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Weddings, Anniversary, Engagements, and Graduations
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WADE - O'BRIEN
Gazette January 25, 1859 (Tuesday)

Married. At Cat's Cove, on Tuesday the 18th inst., by the Rev. Kyran Walsh, Capt. Edward O'Brien, of Bread Cove, to Elizabeth only daughter of Mr. James Wade, jr., of that place.

WAGHORNE - BULL
The Times & General Commercial Gazette   January 4, 1888 (Wednesday)

Married, on the 29th ult., at St. Augustine's Church, New Harbour, by the Rev. Henry Petley, M.A., of Dildo, assisted by the Rev. Arthur C. Waghorne, S.P.G.M. at New Harbor, and clergyman in charge of Harbor Briton mission, the brother of the bride, the Rev. James H. Bull, Curate of New Harbor mission, to Emily Jane Waghorne, of that place.

WALL
The Evening Telegram   December 5, 1957

Mr. and Mrs. John Wall of central Holyrood, celebrated the 37th anniversary of their marriage Nov. 27. Messages for the occasion were received from their son Walter of Corner Brook and from their daughter Frances, Mrs. Joseph Squires of Boston, U.S.A.

WALL - DURDLE
Evening Telegram March 22, 1997 (Saturday)
Engagement.

I am pleased to announce the engagement of our eldest daughter Genevieve Wall, parents Nick and the late Eileen Wall of Harbour Main to Trevor Durdle, son of Glen and Ethel Durdle of Trepassey. An August 2nd, 1997 wedding is planned. Love and Best Wishes from family and friends.

WALL - DWYER
Shoreline News (Foxtrap) October 12, 2003 (Sunday)

Engagement. Congratulations to Vincent Wall of Chapel's Cove and Dawn Dwyer of North Arm, Holyrood on their engagement on Sept. 17th. Love and best wishes from family and friends.

WALSH - BOLAN
Newfoundlander   October 9, 1877 (Tuesday)

Married. - On Sunday evening last, at the R.C. Cathedral, by the Rev. W. Forristal, Administrator, William Joseph, eldest son of the late Capt. Richard Bolan [sic], to Margaret Mary, eldest daughter of Mr. Thomas Walsh, late of Harbor Grace. - [Harbor Grace Standard please copy.]

WALSH - BRAZIL
Newfoundland Express   July 2, 1861 (Tuesday)

Marriage. - On Thursday evening last, at the residence of John Casey, Esq., M.H.A., by the Right Rev. Dr. Mullock, Mr. William Brazil, to Miss Margaret M. Walsh, niece of the late Mr. Thomas Dunford, Harbor Grace.

WALSH - CONNORS
Evening Telegram   December 2, 1922 (Saturday)

Trinity. ...
Hence, as those names that I have already given of men from Devon and Dorset and Hampshire, were the names of men who had come out to Trinity as English youngsters, so the following names are those of men, who as boys of sixteen years of age came here from Limerick or Cork or Dublin, as Irish youngsters, during the years between 1750 and 1780, and then in later life married and settled down in Trinity at the dates given below; as taken from the old church register.
1774 - Maurice Connors and Elizabeth Walsh, both of the Kingdom of Ireland.

WALSH - CONNORS
Evening Telegram   December 2, 1922 (Saturday)

Trinity. ...
1774 - Maurice Connors and Elizabeth Walsh, both of the Kingdom of Ireland.

WALSH - DALTON
Evening Telegram    October 29, 1965 (Friday)

[photos of couple]
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Dalton, Harbor Main, C.B., announce the engagement of their daughter, Louise Angeline, to Raymond Patrick, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Walsh, Holyrood, C.B.

WALSH - DALTON
Evening Telegram   August 9, 1968 (Friday)

Mr. and Mrs. John Walsh, Colliers, announce the engagement of their daughter, Rose Mary, to John Michael Dalton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Dalton, Harbour Main. [photo of couple]

WALSH - DOOLEY
Newfoundlander   November 17, 1859 (Thursday)

Married. - On Sunday evening last, by the Rev. J. O'Donnell, Mr. Richard Dooley, to Miss Mary Anne Warring Walsh, second daughter of William Walsh, Esq., Architect, late of St. John's.

