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December 18, 1870 to April 50, 1905

The cover sheet states: "N. B. Up to the date at which this Register opens, Baptisms etc. were registered at the Presbytery in Kingston. James F. Splaine, Chaplain to the Troops, January 1871."


AB = A. Butler SJ

AS = A. Sutter SJ

CC = C. H. Chandler SJ

CR = Charles Norman Roley SJ

JBM = J. Brent Matthews SJ

JL = J. Little SJ

JM = Joseph Meyer SJ

JS = James F. Splaine SJ

PK = Peter Kayser SJ

TP = Thomas Porter SJVA

WS = William Spillman SJ


JG=The sponsor for a number of baptisms was, as recorded in Latin, "Joanna Glover." This may mean Jane or Joanne Glover.

DATE FORMAT: Month/Day/Year


b. = Born

bap. = Baptism

d/o = daughter of

s/o = son of

Sp. = Sponsor/Sponsors

p. = page


(1) All baptisms were at Newcastle unless otherwise noted.

(2) The children are not always given the father's surname, according to the record. When this occurs the father's name is also in bold letters.

(3) From 1881 to 1904 the records are in Latin]


Padmore, Edward Arthur, adult Negro military, b. 3/18/1872, bap. 9/9/1899 at Greenwich Ridge. Sp. William Jennings. By PK. p. 106

Palmer, Violet Ruth, Negro, d/o Euphemia Campbell, b. 1/15/1905, bap. 4/30/1905 near Newcastle. Sp. Viola Parks. By PK. p. 112

Parks Viola, Negro, (See Holy Trinity Register). 5/13/1900. PK. p. 108

Pascoe, Joseph Merick, s/o Joseph Merick Pascoe and Elizabeth Pascoe, b. 3/5/1882, bap. 5/7/1882. Sp. Henry Pascoe and Margaret Savage. By WS. p. 50

Patinaud, Kennolt Augustus, s/o John Louis Patinaud and Rose Graham, b. 5/29/1877, bap. 9/16/1877. Sp. John Perry. By JM. p. 26

Pell, Ernest Edward, s/o John and Margaret Pell (formerly Ryan), b. 2/28/1892, bap. 3/1892. Sp. Patrick Clarke and Catherine Chittenden. By WS. p. 100

Pennison, Caroline Mary, Negro (see Holy Trinity Register) p. 108

Penny, Theresa, d/o Edward and Caroline Penny (formerly Small), b. 8/7/1883, bap. 12/16/1883. Sp. JG. By JM. p. 73

Perkins, Rose June, d/o Ann [?] Dickens, b. 4/6/1885, bap. 10/18/1885. Sp. Daniel Hunt. By TP. p. 89

Petnuad, Jacob Augustus, Negro, bap. at Holy Trinity Church 6/26/1898. PK. p. 104

Pinter, Victoria, d/o Justina Morrison, b. 1/11/1881, bap. 8/14/1881. Sp. Thomas Edwards and Mary Ann Edwards. p. 40 #162

Pinto, Alexander, s/o Frances Waters, b. 8/3/1883, bap. 2/10/1884. Sp JG. By JM. p. 75

Platt, David Osias, aged 1 year, c/o Fidelia Edwards, bap. 10/10/1880. Sp. William Tyson. By JM. p. 34

Porter, John Edward, coolie [Indian], (See Holy Trinity Register). p. 108

Pownel, John Adolph, s/o Robert Barnes and Esther Pownel, b. 8/6/1875, bap 5/14/1876. Sp. Elizabeth Minott. By AB. p. 20

Raisor, Hede Rebecca, d/o Mary Karr, b. 8.5.1881, bap. 4/24/1882. Sp. Mrs. Casserly. By WS. p. 49

Raleigh, Alexander, s/o John Raleigh, Sergeant, and Jane Elizabeth his wife, b. 2/28/1873, bap. on or about 3/9/1873 in Sergeant Raleigh's quarters. Sp. Winifred Bell and Robert Powell. By AB. p. 9

Raleigh, Augustus Anastasius, s/o John and Jane Elizabeth Raleigh, b. 2/9/1879, bap. 2/19/1879. Sp. William Glennon and Mrs. Hall. By JM. p. 31

Raleigh, Francis Leopold, s/o John Raleigh, Sergeant, and Jane his wife, b. 3/4/1874, bap. 3/28/1874 at Sergeant Raleigh's quarters. Sp. Sergeant Brady and Analie Raleigh. By AB. p. 12

