Elliott, Robert (1872-1932)

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver Directory, 1912, Part 1, page 738 [edited image].

Robert Elliott was an accountant. He lived at 2052 Beach Avenue in 1912.

 

Early Life

Robert Elliott was born on August 2, 1872 at Ahoghill, Antrim, Northern Ireland. His parents were Robert Elliott and Letitia Gregg.

Robert served with the British forces during the South African War.

 

Marriage to Muriel Manson

In 1905, in Knaresborough, Yorkshire, England, Robert married Dorothy Muriel Manson. She was born in England on June 5, 1879. Her parents were Andrew William Manson and Amelia Mather.

 

Ancestry.com. West Yorkshire, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1813-1935 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011. West Yorkshire Archive Service; Leeds, Yorkshire, England; Yorkshire Parish Records; Reference Number: RDP34/3/1. Name: Robert Elliott; Event Type: Banns (Bann); Marriage Banns Date: 14 May 1905; Marriage Banns Place: Harrogate, St Mark, Yorkshire, England; Parish as it Appears: Harrogate, St Mark; Spouse: Muriel Manson.

 

Ancestry.com. West Yorkshire, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1813-1935 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011. West Yorkshire Archive Service; Leeds, Yorkshire, England; Yorkshire Parish Records; Reference Number: RDP32/2/5. Name: Robert Elliott; Marriage Age: 32; Event Type: Marriage; Birth Year: abt 1873; Marriage Date: 16 May 1905; Marriage Place: Harrogate, Christ Church, Yorkshire, England; Parish as it Appears: Harrogate, Christ Church; Father: Robert Elliott; Spouse: Muriel Mawson [sic: Manson].

Robert and Muriel went to live in South Africa.

 

To Canada

In 1910, Robert and Muriel moved to Canada. They travelled on a ship called “Victorian,” and they arrived at Quebec City in October 1910.

 

“Canada Passenger Lists, 1881-1922,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2HLQ-3P5 : 11 March 2018), Robt Elliott, Oct 1910; citing Immigration, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, T-4772, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario.

 

S.S. Victorian, Allan Line, 1904-1922; renamed: Marloch (1922); scrapped in 1930. Ancestry.com. Passenger Ships and Images [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007.

By 1911, Robert was at 620 Cordova Street in Vancouver. He was working as a bookkeeper.

In 1912, Robert and Muriel moved to 2052 Beach Avenue. Robert was a bookkeeper at the B.C. Clean Towel Supply Company.

By 1913, Robert was an accountant for Alliance Trust and Investment Company Ltd.

From 1914 to 1916, Robert and Muriel did not appear in the Vancouver directories. (They may have lived in Merritt, British Columbia during part or all of this time.)

In 1917, Robert was at number 18, 1201 West Georgia Street (At that time, the building was called Florence Court. After 1931, it became the Banff Apartments).

 

Florence Court [1201 Georgia Street], between 1911 and 1920, Vancouver City Archives, M-11-58; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/florence-court-1201-georgia-street.

Florence Court [1201 Georgia Street], between 1911 and 1920, Vancouver City Archives, M-11-58; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/florence-court-1201-georgia-street.

In 1918, a Robert A. Elliott appeared in the Vancouver directory at number 5, 1974 West Georgia Street, with a note that he was on “active service.” In the 1918 Henderson directory, an accountant named Robert Elliott (with no middle initial “A”) was living at number 5, 1974 West Georgia Street.  (It is not clear if this man is the same Robert Elliott who was married to Muriel Manson.)

 

Later Life

By 1920, Robert was a bookkeeper for Waghorn Gwynn. Robert and Muriel were living at 1390 Thurlow Street.

 

1390 Thurlow Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, 2008, http://www.lieuxpatrimoniaux.ca/en/rep-reg/image-image.aspx?id=10667

1390 Thurlow Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, 2008, http://www.lieuxpatrimoniaux.ca/en/rep-reg/image-image.aspx?id=10667.

 

In 1923, Robert and Muriel moved to 1361 Nicola Street.

 

1361 Nicola Street – postcard – 1908- private collection

1361 Nicola Street – postcard – 1908- private collection.

 

On September 14, 1923, Muriel died from an attack of food poisoning. She was buried in Ocean View Burial Park in Burnaby, British Columbia.

 

“Mrs. Robert Elliott’s Sudden Death Causes Deep Grief to Many,” Vancouver Province, September 14, 1923, page 26, column 6. [best available image].

