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At Prospect Hill, Montego Bay, on 28th ultimo, the wife of the Rev. Adam Thomson, of twins - a daughter and a son.
On the 29th ult., at St. Ann's Bay, by the Revd. Josias Cork, Rector of the parish, George Cooper Sanders, Govt. Med. Officer, to Jemima Mathilda, eldest daughter of Thomas P. Hart, Esq., Inspector of Constabulary.
Died on Sunday the 2nd instant, at the residence of her mother, Spanish Town, Ernestine, eldest daughter of the late David Melhado Esq. She was buried at 12 o'clock the same night in the Jewish Cemetery, Monk Street ...
At Woodlands, on the 5th instant, by the Revd. John Radcliffe Alf, James Johnson, Esq., Manager Farm and Cow Park, St. Catherine, to Rosalie Mary Caroline, only daughter of the late Richmond Braham, and grand daughter of Richmond Braham, Esq., of Phoenix park, St. Ann's.
At Rasylin Penn, , St. Mary's, after one day's illness, Thomas Harrison, of Manchester. This is to inform his Relatives and Friends abroad, of his almost sudden demise.
Dr. Cotter, late of Stoney Hill, St. Andrew, has assumed the duties of Dr. Gayleard, Parochial Medical Officer, who left here, in the "Moselle", yesterday for Europe, on leave of absence.
The Installation of Wor. Master and Officers to serve the Phoenix Lodge, Port Royal, for the ensuing year, took place last evening, when the following administration was duly installed: --
Wor. Osmond Delgado ..........................................Master
Bro. The Rev. L. Shepherd, R. N............................S. W.
Bro. Osmond Delgado.............................................jnr. I. W.
Bro. John S. Campbell.............................................Secretary
Bro. Robt. Thompson................................................Treasurer
Bro. Chas. Levy.........................................................Snr. Deacon
Bro. John Hall............................................................Jnr. Deacon
Bro. Hanna.................................................................Inner Guard
Bro. Frank Hollar........................................................Tyler
The Governor has been pleased to appoint Maurice Levy, Esq., to be Postmaster at Shooter's Hill, in the room of A. W. Heron, Esq., resigned.
The Governor has been pleased to accept the resignation of John V. Calder, Esq., of his appointment as a Member of the Board of Parochial Road Commissioners, for the parish of St. Elizabeth.
At Clermont House, St. Mary, on Wednesday, 7th April, 1875, the wife of the Rev. M. Gregory Constantine, of a son.
The lot of land 104, Harbour Street, sold under the nuisance law, realised eleven hundred pounds Sterling. It has been bought by Mr. F. Alexander, a Merchant of this City.
At No. 58, Water Lane (Corner of George's Lane), yesterday at 3 o'clock, Mr. James Martin Gosden. The funeral will take place at half-past 4 o'clock this evening...
Mr. J. Milo Burke of this city, having served his time as a Clerk at Messrs. William Malabre and Co.'s, has, now, himself opened a place of business at 14 King Street. ...
Yesterday, the 19th, at his residence, Ryan's Pen, North Street, Dr. Thomas Henderson Somerville. The funeral will take place at 5 this afternoon.
We regret to announce the death yesterday afternoon, at the Small pox Hospital, of Dr. Somerville, who for some time, held the position there of Medical Officer and Purveyor. The deceased a Scotchman, came out to this island several years ago, we are informed a hearty young physician. He was employed at the Public Hospital; and, in the exercise of his duties, met with an accident resulting in the fracture of one of his limbs, which, had ever since then, rendered him incapable of very active duties. He has died well stricken in years and after a very severe illness.
The Governor has appointed Mr. John Robertson to be the Assistant Clerk of the Mandeville District Court.
The Governor has been pleased to appoint Arthur A Webster Wedderburn, Esq., to be a Sub Inspector of Police in the Jamaica Constabulary Force.
The Governor has accepted the resignation of Stephen Hannaford, Esq., of his appointment as a Member of the Municipal Board of the parish of St. Catherine.
