Boorman, Harry Eustace (1881-1951)

Harry Eustace Boorman was a financial broker. He lived at 1040 Denman Street in 1914.

He was born in Wandsworth district, London, England, on June 16, 1881. His father was William Scoons (or Scoones)  Boorman (1842-1909); his mother was Frances (“Fanny”) Jane Robson (1844-1924).

On May 30, 1910, in Vancouver, Harry married Daisy Louise Johnston. She was born on November 18, 1887 or 1888, probably in Emerson, Manitoba. Her father was James Irvine Johnston (1843-1900); her mother was Deborah Sophronia Kerfoot (1855-1941).

Harry died in Victoria, British Columbia, on April 21, 1951.

Daisy died in Victoria on May 6, 1961.

[Note: for much more detailed information on this family, please see the following site: Boorman Family Genealogy: http://boormanfamily.weebly.com/.]

Harry and Daisy had the following children.

William Irvine (“Bill”) Boorman (1911-1966)

Kenneth Lloyd Boorman (1913-1959)

John Stuart (“Jack”) Boorman (1914-1998)

Sheila Frances Boorman (1917-2002)

Audrey Evelyn Boorman (1920-1977)

 

Sources

William Scoons (or Scoones) Boorman (father of Harry Eustace Boorman)

Free BMD Births, September quarter 1842, Wandsworth district, William Scoons Boorman, volume 4, page 503, http://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/districts.pl?r=5772709&d=bmd_1399917892

“England and Wales, Birth Registration Index, 1837-1920”, index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/2NQZ-ZY1 : accessed 01 Jul 2014), William Scoons Boorman, 1842.

“England and Wales Census, 1851,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/SGBF-89W : accessed 01 Jul 2014), William S Boorman, England; citing “1851 England, Scotland and Wales census,” index and images, findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk : Brightsolid, n.d.); PRO HO 107, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.

Free BMD Marriages, September quarter 1865, Wandsworth district, William Scoons Boorman and Frances Jane Robson, volume 1d, page 846, http://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/districts.pl?r=38919460&d=bmd_1399917892; http://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/districts.pl?r=38982356&d=bmd_1399917892.

“England and Wales, Marriage Registration Index, 1837-1920”, index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/2D7Y-TJF : accessed 01 Jul 2014), William Scoons Boorman, 1865.

“England and Wales Census, 1881,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XQ7Y-V1Y : accessed 01 Jul 2014), William S Boorman, Battersea, Surrey, England; citing “1881 England, Scotland and Wales census,” index and images, findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk : Brightsolid, n.d.); PRO RG 11/, p. , The National Archives of the UK, Public Record Office, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm .

“England and Wales Census, 1891,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/QZQW-WZM : accessed 01 Jul 2014), William S Boorman, England; citing “1891 England, Scotland and Wales census,” index and images, findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk : Brightsolid, n.d.); PRO RG 12, county, registration district, subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.

“Canada Census, 1901,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KHVK-5ZL : accessed 01 Jul 2014), William S Boorman, D, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada; citing p. 8, Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FL27-ZY4 : accessed 01 Jul 2014), William Scoones Boorman, 16 Feb 1909; citing Victoria, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13081, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1927291.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FL27-84X : accessed 01 Jul 2014), William Scoones Boorman, 16 Feb 1909; citing Victoria, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13081, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1927291.

 

Frances Jane (Fanny) Robson (mother of Harry Eustace Boorman)

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FLGS-GQG : accessed 01 Jul 2014), Frances Jane Boorman, 13 Dec 1924; citing Victoria, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13124, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1927301.

 

Harry Eustace Boorman

“England and Wales, Birth Registration Index, 1837-1920”, index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/2XJV-KZB : accessed 01 Jul 2014), Harry Eustace Boorman, 1881.

“Canada Census, 1901,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KHVK-5ZR : accessed 01 Jul 2014), Harry E Boorman in household of William S Boorman, D, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada; citing p. 8, Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario.

