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Printed and published by John Castello, Falmouth, Jamaica

January to June 1873

[published on Tuesdays and Fridays]

Extracts from the ADVERTIZER

(Many of these advertisers were in each issue of the Advertizer. Only one entry is included here for information)


Ale, Soap, Saddles, harness, herrings, mackerel

Looked for on the Florence Louise

A. M. Nathan

No. 5 Wharf, Montego Bay

Abraham Hart



1, 3, and 5 Market Street, Montego Bay

Abraham Hart

Montego Bay

on consignment per William Naizby

Laundry Blue, and Wine

George L. Phillips and Bro.


Received ex 'Port Royal'

Cloth, thread, handkerchiefs, felt hats

per "Harriett Wardle"

Hate, caps, gloves, knives, boots

Abraham Morales

Corner of Market Square


Hardware Store, 45 Port Royal Street

Arnold L. Malabre

Parochial Board Office, Falmouth

Sealed Tenders . . . for the restoration of a Bridge over the Tom Spring, between Golden Grove and Friendship in Trelawny.

George W. Stricker, clerk


The Copartnership of Davidson, Colthirst & Co. expired on December 31, 1872, in consequence of the death of Mr. James Davidson the Senior Partner herein. The business will be continued by us.

H. F. Colthirst and John Orrett, Surviving Copartners

For Sale

At Belmont Estate, Trelawny

a mixed lot of stock, namely cows, heifers, bull, and mules. also all moveables about the Works.

J. W. Parkin


Trelawny Dispensary

Tea, tobacco, liqueurs, champagne, wine, ale, raisins, figs, prines, peaches, currants, salmon, oysters, hams, etc.

Also a general assortment of drugs, chemicals, patent medicines

John C. Lewis


Cargo of the Brigantine Daisy from Halifax

Codfish, mackerel, herrings, salmon, lumber

D'Souza, Son & Lazarus


High School, Kingston

The First Quarter of 1873 will commence on January 29th. A general fee of £5 per annum admits to all classes of the school. Terms for Boarders is £30 per annum and upwards.

Revd. J. See. Roberts, Newton House, Gordon Town P.O., and after the 23rd to the School, Kingston.

Standard Life Assurance Company

Report submitted April 1872

Board of Directors at Jamaica

Captain W. S. Cooper, R.N., Superintendent R.M.S.P. Co., Harbour-Master, Chairman

Hon. James H. McDowell, Member Legislative Council

William Barclay, Esquire, merchant

Revd. D. H. Campbell, M.A., Rector of Kingston

Hon. James C. Melville

Revd. G. B. Brooks, M.A.

E. J. C. Hitchins, Esquire

Medical advisers: Dr. Louis Q. Bowerbank, Dr. Campbell

Agent at Jamaica: H. J. Kemble

Jamaica Mutual Life Assurance Society

10 Port Royal Street, Kingston


His Excellency Sir Henry Barkly, K.C.B.


Henry Forbes Colthirst, Esquire


Robert Russell, Esquire


Robert Osborn, Esquire

Honorable Henry Westmorland

Daniel Power Trench, Esq.

Simon E. Pietersz, Esq.

David J. Alberga, Esq.

William Lee, Esq.

Francis B. Lyons, Esq.


Charles Campbell, Esq., M.D., Kingston

Andrew Dunn, Esq., M.D., Kingston

A. G. McCatty, Esq., M.D., St. James

John Deleon, Esq., M.D., St. James

James Scott, Esq., M.R.C.S.E., St. James

Henry Hume, Esq., M.R.C.S., Falmouth

Rev. Hugh Croskery, M.R.C.S.I., Clarendon

James H. Smith, Esq., M.R.C.S.E., St. Ann's Bay

John S. Gerrard, Esq., M.R.C.S., St. Thomas in the East

Joseph Adolphus, Esq., M.D., Black River

Richard S. Harvey, Esq., M.D., Sav-la-Mar


Samuel Constantine Burke, Esq.


Arnold L. Malabre, Esq.

