Corble, James Arthur (1876-1942)

James Arthur Corble was an accountant. He lived at 2046 Beach Avenue in 1917, at 1987 Beach Avenue from 1919 to 1921, and at 1901 Pendrell Street in 1923.

 

Early Life

James Arthur Corble was born in Peterborough, Northamptonshire, England, on March 11, 1876. His parents were John Corble and Charlotte Payling (sometimes spelled “Paling.”). John Corble was a railway inspector who later became a publican.

In 1911, James married Clarice Evelyn Jeffcoat. She was born in Manchester, England on November 17, 1883. Her parents were Alfred Jeffcoat and Margaret Freeman.

 

Ancestry.com. Northamptonshire, England, Church of England Marriages, 1754-1912 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014. Northamptonshire Record Office; Northampton, England; Register Type: Parish Registers; Reference Numbers: 257P/5. Name: James Arthur Corble; Gender: Male; Age: 35; Event Type: Marriage; Birth Year: abt 1876; Marriage Date: 5 Sep 1911; Marriage Place: Peterborough, All Saints, Northamptonshire, England; Register Type: Parish Registers; Parish as it Appears: Peterborough; Father: John Corble; Spouse: Clarice Evelyn Jeffcoat.

To Canada

James and Clarice sailed to Canada in 1911. They arrived in Quebec City, and then they travelled to Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

 

"Canada Passenger Lists, 1881-1922," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2HLJ-GS9 : accessed 4 May 2016), James Corble, Oct 1911; citing Immigration, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, T-4782, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario.

“Canada Passenger Lists, 1881-1922,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2HLJ-GS9 : accessed 4 May 2016), James Corble, Oct 1911; citing Immigration, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, T-4782, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario.

 

James became an accountant in Saskatoon.

 

Henderson’s Directory for Saskatoon, 1912, page 291; http://peel.library.ualberta.ca/bibliography/3177.2.3/295.html.

Henderson’s Directory for Saskatoon, 1912, page 291; http://peel.library.ualberta.ca/bibliography/3177.2.3/295.html.

 

James and Clarice were living in Medicine Hat, Alberta, in 1916.

 

To Vancouver

James first appeared in the Vancouver directories in 1917. He was a bookkeeper for the Franco-Canadian Trust Company, which was a real estate and insurance firm.

 

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver City Directory, 1917, page 439

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver City Directory, 1917, page 439.

 

James appeared at the following addresses in Vancouver.

 

1917 Number 63, 2046 Beach Avenue
1918 1342 Haro Street
1919 to 1921 1987 Beach Avenue
1922 not listed under Vancouver names
1923 number 11, 1901 Pendrell Street
1924 to 1939 5438 Larch Street
1940 number 34, 1101 Nicola Street
1941 number 3, 1924 Barclay Street
1942 number 208, 1915 Beach Avenue

 

 

Later Life

James continued to work for the Franco-Canadian Trust Company for most of his time in Vancouver.

James died in Vancouver on November 4, 1942. He was buried in Ocean View Burial Park in Burnaby, British Columbia.

 

Vancouver Province, November 5, 1942, page 17, column 2.

 

Clarice continued to live in the Vancouver area from the 1940s until the 1970s. She died in Vancouver on May 12, 1977.

 

Vancouver Sun, May 16, 1977, page 36, column 3.

 

It appears that James and Clarice did not have any children.

 

Sources

John Corble (father of James Arthur Corble)

John Corble (1826–1906); Birth: 1826, Burnham, Norfolk, England; Death: 16 MAR 1906, Peterborough, Northamptonshire, England (ancestry.ca).

“England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2DLZ-1DW : accessed 4 May 2016), John Corble, 1872; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing 1872, quarter 4, vol. 1D, p. 140, St. Saviour Southwark, London, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

“England and Wales Census, 1881,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKX3-Z51T : accessed 4 May 2016), John Corble, Peterborough St John The Baptist, Northamptonshire, England; from “1881 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing p. 4, Piece/Folio 1596/46, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 101,774,484.

“England and Wales Census, 1891,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:4LFQ-83Z : accessed 4 May 2016), John Corble, Peterborough, Northamptonshire, England; from “1891 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 12, Northamptonshire county,  subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Census, 1901,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X9YN-H2S : accessed 4 May 2016), John Corble, Peterborough Within, Northamptonshire, England; from “1901 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing Peterborough subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.

 

Charlotte Payling (mother of James Arthur Corble)

Charlotte Paling (1851–1891); Birth: ABT 1851, Weston, Lincolnshire, England; Death: APRIL 1891, Peterborough, Northamptonshire (ancestry.ca).

