Victoria Court Registry
Orders Issued in Divorce and Matrimonial Causes, 1877-1931
Volume 5


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Vol. 5 Pages 300 Petitioner: wife
Lisney William James and Bremner Adele B.
Married 18 Aug 1914 Dissolved: 21 Mar 1929
Remarks: Child: Frances Marion.
MR: William James Lisney, 24, r.New Westminster, b.Croydon, ENG, painter, Ang, s.o. Frederick James Lisney, mother n/g mar Blanche Eugenia Kirrage, 27, r.Vancouver, b.ENG, Ang, d.o. James Frederick Kirrage, mother n/g, 27 May 1908, Vancouver.
DRI: Blanche Eugenie Lisney, 26 Jan 1913, 32, Vancouver.
MR: William James Lisney, 30, wid, car conductor, r.Vancouver, b.Croydon, ENG, CE, s.o. Frederick James Lisney, decorator & Charlotte May mar Adele Bremner, 29, school teacher, r.Nanaimo, b.Charlottetown, PE, d.o. George Brenner, surveyor & Annie Bouyer, 18 Aug 1914, Vancouver.
1901CEN: Charlottetown, PE, d.8, p.13: Bremner: George, 40, PE; Annie, 54, PE; Frank C., 6, PE; Mable, 28, PE; Gerald, 10, PE; Adele, 19 (b.19 May 1881), PE & Frederick, 6 (b.1884), PE. All Bapt.
DR: Adele Bremner Thomson, b.PE, 29 May 1886, d.Prince Rupert, 25 Nov 1941, r.Prince Rupert, w.o. Sydney Charles Thomason, d.o. John Bremner, b.PE, mother n/k.
DR: William James Lisney, b.ENG, 25 May 1878, d.Vancouver, 13 Jan 1966, r.1012 Eveleigh, Vancouver, painting, h.o. Hazel n/k, s.o. Charles Frederick Lisney, b.ENG, mother n/k.

Vol. 5 Pages 301 Petitioner: husband
Clayards Edward Golder and McGeorge Anna Harkness Wylie Bennee
Married 28 Sep 1923 at Vancouver, BC Dissolved: 25 Mar 1929
Co-respondent(s): Robin C. Ledingham
Remarks: Children: William Edward, b.30 Dec 1923 & Jean Anita, b.15 Apr 1925.
MR: Edward Golder Clayards, seaman, marine engineer, bach., 21, CE, r. & b.Victoria, s.o. William Clayards, b.ENG & Jane Golder, b.ENG mar Anna McGeorge, clerk, spin., 18, Psb, r.Victoria, b.SCT, d.o. Samuel McGeorge, b.SCT & Jean Clarke, b SCT, 28 Sep 1923, Vancouver.
DRI: Edward Golder Clayards, 23 Nov 1955, 50, Oak Bay.

Vol. 5 Pages 302 Petitioner: wife
Dickinson Tyson David and Williams Lydia
Married 11 Aug 1923 Dissolved: 26 Mar 1929
Remarks: MR: Tyson David Dickinson, vulcanizer, bach., 22, CE, r.Victoria, b.Winnipeg, MB, s.o.Richard Dickinson, b.ENG & Alice, b.ENG mar Lydia Williams, spin., 19, CE, r.Victoria, b.ENG, d.o. David Williams, b.ENG & Polly, b.ENG, 11 Aug 1923, Victoria.
DRI: Tyson David Dickinson, 5 Aug 1976, 71, Vancouver.

Vol. 5 Pages 303 Petitioner: wife
Matterson Joseph Sutherland and Wright Maud Lillian Collier
Married 19 Oct 1920 at Victoria, BC Dissolved: 25 Mar 1929
Remarks: See his second divorce, V.3, p.121. He was entered as living in London, ENG (p.122, 30 May 1919).
MR: Joseph Sutherland Matterson, farmer, div, 46, CE, r.Parksville, b.IRL, s.o. Joseph Matterson, b.IRL & Agnes, b.SCT mar Maud Lillian Collier Wright, spin., 39, r.Parksville, b.London, ENG, d.o. John Robert Wright, b. London, ENG & Mary Ann Elizabeth, b.London, ENG, 19 Oct 1920, Victoria.
DR: Joseph Sutherland Matterson, 75, b.IRL, Sep 1874, d.Nanaimo, 25 Mar 1950, r.French Creek, retired, h.o. Marie, s.o. Joseph Matterson, b.ENG & ----- Moffat, b.ENG.

