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

 

Vol. 2 Pages 101, 102, 105 Petitioner: husband
Cuppage William Vernon and Kane Marion Gwendoline
Married 18 May 1898 at Victoria, BC
Co-respondent(s): William Harrison Eudy
Remarks: Petition filed 4 Nov 1909; the last entry was 20 Dec 1909.
1901CEN: Victoria d.1, p.16, l.3-4.
MR: Granville William Vernon Cuppage, 31, r.16 Quebec St, Victoria, b.Riverston Trim, MEA, IRL, bach., sivil servant, CE, s.o. George William Cuppage & Louisa Emily Vernon mar Marion Gwendoline Kane, 20, r.134 Humboldt St, b.London, ENG, spin., CE, d.o. A.J. Gordon Kane & Marion Edwards, 18 May 1898, Victoria.
DRI: Granville W.V. Cuppage, 19 Mar 1940, 74, Victoria.

Vol. 2 Pages 103, 106 Petitioner: wife
Fisher Henry Tice Lawrence and Muir Alice Esther
Married 30 Apr 1895 at Metchosin, BC Dissolved: 17 Dec 1909
Remarks: 1901CEN: Victoria, d.D1, p.1, l.36-8.
MR: Henry Tice Lawrence Fisher, 26, r. & b.Metchosin, bach., farmer, CE, s.o. William & Elizabeth mar Alice Esther Muir, 23, r. & b.Sooke, spin., CE, d.o. Michael & Matilda Welch Muir, 30 Apr 1895, Metchosin.
MR: Henry Tice Lawrence Fisher, 41, r.Sooke, b.Metchosin, div, farmer, CE, s.o. William & Elizabeth mar Margaret Tuck, 28, r.Crofton, b.Chichester, ENG, CE, spin., d.o. Richard Henwood & Sarah Tuck, 21 Feb 1911, Victoria.
WWI Attestation: Henry Tice Lawrence Fisher, b.Victoria, 3 Mar 1869, r.Sooke, woodsman. NOK: Margaret Francis Fisher, Sooke, wife. Papers signed: 17 Nov 1916, Victoria.
DRI: Henry Tice L. Fisher, 28 Jan 1943, 73, Victoria.

Vol. 2 Pages 104, 107 Petitioner: husband
Smith Charles and Welding Mary Jane Belding
Married 1 Jul 1904 at Victoria, BC Dissolved: 5 Jan 1910
Remarks: See also his first divorce, v.1, p.348.
MR: Charles Smith, 42, r.Victoria, b.CAN, wid, carpenter, Meth, s.o. William Smith & Rebecca Ann Wain mar Mary J. Welding, 48, r.Victoria, b.USA, wid, Meth, d.o. Sherman Belding & Lucita Veddar, 1 Jul 1904, Victoria.

Vol. 2 Pages 110, 111, 118 Petitioner: husband
Throup George William Watts and Poirier Poirier Sarah
Married 22 Nov 1906 at Slope View Farm, Sooke, BC Dissolved: 28 Feb 1910 Absolute: 28 Sep 1910
Co-respondent(s): Austin Blackburn
Remarks: They had a daughter, Grace, b.Sooke, 6 Oct 1906.
MR: George William Watts Throup (d.D1, p.1, l.16), 31, r. & b.Slope View Farm, Sooke, bach., farmer, Psb, s.o. Jonas & Rebekah mar Sarah Poirier (d.D1, p.1, l.34), r. & b.Sooke, spin., RC, d.o. Joseph L. & Helen, 22 Nov 1906, Sooke.
MR: George William Watts Throup, 38, r. & b.Sooke, wid, farmer, CE, s.o. George Throup, stone-cutter & Rebecca Norton mar Caroline Sanderson, 43, spin., post mistress, r.Sooke, b.LAN, ENG, CE, d.o. Robert Sanderson, boot & shoe maker & Susanna Johnson, 7 Mar 1914, Victoria.
MR: Mandus Andrew Michelsen, 37, bach., seaman, r.Sooke, b.NOR, Prot, s.o. Matthew Michelsen, seaman & Mary Fengster mar Sarah Poirier, 27, wid, r. & b.Sooke, RC, d.o. Joseph Poirier, farmer & Ellen Trisier, 13 Oct 1917, Victoria.

