Canadian Deaths 1878-1886
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RABE, W. – Died August 17, 1886 at Victoria, British Columbia – Explosion on board Queen of the Pacific(ADS 86).

RABY, Germain – Sheriff of Terrebonne, Quebec (1856-73) – Died March 8, 1886 in Montreal, Quebec aged 82 – (Obit. 86).

RACEY, Thos. – Registrar of Halton, Ontario (1846) – Born December 24, 1791 in Bath, England – Died March 21, 1881, Milton, Ontario – He came to Canada in 1805. – (Obit. 80-81).

RACICOT, Adélard – Merchant – Died September 16, 1878 in Montreal, Quebec – Throws himself on the railway track before an approaching train, and is instantly killed by the cars passing over his body – (JRO 78).

RACICOT, E. (Madame) – Died February 20, 1885 or earlier in Montreal, Quebec – By the ignition of drapery in a mourning chamber, in a Notre Dame Street boarding house, her body, over which a wake is being held, is burned to a cinder – (JRO 85).

RADCLIFFE, Mrs. – Died September 11, 1882, Dunville, Ontario – Under the influence of chloroform – (ADS 82).

RADFORD, Joseph – In charge of the Tadousac Govt. Fish Hatchery – Died September 23, 1885 at Tadousac, Quebec, aged 70 – (Obit. 85).

RAINBOW : son of John Rainbow – Died May 30, 1886 in Foxboro, Ontario aged 5 – Killed by a colt(ADS 86).

RAINNIE : two children of J. Rainnie – Died February 4, 1886 at Fredericton, New Brunswick – Drowned – (ADS 86).

RAINSFORD, Charles (Capt.) – Late H. M.'s 104th Regt. – Died April 24, 1882 at Kingsclear, New Brunswick aged 95 – (Obit. 82).

RAINVILLE, Peter – Died July 13, 1883, Parham Station, Ontario – Thrown from a buggy – (ADS 83).

RAJOTTE – Died July 23, 1886 near Hull, Quebec – Drowned – (ADS 86).

RALSTON, Geo. – Caretaker of the Central School, Hamilton, Ontario – Died June 21, 1882 – Murdered by Alex. Forbes who then commits suicide – (JRO 82).

RAMBEAU – Working man – Died February 10, 1882, near Madoc, Ontario – Died as a result of an exposion of a demijohn of coal oil, setting a residence on fire – (JRO 82).

RAMSAY, Hon. Donald, of P.E.I – Died May, 1879 – (Obit. 79).

RAMSAY, Robt. – M.D. (1861) – Born March 21, 1841 in London, England – Died January 4, 1886 in Toronto, Ontario – Died suddenly – He came to Canada in early life with his father, the late Rev. Canon Ramsay. – (Obit. 86).

RAMSAY, Slocum – Died April 23, 1886 at Ulverton, Quebec – Cuts his throat. – (ADS 86).

RAMSAY, Thos. Kennedy (Hon.), M.A. (1885), D.C.L. (1872) – a Puisné Judge of the Court of Queen's Bench of Quebec (1873-86) – Born September 2, 1826 at Ayr, Scotland – Died December 22, 1886 at his residence, the ''Manor House'', St. Hugues, Quebec – Died suddenly. He was a son of the late David Ramsay, Esq., of Grimmet, Ayrshire, Scotland. He came to Canada in early life. – (Obit. 86).

RANDALL, Albert H. – Died January 13, 1886 at Melbourne, Quebec aged 18 – Killed by a falling tree – (ADS 86).

RANEY, Daniel – Died February 23, 1879 in Montreal, Quebec aged 104 years and 4 months – (JRO 79).

RANGLE, Hy. – Farm-hand – Died July 4, 1885 at Stouffville, Ontario – Killed by lightning. – (JRO 85).

RANKIN, Chas. Stuart, P.L.S. (1820) – Died March 15, 1886 at Millbrook, Ontario, aged 87 – He was of a good old Irish family of Enniskillen. In 1803, his father raised a company of 100 men for Sir Ralph Abercrombie's to Egypt. His grandfather was a Lieut. In the 36th Regt, and was at Bunker's Hill. His mother and Major Andre, a name so familiar to American and Canadian ears, were children together and playmates. After coming to Canada, the Rankin family settled at Bytown, now the Capital, and afterwards moved to Sandwich. He was a brother of Col. Arthur Rankin, formerly M.P. for Essex in the Can. Assembly. – (Obit. 86).

RANKIN, John Edward – M.D. – Died August 5, 1878, Picton, Ontario aged 81 – (Obit. 78).

RATHBUN, Hugo Burghardt – President of the Rathbun Co., and founder of the Village of Deseronto, Ontario – Born September 4, 1812 near Aurora, N.Y., U.S.A. – Died June 1, 1886 at Deseronto, Ontario – (Obit. 86).

RATTRAY, R., of Wolfe Island, near Kingston, Ontario – Died November 12, 1884 returning in a skiff from Cape Vincent – Drowned – (JRO 84).

RATTRAY, Rev. Thomas – Died July, 1879, Lachine, Quebec aged 65 – (Obit. 79).

RATTRAY, William J., B.A. – A well-known literary man – Born about 1835 in London, England – Died September 19 in Toronto, Ontario – He was the son of the late Mr. Alex. Rattray, who, coming to Canada, established himsel in trade in Toronto in 1848. He is the author of The Scot in British North America, 4 vols. – (Obit. 83).

RAY, Mrs. Maria – Cook, of Port Huron – Died November 19, 1879, Windsor, Ontario – Drowned when a tug is driven ashore and keels over – (JRO 79).

RAY, Mrs. Wm. – Died February 24, 1883 at Port Hope, Ontario – Burnt to death by the upsetting of a coal-oil lamp. She was sitting by a table when one of her children brought in a lighted lamp, and in trying to place it on the table upset it, the oil falling into Mrs. Ray's lap, and geing ignited by the burning wick. – (JRO 83).

RAY, Mrs. Wm. – Died February 24, 1883, Port Hope, Ontario – Burnt by upsetting coal oil lamp – (ADS 83).

RAYBOULD, W. – M.P.P. – Died December 3, 1886 at New Westminster, B.C. – Accidental fall. – (ADS 86).

RAYBOULD, Wm. – M.P.P. for Nanaimo in B.C. Assembly (1882-86) – Died December 3, 1886 – Accidentally killed – (Obit. 86).

RAYMOND, Berton, crew – Died March 7, 1879 – Lost in the wreck of the ship Turkish Empire on Big Duck Island – (JRO 79).

