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1913 McALPINE GAZETTEER

TOWNS, VILLAGES AND SETTLEMENTS

INTRO      A - E     F - M     N - T     U - Z

 

 

 

"A"

AARON ARM, in Burgeo and LaPoile district. Nearest post town, Burgeo.

AARON COVE, in Fortune Bay district. Nearest post town, Gaultois. Pop. 15.

 

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

 

ABBOT 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. Pop. 25.

 

ADAM’S 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 3 stores. Pop. 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. Pop. 35.

 

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

 

ADMIRAL’S COVE (FERMEUSE), 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 fort-nightly; it is 4 miles from Cape Broyle. Pop. 150.

 

ADNAVICK, a port of call on Labrador coast.

 

ADVENTURE (BIG and LITTLE), in Bonavista district. Nearest post town, Glovertown.

 

AIGUILLETTES, 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 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 post office. It is situated in Bonavista district. Contains 1 store, express and telegraph offices.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

AMERICAN CREEK, 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, Bonavista, 1? 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 port town in summer, Flowers Cove; in winter, Bonne Bay. Pop. 56.

 

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.

 

ANGEL’S COVE, a post and fishing settlement in Placentia and St. Mary district, 3 miles from Cuslett and 29 miles from Placentia. Connected by courier. Pop. 40.

 

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

 

ANN’S COVE, a small fishing 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 Bell 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 Harbor, 20 miles; all other connections at or 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, 1 miles; money order office, Musgrave Harbor, 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 Harbor; bank, Harbor Grace. Pop. 180.

 

AQUAFORTE, a post, farming and fishing settlement with Anglo-American telegraph station, in Ferryland district; 40 miles from St. John’s by water, which is the nearest bank; nearest money order office, Ferryland, 4 miles. Has one of the safest harbors in the Island. Cod fishing the principal industry. Pop. 192.

 

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

 

ARCHIE CAMPBELL’S COVE, a small fishing settlement in St. George district; 8 miles from Port-au-Port, which is the nearest business connections. Has 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.

 

ARIEGE 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, 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, 27 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.

"B"

BACCALIEU ISLAND (CONCEPTION BAY), in Bay-de-Verde district. Nearest post office, 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, 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 HARBOR (TWILLINGATE ISLAND), a farming and fishing settlement in Twillingate district. Nearest post office and other connections, Twillingate, north side, 1/4 mile. Contains 2 store, 2 schoolhouses. Pop. 160.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

BADGER BROOK, a post village and station on Bishop’s Falls section 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 same as Bonne Bay, which is the nearest post town.

 

BAINE HARBOR, 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 and 1 church. Pop. 223.

 

BAIT COVE, in Twillingate district.

 

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

 

BALENS, a post office in Fourtune [sic] Bay district. Nfld. Produce Co. and Reid-Nfld. Co. 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), 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. Faming and fishing are the principal industries. Has Catholic church. Pop. 350.

 

BANNATYNE COVE, in St. George district. Nearest post town, Curling.

 

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.

 

BARACHOIX (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.

 

BARACHOIX (BIG, MIDDLE and LOWER), in Bourgeo [sic] and LaPoile district. Fishing the principal industry. Nearest post town, Channel, 5 miles. Pop. 150.

 

BARBASET, a small Cove, 1/2 mile from old Port-au-Choix, wild and open in St. Barbe district; no importance. Nearest post town Gagamelle; all other connections, Bonne Bay.

 

BARENEED, a post office and 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.

 

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

 

BARREN ISLAND, a post fishing and faming 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.

 

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 ISLAND, is Bonavista district. Nearest post town, Salvage.

 

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

 

BARR’D ISLANDS, a post office in the district of Fogo; a fishing settlement. Contains one large fishing establishment. All connections at or the same as Fogo. Pop. 457.

 

BARTLETT COVE, in Twillingate district. Nearest post town, Little Bay.

 

BARTLETT’S HARBOR, a post fishing settlement in St. Barbe district. Nearest money order office, Bonne Bay; railway station, Bay of Islands; all other connections, Bonne Bay. There is a lobster packing establishment here. Reid-Nfld. Co’s steamers call weekly. Pop. 50.

 

BASSITT’S HARBOR, a fishing settlement in Fogo district. Nearest post and money order office, Musgrave Harbor, 4 miles; telegraph, Seldom-Come-By, 12 miles, connected by sailing packet; port of entry, Fogo. Contains 1 store. Pop. 100.

 

BATEAU COVE and LITTLE HARBOR, small fishing settlements in Bay St. George district. All connections at or the same as Bay of Islands, Birchy Cove, now called Curling. Pop. 50.

 

BATEAUX COVE, a fishing settlement in St. Barbe district. Nearest post office, Daniel’s Harbor; telegraph, money order and port of entry, Bonne Bay; railway station, Bay of Islands; nearest S.S. connections, Bonne Bay, connected by courier.

 

BAT’S PATH END, in Trinity district. Nearest post town, Shoal Harbor.

 

BATTEAU, on Labrador coast. Port of call.

 

BATTLE HARBOR, on Straits of Belle Isle, is the principal settlement and capital of Labrador. A terminal port of call for mail steamers in Labrador. An important fishing station. There is a hospital with good appointments here. Mails, via Bay of Islands. Reid-Nfld Co. and Bowering Bros. steamers call twice a month, while navigation is open. Has Church of England and wireless telegraph station.

 

BAULINE, a post office and fishing settlement in Ferryland district. All connections at or the same as Witless Bay, 11 miles. Pop. 65.

 

BAULINE, a fishing and farming settlement in St. John’s district (east). Nearest post office, Torbay; all other connections, St. John’s. It contains 2 lobster factories, 1 store and 1 church. Pop. 180.

 

BAY BULLS, a post, money order and Anglo-American telegraph office; a preventive station and fishing settlement in Ferryland district. Mails weekly. Nearest railway station, express, banks and mail route, St. John’s, 18 miles; 158 miles from Placentia; 78 miles from Harbor Grace, 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. Salmon, lobster and cod fishing are the principal industries. Has a good and safe harbor, with a good entrance. Contains 3 stores, 3 churches, 1 hotel. Pop. 832.

 

BAY BULL’S ARM, in Trinity district. Nearest post town, Sunnyside.

 

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 Baine Harbor, 4 miles. Pop. 50.

 

BAY-DE-L’EAU (in bay of same name), a small fishing settlement in Fortune Bay district. All connections at or the same as Pushthrough. Pop. 30.

 

BAY DE PARIS, in St. Barbe district. Nearest post town, Pacquet, Tilt Cove.

 

BAY D’ESPOIR, a post settlement in Fortune Bay district, near Long Island. Has Catholic Church.

 

BAY D’EST, a small fishing settlement on north side, Fortune Bay, in Fortune Bay district. 34 miles from Harbor Breton. Herring fishing is the principal industry. Nearest post town, Belleoram. Pop. 60.

 

BAY DE VERDE, a post, money order and postal telegraph office in Bay de Verde district, situated on north side of Conception Bay; a prominent fishing village. Contains 3 stores, 2 churches and express. Reid-Nfld. Co’s, Nfld. Produce Co’s and Bowring Bros. steamers call from St. John’s. Nearest railway station and bank, Carbonear Pop. 700.

 

BAY-DES-VIEUX, a fishing settlement containing Tibbo’s and Dog Cove, in the district of Burgeo LaPoile. All connections at Burgeo, 15 miles. Weekly mail to Dog Cove, also to Ramea from Burgeo. Pop. 35.

 

BAY-DU-LOUP, in Burgeo and LaPoile district. All connections at or the same as Burgeo, 2 miles. Pop. 27.

 

BAY-DU-NORD, a post settlement situated on Fortune Bay, in Fortune Bay district.

 

BAY-DU-NORD (HERMITAGE BAY), in Fortune Bay district; a post office and Anglo-American telegraph station. Nfld. Produce Co.’s steamers call weekly. Pop. 80.

 

BAY L’ARGENT, a post and money order office in Fortune Bay district; a fishing station and port of call for Nfld. Produce Co.’s steamers. Nearest port of entry, St. Jacques; banks, St. John’s; railway station, Placentia. Pop. 200.

 

BAY OF ISLANDS, situated 55 miles north from St. George’s Bay, on the western coast of Newfoundland, on Gulf of St. Lawrence. The Bay is noted for its magnificent scenery; the entrance, some 15 miles wide, is studded with lofty islands. The Blomidon hills on the east reach a height of 2,200 feet. Several arms of the sea branch from the bay, the most important of which is 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; there are indications of lead, copper and other minerals. Coal is supposed to exist a few miles in from the Humber. The herring fishery is very valuable and the soil is excellent.

 

BAY OF ISLANDS, Birchy Cove. See Curling.

 

BAY ROBERTS, a post and money order office; a fishing and faming village in Harbour Grace district; a railway station on the Brigus branch railway, 23 miles from Brigus Junction. Contains Anglo-American and postal telegraph, customs, express, 10 stores, 1 hotel, 3 churches. Church of England, Methodist and Salvation Army; 1 newspaper, The Guardian, issued weekly. Nearest bank, Harbor Grace, 10 miles. The Western Union Telegraph Co. have one of their cables landing here.

 

BAY ST. GENEVIEVE, north of Bay St. Margaret, on the north-west coast, in St. Barbe district. Nearest port of entry and post office, Flower’s Cove in summer, Bonne Bay in winter; railway station, Bay of Islands; all other connections at or the same as Bonne Bay.

 

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

 

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

 

BEAR BROOK, a small fishing settlement in St. George district. Nearest post office and railway station, Robinson’s Head. Pop. 12.

 

BEAR COVE, a post settlement in St. Barbe district, on Strait of Belle Isle, 153 miles from Bay of Islands, 115 miles from Bonne Bay, 3 miles west of Flower’s Cove, which is the nearest port of call. Nearest bank, Bay of Islands. Pop. 67.

 

BEAR COVE (ROCKY HARBOR), St. Barbe district. Nearest post town, Bonne Bay.

 

BEAR COVE, St. Barbe district. Nearest post town, Western Cove in summer, Baie Verte in winter.

 

BEAR COVE, in Twillingate district. Nearest post town, Three Arms.

 

BEAR COVE, in Twillingate district. Nearest post town, Little Bay.

 

BEAR COVE, a small fishing settlement in St. George district. All connections at or the same as Robinson’s Head. Pop. 18.

 

BEAR COVE, a small fishing settlement in district of Ferryland. All connections at or the same as Renews and Witless Bay, Ferryland. Pop. 12.

 

BEAR ISLAND, situated at the mouth of White Bear Bay, district of Burgeo and LaPoile. All connections at Burgeo, from which there is a weekly mail.

 

BEAR’S COVE, Harbor Grace district; a small suburb of Harbor Grace, 1/2 mile distant. All connections at Harbor Grace.

 

BEAU BOIS, a post fishing settlement in Burin district. Nearest money order office, telegraph, port of entry, Burin; railway station, Placentia, 40 miles; 190 miles from St. John’s, which is the nearest bank. Reid-Nfld. steamers call here. Has a fair harbor, entrance good. Contains 1 store, 1 hotel. Pop. 68,

 

BEAVER COVE, St. Barbe district. Nearest post town, Englee.

