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The Star & Conception Bay Journal
Carbonear and Harbour Grace
January 1837-December 1837
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. Conception Bay Printed and Published by JOHN T. BURTON, at his Office, Carbonear

Wednesday, January 18, 1837 Married on the 6th inst., by the Rev. J. Haigh, Wesleyan Missionary, Mr. AMBROSE PARSONS to Miss AMELILA PARSONS.

Died of fever, on the 5th September last, at Belize in Honduras, in the 55th year of his age, R.W. COOKE, Esq., Captain in the 2nd West India Regiment, late of the Royal Veteran Corps and father of J.R.M. Cooke, Esq., of H.M. Customs at St. John's.

Died on 26th October last, at her residence in Castle Street, Salisbury, aged 81 years, ESTHER, relict of Mr. VANDENHOFF, of that city.

Wednesday, January 25, 1837 Died on 17th December last, at the Lieut. Governor's, at the Royal Hospital, Greenwich, JOHN BRENTON, Esq., R.N., aged 51, only brother of the Hon. Mr. Justice Brenton.

February1 missing.

Wednesday, February 8, 1837 Married on Tuesday 17th ult., by the Rev. E. Troy, Capt. JOHN DONNELLY, of the brig Earl Grey, of Spaniard's Bay, to Miss KELLY, eldest daughter of Mr. John Kelly. Victualler of St. John's.

Died at St. John's, suddenly, on the night of Saturday 28th ult., Sergeant BINGHAM, armourer, at this station.

Died on Monday 30th ult., at St. John's, aged 48 years, Mr. WILLIAM CONWAY, a respectable planter, a native of Killahy, County Killenny.

Missing issues.

Wednesday, April 26, 1837 Died on Tuesday 11th inst., Mr. HUMPHREY COLE, aged 50 years, a native of England and formerly a merchant of this island.

Monday last, Miss MARY KNIGHT died, aged 48 years, 26 of which she labored under a painful disease, and which eventually terminated her existence.

Wednesday, May 10, 1837 Died on Tuesday 2nd inst., after a short illness, SIMEON, eldest son of Mr. Simon LEVI, of Carbonear, aged 14 years.

Wednesday, May 24, 1837 A convict named JOHN BURTON, a sailor, has reached gaol in this town from St. John's. Sentenced by the Supreme Court to six months solitary confinement for stealing a watch under aggravated circumstances.

Married on the 14th inst., by the Rev. J. Haigh, Wesleyan Missionary, Mr. JOHN NEWELL, to MARIA, daughter of Mr. Charles PARSONS.

Wednesday, June 7, 1837 Married on Tuesday 30th ult., by the Rev. John Smithies, Wesleyan Missionary, the Rev. INGRANAM SUTCLIFFE, Wesleyan Missionary for the district of Brigus, to JEAN BUCHAN BLAIKIE, eldest daughter of James Blaikie, Esq., Magistrate of St. John's.

Married on Thursday last, by the Rev. John Smithies, Wesleyan Missionary, the Rev. THOMAS ANGUINE, Wesleyan Missionary for the district of Port de Grave, to LOUISA EMMA, third daughter of Joseph GILL, Esq., of St. John's.

Wednesday, June 14, 1837 Died at St. John's on the 31st ult., aged 5 years and 10 months, WILLIAM, son of Rev. Wm. ELLIS, Wesleyan Missionary.

Died at St. John's on the 5th inst., after a long illness, Mr. WILLIAM PHIPPARD, late High Constable of that town.

Wednesday, July 5, 1837 Died on Monday last, Mr. WILLIAM SALTER, a native of Bristol, England. He arrived here to Mr. G.P. Jillard, late last fall, but the poor youth soon fell a victim to consumptive decay, and none other but kind strangers were there to soothe the poor boy's dying moments.

Wednesday, July 12, 1837 Died at Carbonear on the 4th inst., after a short illness, Mr. JOHN TAYLOR, aged 54 years.

Wednesday, July 19, 1837 Deserted from the service of the subscriber on the 15th day of November last, MICHAEL COADY, an apprentice (bund ? by the Supreme Court), about 5'7" high, black hair, full eyes and pimply in the face, a native of St. John's. This is to caution all persons from harboring or employing the said deserter, as they will be prosecuted to the utmost rigor of the law. James Goughlan, Bryant's Cove.

Wednesday, August 23, 1837 Married at Port de Grave, on Wednesday last, by the Rev. Charles Blackman, Capt. GEORGE DAVIS of the brigantine Dolphin, to JANE SOPHIA, second daughter of Mr. George BURSELL, of that place.

Wednesday, August 30, 1837 Died on Thursday last, Mr. JAMES HIPPISLEY, a native of Bristol, England, aged 40 years. Mr. Hippisley conducted the mercantile business of Wm. Danson, Esq. His funeral took place on Sunday last.

