The cod fishery was the back-bone of the economy of
Bay de Verde since the first European settlers came here. This fishery was prosecuted in small boats within rowing distance around the Bay de Verde headland as well as the fishing grounds around Baccalieu Island. Fishermen used the traditional hand-line and to a lesser extent nets and seines.
Then in the 1860's came the invention of the codtrap. In
1880 Edward Moore introduced the first codtrap to Bay de
Verde. It was set in an area called The Sands in the middle of
Backside by Jeremiah Woodrow and John Broaders and became an
immediate success. The codtrap was the main fishing technology right up to the closure of the cod fishery in 1992.
A new type of boat had already been introduced at Bay de Verde since the early 1960's and as a result a new method of fishery emerged. This was the long-liner, a much larger boat of lengths which varied from 38 to 65 feet that could go farther off-shore. These boats fished various species using gill-nets and bottom trawl and catch rates sky-rocketed for many years. In the traditional fishery, fishermen had always waited for the fish to come to shore but now with the larger boats they could go to the off-shore fishing grounds where the fish congregated. As a result the traditional near-shore fishery which waited for the cod to come to shore was practically decimated.
The late 1960's saw the emergence of another fishery in this area. This was the snow crab fishery which since the demise of the cod has proven to be the savior of rural communities in Newfoundland. At first crab was strictly a long-liner fishery but since the cod moratorium the small inshore boats have also claimed their share and today the under 35 foot fleet is fishing for crab near-shore in the bays.
The long-liner fishery today has also expanded to include trawling for shrimp which has also become abundant in the waters around Newfoundland. The crab and shrimp fisheries are today the major fisheries in Bay de Verde as they are in most of Newfoundland.
1954, Maurice and Patrick Quinlan of Red Head Cove bought the
business of James F. ONeill of Bay de Verde. They called
their business Quinlan Bros. of Bay de Verde. In due course,
they built a relatively small fish plant on the
waterfront at Foreside. Even though fish had been caught and
sold in a variety of ways since early settlement, this was the
first fresh codfish processing operation in Bay de Verde. By
the early 1960s, the salt cod industry had virtually come
to an end and consequently, the fish plant became the
mainstay of the fishery in Bay de Verde. In time, along with
cod, many other species were
processed. After the cod moratorium of 1992 Quinlan Bros.
turned their attention to the processing of snow crab and
shrimp. With their base of operation in Bay de Verde, they are
now one of the largest producers of these products in
Newfoundland and Labrador.
1674 Captain John Berry in a report stated Bay de
Verds is a wild fishing cove, open to the sea, very small and
dangerous. This statement very aptly described the
harbour at Bay de Verde. Also referred to as Foreside, it was
not much of a safe haven for its fishermen. Strong and
devastating southerly and south-west winds often
destroyed large and small vessels as well as fishing premises.
In 1945, after constant requests by residents, the
Newfoundland Commission of Government finally allocated
$220,000 for construction of a 500 foot long breakwater to
extend north-west from Emberleys Point. The announcement
was made on April 18, 1945 and construction began in mid-June
with the breakwater being completed in mid-January of 1946.
However, just a week later, a severe storm did immense damage,
cutting a large gap in the structure and carrying away much of
the heavy stone. Repairs were made in the spring but the
unrelenting seas caused more gaps to appear shortly
afterwards. In 1951, the federal Government of Canada provided
funding for repair and reconstruction. Later in 1958 it was
raised to its present height and substantially widened. In
1965 a 120 foot long by 30 foot wide seaward cribbing as well
as a concrete wing-wall was constructed at the end of the
breakwater. Later in 1978 large armour stone were placed
outside this cribbing. In 1989 another 100 foot extension was
put onto this cribbing and filled with rock and concrete. The
last cribbing was placed there in 1999, finally making the
harbour significantly safer.
Over the years, many local 'harbour
committees' have been set up to modify and develop the
waterfront of Bay de Verde. Except for some small projects, local
committees were just not suited for the kind of harbour
development needed in the new fishery now being conducted. By
the early 1990's, the Small Crafts and Harbours division of
the Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada stated
categorically that no financing would be allocated to harbours
that did not have a Harbour Authority. Consequently, in 1996 a
public meeting was called at Bay de Verde and at long last a
Harbour Authority was elected. In due course, the Authority
hired an employee to do all necessary work on the waterfront.
They also acquired land from the Town Council to erect a
Harbour Authority Building. At last, after over four hundred
years of use Bay de Verde had a viable way to plan and
implement improvements to one of its most valuable asset, the
waterfront. The first project was the construction of a new
wharf built next to the launchway in the north-east part of
the harbour to be used exclusively by the smaller boats. The
final plan to make Bay de Verde Harbour more secure was a
joint project of the newly formed Harbour Authority and the
Small Crafts and Harbours division of DFO. In 2001 a new dock
along the north side of the harbour was constructed. The
following year another breakwater was constructed from the tip
of Blundons Point extending in a southerly direction to
intercept just inside the existing one. This project has
allowed for the placement of floating wharves on the north
side providing secure tie-up facilities for all of the smaller
boats as well as giving adequate room for the manipulation of
the larger boats on the south side. At the present time the
old wharf, built in the late 1950s is being removed and a
new one constructed in its place. Since the inauguration of
the Harbour Authority millions of dollars have been spent on
improvements to the waterfront. With the expansion of the fish
plant by Quinlan Brothers and the recent construction, the
waterfront has taken on a whole new look. Today Bay de Verde
Harbour is a far cry from the wild fishing cove
described by Captain Berry.
The Bay de Verde Harbour Authority
John Coish Vice-Chairperson
Tony Doyle Secretary
Louis Keats Member
Maurice Noonan Member
Gerard J.Broderick Member
Dave Martin Harbour Supervisor
At a Bi-Annual General Meeting of the Bay
de Verde Harbour Authority the following people were presented
with plaques for years of service as former members of the
Patrick Broderick---9 years
Randy Noonan------7 years
Glen Noonan--------6 years
Donald Quinlan------5 years
A Collection of Wills
writing of wills was not a common practice among the common people of Bay de
Verde and surrounding communities. Very often property was willed by word of
mouth or a simply worded document which described how the property of the deceased
was to be divided and how the surviving spouse was to be taken care of. They were usually read the day after the
funeral with all family members present.
Those who were more likely to write wills were of the well-to-do class
and they were usually probated. The earliest written will is that of William
Bowers who was an early settler at Bay de Verde.
PREROGATIVE COURT OF CANTERBURY
of WILLIAM BOWERS - BAY DE VERDE - 1739
The Last Will and Testament of WILLIAM
BOWERS, Carpenter of Bay Da Verd, bearing date May
the twenty third and in the year of our Lord God one thousand
seven hundred and thirty nine. In the Name of God Amen. I WILLIAM
BOWER of the Harbour of Bay De Verds Carpenter being
weak in Body but of sound and perfect mind and knowing the
uncertainty of this life I give and bequeath first my Soul to
God who gave it me in hopes of a certain Resurrection through
the Mercy of Jesus Christ and my Body to the Earth from whom I
came to be decently buried according to my Exrs. will.
Imprimis first I give and bequeath unto MR. NICHOLAS
BELBIN my Bed and Bedding and likewise my watch and
my chest of cloaths and a chest of tools and likewise the
money that is due from MR. STONE to me and MR.
BELBIN to pay unto MR. NORSERY? the
money I owe him and to the son of MR. BELBIN
whose name is SLADE and him the money that is
mine now remaining in the hands of HENRY SANDERS
MERCER at the town of SHAFTSBURY in DORSET and a
small Bed that is over at MR STONES. I give
unto THOMAS CROUCH? and likewise a chest that
is at MR. ABRAM PERKINS that GEORGE
COX had of me to MR. NICHOLAS BELBIN
who is my lawfull Executor to this my last Will and Testament
as Witness my hand and seal the Day above written.
Signed and Sealed in the presence of STEPHEN
BLAKE ./. JAMES MEDCEF ./. GEORGE GILLINGHAM
This Will was proved at London before the Right
Worshipfull JOHN BETTESWORTH Doctor of Laws and
Master Keeper or Commissary of the Prerogative Court of
Canterbury lawfully constituted on the twenty third day of
November in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred
and forty two by the oath of NICHOLAS BELBIN
the Sole Executor named in the said Will to whom was granted
administration of all and singular the goods Chattells and
Credits of the said Deceased being first sworn by Commission
duly to administer the admon.
of Henry Barns of Dorset and Bay de Verde
Note: This will, written in 1750,
is one of the earliest known wills relating to a
property owner of Bay de Verde. Henry Barns was one of the
earliest English West Country Entrepreneurs to come to Bay de
Verde after the Taverners left in the early 1700s, although
perhaps not early enough to claim property in the harbour. It
would appear that all of the best waterfront property in the
harbour had been claimed by the time he came so he moved in
around the point and set up a plantation at Carnail. When you
consider the area it was probably just as good as the harbour,
for al though a rough area, at least he had lots of space for
drying fish, something that was not readily
available in the harbour. He left his plantation to his
son who later sold it to Thomas Stone.
the name of God Amen I Henry Barns of the Hamlet of Parkson in
the Parish of Great Canford in the County of Dorsett, Yeoman
being under an indisposition of Body but of sound mind and
memory, and calling to mind the uncertainty of Life do
therefore make this my last Will and Testament in manner
following that is to say:
and principally I commend my Soul into the hands of Almighty
God hoping for pardon of all my sins thro the Merits of
Christ's Death, and my Body I commit to the Earth to be Buried
in a Christian like and decent manner at the discretion of my
Executrix ‑ and as for such Temporal Estate wherewith it
hath pleased God to bless me and bestow on me, I give and
devise and bequeath the same in manner following. That is to
I will that all my just debts and funeral expenses be paid and
discharged. Also I give devise and bequeath unto my dearly
beloved wife, Anne Barns all my Lands, Tenements, Goods and
Chattels of what kind soever and wheresoever to have and to
hold the same and every part thereof unto my said wife for and
during the Term of her natural life.
after her death I give and dispose thereof in manner following
that is to say. I give and devise unto my son Thomas Barns his
heirs and Assigns forever all that my half acre of Land lying
in Cudnel Mead in the County of Dorset, also [ I give and
devise unto my said son Thomas Barns my Plantation lying at or
near Bay de Verde in the Newfoundland called Carnail to have
and to hold the same]. Also I give unto my son Thomas
Barns the leasehold Estate or Copyhold which I now enjoy at
Parkson to hold and enjoy the same during the remainder of the
Term I have therein, and whereas I have sold my Plantation in
Newfoundland for the sum of forty pounds, which I intended for
my said son Thomas, I do therefor give unto my said son Thomas
the sum of forty pounds to be paid him within one month after
my death, also I give unto my son Thomas my four Horses (or
such four Horses as my said wife shall leave at her death)
also my waggon Cart, Dung Pott, Harness and all Ploug
I give and bequeath unto my son William Barns my Freehold
Estate lying at Cudnell Howe in the County of Dorset, and to
the Heirs of his Body lawfully to be begotten, forever and in
default of such I give and devise the same unto my said son
Thomas Barns his Heirs and Assigns forever. Also I give unto
my said son William Barns my two leasehold Estate lying at
Cudnell Howe aforesaid to hold and enjoy the same during the
remainder of the Terms I have therein.
whereas I have already given my daughters Jane the wife of
Hendry Brown, and Anne the wife of Thomas Dunford their
fortunes I only give to each of them one shilling.
I do hereby charge all my estates with payments of the above
Sum of Forty pounds given unto my said son Thomas. And all the
rest and residue of my Personal Estate that shall remain after
my said ___? death I give and bequeath the same unto my said
sons Thomas and William to be equally divided between them
share and share alike.
it is my further will and meaning that if I shall pay my said
son Thomas the Forty Pounds in my life time the paid legacy of
forty pounds shall be void.
I do make my said wife sole Executrix of this my will hereby
revoking all former wills by me made declaring this only to be
my last will and Testament. In witness whereof I have hereunto
set my hand and seal the sixteenth day of February in the year
of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and fifty.
sealed, published and declared by the said Testator as and for
his Last Will and Testament in the presence of us who signed
our names in his presence and at his request the Objuration?
and in Urlineations? being first made.
Croxton February 16, 1750
Corpe (Corfe?), N.P. The Mark of Henry Barns.
Will of Henry Shepperd of Bay de
Note: Written in
1803, this is one of the earlier wills
for Bay de Verde. The Shepperds probably came to Bay de
Verde at the same time as the Stephens which was at least as
early as 1766. The
Shepperds appear to own a large waterfront plantation referred
to as the Shepperds Room on the extreme north side of the
harbour. Henrys sister Mary was married to Charles Stephens
from Wimbourne, County Dorset, England. In his will Henry
leaves his part of the Shepperds room to his niece Sara
Stephens who is married to Thomas Lynch.
Prior to this, Henrys brothers have bequeated the
other part of the Shepperds Room to Mary and Catherine
Stephens who married James Blundon and Daniel McCarthy.
the name of God Amen.