 

BEAVER COVE (CHIMNEY BAY), St. Barbe district. Nearest post town, Bonne Bay.

 

BEAVER COVE, a post, fishing and agricultural settlement in Twillingate district. Nearest money order office, Herring Neck, 10 miles; port of entry, Fogo, 15 miles; railway station, Burnt Bay (Lewisporte), 40 miles; 15 miles from Twillingate. Land mail route to Boyd’s Cove 10 miles, by courier on foot. Reid-Nfld steamer calls at Beaverton, Herring Neck, during open navigation, connected here by courier in boat. Codfish, herring, lobsters, salmon and trout fishing are the principal industry. It has a good harbor with a good entrance. Contains 1 church. Pop. 96.

 

BEAVER COVE (GREEN BAY), a small fishing station in Twillingate district. All connections at or the same as Tilt Cove, 2 miles. Pop. 50.

 

BEAVER COVE (WEST), a telegraph repeating office in Twillingate district. All connections at or the same as Herring Neck and Beaver Cove. Pop. 54.

 

BEAVERTON, a settlement in Twillingate district, near Beaver Cove. Reid-Nfld. steamers call here. Has express office, post, telegraph and 1 store.

 

BECKFORD, in Placentia and St. Mary’s district. Nearest post town, Placentia.

 

BELBURN’S, a fishing settlement in St. Barbe district. Nearest post office, Daniel’s Harbor, railway station, Bay of Islands, 101? miles; all other connections at or the same as Bonne Bay. Pop. 35?

 

BELL HARBOR, in Fortune Bay district. Nearest post town, Rencontre, Fortune Bay.

 

BELL ISLAND, an island in Conception Bay, 9 miles long, in district of St. John’s (east), 2 miles from Portugal Cove, on the mainland. Has large deposits of iron ore extensively operated by the Dominion Iron & Steel Co. and Nova Scotia Steel & Coal Co. (See Bell Island post office)

 

BELL ISLAND, a post and money order office, port of entry, mining and farming village, on Bell Island, in St. John’s (east) district. Nearest banks, St. John’s, 12 miles; railway station and express, Topsail, 6 miles. Steam Ferry to and from Portugal Cove on mainland, 3 miles, three times daily, with connections once a day with Killigrews [sic], 9 miles. Daily mail to and from St. John’s. Contains 6 stores, 5 churches - Church of England, Presbyterian, Catholic, Methodist and Salvation Army. 1 hotel and postal telegraph station. The village has grown with the development of the iron mines, and the revenue of the port is the second largest in the colony. At the companies’ piers steamers have been loaded with 5,000 tons of ore in less than three hours. A desirable resort for summer tourists. Boating, bathing and good deep sea fishing. Pop. including island, 1,320.

 

BELL ISLAND MINES, a post and money order office in district of St. John’s (east). See Bell Island post office for information.

BELLE ISLE, an island situated off the north-east entrance to strait of Bell Isle, between Newfoundland and the Labrador coast There is a lighthouse and wireless telegraph station. A signal gun is fired every half hour in foggy weather.

 

BELLE ISLE NORTH, in St. Barbe district .Nearest post town, Griguet.

 

BELLE ISLE SOUTH, St. Barbe district, one of the Groals 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. Pop. 53.

 

BELLE ISLE, STRAIT OF, one of the outlets of the Gulf of St. Lawrence, between the coast 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 office, port of entry and postal telegraph station in Fortune Bay district, 160 miles from railway. Mail route to St. Jacques, 3 miles; coastal mail steamer from St. John’s fortnightly, 280 miles. Cod and herring are the principal fish caught. Good harbor, with a good entrance and lighthouse. Contains 6 stores and Newfoundland Express Co.; 2 churches - Church of England and Congregational. Bowring Bros., Nfld. Produce Co., and Reid-Nfld. Co.’s steamers call here. Pop. 530.

 

BELLEVUE, a post office in Trinity district; a fishing and farming settlement. Nearest money order office, New Harbor; 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. connections. Contains 2 stores, 1 church. Pop. 140.

 

BELLMAN’S COVE, a settlement in St. George district, 1 mile from Port au Port, which is the nearest post office and business centre. Has Methodist church. Pop. 68.

 

BELS AMOUR, on Labrador coast and Straits of Belle Isle. Nearest port of call, Salmon River.

 

BELVIE, in St. Barbe district. Nearest post town, St. Anthony.

 

BEN BATT’S ARM, in Twillingate district. Nearest post town, Little Bay.

 

BENNETT’S COVE, a settlement in St. George district, with all connections at St. George’s.

 

BENNETT’S ISLAND, in Bonavista district. Nearest post town, Green’s Pond.

 

BENOIT’S COVE, a post office in St. George district, a fishing settlement with all business connections at Curling (Bay of Islands). Pop. 75.

 

BENSON POINT, in Twillingate district. Nearest post town, Little Bay.

 

BENSON’S, a station on Reid-Nfld. railway, 115 miles from St. John’s.

BENTON, a railway station on Clarenville section of Nfld. railway, 41 miles from Notre Dame Junction, with express office.

 

BERRY HEAD, in St. George district. Nearest post town, Port au Port.

 

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

 

BEVAN COVE, in Burgeo and LaPoile district. Nearest post town, Bay of Islands.

 

BEVERLEY COVE, in St. George district. Nearest post town, Bay of Islands.

 

BICHE ARM, St. Barbe district. Nearest post town, Conche.

 

BIDE’S ARM, St. Barbe district. Nearest post town, Western Cove.

 

BIDE’S COVE, St. Barbe district. Nearest post town, Western Cove.

 

BIG BROOK, in St. George district. Nearest post town, Channel.

 

BIG BROOK, in St. Barbe district. Nearest post town, Cape Norman, Griguet.

 

BIG BROOK, on Labrador coast. Nearest port of call, Holton.

 

BIG COVE (BAIE VERTE), a small fishing settlement in St. Barbe district. Nearest post office and other connections at or the same as Coachman’s Cove; 4 miles from Seal Cove, which is the nearest port of call for steamers. Contains 1 store. Pop. 25.

 

BIG ISLAND, a fishing settlement in St. Barbe district, on south side White Bay, 40 miles from Howley’s Station. Has Church of England. Nearest port of call for steamers, Western Cove, 2 miles. Pop. 45.

 

BIG RIVER (CODROY), in St. George district. All connections at or same as Grand River.

 

BIG SALMONIER, in Burin district, a farming and fishing settlement 9 miles from Burin, which is the nearest post town.

 

BILL COVE (MIDDLE), in Bonavista district. Nearest post town Poole’s Island, Cape Freels.

 

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

 

BIRCH COVE, in Bonavista district. Nearest post town, Bonavista.

 

BIRCH COVE, in Trinity district. Nearest post town, Fox Harbor.

 

BIRCH ISLAND, an island in Exploits Bay, Twillingate district. Nearest telegraph and railway station, Lewisporte; all other connections at or the same as Exploits. Pop. 5.

 

BIRCHY BAY, a post office and settlement in Twillingate district. Lewisporte is the nearest express, telegraph and railway station, 5 miles. Has saw mill. Pop. 30.

 

BIRCHY COVE, St. George district. See Curling post office.

 

BIRCHY COVE, a fishing settlement in Bonavista district. Nearest post office, Newman’s Cove; all other connections at or the same as Bonavista. Pop. 100.

 

BIRCHY COVE, in Fortune district. Nearest post town, Bay d’Espoir.

 

BIRCHY COVE, in Twillingate district. Nearest post town, Jackson’s Cove.

 

BIRCHY HEAD, a post settlement in the western arm of Bonne Bay, St. Barbe district. All connections at or the same as Bonne Bay.

 

BIRD COVE, in St. Barbe district. Nearest post town, Bonne Bay. Pop. 15.

 

BIRD ISLANDS, Trinity district. Nearest post towns, Britannia Cove and Clarenville.

 

BIRD ISLANDS, on Labrador coast. Nearest port of call, Vension [sic] Island.

 

BIRD ROCK, on Labrador coast. Nearest port of call, Vension [sic] Island.

 

BISCAY BAY, a post settlement in Placentia and St. Mary’s district, 5 miles from Trepassey on the southern coast. Pop. 80.

 

BISCAYAN BAY, 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. Pop. 35.

 

BISHOP HARBOR, in Bonavista district. Nearest post town, Salvage.

 

BISHOP’S COVE, a post office and fishing settlement in Harbor Grace district. Nearest money order office and port of entry, Bay Roberts, 7 miles; telegraph and railway station, Tilton. Contains 1 store, 1 hall and 1 church. Pop. 328.

 

BISHOP’S FALLS, a post and money order village in Twillingate district; a station on Reid-Nfld. railway, 8 miles from Grand Falls. Has postal telegraph station, express office and customs office. The A.E. Reid Co. Ltd. carry on a large lumber and pulp manufacturing business.

 

BLACK BAY, on Labrador coast and Strait of Belle Isle. Nearest port of call, Red Bay.

 

BLACK BEAR COVE, on Labrador coast. Nearest port of call, Punch Bowl.

 

BLACK BROOK, Trinity district. Nearest post town, Fox Harbor, Northern Bight.

 

BLACK COVE, on Labrador coast. Nearest port of call, Tub Harbor.

 

BLACK DUCK, a railway station on Reid-Nfld Co.’s railway, 42 miles from Bay of Islands.

 

BLACK DUCK BROOK, a post settlement in St. George district. Contains 1 church and 2 schools. The government mail boat calls tri-weekly. A fine fishing station. Pop. 180.

 

BLACK DUCK COVE, a settlement in Trinity district. Nearest post town, British Harbor; nearest railway station, Clarenville. Pop. 40.

 

BLACK DUCK COVE, a settlement in St. Barbe district, near Currant Island post office; it is 193 miles from Bay of Islands railway station. Nearest port of entry, Flower’s Cove; telegraph, Bonne Bay. Pop. 17.

 

BLACKGUARD’S COVE, on Labrador coast. Nearest port of call, Long Island.

 

BLACKHEAD, a settlement in St. George district, east side Port au Port. Fishing is the principal industry; some farming. It is situated 4 miles from Port au Port village and post office. Pop. 50.

 

BLACKHEAD, a settlement in Twillingate district. Nearest post town, Little Bay Island.

 

BLACKHEAD, including Cape Spear and Freshwater Bay, in St. John’s (west) district); small fishing settlements. All connections at St. John’s. Pop. 130.

 

BLACKHEAD, a post and money order office; a fishing and farming settlement in Bay-de-Verde district. Nearest steamboat connections, Western Bay, 3 miles; port of entry, bank and railway station, Carbonear, 12 miles, from which place is a daily mail. Contains 2 stores, Methodist church, 1 schoolhouse, 1 temperance hall, and postal telegraph station. Cod and salmon are the fish caught, the market is St. John’s. Po. 264.

 

BLACKHEAD BAY, a small fishing settlement in Bonavista district. Nearest post office and other connections at or the same as King’s Cove. Pop. 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. Pop. 16.

 

BLACK ISLAND, a post and fishing settlement in Twillingate district. Contains 1 school and 1 lobster factory. Good harbor. Nearest railway station, Lewisport; postal telegraph, Exploits, 2 1/2 miles. Pop. 100.

