Norman, Wilfred Ernest (1893-1946)

Wilfred Ernest Norman was a banker. He lived at 1831 Pendrell Street in 1919 and 1920.

He was born on October 21, 1893, in Snaresbrook, Essex, England. His father was Wilfred Waller Norman (1867-1935), who was a bookkeeper. His mother was Evelyn Maud Milburn (1867-1954).

Wilfred came to Canada about 1911. By 1912 he was living at 1932 Manitoba Street in Vancouver. He was working as a clerk at the Merchants Bank in Vancouver.

In 1913, he was at 233 West Sixth Avenue, along with his parents and other members of his family.

In 1914, he enlisted with the Canadian Expeditionary Forces to serve during the First World War. (His father and his brothers Douglas and Leslie also enlisted.)

He married Edith Martha Simons (perhaps in 1916), who was born about 1891 in England.

From 1917 to 1918, he was in Vancouver, working as a clerk with the Merchants Bank.

In 1919 and 1920, he was living at 1831 Pendrell Street.

By 1920, he was the branch manager of the Merchants Bank.

Merchants Bank of Canada, advertisement (excerpts), Henderson’s Greater Vancouver City Directory, 1919, page 8.

Merchants Bank of Canada, advertisement (excerpts), Henderson’s Greater Vancouver City Directory, 1919, page 8.

From 1921 to 1923, he was at 3465 West Sixth Avenue. In 1923, he became a branch manager of the Bank of Montreal, which had recently taken over the Merchants Bank.

By 1930, he was a farmer in Langley Prairie. He continued to live in Langley Prairie through the 1930s and early 1940s.

He died in Langley on March 29, 1946. He was buried in the Legion Plot in the Murrayville Cemetery.

Edith went on a ship to New Zealand in August 1946, probably for a visit with her daughter. She was went on ships to or from New Zealand in 1950 and 1955.

Wilfred and Edith had two children.

 

Robert Norman

Robert Norman was born in British Columbia about 1920. He was living in 1946.

Unknown daughter

Wilfred and Edith’s daughter was born after 1921. In 1946, she was Mrs. F. Potts, and she was living in Auckland, New Zealand.

 

Sources

Wilfred Waller Norman (father of Wilfred Ernest Norman)

“England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2X36-YF5 : accessed 1 November 2015), Wilfred Waller Norman, 1867; from “England & Wales Births, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Birth Registration, West Ham, Essex, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England.

“England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2DJ8-6S5 : accessed 1 November 2015), Wilfred Walter Norman, 1892; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Marriage, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Northumberland, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

“England and Wales Census, 1901,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X9X9-4XB : accessed 1 November 2015), Wilfred W Norman, Woking, Surrey, England; from “1901 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing Woking subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Census, 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XWML-5V4 : accessed 1 November 2015), Wilfrid Waller Norman, Gosforth, Gosforth Newcastle On Tyne, Northumberland, 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.

Canadian Expeditionary Force; Name: NORMAN, WILFRED WALLER; Regimental Number: 1037189; Date of Birth: 16/10/1874; Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 7365 – 7; Item Number: 550134; http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/first-world-war/first-world-war-1914-1918-cef/Pages/item.aspx?IdNumber=550134.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLRB-KL1 : accessed 1 November 2015), Wilfred Walter Norman, 1935.

“Wilfred W. Norman,” Vancouver Province, August 12, 1935, page 16: “North Vancouver, Aug. 12.—Funeral services for Wilfred W. Norman of 229 East Twenty-seventh, who died on Friday in Shaughnessy Military Hospital, will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Burrard Funeral chapel. Rev. James Thompson will officiate and interment will take place in the Returned Soldiers’ plot, North Vancouver cemetery. The deceased was a member of the 238th Battalion. Surviving are his wife, three sons, Wilfred and Douglas of Langley Prairie and Leslie of Winnipeg, a daughter, Mrs. H. Western of Seattle, and nine grandchildren. A native of Kent, he had resided in North Vancouver for twenty-four years.”

Alfred H. [sic] Norman, death notice, Vancouver Province, August 12, 1935, page 9; Vancouver Sun, August 12, 1935, page 9: “Norman—Passed away Aug. 9, 1935, Alfred [sic] H. Norman, late of 229 East 27th St., North Vancouver, in his 68th year, veteran of the 238th Battalion, C.E.F. He is survived by his wife and three sons, Wilfred E., Douglas L. of Langley Prairie, Leslie E., Winnipeg; one daughter, Mrs. H. Western, Seattle, Washington, and nine grandchildren. Funeral services at Burrard Funeral Chapel, 3rd St. E., North Vancouver, Tuesday, August 13th, at 2 p.m., Rev. James Thompson officiating. Committal Returned Soldiers’ Plot, North Vancouver Cemetery.”

