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July - August 1874
July 1, 1874


On the morning of Saturday, 27th inst., at "The Moneague House", the wife of Mr. A. N. Sutherland of a son.

July 2, 1874


In this City on Monday 29th June ... Mary Ann Mercer, eldest daughter of the late Barrack Sergeant William Mercer, at Up-Park Camp, leaving a sorrowing mother, two brothers and one sister.

July 3, 1874.


On the 16th ult., at St. Michael's Church, Kingston, by the Revd. W. E. Pierce, B. A., Incumbent; Francis Dawson, Esq., Assoc. Inst. C. E., to Imogene Cordelia, eldest daughter of J. P. Munds, Esq., of Kingston.


Mr. W. S. Corner has been appointed District Postmaster at Stewart Town, in the room of Mr. C. S. Cover, who has resigned.

Mr. Henry Brown has been appointed Clerk of Petty Sessions of St. Mary, in the place of Mr. C. L. Hider, who has been transferred to the Immigration Department.

His Excellency the Governor has been pleased to appoint William Browne, Esq., to act as Custos and Chairman of the Parochial Boards of the Parish of Hanover during the absence of the Hon. W. H. Coke.

July 4, 1874

The friends and acquaintances of the late Mr. Solomon Cardozo, are invited to attend his Remains from the Residence, No. 66 Orange Street, to the place of interment tonight, at half-past 8 o'clock.

July 8, 11874


At the Parish Church, Westmoreland, on St. Barnabas Day, June 11th, by the Rev. Henry Clarke, assisted by the Rev. C. M. Magnan, Charles George McGregor, Curate St. Peter's, Westmoreland, to Helen, eldest daughter of Joseph Whittingham, Esq., Great Valley, Hanover.


At Manchioneal, at his residence, on Saturday, the 4th July instant, James Wilson Gardiner, age 44 years and six months.

At Pemberton Valley, St. Mary, on the night of the 2nd inst., Rosalind Louise, infant daughter of G. A. McLean, aged 5 months and 8 days.

At Altamont Hope Bay, on the 2nd inst., Frances Elizabeth, the fifth and last surviving daughter of Henry Mason, Esq., of the St. George's District of Portland, aged 28.

In this City, on Thursday the 2nd instant, after a short and painful illness, Alfred, youngest son of Samuel Hylton, Coach-maker, just 15 years of age.

July 10, 1874


At Halfway Tree Church, on Tuesday, the 7th instant, by the Ven. Archdeacon Campbell, Edward Russell-Charlton, Esq., to Mrs. Maria McIntyre, widow of the late John McIntyre of this city.

By special License, at the Parish Church, Mandeville, by the Revd. D. Panton, on 2nd July, James Scott, Esq., to Mrs. Tomlinson, relict of the late James Tomlinson, Esq.

July 11, 1874

Their Honors the Judges of the Supreme Court have been pleased to admit Thomas Oughton, Esq., to practice as an Advocate, under Law 45 of 1869.

July 15, 1874


On the 3rd instant, at the Parish Church, Kingston, by the Revd. C. H. Hall, Rector of Clarendon, assisted by the Revd. Hugh Croskery, Edward Hamilton Hall, Esq., to Sarah Ann, daughter of Duncan Hamilton, Esq., of this city.


At Epsom Downs, Manchester, on Friday, the 10th instant, Ralph Segre, Esq., in the 87th year of his age.

July 20, 1874


July 15th , suddenly, at the residence of his son-in-law, the Revd. J. Gayleard, Green Valley, Port Royal Mountains, James Gordon Harris, late of Reading, England, aged 63.

July 21, 1874


On Thursday the 16th instant, by the Revd. James Ballentine, Mr. Horatio Bonitto, to Miss Eliza Wilson, the fourth daughter of the late James Wilson, both of this city.


The friends and acquaintances of Mr. G. B. [George Bernard, according to a reader. JFS] Campbell are requested to attend the remains of his Aunt Ann Budgeon from No 58 Hanover Street to the place of interment, at 5 o'clock this afternoon.

July 22, 1874


At Headon Hall, Sav-la-Mar, July 16th, the wife of the Reverend Caleb E. Randall of a son.


On the 17th ultimo at 4 Cecil Street, Glasgow, by the Reverend Joseph Brown, D. D., assisted by the Reverend William Gillis, George Henderson, Esq., to Mary, eldest daughter of the late William Hay of Maryport, Cumberland.

July 24, 1874

Mr. W. C. Gabay has been appointed District Postmaster at Plantain Garden River in the room of Mr. Robert Kirkwood who has resigned.

Miss Margaret Bowen has been appointed Postmistress of Salt Gut, in the room of Mr. A. H. Smythe, who has resigned.

The Honble Edward Noel Walker is to act as Revenue Commissioner in the room of the Honble Mr. Rushworth who is absent on leave.

The Rev. Joseph Williams and the Rev. John Thomas have been appointed Road Commissioners, the former for St. Catherine, and the latter for St. James.

July 25, 1874


DUMONT - FOURNIER - In the City of Panama, on Saturday the 11th July, 1874, by the Revd. Negri, Achille F. Dumont, of Kingston, Jamaica, to Adrienne, daughter of Adrienne and Honore Fournier of France.

July 27, 1874


In this city on Thursday, 23rd instant, at her residence, No 156 Tower Street, Mrs. Eliza Carr, age 41 years and 2 months ...

July 29, 1874


In Spanish Town, on Saturday the 25th inst., Mrs. Millborough Brown Foreman, the wife of Mr. Charles Foreman, in the 50th year of her age.

The friends and acquaintances of Mr. Robert S. Betty, are requested to attend his remains from his Residence, corner of Fleet and Barry Streets, to the place of interment at 5 o'clock this evening.


