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November - December 1873

November 1, 1873

The friends and acquaintances of the late Fitzherbert Nunes are requested to attend his remains from his late residence, No. 148 Upper East Street at 5 o'clock this evening.

The friends and acquaintances of Mr. Joshua Henry, are requested to attend the remains of his late wife, Amelia Ann, from his residence, No. 52 Beeston Street ....

November 3, 1873

The friends and acquaintances of Mr. Wellington Bundy and his sons, are requested to attend his remains from his Residence, No 26 Stephen Street, Allman Town to the place of interment ...

November 4, 1873


In this city, on Tuesday the 28th ultimo, at 52 Beeston Street, the wife of Mr. Joshua Henry of a son.


At 52 Beeston Street, on Friday the 31st ultimo, Amelia Ann, the dearly beloved wife of Mr. Joshua Henry ... aged 28 years and 3 months.

November 6, 1873

The Police Magistrate was occupied all yesterday in a preliminary inquiry into a charge of the Queen at the instance of Miss Jane Malabre, against Mr. James Gall for libel. The circumstances arose out of the late Partridge discussion.

November 7, 1873

Hebrew Benevolent Society

Managing Committee for the month of November:

Jacob P. DaCosta; S. H. Samuel; Elias Sanguinetti.

We are informed that Mr. R. Bacquie, Collector of Taxes at Portland, has been appointed to a higher post in Montego Bay. The vacant place at Portland will be filled by Mr. Doorly, who is at present located in one of the western parishes.

November 8, 1873


In this City, at Allman Town, on the morning of the 3rd instant, after a severe illness which he bore with Christian fortitude, Mr. Wellington Bundy, aged 53 years ....


At Whitehall, Westmoreland, on 5th current, Mrs. John C. Stone of a son.

November 13, 1873

The case of Malabre against Gall for libel, which has for some time been before the Police Magistrate for preliminary inquiry, was settled yesterday, when his Worship delivered judgment dismissing the complaint ....

November 14, 1873


At Resaville, Spanish Town, on Monday night, the 10th instant, the wife of Henry Harris, Esq., of a son.


In this city, on the 12th instant, by the Revd. Samuel Smyth, George Duffus, Engineer, of the county of Aberdeen, Scotland, to Elizabeth Ann, eldest daughter of the late Simon L. Ramson, of the parish of St. Elizabeth.

November 15, 1873


In this city on Tuesday, the 11th inst., Ebenezer Alexander, eldest son of George A. Gooden, tailor ...

The Governor has been pleased to appoint James Gibson Stark, Augustus Henry Smythe, and Henry Scott Vermont, Esqrs., to be Justices of the Peace for the parish of St. Mary.

November 17, 1873


At Mount Angus, Baptist Mission Station, St. Mary, on the 13th inst., the wife of the Revd. Charles Sibley of a daughter.

November 19, 1873


At the Official Residence of the Inspector for Westmoreland, on the morning of the 10th inst., Mrs. A. A. Isaacs of a daughter.

At Ocho Rios, St. Ann, on Monday, the 10th inst., the wife of George Wight, Esq., of a son.


12th November 1873 -- At Linstead, by the Revd. Charles F. Gray, George Abrahams, Esq., to Mary Ewart, only daughter of the late Andrew N. Sutherland, Esq.

November 20, 1873


At Black River, on the 12th inst., William Anderson, Esq., for many years Manager of the Branch of the Colonial Bank, Montego Bay.

November 21, 1873


At the Point, Hanover, on the 17th inst. Aged 26 years, Rebecca, the beloved wife of Charles M. Phillips, Esq., and only daughter of the late Dr. William Brebner of Hanover.

At Falmouth after a long and painful illness, Mrs. Faichney ...

November 26, 1873


In this city on Tuesday, 25th inst., the wife of Altamont DeCordova, Esq., of a son.


In Spanish Town, on Monday the 17th November, inst., in the 62nd year of his age, William Rose, Esq., of Four Paths, in the parish of Clarendon, for which parish he was for many years an active Justice of the Peace.

November 28, 1873


November 25 at Retreat Estate, Westmoreland, William Ballantine Nesbitt, only son of Frederick and Mary Nesbitt, aged 3 years 11 months and 21 days.

The friends and acquaintances of Mr. Philip Simons are requested to attend the remains of his wife, Emily, from her mother's residence, No 67 Barry Street and John's Lane ....

Miss Emily Guscott has been appointed Postmistress at Buff Bay.

December 1, 1873


At the Cathedral, Spanish Town, by the Rev. Campbell Mackinnon, B. A., on Wednesday the 26th inst. (by banns) Mr. Augustus Constantine Sinclair to Miss Elizabeth Cokely Norris, both of the parish of St. Catherines.

