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The Lord Bishop of Jamaica, the Bahamas, and the Settlements of Honduras and their respective dependencies: The Hon. and Right Rev. Aubray George Spencer, D.D.
Archdeacon and Commissary of Middlesex, and examining Chaplain to the Lord Bishop: The Venerable Charles John Smith, M.A.
Vicar-General and Archdeacon of Surry: The Venerable Richard Panton, D.D.
Archdeacon and Commissary of Cornwall: The Venerable Thomas Pierce Williams, D.D.
Archdeacon of the Bahamas: The Venerable John McCammon Trew, D.D.
Chaplains: Rev. S. P. Musson D.D., Rev. T. Stewart D.D., Rev. John McGrath L.L.D., Rev. G. A. Addison B.A., Rev. William Rowe B.A., Rev. D. H. Campbell.
Secretary: Rev. D. H. Campbell
Registrar: John Gale Vidal
Apparitor: Francis R. Lynch
Ven. Charles J. Smith M.A., Archdeacon, Spanish Town P.O.
Rev. S. P. Musson D.D., Rector, Spanish Town P.O.
Rev. John Morrison Myers B.A., Stipendiary Curate, Spanish Town P.O.
Rev. C. R. Chandler S.C.C., Island Curate, Spanish Town P.O.
Rev. John S. Farquharson, Assistant Curate, Spanish Town P.O.
Rev. George Handfield B.A., Stipendiary Curate, Spanish Town P.O.
Rev. John N. Garland, Island Curate, Spanish Town P.O.
Rev. J. Dawson, Rector, Spanish Town P.O.
Rev. George Cheyne, Island Curate, Rodney Hall P.O.
Rev. George W. Rowe, Rector, Old Harbour P.O.
Rev. W. Hylton, Island Curate, Old Harbour P.O.
Rev. John E. Owen, Island Curate, Old Harbour P.O.
Rev. John Campbell B.A., Rector, Linstead P.O.
Rev. R. Steer, Island Curate, Pear Tree Grove P.O.
Rev. William J. Pearson, Island Curate, Pear Tree Grove, P.O.
Rev. S. H. Stewart L.L.D., Rector, Chapelton P.O.
Rev. Josias Cork, Island Curate, Chapelton P.O.
Rev. Hugh Reid, Island Curate, Four Paths, P.O.
Rev. W. S. Coward, Rector, Alley P.O.
Rev. E. Husband, Island Curate, Alley P.O.
Rev. John Thompson, Master of Fr. S. Missionary, Alley P.O.
Rev. George A. Addison B.A., Rector, Mandeville P.O.
Rev. Thomas Robinson M.A., Island Curate, May Hill P.O.
Rev. A. FInlay, Stipendiary Curate, May Hill P.O.
Rev. J. S. Wood, Island Curate, Mandeville, Mandeville P.O.
Rev. John Morris, Stipendiary Curate, Mandeville P.O.
Rev. J. Byrne, Missionary, Mandeville P.O.
Rev. R. Robinson B.A., Rector, Port Maria
Rev. J. H. Murphy B.A., Assistant Curate, Port Maria P.O.
Rev. H. Girod, Island Curate, High Gate P.O.
Rev. J. Davidson, Island Curate, Salt Gut P.O.
Rev. J. Smith, Rector, St. Ann's Bay P.O.
Rev. J. M. Clinchett S.C.C., Island Curate, Moneague P.O.
Rev. G. Handford M.A. (Master of Walton), Moneague P.O.
Rev. T. C. Rose, Island Curate, Alexandria P.O.
Rev. H. J. Steventon B.A., Island Curate, Moneague P.O.
Rev. A. J. Davidson, Island Curate, Ocho Rios P.O.
Rev. B. B. Kingdon, Stipendiary Curate, Alexandria P.O.
Rev. Thomas Stewart D.D., Rector, Kingston P.O.
Rev. T. D. Dalzell, Rector's Curate, Kingston P.O.
Rev. T. B. Turner, Island Curate, Kingston P.O.
