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[refers to the Church of England in Jamaica, also called Anglican Church]
consists of a Bishop and three Archdeacons, who are appointed and paid by the British Government; a Rector to each of the 14 parishes of the Island, and 38 Island Curates, who are paid out of the Island Treasury, and 16 stipendiary Curates, 11 of whom are partly paid by the British Government. There is also a Chaplain to the Kingston General Penitentiaries at £400 a year, who is appointed by the Governor, and a Registrar of the Diocese. There are also 12 Catechists paid by the Government, and 17 supported by the Jamaica Home Missionary Society.
Each Rector has either a Glebe provided by the Parish, independent of his salary from the Public Treasury, or receives from the Parish from £80 to £100 in lieu of Glebe.
Some of the clergy are also Chaplains to the troops in the Island, for which they are remunerated by the British Government.
*The Right Reverend Aubrey George Spencer, D.D., Lord Bishop of Jamaica - Retired. (£1,400.)
The Right Reverend Reginald Courtenay, D.D., Lord Bishop of Kingston, Coadjutor and Archdeacon of Middlesex. (£2,400)
The Venerable Thomas Stewart, D.D., Archdeacon of Surrey. (£600)
The Ven. William Rowe, M.A., Archdeacon of Cornwall. (£600)
The Ven. William Rowe, M.A., Commissary for British Honduras.
The Reverend Duncan Houston Campbell, M.A., Assistant-Commissary for Jamaica, and Examining Chaplain to the Bishop of Kingston.
Chaplains to the Bishop: Revs. Duncan Houston Campbell, M.A., Francis Sands Bradshaw, LL.D.
Secretary to the Lord Bishop of Kingston: Rev. George B. Brooks, M.A.
Registrar: Thomas Hendrick £76)
Clerk: William John Clarkson
[refers to the Church of England in Jamaica, also called Anglican Church]
ARCHDEACONRY OF MIDDLESEX
[Clergy, and Post Office]
Rev. Francis Sands Bradshaw, LL.D., Rector, £500. Spanish Town P.O.
Rev. Augustus Sullivan, Stipendiary Curate £169. Spanish Town P.O.
Rev. Horace Scotland, Island Curate, £340, Kingston P.O.
Rev. Stephen Hope Cooke, £400. Rector of St. Thomas, doing duty at Old Harbour. Old Harbour P.O.
Rev. Charles F. Gray, Island Curate £340. Linstead P.O.
Rev. Charles Henry Hall, Rector. £400. Chapelton P.O.
Rev. Hugh Charles P. Macdermot, Island Curate. £340. Chapelton P.O.
Rev. George W. Downer. Island Curate. £340. Four Paths P.O.
Rev. A. B. Foote, Stipendiary Curate. £300. Four Paths P.O.
Rev. David Brooke Panton, M.A., Island Curate. £340. Mandeville P.O.
Rev. J. S. Hildebrand, M.A. Island Curate. £340. Newport P.O.
Rev. Joseph Williams, Island Curate. £340. Porus P.O.
Rev. John S. Wood, Island Curate. £340. Mile Gully P.O.
Rev. E. Bassett Key, Island Stipendiary Curate. £300. Lilliput P.O.
Rev. John C. Farquharson, Island Curate. £340. Newport P.O.
Rev. Henry Browne, Rector £400. St. Ann's Bay P.O.
Rev. Matthew G. Constantine, Island Curate. £340. High Gate P.O.
Rev. Ferrar H. Sharpe, Island Curate. £340. Salt Gut P.O.
Rev. George Cheyne, Rector, £400. St. Ann's Bay P.O.
Rev. George Hall, Island Curate. £340. Brown's Town P.O.
Rev., John Leslie Mais, B.A., Master of Walton School, and as Stipendiary Curate £100. Moneague P.O.
Rec. Cornelius Rock Chandler, Island Curate. £340. Gayle P.O.
Rev. William Joel Wood, Stipendiary Curate. £225. Claremont P.O.
ARCHDEACONRY OF SURRY
Rev. Duncan Houston Campbell, M.A., Rector, £600. Kingston P.O.
Rev. Enos Nuttall, £340. Kingston P.O.