The Governor has been pleased to accept Mr. John F. Gabay's resignation of his appointment as an Assessor of Damage under Law 46 of 1872, for the Parish of St. James.
The Governor has been pleased to appoint Captain Charles John O'Neil Ferguson. R. E., Deputy Director of Roads, to be an Inspector for the purposes of "The Railway Regulation Law, 1875"
The Governor has been pleased to grant leave of absence for six months from the 10th instant, to Thomas Oughton, Esq., Clerk to the Legislative Council, and to appoint Henry Garsia, Esq., to act as Clerk to the Legislative Council during such absence.
At Allsham, Manchester, on the 19th May, the wife of Mr. G. Munton, of a son.
In Spanish Town on Sunday, the 23rd, by the Rev. A. H. Nieto, Minister of the Spanish and Portuguese Synagogues, Mortimer, eldest son of Hyman Magnus, Esq., Chapelton, to Sara, eldest daughter of Maurice Levy, Esq., of Kingston.
From the effects of Sun Stroke, on Sunday night the 16th instant, at Paisley Penn, Clarendon, the residence of Dr. Clarke, William Gostwyck Prideaux of Mahogany Vale, Port Royal Mountains, only son of the Revd. Gostwyck Prideaux, Rector of Hastirgleigh, and Vicar of Elmsead near Canterbury, England. Aged 39 years.
This morning, at 3 o'clock, at the residence of Mrs. Leah M. Sollas, No 21 Orange Street, Jeremiah Davies. The funeral will take place at 8 o'clock Thursday Morning, 27th inst.
At Morant Bay, on the morning of the 8th May, at rapid consumption, Miss Mary Robertson ...
The Governor has been pleased to appoint Dr. Boomer, Government Medical Officer of the St. David's District of the parish of St. Thomas, to act as Government Medical Officer of the Morant Bay District, in addition to his own duties, during the absence from the island of Dr. Gerrard.
The friends and acquaintances of Mr. George Edward Aldred, are requested to attend his remains from the House, No 123, Corner of Duke and Tower Streets, at 5 o'clock this evening.
This morning at 3 o'clock, Thomas, eldest son of Mr. Thomas S. Pike. Friends and acquaintances are requested to attend the remains from the Pen, Windward Road, to the Place of Interment, at 5 o'clock this evening.
The Governor has been pleased to appoint Mr. David Mordecai Hart as Postmaster at Little London, in the room of Mr. Joseph Blake, resigned.
The Governor has been pleased to appoint John Raffington Scarlett and Richard Cowan Fonseca, Esqrs., to be members of the Municipal Board of the Parish of St. Catherine.
The Governor has been pleased to appoint Phillpots Brown, Esq., to be Clerk of Petty Sessions for the parish of St. James; Clerk of the Montego Bay Circuit Court, and Assistant Clerk of the Montego Bay District Court.
In the parish of St. Mary on the 25th day of May 1875, Mrs. Mary Litherland. She was the Widow of William Litherland who departed this life in the year 1859. She has left a large family to mourn their loss.
Among the cases for trial at the Supreme Court on Monday are the following: --
The matter of John Robinson. This is "a case" sent up from the Stipendiary Magistrate of Kingston for the opinion of the Judges on some important law points; the matter of the bankruptcy of Henry James DePass. This is an appeal against the decision of Mr. Drake, Judge of the Kingston District Court; the matter of bankruptcy of Isaac Dolphy. This is an appeal from the decision of Mr. Bruce, of the St. Catherine's District Court. The matter of Peixotto vs. Henriques, also an appeal from Mr. Bruce's decision.
In this City, on the 6th instant, the wife of Mr. James Clough, of a son.
At New Savanna, St. Elizabeth, on Thursday 1st April last, Frances Smith, relict of the late Theodore Stone, Esq., aged 72.
On the 13th ultimo, at the same place, her eldest son George Graham Stone, Esq., Attorney-at-Law, aged 51.
At Savanna-la-Mar, on the 11th May, 1875, Arthur Diddams Hale, aged 48.
