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Vital Statistics



MARRIAGES 1867 - 1963 (WITH GAP FOR PERIOD 1885-1896) FROM ORIGINAL PARISH RECORDS (taken from photocopies in the possession of Randy Whitten.

The information was transcribed by JILL MARSHALL While I have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there may be typographical errors.

NOTE: the first group of marriages 1867-1885 were from handwritten notes and are NOT complete.Volume 33 Vital Statistics covers the period 1880-1891. Marriages from 1896 - 1963 are complete.
Information under the RESEARCH NOTES COLUMN was added by JILL MARSHALL and was NOT in the original records.

KEY: fish=fisherman, carp=carpenter, lab=labourer;

Marriage Date Groom Groom's Information Father of Groom & Occupation Bride Bride's Information Father of Bride & Occupation Witnesses Additional Info. from Minister Research Notes
Jan 6 1911 George DAWE 25, bach, fish, Long Pond George Dawe, fish. Mary KENNEDY 24, spin, Long Pond Edward Kennedy, fish. John Rideout, Ada Hanes?, Mary Baird, Reuben Rideout?, James Porter - -
Oct 29 1911 Isaac John GIBBS 22, bach, cabman, St Johns Joseph Gibbs, lab. Ethel SAUNDERS 19, spin, St Johns William Saunders, storekeeper cut off on photocopy - -
Nov 1 1911 Elijah Edward SNOW 29, bach, farmer, Manuels Elijah Snow, farmer Rose Maud BUCKFIELD 33, spin, St Johns John Buckfield, engineer William J. Healy, F C Stacey, Jenney H Robinson, Mary G Oakley - Elijah's mother was Anne Fowler; he was the grandson of Edward Fowler Sr & Susannah Tilley. Rose M Buckfield was originally from London, England.
Dec 28 1911 William Thomas RIDEOUT 26, bach, lab, Long Pond Richard Rideout, farmer Susanna PORTER 20, spin, Long Pond Jacob Porter, farmer ?Jacob Rideout, rest cut off - -
Jan 2 1912 Jacob T. KENNEDY 26, bach, fish, Hibbs Hole, Port de Grave Willm. James Kennedy, fish. Elizabeth Emma MALEY/MOLEY? 22, spin, Foxtrap Wm. James Moley/Maley? Emeline Kennedy, George Kennedy - -
Mar 5 1912 James TAYLOR 26, bach, fish, Long Pond John Taylor, fish. Julia Ann CABLE 22, spin, Foxtrap Jacob Cable, lab. cut off on photocopy - -
Apr 4 1912 Edward GREELY 24, bach, lab, Greely Town Samuel Greely, lab. Martha FRENCH 25, spin, Harbour Grace deceased William Thomas Kenedy (sic), Rebecca Jane Greely, Anne Frances Picco - -
July 6 1912 Charles McCOUBREY 24, bach, engineer, 197 Pleasant St, St Johns Adam McCoubrey Elizabeth Jane CARTER 19, spin, Topsail Charles Carter, farmer (?) McCoubrey, (rest cut off) - -
Aug 28 1912 Norman Charles MUNN 24, bach, draper, Leslie St, St Johns John G. Munn, merchant Lilias TROWBRIDGE 23, spin, saleswoman, McKay St, St Johns deceased F.W. Oram?, N.C. Brace, Chas. K. Miller - -
Sep 4 1912 Alfred IVAMY 24, bach, teamster, St Johns William Ivamy, mason? Caroline MORGAN 24, spin, housemaid, St Johns not given cut off on photocopy - -
Sep 14 1912 Frederick SHARPE 39, bach, motorman (streetcar), Charlotte St, St Johns Richard Sharpe, fish. Sarah SINYARD (nee BEST) 27, widow, Duckworth St, St Johns Samuel Best, merushe? A.A. Poole, L.M. Greene - -
Sep 17 1912 John RYAN 21*, bach, salesman, Steer(s) & Co., Flower Hill, St Johns Richard Ryan, ship mast(er?) Margaret KELLY 21, spin, housemaid, New Gower St. William Kelly, lab. cut off on photocopy - *groom's age overwritten 20/21 or 21/20
Oct 13 1912 Bertram JAYNES 49, widower, lab, Paradise William Jaynes, fish. Bertha May PARSONS 22, spin, servant, Paradise John Parsons, fish. Ambrose Jeaynes, Mary Ann Parsons - -
Nov 4 1912 Walter Edwin WOOLGAR 20, bach, station agent, Kelligrews A.R. Woolgar, merchant Mary Margaret FARRELL 19, spin, Kelligrews William Farrell, lab. cut off on photocopy Bride and her father noted to be ''R.C.'' -
Dec 12 1912 Augustus FOWLER 26, bach, fish, Topsail Joseph Fowler, fish. Alethea BANCROFT 26, spin, Topsail Frederick Bancroft, retired C.H. officer James F. Bancroft, Lucy Cullen - Alethea was born in England. Augustus' mother was Annie Westcott: he was the grandson of Edward Fowler & Susannah Tilley.
