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Canada Look ups Please

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Alan Report 8 Jan 2013 13:01

Could someone please look for any information on the following.

Ruth Cordery nee Stacey b 1883 Heckfield Hants.

.I have the details of her going to Canada 1913 and returning to England from New York in 1947 and departing again to New York in 1947 from the outgoing and incoming passenger lists. Her husband did not travel with her on any of the trips.

Her Husband Arthur Cordery b 28 Dec 1874 Stratfield Turgis (Lived Heckfield) There is one on the Canadian Passenger list 1865-1935. Is it him ?.

I also found this.
Canada, Soldiers of the First World War, 1914-1918
Regimental number 814730
139th Battalion
Name: Arthur Cordery
Birth: Heckfield Northamptonshire*, England
Residence: Warkworth, Ontario.

*Northamptonshire should be Hampshire.

Any help would be very much appreciated.



rootgatherer Report 8 Jan 2013 13:14

Name: Ruth Cordery
Arrival Date: 17 Jan 1941
Port of Arrival: Niagara Falls, New York, United States
Departure Contact: Husband Arthur
Age: 57
Birth Date: 16 Nov 1883
Birth Place: Swallowfiald
Birth Country: England
Gender: Female
Race/Nationality: English
Record has photo?: No
Record Type: Cards


GlasgowLass Report 8 Jan 2013 13:19

This family lived in Ford Street, Peterborough, Ontario
Arthur, Ruth and Jean (daughter?) are on Electoral rolls from 1935 until 1958.
From 1958 until 1963 only Ruth and Jean are at the address.

37 Yr old Arthur Cordery arrived in Canada on 16 Mar 1912 aboard the Corsica.
He was a gardener, travelling to Brighton, Ontario. No personal info is provided.



rootgatherer Report 8 Jan 2013 13:20

Name: Ruth Cordery
Arrival Date: 7 Apr 1947
Birth Date: abt 1884
Birth Location: England
Birth Location Other: swallowfield
Age: 63
Gender: Female
Ethnicity/ Nationality: English
Port of Departure: Southampton, England
Port of Arrival: New York, New York
Ship Name: Queen Elizabeth

Name: Ruth Cordery
Birth Date: abt 1884
Age: 63
Port of Departure: New York, New York, United States
Arrival Date: 24 Jan 1947
Port of Arrival: Southampton, England
Ship Name: Queen Elizabeth
Search Ship Database: View the 'Queen Elizabeth' in the 'Passenger Ships and Images' database
Shipping Line: Cunard White Star
Official Number: 166290


Name: Ruth Cordery
Age in 1911: 27
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1884
Relation to Head: Wife
Gender: Female
Birth Place: Heckfield, Hampshire, England
Civil parish: Heckfield
County/Island: Hampshire
Country: England
Street Address: Heckfield Heath, Heckfield, Nr Winchfield, Hants
Marital Status: Married
Years Married: 8
Estimated Marriage Year: 1903
Registration district: Hartley Wintney
Registration District Number: 109
Sub-registration district: Hartley Wintney
ED, institution, or vessel: 6
Household schedule number: 31
Piece: 6269
Household Members: Name Age
Arthur Cordery 36
Ruth Cordery 27
William Cordery 7
Jack Cordery 6


rootgatherer Report 8 Jan 2013 13:23

Canadian Voters Lists

Name: Mrs Ruth Cordery
Location: Peterborough, Ontario
Electoral District: Peterborough
Year: 1965


Potty Report 8 Jan 2013 13:25

If you go to this site:

you can see Arthur's WW1 enlistment papers - it confirms that his wife was Ruth and gives his POB


GlasgowLass Report 8 Jan 2013 13:25

There is info on the marriage of their son Jack, but not sure if this is relevant to your search


rootgatherer Report 8 Jan 2013 13:34

Canadian Voters List

Name: Arthur Cordery
Location: Hastings, Ontario
Occupation: Retired
Electoral District: Hastings South
Year: 1963


rootgatherer Report 8 Jan 2013 13:36


Name: William Arthur Cordery
Gender: Male
Birth Year: abt 1903
Death Age: 86
Death Date: 8 Dec 1989
Death Location: North Vancouver
Registration number: 1989-09-020483
BCA Number: B17140
GSU Number: 1709283

Name: Jack Cordery
Birth Place: Heckfield, Hampshire, England
Age: 23
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1904
Father Name: Arthur Cordery
Mother Name: Ruth Stacey
Spouse Name: Berita Irene Jackson
Spouse's Age: 22
Spouse Birth Year: abt 1905
Spouse Birth Place: Cradoc Twp, Hastings Co, Ont
Spouse Father Name: Joseph Jackson
Spouse Mother Name: Maud Pearl
Marriage Date: 31 Dec 1927
Marriage County or District: Peterborough


MargaretM Report 8 Jan 2013 13:40

On her 1947 arrival in New York she gives name of nearest relative in England as brother Joseph Cordon?, Oakley Cottage, Swallowfield. She's heading to Peterborough, Ontario.


MargaretM Report 8 Jan 2013 13:57

Do you have this?

18419-27 Jack CORDERY, 23, dyer, Heckfield - Hampshire England, North Monaghan, s/o Arthur CORDERY, b. England & Ruth STACEY, married Bertha Irene JACKSON, 22, wood ruler, Madoc Twp., Peterborough, d/o Joseph JACKSON, b. Otonabee & Maud PEARL, witn: Harry CORDERY & Ida HOOVER, both of Peterborough. 31 Dec 1927 at Peterborough


MargaretM Report 8 Jan 2013 13:59

Ruth Stacey (1883 - 1967)
Found 10 Records , 10 Photos and 195,989 Family Trees

Born in Redding, England on 16 Nov 1883 to George Stacey and Sarah F Hatt. Ruth married Arthur Cordery and had 5 children. She passed away on 14 Nov 1967 in Balmoral Nursing Home, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada.


MargaretM Report 8 Jan 2013 14:00

In Memory of
Jean Cordery
June 8, 1917 - March 3, 2011

Cordery: Jean ( Longtime Employee of Westclox, former volunteer with St. John Ambulance) Peacefully at Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Thursday, March 3, 2011 in her 94th year of Empress Gardens and formerly of Ford Street. Jean, daughter of the late Arthur Cordery and Ruth Stacey. Fondly remembered by several nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her brothers Harry, William, and Jack Cordery, and her sister Elsie Jennings. Friends are invited to call at the KAYE FUNERAL HOME 'MEMORIAL CHAPEL' 539 George Street N., on Monday from 1:00 until 2:00 p.m. Service in the Chapel on Monday, March 7th 2011 at 2:00 p.m. Jean's nephew, Reverend Glenn Cordery officiating. Interment Little Lake Cemetery. In memory of Jean, donations to the PRHC Closer to Care Campaign would be appreciated by the family. On-line condolences may be expressed at


MargaretM Report 8 Jan 2013 14:02

Harry Walter Cordery (1906 - 1991)
Found 10 Records , 10 Photos and 30,837 Family Trees

Born in Reading, England on 10 Nov 1906 to Arthur Cordery and Ruth Stacey. Harry Walter married Annie Marie Ferguson and had 3 children. He passed away on 2 Dec 1991 in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada.


Alan Report 8 Jan 2013 15:02

Thank you very much Margee, rootgatherer,Anne and Potty for all your help and time for that wealth of information you have given me.