I Henry Shepperd of Bay
de Verbs Conception Bay Newfoundland being very sick and weak
but of perfect mind and memory thanks be to God do make this
my last will testament and what worldly goods God has been
pleased to endow me with I bequeath in the following manner
and form and in case it should please God to grant me further
life and health that this shall be my only lawful will and
that any other heretofore or hereafter made or that I shall be
induced to make shall be void and of no effect this only to
remain in force viz. ------------
I bequeath my soul to God who gave it and my body to the earth
to be buried in a decent Christian like manner I bequeath my
part of the fishing room and plantation in Bay de Verbs known
by the name of Shepperds Room that is to say my one third of
said fishing room and plantation to Sarah Lynch My beloved
niece and to her heirs and successors for ever to hold jointly
and equally with those of the family my two late brothers
bequeathed their share unto for her use and for the use of her
heirs executors administrators and assigns ----
bequeath my bed and bedcloths my chest and wearing apparel to
my beloved sister Mary Stephens to be used agreeable to her
I request if it should please God to call on me out of my
present illness to be buried at the sole charge and expense of
Thomas Lynch the lawful husband of my niece Sarah Lynch and if
it should please God that I should recover that the said
Thomas Lynch will support me during the remainder of my days
in witness whereof I have affixed my hand and seal in Bay de
Verbs Conception Bay Newfoundland this seventh day of June in
the year of our Lord 1803.
the presence of
Henry his X mark Shepperd
(his x mark) Stickley
certify this to be a true copy of Henry Shepperds will Chas.
Newhook J.P. New Harbor 18th March 1808
This done in Bay De Verbs aforesaid where no stamp papers is to
be had the day and year above written ------------- This is a
Will of John Blundon
Newfoundland will books volume 12 page 444 probate year 1923
re: JOHN BLUNDON. Deceased
: John Blundon was born 1846, son of
John Blundon and Sarah Emberley and a grandson of James Blundon who was one of
the early settlers of Bay de Verde. John seemed to be quite an entergetic
individual who built up a fairly substantial fishing and commercial enterprise
at Bay de Verde. He died in 1922.
This is the last Will and Testament of
me, John Blundon of Bay de Verde, in the District of Bay de Verde,
Newfoundland, Planter, made this 3rd day of May in the year of Our Lord One
thousand Nineteen Hundred and Twenty One. The Houses & Land on which they
stand belonging to my three sons Josiah, Moses & James respectively I give
& bequeath to them respectively. The property on Blundons Point (Fishing
Room) and the Liver House. I give & bequeath to my said three sons, share
& share alike. I give & bequeath to my son Josiah the Big Stage, built
& unbuilt, and the Upper Flake; also after my wifes death the old Shop and
the Store underneath. The Little Stage, Salt Store (partly built partly on
hired ground) Old Cross Stage, Middle flake and Fish Store I give and bequeath
to my sons Moses and James, share and share alike. My Dwelling House & Shop
attached, with Store and Barn, with furniture goods & chattels and all
moveables I give and bequeath to my wife Lavinia so long as she lives, and
after her death with remainder to my son Moses and his heirs. Also the Old Shop and the Store underneath
I give to my said wife Lavinia so long as she lives, but after her death with
remainder to my son Josiah.
All monies securities & other
property in the house at the time of my death and not otherwise disposed of
herein I give to my wife Lavinia absolutely.
by the said Testator this 3rd day of May 1921 in our presence who at his
request, in his presence and in the presence of each other have subscribed our
names as witnesses.
Jacobs. John S. Lockyer. Henry
Gilbert Incumbent of Bay de Verdes.
F. Lloyd Registrar
of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland
in the margin next to this will the following)
Sept 6/23 Kent J. Adm C.T.A. granted to Lavinia Blundon October 4/23.
sworn at $3670.00
Will of Thomas Cotter
Newfoundland will books volume 8 page 478 probate year 1908
re: Thomas Cotter deceased.
Thomas Cotter was born 1838, the son of James Cotter and Alice Keefe and
grandson of the first James Cotter who was owned prime waterfront property at
Bay de Verde in 1783. In 1805 he sold his
property to William Danson. Thomas married for a second time in
1900 to Mary Murphy of Jobs Cove and
had three daughters and a son James. The daughters died young and after Thomas
died in 1908 Mary and her young son James moved to Boston where some of their descendants still live today)
In the name of God Amen. I Thomas Cotter
of Bay de Verde Newfoundland fisherman being of sound mind and memory and
calling to mind the uncertainty of life and certainty of death do make and
appoint this my last will and testament in manner following viz. I give and bequeath
to my son James Cotter all my property situate at Bay de Verde namely Dwelling
house and half the Store now occupied by Edward and myself and one third of the
Stage now occupied by Michael Hurly Edward Cotter and myself. And the flake or
flakes now occupied by myself also all my fishing material such as nets
puncheons &c. A home for my wife Mary Cotter unless she should change her
name. Signed after having being carefully read over in the presence of. (sgd)
Thomas his x mark Cotter witness Thomas his x mark North Sr. John Hennebury Thomas Moore of Andrew. Dated at Bay-de-Verde Newfoundland this
20th day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and six.
M. Browning, Registrar
13/08 Johnson J. adm C.t.a. granted to Mary Cotter
Sureties R.C. Smith
Estate sworn at $550.00
Will of Richard Coish
Newfoundland will books volume 15 page 587 probate year 1932
re: Richard Coish Deceased.
(Richard was born 1864 the son of William Coish and Grace Sutton. He died
the Name of God. Amen.
Richard Coish, of Bay de Verde in the District of Bay de Verde Newfoundland,
being of sound mind, memory and understanding do make my last will and
testament in manner and form following; I appoint the Rev Tobias Short Curate
in Charge of the Church of England Mission of Bay de Verde executor to this
will and bequeath to Charles Emberley of James of Bay de Verde, Newfoundland,
my house, land and flake and the sum of one hundred dollars ($100.00) after the
death of my wife, Maria Coish, on condition that he lives with and takes care
of my wife Maria Coish until her death unless she marries and thereby forfeits
her claim to my house and land. I will and bequeath to my daughter Margaret
Raymond of Catalina Newfoundland all the rest of my money that is left after
the death of her mother Maria Coish that is to say what is left remaining after
the sum of one hundred dollars ($100.00) that goes to the aforesaid Charles
Emberley is taken from the total remaining and the sum of one hundred dollars
which will go to Frank Jacobs son of my sister Victoria Jacobs. I will and
bequeath to Frank Jacobs son of my sister Victoria Jacobs of Bay de Verde
Newfoundland my motor boat and engine and nets and trawls and the sum of one
hundred dollars ($100.00) afore mentioned.
testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand this twenty fifth day of December
in the year of Our Lord nineteen hundred and thirty one.
published and delivered by the above named Richard Coish as and for his last
will and testament in the presence of each other have hereunto set our hands as
Emberley of Bay de Verde Newfoundland James Emberley of Bay de Verde
Tobias Short Executrix
this twenty fifth day of December nineteen hundred and thirty one.
F. Lloyd Registrar
of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland
in the margin next to this will)
J. Higgins Judge April 1/32
granted Tobias Short on the 1st day of April 1932 Value of Estate $2334.00
Will of Timothy Dineen of Lismore and Bay de Verde
Newfoundland will books volume 1 pages 158 & 159 probate year 1833
re: Timothy Dineen deceased.
Timothy was born 1772 in Lismore, County Waterford, Ireland. He came to Bay
de Verde in 1792 and later purchased a prime piece of property adjacent to where the Launchway is today, previously
owned by Doctor John Clinch of Trinity.
He built up quite a successful fishing enterprise and was a well
respected resident. He died 1832 and is buried in the Chapel Rock Cemetery
where his headstone can still be seen.
the name of God Amen- I Timothy Dinneen native of Lismore in the County of
Waterford Ireland but now of Bay de Verds do make and ordain this my last will
and testament, faithfully residing my soul to the Almighty God whenever he is
graciously pleased to summons me hence.
I bequeath to Michael Hurly Junr one half of my seal nets and two of the best
of my salmon nets. Second I bequeath to Thomas Hyde and Thomas Dinneen all the
nets remaining belonging to me with ropes &c. to be equally divided between
them. Third I bequeath to Thomas Hyde my house at the plantation with half the
ground cleared. Fourth I bequeath to Thomas Dinneen the other half of my
plantation. Fifth. I bequeath to Thomas Hyde all the property remaining
belonging to me in this Harbour and do hereby appoint him to recover all debts
due to me. Said Hide is to live in this house until such time as Bishop Fleming
wish to dispossess him of it, Said Hide is to maintain Johanna Dineen during
her life in the house Should it be
Thomas Dinneen's wish to live in the house with Hyde he can do so otherwise he
can live in the Cook Room. John Lynch is to have the Cooper's shop during such
time as it may answer him to teach school in, rent free. Should Thomas Dinneen
want for assistance during his life, a certain person is appointed to relieve
him, or should he want the use of the horse to haul wood or manure Thomas Hyde
is to let him have him, say a few days, or during such time as he may want him.
I do hereby denominate, constitute, ordain and appoint John Manning as executor
to this my last will & testament.
witness whereof I have set my hand and seal at Bay de Verds as aforesaid this
30th day of May in the year of Our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty
two. Timothy Dineen (LS) In the presence of Thomas Neil. John his X mark Mangan.
M. Browning, Registrar
of Thomas Hutchings
from Newfoundland will books volume 4 pages 299 to 301
probate year 1884
re: Thomas Hutchings deceased.
Note: Thomas was born in
St. Johns 1796 son of George Hutchings, a St. Johns merchant. He came to Bay
de Verde in 1839 as agent for Charles James Fox Bennett of St. John's who had set up
a branch of his business here. Thomas was man of influence and very
devoted to improving the local community. Bennett closed their business here in 1865 and Thomas moved to Old Perlican
where he worked for a while with a local merchant. He later moved back to his
hometown of St.
Johns where he worked at Mr. Bennett's
Brewing Establishment. He died at St. John's in 1884.
In the name of God
Amen. I Thomas Hutchings
considering the uncertainty of life do make this my last will and testament and
by these presents do give and bequeath the following sums to the persons and
trusts herein mentioned, viz.
- to Maria
Rouse widow of the late Oliver Rouse, Missionary at Bay de Verds the sum
of one hundred pounds currency now in the Savings Bank in my name,
- to the Newfoundland School Society the sum of
- to the school on the South side of Saint Johns
in connexion with the Church of England Five pounds,
- to my brother Monier W. Hutchings the sum of fifty pounds,
- to George
Hutchings my nephew the sum of twenty pounds,
- to Monier
Hutchings my nephew the sum of twenty pounds,
- to William
Rouse the sum of twenty pounds,
- to Henry
LeMessurier the sum of fifteen pounds,
- the bed which I left with Mrs. O. Rouse I bequeath to her
son James, and
the bed clothes I now have I likewise bequeath to the said James Rouse
- my writing desk I bequeath to my nephew George Hutchings,
- my wearing apparel I bequeath to William Rouse.
I likewise request Henry C. LeMessurier to act as my
executor and that he will carry out my wishes in the strictest sense of the word
The residue of my money which may be left after paying my just debts and my
funeral expenses and providing a small neat headstone I give and bequeath to Fanny and Margaret Hutchings my nieces in
equal proportions for their special benefit. In witness
whereof I have this thirteenth day of March in the year of our Lord one
thousand eight hundred and seventy-three set my hand and
Hutchings (LS). Witnesses, Henry C. LeMessurier, James R. Knight.
This is a codicil
to my will; I give and bequeath to Maria Rouse, widow of the late Oliver Rouse all my interest in the
house and land situate on the east side of Adelaide Street and now occupied by
her under lease from me for her own special benefit and use and in case of her
death before the expiration of the lease that the same interest which I now
bequeath to her shall revert to her children who are unmarried in the same
manner and for the same purposes as if she were alive- in
witness whereof I have this thirteenth day of March in the year of our Lord one
thousand eight hundred and seventy-three set my hand and
Hutchings (LS) Witnesses, Henry C. LeMessurier, James R. Knight.
This is a further
codicil to my will as it has pleased the Almighty God to remove by death from
amongst us William Rouse
to whom I have bequeathed the sum of twenty pounds. I now revoke the said sum
of twenty pounds to Maria Rouse
for the education of her youngest son John
Rouse to be by her spent solely for and in the education of the
said John Rouse and in
case of her death before the same shall be expended that her heirs
administrators or assigns do carry out this my will and
testament In witness whereof I have this twenty eight day of
December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy five
set my hand and seal. Thomas
Hutchings (LS) Witnesses. Henry C. LeMessurier, Jas. R. Knight.
Newfoundland, May 3rd 1877.
(Codicil) In the foregoing part of my will I bequeath to Monier W. Hutchings the sum of fifty
pounds currency- in consequence of his demise, I bequeath to George Hutchings my nephew Thirty
pounds cy making altogether fifty pounds currency- I give and
bequeath to my nieces the Proctors
twenty pounds currency (each to share alike). In
consequence of the demise of Wm. Rouse
I bequeath to George Hutchings
my nephew all my best wearing apparel I bequeath to Nichs Galligue all my old wearing
apparel &c. In witness hereof I set my hand and seal, Thos. Hutchings (LS) Witnesses, Henry C. LeMessurier, Charlotte Rouse.
