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Worley, John Frederic (1855-1939)

John Frederic Worley was a miller and a civil engineer. He lived at 1940 Barclay Street from 1906 to 1935.

He was born on October 7, 1855, probably in Potterspury district in South Northamptonshire, England.

On September 4, 1889, in Shell River, Manitoba, he married Edith Clara Gill. She was born on March 27, 1869, in England. Her father was John Henry Gill (1831-1919); her mother was Clara Biddle (1836-possibly 1918)

By 1891, he was a partner in the Shell River Milling Company, in which he appears to have an interest with his father-in-law, Henry Gill.

In 1901, John Frederic Worley was still in the milling business.

He went to England, and returned to Canada through Quebec City in 1902.

The Worley family arrived in Vancouver about 1906, where John Frederick Worley established a business as a civil engineer. The family lived at 1940 Barclay Street until the mid 1930s.

John Frederic Worley died in Vancouver on November 16, 1939.

Ethel Clara Worley died in Vancouver on August 27, 1949.

John Frederic Worley and Edith Clara Gill had the following children, all born in the Shell River area.

Mabel Eleanor Worley

Mabel Eleanor Worley was born in the Rural Municipality of Shell River, Manitoba, on June 30, 1890. On April 9, 1917, in Vancouver, she married Lionel Edgar Gutsell. He was born on January 7, 1891, in Hastings, Sussex, England. His parents were Henry and Elizabeth Gutsell.

Lionel died in Vancouver on December 23, 1961.

Mabel died in Vancouver on June 30, 1890.

Ethel Beatrice Worley

Ethel Beatrice Worley was born on June 24, 1892, in the Rural Municipality of Shell River, Manitoba. On April 25, 1916, in Vancovuer, she married Harold Edwin Anson Pentreath. He was born on April 13, 1891, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. His father was Edwyn Sandys Wetmore Pentreath (1846-1914); his mother was Clara Woodford Sayre ( about 1853-1919).

Harold served with the Canadian Expeditionary Force during the First World War.

Harold died in Vancouver on May 16, 1940.

Ethel died on May 9, 1982, in Vancouver.

Winnifred Clara Worley

Winnifred Clara Worley was born in the Rural Municipality of Shell River, Manitoba on September 26, 1897. She died in Vancouver on September 30, 1907.

John Edward Worley

John Edward Worley was born in the Rural Municipality of Shell River on June 4, 1902. He never married. He died in Vancouver on May 5, 1973.

Sources

John Frederic Worley

Free BMD Births, December quarter 1855, Potterspury district, John Frederick Worley, volume 3b, page 28.

Manitoba Municipalities: Shell River, http://www.mhs.mb.ca/docs/municipalities/shellriver.shtml

Rural Municipality of Shell River, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rural_Municipality_of_Shell_River

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Asessippi Townsite (RM of Shellmouth-Boulton), http://www.mhs.mb.ca/docs/sites/asessippi.shtml.

Manitoba Marriage Records, Registration Number: 1889-001805, John Frederic Morley (sic) and Clara Edith Gill, Place of marriage: Shell River; Date of marriage: September 4, 1889.

1891 Canada Census, Surname: Wooley; Given Name: Frederick; Gender: Male; Age: 35; Birth Year: 1856; Marital Status: Married; Province: Manitoba; istrict Name: Marquette; District Number: 7; Sub-District Number: E; Family Number: 40; Page Number: 6-7; Microfilm: T-6293; Reference: RG31 – Statistics Canada’ Item Number: 118849, http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/census/1891/Pages/item.aspx?itemid=118849; http://data2.collectionscanada.gc.ca/1891/jpg/30953_148095-00393.jpg

“Canada Census, 1901,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KHVY-29H : accessed 10 Dec 2013), I F Wosley, 1901; http://automatedgenealogy.com/census/View.jsp?id=64705&highlight=13&desc=1901+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+I.F.+Wosley.

“Canada Passenger Lists, 1881-1922,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/2Q3M-GY4 : accessed 10 Dec 2013), J F Worley, 1902.

Social column, Vancouver Province, May 27, 1908, page 9 “Mr. J.F. Worley, 1940 Barclay street, and family will shortly leave for the east. During their absence their residence will be occupied by Mr. and Mrs. W.A. Bauer, who have recently returned from their wedding trip.”

1911 Canada Census, British Columbia, Vancouver, 2 Vancouver City, page 1, family 125, lines 19-23, http://automatedgenealogy.com/census11/View.jsp?id=63704&highlight=19&desc=1911+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+Frederick+Worley

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FLV5-NLV : accessed 10 Dec 2013), John Frederic Worley, 1939.