RAYMOND, Chas. Guillaume (Rev., R.C.) – Born February 20, 1843 at St. Hyacinthe, Quebec – Died in January, 1886 at Brooklyn, N.Y., U.S.A. – (Obit. 86).

RAYMOND, Marie Genevieve Sophie (Madame Masson) – Born October 6, 1798 at Laprairie, Quebec – Died November 30, 1882 at Terrebonne, Quebec – Relict of the late Hon. Joseph Masson, M.L.C., to whom she was married in 1818. She was a daughter of the late Mr. J. B. Raymond, M.P. She was the mother of Hon. L. R. Masson, Senator, and of the late Hon. E. Masson, M.L.C. – (Obit. 82).

RAYNER, Edward – Died March 29, 1880 in Toronto, Ontario aged 14 – Drift out in an old scow into the lake, where he is frozen to death – (JRO 80-81).

READ John Chas. Edward Crewe (Lt.-Col.) – Brigade Major 8th Dist., V.M. (1882) – Born July 26, 1823 in Cheshire, England – Died April 5, 1884 in St. John, New Brunswick – He was the 3rd son of John Offley Crewe-Read, esq., of Llandinam Hall, County Montgomery, by his wife Charlotte, daughter of Sir Willoughby Lake, K.C.B. He married in 1851 in Nova Scotia, Henrietta, daughter of Hon. P. H. Clarke, M.L.C. of Cape Breton – (Obit. 84).

READ, Thos. S. – Died June 23, 1886 – Struck by a stone – (ADS 86).

READ, W. – Died August 28, 1882, Franklin, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 82).

READING, G. – Prothonotary and Clk of the Crown, Clk. of the Co. Ct., Nova Scotia – Deceased, successor appointed on March 22, 1886 – (PAPS Nova Scotia 86).

REDDEN, Joel – Died July 31, 1886 in Rainy Falls – Drowned – (ADS 86).

REDDY, John – M.D. (1848), L.R.C.S. Irel. (1847) – Born March 31, 1822 at Athlone, Ireland – Died January 23, 1884 in Dublin, Ireland while on a visit – He came to Canada in 1851. He practiced in Montreal, Quebec. – (Obit. 84).

REDDY, W. J. – Died June 22, 1882 in Toronto, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 82).

REDPATH, John James – Late Major in the ''Victoria Rifles of Montreal'' (Volunteer Militia) – Died June 4, 1884 in Montreal, Quebec aged 50 – He was the son of the late John Redpath, Esq., founder of Redpath's Sugar Refinery. He married Miss Ada Mills, the daughter of a former Mayor of Montreal. – (Obit. 84).

REED, Alex. – Died November 5, 1886, Tp. of Colborne, Ontario – Waggon accident. – (ADS 86).

REED, J. – Died October 10, 1882, Merritton, Ontario – Falls 45 feet – (ADS 82).

REERDON, a farmer with his wive and four children – Died February 11, 1878, Lewis Cove, Wickham, Queen's County, New Brunswick – Burned to death in their house – (JRO 78).

REEVE, Mary (Mrs.) (nee Fraser) – Seigneuresse of Murray Bay, Quebec – Died August, 1879, Murray Bay, Quebec – Wife of Lt.-Col. Thos. J. Reeve, formerly of the 79th Highlanders and daughter of the late Hon. Mr. Fraser. – (Obit. 79).

REEVES (Mr.), and son – Died April 12, 1886 in Varennes, Quebec – Drowned – (ADS 86).

REGAN, Con. – Died December 1, 1883, Niagara Falls, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 83).

REGNIER, Auguste (Rev.) – First Canadian admitted to the Order of the Jesuits, after their establishment in Montreal – Born September 22, 1820 – Died April 1, 1883 in New York – (Obit. 83).

REGOURD, Louis (Rev., R.C.) – Born in 1807 at Viviers, Ardeches, France – Died April 23, 1884 in Montreal, Quebec – He came to Canada in 1850, taking up his residence in Montreal. – (Obit. 84).

REID, Calixa – Died June 5, 1884 at Key Brook, Bromption, Quebec aged 19 – Drowned in Wm. Long's mill-pond. – (JRO 84).

REID, Chas. – Died May 7, 1886 at Toronto, Ontario – Suicide by shooting – (ADS 86).

REID, Kenneth – M.D. (1864), M.R.C.S. (Lon.), M.R.C.P. (Edin.) – Born December 7, 1840 at Huntingdon, Quebec – Died January 22, 1882 in New York, N.Y., U.S.A. – Died suddenly – The son of Col. Jas. Reid, late 78th Highlanders. He married, in 1877, Mrs Emma J. Morgan, of Ohio – (Obit. 82).

REINHART, Jno. – Died March 12, 1886, Galt, Ontario aged 40 – Railway accident. – (ADS 86).

RENAUD, Jean Baptiste – Merchant of Quebec – Died March 1, 1884 in Quebec City, aged 68 – He had been associated in business with his brother, the late Hon. Louis Renaud of Montreal. – (Obit. 84).

RENAUD, Louis (Hon.) – ex-Senator – Born October 4, 1818 – Died November 13, 1878, St. Martin, Quebec – Owing to failing health, he resigned from the Senate in 1873 and was succeeded by his son-in-law, Hon. F. X. A. Trudel – (Obit. 78).

RENSHAW, Thos. – Died June 19, 1886 at Musquash River, New Brunswick – Drowned – (ADS 86).

RETTIE, Saml. – M.P.P. for Colchester in the N.S. Assembly (1871-74) – Died January 20, 1883 at Truro, Nova Scotia – (Obit. 83).

REYNOLDS – Sheriff of Ontario – deceased – Successor appointed on January 22, 1881 – (PAPS Ontario 80-81).

REYNOLDS, Jno. – Died March 5, 1884 at Stayner, Ontario – Killed by the explosion of the boiler in the flour mill of N. Reynolds & Co. – (JRO 84).

REYNOLDS, John – Died August 15, 1883, Dundas, Ontario – Brakeman, R'y accident – (ADS 83).

REYNOLDS, Nelson Gilbert – Sheriff of Ontario, Ont. (1853) – Died January 16, 1881, Whitby, Ontario aged 67 – (Obit. 80-81).

REYNOLDS, Thomas – President of the St. Lawrence and Ottawa Railway – Born in 1811 in Scotland – Died June 29, 1880 in London, England – (Obit. 80-81).

REYNOR, Thos. – Died January 18, 1885 at Godmanchester, Quebec, aged 105 – (DL 85).