This codicil was acknowledged by the said Thomas Hutchings in our presence this seventh day of
May one thousand eight hundred and seventy-seven, Henry C. LeMessurier, Charlotte Rouse.
Saint Johns Nfld May 7th 1877. I not having
mentioned the name of George Adolphus
Hutchings as one of my executors of this my last will and
testament and having deemed it prudent that two executors should act, I hereby
name and authorize the said George
Adolphus Hutchings to act as my joint executor with Henry LeMessurier.
Signed this day as above stated. Thomas Hutchings.
Witness, W. Hayward.
Saint Johns Nfld
30th May 1879. All my goods & chattels also
goods and effects from my good brother or his wife Mrs. John Hutchings I hereby bequeath
to my nephew George Hutchings
to be kept by him. Thos.
D. M. Browning
Will of John Lockyer Senior of Bay de Verde
Newfoundland will books volume 10 pages 381-382 probate year 1916
re: JOHN LOCKYER deceased.
John was born 1809, a son of John Lockyer and Catherine Paul and grandson
of William Lockyer an early settler who owned property at Bay de Verde in 1774.
John built up quite an extensive fishing enterprise at Bay de Verde. The
somewhat unusual thing about this will is that it was not probated after his
death in 1881 and by the time a probate was sought by his son John in 1916, both of the executors had died.
In the year one thousand eight hundred
& seventy eight The last will and testament of John Lockyer Sr Planter, Bay
de Verde, Newfoundland, written in manner and form following. In the name of God Amen. I, John Lockyer
Sr being at this present, in great weakness of body, but of good memory, do
make and ordain my last testament, in form and manner following- I commend in
humble manner both my body and soul into the hands of the Blessed Trinity- My poor sinful soul I commend into the
hands of God, the Father, who has created it, into the hands of God the Son, my
merciful Redeemer who hath redeemed it, into the hands of God the Holy Ghost,
who hath sanctified it and after an unspeakable manner infused His Grace into
it in preserving me His unworthy servant from innumerable evils whereunto by
the corruption of my nature, I had often fallen. And for my earthly body I
bequeath it to Christian burial in the church of England graveyard, in the
place where it shall please God to call me out of this mortal life-
I give devise and bequeath to my grandson
John Lockyer, for his own use and benefit, the feather bed belonging to my late
son Joseph- I give devise and
bequeath to my eldest son William for his own use and benefit the garden belonging
to me which he now holds in possession
I give devise and bequeath to my daughter Theresa for her own use and
benefit another garden belonging to me which she now at present occupies
I give devise and bequeath to my
youngest son John, my house, furniture, household effects, gardens (not herein
before bequeathed) stage, fishing room, flakes, punts, nets, fishing plant and
my estate and effects, both real and personal, whatsoever and wheresoever, and
of what nature and quality soever, all for his own use and benefit with this
only proviso, viz- That my lawful wife Sarah if she survive me is to be
provided with a full & decent maintenance & support by my aforesaid son
John his heirs & executors, and that during the term of her natural life,
she is to occupy her usually accustomed place in the chimney corner or
wheresoever else she may elect and I further desire & entreat my
aforesaid son John, his heirs & executors not to submit her to any offence
or inconvenience, nor in any manner whatsoever to interfere with her comfort in
the house- And I hereby appoint my
esteemed friends and neighbours William Barter and Henry Stephens (both of Bay
de Verde the executors of this my last will and testament- In witness whereof I have hereunto set my
hand and seal this nineteenth day of December one thousand eight hundred &
seventy seven John his X mark Lockyer
(LS) Signed and sealed by the said
John Lockyer in the presence of us, present at the same time, who in his
presence, & in the presence of each other, attest & subscribe our names
as witnesses hereto:
M. Chamberlain Clerk in Holy Orders
William Barter, Henry Stephens,
Charles Blundon, Joseph (X his mark) Lockyer Witnesses Bay de Verde 19 Dec 1877
in the margin next to this will the following)
27/16 C.J. Admn c.t.a. May 5/16 granted to John Lockyer (the execr named in the
will having died without having obtained probate)
sworn at $900.00
Lockyer, Jos F. ONeil, Andrew Moore (of Thos)
Will of Edward Moore of Bay de Verde
Newfoundland will books volume 3 pages 358-359 probate year 1884
re: Edward Moore deceased.
Edward (Edmund) Moore was born 1800
in Kilmacanney, Ireland and came to Bay de Verde prior to 1820 as agent for the
Ryans of Trinity. In 1849 he bought the bankrupted premises of William Danson from James Stewart of
Scotland. This was an extensive piece of property extending from Foreside where
the government wharf is today all the way to the water in Backside. He and his
sons built up a very large fishing and
commercial business at Bay de Verde. Edmund died in 1884 and is buried
in the Chapel Rock Cemetery at Bay de Verde.
the name of God Amen the twenty eighth day of January in the year of our Lord
one thousand eight hundred and seventy I Edward Moore of Bay de Verds Planter
being weak of body by reason of my old age but of perfect mind and memory and
knowing that it is appointed unto all men once to die do therefore make and
ordain this my last will and testament that is to say touching such worldly
estate wherewith it has pleased God to bless me in this life I give demise and
dispose of the same in the following manner and form.
I give and bequeath to my son James Moore my dwelling house with cellar
outhouses and land attached and the garden at the north end of the house and
the Liver house with all the apparatus belonging to it. Also I bequeath to my
son Andrew Moore the dwelling house now in his possession with the adjoining
garden, the garden near James Woodrow's house and that near James Jacobs'
house, also I bequeath to my son Thomas Moore the dwelling house now in his
possession, the fishing room known as Cotter's Room which is situate south of
the principal room, all the land attached to said room with the garden near
Sutton's house now in his possession and that piece of land bounded north by
James Cotter's house and south by James Woodrows flake. Also I bequeath to my
son Edward Moore that piece of land known as Norris garden on which a house of
as ample dimensions as Andrews is to be built out of the trade James and Andrew
contributing equally with Edward towards its erection. Also I bequeath to James
Moore, Andrew Moore and Edward Moore jointly the principal fishing room with
flakes and lands attached, that store now used as shop and provision store, and
that used as fish store and all other property in the front side not otherwise
bequeathed. Also I bequeath to my son James Moore that fishing room in the back
side now occupied by John Broders and Richard Woodrow and that property
occupied by William North, and all my other land and property whatsoever not in
any other way named or bequeathed in this will provided that my beloved wife
Ann Moore is to live with James supported by him and enjoying the same
privileges in the house during her life which she does at present and receiving
the rents from John Broders and Richd Woodrow and I constitute and ordain Revd
J. O'Connor and James Moore executors of this my last will and testament. In
witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the day and year above
Moore (LS) Signed sealed published pronounced and declared in presence of us Patrick
Fox, Henry Stevens, David Phaelin.
Will of Daniel Murphy of Bay de Verde
Newfoundland will books volume 4 page 383 probate year 1885
re Daniel Murphy deceased.
Daniel was born 1829 a son of John Murphy and Margaret Howlett of Bay de
Verde. John Murphy was a local small merchant and Daniel continued to operate
the business until his death in 1882. It was then run by his wife Anastasia and
the name of God Amen. This is the
last will and testament of me Daniel Murphy Bay de Verds Conception Bay,
District of Bay De Verds Merchant I give devise and bequeath all my real and personal
estate of every description into my wife Anastia Murphy absolutely.- I appoint
my said wife sole executrix of this my will and revoke all previous wills at
any time made by me After the death
of my wife Anastasia Murphy I bequeath to my nephew James Murphy of Patrick the
above mentioned property in whole and in part But in case my wife Anastasia
Murphy should at any time consent to give up her right in the aforesaid
property she is entitled by virtue of the right therein invested to receive from
my nephew James Murphy a sum of one hundred pounds currency. I also give to the said James Murphy an
equal share in the business or trade with my wife Anastasia Murphy as long as
the said James Murphy thinks expedient to continue partnership with the said
In witness whereof I hereunto set my hand
this seventh day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred
and eighty-two. Daniel Murphy. Signed
by the said Daniel Murphy the testator in our presence who in his presence and
in the presence of each other at the same time subscribe our names as
witnesses, Michael Hanly, Priest.
William North, Teacher.
D. M. Browning
Will of Thomas O'Neill of Bay de Verde
re: THOMAS NEIL deceased.
Note: Thomas was born 1799 in Shangarry,
Mongorra, Ireland and came to Newfoundland in 1824 as agent to Thomas Ridley of
Harbour Grace. He later took over the quite extensive fishing plantation of
Dominick Flynn. Thomas and his sons built up a very prosperous fishing and
commercial business which continued to thrive right up to the middle of the 20th century. Thomas died in
the name of God Amen. I THOMAS NEIL of Bay de Verds in the Island of
Newfoundland, Planter, being weak in body but of perfect mind and memory and
knowing it is appointed unto all men once to die do make and declare this to be
my last will and testament Principally and first of all I commend my soul to
Almighty God who gave it and my body I commend to the earth to receive at the
discretion of my executors decent Christian burial being assured that I shall
receive the same again at the last day by the mighty power of God And as touching
such worldly estate wherewith God hath blessed me in this life, I dispose of
the same in the following manner and form First. That for and in
consideration of the love and affection I have and do bear toward my beloved
wife ELLEN NEIL I give and bequeath unto her the free use of the bedroom she
now occupieth and also the use of my parlour as she hath held and enjoyed as
heretofore and to have a decent support from off my said estate and plantation
for and during the remainder of her natural life.
For and in consideration of love and affection I have and do bear toward my
beloved son THOMAS NEIL I give and bequeath unto him the dwelling house and
garden he now occupieth, also to enjoy all the privileges, interest and
benefits arising from and out of my said estate and plantation in as far as his
procuring and providing his livelihood in manner and way as he has contributed
to an enjoyed heretofore and to continue so unto his heirs lawfully born for
ever. But and if the said THOMAS NEIL or his heirs remove from Bay de Verds to
settle and reside elsewhere then the said dwelling house and garden privileges
interest and benefits now occupied and enjoyed by him shall become the property
of my two sons JOHN NEIL and MICHAEL NEIL and their heirs.
For and in consideration of the love and affection I have and do bear toward my
beloved son DENIS NEIL I give and bequeath unto him the dwelling house he now
occupieth with the gardens at the back and front of said dwelling house and one
half the garden situated at the western end of said dwelling house and also to
enjoy the privileges, interest and benefits and on same conditions as those of
my said son THOMAS NEIL as specified aforesaid and the same to continue in
succession unto the heirs of the said DENIS NEIL lawfully born for ever. But
and if the said DENIS NEIL or his heirs and successors leave the settlement of
Bay de Verds to settle and reside elsewhere then the said dwelling house and
gardens, privileges interests and benefits arising from and out m estate and
plantation shall become the property and enjoyment of my two sons JOHN NEIL and
MICHAEL NEIL and their heirs for ever.
In consideration of the goodwill and regard I have for my daughter JULIA ANN I
bequeath unto her a support and maintenance from and out of my said estate and
plantation, and also a peaceable residence as she has enjoyed hitherto within
my dwelling house as long as she may need the same and to occupy the bedroom
she now useth. Fifthly. For and in consideration of the love and affection I
have and do bear toward my beloved sons JOHN NEIL and MICHAEL NEIL I give and
bequeath unto them my dwelling house and the remainder of all my landed
property and plantation together with all buildings and erections thereon And I
also give and bequeath unto them all my seines, nets, boats, punts, all fishing
craft and moveable effects jointly and equally between them the same to the
theirs and their heirs lawfully born forever And, that they the said JOHN NEIL
and MICHAEL NEIL do and transact a trading business on my said plantation as I
have transacted heretofore, each bearing equal shares both in expenses and
profits But in the event of the inconvenience of JOHN and MICHAEL NEIL
dwelling longer in the one house, and it become necessary and determined upon
to live separate then a dwelling house must be provided and erected on some
part of my said land at the joint and equal expense of the said JOHN NEIL and
MICHAEL NEIL as the future residence of the said MICHAEL NEIL. Sixthly. I
hereby appoint constitute and pronounce my two beloved sons JOHN NEIL and
MICHAEL NEIL as executors to this my last will and testament revoking all
former gifts legacies and bequests and declaring this to be my last will and
witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this sixth day
of October A.D. one thousand eighth hundred and seventy-seven.