Rev. William Edward Pierce, Island Curate. £340. Kingston P.O.
Rev. W. S. Serres, B.A., Chaplain Penitentiary £400. Kingston P.O.
Rev. James Gayleard, Stipendiary Curate, £225. Kingston P.O.
Rev. Campbell Mackinnon, B.A., Curate, Port Royal P.O.
Rev. Herbert C. P. Melville, Superintendent of Reformatories. Golden Spring P.O.
Rev. William Mayhew, M.A., Rector. £450. Kingston P.O.
Rev. Charles Fyfe, Island Curate, £340. Kingston P.O.
Ven. Thomas Stewart, D.D., Island Curate, £340. Kingston P.O.
Rev. Acheson Finlay, Island Curate, £340. Kingston P.O.
Rev. Hubert Isaacs, M.A. Island Curate, £340. Kingston P.O.
Rev. George T. Braine, B.A. Island Curate, £340. Kingston P.O.
Re. George B. Brooks, M.A. British Stipendiary Curate at Craigton £300. Kingston P.O.
Rev. John Gaubadan Richards, Island Curate, £390. Morant Bay P.O.
Rev. Charles P. Street, Island Curate, £340. Morant Bay P.O.
Rev. Evan Jones, Island Curate, £340. Manchioneal P.O.
Rev. Francis L. King, Curate £200. Morant Bay
Rev. J. K. Hepburn, Island Curate, £340. Morant Bay P.O.
Rev. Henry M. F. McDermott, Yallahs
Rev. William Smith, Rector. £400. Port Antonio P.O.
Rev. Thomas Trump Tyrrell Orgill, B.A., Island Curate, £340. Port Antonio P.O.
Rev. Richard Kirkland Dunbar, Island Curate, £340, Buff Bay P.O.
Rev. Charles F. Douet, B.A., Island Curate, £340, Gordon Town P.O.
Rev. Thomas Harty, Curate, Annotto Bay P.O.
Rev. John Campbell, Black River P.O.
Archdeacon Rowe, M.A. , Island Curate, £340, Malvern P.O.
Rev. John L. Ramson, , Island Curate, £340, Malvern P.O.
Rev. Robert Bowen Lynch, , Island Curate, £340, Goshen P.O.
Rev. Michael H. Smith, , Island Curate, £340, Lacovia P.O.
Rev. David Rowe, Stipendiary Curate, £300. Malvern P.O.
Venerable Archdeacon Rowe, Malvern P.O.
Rev. Josias Cork, Rector £400. Sav-la-Mar P.O.
Rev. Henry Clarke, Rector £340. Grange Hill P.O.
Rev. William H. Ingle, B.A., Island Stipendiary Curate, £300. Newmarket P.O.
Rev. Charles M. Magnan, Island Stipendiary Curate Bluefields, £300. Newmarket P.O.
Rev. Andrew Joseph Davidson, Rector £400. Lucea P.O.
Rev. Henry Gibbes Lawson, Rector, £340. Green Island P.O.
Rev. David R. Morris, Rector. £500. Montego Bay P.O.
Rev. Garcia del Rio, Island Curate, £340. Montego Bay P.O.
Rev. W. R. Burrell, B.A., Island Curate, £340. Montego Bay P.O.
Rev. Thomas Garrett, M.A., Rector £500. Falmouth P.O.
Rev. Ernest Augustus Stewart, Island Curate, £340. Falmouth P.O.
Rev. John Adam Thomson, Island Curate, £340. Falmouth P.O.
Rev. H. Rees-Webbe, B.C.L., Stipendiary Curate, £300. Duncan's P.O.
The Gospels and Acts of the Apostles in the Original Greek; Grotius de Veritate; Paley's Evidences; Palmer's Church History; Wheatley on the Book of Common Prayer; Pearson on the Creed; Magee on the Atonement; Brown on the Articles; Jewel's Apology for the Church of England.
And for Priests' Orders, in addition to the preceding: The Epistles in Greek; Butler's Analogy; Hooker's Ecclesiastical Polity; Waterland on the Holy Trinity.
