Darby, Rowland Sanders (1884-1954)

Henderson’s Vancouver Directory, 1920, page 519

Henderson’s Vancouver Directory, 1920, page 519.

 

Rowland Sanders Darby operated a confectionery at 1178 Denman Street in 1920.

 

Family Background

Rowland Sanders Darby was born on June 18, 1884, in Beccles, Suffolk, England. His parents were Albert William Darby (1850-1915) and Christian Brissenden Marley (1855-1942). Albert Darby was a timber merchant and an amateur yachtsman.

 

Ancestry.com. England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1995 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Name: Albert William Darby; Death Date: 2 Apr 1915; Death Place: Suffolk, England; Probate Date: 5 Jun 1915; Probate Registry: London, England.

 

Ancestry.com. England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1995 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Name: Christian Brissenden Darby [Christian Brissenden Marley]; Death Date: 24 Feb 1942; Death Place: Suffolk, England; Probate Date: 11 Apr 1942; Probate Registry: Llandudno.

 

Early Life

In the 1901 English census, Rowland was living in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. (He was working as a bank clerk.)

 

To Canada

Rowland arrived in Canada in August 1904. He described himself as a farmer, and his destination was Treherne, about 50 kilometres west of Winnipeg, Manitoba.

By 1905 he was Treherne’s representative for a proposed military legion for Winnipeg.

In 1906 he was living in the Souris district of Manitoba.

By 1912, he was the acting manager for the Bank of British North America in the village of Rhein, which is about 20 kilometres northeast of Yorkton in eastern Saskatchewan.

 

Canadian Almanac and Directory, 1912, Toronto, Copp Clark, 1912, page 70, bank branches and managers, https://archive.org/stream/canadianalmanacd65vancuoft#page/69/mode/1up.

Canadian Almanac and Directory, 1912, Toronto, Copp Clark, 1912, page 70, bank branches and managers, https://archive.org/stream/canadianalmanacd65vancuoft#page/69/mode/1up.

 

Military Service

On May 22, 1916, in Macleod, Alberta, he enlisted with the Canadian Expeditionary Force to serve during the First World War.

 

Marriage

In 1917, Rowland married Christine Mary Jane Thomson, who was born in Scotland on January 3, 1880. (According to Rowland’s military records, the marriage date was 3.2.17, which was either February 3 or March 2.)

 

Canadian Expeditionary Force; Name: DARBY, ROWLAND S; Regimental Number: 895044; Date of Birth: 18/06/1884; Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 2293 – 27; Item Number: 346853; http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/first-world-war/first-world-war-1914-1918-cef/Pages/item.aspx?IdNumber=346853. Digitized service file: B2293-S027; http://central.bac-lac.gc.ca/.item/?op=pdf&app=CEF&id=B2293-S027.

Canadian Expeditionary Force; Name: DARBY, ROWLAND S; Regimental Number: 895044; Date of Birth: 18/06/1884; Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 2293 – 27; Item Number: 346853; http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/first-world-war/first-world-war-1914-1918-cef/Pages/item.aspx?IdNumber=346853. Digitized service file: B2293-S027; http://central.bac-lac.gc.ca/.item/?op=pdf&app=CEF&id=B2293-S027.

 

Although Rowland became a regimental quartermaster sergeant, his military service ended when he was discharged from the military forces on March 21, 1917. His flat feet made him physically unfit for active service.

 

To Vancouver

Rowland and Christine arrived in Vancouver about 1920.

Rowland operated a confectionery business at 1178 Denman Street in 1920 and at 497 Broadway in 1921.

Rowland did not appear in the Vancouver directories after 1921.

 

To United States

Rowland and Christine moved to the United States about 1922.

By 1923, they were living at 1817b Bellevue Avenue in Los Angeles, California.

 

 

For a time, they lived in the Victoria Apartments in San Pedro, California. Rowland was the chief teller at the Pacific Southwest Trust and Savings Bank.

In January 1924, Rowland bought a market store at the corner of Fourth Street and South Grand Avenue in San Pedro. He called the store “The Darby Market.” The street address was 340 South Grand Avenue.

 

News-Pilot (San Pedro, California), January 29, 1924, page 2, column 6.

 

 

340 South Grand Avenue, San Pedro, California; Google Streets, searched March 19, 2020; image dated March 2019.

 

In February 1924, Rowland and Christina moved to the store at 340 Grand Avenue.

 

News-Pilot (San Pedro, California), February 9, 1924, page 3, columns 6-8.

 

In 1925, Roland announced that he was selling his business on Grand Avenue.

 

News-Pilot (San Pedro, California), December 8, 1925, page 8, column 8.

