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The Harbour Grace Standard


Surname Publish Date Details
ARNOTTDecember 23, 1876AT Fogo on the 30th ult., the wife of G.W. ARNOTT, Esq. of a son.
CHAMBERLAINAugust 5, 1876On the 18th ult. at the Parsonage, Bay-de-Verde, the wife of the Rev. G.S. CHAMBERLAIN, of a daughter.
DEARINMay 6, 1876On last evening, the wife of J.J. DEARIN, Esq. (Jr.) of a daughter.
DONNELYMarch 4, 1876At St. John's on Thursday, the 24th ult, the wife of the Hon. W.J.S. DONNELY of a daughter.
DUCHESS of EDINBURGHDecember 23, 1876At San Antonio Palace, Malta, Nov. 25th, Her Royal and Imperial Highness, the Duchess of Edinburgh of a daughter. General and Royal salutes were fired from the forts and ships in the harbor in honor of the event.
JARVISJuly 22, 1876On Sunday, 16th inst. the wife of Mr. James JARVIS of a son.
MINNNovember 18, 1876At Montreal, on the 9th inst., the wife of Stewart MINN, Esq., of a daughter.
MONTANIORTDecember 9 1876At Brooklyn, New York, November 24, the wife of M. Francois Emile MONTANIORT, of a son.
MUNROEDecember 30, 1876At St. John's No. 1 New Gower Street, the wife of Mr. Thomas MUNROE of a son.
PATTERSONOctober 14, 1876At the Manse, St. John's, on the 7th inst. Mrs. PATTERSON of a daughter.
PINSENTDecember 23, 1876At Hillsboro on Saturday, 9th inst., the wife of R.J. PINSENT, Esq. of a daughter.
RENOUFDecember 9 1876On the 26th ult. the wife of Judge RENOUF, of the Central District Court, St. John's, Nfld., of a son. The two ladies above referred to, who have so recently made their lords so happy are sisters.
STABBJune 10, 1876At St. John's on the 5th inst., the wife of Mr. W.B. STABB, of a son.
WALSHMarch 25, 1876On Tuesday last, the wife of Mr. Mark WALSH of a son.
WITHERSAugust 5, 1876At Harvey Place, St. John's on the 31st ult., the wife of Mr. J.W. WITHERS, of a son.


Surname Publish Date Details
ANDERSEN, AugustusMay 6, 1876Lost overboard - We learn from the Halifax Morning chronicle, that on the 21st ult. the day after the mail steamer Newfoundland left St. John's on her second last voyage to Halifax - a Swedish sailor, named, Augustus ANDERSEN, belonging to her, was knocked overboard and drowned by the forestaysail sheet giving away. Every possible effort was made to save him but unfortunately without avail.
ANDREWS, RobertMarch 25, 1876On Wednesday last, after a short and painful illness, Mr. Robert ANDREWS, aged 64 years.
BEMISTER, Dorcas CharlotteSeptember 16, 1876 At 75 Yonge Street, Yorkville, Toronto, on the 29th August, 1876, Dorcas Charlotte, beloved wife of Mr. William BEMISTER, and second daughter of Mr. Joseph BARTLETT, Twillingate, Newfoundland, aged 50 years.
BIRKET, ThomasMarch 18, 1876At Harbour Briton, on the 2nd inst. after a short illness, Thomas BIRKET, Esq. Sub-Collector of H.R. Customs and Stipendiary Magistrate for the District of Fortune Bay.
BRACE, Alfred AngusAugust 19, l876On the 12th inst., of brain fever, Alfred Angus,infant son of Mr. John BRACE, aged 15 months.
BRANSFIELD, MaryApril 1, 1876At Carbonear on the 27th March, Mary, relict of the late Mr. Richard BRANSFIELD, age 88 years. May she rest in peace.
CAMPBELL, JamesJuly 22, 1876At. St. John's on Saturday last, in the 80th year of his age, Mr. James CAMPBELL, teacher. Deceased was a native of Duncannon, County Wexford, Ireland. - R.I.P.
CLOUTERSeptember 16, 1876A man named CLOUTER belonging to Catalina committed suicide at Battle Harbor by jumping overboard. The poor fellow had for some time previous shown signs of mental derangement. - Chronicle, Sept. 7
CONDON, GarrettDecember 23, 1876On Wednesday morning last, Mr. Garrett CONDON (sailmaker), an old and respected inhabitant of this town, age 75 years.
CRANE, CharlesApril 1, 1876At the Civil Small-Pox Hospital, Montreal, on the 29th Feb., Mr. Charles CRANE (printer) a native of this town aged 20 years.
CURTIS, WilliamSeptember 30, 1876On Sunday last, after a short and painful illness, Mr. William CURTIS, aged 74 years.
DELANEY, MaryDecember 23, 1876At St. John's on Saturday, 16th inst. Mary, sister of John DELANEY, Esq. P.M.G., in the 58th year of her age.