NEIL (LS) Signed, sealed, published and declared at Bay de Verds in the
presence of, the interlining over ninth line on second page being first
written, JOHN NEIL SR., W. CHRISTIAN, J.P. Before signing and sealing this my
foregoing will, I add the following codicil viz. That my aforesaid named sons
JOHN & MICHAEL NEIL shall out of the income of my estate allow to my beloved
wife ELLEN NEIL the sum of five pounds yearly over and above that bequeathed
unto her by the first section of my foregoing will during the remainder of her
natural life. THOMAS NEIL. Witness, JOHN NEIL SR. W. CHRISTIAN J.P.
to the foregoing will. By this codicil to my foregoing will THOMAS NEIL of Bay
de Verds, the testator therein named have revoked and disannulled and by these
presents do revoke and disannul that portion of the third section of my
foregoing will, viz. one half the garden situated at the western end of said
dwelling house and make it an addition to my other landed property given and
bequeathed unto my two beloved sons JOHN NEIL and MICHAEL NEIL, as named in the
fifth section of my foregoing will, and in lieu of the said half garden I give
and bequeath unto the said DENIS NEIL my garden that is situated to the
eastward of the Catholic School House to be his and his heirs lawfully born for
ever. In witness whereof I have set my hand and seal this fourth day of
November A.D. one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight.
NEIL (LS) Signed, sealed and declared in the presence of JOHN NEIL SR.
Will of John
O'Neil of Bay de Verde
Newfoundland will books vol 11 pages 397 & 398 probate year 1919
re John O'Neil deceased
John was born 1842 one of seven
sons of Thomas O'Neill and Eleanor
Noonan. He was very active in the setting up and running of the fishing
enterprise part of the business begun
by his father. He died in 1919.
Verde Newfoundland August 7th 1919. This is the last will and testament of me
John O'Neil of Bay-de Verde annulling all other wills, previously made.
* 1. I do wish that my just debts if any
also my funeral expenses be paid by my executors.
* 2. I give and bequeath to the following
* To the parish priest of Bay de Verde
* To the parish priest of Northern bay
* To the parish priest of Carbonear fifty
* To the parish priest of North River
* To His Lordship the Catholic bishop of
Hr Grace fifty dollars.
* To Rev. J. V. Donnelly P.P. of
Conception fifty dollars.
* To Rev. P.D. O'Neil Hr Grace One hundred
dollars. All the above amounts to be said in masses for my soul.
* I give and bequeath to the Catholic
Church of Bay de Verde one hundred dollars.
* To Mount Cashel Orphanage one hundred
* To Belvedere Orphanage fifty dollars.
* To St. Vincent De Pauls Society fifty
* To St. Joseph's Orphanage
Winnipeg-Manitoba fifty dollars.
* Also fifty dollars for masses for the
repose of the soul of my dear wife Ellen O'Neil to be given to Rev. P. D.
O'Neil of Hr Grace for that intention.
* I give and bequeath to my son M.J.
O'Neil the house he now occupies and ground on which it stands also the garden
at East of house, the garden in which his shop is built and McCarthys garden on
the hill also new stage now occupied by him and ground on which it is built, -
half codtraps and fishing gear, One third of fish flakes his to be center
portion, also ground on which flakes stand. Half of old fish Store, one third
cod liver oil plant, and one thousand dollars in cash. Same to be held by him
or his heirs for ever.
* I give and bequeath to my son Daniel
O'Neil my late brother Michaels House and ground on which it stands with garden
at front of said house and garden to the West of my son M.J. O'Neil's house, my
old stage and land on which it stands, my old shop and store adjoining shop and
ground on which they stand. One third of fish flakes the Northern portion and
ground on which said flakes stand, one half of fish store, one half of codtraps
and fishing gear. One third cod liver oil plant with one thousand dollars cash
the same to be held by him or his heirs for ever.
* I give and bequeath to my son James F.
O'Neil my dwelling house and furniture and land on which said house stands, the
gardens to the West and back of said house, the garden in which is (his?) shop
is built. One third of cod liver oil plant also all new buildings, shop,
fishstore and stage which he erected and ground on which said buildings stand
and one thousand dollars cash the same to be held by him or his heirs for ever.
* I give and bequeath to my three sons,
Michael, Daniel and James, the store known as lower store, Launchway on West of
James's stage also cellar near Daniel's shop to be owned jointly between the
three of them. The stable and land on which it stands to be owned by my sons
Daniel & James. If my son Daniel remains single my son J. F. O'Neil will
let him live with him and if he Daniel gets married and wants to live in his
Uncles house James is to help him repair it and stand half the expense.
* I give and bequeath to my daughter Ellen
Kennedy eight hundred dollars and if there should be any money left over after
all the above amounts are paid my daughter Ellen Kennedy is to get the same.
do hereby nominate and appoint my two sons Daniel and James as the executors to
my last will and testament.
witness whereof I hereunto set my hand this seventh day of August in the year
of our Lord nineteen hundred and nineteen. Signed John O'Neil. Signed and delivered
by the said John O'Neil as and for his last will and testament in the presence
of us who in his presence and at his request and in the presence of each other
have subscribed our names hereunto as witnesses thereof. Signed Edward Crocker
Const. Michael Rays.
William F. Lloyd
of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.
in the margin next to this will the following)
granted to Daniel O'Neil and James T.O'Neil Dec 11/19. Estate sworn at 4,966.07
Will of Henry Stephens of Bay de Verde
Newfoundland will books volume 4 pages 291-292 probate year 1884
re: Henry Stephens deceased.
Henry was born 1825, one of four sons
of Charles Stephens and Elizabeth Lockyer. He was a grandson of Charles Stephens of Wimbourne, County Dorset,
England, the first Stephens to arrive in Bay de Verde. Henry died 1882.
is the last will and testament of Henry Stephens, planter, of Bay de Verds,
Newfoundland. I hereby give, devise
and bequeath to my wife Susan during her lifetime or widowhood, my dwelling
house & all the furniture thereof, and the complete possession of all my
other property of whatsoever quality including land, stages, nets, punts &
fishing gear & wheresoever situated until my son William Henry attains the
age of twenty one years complete when the latter with the exception of the
small stage, flake & part of Northern Mead is to revert to my aforesaid son
William Henry, his heirs, executors and administrators for his and their own
use and benefit, absolutely and forever.
I hereby devise and bequeath to my daughter Ann, her heirs, executors
and administrators for her and their own use and benefit, so long as she &
they remain members of the Church of England The small stage and flake now in
the occupation of William Froude and half of my land in Northern Mead- In the event of my aforesaid daughter Anne
or heirs changing their religion the above mentioned property is to revert to
my son William Henry his heirs & administrators for his and their own use
absolutely and for ever. I hereby
devise and bequeath my feather bed to my wife Susan for her sole use &
hereby appoint my friends the Revd. G.S. Chamberlain and Charles Blunden
executors of this my will. In witness
whereof I have hereunto set my hand this eighteenth day of February in the year
of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and eighty-two. Henry Stephens.
by the said Henry Stephens in the presence of us, present at the same time who
in his presence and in the presence of each other attest & subscribe our
names as witnesses hereto, G.S. Chamberlain, Clerk in Holy Orders, Charles
Blunden, Bay de Verds, William Jacobs. February 1882.
Will of Edward Walsh of Bay de Verde
the Estate of Edward Walsh
We have no birth date for Edward, but he
was probably born around 1760-70. We know that he was a property owner
at Bay de Verde at least as early as 1797. His property bordered south of Dominick Flynns which situates it
at what we generally refer to as Walshes Hill. He was a fairly well to do man
as can be seen from his will. It seems that he moved to St. Johns, for he is
listed as a resident when he died there
about 1830. His descendants still live in Bay de Verde today.
the name of God Amen. I Edward Walsh being very weak and sick in body but in
perfect mind and memory thanks be to God calling to mind the mortality of my
body and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die, make and ordain
this my last will and testament that is to say principally and first of all I
give and recommend my soul into the hands of the Almighty God that gave it to
me, and my body to the earth to be buried in a Christian like burial by the
Revd Edmond Doyle & Mr. Patrick Brazil whom I do appoint and nominate to be
my executors, touching such worldly estate wherewith it has pleased Almighty
God to bless me in this life, I give demise of the same in the following manner
& form after paying all my lawful debts
I give & bequeath unto my lawfull & wedded wife Catherine Walsh the sum
of Twenty pounds now in my Possession and Eighty four pounds nine shillings and
eleven pence half of my property remaining in the possession of Mr. Thomas Beck
of St. Johns in the Island of Newfoundland together with all my furniture,
bequeath to my son Edmond Walsh of Bede a Verb (Bay de Verde) the sum of Twenty
pounds remaing in my Possession and the sum of Eighty four pounds nine
shillings & eleven pence the other half of my property remaining on the
hands of the aforesaid Mr. Thomas Beck.
his x mark Walsh.
under my hand and seal in the presence of two witnesses, viz. the Revd Edmond
Doyle and Mr. Patrick Brazil, on the 31st of March 1830. Edmond Doyle Patrick Brazil.
Will of Jeremiah Woodrow of Bay de Verde
Jeremiah was born 1841, a son of Richard Woodrow and Catherine Quinlan and
grandson of John Woodrow who came to Bay de Verde at least as early as 1815.
James, a brother of Jeremiah moved to Northern Bay and began the large Woodrow
family of that place. Jeremiah died in 1905)
the deceased Jeremiah Woodrow Senior do solemnly bequeath all my belongings in
the following form and to the following persons as follows: the fourth quarter
of the large fishing stage to share alike between John, James and Andrew
Woodrow, the cross-stage to be divided the same as the first between John,
James and Andrew Woodrow, the large garden on the hill divided in the same
manner. The mother is to be supported with seven dollars from each son yearly
until they separate and then whomsoever the mother lives with after the
separation the remaining two sons have to contribute their part until her death
and whoever the mother lives with they must provide one room for herself. Two
traps, boats, flakes and the whole lot of my fishing property including all
that we possessed is to be divided the same between J, J & A Woodrow. It is
my wish that my daughters is never to be left without a shelter if they should
require the same each one to have their own house and the garden they are standing
in the old house and garden I am leaving to John R Woodrow. It is my wish for
them to work together and for John to be the master man.
by Jeremiah Woodrow, John Noonan of Dennis, John Broaders, Thomas Noonan
Will of Richard Hatch Senior of Red
Newfoundland will books volume 4 pages 3-4 probate year 1878
re: Richard Hatch deceased.
Note: Richard was born 1788 in
Christchurch in the County of Hants, England, the youngest son
of Thomas Hatch and Anne Reeves. It appears that he came to
this area in the early part of the 1800s. He
married Sarah Brien and they settled on the north side
of the brook in Red Head Cove. At about the same time Patrick
Rice claimed the land on the south side of the brook. As can
be seen from his will, he had established quite a large
the name of God Amen. I Richard Hatch of Red Head Cove in the
Island of Newfoundland Planter being aged and weak in body but
in perfect mind and memory knowing that it is appointed unto
all men once to die, do make and declare this to be my last
will and testament-
First of all I give and commend my soul into the hand
of Almighty God who gave it and my body I commend to the earth
to receive at the discretion of my executors decent Christian
burial being assured that I shall receive the same again at
the last day by the mighty power of God And as touching such
worldly estate that it hath pleased Almighty God to bless me
in this life I give and bequeath the same in the following
manner and form.
That for and in consideration of love and affection I have and
do bear towards my beloved wife Sarah Hatch I give and
bequeath unto her my dwelling house lands that I have in my
possession and also all the cattle that may be belonging to me
at my decease and to be hers during the term of her natural
is to live with my son Dennis Hatch and he is to have the care
and guardianship of her until the end of her life
That in and for the affection I have for my beloved son John
Hatch I give and bequeath unto him the dwelling house and that
portion of land and fishing room he now occupieth to be his
and his heirs and successors in the male line lawfully born
That for the love I have for my beloved son Richard Hatch I
give and bequeath unto him the dwelling house and that portion
of fishing stage viz one third on the side westward together
with the portion of flake room he now occupieth to be his and
his heirs and successors in the male line lawfully born for
That for the Love I do bear toward my beloved son William
Hatch I give and bequeath unto him the dwelling house he now
occupieth and that portion of the land and fishing room now in
his possession to be his and his heirs and successors in the
male line lawfully born forever
I give and bequeath unto my beloved son Dennis Hatch the
dwelling house I now occupieth together with all my household
furniture and utensils and that portion of land I now
occupieth and also the portion of my fishing room he now
occupieth and the land wash flake the Liver House and the one
half of my large boat known by the name of John Brown, and
also all my cattle, and to become his immediately after the
death of my beloved wife Sarah Hatch and to continue to be his
and his heirs and successors in the male line lawfully born
To my beloved grandson Richard son of Dennis Hatch I give unto
him my bed and bedding ??? and wearing apparel and which shall
become his immediately after the decease of my beloved wife
I further pronounce and declare that this paid Plantation
shall never be sold, exchanged or mortgaged for any debt or
debts here after contracted by any or either of my forenamed
sons or their heirs, but to remain an inheritance of the Hatch
family in the male line lawfully born forever.
