Author Topic: Percy & Vera Firth, Brant, Ontario  (Read 709 times)

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Percy & Vera Firth, Brant, Ontario
« on: Sunday 22 October 17 01:44 BST (UK) »
Hi, please may I have some help on the death & burial of Percy & Vera Q Firth, Vera was a WW2 bride, born in England 18 Nov 1923, went with her husband Percy (I think his parents were William & Ellen Firth) a Canadian Sgt. Regimental No: B13136 to Brantford Ontario in 1946, Vera is listed on the Voters Roll 1972 at 3 Cowan Street, Brant, Ontario with her mother Ethel Wall. Ethel Louisa Wall daug of Charles Harling Comyns & Louisa Cotterell was born in 1888 in Edmonton, Middlesex, England, she was widowed in 1971, so I think she went to live with her daughter in Canada, I'd like her death & burial date & place as well. Any help in this would be appreciated, Thank you.
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Re: Percy & Vera Firth, Brant, Ontario
« Reply #1 on: Sunday 22 October 17 03:38 BST (UK) »
I think you can find Percy at this link. Just put in first and last name.

http://ocfa.islandnet.com/ocfa-search.php

Once you get the reference number, there are instructions under contributing organization on the home page here...

http://ocfa.islandnet.com/homepage.html

Or you could try contacting the cemetery directly for more info. I didn't see Vera in the above website but the cemetery may be able to tell you if she is buried there.

http://www.brantford.ca/residents/family/GenealogyAndCemeteries/Pages/MountHope.aspx

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Re: Percy & Vera Firth, Brant, Ontario
« Reply #2 on: Monday 23 October 17 00:46 BST (UK) »
Thank you Polar Bear for your suggestions, I'll try the cemetery & see what info they can give.
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Re: Percy & Vera Firth, Brant, Ontario
« Reply #3 on: Monday 23 October 17 12:08 BST (UK) »
The Brantford Public Library's newspaper index indicates there is an obituary for Vera Firth in the Brantford Expositor edition dated 17 Aug 1999 (Pb 10) and a marriage announcement for Percy and Vera in the edition dated 5 Jul 1944 (P7 C4/5). I believe the library charges for look-ups but there is a volunteer listed on the RAOGK website for Brant County who does obituary look-ups and cemetery photos: https://www.raogk.org/lookups/a-chamberlain/.

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Scotland (Glasgow, Edinburgh, Fife, East Lothian): Johnston(e), Bell, Galloway, Campbell, Robertson, Williamson, Thomson, Crawford
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Re: Percy & Vera Firth, Brant, Ontario
« Reply #4 on: Tuesday 24 October 17 01:49 BST (UK) »
Hi Jacquie,
Many thanks for your answer, I've contacted the volunteer so fingers crossed.
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Re: Percy & Vera Firth, Brant, Ontario
« Reply #5 on: Saturday 18 November 17 23:34 GMT (UK) »
Hi, To date I've not received a reply from raog.org/lookups  so I'm wondering if the web address is no longer current and could someone advise me what other avenue of research I could use.
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Re: Percy & Vera Firth, Brant, Ontario
« Reply #6 on: Sunday 19 November 17 14:27 GMT (UK) »
Near the bottom of this link you will find info about this issue....

https://www.raogk.org/guidelines/

Also, did you check your spam or junk mailbox in case a reply ended up there?

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Re: Percy & Vera Firth, Brant, Ontario
« Reply #7 on: Sunday 19 November 17 15:09 GMT (UK) »
I have also tried to contact this volunteer with no replies forthcoming
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Re: Percy & Vera Firth, Brant, Ontario
« Reply #8 on: Sunday 19 November 17 21:14 GMT (UK) »
Hi, Thank you for your replies, yes, Polar Bear I did & do check my spam/junk folder from time to time and no, there is nothing in it, so maybe the person is on a well earned holiday or taking a break from volunteering so I'll be patient a while longer.
Thanks again, Nanafos