Vol. 2 Pages 112 Petitioner: wife
McNeill William and Haslam Margaret Ellen
Married 7 Jul 1892 at Victoria, BC
Remarks: This was a petition for a judicial separation. Children: Margaret May, William Edward and Dallas Turner.
MR: William McNeill, 33, r. & b.Victoria, bach., police constable, CE, s.o. William & Mary mar Margaret Ellen Haslam, 25, r.Victoria, b.Barow-in-Furness, ENG, spin, CE, d.o. James & Margaret, 7 Jul 1892, Victoria.
BRI: William Edward McNeill, 12 Apr 1896, Victoria.
BRI: Dallas Turner McNeill, 12 Jul 1898, Victoria.

Vol. 2 Pages 113 Petitioner: husband
Nelson Wesley Christopher and Gordon Katie Elizabeth Cameron
Married 8 Dec 1908 at Victoria, BC
Co-respondent(s): Dabid (?) Spencer, the younger
Remarks: Petition filed 6 Apr 1910.
MR: Wesley Christopher Nelson, 32, r.Victoria, b.Haldimand Co., ON, bach., real estate agent, Meth, s.o. John J. & Elizabeth Ann mar Katie Elizabeth Cameron Gordon, 22, r.Victoria, b.Ottawa, spin., Psb, d.o. John D. & Katie, 8 Dec 1908, Victoria.
MR: David Scott Spencer (d.3, p.1, l.3), 40, r. & b. Victoria, bach., merchant, Meth, s.o. David Spencer & Emma Lazenby Spencer mar Katie Elizabeth Gordon, 23, r. Minneapolis, MN, USA, b.Ottawa, div, Psb, d.o. Daniel Gordon & Kate Dyke Gordon, 18 Apr 1910, Vancouver.

Vol. 2 Pages 114, 116, 136 Petitioner: husband
Palmer Charles Henry and --- Mary Beatrice
Married 3 Aug 1903 Absolute: 10 Jan 1912
Co-respondent(s): James Murray
Remarks: Filed 6 Oct 1910; last entry 10 Jan 1912.
1881CEN: Weston Green Ditton Marsh, Thames Ditton, SRY, ENG, p.33; CARLTON: James, 50, Manchester, LAN, retired merchant; Emma, 46, Manchester, LAN; James E.W., 21, Manchester, LAN; Harry W., 15, Knutsford, CHS; Mary B., 14, Knutsford, CHS; Francis H., 11, Knutsford, CHS; Frederick W., 9, Knutsford, CHS; Margaret W., 7, Knutsford, CHS & Edmund N., 6, Knutsford, CHS.
MR: Edmund Clowes Russell, 34, r.Nelson, b.Leck, STS, ENG, bach., miner, CE, parents n/g mar Mary Beatrice Carlton, 29, r.Esher, SRY, ENG, b.Knutsford, CHS, ENG, spin., CE, d.o. James & Emma Carlton, 25 Jun 1897, Revelstoke.
DRI: Edmond Clowes Russell, 9 Jun 1900, 37, Nelson.
MR: Charles Henry Palmer, 47, r.Slocan, b.Illminster, SOM, ENG, bach., gentleman, CE, s.o. Samuel Palmer, mother n/g mar Mary Beatrice Russell, 33, r.Esher, SRY, ENG, b.Knutsford, CHS, ENG, wid, CE, d.o. James Carlton, mother n/g, 3 Aug 1903, Slocan.
MR: Robert James Brick-Dale, 42, r.Seattle, WA, USA, b.ENG, bach., ship steward, ChSc, s.o. Robert Elavel Dale & Dorcas Elizabeth Speller mar Mary Beatrice Russell, 38, r.Seattle, WA, USA, b.ENG, wid, ChSc, James Carlton & Emma Watts, 18 Dec 1912, Vancouver.
DRI: Charles Henry Palmer, 30 Oct 1928, 73, Victoria.