 

Mr. A Nebendahl (possibly August Nebendahl), bought the market.

 

News-Pilot (San Pedro, California), December 11, 1925, page 1, column 2.

 

In 1926, the Darbys moved to 3436 South Carolina Street in San Pedro.

 

News-Pilot (San Pedro, California), May 6, 1926, page 2, columns 3-4.

 

In the 1930s, Rowland was an insurance agent with the Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States.

 

News-Pilot (San Pedro, California), June 6, 1931, page 3.

 

 

Minutes of the Regular Meeting of the City Council of the City Of Torrance, Torrance. California, June 21st., 1932; page 163 (second page of PDF document); https://www.torranceca.gov/PDF/H_V11_19320621.pdf.

Minutes of the Regular Meeting of the City Council of the City Of Torrance, Torrance. California, June 21st., 1932; page 163 (second page of PDF document); https://www.torranceca.gov/PDF/H_V11_19320621.pdf.

 

 

To England

In 1936, Rowland and Christine sold their house in San Pedro and went to Beccles in Suffolk County in England.

 

News-Pilot (San Pedro, California), September 25, 1936, page 5, column 8.

 

They arrived in England near the end of October 1936.

 

Ancestry.com. UK and Ireland, Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2008. The National Archives of the UK; Kew, Surrey, England; Board of Trade: Commercial and Statistical Department and successors: Inwards Passenger Lists.; Class: BT26; Piece: 1087. Name: Rowland Sanders Darby; Arrival Age: 52; Birth Date: abt 1884; Port of Departure: San Francisco, California, United States; Arrival Date: 29 Oct 1936; Port of Arrival: Hull, England; Ports of Voyage: San Pedro; Ship Name: Balboa; Shipping Line: Johnson Line.

Ancestry.com. UK and Ireland, Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2008. The National Archives of the UK; Kew, Surrey, England; Board of Trade: Commercial and Statistical Department and successors: Inwards Passenger Lists.; Class: BT26; Piece: 1087. Name: Rowland Sanders Darby; Arrival Age: 52; Birth Date: abt 1884; Port of Departure: San Francisco, California, United States; Arrival Date: 29 Oct 1936; Port of Arrival: Hull, England; Ports of Voyage: San Pedro; Ship Name: Balboa; Shipping Line: Johnson Line.

 

In 1939, they were living in Wandsworth, London. Rowland was a grocer.

 

Ancestry.com. 1939 England and Wales Register [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2018. The National Archives; Kew, London, England; 1939 Register; Reference: RG 101/608F. Name: Rowland S Darby; Gender: Male; Marital status: Married; Birth Date: 18 Jun 1884; Residence Year: 1939; Address: 13 Alma Rd; Residence Place: Wandsworth, London, England; Occupation: Grocer & Prov [Merchant]?; Schedule Number: 145; Sub Schedule Number: 1; Enumeration District: AXVM; Registration district: 24-5; Household Members: Rowland S Darby; Christian M. J.

 

Rowland died on November 19, 1954, in Gillingham, Norfolk.

 

Ancestry.com. England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1995 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Name: Rowland Sanders Darby; Death Date: 19 Nov 1954; Death Place: Norfolk, England; Probate Date: 15 Jan 1955; Probate Registry: London, England.

 

Christine died in Norwich Outer, Norfolk, England in 1977. She was buried in St. Mary’s Churchyard, Saxlingham Nethergate, South Norfolk District, Norfolk.

It appears that Rowland and Christine did not have any children.

 

Sources

Albert William Darby (father of Rowland Sanders Darby)

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“England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NY7H-4G7 : 19 March 2020), Albert William Darby, 1851.

“England and Wales Census, 1851,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:SGRV-CDC : 11 September 2019), Albert William Darby in household of Samuel Darby, Beccles, Suffolk, England; citing Beccles, Suffolk, England, p. 4, from “1851 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO HO 107, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Census, 1861,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M7DG-4JW : 24 October 2019), Albert Darby in household of Amelia Haensel, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom; from “1861 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 9, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Census, 1871”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KD8M-5RJ : 25 April 2019), Albert W Darby in entry for Samuel Darby, 1871.

“England and Wales Census, 1881,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q27W-DFMS : 11 December 2017), Albert W Darby in household of David Fuller, Maidstone, Kent, England; from “1881 England, Scotland and Wales Census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing p. 12, Piece/Folio 930/46, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 101,774,437.

“England Marriages, 1538–1973 “, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NNFR-Y92 : 11 March 2020), Albert William Darby, 1881.