Rev. Nathan Ashby, Island Curate, Kingston P.O.
Rev. G. Dunbar, Assistant Curate, Kingston P.O.
Rev. J. Hodgson, Chaplain at Penitentiary, Kingston P.O.
Rev. C. F. Hall, Rector, Port Royal P.O.
Rev. J. Richards, Assistant Curate, Port Royal P.O.
Rev. Charles Fyfe, Island Curate, Kingston P.O.
Rev. Colin Maclaverty M.A., Island Curate, Kingston P.O.
Venerable R. Panton D.D., Archdeacon and Island Curate, Kingston P.O.
Rev. Alexander Campbell M.A., Rector, Kingston P.O.
Rev. D. H. Campbell, Assistant Curate, Kingston P.O.
Rev. C. H. Hall, Island Curate, Kingston P.O.
Rev. D. R. Littlejohn, Island Curate, Kingston P.O.
Rev. William Rowe B.A., Island Curate, Kingston P.O.
Rev. S. H. Cook, Rector, Morant Bay P.O.
Rev. C. A. Cooper, Stipendiary Curate, Manchioneal P.O.
Rev. Evan Jones, Island Curate, Manchioneal P.O.
Rev. Thomas Wharton, Island Curate, Bath P.O.
Rev. William Stearn, Island Curate, Morant Bay P.O.
Rev. William Smith, Island Curate, Port Morant P.O.
Rev. W. Paterson, Rector, Yallahs P.O.
Rev. S. J. Jackson, Island Curate, Kingston P.O.
Rev. Joseph Williams, Rector, Port Antonio P.O.
Rev. T. T. Argill, Island Curate, Port Antonio P.O.
Rev. Henry Brown, Island Curate, Port Antonio P.O.
Rev. T. C. May, Rector, Buff Bay P.O.
Rev. D. Osborn, Island Curate, Hope Bay P.O.
Rev. J. F. Sessing, Island Curate, Kingston P.O.
Rev. R. Forbes, Rector, Annotto Bay P.O.
Rev. J. S. LeGros, Island Curate, Annotto Bay P.O.
Rev. J. C. Stone M.A., Rector, Black River P.O.
Rev. William Forbes, Island Curate, Goshen P.O.
Rev. C. J. P. Douet, Island Curate, Goshen P.O.
Rev. J. Waters, Island Curate, Goshen P.O.
Rev. T. B. Cashusac [Cahusac], Stipendiary Curate, Goshen P.O.
Rev. J. R. Chisholm, Island Curate, Lacovia P.O.
Rev. William Mayhew B.A., Rector, Savanna-la-Mar P.O.
Rev. Daniel Fidler, Island Curate, Savanna-la-Mar P.O.
Rev. E. Gallraith [Galbraith], Island Curate, Savanna-la-Mar P.O.
Rev. W. Caird, Island Curate, Savanna-la-Mar P.O.
Rev. W. J. Bucknor, Island Curate, Savanna-la-Mar P.O.
Rev. J. Stainsby, Rector, Lucea P.O.
Rev. C. W. Winckler, Island Curate, Montego Bay P.O.
Rev. R. G. Lawson, Island Curate, Green Island P.O.
Ven. T. P. Williams D.D., Archdeacon and Rector, Montego Bay P.O.
Rev. J. H. Moore B.A., Stipendiary Curate, Montego Bay P.O.
Rev. William N. Ashby, Island Curate, Montego Bay P.O.
Rev. H. Prichard, Island Curate, Montego Bay P.O.
Rev. T. Garrett, Island Curate, Montego Bay P.O.
Rev. John McGrath L.L.D., Rector, Falmouth P.O.
Rev. W. H. N. Stewart B.A., Island Curate, Rio Bueno P.O.
Rev. W. M. Stainsby B.A., Island Curate, Stewart Town P.O.
Rev. D. R. Morris, Island Curate, Rio Bueno P.O.
Rev. J. Fox, Missionary, Falmouth P.O.