“Mrs. Robert Elliott’s Sudden Death Causes Deep Grief to Many,” Vancouver Province, September 14, 1923, page 26, column 6. [best available image].

“Deep sorrow has been caused among a wide circle of friends by the death of Mrs. Robert Elliott, which occurred . . . this morning at her home, 1361 Nicola street. Mrs. Elliott felt unwell on Wednesday evening, but was about her house on Thursday morning. During the day she was taken acutely ill.

Mrs. Elliott, whose husband is a veteran of the South African war, came of an Aberdeenshire family. Her maiden name was Muriel Manson. In 1905 she was married and thereafter she and her husband lived for some years in Johannesburg , coming to Vancouver by 1911. They also lived in Merritt [?] for a time. For some years she had been an active member of the Sir Charles Tupper Chapter I.O.D.E.

Besides her husband, Mrs. Elliott leaves one son, Andrew . .  and one daughter, Sheila . . ..

The funeral, which will be conducted by Rev. Harold King, will take place from the residence . . . on Monday, and thence to Ocean View Cemetery.”

 

Vancouver Province, September 14, 1923, page 17, column 1.

 

Vancouver Sun, September 17, 1923, page 12, column 8.

 

Robert continued to appear in the Vancouver directories until 1925 (and possibly 1926: Robert A. Elliott, an accountant, was at 1428 Nelson Street in 1926; but it is not clear if this is the same person.)

In 1926, Robert’s daughter, Sheila, indicated in an immigration document that Robert’s address was at Westward Ho, Devon, England.

He later lived in Bournemouth, England.

He died on August 26, 1932, possibly in Epsom, Surrey, which is southwest of London.

 

Vancouver Province, August 28, 1932, page 17, column 2.

 

Robert and Muriel had the following children.

 

Sheila Muriel Elliott

Sheila Muriel Elliott was born in Johannesburg, South Africa, on October 4, 1906.

In January 1922, Mrs. Elliott held a party in Sheila’s honour. (Sheila’s brother, Andrew, was one of the guests.)

 

Vancouver Province, January 4, 1922, page 8, column 3.

 

In 1926, Sheila sailed from Southampton, England to Halifax, Nova Scotia. She was on her way to Vancouver, where she was intending to work as a hospital nurse.

 

Ancestry.com. Canadian Passenger Lists, 1865-1935 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. Library and Archives Canada; Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; Series: RG 76-C; Roll: T-14807. Name: Sheila Muriel Elliott; Gender: Female; Arrival Age: 20; Birth Year: abt 1906; Birth Country: South Africa; Departure Port: Southampton, England; Arrival Date: 11 Dec 1926; Arrival Port: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada; Vessel: Andania. [selected portion; edited image].

In 1928, Sheila was working as a stenographer for Lions Gate Gazette. She was living at 2080 Haro Street.

By 1930, she was a clerk for the British Columbia Electric Railway. She was living at number 2, 1225 Nelson Street.

On February 6, 1932, in Vancouver, Sheila married Maurice William James Boxall, who was a publisher’s agent. He was born on January 24, 1899, in West Cowes, on the Isle of Wight. His parents were William Henry Bolton Boxall (1861-1927) and Julia Mary Robins (1862-1933). William Henry Bolton Boxall was a rector in the parish of High Hoyland, Yorkshire.

 

Ancestry.com. West Yorkshire, England, Church of England Deaths and Burials, 1813-1985 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011. West Yorkshire Archive Service; Wakefield, Yorkshire, England. Name: William Henry Bolton Boxall; Age: 66; Birth Year: abt 1861; Burial Date: 1 Mar 1927; Burial Place: Clayton West with High Hoyland, All Saints, Yorkshire, England; Parish: Clayton West with High Hoyland, All Saints.

Original data: Principal Probate Registry. Calendar of the Grants of Probate and Letters of Administration made in the Probate Registries of the High Court of Justice in England. London, England © Crown copyright. 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: William Henry Bolton Boxall; Death Date: 24 Feb 1927; Death Place: Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England; Probate Date: 7 Apr 1927; Probate Registry: London, England.

The Times (London), August 25, 1933, page 1, column 1.

 

Original data: Principal Probate Registry. Calendar of the Grants of Probate and Letters of Administration made in the Probate Registries of the High Court of Justice in England. London, England © Crown copyright. 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: Julia Mary Boxall; Death Date: 22 Aug 1933; Death Place: Sussex, England; Probate Date:    21 Oct 1933; Probate Registry: Lewes.