RHODES, Henry (Hon.) – Merchant – Born in 1824 in London, England – Died November 8, 1878, Victoria, B.C. – Previous to going to Victoria (in 1859), he was prominently identified with the commerce of the Sandwich Islands, where he arrived in 1845 – (Obit. 78).

RICARD, F. X. Bellarmin (Rev.) – R. C. clergyman – Died October 5, 1879, Ile Perrot, Quebec – (Obit. 79).

RICARD, Louis, of Portage-du-Fort, Quebec – Crew of the steamer Christopher O'Kelly – Died August 1, 1885 at Pembroke, Ontario – Dies in the flames as the steamer Christopher O'Kelly burns – (JRO 85).

RICE, James – Died February 15, 1886 at Annapolis, Nova Scotia aged 96 – (DL 86).

RICE, Misses (2) – Died June 14, 1879, near Digby, Nova Scotia – Drowned – (JRO 79).

RICE, Samuel Dwight (Rev.), D.D. (1867) – Senior Genl. Supdt. of the Methodist Church of Canada – Born September 11, 1815 in Houlton, Maine, U.S.A. – Died December 15, 1884 in Toronto, Ontario – In 1819, his parents removed to New Brunswick. – (Obit. 84).

RICHARD – Died March 15, 1886 near Knowlton, Quebec – Falling of a tree – (ADS 86).

RICHARD, E. – Died October 24, 1886 in Ottawa, Ontario – Gunning accident. – (ADS 86).

RICHARD, Mrs. – Died June 10, 1882, Montmorency, Quebec – Drowned – (ADS 82).

RICHARDS, Wm. – Died November 24, 1882 – Commits suicide on the day he is supposed to be hanged for the murder of his friend Joseph Jackson in Sutton, Quebec on the 20th July, 1881. His trial took place on 23rd September, 1882 – (JRO 82).

RICHARDSON (Miss) – Died March 13, 1886, South Bar, Nova Scotia – Falls into a well. – (ADS 86).

RICHARDSON, a farmer – Died August 13, 1881, township of Loughboro, Ontario – Murdered. Shot by a neighbour named Vankoughnet who is tried for the murder – (JRO 80-81).

RICHARDSON, Charles Anderons, N.P. (1826) – Registrar of Stanstead (Quebec) – Born September 15, 1804 in Quebec – Died October 14, 1882 at Stanstead Plain, Quebec – (Obit. 82).

RICHARDSON, Charlotte Isabel (Mrs.) – Died February 2, 1879, Battleford, N.W.T. Aged 56 – Wive of Lt. Col. Richardson, M.E.C. and Stipendiary Magistrate, N. W. Territories – (Obit. 79).

RICHARDSON, D. Johnstone – For many years emploed in H. M.'s Customs, at Windsor, Ontario – Died June 13, 1885 at Windsor, Ontario aged 69 – He was a half brother of the late Major Richardson, the author of Wacousta. – (Obit. 85).

RICHARDSON, Elizabeth Sarah (Mrs.) – Died February 2, 1879, St. Thomas, Ontario, aged 83 – Relict of the late Richard Richardson, Esq., first manager of the Bank of Upper Canada at London, Ontario, and mother of Lt. Col. Richardson, M.E.C. and Stipendiary Magistrate of the North West Territories. – (Obit. 79).

RICHARDSON, James – Late of the Canadian Geological survey staff – Born in 1809 in Perthshire, Scotland – Died November 18, 1883 at Matane, Quebec. He came to Canada in 1829. – (Obit. 83).

RICHARDSON, Jas. of St. Philomene, Quebec – Died 22 September, 1882 – Killed by the explosion of the steam boiler on the Richelieu steamer plying as a ferry boat between Lachine and Chateauguay Basin – (JRO 82).

RICHARDSON, John – Died August 13, 1881, Buck Lake (Ontario) – Murdered by Elijah Vankoughnet who is sentenced to death April 15, 1882 and hanged June 28, 1882 – (JRO 82).

RICHARDSON, Thos. – Died August 17, 1883, Harrisburg, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 83).

RICHARDSON, W. – Died February 10, 1886 at Grafton, Ontario – Suicide with poison – (ADS 86).

RICHEY, Ed. J. – Died August 6, 1886 in Toronto, Ontario – Run over by a waggon – (ADS 86).

RICHEY, Matthew (Rev.), D.D. (Wesleyan Methodist) – Born in May 1803 at Ramelton, North of Ireland – Died October 24, 1883 at Governement House, Halifax, Nova Scotia – Died at the official residence of his son, Lieut. Gov. Richey. – (Obit. 83).

RICKABY, John – A well known Theatrical manager – Born in 1844 in Quebec City – Died February 18, 1886 in New York City, U.S.A. – The remains were brought to Quebec for interment. – (Obit. 86).

RIDDELL, Archibald Alexander – M.D. (1857) – Born December 19, 1819 in Aberdeen, Scotland – Died December 15, 1883 in Toronto, Ontario – He came to Canada about the year 1836. – (Obit. 83).

RIDDLE, Alex – Died August 15, 1886 at Barclay – Railway accident.. – (ADS 86).

RIDDLE, John – Died October 21, 1883, Stoney Creek, Ontario – Suicide with a razor – (ADS 83).

RIDGWAY, F.C.S. – Journalist – Born in 1830 in Lancashire, England – Died May 1, 1881 in Ottawa, Ontario – (Obit. 80-81).

RIDOUT, Joseph D. – Retired Merchant – Born June 9, 1809 in Bristol, England – Died June 4, 1884 in Toronto, Ontario – He settled in Toronto in 1830, and two years afterwards, entered into partnership with his brother Geo. Percival (afterwards M.P. for Toronto) as hardware merchants. – (Obit. 84).

RIDOUT, Trevelyen – Died December 10, 1883 in Toronto, Ontario – Suicide by shooting – (ADS 83).

RIEL (Mrs.) – Died May 24, 1886 at St. Vital, Manitoba – Widow of Louis Riel. Her remains are interred beside those of her husband in the St. Boniface Cathedral cemetery on the following day. – (JRO 86).

RIEL, Louis – Leader of the Insurrection in the N.-W. Territories – Born October 23, 1844 at St. Boniface, Manitoba – Executed November 16, 1885 at Regina, N.W.T. – He was the son of the late Louis Riel, in his lifetime a popular leader among the ''Half-breeds'' of Red River, of which country he was a native, by Marguerite Boucher, a ''Half-breed'' woman; and grand son of Jean Baptiste Riel, a native of Berthier, Quebec. – (Obit. 85).

