Armishaw, John Edward (1871-1948)

 

Henderson’s City of Vancouver and North Vancouver Directory, 1909, page 463.

 

John Edward Armishaw was a confectioner or candy maker. He lived at 2060 Beach Avenue in 1905, and at 1972 Georgia Street in 1909 and 1910.

 

Early Life

John Edward Armishaw was born on August 5, 1871, in Cannock, Staffordshire, England.  His parents were was Jesse Armishaw (1848-1930) and Annie Bate (1847-1915).

Jesse Armishaw was born in Welshpool, Montgomeryshire, Wales, just across the border between Wales and England. In 1868, in Lichfield district, Staffordshire, he married Annie Bate, who was born in Coven, Staffordshire, England.

 

To Canada

In 1888, Jesse and Annie, along with their children Jesse, John, Robert, Elizabeth, Mary, Lucy and Joseph, sailed from England to Halifax, Nova Scotia on the ship Polynesian.

The family settled in Springhill, Nova Scotia.

On February 21, 1891, Jesse Armishaw, Junior, and Herbert Henry Armishaw were killed in the explosion of the Springhill Mine, along with their adopted brother, John Bainbridge.

 

“Death in a Coal Mine: Another Disastrous Explosion at Springhill” [portion of article], Toronto Globe, page 1, column 5. “Jesse Armishaw went down No. 2 slope yesterday and found his three sons, Jesse and Herbert and John Bainbridge, an adopted son, all dying together. The sight sickened and unnerved him so that he had to return to the surface without them, frantic with grief.”

Marriage to Jane Wilson

On March 26, 1894, in Springhill, John married Jane Wilson. She was born in New Brunswick on August 22, 1873. Her parents were George Wilson and Elizabeth Forsythe.

 

To Vancouver

By 1901, John and Jane were in Vancouver.

For part of his time in Vancouver, John operated a candy business.

 

Vancouver Province, November 27, 1901, page 2, column 1 [edited image].

In 1909, his business was the Empire Candy Company, with an outlet at 1974 Georgia Street.

 

Life After Vancouver

About 1912, John  went briefly to try farming at Whonnock, near Maple Ridge, British Columbia.

By about 1913, John and the rest of the family had moved to Sayward, in the Salmon River Valley on the northeast coast of Vancouver Island, where he continued to live for the rest of his life.

 

Military Service

In 1915, John enlisted with the Canadian Expeditionary Force during the First World War. When he signed up for the war, he described himself as a cook and confectioner. He did not go overseas, although his two sons, Herbert and George, were both wounded during the war.

 

Legal and Political Matters

In 1916, John sued three Sayward-area residents for $25,000 in damages. He alleged that they had tried to ruin his business.

 

Vancouver Daily World, May 10, 1916, page 12, column 4.

 

The court dismissed the action.

 

Vancouver Sun, June 6, 1916, page 10, column 2.

 

While John was living in Sayward, he became a justice of the peace. He was also active in supporting many causes, including the extension of the Island Highway to Sayward.

He also supported the political hopes of the United Farmers party and the People’s Party, although neither he nor the parties had any great success. He also became the secretary of the Japanese Exclusion League.

He was a cornet soloist in the Duke of Connaught’s Rifles; he later took the cornet with him on his speaking campaigns.

 

Later Life

In 1943, John and Jane celebrated their golden wedding anniversary.

 

Vancouver Sun, April 3, 1943, page 8, columns 2-3.

 

John died in Campbell River, British Columbia, on May 8, 1945.

 

Vancouver Province, May 12, 1945, page 2, column 1.

 

Jane died in Sayward, British Columbia, on February 16, 1948.

 

Vancouver Province, February 17, 1948, page 15, column 2.

 

John  and Jane had the following children.

 

Herbert Arthur Armishaw

Herbert Arthur Armishaw was born on December 19, 1894 in Springhill, Cumberland, Nova Scotia.

On August 2, 1930, in Sayward, British Columbia he married Alwen Elizabeth Davies. She was born in Abersychan Monmouthshire, Wales, on July 4, 1904. Her parents were Daniel Davies (1873-1958) and Janet Brain (1878-1966).