 

BLACK ISLAND TICKLE, a fishing settlement in Twillingate district. All connections at or the same as Exploits (Burnt Island). Contains 1 store. Pop. 55.

 

BLACK RIVER, a post and money order office; a fishing, lumbering and pulp manufacturing settlement in district of Placentia and St. Mary’s. Nearest steamship connection , Sound Island, 2 miles; railway connection, Come-by-Chance, 12 miles. Mails weekly from Placentia, 45 miles by water. Contains 1 store. Pop. 53.

 

BLACK TICKLE, on Labrador coast. Reid-Nfld. steamers call here.

 

BLAKE POND, in Fogo district. Nearest post town, Gander Bay. S.S. Fogota in Summer.

 

BLAKETOWN, a post office and settlement in Trinity district, 6 miles from Whitbourne station on Broad Cove Branch; it is a flag station on the road. Contains 1 store, saw mill and Church of England.

 

BLANC SABLON, a fishing settlement and sub-port of entry on the Labrador coast. Reid-Nfld. steamer calls monthly on trip between Bay of Islands and Lewisport. Pop. 45.

 

BLANCHARD, a small fishing place in Fortune Bay district. All connections at or same as Harbor Briton, 2 miles. Pop. 7.

 

BLOODY ARM, a fishing settlement in Fogo district. All connections at or the same as Gander Bay, which is the nearest post town. S.S. connection in summer. 

 

BLOOMER HARBOR, in Bonavista district. Nearest post town, Flat Island.

 

BLOOMFIELD, in Bonavista district. Nearest post town Musgrave Town.

 

BLOOMFIELD, on Labrador coast. Nearest port of call, Mannock’s Island.

 

BLOW-ME-DOWN, a place in Bay de Verde district. Nearest post town, Carbonear.

 

BLOW-ME-DOWN, in Twillingate district. Nearest post town, Twillingate.

 

BLOW-ME-DOWN, a call place in Bay St. George district. All connections at or the same as Curling. Pop. 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. Pop. 200.

 

BLUE PINIONS, in Fortune Bay district. Nearest post town, St. Jacques.

 

BLUFF HEAD, on Labrador coast. Nearest port of call, Indian Harbor.

 

BLUFF HEAD COVE (TWILLINGATE SOUTH ISLAND), a fishing settlement in Twillingate district. All connections at or the same as Twillingate. Contains 1 store. Pop. 100.

 

BLUFF HEAD COVE, in St. George district. Nearest post town, Stephenville Crossing.

 

BLUFF HEAD COVE, a small settlement in Trinity district, Smith’s Sound. Nearest post town, Shoal Harbor. Pop. 23.

 

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

 

BOAT HARBOR, a post office in Twillingate district. Reid-Nfld. steamers call here. Pop. 190?

 

BOAT HARBOR, a post office and settlement in Placentia and St. Mary’s district.

 

BOB LUCK COVE, in Placentia and St. Mary’s district. Nearest post town, Richard’s Harbor.

 

BOBBY’S COVE (NEW BAY), Twillingate district. Nearest post town, Leading Tickles, Notre Dame Bay. Pop. 60.

 

BOLSTER ROCK, a fishing settlement on the Labrador. Reid-Nfld steamer during the summer. Pop. 45.

 

BONAH (GREAT and LITTLE), fishing settlements in district of Placentia and St. Mary’s. Nearest post office, Paradise; port of entry, Oderin; money order and telegraph, Baine Harbor. Pop. 65.

 

BONAVENTURE, a post village in Trinity district, on north side of Trinity Bay, 69 miles north of Placentia Junction. Nearest railway station, Trinity, on Bonavista branch. Reid-Nfld. Co’s steamers call here. Contains 1 store, 1 Church of England. Fishing is the principal industry. Pop. 250.

 

BONAVISTA, a bay and cape on the east coast, in lat. 48E42' N and long. 53E8'W. There are many small islands and rocks in the bay, rendering the navigation both dangerous and intricate. Scenery as you go down in the different arms of the bay, through the crooked channels between islands, is fine, among the best in the country.

 

BONAVISTA, a post and money order town in Bonavista district; an important town, capital of the district, terminus of the Bonavista branch of Reid-Nfld railway. There are a number of general stores and exporters of fish, 2 hotels, customs house, express office and postal telegraph station. 4 churches, Church of England, Methodist, Catholic and Salvation Army. Bowring Bros. and Reid-Nfld Co. steamers call regularly during open navigation, from St. John’s, 107 miles by water.

 

BRADONE, on Labrador coast and Strait of Belle Isle. Reid-Nfld Co.’s steamers call here. Has express.

 

BRAGG’S ISLAND, in Bonavista district. Nearest post town, Gooseberry Island.

 

BRAHA (GREAT and LITTLE), in district of St. Barbe. All connections at or the same as St. Anthony  Pop. 115.

 

BRANCH, a post and money order office; a fishing farming and cattle raising settlement in Placentia and St. Mary’s district. Nearest port of entry and railway station, Placentia, 40 miles; mail route along Cape shore to Placentia; 100 miles to St. John’s by water. Contains 3 stores, Catholic church and postal telegraph station. There is an abundance of trout and salmon fishing in the river, and it is the home of the partridge. There are large tracts of good farming on each side of the river. Pop. 365.

 

BRANDY HARBOR (COOK’S HARBOR), in district of St. Barbe. Nearest post town, Griguet [sic], Cape Norman.

 

BRANDY ISLAND, in St. Barbe district. Nearest post town, Griguet, Cape Norman.

 

BRAZIEL, 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. Pop. 12.

 

BREAD AND CHEESE COVE, Ferryland district. Nearest post town, Bay Bulls.

 

BREAD COVER (CLODE SOUND), district of Bonavista. Nearest post town, Port Blandford in winter, Charlottetown in summer.

 

BREEN’S TICKLE, on Labrador coast. Nearest port of call, Indian Tickle.

 

BRENT ISLAND, in St. Barbe district. Nearest post town, St. Anthony.

 

BRENT’S COVE, a post and fishing settlement in St. Barbe district. Nearest railway station, Lewisporte. It is 7 miles from LaScie, with mail connections. Contains 1 church. Pop. 90.

 

BREWLEY, a post settlement in Placentia and St. Mary’s district, 30 miles from Placentia station on Reid-Nfld. Co.’s Railway. Contains 1 store and Catholic Church. A port of call for Reid-Nfld. Co’s steamers. Pop. 100.

 

BRICK YARD, in Trinity district, is considered part of Elliott’s Cove. All connections at or the same as Clarenville, 3 miles. Pop. 74.

 

BRIDGERS, in Twillingate district.

BRIEN’S STAND, a post settlement in Harbour Main district; a station on Reid-Nfld. Co.’s railway, 29 miles from St. John’s, which is the nearest banking town.

 

BRIERLY COVE (CAPE SHORE), a fishing settlement in Placentia and St. Mary’s district. All connections at or the same as Placentia, 25 miles north.

 

BRIG BAY, a post office and fishing settlement in St. Barbe district. Nearest money order office  and telegraph, Bonne Bay; port of entry, Flower’s Cove; railway station, Bay of Islands. Good harbor, safe entrance. Reid-Nfld steamers call weekly. Pop. 45.

 

BRIG HARBOR, on Labrador coast. Port of call.

 

BRIGHTON, Bonavista district. See Salvage Bay.

 

BRIGUS, on Labrador coast. Nearest port of call, Punch ??.

 

BRIGUS, a post and money order Anglo-American and postal telegraph station, express, port of entry; a fishing and farming village and capital of Port-de-Grave district. A station on the Brigus branch of Reid-Nfld Railway, 18 miles from Harbor Grace, 50 miles from St. John’s, and 11 miles from Brigus Junction. Containing 12 stores, 3 hotels, court house, 7 halls, R.C. Convent, and 3 churches. Church of England, Methodist and Catholic. Has good harbor and entrance. Lighthouse on Northern ?? Nearest bank, Harbor Grace. There is a large mattress manufacturing company here. Pop. 1,200.

 

BRIGUS CROSS ROADS, a post settlement in Port-de-Grave district, 1 mile from Brigus Junction, on Reid-Nfld Railway.

 

BRIGUS GULLIES, a post settlement in Port-de-Grave district.

 

BRIGUS JUNCTION, a telegraph station on the Newfoundland railway, 42 miles from St. John’. For all other connections, see Brigus, 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 stores and 1 church. Pop. 70.

 

BRINE’S COVE, in St. Barbe district. Nearest post office, Tilt Cove.

 

BRINEY’S COVE, a small cove in Twillingate district. No inhabitants.

 

BRISTOLS HOPE, (formerly MOSQUITO COVE) in Conception Bay, in Carbonear district; a post, farming and fishing settlement, 2 miles from Carbonear, which is the nearest business centre. Pop. 200.

 

BRITANNIA COVE, a post and money order office situated on Random Island in Trinity district; a farming and fishing settlement 21 miles from Trinity and 18 miles from Clarenville station. There are slate quarries here. Contains Methodist Church, 1 store, customs and express. Reid-Nfld steamers make this a port of call.

 

BRITISH HARBOR, a post, fishing and farming settlement in Trinity district, 8 miles from Trinity station, on Reid-Nfld. railway, Bonavista Branch. Reid-Nfld Co.’s steamers call. Has express. Pop. 200.

 

BROAD COVE, a settlement in St. George district. Nearest post office. St. George’s.

 

BROAD COVE (SMITH’S SOUND), Trinity district; a small settlement near Shoal Harbor. Has Methodist church. Pop. 73.

 

BROAD COVE, a post, telegraph, railway station, fishing and farming settlement in district of Trinity. Nearest steamship connection, Harbor Grace, 17 miles; all other connections at or the same as Whitbourne, 9 miles, or Harbor Grace. Mails daily from St. John’s, 66 miles, by rail. Pop. 75.

 

BROAD COVE, in Trinity district. Nearest post office, Dildo.

 

BROAD COVE, a fishing and farming settlement in Harbor Main district. Nearest post office, money order, telegraph, railway station, Salmon Cove, 1 ½ miles; port of entry, Brigus. Contains 1 store, 1 hotel, 1 court house, 1 church and schoolhouse. All other connections at or the same as Salmon Cove. Pop. 86.

 

BROAD COVE, in Bonavista district. Nearest post town, Newman’s Sound, Selvage.

 

BROAD COVE, in Bonavista district. Nearest post town, Green’s Pond.

 

BROAD COVE, a post office, fishing and farming settlement in Bonavista district. All other connections at or the same as King’s Cove, 4 miles. Pop. 190.

 

BROAD COVE (RUSHOON), 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 Baine Harbor, 3 miles. Pop. 15

 

BROAD COVE, a post and money order office; a fishing and farming settlement in Bay-de-Verde district. Nearest telegraph, Western Bay; port of entry and railway station, Carbonear, 10 miles. Connects with coastal steamer by courier at Western Bay. Cod, salmon, squid and herring are the principal fish caught. Contains 1 stores, 1 schoolhouse, 1 public hall. Pop. 185.

 

BROAD COVE, a post office and fishing settlement in Placentia and St. Mary’s district. Nearest railway station and port of entry, Placentia, 15 miles; all other connections at or the same as Trepassey, 35 miles.

