SUPREME COURT OF
Victoria Court Registry
Orders Issued in Divorce and Matrimonial
Vol. 2 Pages 051, 52, 60 Petitioner: wife
Bernhardt Anthony George and
Married 29 Jun 1895 Dissolved: 5 Dec 1905 Absolute: 11
Remarks: 1898 BC Voters List: Tony Bernhardt,
Southgate River, Bute Inlet.
DRI: Anthony George Bernhardt, 6 Sep 1943, 82, Kamloops.
Vol. 2 Pages 054, 55, 62, 64, 65 Petitioner:
Levy Joseph and Martin
Married 20 Jul 1895 at Victoria, BC
Co-respondent(s): Arthur F. Owen &
Remarks: Petition filed 4 Jan 1906; the last
entry was 19 Nov 1906.
1881CEN: Johnson St. Ward, Victoria, p.74, Joseph
LEVY, 34, AUS, hotel keeper, Hebrew.
1891CEN: Johnson St Ward, Victoria, d.4, fam.41: Levy:
J., 43, AUS; Matilda, 32, BC; Mabel, 2, BC & Fred,
MR: Joseph Levy, 49, r.Victoria, b.Sidney, AUS, bach,
furniture dealer, Jew, s.o. Benjamin & Esther mar
Matilda Martin, 35, r. & b.Victoria, wid, d.o. Mr
& Mrs Pilkey, 20 Jul 1895, Victoria.
1901CEN: Victoria, d.12, p.22, l.18-22.
Vol. 2 Pages 056, 57, 58 Petitioner: wife
Bell Roland Edward and --- Constance
Remarks: Constance Mary Bell was given custody
of Winnifred Constance Bell, b.31 Oct 1904. Petition
filed 7 May 1906; the last entry was 16 May 1906.
MR: Roland Bell, 27, r.792 15th Ave E., Vancouver, b.Belgrave, ON, book keeper, Christian,
Nelson Bell & Margaret Dorcas Henry mar Frederica
Ewer, 23, r.401 Robson St, Vancouver, b.Redlands, CA,
USA, Christian, d.o. Charles Frederick Ewer &
Annie Graham Halpin, 21 Feb 1912, Vancouver.
Vol. 2 Pages 061, 63, 67 Petitioner: wife
Hale John Fraser and Sharp
Remarks: Petition filed 29 Jun 1906; the last
entry was 22 Nov 1906. Notices were required to be
placed in Winnipeg newspapers.
1901CEN: Victoria, d.12, p.24, l.12-16.
BR: Edmond Hales Fraser, b.Victoria, 31 Aug 1896, s.o.
John Fraser Hales, clerk, 220 Cook St, Victoria &
Laura Jane Sharp.
Vol. 2 Pages 066, 71, 72 Petitioner: wife
Hugh Ewart and Vaughan
Married 4 Apr 1906 at Victoria, BC
Remarks: It was proved that Hugh Ewart
Campbell-Carson was already married, therefore, the
marriage was ordered null and void, 5 Mar 1907.
MR: Hugh Ewart Campbell Carson, 34, r.Victoria, b.SCT,
bach., lawyer, Psb, s.o. William Ewart mar Lotty Ann
Vaughan, 24, r.Victoria, b.Sault Ste Marie, ON, spin,
Psb, d.o. William Vaughan, 4 Apr 1906, Victoria.
Vol. 2 Pages 073, 74, 78 Petitioner: husband
Portrey Isaac William and Scott
Married 10 May 1902 at Northfield, BC Dissolved: 9 Jul
1907 Absolute: 29 Jun 1908
Co-respondent(s): Harry Manuel
Remarks: Custody of their child, Irene Pearl,
was given to Sarah Ellen Portrey.
MR: Isaac Portrey, 19, r.East Wellington, b.DUR, ENG,
bach., miner, CE, s.o. George & Amelia mar Sarah
Ellen Scott, 17, r.East Wellington, b.St. Helens, LAN,
ENG, spin., CE, d.o. Charles & Margaret Ellen, 10
May 1902, Northfield.
Vol. 2 Pages 075, 85 Petitioner: husband
Latimer John and --- Martha
Co-respondent(s): John Green
Remarks: Petition filed 5 Mar 1908; the last
entry was 25 Nov 1908.
Vol. 2 Pages 076, 77, 87 Petitioner: wife
Rathom John Robert and Crockford
Married 5 Jul 1890 at Departure Bay, Nanaimo, BC
Dissolved: 24 Jun 1908 Absolute: 25 Jan 1909
Co-respondent(s): Florence Mildred Campbell
Remarks: MR: John Robert Rathom, 24,
r.Victoria, b.AUS, bahc., accountant, CE, s.o. Harold
Robert Rathom & Adela Mary Richards mar Mary
Harriet Crockford, 18, r.of C.N. Young, The Bay?,
Victoria, b.Victoria, spin., CE, d.o. William J.