(The above books m,ay be had from the Publisher of this Work, George Henderson, 75, Harbour Street, Kingston.)
In connection with the Established Church of Scotland
Minister: Rev. John Radcliffe
Assistant Minister: Rev. Andrew Jamieson Milne, M.A., LL.D.
Kirk-Session: James K. Fingzies, James Bell, Robert Bogle, Richard Hutchings, +John Brass, John Sawers, John Ware.
Session Clerk: Richard Huthings
Committee: James K. Fingzies (Convener), Thomas Gunter, J. W. Whitbourne, Mark Laidman, James Reid, John M. Auld, George Orrett, Augustus Morais, John B. Prescott, William J. Curtin, Alexander Feurtado, William R. McPherson, Robert Allen, Ex officio members of Kirk Session.
Treasurer: James W. Whitbourne
Secretary: John Ware
Organist: Miss Martha Campbell
1st Beadle: Robert Mendez
2nd Beadle: John Green
In connection with the United Presbyterian Church of Scotland
Moderator: Rev. Warrand Carlile, Lucea P.O.
Clerk: Rev. Thomas Downie, Falmouth P.O.
Hampden, Trelawny, Rev. Thomas Downie, Falmouth P.O.
Mount Zion, St. James, Rev. William Lawrence, Montego Bay P.O.
Bellevue, Trelawny, Rev. John Aird, Falmouth P.O.
Falmouth - Vacant
Montego Bay, St. James, Rev. Adam Thomson, Presbytery Clerk. Montego Bay P.O.
Mount Horeb, ditto
Mount Hermon, Westmoreland, Rev. Thomas James White, Montego Bay P.O.
Grand Cayman: George Town, Prospect, Wet Bay, East End, and Barhlen [Bodden] Town Stations: Rev. John Smith, Kingston P.O.
New Broughton, Manchester, Rev. Andrew G. Hogg, Presbytery Clerk, Newport P.O.
Ebenezer, Manchester, Rev. Andrew Baillie, May Hill P.O.
Mount Olivet, Manchester, Rev. Frederick Swaby. Mandeville P.O.
Victoria Town, Rev. Joseph Hanna, Four Paths P.O.
Kingston: Rev. William Murray, Kingston P.O.
Port Maria, St. Mary (Vacant)
Carron Hall, St. Mary, Rev. James Martin, Pear Tree Grove P.O.
Goshen, St. Mary, Rev. John Welch, Presbytery Clerk pro tem., Gayle P.O.
Rose Hill, Metcalf, Rev. P. Anderson, Port Maria P.O.
Cedar Valley, St. Thomas-ye-Vale, Rev. Maurice G. Mitchell, Linstead P.O.
Lucea, Hanover, Rev. J. Campbell, Lucea P.O.
Brownsville, Hanover, Rev. Warrand Carlile, Lucea P.O.
Green Island, Hanover, Rev. James Robertson, Green Island P.O.
Friendship, Westmoreland, Rev. James Niven, Sav.-la-Mar P.O.
Stirling, Westmoreland, Rev. James Ballantine, Grange Hill P.O.
Riverside, Hanover (Vacant)
Negril, Westmoreland, Rev. Richard Drummond, Presbytery Clerk. Green Island P.O.
The number of Day Schools in 1868 was 50, and of pupils 3,803.
The Synod's Academy for the training of Teachers and Preachers in connection with the Presbyterian Church is in Montego Bay.
Tutors of Academy: Theological Tutor: Rev. A. Thompson. Classical Tutor: Rev. G. B. Alexander, A.M.
This body was formed by the amalgamation in 1857 of the Wesleyan Methodist Association with the Wesleyan Reformers. The united churches now number about 65,000 members. They have in this Island 24 stations and over 1,900 members, under the care of 7 missionaries and 2 supernumeraries.