DEVEREUX, JohnApril 1, 1876At Boston Highlands, February 27, at his residence on Vernon St., Mr. John DEVEREUX, aged 59 years and 2 months. On Wednesday a Requiem Mass was sung for the repose of his soul at the church of St. Francis de Sales, from which the remains were taken to the family lot in St. Augustine's Cemetery, South Boston. In their sorrow and bereavement his widow and family have the sympathy of a large circle of friends and acquaintances. Deceased was full of memories of the early struggles of Catholicity in Boston was always know for his worth and integrity and even cherished a deep love for his Church and country. - R.I.P.
DIXON, Rev. JohnAugust 19, l876At Jackson's Cove, Green Bay, on the 14th inst., after a short but painful illness, Rev. John DIXON, Methodist, aged 20 years.
DOOLEY, BridgetDecember 2, 1876On Sunday evening last, Bridget, beloved daughter of James and Margaret DOOLEY, aged 36 years.
DWYER, EdwardDecember 16, 1876At Harbor Rock Hill, Carbonear, on the 28th ult., Mr. Edward DWYER(Planter), an old and respectable inhabitant of that town, in the 84th year of his age.
EARLE, Engene AugustusAugust 19, l876At Bay Roberts, on the 15th inst., Engene Augustus, infant son of Rose and William EARLE, age 7 months.
FAWN (family)May 6, 1876Information has lately reached here of a very melancholy and fatal accident wich took place on the 25th of February last at Bonne Bay. There was a very heavy gale of wind; with snow, and the latter accumulated in great quantity on a high hill behind the house of a man named Charles FAWN. After some time the snow came down like an avalanche against the house, completely breaking it up, when FAWN, his wife and youngest child were killed and buried in the snow.
FIELD, EdwardJune 17, 1876On the 8th instant, at Bishop's Lodge, Hamilton, Bermuda, the Right Reverend Edward FEILD, D.D., for thirty-two years Lord Bishop of Newfoundland, aged seventy-five.
FINN, AnneJune 10, 1876At Carbonear, on the 6th inst., after a protracted illness, borne with exemplary patience and resignation to the Divine Will and fortified by all the consolations of Holy Religion, Anne FINN, aged 50 years. The kindly disposition of the deceased during her life won for her many warm and attached friends, who with her relatives deeply mourn their sad loss. May her soul rest in peace.
FITZGERALD, Garland GordonJune 3, 1876On Monday last, Garland Gordon, youngest son of Mr. H.J. FITZGERALD, aged 1 year 7 months.
GARCIA, JosephMarch 4, 1876At Halifax, N.S. on the 25 ult., Mr. Joseph GARCIA, aged 45 years, a native of Valencia, Spain. The deceased spend twenty years of his life in Newfoundland and was well known to many in this town.
GOSSE, IsraelOctober 28, 1876At Bishop's Cove, on Thursday last, after a long and painful illness, Mr. Israel GOSSE, aged 75 years.
GOULD, John JosephSeptember 23, 1876At Carbonear, on Sunday evening, September 17th, after a brief illness, with christian resignation to the Divine Will, John Joseph, youngest son of Michael and Elizabeth GOULD, aged 21 years and 8 months. May his soul rest in peace. - Montreal and New York papers please copy.
GRAY, Martin
GRAY, Michael
December 9 1876 Lost at seas, on October 16th, Captain Martin GRAY, of the schooner Bismtrek, aged 39 years; also Michael GRAY, aged 31 years, natives of St. John's, Nfld.
GREEN, Dina MonicaMay 13, 1876On yesterday morning at the residence of her late mother, Dina Monica, youngest daughter of the late Daniel GREEN, Esq. Her funeral will take place tomorrow afternoon at 3 o'clock. Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited.
GREEN, RachelApril 1, 1876On Tuesday last, 28th ult. after a short illness, Rachel Gushue, relict of the late Capt. Daniel GREEN, aged 84 years, 64 of which she resided in this town. She is deeply - and deservedly regretted by all who had the pleasure of her acquaintance, for her kindly disposition and her unostentatious charity; and the poor of this and surrounding districts have lost in her a kind and generous benefactor. - R.I.P.
GREENE, RandalApril 8, 1876At St. John's on Monday last, after a short illness, Randal GREENE, Esq., aged 56 years. Mr. GREENE was principal Accountant of the Union Bank since its commencement of business and in his intercourse with the public for a number of years earned for himself the reputation of an upright man. There are many to regret him.
HARTERY, CatherineApril 8, 1876On Monday last, after a short illness, Catherine, the beloved wife of Mr. Jeremiah HARTERY, aged 84 years. The deceased was a native of Carbonear, and resided in this town for the last 64 years.
HARTERY, JeremiahJune 3, 1876On the 29th ult. after a lingering illness, Mr. Jeremiah HARTERY, (sailmaker), age 80 years.
HENNEBURY, AnastatiaFebruary 5, 1876At Bay Roberts, on Tuesday, the 1st February, after a short illness, Anastatia, the much beloved wife of Richard HENNEBURY, Esq., deeply regretted by her sorrowed husband, family and numeous friends. She lived beloved and died deeply regretted.