I also constitute and declare the said Dennis Hatch and
Richard Hatch as my two executors revoking all other wills,
legacies and bequests formerly made, and declare this to be my
last will and testament In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and
seal this 14 day of Sept one thousand eight hundred and
his X mark Hatch
sealed and published and declared in the presence of us
Thomas Hyde Sr. X
correct, D. M. Browning Registrar
Will of Thomas Hannon of Red Head
Note: The Hannon
name has always been more associated with Low Point than with
Red Head Cove, however, the first Hannons settled at Red
Head Cove prior to 1840. Thomas Hannon married Johanna Power
likely of Low Point about 1840 and settled in Red Head Cove at
a place called Round Cove. Patrick, the oldest son of Thomas
married Margaret Walsh of Low Point in 1869 and moved there
sometime after that.
is the last will and testament of me Thomas Hannon made this
seventeenth day of March (1885) one thousand eight hundred and
eighty five as follows:- I give devise and bequeath half my
stage and flakes my dwelling house, outhouses, cultivated and
uncultivated land, from the wall on the West which leads North
and South to the Northeast side of Round Cove. This and all
other effects whatsoever and wheresoever unto my loving child
Ellen Hogan. The remainder part of my stage and landed
property I equally divide between my two nephews (this should
read grandsons bd) Thomas Hannon of Patrick and Moses
Rice. The former I give the part North West from the path,
which divides it. To the latter I give that part which lies
South West of the path.
In witness whereof I have
hereunto set my hand and seal the day and year above written.
Signed by the testator Thomas Hannon X (LS) Signature of
sealed, published and acknowledged by the said Thomas Hannon,
as and for his last will and testament, in the presence of us,
who in his presence and at his request and in the presence of
each other, have subscribed our names as witnesses
witnesses William North Senr John Neil Jr
in the margin next to this will the following)
Decr 3/14 C.J. Admn c.t.a. Decr 4/14 granted to Ellen Hogan
Thos Cooke James Blundon
sworn at $200.00
Will of Patrick Howard of Daniels
Note: Patrick was
the first Howard to settle at Daniels Cove. Family
tradition says that he came to this area from England. In 1818
at St. Johns, he married Margaret Geary, daughter of Martin
Geary who was a Justice of the Peace at Grates Cove. The Howard's laid claim to the north side of the cove while the Kelly's claimed the south side.
the name of God Amen, I Patrick Howard of Daniel's Cove,
Trinity Bay, Newfoundland being weak of body but of perfect
mind and memory, blessed be the almighty God for the same, do
make and publish this my last will and testament in manner and
form following, that is to say: First, I give and bequeath to
my children without distinction lawfully begotton on the body
of Margaret Geary all my room and plantation situated in
Daniel's Cove, Trinity Bay, Newfoundland together with all my
cattle, goods and effects to make use of them jointly and
mutually on the said fishing room and plantation, and if any
one of my said children will at any time think fit to leave or
abandon this fishing room or plantation, they are not to claim
nor take any of the said property or material with them; but
should they think fit to return again they are at liberty to
make use of the room for their welfare and support. I likewise
appoint my son John Howard as being the eldest, to be the
governor and protector of the family and all to go on by his
directions. And I do nominate, constitute and appoint Morgan
Doil of Grates Cove planter and James Collins of Old Perlican
executors of this my last will and testament hereby revoking
all former wills, deeds or promises made by me.
witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal at
Daniel's Cove, this 18th day November in the year of Our Lord
1839. Signed, sealed and declaredby the above named Patrick
Howard to be his last will and testament, in the presence of
(Sgd.) Patrick Howard (seal)
Thomas Gorman (sgd) James Collins (sgd) John Collins
James Collins of St. John's aforsaid Notary Public make oath
and say that the forgoing paper writing purporting to be a
true copy of the last will and testament of Patrick Howard
formerly of Daniel's Cove, Trinity Bay, Newfoundland, deceased
bearing date the 18th day of November A.D. 1839 is a true copy
of his last will and testament.
before me at St. John's aforesaid this 25th day of Sept. 1897
Will of Michael Kelley of Daniels
Note: This is the
will of Michael Kelley, a brother of Judith Kelley who married
Michael Kelly (1817), a son of James Kelly of Grates Cove.
Michael of James had married Judith Kelley and settled at
Daniel's Cove. In
his will Michael Kelley leaves some property to his nephews
John Kelly and Patrick Kelly and his niece Bridget (Kelly)
Tilley. Bridget is a daughter of John Tilley and Mary Kelly, a
sister of Michael Kelly. It seems that the Michael of 1817,
son of James Kelly, who married Judith had died and the
plantation at Daniel's Cove went to Michael Kelley, brother of
Judith. This Michael Kelley is the one who married Catherine
Blundon but had no children.
the name of God, amen. I Michael Kelley, of Daniel's Cove in
the island of Newfoundland, fisherman, being sick & weak
in body but in perfect mind and memory do hereby make &
declare this to be my last will and testament. First I give
& commend my soul to Almighty God who gave it, and my body
I commend to the earth to recieve at the hand of my executor a
decent Christian burial--and as -------- such worldly estate
wherewith God has blessed me with in this life, I give and
bequeath the same in the following manner and form.
and in consideration of the love and good will I have and do
bear toward my beloved wife Catherine Kelly, I give unto her
all my lands and dwelling houses, stores and cattle, moveable
effects and that portion of the fishing room that belongs to
me and to be hers during the term of her widowhood, but she is
in no way to prevent or hinder my two nephews John Kelly or
Patrick Kelly to do anything that may lend to an improvement
in my said property or plantation, and at her decease or in
the event of her entering again into a married state, said
property shall become the property of my two nephews, the said
John Kelly and Patrick Kelly and to be theirs and their heirs
for and in consideration of the love I do bear toward my
beloved niece Bridget Tilley, I give and bequeath unto her at
her marriage day one cow if such be found suitable among my
livestock at the time, otherwise to wait until my executor
shall have a young cow raised for her, and also a feather bed
to be given her on the day of her marriage---and if it be
consistent to the wish of my beloved wife, should she
eventually marry, she and her husband can occupy a portion of
my said plantation wheresoever pointed out by my beloved
wife---but should she and her husband go elsewhere to live
then they forfeit any further privledge or claim in my said
plantation, neither shall she the said Bridget Tilley or her
husband if she ever marry bring any other person or persons on
this my said plantation contrary to the wishes of my said
beloved wife or nephews and at the decease of my beloved wife
the said Bridget Tilley shall become the possessor of my
for and in consideration of the love I have and do bear toward
my beloved niece Bridget Kelly, I give and bequeath to her on
her marriage day a feather bed and also one cow on the
conditions of the one bequeathed to the aforsaid Bridget
Tilley or by the best means my executors may determine on.
in reference to my nets I depose of them as follows, that is I
give and bequeath one half the same unto my beloved nephews
the said John Kelly and Patrick Kelly and the other half unto
my beloved wife and my two beloved neices the said Bridget
Tilley and Bridget Kelly but on the marriage of either of
them, her or their portion of said nets shall become the
property of my wife the said Catherine Kelly.
I also constitute and declare my two nephews John Kelly and
Patrick Kelly the executors of this my last will and
I have hereunto set my hand and affix my seal this twenty
second day of June one thousand eight hundred and seventy
his mark) Kelley
sealed, published and declared in the presence of us:
Cemeteries of Bay de Verde
During the early years
of settlement, before the coming of the established Churches
there was no consecrated ground in the community for burial
purposes. When people died, as surely they did, they were
buried in some section of the community that was not in every
day use. These graveyards are located in many different
places, some known and some unknown. The graves were marked
with wooden crosses, wooden headboards or pieces of slate or
feldstone. Over time the crosses and headboards rotted and
fell into the ground and the grave and often the graveyard was
lost forever. If the slate or feldstone was substantial enough
it lasted longer but they also have a tendency to go into the
numerous slate markers can still be seen protruding through
grass in the older cemeteries.
Even though people
lived and died in Bay de Verde since the early 1600s, the
earliest headstone is that of Eleanor Mangan in 1832.
It is located in the RC Front Road cemetery. People lived here
for two hundred years before an inscribed headstone was
erected in either cemetery.
Over the years, there
have been several attempts to record the cemeteries of Bay de
Verde. Florence Blundon Cowan did many transcriptions of the
Anglican cemeteries in the late 1980s. Her work can be seen
in detail at the Bay de Verde Heritage House. A student
project in the summer of 1992, under the direction of Brian
Walsh, provided a lot of information on the RC Front Road
cemetery. During a student project under the direction of
Gerald Riggs in the summer of 1993, Deena Riggs and Stephanie
Broaders transcribed and made detailed drawings of all the
headstones in the Anglican cemetery on Blundons Point, the
Anglican cemetery on Church Hill, the cemetery on Emberleys
Point and the RC cemetery on Walshs Hill. Stephanie did the
recording while Deena did the detailed drawings. This work can
be seen at the Bay de Verde Heritage House. Brendan Doyle
transcribed all the headstones in both Roman Catholic
cemeteries on the hill.
The names listed here,
in all the cemeteries, are only those inscribed on headstones
and a few crosses and headboards. There are many other graves
marked with just slate markers or wooden crosses and
headboards with no inscriptions. Roman Catholic cemeteries
used crosses. Anglican cemeteries used headboards.
Roman Catholic Cemetery
cemetery is located on the Front Road of Bay de Verde. The
earliest dated headstone is 1832 and the latest is 1884.
Eleanor Mangan (1832) is the earliest dated headstone of all
the cemeteries in Bay de Verde. The first Roman Catholic
church in Bay de Verde was built in the southeast corner of
this cemetery in 1810.
Eleanor Mangan (1793 1832)
Timothy Dineen (1772
James Manning (1829
Pricilla Power (1850
(Age six years)
William Moore (Age two years
and six months)
(Age seven months)
(Age three weeks)
Thomas Noonan (1858 1874)
Johanna Noonan (
Edmund Moore (1800
cemetery is located on Blundons Point in Bay de Verde. The
earliest dated headstone is 1852 and the latest is 1922. It
was a family cemetery, however, two children of Reverend
Oliver and Maria Rouse are buried here.
Caroline Blundon (1840 1855)
Catherine Blundon (1840 1861)
William Blundon (1824 1862)
Caroline Blundon (1842 1871)
Stephen Blundon (1835 1872)
Ann E. Blundon (1849
also two children who died in infancy
This cemetery is
located on the west side of Church Hill. The earliest dated
headstone is 1863 and the latest is 1908.
William Barter (1794
Rev. Oliver Rouse (1820 1869)
Susanna Barter (1798
Deborah Emberley (1847 1875)
Minnie A. Frost (1874
Mary Jane Riggs (1856 1897)
Henry Emberley (1839 1899)
George Jacobs (1827
Alice Lockyer (1865
Henry T. Blundon (1865 1902)
Johanna Barter (1833 1903)
Willie Lockyer (1902
William Barter (1827
Newman Riggs (1853
John Emberley (1830 1905)
William Emberley (1857 1905)
George E. Blundon (1877 1906)
William Lockyer (1837 1907)
William Barter (1891
cemetery is located on Blundons Point in Bay de Verde. This
was a family cemetery. There are just two headstones in this
cemetery. Both have exactly the same inscriptions. There are
many other graves marked with slate markers and wooden crosses
that have fallen into the ground.
John Emberley (1808 1868)
This cemetery is
located to the north of Alfred Jacobs house. Slate grave
markers were visible above ground within living memory,
however they have now all disappeared into the ground. If
there were any headstones they too have gone into the ground.
It was a family graveyard and was attended by members of the
Jacobs family until recent times.
Roman Catholic Cemetery
cemetery is located on Walshs Hill just to the west of the
house of Raymond and Mary Riggs. In the summer of 1993 there
was just one rather large headstone left standing. The only
marking discernable at that time was the numeral 75.
Local folklore has it that the people who died on the
immigrant ship Fanny while it was in Bay de Verde in
1811, are buried here.
Old Roman Catholic Cemetery
cemetery is located on the main highway entering Bay de Verde.
The earliest headstone is 1861. It is used today by Bay de
Verde and Red Head Cove only where family plots are still
available. The following transcriptions were provided by
Brendan Doyle. Two hundred and thirty-seven in all.
Mary Catherine Noonan
2. Michael Noonan
3. Bernard Noonan
4. John Noonan
5. Ellen Noonan
6. Dennis Noonan
7. Mary M. Noonan
8. Mary Noonan
9. Ellen Broaders
10. James Woodrow
11. Frances Woodrow
13. Mary Clare Noonan
14. Lawrence Keyes
15. Cecelia Keyes
16. Thomas Noonan
17. Catherine Noonan
18. James Walsh
19. Mary E. Walsh
20. Sarah North
21. John Noonan of
22. Patrick Noonan of
23. Julia Walsh Noonan
24. Patrick Noonan
25. Mark Noonan
26. John Bernard
27. Walter Walsh
28. William F.
29. Brenda Marie
30. Michael Walsh
32. Kathleen Broderick
33. William Broderick
34. Alice Broaders
35. James Noonan
36. Patrick F. Noonan
37. Angela Walsh
38. Genevieve North
39. Andrew Walsh
40. John Walsh of
41. Ellen C. Walsh
42. Patrick Walsh
43. Mary Walsh
44. Richard Walsh
45. Patrick Keyes
46. Margaret Keyes
47. Leo Walsh
48. Ellen Keyes
49. William Walsh
50. Bridget Walsh
51. Ronnie Walsh
52. Annie Walsh
53. Edward Walsh
54. Michael Broaders
55. Annie Butt Walsh
56. John Walsh
57. Francis Walsh of
58. Dennis Noonan
59. Michael Keyes
60. Cecelia Hatch
61. William Walsh
62. Alice Hyde Walsh
63. Jeremirah Quinlan
64. Johanna Quinlan
65. Margaret Quinlan
67. Ellen Woodrow
68. Thomas Doyle
69. Ellen Doyle
70. James Broaders
71. Catherine Doyle
72. Thomas Rice
( - 1938)
73. Richard Hatch
74. Daniel ONeill
(1839 1861) (First burial in this graveyard.)