Yesterday morning, 9th instant, at his residence, No 68 West Street, Mr. Richard John Edwards, late Inspector of Weights and Measures. The funeral will take place this evening at 4 o'clock.
The Governor has been pleased to appoint Mr. Edward Duffus to be Postmaster at Gordon Town, in the room of Miss Harriett Hall who has been relieved of the Office.
The Governor has been pleased to appoint Thomas B. Johnson, Simon Cridland, Thomas Stewart McNeill, and William Dewar, Esquires, to be Members of the Board of Parochial Road Commissioners for the Parish of Hanover for the year 1875.
On the 2nd June 1875, at Timsbury, St. Mary, by the Rev. Thomas Banbury, Osmond Maxwell, Esq., of Evandale and Happy Hut, youngest son of the late James Maxwell, Esq., M. D., formerly Custos of the Parish, to Elizabeth Ann, eldest daughter of James Hammett, Esq., of Moore Town, Portland.
At Falmouth, on the 5th June 1875, David, the infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Dignum, aged 3 years.
Our readers will no doubt be glad to learn that the Medical Staff of Kingston is about to be strengthened by the sojourn among us of Dr. Hugh Croskery, of Chapelton. This gentleman has selected this city for his future labours, as affording a larger field for his abilities and energies; and in response we are informed to numerous calls. Dr. Croskery was in his early career attached to the Royal Navy, which he left to settle in the Clarendon heights. During his sojourn there he married the daughter of a very worthy divine, and believing he could extend his usefulness, entered into Holy Orders, and has for several years been labouring in the Vineyard of the Saviour. The Doctor has earned for himself a reputation in his parish that augurs well his success in Kingston, and we cordially welcome him amongst us as an old friend, having been long connected with the press, as well as having been an able contributor to Medical Journals.
Their Honours the Judges of the Supreme Court, after hearing argument - in appeal - on Saturday, in the matter of the bankruptcy of Henry James DePass, together with a petition against the bankrupt, at the instance of H. F. Colthirst and John Orrett, and the order of adjudication thereon (a decision of Mr. Drake in the Kingston District Court) confirmed the judgment, dismissing the appeal with costs.
On the 7th, at New Ramble Estate, St. Mary, the wife of Geo. F. Edwards Esq., of a son.
On the 11th June at Cornwall Penn, in St. Elizabeth, Mary Jane, the wife of W. J. Tomlinson, aged 35 years.
Susan Cushnie, the eldest daughter of Thomas S. Cushnie, by his beloved wife, Angel Cushnie, departed this life on the 16th of June, 1875.
The Governor has been pleased to appoint Samah Gedelia Corinaldi, Esq., to be Notary Public for the Parish of St. James.
We regret to announce the death of the Revd. S. H. Cook, of Moneague, late Rector of St. Thomas in the East, on Wednesday morning.
In this City, by the Rev. W. C. Murray, Wesleyan Minister, Adam Young, of the Parish of St. Martin's in the Fields, London, to Maria C. Floody, widow of the late James Floody.
This morning at four o'clock, at his residence, No. 166 Tower Street, Mr. John Escoffery, aged 83 years. Friends and acquaintances are requested to attend his remains at 5 o'clock this evening.
On the 17th instant, at Black River, Andrew Dunn, M. D., aged 71 years.
At New Providence, St. Catherine, on Sunday, the 13th inst., after a short and painful illness ... Anne Elizabeth, only daughter of L. Patterson, Esq., of St. Mary, Commissioned Surveyor ...
In this city on Friday the 18th June, 1875, Emily Ann, aged 20 years, second daughter of the late Robert McClelland, Esq..
At the residence of P. J. Ferron, No. 31 Hitchins Street, Allman Town, his sister, Emily Ferron. The funeral procession will move off at 5 p.m. this evening.
The friends and acquaintances of Mr. Robert Davis are requested to attend his remains from his late residence, No 113, corner of Orange and Beeston Streets, to the place of interment at 4 o'clock this evening.