 

Courtenay Free Press (Courtenay, British Columbia), June 10, 1930, page 4, column 1.

 

Herbert and Alwen served as postmasters in Sayward.

Herbert died on September 17, 1944, in Vancouver.

 

Vancouver Sun, September 19, 1944, page 19, column 5.

 

Vancouver Province, September 21, 1944, page 13, column 2.

 

Alwen died in Port Alberni, British Columbia on July 24, 1999.

 

Victoria Times Colonist, July 29, 1999, page 44, column 1.

 

 

George Bartholomew Armishaw

George Bartholomew Armishaw was born on January 4, 1896, in Springhill, Nova Scotia.

He enlisted with the Canadian Expeditionary Force during the First World War.

On May 7, 1919, in Reading, Berkshire, England, he married Edith Allice Pettitt. Edith was born in on January 28, 1899 in Lichfield, Staffordshire, England. Her parents were William Bernard Pettitt and Ada Mary Hall.

George died in Vancouver on December 24, 1980.

Edith died on February 3, 1994, in White Rock, British Columbia.

 

Annie Jane Armishaw

Annie Jane Armishaw was born on May 20, 1898, in Springhill, Nova Scotia.

On June 1, 1922, in Vancouver, Annie married George Albert James. He was born in London, England, on April 17, 1891. His parents were William James and Maria Vicary.

George had enlisted in the Canadian Expeditionary Force during the First World War.

Annie died in New Westminster, British Columbia, on August 28, 1954.

 

Vancouver News-Herald, September 1, 1954, page 14, column 5.

 

George died in Victoria, British Columbia, on January 13, 1964.

 

Victoria Times Colonist, January 14, 1964, page 19, column 2.

 

 

Martha Evelyn Armishaw

Martha Evelyn Armishaw was born in Vancouver on July 20, 1900.

In 1924, she travelled through Seattle on her way to visit her cousin, Mrs. A. Longridge, who lived at 145 18th Avenue West, in Los Angeles, California.

On March 18, 1936, Martha married Robert McCreery. He was born in Vancouver December 5, 1893. His parents were Joseph McCreery and Alice J. Paull.

Robert had served with the Canadian Expeditionary Force during the First World War. In September quarter 1918, in Amesbury district, Wiltshire, England, he  married Irene Louise Scruse.

Robert’s and Irene’s marriage ended in divorce. Irene married Alexander Strorer Galt in Vancouver on August 8, 1936. Alexander was born in Tacoma, Washington, on January 10, 1898. Alexander died in Vancouver on November 19, 1958. Irene died in Vancouver on February 16, 1968.

Martha died in Vancouver on January 20, 1971.

 

Vancouver Province, January 22, 1971, page 28, column 2.

 

Robert died in Vancouver on November 15, 1985.

 

Vancouver Sun, November 23, 1985, page 70, column 9.

 

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Name   sort a-z Date   sort Cause of Death Name of Mine County (map) Type
Armishaw, Jesse4 1891-02-21 Explosion of gas and dust Springhill Mine Cumberland County Coal
Armishaw, Herbert 4 1891-02-21 Explosion of gas and dust Springhill No. 1 Cumberland County Coal

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Annie Bate (mother of John Edward Armishaw)

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Armishaw, J.E., Returned Soldiers on Vancouver Island. What they are doing at Sayward on the Cooperative Plan, Agricultural Journal (British Columbia), 1920, Vol. 4, pages 342-343. (Cited in Bibliography on Land Settlement: With Particular Reference to Small Holdings and Subsistence Homesteads, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1934 – Agricultural colonies.)

“United Farmers Sound Warning to Political Parties: Seek to Obtain Our Rights, Not to Wield the Big Stick,” Vancouver Province, August 31, 1929, page 22 (refers to J. S. [sic] Armishaw as president of the British Columbia section of the United Farmers of Canada.).

United Famers Protest: Arena Mass Meeting Resolves to Fight Freight Rates,” Vancouver Sun, August 31, 1929, page 16.