HENNEBURY, Mary CatherineMay 20, 1876At Port-de-Grave on Thursday, 11th inst. Mary Catherine, wife of Mrs. James HENNEBURY, aged 20 years. - R.I.P.
HENNEBURY, RichardApril 1, 1876On board the sealing vessel Anastatia, on the 20 ult Capt. Richard HENNEBURY of Bay Roberts, in the 66th year of his age. His funeral will take place tomorrow (Sunday) at 11 o'clock.
HIERLIHY, ElizaMarch 11, 1876At Halifax, N.S., January 27th, Eliza, youngest surviving daughter of the late Captain John HIERLIHY, N.F. Fencibles.
HIERLIHY, Sophia SarahDecember 30, 1876At Bay Roberts, on Thursday morning, the 28th inst. of apoplexy, Sophia Sarah HIERLIHY, the beloved wife of G.W.R. HIERLIHY, Esq., H.M. Customs, aged 58 years, 5 months and 10 days.
HOWLETT, JamesAugust 26, 1876On the 20th inst. James HOWLETT, son of the late Mr. William Howlett, aged 21 years. - (Montreal papers please copy)
HUTCHINSON, GeorgeOctober 14, 1876AT the Parsonage, Topsail, in the 57th year of his age, the Rev. George HUTCHINSON, B.A., incumbent of Topsail.
KEEFE, Johanna MarySeptember 16, 1876On the 6th. inst., of consumption, after an illness of nine weeks, Johanna Mary KEEFE, aged 18 years.
KEHOE, MaryMarch 25, 1876On the same day, after a short illness, Mary relict of the late Capt. William KEHOE, age 30 years.
KENETICK, MaryApril 29, 1876At King's Cove, Bonavista Bay, on the 19th ult., Mary, the beloved wife of Mr. Edward KENETICK, aged 76 years, 47 of which were spent in this country. Deceased was a native of Lady Bridge, County Cork, Ireland.
LAHY, MaryFebruary 26, 1876On Thursday last, Mary, the beloved wife of Mr. Richard LAHY, aged 24 years.
LAWRENCE, JohnDecember 23, 1876At Bonavista, on Thursday, December 7th, after a very brief illness, John LAWRENCE, Esq., for many years Clerk of the Peace and Colonial School Teacher in that town, aged 68 years. He was deservedly esteemed and respected.
MAHER, Sister Mary JosephDecember 9 1876On Sunday morning, 26th ult., at the River-Head Convent, St. John's, Miss MAHER, in Religion, Sister Mary Joseph, aged 24 years.
MUNDEN, NathanielMarch 18, 1876At Brigus, on the 10th inst., Susannah, relict of the late Capt. Nathaniel MUNDEN, age 85 years.
MUNDY, Herbert H.December 16, 1876At. St. John's, suddenly, on the 13th inst. Herbert H. MUNDY, Esq., Private Secretary to His Excellency the Governor of Newfoundland, aged 32 years.
NOSEWORTHY, PrescilaNovember 18, 1876At South Side on Tuesday, the 14th inst. Prescila, youngest daughter of the late Mr. John SHEPPARD, beloved wife of Mr. Moses NOSEWORTHY, aged 20 years. - Her end was peace.
O'DONNELL, VincentMarch 18, 1876On Thursday, the 9th inst., after a short illness, Mr. Vincent O'DONNELL, aged 56 years.
PARSONS, Harriet Maria
PARSONS, Hubert Austin
May 6, 1876On the 9 ult. Harriet Maria, eldest daughter, aged 15 months, and on the 23rd ult. Hubert Austin, infant son, aged 3 days, children of Mr. Ambrose PARSONS. And on Thursday last, Mary Ann, the beloved wife of Mr. Ambrose PARSONS, and daughter of Mr. George H. TAYLOR, of Carbonear, age 26 years. Her funeral will take place tomorrow (Sunday) at half-past two p.m.
PARSONS, Minnie EthelSeptember 30, 1876On 23 inst., Minnie Ethel, infant daughter of Edward and Susanna PARSONS, aged 6 months.
PARSONS, StrettonJuly 29, l876On last evening, after a protracted illness borne with calm resignation to the will of God, Mr. Stretton PARSONS, aged 81 years.
PECKHAM, Mrs. C. F.April 8, 1876At Stamford, Conn., on the 11th March, Mrs. C.F. PECKHAM, formerly of Heart's Content.
PELLY, John F.February 26, 1876At George's Brook, Trinity Bay, on the 30th January, of croup, John F., youngest son of Ann and Edmund PELLY, aged 3 years and 1 month.
PIKE, Jane ElizabethFebruary 19, 1876At Carbonear, on the 19 ult., after a long and severe illness, borne with Christian patience and resignation to the Divine will, Jane Elizabeth, second daughter of Edward T. PIKE, Esq., aged 45 years.