Abraham Crosswell of this parish, a Juror, summonsed to attend the Circuit Court, now in Session, in this City, having been called over yesterday without any answer or excuse from him, he having been thus absent every day since the beginning of term - was fined, by order of His Honor the Chief Justice, in the sum of £5.
On Tuesday 25th May 1875, at the British Embassy, Paris, by the Reverend Dr. Forts, Richard T. Lyons, Esq., Surgeon-Major 28th Regiment Bengal Army, to Eliza Grace, third daughter of Sir John Rose Cormack, M. D., and Granddaughter of the late William Hine of "Hampshire", Trelawny.
The Governor has been pleased to appoint Phillpotts Brown, Esq., to be a Notary Public for the Parish of St. James.
The Governor has accepted Mr. Neil McDougal's resignation of his appointment as Clerk of the Spanish Town District Court.
The Governor has been pleased to appoint Richard Carter to be a Justice of the Peace for the Parish of St. Thomas.
The Governor has been pleased to appoint Captain Mainwaring, R. N., Stipendiary Magistrate for the Parish of St. Thomas, to act as Inspector General of Police during the absence, on leave, of Major Prenderville.
The Governor has been pleased to appoint Charles Benjamin Vickers, John Williamson Mennel, and Robert McFarlane, Esquires, to be Justices of the Peace for the Parish of Westmoreland.
In this City, on Wednesday the 30th inst., at the English and German Synagogue, by the Revd. B. Rittenberg, Solomon E., eldest son of Thaddeus Alexander, Esq., to Francis Eliza, second daughter of Abraham DeSouza, Esq., both of this city.
In this City, on the 18th June last, Emily Ann, aged 20 years, and on the 3rd instant, Ronald George, aged 18 years, the second daughter and second son of the late Robert McClelland of this city, leaving a sorrowing mother and four brothers and sisters .....
For sale, Abbey Court
A Pen Residence in St. Andrew, near Halfway Tree, adjoining Devon Pen and Trafalgar Park, and containing about 38 Acres of Land. The Water Works pipes are laid on the premises.
The Glebe Land known as the Old Muster Ground, about 15 acres.
John Orrett or Jasper F. Cargill Churchwardens of St. Andrew's Church
On the 23rd ultimo, at Spanish Town, by the Venerable Archdeacon Campbell, M. A., assisted by the Reverend T. Valespinosa, Edward Hyde East Maclaverty, Esq., eldest son of the late Reverend Colin Maclaverty, M. a., to Elizabeth Claver, youngest daughter of Edward Claver Smith, of Spanish Town, solicitor.
The Governor has been pleased to appoint Mr. Samuel Simon Magnus, of Spanish Town, to be a Stamp Distributor in that Town.
The Governor has been pleased to appoint Mr. F. H. Hawkins to be Clerk to the Parochial Boards of St. Thomas, in the room of Mr. E. C. Baines, promoted.
The Governor has been pleased to grant leave of absence for six months to Dr. Croskery, Government Medical Officer of the Chapelton District of Clarendon, and to appoint Dr. Walrond to act temporarily as Government Medical Officer of the District, during the period of Dr. Croskery's leave.
In this city on Friday morning, 9th inst., the wife of Mr. Altamont DeCordova, of a son.
The friends and acquaintances of the late Leopold Stein are requested to attend his remains from the residence No. 74, Hanover Street, to the place of interment on Sunday, the 11th inst. at 8 a.m.
The friends and acquaintances of Mrs. Julian Keisselback, widow of the late Robert Keisselback, are requested to attend her remains from her residence, No. 35 Beeston Street, to the place of interment, at 4:30 o'clock this evening.
Died in this city, at 3 o'clock this morning, Rebecca, daughter of the later Marcus Gompertz. The funeral will take place from the residence of Abram Pinto, Esq., 84 East Street, at 5 o'clock this evening.
At New Orleans on the 8th June ultimo, Mr. B. Y. Benjamin, formerly of this city.
