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Canadian Birth

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Donal

Donal Report 28 Mar 2013 07:33

A friends grandfather, Chester Donald Robertson, was born in Canada, in Toronto it is thought on August 26th 1916 can anyone help me sort this for a very nice lady.

Thanks a million and apologies for only giving half the story last time.

Donal

mgnv

mgnv Report 28 Mar 2013 08:36

Canada has a 92 y closure on the 1921 census, and Ontario has a 97 y closure on births, so both those records are closed until Jan 2014. I don't know if the b.cert is closed for grandchildren.

I don't know if your friend's grandad was a Canadian WW2 vet - if so, then check out:
http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/genealogy/022-909.007-e.html

Does she have any death details for her grandad?

+++DetEcTive+++

+++DetEcTive+++ Report 28 Mar 2013 10:20

Does your friend know his father's name, perhaps from Chester's marriage certificate if he married in the UK?

+++DetEcTive+++

+++DetEcTive+++ Report 28 Mar 2013 10:23

Is this his death? The names are transposed

Donald Chester Robertson
Birth Date: 26 Aug 1916
Date of Registration: Dec 1985
Age at Death: 69
Registration district: Macclesfield
Inferred County: Cheshire
Volume: 35
Page: 712

Donal

Donal Report 28 Mar 2013 14:18

This is the death detail for Chester, mnay, many thanks