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St. John The Evangelist (Topsail)

Thanks to Donald Smith who has done a remarkable job with typing.  Don volunteered his time to obtain this information. Without his assistance some of this surely would take much longer.

Topsail Church Records Burial Records 1861

Burial Ground Consecrated, June 18,1861

Burial
William, infant son of, William And Anne Squires
Died June28 Age 4 days
Buried June 30 By C, Palairet

1862

January 18th buried
Anne, daughter of, Age 1 year 6 months
John & Anne Barnes of Topsail
C. Palairet

Joseph , son of Matthew & Margaret Wallgh
Buried March 28 Age 20
C.Palairet

Mary- wife of John Johnson
buried June 20 Age 21 years
by Charles Palairet

1864

Benjamin Squires Fisherman of Chamberlains
Buried January 24th,1864 Age 79
by Charles Palairet

Henry Hiscock, son of Edward & Jane
of Chamberlains Buried by Me
Feb. 9th,1864
Ch. Palairet

Mary Squires, widow of Ben Squires
Buried March 8th,1864 Age 64

Rev. B. Fleet

1865

May 2, Lousia, daughter of Susan Carter
Buried May 2,1865 Age 30

Rev. B. Fleet

1866

June 8, Charlotte, daughter of W. James & Charlotte Squires
Buried June 8, 1866 Age 1 year
C. Palairet

June 29, Charlotte Squires, wife of Wm. James Squires
Buried Jun 29, 1866 Age 32 years
Ch. Palairet Off. Min.

1866

Cecilia, daughter of James John & Elisa Parmeter
Buried 23th October 1866 Age 3 years
By Benjamin Fleet

Abraham, Son of George and Jane Hiscock
of Chamberlains
Buried 25th October 1866
by Benjamin Fleet

Rebecca, daughter of George & Jane Hiscock, Chamberlains
Buried 27th October 1866
by Benjamin Fleet

Caroline, daughter of George and Jane Hiscock, Chamberlains
Buried 30th October 1866
by Benjamin Fleet

Josias, son of Samuel and Amy Churchill
Buried 30th October 1866 Age 9 Years
by Benjamin Fleet

Phoebe, daughter of George & Jane Hiscock
Buried 30th October 1866, age 8 years
by Benjamin Fleet

1866

Jane, daughter of George and Jane Hiscock, Chamberlains
Buried 5th November 1866
by Benjamin Fleet

William, son of William and Lousia Smith, Topsail
Buried 6th November 1866
by Benjamin Fleet

John, son of James and Sarah Hibbs, Topsail
Buried 13th December 1866
by Benjamin Fleet

1867

James John, son of Wm. James & Charlotte Squires, Chamberlains
Buried 7th January 1867
by Benjamin Fleet

Ellen Elizabeth, daughter of Edward & Jane Allen, Topsail
Buried 26th April 1867
by Benjamin Fleet

 1867

Jane, wife of Nicholas Metcalf, of Topsail
Buried June 19th 1867
by Charles Palairet

Samuel, son of John and Mary Ann Chater, Chamberlains
Buried 15th March 1867
by Benjamin Fleet

Ebenezer, son of John and Mary Ann Chater, Chamberlains
Buried 20th March 1867
by Benjamin Fleet

John Fowler, of Chamberlains
Buried July 25th 1867 Age 90 years
by Charles Palairet

Oct. 9 Albert, son of Edward and Jane Allen, of Topsail
Buried Oct. 9 1867 Age 2 2 years
by George Hutchinson

Sabary Mercer of Chamberlains aged 46
was buried Dec 28,1867
By me, George Hutchinson

1868

Elizabeth Churchill of Topsail aged 76
was buried Jan 4, 1868
By me, George Hutchinson

Richard Parsons of Freshwater, Bell Isle was buried
at Lance Cove, March 22,1868 Age 27
By me George Hutchinson

William Henry, son of
Ebenezer and Naomi Squires of Chamberlains
was buried at Topsail July 7, 1868
By me George Hutchinson

1869

Nicholas Metcalfe of Chamberlains aged 19
was buried Jan 16, 1869
By me George Hutchinson