WALSH - FOOTE
Royal Gazette May 9, 1882 (Tuesday)

Married. On the 20th ult., by the Rev. Wm. Forristal, Mr. Patrick Walsh, of Petty Harbor, to Louise, only daughter of the late Mr. Thomas Foote.

WALSH - HYNES
Evening Telegram May 11, 1974 (Saturday)
Engagement
. - The engagement has been announced on May 4th of Florence Catherine Hynes of Ferryland to Thomas Walsh (Jr.), 17 Cook Street. Wedding date to be announced later.

WALSH - MOORE
Daily News   June 3, 1958
WALSH - MOORE NUPTIALS.
[with photo of bride and groom].
A very charming wedding took place May 3rd, 9.30 a.m. at the Marian Chapel of the Basilica of St. John the Baptist, with Nuptial Mass when Rev. Father C. O'N. Conroy united in marriage Gladys Maureen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Moore, Hayward Avenue, and Albert Gerard, son of Sir Albert and Lady Walsh, Monkstown Road, with double ring ceremony.
Given in marriage by her father the bride wore a waltz length gown of beautiful "Scallop Row" patterned lace, from the sabrina neckline to the bouffant skirt, the gown was delicately scalloped in a tiered effect, with short sleeves. She wore elbow length matching gauntlets. Her shoulder length veil was of imported silk illusion studded with pearls and sequins held with a juliette cap. She carried a white prayer book, beautifully adorned with a single white orchid.
Attending the bride, Miss Vivian Ann Moore, wore a waltz length gown of pure silk organza in coral shade with scoop neckline, a crushed cummerbund enhanced the frothy bouffance of the skirt, with it she wore a matching hat trimmed with mohair.
The groom was attended by his uncle, Michael Jones as best man. Following the ceremony a reception was held at Barney's where the usual toasts were honoured. The mother of the bride looked charming in a gown of azure blue silk crepe with white cello straw hat, matching accessories and a corsage of baby white roses. The mother of the groom was beautifully attired in a navy blue creation with pink tone accessories and a matching corsage.
The soloist was Miss Barbara Brown accompanied by Mr. Gerald Healey. The honeymoon was spent on the Canadian mainland and included attendance at the graduation ceremony of the groom from the Nova Scotia Technical College, Halifax. For travelling the bride chose a white sheath dress with bell boy jacket and emerald green sheath duster complementing her dress accessories included a white semi-picture hat with tapering brim adorned with white rose petals and emerald green rose.

WALSH - POWER
The Evening Telegram   January 11, 1921 (Tuesday)

Hymeneal. On Thursday, Jan. 6th, St. Joseph's Church was the scene of a very pretty wedding when Miss Rita Walsh and Mr. Richard Power, both of this place, were united in the holy bonds of matrimony by Rev. J.M. Enright, P.P. The bride entered the church leaning on the arm of her cousin, Mr. Ambrose Turey, who gave her away. She was neatly attired in a bridal gown of white voile with veil to match and was attended by the groom's sister, Mrs. Joseph Singleton. After the ceremony was performed the happy couple drove to the home of the groom's parents where their immediate friends and relations were entertained. Many and useful were the presents received by them showing the esteem in which they are held by a large number of friends with whom we join in wishing Mr. and Mrs. Power many years of wedded happiness. - Com. St. Joseph's, Salmonier, Jan. 8th, 1921.

WALSH - STAPLETON
Royal Gazette   July 29, 1873 (Tuesday)

MARRIED. ... At Harbor Grace, on Friday last, at the Cathedral, by the Very Rev. D. Falconio, O.S.F., Mr. Bartholomew Stapleton, to Miss Mary Walsh, all of River Head.

WALSH - ROYAL
Daily News   November 17, 1898 (Thursday)

Marriages. On Nov. 9th at St. Patrick's Church, by the Rev. Dean Ryan, Michael, eldest son of the late Michael Walsh, of Holyrood, to Miss Annie Royal, of St. John's.