Minister: Rev. J. Radcliffe
Kirk-Session: Robert Smith, Dr. Spalding, Dr. Ferguson, F. Elliott, Rev. J. M. Auld, Ralph Turnbull, William Douglas, James Campbell, J. K. Fingzies.
Regular meeting the first of each alternate month. Rev. J. M. Auld, Session-Clerk.
Committee: Alexander Barclay, (Convener), Lawrence Gibson, T. MacBayne, H. Michelle, John Brass, W. M. Anderson, Andrew Scott, R. Urquhart, R. Bogle, Colin Campbell, J. Sawers, G. C. Barclay, George Paterson, J. H. Panton, Treasurer and Secretary
Organist: R. Swan
Beadle: Robert Mendez
Minister: Rev. Walter Thorburn
Elders: Duncan Campbell, James Innes
Schoolmaster: John Milner
Treasurer: James Innes
Secretary: Archibald Scott
|NAMES OF PRESBYTERIES & STATIONS||PARISH||ORIGIN OF
|I. NORTHERN PRESBYTERY||-||-||-||-||-|
|Hampden||Trelawny||1824||Rev. George Blyth||1821||Falmouth|
|Mount Zion||St. James||1839||Vacant||Little River|
|Bellevue||Trelawny||1836||Rev. P. Anderson||1836||Falmouth|
|Montego Bay||St. James||1843||Rev. Adam Thmpson, P.C.||1849||Montego Bay|
|II. SOUTHERN PRESBYTERY||-||-||-||-||-|
|New Broughton||Manchester||1834||Rev. Andrew G. Hogg, P.C.||1844||May Hill|
|Mount Pleasant||"||1840||Rev. Andrew Main||1844||May Hill|
|III. EASTERN PRESBYTERY||-||-||-||-||-|
|Kingston||Kingston||1847||Rev. James Watson||1826||Kingston|
|Port Maria||St. Mary||1827||Rev. John Simpson||1831||Port Maria|
|Carron Hall||"||1832||Rev. John Cowan||1831||Pear Tree Grove|
|Goshen||St. Ann||1837||Rev. John Campbell, P.C.||1846||Moneague|
|Rose Hill||Metcalfe||1840||Vacant||-||Pear Tree Grove|
|IV. WESTERN PRESBYTERY||-||-||-||-||-|
|Brownsville||"||1839||Rev. Warrant Carlile||1837||Lucea|
|Green Island||"||1828||Rev. John Aird||1843||Green Island|
|Friendship||Westmoreland||1837||Rev. James Niven||1836||Sav-la-Mar|
|Stirling||"||1835||Rev. David Winton, P.C.||1847||Grange Hill|
|Grand Cayman Mission||-||1847||Rev. James Elmslie||1845||-|
|-||-||-||P.C. signifies Presbytery Clerk||-||-|
Licentiate of the Synod: Rev. Matthew Strang
Catechists and Teachers in the Northern Presbytery: At Goodwill, Duncan Forbes; At Hamden, William Schoolfield; at Mount Zion, George Stricker; at Mount Horeb, H. B. Newhall; at Bellevue, Edward Reid; at Golden Grove, F. Willis; at Rose Hill, Miss Taylor; at Blue Hole, James Grey; at Somerton, George McLachlan.
Catechists and Teachers in the Southern Presbytery: At New Broughton, Joseph Hannah; at Hillside, Peter Anderson; at Mount Olivet, Frederick Swaby; at Marley Hill, Charles Dryden; at Victoria Town, Robert Gregory.
Catechists and Teachers in the Eastern Presbytery: At Prospect, John Hooper; at Hampstead, John H. Rodgers; at Friendship, Charlotte Amiel; at New Mountain, Ann Forbes; at Elgin, A. E. Anderson; at Goshen, Maurice G. Mitchell; at Victoria Town, Elenor Kissock; at Ross Hill, Martin Harris; at Phillipsburgh, John B. Cavalier.
