Hope Township obituary notices (1861-1916)
Most of this collection is housed at the Canton Pioneer School just north of Port Hope. Another group, as indicated, were donated to the Port Hope Archives by Elaine Rostetter, while several have been obtained from other sources. Additional information has been added from cemetery records (CemSearch).
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SurnameGiven nameAgeRelationshipDiedLocationBurialRemarks
AllelySusan68R/o Francis Allely (d1864)11 Jul 1882 English Church Burying Ground, Perrytown 
AustinJames76H/o Mariam Bye20 Jul 1895Port HopeMethodist Cemetery, Welcome 
BarkwellRev. William John42S/o Stephen Barkwell & Agnes McComb28 Nov 1898TorontoUnion Cemetery, Port Hope  
BeattyMargaret (nee Johnston)84R/o James Beatty (d1857)21 Feb 1878 St. Paul's Burying Ground, PerrytownFrom Elaine Rostetter
BeattyRobert59 31 Oct 1894Hope Twp.Perrytown Methodist Cemetery 
BeattyRobert Francis23S/o Robert Beatty06 Mar 1892Hope Twp.Perrytown Methodist Cemetery 
BedfordElizabeth29Youngest d/o Robert Bedford & Mary Ann Marshall04 Jun 1879 Bible Christian Cemetery, Welcome 
BeggsElizabeth (nee Boyd)75R/o Robert Beggs15 Sep 1897CantonUnion Cemetery, Port Hope 
BeggsRobert80 04 May 1890Hope Twp.St. Paul's Church Cemetery, Perrytown 
BlackDaniel80 17 Mar 1872 Canada Presbyterian Burying Ground 
BlackRobert53H/o Elizabeth Smart20 May 1880 Church of England Burying Ground, PerrytownFrom Elaine Rostetter
BondMary Agnes (nee Knox)26W/o Rev. Samuel Bond09 Aug 1872CantonHope Church Cemetery 
BrandMaria Ann51 13 Mar 1882 Union Cemetery, Port HopeListed as "Braund" in the burial records.
BrownscombeJames80H/o Melloney Pethick (d1868)05 Mar 1899UxbridgeUnion Cemetery, Port HopeFrom Thelma Lomas
BrownscombeWilliam H.67H/o Sarah Ann Found18 Jul 1916 Union Cemetery, Port Hope 
CampbellCaroline393rd d/o Thomas & Catherine Campbell14 Apr 1889 English Church Cemetery, Perrytown 
CampbellJane (nee Greer)73R/o John Campbell (d1872)09 Jun 1884Hope Twp.English Church Cemetery, Perrytown 
CampbellJohn78 14 Jan 1872 Episcopal Church Burying Ground, Perrytown 
ChambersJoseph Thomas72 16 Sep 1897Hope Twp.Knoxville Cemetery 
CampbellThomas H.11S/o Robert Campbell10 Aug 1894Hope Twp.St. Paul's Church Cemetery, PerrytownFrom Elaine Rostetter
CassiePamela79R/o Rev. John Cassie (d1861)18 Jan 1896TorontoUnion Cemetery, Port Hope 
ClarkEliza (nee McCullough)72W/o James Clark02 Oct 1878Port HopeSt. John's Anglican Cemetery, Port HopeFrom Pat Hanley
ClarkJames81H/o Eliza McCullough (d1878)01 Aug 1887Port HopeSt. John's Anglican Cemetery, Port HopeFrom Pat Hanley
ClarkJoseph84H/o Ann Race01 Sep 1884Hope Twp.St. John's Cemetery, Port Hope 
ClarkJulia38D/o James Clark & Eliza McCullough17 Nov 1886Port HopeSt. John's Anglican Cemetery, Port HopeFrom Pat Hanley
CockburnMary Ella (nee McGibbon)36W/o George Cockburn21 Feb 1899Smith Twp.Union Cemetery, Port Hope 
CurrelleyJane (nee Doney)71W/o Thomas Currelley11 Feb 1886Hope Twp.Union Cemetery, Port HopeListed as "Currelly" in the burial records.