Altamont DeCordova, Esq., acting as agent for some Engineers in London, is about to apply to His Excellency the Governor for letters patent, for the invention of improvements in Floating Docks and pontoons, and in securing ships on them.
The Funds of the Sailors' Home, at the West End, are reported in a healthy condition. A recent adjustment of the accounts shews a small balance on the credit side of the Institution.
His Excellency the Governor has appointed James Alwood, Junior, Esq., temporary Clerk of the Montego Bay Circuit Court, vice Mr. Phillpotts Brown resigned; and Mr. J. C. Humber to act in Mr. Brown's place, as Clerk of Petty Sessions of the Parish of St. James.
In Spanish Town, on Tuesday 13th July 1875, Christiana Greensword, aged 74 years, relict of the late Thomas S. Greensword, Esq., Master in Ordinary of the Court of Chancery.
Died in this city this morning at his residence, No. 81 Orange Street, Mr. R. Brown. Friends and acquaintances are requested to attend his remains to the place of interment at 4 o'clock this afternoon.
At Falmouth, on the 9th instant, George A. Johnson, aged 51, son-in-law of A. Willis of St. Ann's, leaving a sorrowing wife, daughter, and three sons ....
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Brethren and friends of the late Edward Johnson are requested to attend his remains from his residence, No. 55, Barry and East Streets to the Place of Interment, at 4 o'clock this evening.
On the 7th inst. at the Holy Trinity Church, Kingston, Jamaica, by the Revd. Thomas Little, assisted by the Revds. Dupont and Bartolio, Virginie, eldest daughter of Arnold L. Malabre, Esq., to Ivanhoe, third son of Charles Gadpaille, Esq., both of Kingston.
In Kingston, on the 25th inst., after a brief illness, Icilda Ada, the beloved daughter of Mr. T. L. Byles, aged 17 years and six months.
At St. Thomas' Church,, Stewart Town, on the 7th inst., by Rev. Y. L. King, Doctor F. L. Stanigar, Government Medical Officer, to Rosalind Eliza, second daughter of Charles S. Cover, Enfield, St. Ann.
This valuable Sugar Estate, situated in the district of St. Thomas ye Vale, parish of St. Catherine, will be put up to public auction by Joseph Stines, Esq., auctioneer, on Friday at 12 o'clock in front of his vendue and commission agency, Port Royal Street. We learn that there are several parties likely to compete for the purchase of this fine Estate, and therefore anticipate spirited bidding. We hope to see its full value realized.
On the 22nd instant, at her residence, No. 7 Old Market Street, Spanish Town, Judith, relict of the late Lawrence Spyer, Senr., Esq., in her 85th year ...
Bybrook Estate was not knocked down at Auction yesterday. Mr. Stines, the Auctioneer, declaring the price offered insufficient. The bidding reached £5,500; competition not very brisk.
The following is the list of passengers on board the "Tagus" expected to arrive here on the morning of the 5th instant: --
Mr. D. P. Trench, Collector-General; Miss Trench; Miss Steer of St. Ann; Miss Saunders; Mr. Stokes; Mr. Monk; The Misses Da Costa; Mr. Nunes; Messrs. Corinaldi; Mr. Davis; Miss Groves; Mrs. Anderson; Mr. Samuels; Mr. Saunderson from Barbados.
The last-mentioned gentleman is the new Clerk of the Spanish Town District Court; he is a member of the firm of Carrington, Seeley & Saunderson, Solicitors, of Barbados, and was Clerk to Sir Bouchier Clarke, Chief Justice of Barbados, and is married to a cousin of Governor Berkeley of Antigua.
In this city, on the 25th ultimo, after a short illness, Mr. John Warr, late Cashier of the Treasury, aged 57 years. He was an excellent Public Servant, a faithful friend and a charitable man. By the Kirk, of which he was an Elder, his loss will be much felt; equally so by the Society of Masons, of which he was for 30 years a member. He has left a widow and several relatives to mourn their great loss.
In Dublin, on the 30th June, 1875, the wife of James O. Marshall, Esq., Royal Engineers Department, of a son.