RIGBY, Saml. G. (Hon.) – A Puisné Judge of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia (1881-86) – Born in September, 1842 at Sydney, Cape Breton – Died July 8, 1886 at Halifax, Nova Scotia – (Obit. 86).

RIGNEY, Charles – Died April 25, 1883, Hagersville, Ontario – B'ggagem'n. Ry. accd't – (ADS 83).

RINFRET, Elie – Registrar for the County of Champlain (Quebec) – deceased – Successor appointed on June 3, 1878 – (PAPS Quebec 78).

RINFRET, Elie, N.P – Registrar of the County of Champlain, Quebec – Died May 20, 1878, St. Stanislaus, Quebec aged 60 – (Obit. 78).

RING, Zebedee – Merchant of St. John, New Brunswick Born about 1807 near Sheffield, New Brunswick – Died April, 1878, Liverpool, England – He was the descendant of old U. E. Loyalist, who proceeded from New York to New Brunswick towards the close of the American Revolution – (Obit. 78).

RIORDAN, John – Paper manufacturer – Born in 1834 in the city of Limerick, Ireland – Died September 20, 1884 at St. Leonards-on-Sea, England – His remains were brought to Toronto, Ontario for interment. He left home quite young for the U.S.A., but subsequently removed to Canada. – (Obit. 84).

RIOUX – Fireman – Died February 26, 1885 between Assemetquaghan and Millstream (Quebec) – Railway accident. – (JRO 85).

RITCHIE, Bella – Died July 14, 1882, Guelph, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 82).

RITCHIE, Thomas Weston, Q.C. (1867) – Born about 1827 in Sherbrooke, Quebec – Died September 4, 1882 at Newport, Vermont, U.S.A. – Son of the late Wm. Ritchie, Esq., of Sherbrooke, Quebec – (Obit. 82).

RITCHIE, Wm. (Rev.), M.A. (1822) – Hon. Canon of St. James' Cathedral, Toronto – Born in 1799 in Methven, Pertshire, Scotland – Died March 21, 1885 at his residence, Dryden Bank, Georgina, Ontario – His father dying while he was very young, he was educated by his uncle, Dr. David Ritchie, Prof. of Logic in the University of Edinburgh. He married in 1835, Anne, daughter of Col. Sibbald of Eildon Hall, Scotland. – (Obit. 85).

ROACH, Robert – Barrister – Died January 16, 1879, Pictou, Nova Scotia aged 71 – (Obit. 79).

ROACHE, John – Died June 6, 1885 at Niagara Falls, Ontario aged 16 – Accidentally shot dead by another youth named Chas. Barge – (JRO 85).

ROAST, Thomas – Died May 12, 1882 at Halifax, Nova Scotia – Railway accident – (ADS 82).

ROBALLE, Wm. – Died September 19, 1886 near Point Lepreaux, New Brunswick – Drowned – (ADS 86).

ROBB, S. – Registrar of Deeds for North Perth, Ontario – Deceased, successor appointed on February 2, 1884 – (PAPS Ontario 84).

ROBB, Samuel – Registrar of South Perth, Ontario (1871) – Died January 25, 1884 at Stratford, Ontario – (Obit. 84).

ROBBINS – Died December 17, 1883, Markham, Ontario – Suicide by shooting – (ADS 83).

ROBBINS, Daniel – Died January 7, 1883, Niagara Falls, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 83).

ROBERGE, P., jr. – Passenger – Died September 14, 1882, Georgian Bay, Ontario – Lost in the wreck of the steamer Asia – (JRO 82).

ROBERGE, P., sr. – Passenger – Died September 14, 1882, Georgian Bay, Ontario – Lost in the wreck of the steamer Asia – (JRO 82).

ROBERT – Died September 6, 1886 at Chambly, Quebec aged 4 – Railway accident. – (ADS 86).

ROBERT, Victor, – M.P.P. for Rouville in Quebec Assembly (1867-81) – Born in 1820 at Ste Angele, Quebec – Died January 25, 1885 at Marieville, Quebec – (Obit. 85).

ROBERTO, Rosette – Died June 30, 1884 at South Wellington colliery, near Nanaimo, British Columbia – Killed when an explosion of gas occurs in shaft No. 3 – (JRO 84).

ROBERTS, Gertrude, a lunatic inmate – Died July 10, 1881, Longue Pointe Lunatic Asylum, near Montreal, Quebec – Killed by beating in her skull with a billet of wood by another lunatic named Delia Poirier who is labouring under religious monomania, and occupied the same cell with the deceased – (JRO 80-81).

ROBERTSON – Puisne Judge of the Supreme Court, British Columbia – deceased – Sussessor appointed on May 23, 1882 – (PAPS Dominion 82).

ROBERTSON – Receiver of Wreck for Shelburne, Nova Scotia – Deceased, successor appointed on October 9, 1884 – (PAPS Dominion 84).

ROBERTSON, Alexander Roche (Hon.) – Judge of the Supreme Court of British Columbia – Born May 12, 1841 at Chatham, Ontario – Died December 1, 1881, Victoria, British Columbia – He was the second son of the late Dr. A. R. Robertson, of Chatham, Ontario. He went to B. C. in April 1854. He married in 1868 Margaret Bruce, daughter of Wm. D. Eberts, Esq., of Chatham, Ontario. – (Obit. 80-81).

ROBERTSON, Andrew, Q.C. (1864) – Born in 1815 in Aberdeenshire, Scotland – Died March 21, 1880 in Montreal, Quebec – He was a son of the late Rev. Jas. Robertson, a Congregationalist Minister, who laboured for 40 years at Sherbrooke, Quebec. – (Obit. 80-81).

ROBERTSON, Charles – For many years Manager of the Freehold Loan Co. of Toronto – Died February 15, 1884 in Toronto, Ontario, aged 72. – (Obit. 84).

ROBERTSON, D. G. (Mrs.) – Died May 24, 1883, Georgetown, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 83).

ROBERTSON, J. G., from the vicinity of Ottawa, Ontario – Mysteriously disappear in March, 1886 while on a fishing and prospecting expedition in Howe Sound, British Columbia – Suspicion rests on a Chinese servant. – (JRO 86).

ROBERTSON, James (Rev.), LL. D. – Late Rector of Wilmot (Anglican), N. S. – Died January 19, 1878, Middleton, Nova Scotia aged 77 – Was a graduate of the University of Aberdeen, Scotland. Ordained in Scotland in 1826, he entered the service of the S. P. G. F. P., in 1829, and came to Nova Scotia – (Obit. 78).

