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**Note - spellings are as they appear
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(posted Aug 2005)
|THE CANADIAN NEWS (1858-1861)- published in London, England - Deaths
August, 1858, drowned at Fort Hope, Henry APPLE, of Nevada.
Oct, 1858, at Fort Yale, Isaac C. MILLER, murdered.
Dec 24, 1858, at Yale, Bernard PRICE, murdered.
March, 1859, in his 60th year, William BROTCHIE,
Harbour Master of the port of Victoria. Left his native
April, 1859, the Hon. J.S. KENNEDY, Member of the House of Assembly for Nanaimo.
April 5, 1859, at Camano Island in Puget’s sound, Captain Alfred CLARK.
July 22, 1859, in Victoria, aged 30, Joseph WEBBER.
Sept 5, 1859, in Victoria, aged 43, Samuel HESELTINE, a native of Enfield, England.
Nov 2, 1859, in the Gulf of Georgia, in a boiler explosion
on board the Steamer ‘Caledonian,
Nov 6, 1859, in Victoria, aged 6, Bridget Louisa, daughter of John MORRIS, Civil Engineer.
Feb 29, 1860, in Victoria, aged 23, Georgiana, daughter
of Capt. PORTER of San Francisco and wife of J.A.
June 21, 1860, in Victoria, aged 30 (50?), John Henry JOHNSON.
Dec 30, 1860, in Victoria, aged 48, Emery WATERS.
Jan 11, 1861, aged 94, Matthew MURPHY, a native of Wexford.
Jan 11, 1861, at Port Discovery, aged 41, Charles T. WELLMAN, formerly of Appleton, Maine.
Jan 24, 1861, in Victoria, 35, John MILES, eldest son of Robert Seabourne Miles, of Brockville.
Mar 16, 1861, in Victoria, aged 40, George SEAVER, a native of the Island of Jersey.
Mar 22, in Victoria, aged 33, Capt. Michael WEBSTER,
a native of Liverpool, England, and late from
April 14, 1861, at Union Bar, in the explosion of the
Steamer ‘Fort Yale’, Samuel POWERS, blacksmith
Spring, 1861, B.C., Capt. E. Hammond KING, originator
of the New Westminster Times and of the Victoria
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