Boyd, Henry Arthur (1888-1976)

Harry Arthur Boyd was an employee of the Canadian Pacific Railway and later a lumber inspector. He was a lodger at 1008 Denman Street in 1911 and 1912. He lived at 2056 Beach Avenue in 1914 and 1915.

He was born on July 21, 1888, in Toxteth Park, near Liverpool, England. His father was Arthur Boyd.

He arrived in Canada about 1907. By 1911, he was in Vancouver. He was a lodger at 1008 Denman Street, which was the home of Claude Reginald Porpa (1862-1911) and Alice Porpa (née Hamber) (1864-1942).

On July 2, 1913, in Vancouver, he married Ada Charlotte Wilkinson. She was born on April 1, 1891, in Sunderland, England. Her father was William Henry Wilkinson; her mother was Charlotte Nicholson.

Harry died in Vancouver on September 3, 1976.

Ada died in Vancouver on October 16, 1984.

Harry and Ada had the following children.

 

Norman Boyd

Norman Boyd was married to Verdun. He was living in Burnaby, British Columbia, in 1976 and 1984.

 

Harry Leslie Boyd

Harry Leslie Boyd (called “Leslie”) was living in 1976 and 1984.

 

Sources

 

Harry Arthur Boyd

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JDZJ-2LZ : accessed 11 Jul 2014), Harry Arthur Boyd and Ada Charlotte Wilkinson, 0

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FLBT-DFB : accessed 11 Jul 2014), Ada Charlotte Wilkinson in household of Harry Arthur Boyd, 03 Sep 1976; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13354, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2050567.

Harry Arthur Boyd, death notice, Vancouver Sun, September 4, 1976, page 49: “Boyd – On September 3, 1976, Harry Arthur Boyd, of 358 E. 53th Ave., in his 90th year. Survived by his loving wife Ada; 2 sons Norman and Leslie; 2 granddaughters; and 1 great-granddaughter. Mr. Boyd was past Councillor of the U.C.T. and Senior Member of the P.L.I.B. Funeral service Tuesday, September 7, at 1 p.m., in the Dogwood Chapel, Fraser St., at 38th Ave. Rev. Dennis Morgan officiating. Cremation. Arrangements Hamilton Mortuary Ltd. Phone 324-3851”

 

Ada Charlotte Wilkinson (wife of Harry Arthur Boyd)

“England Marriages, 1538–1973 ,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/NXPH-8PV : accessed 11 Jul 2014), William Henry Wilkinson and Charlotte Nicholson, 05 Jun 1879; citing St. Peter, Bishop-Wearmouth, Durham, England, reference 151463100110 page 73; FHL microfilm 1514631.

“England Marriages, 1538–1973 ,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/NKXH-7HM : accessed 11 Jul 2014), William Henry Wilkinson and Charlotte Nicholson, 05 Jun 1879; citing St Peter, Bishop-Wearmouth, Durham, England, reference ; FHL microfilm 1514631.

“England and Wales, Birth Registration Index, 1837-1920”, index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/2X1X-7PL : accessed 11 Jul 2014), Ada Charlotte Wilkinson, 1891.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FGMM-427 : accessed 11 Jul 2014), Ada Charlotte Boyd, 16 Oct 1984; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13642, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2073300.

Ada Charlotte Boyd, death notice, Vancouver Sun, October 19, 1984, page D-11: “Boyd – On October 16, 1984. Ada Charlotte Boyd of Burnaby, B.C., aged 93 years. Survived by her 2 sons, Norman (and wife, Verdun) and Harry Leslie, 2 grandchildren, Diane Leduc and Janet Boyd Stickney and 2 great-grandchilren Family service, Friday, October 19 at 2:30 p.m. in Hamilton’s of Vancouver, 5390 Fraser Street (at 38th Avenue). Rev/Dennis Morgan officiating. Cremation. In lieu of flowers donations to the B.C. Heart Foundation or The Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.”

 

Norman Boyd (son of Harry Arthur Boyd)

No further information is available for him.

 

Harry Leslie Boyd (son of Harry Arthur Boyd)

No further information is available for him.

 

Henry George Wilkinson (brother of Charlotte Ada Wilkinson)

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FLBH-7T1 : accessed 11 Jul 2014), William Henry Wilkinson in household of Henry George Wilkinson, 17 Nov 1966; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13280, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2033856.

 

Florence Edna Wilkinson (sister of Charlotte Ada Wilkinson)

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JDZN-PRT : accessed 11 Jul 2014), Hubert Victor John Collier and Florence Edna Wilkinson, 14 Dec 1914; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B11378, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1983706.

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