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JDZF-PXX : accessed 01 Jul 2014), Harry Enstace Boorman and Daisy Louise Johnston, 30 May 1910; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B11374, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1983702.

1911 Census of Canada, British Columbia, Vancouver, 6 Vancouver City, page 6, family 53, lines 3-5, http://automatedgenealogy.com/census11/View.jsp?id=63853&highlight=3&desc=1911+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+Harry+E.+Boorman.

“New York, Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JJYJ-5JX : accessed 01 Jul 2014), Harry E. Boorman, arrived at New York, 28 Jan 1912, on the Celtic; citing National Archives, Washington D.C.

“Canada Passenger Lists, 1881-1922”, index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/2QSX-XV5 : accessed 01 Jul 2014), Harry E Boorman, 1912.

Canadian Expeditionary Force, Name: Boorman, Harry Eustace; Rank: CPT; Date of Birth: 16/06/1881; Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 882 – 42; Item Number:52639; http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/first-world-war/first-world-war-1914-1918-cef/Pages/item.aspx?IdNumber=52639.

“B.C. Bond Co. Head Arrested,” Vancouver Sun, December 11, 1930, page 22, http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=tSxlAAAAIBAJ&sjid=uYgNAAAAIBAJ&pg=4231%2C1475378. “Harry Eustace Boorman, manager of the B.C. Bond Corporation Ltd., prominent Victoria broker, was arrested by the city police yesterday on a warrant charging him with obtaining bonds and cash to a total of $2500 from David A. Henry, Victoria, on Sept. 24 last by false pretenses.” [story continues].

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FLPW-K9K : accessed 01 Jul 2014), Harry Eustace Boorman, 21 Apr 1951; citing Victoria, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13208, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2032700.

Harry E. Boorman, death notice, Victoria Daily Colonist, April 22, 1951, page 28: “Boorman – In Victoria on April 21, 1951, Harry E. Borman [sic], aged 69 years, of 865 Newport Avenue, born in England and a resident of British Columbia for the past 55 years. Surviving are his wife D. Louise; two daughters, Mrs. Thomas A. (Sheila) Smith, and Mrs. Donald V. (Audrey) King; three sons, William I., Kenneth L. and John S. Boorman, all of Victoria; ten grandchildren; two sisters, Miss Frances Boorman of Victoria and Mrs. H. Robson of Salt Spring Island. Private funeral services on Monday, April 23, 1951, at 1:30 p.m. in McCall Brothers’ funeral Chapel, Rev. J.L.W. McLean officiating. Cremation. (No flowers, by request).

 

Daisy Louise Johnston (wife of Harry Eustace Boorman)

Johnston and Kerfoot, https://changingvancouver.wordpress.com/tag/johnston-kerfoot/. “William Kerfoot ran a clothing and furnishing business with his brother-in-law James Johnston (who had married William’s sister, Deborah, in Emerson Manitoba in 1881).”

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FLKB-X44 : accessed 01 Jul 2014), Jas I Johnston, 16 Sep 1900; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13093, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1927121.

“Canada Census, 1871,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M4QV-KCT : accessed 01 Jul 2014), Deborah S Kerfoot, Smith’s Falls, South Lanark, Ontario, Canada; citing p. 7, line 4; Library and Archives Canada film number C-10017, Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 4396356.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FLKP-LXZ : accessed 01 Jul 2014), Deborah Saphronia Johnston, 25 Nov 1941; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13173, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1953633.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FLR2-JT5 : accessed 01 Jul 2014), Daisy Louise Boorman, 06 May 1961; citing Victoria, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13251, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2033372.

 

Children of Harry Eustace Boorman and Daisy Louise Johnston

Detailed source material for Harry’s and Daisy’s children is available at the following site: Boorman Family Genealogy: http://boormanfamily.weebly.com/.

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