 

Evelyn Maud Milburn (mother of Wilfred Ernest Norman)

“England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2DJ8-WYD : accessed 1 November 2015), Evelyn Maud Milburn, 1892; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Marriage, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Northumberland, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

“England and Wales Census, 1901,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X9X9-4X1 : accessed 1 November 2015), Evelyn M Norman in household of Wilfred W Norman, Woking, Surrey, England; from “1901 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing Woking subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Census, 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XWML-5VH : accessed 1 November 2015), Evelyn Maud Norman, Gosforth, Gosforth Newcastle On Tyne, Northumberland, 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.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLRZ-HFG : accessed 1 November 2015), Evelyn Maud Norman, 1954.

 

Wilfrid Ernest Norman

“England and Wales Census, 1901,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X9X9-4FM : accessed 1 November 2015), Wilfred E Norman in household of Wilfred W Norman, Woking, Surrey, England; from “1901 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing Woking subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Census, 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XWML-5VC : accessed 1 November 2015), Wilfrid Ernst Norman, Gosforth, Gosforth Newcastle On Tyne, Northumberland, 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.

“Canada Passenger Lists, 1881-1922,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2HL9-P5Q : accessed 1 November 2015), Wilfrid Ernest Norman, Jun 1911; citing Immigration, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, T-4740, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario.

Canadian Expeditionary Force; Name: NORMAN, WILFRED ERNEST; Regimental Number: 16804; Date of Birth: 21/10/1893; Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 7365 – 6; Item Number: 550133; http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/first-world-war/first-world-war-1914-1918-cef/Pages/item.aspx?IdNumber=550133.

“England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:26F7-PL8 : accessed 1 November 2015), Wilfred E Norman and null, 1916; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Marriage, Mutford, Suffolk, England, General Register Office, Southport, England. (possible connection).

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FL2R-H7B : accessed 1 November 2015), Wilfred Ernest Norman, 1946.

Wilfred Ernest Norman, death notice, Vancouver Province, April 1, 1946, page 13; Vancouver Sun, April 1, 1946, page 15: “Norman—Passed away March 29, 1946, at his residence, Wilfred Ernest Norman, late of 2567 Yale Road, Langley Prairie, age 52 years. Besides his sorrowing wife he leaves 1 son Robert; 1 daughter, Mrs. F. Stott, Auckland, New Zealand; his mother, Mrs. W. Norman, North Vancouver; 2 brothers, Douglas, North Vancouver, Capt. Leslie, R.C.E.; and 1 sister, Mrs. H. Western, Seattle. Funeral service Tuesday, April 2 at 1:30 p.m. at St. Andrew’s Anglican Church, Langlay; Rev. T.E. Harris officiating. Interment, Legion Plot, Murrayville Cemetery. Columbia Funeral Service in charge.”

 

Edith Martha Simons (wife of Wilfred Ernest Norman)

“England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:26F4-CX4 : accessed 1 November 2015), Edith M Simons and null, 1916; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Marriage, Ilford, Essex, England, General Register Office, Southport, England. (possible connection).

“New Zealand, Archives New Zealand, Passenger Lists, 1839-1973,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KLYK-YFX : accessed 1 November 2015), Edith Martha Norman, 1955; citing , Ship, Arrival Port Vancouver (other ports also listed), National Archives, Wellington; FHL microfilm 004448756.

“New Zealand, Archives New Zealand, Passenger Lists, 1839-1973”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QJDN-DT6W : accessed 1 November 2015), M E Norman, 1950.

“New Zealand, Archives New Zealand, Passenger Lists, 1839-1973”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QJDN-8N8H : accessed 1 November 2015), Edith N Norman, 1946.

 

Douglas Lionel Norman (brother of Wilfred Ernest Norman)

“England and Wales Census, 1901,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X9X9-4F9 : accessed 1 November 2015), Douglas L Norman in household of Wilfred W Norman, Woking, Surrey, England; from “1901 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing Woking subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Census, 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XWML-5VZ : accessed 1 November 2015), Douglas Lionel Norman, Gosforth, Gosforth Newcastle On Tyne, Northumberland, 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.

