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WILKINS siblings immigrated to Canada

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celery Report 2 Nov 2011 19:28

Trying to trace descendants of a brother/sister. Their names are
ROBERT EDWARD WILKINS (BORN 1908/09 in Withington, Lancs). Immigrated in 1930 to Canada. we think to Saskartoon. His sister Teresa NELLIE Wilkins (born 1913 in Withington) and she immigrated to Canada
in 1947. The year after her mother Teresa Charlotte Wilkins nee Davis passed away. I am trying to trace descendants and any help would be gratefully received of how to find them.



+++DetEcTive+++ Report 2 Nov 2011 20:32

There are links to various vital records indices here, but privacy is pretty tight, so he/they may not be listed. If you were able to find anything, the cert may give details of next of kin.


celery Report 2 Nov 2011 22:03

I will follow this up. Many thanks for your advice. Celery :-)


Lizze Report 27 Dec 2017 05:11

Hello I am related to Nellie. She would have been my Great Aunt. You have the wrong brother listed. My grandpa her brother immigrated in 1927. We have been trying to find her son Frank. My mom was named after her as well. She is Teresa. Robert stayed in England, along with Charlie. Xo hope to hear from you. Elizabeth (Lizze)


AustinQ Report 27 Dec 2017 07:58

You mean this Frank? He is the son of Leslie Arthur Wilkins

1939 register:
Wilkins Household (4 People) 73 Ashford Road , Manchester C.B., Lancashire, England

Henry I Wilkins 25 Sep 1878 Male Pavior Heavy Worker Married
Teresa C Wilkins 06 Jan 1872 Female Unpaid Domestic Duties Married
Teresa N Wilkins 12 Oct 1913 Female Engineering Machinist - Drilling Single
Frank Wilkins 19 Mar 1925 Male Garden Labourer Single

His parents married in 1924

Marriages Jun 1924

SWADLING Mary W Wilkins Chorlton 8c 1786
WILKINS Leslie A Swadling Chorlton 8c 1786

Frank's birth:

Births Jun 1925
Wilkins Frank (Mother's maiden name: Swadling)
Manchester S. 8d 15

Frank and his parents are listed on a passenger list in 1927 going to Quebec.

Frank returned to England in 1938.

Frank is later listed in 1940 travelling to Quebec- his last UK address was given as 73 Ashford Road, and he was intending to permanently reside in Canada.


AustinQ Report 27 Dec 2017 08:38

Edit- sorry, you do mean Nellie's son:


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 27 Dec 2017 11:45

Welcome to the boards, Lizzie.

As this is an old thread, Celery may not be expecting more replies. Click on her name to send her a private message. As long as she’s still using the same linked email address, she’ll be notified that you’ve sent her one & be able to reply.


Lizze Report 14 Jan 2018 08:58

Hi. Thanks, yes wrong Frank. That Frank was my uncle :)
He passed a few years ago. :( in going to click that link now. :) thank you!!. :-D


Lizze Report 14 Jan 2018 09:03

Indont know if you are interested but my grandpa sent his oldest son Frank back to England as they were hoping to move the whole family back there... Then the war, so Frank was sent back to Canada. My grandparents lived in Saskatoon. My Uncle Frank had his dad sign him up to the navy when got back verifying he was 17. He was 16. He served on a corvette ship for the remainder of the war based out of england and Ireland and he cAme bAck at end if the war :). My family never made back to live in England :(. We are still here in Canada.