Crockford (d.1884) & Mrs D.E. Deveulle (d.9, p.8,
l.2), 5 Jul 1890, Nanaimo.
DRI: Mary Harriett Rathom, 28 Nov 1943, 71, Victoria.
Vol. 2 Pages 079 Petitioner: husband
Robinson George and Auckland
Married 31 Jan 1899 at Metlakatla, BC
Co-respondent(s): Joseph Sauld
Remarks: Petition filed 10 Sep 1908.
MRI: George Robinson mar Lilly Auckland, 31 Jan 1899,
Metlakatla. (not filmed)
MR: Joseph William Saul, 49, bach, marine fireman, r.
& b.New Westminster, RC, father - Hanna Saul,
mother n/g (she died when he was1y old) mar Eliza
Lillian Auckland, 34, divorced, r. & b.
Metlakatla, CE, d.o. Matthew Auckland & Fanny
Phelan, 10 Jan 1918, Prince Rupert.
Vol. 2 Pages 080, 81, 89 Petitioner: husband
Shepherd Isaac Matthew and --- Margaret
Co-respondent(s): Johnny Tait
Remarks: Petition filed 9 Sep 1908; the last
entry was 8 Feb 1909.
Vol. 2 Pages 082, 84, 90, 97 Petitioner: wife
Stokes William Henry and Livingstone
Married 23 Dec 1903 at Olds, AB Dissolved: 16 Feb 1909
Absolute: 3 Sep 1909
Remarks: They had a three year old daughter.
1901CEN: Red Lodge, AB, p.3: William H. Stokes, b.28
May 1874, 26, b.IND, to CAN 1899, CE, rancher.
1901CEN: Olds, d.1, p.7: Livingston: Oliver, 66, IRL,
farming; Louisa, 55, ON; John S., 22, ON; Mary L., 20,
b.7 Jul 1880, ON & Anna L., 12, ON. All Meth.
MR: Alfred Sidney Donaldson, 33, r.Collingwood,
Vancouver, b.London, ENG, salesman, CE, s.o. George
Donaldson & Alice Donaldson mar Louise Stokes, 32,
r.Collingwood, Vancouver, b.Hamilton, ON, CE, d.o.
Oliver Livingstine & Louise Inglis, 26 Aug 1913,
DN, Times, 17 Feb 1937, p.15: William Henry Stokes,
r.438 Dallas Rd, Victoria, draftsman, Forestry Dept,
BC Gov't, 62, b.Simla, IND, s.o. late Whitley Stokes,
to CAN 37 y ago, resided at Olds, AB, to Victoria 33 y
ago, leaves wid; son John A., ENG & dau: Mrs C.H.
Coull, Victoria; sis: Mrs M.S. Boothsy, Paris, FRA
& Miss Annie Stokes, ENG;
BR: Frank B., ENG.
DR: William Henry Stokes, r.438 Dallas Rd, Victoria,
draftsman, Forestry Dept, BC Gov't, b.Simla, IND, 28
May 1874, d.Victoria, 16 Feb 1937, h.o. Marion Louisa,
s.o. Whitley Stokes, b.Dublin, IRL & Mary Basley,
b.KEN, ENG, informant: Mrs C.H. Coull, 3374 Quadra St,
DR: Marion Louise Donaldson, b.Carlislle, ON, 17 Jul
1880, d.Essondale, 9 Mar 1968, r.330 1st Ave W.,
Vancouver, retired, wid of Alfred Donaldson, d.o.
Oliver Livingstone, b.IRL & Louise English, b.ON.
Vol. 2 Pages 083 Petitioner: wife
Brownell Alonzo Aaron and Hoar
Married 17 Apr 1883 at New Westminster, BC
Remarks: Petition filed 19 Oct 1908.
MR: Alonzo Aaron Brownell, 31, r.Yale, b.NS, bach.,
mechanic, Psb, s.o. Aaron & Catherine mar Mildred
Vernon Hoar, 28, r.Point de Bute, NB, b.NB, spin.,
Meth, d.o. Archibald & Amarinda, 17 Apr 1883, New
1891CEN: Cowichan North, d.1, fam.14: Brownell: Alonzo
A., 39, blacksmith NS & Mildred V., 36, NB.
DRI: Alongo Aaron Brownell, 16 Sep 1923, 71, Glenora.