December 2, 1873


On the 20th November 1873, at Hopeton, in the parish of St. Ann ... Milbrough, the dearly beloved wife of Alexander Willis, Esq., age 73 years ...

In Kingston, on the 28th ultimo, Eliza Moore, wife of Mr. Charles Bacquie of the Internal Revenue Department ...

December 3, 1873


At New Hope Estate, Westmoreland, on the evening of the 28th ult., Mrs. John Hudson, Jnr., of a daughter.


At Mount Pelier Penn, St. Elizabeth, on the 17th inst., Sarah Salmon Manning ...

December 4, 1873


On the 1st inst., at Retreat, Clarendon, Herbert Vincent Woodhouse, Esq., lately arrived in the Island, in the 19th year of his age.

December 5, 1873


At Strawberry, Westmoreland, on the 22nd ult., the wife of the Rev. T. Banbury of a daughter.


At Spanish Town, on 30th November by the Rev. Bernhard Rittenberg, Mr. E. S. Magnus to Miss Rachael Morales.


Last night, at 10 o'clock, at No. 11 Parade, Jessie, the beloved wife of H. J. Burger.

December 8, 1873

The friends and acquaintances of Mr. G. C. H. Lewis are requested to attend the remains of his son, Altamont DeCordova, from his residence, King Street ...

December 9, 1873

The run of Land in St. Andrew, known as Winchester Park, was put up to Public Auction yesterday, by Mr. David Martin, Auctioneer, and sold to Mr.Corty for £330.

December 12, 1873


At Hopewell House, Westmoreland, on the 6th inst., the wife of the Revd. John Lipscombe MacIntyre of a son.

December 16, 1873


At Eastwood Park, St. Andrew, on Sunday the 14th instant, the wife of Mr. J. A. B. Clarke, of a son.

On the 4th of November at Warborough, Torquay, Devonshire, the wife of W. W. Shore, Esq., of a son.

December 17, 1873


At New York, on the 1st instant, Mr. Solomon Lazarus, a native of, and for many years a resident in this island, ...

December 19, 1873


In this City, on the 17th instant, the wife of Rev. Bernhard Rittenberg of a son.

A correspondent at Port Royal complains that the sanitary condition of the town is now much worse than ever it has been, and points out that the scavenger sent down there passes his time in sleep, and defies the Constables, on the ground that he owes his responsibility not to them, but to the Custos of Kingston.

December 20, 1873

The friends and acquaintances of Mr. Charles Davidson Waite are requested to attend his remains from his late residence, No. 6 Potters' Row, Rae Town ...

Six months leave of absence having been granted to Revere Mayo, Esq., his Excellency the Governor has been pleased to appoint Mr. John Harris, to act as Island Treasurer during Mr. Mayo's absence, or until further orders.

December 22, 1873


In Brown's Town, St. Ann's, on the 18th inst., by the Revd. John Clark, Baptist Chapel, D. Randolph DeCasseres, of Trelawny, to Ellen Nora Kirschmaun, widow of the late J. A. O. Kirschmaun, of Prussia.

December 24, 1873

The funeral of the late T. S. Farrar, Esq., the Engineer of the new Water Works, will move from his late residence, "Hope", in the parish of St. Andrew, to the place of interment, this morning, the 24th December inst., at 9 a.m.

December 27, 1873


At his residence, Old Harbour Bay, on Wednesday, 24th December, 1873, Mr. Henry N. Thomas, aged 50 years, leaving a widow and four children ...

December 29, 1873

His Excellency the Governor has been pleased to appoint W. A. Doorly, Esq., to be Clerk to the Trustees of the Titchfield School Trust.

The Governor has appointed Mr. J. S. Clachar to be Clerk of the Parochial Boards in Portland, in the room of Mr. Nathaniel James, who has retired on account of ill health.

It has been officially notified that Mr. Richard Gillard, Collector of Customs at the port of Kingston, has returned from leave of absence, and resumed the duties of his office.

December 30, 1873


In this city, on the morning of the 22nd December, the wife of Mr. J. A. Stines, of a daughter.


On the 26th December, at the Royal Naval Hospital, Port Royal, Lillian Frances Adelaide, only daughter of George Lawrence Jenkins, Esq., aged three years.


DeCordova's Stationery

Country customers will please keep in mind that the late firm of M. DeCordova, McDougall & Co., no longer exists, the business being carried on at 131 Harbour Street under the name and style of


Please address accordingly.

December 31, 1873

The friends and acquaintances of Mr. Thomas Clarke, are requested to attend his remains from his late residence, No. 21 Hanover Street, to the place of interment at half-past four o'clock this evening.

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