Vol. 5 Pages 304, 305 Petitioner: wife
Barlow Claude Reginald and Elgood Christine Kate
Married 2 Feb 1909 at Salmon Arm, BC Dissolved: 12 Apr 1929
Remarks: Children: Bernard Cecil; Kenneth Brabason & Eileen Amphlett.
MR: Claude Reginald Barlow, 22, r.Salmon Arm, b.Barrowstone, LEI, ENG, bach., rancher, CE, s.o. Thomas Disney Barlow & Letitia Amelia McLean mar Christine Kate Elgood, 22, r.Silver Creek, b.LEI, ENG, spin., CE, d.o.John Elgood & Caroline A. Lord, 2 Feb 1909, Silver Creek.
DRI: Claude Reginald Barlow, 24 Sep 1968, 81, Victoria.

Vol. 5 Pages 307, 324 Petitioner: wife
Vowles William, Jr. and --- Marie
Married 25 Jan 1924 at Los Angeles, CA, USA Dissolved: 7 May 1929
Remarks: DR: William Vowles, r.1937 Maple Ave, Sooke, b.ENG., 13 Apr 1900, d.Victoria, 29 Dec 1965, h.o. Sarah Michelsen, s.o.William Vowles, b.ENG & Ada Drewry, b.ENG.

Vol. 5 Pages 308, 311, 334 Petitioner: husband
Verdier Francis and Michell Julia
Married 20 Jan 1927 at Victoria, BC Dissolved: 10 Oct 1929
Co-respondent(s): Thomas William Jones, otherwise known as Thomas William Kerswell
Remarks: See his first divorce v.5, p.139. See v.5, p.345 for Thomas William Jones' divorce.
MR: Francis Verdier, retired, divorced, 61, RC, r. & b.Saanich, s.o. ---- Verdier, b.FRA & Norah ----, b.IRL mar Julia Michell, wid, 42, CE, r.Victoria, b.QC, d.o. Frank Michell, b.ENG & Catherine ----, b.ENG, 20 Jan 1927, Victoria.
DR: Francis Verdier, r.West Saanich Rd, b.Saanich, 2 Apr 1865, d.Victoria, 25 Sep 1947, timber cruiser, wid, s.o.Stephen Ettiene Verdier, b.FRA & Honorah Killey, b.IRL.

Vol. 5 Pages 309 Petitioner: wife
Allen William James and Halliday Ethel
Married 22 Dec 1920 at Alert Bay, BC Dissolved: 26 Apr 1929
Remarks: Child: William A.
MR: William James Allen, storekeeper, 26, Meth, Kingcome Inlet, BC, b.Vancouver, s.o. William Henry Allen, b.Portland, DOR, ENG & Mary Anderson, b.Aberdeen, SCT mar Ethel May Halliday, clerk, 21, Ang, r.Alert Bay, b.Toronto, ON, d.o. William ---ay Halliday, b.Drayton, ON & Jane Richmond, b.Perth, ON, 22 Dec 1920, Alert Bay.

Vol. 5 Pages 310, 323 Petitioner: wife
Foxgard Stanley Edwin and Castle Alice May
Married 21 Apr 1916 at Victoria, BC Dissolved: 23 Apr 1929
Remarks: Children: Stanley George, b.25 May 1928 & Edna May, b.26 May 1920.
MR: Stanley Edwin Foxgard, 24, bach., mechanic, r.Victoria, b.San Francisco, CA, USA, SD, s.o. Nelson Foxgard, mechanic & Emma Bailey mar Alice May Castle, 19, spin., r.Victoria, b.ENG, Meth, d.o. George Castle, mechanic & Ann Stralton, 21 Apr 1916, Victoria.

Vol. 5 Pages 313 Petitioner: wife
Deane-Freeman Edward and Seriver Marion Isobel
Married 21 Nov 1910 at St. Mary's Parish, Newington, London, ENG Dissolved: 22 May 1929
Remarks: Children: Brian & John.
WWI Attestation: Edward Theophilus Deane-Freeman, b.COR, IRL, 29 Apr 1873, r.1609 Amphion St, Victoria, clerk. NOK: Edith Deane-Freeman, wife, same address. Papers signed: 3 Mar 1919, Esquimalt Military Hospital. States that his military service was with the C.E.F. Feb 1914 - Mar 1919.

Vol. 5 Pages 314 Petitioner: husband
Sinclair Reginald William and Marrs Margaret Norah
Married 3 Apr 1925 Dissolved: 31 May 1929
Co-respondent(s): John McLean
Remarks: MR: Reginald William Sinclair, storekeeper, bach., 33, CE, r.Inverness, BC, b.New Westminster, s.o. Joseph W. Sinclair, b.ENG & Helen Louise Bailey, b.Yale, BC mar Margaret Norah Marrs, spin, 20, CE, r. North Pacific, b.ENG, d.o. John J. Marrs, b.ENG & Elizabeth Rule, b.SCT, 3 Apr 1925, Prince Rupert.