DeanEliza Jane65R/o Robert Dean14 Feb 1882 English Church Burying Ground, PerrytownFrom Elaine Rostetter
DoddsSarah (nee Young)82R/o Thomas Dodds (d1885)24 Oct 1894CantonHope Church Cemetery, CantonListed as "Dodd" in the burial records. From Elaine Rostetter
DoddsWilliam38H/o Elizabeth Ann Retallick14 Feb 1884 Hope Church Cemetery, CantonListed as "Dodd" in the burial records.
DunbarJames75H/o Loretta Caldwell16 Mar 1905PerrytownWelcome Cemetery 
FairJohn Walter14 mS/o James & Elizabeth FairAug 1881 Centreville Burying Ground 
FergusonJohn62Br/o James H. Ferguson13 Dec 1887Hope Twp.Presbyterian Burying Ground, Perrytown 
FergusonRose Ellen64 13 Sep 1894Hope Twp.Presbyterian Cemetery, Perrytown 
FergusonWilliam64 07 Jul 1885Hope Twp.Presbyterian Cemetery, Perrytown 
FroomGrace70W/o George Froom06 Feb 1891Hope Twp.Perrytown Methodist Cemetery 
FurbyWilliam81H/o Ann Manning (d1844)04 Apr 1881Port HopeUnion Cemetery, Port Hope 
GardinerJames38S/o Robert Gardiner29 Dec 1878 St. Paul's Church Cemetery, Perrytown 
GardinerMargery (nee Henderson)83W/o Robert Gardiner10 May 1897PerrytownSt. John's Cemetery, Port Hope 
GardinerMary Jane (nee Gordon)48W/o Mark N. Gardiner20 Mar 1896Hope Twp.Methodist Cemetery, Perrytown 
GardnerEdward Isaac21S/o Edward Gardiner & Mary Hagerman24 Mar 1875 St. Paul's Church Burying Ground, PerrytownListed as "Gardiner" in the burial records.
GistHenry49 13 Jan 1881 Bible Christian Cemetery, Perrytown 
GlassMrs. Robert59 04 Apr 1881Hope Twp.Methodist Cemetery, Elizabethville 
GliddenJames75H/o Mary Curtis (d1883)01 Feb 1896Port HopeUnion Cemetery, Port Hope 
GloynGrace74M/o Elizabeth Beatty (Robert) 23 Mar 1887 Perrytown Burying GroundListed as "Gloyne" in the burial records.
GordonAnn Jane53 23 Jan 1892Hope Twp.Presbyterian Burying Ground, Perrytown 
GordonWilliam39 21 Jan 1877 Presbyterian Cemetery, PerrytownFrom Elaine Rostetter
GrimisonCatharine (nee Winters46W/o Frank Grimison24 Dec 1887Port HopeWelcome Methodist CemeteryFrom L. Vallee
HamillJames59H/o Rebecca Walsh20 May 1893Hope Twp.Union Cemetery, Port Hope 
HamillRebecca (nee Walsh)45W/o James Hamill27 Jul 1884Garden HillUnion Cemetery, Port Hope 
HamillWilliam85H/o Martha (d1873)01 Oct 1878 Perrytown Prebyterian Cemetery 
HarcourtIsabella (nee Millar)87R/o Joseph Harcourt31 May 1887Hamilton Twp.St. Paul's Church Burying Ground, Perrytown 
HarnessRichard R.37 05 Aug 1891Hope Twp.Zion Methodist CemeteryFrom Elaine Rostetter
HaydenAlbert Ernest6 mS/o Thomas Hayden07 Aug 1871Port HopeWesleyan Methodist Burying Ground, Port HopeFrom the Trent Archives
HenryMichael692nd h/o Margaret Monaghan23 Apr 1878 KnoxvilleListed as "Henery" in the burial records. Orange Lodge funeral notice from Elaine Rostetter
HoldawayGeorge52H/o Eliza Austin22 Dec 1875 Bible Christian Cemetery, Welcome 
HughGeorge Earnest2S/o Joseph Hugh01 Nov 1884Port HopeSt. John's Anglican CemeteryFrom Larry Green
HughSamuel George35H/o Marion Masters15 Oct 1892Port HopeSt. John's Anglican CemeteryFrom Thelma Lomas
KirkDr. W.M.33 23 Jul 1893Niagara FallsElizabethville Burying Ground 
LeithIsabella68R/o Malcolm Leith (d1859)13 Aug 1872 English Church Burying Ground, PerrytownFrom Elaine Rostetter
LiggetSamuel81 14 Sep 1897PerrytownPresbyterian Cemetery, PerrytownNot found in the burial records under Ligget, Ligett, Liggett nor Leggett.