Ann Pitts of Lance Cove, aged 75 was buried
at Lance Cove January 28,1869
By me George Hutchinson

1869

Susannah Tapper Age was buried at Topsail March 27, 1869
By me George Hutchinson

 William Pitts of Lance Cove Aged 82 was buried at Lance Cove July 4, 1869
By me George Hutchinson

 Ambrose Sparkes of Lance Cove age 73 was buried at Lance Cove Oct. 6th,1869
By William Swanborough

 Samuel, son of John and Mary Ann Chaytor age 10 days
was buried at Topsail July 30th,1869
By William Swanborough

Martha Miller, daughter of Edward & Jane Allen, aged 1 year,
was buried at Topsail Dec. 7, 1869
By me George Hutchinson

1870

Maria Casey, aged 9 years, was buried at Topsail, March 9, 1870
By me George Hutchinson

Samuel Chaytor,aged 7 days, was buried at Topsail, Oct. 1,1870
By me George Hutchinson

 1871

William Clements, age 83, was buried at Lance Cove, June 25,1871
By me Thomas Boone

George, son of Thomas & Sarah Rees, was buried at Lance Cove,June 25,1871
By me Thomas Boone

Sarah Charlotte Hiscock, age 3 years was buried at Topsail,(no date given)
By William Swansborough

1872

Josias, son of Ambrose and Anne Churchill, aged 2 months,
was buried at Topsail, June 12,1872
By me George Hutchinson

James, infant son of Nicholas Metcalfe, was buried at Topsail, September 2, 1872
By me George Hutchinson

1873

Lavinia, infant daughter of Lionel Squires, was buried at Topsail, March 15, 1873
By me George Hutchinson

Susan Carter, age 62 , was buried at Topsail, October 16, 1873
By me George Hutchinson

 1874

Sarah Selina Rees, aged 8 months, was buried at Lance Cove, February 21, 1874
By me George Hutchinson

Lousia Cooper, aged 56, was buried at Lance Cove, April 12, 1874
By me George Hutchinson

George Albert Clements, age 17 days, was buried at Lance Cove, July 2, 1874
By me George Hutchinson

Agnes Chaytor, aged 5 days, was buried at Topsail, October 13, 1874
By me George Hutchinson

Elizabeth Hiscock, aged 51 years(57?), was buried at Lance Cove, November 3, 1874
By me George Hutchinson

Mary Rees, aged 87 years, was buried at Lance Cove, November 15, 1874
By me George Hutchinson

George Chaytor, age 84 years, buried at Topsail, December, 1874
By me George Hutchinson

1875

Fanny Rees, age 31, was buried at Lance Cove, April(?) 22, 1875
By me George Hutchinson

Elizabeth Dowden, aged 5 days, was buried at Topsail, Oct. 24, 1875
By me George Hutchinson

1876

John Mercer, aged days, was buried at Topsail, 1876
By me George Hutchinson

Benjamin Squires, aged 54 yr., was buried at Topsail by me, 2nd S. In Advent, 1876
Ambrose Heysate

1877

John James Chaytor, age 3 weeks, was buried at Topsail, July 6, 1877
By me A???????

James Mercer, aged 22 years was buried at Topsail, August 31, 1877
By me Henry (?) Morris

1878

Margarettta Hiscock, aged eleven days, was buried, May 13,1878 at Topsail
By me Edward Colley

Lydia Squires, aged two years, was buried at Topsail, August 15, 1878
By me Edward Colley

1879

Stewart Fowler, age 18 days, was buried at Topsail, May 25, 1879
By me Edward Colley

Thomas George Allen, age 6 years was buried at Topsail, November 4, 1879
By me Edward Colley

1880

 Maud (???????) Barnes, age 5 months, was buried at Topsail September 15, 1880
By me Edward Colley

Thomas Slade was buried at Topsail, age 3 months & 5 days, November 24, 1880
By me Edward Colley

1881

Annie Norris, age 12 months was buried at Topsail, March 22, 1881
By me Edward Colley

1882

\William Henry Rowsell, age , was buried at Topsail, June 28, 1882
By me Edward Colley

Harriet Squires, wife of George Squires, was buried at Topsail, this 4th day of August, 1882
By me Edward Colley