 

BROAD COVE, St. John [sic] West. See St. Phillip’s.

 

BROAD COVE (RENEWS), a post office, fishing and farming settlement in Ferryland district. All other connections at or the same as Renews, 7 miles. A good cove. Pop. including Bear Cove and Freshwater, 90.

 

BROADS, a settlement in Harbor Grace district. Nearest post office, Clark’s Beach; all other connections at or the same as Bay Roberts. Pop. 150.

 

BROOK COVE, Trinity district. Nearest post town, Heart’s Content.

 

BROOK COVE, Trinity district. Nearest post town, Hickman’s Harbor.

 

BROOKFIELD, a post office in Bonavista district. Pop. 290.

 

BROOKLYN, a post office, farming and fishing village in Bonavista district. Copper and iron ore have been discovered in vicinity. Contains 1 store, 1 Church of England and postal telegraph station. Reid-Nfld. steamers make it a port of call in summer twice a week. Nearest railway station, Shoal Harbor. Pop. 100.

 

BROOM CLOSE, in Bonavista district. Nearest post town, Salvage.

 

BROOM COVE, in Bay de Verde district. Nearest post town, Carbonear.

 

BROOM’S BOTTOM, a small settlement in Bay St. George district. All connection at or the same as Curling, Bay of Islands. Pop. 20.

 

BROOM’S POINT, a fishing settlement in St. Barbe district. Nearest railway station, Bay of Islands, 67 miles; everything else centres at or the same as Bonne Bay, 22 miles. Pop. 12.

 

BROWN’S COVE, Burin district. Nearest post town, Burin.

 

BROWN’S COVE (NORTH SIDE, WHITE BAY), in St. Barbe district; a fishing settlement 30 miles from Howley’s Station, on Newfoundland railway, Bishop’s Falls section. Fishing and hunting in season. Pop. 20.

 

BROWN’S HARBOR, a settlement in Burgeo and LaPoile district, 2 miles from LaPoile, 32 miles from Port aux Basques station. Nearest telegraph and post office, LaPoile.

 

BROWN’S MEAD, Trinity district. Nearest post town, Shoal Harbor.

 

BROWNSDALE, formerly Lance Cove South. Nearest post town, Flat Island.

 

BRULE, in Placentia and St. Mary’s district. See Brewley.

 

BRUNETTE, a post office in Fortune Bay district; a fishing settlement 4 miles from Harbor Briton. Contains 1 lighthouse and 2 lobster factories. Pop. 160.

 

BRYANT’S COVE, a post fishing and farming settlement in district of Harbor Grace. Harbor Grace, 4 miles, from which it is separated by Feather Point, is centre for all connections. Contains 2 churches and school houses. Pop. 338.

 

BUCKLEY’S COVE (NEWMAN’S SOUND), in Bonavista district. Nearest post town, Salvage.

 

BULL COVER, in Burin district. Nearest post town, Burin.

 

BULL COVE, a small fishing settlement in Port-de-Grave district. All connections at or the same as Brigus. Pop. 50.

 

BULLOCK’S TICKLE, In Bonavista district. Nearest post town, Salvage.

 

BUNYAN’S COVE, a post and money order office, in Bonavista district. Nearest railway station, Bonavista. Reid-Nfld. steamers make this a port of call.

 

BURGEO, a post and money order office and village in Burgeo and LaPoile district; a port of entry having Anglo-American telegraph station, 8 stores, Court House, 2 churches, Church of England and Methodist; with a good harbor and light house on Boar Island. Reid-Nfld. Co.’s and Bowering Bros. steamers call here regularly; tri-weekly mails from St. John’s and Port aux Basque. Fishing, farming and ship-building are the principal industries. Pop, about 900.

 

BURGEO (PLACENTIA BAY), a fishing settlement in district of Placentia and St. Mary’s. Nearest money order, telegraph and preventive station, Black River, 20 miles; railway station, Arnold’s Cove, 23 miles; port of entry, steamship and all other connections at or the same as Placentia. Mails by packet from Placentia weekly, from Harbor Briton fort-nightly. Pop. 38.

 

BURGOYNE’S COVE (RANDOM SOUND), a post and money order office, a fishing, farming and lumbering settlement in Trinity district. Nearest port of entry and coastal steamer Britannia Cove, 2 miles; all other connections, Shoal Harbor or Clarenville. There are slate quarries here. Pop. 76.

 

BURIN, a post and money order office and village in Burin district, situated on West Side Placentia Bay, 50 miles from Placentia station by water, it is a port of entry, contains several general stores, branch Bank of N S, and fish curing establishments, express office, postal, telegraph station and 3 churches. Church of England, Methodist and Salvation Army. Reid-Nfld. Co.’s and Bowring Bros. steamers call regularly. Fishing the chief industry.

 

BURIN BAY ARM, a post settlement in Burin district, situated on West Side of Placentia Bay. Fishing the principal industry. All business connections same as Burin. Contains 1 saw mill. Pop. 100.

 

BURIN NORTH, a post and money order office, in Burin district, situated on North Side Placentia Bay, all connections same as Burin.

 

BURN COVE, a fishing and farming settlement in Ferryland district. Nearest post office, Tor’s Cove; money order and telegraph, Witless Bay; railway station and banks, St. John’s. Pop. 80.

 

BURNT ARM, a farming, lumbering and fishing settlement, situated on Exploits River in Twillingate district. Nearest railway station, Norris’ Arm; telegraph, Botwood, 2 miles; post office, Lawrencetown, new name for Kite Cove. Pop. 180.

 

BURNT BAY (LEWISPORTE), district of Twillingate. Nearest post town, Twillingate.

 

BURNT BROOK, in district of Trinity. Nearest post town, Shoal Harbor.

 

BURNT COVE, a settlement on White Bay, in St. Barbe district, 45 miles from Howley’s Station on Reid-Nfld. railway. Nearest port of call, Seal Cove, 6 miles; contains 1 Methodist church. Pop. 60.

 

BURNT COVE or HARBOR, in Twillingate district. Nearest post town, Little Bay Islands; all business connections, Twillingate. Pop. 20.

 

BURNT HEAD, a fishing settlement on Conception Bay in Port-de-Grave district. Nearest post office, money order office, telegraph, express and railway station, Brigus, 3 miles; banks, Harbor Grace, 12 miles. Contains 1 store. Pop. 100.

 

BURNT ISLAND, in district of Twillingate. Nearest post town Exploits.

 

BURNT ISLAND, in Twillingate district. Nearest post town, Leading Tickles, Notre Dame Bay.

 

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

 

BURNT ISLANDS, a post fishing settlement in Burgeo and LaPoile district. Nearest railway station Port-aux-Basques, 9 miles. All other connections at or the same as Rose Blanche, 7 miles. Contains 2 stores, 1 church, an Anglo-American telegraph, and a good harbor, safe entrance. It is now a port of call of the mail coastal steamers. Pop. 490.

 

BURNT ISLANDS, a post settlement in Bonavista district, in Bonavista Bay. Nearest railway station, Bonavista.

 

BURNT POINT, a post and money order office and fishing settlement in Bay de Verde district, nearest telegraph, Lower Island Cove, 4 miles; port of entry, Western Head, 6 miles; railway station and bank, Carbonear, 17 miles. Mail daily. Reid-Nfld. coastal steamers call at Western Bay. Contains 1 store, 1 church. Pop. 190.

 

BURNT WOODS, a settlement in Bay de Verde district, near Bay de Verde post office.

 

BURTON’S POND, in Twillingate district. Nearest post town, Nipper’s Harbor.

 

BURT’S COVE, in Fogo district on south side Change Island. Nearest post office, Change Island. Pop. 25.

 

BURYING PLACE, a post settlement in Twillingate district, 7 miles from Tilt Cove, situated on the north side of Notre Dame Bay, 6 miles from Nippers Harbor, this is supposed to have been an Indian burying ground, as relics are frequently unearthed. Pop. 100.

 

BUSSEY’S POINT, in Fogo district. Nearest post town Grander [sic] Bay, mails per S.S. Fogota in summer.

 

BUSTARD COVE, in St. Barbe district. Nearest port town Bonny Bay, Port-au-Choix.

 

BUTCHER’S COVE, in Bonavista district. Nearest post town Gambo.

 

BUTLER BROOK, in St. George district. Nearest post town, St. George’s.

 

BUTLER COVE, Trinity district. Nearest post town, Northern Bight.

 

BUTLER COVE, district of Twillingate. Nearest post town, Leading Tickles, Notre Dame Bay.

 

BUTLER’S COVE, a post office and settlement in Burin district.

 

BUTT COVE, district of Twillingate. Nearest post town, Exploits.

 

BUTTER HARBOR, district Burgeo and LaPoile. Nearest post town, Channel.

 

BUTTON HOLE COVE, district of Twillingate. Nearest post town, Tilt Cove.

 

BYRNE COVE, district of Twillingate. Nearest post town, Twillingate.

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CABOT ISLAND, in Bonavista. Nearest post town, Greenspond.

 

CAIN’S ISLAND, in Burgeo and LaPoile district. Nearest post town, Rose Blanche.

 

CAMP ISLAND, Strait of Belle Isle, on the coast of Labrador. Fishing the only industry. Nearest port of call, Chimney Tickle. Pop. 30.

 

CAMPBELL’S COVE, in St. George district. Nearest post town, Musgrave Town.

 

CAMPBELLTON, a post village in Twillingate district, 5 miles from Lewisporte station. Contains postal, telegraph, express, 1 saw mill, 1 store, Methodist church and Salvation Army. Pop. 150.

 

CANADA BAY, in St. Barbe district. Nearest post town, Englee.

 

CANAILLE, a small fishing settlement in Bonavista district. This is part of Town of Bonavista, being on south side of harbor.

 

CANARIES, in St. Barbe district. Nearest post town, Green’s Pond.

 

CANN ISLAND, an island and fishing settlement in district of Fogo. Nearest post office and all other connections at or the same as Seldom-Come-By. A lighthouse on the Island. Copper ore is found here, containing a percentage of gold. It is 16 miles from Fogo. Pop. 15.

 

CANNING COVE, Bonavista district. Nearest post town, Musgrave Town.

 

CAPE ANGUILLE, a small fishing settlement in St. George district. All connections at or the same as Codroy, 10 miles. Pop. 65.

 

CAPE BALLARD, a settlement in Ferryland district. Nearest post office, Renews.

 

CAPE BAULD, St. Barbe district; the most northern point of Newfoundland. Nearest post town, Griguet. Has a lighthouse and steam fog horn. Pop. 10.

 

CAPE BONAVISTA, three and a half miles from Bonavista, has a lighthouse, visible 15 miles.

 

CAPE BROYLE, a post, money order office, a fishing settlement in Ferryland district, a noted whaling station. Nearest railway station, St. John’s, 10 miles. Contains Anglo-American telegraph. All other connections at or the same as Ferryland, 5 miles, gold and silver are to be found here. Has 1 store, whale oil factory, 1 church, a good harbor and safe entrance. Bowring Bros. steamers call here. Pop. 410.

 

CAPE CHARLES, a fishing settlement, Strait of Belle Isle, on the Labrador Shore. Mails by Reid-Nfld. Co.’s steamer during the summer, according to state of ice. Pop. 75.