Apr 10 1913 Frederick F. HARRIS 28, bach, hardware assistant, 15 1/2 Prospect St, St Johns William Harris, ships steward Lucy MORRIS 22, spin, nurse, 14 Balsam St, St Johns Nathaniel Morris, dry goods assistant cut off on photocopy - -
Oct 8 1913 Ernest David JONES 25, bach, chauffeur Thomas Jones, b__iet? ?sorter Georgina MERCER 23, spin, housemaid, Chamberlains CB Jacob Mercer, farmer Charles Mercer, Ida? Mercer, James Miller - -
Oct 18 1913 Llewelyn TILLY (TILLEY) 22, bach, farmer, Kelligrews Samuel Tilly, farmer Gertrude TILLY (TILLEY) 21, spin, Kelligrews George Tilly, farmer cut off on photocopy - Llewellyn Tilley's mother was Rebecca BUTLER; he was the grandson of Robert Tilley & Providence Dawe. Gertrude Tilley's mother was Emily Mercer; Gertrude was the granddau of William Tilley Sr & Mary Ann ?Snow.It is believed that their grandfathers were brothers and they therefore were likely 2nd cousins.
Nov 1 1913 John MERCER 26, bach, lab, Topsail CB Tobias Mercer, farmer Nellie TAYLOR 24, spin, housemaid, Topsail CB not given Reginald Hibbs, Margaret Hoggan?, Duncan Cook - -
Nov 24 1913 Arthur Llewellyn REID 22, bach, grocer, 172 Pleasant St, St Johns George Reid, cooper Hilda Boone DOWN 18, spin, 5 Prince's St, St Johns Robert Down, shoemaker, deceased cut off on photocopy - -
Apr 30 1914 Alfred FAGAN 28, bach, miner, Kelligrews CB Michael Fagan, farmer Martha PORTER 26, spin, Port de Grave Apollos Porter, fish. George Ridout, Joseph Eason - -
Apr 30 1914 Augustus Clift SELLARS 30, bach, commercial traveller, Crosby Hotel, St Johns Thomas Sellars, carp. Elsie May CHARLES 23, spin, 208 Duckworth St, St Johns Thomas Charles, mercantile cut off on photocopy - -
Oct 7 1914 Arthur HUSTINS 24, bach, cook, 74 Gower St, St Johns William Hustins, boiler maker Mary TAYLOR 27, spin, Topsail CB Richard Taylor, farmer Garland Penny, George S. Grandy, Clare Netten, Richard Taylor - Arthur believed to be Arthur Wilton Hustins born Aug 12 1891 Frys Beach, Notre Dame Bay, son of William Henry Hustins & Jemima (nee UNKNOWN); grandson of Charles Hustins {of Crewkerne, Somerset} & Mary Weir.
Nov 3 1914 William RYAN 23, bach, fish, Pouch Cove Henry Ryan, fish. Minnie SQUIRES 23, spin, housemaid, Pouch Cove Nathaniel Squires, lab. cut off on photocopy - -
Nov 11 1914 Arthur CHAYTOR 25, bach, farmer, Manuels John Chaytor, fish. Margaret O'NEIL 20, spin, housemaid, Chamberlains Martin O'Neil, lab. John Chaytor, James Brien - -
Dec 16 1914 Gordon MILLER 27, bach, farmer, Topsail CB Ananias Miller, farmer Lilian FOWLER 27, spin, Chamberlains CB George Fowler, farmer cut off on photocopy - Gordon Miller's mother was Emma Morris; he was the grandson of Robert Johnson MORRIS & Mary WHEELER both of Lower Island Cove. Lilian's mother was Mary Ann GREENSLADE; Mary was the granddau of Edward Fowler Sr & Susannah Tilley.
