Donated by an Ardent BC Genealogist
added August 2005
|1872 Deaths from the Victoria Daily Standard newspaper
March 13, Plumpers Pass, Salt Spring Island, murdered, John JOHNSON,
April 2, in Bristol, England, aged 73, William ANDEAN, father
April 18, in San Francisco, Harry COULTER (early British Columbian)
April 21, at Harvey Creek in the Cariboo, Nicholas BAILEY of
April 28, John CREELMAN, 28, of Seattle
May 6, at the Royal Hospital in Victoria, Isaac CUMMINGS.
May 6, died in the city prison, John MURRAY, 45, a native of
May 7, at Esquimalt, Jennie GOUDIE.
May 8, in Victoria, Polly Rose, daughter of William and Matilda EVANS.
May 9, James Bay, died suddenly at age 17, the son of John COPELAND.
May 14, Esquimalt, David CAMERON, 68, ex-Chief Justice of Vancouver Island.
May 15, Victoria, John Richardson STUART, late Capt. In HM 19th
May 16, Nanaimo, drowned, 2nd Officer of the “Gussie Telfair”, Harry QUINN.
May 21, at Staven’s Hotel in South Saanich, George LEGGATT, 31,
May 22, Victoria, Samuel HOCKING, 45, a native of Helston, Cornwall,
May 26, at Beecher, Will County, Illinois, Annie, wife of John SOLLITT
May 27, Metchosin, William Martin, 4 mos old, youngest son of Hans &
June, at Omineca in the Cariboo, from eating poisonous mushrooms,
June 2, Victoria, Eliza A., aged 6 yrs & 8 mos, daughter of George
June 10, Victoria, Adam P. HEFFLY, late of Kamloops, but born
in the US.
June 30, Lac La Hache, William, aged 1 month and 2 weeks, infant son
July 3, at the McLaughlin Company (hydraulic) claim in the Cariboo,
July 9, Victoria, Catherine BALDEN, aged 43 (?) years.
July 20, Charles VEREYDHEN, architect, aged 52, early resident
July 21, Victoria, Edward, aged 33, of consumption, eldest son of the
Aug 6, Victoria, John, aged 12 yrs & 6 mos, eldest son of John and
Aug 13, Victoria, James HUGHES, 39, a native of England.
Aug 17, Victoria, Charles RIDLEY, long-time resident of B.C.
and a native of
Aug 22, Victoria, Hugh MILLER, aged 30, a native of Ireland, of heart disease.
Aug 26, at sea, on board the ‘Prince Alfred’, off the coast of Vancouver
Aug 28, New Westminster, Captain William IRVING, a pioneer of
Sept 1, drowned in Victoria Arm, Edward HAWKINS, 46, a native of England.
Sept 7, Victoria, David Monnastes, aged 8 months & 1 week, infant
son of I.M.
Sept 10, Victoria, Joseph JOSEPH, 62, a native of Liverpool,
Sept 11, Victoria, William John, aged 3 yrs & 27 days, only son
of James &
Sept 12, Victoria, Alexander YOUNG, aged 41, a native of Berwick
Sept 12, “Alick” YOUNG, was an “1858-er” and leaves a wife.
Sept 13, at Brockville, Ontario, Harry Vaux, youngest son of W.E. SANFORD,
Sept 30, Lytton, Lillian Booth GOOD, aged 4 yrs & 6 mos,
daughter of the
Oct 3, at Cedar Hill at the residence of her daughter Mrs. J. Spence,
Oct 17, New Westminster, Mr. HUME, many years purser of the’Onward’
Oct 19, accidental drowning from the sloop ‘Mystery’, Richard PEARCE,
Oct 20, David SOLLASOLTON, Wesleyan Methodist Indian Missionary.
Oct 21, at his residence in James Bay, Capt. John SWANSON, in
the service of
Oct 25, Skeena River, of accidental drowning: Mr.
abt 37, a native
Oct 27, at South Saanich, Jane MCMILLAN, aged 62 years &
5 mos, wife of
Oct 31, San Francisco, Andrew T. JAMIESON, of Lillooet, a native
Nov 5, execution by hanging, George W. BELL (convicted of murder
Nov 7, Victoria, after a long illness, Bridget, wife of Timothy ROBERTS.
Nov 8, on board the H.M.S. Scout, William ADAMS, an Englishman,
Nov 12, of yellow fever, E.G. ALSTON Esq., Queen’s Advocate and
Nov 25 (?), Victoria, David BROWN, 23, of consumption, a native
Nov 25, in San Francisco, Margaret, wife of Henry Charles
Nov 30, Victoria, William Anderson PACE(?), 64, a native of Norfolk, Virginia.
Dec 1, Lake District, John George BLENKINSOP, aged 18
Dec 1, Victoria, William BEDDER, 42, a native of Washing City, D.C.
Dec, in San Francisco, Mr. WHERRY, late of the Black Bull Company,
Dec 7, at Mount Elgin, Mrs (Dr.) EVANS, wife of the Rev. Ephraim Evans.
Dec 9, Victoria, at the residence of her daughter Mrs.
Dec 12, Pioche City in Nevada, Charles GOING, who was the managing
Dec 12, Victoria, W.M. ROBERTSON, 61, a native of Glasgow, Scotland.
Dec 14, Victoria, Giovanni ZANOLI, 48, a native of Lossigno (?),
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