Canadian Expeditionary Force; Name: NORMAN, DOUGLAS LIONEL; Regimental Number: 706920; Date of Birth: 28/10/1894; Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 7362 – 52; Item Number: 550002; http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/first-world-war/first-world-war-1914-1918-cef/Pages/item.aspx?IdNumber=550002.

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JDZR-WRT : accessed 1 November 2015), Douglas Lionel Norman and Jane Annie Bush, 25 Jun 1921; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B12906, Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2,032,869.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLYC-B3J : accessed 1 November 2015), Douglas Lionel Norman, 1969.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FL1G-XR3 : accessed 1 November 2015), Jane Annie Norman, 1978.

 

Leslie Elliot Norman (brother of Wilfred Ernest Norman)

“England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2FWL-H8F : accessed 1 November 2015), Leslie Elliot Norman, 1898; from “England & Wales Births, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Birth Registration, Guildford, Surrey, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England.

“England and Wales Census, 1901,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X9X9-4FS : accessed 1 November 2015), Leslie E Norman in household of Wilfred W Norman, Woking, Surrey, England; from “1901 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing Woking subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Census, 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XWML-5V8 : accessed 1 November 2015), Leslie Elliott Norman, Gosforth, Gosforth Newcastle On Tyne, Northumberland, 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.

Canadian Expeditionary Force; Name: NORMAN, LESLIE; Rank: SGT; Regimental Number: 2729097; Date of Birth: 21/04/1897; Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 7364 – 22; Item Number: 550091; http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/first-world-war/first-world-war-1914-1918-cef/Pages/item.aspx?IdNumber=550091.

“Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:27D6-JFR : accessed 1 November 2015), Leslie Elliot Norman and Edith Frances Farley, 12 Sep 1921; citing registration , , York, Ontario, Canada, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 2,295,104.

“Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:27D6-JFP : accessed 1 November 2015), Leslie Elliot Norman and Edith Frances Farley, 12 Sep 1921; citing registration , Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 2,295,104.

 

Winifred Evelyn Norman (sister of Wilfred Ernest Norman)

“England and Wales Census, 1901,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X9X9-4F3 : accessed 1 November 2015), Winifred E Norman in household of Wilfred W Norman, Woking, Surrey, England; from “1901 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing Woking subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Census, 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XWML-5VD : accessed 1 November 2015), Winifred Evelyn Norman, Gosforth, Gosforth Newcastle On Tyne, Northumberland, 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.

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JDZL-FJV : accessed 1 November 2015), Hugh John Western and Winifred Evelyn Norman, 18 Oct 1916; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B11379, Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1,983,707.

“United States Census, 1920,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MHFP-ZPC : accessed 1 November 2015), Hugh Western, Seattle, King, Washington, United States; citing sheet 7B, family 169, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,821,927.

“United States Census, 1930,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XC39-45H : accessed 1 November 2015), Hugh Western, Seattle, King, Washington, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 0003, sheet 70A, family 946, line 11, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 2491; FHL microfilm 2,342,225.

“United States Census, 1930,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XC39-Z7Q : accessed 1 November 2015), Hugh Western, Seattle, King, Washington, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 0003, sheet 69A, family 936, line 1, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 2491; FHL microfilm 2,342,225.

“United States Census, 1940,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K937-M96 : accessed 1 November 2015), Hugh Western, Tract G-5, Seattle, Seattle Election Precinct, King, Washington, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 40-127, sheet 7B, family 176, NARA digital publication T627 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012), roll 4377.

“Washington, Seattle, Passenger Lists, 1890-1957,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KYK1-FT1 : accessed 1 November 2015), Winnifred E Western, ; citing Seattle, King, Washington, United States, NARA microfilm publication M1383, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.; FHL microfilm 1,454,977.

“United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVJT-XYH7 : accessed 1 November 2015), Hugh John Westerns, 1942; citing NARA microfilm publication M1936, M1937, M1939, M1951, M1962, M1964, M1986, M2090, and M2097 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

“Washington, Death Certificates, 1907-1960,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:N31T-FYL : accessed 1 November 2015), Hugh John Western, 02 Apr 1960; citing Bremerton, Kitsap, Washington, reference 8169, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Olympia; FHL microfilm 2,034,031.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QK6G-4JW2 : accessed 1 November 2015), Winifred Evelyn Western, 1917. (daughter of Hugh John Western and Winifred Evelyn Norman.)

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