Catechists and Teachers in the Western Presbytery: At Lucea, F. H. Dillon; at Brownsville, Miss Reape; at Green Island, James Robertson; at Friendship, Edward Reid; at Mount Hermon, James Dickson; at Negril, William Clarke; at Stirling, Charles Waite.
The Catechists and Teachers are under the general superintendence of the Presbyteries, though it is understood that the minister of the station looks after all the schools and out-stations in his district.
Note: Those whose names are in Italics are Catechists.
The Synod's Academical Institute for the training of Teachers is at Montego Bay. It is placed under the superintendence of a synodical committee, of which the Rev. Warrand Carlile is chairman. There are at present about twenty students in the Institution, under training for service in Jamaica and Africa.
Classical and Mathematical Master: George Miller
Note:As this work may fall into the hands of some who know not the differences between the three Presbyterian bodies, it may be remarked that the principal differences are, that the Established Church of Scotland is paid by the State, and allows the right of patronage: the Free Church holds in theory the right of Christian governments to endow and support religion, i.e. Presbytery, but rejects patronage; while the United Presbyterian Church disclaims both, and holds that governments should not tax the people to support religion, nor should Christian churches accept of State pay. In contending for these respective principles, that greatest of Christian virtues, Charity, should be called into lively exercise. Editor.
This Mission has existed about sixty-one years and is maintained in part by the Committees in England at an average cost of £6,000 per annum. Changes are occasionally made in the appointments of their Ministers, but the following are the Stations for 1851 with a few other particulars. By Rev. J. Edmondson.
Column A: Places of Worship
Column B: Members
Column C: Number of Day School
Column D: Number in Day Schools
Column E. Probable number attending the Ministry
|PARISHES||CIRCUITS||Ministers and Post Offices||A||B||C||D||E|
|St. Catherine||Spanish Town||R. A. Johnson, Spanish Town||6||885||1||91||2000|
|St. Thomas in the Vale||Linstead||H. B. Britton, Rodney Hall||7||545||1||42||800|
|Clarendon||Clarendon||J. Rowden, J. Kerr, Four Paths||9||1018||1||79||1500|
|St. Mary||Guy's Hill||J. Mearns, Port Maria||5||855||1||35||1170|
|St. Ann||St. Ann's Bay||H. B. Foster, St. Ann's Bay||5||634||1||115||800|
|"||Ocho Rios||W. Sinclair, Ocho Rios||5||653||1||84||600|
|"||Beechamville||J. Atkins, Moneague||10||1048||2||171||1800|
|"||Brown's Town||T. Curtis, Alexandria||4||546||-||-||700|
|Kingston||Kingston||J. Edmondson, G.S., Kingston||)||)||)||)||)|
|"||"||D. Kerr, S. Burrell, Kingston||7||4215||1||130||7400|
|"||"||W. Tyson, G. Smith, Kingston||)||)||)||)||)|
|Port Royal||Mount Fletcher||J. G. Manley, Kingston||6||519||1||86||800|
|St. Andrew||Grateful Hill||W. G. Stedman, Golden Spring||3||610||1||85||850|
|St. Thomas in the East||Morant Bay||E. Fraser, Morant Bay||5||1096||1||95||1600|
|"||Port Morant and||G. Millsom, Port Morant||7||2391||3||216||2900|
|"||Bath||A. Foote, Bath||^||^||^||^|
|St. David||Yallahs||W. Hodgson, Kingston||3||612||1||80||712|
|Portland||Port Antonio||J. Vaz, Port Antonio||4||300||-||-||750|
|"||Manchioneal||H. Carter, Manchioneal||4||886||2||111||1100|
|Westmoreland||Savanna-la-Mar & Mount Ward||W. West, W. Holdsworth, Savanna-la-Mar||12||1126||3||169||1800|
|St. James||Montego Bay||M. Young, T. Phelps, Montego Bay||12||896||2||98||1570|