James U. L. Duquesnay

William Andrews, Esquire


_. B. Dignum, Esq., Falmouth

Revd. F. Jones, Chapelton

S. G. Corinaldi, Esq., Montego Bay

William Ewen, Esq., Savana-la-Mar

Revd. Frederick Jones, Clarendon

J. P. Wakeford, Esq., Four Paths

R. Graham, Esq., Mandeville

J. E. Kerr, Esq., Lilliput

S. C. Peynado, Esq., Black River

Rev. Josias Cork, St. Ann's Bay

C. S. Cover, Esq. Stewart Town

J. B. Goffe, Esq., Port Maria

Moses Bravo, Esq., Old Harbour

Augustus Miles, Esq., St. Andrew

Henry Ford, Esq., P. G. River [Plantain Garden River]

Alexander Escoffery, Esq., Port Antonio

By order,

John S. Brown, Secretary

A. U. Lodge 367

January 16, 1873

The Installation of Bro. Daniel C. D'Souza, Master Elect, and the Officers of the Athole Union Lodge, NO. 367, Falmouth, will take place at Freemason's Hall, on Wednesday the 29th instant, at 6 o'clock in the evening.

William Salmon Evelyn, Secretary

Trelawny Collegiate Institute

will reopen on Monday the 20th instant, at 10 o'clock A.M.

D. A. Quern

Falmouth, 27th January, 1873

For Public and Positive Sale

On my Piazza on Friday 31st at 12 o'clock

The wrecked Hull of the boat Port Royal as she now lies on Iron Shore Beach. Also the Anchor Chain, etc., etc., saved from the Wreck.

Isaac Reuben

Licensed Auctioneer

Falmouth, February 13, 1873

A Card to the General Public

Confirming my advertisement of October last, . . . as of the above date, the entire interest of my business has been transferred to my son, Mr. David Morales, under whose management the same will be conducted.... With the advantage of my personal selections (it being my intention to leave in a short time for England) no establishment in the Island will be better assorted.. . .

Abraham Morales

[Note from JFS: until June 1873 Ads for this business continued to be in the name of Abraham Morales]

General Post Office, Kingston

17th February, 1873

Mail Service, Montego Bay and Lucea

The amount paid under the present contract is £185 per annum

Sealed tenders invited from persons willing to contract for the conveyance of the Posts per week each way, and two Packet Expresses per month each way between Montego Bay and Lucea, a computed distance of 25 miles. Seven miles an hour is the rate of speed at which the mails are to be carried. The contractor will provide his own leather bags, etc. The Contract to be for 5 years.

Fred Sullivan

Postmaster for Jamaica

[The Falmouth Post editor comments that "This is, indeed, 'a cheap and nasty system' for the management of an important Department of the Public Service."]

Montego Bay, 17th February, 1873


The following estates in the Parish of Hanover

Georgia and Kew Estates

Kew being about 2 miles from the town of Lucea.

The above estates, including "Dundee" (a thrown-up Sugar Estate, now cultivated with them) contain about 3,500 acres, running from the mountains to the seaside, the "Georgia" River running through both estates.

Barbary Hill Wharf contiguous to these Estates and within the port of Lucea will be sold with them.

Point Estate

Including Paradise, formerly a separate Sugar Estate, now cultivated with Point, 1,067 acres more or less.

This Estate has its own Wharf on the property, at the entrance to the Harbour of Lucea.

Apply to Charles M. Phillips, Esquire, Point, Lucea, or to George L. Phillips & Bro.

Falmouth, 3rd March, 1873

G. W. A. Plummer has now taken the lower portion of the premises in Market Street, immediately opposite the office of the Falmouth Post, where he now carries on Boot and Shoemaking.

Kingston, 39th April, 1873


We the undersigned having been appointed by His Excellency the Governor a Commission to enquire into the question of Emigration of Jamaica Laborers to Central America and more particularly to Lion Bay and Costa Rica hereby request all parties acquainted with the facts to come before us at the office of the Collector General, commencing on Monday 5th May.

D. P. Trench

J. H. Prenderville, Major, Inspector of Police

George Solomon






Sir Wilford Brett, K.C.M.G. (Director Anglo-Maltese Hydraulic Dock Company)

The Honorable Robert Nunes (Member Legislative Council of Jamaica)

T. S. Heseltine, Esq. (Chairman, Guoll Colliery Ltd.)

J. Scott-Tucker, Esq. M.I.C.E. (Manager)

Solicitor in Jamaica: Francis Robertson Lynch Esq., Spanish Town

Agent in Jamaica: Ralph Nunes, Esq., Kingston

Office: 4 Lothbury Place, London

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