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Henry Kerr Torkington

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Moira

Moira Report 28 Jun 2013 15:09

Looking back over my records it is possible that Henry could be Henry King and not Kerr, the reason for this is that his Mother's parents are John Kerr and Margaret King, so he could be the only one with the Grandmothers maiden nam and not the Grandfathers surname
Thank you all for you help and ideas

Chris Ho :)

Chris Ho :) Report 24 Jun 2013 19:08

https://www.deceasedonline.com/servlet/GSDOSearch

(above link has Burial of below)


Deaths Mar 1945 (>99%)
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TORKINGTON John K 73 Hampstead 1a 565

Chris :)

alviegal

alviegal Report 23 Jun 2013 22:14

His middle name is King on this record. He was a farmer going to Ingersoll, Ontario.


Canadian Passenger Lists, 1865-1935 about K King Torkington
Name: K King Torkington
Gender: Male
Age: 24
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1881
Date of Arrival: 10 May 1905
Vessel: Vancouver
Search Ship Database: View the 'Vancouver' in the 'Passenger Ships and Images' database
Port of Arrival: Montreal, Quebec
Port of Departure: Liverpool, England
Roll: T-484

Moira

Moira Report 23 Jun 2013 21:09

Thank you all for your help at least I know where Henry went.
Linda I am also in Yorkshire "God own county"

LindainHerriotCountry

LindainHerriotCountry Report 23 Jun 2013 20:53

I am in North Yorkshire

The death and marriage records are not available for this province

Births are available up until 100 years ago, but there are no results for torkington

Donna

Donna Report 23 Jun 2013 20:42

I cant find any name on the electoral roles for the wife just Mrs Henry K Torkington and no sign of a death or marriage record yet

Moira

Moira Report 23 Jun 2013 20:42

What area of Yorkshire are you Linda ?

Moira

Moira Report 23 Jun 2013 20:41

Yes argyllgran it was a miss print on his birth record, all the children had mothers maiden name as a second christian name.
I am so thankful for everyones help,
I wonder if he married over in Canada as I found nor detailes for him in England

LindainHerriotCountry

LindainHerriotCountry Report 23 Jun 2013 20:40

1940 voters list

Name: Henry Torkington
Location: Melfort, Saskatchewan
Occupation: Farmer
Electoral District: Melfort
Year: 1940

Star City, still with a wife

ArgyllGran

ArgyllGran Report 23 Jun 2013 20:34

But must be a mistake, as his siblings all have Kerr:

Births Sep 1872 (>99%)
Torkington John Kerr Islington 1b 329

Births Sep 1875 (>99%)
Torkington Ellen Kerr Islington 1b 334

Births Sep 1878 (>99%)
TORKINGTON James Kerr Islington 1b 424

ArgyllGran

ArgyllGran Report 23 Jun 2013 20:29

Birth record says his middle name is King, not Kerr:

Births Mar 1881 (>99%)
TORKINGTON Henry King Islington 1b 394

ArgyllGran

ArgyllGran Report 23 Jun 2013 20:25


Canada, Voters Lists, 1935-1980 about Henry K Torkington
Name: Henry K Torkington
Location: Swift Current, Saskatchewan
Occupation: Gardiner
Electoral District: Swift Current
Year: 1935

LindainHerriotCountry

LindainHerriotCountry Report 23 Jun 2013 20:24

Canadian voters list

Name: Henry K Torkington
Location: Swift Current, Saskatchewan
Occupation: Gardiner
Electoral District: Swift Current
Year: 1935

Address Crescent View, there is a Mrs Torkington, but no name given

Moira

Moira Report 23 Jun 2013 20:24

Thankyou so much

Donna

Donna Report 23 Jun 2013 20:21

Its ok i got stuck on my tree ages ago on my gg brothers and sisters and was stumped when i couldnt find them and someone said search immigration and there they all went overseas to Canada.

I will have a look to see if i can find any more about him for you

Moira

Moira Report 23 Jun 2013 20:18

thankyou Donner I never thought of that .

Donna

Donna Report 23 Jun 2013 20:17

H K Torkington
Gender: Male
Age: 24
Birth Date: abt 1881
Departure Date: 26 Apr 1905
Port of Departure: Liverpool, England
Destination Port: Montreal, Canada
Ship Name: Vancouver

Possibly went to Canada

Moira

Moira Report 23 Jun 2013 20:08

I am trying to find what happened to Henry after the 1901 census.
Henry was born in 1881 Islington to Abner Torkington and Janet Kerr.
I have him up to 1901 and then he has vanished.I cannot find a death or any further census record for him, I have also looked for a marriage but no luck