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Hood/Winter Family Trees

Posted: 10 Jul 1999 6:00AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 6 Jul 2001 11:21PM GMT
Surnames: Winter, Fisher, Frazer, Li, Waldron
An index of BDMs in The Colonist Newspaper, Georgetown, British Guiana (Guyana)for 1864-1880 has the following entries: Winter, 1865,71,72, 77 and 78; Fisher 1869; Fraser, 1864-68, 74, 75 and 76; Li, nothing - but Lee 1864, 67; Waldron, nothing

I happen to have listed among my own photocopies the following:
The Colonist Saturday February 24 1877 Died - Winter - On the 16th inst., at Kingston, Louisa, youngest daughter of F.A.R. Winter, aged 19 years.
The Colonist Thursday April 28 1869 p 3 col 3
Died. Fisher. - On the 25th inst., at Pln. Windsor Castle, Wm. Fisher, aged 55. The deceased was a native of St. Thomas.
The Colonist Monday January 13 1868 p2 col 5 - Married. Ferguson-Fraser - Sat 11th Jan., 1868 at St. AndrewÂ’s Church, by the Rev. Thomas Slater, Duncan Ferguson, to Eliza Ann, youngest daughter of Duncan Fraser, Esq., - No cards. (IÂ’ve some connection with Ferguson 1835 in Guyana and Fraser around 1798)

An index of BDMs in The Argosy Newspaper, Georgetown, British Guiana for 1880-1896 has the following entries: Winter,1882, 83, 85, 86, 90, 92, 94; Fisher, 1883, 86 and 91; Fraser, 1881, 83, 86, 88, 89, 91, 83; Li, nothing; Waldron, nothing - but Walrond 1887.

Microfilm copies of the above newspaper are to be found at The British Library Newspaper Library, Colindale Avenue, London NW9 5HE ENGLAND.

The following information was taken from a 1798 map listing plantation owners in British Guiana
Beter Verwagting Lot 46 A.L.C. de Winter (7) 500 C
Lot 30 A.C.L. de Winter (4) 250 C
(4) De Mahaicouni a Mahaica; (7) De Mahaica a Demerarie

Taken from a list of deceased estates in an Official Advertisment December 1846
Simon Fraser, who died in Demerary on or about the 26th July, 1842.
Simon Fraser, who died in Demerary on or about the 5th February, 1825.

GOVERNMENT NOTICE - Pursuant to Ordinance No. 18, of the year 1851, His Excellency the Lieutenant-Governor is pleased to order the following List of Justices of the PEACE for the Colony of British Guiana, residing in the Counties of Essequebo, and Berbice, respectively, to be Published for General Information:-Guiana Public Buildings, 2nd Jan., 1854 By Command W.B. WOLSELEY, Acting Government Secretary
Fraser, James Denholm, Stipendiary Magistrate,Leguan
Fraser, James, Physician, Arabian Coast
Fraser, Duncan, Planter, Pln. Goldstone Hall
Winter, Alexander, Landed Proprietor, New-Amsterdam

The History of British Guiana, Vol 1 by H.G. Dalton, M.D. published by Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans, London 1855 [Baillieu Lib. Mel. 1998]. Circa 1854 or thereabouts, p553
Return of the number and location of Medical Practitioners in the Colony, and of the District and Population falling under their respective attendance. Plantation: Hoff Van Aurich - Dr. Fraser

Hope this helps; however regret I have no further information at present.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Tara-Jane Hood 8 Jul 1999 12:00PM GMT 
Tikwis 10 Jul 1999 12:00PM GMT 
Dean de Freitas 1 Aug 1999 12:00PM GMT 
Dean de Freitas 1 Aug 1999 12:00PM GMT 
Karen Cappiello née TULLOCH 10 Aug 2001 8:19PM GMT 
Bruce Walrond 12 Feb 2004 1:29PM GMT 
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