PINSENT, Robert JohnDecember 9 1876At 55 Cumberland Street, Pimlico, London, on the 28th November, in the 79th year of his age, Robert John PINSENT, Esq., late Judge of the Court of Labrador. and for thirty years a Magistrate of this colony - for great part of which time he was Chief Magistrate at Harbor Grace.
ROGERSON, Emma GarretDecember 30, 1876At St. John's on Saturday night last, Emma Garret, the beloved wife of the Hon. James J. ROGERSON, aged 57 years. "She sleeps in Jesus."
SEATON, JamesAugust 5, 1876At. St. John's on Tuesday evening last, after a short illness, James SEATON, Esq., Editor of the Express.
SMITH, NellieOctober 7, 1876At Bonavista on the 22 ult., Nellie aged nine months, infant laughter of John SMITH, Esq. J.P. of Brigus.
SPENCE, Stephen BennettAugust 12, 1876At Montreal, on the 28th ult, Stephen Bennett SPENCE, aged 33 years, eldest son of Mr. John SPENCE of this town. He leaves a wife and two children to mourn the loss of an affectionate husband and father.
STABB, NicholasJune 24, 1876At St. John's, on the 18th inst. the Honorable Nicholas STABB, merchant, aged 73 years. The deceased gentlemen was a member of the Legislative council, which place he occupied for very many years; he was also a member of the Executive in Mr. Hoyles' Government and in the former administration of Mr. Carter; and in each of those positions he ever rendered zealous and useful services. In private and social life he earned general esteem and his death is much regretted in the community. Nfldr,-
STEVENSON, JohnMarch 11, 1876On Wednesday last, after a long and painful illness, Capt. John STEVENSON, an old and well known shipmaster age 77 years.
STRATHIE, RobertAugust 19, l876At Renfrew, Bonavista Bay, on July 25, Mr. Robert STRATHIE, aged 49 years.
TAYLOR, AugustusMarch 4, 1876On Wednesday morning last, after a short illness, Augustus, second son of Mr. Eugene TAYLOR, aged 10 years and 6 months.
THOMPSON, William R.December 30, 1876At New York, on the 7th inst., William R. THOMPSON, aged 68 years.
UNDERHAY, MaggieApril 8, 1876On Wednesday evening last, aged 20 years, Maggie, third daughter of the late Richard UNDERHAY, Esq., formerly merchant at Heart's Content.
WALKER, CharlesAugust 26, 1876On yesterday afternoon, after a protracted illness, Capt. Charles WALKER, aged 73 years, deeply regretted by a large circle of friends. The deceased was a native of Poole, England, and for many years was well and favourably known throughout the Island as an efficient Master-Mariner. His funeral will take place on Monday next from the residence of C.W. ROSS, Esq.
WALSH, MaryApril 29, 1876On the 19 inst. Mary, relict of the late Mr. Thomas WALSH, in her 63rd of her age, a native of Chenmore, County Kilkenny, Ireland. - R.I.P.
WALSH, Robert P.February 19, 1876On the 13 inst., Robert P., infant son of Mr. Patrick WALSH
WARREN, WilliamJune 10, 1876On the 3rd inst., after a short illness and with meek submission to the will of his Divine Master, Mr. William WARREN, aged 64 years.
WARROLL, Charlie EvillSeptember 30, 1876At St. John's on Wednesday, Charlie Evill, infant son of James and Sarah WARROLL, aged 4 months.
WHITEWAY, Ellen MaryFebruary 26, 1876On Wednesday last, Ellen Mary, only daughter of Mr. Edwin WHITEWAY, aged 14 months.
WOLFREY, GeorgeFebruary 19, 1876On the 12 inst., Mr. George WOLFREY, age 63 years.


Surname Publish Date Details
AINLEY - TURNBULLJuly 22, 1876At the Wesleyan Chapel, Truro, N.S., on July 4th, by the Rev. J.M. Howie, Rev. Wm. AINLEY, of Lockeport, Yarmonth Co., N.S. to Elizabeth S. daughter of Mr. TURNBULL, of Onalow, Col. Co.
ATKINSON - SMITHAugust 12, 1876On July 13th at the Wesleyan Chapel, Otley, England, by the Rev. Joseph Binns, the Rev. Thos. Whitfield ATKINSON, Darce, England to Emily, youngest daughter of Mr. Samuel SMITH, Otley.
AYRE - ROGERSONDecember 23, 1876At St. John's on the 14th inst. at the residence of the bride's father, by the Rev. T. Harris, John B. AYRE, eldest son of C.R. AYRE, Esq., M.H.A., to Sarah Blaikie; third daughter of the Hon. J.J. ROGERSON, Receiver General.
BLACKWOOD - PRENDERGASTJuly 29, l876At St. John's on the 16 inst., by the Rev. S. Dunn, Mr. Robert B. BLACKWOOD, to Alice D. PRENDERGAST, both of St. John's.