 

CAPE COVE and CAPE FOGO (FOGO ISLAND), a small fishing settlement in Fogo district. All connection at or the same as Seldom-Come-By or Fogo Harbor. Pop. 68.

 

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

 

CAPE FOGO. See Cape Cove.

 

CAPE FREELS, a post settlement in Bonavista district.

 

CAPE GREEP (GREPE), a settlement on Labrador Coast. Nearest port of call, Indian Tickle.

 

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

 

CAPE HARRIGAN, on Labrador Coast. Reid-Nfld. Co.’s steamers call during summer months.

 

CAPE HARRISON, on Labrador Coast.  Reid-Nfld. Co.’s steamers call during summer months.

 

CAPE ISLAND, a post settlement, in Bonavista district.

 

CAPE LAHUNE, a post office and a fishing settlement in Burgeo and LaPoile district. All connections at or the same as Burgeo. Contains 1 store, 1 church, good harbor, safe entrance and is connected by sailing packet with Burgeo. It is a port of call for Bowring Bros. steamers Pop. 145.

 

CAPE MUTTON, in Placentia and St. Mary’s district. Nearest post town, Trepassey.

 

CAPE NORMAN, a post settlement in district of St. Barbe. Has a light house. All connections at or the same as Griguet. Pop. 36?

 

CAPE NORTH, on Labrador coast. Nearest port of call, Grady.

 

CAPE ONION, a post settlement in St. George district.

 

CAPE PINE, in Placentia and St. Mary’s district. Nearest post town, Trepassey.

 

CAPE PINE, on the southern part of the Peninsula of Avalon, in the district of Placentia and St. Mary’s. Contains a lighthouse, light visible 30 miles. All connections at or the same as Trepassey, 10 miles. Pop. 10.

 

CAPE PORCUPINE, on Labrador Coast. Nearest port of call, Pack’s Harbor.

 

CAPE RACE, a post and money order office, containing a light house and fog alarm, in district of Ferryland. Revolving white light, attains greatest brilliance every half minute. Has postal and Anglo-American telegraph stations, all connections at or the same as Trepassey, 13 miles. Pop. 25.

 

CAPE RAY, a post office and a settlement in Burgeo and LaPoile district, 12 miles from Channel, a railway station, 8 miles from Port aux Basques station on Reid-Nfld. railway, has express office and postal and Anglo-American telegraph station, 1 churches and lighthouse. Pop. 150.

 

CAPE RODGERS HARBOR, in Placentia and St. Mary’s district. Nearest money order office and telegraph, Baine Harbor. All connections at or the same as Oderin.

 

CAPE ROGUE HARBOR, in St. Barbe district. Nearest post town, Conche.

 

CAPE ST. FRANCIS, lighthouse and fog alarm, in St. John’s (east) district, east side of Conception Bay, visible 12 miles. Nearest post office, Pouch Cove. All other connections at St. John’s. Pop. 45.

 

CAPE ST. GEORGE, a post settlement in St. Barbe district, on west coast at the entrance of St. George Bay.

 

CAPE ST. MARY’S, in Placentia and St. Mary’s district. Contains a lighthouse, height 390 feet, visible 23 miles. All connections at or the same as Placentia, 22 miles. Pop. 12.

 

CAPE SHORE, a post settlement in Burgeo and LaPoile district.

 

CAPE SPEAR, in district of St. John’s (west), contains lighthouse and fog alarm. Nearest post office Blackhead, all other connections at St. John’s. Population, including Blackhead, and Freshwater Bay, about 95.

 

CAPLIN BAY, a post telegraph, fishing and farming settlement in Ferryland district. Nearest railway station, express office and banks, St. John’s, 27 miles. All other connections at or the same as Ferryland, two and a half miles from which mails are sent by courier. Contains 1 store, 1 hotel, 1 church. Pop. 295.

 

CAPLIN BAY (or COVE), a small settlement in St. George district. All connections at or the same as Curling, Bay of Islands. Pop. 25.

 

CAPLIN COVE, Ferryland district. See St. Michael’s.

 

CAPLIN COVE, a post office and fishing settlement in Bay de Verde district. Nearest port of entry, bank and railway station, Carbonear, 7 miles, 3 miles from Old Perlican, and 4 miles from Bay de Verde. Contains 1 store and 2 churches. Pop. 170.

 

CAPLIN COVE, in Harbor Grace district, a suburb of Harbor Grace town.

 

CAPLIN COVE, a post settlement in Trinity district, 12 miles from Northern Bight, 27 miles from Clarenville, has Methodist church. Pop. 65.

CAPLIN COVE, in Twillingate district. Nearest post town, Little Bay Island.

 

CAPLIN COVE, in Twillingate district. Nearest post town, Exploits.

 

CAPLIN COVE, a small settlement in district of Twillingate. All connections at or the same as Tilt Cove. Pop. 42.

 

CAPSTAN ISLAND, an island and fishing settlement off the coast of Labrador. Strait of Belle Isle. Nearest port of call, L’Anse au Loup.

 

CARBONEAR, a post and money order office, Anglo-American and postal telegraph stations, port of entry, and chief town in Carbonear district. Terminal of the Carbonear branch of Reid Newfoundland Railway, 80 miles from St. John’s and 3 miles from Harbor Grace. Trinity Bay ports steamer (R. Nfld.) connects here with trains twice a week. Two mails daily from St. John’s. Contains 20 stores, 1 hotel, 4 churches, Church of England, Catholic, Methodist and Salvation Army, 3 superior schools, Newfoundland express, court house, post office building, containing custom house and telegraph office, branch bank of N.S. Has a good harbor, with safe entrance, 2 miles long and three-fourths of a mile wide; average depth, 5 to 6 fathoms. Lighthouse at harbor entrance. Much frequented by Bank fishing fleet for bait supplies, etc. A short distance from centre of the town are the remains of an old English fort, build in 1752. Pop. 4,000.

 

CARBONEAR (ASSESTANT), in Carbonear district, a post settlement near Carbonear.

 

CARBONEAR ISLAND, included in Carbonear. Contains a lighthouse. Pop. 10.

 

CARIBOU, en Labrador Coast. Nearest port of call, Francis Harbor Bight.

 

CARDLE COVE, on Labrador Coast. Nearest port of call, Seal Islands.

 

CARD’S HARBOR, in Twillingate district. Nearest post town, Pilley’s Island.

 

CAREY POINT, in Fogo district, 4 miles from Musgrave Harbor, which is the nearest post town. No inhabitants.

 

CARMANVILLE, a post and money order village in Fogo district. Fishing, lumbering and ship building are the principal industries. It is 18 miles from Musgrave Harbor and 15 miles from Gander Bay or Seldom-Come-By. Nearest railway station Glenwood. Contains 1 store, Methodist church. Nfld. Produce Co. steamers call here.

 

CARROLL’S COVE, a fishing settlement on the Labrador Coast, Strait of Belle Isle. Nearest port of call, Red Bay. Pop. 30.

 

CARTER’S COVE (FRIDAY BAY, NEW WORLD ISLAND), a post office and fishing settlement in Twillingate district. All business connections at Twillingate. Pop. 30.

 

CARTWRIGHT, on Labrador Coast, express, Reid-Nfld.’s steamers call during the summer months.

 

CARTYVILLE, a post and faming settlement in St. George district, situated on main line of railway. Pop. 38.

 

CASCADE COVE, in Fortune district. Nearest post town, Pushthrough.

 

CASEY’S COVE, on Labrador Coast. Nearest port of call, Indian Tickle.

 

CASTLE COVE, Bonavista district. Nearest post town, King’s Cove.

 

CASTOR’S HARBOR, in St. Barbe district. in Twillingate district. Nearest post town, Bonne Bay.

 

CASTOR’S RIVER, in St. Barbe district. Nearest post town, Bonne Bay.

 

CAT BAY, in Bonavista district. Nearest post town, Gambo.

 

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

 

CAT COVE, in St. Barbe district. A fishing settlement, north side White Bay. Nearest post office, Englee. Pop. 20.

 

CAT HARBOR, a post office and fishing settlement in Fogo district. Nearest telegraph, Wesleyville, 14 miles. Nearest port of entry, Greenspond, 60 miles. All other connections at or the same as Pool’s Island; connected by courier. Contains 2 stores, 1 schoolhouse used as a church. Nfld. Produce Co.’s steamer calls here. Pop. 290.

 

CATALINE, a post and money order office in Trinity district, contains custom, express and postal telegraph office. Fishing and farming are the principal industries. It is a station on the Bonavista branch of the Reid-Nfld. railway, with 5 stores, 1 lobster canning factory, several fishing establishments, 3 churches, Church of England, Methodist and Salvation Army. Reid-Nfld. Co., Nfld. Produce Co and Bowring Bros. steamers call.

 

CAT’S COVE, in district of Burin. Nearest post town, Burin.

 

CAT’S COVE (AVONDALE NORTH), Harbor Main district. See Avondale North.

 

CAVENDISH (formerly SHOAL HARBOR), a post, lumbering and fishing settlement in Trinity district, between Witless Bay and Heart’s Delight; nearest money order, New Harbor, 10 miles; telegraph, Green’s Harbor; port of entry, Heart’s Content, 13 miles. Nearest railway station, Broad Cove, 15 miles; contains 2 stores, 1 saw mill, 2 churches. Methodist and Church of England. Pop. 140.

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

 

CENTRE COVE (CHANCE), a settlement in Ferryland district. Nearest post town, Renews.

 

CHALEUR BAY, near Cape LaHune, in Burgeo and LaPoile district, on the South coast, West of Hare Bay. All connections at or the same as Pushthrough, Hermitage Bay, about 40 miles.

 

CHALKER’S COVE, in St. Barbe district. Nearest post town, Flower’s Cove.

 

CHAMBERLAINS (CONCEPTION BAY), a fishing and farming settlement in Harbor Main district. Nearest money order office, port of entry, and steamship connections, St. John’s. Contains 1 store. Pop. 240.

 

CHAMBER’S BROOK, in St. Barbe district. Nearest post town, Flower’s Cove.

 

CHAMPNEY’S, formerly Salmon Cove, a post, fishing and farming settlement in Trinity district, connected by courier with Trinity railway station, 5 miles, where all connections are made; contains several stores, 2 churches, Church of England and Methodist, shipbuilding is carried on; good harbor, safe entrance. Pop. 625.

 

CHANCE COVE, a settlement in Ferryland district. Nearest post town, Renews.

 

CHANCE COVE, a post, fishing, farming and shipbuilding settlement, in district of Trinity. Nearest money order, Whitbourne, by rail; New Harbor, by water. Telegraph and railway station, Rantem, 5 miles; port of entry, Trinity. Mails weekly, via Rantem, by rail and courier. Contains 1 store and 1 church. Pop. 130.

 

CHANCE HARBOR, a fishing settlement in Twillingate district. All connections at or the same as Moreton’s Harbor or Twillingate. Pop. 48.

