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St. John the Baptist
Anglican Churchyard Cemetery
St. John's
St. John's East District


Complete Listing of Visible Headstones (as of 2007)
but contains ~5500 Graves from 1699

Click here for photo of the Cemetery  and  the Cathederal

SURNAME GIVEN BORN DIED AGE SPOUSE OTHER
Archibald Catherine Sarah   22[?] March 1846 9½ Years   child of Edmund Mortimer and Catherine Elizabeth
Barnes Richard   Sep. 3rd 1846      
Carrington Frederick Hamilton   October 7th 1839 59 Years   of Wadham College, Oxford, rector of St. John's
Carson William   Feb. 26, 1843 73 Years   son of Samuel and Margaret (MacGlacherty) of the Billies, Kirkcudbright, Scotland
Cullin Ann   December 19th 1858   James  
John     3 Yrs & 8 Mos   daughter of Ann and James
Doyle M Ann   Feb 2, 1811[?] 48[?] Years M Edmund Erected by M Edmund Doyle
Flood John   25 February 1840 70 Years    
Joana       John wife
Joana   10 May 1837 36  Years    
Mary Dryer   25 January 1859     also to the memory of her sister
Langley Elizabeth Ann   February 1815 15 Years   daughter of Henry and Mary Ann
Lilly Ann   October 1801 18 Months    
George   1801 15 Months    
Henry   25 Nov. 18??      
Sarah   January 1828[?] 20[?] Years   ????? the late JA Cross
Anne Learn   24th January 18?1 28 Years    
James Crawford   1st January 1845     child of George and Mary Ann
Mary Ann   25 July 1845[?] 66 Years   wife of George
Martin Ann   January 1st 1836 21 Years George  
Edwin         their infant[?]
George   November 26th 1838 5 Years   there son
Pearl Sir James   January 13, 1840 50 Years   Died in Mount Pearl
Pynn Elizabeth   30 March 1831 82 Years Robert  
Robinson Judith Piggott   18 May 1846 48   wife of Assistant Commissairy General Robinson
White Miss Eliz Fra F?dergile   15th March 1830 2 Years 4 Months 13 Days   daughter of Will & Eliz of London and master painter of the New Government House S. John's
Wood Jane   27th January 1838 27th Year James B.  
[Unknown] [#1]         [believed to be the headstone of William Glynn, wife Margaret and son George]

People Reported to be Buried in this Cemetery
(but no headstone is visible) as follows:

(Anyone with additional information, please contact us.)

Surname Given Born Died Age Headstone Transcription

Gill1

Michael 1699

8th March 1772

 

Here lies the remains of Michael Gill, Esquire, Judge of the Admiralty Court of this Island, and for a number of years Justice of the Peace. He was an indulgent father and tender husband. This tomb is inscribed to his memory by his disconsolate widow and son. He was born at Charles Town in America in 1699, and died at St. John’s in Newfoundland, 8th March 1772.

Jones2

John  

1st March 1800

63 Years

In Memory of the late Revd. John Jones,Minister of the Dissenting Church of Christ, At this place, who departed this life 1st March 1800, Aged 63 years; [first minister of The Dissenting Church of Christ at St. John’s (Congregationalist Church). His funeral service was conducted by the Rev Harries, priest at St. John the Baptist Church of England He was buried in the Church of England churchyard on Church Hill, St. John‘s.]

CONTRIBUTOR'S NOTES

1This headstone transcription (of the above reported burial) was reported in the Daily News of August 5, 1955, page 8. The source is a manuscript by Aaron Thomas. He transcribed the stone in 1794 on a visit to St. John’s. This headstone no longer exists.

Dave Wells - September 2009

2First minister of The Dissenting Church of Christ at St. John’s (Congregationalist Church). His funeral service was conducted by the Rev Harries, priest at St. John the Baptist Church of England. He was buried in the Church of England churchyard on Church Hill, St. John‘s.

SOURCE: St. David’s Presbyterian Church Archives for headstone transcription
and www.mun.ca/rels/cong/texts/journal1_new.html for location of burial

Dave Wells - March 2010

Transcribed by Craig Peterman (August 2007) from
photos taken by Craig Peterman (August 2007)

Page Revised by Craig Peterman (February 11, 2014)

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