WALSH - WHALEN
Daily News   May 10, 1927 (Tuesday)

Wedding Bells. A pretty wedding was solemnized at St. Michael's Church, Bell island, at 4 p.m. on Sunday afternoon, May 8th, when Miss Nellie Walsh, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R.J. Walsh of East Wabana, became the bride of Mr. Patrick Whalen of Holyrood. The nuptial knot was tied by Rev. J.J. McGrath, P.P. The bride, who was becomingly attired in fawn silk, was attended by Miss Annie Carroll, while Mr. Richard Walsh, Jr., performed the duties of best man. After the ceremony, the young couple drove to the home of Mr. Patrick Carroll, step-father of the groom, where a hospitable repast was served to a large number of guests. Owing to a recent demise in the family, the celebration was a quiet one. The many friends of Mr. and Mrs. Whalen unite in wishing them a happy voyage on the sea of matrimony.

WALSH - WHALEN
Daily News   December 31, 1927 (Saturday)

May 8 - Patrick Whalen and Nellie Walsh, Bell Island ...

WALTERS - BASTONE
Evening Telegram   December 16, 1922 (Saturday)

Trinity. ...
1850. James Walters (of Salmon Cove) and Mary Bastone [sic]. Witnesses: - James Penny and John Bastone.

WALTERS - HART
Harbour Grace Standard   February 12, 1892 (Friday)

Marriages. At Christ Church, Trinity East, on 31st Dec., By Rev. J. Godden, R.D., Mr. Robert Hart to Susannah Walters, both of Salmon Cove East.

WALTERS - SNOW
Harbour Grace Standard   January 8, 1892 (Friday)

Marriage. On Wednesday last, at St. Paul's Church, by the Rector, the Rev. J.M. Noel, Thomas Snow, son of Mr. Robert Snow, to Mary, third daughter of Mr. George Walters - all of this town.

WALTERS - SWEETLAND
Harbour Grace Standard   January 16, 1891 (Friday)

Marriages. On Christmas Day, at the New Church, Salmon Cove East, by the Rev. J. Godden, George Walters of Salmon Cove East, to Mary Jane Sweetland, of English Harbor.

WARREN - PIERCEY
Evening Telegram   October 28, 1922 (Saturday)

Trinity. A few marriages of long ago ...
1841. - William Warren of New Harbour, and Margaret Piercey of Trinity. Witnesses: William House, John Hefford. ...

WATERMAN - BAILEY
Evening Telegram   November 4, 1922 (Saturday)

Trinity. ...
(Note: The use of the personal pronoun "I" in some of the articles below, refers to the original author of the newspaper article. This was Canon William Lockyer, the Anglican clergyman in Trinity, who wrote a number of historical and current pieces for the newspaper of the day. The excerpts I have presented are only a small portion of any given piece - they are extremely interesting for anyone with an interest in Trinity or vicinity, but I do not have sufficient time to transcribe them in full. - Tom Hynes)
Upon reference to the old Marriage Register, however, I find that between the years 1769 and 1803 the majority of the men then married were from Somersetshire, as follows: -
1791. William Bailey, of Milbourn Port, Somerset, and Sarah Waterman.

WATERMAN - WHITTLE
Evening Telegram   November 11, 1922 (Saturday)

Trinity. ...
1788 - Joseph Whittle, of Litchell, Dorset, and Sarah Hannah Waterman.
This list by no means exhausts all that came from Dorset, as the place from which the man came is not always given. ... W.J.L.

WATKINS - OBERG
Evening Telegram   July 26, 1890 (Saturday)

Married. On the 24th inst., at the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, by the Rev. Henry Johnson, Frederick Oberg [sic], of Gothenburg, Sweden, to Selina Watkins, daughter of Mr. A. Watkins, of this city.

WAY - COLLINGHAM
Evening Telegram   December 16, 1922 (Saturday)

Trinity. ...
1811 - Robert Collingham, of Sutton upon Trent, in the County of Nottingham, married Charlotte Way.

WEAVER - GREEN
Royal Gazette   September 7, 1886 (Tuesday)

Married. On the 2nd inst., at St. Paul's Church, Trinity West, by the Rev. Benjamin Smith, (Rural Dean), assisted by the Rev. H.C.H. Johnson, Chatfield Julia Seager, second daughter of the late W.S. Green, Esq., to the Rev. Wm. Weaver, late of Kidderminster, England, now Missionary at Salmon Cove, Conception Bay.

