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Cousin Michael living in Canada

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jax Report 16 Dec 2012 22:39

Plus she never returned to the thread after posting so is unlikely to do so now


Sylvia Report 16 Dec 2012 22:21

Hello Steve.
Barbaras posting is over a year old. If you click on here name you can send her a private message .


Steve Report 16 Dec 2012 21:27

Hi Barbara : My name is Steve Thurston from Ontario Canada. Gladys Cork married my Grandmothers brother, Stanley Brien. I recall several family get togethers with them until Stanley passed away in 1970. I havent seen Michael for a number of years but I do know his wifes son through a work colleage. If you are still interested I can try and locate him.

I also have a picture of Michael and Gladys dated abt 1955

Feel free to contact me
Regards Steve


MargaretM Report 8 Oct 2011 17:45

Another of Michael's visits to England, heading to the same address for a visit, intending to stay 2 months.

UK Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960
about Michael E Cork Name: Michael E Cork
Birth Date: 20 Aug 1943
Age: 11
Port of Departure: Quebec, Canada
Arrival Date: 2 Jul 1955
Port of Arrival: Southampton, England
Ports of Voyage: Quebec
Ship Name: Neptunia
Search Ship Database: View the 'Neptunia' in the 'Passenger Ships and Images' database
Shipping Line: Messrs Sandell Brothers Ltd
Official Number: 6547/80


MargaretM Report 8 Oct 2011 17:42

Looks like Gladys & Michael went back to England for a visit. They;re heading to 333 Hertford Rd. She's Gladys Brien now aged 40.

UK Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960
about Michael Cork Name: Michael Cork
Birth Date: abt 1943
Age: 7
Port of Departure: Montréal, Québec, Canada
Arrival Date: 28 Sep 1950
Port of Arrival: Liverpool, England
Ports of Voyage: Montreal
Ship Name: Ascania
Search Ship Database: View the 'Ascania' in the 'Passenger Ships and Images' database
Shipping Line: Cunard White Star
Official Number: 147307


MargaretM Report 8 Oct 2011 17:33

Could you be mistaken about when he arrived in Canada? There's this one. He's with Gladys, 37, single, a typist. Nearest relative at home was her father Henry Cork, 333 Hereford Rd., Edmonton. Heading to Toronto to aunt Bella Lusanis?, 182 Oakwood Ave., Toronto.

New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957
about Michael Cork Name: Michael Cork
Arrival Date: 26 Feb 1948
Birth Year: abt 1944
Birth Location: England
Birth Location Other: croydon
Age: 4
Gender: Male
Ethnicity/Race­/Nationality: English
Port of Departure: Southampton, England
Port of Arrival: New York, New York
Ship Name: America


Jonesey Report 8 Oct 2011 16:17


Unfortunately the chances of your cousin seeing this post are very slim indeed.

Have you tried looking in the "Search Trees" facility (Above) to see if he appears in anyone's family tree on Genes?

You might also look on Facebook to see if he is a member there.

Good luck.


Barbara Report 8 Oct 2011 16:05

I am looking for my cousin who was born in Croydon in 1943 with name Michael Cork. Your Mother was Gladys Cork who married in Canada and your name may have been changed to Michael Brien or O'Brien. You would have been around 12 when you left England and settled on a farm in Canada after your Mother married Stanley Brien.

You did correspond with my sister Jean after Gladys died. I am Barbara Cork your Mother had brothers Herbert (Uncle Bert) and my father Henry (Uncle Jim). We lived in Edmonton, North London.

Would love to get in contact with you after all these years.