 

CHANGE ISLANDS, a group of islands in the district of Fogo, Notre Dame Bay, a post and money order office. Nearest railway station, Lewisport, about 40 miles by water, on Central Island. Telegraph office and post office, the former at Main Tickle, and the latter at Foxhead Cove, Foxhead Cove being the place of anchorage for steamers. S.S. “Clyde” and S.S. “Prospero”. The Reid-Nfld. steamer, during the summer months, connects weekly with railway station at Lewisporte, coastal steamers “Prospero” and “Fogota” also call weekly. During the winter mails from and to St. John’s by train and courier. Contains 7 stores, 2 churches, Church of England and Methodist, 2 schools, and 2 halls. An extensive fishing business is done here. Pop. 1,700.

 

CHANNEL, a postal village, money order, postal telegraph, port of entry and chief town in Burgeo and LaPoile district; Reid-Nfld. costal mail steamers from St. John’s fortnightly, 446 miles. Channel carries on an important winter seal fisheries in Gulf of St. Lawrence. It contains 10 stores, 1 hotel, 3 churches, Church of England, Methodist and Salvation Army, and several schools. Has a good harbor with safe entrance and lighthouse. Port aux Basques is the nearest railway station. Pop. 1,500.

 

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

 

CHAPEL’S COVE, a post, fishing settlement in Harbor Main district. Nearest money order and port of entry, Harbor Main, 2 miles; telegraph and railway station, Avondale, 4 miles. All other connections at or the same as Harbor Main. Contains 2 stores, 1 schoolhouse, used sometimes as  a church. Pop. 570.

 

CHAPEL’S ISLAND (LITTLE ROACH), Fortune Bay, a fishing settlement in Fortune Bay district. Nearest telegraph and port of entry, and other connections at or the same as Belleoram. Pop. 34.

 

CHARLIE SHAVERS’ COVE, a fishing settlement on north side Bay St. George. Nearest post town, Stephenville Crossing. Pop. 35.

 

CHARLOTTETOWN, a post office and settlement in Bonavista district, a port of call for Reid-Nfld. Co.’s steamers, has express and Salvation Army Barracks.

 

CHATTEAU, a fishing settlement on the Labrador Coast and Strait of Belle Isle, situated on a magnificent bay, a short distance from Battle Harbor. Reid Nfld. mail steamer, with mails, calls here during the summer, according to the state of ice. Pop. 22.

 

CHILDS’ POINT, a small fishing settlement in Bay St. George district. All connections at or the same as Bay of Islands, Curling. Pop. 100.

 

CHIMNEY BAY, in St. Barbe district. Nearest post town, Englee.

 

CHIMNEY COVE, in St. George district. Nearest post town, Trout River.

 

CHIMNEY TICKLE, a fishing settlement on the Labrador Coast. Mails by Reid Nfld. Co.’s steamer during the summer. Pop. 8.

 

CHIVILLERS RIVER, on Labrador Coast and Strait of Belle Isle. Nearest port of call, Bonne Esperance.

 

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

 

CHURCH COVE, in St. John’s (east) district, near Torbay. All business connections, St. John’s.

 

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

CINQ CERFS, in Burgeo and LaPoile district. Nearest post town, LaPoile.

 

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

 

CLAM BANK COVE, a post settlement in St. George district.

 

CLAM COVE (GLAMORGAN), in Ferryland district. Nearest post town, Renews.

 

CLARENVILLE, a post, money order, telegraph, railway station, fishing, farming and lumbering settlement in Trinity district. Nearest port of entry, Trinity; mails by train from St. John’s, 131 miles. Contains Newfoundland express and 1 church. Pop. 230.

 

CLARENVILLE SOUTH, a post settlement, in Trinity district. Near Clarenville station.

 

CLARKES BEACH, a post and money order settlement in Port-de-Grave district, a station on Brigus Branch railway, 17 miles from Brigus Junction. Contains 2 stores, postal telegraph, port of entry, 2 churches, Methodist and Salvation Army. Nearest banks, etc. Harbor Grace.

 

CLARK’S BEACH, a fishing settlement in Bay St. George district. All connections at or the same as Curling, Bay of Islands. Pop. 45.

 

CLATTICE HARBOR (PLACENTIA BAY), a fishing settlement in districts of Placentia and St. Mary’s. Nearest post office, St. Leonards, 2 miles; port of entry, Oderin. All other connections at or the same as Placentia, 23 miles, connected by bay steamer, via St. Leonard’s. Contains 1 store. Pop. 150.

 

CLAY COVE, in district of St. Barbe, near Englee post office.

 

CLAY PITTS, in Trinity district, near Northern Bight post office.

 

CLODE SOUND, in Bonavista district. Nearest post town, Port Blandford.

 

CLOWN’S COVE (CONCEPTION BAY), a fishing settlement in Bay de Verde district. All connections at or the same as Carbonear, 2 miles. Pop. 320.

 

COACHMAN’S COVE, a post and money order office in St. Barbe district. Contains 1 store, 1 Catholic church and postal telegraph office. Nearest railway station, Norris’ Arm, 150 miles. Mail steamers call during open navigation from St. John’s, 349 miles. Pop. 200.

 

COACHMAN’S COVE, In Burin district, near the town of Burin.

 

COAL ALL, district of Twillingate. Nearest post town, Twillingate.

 

COBB’S ARM, a fishing settlement in Twillingate district. There are large quantities of limestone here. All connections at or the same as Herring Neck. Pop. 78.

 

COBB’S CAMP, a station on Reid Newfoundland railway; 29 miles from Notre Dame Junction.

 

COBLERS ISLAND, in Bonavista district. Nearest post town, Greenspond.

 

COCK AND HEN COVE, in Fortune Bay district.

 

COD JACK’S COVE, in Twillingate district.

 

CODNER, formerly Middle Bight, (Conception Bay), a fishing and farming settlement in Harbor Main district; all connections at or the same as Kelligrew’s; 1 schoolhouse, railway runs through this place. Population 160.

 

CODNER’S COVE, on Labrador Coast. Nearest port of call, Indian Tickle.

 

CODRICK’S COVE, on the South Island of Change Islands. Pop. 42. See Change Islands.

 

CODROY, a post and money order office in St. George district, near Doyles Station on the west coast; a village containing 7 stores, 1 carding mill, 1 saw mill, port of entry, postal telegraph and Roman Catholic church, Church of England and Methodist, it is situated in the Codroy Valley district. Farming and fishing the principal industries. Pop. 600.

 

CODROY VALLEY, a group of settlements situated between Cape Ray and Cape Anguille, St. George district, it is about 18 miles on the sea coast, and runs 40 miles inland. This valley is of a rich calciferous soil, abounding in marls, lime, gypsum, shales, etc., and forms, with the valley of St. George’s Bay, the most fertile portion of Newfoundland, about 23 miles from Channel Port-aux-Basques and 330 miles west of St. John’s, forms with Channel the most southwestern part of the Island. The Reid Newfoundland railway crosses the valley.

 

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

 

COFFEE COVE, in Twillingate district.

 

COLCHESTER, in Twillingate district. Nearest post town, Nippers Harbor.

 

COLEY’S POINT (CONCEPTION BAY), a post and money order office, fishing and farming settlement in Harbor Grace district; nearest railway station, Bay Roberts, 1 mile. All other connections at or the same as Bay Roberts, contains 2 stores, 2 churches, good harbor, safe entrance. Pop. 962.

 

COLINET (ST. MARY’S BAY), a post office, fishing and farming settlement, at the mouth of the Colinet River, district of Placentia and St. Mary’s. Nearest telegraph and all other connections at or the same as Salmonier, 5 miles, by courier. Good trout fishing in the vicinity. Pop. 90.

COLINET ISLANDS (GREAT and LITTLE), fishing and farming settlements in St. Mary’s Bay, district of Placentia and St. Mary’s. Nearest post office and all other connections at or the same as St. Mary’s.

 

COLLETT COVE, in Placentia and St. Mary’s district. Nearest post town, Placentia.

 

COLLIER’S, in Conception Bay, a post and money order office, a fishing and farming settlement in Harbor Main district, near Brigus station. Nearest banks, Harbor Grace, 24 miles. Contains 2 stores, 1 church, it is 40 miles from St. John’s by rail.

 

COLLIER’S BAY COVE, a post office, small fishing settlement in Trinity district. Nearest money order office and all other connections at or the same as Collier’s. Pop. 40.

 

COLLIER’S CENTRAL, a post office, in Harbor Main district.

 

COLLIN’S COVE, in Burin district, near Burin.

 

COLUMBIER ISLAND, in Burin district, near Burin.

 

COME-BY-CHANCE, a post office, fishing and farming settlement in the district of Placentia and St. Mary’s. Railway station of same name one and a half miles distant. Mails weekly by rail and courier, connection with steamer, Sound Island, 9 miles. Telegraph and port of entry, Black River, 103 miles to St. John’s by rail, 42 miles from Placentia Junction. Contains postal telegraph, express office and 1 church. Pop. 75.

 

COMFORT BIGHT, on Labrador Coast. Reid-Nfld. steamers call during summer months.

 

COMFORT COVE, a post office and settlement in Twillingate district, with all connections at Lewisporte Station. 10 miles. Pop. 50.

 

CONCEPTION BAY, an inlet on the eastern coast, north-west of St. John’s; it has several ports, the principal being Harbor Grace.

 

CONCEPTION HARBOR, on Labrador Coast. Nearest port of call, Smokey Tickle.

 

CONCEPTION HARBOR (CONCEPTION BAY), a post, money order, fishing and farming settlement in Harbor Main district. Nearest telegraph and railway station, Salmon Cove, 3 miles; port of entry Harbor Main; daily mails by rail and courier. Contains 7 stores, 2 hotels, 1 hall, 2 churches, 2 public wharves. Good harbor. There are good indications of iron ore in vicinity. Reid Nfld. steamer connects from St. John’s. pop. 940.

 

CONCHE, a post, money order office, and fishing settlement in St. Barbe district. A port of call for coastal steamer with mails during summer; 399 miles from St. John’s, mails also by courier during winter from Channel, via Flower’s Cove. Contains Catholic church. pop. 300.

 

CONEY ARM, in St. Barbe district. Nearest post town, Jackson’s Arm.

 

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

 

CONN, a small fishing settlement in Fortune Bay district. Nearest post office, telegraph and port of entry, St. Jacques. All other connections at or the same as Belleoram, by sailing packet. Pop. 14.

 

CONN RIVER, a post office in Fortune Bay district. Contains Anglo-American telegraph. Nfld. Produce Co.’s steamers call here.

 

CONNAIGRE, a post office and fishing settlement in Fortune Bay district on Connaigre Bay.

 

CONNAIGRE BAY, district of Fortune Bay, comprising places between Bay-de-l’Eau and Hermitage Bay, on the south coast. All connections at Harbor Briton by ferry. Total pop. 130.

 

CONNOIRE BAY, in Burgeo and LaPoile district. Nearest post town, Burgeo.

 

COOK’S BROOK, a station on Port aux Basques section Reid. Nfld. railway, 11 miles from Bishop’s Falls.

 

COOK’S COVE, in St. George district. Nearest post town, Bay of Islands.

 

COOK’S COVE, in Trinity district. All business connections, Trinity.

 

COOK’S HARBOR, a fishing station in district of St. Barbe, on Strait of Belle Isle, near Cape Norman, 473 miles from St. John’s. Nearest telegraph, Bonne Bay, 115 miles; port of entry, St. Anthony, 22 miles; railway station, Bay of Islands, 156 miles. Coastal steamer calls at Griguet during summer, 25 miles. Contains 2 churches, 1 lighthouse at Cape Norman. Pop. 90.