There is a Sabbath School at nearly every station, and at 10 of the stations efficient Day-Schools have been in operation for many years.
|Kingston||Kingston||Kingston||Rev. W. Griffiths|
|Spanish Town||St. Catherine's||Kingston||"|
|Providence||St. Andrew's||"||Rev. A. Hyams|
|Crooked River||Clarendon||Chapleton||Rev. C. A. Winn|
|Claremont||St. Ann's||Claremont||Rev. D. B. Douse|
|Guy's Hill||St. Mary's||"||"|
|Annotto Bay||"||Annotto Bay||Vacant|
|Mount Regale||"||Richmond||Rev. George Sanguinette|
|Mispeh||St. Andrew's||Golden Spring||Rev. T. Rodgers|
|Allman Hill||St. Thomas in the Vale||"||"|
|Ballard's Valley||St. Mary's||Port Maria||Rev. Robert Glover|
This Mission has existed about 70 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 1869-1870, with a few other particulars.
|PARISHES||CIRCUITS||MINISTERS AND THEIR POST OFFICES||PLACES OF WORSHIP|
|Kingston||Kingston||Rev. G. Sargent, Rev. W. Holdsworth, Rev. F. Chapman, Rev. Henry Bunting, Kingston P.O.||6|
|St. James||Montego Bay and Lucea||Rev. S. Smythe, Montego Bay P.O.
Rev. J. Smith, Lucea P.O.
|St. Catherine||Spanish Town & Linstead||Rev. Thomas Raspass, J. L. Bleby, Spanish Town P.O.||5|
|St. Thomas||Morant Bay||Rev. W. C. Murray, Morant bay P.O.||3|
|St. Ann's||Wat. Villa. and Guy's Hill||Rev. R. M. Parnther, Moneague P.O.||4|
|St. Catherine||Grateful Hill||Rev. E. Fraser, Golden Spring P.O.||4|
|"||"||Rev. R. Copp, Kingston P.O.||included|
|Trelawny||Falmouth||Rev. H. B. Foster, Falmouth P.O.||2|
|"||Duncans||Rev. John Atkins, Duncans P.O.||3|
|St. Ann's||St. Ann's Bay||Rev. T. P. Russell, St. Ann's Bay||3|
|"||Ocho Rios||Rev. Stephen Sutton. Ocho Rios P.O.||4|
|"||Beechamville||Rev. Richard Harding, Claremont P.O.||3|
|St. Thomas||Bath||Rev. Daniel Pinnock, Bath P.O.||3|
|Portland||Port Antonio||Rev. John Duff, Port Antonio P.O.||3|
|Clarendon||Clarendon||Rev. William Reeve, Mandeville P.O.||4|
|"||"||Rev. A. Aguilar, Four Paths P.O.||3|
|St. James||Mount Ward & Black River||Rev. T. M. Geddes, Ramble P.O.||5|
|St. Elizabeth||"||Rev. M. M. Denrwaender, Black River P.O.||included|
|Westmoreland||Sav.-la-Mar||Rev. Robert Raw, Sav.-la-Mar P.O.||3|
|St. Ann's||Brown's Town||Rev. John Corlett, Brown's Town P.O.||3|
|St. Andrew's||Mount Fletcher||Rev. W. J. Lewis, Gordon Town P.O.||3|
|St. Thomas||Manchioneal||Rev. A. M. Smith, Manchioneal P.O.||3|
|PARISHES||PRINCIPAL STATIONS||MINISTERS||POST OFFICES|
|Manchester||Fairfield||Rev. Abraham Lichten Thaeler||May Hill|
|"||Bethabara||Rev. Emanuel Weis||New Port|
|"||Bethany||Rev. Allan Hamilton||Mile Gully|
|"||Cheapside||Rev. Theodore Sonderman||Mandeville|
|"||Nazareth||Rev. Frederic Moderau||May Hill|
|St. Elizabeth||Lititz||Rev. Peter Larson||"|
|"||New Bethlehem||Rev. John J. Seiler||Malvern|
|"||New Eden||Rev. C. Schick||Lilliput|
|"||New Fulneck||Rev. George H. Hanna||Black River|
|"||Springfield||Rev. Lars Kjeldson||"|
|Westmoreland||New Carmel||Rev. Augustus M. Geissler||"|
|"||New Hope||Rev. Alfred B. Lind||Bluefields|
|"||Beaufort||Henry W. Hauber||Black River|
|St. James||Irwin Hill||Rev. John P. Pulkrabek||Montego Bay|
Fairfield Training School, 18 Pupils. Director, Rev. Paul Franze, May Hill P.O.; Assistant: Mr. R. Russell, Mary Hill P.O.