Maurice Boxall’s Earlier Life

Maurice was a captain in the Indian Army during the First World War.

In 1923, he became a flying officer in the Royal Air Force.

In 1923, in Grantham, Lincolnshire, England, William was married to Margaret Mary Hayward. This marriage ended in divorce in October 1927.

 

“Probate, Divorce, and Admiralty Division,” The Times (London), October 20, 1927, page 5, column 2.

 

In 1928, Maurice was removed from the Air Force, following a conviction by a general court martial.

 

“Far and near,” Daily Mail, July 11, 1928, page 9, column 7.

 

 

Sheila and Maurice: Later Life

After Sheila and Maurice were married in Vancouver, they went to China, where Maurice worked in Shanghai, perhaps with the Hong Kong and Shanghai Bank.

 

Vancouver Province, January 24, 1932, page 12, columns 4-6 [edited image].

Vancouver Province, February 6, 1932, page 8, column 2.

 

Vancouver Sun, February 6, 1932, page 14, column 1.

 

Vancouver Sun, February 6, 1932, page 20, column 3.

 

By 1939, William was a patient in the City of Plymouth Sanatorium at Totnes, Devon, England

William died in Totnes on June 14, 1940.

In April 1941, Sheila was in Vancouver to attend the wedding of her brother, Andrew.

Sheila died in Vancouver on March 10, 1945. She was buried in Ocean View Burial Park in Burnaby, British Columbia.

 

Vancouver Province, March 13, 1945, page 13, column 2.

 

Andrew William Manson Elliott

Andrew William Manson Elliott was born in England on December 27, 1908.

In 1927, Andrew was a clerk with Waghorn Gwynn, and he was living at 705 Broughton Street.

In 1928, he was a bookkeeper for Lennard Poisson and Waghorn. He was living at 1100 Barclay Street.

He worked as an accountant throughout the 1930s and 1940s.

On April 10, 1941, in Vancouver, he married Louise Dorothy McDonald, who also worked as an accountant. She was born in Vancouver on July 21, 1906. Her parents were William Stewart McDonald (1864-1928); and Louise Elizabeth Helen Buttle (1871–1960).

 

Vancouver Province, April 27, 1928, page 10, column 7.

 

Vancouver Sun, June 1, 1960, page 36, column 4.

 

Vancouver Province, April 10, 1941, page 18, column 6.

 

Andrew later became a director and treasurer for International Paint.

Andrew died in Vancouver on December 9, 1961. He was buried in Ocean View Burial Park in Burnaby, British Columbia.

 

Vancouver Province, December 12, 1961, page 22, column 2.

 

Louise died in Vancouver on March 10, 1997.

 

Vancouver Province, March 13, 1997, page C30, column 1.

 

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Robert Elliott

“Ireland Births and Baptisms, 1620-1881,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FR99-TSQ : 10 February 2018), Robert Elliott, 02 Aug 1872; citing , , IRELAND, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 255,856.

“Ireland Births and Baptisms, 1620-1881,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FG4L-DQ8 : 10 February 2018), Robert Elliott, 02 Aug 1872; citing Antrim, Ireland, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 255,856.

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“England and Wales, Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:267D-D19 : accessed 5 May 2015), Robert Elliott, 1905; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Marriage, Knaresborough, Yorkshire, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV95-M531 : accessed 5 May 2015), R Elliott, 1911; citing Census, Vancouver Sub-Districts 1-18, British Columbia, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm; http://automatedgenealogy.com/census11/View.jsp?id=63745&highlight=45&desc=1911+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+R+Elliott

1921 Canada Census, Robert Elliott; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 18; Census Place: Ward 1, Vancouver Centre, British Columbia; Page Number: 4; Ancestry.com. 1921 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2013.

Ancestry.com. 1921 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2013. Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 18; Census Place: Ward 1, Vancouver Centre, British Columbia; Page Number: 4. Name: Robert Elliott; Gender: Male; Marital status: Married; Age: 48; Birth Year: abt 1873; Birth Place: Ireland; Relation to Head of House: Head; Spouse’s name: Muriel Elliott; Father Birth Place: Ireland; Mother Birth Place: Ireland; Year of Immigration: 1911; Racial or Tribal Origin: Irish; Province or Territory: British Columbia; District: Vancouver Centre; District Number: 22; Sub-District: Ward 1; Sub-District Number: 11; City, Town or Village: Vancouver; Street or Township: 1390 Pacific St [sic]; Municipality: Ward 1; Occupation: Accountant; Income: 2400; Household Members: Robert Elliott: 48; Muriel Elliott: 35; Sheila Elliott: 14; Andrew Elliott: 12; Kenneth Driver [Whittaker]: 11.

