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Colville: William Jamieson and Alfred
« on: Monday 03 August 15 03:51 BST (UK) »
 I am seeking information about my great grandfather William Jamieson Colville and his life and death in Canada.

He was born in Selkirk in Scotland on 7 March 1887 and married Janet Allan Findlay in Edinburgh in 1907.
They had three children, Alfred, John (my grandfather) and William.

Alfred, born 21st September 1908, emigrated to Canada in May 1927 later married Marie (surname unknown)
William Jamieson Colville moved to Canada in 1930 and his occupation was listed as a chef.

Despite promising his wife that he would send for her, he never returned and she never left Scotland. My grandfather was left with the responsibility of caring for his mother and younger brother. His wife (my great-grandmother) died in 1947.

I have sighted a shipping record of William Jamieson Colville returning to Scotland in 1956 for six weeks with a wife called Daisy.

I am assuming he died in Canada (perhaps in Montreal) and don't know where to find out the relevant information, likewise with my great uncle Alfred, I'd  like to know where he lived and when and where he died. It was always a mystery to the family as my grandfather would not talk about his father and it would be good to have some answers and lay the mystery to rest
Colville, Adie, Dick, Jamieson, Ponton and Turnbull-Dunfermline and Borders
Burns, Philp,Hocking (Mevagissey, Cornwall),
Muirhead,Cameron, Hewitson, Crosbie, Hume (SW Scotland)
Findlay,Gray,Allan, Houston,Wickham (Edinburgh, Lothians and Stonehaven)

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Re: Colville: William Jamieson and Alfred
« Reply #1 on: Monday 03 August 15 11:44 BST (UK) »
Just to fill in a little detail - Alfred Colville born 1909 and aged 18 years. Glasgow to Quebec arriving 2 May 1927 on the Letitia. Going to government hostel, Toronto  - was app joiner going to be a farmer. Father William Colville, 2 Sloan Street Leith.

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Re: Colville: William Jamieson and Alfred
« Reply #2 on: Monday 03 August 15 11:51 BST (UK) »
Quebec, Vital and Church records - Drouins Collection - Alfred Colville son of William Jamieson Colville and Janet Allan, Scotland. Born 21 September 1908 and baptised 13th of ????? 1931
Baptism Location Montréal, Québec (Quebec) - Presbyterian First Church.

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Re: Colville: William Jamieson and Alfred
« Reply #3 on: Monday 03 August 15 11:59 BST (UK) »
Marriage of Alfred Colville to M Jeanne Mandeville - Cathedrale St-Jacque-le-Mineur -
Montréal, Québec (Quebec) - 19 October 1931 - Non Catholic son of William Colville and J Findlay and Marie Jeanne Florida Manderville daughter of Francis Manderville and Octavia Chaperon.

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Re: Colville: William Jamieson and Alfred
« Reply #4 on: Monday 03 August 15 12:03 BST (UK) »
There was a border crossing Alfred Colville Edinburgh Scotland arriving 6 Dec 1929 Buffalo New York - no definite destination Buffalo NY.

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Re: Colville: William Jamieson and Alfred
« Reply #5 on: Monday 03 August 15 12:12 BST (UK) »
FIND A GRAVE

Alfred Colville passed away/burial date 4 Oct 1995 -  Mount Royal Cemetery  Montreal Montreal Region Quebec.

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=colville&GSiman=1&GScid=639448&GRid=108124560&

Marie-Jeanne Colville passed away/burial date - Mount Royal Cemetery  Montreal Montreal Region
Quebec, Canada.

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=colville&GSiman=1&GScid=639448&GRid=108124568&

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Re: Colville: William Jamieson and Alfred
« Reply #6 on: Monday 03 August 15 12:15 BST (UK) »
Hi,

Canada Voters List 1945, Sainte Marie, Quebec, 2193 Dorion St.
Colville, Alfred, operator
Colville, Mrs. Alfred

Canada Voters List 1949, same address
Colville, Alfred, benchman
Colville, Mrs. Alfred

Canada Voters List 1962, same address
Colville, Alfred, lead hand
Colville, Marie-Jeanne

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Re: Colville: William Jamieson and Alfred
« Reply #7 on: Monday 03 August 15 12:45 BST (UK) »
William (chef) and Daisy Colville are living at 14b Coolbreeze Av on Canada Voters List for 1957 - Jacques-Cartier-Lasalle - Montréal, Québec.

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Re: Colville: William Jamieson and Alfred
« Reply #8 on: Sunday 04 February 18 20:20 GMT (UK) »
Can anyone help in advising me how to find out when  William Jamieson Colville and Daisy ? Actually got married, are there any Canadian records i can consult ?
Colville, Adie, Dick, Jamieson, Ponton and Turnbull-Dunfermline and Borders
Burns, Philp,Hocking (Mevagissey, Cornwall),
Muirhead,Cameron, Hewitson, Crosbie, Hume (SW Scotland)
Findlay,Gray,Allan, Houston,Wickham (Edinburgh, Lothians and Stonehaven)