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Re: [TSL] Ship Unknown - UK > HALIFAX - c. 1923
Joanna Waugh <j.waugh@sympatico.ca> on 07/01/2014


Hello Michelle, 

His arrival is noted in the Database called Canada, Ocean Arrivals (Form
30A), 1919-1924. (Ancestry)
Date of Sailing : May 25 1923 on the SS Regina 
Occupation Farming Intended Occupation : same
Birthplace ST. Anthony - ?? -?
Destined to :friend  Mr Rashleigh (very hard to read ) 317 Jane St West
Toronto
Nearest relative in country from whence he came: Grosvener Charles Knowles,
Grandfather, Tower Sp??? Br???? Cornwall

Also of interest is a border crossing record Canada to US Nov 10 1931  Port
of Eastport Idaho
Last permanent residence " Barston Island. BC
Nearest relative in country; sister -Mrs Grace Knowles  Tyner Sask.
Seaport and date of landing Quebec 1919 SS Reginia
Travelling by auto with friends Jacob Dix and John Pelletier
Debarred from entering US

Joanna

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> Date: Mon, 30 Jun 2014 19:56:21 -0700
> From: Michelle Knowles <mimiejknows@gmail.com>
> Subject: [TSL] Ship Unknown - UK > HALIFAX - c. 1923
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>  Hello!
> 
> I'm searching for my paternal grandfather's ship record.
> 
> Full Name:  Benjamin KNOWLES
> Age:  Abt. 22 or 23
> Born: 1901 in Penryn, Mabe, Cornwall, UK
> Destination:  Halifax, Canada in 1922 or 1923.
> 
> He might have sailed out of Liverpool, but I don't know for sure.
> 
> I don't have information for the first 8 years of his life here in Canada,
> although it's thought that he went to the Yukon to mine gold during at
> least part of this time. Around 1930, he moved to BC, & he married my
> grandmother - Mildred Viola (nee Gustin) Little in 1939 in Cultus Lake.
> They had twins - Elayne & Wayne - who were born in New Westminster.
> 
> Grandpa Knowles lived most of the rest of his life in Cloverdale, BC, & he
> died in August 1971.
> 
> Any information or leads would be greatly appreciated. Thank-you!
> 
> Sincerely,
> Michelle Knowles

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