WELLINGTON - DOOLEY
The Times & General Commercial Gazette   September 26, 1888 (Wednesday)

Married, at New York, on the 9th ult., at the residence of the bridegroom, Henry C. Wellington, of New York, to Mary, youngest daughter of William Dooley, of St. John's, Nfld.

WELLS - HIGDEN
The Evening Telegram   May 17, 1924 (Saturday)

Trinity. ... Marriages at English Harbour. 1801 - George Higden and Hannah Wells

WELLS - IVAMY
Evening Telegram   May 17, 1924 (Saturday)

Trinity. ... Marriages at English Harbour.
1801 - William Wells (of Thomas) and Joan Ivamy

WELLS - JONES
Evening Telegram   May 17, 1924 (Saturday)

Trinity. ... Marriages at English Harbour.
1768 - Thomas Wells and Sarah Jones

WELLS - SPRAGG
The Evening Telegram   May 17, 1924 (Saturday)

Trinity. ... Marriages at English Harbour.
1798 - Richard Spragg and Catherine Wells

WHALEN - WALSH
Daily News   May 10, 1927 (Tuesday)

Wedding Bells. A pretty wedding was solemnized at St. Michael's Church, Bell island, at 4 p.m. on Sunday afternoon, May 8th, when Miss Nellie Walsh, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R.J. Walsh of East Wabana, became the bride of Mr. Patrick Whalen of Holyrood. The nuptial knot was tied by Rev. J.J. McGrath, P.P. The bride, who was becomingly attired in fawn silk, was attended by Miss Annie Carroll, while Mr. Richard Walsh, Jr., performed the duties of best man. After the ceremony, the young couple drove to the home of Mr. Patrick Carroll, step-father of the groom, where a hospitable repast was served to a large number of guests. Owing to a recent demise in the family, the celebration was a quiet one. The many friends of Mr. and Mrs. Whalen unite in wishing them a happy voyage on the sea of matrimony.

WHALEN - WALSH
Daily News   December 31, 1927 (Saturday)

May 8 - Patrick Whalen and Nellie Walsh, Bell Island ...

WHEELER - KEAN
Royal Gazette   August 11, 1885 (Tuesday)

MARRIED. ... On the 3rd inst., at the Roman Catholic Cathedral, by the Rev. J.P. Scott, Mr. William Wheeler, T.N.C., to Annie, second daughter of Mr. Patrick Kean, both of this city.

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

Married, at Chicago, on the 25th ult., by the Rev. C. Perrin, D.D., Dr. George M. Whirt, of that city, to Miss Lillie Batstone, of Quidi Vidi, Nfld.

WHITE - BARNES
Harbour Grace Standard   September 3, 1887 (Saturday)

Marriage. At Greenspond, by the Rev. F. Duffill, assisted by the Rev. G.C. Sidy, at his own residence, William Henry, eldest son of Fred. White, Esq., M.H.A., to Johannah Jane, youngest daughter of Mr. James Barnes, both of the above place.

WHITE - BARNES
Evening Telegram   November 4, 1922 (Saturday)

Trinity. ...
(Note: The use of the personal pronoun "I" in some of the articles below, refers to the original author of the newspaper article. This was Canon William Lockyer, the Anglican clergyman in Trinity, who wrote a number of historical and current pieces for the newspaper of the day. The excerpts I have presented are only a small portion of any given piece - they are extremely interesting for anyone with an interest in Trinity or vicinity, but I do not have sufficient time to transcribe them in full. - Tom Hynes)
Upon reference to the old Marriage Register, however, I find that between the years 1769 and 1803 the majority of the men then married were from Somersetshire, as follows: -
1786. Thomas White, of Wincanton, Somersetshire, and Catherine Barnes.

WHITE - BURRAGE
Evening Telegram   November 4, 1922 (Saturday)

Trinity. ...
(Note: The use of the personal pronoun "I" in some of the articles below, refers to the original author of the newspaper article. This was Canon William Lockyer, the Anglican clergyman in Trinity, who wrote a number of historical and current pieces for the newspaper of the day. The excerpts I have presented are only a small portion of any given piece - they are extremely interesting for anyone with an interest in Trinity or vicinity, but I do not have sufficient time to transcribe them in full. - Tom Hynes)
Upon reference to the old Marriage Register, however, I find that between the years 1769 and 1803 the majority of the men then married were from Somersetshire, as follows: -
1787. William Burrage, of West Bagborough, Somersetshire, and Beatrix White.

