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Re: James Duncan Forrest b12.03.1913 possibly in Calgary.
« Reply #18 on: Tuesday 28 October 08 23:22 GMT (UK) »
Hi Joan - they are buried at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Burnaby.  I called over there and the fellow was very helpful.  They were cremated and buried, Robert on 15 Sep 1988, and Eileen on 5 June 1998.  He couldn't give me the date of death due to privacy laws but you can assume it was a week or so before the burial.

I hope this ties up the last of the loose ends.

Lynwen

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Re: James Duncan Forrest b12.03.1913 possibly in Calgary.
« Reply #19 on: Friday 31 October 08 13:01 GMT (UK) »
Hi Lynwen

Thanks for your two replies and my apologies for not coming back sooner.

Hi Joan - they are buried at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Burnaby. I called over there and the fellow was very helpful. They were cremated and buried, Robert on 15 Sep 1988, and Eileen on 5 June 1998. He couldn't give me the date of death due to privacy laws but you can assume it was a week or so before the burial.


That is great information.   Thankyou for going to all that trouble.   Eileen had taken me to see where Robert was buried, when we were over one time, but I couldn't remember where it was.   Also I had no record of the year either of them died.

Joan
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MacMillan - Vancouver Canada
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Re: James Duncan Forrest b12.03.1913 possibly in Calgary.
« Reply #20 on: Friday 31 October 08 13:08 GMT (UK) »
Hi JJ

My apologies for not having replied sooner.

British Columbia Death Index:

James Duncan Forrest, age 66
Date of Death: 28 May 1979
Place: North Vancouver

This is the information I have.   I don't actually have the names of his parents, etc.   Sorry if I have mislead everyone.

Joan
Adams - Berkshire
Bell - Berkshire
Forrest - Ellon Aberdeenshire, Govan Glasgow
Hendry - Aberdeenshire
Jerrett - Devon, Lancashire
McMillan - Belfast Ireland, Govan Glasgow
MacMillan - Vancouver Canada
Thornley - Warwickshire
Wernham - Chieveley Berkshire

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Re: James Duncan Forrest b12.03.1913 possibly in Calgary.
« Reply #21 on: Friday 31 October 08 15:13 GMT (UK) »
 Yeah...I thought that would have been awefully quick... ;) that's what you were trying to find out in the first place, I think...

Lynwen offered a lookup, then, so the information may be in there, but never a guarantee...depends on how much the informant knows, really...but B.C. records certainly do seem to be the best for trying to get the most info onto their registration forms.

wonder if she can still be squeeeeezed into doing it...? ( :-X Give the cute little lemon a nice plea....)
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Re: James Duncan Forrest b12.03.1913 possibly in Calgary.
« Reply #22 on: Friday 31 October 08 15:58 GMT (UK) »
Hi Lynwen

 :-[ :-[ :-[
I seem to have got myself very confused here.   

When you offered to look up James Duncan Forrest's death (b12.03.1913) I already had the date - 28 May 1979 in North Vancouver aged 66 - and I thought that was what you meant ::)   I didn't realise you were offering to find out his parents, possible wife etc.   Another of my senior moments :-[

If I could take you up on your offer - if I'm not too late - please would you be so kind, when you next have the opportunity?

Joan
Adams - Berkshire
Bell - Berkshire
Forrest - Ellon Aberdeenshire, Govan Glasgow
Hendry - Aberdeenshire
Jerrett - Devon, Lancashire
McMillan - Belfast Ireland, Govan Glasgow
MacMillan - Vancouver Canada
Thornley - Warwickshire
Wernham - Chieveley Berkshire

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Re: James Duncan Forrest b12.03.1913 possibly in Calgary.
« Reply #23 on: Friday 31 October 08 20:09 GMT (UK) »
No worries Joan.

James' parents are listed as William Henry Forrest (born Scotland) and Margaret, surname unknown, also born Scotland.  James was born on 11 Mar 1913 in Calgary and employed as a Government Factory Inspector.  Died at Lion's Gate Hospital in North Vancouver of cardiac infarction with cancer of the bladder listed as a contributing factor.  He was buried at North Vancouver Cemetery on 31 May 1979.  The informant was his wife - I will PM her name in case we are encroaching on the living.

Lynwen
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Re: James Duncan Forrest b12.03.1913 possibly in Calgary.
« Reply #24 on: Friday 31 October 08 20:27 GMT (UK) »
Although none of the names you have mentioned are listed here, I thought you might be interested, as there are MacMillan's and Forrest's mentioned.

http://bgibbard.ca/genealogy/index.php


Elder, Stewart, Johnston, Baskerville, Marks, Carson, Leitch, Bulloch, Thomson, Allen, Campbell, Gordon, Murray, Kelly, Chambers, Black, Cheyne, Youngson, Williamsdaughter, Anderson, Briggs, Pirie, Clark, Philp, Mannel, Lander, Rough, Lean, Bate, Brown, Oliver, Kitt, Shards, Bennet, Young, Petrie, Wylie, Herbertson, Martin, McAlister, Best, Ginn, Ross, McIntosh, McGillivray, Russell, Pettigrew, Fyfe, Barrie

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Re: James Duncan Forrest b12.03.1913 possibly in Calgary.
« Reply #25 on: Friday 31 October 08 20:42 GMT (UK) »
Here is the link for North Vancouver Cemetery. There are several Forrest's and MacMillan's listed.


North Vancouver Cemetery
Cemetery Records Database

http://www.cnv.org//server.aspx?c=3&i=21

Elder, Stewart, Johnston, Baskerville, Marks, Carson, Leitch, Bulloch, Thomson, Allen, Campbell, Gordon, Murray, Kelly, Chambers, Black, Cheyne, Youngson, Williamsdaughter, Anderson, Briggs, Pirie, Clark, Philp, Mannel, Lander, Rough, Lean, Bate, Brown, Oliver, Kitt, Shards, Bennet, Young, Petrie, Wylie, Herbertson, Martin, McAlister, Best, Ginn, Ross, McIntosh, McGillivray, Russell, Pettigrew, Fyfe, Barrie

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Re: James Duncan Forrest b12.03.1913 possibly in Calgary.
« Reply #26 on: Saturday 01 November 08 15:22 GMT (UK) »
Hi Lynwen

You are a star :)   Thankyou so much for that information and for your PM.

I have two Williams to choose from as James' father.   
1.  William Hendry Forrest b09.12.1884 in Scotland who was my grandmother's brother.   
2.  William J M Forrest b20.11.1897 also in Scotland, d 1978 in Canada who was her cousin.

Seems like it must have been the first, as Hendry often gets confused with Henry and his mother's maiden name was Hendry, but I never even knew he lived in Canada.   I will have a look to see if there is a marriage listed for either of them in the Scottish records.  Is there any way I could find out if James Duncan Forrest had any siblings or children, bearing in mind that the latter are almost certainly still alive?

Thanks for all your trouble :)

Joan
Adams - Berkshire
Bell - Berkshire
Forrest - Ellon Aberdeenshire, Govan Glasgow
Hendry - Aberdeenshire
Jerrett - Devon, Lancashire
McMillan - Belfast Ireland, Govan Glasgow
MacMillan - Vancouver Canada
Thornley - Warwickshire
Wernham - Chieveley Berkshire