British Columbia Death Registrations, Registration Number: 1939-09-564337, John Frederic Worley.

John Frederic Worley, death notice, Vancouver Sun, November 17, 1939, page 22; Vancouver Province, November 17, 1939, page 21: “Worley – Passed away Nov. 16, 1939, John Frederic Worley, 2170 W. 43rd, in his 86th year. Survived by his loving wife and two daughters, Mrs. H.E.A. Pentreath and Mrs. Lionel E. Guselle, Vancouver; one son, Edward J., at home. Funeral service Saturday, Nov. 18, at 3 o’clock in Nunn & Thomson’s funeral chapel, 10th  at Cambie, Rev. Canon H.G. King officiating. Interment family plot, Mountain View Cemetery.”

“John F. Worley,” deaths, Vancouver Sun, November 17, 1939, page 15, http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=2zJlAAAAIBAJ&sjid=OYkNAAAAIBAJ&pg=3177%2C2332730 (link leads to story above death notice).

Find A Grave, John F. Worley, Death: Nov. 16, 1939, Mountain View Cemetery, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Plot: HORNE1/4/03/015/0006, Find A Grave Memorial# 26281915, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=26281915.

Edith Clara Gill (wife of John Frederic Worley)

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FLRW-W9G : accessed 10 Dec 2013), John Frederick Worley in entry for Edith Clara Worley, 1949.

British Columbia Death Registrations, Registration Number: 1949-09-007962, Edith Clara Worley, http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Genealogy/DisplayGenealogyImage?k=a0af9f5c-61bd-4e8a-9a6c-80c10d519ef7.

Edith Clara Worley, death notice, Vancouver Sun, August 29, 1949, page 21; Vancouver Province, August 29, 1949, page 11: “Worley – Passed away August 27, 1949, Mrs. Edith Clara Worley, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Lionel E. Gusell, 2170 W. 43rd Ave. Also survived by a daughter, Mrs. Harold Pentreath; 1 son, Edward J.; 1 grand-daughter, all in Vancouver; 1 grandson in London, Eng. Funeral service Tuesday, Aug. 340, at 3 p.m., in Nunn & Thomson’s Chapel, 10th Ave. and Cambie St. The Very Rev. L. Thompson officiating. Interment Mountain View Cemetery.”

Mabel Eleanor Worley

Manitoba Birth Registrations, Registration Number: 1890-003744, Mabel Worley, Place of birth: Rural Municipality of Shell River, Date of Birth: June 30, 1890, Mother’s name: Edith Clara Gill.

“England and Wales Census, 1891,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/4ZGY-S6Z : accessed 10 Dec 2013), Lionel E Gutsell, 1891.

“England and Wales Census, 1891,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/4ZP1-RMM : accessed 10 Dec 2013), H M Gutsell, 1891.

“England and Wales Census, 1891,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/4Z2L-1W2 : accessed 10 Dec 2013), Elizabeth Gutsell, 1891.

“England and Wales Census, 1901,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XSNR-731 : accessed 10 Dec 2013), Lionel E Gutsell, 31 Mar 1901.

“England and Wales Census, 1911,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XW6C-JWX : accessed 10 Dec 2013), Lionel Gutsell, Dover, Dover, Kent, England; citing “1911 England and Wales census,” index and images, findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk : Brightsolid, n.d.); PRO RG 14, Kent county, Dover registration district, Dover subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.

“New York, Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JJK1-2ZV : accessed 10 Dec 2013), Lionel E. Gutsell, 22 Apr 1911; citing Campania, United States National Archives, Washington, D.C.

“Canada Passenger Lists, 1881-1922,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/2QSX-MZV : accessed 10 Dec 2013), Lionel Gutsell, 1911.

“Canada Census, 1911,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/2765-H5H : accessed 10 Dec 2013), Lionel E Gutsell in entry for Alan J Minckelston, 1911.

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JDZL-R1Z : accessed 10 Dec 2013), Lionel Edgar Gutsell and Mabel Eleanor Worley, 1917.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FLTZ-M92 : accessed 10 Dec 2013), Lionel Edgar Guselle, 1961.

British Columbia Death Registrations, Registration Number: 1961-09-014767, Lionel Edgar Guselle, http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Genealogy/DisplayGenealogyImage?k=00e82251-88df-4a2c-bea0-821e71c210a3.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FLBR-GXK : accessed 10 Dec 2013), Mabel Eleanor Guselle, 1976.