LittleIsabella68R/o James Little22 Sep 1894ZionPresbyterian Cemetery, Perrytown 
LittleJames69 17 Apr 1892PerrytownPresbyterian Cemetery, Perrytown 
LittleNancy (nee Hamill)75W/o James Little04 Dec 1896Hope Twp.Perrytown Prebyterian CemeteryListed as "Agnes Little (nee Hamill)" in the burial records. Written in longhand.
LockingtonAnna Maria (nee King)74R/o Henry Lockington26 Apr 1898Hope Twp.St. Paul's Burying Ground, Perrytown 
LockingtonWilliam47 04 Jun 1881 St. Paul's Church Burying Ground, Perrytown 
LowesElizabeth (nee Crawford)86W/o James Lowes26 Jan 1886CantonCanton Methodist Cemetery 
McBurneyElizabeth (nee Gardiner)81R/o John McBurney (d1869)02 Mar 1889PeterboroughCanton CemeteryFrom Elaine Rostetter
McBurneyJohn77H/o Elizabeth Gardiner06 Feb 1869 Hope Church Burying Ground, Canton  
McElligottPatrick87F/o Elizabeth Lawson (Isaac)01 Mar 1891Hope Twp.Welcome Cemetery 
McMahonJohn45 16 Apr 1880 Canton Cemetery 
McMahonMary Ann49 09 May 1889Port HopeCanton Cemetery 
McMahonRosa81R/o Michael McMahon (d1860)30 Jan 1881near CantonCanton Cemetery 
McMullenAndrew45 29 Dec 1886Port HopeEnglish Church Cemetery, Cavan 
MilliganPeter H. Muirhead36S/o David Milligan & Hannah Honey27 Jan 1882CantonUnion Cemetery, Port Hope 
MounteerCharles55H/o Eliza Grant03 Nov 1886WesleyvilleWesleyville Cemetery 
NevilleJohn Henry26S/o Michael Neville & Maria Lockins06 Jul 1895Hope Twp.Welcome CemeteryFrom Faye Skitch
NevilleMaria (nee Lockins)80R/o Michael Neville (d1890)30 Mar 1904Hope Twp.Welcome CemeteryFrom Faye Skitch
NevilleMichael63H/o Maria Lockins17 Mar 1890Hope Twp.Welcome CemeteryFrom Faye Skitch
NobleJohn Alexander34S/o William Noble & Margaret Jane Beatty26 Feb 1889Hamilton Twp.St. Peter's Cemetery, CobourgHandwritten notice, issued in Port Hope, from Elaine Rostetter
NobleMargaret54D/o Ralph & Rachel Noble04 Jan 1894Hope Twp.St. Paul's Cemetery, Perrytown 
Noble(Mrs.) Mary84 16 Mar 1875 St. Paul's Church Burying Ground, Perrytown 
NobleRalph81 01 May 1892Garden HillSt. Paul's Burying Ground, Perrytown 
OkeSusannah (nee Honey)74R/o Thomas B. Oke (d1873)16 Jan 1884Port HopeBible Christian Cemetery 
ParkerJeremiah85H/o Ann Walker (d1865)19 Jan 1883South MonaghanBible Christian Cemetery, Welcome 
PattersonGeorge68H/o Ann Noble (1874)15 May 1879 English Church Burying Ground, Perrytown 
PottsGeorge Alexander14Eldest s/o William Potts, Jr. & Rachel Patterson17 Jun 1885 St. Paul's Church Burying Ground, Perrytown 
PowersMaria Eliza29W/o Dr. Lafontaine Baldwin Powers17 Dec 1873 Canton CemeteryFrom Elaine Rostetter
ProuseRichard63H/o Mary Jane Williams10 May 1888OsacaWelcome Cemetery 
RaySara70W/o Samuel Ray29 Jan 1877 Union Cemetery, Port HopeFrom Elaine Rostetter
ReadHugh72 26 Feb 1887Garden HillOak Hill CemeteryPencilled at the bottom of the Mrs. Robert Glass notice. (Reid)
ReelMary Ann51W/o Patrick ReelFeb 1875 Union Cemetery, Port HopeFrom Elaine Rostetter. Burial records have her buried in St. Mary's R.C. Cemetery.
