ODDS AND BOBS
THESE ARE ITEMS THAT MAY BE OF INTEREST, BUT DO NOT BELONG WITH ANY OF THE OTHER INDEXED ITEMS. (listed in date order)
MARRIAGE: 7 May 1656 Newport
HORSEY James & WHITE Ann
witnesses: MEECH William + LEE Nicholas
"Ye man being neere a hundred yeares of age"
BURIAL: 3 Jan 1799 Niton
THOMAS George - age 34 of South Devon Militia, and
Both killed by falling over the cliff in the dark
BURIAL: 5 July 1805 Northwood
HOOPER John - age 33 of Cowes, the Sherriffs Bailiff, who went to Southampton in quest of an officer of whom he had taken a forged bill for 70 pounds, but not being able to find him, he hanged himself, thereby leaving a wife and six children in distress.
BURIAL: 26 Dec 1808 Newchurch
Capt MELIEF - a Russian
Captain of the Russian Fleet, laying at Spithead.
BURIAL: 9 May 1813 Newchurch
TYLER John - of Honble Company ship " Lord Forbes"
Killed by a fall. Spithead. age unknown
BURIAL: 6 Aug 1816 Whippingham
O'CONNOR John - from the Prison Ship, age 4 weeks
BURIAL: 1 April 1819 Newchurch
THOMAS John - age 27 from the American ship "William"
BAPTISM: 4 Oct 1819 Northwood (born c.1804)
FRANCIS George - a native of Brazil - age 15 yrs
son of George FRANCIS of Cowes (Fisherman)
mothers name unknown.
BURIAL: 7 May 1820 House of Industry
FRANCIS George - a negro age 17 yrs
BURIAL: 13 Oct 1836 Chale
STEVENS Charles - age 14 of London
WALKER Samuel - age 32 of London
from the ship "Clarendon"
BURIAL: 19 July 1839 Holy Trinity Cowes
WALKER James Lawrie age 16 of Finsbury Sq. Middlesex
BURIAL: 10 Oct 1839 Holy Trinity Cowes
WALKER Anne Lewrock age 5 of Finsbury Sq. Middlesex
DEATHS: 8 Oct 1857 at Chips Chine, Brixton
Three Portugese merchant seaman accidentally drowned
MARIERA Felix da Rocha,
DE MACEIDO Bernado Gonsalez.
DEATH: 6 May 1862 Newport
TUTTIETT Edward John age 16 (Medical Student)
By administering to himself medicine, to which he had incausiously added an undue proportion of Hydrocianic acid (Inquest 7th May).
H.M.S. VICTORY - 31 May 1879 IW Advertiser, Ryde & Ventnor Times
The renowned old ship "Victory" which has served as a guardship in Portsmouth harbour for so many years, was taken alongside the jetty in the Dockyard on Wednesday to have a new mainmast, the old one having become unserviceable. She has since been taken back to her old moorings.
BURIAL: 26 Dec 1889 Niton (bur: St Lawrence ?)
ADAM G.D. age 19
One of the 10 men forming part of the crew of S.S. "Cleddy-Sunt", after
colliding with S.S. "Isle of Cyprus" on the night of the 19th, were washed
ashore on the 20th, 21st and 24th Dec and buried in one grave.
BAPTISM: 9 April 1891 All Saints Ryde
WALKER Matthew - a Sailor Boy on T.S. "Mercury"
NEWPORT VOLUNTEER FIRE BRIGADE -IW County Press 18 Feb 1893
The members of the newly-formed volunteer Fire Brigade for Newport, have with
commendable spirit and zeal, entered on a systematic course of drill in order to
qualify themselves for the efficient discharge of the important duties they have
undertaken. Elected members are:-
J.P. SHEPARD (captain), Walter MINNS, APPLE, E.ATKEY, BILLOWS, BAINS. A.B.CASE, H.CHAPPELL (hon sec), P.CROUCHER, GRIFFIN, E.HAYLES, HINDMARSH, F.MILLIGAN, T.MURSELL, MCDINE, NORRIS, RAILEY, Frank SHEPARD, W.SHEPARD, H.T.SMITH, G.SHEAF, TAPLIN, P.H.WADHAM, and WICKENS.
Mr SHAW, the Instructor, greatly distinguished himself during his 30 years in the Metropolitan Fire Brigade, having saved 17 lives from fire and 1 from drowning, for which he received two medals and clasp.
1919 DEATHS at the WORKHOUSE - IW County Press -15 Mar
BRINE Herbert J. 38. of Freshwater.
BRITTEN Herbert 50. of Carisbrooke.
BULLEN Mary A.B. 79. of Newport.
COGGER Edith 64. of Newport.
COGGER Violet of Shanklin.
HOLLIS Charles 93. of Ryde.
MOREY Dorcas 69. of Carisbrooke.
RUDD Denby 27. of Stockton-on-Tees.
SALTER George 74. of Carisbrooke.
VINEY Louisa 53. of Kingston.
1919 DEATHS at the COUNTY ASYLUM
HAYDEN Albert, of Binstead.
HOLLOWAY Fanny, of Freshwater.
JEFFERY Jane, of Shanklin.
KINGSWELL Albert, of Godshill.
PERKIS Amy E., of Ryde.
THOMAS Margaret A., of Sandown.
TUCKEY Emma, of Newport.
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