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Oliver John Henry Houlton/Offer

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Sarah

Sarah Report 3 Jan 2013 19:41

Sorry - a quick amendment - Just checked the baptism records for Oliver Houlton again and the parents were Henry and Elizabeth not Henry and Sarah.

John

John Report 4 Jan 2013 13:05

An Oliver OFFER, a farm labourer, features on FMP, on the emigration pages.

Date of departure: *27 June 1907* (My emphasis)
Port of departure: Liverpool
Passenger destination port: Montreal, Canada
Passenger destination: Montreal, Canada

Date of Birth: 1887 (calculated from age)
Age: 20
Marital status: Single
Sex: Male
Occupation: Farm Lab
Ship: Ottawa

Might this be him?

Sarah

Sarah Report 4 Jan 2013 16:08

Thanks John - that sounds promising - might explain why I can't find him on the 1911 census then. I will have a look in to that.

Sarah

Sarah Report 4 Jan 2013 16:13

Just found a death for that Oliver Offer:

British Columbia, Death Registrations, 1872-1986
name Oliver Offer
event Death
event date 21 Oct 1918
event place Anyox, British Columbia, Canada
gender Male
age 31
marital status Single
birthplace, England
british columbia archives film number B13113
digital folder number 004437642
registration number 68757