RobbJohn73H/o Jeannett Rutherford29 Jul 1895Hope Twp.Perrytown Cemetery 
RoucliffeMrs. James  25 Jan Methodist CemeteryHandwritten notice, signed "James Roucliffe", from Elaine Rostetter. 25 Jan is DOD, but no year given. There is a James Rowcliffe (d1899) buried at Perrytown.
RowdenWilliam72H/o Ann (d1871)14 Jan 1900Hope Twp.Welcome CemeteryFrom Carol Quirk
ScamanHarvey36S/o Samuel & Jane Scaman12 Jun 1883Hope Twp.Union Cemetery, Port HopeBurial records have him buried in St. John's Anglican Cemetery.
ScamanJane66R/o Samuel Scaman, Sr. (d1877)20 Aug 1881 St. John's Cemetery, Port HopeFrom Elaine Rostetter
ScamanSamuel, Sr.71H/o Jane02 Apr 1877 St. John's Cemetery 
SmithEdward65 30 Aug 1891Port HopeUnion Cemetery, Port HopeFrom the Robin Long collection
SymonsMary Ann (nee Weatherilt)29W/o Edward John Symons13 Feb 1880Mount Pleasant, Hope Twp.Bible Christian Cemetery, Welcome 
TamblynJohn55S/o Thomas & Mary Tamblyn30 Nov 1882Hope Twp.Zion Church Cemetery 
ThompsonElizabeth (nee Kimball)69R/o Moses Thompson (d1880)22 Aug 1881Port HopeWesleyville CemeteryFrom Elaine Rostetter
TinkWilliam65H/o Mary22 Jul 1885Hope Twp.Bible Christian Cemetery, Welcome 
TruscottSusan Walters (nee Rowden)75W/o Lewis J. Truscott21 Dec 1903Port HopeWelcome CemeteryFrom Carol Quirk
WaddellSusan J.22D/o John Waddell & Isabella Mann24 Jun 1886Garden HillPerrytown Cemetery 
WalkerMary Ann (nee Odell)79R/o John Walker (d1872)19 Jun 1879 Family Burying Ground, near WelcomeFrom Elaine Rostetter
WardThomas90H/o Mary27 Feb 1861 St. Mark's Cemetery, Port Hope 
WelchEdward48H/o Sarah Jane Wilson27 May 1892Port HopeUnion Cemetery, Port Hope 
WelchLena (nee Merkley)81R/o David Welch. M/o T.M. Welch04 Apr 1884 Zion Church Cemetery 
WhiteBertha A.14Eldest d/o Richard White & Margaret Strong03 Apr 1896Hope Twp.Oak Hill Cemetery 
WilcoxAlhanon  07 Nov 1877 Hope Church Cemetery, CantonFrom Elaine Rostetter
WilliamsArthur Trefusis Heneage48S/o John T. Williams & Sarah Ward. H/o Emily Seymour (d1882)04 Jul 1885Near Fort Pitt, NWTSt. John's Cemetery, Port Hope 
WilliamsEmily (nee Seymour)432nd d/o Benjamin Seymour. W/o Arthur Trefusis Heneage24 Dec 1882Penryn Park, Port HopeSt. John's Cemetery, Port Hope 
WilsonJoseph Spencer68W/o Martha Jane Reid10 Apr 1898Hope Twp.St. Paul's Burying Ground, PerrytownFrom Elaine Rostetter
WintersNicholas62 13 Mar 1885 Miscellaneous file (unknown) 
WrightAlexander28S/o John Wright & Hannah Bradford18 Mar 1885Hope Twp.Union Cemetery, Port Hope 


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