Vol. 2 Pages 119, 123, 126 Petitioner: wife
North Christopher Roland and --- Margaret May
Married 28 Apr 1903 Dissolved: 2 Dec 1910 Absolute: 7 Jul 1911
Remarks: Filed -- --- 1910; last entry 7 Jul 1911.
MR: Christopher Roland North, 29, r.Victoria, b.NZ, bach., advertising agent, CE, s.o. George & Jane mar Margaret May Burden, 20, r.Victoria, b.Rochester, NY, USA, spin., Meth, d.o. Richard & Normanda, 28 Apr 1903, Victoria.
MR: Frank Bertram Fox, 29, r.220 Ontario St, Victoria, b.London, ENG, bach., electrician, CE, s.o. Walter & Hannah mar Margaret May North, 27, r.1125 Johnson St, Victoria, b.Rochester, NY, USA, sdiv, CE, d.o. Richard & Normanda Burden, 20 Dec 1911, Victoria.
RBCR: North, Christopher Rowland, 85, 17 Jan 1963, d.BC, b.NZ.

Vol. 2 Pages 120 Petitioner: wife
Anderson Ernest Melville and Cox Sophia Kathleen
Married 24 Sep 1904 at Victoria, BC Dissolved: 13 Mar 1914 Absolute: 21 Apr 1914
Co-respondent(s): Arthur Freeman
Remarks: Petition filed 25 Nov 1910.
MR: Ernest Melville Anderson, 23, r.Victoria, b.NZ, bach., asst. curator of museum, Psb, s.o. John A. & Jane mar Sophia Kathleen Cox, 19, r.Victoria, b.NS, spin., RC, d.o. Dennis George & Ellen Jane, 24 Sep 1904, Victoria. DRI: Ernest Melville Anderson, 9 Feb 1941, 59, Vancouver.
DRI: Ernest Melville Anderson, 9 Feb 1941, 59, Vancouver.

Vol. 2 Pages 121, 124 Petitioner: wife
Henderson Charles Wesley and --- Anne
Married 16 Sep 1886 at Toronto, ON Absolute: 8 Dec 1910
Remarks: They had a son, Donald Wainwright Henderson.
DN, Times, 30 Jan 1925, p.9: Charles Wesley Henderson, 66, b.ON, d.29 Jun 1925, leaves wid; sons: C.D., Walkerville, ON & Donald W., Toronto.

Vol. 2 Pages 122, 139, 145 Petitioner: husband
Daykin Roby Strelly and Martindale Ada Bertha
Married 17 Feb 1905 at Victoria, BC Dissolved: 31 Jan 1912 Absolute: 27 Sep 1912
Remarks: MRI: Roby Kelly Daykin mar Ada Bertha Martinucci / Clode, 17 Feb 1905, Victoria.
MR: Roby Strelly Daykin, 31, r.Victoria, b.CA, USA, bach, mariner, Epis, s.o. William Philip Daykin & Hellen Strelly mar Bertha Trage, 27, r. & b.Salt Spring Island, spin, Meth, d.o. Theodore Trage & Susan George, 6 Oct 1912, Victoria.
DRI: Robey Daykin, 6 Oct 1965, 80, Vancouver.
MR: Thomas Martin, 36, bach., blacksmith's helper, r.Victoria, b.London, ENG, Prot, s.o. Frederick Martin, baker & Elizabeth Chambers mar Ada Bertha Daykin, 35, wid, r.Victoria, b.S. America, Prot, d.o. William John Edward Clode, wine shipper & Ada Carmine?, 14 Nov 1914, Victoria.
DRI: Ada Bertha Martin, 8 Dec 1947, 76, Vancouver.