Vol. 5 Pages 315, 321 Petitioner: husband
Forde Daniel Victor and Wallace Florence Margaret
Married 24 Aug 1927 at Vancouver, BC
Remarks: This marriage was ordered null and void, 26 Jun 1929, by reason of the impotence of Florence Margaret.
MRI: Daniel Victor Forde mar Florence Margaret Wallace, 24 Aug 1927, Vancouver (not filmed).

Vol. 5 Pages 316, 320 Petitioner: husband
Mutter George William and Doering Beatrice Alexandra Lillian
Married 4 May 1910 Dissolved: 19 Jun 1929
Co-respondent(s): Mathias H. MacMillan
Remarks: Children: Charles Doering; George William Morrison; James Islay Allen; Sheila Sarah Beatrice; Gloria Blanche; Norma; Thomas Henry Alexander & Hugh Clarke Drummond.
MRI: George William Mutter mar Beatrice A.L. Doering, 4 May 1910, Ashcroft (not filmed).

Vol. 5 Pages 317, 332 Petitioner: wife
McDonald Hugh Anthony and Dalby Floreen Hannah
Married 10 Oct 1925 at Cumberland, BC Dissolved: 22 Oct 1929
Remarks: Child: Ronald Francis, b.11 Jan 1927. The wife's name was entered as 'Floreen Hannah (an infant by Frank Dalby, her next friend and guardian)'.
MR: Hugh McDonald, lineman, 25, RC, r. c/o BC Telephone Co., Nanaimo, b.St. Peters, NS, s.o. John McDonald, b.St. Peters, NS & Rebecca McDonald, Halifax, NS mar Hannah Floreen Dalby, occ. - 'just finished business school course', 17, Ang, r. & b.Cumberland, BC, d.o. Frank Dalby, b.Victoria & Kathleen Walker, b.Nanaimo, 10 Oct 1925, Cumberland.

Vol. 5 Pages 318, 325 Petitioner: wife
Gaunt Thomas William and --- Emily
Married 2 Jun 1906 Dissolved: 9 Sep 1929
Remarks: Children: William; Roy Arthur; Alexander; Sidney & Evelyn Catherine.
WWI Attestation: Thomas William Gaunt, b.London, ENG, 1 May 1882, machinist. NOK: Mrs Gaunt, wife, 1306 Camosun St, (new address 1508 Fernwood Rd) Victoria. Papers signed: 22 Sep 1914, Valcartier.
DR: Thomas William Gaunt, b.London, ENG, 1 May 1886, d.Vancouver, 7 Sep 1946, r.2182 Cadboro Bay, h.o. Winnifred Walker, s.o. William Gaunt, b.ENG & Catherine Cowan, b.ENG.

Vol. 5 Pages 322, 350 Petitioner: husband
Day John and Milne Agnes
Married 7 Oct 1922 Dissolved: 14 Jan 1930
Co-respondent(s): Joseph Chadderton
Remarks: Child: John, b.28 Sep 1924.
MR: John Day, jr, poultry dealer, 28, religion - 'none in particular', r.Victoria, b.Wolverhampton, ENG, s.o. John Day, b.Wolverhampton, ENG & Mary Jane Beaven, b.Wolverhampton, ENG mar Agnes Milne, 21, RC, r.Victoria, b.North of ENG', d.o. John Milne, b.Fraserburough, SCT & Mary Farrell, b.Pearson's Green, KEN, ENG, 7 Oct 1922, Victoria.

Vol. 5 Pages 327, 335 Petitioner: husband
Lumsden Lumsden Thomas Byron and Cobley Cobley Beatrice Malinda
Married 25 Dec 1924 Dissolved: 22 Oct 1929
Co-respondent(s): Ernest J. Begin
Remarks: Ernest J. Begin and Beatrice Malinda had married at Los Angeles, CA, USA.
MR: Thomas Byron Lumsden, tin dealer, bach, 25, Psb, r. & b.Victoria, s.o. Thomas Lumsden, b.ENG & Barbara Rose, b.Paisley, ON mar Beatrice Malinda Hill, cashier Hudsons Bay, divorced, 26, Ang, r.Victoria, b.Hamilton, ON, d.o.James Henry Cobley, b.Hamilton, ON & Laura Beatrice Warner, b.Hamilton, ON, 25 Dec 1924, Saanich.
DRI: Thomas Byron Lumsden, 22 Jul 1981, 81, Victoria.