“England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVH6-LY1N : 4 September 2014), Robert Elliott, 1932; from “England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Death, Epsom, Surrey, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QL7R-QKNR : 12 August 2019), Robert Elliott, 1932; Burial, Epsom, Epsom and Ewell Borough, Surrey, England, Epsom Cemetery; citing record ID 176959465, Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/176959465: “Robert Elliott; Birth: 1872; Death: Sep 1932 (aged 59–60), Ewell, Epsom and Ewell Borough, Surrey, England; Burial: Epsom Cemetery; Epsom, Epsom and Ewell Borough, Surrey, England; Plot: K685l; Memorial ID: 176959465. Burial-30 August 1932.”

 

Andrew William Manson (father of Dorothy Muriel Manson)

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“England and Wales Census, 1891,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:7ZC6-GN2 : 6 May 2019), Andrew W Manson, Chorlton-on-Medlock, Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom; from “1891 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 12, Lancashire county, subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Census, 1901,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X9RN-TNR : 21 May 2019), Andrew W Manson, Low Harrogate, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom; from “1901 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing Harrogate subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2JSF-BXM : 31 December 2014), Andrew William Manson, 1908; from “England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Death, Knaresborough, Yorkshire, 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:W7QZ-ST2M : 24 June 2019), Andrew William Manson, 17 Jul 1908; citing Probate, London, England, United Kingdom, Her Majesty’s Stationery Office, Great Britain.; FHL microfilm 251,403.

 

Amelia M. Mather (father of Dorothy Muriel Manson)

Amelia M. Mather (1843–1927); Birth: ABT 1843, Manchester, Lancashire, England; Death: 21 MAY 1927, Cheshire, England (ancestry.ca).

“England and Wales Census, 1881,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q272-7S4G : 13 December 2017), Amelia M Manson in household of Andrew W Manson, Romiley, Cheshire, England; from “1881 England, Scotland and Wales Census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing p. 9, Piece/Folio 3465/127, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 101,775,010.

“England and Wales Census, 1891,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:7ZC6-B6Z : 6 May 2019), Amelia Manson in household of Andrew W Manson, Chorlton-on-Medlock, Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom; from “1891 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 12, Lancashire county, subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Census, 1901,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X9RN-TNT : 21 May 2019), Amelia Manson in household of Andrew W Manson, Low Harrogate, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom; from “1901 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing Harrogate subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Census, 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XWC9-161 : 6 July 2019), Amelia Manson in household of Wiliam Armstrong, Sunderland, Durham, 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:QVHH-PTKD : 4 September 2014), Amelia Manson, 1927; from “England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Death, Bucklow, Cheshire, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

 

Dorothy Muriel Manson (wife of Robert Elliott)

Dorothy Muriel Manson (1879–1923); Birth: 5 JUN 1879, Salford, Lancashire, England; Death: 14 SEP 1923, Vancouver, British Columba, Canada (ancestry.ca).

“England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2XFM-2CL : 1 October 2014), Muriel Manson, 1878; from “England & Wales Births, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Birth Registration, Salford, Lancashire, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England.

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“Canada Passenger Lists, 1881-1922,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2HLQ-3PR : accessed 4 May 2015), Muriel Elliott, Oct 1910; citing Immigration, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, T-4772, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; Canada Passenger Lists, 1881-1922; Quebec, QC; Oct 1910; Victorian.

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“Mrs. Robert Elliott’s Sudden Death Causes Deep Grief to Many,” Vancouver Province, September 14, 1923, page 26 [available images almost illegible].

 

Sheila Muriel Elliott (daughter of Robert Elliott)

“South Africa, Church of the Province of South Africa, Parish Registers, 1801-2004,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KFNS-8ZZ : accessed 4 May 2015), Sheila Muriel Elliott, 01 Nov 1906; citing Baptism, St George, Parktown, Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa, William Cullen Library, Wits University, Johannesburg; FHL microfilm .

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JD8B-3QG : accessed 4 May 2015), Maurice William James Boxall and Sheila Elliott, 06 Feb 1932; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B13763, Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2,135,982.