Vol. 2 Pages 086, 88, 96 Petitioner: wife
Cave Alfred Edward and Evans
Married 17 Jun 1903 at Victoria, BC Dissolved: 1 Feb
1909 Absolute: 9 Aug 1909
Remarks: They had a daughter Lilly Susette
1891CEN: Victoria Yates St Ward, d.1, fam.38: Cave:
Alfred, 17, collector, ENG; Susetta, 52, ENG; Victor,
26, bartender, ENG; William, 21, architect, ENG &
Herbert, 19, bookkeeper, ENG.
1901CEN: Victoria, Alfred E. Cave, d.A1, p.18, l.49
& Lily M. Evans, d.20, p.11, l.42.
MR: Alfred Edward Cave, 29, r.Victoria West, b.London,
ENG, bach., clerk, CE, s.o. Joseph Cave & Susan
Notan mar Lily May Evans, 19, r.Victoria West, b.St.
Mary's, ON, spin., CE, d.o. Thomas Joseph Evans &
Scylinda Kidd, 17 Jun 1903, Victoria.
Vol. 2 Pages 091 Petitioner: husband
Kay Harry and Berigan
Married 27 Jan 1894 at Nanaimo, BC
Remarks: Petition filed 16 Mar 1909.
MR: Harry Kay, 23, r.Wellington, BC, b.Liverpool, ENG,
painter, RC, s.o. Harry Kay & Catherine Ritchie
mar Theresa Berigan, 17, Wellington, b.ON, RC, d.o.
John Berigan, 27 Jan 1894, Nanaimo.
1901CEN: Nanaimo South, d.1, p.20: Kay: Henry, 22 Mar
1872, ENG; Teressa, 22 Feb 1877, ON; J. Eva, 8 Oct
1894, Wellington, BC; C. Mable, 7 Sep 1896,
Wellington, BC & Henry, 14 Aug 1899, Wellington,
WWI Attestation: Harry Kay, b.Halifax, YKS, ENG, 28
Jan 1877, r.1720 First St, Victoira, policeman,
married with 7 children, CE. NOK: Mrs Helen Alice Kay,
wife, same address. Papers signed: 16 Nov 1915,
Vol. 2 Pages 092, 99, 115 Petitioner: husband
Sibasha Joshua (Joseph) and --- Emma
Dissolved: 4 Oct 1909 Absolute: 27 Apr 1910
Remarks: Filed 16 Mar 1909; last entry 27 Apr
MR: Joshua Sibsha, 41, r. & b.Katkatla, BC,
divorced, fisherman, CE, s.o. 'Wakas' (an Indian)
father mar Susan Robinson, 41, r.Port Essington,
b.Naas River, wid, Meth, parents n/g, 27 Nov 1911,
DR: Susan Sabasha, 70, b. Naas River, d.Kitkatla, 4
Jun 1926, married.
Vol. 2 Pages 093, 94, 95, 98 Petitioner:
Stanley and --- Frances
Co-respondent(s): Ralph Warren Rabb
Remarks: Petition filed 25 Mar 1908; the last
entry was 20 Sep 1909.
1881CEN: Yarmouth, NS, d.3, p.40: BROWN: Arzuba D.,
43, NS; Mary L., 20, NS; Charlotte E., 19, NS; Grace
F., 16, NS; Arthur W., 15, NS; Charles F., 13, NS;
Florence I., 11, NS; Georgina E., 9, NS; Stayley, 5,
NS & Ronald L., 2, NS. All Meth.
DR: Stayley Brown, b.NS, 3 Feb 1876, d.Vancouver, 11
Mar 1918, single, shipping clerk, s.o. Charles E.
Brown, b.NS & Azuba Rose, b.NS.
Vol. 2 Pages 100, 108, 109, 117 Petitioner:
Roskamp Herman Hendrick and --- Helen
Married 8 Mar 1906 Dissolved: 21 Jan 1910 Absolute: 10
Co-respondent(s): Elmer Johnson
Remarks: 1901CEN: Herman Roskamp, d.1, p.11,
MR: Herman Roskamp, 21, r. & b.Victoria, bach.,
plumber, Psb, s.o. John & Julie Louise mar Helen
Salton, 18, r.Victoria, b.Tacoma, WA, USA, spin., Psb,
d.o. Andrew & Magdelin, 8 Mar 1906, Victoria.
MR: Herman Roskamp, 25, r. & b.Victoria, bach.,
plumber, Psb, s.o. John, carpenter & Julie Louise
mar Martha Sarah Watson, 25, r.Victoria, b.Pictou, NS,
spin, Psb, d.o. Robert, farmer & Sarah, 26 Aug
DRI: Herman Henry Derk Roskamp, 26 May 1975, 89,