James Hibbs, age 72 years, was buried at Topsail, this 25th day of August, 1882
By me Edward Colley

Sarah Hibbs, widow of John Hibbs, age 63 years, was buried at Topsail,
this 22nd day of November, 1882
By me Edward Colley

Squires of George & Harriett Squires of Chamberlains was buried at Topsail by me, Ed Colley

1883

William Henry Barnes, son of John & Martha Barnes was buried at Topsail by me this
9th day of June, 1883, Edward Colley

 

St. John The Evangelist 1884-1905

             

No

NAME

DIED

BURIED

AGE

ABODE

BY WHOM

1884

           

36

Matthew Wallgh

Jan. 5

Jan 8, Topsail

80 y

Topsail Road

E. Colley

37

John Barnes

Jan. 12

Jan 14, Topsail

69 y

Topsail

E. Colley

38

Caroline Squires, daughter of W.J. and A. Squires

Mar. 8

Mar 10, Topsail

4days

Chamberlains

E. Colley

39

William Snow

Apr. 4

Apr 7, Topsail

14 y

Topsail

E. Colley

40

Fanny Decima Hiscock

Aug-26

Aug 29 Topsail

13 m

Chamberlains

E. Colley

41

Philip Churchill

Oct. 19

Oct 22, Topsail

97 y

Topsail Hill

E. Botwood

42

Matthew Slade

Dec. 6

Dec 9, Topsail

87 y

Chamberlains

E. Colley

             

1885

           

43

William Barnes

???

May 3, Topsail

? M

Brookfield

E. Colley

44

Samuel Gordon Fowler

???

???, Topsail

?? M

Chamberlains

E. Colley

45

George Mercer

Sept. 17

Sep 19, Topsail

14 y

Chamberlains

E. Colley

46

James Barnes

Sept. 20

Sep 30, Topsail

33 y

Topsail

E. Colley

47

Sarah Weedon

Dec. 4

Dec 7, Topsail

29 y

Topsail

Llewellyn Newfoundland

48

John Gibbeson

Dec. 17

Dec 21, Topsail

37 y

Topsail

E. Colley

             

1886

           

49

Jane Churchill

Oct. 29

Oct 30, Topsail

38 y

Topsail

E. Colley

50

Gordon Willis Barnes

Nov. 17

Nov. 20, Topsail

5 m

Brookfield

E. Colley

051-59

No Records Listed

         
             

1887

           

60

Arthur Roberts

Jan. 8

Jan.10, Topsail

1 y

St. John's

E. Colley

61

George Squires

Mar. 2

Mar 4, Topsail

30 y

Chamberlains

E. Colley

             

1887

           

62

William Mercer

Jan. 16

Jan. 19, Topsail

65 y

Chamberlains

E. Colley

63

Elizabeth Dowdon

Jan. 30

Feb. 3, Topsail

83 y

Chamberlains

E. Colley

64

Edward St. Claire-Thomas

Jul. 16

Jul 18, Topsail

???

St. John's

E. Colley

65

Catherine Miriam Sims

???

Oct 7, Topsail

4 m

St. John's

E. Colley

             

1889

           

66

Elsie Parmiter

Jan. 31

Feb 2, Topsail

1y3m

Topsail

E. Colley

67

Edna Snow

Feb. 25

Feb.27, Topsail

79 y

Topsail

E. Colley

68

Abraham Snow

Mar. 9

Mar. 11, Topsail

88 y

Topsail

E. Colley

69

Samuel Kitchin

Jul. 12

Jul. 13, Topsail

27 y

Harbour Grace

F.W. Colley

70

???? Parmiter

??

???, Topsail

??

   

71

Harold Mercer

Sep. 27

Sep. 29, Topsail

3 w

Chamberlains

R.T. Heygate

72

Simeon Atkins

Sept.30

Oct. 2, Topsail

17 m

Chamberlains

F.W. Colley

73

Nicholas Metcalf

Nov.25

Nov.28, Topsail

???