 

COOMB’S COVE, a post office and fishing settlement in Fortune Bay district. All connections at or the same as Harbor Briton. Nfld. Product steamers make this place a port of call. Pop. 170.

 

COOPER’S COVE (RAGGED ISLAND), a small fishing settlement in Placentia and St. Mary’s district. All connections at or the same as Tack’s Beach. Pop. 25.

 

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

 

COOPER’S ISLANDS, on Labrador Coast. Nearest port of call, Snug Harbor.

 

COOPER’S POINT, in St. Barbe district. Nearest post town, Bonne Bay.

 

COPPETT, a post office and small fishing cove in Bay des Vieux, district of Burgeo and LaPoile. All connections at or the same as Burgeo, 16 miles. Weekly mails from Burgeo. Pop. 35.

 

CORBETT’S HARBOR, on Labrador Coast. Nearest port of call, Punch Bowl.

 

CORBIN, a post office, and fishing settlement in Burin district. All connections at or the same as Burin, 6 miles. Pop. 75.

 

CORBIN, a post office and fishing settlement in Fortune Bay district. Nearest money order office, coastal steamer, telegraph and port of entry, Belleoram, 5 miles. Pop. 103.

 

CORMORANDIER, in St. Barbe district. Nearest post town, Conche.

 

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

 

CORNER BROOK, a post and money order office, in St. George district. Fishing and lumbering principal industries. Contains 1 saw mill, 1 store, 1 hotel, 2 churches. It is situated 1 mile from Bay of Islands station on Reid Nfld. railway.

 

CORNER BROOK (N.E. ARM) in Twillingate district. Nearest post office, Little Bay, Notre Dame Bay.

 

COTTELL’S ISLAND, now St. Brendan’s post office, in Bonavista district.

 

COTTRELL’S COVE (NEW BAY), in Twillingate district, a post office and fishing settlement, near Lewisporte station.

 

COUNTRY PATH (or ROAD), a fishing and farming settlement in Harbor Grace district. Nearest post office and all other connections at or the same as Bay Roberts. Population 295.

 

COURAGE BEACH, district of Harbour Grace, near Harbour Grace town.

 

COW HARBOR, in St. Barbe district, near Bonne Bay.

 

COW HEAD, a post and money order office and fishing village in St. Barbe district. Contains postal telegraph and express office, 2 stores, 1 church. Reid Nfld. Co.’s steamers make it a port of call, weekly. Nearest railway station, Bay of Islands, 70 miles.

 

COWARD’S ISLAND, a post settlement in Bonavista district.

 

COX COVE, on Labrador Coast. Nearest port of call, Venison’s Island.

 

CRABB’S, a post and money order office in St. George district, a village on south side of Bay of St. George, 3 miles from railway station, connected by stage. Contains 3 stores, 1 hotel and Church of England, has telegraph, express and customs offices, good salmon and excellent sea trout fishing. There is a beautiful summer resort being handy to railway, also a good farming section. Pop. 312.

 

CRABB’S BROOK, St. George’s Bay, a small fishing and lumbering settlement, St. George district. Pop. 15.

 

CRABB’S EAST, St. George district, near railway station. All business connections, Crabb’s.

 

CRABB’S HOLE, in Placentia and St. Mary’s district. Nearest post town, Placentia Bay.

 

CRABB’S WEST, in St. George district, between Crabb’s and Highlands, near railway station. All business connections, Crabb’s.

 

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

 

CRAWLEY’S COVE, sometimes called CURZON VILLAGE, in St. Barbe district, on Western Arm of Bonne Bay. Nearest post town, Bonne Bay.

 

CRAWLEY’S ISLAND, a post settlement in Placentia and St. Mary’s district.

 

CREEK, a post settlement in St. George district.

 

CRIPPLE COVE, a small fishing settlement, St. John’s district East. Nearest post office, Pouch Cove. All other connections at St John’s. Pop. 20.

 

CROCKER’S COVE (CONCEPTION BAY), a fishing and farming settlement in Carbonear district. Post office and all other connections at or the same as Carbonear, 1 mile. Contains 2 schools. Pop. 250.

 

CROE HARBOR, situated on north side of White Bay in St. Barbe district. A fishing settlement containing Catholic church. Bowring Bros. steamers call fortnightly during open navigation, this is purely a fishing station in summer. Pop. about 200, in winter about 30.

 

CROSS ISLAND, in Placentia and St. Mary’s district. All connections at or the same as Oderin. Nearest post town, Placentia Bay.

 

CROUCHER COVE, in district of Twillingate. Nearest post town, Little Bay Islands.

 

CROW HEAD (TWILLINGATE ISLAND), a small fishing settlement in district of Twillingate. All connections at or the same as Twillingate (north side). Contains 1 store. Pop. 150.

 

CROW HEAD, included in Summerside, Bay St. George district. All connections at or the same as Curling. Pop. 48.

 

CRUISER’S BROOK, a railway station, 5 miles from Bishop’s Falls, on the Reid Nfld. railway.

 

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

 

CUCKOLD’S COVE, a way office and fishing settlement in Trinity district. All connections, at or same as Trinity, 2 miles. Pop. 135.

 

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

 

CUFF HARBOR, on Labrador Coast. Nearest port of call, Indian Harbor.

 

CULL HARBOR, in Bonavista district. Nearest post town, Glovertown.

 

CULL HARBOR, in Bonavista district. Nearest post town, Pool’s Island.

 

CULL ISLAND, in St. Barbe district. Nearest post town, Leading Tickles, Notre Dame Bay.

 

CUNNINGHAM’S BIGHT, on Labrador Coast. Nearest port of call, Rigolet.

 

CUPIDS, a post and money order office, railway station, fishing and farming village in Port-de-Grave district; nearest port of entry, Brigus, 2 miles. Contains 2 stores, Anglo-American telegraph, express office and Methodist church. Nearest banks, Harbor Grace. Pop. 1,000.

 

CURLEW, on Labrador Coast. Nearest port of call, Lang Island.

 

CURLING, formerly Birchy Cove, a post office, money order, telegraph, Newfoundland express, and port of entry, in St. George district; also a station on the Reid Nfld. railway, 404 miles from St. John’s, and 114 miles from Port-aux-Basques, a terminal port of call for Reid. Nfld coastal steamer to Labrador and Lewisporte. Contains 8 stores, 2 hotels and court house, Bank of Montreal, and 4 churches, Church of England, Catholic, Methodist, Presbyterian. This place has grown much in the last few years and seems destined to become St. John’s of the west, in the future. The Bank of Montreal has recently erected a sightly building for an office. There is a weekly newspaper, the “Western Star”, published here. Has a good harbor, with safe entrance. A popular resort for tourists and sportsmen. Pop. 1,000.

 

CURRENT ISLAND, a post office and fishing settlement, in district of St. Barbe, nearest port of entry, Flowers’ Cove, 18 miles, money order office and telegraph, Bonne Bay, railway station, Curling, 101 miles. All other connections at or the same as Flowers’ Cove. Contains 1 store, 1 church. Reid Nfld. Co.’s steamers make this place a port of call. Pop. 70.

 

CUSLETT, a post, fishing settlement in Placentia and St. Mary’s district. All connections at or the same as Placentia, 28 miles. Pop. 70.

 

CUL-DE-SAC (EAST), a settlement in Burgeo and LaPoile. Nearest post town, Cape LaHone.

 

CUL-DE-SAC (WEST), a post settlement in Fortune Bay district.

 

CUT THROAT, on Labrador Coast, a port of call.

 

CUTWELL ARM, in Twillingate district. Nearest post town, Little Bay Island.

 

CUTWELL HARBOR, Bonavista district. Nearest post town, Salvage.

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DAMNABLE HARBOR, in Bonavista district. Nearest post town, Salvage.

 

DANCING COVE, in Bonavista district. Nearest post town, King’s Cove.

 

DANIEL’S COVE, Smith’s Sound, a small fishing and farming settlement in Trinity district. All connections at or the same as Shoal Harbor. Pop. 36.

 

DANIEL’S COVE, a small fishing settlement in Trinity Bay, in Bay-de-Verde district. All connections at or the same as old Perlican, 4 miles. Pop. 35.

 

DANIEL’S HARBOR, a post office and fishing settlement in St. Barbe district. Nearest railway station, Curling, 98 miles. All other connections at or the same as Bonne Bay, connected by courier during winter. Contains 1 store, 1 church. Reid Nfld. Co.’s steamers call here weekly. Pop. 120.

 

DANIEL’S POINT, a post settlement in Twillingate district.

 

DANIEL’S POINT, a settlement in Placentia and St. Mary’s district. Nearest post town, Trepassey.

 

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

 

DARK COVE, in Bonavista district. Nearest post town, Gambo.

 

DARK COVE, in Bonavista district. Nearest post town, Salvage.

 

DARK HARBOR (RANDOM), in Trinity district. Nearest post town, Northern Bight.

 

DARK HOLE (S.W. ARM, TRINITY BAY), a small fishing settlement in Trinity district. (See Clarenville for all connections) Pop. 25.

 

DARK TICKLE, on Labrador Coast. Nearest port of call, Emily Harbor.

 

DARK TICKLE, a post settlement in Twillingate district, 25 miles from Tilt Cove. Pop. 80.

 

DARK TICKLES, in Twillingate district. Nearest post town, Pilley’s Island.

 

DARRELL’S HOME, a small fishing settlement in Port-de-Grave district. Nearest post office and all other connections at or the same as Bay Roberts. Pop. 75.

 

DAVIS’ COVE (TWILLIGATE NORTH SIDE), a small fishing settlement in Twillingate district. All connections at or the same as Twillingate, North Side. Contains 1 school. Pop. 150.

 

DAVIS’ COVE, a fishing settlement in Placentia and St. Mary’s districts. All connections at or the same as Burgeo. Pop. 50.

 

DAVIS’ INLET, on Labrador Coast, a port of call.

 

DAVY HUTTON’S COVE, in Twillingate district. Nearest post town, Twillingate.

 

DAWSON’S COVE, Connaigre Bay, a post office and fishing settlement in Fortune Bay district; all other connections at or the same as Harbor Briton, 6 miles. Contains 1 lobster factory. Pop. 100.

 

DEAD ISLAND, on Labrador Coast, a port of call.

 

DEAD ISLE or ISLE AUX MORTS, in Burgeo and LaPoile district. Nearest post town, Channel.

 

DEAD LOBSTER BAY, in Fortune Bay district. Nearest post town, Pushthrough.

 

DEADMAN’S BAY (CAT HARBOR), a fishing settlement on Strait Shore, Fogo district, 5 miles from Cat Harbor, lobster packing the principal industry. Nearest post town, Nearest post town, Wesleyville; S.S. Fogots in summer. Pop. 15.

 

DEADMAN’S BAY, a place in St. John’s district (east), all connections at St. John’s.

 

DEADMAN’S COVE, on Strait of Belle Isle, in St. Barbe district, 151 miles from Curling, 213 miles from Bonne Bay. Contains 1 store and Church of England. It is 55 miles west of Flowers’ Cove. Pp. 28.

