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Roman Catholic Parish of St. Peter and St. Paul
Harbour Main, Conception Bay, Newfoundland
Baptism Records (1857-1911)

While every effort humanly possible has been made to make sure that there are no errors, changes or omissions from the actual records, some still may occur. If anyone comes across something that they feel is wrong, please contact me (Barbara McGrath - address on the contributor's page) and she will re-check the records again and if it is still wrong, you can submit what you feel is the correct information and we will add it as an errata to the bottom of the file. In the meantime, where there are ???? marks, if anyone can fill in the blanks, we would be happy to add them to the file.

The files were transcribed exactly as they were recorded in the original records and spellings (even though they may be wrong) were written exactly as per the record and where some were hard to decipher, the author used her own interpretation.

I would like to also take this opportunity to thank James McGrath of Philadelphia, USA who is responsible for paying for the copying of these files and others that will be coming on line soon.

Birth Date
Date of
Remarks or Conditions
Baptism Name
Parents' Names
Clergyman's Name
1859 1 Edward Murphy     John Murphy
Margaret Commerford
Holyrood 14 Jan Kyran Walsh Patrick Holden
Margaret Harringan
1859 2 Mary Kenny     Edward Kenny
Mary Kehoe
  15 Jan Kyran Walsh Charles Fury
Ann Kelly
1859 3 Elisa St. John     James St. John
Mary Hunt
Cat's Cove 17 Jan Kyran Walsh Martin Curren
Julia St. John
1859 4 Daniel Ryan     John Ryan
Bridget Walsh
Holyrood 30 Jan Kyran Walsh Richard Walsh
Grace Walsh
1859 5 Bridget Lewis     William Lewis
Catherine Keefe
Holyrood 31 Jan Kyran Walsh Thomas Penny
Anastasia Hickey
1859 6 Patrick Brick     James Brick
Johannah Curren
Cat's Cove 7 Feb. Kyran Walsh William Driscoll
Mary Buck
1859 7 Mary Nolan     John Nolan
Sarah Ezekiel
Gasters 7 Feb. Kyran Walsh William Nolan
Sarah Gushue
1859 8 Alice Wade     Nicholas Wade
Mary Druggan
Cat's Cove 9 Feb. Kyran Walsh Maurice Wade
Ellen Connors
1859 9 Mary Ann Costello     Michael Costello
Ann Penny
Salmon Cove 11 Feb. Kyran Walsh James Moore
Julia Costello
1859 10 Bridget Beseau     Francis Beseau
Catherine Abbott
Holyrood 13 Feb. Kyran Walsh William Barnett
Mary Fardy
1859 11 James Joseph Wade     Maurice Wade
Sarah Penny
Cat's Cove 17 Feb. Kyran Walsh Patrick Keefe
Bridget Shea
1859 12 Elizabeth Flinn     Michael Flinn
Elisa Wall
Hr. Main 18 Feb. Kyran Walsh Edmond Woodford
Margaret Fardy
1859 13 Richard Hennessey     Richard Hennessey
Margaret Brien
Broad Cove 18 Feb. Kyran Walsh Patrick Flaherty
Betsy Brien
1859 14 Lawrence Hennessey     Richard Hennessy
Margaret Brien
Broad Cove 18 Feb. Kyran Walsh John Brien
Elisa Flaherty
1859 15 John Keating     Wm. Keating
Ellen Holden
Cat's Cove 19 Feb. Kyran Walsh Thomas Connors
Mary Gushue
1859 16 Walter Hickey     John Hickey
Elisa Joy
Hr. Main 19 Feb. Kyran Walsh Samuel Woodford
Margaret Woodford
1859 17 John Herman       Parish of Kilcarin, Co. Donegal,
22 Feb. Kyran Walsh   a convert
aged 22 years
