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Toronto, 1858

Transcribed from MS248, reel 15: Ontario Marriages 1858-69, Vol 66 (Toronto 1858-67)

FORMAT: groom's name his age, birth place, residence, parents names, bride's name, her age, birth place, parents name, witnesses, date

All surnames are capitalized.


Page 7, return 6: by Rev John Shuttleworth, Temperance Street New Connexion Methodist

Jeremiah McMURRAY, 36, Ireland, Toronto, s/o "not known", married Isabella KESWICK, 38, Ireland, Toronto, d/o Robert & Ann YOUNG, witn: John CAMPBELL of Toronto, 25 Feb 1858. 

John SINGLETON, [birthplace not given], Weston, s/o "not known", married Martha COURTNEY, [birthplace not given], Weston, d/o [not given], witn: John LITTLE of Toronto, 26 Apr 1858. Ages of bride and groom not given.

John BUTLER, [birthplace not given], Yorkville, s/o "not known", married Mary Jane PAGET, [birthplace not given], Yorkville, d/o [not given], witn: J W ROBINSON of Toronto, 10 May 1858. Ages of bride and groom not given.

Samuel REESE, England, London, CW, s/o "not known", married Jane EDWARDS, England, Toronto, d/o Oliver & ____ EDWARDS, witn: George TREBILCOCK of Toronto, 24 Jun 1858. Ages of bride and groom not given. Bride's mother's name left blank.

William BLENKHAM [BLENKARN?], England, Yorkville, s/o "not known", married Mary BRANTON, [birthplace not given], Yorkville, d/o [not given], witn: James C SEYMOUR of Toronto, 04 Nov 1858. Ages of bride and groom not given.


Page 13, return 18: by Rev David Savage, New Connexion Methodist

John Jacob WITHROW, 23, Toronto, Toronto, s/o James & Ellen WITHROW, married Margaret FOSTER, 22, Toronto, Toronto, d/o James & Mary FOSTER, witn: Glover HARRISON of Toronto, 04 Nov 1858. 


Page 19, return 14: by Rev Wm Gregg, Presbyterian, Cooke's Church

Joseph M SECER, 28, Scarborough, Scarborough, s/o Joseph & Anna, married Eliza WEYMOUTH, 25, York Twp, York Twp, d/o Samuel & Ann, witn: William SMITH of York [Twp] & Matilda SMITH of Scarborough, 01 Apr 1858. Witnesses married same day.

William SMITH, 27, York Twp, York Twp, s/o Thomas & Eliza, married Matilda BATES, 20, Scarborough, Scarborough, d/o Earl [Carl?] & Mary, witn: Joseph M SECER & Eliza SECER, both of Scarborough, 01 Apr 1858. Witnesses married same day.

John IVINS [IRVINE?], 25, Ireland, Toronto, s/o William & Ezabeth, married Anne [?] MARKEY, 19, Ireland, Toronto, d/o James & Margaret, witn: William NEWELL & Jane WILKINSON of Toronto, 08 Apr 1858. 

William May [Kay?] LYLE, 28, England, Toronto, s/o William Kay & Mary Anne, married Maria Annette [KENDRICK?], 20, England, Toronto, d/o Charles KENDRICK & Frances Mary, witn: Hugh MILLER & Joseph DEWIDS [?] of Toronto, 15 May 1858.

Adam REID, 21, Scotland, Toronto, s/o James & Ellen, married Jane HUGILL, 18, Canada, York Twp, d/o William & Sarah, witn: Joseph HUGILL & Wm CALDWELL of Toronto, 07 Jul 1858. 

Richard D JEFFERS, 50, Ireland, Toronto, s/o Edward & Eliza DAVIS, married Anne McKINNON, 30, Toronto, Toronto, d/o Malcum BIDON & Eliza COLVIN, witn: Patk & Cath BROWN of Toronto, 22 Nov 1858. 

John CASTLE, 23, Etobicoke, Etobicoke, s/o Robert & Lydia, married Letitia BETTERIDGE, 24, Etobicoke, Etobicoke, d/o John & Mary Ann, witn: Jas HARRISON & Eliza HYSLOP, 23 Nov 1858. 

John BAILEY, 33, Ireland, Vaughan, s/o Abraham & Sarah McCALL, married Mary CURTS, 32, England, York Twp, d/o William MABLAY & Mary MALLET, witn: John HEMING & Jas MABLEY, 06 Dec 1858.

Alexander McCAUL, 22, Ireland, Toronto, s/o Samuel & Margt CLARK, married Martha PRETTIE, 18, Ireland, Toronto, d/o James PRITTIE & Eliza WOODS, witn: Larrence GIBBS [?] & W J McCLEEN of Toronto, 14 Dec 1858.