ROBERTSON, Jas. – Manager of the Bank of B.N.A. at London, Ont. – A Scotchman by birth – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario – Accidentally drowned – He came to Canada in 1866. – (Obit. 80-81).

ROBERTSON, Jas., – Man. Bank B.N.A. – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 40 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

ROBERTSON, Maria L. (Mrs.) – Died August 26, 1886 in Montreal, Quebec – Died suddenly – Wife of J. Ross Robertson, Esq., proprietor of the Toronto Telegram – (Obit. 86).

ROBERTSON, Peter (Mrs.), of Montreal – Died July 18, 1879, Lachute, Quebec – Instanteously killed when a tree struck by lightning falls upon her – (JRO 79).

ROBERTSON, Robert, B.A. – Barrister of N.S. and of Dakota, U.S.A. – Born in 1857 at Barrington, Nova Scotia – Died February 14, 1881, Dell Rapids, Dakota, U.S.A. – Son of the late Hon. R. Robertson, Commr. of Mines, N.S.– (Obit. 80-81).

ROBERTSON, Susannah (Mrs.) – Died July 3, 1885 at Pownal, P.E.I. Aged 108 – (DL 85).

ROBERTSON, Wm. – Died August 20, 1886 at Forest City, New Brunswick – Drowned. – (ADS 86).

ROBERTSON, Wm. R., a half-breed – Died March 13, 1884 at New Westminster, British Columbia – Hanged for the murder of Robert Bailey. – (JRO 84).

ROBIDOUX, François (Capt.) – Died in June, 1886 at Three Rivers, Quebec aged 96 – (DL 86).

ROBIDOUX, Marianne (Mad.) – Died July 27, 1883 at Ste. Philomene, Quebec aged 100 years and 6 months – (DL 83).

ROBINSON – Died April 6, 1883, Niverville, Manitoba – Engineer, Ry. collision – (ADS 83).

ROBINSON (Mrs.) (coloured) – Born in Virginia, U.S.A. – Died February 28, 1884 at Windsor, Ontario, aged 113 – (DL 84).

ROBINSON, Alex. – Died July 10, 1882, Bramption, Ontario – Waggon accident – (ADS 82).

ROBINSON, Charles – ex-Warden of the Co. of Ontario, Ont. – Born March 3, 1812 in London, England – Died September 15, 1883 at Beaverton, Ontario – He came to Canada in 1832. – (Obit. 83).

ROBINSON, Eddie – Employee of the Toronto Bolt Works – Died January 2, 1884 near Toronto, Ontario – Railway accident – (JRO 84).

ROBINSON, George Croke (Rev.), (Anglican) – Born August 25, 1831 at Waterloo, Quebec – Died December 12, 1882 at Aylmer, Quebec – (Obit. 82).

ROBINSON, Jos. – Died December 15, 1882, Brandon, Manitoba – Frozen to death – (ADS 82).

ROBINSON, Mary Amelia (Mrs. MacINNES) – Died March 16, 1879 at Hamilton, Ontario – She was the second daughter of the late Sir John B. Robinson, Bart., Chief Justice of Upper Canada, and was married to Mr. Donald MacInnes, the well known manufacturer and merchant of Hamilton, in 1863. – (Obit. 79)

ROBINSON, Robt. (Hon.) – Member of the Legislative Counsel of New Brunswick (1878-85) – Died in September, 1885 at St. Andrews, Quebec – (Obit. 85).

ROBINSON, Thos. – Died October 19, 1886 near Richmond, Quebec – Railway accident.. – (ADS 86).

ROBINSON, Thos. Slade, M.D., M.R.C.S. Eng. (1827) – Died in December, 1885 in Toronto aged 85 – (Obit. 85).

ROBINSON, W. J. – Died November 13, 1886 at Delhi, Ontario – Suffocation by gas. – (ADS 86).

ROBLIN, P. J. (Rev., Methodist) – Born June 1, 1797 in Adolphustown, Ontario – Died December 15, 1881 in Madoc, Ontario. – (Obit. 80-81).

ROCK, Warren, Q.C. – Born July 8, 1832 at Crowland, Welland, Ontario – Died May 14, 1883 in London, Ontario – Hhe married in 1866, Margaret, only daughter of Col. Duncan McFarland, ex-M.P.P. – (Obit. 83).

RODDY, Robert – Late City Clerk of Toronto – Died February 19, 1885 in Toronto, Ontario aged 48 – (Obit. 85).

RODGERS, Robert, checker – Died March 4, 1879, Wellington Bridge, Montreal, Quebec – Suffocated and consumed in the flames of the fire pf the Grand Trunk Railway Company's building – (JRO 79).

RODWELL, John – Died August 21, 1882, Owen Sound, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 82).

ROE, Alexander Hall – M.P.P. for Lennox in the Ontario Assembly (1882-84) – Born in 1840 – Died July 12, 1884 at Napanee, Ontario – He was a son of the late Mr. A. D. Roe, of Westbrook, Leeds, Ontario, a native of Ireland. – (Obit. 84).

ROE, Frederick – Labourer – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario aged 17 – Drowned by the upsetting of the steamer Victoria – (JRO 80-81).

ROE, William – Postmaster of Newmarket, Ontario – Died April 7, 1879, Newmarket, Ontario aged 84 – He was one of the few survivors of the ''York Volunteers'' of 1812. His father was an inhabitant of Detroit, and was the person who handed over the keys of city to the Americans on its surrender by the English, in 1796. – (Obit. 79).

ROEBUCK, John Arthur (Right Hon.), Q.C. – M. P. (Great Britain) – Born in 1801 at Madras, India – Died November 30, 1879 in London, England – Mr. Roebuck's father died in India, where he had held an appointment, and his widow returned to England with her six sons. In 1808 she married Mr. John Simpson (father of Mr. C. B. Simpson, the present Collector of Customs at Montreal); and in 1814, Mr. Simpson and his wife and four of her sons, including John Arthur, came to Canada, and took up their residence in Augusta, Ontario. They removed to Quebec City in 1820 and to Coteau-du-Lac, Quebec in 1822. In 1824, John Arthur proceeded to England, where he lived, up to the time of his death. – (Obit. 79).

ROGER, J. M. (Rev.), M.D. – Minister of the Presbyterian Church – Born in 1807 in Kincardine O'Neil, Aberdeenshire, Scotland – Died January 8, 1878 at Peterborough, Ontario – Came to Canada in 1833 – (Obit. 78).

ROGER, Stanley – Died March 29, 1886, Windsor, Nova Scotia aged 2 – Falls into a pail of hot suds. – (ADS 86).

