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Re: HARRY JAMES & DOROTHY MAY PARKER NEE BEALE
« Reply #27 on: Sunday 18 November 18 07:11 GMT (UK) »
Canada Voters List 1965/68 - shows Mrs Isobel Chalmers and Gordon (retired)  - Bowness Rd NW Calgary.

1972 - same couple with 2 sons - both initials "D" - students.

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Re: HARRY JAMES & DOROTHY MAY PARKER NEE BEALE
« Reply #28 on: Sunday 18 November 18 07:15 GMT (UK) »
Gordon Chalmers passed away 26 July 1978 - obit Calgary Herald - 28 July 1978 (obit mentions the 2 sons so I cannot attach)

FIND A GRAVE

CPL Gordon William Chalmers

Queens Park Cemetery and Mausoleum Calgary, Calgary Census Division, Alberta.
PLOT   P-11-10

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/155390459

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Re: HARRY JAMES & DOROTHY MAY PARKER NEE BEALE
« Reply #29 on: Sunday 18 November 18 07:27 GMT (UK) »
Gordon Chalmers married Isobel Nidd - Isobel born Southampton 20 March 1914 passed away in 1974


Nidd    Isabel M    mothers maiden surname Ford    Southampton    2c   111 - June 1914.
The M is for Mary

(same mothers maiden name as Harry James and John Parker)

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« Reply #30 on: Sunday 18 November 18 07:29 GMT (UK) »

Charles Nidd married Isabel Ford     - Christchurch    2b   1047 - March 1911

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« Reply #31 on: Sunday 18 November 18 07:33 GMT (UK) »
The obituary for Isabel Mary Chalmers nee Nidd says she had resided in Calgary since 1947 - 1638 Bowness Road Calgary (which agrees with the voters list)

Obit is in the Calgary Herald (Monday 22 April 1974) but names her 2 sons so I cannot attach.

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Re: HARRY JAMES & DOROTHY MAY PARKER NEE BEALE
« Reply #32 on: Sunday 18 November 18 07:35 GMT (UK) »
Do we even know if Dorothy Beale and Harry did come to Canada, or is it just based on the 1921 census, which is really starting to look like HJ Parker and Dorothy (Waterman) ?  Is there family knowledge that they were in Calgary? 
Also... the speed at which Sandra discovers things is scary!  :D

Henry's obit, Calgary Herald 12 Feb 1958:


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Re: HARRY JAMES & DOROTHY MAY PARKER NEE BEALE
« Reply #33 on: Sunday 18 November 18 07:43 GMT (UK) »
Hi

Henry's obit is on the find a grave entry - reply 5.

Valerie the daughter of Gordon and Isabel passed away  in Vancouver 1976 (Very sad - suicide - off a bridge.  :'()

https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLBR-4T1

Death Cert:- http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/434aa37e-783a-47de-bed3-be8edbb04e5e

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Re: HARRY JAMES & DOROTHY MAY PARKER NEE BEALE
« Reply #34 on: Sunday 18 November 18 07:50 GMT (UK) »
Looking at the earlier posts - we could not tie up a Harry James Parker (from Yorkshire) born 1894.
There was a birth in 1891 of a Harry Parker to Tom Benson Parker and Fanny Steel and he appears to have served in the Kings Own York light Artillery -

It looks as if Harry James Parker (and his brother John Parker) were Barnardo children - both children had a mother - maiden surname Ford. They appear on a UK 1901 census in a Barnardo Home in Sussex I think it was.

So far we could not find a passenger list for Harry and Dorothy nee Beale Parker coming to Canada.

But did find reference to a Dorothy Nidd immigrating in 1919 to marry H J Parker.  It is this couple who seem to be on the 1921 census (married by that stage)

The poster seems to have the birth certificate for Dorothy May Beale. I have asked if we could have the exact birth date - that might prove or disprove if that couple lived in Orpington Kent  ???

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Re: HARRY JAMES & DOROTHY MAY PARKER NEE BEALE
« Reply #35 on: Sunday 18 November 18 08:04 GMT (UK) »

FIND A GRAVE - Mother of Harry James Parker (Calgary) and John Parker's mother.

Mrs Isabel Mary Ford Nidd - 4 May 1938

Hollybrook CemeterySouthampton, Southampton Unitary Authority, Hampshire.
PLOT   C2/175

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/36875257

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