Apr 16 1915 John Thomas FOWLER bach, farmer, Chamberlains CB George Fowler, farmer Lily May CARTER spin, Topsail CB Charles Carter, farmer Mollie R.V. Miller, William Fowler - John's mother was Mary Ann Greenslade; he was the grandson of Edward Fowler Sr & Susannah Tilley.
Apr 29 1915 Joseph PORTER 37, widower, lab, Long Pond Edward Porter, fish. Fanny BUSSEY (nee BUTLER) 31, widow, Long Pond Albert BUTLER, fish. Rchel Delaney, rest cut off. - Fanny was the widow of Noah Bussey who died 1914 on the SOUTHERN CROSS.
Sep 20 1915 William Henry DARE 26, bach, cook, Gower St, St Johns Henry Dare, lab. Louise SQUIRES 25, spin, tailoress, Chamberlains Elijah Squires, lab. Lloyd W? Fowler, Virtue Squires - -
Oct 20 1915 Elam ELLIOTT 34, bach, headmaster, B. Roberts High School (Bay Roberts) George Elliott, fish. Eliza Jane GREENSLADE 29, spin, schoolteacher, Long Pond Joseph Greenslade, farmer cut off on photocopy - -
Oct 28 1915 Mark RIDEOUT 21, bach, lab, Long Pond Job Rideout, farmer Caroine TAYLOR 17, spin, Long Pond James Taylor, lab. George Ridout, Elizabeth E. Taylor - Caroline died 1939 age 41 yrs. Mark's mother was Esther COATES: Mark remarried to Sarah (nee Butler) Dawe.
Nov 20 1915 William Thomas COLBOURNE 24, bach, miner, Conception Harbour CB Alfred J. Colbourne, deceased: retired mining captain Irene Hilda EWING 21, spin, 60 Prescott St, St Johns Alexander Ewing, deceased: P. Office clerk (?) Frederick Ewing, rest cut off - William Thos Colbourne was born Dec 30 1891 Tilt Cove; his mother was Emily Adelaide HOSKINS; the Colbournes (originally of Sturminster Newton, England) were of Twillingate and Tilt Cove in NL.
Dec 6 1915 John Henry LAKIN 25 1/2, bach, plumber, B.G. Montel? Chambers, St Johns Henry Lakin, porter Martha FIELD 30, spin, 19 Monroe St, St Johns Frederick FORSEY/YOUNG??*; fish. F. C. Stacey, G. Stacey - *bride's father's surname hard to read but definitely not the same as hers (FIELD) even though her marital status was given as spinster.
Dec 9 1915 Walter Henry DROVER 22, bach, merchant & trader, Whiteway, Trinity Bay Leander Drover, merchant & trader Mabel Blanche PETLEY? 20, spin, 114 Barnes Rd, ST Johns Arthur C. Petley?, deceased lawyer (or sawyer) - - -
Jan 19 1916 William PARSONS 22, bach, sailor, Paradise John Parsons, fish. Margaret CLARKE (nee JEYNES) 27, widow, Paradise Ambrose Jeynes, lab. Bertram Jeynes, Annie? Drover - -
Sep 3 1916 Alfred James Thomas DONNELLY 32, bach, vocalist, Rifle Range, S. Side, St Johns John Donnelly, Hotel Proprietor Mary NOONAN 22, spin, 235 S.Side, St Johns Jim Noonan, freight agent cut off on photocopy - bride's mother was Minnie (Amelia) OKE.