ROGERS – Private – Killed during the recent rebellion – Interred in Beechwood Cemetery, Ottawa, Ontario on July 19, 1885 – (JRO 85).

ROGERS, Chas. J. – He had been a member of the London, England police force – Died January 28, 1885 at Victoria, British Columbia – Executed for the murder of Wm. Sterry on November 4, 1884 – (JRO 84, JRO 85).

ROGERS, Geo. C. – Died April 20, 1883 at Peterboro, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 83).

ROGERS, Miss. – Died November 31, 1882, West Rideau Lake, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 82).

ROGERS, R. Vashon (Rev., C. of E.), M.A. – Born in 1802 in Bristol, England – Died August 20, 1886 at Kingston, Ontario – He came to Canada about 1836 – (Obit. 86).

ROGERS, Robt. David (Lieut.-Col.) – Warden of Peterborough (1871), and a prominent citizen – Born in 1809 in Haldimand, Northumberland, Ontario – Died in February, 1885 at Ashburnham, Ontario – His ancestors were U. E. Loyalists – (Obit. 85).

ROGERS, Thos. – Born in Fermanagh, Ireland – Died January, 1881, Riv. Beaudet, Quebec aged 103 – Death from longevity – (DL 80-81).

ROLLAND, Madame, of Liege, Belgium – Died June 21, 1879, Niagara Falls, Ontario – Accidentally drowned – Wife of A. Rolland to whom she was newly married. The couple was about to conclude a trip around the world – (JRO 79).

ROLLS, Charles – M.D. (1834) – Born in 1809 at Weymouth, England – Died June 26, 1884 in Toronto, Ontario – (Obit. 84).

RONAN, Major Timothy – A hero of Waterloo – Born in Tipperary, Ireland – Died September, 1881, Guildford, Ontario aged 105 – Death from longevity – (DL 80-81).

RONEY, James McGill – Advocate (1865), Mayor of Portage du Fort, Quebec – Died September 23, 1882 in Ottawa, Ontario aged 40 – (Obit. 82).

ROSCOE, Francis James – Businessman – Born in 1831 in Liverpool, England – Died December 20, 1878, Victoria, British Columbia – He was a grandson of Mr. William Roscoe, the celebrated author and biographer, who represented Liverpool for some time in the British House of Commons – (Obit. 78).

ROSE, Charlotte (Lady) (née Temple) – Died December 3, 1883 at Queen's Gate, London, England – Wife of the Hon. Sir John Rose, Bart., G.C.M.G., formerly Minister of Finance of Canada, to whom she was married in June, 1843. She was a daughter of the late Robt. Emmet Temple, Esq., of Rutland, Vermont, U.S.A. – (Obit. 83).

ROSE, James – Late a member of the firm Morland, Watson & Co. – Died April 25, 1884 in Montreal, Quebec – He was a brother of Sir John Rose, Bart., K.C.M.G., formerly of Canada. – (Obit. 84).

ROSEVEAR, John – M.P.P. for East Durham in Ont. Assembly – Died May 5, 1881, Port Hope (Ontario) aged 65 – (Obit. 80-81).

ROSS – Clk. of the Process – deceased – Successor appointed on October 29, 1881 – (PAPS Ontario 80-81).

ROSS – Foreman – Died November 6, 1886 near Rogers Pass, B.C. – Railway accident. – (ADS 86).

ROSS (Miss), of Montreal, Quebec – Died July 10, 1884 at Valois, on Lake St. Louis, about 14 miles above Montreal, Quebec – Drowned – Daughter of Mr. P. S. Ross, Accountant – (JRO 84).

ROSS, Christina – Born in Scotland – Died April 7, 1879, Blue Mountain, Pictou, Nova Scotia aged 103 – (JRO 79).

ROSS, Jas. (Rev., Presb.). D.D. (1864) – Principal of Dalhousie College and University, Halifax, Nova Scotia (1864-85) – Born July 28, 1811 at West River, Pictou, Nova Scotia – Died March 15, 1886 at Dartmouth, Nova Scotia – He was the 5th son of the Rev. Duncan Ross, a native of Tarbet, Scotland – (Obit. 86).

ROSS, John – Barrister – Died January 18, 1878, St. Catherines, Ontario aged 25 – (Obit. 78).

ROSS, John R. – Died March 22, 1882 in Toronto, Ontario aged 16 – Accidentally shot – (ADS 82).

ROSS, John Sylvester – ex-M.P. of Dundas in Can. Assembly and House of Commons (1861-72, and 1878-82) – Born in 1821 in Osnabruck, Stormont, Ontario – Died July 1, 1882 at Iroquois, Ontario – (Obit. 82).

ROSS, Lewis – ex-M.P. for East Durham in the House of Commons (1872-78) – Born in 1825 in Fearn, Ross-shire – Died September 20, 1882 at Port Hope, Ontario – (Obit. 82).

ROSS, Peter – Died May 11, 1879, Hopewell, Pictou, Nova Scotia aged 87 – He came to Canada from Scotland in 1813. – (Obit. 79).

ROSS, W. W. (Rev., Methodist) – Died March 28, 1884 at Ingersoll, Ontario, aged 47 – (Obit. 84).

ROSS, William (Rev.) – Presbyterian Minister of Lake Megantic, Quebec – Born in 1823 at Kilmuir-Easter, Ross-shire, Scotland – Died July 24, 1884 at Lake Megantic, Quebec – (Obit. 84).

ROSS, Wm. Hy., – Barrister of Ontario and Manitoba – Died August 5, 1880 in Toronto, Ontario aged 29. – (Obit. 80-81).

ROSSIN, Marcus – Merchant – Died March 19, 1882 on Railway train while on his way to Mayence, Germany – Lived in Kingston, Ontario, and in Toronto, Ontario. He retired in 1865, and took up his residence in Hamburg. He is a brother of Saml. Rossin – (Obit. 82).

ROSWELL, Francis Wm, C.B. (1879), C.M.G. (1880) – Born July 11, 1838 in England – Died September 4, 1885 in England – After the death of his brother-in-law, Mr. Wm. Dixon, chief Supt. of Emigration for the Dominion in England, he, by request of the Canadian Government, took over the duties of the office. He wa a nephew of mr. Hy. Roswell, of Toronto, Ontario. – (Obit. 85).

ROSZEL (Mrs.) – Died July 18, 1884 in St. Catharines, Ontario – While laboring under a fit of temporary insanity, takes her three young children to the canal, throws them in and jumps in herself. The children are saved, but she is drowned – Wife of a policeman in St. Catharines – (JRO 84).