76. Thomas ONeill
(1814 - 1884)
77. John ONeill
78. Michael ONeill
79. Theresa ONeill
81. Michael J.
82. Ellen ONeill
83. John ONeill
84. Daniel ONeill
85. Thomas ONeill
86. Alice ONeill
87. Thomas ONeill
88. Elizabeth North
89. Mary Noonan North
90. Andrew North
91. James North
92. Thomas North
93. Mary North
94. William North
95. Theresa Noonan
96. Richard Fleming
97. Cicily Fleming
98. William North
99. Mary Riggs North
100. William North
102. Michael North
103. James Cottar
104. Richard Woodrow
105. Ellen Woodrow
106. Jeremirah Woodrow
107. Thomas Doyle
108. Catherine Doyle
109. Daniel Doyle
110. Patrick Noonan
111. Daniel Murphy
112. Patrick murphy
113. James B. Murphy (1895
114. James Murphy
115. Mary Murphy
116. Pte. Ronald
117. Ellen Regina
118. Gregory J. Noonan
119. Moses Rice
120. Peter Rice
122. Mary Rice
123. John Rice
124. Mary J. Rice
125. John Kehoe
125. Julia Kehoe
126. Patrick Rice
127. Bridget Rice
129. Leo Hatch
130. Bridget Cottar
131. William Rice
132. Michael Hyde
133. James Rice
134. James Kavanagh
135. Alice Kavanagh
136. Albert Quinlan
137. James Hyde
138. Martha Hyde
139. Patrick Hyde
(age 68 yrs. )
140. Mary Anne Hyde
141. James Moore
142. Mary Moore
143. Mary Rice
144. Richard Hatch
145. Richard Hatch
146. Mahala Hatch
147. Elizabeth Hatch
(no date )
148. John Joe Hatch
149. William Hatch
150. Alice Hatch
151. Mary Hatch
( - 1925)
152. Richard Hatch
153. John Brady
154. Margaret Brady
155. Thomas Noonan
156. Michael Hyde
157. James Moore
158. Andrew Moore
159. Elizabeth Moore
160. Thomas Moore
161. Daniel Murphy
162. Richard Woodrow
163. Theresa Woodrow
164. Nellie Woodrow
165. Henry Conway
166. Josephine Conway
167. Patrick Riggs
168. Andrew Riggs
169. Mary Riggs
170. Marguarite Riggs
171. Andrew Riggs
( no date )
172. Margaret Riggs
( no date
173. Mary Brady
174. Margaret Brady
175. Michael Brady
176. Glen J. Power
177. Edward Noonan
178. Dennis Hatch
179. James Rice
180. William Hatch
( - 1936)
181. William Noonan
182. Margaret Noonan (
183. Nellie Noonan
( - 1942)
184. Daniel Noonan
185. James Rice
186. William Hatch
( - 1936)
187. Jeremirah Quinlan
188. Elizabeth Quinlan
189. Dennis McCarthy (
190. Helen McCarthy
191. Philip McCarthy
( - 1936)
193. Leo Colbert
194. Daniel Lynch
195. Jimmy Broaders
196. Thomas Broaders
197. Ellen Broaders
198. Patrick Kehoe
199. Eugene Hatch
200. Arthur Hyde
201. Ellen Hyde
202. Alice Colbert
203. Bridget Rice
204. Thomas Rice
( - 1931)
205. Patrick Hogan
206. Annie Hogan
207. Andrew Hogan
208. Peter Quinlan
209. Mary Quinlan
210. Anne Martin
211. Jeremirah Quinlan
212. Andrew Moore
213. Catherine Walsh
214. Thomas Moore
215. Daniel Moore
216. Louisa Moore
217. John Hatch
218. Mary Hatch
219. Thomas Moore
220. Mary Ellen Rice
221. James Cottar
222. James Cottar
( - 1891)
223. Julia Hogan
224. Ellen Hogan
225. Mary Abbott
227. Annie Hyde
228. Dennis Hyde
229. Andrew Hyde
230. Andrew Hyde
231. Louisa Hyde
232. William Hatch
233. Nellie J. Hatch
234. Daniel Norris
235. Clara B. Norris
236. Annie May Hogan
237. Monica Noonan
location of this cemetery is on the main road entering Bay de
Verde. It has been used since 1910. The following gravesites
in this cemetery are an exact copy of the transcriptions of
Florence Blundon Cowan up to 1992.
Erected by Agnes Emberley for her husband John who died
31st December 1923 - age 44years. Also their son
Raymond age 8 days and daughter Annie Gertrude age 2 weeks
Jabez Keats 1923
Elizabeth, wife of William Jacobs, died 4th
of February 1921 age 89 years.
Mary A., daughter of Peter and Elizabeth A. Keats. Died
6th of October 1930 age 26 years and 5 months.
Job, husband of Annie Jacobs died June 21st
1943 age 55 years.
Elsie, daughter of Job and Anne Jacobs. Died January 4th
1935 age 15 years and 6 months.
William Jacobs died July 5th 1932.
Maria Coish died April 22nd 1936 age 67
Richard, husband of Maria Coish, died December 27, 1931
age 67 years.
Robert Emberley died February 23rd, 1922 age
59 years. Erected by his wife Sarah.
Mary Ann, daughter of Absolem and Sarah Emberley. March
30, 1925 May 18th 1925.
James Lockyer died June 16th, 1929 age 60
years. Wife Eliza Ann died August 25th 1934 age 69
Lucy Emberley died October 18th, 1970 age 81
Nehemiah, husband of Lucy Riggs died June 24th,
1926 age 49 years.
Florence Riggs, June 1st, 1924 December
16th, 1933 age 9 years.
Lucy Vivian Riggs, November 26th, 1945
November 22nd, 1946.
Roland Riggs died May 31st, 1925 age 4 years
and 2 months.
Ruby M. infant
Ellsworth G., son of William C. and Mabel Riggs,
1941 May 2nd, 1942.
Mary, wife of Newman Riggs, died July 7th,
1926 age 68 years.
Florence, daughter of Mary and the late Newman Riggs,
died December 30th, 1923 age 26 years.
Newman, son of William C. and Mabel Riggs. Died
September 28th 1936 age 1 day.
Rosanna Emberley died August 17th, 1929 age
Amelia, daughter of George and Emma Norris. Died
January 20, 1927 age 18 years.
Azariah Jacobs died August 23rd 1919 age 67
years. Erected by his wife and daughter.
Archibald, son of Arthur and Dinah Emberley, killed May
14th 1953 age 22 years.
Jesse Louise Emberley died October 6th, 1918
age 49 years.
Thomas, husband of Rosanna Emberley, died February 21st,
1919 age 75 years and 6 months.
Dulcie may Emberley died 1922 age 15 months.
William Emberley died September 27, 1940 age 61 years.
John Charles, son of Hubert and Susannah Barter, died
September 17, 1936 age I month and 10 days.
James barter died February 2nd, 1927 age 65
Mary Barter died December 2nd, 1947 age 84
Kezia Emberley died December 13th, 1929 age
Frederick Emberley died July 23rd, 1964 age
80 years. Erected by his wife and daughter.
Walter Norris died August 17th 1957 age 68
Maud Norris died September 24th 1957 age 55
Leah, wife of Moses Riggs, died September 17th,
1957 age 59 years.
James Norris died January 31st, 1955 age 59
Wife, Mary Emberley, died October 17th, 1967
age 69 years.
George Norris died October 11th 1932 age 72
Wife, Emma died October 19th, 1944 age 74
Erected by their daughter Gertrude.
Minnie, wife of John Blundon, died December 16th,
1929 age 20 years.
E. Janet, wife of Moses Blundon, died March 1, 1934 age
Annie Louise, daughter of Moses and Janet Blundon, died
March 27th,1938 age 11 years.
James Blundon died December 3rd, 1959 age 72
Hannah, wife of James Blundon, died October 3rd, 1928
age 27 years.
Annie Vera, daughter of Frederick and Kezia Emberley
died August 22nd 1918 age 3 years and 7 months.
Jabez Pryor died January 29th, 1930 age 58
years and 4 months. Erected by his wife, Sarah.
Mrs. Martha Pryor died October 24th, 1916
age 70 years.
Robert Barter died August 1st, 1957 age 83
Mary Jane Barter died May 11th,1955 age 70
William Blundon, husband of Louisa Blundon, died
November 5th, 1932 age 70 years.
Louisa, wife of William Blundon, died October 1st,
1952 age 82 years.
Infants graves -
Those are the graves of Mark Blundon born June 3rd,
1939 and Maud Blundon born July 6th, 1943. Both
died as young children.
James Ariel Norris, October 4th, 1956
October 29th, 1957.
Diana Jane, wife of Arthur Emberley, died October 3rd,
1957 age 56 years.
Henry Thomas, husband of Selina Riggs, died February 12th,
1960 age 86 years.
Leonard Riggs October 2nd, 1916 July 20th,
1971. Erected by his Mother.
Albert, husband of Amander Emberley, died April 14th,
1960 age 76 years.
Amander Emberley died February 14th, 1963
age 75 years.
Elizabeth Jane Coish
Simeon Lockyer 1907
Vera Violet, daughter of Dinah and Joseph Lockyer
December 5th, 1942 March 22nd,
Anne, wife of John Lockyer, December 31st,
1937 July 29th, 1971.
Lyndon Joseph, son of John and Anne Lockyer, March 29th,
1971 July 19th, 1971.
Charles Barter died December 8th, 1937 age
Anne Barter died November 30th, 1959 age 85
Alice, daughter of John and Eva Lockyer, died June 3rd,
1935 age 3 years and 7 months.
Edna, daughter of John and Eva Lockyer, died July 11th,
1917 age 4 years.
John Lockyer died August 30th, 1920 age 80
Annie, wife of John Lockyer, died January 7th,
1914 age 64 years.
W.H. Lockyer died September 7th, 1938 age 63
years. Erected by his wife Janet.
Janet Lockyer September
16th, 1885 December 18th, 1973.
Jane, daughter of Stephen R. and Caroline Emberley,
died June 22nd, 1939 age 16 years.
William, son of Stephen and Jessie Louisa Eady, died
September 11th, 1914 age 28 years.
Jessie Louisa Eady died October 11th, 1919
age 64 years.
George S. Lockyer
1876 1947. Elizabeth Lockyer 1879 1947.
John, husband of Eva Lockyer, died December 5th,
1955 age 90 years.
Eva Lockyer died June 16th, 1958 age 79
Edward Emberley April
19th, 1878 November 17th, 1960 age
Matilda Emberley, daughter of Edward and Esther, died
April 17th, 1916 age 7 weeks.
Irene Emberley, daughter of Edward and Esther, died
March 9th, 1921 age 3 years and 3 Months.
Esther, wife of Edward Emberley, died September 2nd,
1930 age 40 years and 3 Months
Frank Coish, NFLD Overseas Forestry Unit
World War 11
Thomas Coish, husband of Florence Coish, died July 4th,
1958 age 78 years.
Florence, wife of Thomas Coish, died August 23rd,1956
age 69 years.
William Stanley Lockyer died August 27th,
1961 age 68 years.
Hubert Barter died November 18th, 1969 age
Susanna Beatrice, wife of Hubert Barter, died January
14th, 1963 age 63 years.
Violet, wife of Ernest Riggs
October 24th, 1913 April 2nd,
Moses Blundon February
5th,1885 November 24th, 1965.
Elsie, wife of Moses Blundon, died December 7th,
1960 age 66 years.
Ernest Riggs November
30th, 1908 January 7th, 1990.
Joseph, husband of Martha Norris, died November 10th,
1966 age 87 years.
Frank Frost November
25th, 1893 June 10th, 1959
Winnifred Frost January
1st, 1902 February 17th, 1977.
Directly south of the above two headstones are two
wooden headboards bearing the initials J.M. and R.M.
Information from relatives say that they belong to Jessie
Maidment who died June 7th, 1973 and her infant son
Robert Maidment who died a years or so before his mother.
Stephen Emberley October
25th, 1885 January 15th, 1961 age 75
years and three months.
John N., husband of Vera Blundon, August 4th,
1912 February, 1969.
Joseph, wife of Jane Emberley, died April 16th,
1916 age 67 years.
Jane Emberley died November 26th, 1947 age
97 years. Erected by her son Absolem.
Stephen Russel Emberley died February 5th,
1923 age 42 years and nine months. Erected by his wife and
Caroline E., wife of Stephen R. Emberley, died August 5th,
1960 age 77 years.
Baxter, son of John C. and Ann E. Emberley, died
January 7th, 1914 age 4 years and 4 months.
Mary, wife of Henry Emberley, died December 2nd,
1920 age 79 years.