|Trelawny||Falmouth||E. Blake, Falmouth||5||-||-||-||-|
|"||Duncans||E. S. Thompson, Duncans||3||689||1||86||1100|
Column A: Station Commenced
Column B: Church formed
Column C: Baptized
Column D: Died
Column E: Total number of Members
|NAME OF STATION||PARISH||NAME OF MINISTER||A||B||C||D||E|
|Annotto Bay||Metcalfe||S. Johns||1824||1834||42||25||793|
|Buff Bay||St. George||"||1824||1824||12||1||169|
|Port Maria||St. Mary's||D. Day||1826||1826||-||10||447|
|Mount Angus||"||W. Teall||1828||1842||17||7||364|
|Mount Nebo||St. Thos. ye Vale||-||1834||1842||-||7||362|
|Point Hill||St. John's||-||1824||1835||-||5||253|
|Coultart Grove||St. Ann's||"||1835||1835||-||9||265|
|St. Ann's Bay||"||B. Millard||1829||1830||14||20||790|
|Sturge Town||"||S. Hodges||1839||1845||17||7||380|
|Brown's Town||"||J. Clark||1830||1831||22||24||1053|
|Dry Harbour||"||T. Smith||1841||1842||38||5||219|
|Stewart Town||Trelawny||B. B. Dexter||1829||1829||8||25||634|
|Rio Bueno||"||J. Tinson||1829||1829||27||7||339|
|Waldensia||"||J. E. Henderson||1836||1837||14||14||626|
|Bethtephill||St. James||T. Pickton||1835||1835||12||7||506|
|Salter's Hill||St. James||W. Dendy||1824||1825||19||38||1234|
|Mount Carey||St. James||E. Hewett||1835||1842||38||24||710|
|Gurney's Mount||"||C. Armstrong||1829||1829||-||15||642|
|Providence||St. Elizabeth||G. R. Henderson||1840||1841||21||5||193|
|Spanish Town||St. Catherine||Rev. J. Phillipps||*||-||-||-||-|
|"||"||Rev. J. Dowson||*|
|Old Harbour Bay||St. Dorothy||"||*|
|Montego Bay||St. James||Rev. James Reid||*|
|"||"||Rev. Thomas Hands||*|
|Mount Charles||St. Andrew's||Rev. S. Oughton||*|
|East Queen Street||Kingston||"||*|
|Port Royal (town)||Port Royal||"||*|
|Yallahs||St. David||Rev. Rt. Graham||*|
|Manchioneal||St. Thomas ye East||Rev. J. Gibson||*|
*No returns from these. See Note below.
NOTE: The Eastern Union consisted of Congregations in Spanish Town, Kingston, Port Royal, at Mount Charles, Yallahs, Belle Castle, Old Harbour Bay, Hayes Savanna, Four Paths, Porus, Mandeville; but unhappy differences having arisen between the Western and Eastern Unions, the latter has been dissolved. Application was made to the Rev. Samuel Oughton, and the Rev. Thomas Dowson, for particulars of their Congregations, but no answers were returned.
(Corrected by Rev. J. Buchner, for 1851)
Column A: Number of Out Stations
Column B: Places of Worship
Column C: Members
Column D: Day Scholars
|Manchester||Fairfield||J. H. Buchner, and Assist.||3||1||780||117|
|St. Elizabeth||Lititz||J. Coleman||2||1||508||150|
|"||New Eden||H. Kiergaard||-||1||465||80|
|"||New Fulneck||H. Plessing||2||1||574||80|
|"||Spring Field||G. Tuirig||-||1||222||58|
|Westmoreland||New Carmel||M. Geissler, and A. Lind Assist||3||1||711||120|
|"||New Hope||T. Kummer||-||1||394||90|
|St. James||Irwin Hill||A. Lichtenthaler||2||1||316||80|
Column Titles same as the above for the Moravians
|St. Andrews||Oberlin||A. D. Olds||1||2||60||70|
|Metcalfe||Brainard||W. H. Evarts||"||1||126||96|
|"||Union||S. T. Woolcot||1||2||50||40|
|Kingston||Kingston||Rev. F. W. Wheeler|
|St. Thomas in the East||Morant Bay||Rev. Joshua Andrews|
|"||Blue Mountain Valley||"|
|Clarendon||Four Paths||Rev. T. H. Clark|
|"||Chapelton||Rev. Mr. Gardner|
|"||Mount Zion||Rev. E. Holland|
|"||Porus||Rev. William Alloway|
|"||Davyton||Rev. P. J. Lillie|
|St. Ann's||Dry Harbour||Rev. J. Milne|
(Information provided by the Rev. Thomas Pinnock)
Under the Superintendence of the Rev. Thomas Pinnock
Ordained Ministers: Revs. Thomas Pinnock, Samuel Rogers, Charles Lee, Robert Glover, George Sanguinitti, John Townsend.