Chamberlains

E. Colley

             

1890

           

74

Edward Hiscock

Jan. 3

Jan. 6, Topsail

1 m

Chamberlains

William Swansborough

75

Elisa Morgan

Jan. 10

Feb. 7, Topsail

A few hours

Manuels

E. Colley

76

Elisa Morgan

Feb. 9

Feb. 12, Topsail

32 y

Manuels

E. Colley

77-79

No Entries Listed

         

80

Allen Nelson Squires

Apr. 19

Apr. 19, Topsail

2y7m

Topsail

E. Colley

81

Robert John Squires

Apr. 17

Apr. 19, Topsail

8 m

Chamberlains

E. Colley

82

Walter Morgan

Jul. 1

Jul. 3, Topsail

15 m

Manuels

E. Colley

83

Amy Isabel Thomas

Sep. 10

Sep.12, Topsail

2 m

Topsail

E. Colley

             

1891

           

84

Thomas Metcalf

Feb. 11

Feb. 20, Topsail

3.5 y

Chamberlains

E.K.H. Caldwell

85

Gladys Maud Hibbs

Apr. 5

Apr. 7, Topsail

1.5 y

Topsail

E. Colley

86

Samuel Squires

Jun.25

June 27, Topsail

30 y

St. John's

E. Colley

87

Alexander Manuel

Jun.30

Jul. 1, Topsail

10.5 y

Chamberlains

William Swanborough

88

Minnie Smith

Jul. 21

Jul.22, Topsail

4 y

Manuels

E. Colley

89

Julia Fanny Carter

Oct. 17

Oct. 17, Topsail

5y4m

Topsail

E. Colley

             

1892

           

90

John Chaytor

Apr.29

May 1, Topsail

66 y

Chamberlains

E. Colley

91

Olivia Squires

May 9,

May 11, Topsail

69 y

Chamberlains

E. Colley

92

Abraham Snow

Sep. 2

Sep. 5, Topsail

19y8m

Topsail

E. Colley

93

Miriasu Mercer

Sep. 4

Sep.6, Topsail

54 d

Chamberlains

E. Colley

94

William Allen

Oct. 14

Oct. 17, Topsail

15 y

Topsail

E. Colley

95

Albert Allen

Oct. 31

Oct. 31, Topsail

17 y

Topsail

E. Colley

96

Arthur Maxwell Theodore Barnes

Nov. 21

Nov.23, Topsail

6 m

Topsail

E. Colley

97

George Rees

Dec. 3

Dec. 3, Topsail

16 y

Topsail

E. Colley

             

1893

           
 

Selina Squires

Jul. 31

Aug. 3, Topsail

29 y

Chamberlains

E.K.H. Caldwell

 

Walter Roberts

Sep. 10

Sep. 12, Topsail

5 m

St. John's

E. Colley

 

Elsie May Rees

Sep. 11

Sep. 12, Topsail

10 d

Chamberlains

E. Colley

 

Henry Barnes

Nov. 5

Nov. 7, Topsail

4m7d

Topsail

E. Colley

             

1894

           
 

Mary Ann Squires

Feb. 2

Feb. 4, Topsail

46 w

Chamberlains

E. Colley

 

Herbert Squires

Feb. 7

Feb. 7, Topsail

1y7m

Chamberlains

H. Marriott

 

Lydia Squires

May.20

May.22, Topsail

15.5y

Topsail

E. Colley

 

Charles Thomas Swansborough

Jul. 6

Jul. 8, Topsail

26 y

Topsail

E. Colley

 

Elvina Frances Hogan

Oct. 8

Oct. 11, Topsail

3 m

???

F.W. Colley

 

Emma Jane Tilley

Nov. 22

Nov. 26, Topsail

23 y

Chamberlains

H. Marriott

 

Emma Isabella Snow

Dec. 28

Dec.31, Topsail

17y7m

Topsail

E. Colley

             

1895

           
 

Alfred James Mercer

Feb. 12

Feb. 15, Topsail

16 y

Mondays Pond

E. Colley

 

George Watton Fowler

Apr.14

Apr.15, Topsail

6y

Chamberlains

H. Marriott

 

Laura Isabel Coliphant Coaker

Apr.15

Apr.16, Topsail

6y

Topsail

E. Colley

 

Harold Fowler

Apr.24

Apr.24, Topsail

4.25y

Chamberlains

E. Colley

 