Ida, wife of Stephen Emberley, died March 29th,
1935 age 42 years.
William James, son of Stephen and Ida Emberley, died
January 2nd, 1916 age 1 year and 11 months.
Hubert, son of Stephen and Ida Emberley, died December
11, 1918 age 1 year and 6 months.
James Jacobs died December 12, 1921 age 80 years and 10
Joseph H. Emberley died January 19th, 1956
age 79 years and 11 months.
Sarah Ann, wife of Joseph Emberley, died September 24,
1958 age 72 years.
Susan Emberley 1896
Stephen Coish died 1960
Beatrice Coish died 1959
Henry Jacobs 1886
William T. Sutton died September 10th, 1961
age 79 years.
Kenneth Keats died September 15th, 1958 age
Susanna, wife of Joseph Keats, died may 24th,
1953 age 59 years.
Joseph Keats died August 5th,1987 age 93
Lillian Coish died December 16th, 1955 age
George Seymour, husband of Mary Ann Emberley, died
September 14th, 1915 age 31 years.
Isaac, husband of Emalia Emberley, died May 21st,
1913 age 31 years.
Directly north of and next to the headstone of George
Seymour Emberley is a wooden cross with W.E. Sr. inscribed.
Relatives say it is the headboard of William Emberley Sr., a
brother of George and Isaac listed above.
Mary, wife of John Emberley, died December 16th,
1914 age 71 years.
Leonard, son of George and Emma Norris, died July 27th,
1911 age 7 years. Erected by his sister Gertrude.
Emily Jane, wife of Silas Sutton, died June 7th,
1923 age 35 years and daughter Sarah who died July 27th,
1913 age 1 day.
Henry Blundon died July 12th, 1913 age 84
Caroline, child of Duncan and Catherine Blundon, died
October 29th, 1910 age 3 years and 3 months.
John, son of William H. and the late Jane Riggs, died
April 19th, 1915 age 30 years.
William B., husband of Sarah Ann Riggs, died August 30th,
1918 age 39 years. Also daughter Annie Jane, died August 17th,
1918 age 4 months.
Baby boy, Lesley Riggs
Mary Maud, wife of Thomas Sutton, died December 25th,
1951 age 60 years.
Elijah, husband of Isabella Sutton,died January January
24th, 1924 age
Isabella, wife of Elijah Sutton, died August 30th,
1924 age 70 years.
John Charles, wife of Violet Sutton, died September 15th,
1933 age 38 years.
Violet Sutton died October 17th, 1975 age 75
Tryphena, daughter of Silas and Emily Sutton, died
September 20th, 1923 age 7 years and 6 months.
William, son of Joseph and mary Jane Lockyer, died
January 29th, 1919 age 8 years.
Wooden headboard north of William lockyer, above, bears
the initials J.L.
Charles Froude, died January 3rd, 1919 age
Susanna, wife of Charles Froude, died August 24th,
1920 age 79 years.
Jubal Carberry, son of Thomas and Hannah Sutton, died
January 3rd, 1919 age 6 years.
John, son of John and Eva Sutton, died August 2nd,
1919 age 1 years and 4 months.
Joseph, son of John and Eve Sutton, died May 17th,
1919 age 8 years and 6 months.
Leittia, wife of Simeon Jacobs, died September 21st,
1911 age 63 years.
This headstone is in a plot which contains three wooden
headboards with no identification.
Caroline, daughter of William and jane riggs, died
October 9th, 1931 age 21 years.
Frank, son of William and Priscilla Blundon, died July
6th, 1915 age 16 years.
Ann, wife of Moses blundon, died June 7th,
1923 age 53 years.
Clara Edith, daughter of Newman and Mary Riggs, died
August 29th, 1910 age 24 years.
Richard, husband of Maria Sutton, died August 14th,
1913 age 75 years.
Mary Ann, daughter of Thomas and Hannah Sutton, died
September 18th, 1917 age 2 months.
Max Coish died January 1929.
Letitia, wife of William Henry Stephens, died March 2nd,
1913 age 47 years.
William Henry Stephens died April 22nd, 1932
age 63 years.
Mary Ann Stephens died April 14th, 1947 age
62 years and 6 months.
James Coish died May 8th, 1985
A wooden headboard bearing the initials E.N. Residents
say it is the grave of Edward Norris, brother of Joseph and
Henry Edward Blundon
John, husband of Sarah Blundon. October 11th,
1909 August 26th, 1974 age 64 years and 10
Harrison Riggs, veteran of World War 11, died October
20th, 1974 age 58 years. Erected by his wife and
Amelia Emberley died September 8th, 1972 age
79 years. Erected by her sons Tom and Ike.
This was the first burial in the new section of the
Moses Eady January
29th, 1895 November 7th, 1976.
June 24th, 1903 -
May 21st, 1981.
Stephen J. Eady
October 20th, 1943 November 3rd,
November 24th, 1949
March 2nd, 1911 June 28, 1981
Albert Blundon December
6th, 1910 February 11th, 1987.
January 20th, 1913 November 17th,
Erected by his wife Dinah and family.
Ambrose Norris 1926
M. April 28th, 1943
Erected by Cyril, Everett, Llewellyn and brother John.
Grave with wooden headboard with initials W.T.B.
Relatives say this the grave of William Thomas Blundon (Bill
Tom) who died Jan. 18th, 1990 ge 80 years.
Veteran of World War 11.
Stephen H. Emberley
Emily J. Pryor
June 14th, 1946
November 4th, 1983
Mary Jane Warren
February 27th, 1909 December 25th,
1983 age 74
years and 2 Months.
Royal Navy W.
W. 11 1918
Erected by his wife.
Clayton, son of Stella and Rod Burt.
October 27th, 1943 April 25th,
William James Emberley died June 10th, 1937
age 61 years. Erected by his wife and children.
Jane Ann Emberley
died January 9th, 1974
age 89 years. Erected by family.
Stephen Blundon died
May 1st, 1957 age 81 years.
Mary Ellen Blundon died October 11th, 1959 age 82 ½ years.
William Sutton died May 5th, 1966 age 57
years. This headstone is in a family plot with three other
graves each with a wooden headboard with the names Eva Sutton,
John Sutton and Ella Sutton inscribed.
Residents say William Sutton died in 1967 and 1966 is
an error on his stone.
Joseph Blundon died February 3rd, 1939 age
Sarah Margaret Blundon
May 12th, 1883 April 6th,
Ethel Maude Blundon
an infant with a wooden cross bearing a metal plate.
Directly west of Ethel Maud Blundon is a wooden cross
bearing the initials N.B. Residents say this is the grave of
Nemiah Blundon, brother of William Thomas Blundon.
Wooden headboard of an infant bearing the initials D.B. Grave of Daphne Blundon, daughter of Bill Tom and Louie
Wooden headboard bearing the initials J.B. Grave of
Justin Blundon son of Bill Tom and Louie Blundon.
Joseph keats died December 26th, 1959 age 87
years and 8 months.
November 10th, 1893 May 31th,1970.
May 7th, 1898 October 22nd,
Josiah, husband of Minnie Blundon, died September 22nd,
1946 age 67 years.
Minnie Blundon died October 23rd, 1949 age
Eleanor Brown died January 20th, 1940 age 83
Julia Benson died September 9th, 1958 age 95
years and 6 months.
Robert, husband of Harriet Emberley, December 21st,1895
July 20th, 1940.
Duncan Blundon died May 5th, 1958 age 84
Catherine, wife of Duncan Blundon, died February 7th,
1950 age 68 years.
Stephen, son of William and Caroline Lockyer, died
August 19th, 1947
age 64 years.
Moses Lockyer died February 12th, 1962 age
75 years and 3 months. Erected by his daughters.
Mary Bertha, wife of Moses Lockyer, died April 24th,
1947 age 58 years and 4 months.
Daniel, husband of Caroline Emberley, died March 23rd,
1952 age 65 years and 6 months.
Caroline, wife of Daniel Emberley,
October 5th, 1883 September 29th,
1971 age 88 years.
James, husband of Lillian,
July 12th, 1869 October 27th,
Lillian Emberley died December 6th, 1961 age
Wooden headboard with initials J.W. Emberley.
Moses, husband of Ann Blundon, died March 27th,
1949 age 83 years.
William H. Blundon, February 7th, 1903
February 23rd, 1955. Erected by his wife.
William C. Riggs
August 15th, 1889 June 25th,
January 7th, 1905 September 22nd,
Roderick Burt died April 22nd, 1967 age 51
Remebered by wife Stella and son Paul and family.
October 29th, 1881 April 15th,
Grace Ann Sutton
October 30, 1891 May 3th, 1988.
Edward Lockyer died March 29th, 1965 age 73
Ethel Maud, wife of Edward Lockyer, died June 16th,
1963 age 74 years.
Wooden headboard bearing the initials L.L. Relatives
said its the grave of Llewellyn Lockyer who died July 4th,
1992 age 74 years.
Levi Coish died April 13th, 1972 age 54
years. Woodsman, Newfoundland
Forestry Unit W.W.
11. In the same plot is an unmarked headboard . Relatives say
it is the grave of Beatrice Coish (wife of Levi Coish).
Elijah Sutton February
9th, 1909 July 29th, 1973.
Erected by his sister Bella and family.
James Sutton died March 4th, 1983 age 56
Jesse Sutton died June 18th, 1969 age 46
Caroline blundon died May 9th, 1969 age 49
years 6 months. Erected by her husband and children.
Chesley Coish died October 29th, 1969 age 69
Jesse Coish died June 5th, 1970
Wooden headboard with initials H.B.
Relatives say it is the grave of Harriet Burt 1st
wife of Roderick Burt.
Gary Pryor Wooden
Lynn Marie, daughter of Pleaman and Marion Hopkins.
Died September 28th, 1966 age 22 months.
Wooden headboard with initials L.L. Residents say that
that this is the grave of Llewellyn Lockyer, son of Stephen
and Eva Lockyer, who died in infancy.
Charles Coish died November 8th, 1957 age 84
North of Charles Coish is a headboard wit just the
initial W inscribed on it. This is possibly the grave of
William Coish, son of Charles Coish.
A small grave enclosed by a fence with
C on a
Annie Pryor wooden
A small wooden headboard with initials S.B.
Lydia Coish died May 20th, 1966 age 59
June 11th, 1899 April 29th,
1970. Erected by his brother. This is a fenced family plot
with two other graves. There is an unmarked wooden cross on
Robert Coish died July 2nd, 1958 age 82
Sarah Jane Coish died June 5th, 1957 age 77
Allan Coish died January 27th, 1965 age 78
years. Erected by his wife.
1890 1978 age
87 years and 6 months.
October 2nd, 1918 February 17th,
Daniel, husband of Annie Blundon
November 12th, 1892 February 24th,
Annie Selina Blundon
Charity, daughter of Daniel and Annie Blundon,
November 21st, 1919 November 2nd,
James T. Blundon died September 29th, 1949
age 74 years.
Lavinia, wife of James Blundon, died February 24th,
1934 age 53 years.
Mark Moore Blundon, son of James and Lavinia Blundon, April 29th,1913 December 31st,
James, son of Elijah and Isobel Sutton, died September
4th, 1922 age 33 years.
died March 28th, 1922 age 28 years.
Louisa Jane, wife of Charles Coish, died April 13th,
1921 age 36 years.
small wooden headboard.
Erected by his wife Martha.
William Blundon died June 1st, 1953 age 81
years. Erected by William T. and Cyril Blundon.
Charity, wife of Moses Blundon, died september 29th,
1928 age 82 years.
Moses, husband of Charity Blundon, died October 5th,
1918 age 68 ½ years.
Mabel, daughter of George and Georgina Duffett, died
January 22nd, 1913 age 16 years and 5 months.
Rossiter Coe Blundon died August 15th, 1976
age 68 years. Mary
Ann Blundon died December 27th, 1991.
is a fenced plot.
Selina, wife of John Thomas Keats, died june 20th,
1925 age 59 years. Erected by her son.
Theresa Blundon died September 27th, 1911
age 65 years.
Small grave with wooden headboard
James Blundon died September 2nd, 1903 age
74 years. Relatives say the year should read 1913.
Directly north of and next to James Blundon are four
graves with wooden headboards with no marking.
Richard Coish June 8th, 1914 April 8th,
by his wife.
William, husband of Augusta Barter, September 17th,
1907 October 29th, 1985 age 78 years.
August 12, 1918 May 11th, 1985.
Elsie L. Blundon
Febuary 25th, 1918 August 4th,
Edward S. Blundon March 9th, 1917 April
Alma Grace Blundon
Glenn R. Blundon
Lizzie Flo Blundon
Duncan Oliver Blundon
Clarence Levi Sutton
August 29th, 1917 November 3rd,
Erected by his wife.
John, son of William Blundon, 1903 1977.
age 72 years.
Sarah Jane Coish
August 6th, 1909 December 4th,
1978. Erected by husband Joseph.
John Riggs 1915
Harvey John Blundon
December 5th, 1902 July 9th,
Wooden headboard with initials J.J.E.Relatives say that
this is the grave of Joseph John Emberley.