Page 20, return 15: by Rev Michael Willis, Prof of Theology, Knox College, Presbyterian

John McLEREN, [birthplace not given], Caledon Twp Peel Co, s/o [not given], married Janet McINTYRE, [birthplace not given], Erin Twp Wellington Co, d/o [not given], witn: [none given], 13 Jan 1858. Ages of bride and groom not given.

George CRUIKSHANK, [birthplace not given], Weston, s/o [not given], married Mary WAKEFIELD, [birthplace not given], Toronto, d/o [not given], witn: John JOHNSTON & Helen CRUIKSHANKS, 21 Jan 1858. Ages of bride and groom not given.


Marriages in Toronto, 1859


Page 45, return 33: by Rev John Davison, Primitive Methodist

James BOWES, 23, Albion, Albion, s/o Thomas & Hannah BOWES, married Margt NOBLE, 25, Ireland, Albion, d/o Wm & Margt NOBLE, witn: Andrew & Margt NOBLE, both of Albion, 01 Feb 1859. 

Thomas SCOTT, 24, Millfield Northumberland England, Thistleto[w]n, s/o William & Margaret SCOTT, married Mary HARRISON, 23, Sligo Co Tipperary Ireland, Thistleto[w]n, d/o Daniel & Jane MAGEE, witn: John BROWNE & Alfred HALE, both of Thistleto[w]n, 21 Dec 


Page 47, return 35B: by Rev Charles Fish, Wesleyan Methodist

John MARSHALL, 24, England, Toronto, s/o John L & Charlotte, married Maria WILLIAMS, 22, England, Toronto, d/o Henry & Elizabeth, witn: William BRISCO of Toronto, 03 Sep 1859. 

William CLEMENT, 34, St Johns NB, Toronto, s/o George & Sarah, married Anne PARKER, 29, England, Toronto, d/o Wilam & Mary, witn: J CLEMENTS of Toronto, 14 Sep 1859. 

Benjamin DEAN, 25, England, Toronto, s/o Joshua & Jane, married Mary BATTON, 19, England, Toronto, d/o John & Maria, witn: J BASETER of Toronto, 01 Oct 1859. 

William DUNN, 22, England, Toronto, s/o Jonathan & Jane, married Julia COLLEY, 20, England, Toronto, d/o Robert & Sarah, witn: R DUNN of Toronto, 05 Oct 1859. 

William HUGHES, 23, Ireland, Toronto, s/o William & Jane, married Mary BEAMISH [?], 20, Toronto, Toronto, d/o John & Sarah, witn: T SPENCE of Toronto, 19 Oct 1859. 


Page 47, return 35C: by Rev James C Slater, Wesleyan Methodist

Edward E BARLOW, 23, England, Toronto, s/o Morris & Isabella, married Frances EVANS, 25, England, Toronto, d/o John P & Ellen P, witn: F McCARTNEY of Toronto, 08 Oct 1859. 


Vol 66, page 62, return 41: by Rev James Spencer, Wesleyan Methodist

William LIDDELL, 26, Canada, Collingwood, Simcoe Co, s/o "not known", married Elizabeth BLAIR, 23, Canada, Toronto, d/o "not known", witn: George H LAWRENCE of Collingwood & James LIDDELL of Toronto, 18 Apr 1859.

William RODDY, 27, Canada, Toronto, s/o Charles & Jane RODDY, married Mary Anne EVANS, 25, Canada, Toronto, d/o William & Ann EVANS, witn: H J TRACIE & William H FINLEY of Toronto, 20 Aug 1859.

Robert GORDON, 22, Canada, Albion Twp Peel Co, s/o William Gordon, married Mary Jane ROADHOUSE, 18, Canada, Albion Twp Peel Co, d/o Joseph & Margaret Roadhouse, witn: William GORDON jr & Hannah ROADHOUSE of Albion, 14 Sep 1859.

David SPENCER, Canada, Chinguacousy Twp Peel Co, s/o "not known", married Esther Ann WESTERVELT, England, Chinguacousy Twp Peel Co, d/o "not known", witn: Christopher W CONKS of Toronto & Jas COLLLINGBOURN of Chinguacousy, 24 Oct 1859. NOTE: Ages of bride & groom not given.

Joseph COSWORTH, 21, Canada, Markham Twp, s/o "not known", married Martha BROWN, 19, Canada, Markham Twp, d/o "not known", witn: William COSWORTH & Ellen COLLINS of Scarborough, 04 Nov 1859.