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
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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