BLAIR - BLACKWOODJuly 15, 1876At St. John's on Tuesday last at the Gower Street Methodist Church by the Rev. Thomas Harris, Mr. Henry BLAIR of Aberfoll, Scotland, to Isabella Whiteford, only daughter of the late Mr. Andrew BLACKWOOD, of that city.
BOONE - EMERSONMay 6, 1876On Wednesday last, the 3rd instant, at Retreat Cottage, the residence of the bride's father, by the Rev. Diomedes Falconio, O.S.F., Administrator of the Cathedral, John Hoyles BOONE, Esq. of St. John's, Barrister-at-Law to "Eva" Eugenie, eldest daughter of Lewis Wilkins EMERSON, Esq.
BUGDEN - PERATTDecember 23, 1876At the Chapel School, Rendell Harbor, Smith's Sound, on the 23 ult., by the Rev. Mr. Harrington, Captain Arthur BUGDEN of Lance Cove, to Miss Amelia daughter of Mr. John PERATT of Bonaventure.
EDWARDS - PHELANNovember 18, 1876At St. Mary's Church, Halifax, on the 6th instant, by the Rev. Canon Power, Mr. Thomas EDWARDS, Warrant Officer, H.M.S. Eclipse, Miss Mary H. PHELAN, of Trinity, Nfld.
EMERSON - BOONEMay 6, 1876Harbour Grace has lost one of its fair ornaments in the person of Miss E. EMERSON, who, as will be seen by reference to another column, has been united by Hymien's silken bonds to J.H. BOONE, Esq. of St. John's. We wish the newly married couple every happiness.
FRAMPTON - PELLYJuly 1, 1876On the 7th May, at Rendell Harbor, Smith's Sound, Trinity Bay, by the Rev. Mr. Harrington, Mr. Robert FRAMPTON, to Miss Mary Jane, daughter of Mr. Thomas PELLY, of Broad Cove.
GLOVER - SCOTTDecember 2, 1876On Tuesday, the 7th ult., at St. Mary's Church, Plaistow, Kent, by the Rev. Alured H. Alcock, M.A., late of the Madras Ecclesiastical Establishment, assisted by the Rev. Fred R.A. Glover, M.A., late Chaplain to H.M.'s Consulate, Cologne, father of the bridegroom, Commander Sir John Hawley GLOVER, R.N., G.C. M.G., Governor of Newfoundland, to Elizabeth Rosetta, eldest daughter of William James Butler SCOTT of Anne's Grove Abbey, Mourtrath, Queen's County, Ireland.
GOFF - SHEPPARDFebruary 12, 1876At South Side on the 29th January by the Rev. John Godden, Mr. Peter GOFF, to Louisa, third daughter of Mr. Nathaniel SHEPPARD, both of this town.
GOULD - PIKEOctober 28, 1876On the 12 inst., at the Wesleyan Church, Carbonear, by the Rev. J..S. Peach, William THOMAS, only son of B.R.H. GOULD, Esq. to Emma Patience, second daughter of Mr. E.S. PIKE.
GREENE - FOXOctober 14, 1876At Mount Pleasant, (St. John's) the residence of the bride's father, on the 4th inst. by the Rev. W. Forristal, D.J. GREENE, Esq. Barrister-at-law; to Annie Mary, Daughter of James FOX, Esq. merchant.
HAMLIN - PARSONSNovember 5, 1876At St. John's on the 25 ult. by the Rev. S.B. Dunn, Charles HAMLIN, of that city, to Margaret PARSONS, of Harbor Grace.
HANMER - GADENDecember 9 1876At St. John's at St. Thomas's Church on the 30 ult. by the Rev. A.C.F. Wood, M..A., Noel HANMER, Esq., late of Her Majesty's Military Store Staff, to Emma Elizabeth, daughter of Thomas GADEN, Esq., late of the Customs Department, St. John's, Nfld.
JAMES - PARSONSJuly 15, 1876At the Wesleyan Church of this town on Monday evening last, by the Rev. James Dove (President of the Newfoundland Conference) assisted by the Rev. R.W Freeman, the Rev. Thomas H. JAMES, to Flora, eldest daughter of the late Mr. Frederick PARSONS.
KENNEDY - RODDICKJuly 22, 1876At Montreal, on the 29th ult., at the residence of Dr. RODDICK, brother of the bride, by the Rev. Robert Campbell, M.A., J. Stewart KENNEDY, Esq. of Sorel, formerly of Alderley Edge, Cheshire, England, to Janet Irving, eldest daughter of J.L. RODDICK, Esq., late of Harbor Grace, Nfld.
KNIGHT - GILLIAMJuly 1, 1876At Channel, June 15 by the Rev. James Nurse, Mr. James L. KNIGHT to Mrs. Sarah GILLIAM.
MCCOWAN - NETTENDecember 2, 1876At St. Peter's Church, Catalina, by the Rev. A.E.C. Bayley, Mr. John Roach MCCOWAN, to Elizabeth Sarah, daughter of the Rev. Wm. NETTEN.