Charles Edward Taylor

May,23

May.24, Topsail

37w

Chamberlains

E. Colley

 

Susanna Maud Taylor

May.24

May.25, Topsail

13y

Chamberlains

E. Colley

 

Benjamin Squires

Jun.15

Jun.17, Topsail

32y

Chamberlains

E. Colley

             

1896

           
 

Johanna Jane Chaytor

Jan.11

Jan.14, Topsail

56y

Chamberlains

E. Colley

 

Samuel Squires

Feb.21

Feb.23, Topsail

5y

Topsail

E. Colley

 

John Morgan

May.15

May 17, Topsail

45y

Manuels

E. Colley

 

Amy Churchill

Nov.26

Nov.27, Topsail

67y

Topsail

E. Colley

             

1897

           
 

Chesley Squires

Apr.5

Apr.6, Topsail

26d

Chamberlains

E. Colley

 

William Mercer

Sep.2

Sep.5, Topsail

14y

St. John's

E. Colley

             

1898

           
 

Emily Squires

Jan.11

Jan.12, Topsail

16y

Topsail

E. Colley

 

William Hibbs

Apr.5

Apr.7, Topsail

43y

Topsail

E. Colley

 

Augustus Hiscock

Apr.9

Apr.11, Topsail

1 min

Chamberlains

E. Colley

 

Beatrice Jane Fowler

Sep.3

Sep.5, Topsail

1y

Chamberlains

E. Colley

 

Bertha Weston Carter

Sep.22

Sep.24, Topsail

21y

Topsail

E. Colley

 

Frances Vicars Raleigh Hoyles Pinsent

Sep.29

Oct.1, Topsail

10m

New Harbour

H. Shington

 

Ada Barnes

Nov.16

Nov.19, Topsail

???

Topsail

E. Colley

 

Edward Fowler

Dec.10

Dec.13, Topsail

84y

Chamberlains

E. Colley

 

Elsie Hiscock

Dec.13

Dec.16, Topsail

2y

Chamberlains

E. Colley

 

Jane Decima Hiscock

Dec.13

Dec.16, Topsail

10m

Chamberlains

E. Colley

             

1899

           
 

Selina Rees

Apr.13

Apr.16, Topsail

56y

Topsail

H. Shington

 

Joseph Chaytor

May.4

May 7, Topsail

17y

Chamberlains

H. Shington

 

Mary Ann Noseworthy

May.17

May 19, Topsail

22y

Chamberlains

H. Pettey

 

Frederick Edwin Chaytor

Mar.2

Mar.4, Topsail

2y2m

Chamberlains

H. Pettey

 

Fanny Squires

May-21

May 24, Topsail

14y

Topsail

H. Pettey

 

Hiscock (baby boy)

Aug.4

Aug.6, Topsail

1w

Chamberlains

E. Colley

 

Matthew Wallgh

Aug.14

Aug.16, Topsail

66y

Brooklyn, Bonavista Bay

E. Colley

             

1900

           
 

Ann Barnes

Jan.29

Jan.29, Topsail

80y

Topsail

E. Colley

 

Edward Allen

Apr.16

Apr.18, Topsail

65y

Topsail

E. Colley

 

Joseph Clarence Chaytor

Jun.20

Jun.22, Topsail

4.5m

Chamberlains

F.F. Furneaux

 

Elizabeth Jane Chaytor

Jul.15

Jul.17, Topsail

30y

Chamberlains

E. Colley

 

Henry Scott

Aug.18

Aug.21, Topsail

7m

Topsail

E. Colley

 

Elisabeth Rees

Sep.15

Sep.17, Topsail

22y

Topsail

H. Pettey

 

Elisabeth Chaytor

Dec.1

Dec.3, Topsail

22.5y

Chamberlains

E. Colley

 

Elisabeth Chaytor

Dec.5

Dec.7, Topsail

98y

Chamberlains

E. Colley

             

1901

           
 

Mary Alice Clark

Feb.22

Feb.24, Topsail

10y

Paradise

E. Colley

 

John Squires

Jun.11

Jun.12, Topsail

1w

Topsail West

E. Colley

 

Annie Lousia Jaynes

Aug.2

Aug.4, Topsail

36y

Paradise

E. Colley

 

Sarah Slade

Jul.??

