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The Evening Telegram and other local Newspapers
Miscellaneous Birth Announcements


Daily News    August 11, 1959 (Tuesday)

Born to Vera (nee Batson) and Bill Babb, a daughter at the Grace Maternity Hospital August 9th. Mother and baby are well.

Evening Telegram    August 17, 1996 (Saturday)

- Stuart and Susan (Hynes) are delighted to announce the birth of their daughter, Jane Miller, on Tuesday, August 6, 1996, weighing 8 lbs. 2 ozs. A sister for Colin. Special thanks to Dr. Butler and to the Obstetrics staff of the Grace General Hospital.

Evening Telegram May 4, 1996 (Saturday)

Peter and Joanne (nee Myers) are delighted to announce the arrival of their daughter Jessica Claire, born April 22, 1996 at 12:48 a.m., weighing 8 lbs. 6½ ozs. Proud grandparents are John and Rita Wall of Holyrood and Joseph and Marion Myers of Chapel's Cove and great-grandmother Stella Joy. Special thanks to Dr. K. Halley for her prenatal care and the 2nd and 4th floor Grace Hospital staff and Aunties Lisa and Cynthia for all their help.

Daily News November 6, 1978 (Monday)

Born to David and Judy (nee Jeffers) of St. John's, a daughter weighing 8 lbs. 14 ozs. on Wednesday, Nov. 1st, at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital.

Evening Telegram April 1, 1965 (Thursday)

Born at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital, on March 31st, to Fred and Catherine Baxtrome (nee McCarthy) a girl: 9lbs. 73/4 ozs.
(Transcribed by Diane Ivany Hynes)

Daily News    August 5, 1949 (Friday)

At St. Clare's Hospital, to Mr. And Mrs. F. Bennett, Jr., Holyrood, a son.

Evening Telegram March 15, 1997 (Saturday)

Here’s the news! Darrin (Rogers) and Bonnie (nee Martin) are proud to announce the arrival of their daughter, Jennifer Elizabeth, born March 3, 1997 at high-noon, weighing 7 lbs 15 oz. Proud grandparents are Millicent Martin of Torbay and Alice and Earl Bent of Bridgetown, Nova Scotia. Our special thanks to Dr. Mary Watson, as well as all the folks in the caseroom and on the 2nd Floor of the Grace, especially Essie Peddle and Brenda Walsh.

Evening Telegram    September 26, 1929 (Thursday)

Born. BESSO - On Sept. 4th, at New Bedford, Mass., to Mr. and Mrs. E.J. Besso, a daughter.

Evening Telegram    December 7, 1920 (Tuesday)

On Dec. 3, 1920, to Mr. and Mrs. Philip Blyde, 49 Fleming Street, a daughter.

Daily News December 21, 1971 (Tuesday)

Born to Jim and Mary Blyde, of St. John's, a daughter, on Saturday, December 18, 1971, at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital.

Daily News November 5, 1971 (Friday)

Born to Anne and David Boland of Holyrood, a son, on Nov. 4, at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital.

Evening Telegram    April 8, 1995 (Saturday)

Guy and Doreen (nee Dobbin) are proud to announce the birth of their first child, Jordan James on February 23, 1995 at the Ottawa General, weighing 6 lbs. 1 oz. Grandparents - Theresa and the late James Dobbin of St. Joseph's, S.M.B. and Olivette and the late Henri Boutin of St. Prosper, P.Q. Great-grandparents Mary (Molly) Dobbin and Joseph Ryan both of St. Joseph's.

The Times & General Commercial Gazette    January 15, 1890 (Wednesday)

On the 11th inst., the wife of P.J. Brien, of a son.

The Times & General Commercial Gazette    April 29, 1891 (Wednesday)

Birth, on the 22nd inst., the wife of James Brien, of a daughter.

Daily News November 16, 1978 (Thursday)

Born to Tom and Jean (nee Kenny) of Long Hr., P. Bay, a daughter, weighing 8 lbs. 5¼ ozs. on Monday Nov. 13th, at the Grace General Hospital. A long awaited sister for Jerome, Richard, Tom and Tim.

Daily News   June 2, 1958

Born to Barbara and Lance Burdock (nee Penny) [sic] at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital on May 30th, a son.

Evening Telegram   October 31, 1966 (Monday)

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Burton, of 36 Warbury Street, a son, at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital, October 25th.

Daily News July 12, 1976 (Monday)

Born to William and Rosella (nee Devereaux) of Holyrood, a daughter, weighing 9 lbs. 9 ozs., on Tuesday July 6th at the Grace General Hospital.

Evening Telegram March 8, 1997 (Saturday)

Michelle and Bill are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their first child, a beautiful baby girl, Keirsten Michaela, born February 16, 1997, weighing 9 lbs. 1 ½ oz. at the Grace General Hospital. Proud grandparents are William and Rosella Byrne and Michael and Loretta Maloney, Holyrood. Special thanks to Dr. Gill, Dr. Will, Barbara Ann R.N., Daddy and the OBS nurses for their exceptional care and support.



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