Submitted by Christine Gorman
Fire Wardens and Companies, Charlottetown, 1844/45
From The Islander, Friday, May 4, 1844.
Council Office, May. 2, 1844.
The Lieutenant Governor, in Council, .... was pleased to appoint the following persons to be Fire Wardens for Charlottetown, under the Act of 7th Victoria, cap.6 : -
Ward No. 1 - the East side of Cumberland Street and all to the Eastward thereof - Thomas Pethick and George Beer.
Ward No. 2 - From the East side of Weymouth Street to the Western side of Cumberland Street - C. C. Davison and George Coles.
Ward No. 3 - From the East side of Hillsborough Street to the western side of Weymouth Street - Martin Dogherty and Isaac Smith.
Ward No. 4 - From the East side of Prince Street to the Western side of Hillsborough Street - Robert Longworth and Charles Young.
Ward No. 5 - All South of Queen's Square - William Lord and William McGill.
Ward No. 6 - All North of Queen's Square - Henry Palmer and J. C. Binns.
Ward No. 7 - From East side of Pownal Street to West side of Queen Street - Andrew Duncan and T. B. Tremain.
Ward No. 8 - All the rest of the Town, West of Pownal Street - James D. Haszard and Kenneth McKenzie.
H. W. Lobban to be Captain of Fire Hook and Ladder Company, under the Act 7th Victoria, cap. 14.
LIST OF THE FIRE ENGINE COMPANY...May 3, 1845, The Islander
No. 1 - 1845
Capt. James Watts,
1st Lieut. John Hobbs,
2nd do. Joseph Weeks,
Stephen Bovyer, Pipeman
Edward Chandler, Pipeman,
Wm. Butcher, sen, Pipeman,
William Butcher, jun.,
JOHN FIELDING, Clerk.
No. 2. - 1845
Captain Benjamin Davies,
1st Lieutenant Robert Hutchinson,
2nd do. Wellington Nelson,
James Cairns, Pipeman,
Robert Percival, Pipeman,
Thomas Dodd, Pipeman,
John P. Oxley,
AT A MEETING held Monday, March the 10th, of FIRE ENGINE COMPANY, No. 2, it was resolved that the day of Training be altered from the second to the first Monday in every month; and also every Member absenting himself at Training, from this date, shall be dealt with according to the Rules of the Company.
ISAAC SMITH, jun. Secretary