Bethabara Training School for Females, 8 Pupils. Director, Rev. E. Weiss, New Port P.O., Teacher Miss Maria Weiss, New Port P.O.
Superintendent of the Mission: Rev. Abraham T. Thaeler, May Hill P.O.
Warden of the Mission: Rev. John J. Seiler, Malvern P.O.
|MINISTER||PARISH||PRINCIPAL STATIONS||POST OFFICE|
|James M. Phillippo||St. Catherine||Spanish Town||Spanish Town|
|Thomas Johnson||"||Point Hill||Chapelton|
|John Clarke||"||Jericho||Rodney Hall|
|William Claydon||Clarendon||Four Paths||Four Paths|
|George Moodie||"||Thompson Town||Chapelton|
|Richard Dalling||"||Stacey Ville||"|
|Angus Duckett||"||Hayes||The Alley|
|Charles Sibley||St. Mary's||Port Maria||Port Maria|
|Benjamin Millard||St. Ann's||St. Ann's Bay||St. Ann's Bay|
|Joseph Gordon||"||Mount Nebo||Moneague|
|J. G. Bennett||"||Salem||Dry Harbour|
|John Clark||"||Brown's Town||Brown's Town|
|Edwin Palmer||Kingston||Hanover Street||Kingston|
|Henry B. Harris||St. Thomas||Bell Castle||Manchioneal|
|John J. Porter||Portland||Bethlehem||Buff Bay|
|James B. Service||"||Tabernacle||Port Antonio|
|Samuel Jones||St. Mary's||Annotto Bay||Annotto Bay|
|Caleb E. Randall||"||Gurney's Mountain||Flint River|
|Edward Hewett||St. James||Mount Carey||Montego Bay|
|J. E. Henderson||"||Montego Bay||"|
|Walter Dendy||"||Salter's Hill||"|
|G. R. Henderson||"||Bethtephil||Falmouth|
|Patrick O'Meally||"||New Birmingham||Stewart Town|
|W. M. Webb||"||Stewart Town||"|
|James J. Steele||"||Rio Bueno||Rio Bueno|
|David J. East||Kingston||-||Kingston|
|William Teale||St. Thomas||Morant Bay||Morant Bay|
|Thomas Smith||St. Elizabeth||Henett's View||Black River|
|William Brown||Westmoreland||Traller's Field||Grange Hill|
These ministers (except for James B. Service) are Members of the Jamaica Baptist Union, of which Chairman is from Feb. 1870 to Feb 1871, the Rev. William Teale, and Secretary is the Rev. B. Millard. There are connected with the Baptist Mission 101 chapels, nearly 19,000 members.
The Baptist Union Education Fund: Treasurer: Rev. Walter Dendy. Secretaries: Rev. W. Teall and J. S. Roberts Esq.
The Calabar Institution for the Educations of Students for the Ministry, and for Day School teachers. President: The Rev. D. J. East. Normal School Tutor: J. S. Roberts, Esq.
The Jamaica Baptist Missionary Society: Treasurer: Rev. J. E. Henderson. Secretary: Rev. E. Fray
|Metcalfe||Brainerd||Richmond||Rev. John Thomson||Martin Harris|
|"||Eliot||"||Rev. C. C. Starbuck||Miss Lucy Woodcock|
|"||Richmond||"||Rev. Seth T. Wolcott||Seth T. Wolcott|
|"||Chesterfield||Kingston||Rev. Charles B. Venning||C. B. Venning|
|"||Providence||"||Rev. Sherman B. Wilson||Mrs. Jane Artis|
|St. Andrew's||Brandon Hill||"||"||Adam Black|
|Kingston||Kingston||Kingston||Rev. William J. Gardner|
|Clarendon||Four Paths||Four Paths||Rev. Thomas Henry Clark|
|"||Chapelton||Chapelton||Rev. A. Joyce|
|Manchester||Mandeville||Mandeville||Rev. William Alloway|
|"||Davyton||"||Rev. William Harty|
|St. Ann's||Dry Harbour||Dry Harbour||Rev. James Milne|
Clarendon (but not connected with, or receiving aid from the London Missionary Society), Rev. F. Jones, Chapelton P.O.