Sep 26 1916 George WOODMAN 24, bach, merchant, New Harbour TB Frederick Woodman, merchant Mary Louise WINSOR 23, spin, St Johns Ford Winsor, captain (rest illegible) Reginald Hibbs, Elijah Snow, V. C. Netten - bride's mother was Annie Eliza PAYNE
Oct 16 1916 Alfred TAYLOR 24, bach, lab, Long Pond CB George Taylor, farmer Elizabeth DROVER 18, spin, Belle Island Albert Drover, miner Robert R. Jefford, rest cut off. - -
Oct 18 1916 George DAWE 46, widower, merchant, Port de Grave Thomas Dawe, captain Marion Isabella AYRE 39, spin, St Johns George Ayre, manufacturer J.W. Dawe, L.M.C. Ayre - -
Nov 15 1916 John MILLER 27, bach, farmer, Topsail Ananias Miller, farmer Sarah SQUIRES 22, spin, Chamberlains George Squires, fish. cut off on photocopy - -
Dec 27 1916 Wilfred Augustus BARNES 28, bach, farmer, Topsail Charles Barnes, farmer, deceased Mary DAWE 33, spin, Chamberlains John Dawe, fish. Charles Barnes, Ethel Maud Barnes - -
Jan 30 1917 Hugh EASON 30, widower, farmer, Manuels John Eason, farmer Mary Ann SMITH 24, spin, Manuels Willm. H. Smith, farmer cut off on photocopy - Her mother was Gertrude TILLEY (dau of William TILLEY & Mary Ann ?Snow)
July 18 1917 Angus CRANE 26, bach, salesman, 26 Bannerman St (St Johns) Archibald Crane, carp. Rebecka GEORGE 30, spin, housemaid, Seamans Institute, St Johns Joseph George, fish. A. George, S. Crane NOTE on side of page: ''Wedding fee sent to St Thomas Church.'' -
July 19 1917 Alexander BROWN 33, bach, engineer, 55 Patrick St, St Johns David Brown, engineer Caroline RYAN 23, spin, Pouch Cove Francis Ryan, fish. F. Harreld? (cut off) groom: Presbyterian; bride C. of Eng. -
Sep 17 1917 John Thomas GREENSLADE 27, bach, miner, Long Pond CB Richard Greenslade, farmer Marie PARMITER 21, spin, Topsail CB Samuel Parmiter, carp. Wm. Greenslade, Martha Parmiter - -
Nov 22 1917 George SMITH 32, bach, lab, Manuels John Smith, lab. Edith PARSONS 23, spin, Bay Roberts Charles Parsons, carp. cut off on photocopy - -
Dec 18 1917 William James PETTEN 26, bach, farmer, Foxtrap CB Jacob Petten, farmer Lily PETTEN 23, spin, Foxtrap CB John Petten, farmer Herbert Fagan, James Petten - -
Dec 26 1917 John James EARLE 24, bach, chauffeur, Central St No. 6, St Johns George Earle, fish. Mary Ann FOWLER 23, spin, Topsail CB George Fowler, farmer William? Fowler (cut off) - Mary Ann's mother was Mary Ann GREENSLADE; Mary Ann Fowler was the granddau of Edward Fowler Sr & Susanna Tilley.
Jan 1 1918 Herbert PENNEL 22, bach, teamster, Casey St, St Johns Thomas Pennel, nightwatchman Jessie LYNCH 24, spin, Paradise CB Joseph Lynch, lab. William Parsons, Maggie Parsons - -
Jan 28 1918 Frederick J. ROCKWOOD 28, bach, acct, 35 Adelaide St, St Johns Frederick Rockwood, fish. Ethel MERCER 24, spin, Seamans Institute, Walter St, St Johns John Mercer, fish. cut off on photocopy - -
Apr 3 1918 Robert MARSHALL* 24, bach, cooper, 13 Longs Hill, St Johns Robert Marshall, cooper Violet Sybil TULK 21, spin, 21 Longs Hill, St Johns Joseph Tulk, ships carpenter Jessie H. Marshall, Benj. Tulk - Robert Stanley Cook Marshall was born June 4 1893 St Johns and died Nov 20 1918 Pilleys Island of the Spanish flu, only 7.5 months after marriage; he was the son of Robert George Thornton Marshall & Susannah Mary Cook, and the grandson of George Marshall & Hannah (Joanna) Nurse; also the grandson of William Cook {Devon} & Harriet Jane Andrews {Port de Grave}. Violet SYBIL Tulk died June 19 1921 St Johns age 24 yrs, at 18 Holloway Street and is buried at Forest Rd Anglican Cemetery.
Apr 13 1918 William HENNEBURY 24, bach, fish, Quidi Vidi, St Johns Thomas Hennebury, fish. Winnie DROVER 22, spin, Paradise CB Joseph Drover, lab. William Gosse?, rest cut off. - -
June 12 1918 Thomas LeDREW 27, bach, farmer, Kelligrews Abraham LeDrew, farmer Rebecca BUTLER 19, spin, Greeleytown Charles Butler, farmer Samuel Butler, Jessie Bishop - His mother was Elizabeth Morgan; her mother was Mary Jane Dawe. Thomas was the grandson of George Morgan (Port de Grave) & Susanna Andrews (Upper Gullies), and the great grandson of John Andrews and Elizabeth Butler.
