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St. John the Baptist
Anglican Churchyard Cemetery
St. John's East District
Complete Listing of Visible Headstones (as of 2007)
but contains ~5500 Graves from 1699
|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||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|
|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|
|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.)
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.
1st March 1800
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.]
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
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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