Vol. 2 Pages 125, 149, 150, 156 Petitioner: wife
Croot John Thomas and Holder Mary Jane
Married 25 Nov 1889 at Toronto, ON Absolute: 19 Dec 1912
Co-respondent(s): Lusella A. Davis
Remarks: Petition stated that John Thomas Croot had married Lusella A. Davis in WA, USA, 15 Sep 1912.
1881CEN: Aurora, York North, p.7: HOLDER: John, 37, ENG, laborer; Mary, 36, IRL; E. George, 17, ON, laborer; A. Elizabeth, 14, ON; J. William, 12, ON; Minnie, 10, ON; Henry, 5, ON; Emma, 7, ON & Della, 1, ON.
MR: (their dau) Gordon Leslie Agnew (d.11, p.4, l.31), 21, r. & b.Victoria, bach., druggist, Bapt, s.o. William Agnew & Margaret Elves mar Florence May Della Croot, 21, r.Victoria, b.Toronto, ON, spin., Bapt, d.o. John Thomas Croot & mary Holder, 4 May 1910, Vancouver.
MR: (their dau) Walter Laing (d.1, p.14, l.18), 30, bach, commercial traveler, r. & b.Victoria, Psb, s.o. Andrew Deas Laing, ship owner & Emily Susannah Simpson mar Violet Irene Amy Crook, 21, spin., r.Pembroke St, Victoria, b.Toronto, ON, Bapt, d.o. John Thomas Croot, merchant tailor & Mary Jane Holder, 12 May 1915, Victoria.
DN, Times, 24 Jun 1939, p.12: Mrs Mary Jane (Minnie) Croot, 67, d.Victoria, 22 Jun 1939, r.1776 Oscar St, Victoria, b.Alliston, ON, in Victoria 38 y, leaves daus: Mrs Gordon Agnew & Mrs Walter Laing, Victoria; son: J.F.P. Croot, Vancouver;
BR: Henry Holder; sis: Mrs Emma Wilson & Mrs Thomas Houston, all of Aurora, ON.

Vol. 2 Pages 128, 133, 134 Petitioner: wife
Salter Percy John and --- Olivia Blanche
Married 26 Dec 1906 Absolute: 21 Dec 1911
Remarks: The citation was served on Percy John Salter at the BC Penitentiary, New Westminster. They had a son, Reginald Percy.

Vol. 2 Pages 129, 130 Petitioner: wife
Acton Garnet J.W. and --- Ethel
Absolute: 6 Oct 1911
Remarks: Filed 18 Sep 1911; last entry 6 Oct 1911.
MR: Lewis Albert Finch, 36, r.Victoria, b.Hamilton, ON, bach., merchant, Psb, s.o. David Finch & Debora Clark mar Ethel May Acton, 28, r.Victoria, b.Gananoque, ON, wid, Psb, d.o.Nassan Acton & Elizabeth Stevens, 30 Dec 1911, Victoria.

Vol. 2 Pages 131 Petitioner: husband
Jennings Robert Osborne and --- Alice
Married 24 Sep 1888
Remarks: Petition filed 27 Oct 1911.

Vol. 2 Pages 132 Petitioner: husband
Dick William and Edwards Jane
Co-respondent(s): Thomas Craig
Remarks: Petition filed 10 Nov 1911.
1901CEN: Victoria, William R. & Jane Dick, d.14, p.17, l.8-9 & Thomas Craig, d.14, p.17, l.12.
DR: William R. Dick, r.Victoria, b.SCT, c. 64 yrs, d.Essondale, 24 Nov 1922, married, engineer, s.o. David Dick, b.SCT & Elizabeth Ross, b.SCT.
DN, Times, 30 Jul 1923, p.1: Mrs. Jane Dick, c. 55, r.702 Princess Ave, Victoria, wid, sons: Allen & Albert, Vancouver; with Mr. Dick, Sr., the family kept the Old London House, later the Atlantic Hotel.
DR: Jane Edward Dick, 63, b.SCT, 1860, d.Victoria, 25 Jul 1923, r.702 Princess Ave, Victoria, wid, d.o. Allan Esplin, b.SCT, mother n/k; informant: Allan Dick, son, Vancouver.
DR: Allan Esplin Dick, b.Kirkden, FOR, SCT, b.Vancouver, 3 Jan 1945, r.286 Keefer, Vancouver, boiler maker, single, s.o. William Dick, b.SCT & Jane Edwards, b.SCT.
DR: Albert Dick, b.SCT, 18 Sep 1886, b.Vancouver, 31 Jan 1961, r.982 E. Pender, Vancouver, donkeyman - deep sea ships, single, parents n/k.