September 1st, 1892 February 17th,
December 6th, 1898 February 27th,
December 19th, 1923 February 23rd,
1920 1982. Erected by husband Cyril, sons Everett
and Llewellyn, brothers Stanley and John.
1926 1987. Erected by wife Marjorie.
Frederick Blundon died march 20, 1992 age 67 years.
Llewellyn Lockyer died July 4, 1992 age 74 years.
Emily Pryor died September 13, 1992
Meriam Blundon died October 24, 1993
Randy Emberley died May 26, 1994 age 25 years.
Moses Riggs died October 2, 1994 age 98 years.
James Barter died February 28, 1995 age 72 years.
Suzanne Blundon died April 8, 1995 age 88 years.
Donald Barter died June 24, 1995 age 54 years.
Archibald Pryor died October 16, 1995 age 88 years.
William Blundon died May 18, 1996 age 37 years.
John Sutton died May 20, 1996 age 47 years.
Perry Emberley died August 17, 1996 age 26 years.
Pamela Coish died August 17, 1996 age 23 years.
Stella Burt died November 24, 1996 age 82 years.
Herbert Blundon died November 28, 1996 age 84 years.
Bertha Jacobs died November 30, 1996 age 96 years.
Reuben Emberley died March 2, 1997 age 77 years.
Charles Norris died March 26, 1997 age 70 years.
Freda Sutton died May 23, 1997 age 77 years.
Allen Blundon died June 27, 1997 age 78 years.
Cathy North died June 25, 1998 age 43 years.
William Riggs died October 24, 1998 age 58 years.
Agusta Barter died July 9, 1999 age 89 years.
cemetery is located off Highland Road near the houses of
Philip Walsh and
Walsh. Isaac Keats is said to be the first buried here in
1931. This cemetery is
exclusively by Jehovah Witnesses.
found in this cemetery are as follows:
William James Keats -
Rebecca Keats -
Jane Hopkins -
de Verde Roman Catholic Cemetery (new)
Cemetery is located on the main highway entering Bay de Verde.
Used by Bay de Verde and Red head Cove. It is always used
except for the occasional burial in family plots in the old
cemetery. The following information was provided by Brendan
Patrick J. Hatch
died December 10th, 1975 age 53 years. First
burial in this cemetery.
Jeremirah Woodrow died
in 1976 age 67 years.
Alphonsus Hatch died
August 12th, 1976 age 81 years.
William Broaders died
December 26th, 1976 age 76 years.
Jeremirah Hogan died
1976 age 43 years.
Patrick Hyde died
June 18th, 1977 age 56 years.
Philip Colbert died
Mary (aunt Min) Noonan
died in 1977.
Daniel Riggs of Andrew
died in 1977 age 50 years
Richard Noonan died
March 8th, 1977 age 65 years.
Thomas North died
July 1st, 1977 age 17 years (accidently)
Elias Walsh died
June 27th,1978 age 73 years.
Ann Jo Broaders died
February 17th, 1978 age 86 years.
Pauline Broderick died
June 30th, 1978 age 72 years.
Thomas Rice died
August 9th, 1978 age 67 years.
Dennis Noonan died
in 1978 age 90 years.
Andrew Rice died
in 1978 age 71 years.
Veronica Rice died
in 1978 age 74 years.
Peter Sullivan died
November 1978 age 80 years. ( WW1 Veteran)
Marcella Noonan died
in 1979 age 82 years.
Ellen Cotter died
in 1979 age 91 years.
Alice Colbert died
June 7th, 1980 age 76 years.
James Broaders died
in 1980 age 72 years.
died in 1980. (accidently)
William Broaders died
in 1980 age 69 years.
Gladys Wiswman died
Michael Roy Keyes
died in 1980
William Woodrow died
in 1980 age 60 years.
Cyril Broaders died
in 1981 age 60 years.
Alice North died
in 1981 age 56 years.
Francis Noonan died
December 12th, 1981 age 57 years.
John Walsh December
22nd, 1981 age 71 years.
Andrew Murphy died
February 19th, 1982 age 84 years.
Gerard North died
May 4th, 1982 age 17 years
Margaret Doyle died
in July 1982 age 64 years.
Thomas Doyle died
in September 1982 age 66 years.
John Noonan died
in 1982 age 61 years.
Joseph North died
in September 1982 age 68 years.
James Moore died
December 11th, 1982 age 74 years.
Edmund Broaders died
in April 1983 age 51 years.
Eta Noonan died
March 31st, 1983 age 73 years.
42) Julia North died in April 1983 age 70 years.
Patrick Woodrow died
June 11th, 1984 age 72 years.
Josephine Keyes died
in June 1984 age 73 years.
Patrick Broaders July
15th, 1984 age 50 years
Lawrence Walsh died
October 25th, 1984 age 72 years.
Andrew Rice died
October 31st, 1984 age 77 years.
Patrick North died
January 11th, 1985 age 77 years.
Michael Broaders died
January 18th, 1965 age 82 years.
Madeline Walsh died
February 12th, 1985 age 69 years.
Gertrude Moore February
24th, 1985 age 76 years.
Leo Keyes died
in 1985 age 73 years.
Herbert Chapman died
August 1st, 1985 age 80 years.
Kevin Moore died
August 2nd, 1985 age 76 years.
William Hatch died
October 26th, 1985 age 82 years.
James McCarthy died
December 20th, 1985 age 91 years.
Patrick Walsh died
June 28th, 1986 age 73 years.
Martin North died
January 28th, 1986 age 40 years.
William Fleming died
February 13th, 1986 age 81 years.
Maurice Quinlan died
February 26th, 1983 age 73 years.
Rose Mary Keats died
March 12th, 1983 age 32 years.
Patrick Walsh died
March 31st, 1986 age 92 years.
Anne Kinsella died
August 18th, 1986 age 68 years.
Peter Quinlan died
January 27th, 1987 age 64 years. (WW1 veteran)
John Rice died
February 27th, 1987 age 58 years.
Margaret Ann Connolly
died May 8th, 1987 age 71 years.
Nora Noonan died
July 5th, 1987 age 21 years. (accidently)
Margaret Hatch died
July 20th, 1987 age 86 years.
Gerald Broaders died
December 12th, 1987 age 26 (accidently)
Thomas Walsh died
April 4th, 1988 age age 91 years.
Maud Riggs died
January 1st, 1988 age 78 years.
Anne Hatch died
April 6th, 1988 age age 91 years.
Francis Keyes died
July 4th, 1988 age 76 years.
Lawrence Walsh died
September 6th, 1988 age 67 years.
Louise Walsh died
January 4th, 1989 age 40 years.
James Riggs March
31st, 1989 age 84 years.
Mary Walsh died
July 1989 age 75 years.
James Hyde died
July 1989 age 56 years.
John F. Hatch died
July 1989 age 70 years.
Fabian Noonan died
November 20, 1989 age 18 years ( accidently)
Alphonses Kehoe died
January 27th, 1990 age 74 years.
Mary Noonan died
February 7th, 1990 age 74 years.
died in March 1990 age 93 years.
Eugene Noonan died
March 18th, 1990 age 73 years.
Gertrude Broaders died
June 1st, 1990 age 83 years.
Catherine Fleming died
November 23rd, 1990 age 82 years
Mary Walsh died
November 25th, 1990 age 82 years.
John R. Woodrow died
November 27th, 1990 age 77 years.
Dorothy Moore died
December 6th, 1990 age 70.
Andrew North died
December 30th, 1990 age 74 years.
Bridget Broderick died
July 17th, 1991 age 71 years.
Eileen Doyle died
in October 1991 age 66 years.
Margaret Hyde died
December 5th, 1991 age 42 years.
Anne Fitzgibbons died
January 25th, 1992 age 75 years.
Daniel Riggs died
October 17th, 1992 age 68 years.
Felix Noonan died
November 27th, 1992 age 63 years.
Francis Walsh died
December 15th, 1992 age 85 years.
Francis Keefe died
May 2nd, 1993 age 69 years.
Millage March died
May 13th, 1993
Gordon Hyde May
27th, 1993 age 55 years.
Josephine Moore died
October 10th, 1993 age 90 years.
Joseph Broderick died
November 25th, 1993 age 77 years.
Cyril Noonan died
December 9th, 1993 age 39 years.
Theresa Walsh (Patrick)
died December 23rd, 1993 age 88 years.
Mary C. Woodrow died
July 3rd, 1984 age 89 years.
Kyle Snelgrove died
October 22nd, 1994 (infant)
Ray mond Hyde December
23rd, 1994 age 69 years.
Jamie Noonan died
March 1st, 1995 age 22 years.
Leo Noonan died
April 5th, 1995 age 74 years.
John Doyle died
April 13th, 1995 age 82 years.
Aidan Murphy died
May 2nd, 1995 age 64 years.
Ann May Walsh died
May 18th, 1995 age 81 years.
Sarah Abbott died
May 29th, 1995 age 49 years.
Edward Walsh died
December 8th, 1995 age 85 years.
Bridget Hatch died
January 23rd, 1996
Michael Hyde died
August 14th, 1996 age 68 years.
Benedict Noonan died
July 22nd, 1997 age 78 years.
Clarence North died
September 15th, 1997 age 74 years.
Ethel Woodrow died
September 20th, 1997 age 80 years.
John Rice died
November 18th, 1997 age 68 years.
Kathleen North died
November 19th, 1997 age 48 years.
Gordon Noonan died
November 21st, 1997 age 37 years.
Leo Kinsella died
January 31st, 1998 age 83 years.
Rita Woodrow died
March 20th, 1998 age 82 years.
Agatha Noonan died
in July 1998 age 81 years.
Ronald Doyle died
November 11th, 1998 age 74 years.
Theresa Walsh (Bernard)
died December 26th, 1998 age 69 years.
Adela Doyle died
September 10th, 1999 age 84 years.
Gerard Broaders died
November 6th, 1999 age 70 years.
Joseph Hyde died
April 14th, 2000 age 73 years.
Margaret North died
April 30th, 2000 age 74 years.
Benedict Broaders died
July 5th, 2000 age 77 years.
Frances Riggs died
August 15th, 2000 age 81 years.
John Keyes died
September 21st, 2000 age 85 years.
Vincent Kehoe died
October 21, 2000 age 68 years.
Alphonsus Hatch died
January 6, 2001 age 60 years
Wilmot Keyes died
January 17th, 2001 age 75 years.
Maud Rice died
in January, 2001
Ronald Hatch died
March 19th, 2001 age 63 years.
Douglas Noonan died
April 19th, 2001 age 86 years.
Mary Broderick died
September 3rd, 2001 age 73 years.
Jeremirah Rice died
November 11th, 2001 age 92 years.
Thomas McCarthy died
January 19th, 2002 age 39 years.
Margaret Hatch died
June 7th, 2002 age 71 years.
John Flynn died
June 30th, 2002 age 74 years.
Kevin keyes died
July 3rd, 2002 age 72 years.
Mary Noonan died
July 26th, 2002 age 63 years.
John Riggs died
August 29th, 2002 age 69 years
Selma Noonan died
October 19th, 2002 age 45 years.
Maria Murphy died
February 13th, 2003 age 89 years.
Josephine Noonan died
April 12th, 2003 age 77 years.
Carmel Norris died
April 14th, 2003 age 62 years.
Edward Patrick Walsh
died April 20th, 2003 age 72 years.
Bridget Walsh died
May 10th, 2003 age 87 years.
Terrence Rice died
May 19th, 2003 age 36 years.
Edward Doyle died
June 8th, 2003 age 82 years.
Elsie Broaders died
June 26th, 2003 age 83 years.
Ronald Hatch died
September 12th, 2003 age 81 years.
William Rice died
September 27, 2003 age 84 years.
Daniel Woodrow died
October 8th, 2003 age 76 years.
Patrick Rice died
October 28th, 2003 age 73 years.
William Walsh died
November 30th, 2003 age 88 years.
Daniel Norris died
February 9th, 2004 age 66 years.
Mary Chapman died
April 26th, 2004 age 82 years.
Cyril Riggs died
May 23rd, 2004 age 71 years.
Marie Noonan died
July 23rd, 2004 age 87 years.
Martina Broaders died
September 27th, 2004 age 81 years.
Alice Abbot March died
October 19th, 2004 age 75 years.
Ann Hatch died
November 8th, 2004 age 69 years.
Alice Hatch died
in September, 2004 age 85 years.
Edmund Woodrow died
August 30th, 2005 age 57 years.
Carmel Cotter Steiger
died in February, 2006 age 62 years.
Julia Hatch Moss died
May 16th, 2006 age 75 years.
Johanna Woodrow died
May 24th, 2006 age 86 years.
Martina Noonan Legge
died October 21st, 2006 age 66 years.
John Walsh died
December 10th, 2006 age 85 years.
James Broderick died
May 24th, 2006 age 50 years.
Mary Rice (of Jeremiah)
died June 2nd, 2007 age 82 years.
Patrick Sullivan died
July 12th, 2007 age 57 years.
Edward Hatch died
July 18th, 2007 age 78 years.
Alice North died
August 24th, 2007 age 84 years.