“England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2DL6-3SS : accessed 4 May 2016), Charlotte Paling, 1872; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing 1872, quarter 4, vol. 1D, p. 140, St. Saviour Southwark, London, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

“England and Wales Census, 1881,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKX3-Z51Y : accessed 4 May 2016), Charlotte Corble in household of John Corble, Peterborough St John The Baptist, Northamptonshire, England; from “1881 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing p. 4, Piece/Folio 1596/46, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 101,774,484.

“England and Wales Census, 1891,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:4LFQ-XW2 : accessed 4 May 2016), Charlotte Corble in household of John Corble, Peterborough, Northamptonshire, England; from “1891 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 12, Northamptonshire county,  subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2JN9-N37 : accessed 4 May 2016), Charlotte Corble, 1891; from “England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Death, Peterborough, Northamptonshire, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

 

James Arthur Corble

James Arthur Corble (1876–1942); Birth: ABT 1876, Peterborough, Northamptonshire, England; Death: 4 NOV 1942, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (ancestry.ca).

“England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2XDQ-TYD : accessed 4 May 2016), James Arthur Corble, 1876; from “England & Wales Births, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Birth Registration, Peterborough, Northamptonshire, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England.

“England and Wales Census, 1881,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKX3-ZR3Z : accessed 4 May 2016), James A Corble in household of John Corble, Peterborough St John The Baptist, Northamptonshire, England; from “1881 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing p. 7, Piece/Folio 1596/48, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 101,774,484.

“England and Wales Census, 1891,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:4LFQ-RZM : accessed 4 May 2016), James Corble in household of John Corble, Peterborough, Northamptonshire, England; from “1891 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 12, Northamptonshire county,  subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Census, 1901,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XSFY-VXZ : accessed 4 May 2016), James A Corble in household of William James Foster, Newark Upon Trent, Nottinghamshire, England; from “1901 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing Newark subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:26WQ-M4V : accessed 4 May 2016), James A Corble, 1911; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing 1911, quarter 3, vol. 3B, p. 546, Peterborough, Northamptonshire, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

“Canada Passenger Lists, 1881-1922,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2HLJ-GS9 : accessed 4 May 2016), James Corble, Oct 1911; citing Immigration, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, T-4782, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario.

“Canada Census, 1916,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KM5G-C7B : accessed 4 May 2016), James A Corble, Alberta, Canada; citing p. 47, line 30; Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,434,968; http://data2.collectionscanada.ca/006003/t-21953/pdf/31228_4363982-00213.pdf.

1921 Canada Census, James Arthur Corble (indexed as James Arthur Corber); Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 18; Census Place: Ward 1, Vancouver Centre, British Columbia; Page Number: 1; Ancestry.com. 1921 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2013.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLGY-3H2 : accessed 4 May 2016), James Arthur Corble, 1942.

James Arthur Corble, obituary, Vancouver Sun, November 5, 1942, page 21; https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=nDNlAAAAIBAJ&sjid=PYkNAAAAIBAJ&pg=5928%2C4510380:

“Funeral services for James Arthur Corble, 66, of 1915 Beach, who died Wednesday, will be conducted Saturday at 1:30 p.m. by Rev. J.W. Robinson in Center & Hanna’s chapel; burial, Ocean View Burial Park.

Mr. Corble was born in England and was secretary and accountant for the Franco-Canadian (Dominion) Co. Ltd., for 25 years.

He leaves his wife , two brothers in Victoria, one brother and two sisters in England.”

James A. Corble, obituary, Vancouver Province, November 7, 1942, page 17:

“Funeral services for James A. Corble, 1915 Beach, 66 year-old British-born accountant for Franco-Canadian Ltd., who died Wednesday in St. Paul’s Hospital, were held today from Center & Hanna Chapel, Rev. J.W. Keeling officiating. Interment will be in Ocean View Burial Park.

Mr. Corble lived here 26 years and was a charter member of the Point Grey Golf and Country Club. Surviving are his wife, Clarice; two brothers, in Victoria, a brother in Nelson and one brother and two sisters in England.”

James Arthur Corble, death notice, Vancouver Province, November 5, 1942, page 17; Vancouver Sun, November 5, 1942, page 18; https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=nDNlAAAAIBAJ&sjid=PYkNAAAAIBAJ&pg=1903%2C4493121: “Corble—On Nov. 4, 1942, in hospital, James Arthur Corble, accountant, Franco Canadian (Dominion) Ltd., of 1915 Beach Ave., aged 66 years. Survived by his wife at home; two brothers in Victoria, B.C.; one brother and two sisters in England. Funeral service in Center & Hanna’s chapel, Saturday afternoon, November 7, at 1:30 o’clock. Committal, Ocean View Burial Park.”

 

Alfred Jeffcott (father of Clarice Evelyn Jeffcott)

“England and Wales Census, 1881,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKXN-2CFB : accessed 4 May 2016), Alfred Jeffcoat, Moss Side, Lancashire, England; from “1881 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing p. 40, Piece/Folio 3938/53, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 101,775,121.