PHILIPS - SUTTONDecember 23, 1876At Rendell Harbour, Smith's Sound on the 27th ult. by the Rev. Mr. Harrington, Thomas PHILIPS of British Harbour, to Emma Jane SUTTON of Bay de Verd.
ROGERS - FREEMANAugust 12, 1876At St. John's on the 2nd instant, by the Rev. Thomas Harris, Mr. Alexander ROGERS, of Crieff, Scotland, to Hannah Harriett, second daughter of Mr. John FREEMAN of the Post Office.
ROTHWELL - RENNIESeptember 30, 1876At St. John's on the 26 Sept., at the Cathedral church of St. John, by the Right Rev. the Lord Bishop of the Diocese, assisted by the Revs. F.R. MURRAY and C.J. MACHIM, Edward ROTHWELL, Esq., of Manchester, England, to Jessie, youngest daughter of William F. RENNIE, Esq. of that town.
SEVEIOUR - LATENovember 5, 1876At the Chapel School, Rendell Harbor, Smith's Sound, on the 14th ult., by the Rev. Mr. Harrington, Mr. Isaac SEVEIOUR, of British Harbor, to Miss Mary Anne, daughter of Mr. John LATE, of Lance Cove.
STRAPP - FURLONGMay 27, 1876On Wednesday evening last, by the Very Rev. D. Falconio, Capt. John STRAPP to Miss Ellen M. FURLONG.
TAYLOR - FORWARDDecember 30, 1876At Carbonear, at the residence of the bride's father, on the 26th inst. by the Rev. J.G. Currie, Mr. Douglas TAYLOR to Susannah Lee, eldest daughter of Ambrose FORWARD, Esq.
WALL - KEOUGHMay 27, 1876At St. John's on the 24th inst. at the Episcopal Residence, by the Rev. D.R. McGrath, Administrator, Mr. James WALL of this town to Ellen, eldest daughter of Mr. James KEOUGH, Carbonear.


Publish DateEvent Details
February 26, 1876EstateIn the matter of the Insolvent Estate of Ambrose PARSONS, of Harbour Grace, Cabman. All persons having claims upon the above Estate are required to furnish te same, duly attested, on or before the 29th day of February, instant, prior to a declaration of a Divident. G.R. LILLY, Trustee. St. John's, Feb. 8, 1876
March 4, 1876NewsThree young lads who left town just before the snow storm of Thursday last to fetch a load of firewood failed to return, and on Saturday the dead bodies of two of them, named Noseworthy and Ryan, were found near the head of Long Pond. They had lost their way and their life during the storm; their dog and slide being found near the former still alive. The other poor lad doubtless shared the same fate.
March 25, 1876FireOn Friday, the 17th, the house and store of Mr. HIERLIHY situated near Bay Robert's, and occupied by his son, was totally consumed by fire, caused by the upsetting of a kerosene lamp. We understand the premises were insured.
April 1, 1876NewsAt Bay of Islands, on the 18th December a man named Benjamin BRAKE, a half breed Indian shot another called CARTER, a trader from Nova Scotia, in the thigh, and in a quarter of an hour Carter died. He was the brother of Thomas Carter who carries on business in Bay of Islands. Brake is now in custody of the constable there, Wm. BAGG and will, we presume, be sent on as soon as practicable. No doubt, however, we shall have to take chance for this, for in deference to French Notions of French claims, we are not yet permitted to assert practical juridsdiction on what is called the French short and lawlessnes rules instead British authority on this British soil. BAGG, the constable referred to, we believe, is an "unpaid, unpensioned" volunteer, and why it is that he is charged or has charged himself with the functions of peace officer, we don't well know. It does appear, however, that he renders useful service in this line and that he is the man to hold fast his present prisoner, if needful, with a desperate grip. It is stated that the feeling of the people against BRAKE is so strong that fears are entertained of their taking the law in to their hands.
April 1, 1876Ship NewsThe R.M.S. Newfoundland, Capt. MYLINS, arrived at Aguaforte, on Saturday last, at 2 o'clock p.m. Amongst her passengers were the Right Rev. Dr. POWER, Hon. A. SHEA, an Consul for Spain and Mr. and Mrs. MARE. With the exception of two, the buyers are also passengers by her. The more home-loving and adventurous of the passengers started immediately for St. John's and favored by the hard snow crust throughout the night reached town between six and eight o'clock on Sunday morning. - Ibid.
April 29, 1876NewsNewfoundlanders Abroad - Edinburgh University - At the close of Session of 1875-'76, two First Class Honour Certificates were awarded to Alfred J. HARVEY, B.A., and one Second Class Certificate to the former in Materia Medical and Clinical Surgery. - Chronicle.
