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The Evening Telegram and other local Newspapers
Weddings, Anniversary, Engagements, and Graduations


Harbour Grace Standard   November 29,1879 (Saturday)

Marriage. At the Cathedral, on Sunday 16th inst., by the Very Revd. D. Falconio, O.S.F., Mr. Thomas Brine, cooper, to Ellen, daughter of Mr. Cornelius Neil, both of this town.

Harbour Grace Standard   November 24, 1888 (Saturday)

Marriage. On the 23rd inst., by the Rev. J. Murphy, William Cavanagh, to Hannah, daughter of the late Matthew Neil, both of this town.

The Newfoundland Express   August 9, 1862 (Saturday)

Marriage. On the 26th July last, at St. Peter's Church, Catalina, by the Revd. William Netten, G.H. Cole, Esq., Trinity, to Isobel, eldest daughter of Alexander Bremner, Esq., Catalina.

Evening Telegram   November 11, 1922 (Saturday)

Trinity. ... 1789 - Giles Hosier, of Poole, Dorset, and Grace Newell.

Evening Telegram   August 13, 1909 (Friday)

Married. At Wesley Church parsonage, on the 12th inst., by Rev. J.K. Curtis, William James Ivany to Miss Emma Newell.

The Times & General Commercial Gazette    December 8, 1883 (Saturday)

Married, at the Methodist Parsonage, Military Road, on the 3rd inst., by the Rev. G.J. Bond, Mr. Solomon Reid, of Catalina, to Miss Elizabeth Newell, of Pouch Cove.

Royal Gazette   December 11, 1883 (Tuesday)

MARRIED. At the Methodist Parsonage, Military Road, on Dec 3rd, by the Rev. G.J. Bond, Mr. Solomon Reid of Catalina, to Miss Elizabeth Newell, of Pouch Cove.

Evening Telegram   November 19, 1921 (Saturday)

Trinity. ... Following are the records of some marriages, and the names of those who witnessed them, which revive sacred memories of those to whom in God's great plan we owe so much. 1849. Married, John Newhook and Harriet Curtis, by Rev. Thos. M. Woods. Witnesses: William Pilgrem, David B. Grant. In looking over these entries after recording them, I find there is today only one person living of those whose names are found in them, and that person is Charlotte Granger, now Charlotte Morris, of Whitney Pier, Sydney, C.B. ... - W.J.L. Trinity, Nov. 19, 1921.

Harbour Grace Standard   August 13, 1887 (Saturday)

Marriage. At St. Thomas's Church, on the 4th inst., by the Rev. H. Dunfield, Mr. George Lilly of St. John's. To Miss Harriet Newhook of Trinity.

Harbour Grace Standard   December 19, 1890 (Friday)

Marriage. At St. Mary's Church, St. John's, on 13th inst., by the Rev. E. Botwood, John Newhook of Trinity, to Bessie Wilcox of St. John's.

Harbour Grace Standard   September 1, 1891 (Tuesday)

Marriage. On 20th inst., at St. Thomas's Church, St. John's, by Rev. A.C.F. Wood, Mr. John F. Newman, of Port-de-Grave, to Miss Catherine E. Hiscock, of Trinity.

Royal Gazette   June 5, 1888 (Tuesday)

Married. On the 31st ult., at the parsonage, Military Road, by the Rev. J. Parkins, Mr. George Field, of Torbay, to Miss Mary Ann Noftall, of St. John's.

The Evening Telegram   June 28, 1997 (Saturday)

Engagement. [photo] Lillian Power of St. John's is pleased to announce the engagement of her daughter Lei Ann Hynes to Michael and Alice Nolan [sic] of Bell Island. Best wishes from family and friends.

Grand Falls Advertiser November 18, 1971 (Thursday)
Engagement [with photo of couple]
Mr. and Mrs. Peter F. Nolan of Kelligrews, Conception Bay, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary Diane to George, son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Saunders, Bishop's Falls. A summer wedding is planned.

The Times & General Commercial Gazette     December 25, 1886 (Saturday)

Married, at the Parsonage, Gower Street, on the 13th inst., by the Rev. George Vater, Mr. Edwin Miller, of Trinity, to Emma S., daughter of Mr. Henry Norman, of Brigus.

Royal Gazette   December 28, 1886 (Tuesday)

Married. At the Parsonage, Gower Street, on the 13th inst., by the Rev. George Vater, Mr. Edwin Miller, of Trinity, to Emma S., daughter of Mr. Henry Norman, Brigus.

The Times & General Commercial Gazette     June 5, 1889 (Wednesday)

Married, on the 1st inst., by the Ven. Archdeacon Forristal, Richard Norris, of Witless Bay, to Eliza Meason [sic], of Harbor Main.

Daily News March 28, 1927 (Monday)

Bell Island Budget. Marriages of the Month.
The marriage of Cecelia Norris to John Penney was solemnized at St. Michael's church on the 20th ulto. The nuptial knot was tied by Rev. J.J. McGrath, Pastor, in the presence of a number of friends and relatives. Miss Christina Quinlan was bridesmaid, while Mr. Denis Murphy was best man.

The Evening Telegram   May 1, 1942 (Friday)

Mrs. Mary Noseworthy announces the marriage of her daughter, Lillian Nina, to Mr. George Boyd Pickering, son of Rev. G. B. and Mrs. Pickering of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, on Tuesday the 5th day of May at 2.30 p.m. at St. Thomas's Anglican Church, St. John's.

Daily News   May 6, 1942 (Wednesday)

WEDDING BELLS. The marriage of Mr. and Mrs. Boyd Pickering was quietly performed by the Rev. Canon Howitt at St. Thomas's Church on May 5th, 1942. Lillian Nina, daughter of the late Lorenzo Noseworthy was united in marriage to George Boyd Pickering, son of the Rev. G. B. and Mrs. Pickering of Dartmouth, N.S. The bride, who looked charming, daintily attired in a powder blue redingote, together with navy blue accessories, and a bouquet of pastel carnations with maiden-hair fern, was given in marriage by her brother Gordon. The bride was attended by Miss Marjorie Dalton who wore a rose frock of burnt sienna accessories and carried a bouquet of softly blended sweet peas. The bride's mother wearing a corsage of carnations and fern was becomingly dressed in navy blue. The groom was ably supported by Mr. Gordon Hebert. During the signing of the register, Mr. Kevin Osmond rendered in good form "I'll Walk Beside You." From the church a good gathering of relatives and friends proceeded to a reception given by the groom's uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. G. G. Christian, at their residence, 44 Leslie Street. Immediately after the reception the happy couple left on the express for their honeymoon in Canada. The bride's going away costume consisted of an emerald green ensemble offset by luggage tan accessories and double fox furs. After their honeymoon the couple will take up residence at Dartmouth, N.S. [includes large photo of bride and groom]

Colonist   December 5, 1887 (Monday)

Marriage. - At Brigus, on Sunday, the 20th Nov., by the Very Rev. E.F. Walsh, P.P., P.J. Power, teacher of R.C. School, to Ellen, relict of the late John Nowlan, Esq., both of Brigus.

Harbour Grace Standard   October 17, 1888 (Wednesday)

Marriage. At St. John's, on Monday last, at the residence of the bride's father, by the Rev. M.P. Morris, Miss Veronica Antinori, second daughter of Mr. I. Antinori, to Mr. William J. Nugent, Engineer Newfoundland Railway.



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