“England and Wales Census, 1891,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:4LDZ-5ZM : accessed 4 May 2016), Alfred Jeffcoat, Peterborough, Northamptonshire, England; from “1891 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 12, Northamptonshire county,  subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Census, 1901,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X9YN-4FT : accessed 4 May 2016), Alfred Jeffcoat, Peterborough Within, Northamptonshire, England; from “1901 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing Peterborough subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2JSZ-CST : accessed 4 May 2016), Alfred Jeffcoat, 1908; from “England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Death, Peterborough, Northamptonshire, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

 

Margaret Freeman (mother of Clarice Evelyn Jeffcott)

“England and Wales Census, 1881,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKXN-2CF1 : accessed 4 May 2016), Margaret Jeffcoat in household of Alfred Jeffcoat, Moss Side, Lancashire, England; from “1881 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing p. 40, Piece/Folio 3938/53, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 101,775,121.

“England and Wales Census, 1891,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:4LDZ-1PZ : accessed 4 May 2016), Margaret Jeffcoat in household of Alfred Jeffcoat, Peterborough, Northamptonshire, England; from “1891 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 12, Northamptonshire county,  subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Census, 1901,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X9YN-4FY : accessed 4 May 2016), Margaret Jeffcoat in household of Alfred Jeffcoat, Peterborough Within, Northamptonshire, England; from “1901 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing Peterborough subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Census, 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X7G6-YGF : accessed 4 May 2016), Margaret Jeefcoat, Peterborough Within, Peterborough, Northamptonshire, England; from “1911 England and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 14, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVHR-JD5T : accessed 4 May 2016), Margaret Jeffcoat, 1939; from “England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Death, Devon Central, Devon, England, General Register Office, Southport, England. (possible connection)

 

Clarice Evelyn Jeffcott (wife of James Arthur Corble)

Clarice Evelyn Jeffcoat (1884–); Birth: ABT 1884, England; Death: Unknown (ancestry.ca).

“England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2X2X-T1B : accessed 4 May 2016), Clarris Evelyne Jeffcoat, 1883; from “England & Wales Births, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Birth Registration, Chorlton, Lancashire, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England.

“England and Wales Census, 1891,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:4LDD-76Z : accessed 4 May 2016), Clarice E Jeffcoat in household of Alfred Jeffcoat, Peterborough, Northamptonshire, England; from “1891 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 12, Northamptonshire county,  subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Census, 1901,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X9YN-4F1 : accessed 4 May 2016), Clarice E Jeffcoat in household of Alfred Jeffcoat, Peterborough Within, Northamptonshire, England; from “1901 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing Peterborough subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Census, 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X7G6-YGN : accessed 4 May 2016), Clarice E Jeefcoat, Peterborough Within, Peterborough, Northamptonshire, England; from “1911 England and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 14, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:26W7-LMT : accessed 4 May 2016), Clarice E Jeffcoat, 1911; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing 1911, quarter 3, vol. 3B, p. 546, Peterborough, Northamptonshire, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

“Canada Census, 1916,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KM5G-C71 : accessed 4 May 2016), Clarice E Corble in household of James A Corble, Alberta, Canada; citing p. 47, line 31; Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,434,968; http://data2.collectionscanada.ca/006003/t-21953/pdf/31228_4363982-00213.pdf.

1921 Canada Census, Clarice Evelyn Corbel (indexed as Claire Evelyne Corber) in household of James Arthur Corble (indexed as James Arthur Corber); Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 18; Census Place: Ward 1, Vancouver Centre, British Columbia; Page Number: 1; Ancestry.com. 1921 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2013.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FL17-ZG4 : accessed 4 May 2016), Clarice Evelyn Corble, 1977.

Clarice Evelyn Corble, death notice, Vancouver Sun, May 16, 1977, page 36: “Corble—Clarice Evelyn of Vancouver, B.C. Passed away on May 12, 1977 in her 94 [sic] year. Survived by 1 wiwter, Mrs. Elsie Whitting in England and sister-in-law, Mrs. May Jeffcoat of Burnaby, B.C., also nieces and nephews. Memorial service Tuesday, May 17 at 11 a.m. in the Boal Chapel, 1505 Lillooet Road, North Vancouver. Cremation. Flowers gratefully declined. Arrangements through First Memorial Services Ltd.”

 

George Alexander Corble (brother of James Arthur Corble)

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FL2P-T62 : accessed 4 May 2016), George Alexander Corble, 1945.

 

Ernest Edward Corble (brother of James Arthur Corble)

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FL2T-7QX : accessed 4 May 2016), Ernest Edward Corble, 1946.

 

Walter Sydney Corble (brother of James Arthur Corble)

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLPK-HFV : accessed 4 May 2016), Walter Sydney Corble, 1948.