WHITE - HEALEY
Royal Gazette   June 27, 1882 (Tuesday)

MARRIED. ... At Little Bay, on June 19, by the Rev. S.O. Flynn, Mr. James Healey, of Holyrood, to Miss Mary Ann, third daughter of the late Mr. Joseph White, St. John's.

WHITE - MAYERS
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.
1851. Married, Robert White and Esther Mayers, by Rev. Thos. M. Woods. Witnesses: G.W. Gent, W.H. Cross.
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.

WHITTEN - BRINE
The Newfoundland Express   November 1, 1862 (Saturday)

Marriage. On Thursday evening last, the 30th ult., by the Rev. Mr. Hutchingson, at the Cathedral Church, Mr. Peter Whitten, third son of the late George Whitten, of this town, to Anne Louisa, third daughter of Mr. John Brine of Trinity.

WHITTEN - CHANCEY
Newfoundlander   August 19, 1861 (Monday)

Married - On Tuesday, 18th instant, by the Rev. C. Pedley, Mr. George Whitten, to Mary Ann Touzou, eldest daughter of the late Mr. L.T.R. Chancey, both of this place.

WHITTEN - CHANCEY
A few days ago I posted the following transcription with the date of the wedding wrongly indicated as Aug. 18, instead of Aug. 13. The corrected article is given here:
Newfoundlander August 19, 1861 (Monday)
Married - On Tuesday, 13th instant, by the Rev. C. Pedley, Mr. George Whitten, to Mary Ann Touzou, eldest daughter of the late Mr. L.T.R. Chancey, both of this place.

WHITTEN - CHANCEY
Gazette August 20, 1861 (Tuesday)

Marriage. On Tuesday, 13th inst., by the Rev. C. Pedley, Mr. George Whitten, to Mary Ann Touzou, eldest daughter of the late Mr. L.T.R. Chancey, both of this town.

WHITTEN - TAPPER
Royal Gazette November 29, 1881 (Tuesday)

Married. On the 24th inst., at Torbay, by the Rev. F. R. Murray, Mr. John Whitten, to Miss Ann Tapper, both of that place.

WHITTEN - WISEMAN
Royal Gazette May 20, 1884 (Tuesday)

Married. At St. Thomas's Church, on the 15th inst., Mr. Henry J. Whitten, South Side, to Miss Louisa Wiseman, of Trinity.

WHITTLE - WATERMAN
Evening Telegram November 11, 1922 (Saturday)

Trinity. ...
1788 - Joseph Whittle, of Litchell, Dorset, and Sarah Hannah Waterman.
This list by no means exhausts all that came from Dorset, as the place from which the man came is not always given. ...W.J.L.

WILCOX - NEWHOOK
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.

WILLIAMS - HEALEY
Daily News   October 24, 1896 (Saturday)

Marriage. On the 22nd inst., at the R.C. Cathedral, by Rev. Mon. Scott, Michael Healey, of Cookstown, to Emma, eldest daughter of Michael Williams, Esq., Bay Bulls.

WILLIAMS - RYAN
Royal Gazette December 20, 1881 (Tuesday)

Married. At St. Thomas's Church, Pouch Cove, on the 15th inst., by the Rev. Theo. Netten, Mr. Nathaniel Williams, to Miss Theresa Ryan, both of Pouch Cove.

WILSON - CAREW
Royal Gazette   March 16, 1886 (Tuesday)

Married. On the 9th inst., at the R.C. Cathedral, by the Rev. Archdeacon Forristal, Capt. F. Wilson, of Liverpool, England, to Ester, daughter of Mr. James Carew, of Toadscove.

WINDSOR - WOODFORD - WINDSOR
Evening Telegram August 13, 1965 (Friday)

[photo of bride and groom]
Mr. and Mrs. David J. Windsor following their double ring ceremony performed with nuptial mass by Rev. Father Barbour at the Basilica of St. John the Baptist June 28. The bride is the former Patricia Ann Woodford, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.G. Woodford, 29 Guy St., St. John's; the groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Winsor [sic], St. John's. Given in marriage by her father, the bride was attended by Frankie Woodford, Betty Lambert and Geraldine Woodford. Frank McGrath was best man. Cyril Attwood and Phil Hanley ushered. The reception was held at Quidi Vidi Caterers. Following a wedding trip in the Maritime Provinces, Mr. and Mrs. Windsor have taken up residence in Moncton, N.B.

