Harbor or Salmon Cove. Information much the same as Avondale.

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BACCALIEU ISLAND (Conception Bay), in Bay-de-Verde district, nearest post office is Lower Island Cove, 4 miles, all other connections at or the same as Bay-de-Verde. Contains lighthouse. Pop.16.

BACHELOR’S COVE, in Placentia and St. Mary’s district on Valen Island. Nearest post town, Valen Island, Placentia Bay.

BACK COVE, on Labrador coast. Nearest port of call, Dead Island.

BACK COVE, a small fishing settlement in Burgeo and LaPoile district. Nearest post town, Burgeo.

BACK COVE, a small fishing settlement in St. Barbe district. Nearest post town, Western Cove. Pop. 40.

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

BACK COVE (Fogo island), a small fishing settlement in Fogo district. All connections at or the same as Fogo proper, from which it is separated by a narrow gap of land only. Pop. 40.

BACK HARBOUR (Twillingate Island), a farming and fishing settlement in Twillingate district. Nearest post office and other connections, Twillingate, north side, ¼ mile. Contains 2 stores, 2 schoolhouses. Pop. 160.

BACKLANDS, St. George district on Bay St. George. See O’Regan.

BACON COVE, a fishing and farming settlement in Harbour Main district. All connections at or the same as Conception Harbour. Pop. 170.

BADGER BAY, in Twillingate district. Nearest post town, Point Leamington in winter, Pilley’s Island in summer.

BADGER BROOK, a post village and station on Bishop’s Falls of Nfld. Railway in Twillingate district, 27 miles from Bishop’s Falls. Contains 1 store, postal telegraph and express office.

BADGER QUAY, in Bonavista district. Nearest post town, Pool’s Island.

BAIE de LOUTRE (Otter Bay), in Burgeo and LaPoile district. Nearest post town, Channel.

BAIE VERTE, a post and money order office in St. Barbe district; a fishing settlement near Coachman’s Cove. Contains postal telegraph. Copper is found in district. Bowring Bros. Steamers call here.

BAILEY’S COVE, in Bonavista district. Nearest post town, Bonavista.

BAILEY’S POINT, a small place in the western arm of Bonne Bay, St. Barbe district. All connections at or the same as Bonne Bay which is the nearest post town.

BAIN HARBOUR, a post, money order and postal telegraph; a fishing settlement in Placentia and St. Mary’s district. Nearest port of entry Oderin, 5 miles; railway station Placentia, 40 miles; banks, St. John’s; nearest land mail route, Bay L’Argent, 16 miles. Reid-Nfld. steamer calls weekly. Mail by packet from Placentia weekly. Contains express, 1 store, 1 hotel, 1 church. Pop. 223.

BAIT COVE, in Twillingate district.

BAKE APPLE BIGHT, on Labrador coast. Nearest port of call, Smokey Tickle.

BAKER’S BROOK (Bonne Bay), a fishing settlement in St. Barbe district. Nearest railway station Bay of Islands, 53 miles; all other connections at or the same as Bonne Bay, which is the nearest post town. Pop. 6.

BAKER’S COVE, in Burgeo and LaPoile district. Nearest post town, LaPoile.

BAKER’S HEAD, in Placentia and St. Mary’s district. Nearest post town, Trepassey.

BAKER’S TICKLE, a small fishing settlement in Burgeo and LaPoile district. All connections at or the same as Rose Blanche, about 6 miles distant. Pop. 15.

BALCALHOA ISLAND, an island in the district of Twillingate, with a fine lighthouse. All connections at or the same as Herring Neck, 4 miles. Pop. Keeper and family.

BALD NAP, in Trinity district. Nearest post town, Elliott’s Cove.

BALDWIN COVE, in St. Barbe district. Nearest post town, Jackson’s Arm.

BALENA, a post office in Fortune Bay district. Nfld. Produce Co. and Reid-Nfld. steamers call here. Has express office.

BALLANTINE COVE, a fishing and farming settlement in Bay St. George district. All connections at or the same as Birchy Cove, now called Curling. Pop. 103.

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

BANK HEAD, a post settlement in St. George district, situated on south side of Bay St. George. Farming and fishing are the principal industries. Has Catholic church. Pop. 350.

BAR POINT, a small farming settlement in Trinity district on Random Island, 2 miles from Clarenville station. Nearest post town, Shoal Harbor. Pop. 10.

BARACHOIS, Strait of Belle Isle, on Labrador coast. Nearest port of call, Blanc Sablon.

BARACHOIS (Big, Middle and Lower), in Burgeo and LaPoile district. Fishing the principal industry. Nearest post town, Channel, 5 miles. Pop. 150.

BARACHOIS (Great and Little), fishing settlements, about 5 miles apart, in Placentia and St. Mary’s district. All connections at or the same as Placentia, 6 and 11 miles respectively. Pop. 55.

BARBASET, a small Cove, ½ mile from old Port-au-Choix, wild and open in St. Barbe district; no importance. Nearest post town, Gargamelle; all other connections, Bonne Bay.

BARENEED, a large post fishing settlement in Port-de-Grave district. Nearest banks, Harbor Grace; all other connections at or the same as Bay Roberts.

BARGE BAY, Strait of Belle isle on Labrador coast. Nearest port of call, Red Bay.

BARREN ISLAND, a post fishing and farming settlement in Placentia and St. Mary’s district. Nearest money order office, Sound Island; telegraph and preventive station, Black River; all other connections at Placentia. Reid-Nfld. steamers call weekly. Has express office. Pop. 220.

BARR’D BROOK, in St. Barbe district. Nearest post town, Flower’s Cove.

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

BARROCKS, in St. Barbe district. Nearest post town, Coachman’s Cove.

BARROW, a fishing settlement in Fortune Bay district. Nearest post office and money order office, Belleoram; telegraph and port of entry, St. Jacques, 6 miles; Reid-Nfld. steamers call at Belleoram. Cod and herring are the fish caught. Pop. 47.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

BIG SALMONIER, see Salmonier Big.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

 

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Page Revised by Craig Peterman (January 2003)

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