May 6, 1876FireThursday evening last was the time appointed for our fireman to meet for exercise; but it so happened that they were obliged to prove their mettle sooner than they expected. On the night of Wednesday last, the hurried ringing of the Beach bell followed shortly after by the the clanging of the town bell, aroused the citizens and drew them in alarm from their houses. Soon men, women, and children wre hastening towards the upper end of the town. Arrived at the scene, it was found that the fire proceeded from the West End Hotel owned by Mr. Azariah ALCOCK. Though the firemen were early at the spot and worked right well, almost at the risk of their lives, it was evident that the house could not be saved.
May 13, 1876Ship NewsPassengers - Per Nova Scotian from Liverpool - Mr. J. SCOTT, and 3 in steerage. Per Nova Scotian for Halifax - Mrs. J.B. STEWART, Mrs. ST. M'LEGASSO, Mrs. DUDER, Mrs. BOWDEN, Miss DUDER, Miss MARCH, Miss AYRE, Messrs. S. DAW, DUDER, J. GREENE, S.R. MARCH, C. NICOLLE, J. MORTIMER, J. BOYD, MCDOUGALL, KELLIGREW J.B. RIDOUT, BETRAM, SANTHILL, H.E. AUSTIM, J. DELLABOITZ.
May 20, 1876Ship NewsPassengers - Port of Harbour Grace - Passengers per Leopard for the Northward - Mrs. YOUALL, Mrs. TIBBS, Messrs. DEADY, LETHBRIDGE, COLTON, TUCKER, FAIR, RANKIN, WILLIAMS AND LEMESSURIER; 15 in steerage.
May 27, 1876NewsThe Honourable Solicitor General as Treasurer of the Law Society presented to the Court Messrs. S.B. CARTER, Hugh H. CARTER, W.J. HOGAN, and Issac R. MCNEILY, who were severaly congratulated by His Lordship the Chief Justice for having attained to the degree of Barristers and ordered to take their seats accordingly. Messrs. Geor. H. EMERSON, and John J. FLANNERY, having passed their examinations and received a first class certificate, were admitted as Attorneys and Solicitors.
August 19, l876NewsOn Saturday morning last, a cottage on the Topsail Road, somewhat to the Westward of Richmond Hill, was entirely destroyed by fire. It was the property of the brothers SHAW; and we regret to hear that is was totally uncovered by insurance. The fire is supposed to have originated in a washhouse attached to the cottage, a large fire having been put on for the purpose of boiling water, etc. None of the mail portion of the family were home, so that the furniture also uninsured, together with all the clothes, etc., of the immates of the house were all destroyed. The fire company and a detachment of police were promptly despatched to the scene but their efforts were fruitless to save the building or its contents from total destruction. Chronicle, August 15.
August 26, 1876Ship NewsPer Hibernian from Liverpool - Mrs. HARVEY, Mrs. WARRINGTON, Miss LEMESSURIER, Rev. J.E. PHELPS, Messrs. FRASER, MURRAY, HARVEY, Constable CARVILL, ROGERSON, BALMER, HOWLEY, R. MCDONALD; and one in steerage. Per Hibernian for Halifax - Mrs. STABB, Mrs. J. STRAPP, Miss STRAPP, Messrs. RIDLEY, J.C. BUTTS, E.J. BACON, John HAMBERGER, TRIPPLE, JAMES, JAMIESON, A.L. MCKENNA, J.P. BONELL, MCLEA and 14 in steerage.
September 30, 1876NewsWe are glad to know that the severer suffers at Pouch Cove by the storm have been employed by the Board of Works on road work about the Cove. - Patriot.
September 30, 1876NewsA French banker put into Bay Bulls on Thursday, having lost ten men of her crew on the fishing Banks. She was manned by two men, the only surviviors of the whole ship's company. We fear that we have not reached the end of the catalogue of disasters caused by the recent gale. - Advocate 23.
September 30, 1876NewsOn the list of arrivals by the Caspian we are happy to recognize the name of the Rev. John CONWAY, who has chosen to spend his holidays in Newfoundland amid old scenes, old associations and old friends. - Ibid.
September 30, 1876NewsHis Excellency the Governor in Council has been pleased to appoint Capt. E. Murray COOKESLEY, of Trinity, James HIPPISLEY, Esq. of Harbor Grace, Adolph GUSMAN of Bett's Cove, Notre Dame Bay, and John DUDER, Esq., of Round Harbor, Notre Dame Bay, to be Justices of the Peace for the Northern District; Capt. E. Murray COOKESLEY, and W.S. GREEN, Esq. to be Members of the Road Board for Trinity; the Rev. George J.G. BOND, to be a Memberof the Methodist Education Board for Notre Dame Bay, North, in place of the Rev. John Dixon, deceased; the Rev. J. GOODISON, Israel L. MCNEIL, J.P., B.T.H. GOULD, Esq., J.P., and Messrs. Alfred PENNEY, E.T. PIKE, William JOYCE, and James RORKE, to be a Methodist Board of Commissioners to manage and expend proportion of Money granted for Carbonear Grammar School, under Education Act of 1876; and Messrs. A. BLACKADER, Philip BROWN, and James HOLLET, to be a Board of Road Commissioners for Sound Island, Barren Island and vicinity, Placentia Bay.