“England and Wales Census, 1891,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:4WX6-SZM : 3 May 2019), Albey W Darby, Gillingham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom; from “1891 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 12, Norfolk county, subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Census, 1901,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XSVX-6J6 : 21 May 2019), Albert W Darby, Beccles, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom; from “1901 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing Beccles subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Census, 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X7GY-QRQ : 18 July 2019), Albert William Darby, Beccles, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom; 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:/61903/1:1:2JWQ-19F : 31 December 2014), Albert W Darby, 1915; from “England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Death, Christchurch, Hampshire, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

 

 

Christian Brissenden Marley (mother of Rowland Sanders Darby)

Christian Brissenden Marley; https://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/trees/616770/I497/christianbrissenden-marley/individual.

Christiana Brissenden Marley (1855 – 1942); https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/sources/KLHJ-B4M

“England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:26G5-ZGS : 1 October 2014), Christina Briselden Marley, 1855; from “England & Wales Births, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Birth Registration, Maidstone, Kent, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England.

“England and Wales Census, 1861,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M7G8-V5Z : 23 October 2019), Christian B Marley in household of George S Marley, Maidstone, Kent, England, United Kingdom; from “1861 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 9, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Census, 1871”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VF6P-8XP : 27 September 2019), Christiana Marley in entry for George Sims Marley, 1871.

“England and Wales Census, 1881,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q27W-D7Y2 : 11 December 2017), Christian B Marley, Maidstone, Kent, England; from “1881 England, Scotland and Wales Census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing p. 38, Piece/Folio 928/65, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 101,774,436.

“England Marriages, 1538–1973 “, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NNFR-Y9K : 11 March 2020), Christian Bripender Masey in entry for Albert William Darby, 1881.

“England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2DTW-8ZY : 13 December 2014), Christian Brissenden Marley, 1881; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing 1881, quarter 3, vol. 2A, p. 1014, Maidstone, Kent, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

“England and Wales Census, 1891,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:4WX6-PN2 : 3 May 2019), Christian B Darby in household of Albey W Darby, Gillingham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom; from “1891 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 12, Norfolk county, subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Census, 1901,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XSVX-6JX : 21 May 2019), Christiana B Darby in household of Albert W Darby, Beccles, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom; from “1901 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing Beccles subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Census, 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X7GY-QR7 : 18 July 2019), Christian Brissenden Darby in household of Albert William Darby, Beccles, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom; 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:QVC4-3L2P : 4 September 2014), Christian B Darby, 1942; from “England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Death, Wainford, Essex, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

“England and Wales, National Index of Wills and Administrations, 1858-1957,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:7XHK-L3MM : 27 August 2019), Christian Brissenden Darby, 11 Apr 1942; citing Probate, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom, Her Majesty’s Stationery Office, Great Britain.; FHL microfilm .

 

Rowland Sanders Darby

Rowland Sanders Darby; https://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/trees/616770/I499/rowlandsanders-darby/individual.

“England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2XL5-HFW : accessed 20 May 2016), Rowland Sanders Darby, 1884; from “England & Wales Births, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Birth Registration, Wangford, Suffolk, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England.

“England and Wales Census, 1891,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:4WXX-S2M : accessed 20 May 2016), Rowland S Darby in household of Albey W Darby, Gillingham, Norfolk, England; from “1891 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 12, Norfolk county,  subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Census, 1901,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XSF6-JSG : accessed 20 May 2016), Rowland S Darby in household of John Fuke, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England; from “1901 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing Yarmouth Northern subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.

History Corner – Bank of British North America, Terri Lefebvre Prince, Heritage Researcher, City of Yorkton Archives, September 30, 2015; http://www.yorktonthisweek.com/news/local-news/history-corner-bank-of-british-north-america-1.2073624: “The third bank to set up business in Yorkton in 1903 was the Bank of British North America, which was located in the Dunlop Block, corner of Broadway and Second Avenue North with G.F. Laing as Manager. In the area close to Yorkton, there were branches of the bank at Saltcoats, Waldron and Rhein.”

“Canada Passenger Lists, 1881-1922,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2QSM-RBB : accessed 20 May 2016), R S Darby, Aug 1904; citing Immigration, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, T-483, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario.

“Canada Passenger Lists, 1881-1922,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2Q3W-ZC3 : accessed 20 May 2016), R S Darby, Aug 1904; citing Immigration, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, T-483, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario.

“Military Legion for Winnipeg,” Winnipeg Tribune, August 12, 1905, page 5 [continued from page 1]: “. . . The body will, moreover, be self-supporting, counting for government assistance only in time of war when its demonstrated efficiency will warrant such national expenditure. . . . Outside points are being canvassed as follows: . . . Rowland S. Darby, Treherne . . ..”