ROTHWELL, John – Miner – Died January 18, 1884 at Capelton, Quebec – Poisoned with Paris Green. The woman with whom he boarded, Mrs. Melissa Ward, is suspected of the crime. Her trial is postponed until March, 1885. – (JRO 84).

ROULEAU, Joseph Edward – Registrar of Dorchester, Quebec – Died August 4, 1882 at Ste Hénédine, Quebec – (Obit. 82).

ROULEAU, Louis – Died September 13, 1884 at Ormstown, Quebec – Accidentally shot in the head by his son Narcisse while defending his father's property against four young men, named Berthiaume, Travers, Lavery and McCracken, who were on a drunken spree, and attempted to force an entrance into Louis Rouleau's house. – (JRO 84).

ROURKE, Michael – Died January 5, 1883, Milton, Ontario – Executed for a murder that occurred January 20, 1882 – (JRO 82).

ROUSSEAU – Died April 18, 1879, near New Liverpool, Quebec – One of four men and two boys drowned by the upsetting of a market boat – (JRO 79).

ROUSSEAU, Edouard – M.D. – Died June 19, 1883 in Quebec, aged 76 – (Obit. 83).

ROUTH, Havilland Lemesurier (Lieut-Col.) – Born in 1810 – Died March 12, 1878 in Montreal, Quebec – (Obit. 78).

ROUTLEY, E. F. – Died November 9, 1886 on Gore Bay, Ontario, aged 38 – Drowned – (ADS 86).

ROWAN, William (Field Marshal Sir), G.C.B. – Born in 1789 – Died September 29, 1879 – (Obit. 79).

ROWE, Hamilton – Died March 7, 1882, Strathroy, Ontario – Falling of a wall – (ADS 82).

ROWELL, Wm. F. – Died March 1, 1886 at Johnsville, Quebec – Railway accident. – (ADS 86).

ROWLETT, John – Employee of the Toronto Bolt Works – Died January 2, 1884 near Toronto, Ontario – Railway accident – (JRO 84).

ROY – A member of the Council of Agriculture (Quebec) – deceased – Sussessor appointed on June 13, 1882 – (PAPS Quebec 82).

ROY – Member of the Leg. Council (Quebec) – deceased – Sussessor appointed on December 6, 1882 – (PAPS Quebec 82).

ROY, A. – Collector Provincial revenue, Dist. of Richelieu – Deceased, successor appointed on February 28, 1885 – (PAPS Quebec 85).

ROY, André – Died April 12, 1886 in Montreal, Quebec – Railway accident. – (ADS 86).

ROY, Charles Francois, C.E., P.L.S. – ex-M.P. for Kamouraska in the House of Commons (1877-78) – Born September 14, 1835 – Died April 13, 1882 at Ste Anne de la Pocatiere, Quebec – (Obit. 82).

ROY, David (Hon.) – Late a Puisné Judge, Superior Court, Quebec – Born June 9, 1807 in Quebec – Died July 31, 1860 in Quebec – (Obit. 80-81).

ROY, J. – Died January 15, 1882, Beauport, Quebec – Killed by another lunatic in Beaup't Asylum – (ADS 82).

ROY, Louis – Died May 26, 1882 in Montreal, Quebec – Crushed to death – (ADS 82).

ROY, Marie Josephte (Madame) (in religion Sister Marie du Sacré Cœur) – Founder of the asylum du Bon-Pasteur de Québec (1850) – Born October 16, 1806 at St. Valier, Quebec – Died September 1, 1885 in Quebec City – She was the daughter of Mr. Chas. Fitzback, and in 1828 married Mr. F. X. Roy. – (Obit. 85).

ROY, Pierre Euclide (Hon.) – M.L.C. of Quebec (1873) – Died October 31, 1882 at St. Pie, Quebec – (Obit. 82).

ROY, Rev. Thomas – R. C. clergyman – Died July 18, 1879, Joliette, Quebec aged 39 – (Obit. 79).

ROYAL, Joseph Come Seraphin – Died November 17, 1882 in Montreal, aged 24 – Eldest son of Hon. Joseph Royal, M.P. He edited for some years the Metis newpaper at St. Boniface (Manitoba) – (Obit. 82).

RUDDELL, David – Died May 11, 1883, Georgetown, Ontario – Railway accident – (ADS 83).

RUDOLPH, A. M. – Harbour Master of Montreal – Born in 1819 at Lunenburg, Nova Scotia – Died March 9, 1881 in Montreal, Quebec – (Obit. 80-81).

RUGG, Ralph – M.D. – Born August 22, 1806 in Compton, Quebec – Died November 2, 1883 in Compton, Quebec – (Obit. 83).

RUGGLES, F. W. – Regr. of Probate, Nova Scotia – Deceased, successor appointed on February 1, 1886 – (PAPS Nova Scotia 86).

RUMOHR, J. H. – Died November 29, 1883, Edgar Station, Ontario – Falling tree – (ADS 83).

RUMP, Thos. (Rev., Methodist, superannuated) – Died December 2, 1885 at St. Catharines, Ontario, aged 86 – (Obit. 85).

RUNDLE, Jas. – Born in England – Died August 10, 1884 at Darlington, Ontario aged 96 – (DL 84).

RUSHLAND, Rev. Frederick – Lutheran Minister – Died June 3, 1879, Amherstburg, Ontario – Accidentally killed while attempting to board a railway train in motion – (Obit. 79).

RUSHTON, Nathaniel – Died October 29, 1884 at the west ore mine, in connection with the works of the Canada Steel Co., Londonderry, Nova Scotia – Precipitated to the bottom of a shaft a distance of 220 feet when the gearing breaks – (JRO 84).

RUSHTON, Oliver – Died October 29, 1884, or shortly after, at the west ore mine, in connection with the works of the Canada Steel Co., Londonderry, Nova Scotia – Precipitated to the bottom of a shaft a distance of 220 feet when the gearing breaks – (JRO 84).

RUSS, Lorne – Died October 2, 1882, Smithville, Ontario – A falling beam – (ADS 82).

RUSSELL, B. (Mrs.) – Died June 23, 1886 near Birtle, Manitoba – Killed by lightning – (ADS 86).

RUSSELL, Catherine (Mrs.) – Born in Quebec – Died in December, 1883 in Halifax, Nova Scotia aged 102 years and 7 months – (DL 83).

RUSSELL, R. H. – Late Shipping Master, and Chief of the River Police, Quebec – Died November, 1879 in Toronto, Ontario aged 82 – He was the father of Dr. R. H. Russell, of Quebec. – (Obit. 79).