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J.E. Armishaw Dead at 74,: Vancouver Sun, May 16, 1945, page 5,

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Comox Valley Family History Research Group, ARMISHAW Jane, Died 16-Feb-1948, Sayward, Armishaw Lodge, age 74, spouse, J. E. ARMISHAW,  ARG 25-Feb-1948 7 Family named http://www.cvfamilyhistory.org/bmd/BMD1946-50.pdf.

 

Herbert Arthur Armishaw (son of John Edward Armishaw)

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Alwen Elizabeth Armishaw (née Davies), (1904-1999), http://canadianheadstones.com/familytrees/getperson.php?personID=I6264&tree=SissonRoe

Alwen Elizabeth Armishaw, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~bccrgc/obit-a.html: ARMISHAW,  Alwen Elizabeth     [DAVIES], died : 24 Jul 1999; age 95, Campbell River Courier Islander 29 Jul 1999.

Edna Mary Gill, death notice, December 4, 1906 (sister of Alwen Elizabeth Davies: http://classifieds.canada.com/nanaimo/printads.aspx?archives=true&cls_id=40485&keyoper=ALL&keywords=1942&startday=14&startmonth=12&startyear=2002&endday=5&endmonth=10&endyear=2011&pn=29: Obituaries (04/12/06): GILL: Edna Mary Gill (Davies) Edna Mary Gill (Davies) of Port Alberni, passed away on April 8, 2006. Edna was born in Abersychan Monmouthshire, Wales on August 6, 1907. She immigrated to Canada with her family in 1920 to live with her family in Sayward on Vancouver Island. She was predeceased by her husband Kelly in 1967, her brother Harry and her sisters Alwen Armishaw and Emmie Munro. Edna will be dearly missed by her sisters Nancy Hollway, Peggy Giroux and her brother John Davies (Vera) as well as many nieces and nephews, their families and many many friends. Edna started teaching in 1929 she moved to the Alberni Valley in 1942 to teach at the Alberni Elementary School. She took the position of Vice Principal in 1950. In 1963 she became librarian for Elementary schools in School District 70. Edna retired in 1973 with 45 years of teaching service. A Memorial Service will be held for Edna at the Alberni Valley United Church, 3747 Church St. Port Alberni on Saturday, April 15, 2006 at 1:30 pm. Flowers gratefully declined but donations may be made to a charity of your choice. 41589.

 

George Bartholomew Armishaw (son of John Edward Armishaw)

George Bartholomew Armishaw, http://canadianheadstones.com/familytrees/familygroup.php?familyID=F1711&tree=SissonRoe

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Annie Jane Armishaw (daughter of John Edward Armishaw)

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Martha Evelyn Armishaw (daughter of John Edward Armishaw)

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“City Customs Broker Dead: J. McCreery, 83,” Vancouver Sun, March 25, 1944, page 25 (includes photograph).

Joseph McCreery, death notice, Vancouver Sun, March 25, 1944, page 19; Vancouver Province, March 25, 1944, page 17.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FLTM-ZVR : accessed 22 Dec 2013), Alice Jane Mccreery, 1960.

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Alice Jane McCreery, death notice, Vancouver Province, October 4, 1960, page 27; Vancouver Sun, October 5, 1960, page 43

British Columbia Birth Registrations, Registration Number: 1893-09-116368, Robert McCreery, http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Genealogy/DisplayGenealogyImage?k=7110ebb2-aa0b-4e3d-a588-ad76a03b637e

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Canadian Expeditionary Force, Robert McCreery, Rank: SGT; Regimental number(s): 36159; Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 6668 – 23; Date of Birth: 05/12/1893; Attestation form (front): http://data2.archives.ca/cef/gat4/135963a.gif’ Attestation form (back): http://data2.archives.ca/cef/gat4/135963b.gif

Free BMD Births, June quarter 1898, Amesbury district, Wiltshire, volume 5a, page 159, Irene Louise Scruse, http://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/districts.pl?r=99118886&d=bmd_1386004083

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4 thoughts on “Armishaw, John Edward (1871-1948)

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  3. I was pleased to read the Armishaw connection in Canada. My Father was John Edward Thorneycroft Armishaw 1884 to 1851 Birmingham

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