October 14, 1876Ship NewsPer G. Washington from Halifax - Sir Hugh W. HOYLES, Mr. and Mrs. James GORDON, and Mr. Ulysse DEFEVRIMONT; 6 in steerage.
October 14, 1876Ship NewsPer G. Washington for Halifax - Miss J. REID, Messrs. TISCHER, G. STRICKLAND, R. STRICKLAND, MULLALLEY AND GOODWIN; 5 in steerage.
October 14, 1876Ship NewsPassengers - Per Venezia for Pictouu - Mr. DEVRIMONT; 1in steerage, For Montreal - Mr. John CLAPP.
October 14, 1876Ship NewsPassengers - Per Nova Scotian from Halifax - Mrs. BROWNING and child, Mrs. STRAPP and child; Messrs. WILLIAMS, FURLONG, MCGREGOR, JAMES AND ARCHIBALD; 14 in steerage.
October 14, 1876Ship NewsPassengers - Per Nova Scotian for Liverpool - The Lord Bishop of Newfoundland, Rev. Mr. NORFOLK and wife, Rev. H. PETLY, Mr. and Mrs. John BOWERING,, Mrs. MARE, Miss STABB, Mr. Hunter; 4 in steerage.
October 28, 1876Ship NewsPassengers - Per Hibernian from Halifax - Mrs. and Miss STABB, Mrs. ROSS and child, Messrs. Nathan J. DOVE, J. GOODISON, E. WHITEHEAD AND 19 in steerage.
October 28, 1876Ship NewsPassengers - Per Hibernian for Liverpool - Sir J.H. GLOVER, Rev. F.. GLOVER, Miss GLOVER, Miss MCCARTY; Messrs. F. PHILPOTS, A. SIOTHA, St. GEORGE, LITTLEDALE, and 2 in steerage.
November 18, 1876Ship NewsPassengers - Per Hibernian from Liverpool- Mr. and Mrs. MUITT, and 2 children, Dr. BROWN, Messrs. STACY AND CLARK.
November 18, 1876Ship NewsPassengers - Per Hibernian for Halifax - Professor HIND, Messrs. ROSS and FLETCHER; 23 IN steerage.
November 18, 1876Ship NewsPassengers - Per Leopard for the Northward - Revs. Messrs. SEBINS, FORSYTH, MESSIAH, and ALEXANDER, Dr. and Mrs. FORBES, Dr. EALES, Dr. MCDONALD, Dr. BROWN, Mrs. MULALLEY, Mrs. DRAKE, Messrs. KNIGHT, DUDER, DOYLE, MANUEL, HIGHMORE, BLANDFORD, HAYWARD and HALL; 50 in steerage.
November 18, 1876Ship NewsPassengers - Per G. Washington from Halifax - Capt. CANN; 13 in steerage.
December 9 1876NewsThe Light-house at Cape St. Francis is all but complete and it is expected that the Light will be in full blast by the end of the year, which will be a great boon to the "tempest tossed mariner" - The Light is being erected under the supervision of Mr. A. OKE. - Times December 2.
December 23, 1876NewsA Rare Chance for Chance Cove - It will be remembered that his Excellency Sir John Glover, made his way overland last summer from this place to Repassey and back again, and on his tiresome journey received at the hand of Mrs. MCCARTHY, of Chance Cove, which lay in his route, that true genuine hospitality for which the MACS, both at home and abroad are remarkable. Mrs. MAC may probably have forgotten all but the honor of His Excellency's visit. Not so, however, Sir John, who related a pleasing and grateful recollection of the event to comemorate which, tis understood, he has ordered to be forwarded to his kind hostess a substantial Christmas Box of twenty pounds of best Souchong, twenty pounds white sugar, twenty pounds cheese, and three gallons best Jamaica. There is little doubt that this large auxiliary supply of good cheer to Mrs. MAC'S cupboard for the approaching festive season, will dispel the solitude of the Cove - make more cheerful the comfort and happiness of the MACS, and cause his Excellency's visit to be held in grateful recollection by the good people of Chance Cove. All wayfarers that may chance to pass that Cove during the winter will go on their way rejoicing. - Advocate.
December 23, 1876Ship NewsPassengers - Per Caspian from Halifax - Miss PRIM, Messrs. ROSS, SYMONDS, ROBINSON, SMITH; 8 in steerage.
December 23, 1876Ship NewsPassengers - Per Austrian for Liverpool - Mons. and Mdm. BRINDEJOUE, Mdm. DUGUENELL, Mr. MACKINSON and daughter, Messrs. DAINE, ZAGUET, MCWILLIAM, BENT, ELLEY, WYATT, and MCCORMACK; 3 in steerage.
December 30, 1876Ship NewsPassengers - Per Nova Scotian for Halifax - Messrs. E.L. JENNINGS, N. MARCH, J.H. CATHRAE; 29 in steerage.

Page contributed and transcribed by: Carol Walsh

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (June 5, 2003)

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