RUSSELL, Robert H. – M.D. (Edin.), M.R.C.S. (Eng.) – Died December 6, 1882 in Quebec where he parcticed his profession for 40 years, aged 63. He was an enthusiastic Irishman – (Obit. 82).

RUSTEN – Died May 2, 1886 at Toronto, Ontario – Suicide by drowning – (ADS 86).

RUTHERFORD, Edward H. – A retired merchant – Born in 1820 at Manor Hamilton, Cavan, Ireland – Died September 30, 1885 at his residence ''Northfield,'' Toronto, Ontario – (Obit. 85).

RYAN – Died August 27, 1882 in Ontario – Accidentally shot and killed by Miss. Hattie Wright who is tried October 15, 1882 at the Cobourg Assizes, found guilty, sentenced to 6 months' imprisonment which is subsequently remitted. – (JRO 82).

RYAN – Died November 19, 1884 between Victoria, British Columbia and Washington Territory – Ryan and a man named Walters are in a sloop whith 19 Chinamen whom they intend to smuggle into Washington Territory. The sloop capsizes in a squall and all are drowned. – (JRO 84).

RYAN (Mrs.) – Died June 8, 1885 at St. Thomas, Ontario – Killed by lightning – (JRO 85).

RYAN, A. – Died August 20, 1882, Shot Lake – Drowned – (ADS 82).

RYAN, M. – Died September 28, 1883, Kingston, Ontario – Drowned – (ADS 83).

RYAN, Michael – Died August 17, 1886 at Montreal, Quebec – Drowned. – (ADS 86).

RYAN, Mrs – Died June 22, 1882 in Montreal, Quebec – Run over by a freight waggon – (ADS 82).

RYAN, Mrs. – Died October 22, 1882, Campbellton, New Brunswick – Drowned – (ADS 82).

RYAN, Mrs. Mary – Died January, 1880, Luncan, Ontario aged 100 – Death from longevity – (DL 80-81).

RYAN, Thos. – Miner – Died February 11, 1885 at Westville, Pictou, Nova Scotia – Victim of an explsion in the old pit of the Vale colliery – (JRO 85).

RYE, Francis – Barrister of Ontario (1876) – Born in 1848 at Chelsea, England – Died December 21, 1884 at Ventnor, Isle of Wight – He came to Canada in 1873, with his sister, the philanthropic Miss Rye. – (Obit. 84).

RYERSON, Adolphus Egerton (Rev.), D.D. (1841), LL.D. (1861) – Late Superintendent of Education of Ontario – Born March 21, 1803 in the Township of Charlotteville, Norfolk, Ontario – Died February 19, 1882 in Toronto, Ontario – He was the 4th son of the well-known loyalis, Col. Joseph Ryerson, who came to Canada from New Jersey, by way of New Brunswick in 1783. Brother of William, John and George Ryerson – (Obit. 82).

RYERSON, George (Rev.) (Catholic Apostolic) – Born March 7, 1791 near Fredericton, New Brunswick – Died December 19, 1882 in Toronto, Ontario – In 1802, he removed with his father (the well-known loyalist, Col. Joseph Ryerson), to Port Ryerse, Ontario. With him died the last of the older Ryerson family – (Obit. 82).

RYERSON, John (Rev.) – Wesleyan Methodist minister –Born June 12, 1800 in township of Charlotteville, near Vittoria, Norfolk, Ontrario – Died October 5, 1878, Simcoe, Ontario – He was the fourth son of the late Colonel Joseph Ryerson. He was of younger brother of William Ryerson – (Obit. 78).

RYERSON, Mary (Mrs.) (née Armstrong) – Died January 20, 1884 in Toronto, Ontario, aged 75 – Relict of the late Rev. A. E. Ryerson, D.D., LL.D. She was the second wife of Dr. Ryerson. She was the eldest daughter of the late Jas. R. Armstrong, Esq., of Toronto and was married in November, 1833. – (Obit. 84).

RYKERT, Ann Maria (Mrs.) – Died February 5, 1886 at St. Catharines, Ontario, aged 79 – Widow of the late Geo. Rykert, Esq., M.P.P. for Lincoln in the U.C. Assembly. She was the mother of Mr. J. C. Rykert, M.P. – (Obit. 86).

RYLAND, George Hernan – Registrar of Montreal (1845-82) – Born June 28, 1801 in Quebec City – Died September 24, 1883 in Montreal, Quebec – He was the son of the late Hon. H. W. Ryland who came to Canada in 1793. He married in 1833, Mary Pitt, youngest daughter of the late Col. Ralph Gore, of Barrow Mount, Kilkenny, Ireland, head of the Gore family, and heir to the dormant Earldom of Ross (she died in 1879). In acknowledgment of his services, at the time of the Rebellion,, the Duke of Cambridge recommended Mr. Ryland's second son, Frederick Percy, for a commission in the army. This young officer, with his newly wedded wife, fell a victim to the unrevealed fate of the steamship City of Boston in 1870. – (Obit. 83).

RYLAND, Mary Pitt Gore (Mrs.) – Died November 9, 1879 in Montreal, Quebec – Wife of Mr. G. H. Ryland, Registrar, of Montreal. She was the youngest daughter of the late Col. Ralph Gore, of Barrownount, Kilkenny, Ireland, head of the Gore Family, and heir to the dormant Earldom of Ross (in the County of Fermanagh, Ireland). Col. Gore came out with his family to Canada by the advice of his brother, Admiral Sir John Gore, K.C.B., in 1821, in charge of the Ordnance Department, conferred on him by the Duke of Wellington, through whose influence his second son, Lieut. George A. Gore, R.N., was appointed Comptroller of the Customs at Quebec. His son, Lieut. Col. Gore, R.A., was well known in Canada during the Fenian invasion in command of a crack Battery of Artillery. Col. Gore had five daughters. The eldest died unmarried; the second married the late Sir Dominick Daly, also well known in Canada, and latterly Lieut. Governor of South Australia; ther third daughter married the Hon. F. W. Primrose, a brother of the late Earl of Roseberry; the fourth daughter married Col. Hawkins, then in command of the 68th Regt. In Canada, and the youngest daughter, the object of this obituary, Mr. G. H. Ryland, whose family name is historically connected with Canada. It might be added that one of Mrs. Ryland's uncle, Lieut. Gen. Sir Arthur Gore, was killed leading the attack on Bergen-op-Zoom, and her brother, Lieut. Arthur Gore, 33rd Regt., was killed at Waterloo – (Obit. 79).



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