1859 18 Timothy Joseph Butler     Patrick Butler
Catherine Toole
Salmon Cove 23 Feb. Kyran Walsh Michael Butler
Catherine Kennedy
1859 19 William Penny     Thomas Penny
Elisa Woodford
Hr. Main 26 Feb. Kyran Walsh Walter Joy
Ann Penny
1859 20 James Curren     Patrick Curren
Bridget Driscoll
Cat's Cove 28 Feb. Kyran Walsh Patrick Curren
Jane Curren
1859 21 Mary Sullivan     Daniel Sullivan
Catherine Woodford
Hr. Main 28 Feb. Kyran Walsh Michael Ezekiel
Mary Sullivan
1859 22 Matthew Penny     Matthew Penny
Johannah McDonald
Holyrood 4 Mar Kyran Walsh James Fury
Bridget Penny
1859 23 Patrick Lyons     Denis Lyons
Mary Costello
Salmon Cove 4 Mar Kyran Walsh Patrick Costello
Julia Costello
1859 24 Rachall Joseph Gushue     George Gushue
Catherine Keating
Bacon Cove 9 Mar Kyran Walsh Michael Costello
Bridget Gushue
1859 25 Lucy Meany     William Meany
Jane Penny
Hr. Main 19 Mar Kyran Walsh John Lacour
Catherine Dalton
1859 26 James Penny     Thomas Penny
Catherine Merner
Hr. Main 24 Mar Kyran Walsh Daniel Hearn
Mary Sullivan
1859 27 Mary Ann Metkeff     William Metkeff
Mary Ridley
Holyrood 25 Mar Kyran Walsh George Veitch
Margaret Mullony
1859 28 Mary Ann Lewis     John Lewis
Ellen Burn
Holyrood 27 Mar Kyran Walsh Richard Walsh
Rachael Kennedy
1859 29 Patrick Hawko     Elias Hawko
Catherine Houlahan
Chapels Cove 31 Mar Kyran Walsh John Walsh
Mary Walsh
1859 30 David Murphy     Michael Murphy
Bridget Wade
Cat's Cove 13 Apr Kyran Walsh William Murphy
Mary Brown
1859 31 John Joseph Targate     Joseph Targate
Mary Kennedy
Holyrood 17 Apr Kyran Walsh John Kennedy
Mary Joy
1859 32 Alice Fewer     William Fewer
Mary Hawko
Chapels Cove 23 Apr Kyran Walsh Patrick Corbitt
Bridget Fewer
1859 33 Anastasia Lewis     Philip Lewis
Mary Keefe
Holyrood 3 May Kyran Walsh John Austin
Susan Walsh
1859 34 Anastasia Beseau     Edward Beseau
Ellen Driscoll
Holyrood 29 May Kyran Walsh John Veitch
Catherine Bennett
1859 35 James Fahy     Edward Fahy
Ellen Walsh
Hr. Main 29 May Kyran Walsh James Walsh
Margaret Dwyer
1859 36 Thomas Gorman     Patrick Gorman
Mary Gorman
Hr. Main 5 Jun Kyran Walsh Pierce Murphy
Johannah Gorman
1859 37 Matthew Kiely     Thomas Kiely
Betsy Penny
Holyrood 7 Jun Kyran Walsh Patrick Hickey
Sarah Kiely
1859 38 William Walsh     Patrick Walsh
Margaret Ryan
Holyrood 19 Jun Kyran Walsh William Ryan
Mary Veitch
1859 39 Thomas Lewis     John Lewis
Mary Grace
Holyrood 28 Jun Kyran Walsh William Veitch
Elisa Lewis
1859 40 Michael St. John     William St. John
Johannah Ryan
Cat's Cove 3 Jul Kyran Walsh Thomas Lannon
Margaret Connoran
1859 41 Mary Targate     William Targate
Catherine Corbitt
Holyrood 2 Jul Kyran Walsh Paul Kelly
Ann Penny
1859 42 Margaret Dunphy     John Dunphy
Teresa Walsh
Holyrood 8 Jul Kyran Walsh Patrick Holden
Bridget Commerford
1859 43 Mary Mears     James Mears
Honor Hawko
Chapels Cove 10 Jul Kyran Walsh Michael Walsh
Jane Walsh
1859 44 Mary McGrath     John McGrath
Mary Bennett
Holyrood 10 Jul Kyran Walsh Thomas Austin
Mary Doyle
1859 45 Margaret Keating     John Keating
Jane Lacour
Hr. Main 12 Jul Kyran Walsh William Penny
Martha Penny
1859 46 William Commerford     Thomas Commerford
Ellen Walsh
