SUPREME COURT OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
Victoria Court Registry
Orders Issued in Divorce and Matrimonial Causes, 1877-1931
Volume 2

 
Vol. 2 Pages 051, 52, 60 Petitioner: wife
Bernhardt Anthony George and --Bessie
Married 29 Jun 1895 Dissolved: 5 Dec 1905 Absolute: 11 Jun 1906
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: husband
Levy Joseph and Martin Matilda
Married 20 Jul 1895 at Victoria, BC
Co-respondent(s): Arthur F. Owen & George A. Whitfield
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, 0, BC.
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 Mary
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, s.o. John 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 Laura Jane
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
Campbell-Carson Hugh Ewart and Vaughan Lottie Ann
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 Sarah Ellen
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 Mary Harriett
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 Lilly
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 Louise
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, Vancouver.
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, Victoria, dau.
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 Mildred Vernon
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 Westminster.
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 Lilly May
Married 17 Jun 1903 at Victoria, BC Dissolved: 1 Feb 1909 Absolute: 9 Aug 1909
Remarks: They had a daughter Lilly Susette Cylinda Cave.
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 Theresa
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, BC.
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, Victoria.

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 1910.
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, Prince Rupert.
DR: Susan Sabasha, 70, b. Naas River, d.Kitkatla, 4 Jun 1926, married.

Vol. 2 Pages 093, 94, 95, 98 Petitioner: husband
Brown Charles Stanley and --- Frances Sarah
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: husband
Roskamp Herman Hendrick and --- Helen
Married 8 Mar 1906 Dissolved: 21 Jan 1910 Absolute: 10 Aug 1910
Co-respondent(s): Elmer Johnson
Remarks: 1901CEN: Herman Roskamp, d.1, p.11, l.10.
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 1910, Victoria.
DRI: Herman Henry Derk Roskamp, 26 May 1975, 89, Victoria.

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