In Dublin, on the 4th July, 1875, Anna Louisa, the beloved wife of James O. Marshall, Esq., and eldest daughter of the late A. W. Aikman, Esq., Crown Solicitor, Jamaica, aged 30.
On the 13th July, 1875, at St. John's, Greenock, by the Revd. D. B. Panton, of Jamaica, assisted by the Revd. J. R. Oakley, Augustus Panton, second son of the late M .... Short, Barrister-at-Law, Middle Temple, to Edith Anne, second daughter of the late William Haughton, of Jamaica.
From the Quarterly Review: --
Girdlestone - Salmon -- June 30, at Alveston Church, Gloucestershire, by the Rev. Canon Girdlestone, father of the bridegroom, assisted by the Rev. J. Rawes, vicar Francis Brooke Girdlestone, Esq., to Emily Frances Anne, daughter of William Brice Salmon, Esq., and granddaughter of the Hon. John Salmon, of Jamaica.
In this city, on Friday Morning, the 6th instant, the wife of R. S. Magnus, Esq., of a daughter.
We announce with much regret from yellow fever the death of Navigating Lieutenant Hoskyn, R. N., of the schooner "Kate", which occurred on the evening of Thursday last at his residence, Bamboo Pen, a few miles from the town. The funeral took place yesterday morning.
The friends and acquaintances of Charles Desgouttes are requested to attend the remains of his son, Joseph, from No. 101 Church Street, to the place of interment at 5 o'clock this evening.
The friends and acquaintances of Mr. Horatio R. DaCosta are requested to attend the remains of his mother, Abigail R. DaCosta, from her residence No. 122 Barry Street, to the place of interment at 5 o'clock p.m. this evening.
In this city on Saturday the 14th inst., Ralph Bourne, Esq., of Stone, Staffordshire, England
On Friday, the 13th inst., at his residence, No. 29 Nugent Street, Spanish town, Thomas Jackson Fuller, aged 74 years, 7 months, 18 days. He filled the office as beadle of Trinity Chapel for the space of 26 years, and for many years discharged the same duty at the Cathedral in Spanish Town.
On Sunday night instant, the wife of Mr. Amos Morais of a son.
At No. 3 Luke Lane, at 5 o'clock this morning, Miss Ellen Brown, aged 36 years, the beloved daughter of Richard Alexander Brown, Artist. Friends and acquaintances of Richard Alex. Brown are requested to attend her remains to the place of interment at 8 o'clock tomorrow morning, 21st inst.
In this City, on the 18th inst., by the Rev. A. Bourne, Wesleyan Minister, Mr. George C. Baylis, to Miss Elizabeth H. McDonald, both of Port Royal.
A meeting of the Pilot Board of District 1 was held at the Municipal Board rooms on Friday last. His Honor the Custos in the chair, also present Captain Derbyshire, J. P., Mr. Bicknell, Police Magistrate, Mr. Gayleard, and Staff Commander Phillips, of H. M. S. Aboukir. The following were examined by the board -- Robert Macdonald, Philip Hall, Alexander Walker, and Robert Jennings. After four hours' examination, Hall was the only one able to pass; he was therefore recommended as a Pilot for Kingston.
In this city on Wednesday, 18th instant, by the Rev. B. Rittenberg, Moses M. Alexander, to Anastasia Hart Salmon.
At Dry Harbour, St. Ann, on Sunday, the 22nd August of croup, after a few days' illness, Millicent Lavinia Turner, the infant and beloved daughter of Alfred John and Mary Agnes Rodgers, aged 7 months and 2 weeks.
Among the Governmental notices in The Gazette of the 26th , we notice the restoration of H. J. Samuel, Esq., to his rank as a J. P. We understand that Mr. Samuel, who had previously resigned the commission of the peace, re-accepted it at the request of the Home Government.
At St. Ann's Bay, on Sunday last, the 21st inst. Eudora, the wife of John Colston Lewis.
Jewish Alms House - Monthly Committee
September 1875 - Geo. Magnus, S. H. Samuels, H. J. Depass.
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