Ancestry.com. Canadian Passenger Lists, 1865-1935 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. Library and Archives Canada; Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; Series: RG 76-C; Roll: T-14901. Name: Shiela Boxall; Gender: Female; Arrival Age: 25: Birth Year: abt 1907; Birth Country: South Africa; Departure Port: Manila, Philippines; Arrival Date: 21 Jun 1932; Arrival Port: Victoria and Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; Vessel: Empress of Canada. [Brother: A.W. Elliott, Vancouver Hotel, Vancouver. Husband: M.W.J. Boxall, Hong Kong and Shanghai Bank, Shanghai.].

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FL25-XZ9 : accessed 4 May 2015), Sheila Muriel Boxall, 10 Mar 1945; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13186, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2,032,323.

 

William Henry Bolton Boxall (father of Maurice William James Boxall)

“England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:N5F2-LH7 : accessed 5 May 2015), William Henry Bolton Boxall, 13 Jul 1862; citing ALBOURNE,SUSSEX,ENGLAND, reference ; FHL microfilm 919,107, 416,751.

“England and Wales, Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2DBX-GWP : accessed 5 May 2015), William Henry B Boxall, 1894; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Marriage, Highworth, Wiltshire, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

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“England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVHZ-DRQ6 : 4 September 2014), William H B Boxall, 1927; from “England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Death, Penistone, Yorkshire, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

The Church of All Saints, Clayton West, 1875 – 1975; http://www.allsaints-claytonwest.org.uk/Resources/Dr%20Addy%20history.pdf: “The rector was beginning to feel the approach of old age and expressed his intention to retire, for in his opinion the parish needed a much younger man with energy and drive, to cope with the post war conditions. He announced that this would take place on 14th. February 1927 but he died from pneumonia on the 24th, having caught a severe chill taking a funeral at High Hoyland.”

Boxall burial in Yorkshire, Sat, 20 Sep 2003, http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/BOXALL/2003-09/1064041418: “Found on: Monumental Inscriptions at High Hoyland, Yorkshire: . . .To the Beloved Memory of/William Henry Bolton BOXALL/For 15 years Rector of this Parish./Born Jan. 3rd 1861/Died Feb. 24th 1927/SOUTH; Julia Mary, his Wife/Born Jan. 3rd 1862./Died May 22nd 1963 [sic: 1933]./NORTH; Maurice William James/Their only son/Born 24th Jan. 1899./Died 14th June 1940./Cremated at Lymouth, Devon./Granite cross on large base. Kerb. Leaded lettering.”

 

Julia Mary Robins (mother of Maurice William James Boxall)

“England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVHF-47QP : 4 September 2014), Julia M Boxall, 1933; from “England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Death, Steyning, Sussex, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

“England and Wales, National Index of Wills and Administrations, 1858-1957,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:7X7V-T9T2 : 27 August 2019), Julia Mary Boxall, 21 Oct 1933; citing Probate, Lewes, Sussex, England, United Kingdom, Her Majesty’s Stationery Office, Great Britain.; FHL microfilm .

 

Maurice William James Boxall (husband of Sheila Muriel Elliott)

England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:N6LX-5G8 : accessed 5 May 2015), Maurice William James Boxall, 26 Feb 1899; citing Cowes, Hampshire, England, reference item 21-24; FHL microfilm 1,470,805.

“England and Wales, Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2F41-YZD : accessed 4 May 2015), Maurice William J Boxall, 1899; from “England & Wales Births, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Birth Registration, Isle Of Wight, Hampshire, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England.

“England and Wales Census, 1901,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XSXG-6QL : accessed 4 May 2015), Maurice W J Boxall, Cowes, Hampshire, England; from “1901 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing  county,  registration district, Cowes subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Census, 1911,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XWQ8-8SN : accessed 4 May 2015), Maurice William James Boxall, Bournemouth, Cliffs Hse School Southbourne On Sea Bournemouth, Hampshire, England; from “1911 England and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 14,  county,  registration district,  subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.

The London Gazette, 13 APRIL, 1917, page 3513, https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/30017/page/3513/data.pdf: admission of Maurice William James Boxall to the Unattached List for the Indian Army as second lieutenant.

The London Gazette, 4 SEPTEMBER, 1917, pages 9154-9155, https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/30267/supplement/9154/data.pdf; https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/30267/supplement/9155/data.pdf: Maurice William James Boxall to be second lieutenant in the Indian Army.

The London Gazette, 17 APRIL, 1923, page 2816, https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/32815/page/2816/data.pdf: Maurice William James Boxall (Captain, Indian Army, retired), granted short service commission for seven years on the active list as a flying officer.