Kingston: One Chapel
St. Andrews: Stoney Hill, Red Hill, Almond Hill, Bell Mount, Grave's House
St. Thomas in the Vale: Grateful Hill
Metcalfe: Mount Regale, Lewisburgh
St. Mary: Ballard's Vale
Number of Members, about 2000
This body, and Mr. Pinnock's formed one, till divisions and contentions arose between them. We are not able to state any thing of this section, as Mr. Baxter, to whom application was made for information, did not return a reply.
Some years ago, there were three or four congregations who styled themselves by the above title. We have not heard to them for some time, and suppose that the people have returned to the Societies with which they were formerly connected.
Reader: Rev. Solomon Jacobs
President: Emanuel Lyons
Vice-President: Ralph Harris
Treasurer: Emanuel Lyons (acting)
Vestrymen: B. Franklin, Maurice Levy, Ellis J. Davis, Daniel E. Samson, Isaac Lawton
Past Wardens: Hyman Levy, Daniel Jacobs, Philip Lawrence, Louis Lewis, Emanuel Lyons, Edward Lucas, David Alexander, Samuel Jacobs, Abraham S. Lyon, Henry S. Samuels, Ralph Harris.
Secretary: Rev. H. S. Jacobs
Reader: Rev. Isaac Lopez
President: David Lopez
Vice-President: Jacob Delapenha
Treasurer: Solomon Morais
Vestrymen: Phenias Bravo, Jacob N. Vaz, Isaac D'C_____ [torn], David Martin, David J. Alberga, David R. DaCosta, B?____ [torn] Delgado, M. B. Henriques, Aaron Dabordova [DaCordova], George Del____ [torn], Solomon Dabordova [DaCordova], Jacob Mitchell.
Secretary: Andrew Judah
Reader: Rev. Henry S. Jacobs
President: Daniel Wolfe
Vice-President: Abraham Soares
Treasurer: Phenias DeCasseres
Vestrymen: Abraham Judah, Emanuel Levy, Isaac Levy
Treasurer of Burial Society: David D. Soares
Reader: Rev. A. P. Mendes
President: Samuel G. Corinaldi
Vice-President: Cecil L. Isaacs
Treasurer: Joseph H. Isaacs
Vestrymen: George Delisser senior, Daniel Levy, Horatio Corinaldi, Alexander Levy, Robert Nunes, Aaron Isaacs
Honorary Secretary: Robert Nunes
Vicar Apostolic: Right Rev. Benito Fernandez, Rev. William Cosham, Rev. J. E. Dupeyron, Rev. Joseph Dupont, Rev. George Avvaro, Rev. Alexis Simond, Rev. Joseph Maria Bertslio
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Holy Trinity Chapel, Duke and Sutton streets; St. P_________; St. Martin's, East Queen and Hanover streets _____
_____s St. Joseph's, King's Western Plantation; S______ and St. Paul, near Hope Estate.
_______ St. Benito, Harbour Head
_______E Vale: St. Mary's, Above Rocks District; St. Ann's, ____ River
____s: St. Ignatius, Montego Bay; St. Catherine and St. ___eph's, Spanish Town; St. George, St. George's.
This denomination is chiefly formed of a secession from the Moravian or United Brethren Churches. There were one or ____ Small congregations formed in Westmoreland, but we believe that the principal leader of the secession in Jamaica has ______ed to the Moravian Church.
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