British Columbia Death Registrations, Registration Number: 1976-09-010636, Mabel Eleanor Guselle, http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Genealogy/DisplayGenealogyImage?k=d8f9a48c-9606-4668-b3c3-7fcb03f5f7c3.

John Harold Worley Guselle, death notice, Vancouver Sun, October 5, 2001, page B7: “Guselle – John Harold Worley. Died peacefully on October 1, 2001 at Lions Gate Hospital. Born January 16, 1918 in Vancouver, he is survived by his loving wife Justine; daughters Caroline (Tony) Durban and Katherine (Francis) McKenna; son John (Tracey) Guselle; and the Wilkinson Family. John or ‘Jack’ will be sadly missed by his family and friends. A Memorial Service will be held at St. Stephen’s Anglican Church in West Vancouver on Friday, October 12, 2001 at 2:00 p.m. Hollyburn Funeral Home 604-922-1221.”

Ethel Beatrice Worley

Manitoba Birth Registrations, Registration Number: 1892-003542, Ethel Beatrice, Place of birth: Rural Municipality of Shell River, Date of Birth: June 24, 1892, Mother’s name: Clara Edith Gill.

Venerable Edwyn Sandys Wetmore Pentreath, B.D., D.D., Who’s Who in Western Canada (1911), page 308.

Memorable Manitobans: Edwyn Sandys Wetmote Pentreath (1846-c1913), http://www.mhs.mb.ca/docs/people/pentreath_esw.shtml.

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JDZL-ZK2 : accessed 10 Dec 2013), Harold Edwyn Anson Pentreath and Ethel Beatrice Worley, 1916.

British Columbia Marriage Registrations, Registration Number: 1916-09-084338, Harold Edwyn Anson Pentreath and Ethel Beatrice Worley, http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Genealogy/DisplayGenealogyImage?k=0baf7436-e0f0-4f8d-82b4-7e69a32afa1b.

Society, Vancouver Province, April 26, 1916, page 8, “St. Paul’s Church was the scene of an interesting wedding yesterday at 12 o’clock, with the Rev. Harold King officiating, when Miss Ethel Worley, second daughter of Mrs. and Mrs. Frederick Worley, became the bride of Capt. Harold Pentreath, only son of the late Archdeacon Pentreath and Mrs. Pentreath, of Vancouver. . . .”

Canadian Expeditionary Force, Harold Edwin Anson Pentreath, Rank: LT; Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 7725 – 38; Date of Birth: 13/04/1891; Attestation paper (front): http://data2.archives.ca/cef/gpc013/573487a.gif; Attestation paper (back): http://data2.archives.ca/cef/gpc013/573487b.gif.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FLKG-FWL : accessed 10 Dec 2013), Harold Edwyn Anson Pentreath, 1940.

British Columbia Death Registrations, Registration Number: 1940-09-572921, Harold Edwyn Anson Pentreath.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FL16-6PT : accessed 10 Dec 2013), Ethel Beatrice Pentreath, 1982.

British Columbia Death Registrations, Registration Number: 1982-09-008118, Ethel Beatrice Pentreath, http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Genealogy/DisplayGenealogyImage?k=fe71c1cc-f958-4547-84ea-a9c760842801.

Winnifred Clara Worley

Manitoba Birth Registrations, Registration Number: 1897-003762, Winnifred Clara Worley, Place of birth: Shell River, Date of Birth: September 26, 1897, Mother’s name: Clara Edith Gill.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FLKC-GY4 : accessed 10 Dec 2013), Winifred Clara Worley, 1907.

British Columbia Death Registrations, Registration Number: 1907-09-124027, Winifred Clara Worley.

Winnifred Clare Worley, death notice, Vancouver World, October 2, 1907, page 9: “Worley – Sept. 30, at Vancouver, Winnifred Clare Worley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.F. Worley, of 1940 Barclay St., aged 10 years.”

“Worley,” Vancouver World, October 2, 1907, page 10: “The death occurred in this city on Monday of Winnifred Clare Worley, the ten-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.F. Worley, 1940 Barclay street. The funeral took place this afternoon from St. Paul’s church at 2 o’clock.”

John Edward Worley

Manitoba Birth Registrations, Registration Number: 1902-004050, John Edward Worley, Place of birth: Rural Municipality of Shell River, Date of Birth: June 4, 1902, Mother’s name: Clara Edith Gill.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FLBJ-ZFT : accessed 10 Dec 2013), John Frederick Worley in entry for Edward John Worley, 1973.

British Columbia Death Registrations, Registration Number: 1973-09-008134, Edward John Worley, http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Genealogy/DisplayGenealogyImage?k=6f798f4f-eab9-4013-a287-21d629468aa1.

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