Holyrood 15 Jul Kyran Walsh Michael Kennedy
Mary Walsh
1859 47 Lawrence Power     John Power
Mary Hannifan
Cat's Cove 17 Jul Kyran Walsh Edw. Hannon
Mary Hannon
1859 48 Martha Aloysius Fury     John Fury
Elisa Flaherty
Hr. Main 18 Jul Kyran Walsh John Austin
Ann Flaherty
1859 49 Michael Williams     Patrick Williams
Jane Hawko
Holyrood 24 Jul Kyran Walsh William Fewer
Catherine Williams
1859 50 Elisa Joseph Tubrid     Thomas Tubrid
Margaret McDonald
Holyrood 24 Jul Kyran Walsh Thomas Penny
Mary Penny
1859 51 Mary Ann Hely     James Hely
Elisa Hynes
Holyrood 25 Jul Kyran Walsh George Brien
Elisa Hickey
1859 52 Margaret Jane Fewer     Walter Fewer
Ann Dwyer
Chapels Cove 25 Jul Kyran Walsh Edward Corbett
Johanna Fewer
1859 53 Charles Joseph Gushue     Timothy Gushue
Catherine Phelan
Cat's Cove 25 Jul Kyran Walsh David Kenny
Sarah Gushue
1859 54 Cornelius Joseph Gushue     Robert Gushue
Bridget Driscoll
Bacon Cove 25 Jul Kyran Walsh James Walsh
Mary Griffin
1859 55 Maurice Mahony     Maurice Mahony
Elisa Lewis
Cat's Cove 29 Jul Kyran Walsh Stephen Walsh
Mary Mahony
1859 56 James Joseph Mahony     Maurice Mahony
Elisa Lewis
Cat's Cove 29 Jul Kyran Walsh John Lewis
Margaret Lewis
1859 57 Richard Devereaux     Michael Devereaux
Margaret Sullivan
Salmon Cove 31 Jul Kyran Walsh Martin Costello
Elisa Sullivan
1859 58 Catherine Joseph Larrisey     John Larrisey
Catherine St. John
Cat's Cove 3 Aug. Kyran Walsh Nicholas Lewis
Ellen Dunn
1859 59 Patrick Keating     William Keating
Bridget Baker
Cat's Cove 10 Aug. Kyran Walsh Michael Costello
Betsy Costello
1859 60 Mary Penny     Thomas Penny
Mary McDonald
Holyrood 11 Aug. Kyran Walsh Richard Fewer
Margaret Tubrid
1859 61 Patrick Doyle     James Doyle
Catherine Brien
Cat's Cove 11 Aug. Kyran Walsh Richard Walsh
Elisa Flaherty
1859 62 Mary Moore     Daniel Moore
Bridget Power
Salmon Cove 12 Aug. Kyran Walsh Wm. Moore
Bridget Moore
1859 63 Elisa Wall     Michael Wall
Mary Kenny
Hr. Main 14 Aug. Kyran Walsh Daniel Sullivan
Anty Murphy
1859 64 Michael Joseph McGrath     Thomas McGrath
Mary Mahony
Gasters 15 Aug. Kyran Walsh John Kennedy
Ann Flaherty
1859 65 Mary Ann Kelly     John Kelly
Margaret Kennedy
Salmon Cove 17 Aug. Kyran Walsh Patrick Kennedy
Ann Fury
1859 66 William Joy     John Joy
Catherine Mackey
Hr. Main 17 Aug. Kyran Walsh James Tobin
Ellen Woodford
1859 67 John Joy     John Joy
Catherine Mackey
Hr. Main 17 Aug. Kyran Walsh Matthew Penny
Alice Joy
1859 68 Patrick Wall     Patrick Wall
Elisa LaCour
Hr. Main 18 Aug. Kyran Walsh John Lacour
Elisa Keating
1859 69 Philip Hawko     William Hawko
Catherine Doyle
Chapels Cove 19 Aug. Kyran Walsh Edward Kennedy
Mary Doyle
1859 70 Michael Beseau     Patrick Beseau
Mary Lewis
Holyrood 21 Aug. Kyran Walsh James Barrett
Sophia Lewis
1859 71 Anastasia Mahony     James Mahony
Ellen Keefe
Cat's Cove 21 Aug. Kyran Walsh Richard Walsh
Mary Wade
1859 72 Roger Toole     Timothy Toole
Hannah Larrisey
Cat's Cove 21 Aug. Kyran Walsh John Mason
Mary Kennedy
1859 73 David Boland     James Boland
Bridget Dunphy
Holyrood 22 Aug. Kyran Walsh John Flood
Margaret Flannigan
1859 74 Mary Trehy     John Trehy
Johannah Connell
Cat's Cove 24 Aug. Kyran Walsh John Curren
