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Kathleen MEWBURN

Female 1879 - 1979  (99 years)


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  • Name Kathleen MEWBURN 
    Born 03 Nov 1879  Stamford, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Census5 1881  Stamford, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census6 1891  Stamford, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census7 1901  Stamford, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Arrival 20 May 1912  London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    Electoral Registers England 1924  St Pancras, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Departure 21 Oct 1926  Southampton, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Occupation nurse 
    Died 14 Oct 1979  Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I199  Mewburn
    Last Modified 26 Oct 2017 

    Father Francis MEWBURN,   b. 03 Sep 1836, Pentonville, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1917, Stamford, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Henrietta Elizabeth HANDCOCK,   b. Abt 1836, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Apr 1883, Stamford, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 47 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 21 Dec 1857  Stamford, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11
    Family ID F58  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Still alive in 1926 when Henry died, unmarried and living at same address.
      She then appears over many years in the voters rolls - the last one found being for 1972. She was living at 75 Elberta Avenue, Niagra Falls, which she shared with her niece Amy from at least 1957.
      In 1949 she was listed at 781 Portage, Welland as a retired nurse.
      Travelled to England on the 'Empress of Canada' with Amy in 1951 to stay at 5 Elm Road Close, Potters Bar, Middx. She had visited London in 1926 where she stayed at 73 Oakley Square, London NW1.
      Sister Dora left her £200 when she died in Jersey in 1926.
      Exact dates for birth and death provided (from gravestone photos) by Stuart Mewburn.

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Census returns. 1901. Canada, (Name: Ancestry.com ; Location: Provo, Utah, USA; Date: 2006;), 1901, Stamford, Ontario. Welland, DN 123; Stamford, SDN J-1.

      "Mewburn, Francis, head, W, Sep 3 1836, age 64, born Ontario [sic], nationality English, gentleman, farmer
      Mewburn, Frances, dau, mar, born Mar 14 1861, age 39, born Ontario, nationality English
      Mewburn, Kathleen, dau, S, born Nov 3 1879, age 21, born Ontario, nationality English"

    2. [S3] Census returns. 1881. Canada, (Name: Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Location: Provo, Utah, USA; Date: 2009;), 1881, Stamford, Welland, Ontario. Ref: roll C-13253; page 29; family 141.

      "Mewburn, Francis, 44, born England, C of E, English, farmer, mar
      Mewburn, Henrietta E., 45, born Ireland, C of E, Irish, mar
      Mewburn, Henry B., 22, born England, C of E, English, carpenter
      Mewburn, Chilton, 21, born Ontario, C of E, English, farmer
      Mewburn, Dora F., 19, born Ontario, C of E, English
      Mewburn, Edith G., 17, born Ontario, C of E, English
      Mewburn, Emily L., 12, born Ontario, C of E, English, scholar
      Mewburn, Kathleen, 1, born Ontario, C of E, English"

    3. [S5] Census returns. 1891. Canada, (Name: Ancestry.com ; Location: Provo, Utah, USA; Date: 2008;), 1891, Stamford, Welland, Ontario. Ref: roll T-6376; family 87.

      "Mewburn, Francis, 55, W, born England, father England, mother England, Episcopalian, machine agent
      Mewburn, Dora, 29, dau, born Ontario, father England, mother Ireland, Episcopalian
      Mewburn, Edith, 27, dau, born Ontario, father England, mother Ireland, Episcopalian
      Mewburn, Kathleen, 11, dau, born Ontario, father England, mother Ireland, Episcopalian"

    4. [S170] Travel records. England. Collection: UK Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, Utah, USA; Date: 2008;), 20 May 1912, London, England. Arrival. Class BT26; piece 533; item 16; Official No 111225. Collection: UK, Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960. www.ancestry.co.uk/.

      "SS Siciliam, Allan Line, from Montreal to Gravesend
      Newburn [sic], Francis, retired farmer, 75, England intended permanent residence
      Newburn [sic], Kathleen, 32, England intended permanent residence
      Newburn [sic], Dora Frances, 50, England intended permanent residence"


    5. [S170] Travel records. England. Collection: UK Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, Utah, USA; Date: 2008;), 25 May 1951, Liverpool, England. Arrival. Class BT26; piece 1274; item 30; Official No 160631. Collection: UK, Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960. www.ancestry.co.uk/.

      "Empress of Canada, Canadian Pacific Line out of Quebec.
      Mewburn, Kathleen, 71, proposed address 5 Elm Road Close, Potters Bar, Middx, spinster
      Mewburn, Amy S, 48, proposed address 5 Elm Road Close, Potters Bar, Middx, spinster"

    6. [S248] Travel records. Canada. Collection: Canadian Passenger Lists, 1865-1935, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, Utah, USA; Date: 2010;), 12 Oct 1930, Quebec, Canada. Arrivals. Roll T-14770; Vol 23; page 169. Collection: Canadian Passenger Lists, 1865-1935. www.ancestry.co.uk/.

      "SS Montclaire ou t of Southampton
      Mewburn, Kathleen, 60, born Mount Pleasant, Ont., home 149 Emery Street, London, Ont."

    7. [S200] Electoral listings. England: Collection: London, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1965, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, Utah, USA;), 1924, St Pancras, Camden. Collection: London, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1965. www.ancestry.co.uk/.

      "4032 O O Mewburn, Kathleen, 73 Oakley Square"

    8. [S200] Electoral listings. England: Collection: London, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1965, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, Utah, USA;), 1925, St Pancras, Camden. Collection: London, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1965. www.ancestry.co.uk/.

      "4001 O O Mewburn, Kathleen, 73 Oakley Square"

    9. [S100] Travel records. England. Collection: UK Outward Passenger Lists, 1890-1960, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, Utah, USA; Date: 2012;), 21 Oct 1926, Southampton, England. Class BT26; Official No 136367. Collection: UK, Outward Passenger Lists, 1890-1960. www.ancestry.co.uk/.

      "Melita, Canadian Pacific
      Mewburn, Kathleen, of 73 Oakley Sq., London NW1, cabin, occ Domestic, age 45, last permanent residence England, intended future Canada

    10. [S172] Historical and genealogical notes, Reive, W.G., (Name: D.A. Robbins; Location: St Catherines, Ontario, Canada; Date: 1992;), p.128 and p.399.

      "Mewburn, Henrietta (nee Handcock)
      born in Ireland; wife of Francis Newburn; mother of Chilton Newburn; daughter of Capt. and Mrs. Handcock"

    11. [S176] Ontarian Genealogist and Family Historian, Chadwick, Edward Marion (ed.), (Name: Rolph Smith & Co.; Location: Toronto, Canada;), No. 9, July, 1900. pp.142-143.

      "Henrietta Elizabeth, d. 7 April 1883, m. 21 Decr. 1857 to Francis Mewburn of Stamford"