June 30 1918 Albert Norman PARDY 29, bach, master mariner, Grand Bank Charles Pardy, master mariner Rebecca ANDREWS 33, spin, 38 Power St, St Johns John Thomas Andrews, carp. cut off on photocopy - Rebecca Andrews was born Nov 11 1883 Ship Cove, Port de Grave: her mother was Emma Bussey.
July 17 1918 Charles EASON 27, bach, lab, Manuels CB John Eason, lab. Elfrida SQUIRES 23, spin, Chamberlains Robert Squires, fish. Herbert Eason, Leah Eason - -
Sep 24 1918 Herbert Maxse Knowles WHITEWAY 37, bach, lawyer, St Johns Sir William Whiteway, KCMG?, barrister/solicitor Florence Ellen NETTEN 32, spin, Topsail T.G. Netten, priest Geo. H. Bolt, H.G. Netten, rest cut off - -
Dec 6 1918 Frank DROVER 23, bach, clerk, Whiteway Leander Drover, lumberman Sarah Louise LAING 20, spin, Greens Harbour O.W. Laing, schoolmaster John J. Butler, Florrie Drover - -
Mar 20 1919 John Chesley DAWE 25, bach, miner, Topsail John Dawe, farmer Emma May BICKFORD 18, spin, Lance Cove, Bell Isle Reuben J. Bickford, miner cut off on photocopy - -
May 8 1919 William HISCOCK 22, bach, miner, Manuels William Hiscock, farmer Mary Elsie PORTER 19, spin, Manuels John Porter, farmer Harold Porter, Annie F. Porter, Bessie Hiscock - -
July 21 1919 Archibald TAYLOR 23, bach, farmer, Long Pond George Taylor, farmer Edith MERCER 20, spin, Chamberlains Stephen Mercer, farmer cut off on photocopy - -
July 29 1919 Frederick SEYMOUR 34, bach, commercial traveller, St Johns Charles Seymour, storekeeper Louisa MILLER 29, spin, St Johns Nathaniel Miller, carp. Nathaniel Miller, Thos. J. Seymour - -
Sep 18 1919 Azariah FAGAN 23, bach, farmer, Foxtrap Henry Fagan, farmer Eliza MORGAN 21, spin, Hopewell Solomon Morgan, farmer cut off on photocopy - -
Sep 20 1919 John Thomas LUMSDEN 36, bach, marine engineer. St Johns Andrew K. Lumsden, draper Marjorie Isobel ELLIS 22, spin, St Johns Edwin A. Ellis, coppersmith Fred. H. Ellis, Eunice L. Ellis, Stanley K Lumsden, Beatrice Stick - -
Sep 20 1919 Eric STENTAFORD 23, bach, telegraphist, Hearts Content S.S. Stentaford, gentleman Evelyn Louise Whiteway ADAMS 26, spin, St Johns George J. Adams, Registrar of Deeds Geo? Adams?, rest cut off - -
Oct 16 1919 Henry PETTEN 24, bach, farmer, Kelligrews Isaac Petten, farmer Jessie FAGAN 22, spin, Foxtrap Michael Fagan, farmer James J. Petten, Beatrice Petten - -
Nov 13 1919 Andrew DAWE 21, bach, farmer, Long Pond Jonathan Dawe, farmer Edith MORGAN 18, spin, Long Pond Richard Morgan, fish. Arthur Morgan, rest cut off - -
Nov 20 1919 Walter BAIRD 25, bach, farmer, Long Pond Albert Baird, farmer Rosie PITTMAN 28, spin, Lamaline Robert Pittman, fish. Allan Dawe, Emmaline Baird - -
Dec 1 1919 Charles RIDEOUT 42, widower, fish, Long Pond Job Rideout, fish. Caroline BATTEN* (nee RIDEOUT) 35, widow, Foxtrap Abram RIDEOUT, farmer James Morgan, rest cut off - His mother was Esther COATES; Caroline was the widow of Joseph BATTEN. * Her surname looked like PATTEN in the photocopy but believed to be BATTEN.

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