Aug.4, Topsail

73y

Chamberlains

E. Colley

 

Elisabeth Swansborough

Aug.10

Aug.13, Topsail

69y

Topsail

E. Colley

             

1902

           
 

Elisabeth Eleta Hiscock

Jan.11

Jan.14, Topsail

1y

Chamberlains

E. Colley

 

Mary Maria Slade

Jan.13

Jan.17, Topsail

39.5y

Chamberlains

E. Colley

 

Henry Parmiter

Jan.29

Jan.31, Topsail

18d

Topsail

E. Colley

 

Margaret Mercer

Feb.10

Feb.12, Topsail

82y

St. John's

E. Colley

 

Cyril Fowler

Mar.14

Mar.15, Topsail

9d

Topsail

E. Colley

 

Elisabeth Frances Snow

Apr.17

Apr.20, Topsail

22y

Topsail

E. Colley

 

Francis Henry Chaytor

Apr.26

Apr.28, Topsail

2.75y

Chamberlains

E. Colley

 

Rachel Lynch

Jun.7

Jun.9, Topsail

43y

Paradise

E. Colley

 

Emma Chaytor

Aug.1

Aug.3, Topsail

38y

Chamberlains

E. Colley

 

Flora Irene Hiscock

Sep.18

Sep.20, Topsail

11w2d

Chamberlains

E. Colley

 

William James Squires

Oct.16

Oct.19, Topsail

77y

Chamberlains

E. Colley

 

Alice Way

Nov.26

Nov.27, Topsail

inf.

Topsail

E. Colley

 

Sarah Ann Dowden

Dec.22

Dec.26, Topsail

21y

Chamberlains

E. Colley

             

1903

           
 

Joseph Jaynes

Jan.5

Jan.6, Topsail

1y5m

Paradise

E. Colley

 

David Lynch

Jan.24

Jan.25, Topsail

4m23d

Paradise

E. Colley

 

Reuben Squires

Feb.14

Feb.16, Topsail

48y

Poor Asylum

E. Colley

 

Susanna Fowler

Apr.15

Apr.18, Topsail

77y

Chamberlains

F.F. Furneaux

 

John Field

Apr.17

Apr.19, Topsail

13m

Chamberlains

G.H. Bolt

 

James Hiscock

Jul.29

Aug.1, Topsail

86y

Chamberlains

E. Colley

 

Peter Healy

Aug.31

Sep.2, Topsail

26y

Topsail

E. Colley

 

Sarah Helen Squires

Oct.20

Oct.22, Topsail

3m

Chamberlains

E. Colley

 

Samuel Churchill

Nov.8

Nov.10, Topsail

90y

St. John's

E. Colley

 

Laura Cheaytor

Dec.21

Dec.24, Topsail

18y

Chamberlains

E. Colley

             

1904

           
 

Robert Cheaytor

Apr.22

Apr.24, Topsail

37y

Chamberlains

E. Colley

 

James Frederic Cheaytor

Sep.1

Sep.1, Topsail

4d

Chamberlains

E. Colley

 

William Medcalf

Sep.11

Sep.13, Topsail

57y

Lunatic Asylum

E. Colley

 

Sarah Fowler

Sep.15

Sep.17, Topsail

22y

Chamberlains

E. Colley

 

Frank Healy

Oct.31

Nov.1, Topsail

1d

Topsail

E. Colley

 

Ann Squires

Dec.13

Dec.15, Topsail

84y

Topsail

E.K.H. Caldwell

 

Edward Colley

Dec.28

Dec.31, Topsail

79y

Topsail

???

             

1905

           
 

Rachel Clarke

Feb.24

Feb.26, Topsail

7m

Woodville

Swansborough

 

Albert Cheaytor

Mar.25

Mar.28, Topsail

26y

Chamberlains

E.K.H. Caldwell

 

Walter Barnes

May-08

May 8, Topsail

1d

Topsail

Swansborough

             

Complied and typed by Donald Smith, March 1999 and presented to Vi Smith, March 1999

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