Johannah Stack
1859 75 Charles Costigan     Thomas Costigan
Mary Fury
  25 Aug. Kyran Walsh James Walsh
Elisa Kennedy
1859 76 Sarah Doyle     William Doyle
Mary Walsh
Broad Cove 25 Aug. Kyran Walsh Pierce Murphy
Johannah Penny
1859 77 Ellen Murphy     John Murphy
Mary Duff
Holyrood 28 Aug. Kyran Walsh Nicholas Wall
Mary Wall
1859 78 Catherine Griffin     Michael Griffin
Mary McGahy
Bacon Cove 28 Aug. Kyran Walsh John Mansfield
Maria Cullen
1859 79 Anastasia Barrett     George Barrett
Mary Clancey
Holyrood 28 Aug. Kyran Walsh James Boland
Ellen Joy
1859 80 Edward Fury     James Fury
Catherine Kennedy
Hr. Main 28 Aug. Kyran Walsh Patrick Kennedy
Elisa Kennedy
1859 81 Catherine Brien     Patrick Brien
Anastasia Kinsella
Holyrood 28 Aug. Kyran Walsh Edward Meany
Elisa Williams
1859 82 Lucia Gorman     Edward Gorman
Anastasias MacKey
Hr. Main 28 Aug. Kyran Walsh John Penny
Anastasia Hannon
1859 83 Mary Margaret MacKey     John MacKey
Bridget Dwyer
Chapels Cove 28 Aug. Kyran Walsh John Phelan
Margaret Dwyer
1859 84 Bridget Xavier Hannafin     Michael Hannifan
Elisa Mahony
Salmon Cove 3 Sep Kyran Walsh James Ezekiel
Sarah Walsh
1859 85 Bridget Doyle     Thomas Doyle
Margaret Murphy
Salmon Cove 3 Sep Kyran Walsh Patrick Joy
Margaret Keough
1859 86 Agnes Phelan     David Phelan
Sarah Hicks
Chapels Cove 4 Sep Kyran Walsh Wm. Meany
Ellen Gorman
1859 87 Anastasia Phelan     David Phelan
Sarah Hicks
Chapels Cove 4 Sep Kyran Walsh Nicholas Lacour
Sarah Phelan
1859 88 John Mahony     Maurice Mahony
Jane Cullen
Cat's Cove 5 Sep Kyran Walsh John Lacour
Johannah Kennedy
1859 89 Francis Beseau     Patrick Beseau
Catherine Brown
Holyrood 8 Sep Kyran Walsh John Veitch
Catherine Veitch
1859 90 Walter Kennedy     John Kennedy
Betsy Burn
Holyrood 8 Sep Kyran Walsh John Kennedy
Mary Kennedy
1859 91 Mary Joseph Ezekiel     Michael Ezekiel
Bridget McDonnell
Holyrood 13 Sep Kyran Walsh John Fury
Bridget Cleary
1859 92 Maurice Costello     Michael Costello
Johannah Mahony
Cat's Cove 18 Sep Kyran Walsh Michael Meldrum
Catherine Gushue
1859 93 William Cahill     William Cahill
Bridget Keating
Chapels Cove 25 Sep Kyran Walsh Robert Parsley
Ann Penny
1859 94 James Connoran     Patrick Connoran
Elisa Fewer
Chapels Cove 25 Sep Kyran Walsh William Hawko
Elisa Walsh
1859 95 Catherine Bridget Dwyer     John Dwyer
Elisa Daniels
Holyrood 25 Sep Kyran Walsh John McKay
Bridget Dwyer
1859 96 Margaret Murray     Michael Murray
Margaret Power
Hr. Main 28 Sep Kyran Walsh Henry Cullen
Ann Fury
1859 97 Michael Doyle     John Doyle
Ann Trehy
Salmon Cove 1 Oct Kyran Walsh Thomas Trehy
Ellen Dunn
1859 98 Sarah Leary     James Leary
Ellen Buck
Bacon Cove 6 Oct Kyran Walsh Martin Curren
Johannah Gushue
1859 99 Elisa Griffin     John Griffin
Elisa Brien
Bacon Cove 9 Oct Kyran Walsh Oliver Hawe
Johannah Kelly
1859 100 Michael Barron     Lawrence Barron
Sarah Walsh
Holyrood 9 Oct Kyran Walsh David Walsh
Frances Veitch
1859 101 Walter Walsh     Walter Walsh
Catherine McGhee
Salmon Cove 14 Oct Kyran Walsh William Moore
Margaret Devereux
1859 102 Mary Sullivan     Jerry Sullivan
Catherine Kehoe
Salmon Cove 22 Oct Kyran Walsh Philip Penny
Catherine Power
1859 103 Ann Ryan     Mathew Ryan