Raleigh, John Albert, s/o Barrack Sergeant Raleigh and Jane his wife, b. 4/5/1876, bap. 4/9/1876. Sp. John Hardaway, Bombardier Royal Artillery. By AB. p. 19

Raleigh, Rosalie Maud, d/o John Raleigh, Barracks Sergeant, and Jane his wife, b. 5/27/1870, bap. 6/4/1870. Sp. Margaret Raleigh. By JS. p. 2

Reed, Isabella Elizabeth Victoria, d/o Richard Milwood and Mary Ann Elizabeth Reed, age 2 years, bap. 2/19/1871, Sp. Private Thomas Rodgers 29th. By JS. p. 1

Reed, Thomas Randall Montague, Negro, Gordon Town 1/29/1899 (see Holy Trinity Register). PK. p. 105

Regan, Francis, s/o Thomas Regan, Corporal 98th Regiment and Mary his wife, b. 6/24/1874, bap. 7/12/1874. Sp. Stephen Joyce, Private 98th Regiment. By AB. p. 12

Richy, Evangeline, d/o Lettice Bennett, b. 6/16/1880, bap. 11/28/1880 at Charlottenburgh. Sp. Susan Casserly. By JM. p. 34

Roberts, Daniel Manasseh, s/o Sarah McCarty, b. 4/5/1884, bap. 10/19/1884. Sp JG. By JM. p. 82.

Robinson, Thomas, Private 98th Regiment, age about 24 years, bap. conditionally 9/4/1875 and received into the church. Sp. John Reid, Private 98th Regiment. By AB. p. 18

Rodney, Laurie Ormond, s/o Joanne Gordon, b. 4/18/1882, bap. 7/30/1882. Sp. JG. By JM. p. 54

Rodriguez, Victor Robert, s/o Victor and Mary Rodriguez (formerly Askwith), b. 11/28/1884, bap. 2/8/1885. Sp. John Williams. By TP. p. 83

Rogers, Grace, age about 40 years, bap. 11/25/1878 at Pen Hill, Guava Ridge, and received into the church.

Rose, Elizabeth, d/o James Rose and Elizabeth Watts, b. 3/28/1875, bap. 4/4/1875. Sp. Mardley Hale. By AB. p. 17

Ross, John, s/o James and Margaret Ross (formerly Clare), b. 2/5/1889, bap. 3/3/1889. Sp. Redmond Jennings and Mary Jane Riley. By Patrick Hassan, SJ. P. 98

Ross, Thomas Henry, s/o James and Margaret Clare Ross, his wife, b. 10/29/1890, bap. 11/2/1890. Sp. George Brown and Ellen Monk. By WS. p. 99

Rudge, Lydia Jane, d/o Alfred and Margaret Rudge, b. 7/4/1893, bap. 7/30/1893. Sp. Ellen Ball. By WS. p. 101

Samuels, Ann Matilda, Negro aged 30 years, bap. 12/24/1899 by S. Magrath SJ. p. 108

Scott, Rebecca, d/o Elizabeth Taylor, b. 10/31/1887, bap. 6/24/1888. Sp. Sarah Clark. By CC, p. 97

Sharp, Clara Lawson, c/o Alice Maise, b. 3/29/1880, bap. 7/4/1880. Sp. Thomas Downs. By JM p. 34

Shaw, Matthew Emanuel, s/o Edward Shaw and Eveline his wife, b. 3/25/1876, bap. 6/11/1876. Sp. Lewis Williams and Maryanne Williams. By AB. p. 20

Shaw, Obediah Theophilus, s/o Edward and Eveline Shaw (formerly Brown), b. 6/5/1884, bap. 10/19/1884. Sp JG. By JM. p. 81

Sheerdon, Samuel Edwards, s/o Emmanuel Sheerdon, Private 98th Regiment and Bridget his wife, b. 9/4/1874, bap. 10/4/1874. Sp. John Cochrane, Private 98th Regiment, and Catherine Penny. By AB. p. 13

Silvera, Albert Charles, s/o Charles Silvera and Eliza Ring. b. 2/14/1874, bap. 6/28/1874. Sp. William Connolly and Mary Jane Larkins. By AB. p. 12