“Canada Census, 1906,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHJP-PJ8 : accessed 20 May 2016), Rowland Dorby, 17, Souris, Manitoba, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; http://data2.collectionscanada.ca/e/e049/e001205399.pdf.

“Canada Passenger Lists, 1881-1922,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2HLH-6FQ : accessed 20 May 2016), Rowland S Darby, Feb 1913; citing Immigration, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, T-4746, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario.

“Canada Census, 1916,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KMGJ-QPV : accessed 20 May 2016), Rowland Sanders Darby in household of Lydia Johnston, Manitoba, Canada; citing p. 7, line 31; Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,434,941.

Canadian Expeditionary Force; Name: DARBY, ROWLAND S; Regimental Number: 895044; Date of Birth: 18/06/1884; Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 2293 – 27; Item Number: 346853; http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/first-world-war/first-world-war-1914-1918-cef/Pages/item.aspx?IdNumber=346853. Digitized service file: B2293-S027; http://central.bac-lac.gc.ca/.item/?op=pdf&app=CEF&id=B2293-S027.

Ancestry.com. Alberta, Canada, Marriages Index, 1898-1942 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2017. Provincial Archives of Alberta; Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Name: Rowland S. Darby; Gender: Male; Marriage Date: 1917; Marriage Place: Calgary, Alberta, Canada; Spouse: Christine M. J. Thomson.

1921 Canada Census, Rowland S. Darby (indexed as Rowland S. Dalby); Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 12; Census Place: Ward 5, Vancouver, British Columbia; Page Number: 14; Ancestry.com. 1921 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2013.

“Washington, Seattle, Passenger Lists, 1890-1957,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KY23-XRH : accessed 20 May 2016), Rowland S Darby, ; citing Seattle, King, Washington, United States, NARA microfilm publication M1383, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.; FHL microfilm 2,266,061.

“United States Census, 1930”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XC8S-QK4 : accessed 20 May 2016), Rowland Darby, 1930.

Minutes of the Regular Meeting of the City Council of the City Of Torrance, Torrance. California, June 21st., 1932; page 163 (second page of PDF document); https://www.torranceca.gov/PDF/H_V11_19320621.pdf: “Clerk Bartlett read a communication from The Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States with reference to salary saving plan. Rowland S. Darby, a representative of the Equitable, who was in the audience, submitted a plan for salary saving among city employees. Councilman Steiner moved that the proposition be referred to the Finance Committee for investigation and consideration. Councilman Ludlow seconded the motion, which was carried unanimously.”

Ancestry.com. UK and Ireland, Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2008. The National Archives of the UK; Kew, Surrey, England; Board of Trade: Commercial and Statistical Department and successors: Inwards Passenger Lists.; Class: BT26; Piece: 1087. Name: Rowland Sanders Darby; Arrival Age: 52; Birth Date: abt 1884; Port of Departure: San Francisco, California, United States; Arrival Date: 29 Oct 1936; Port of Arrival: Hull, England; Ports of Voyage: San Pedro; Ship Name: Balboa; Shipping Line: Johnson Line.

“England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVC6-6K6Y : accessed 20 May 2016), Rowland S Darby, 1954; from “England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Death, Norwich Outer, Norfolk, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

 

Christine Mary Jane Thompson (wife of Rowland Sanders Darby)

Christina Mary Jane Thomson; https://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/trees/616770/I57240/christinamaryjane-thomson/individual.

Ancestry.com. Alberta, Canada, Marriages Index, 1898-1942 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2017. Provincial Archives of Alberta; Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Name: Rowland S. Darby; Gender: Male; Marriage Date: 1917; Marriage Place: Calgary, Alberta, Canada; Spouse: Christine M. J. Thomson.

1921 Canada Census, Christine M Darby (indexed as Christine M. Dalby) in household of Rowland S. Darby (indexed as Rowland S. Dalby); Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 12; Census Place: Ward 5, Vancouver, British Columbia; Page Number: 14; Ancestry.com. 1921 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2013.

“England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVCP-ZCJY : 4 September 2014), Christina Mary J Darby, 1977; from “England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Death, Norwich Outer, Norfolk, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

Find A Grave; Christina Mary Darby; https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/206011713/christina-mary-darby: “Christina Mary Darby; Birth: 1880; Death: 1977 (aged 96–97); Burial: St. Mary’s Churchyard, Saxlingham Nethergate, South Norfolk District, Norfolk, England; Memorial ID: 206011713.”