WINSOR - IVANY
Daily News July 5, 1920 (Monday)

On June 30th, at the C. of E. Cathedral, by the Rev. J. Brinton, Mary, only daughter of Mrs. E. A. Winsor, Macklin Place, to John J. Ivany, English Hr., T.B.

WISEMAN - CROCKER
Evening Telegram   November 4, 1922 (Saturday)

Trinity. ...
1803. John Crocker of the parish of Charlton Withom, Somerset, and Mary Wiseman.

WOODFORD - BALDWIN
Royal Gazette   August 7, 1888 (Tuesday)

Married. On the 31st July, by the Archdeacon Forristal, Mr. Richard Woodford, of Holyrood, to Katie, eldest daughter of Mr. John Baldwin, cooper, Saint John's.

WOODFORD - BALDWIN
The Times & General Commercial Gazette   August 8, 1888 (Wednesday)

Married, on the 31st July, by the Rev. Archdeacon Forristal, Mr. Richard Woodford, of Holyrood, to Katie, eldest daughter of Mr. John Baldwin, cooper, St. John's.

WOODFORD - HAWCO
Evening Telegram July 2, 1965 (Friday)

[photo of bride and groom]
Mr. and Mrs. Mark Woodford following their wedding June 12 at St. Peter and Paul Church, Harbor Main. Rev. J. R. Hawco performed the ceremony. The bride is the former Marion Hawco, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Hawco, Harbor Main; the groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. George Woodford, Harbor Main. Given in marriage by her father, the bride was attended by maid of honor Peggy Hawco and bridesmaids [sic] Lillian Hawco. Bernard Cleary was best man and Phonse Hawco and Hubert Furey as ushers attended the groom. The reception was held at the Velvet Horn Club, Holyrood. Mr. and Mrs. Woodford will live in St. John's.

WOODFORD - LYNCH
Harbour Grace Standard   March 22, 1892 (Tuesday)

Marriage. On the 25th ult., at the R.C. Cathedral, St. John's, by the Ven. Archdeacon Forristal, Mr. John Woodford, youngest son of the late Capt. William Woodford, and brother of William Woodford, M.H.A., to Jane, second daughter of Capt. James Lynch, both of St. John's.

WOODFORD - MCREAGAN
The Times & General Commercial Gazette   September 29, 1883 (Saturday)

Married, at Harbor Main, on the 24th inst., by the Rev. P. O'Donnell, Mr. Alexander McReagan, of Cape Breton, to Maria, only daughter of Mr. M. Woodford, of Holyrood.

WOODFORD - SCHNEIDER
Daily News   February 14, 1952 (Thursday)

Announcement. Mrs. John Aylward of 565 4th Street, Brooklyn, New York, announces the engagement of her sister, Miss Cecile Mary Woodford, formerly of Harbour Main, Newfoundland, to Mr. Kurt Schneider, the son of Mr. and Mrs. E. Schneider of Middle Village, Long Island, New York.

WOODFORD - TRAHEY
The Evening Telegram   April 30, 1957 (Tuesday)

The marriage of Isabelle Mary Woodford, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. P. A. Woodford, Harbour Main, to John Patrick Trahey, only son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Trahey, of Conception, will take place at the Basilica of St. John the Baptist, St. John's, June 8th, 1957.

WOODFORD - WINDSOR
Evening Telegram August 13, 1965 (Friday)

[photo of bride and groom]
Mr. and Mrs. David J. Windsor following their double ring ceremony performed with nuptial mass by Rev. Father Barbour at the Basilica of St. John the Baptist June 28. The bride is the former Patricia Ann Woodford, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.G. Woodford, 29 Guy St., St. John's; the groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Winsor [sic], St. John's. Given in marriage by her father, the bride was attended by Frankie Woodford, Betty Lambert and Geraldine Woodford. Frank McGrath was best man. Cyril Attwood and Phil Hanley ushered. The reception was held at Quidi Vidi Caterers. Following a wedding trip in the Maritime Provinces, Mr. and Mrs. Windsor have taken up residence in Moncton, N.B.