Sinclair, Elizabeth, d/o Joseph Sinclair and Catherine Clarke, b. 10/1878, bap. 7/20/1879. Sp. Richard Ellis and Marian Ellis. By Dupont SJ. p. 31

Sinclair, Elizabeth, Adult Negro, 6/18/1899 (Holy Trinity Register). PK, p. 106

Sinclair, Thomas Emanuel, s/o Catherine Clarke, b. 10/1880, bap. 2/5/1882. Sp. JG. By JM. p. 44

Smith, Doris Medred, Negro, 7/2/1899 (Holy Trinity Register). PK, p. 106

Smith, Frederick, s/o Alic Pearson and Eliza LeMarsley, b. 1/9/1870, bap. 1/9/1871 at the garden in Mr. Glennan's house. Sp. Eugenie Duval. By JS. p. 2

Smith, James Frederick, s/o George Smith and Hannah [nee] Milligan (wife), b. 10/25/1877, bap. 12/9/1877. Sp. John and Mary Hadaway. By JM. p. 27

Smith, Mary Ellen in Latin: Maria Elena), d/o George William and Hannah Smith (nee Milligan) his wife, b. 2/7/1880, bap. 2/15/180. Sp. William Kilroy and Mary Harding. By TP. p. 33

Snook, Herbert Cyrill, s/o George and Mary Sophia Snook (formerly Green), b. 1/4/1894, bap. 1/13/1894. Sp. John Raleigh and Amalie Raleigh. By WS. p. 102

Spalding, David Emanuel, s/o Denis Spalding and Ann his wife, b. 8/26/1872, bap. 6/30/1872. Sp. Thomas Kenny, Private 29th Regiment. By JS. p. 8

Spleen, Charlotte, d/o Christine Willis b. 7/24/1881, bap. 4/24/1882. By WS. p. 49

Spleen, Hellen, d/o Christine Willis b. 7/17/1873, bap. conditionally 4/24/1882. Sp. William Casserly. By WS. p. 49

Spleen, Rosina, d/o Christine Willis b. 5/25/1878, bap. conditionally 4/24/1882. Sp. William Casserly. By WS. p. 49

Steward, Rosetta, d/o Alexander Steward and Elizabeth his wife, b. 5/23/1876, bap. 10/1/1876. Sp. Henry O'Brien, Private 35th Regiment. By JL. p. 22

Stewart, George, Negro, bap. 10/12/1899, (see Holy Trinity Register) PK. p. 107

Stewart, Harriet Virginia, d/o Rebecca Aikman, b. 8/25/1883, bap. 11/4/1883. Sp. JG. By JM. p. 71

Stewart, Isaiah, s/o James Stewart and Mary his wife, b. 7/6/1875, bap. 4/15/1875. Sp. John K. Hamilton and Cecilia Williams. By JM. p. 25

Stoule, Walter Edward, s/o Marci and Margaret Stoule (his wife), b. 4/13/1889, bap. 4/7/1889. Sp. Peter Ralley and Emma Bram. By WS. p. 98

Stowell, Agnes Louise, d/o Marci and Margaret Stowell (formerly O'Hara), b. 12/20/1890, bap. 1/31/1891. Sp. Jacob G. McGrath. by H. Martyn P. SJ. p. 99. [Followed by Note about Marriage to Reginald Cowle, June 10, 1916, Oxford, England]

Street, Henry Charles, s/o Benjamin Street and Mary Jane McFie, b. 6/17/1904, bap 10/23/1904 at Gordon Town. Sp. Thomas Godman and Harriet Godman. By CR. p. 112

Sturgiss, William Francis, s/o William and Catherine Alice Sturgiss (formerly Green), b. 10/19/1888, bap. 11/11/1888. Sp. Francis Gorfren [?] by proxy of Edward Phillipps, and D. Green, by proxy of Cordelia McClary [sponsors names hardly legible]. By CC. pp. 97-98

Sturgiss, Frederick Ernest, s/o William and Catherine Alice Sturgiss (formerly Green), b. 11/23/1887, bap. 12/11/1887. Sp. Jacob Bernard Green per proxy by Francis Nolan, and Louise Mary Reynolds by proxy of Emily McDonald. By TP. p. 97

Sutherland, Genevieve Advira, d/o Charlotte Watt, b. 6/9/1882, bap. 12/31/1882. Sp. Jacob Larkin. By JM. p. 60

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