“England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVZG-GY1D : 8 October 2014), Maurice W J Boxall and null, 1923; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing 1923, quarter 3, vol. 7A, p. 1220A, Grantham, Lincolnshire, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

Royal Aero Club of the United Kingdom, Flight, May 21, 1925, page 304, http://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1925/1925%20-%200304.html: Election of Flying Officer Maurice William James Boxall as member.

The London Gazette, 31 AUGUST, 1928, page 5775, https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/33417/page/5775/data.pdf: “MEMORANDUM. Capt. Maurice William James Boxall, I.A. (retd.), is removed from the Indian Army, on conviction by a General Court Martial while serving with the Royal Air Force. Dated 25th June 1928.”

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 101/6915C. Name: Maurice W J Boxall; Gender: Male; Marital status: Married; Birth Date: 24 Jan 1899; Residence Year: 1939; Address: City of Plymouth Sanatorium South Brent Devon; Residence Place: Totnes, Devon, England; Occupation: Retired – Incapacitated; Schedule Number: 1; Sub Schedule Number: 44; OVSPI: Patient; Enumeration District: WIPZ; Registration district: 273/2.

Free BMD Deaths, Totnes district, June quarter, 1940, Maurice W.J. Boxall, Volume 5b, page 530.

“England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVH1-X9BX : 4 September 2014), Maurice W J Boxall, 1940; from “England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Death, Totnes, Devon, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

 

Margaret M. Hayward (wife of Maurice William James Boxall)

“England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVZG-Y3JV : 8 October 2014), Margaret M Hayward and null, 1923; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing 1923, quarter 3, vol. 7A, p. 1220A, Grantham, Lincolnshire, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

 

Andrew William Manson Elliott (son of Robert Elliott)

British Columbia Marriage Registrations; Registration Number: 1941-09-507172; Andrew William M Elliott and Louise Dorothy McDonald; date of marriage: April 10, 1941; place of marriage: Vancouver; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/c6f1c083-6806-4792-907b-38761e8d5306.

“Dorothy McDonald Bride of Andrew Elliott This Morning,” Vancouver Sun, April 10, 1941, page 10, columns 6-7.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLTZ-SV8 : accessed 4 May 2015), Andrew William Manson Elliott, 09 Dec 1961; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13254, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2,033,375.

 

William Stewart McDonald (father of Louise Dorothy McDonald)

William Stewart McDonald (1864–1928); Birth: 28 MAR 1864, McLellan’s Mountain, Pictou County, Nova Scotia, Canada; Death: 22 APR 1928, San Francisco, California, USA (ancestry.ca).

“California Death Index, 1905-1939,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKSM-9HYB : 8 November 2017), William S McDonald, 1928; citing 22180, Department of Health Services, Vital Statistics Department, Sacramento; FHL microfilm 1,686,046.

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QPH2-4X5D : 13 August 2019), William Stewart McDonald, 1928; Burial, Burnaby, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada, Ocean View Burial Park; citing record ID 180584071, Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/180584071: “William Stewart McDonald; Birth: 28 Mar 1864, Pictou County, Nova Scotia, Canada; Death: 22 Apr 1928 (aged 64), San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, USA; Burial: Ocean View Burial Park, Burnaby, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada; Memorial ID: 180584071.”

 

Louise Elizabeth Helen Buttle (mother of Louise Dorothy McDonald)

Louise Elizabeth Helen Buttle (1871–1960); Birth: 1 MAR 1871, San Francisco, California, USA; Death: 29 MAY 1960, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (ancestry.ca).

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLR1-9QR : 8 November 2017), Louise Elizabeth Helen Mcdonald, 1960; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/ee7392c6-9e26-478b-8fd8-00c41c3d527d.

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QPH2-NSR6 : 13 August 2019), Louise Elizabeth Helen Buttle McDonald, 1960; Burial, Burnaby, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada, Ocean View Burial Park; citing record ID 189734551, Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/189734551: “Louise Elizabeth Helen Buttle McDonald; BIRTH: 1 Mar 1871, San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, USA; Death: 29 May 1960 (aged 89), Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada; Burial: Ocean View Burial Park, Burnaby, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada; Memorial ID: 189734551.”

 

Louise Dorothy McDonald (wife of Andrew William Manson Elliott)

British Columbia Death Registrations; Registration Number: 1997-09-005571; Louise Dorothy Elliott;  date of death: March 10, 1997; place of death: Vancouver; age at death: 90; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/1dfdacb6-a178-4f09-a120-7539a04fe400; medical certificate of death: http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/06af9e4f-f708-4260-b596-29218791bdce.