Wednesday, September 27, 1837 Married on Friday last, by the Rev. J. Pickevant, Wesleyan Missionary, Mr. THOMAS WESTLAKE SPRY, Editor & Proprietor of the Carbonear Sentinel, to SUSANNA, fourth daughter of Mr. Wm. KENNEDY, of this place.

Wednesday, October 18, 1837 Died on Sunday last, after a lingering illness, WILLIAM MOLLOY, Esq., Surgeon, a native of ?, Ireland, aged 47, having spent 24 years in this country, the last 11 years he has resided in this town. He has left a widow and a large family to mourn. His funeral will take place this afternoon.

Died at St. John's on the 1st inst., in the 48th year of his age, Mr. E.D.CARRINGTON, son of the late Rev. James Carrrington, of Topsham.

Wednesday, October 25, 1837 Married on Monday last, by the Rev. J. Burt, Mr. GEORGE CRANE, son of George Crane, Esq., of Upper Island Cove, to MARGARET CURRIE, eldest daughter of Mr. James K. MOORE, of St. John's.

Wednesday, November 1, 1837 Died yesterday, ANN, wife of Alfred MAYNE, Esq., Barrister at Law, leaving a disconsolate husband and 10 children. Her funeral will take place on Friday next.

Wednesday, November 22, 1837 Died on Friday last, aged 18 years, ELIZA AGNES, second daughter of Mr. John CURRIE, of this place.

Wednesday, December 6, 1837 Married at Carbonear on the 23rd ult., by the Rev. J. Pickevant, Wesleyan Missionary, Mr. JOHN PIKE, sailmaker, to Miss MARYANN BEST, both of that town.

Wednesday, December 20, 1837 Married, November 6th, at Port de Grave, by Rev. Charles Blackman, Mr. NICHOLAS ANDREWS, to Miss ANN BISHOP, Bareneed.

Same day, by the same, Mr. WILLIAM TUCKER, of Broad Cove, to Miss VIRTUE MORGAN, of Port de Grave.

Married, November7th, at St. Matthew's Church, Bay Roberts, Mr. STEPHEN FRENCH, of that town, to SARAH SMITH, of Port de Grave.

November 10th, at St. Matthew's Church, Bay Roberts, by the Rev. C. Blackman, Mr. AMBROSE SPARKES, of that place, to Miss SUSANNAH KENNEDY, of Belle Isle.

November 11th, at Port de Grave, by the same, Mr. JACOB PORTER, to ELIZABETH MORGAN, both of that place.

Same day and place, by the same, Mr. JOHN DAW of Port de Grave, to Miss DAWE, Cupids.

November 21st, at Port de Grave, by the same, Mr. JOHN SQUIRES, to ANN ROWSEL, widow.

Same day and place, by the same, Mr. GEORGE MUGFORD, to SARAH PARSONS.

November 22nd, at Bareneed, by Rev. C. Blackman, Mr. JAMES MERCER, to LOUISA LeDROW, of Cupids.

November 23rd, at Port de Grave, by the same, BENJAMIN BRADBURY to SARAH NORMAN.

Same day, by the same, at Bareneed, JOHN SNOW to PATIENCE DAWE.

November 24th, at Port de Grave, by the same, Mr. WILLIAM MORGAN to Mrs. PATIENCE MERCER.

November 25th, at the same place, by the same, Mr. JOHN GREALEY to ANNA PETTON, both of that town.

November 27th, at the same place, by the same, Mr. JAMES BROWN to Miss LEARY, both of Brigus.

December 5th, at Bay Roberts, by the same, JAMES SPARKES to AMY FRENCH.

December 7th, at Port de Grave, by the same, ROBERT ANDREWS to FANNY DAWE, both of that town.

Same day and place, by the same, ISAAC RUSSELL, Jr. to Miss BADCOCK.

Same day and place, by the same, JOHN EILLIER to ANN WELLS.

December 12th, at Bareneed, by the same, FRANCIS GREY, of Hampshire, England, to FANNY ROON.

December 14th, at Bay Roberts, by the same, JOHN BADCOCK to ANN WARFORD.

Same day, at Port de Grave, by the same, RICHARD BAGGS to JULIA MERCER.

Same day and place, by the same, WILLIAM ANTHONY to JANE DAWE.

Wednesday, December 27, 1837 Married at St. John's on the 19th inst., by the Rev. F.H. Carrington, STEPHEN O. PACK, Esq., merchant, Bay Roberts, to EMMA, second daughter of George BAYLY, Esq., Comptroller of Her Majesty's Customs of that port.

Died Friday last, after an illness of 8 months, Mr. WILLIAM STOWE, Jr., aged 46 years.

Died this morning, after a long and severe illness, Mr. WILLIAM STOWE, Sr., aged 86 years. His funeral will take place Sunday next to the Methodist Cemetery.


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

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