 

DEADMAN’S COVE, in Fortune Bay district.

 

DEEP BIGHT (RANDOM), a settlement in Trinity district. 8 miles from Clarenville station. Pop. 50.

 

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

 

DEEP COVE, in Placentia and St. Mary’s district. Nearest post town, Presque, Placentia Bay.

 

DEEP COVE, in Burgeo and LaPoile district. Nearest post town, Channel.

 

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

 

DEEPWATER BAY, in Twillingate district. Nearest post town, Exploits.

DEEPWATER COVE, in St. Barbe district. Nearest post town, Bonne Bay.

 

DEEP WATER CREEK, on Labrador Coasts. A port of call.

 

DEER BROOK, in St. Barbe district. Nearest post town, Bonne Bay.

 

DEER HARBOR, a post settlement in Trinity district, near Britannia Cove.

 

DEER HARBOR (LOWER), in Trinity district. Nearest post town, Fox Harbor, Northern Bight.

 

DEER ISLAND, a post and fishing settlement in Burgeo and LaPoile district. Connections at Burgeo, situated at the mouth of White Bear Bay. Weekly mail from Burgeo. Pop. 68.

 

DEER ISLAND, a post settlement in Bonavista district, near Gooseberry Island.

 

DEER LAKE, a post and money order office, a settlement in St. George district, a railway station on Bishops Falls section of Reid Nfld. railway, 9 miles from Grand Lake, has express and postal telegraph. Pop. 130.

 

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

 

DEGRAT DU CHEVAL, in St. Barbe district. Nearest post town, Englee.

 

DALBY’S COVE, a post settlement in Trinity district, 15 miles from Trinity, which is the nearest railway station. Contains 2 stores. Pop. 40.

 

DENIER ISLAND, in Bonavista district, near Salvage.

 

DENIER ISLAND, in Twillingate district. Nearest post town, Pilley’s Island.

 

DEVIL’S BAY (RENCONTRE), Burgeo and LaPoile district. Mail by S.S. Glencoe.

 

DEVIL’S COVE, in St. Barbe district, near Jackson’s Arm.

 

DILDO, a post settlement in Trinity district. Contains 2 stores.

 

DILDO RUN (NOTRE DAME BAY), a channel running between New World Island and the mainland in Twillingate district, interspersed with numerous small islands. The scenery is magnificent and is a representative on a small scale of the Thousand Isles in the St. Lawrence River.

 

DILDO SOUTH, a post settlement in Trinity district.

 

DIRTY COVE, in Bonavista district. Nearest post town Salvage.

 

DOCK (BARENEED), in Port-de-Grave district.

 

DOCK RIDGE (CONCEPTION BAY), a small fishing and farming settlement in Harbor Main district; nearest railway station and telegraph, Salmon Cove. All other connections at or the same as Conception Harbor. Pop. 60.

 

DOCTOR’S HARBOR (BELLE HARBOR), a small fishing settlement in Fortune Bay district; nearest telegraph, port of entry, and steamer connection, St. Jacques. All other connections at or the same as Belleoram, 15 miles. Pop. 40.

 

DODDING HEAD, in district of Burin. Contains a lighthouse. All connections at or the same as Burin.

 

DOG BAY, district of Fogo. See Horwood.

 

DOG COVE, in Bonavista district near Gambo.

 

DOG COVE, in Placentia and St. Mary’s district. Nearest post town, Salmonier.

 

DOG COVE, a small place in district of Burgeo and LaPoile, in Bay des Vieux. Weekly mail from Burgeo. Pop. 19.

 

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

 

DOG ISLAND, on Labrador Coast. Nearest port of call, Spear Harbor.

 

DOG ISLAND, a small fishing settlement in St. Barbe district, at entrance St. Margaret’s Bay. Nearest railway station, Curling, money order office, Bonne Bay. Pop. 8.

 

DOG ISLAND, in St. Barbe district. All connections at Flowers’ Cove.

 

DOLLARD ARM, in Twillingate district near Three Arms, Notre Dame Bay.

 

DOLLMAN’S POINT, in Bonavista district. Nearest post town, Gambo.

 

DOLLY COVE, in Trinity district. Nearest post town, Britannia Cove.

 

DOMINION POINT, a place in Twillingate district, 3 miles from Botwood, where all connections are.

 

DOMINO, on Labrador coast, a port of call, wireless telegraph station.

 

DONOVANS, a station on Reid Nfld. railway, 7 miles from St. John’s; Anglo-American telegraph and express office.

 

DOOLING’S TICKLE, on Labrador Coast. Nearest port of call, Domino.

 

DOSSENGER’S COVE, in St. Barbe district. Nearest post town, Coachman’s Cove.

 

DOTING COVE, a fishing and farming settlement in district of Fogo; nearest post office and money order, Musgrave Harbor, quarter mile; telegraph, Seldom-Come-By, 14 miles; port of entry, Fogo, 35 miles. All other connections at or the same as Seldom-Come-By, by sailing packet. Contains 3 stores. Pop. 380.

 

DOUBLE WARE, on Labrador Coast. Nearest port of call, Smokey Tickle.

 

DOYLE’S STATION, a post office and station on Reid Nfld. railway, 28 miles from Port aux Basques, in St. George district; has express office, 1 store and 1 hotel.

 

DRAGGON BAY, near Richard’s Harbor, in Burgeo and LaPoile district. Nearest post town, Pushthrough.

 

DRAKE COVE, in Bonavista district. Nearest post town, Gambo.

 

DREADFALL POINT, in Burgeo and LaPoile district. Nearest post town, Channel.

 

DROGHEDA (CONCEPTION BAY, NORTH SIDE) a fishing and farming settlement in Port-de-Grave district. All connections at or the same as Brigus, 3 miles. Pop. 100.

 

DROOK, a post settlement in Placentia and St. Mary’s district.

 

DUFFS, a railway station in district of Harbor Main, 5 miles from Holyrood, 26 miles from St. John’s. All other connections at or the same as Holyrood.

 

DUGGAN’S COVE (WHITE BAY), a fishing settlement in St. Barbe district. All connections at or the same as Englee (Canada Bay). Pop. 60.

 

DUNNSMERE, a railway station in St. John’s West district. 7 miles from St. John’s. All other connections at St. John’s.

 

DUNNVILLE, a post, money office, railway station, fishing, farming and shipbuilding settlement in Placentia and St. Mary’s district. All other connections at or the same as Placentia, 4 miles; contains 4 stores, 1 church and express. Pop. 450.

 

DURANT ISLAND, in Burgeo and LaPoile district. Nearest post town, Channel.

 

DURICLE (WEST SIDE PLACENTIA BAY), a fishing settlement in Burin district, nearest post office, Beau Bois, everything else at or the same as Burin, 3 miles. Pop. 10.

 

DURRELL’S ARM (TWILLINGATE SOUTH ISLAND), a fishing and farming settlement in Twillingate district. All connections at or the same as Twillingate (west side). Pop. 200.

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EAST BAY, a settlement in Burgeo and LaPoile district at the entrance of LaPoile Bay. Nearest post town, LaPoile. Pop. 40.

 

EAST POINT, in Burgeo and LaPoile district. Nearest post town, LaPoile.

 

EAST ST. MODEST, on Strait of Belle Isle, a port of call. Pop. 50.

 

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

 

EASTERN HARBOR, in Twillingate district. All connections at Lewisporte.

 

EASTERN TICKLE (FOGO ISLAND), a small fishing settlement in district of Fogo. All connections at or the same as Fogo. Pop. 118.

 

EASTERN TICKLE in Fogo district. Nearest post town, Fogo.

 

EBOULEMENTS, Port au Choix, in St. Barbe district. Nearest post town, Bonne Bay.

 

EDDIES COVE, Strait of Belle Isle, in St. Barbe district. 372 miles from Bay of Islands, 151 miles from Bonne Bay. Contains Church of England. It is 16 miles east of Flowers’ Cove, which is the nearest money order office and port of entry. Pop. 40.

 

EDWARDS HARBOR, on Labrador Coast. Nearest port of call, Indian Harbor.

 

ELLIOTT’S POINT, the south point of Burnt Arm, in Exploits Bay, in Twillingate district. Lumbering and fishing are the principal industries. All connections at Botwood. Pop. 50.

 

ELLIOT’S COVE (RANDOM SOUND), a post, fishing and farming settlement in Trinity district. All connections at or the same as Clarenville, 3 miles. Pop. 75.

 

ELLISTON, formerly Bird Island Cove, a post and money order office, in Trinity district, 5 miles from Bonavista Station on Reid Nfld. railway. Contains 1 store, postal telegraph, 1 Methodist church and Salvation Army. Pop. 450.

 

EMBERLEY’S POND, a fishing settlement in Twillingate district. All connections at or the same as Beaver Cove (Reach. [sic] Pop. 33.

 

EMILY HARBOR, on Labrador Coast. Reid Nfld. Co.’s steamers call here.

 

ENGLEE, a post, money order office and fishing settlement in St. Barbe district; coastal steamer calls here fortnightly during summer months from St. John’s and intermediate places. Mails also in winter by courier from Channel, via Flowers’ Cove. Contains Methodist church. Pop. 245.

 

ENGLISH COVE, a small fishing settlement in St. Mary’s Bay, district of Placentia and St. Mary’s. Nearest post office and all other connections at or the same as St. Mary’s, 10 miles.

 

ENGLISH COVE, a fishing settlement in Harbor Main district; all business connections, Brigus, 3 miles. Contains 1 store, 1 church. Pop. 70.

 

ENGLISH HARBOR, in Bonavista district. Nearest post office, Greenspond.

 

ENGLISH HARBOR, a post office and fishing settlement in Trinity district. Nearest railway station Trinity, 5 miles. Contains 2 stores and 2 churches. Pop. 355.

 

ENGLISH HARBOR (EAST), a way office and fishing settlement in Fortune Bay district. Nearest port of entry, St. Jacques. All other connections at or the same as Bay L’Argent. Mails from Harbor Briton by packet fortnightly, also from Bay L’Argent weekly. Contains 1 church, 1 lobster factory. Pop. 310.

 

ENGLISH HARBOR (WEST), a post and fishing settlement in Fortune Bay district. All business connections at or the same as St. Jacques, 9 miles. Nfld. Produce Co.’s steamer calls here. Contains postal telegraph station. Pop. 120.

 

ENGLISH HARBOR, in St. Barbe district. Nearest post town, Conche.

 

EPWORTH, a post, money order office and fishing village in Burin district, 2 miles from Burin, where its nearest connections are. Port of call for Reid Nfld. Co.’s steamers. Contains 2 stores, express and postal telegraph. Pop. 500.

 

EVANS ROCK (RANDOM), in Trinity district, near Clarenville.

 

EXPLOITS HARBOR, a post and money order village in Notre Dame Bay, in Twillingate district. Nearest railway station Lewisporte, 12 miles. Contains postal telegraph, express, 3 stores, 1 hotel, 3 churches, Church of England, Methodist and Salvation Army. Reid Nfld. Co.’s and Bowring Bros. steamers call during summer from St. John’s, 249 miles. Pop. 520.

 

 

 

Transcribed by Norma Elliott (April 2004)

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