|Re: [TSL] Ship Unknown - UK > HALIFAX - c. 1923|
|Joanna Waugh <firstname.lastname@example.org> on 07/01/2014|
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
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
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> Date: Mon, 30 Jun 2014 19:56:21 -0700
> From: Michelle Knowles <email@example.com>
> Subject: [TSL] Ship Unknown - UK > HALIFAX - c. 1923
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> 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!
> Michelle Knowles
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