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The Star & Conception Bay Journal
Carbonear and Harbour Grace
January 1836-December 1836
MF 4981

Some pages in the original contain flaws and other defects which appear on the film. Some issues are missing and some are too faded to read. The Star & Conception Bay Journal Conception Bay Printed and Published by JOHN T. BURTON, at his Office, Carbonear

June 29, 1836, first issue on microfilm with new address Ė Opposite Messrs. W. Dixon & Co., Hr. Grace.

Wednesday, February 10, 1836 Died on Monday last, after a short illness, Mr. ROBERT TAYLOR, aged 38 years.

Wednesday, February 17, 1836 Married on the 9th inst., by the Rev. George Ellidge, Wesleyan Missionary, Capt. WILLIAM D. MAJOR, of the brig, MaryAnn and Martha, to Miss ANN, only daughter of Mr. Samuel RUMSON, all of this town.

Died on the 9th inst., Mrs. JANE PIKE, aged 72 years and 6 months.

Died at Port de Grave on the 29th ultimo, WILLIAM WATSON, son of the Rev. Wm. MURRAY, Wesleyan Missionary, aged 12 months.

Issues missing and or not published, February 24, March 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30th.

Wednesday, April 27, 1836 Birth on the 20th inst., the lady of Mr. J. TEULON, Surgeon, of a son.

Wednesday, May 11, 1836 Died on Friday, the 29th ultimo, ANN, wife of Mr. Francis DRAKE, of this town, aged 32 years.

Died on Friday, the 6th inst., aged 35 years, MARY, wife of Mr. Thomas NEWELL, merchant, of this town. Her remains were interred yesterday at St. Jamesís Church.

Died at St. Johnís, on the 30th ult., aged 61years, Mrs. MARY KING.

Wednesday, June 1, 1836 Married on the 22nd inst., by the Rev. Geo. Ellidge, Wesleyan Missionary, Mr. JOSEPH TAYLOR to Miss MARY ANN PARSONS.

Married at Cork, on the 21st April, by the Very Rev. Archdeacon OíKeef, JOHN SHEA, Esq., of St. Johnís, to MARY AGNES, daughter of Daniel CORBETT, Esq., of South Mall, in the former city.

Wednesday, June 29, 1836 Married, at Carbonear ,on Thursday last, by the Very Rev. Mr. Dalton, V.G., Mr. THOMAS GAMBLE, to MARY, second daughter of John ELSON, Esq.,]

Wednesday, July 6, 1836 Married at St. Johnís, on Wednesday last, by the Right Rev. Dr. Fleming, M.OíDWYER, Esq., Surgeon, c. to Miss CATHERINE COYLE.

Wednesday, August 10, 1836 Married on the morning of the 21st June, at St. Georgeís Church, Demerara, by the Rev. James Lugar, A.M., GEORGE SMITH CRAWFORD, M.D., son of the late Rev. Oliver Crawford, Trinity College, Dublin, to Miss MARY, daughter of William BRANSCOMBE, Esq., of St. Johnís.

Died on Wednesday last, Mr. THOMAS NICHOLAS, an old and respectable inhabitant of this place, aged 63.

Died on 30th May last, after a long illness at Brixton Hill, near London, ELIZA, wife of the Hon. James CROWDEY, Col. Secretary of this island, leaving a large family.

Died at Charlotte Town. P.E. Island, on Wednesday 30th June, in the 54th year of his age, WILLIAM OLIPHANT, lately of Bonnington Park, near Edinburgh, and the son of Wm. Oliphant, Esq., formerly Collector of His Majestyís Customs at the Leidh.

Wednesday, August 17, 1836 Died at St. Johnís on Tuesday, the 9th inst., ROBERT BROWN, Esq., merchant, aged 64 years.

Died on Monday last, in the 45th year of her age, MARY, wife of Mr. Ebenezer ALLCOCK, of this place. She has left a husband and 6 children to lament her irreparable loss.

Wednesday, August 24, 1836 Married at St. Pancras Church, London, JAMES BLACK, Esq., merchant, Glasgow, second son of the late Rev. Dr. Black of Dunfermline, to JANET, only daughter of Mr. Henry BISSET of St. Johnís, and niece of Robert Dobie, Esq., R.N., of Tavistock Place, Tavistock Square.

Wednesday, August 31, 1836 Married at St. Johnís, on the 18th inst., by the Rev. F.H. Carrington, Mr. JOHN HUMPHRIES, master of the brig Sophia, to ANN, daughter of the late Mr. Adam MíLAHTY, of that town.

Married at St. Johnís on Wednesday last, by the Rev. T.F.H. Bridge, Mr. MATTHEW STEWART, of the firm Stewart & Cheetham, to MARIA, third daughter of the late Mr. ELLIOTT, merchant, of that town.

Wednesday, September 7, 1836 Married at St. Johnís on the 30th ult., by the Rev. T.F.H. Bridge, JOHN F. TRIMINGHAM, Esq., of the firm of R.F. Trimingham & Co., merchants of that town, to SARAH, daughter of George WINTER, Esq., Deputy Ordnance Storekeeper of that place.

Wednesday, September 14, 1836 Died while on his passage to Boston, wither he was going for the benefit of hisself, WILLIAM DIXON, Esq., barrister, aged 33 years. This gentleman held the station of Coroner and Clerk of the peace of the district of St. Johnís for several years.

Wednesday, October 5, 1836 Died at Bay Roberts, on Friday last, ELLEN, wife of Stephen O. PACK, Esq.,

Died, at Carbonear, on Saturday last, after a few days illness, ISABELLA, third daughter of Mr. Joseph B. PETERS, of that place.

Wednesday, November 9, 1836 Married at Carbonear on Thursday last, by Rev. G. Ellidge, ROBERT BROWN, Esq., J.P. of Brigus, to FANNY, second daughter of Mr. James LEGG, of the former place.

Issues missing: December 14 and 21, 1836.

Wednesday, December 28, 1836 Died on Friday last, quite suddenly, ANN, wife of Mr. Thomas MARTIN, tailor, of this town. She has left a large family to mourn their loss.

Died on Saturday last, ELIZABETH, only daughter of Mrs. Elizabeth THORNE, aged 19 years.


Page Transcribed by Maxine Edwards (September 2001)
Page Revised by Don Tate (November 2001)

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