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Donald Eric Ryder B 1927 Neath South Wales

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Wignall Report 30 Apr 2013 09:07

Thanks, very helpful. I have found it very difficult to check records in Canada.

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MarieCeleste Report 29 Apr 2013 23:21

Canada has much stricter privacy laws than in the UK, there's a restriction on birth records for 100 years, marriages for 80 and deaths I think is 50 years. It can vary a bit by province.

You should try googling his name.

You'll find things like this:

His marriage notice (in French),2642558


patchem Report 28 Apr 2013 17:50

i was wondering about family in this country.

Parents' marriage
Marriages Jun 1926
Ryder Eric R Strong Swansea 11a 1709
Strong Winifred Ryder Swansea 11a 1709

Father's probable death:
Eric R Ryder
Birth Date: abt 1892
Date of Registration: Jan-Feb-Mar 1969
Age at Death: 77
Registration district: Neath
Inferred County: Glamorganshire
Volume: 8b
Page: 556

Death certificates always useful.

Winifred Ryder
Birth Date: abt 1895
Date of Registration: Jul-Aug-Sep 1965
Age at Death: 70
Registration district: Neath
Inferred County: Glamorganshire
Volume: 8b
Page: 412


patchem Report 28 Apr 2013 17:42

I do not know what is available for Canada, which is why I suggested changing your title.
Or try a google search.



Wignall Report 28 Apr 2013 17:30

Many thanks, I don't know if he stayed in Canada but it looks as though he may have - from the Voter's Lists. Are there BMDs or medical registers in Canada? You will guess that I'm new to this.


jax Report 28 Apr 2013 17:15

Canada, Voters Lists, 1935-1980
about Donald Ryder
Name: Donald Ryder
Location: Montréal, Québec
Occupation: Physician
Electoral District: Notre-Dame-de-Grâce
Year: 1963

Wife is on there aswell


jax Report 28 Apr 2013 17:03

Going back
Name: Donald RYDER
Date of departure: 20 November 1956
Port of departure: Liverpool
Passenger destination port: Montreal, Canada
Passenger destination: Montreal, Canada
Date of Birth: 24 January 1927
Age: 29 (calculated from DOB)
Marital status: Married
Sex: Male
Occupation: Medical Dr
Passenger recorded on: Page 13 of 23


The following people with the same last name travelled on this voyage:

Patricia RYDER | Page 13 of 23 View transcript


Report transcript error Ship: CARINTHIA
Official Number:
Master's name: ? D?
Steamship Line:
Where bound: Montreal, Canada
Square feet:
Registered tonnage:
Passengers on voyage:

Address given as Thos Cook Berkeley st not much good


patchem Report 28 Apr 2013 16:57

For info:
Donald Eric Ryder
Birth Date: 24 Jan 1927
Age: 29
Port of Departure: Montréal, Québec, Canada
Arrival Date: 30 Oct 1956
Port of Arrival: Liverpool, England
Ports of Voyage: Montreal
Ship Name: Empress of France
Search Ship Database: View the 'Empress of France' in the 'Passenger Ships and Images' database
Shipping Line: Canadian Pacific Line
Official Number: 3056/01

Travelling with him was Patricia Ann, born in Canada in May 1928 Going to Neath. Intending to return to Canada.


patchem Report 28 Apr 2013 16:55

Welcome to the boards, Wignall.

If you believe he stayed in Canada, possibly incorporate that fact in your title to attract people with knowledge of that country.


Wignall Report 28 Apr 2013 16:42

Old friend seeks Donald who served in Kenya in 1950 as a doctor in the RAMC and later lived in Canada . Does anyone know anything about him?