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William Henry BLACKMORE[1]

Male 1911 - 1987  (75 years)


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  • Name William Henry BLACKMORE  [2
    Born 6 Aug 1911  Montreal, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Buried May 1987  Ancaster, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 18 May 1987  Burlington, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I1267  Main Tree
    Last Modified 30 Jun 2006 

    Father William John BLACKMORE,   b. 1 Sep 1880, St. Pancras, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Nov 1960, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Mary Jane BELL,   b. 17 Aug 1888, 81 Mill Rd., Liverpool, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1964, St. Joseph's Hospital, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 17 Sep 1910  St. Edwards Church of England, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F372  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Nancy EASTON  [1
    Married 31 Jul 1937  Wesley United Church, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
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    Last Modified 30 Jun 2006 23:29:05 
    Family ID F371  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Agnes Isabella EASTON,   b. 12 Feb 1914, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1989, Burlington, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)  [1
    Married 31 Jul 1937  Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
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    Last Modified 30 Jun 2006 23:29:05 
    Family ID F420  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBuried - May 1987 - Ancaster, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 May 1987 - Burlington, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Attended Sunday School at Zion Tabernacle, now Zion United Church.Graduated from Hess St. Public School. Attended Hamilton TechnicalInstitute in the printing course.

      In 1926, he attended Boy Scouts Camp on Lake Erie in Port Dover(Dunnville?).

      Friends with George Christie, son of his mother's best friend JaneChristie, as well as George Wright, Stan Knight. Picked fruit togetherduring the depression in Winona or Stoney Creek. Played the harmonica andlacrosse.

      First job was with the National Paper Goods Company and then laterGriffin and Richmond, where he stayed until retirement. Was President ofthe local printing association for a time.

      During WWII he moved his family into a house at the back of 30 Shaw St.where his mother and father lived. He enlisted in the Air Force, Squadron47. Served overseas as a radar operator.

      Bill was a very intelligent man who had an incredible aptitude for mathsand sciences. The army offered to send him to any university he wantedafter the war, but he declined and returned to the printing trade tosupport his family.

      After WWII he moved his family to a house they built at 1036 St. MatthewsAvenue in Burlington where he lived until his death. [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [S148] Karen Adderley Research.
      Record originated in...

    2. [S214] Registration of Marriage of son George Easton.
      Date of Import: 24 Jul 2005