Ellen Mansfield
Cat's Cove 23 Oct Kyran Walsh John Murphy
Jane Murphy
1859 104 Michael Fitzgerald     Patrick Fitzgerald
Ellen Wall
Holyrood 23 Oct Kyran Walsh Laurence Delanty
Mary MacKey
1859 105 James Kirby     John Kirby
Bridget Curran
Holyrood 23 Oct Kyran Walsh Bartholemew Brien
Rachel Curren
1859 106 Mary Bridget Doyle     David Doyle
Ann Hickey
Hr. Main 23 Oct Kyran Walsh Thomas Ezekiel
Patience Hickey
1859 107 Francis Joseph Targate     Richard Targate
Catherine Power
Holyrood 29 Oct Kyran Walsh John Targate
Elisa Beseau
1859 108 Bridget Brien     John Brien
Ann Walsh
Broad Cove 2 Nov. Kyran Walsh William Brien
Ellen Conway
1859 109 Ellen Kelly     Thomas Kelly
Margaret Mansfield
Cat's Cove 5 Nov. Kyran Walsh David Kenny
Margaret Larrisey
1859 110 Michael Curren     James Curren
Mary Walsh
Cat's Cove 8 Nov. Kyran Walsh Stephen Walsh
Mary Walsh
1859 111 Catherine Lewis     Philip Lewis
Catherine Beseau
Holyrood 9 Nov. Kyran Walsh John Fury
Mary Beseau
1859 112 Ellen Costello     John Costello
Margaret Costigan
Cat's Cove 9 Nov. Kyran Walsh John MacMaine
Catherine Costello
1859 113 Catherine Harding     William Harding
Margaret Williams
Holyrood 13 Nov. Kyran Walsh Thomas Duff
Ellen McGrath
1859 114 Charles Fury     John Fury
Mary Murphy
Holyrood 13 Nov. Kyran Walsh William Harding
Mary Commerford
1859 115 Martha Toole     Roger Toole
Mary Carew
Cat's Cove 13 Nov. Kyran Walsh William Kennedy
Mary Kennedy
1859 116 Catherine Dalton     John Dalton
Mary Kennedy
Cat's Cove 15 Nov. Kyran Walsh Thomas Wade
Ann Fury
1859 117 Mary Joseph Wall     Nicholas Wall
Mary Sullivan
Hr. Main 16 Nov. Kyran Walsh Michael Woodford
Anastasia Wall
1859 118 Mary Joseph Hawko     Thomas Hawko
Ellen Hawko
Chapels Cove 22 Nov. Kyran Walsh Richard Fewer
Mary Fewer
1859 119 Robert Barron     Thomas Barron
Alice Anthony
Hr. Main 22 Nov. Kyran Walsh Michael Ezekiel
Catherine Doyle
1859 120 John Flinn     James Flinn
Bridget Gushue
Hr. Main 24 Nov. Kyran Walsh John Flinn
Margaret Flinn
1859 121 John Burn     Peter Burn
Susanna Davis
Holyrood 27 Nov. Kyran Walsh Jno. Walsh
Ellen Burn
1859 122 Michael Walsh     James Walsh
Ann Kerwick
Holyrood 27 Nov. Kyran Walsh John Walsh
Elisa Wall
1859 123 Ellen Mason     William Mason
Sarah Power
Salmon Cove 3 Dec. Kyran Walsh William Nolan
Ellen Murray
1859 124 Mary Aloysius Woodford     John Woodford
Ann Sullivan
Hr. Main 3 Dec. Kyran Walsh Manuel Lawhor
Ellen Meany
1859 125 Edward Flinn     Thomas Flinn
Betsy Walsh
Chapels Cove 4 Dec. Kyran Walsh Michael Flinn
Sarah Flinn
1859 126 Bridget Duff     John Duff
Mary Power
Holyrood 9 Dec. Kyran Walsh John Duff
Ellen Kelly
1859 127 Sarah Costello     Daniel Costello
Mary Delany
Hr. Main 13 Dec. Kyran Walsh John Fury
Hannah Costello
1859 128 Sarah Murphy     Nicholas Murphy
Sarah Kelly
Cat's Cove 25 Dec. Kyran Walsh Richard Griffin
Mary Ann Larrisey
1859 129 Bridget Murphy     Nicholas Murphy
Sarah Kelly
Cat's Cove 25 Dec. Kyran Walsh Patrick Larrisey
Bridget Murphy


Page contributed by Barbara McGrath

Transcribed by Ivy F. Benoit

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013)

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