Vol. 2 Pages 135, 137, 157 Petitioner: husband
Spence William, the younger and Brown Jessie Amelia
Married 18 Aug 1908 at Victoria, BC Dissolved: 29 Jan 1912 Absolute: 10 Feb 1913
Co-respondent(s): William Hill
Remarks: See also his first divorce, v.3, p.86.
1901CEN: Victoria, William Spence, d.9, p.14, l.16.
MR: William Spence, 26, r. & b. Victoria, bach., mechanic, Psb, s.o. William & Matilda mar Jessie Amilia Brown, 18, r. & b. Victoria, spin., Psb, d.o. Charles & Susie, 18 Aug 1908, Victoria.

Vol. 2 Pages 138, 141, 148 Petitioner: husband
Rye George and --- Ellen Alice
Married 12 Jan 1891 at Wickham, Braux, KEN, ENG Dissolved: 12 Feb 1912 Absolute: 25 Oct 1912
Remarks: Filed 1 Feb 1912; last entry 25 Oct 1912.

Vol. 2 Pages 138, 141, 148 Petitioner: wife
Edmonds Herbert James and --- Elsie
Remarks: Petition filed 13 Feb 1912.
DR: Herbert James Edmonds, b.KEN, ENG, 27 Aug 1876, d.Victoria, 4 Feb 1963, retired miner, r.Quadra Island, wid of Elsie Horton, s.o.James Edmonds, b.ENG & Mary Ann Talbott, b.ENG.

Vol. 2 Pages 142, 143, 146 Petitioner: husband
Bird Arthur John and Frith Isabella Jessie
Married 4 Oct 1904 at Victoria, BC Dissolved: 26 Mar 1912 Absolute: 8 Oct 1912
Co-respondent(s): I. J. Garrod
Remarks: They had a daughter, Ruby Frances Isabella Bird.
1901CEN: Isabella J. Frith, d.A1, p.4, l.19.
MR: Arthur John Bird, 23, r.Victoria, b.London, ENG, bach., street car man, Ang, s.o. William James & Emma mar Isabella Jessie Frith, 20, r. & b.Victoria, spin., Ang, d.o. Alfred James Ernest & Jessie, 4 Oct 1904, Victoria.

Vol. 2 Pages 144, 147, 153 Petitioner: wife
Perry Bernard Joseph and Keappock Mary Pauline
Married 16 May 1901 at Victoria, BC Dissolved: 26 Sep 1912 Absolute: 23 Dec 1912
Co-respondent(s): Harriet Escalette
Remarks: He abandoned her in Jun 1903.
1901CEN: Victoria, Bernard Perry, d.19, p.10, l.39 & Mary P. Keapock, d.20, p. 5, l.29.
MN, Times, 17 May 1901, p.5: Bernard Joseph Perry mar Miss Mary Pauline Keappock (d.20, p.5, l.29), e.d.o. Mr & Mrs M. Keappock, at RC Cathedral.
MR: Bernard Joseph Perry, 37, r.Victoria, b.STS, ENG, barrister-at-law, RC, s.o.John Perry & Elizabeth Williams mar Mary Pauline Keappock, 22, r.Victoria, b.Dublin, IRL, RC, d.o. Michael Keappock & Mary Maher, 16 May 1901, Victoria.
DN, Times, 17 Sep 1923, p.2: Bernard Joseph Perry, b.SAL, ENG, 59.
DR: Bernard Joseph Perry, r.New England Hotel, Victoria, b.STS, ENG, 12 Jan 1864, d.Victoria, 16 Sep 1923, retired lawyer, s.o. John Perry, b.ENG & Elizabeth Williams, b.ENG, married, informant: Mrs G.H. Haynes, friend (probably his wife who married George Haynes 23 Sep 1923), Hampshire Rd.

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