Vol. 5 Pages 328 Petitioner: husband
Johnston Robert and Roe Mabel
Married 29 Jun 1903 at New Westminster, BC Dissolved: 7 Oct 1929
Co-respondent(s): Gerald (alias Jerry) Johnston
Remarks: 1901CEN: Robt. Johnstone, d.2, p.19, l.9.
MR: Robert Johnston, 21, r.Victoria, b.Edinburgh, SCT, boiler maker, Psb, s.o. John & Euphemia mar Mabel Roe, 18, r.Victoria, b.London, ON, RC, d.o. Martin & Louisa, 29 Jun 1903, New Westminster.

Vol. 5 Pages 329, 346 Petitioner: wife
Brookbank William Joseph Elliott and Robinson Robinson Kathleen Colvin
Married 12 Oct 1923 at Cobble Hill, BC Dissolved: 29 Nov 1929
Remarks: Children: Kathleen Joan; William John Elliott & Mary Isobel.
MR: William Joseph Elliott Brookbank, book keeper, bach., 21, CE, r.Genoa Bay, BC, b.Casham?, Hants, ENG, s.o. George William Brookbank, b.Wimbledon, ENG & Ellen Mary Elliott, b.Hancross, SSX, ENG mar Kathleen Colvin Robinson, nurse, 22, CE, r.Cobble Hill, b.Leeds, YKS, ENG, d.o. John Edward Robinson, b.Wakefield, ENG & Mary Kate Elliott, b.Wakefield, ENG, 13 Oct 1923, Cobble Hill.

Vol. 5 Pages 330 Petitioner: husband
Johnson Harold Livesey and --- Harriet
Married 1 Sep 1917 Dissolved: 9 Oct 1929
Co-respondent(s): Donald Alexander Campbell & Douglas H. B. Strank
Remarks: Children: Margaret; Winnifred Mabel; Gertrude & Harold.
DR: Harold Livesey Johnson, 69, b.LAN, ENG, 14 Apr 1893, d.Victoria, 7 Oct 1963, r.1239 Bay St, Victoria, h.o. Violet Whiting, s.o. Frederick George Johnson, b.ENG & Margaret Livesey, b.ENG.
DN, Times, 8 Oct 1963: Harold L. Johnson, r.1235 Bay St, in Victoria since 1925, leaves wife Violet; son George, Ladysmith; daus: Mrs Peggy R. Shambrook, Sooke; Mrs W. Stones & Mrs Gertrude Foote, Victoria; Miss J.D. Johnson, Nanaimo; step-dau: Mrs D. Key, Rockford, IL, USA.

Vol. 5 Pages 333 Petitioner: wife
Little Louis Archibald and --- Nellie
Married 3 Nov 1921 at Halifax, NS Dissolved: 16 Nov 1929
Remarks: Child: Constance Eva. See his second divorce v.5, p.367.

Vol. 5 Pages 336 Petitioner: wife
Witherow Sydney Joseph and Willsie Sadie Paula
Married 28 Aug 1917 at Victoria, BC Dissolved: 25 Oct 1929
Remarks: BRI: Sadie Paula Willsie, 28 Oct 1895, Victoria.
MR: Sydney Joseph Witheron, 22, engineer, r.Point Renfrew, b.Burton-on-Trent, ENG, Ang, s.o.Joseph Witherow, engineer & Elizabeth Deakin mar Sadie Paula Willsie (adopted), 20, r.Esquimalt, b.Victoria, Psb, d.o. Joseph John Baird (foster), mining director & Emily Marie Gibson (foster), also: father - Luther Byron Willsie & mother - Sadie Walkem, 28 Aug 1917, Victoria.

Vol. 5 Pages 337 Petitioner: wife
Waterhouse Robert and Price Mary Jane Helena
Married 31 Mar 1908 at Capetown, South Africa Dissolved: 26 Oct 1929
Remarks: DR: Mary Helena Waterhouse, r.170 Obed, Saanich, b.Capetown, South Africa, 31 May 1871, d.Victoria, 22 Jul 1935, divorced from Robert Waterhouse, d.o. John Price, b.ENG, mother n/k.
DR: Robert Waterhouse, r.Florence Lake Rd, Langford, b.North IRL, 18 Mar 1877, d.Victoria, 11 Mar 1952, accountant, wid of Mary Helena, s.o.Abraham Waterhouse, b.IRL & Sophia Hull, b.ENG.