We learn that Mr. Augustus Miles of St. Andrew is to be appointed Stipendiary Magistrate for the Parish of Clarendon.

July 31, 1874

The friends and acquaintances of Mr. John Milo Burke are requested to attend the remains of his mother, from her late residence No 13 East Street to the place of interment, this afternoon at half past 4 o'clock.


The following appointments have been notified by the Acting Colonial Secretary: -- Mr. H. F. Pouyat to be Clerk of Petty Sessions for St. Mary and Mr. Henry Brown to be Clerk of Petty Sessions for Hanover.

August 1, 1874


At Ryde House, Manchester, at 3 o'clock, a. m. on the morning of Saturday the 25th inst., at the tender age of only seven years, Evelyn Augusta, the beloved child of David and Esther Sampson.

Mr. S. Laraque requests his friends and acquaintances (who by mistake should not have received an invitation) to attend the remains of his daughter Marie Catherine Laraque, to the place of interment, and to assist at the Burial service which will take place at the Roman Catholic Church. The funeral will start from Devonshire Lodge (North side of the Race Course) this evening at four o'clock precisely.

August 5, 1874

Passengers Booked

For Jamaica, to leave Southampton, in the R. M. Str. Nile on 3rd August: Mrs. Whitehouse; Revd. A. H. Nieto, wife and infant, and Mr. Jacob Aarons.

August 6, 1874

The friends and acquaintances of Archibald Boyd are requested to attend his remains from the London Tavern to the place of interment, at 5 o'clock this evening.

August 7, 1874


On the 30th ult., at the Parish Church, St. Andrew, by the Revd. J. Gayleard, assisted by the Ven. Archdeacon Campbell, Theodore Gayleard, Esq., of the Director of Roads Department, to Margaret Elizabeth, eldest daughter of the late Revd. S. Whitehorne, Supt. of the Mico Institution.

August 8, 1874

The friends and acquaintances of Mr. C. H. Smith are requested to attend his remains from No. 60 Church Street to the place of interment at 5 o'clock this evening.

August 11, 1874

The friends and acquaintances of the late Jeremiah Levy are requested to attend his remains from his Father's Residence,, No. 7 Tower Street, immediately opposite the General Penitentiary to the place of interment, at 5 o'clock this evening.

August 12, 1874


The wife of Mr. Theodore Nunes of a daughter, on the 9th instant.

The wife of Mr. Henry Reuben of Falmouth of a son

The wife of Mr. Edmund Hart of San Souci, St. Ann's, of a son, Sunday the 9th instant.

On the 8th August, at the Baptist Mission House, Brown's Town, the wife of T. S. Eden of Grand Cayman of a Son.


We regret to have to report the death of James Otway Clerk, Esq., the Editor and Proprietor of the Trelawny, which took place at Stettin, the residence of Mr. Lemonius, his father-in-law.

August 14, 1874


In Spanish Town, on the morning of the 10th instant, after a long and painful illness, William H. Lyon, aged 43 years.

At Spanish Town, St. Catherine, on the morning of the 10th August, 1874, after a short illness, David Pereira Mendes, Esq., aged 65 years; during the last twelve years of which he was Superintendent of the District Prison of St. Catherine, which office he filled with credit to himself and satisfaction to the Public in general. His career for 20 years previously had been of a Public nature, having been "Deputy Marshall" for several of the Western parishes in Jamaica, and Recording Clerk in the Clerk of the Courts' Office at Spanish Town. He was on the eve of retiring from his Public capacity when he was summoned to his last resting place.

At his residence, Haddo Pen, after a short illness, on the evening of the 10th instant, in his 72nd year, Daniel Isaacs, Esq., leaving a sorrowing widow, two children and a large circle of relatives and friends .....

August 15, 1874


At Rural Vale House, on the 11th inst., the wife of F. B. Cooke, Catechist of St. Mary's Rural Hill Church, of a son.

At Falmouth, on Tuesday the 11th August, 1874, the wife of Mr. William Cork, of a daughter.


On the 6th instant, at St. Mary's Church, St. Elizabeth, by the Revd. J. L. Ramson, assisted by the Revd. C. Mackinnon, B. A., Ernest George, second son of Asher Isaacs, Esq., to Georgiana Ensworth, eldest daughter of B. D. Hyam, Esq., of Washington, U. S., and niece of Mrs. Finlasoln [Finlason?] of Kingston.

August 26, 1874


On the 15th August at Altamont, Hope Bay, Portland District of St. George, Christian Rebecca Tyrril, widow of D. P. Gibson, younger daughter and last surviving child of the late William Anderson Orgill of Paradise in that parish, aged 74.

The friends and acquaintances of Mr. S. A. Iffla are requested to attend the remains of his mother, Mrs. L. Brown from his residence, No 11 George's Lane, to the place of interment this evening.

August 27, 1874


In this city on the 23rd instant, after ten days severe attack of Small-pox, Mary Anne, the beloved wife of Mr. H. C. Duncker, aged 24 years.

The friends and acquaintances of Messrs. David Hoffman and Isaac S. DaCosta are requested to attend the funeral of their mother, Mrs. Sarah DaCosta, from her late residence, No. 67 King Street, to the place of interment at 5 o'clock this afternoon.

August 29, 1874


At St. Nazaire, France, on 20th July, after a severe illness, Rebecca Antoinette, the beloved wife of A. Heslop Campbell, of Jamaica, and late W. I. & Panama Telegraph Co., Trinidad.

At 9 p.m. on Saturday the 15th August, at her residence, Linstead, St. Catherine, Margaret, relict of the late Joseph S. Geoghegan, Esq., formerly Deputy Marshall of the Parish of St. Andrew, aged 79 years.



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