|T. N. Will hby||Belfield||Metcalf district||Golden Spring|
|"||Port Maria||St. Mary||"|
|Thomas Austin||Christian Mount||"||Pear Tree Grove|
|Herbert Oliphant||Ebenezer||Metcalf District||Richmond|
|David Dick||Rehoboth||St. Andrew's||Golden Spring|
|W. M. Ross||Oberlin||"||"|
|J. R. Whitby||Bethesda||St. George's||Buff Bay|
|Frederick S. Maillett,||Salem||Metcalf district||Annotto Bay|
|R. A. Silvera||Bethany||"||Kingston|
Summary: 18 churches, 850 members, 4 ordained preachers, 4 Assistants.
Note: This return is the same as for 1869. Early in 1869 the Society became almost disorganized, and anything like a correct return for 1870 cannot be ascertained.
Orange Street, Kingston. Founded 1787; rebuilt 1839
Denominated "Shahare Yosher," Gates of Righteousness
Assistant Reader: H. A. Joseph
President: Charles Stiner
Vice-President: Charles Stiner
Secretary: Michael Lawton
Board of Directors: John J. Hart, Morris Levy, Edmund Levy, A. C. Sterny, George Lewis.
President of Burial Society: Charles Stiner
Princess Street, Kingston. Built in 1750
Denominated "Shahar Adhamain," Gates of Heaven
Acting Reader: Rev. A. C. Henriques
President: Altamont DeCordova
Vice-President: Osmond Delgado
Treasurer: Napoleon Albeya
Vestrymen: Phenias Bravo, Solomon Melhado, Daniel Finzi, Osmond Delgado, Henry Delgado, Michael De Cordova, J. H. DeMercado, Altamont DeCordova, Jacob Mudahy, Edward Brandon, G. J. DeCordova, L. P. Alberga
Secretary: J. C. Hendrigues
President of Gemelut Society: David N. Martin
Treasurer of Gemelut Society: H. DeSouza
Denominated "Neve Shalom", Habitation of Peace
Vice-President: Solomon Rodrigues
Treasurer: F. K. Magnus
Vestrymen: David Cohen Peixotto, Septimus K. Magnus, Daniel Cohen Henriques, John Cowan
President of the Burial Society: Henry Carcas
Hon. Secretary: Edward Pyke
Vicar Apostolic: Right Rev. J. E. Dupeyron
Vicar General: Very Rev. James Jones, Chaplain at Port Royal
Priests: Reverends Joseph Dupont, Joseph Maria Bertolio, Very Rev. J. Jones (Chaplain at New Castle), Rev. F. Hathaway, Rev. J. S. Woolett.
ST. GEORGE'S COLLEGE (ROMAN CATHOLIC)
Professor of Physics and Mathematics: Very Rev. J. Jones, V.G.
..Latin and Italian: Rev. J. Mosia
..French: Rev. J. Dupont
..Spanish: Rev. J. Bortholio
..English: Rev. R. Barton
..Book-Keeping: Mr. F. Mosur
..Music: Mr. Vilain
ROMAN CATHOLIC CHAPELS, etc.
Holy Trinity Church, Duke and Sutton Streets
St. Patrick's and St. Martin's, East Queen and Hanover Streets
St. Joseph's, Spanish Town
St. Joseph's, King's Western Plantation
St. Peter and St. Paul, near Hope Estate
St. Benito, Harbour Head
St. Mary's, Above Rocks District
St. George, St. George's
Rev. George Avarro, F. Parchi, John B. Saregalli, P. Borindesi, A. Bavastro, P. de Maistri, J. Gonon
Chapels and Stations at Corosal, Sartenego, San Estaban, etc., north of Belize; at Multem Creek, Stann Creek, Punto Gorda, south of Belize.
Convent of the Religious Ladies of the Third Order of St. Francis: Stanton Street, opposite the Catholic Church. Mother Prioress: Madame Cordier
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