Vol. 5 Pages 338 Petitioner: wife
King Henry Lancelot and Taylor Jean
Married 6 Jun 1919 at Victoria, BC Dissolved: 28 Oct 1929
Remarks: Children: George Benjamin & Lillias Alice.
1901CEN: Jennie Taylor, d.6, p.8, l.47.
BRI: Jane Kerr Oswald Taylor, 3 Aug 1900, Victoria.
MR: Henry Lancelot King, 23, bach., mechanic, r.Victoria, London, ENG, CE, s.o. Harry Grover King, gentleman & Alice Jamieson mar Jean Taylor, 19, spin., r. & b.Victoria, Psb, d.o. Benjamin Taylor, gentleman & Lillias McEwan, 6 Jun 1919, Victoria.

Vol. 5 Pages 340 Petitioner: wife
Fagan Mathew Patrick Stephen and Burke Eleanor
Married 8 Nov 1923 at Vancouver, BC Dissolved: 1 Nov 1929
Remarks: Children: Mathew & Patricia.
MR: Stephen Matthew Fagan, clerk, bach, 22, RC, r.Vancouver, b.Wellington, BC, s.o. Patrick Stephen Fagan, b.USA & Norma Lucille Cantrell, b.Black Diamond, WA, USA mar Eleanor Burke, 19, RC, r.108 Hastings, Vancouver, b.Ladysmith, BC, d.o. Patrick Joseph Burke, b.GAL, IRL & Jessie C. Parsons, b.ON, 8 Nov 1923, Vancouver.

Vol. 5 Pages 341, 342, 349 Petitioner: husband
Partridge Herbert Alexander and Raitt Lillian MacLean
Married 24 May 1928 at Naramata, BC
Remarks: Her name was entered as Lillian MacLean Raitt (otherwise Lillian MacLean Partridge). This marriage was ordered null and void, 7 Jan 1930, by reason of the frigidity or impotence of Lillian MacLean Raitt.

Vol. 5 Pages 343, 352 Petitioner: husband
Coupland Albert William and --- Martha
Married 15 May 1909 at West Derby, Liverpool, ENG Dissolved: 10 Feb 1930
Co-respondent(s): Jack Wiley & Mr. Henshaw
Remarks: The citation was sent to Martha care of Mr & Mrs Thornton, Trouquier Building, Aughton St, Ormskirk, near Liverpool, ENG.
DN, Times, 27 Nov 1939, p.11: Albert William Coupland, r.Brentwood, d.Victoria, 24 Nov 1939, 52, leaves wid; son: Albert William, Victoria & dau: Edith.

Vol. 5 Pages 344 Petitioner: husband
Wallberg Frank Wust de and German Eugenia
Married 19 Jun 1923 at Budapest, HUN Dissolved: 3 Dec 1929
Co-respondent(s): Lassio Nagy

Vol. 5 Pages 345, 375 Petitioner: wife
Jones Thomas William and Dickinson Dorothy Lillian
Married 28 Nov 1924 at Victoria, BC Dissolved: 9 Dec 1929 Absolute: 24 Jun 1930
Remarks: Children: Monica & Catherine Annie. Their names were entered as Dorothy Lillian Jones, otherwise known as Dorothy Lillian Kerswell and Thomas William Jones, otherwise known as Thomas William Kerswell. He was the co-respondent in the Verdier divorce at v.5, p.308.
MR: Thomas William Kerswell Jones, electrician, bach., 26, Ang, r.1314 Yates St, Victoria, b.WLS, s.o.John Richard Jones, b.WLS & Mary Kerswell, b.WLS mar Dorothy Lillian Tait, divorced, 27, Psb, r. & b.Alberni, d.o. William Dickinson, b.SCT & Catherine Fletcher, 28 Nov 1924, Victoria.

Vol. 5 Pages 347 Petitioner: wife
Morris Henry Robert and --- Ellen Christina
Married 5 Sep 1901 Dissolved: 12 Dec 1929

Vol. 5 Pages 348 Petitioner: husband
Alexander Norman Elwood and Wright Mary Ellen
Married 24 Jun 1921 at Victoria, BC Dissolved: 18 Dec 1929
Remarks: Children: Ruby Elizabeth & Elizabeth Elwood.
MR: Norman Ellwood Alexander (d.10, p.9, l.12), 22, bach., motor truck driver, r.1159 Yates St, Victoria, b.Victoria, Bapt, s.o. Thomas Alexander, teamster & Corinthia Elizabeth Pierre mar Mary Ellen Wright, 17, spin., r.Victoria, b.Galiano Island, Psb, d.o. Robert Anthony Wright, fisherman & Isabella Trueworthy (d.H2, p.1, l.34-5), 24 Jun 1921, Victoria.
DRI: Norman Elwood Alexander, 26 Aug 1968, 69, Victoria.



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