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Offline Davy Boy

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England to Canada
« on: Monday 28 March 05 17:59 BST (UK) »
I am trying to get information with regard to a Great Aunt of mine. Her name was, I think, Mary Jane Crampton who emigrated to Canada around 1906? She emigrated from Blackpool, Lancashire but, was born in Halifax, West Riding, Yorkshire. I would be grateful for any assistance.
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Offline Josephine

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Re: England to Canada
« Reply #1 on: Friday 01 April 05 14:07 BST (UK) »
Davy Boy,

Do you know where she might have lived in Canada (which province)?  Was she married before or after arriving in Canada?

Regards,
Josephine
England: Barnett; Beaumont; Christy; George; Holland; Parker; Pope; Salisbury
Scotland: Currie; Curror; Dobson; Muir; Oliver; Pryde; Turnbull; Wilson
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Re: England to Canada
« Reply #2 on: Friday 01 April 05 16:05 BST (UK) »
Josephine,
My aunt lived in Toronto, Ontario, stupidly I forgot to put that in.
I do not know if she was married before or after going to Canada.
Her maiden name could have been Smith!
Davy Boy
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Re: England to Canada
« Reply #3 on: Tuesday 12 April 05 02:55 BST (UK) »
Davy Boy:

The Toronto Public Library's downtown reference library has city directories:

http://www.tpl.toronto.on.ca/localhistory/directories1.html

There's a link to contact them.  Perhaps you could email and ask if they would look up your Great Aunt in the city directories beginning around 1906.  I don't know if they offer that type of service.

Regards,
Josephine
England: Barnett; Beaumont; Christy; George; Holland; Parker; Pope; Salisbury
Scotland: Currie; Curror; Dobson; Muir; Oliver; Pryde; Turnbull; Wilson
Ireland: Carson; Colbert; Coy; Craig; McGlinchey; Riley; Rooney; Trotter; Waters/Watters