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Our communities encompass the following areas starting at Avondale and wrapping around Conception Bay to Cape St. Francis and Bell Island.  We also have included family names common to the community.  If we have missed any, please advise us.

AVONDALE     Family names - Mahany (1700's), Abbot, Barnes, Barron, Bartlett, Beer, Beeso, Bennett, Besso, Billard, Boldand, Broomfield, Brophy, Clairmont, Cleary, coffin, Corbett, Costello, Dyke, Dwyer, Ezekiel, Fagan, Fewer, Flaherty, Flynn, Foley, Ghaney, Goobie, Hynes, Jackman, Kenny, Lahey, Lawlor, Lewis, Lyons, Maddigan, Mahar, Mahoney, Maloney, Marsh, Mason, McCarthy, McDonald, McGrath, McKee, McWilliam, Meaney, Murphy, Myers, Noftall, Nolan, O'Brien, O'Driscoll, O'Leary, O'Toole, Parsley, Penney, Power, Quinlan, Quirk, Roache, Roche, Rose, Rotchford, Ryan, St. John, Seviour, Seymour, Slaney, Strapp, Sullivan, Terry, Turner, Veitch, Vokey, Walsh, Whelan, Woodford.

 GALLOWS COVE    is included with Harbour Main.

HARBOUR MAIN     Family names:- Cleary, Costello, Costello, Costigan, Dalton, Donnelly, Doyle, Ezekiel, Furey, Gorman, Hannin, Hickey, Hicks, Holden, Joy, Keefe (Keeffe) Keating, Kennedy, Lecoure (LeCour), MacDonnell, Mason, Meany, Merner, Moore, Mullowney, Murry, Parsley, Penney, Pennell, Strapp, Sullivan, terry, Wall, Walsh, Woodford

CHAPELS COVE      Family names: Corbett, Fure (1700),  Fury, Hawco, Fewer, Murphy, Byrne, Costello, Gorman,  Kennedy, Nowlan, Wall

WOODFORD     Family names:- Doran, Dwyer, Fewer, Gorman, Healey, LaCour, Woodford

LAKEVIEW is included with Holyrood.

HOLYROOD     Family names:- Barrett, Beeso, Bennett, Benson, Boland, Brien, Browne, Butler, Byrne, Cody, Cremen, Deady, Delahanty, Duff, Duggan, Dwyer, Eddy, Ezekial, Farrell,  Fitzgerald, Flanigan, Flemming, Fowler, Harvey, Healey (Healy), Hickey, Hawco, Hynes,  Joy, Kelly, Kennedy, Lewis,  Moore, Mullowney, Murry, Murphy, O'Neil, Penney (Penny), Pendergast,  Quinlan, Ryan, Slater, Taplin, Timmins, Veitch, Wall, Walsh, Westerman, Williams, Woodford

See Community Profile!

SEAL COVE    Family names: - Anthony, Butler, Dawe, Dowden, Lear, Morgan

UPPER GULLIES       Family names:- Andrews, Coates (Cootes), Scott

LAWRENCE POND      Family names:- Bishop, butler, Clooney (Cluney, Cluny), Hains (Haines), Parmiter, Pelton, Pennell, Taylor

KELLIGREWS    Family names:- Anthony, Dawe (Daw), Dwyer, Farrell, Griffin, Hennessy, Hibbs, Hussey, Kelligrew, LeDrew (KeDroe), Mercer, Nosworthy, Nugent, Parmiter, Rogers, Simmonds, Snow, Tilley (Tilly), Walsh, Whiten

FOXTRAP    Family names:- Batten, Bishop, Butler, Delaney, Feagan (Fagan), Greeley (Grealey, Graly), Keeble, Kennedy, Mealy, Petten, Porter, Sidans, Taylor

LONG POND    Family names: - Aid, Baird, Bishop, Collett, Conway, Dawe (Daw), Eason, Greenslade, Haddon, Janes, Jerraries, Kennedy, Perrin, Porter, Ridout (Rideout) Stanley, Sweetman, Taylor

MANUELS    Family names: - Atkins, Lawrence, Morgan, Neal, Smith, Squires, Tobin, Williams

CHAMBERLAINS    Family names - Casey, Cheater, Dowden, Fitzpatrick, Foster, Fowler, Hiscock, Medcalf, Mercer, Slade, Smith, Stickley, Squires, Williams

TOPSAIL    Family names:-Allen, Barnes, Boggin, Brine, Carter, Chaytor, Christopher, Churchill, Daly (Daley), Flannery, Fowlor, Geehan, Gleeson, Hibbs, Holly, Kennedy, King, Mercer, Metcalfe, Miller, Moyes, Neville, Parmiter, Smith, Snow, Somers (Somerton), Squires, Swansborough

PARADISE    Coombs, Goose, Janes, Murphy, Lynch

ST. THOMAS    Clarke, Laurie, Lawlor, Picco, Stapleton, Travers, Whelan

ST. PHILLIP'S     Family names:- Maynard, Mitchell, Morgan, Oliver, Parrell, Pear, Squires, Tucker

PORTUGAL COVE     Family names:- Bradbury, Churchill, Earle, Fry, Greeley, Hammond, Hanlon, Harding, Harvey, Neary, Picco, Somerton

BAULINE     (BALINE) Family names: King, Butler, Burk, Getheral, Melvin, LeGrow, Whelan

BISCAYAN COVE     Family names: Baldwin, Bragg, Butt, Connors, Diamond, Evans, Hudson, Moulton, Moores, Legrow, Gould, Gruchy, Langmead, Noseworthy, Shea, Sullivan.

CAPE ST. FRANCIS a beautiful lighthouse sitting in solitude.

 BELL ISLAND    Family names:- Beckford, Bennett, Bowdran, Brown, Clement, Conners, Cooper, Cummins, Doyle, Dwyer, Fitzgerald, Foley, Hammond, Harvey, Hiscock, Jackman, Kavanaugh, Kelly, Kennedy, Kent, King, Leahy, Murphy, Normore, Parsons Penril, Pitts, Power, Quigley, Redmond, Reece, Rice, Roberts, Rough, Searel, Skehan, Sparks, Stiles, Whelan

Welcome to the weary traveler.  Here you will find the community names that this site is dedicated to.  You will find picturesque scenery, attractive parks, fabulous sport fishing.  Enjoy!

CONCEPTION BAY discovered 1500 by Gaspard de Cortereal.  A brave Portuguese, discovered the northeast coast of Newfoundland and named all the principal bays and head lands and made charts from his discoveries.  Conception Bay includes, Bell Island, Little Bell Island and Kelly's Island!

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