WOODMAN - CROCKER
Harbour Grace Standard   November 26, 1887 (Saturday)

Marriage. On the 8th inst., in St. Paul's Church, Trinity, by the Rev. H. Johnson, Mr. William Crocker, of Heart's Delight, to Miss Mary Woodman Hiscock, of Trinity.

WOODMAN - FOWLOW
Harbour Grace Standard   February 12, 1892 (Friday)

Marriages. At Christ Church, Trinity East, on 30th Dec., By Rev. J. Godden, R.D., Mr. Robert Fowlow, of Philip, to Maria Woodman, both of Trinity East.

WOODMAN - FOWLOW
Evening Telegram   December 16, 1922 (Saturday)

Trinity. ...
1836. (Married). Thomas Fowlow and Catherine Woodman. Witnesses: - Archibald Graham, Samuel Miller. ...

WOODMAN - JONES
Harbour Grace Standard   February 12, 1892 (Friday)

Marriages. At Christ Church, Trinity East, on 29th Dec. By Rev. J. Godden, R.D., Mr. Robert Woodman to Maria Jones, both of Trinity East.

WOODMAN - THORNE
Harbour Grace Standard   October 28, 1890 (Tuesday)

Marriage. At New Harbor, by the Revd. C.F. Hubbard (Reformed Church of England), October 25th, 1880, John Thorne, jr., to Martha, daughter of William Woodman, both of New Harbor.

WOODS - BINGER
Evening Telegram   November 4, 1922 (Saturday)

Trinity. ...
(Note: The use of the personal pronoun "I" in some of the articles below, refers to the original author of the newspaper article. This was Canon William Lockyer, the Anglican clergyman in Trinity, who wrote a number of historical and current pieces for the newspaper of the day. The excerpts I have presented are only a small portion of any given piece - they are extremely interesting for anyone with an interest in Trinity or vicinity, but I do not have sufficient time to transcribe them in full. - Tom Hynes)
Upon reference to the old Marriage Register, however, I find that between the years 1769 and 1803 the majority of the men then married were from Somersetshire, as follows: -
1794. Joseph Binger, of South Cadbury, Somerset, and Susannah Woods.

WOODS - MOOR
Newfoundlander   December 12, 1859 (Monday)

Married. - On the 3rd Dec., by the Rev. Henry Daniel, Mr. Robert Woods, to Miss Elizabeth Ann Moor, both of St. John's.

WOOLFREY - IVANY
Evening Telegram   October 14, 1966 (Friday)

[photo of bride and groom]
Mr. and Mrs. Donald George Ivany following their recent wedding at St. Matthew's United Church, Lewisporte. Rev. N.K. LeGrow officiated. The bride is the former Margaret Louise Woolfrey, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Woolfrey, Lewisporte. The groom is the son of Mrs. Carrie and the late Gordon Ivany. Given in marriage by her father, the bride was attended by Margaret Frances [sic] as maid of honour and bridesmaids Mrs. Clifford Frampton, sister of the bride, and Lily Ivany, sister of the groom. Shelley Ivany was flower girl and Shawn Perry, ring bearer. Ushers were Merrill Francis [sic] and Orville Moyles. Organist was Mrs. Walter Woolfrey, aunt of the bride, and soloist was Derek Budgell, Grand Falls. The reception was held at the I.O.H. Hall where C.D. Reynolds was toastmaster. Following a honeymoon to Gander and St. John's, the couple are living in Lewisporte.

WORNELL - PECKFORD
Evening Telegram   December 29, 1890 (Monday)

Married. At St. Stephen's Church, Greenspond, on the 23rd inst., by the Rev. Lawrence Amor, Stephen White Peckford, to Ellen Lavinia Wornell, both of Greenspond.

WORNELL - PECKFORD
The Times & General Commercial Gazette   December 31, 1890 (Wednesday)

Married, at St. Stephen's Church, Greenspond, on the 23rd inst., by Rev. Lawrence Amor, Stephen White Peckford, to Ellen Lavinia Wornell, both of Greenspond.

 

 

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