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The Newfoundland Express
1851

 

 

The Newfoundland Express - Oct 25, 1851
Died
On Thursday morning last, after a short illness, which she bore with Christian resignation to the Divine will, Mary, the beloved wife of Mr. James Kenny, in the 20th year of her age.

On Tuesday afternoon, at 4 o'clock, after a lingering and painful illness, which he bore with true Christian resignation to the Divine will, aged 76 years, 40 of which he spent in the the service of the Government, Mr. James Bearnard, an old and respectable inhabitant of this town. His funeral will take place this day at 2 o'clock, in the afternoon, when the friends and acquatinances of the family are respectfully requested to attend.


The Newfoundland Express Oct 28, 1851
Birth
On the afternoon of Thursday last, the lady of Captain Wilkins, of a daughter.

Died
At the Episcopal residence, at Antigonish, on Saturday, the 4th Inst, after a short illness, the Right Reverend William Frazer, Bishop of Arichat, in the 73rd year of his age.

At Frederickton, on Sunday, the 12th inst., the lady of Chief Justice Carter.

At Quebec, on the 3rd current, the Rev. P. McMachon, Pastor of St. Patricks Church in that city, much and deservedly regretted.


The Newfoundland Express Oct 30, 1851
Married
On the evening of Sunday, the 12th inst., in the Brunswick Street Wesleyan Chapel, by the Rev. Ephraim Evans, Mr. Benjamin Morris, of this town to Miss Margaret, daughter of the late Francis and Isabella Littimore, of Halifax. 


The Newfoundland Express Nov 1, 1851
Cornoner's Inquest
An inquest was held last evening in the neighbourhood of the Old Brewery, on view of the body, of a child name James Crotty, who came to his death by incautiously approaching too near the fire by which his clothes were ignited and he was dreadfully burnt - Verdict accordingly.

Married
On Saturday last, at Barneed, by the Rev. Johnston Vicars, Mr. Edward W. Quinton, of this town to Lavina Frances, second daugher of Thomas Marten, Esq., of the former place, Harbour Grace Herald, Oct 25.

Died
On Thursday morning Helen Elizabeth Mortimer infant daugher of Wm Rendell, Jr., Esq.

On Sunday last, after a short illness, in the 39th year of her age, Ellen, daughter of the late Mr. Denis McGrath of this town. Harbour Grace Hearld, Oct 29.

At Bryant's Cove, on the 25th inst., Mr. William A Hearn, in the 68th year of his age, much regretted by all who knew him.


The Newfoundland Express Nov 8, 1851
Married
At Quebec, on the 7th ult., by the Rev. C. DeWolf, A.M., (Wesleyan), John Langois, Esq., of Chicago, Illinois, to Miss Renfrew, step-daughter of the Rev. E. Botterell.

Died
At Greenhill Cottage, on Thursday morning last, after a servere illness, aged 76 years, Jane the beloved wife of William Warren, Sen., Esq.


The Newfoundland Express Dec 2, 1851
Died
On Friday last, after a long and painful illness, Jemima, eldest daughter of the late John Rennell, M.D. and wife of Mr. George Anderson. Her funeral will take place from James Street, this day at 2 o'clock at which the friends and aquaintances of the family are repectfully invited to attend.


The Newfoundland Express Dec 6, 1851
Coroner's Inquest
An inquest was held yesterday, on view of the body of Patrick Kennedy. Deceased was a labouring man, and when last seen on Satruday night was in the a state of intoxicatoin. The body was discovered about 10 o'clock, in the forenoon of yesterday, in the Cove, Queen's wharf, Church-hill. Verdict - Found Dead- ledger of yesterday.

Married
On Tuesday evening last, by the Rev. Mr. Muir, Captain Hammond, of the Boston Packet General Washington, to Mrs. Margaret Harris, relict of the late Mr. Harris, and daughter of Mr. Davison, of this town.

On Saturday night week, by the Rev. Father Walsh, Mr. Doane, to Miss Glascot, of this place.

On Wednesday, at the Cathedral Church, by the Venerable Archdeacon Bridge, Mr. Henry Stone, to Susanna, eldest daughter of Mr. Joseph Skinner of this town.

On Thursday evening, at St. Thomas' Church, by the Rev. C. Blackman, M.A., Mr. William M. Silly, master of the Schooner John & Mary, to Kezia, youngest daugher of Mr. Wm. Loveys.

Died
On the 12th Nov., at Charlton, Kent, Major George St. Vincent Whitmore, R.E. Commanding Royal Engineers in Newfoundland, and eldest son of Lieut.-General Sir G. Whitmore, K.C.H., Royal Engineers. The deceased was in the 53rd year of his age.

On the 25th ulto. At Carbonear, sincerley lamented by her parents and friends, Mary, second daughter of Mr. William Brown, of that place, aged 22 years.


The Newfoundland Express Dec 11, 1851
Birth
On the 19th ult., the lady of the Hon. The Attorney General, of a Son.

Married

On Sunday last, by the Rev. J.S. Addy, Mr. Samuel Foadan, to Miss Jane Churchill, both of this place.

 

 

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