Park, Henry Stewart (1888-1934)

Henry Stewart Park was a chauffeur for the B.C. Equipment Company. He lived at 1994 Pendrell Street in 1912 and 1913.

Henry Stewart Park was born on August 13, 1888, in Leeds, Yorkshire, England. His father was Henry James Kirkland Park (1854-1892). His mother was Agnes Emeline Payne (1857-1895).

Births, Deaths, Marriages and Obituaries, Manchester Times (Manchester, England), Saturday, September 24, 1887; issue 1576, page 8.

Births, Deaths, Marriages and Obituaries, Manchester Times (Manchester, England), Saturday, September 24, 1887; issue 1576, page 8.

Henry arrived in Canada about 1908.

On December 15, 1909, in Vancouver, Henry married Janet Peebles Stewart, who also had arrived in Canada about 1908. She was born on April 28, 1889 (or 1888) in Edinburgh, Scotland. Her father was John W. Stewart. Her mother was Janet Peebles.

Henry and Janet lived at the following addresses in Vancouver.

1910 and 1911 1750 (or 1748) Davie Street (rear)
1912 and 1913 1994 Pendrell Street
1914 to 1918 address not given under names
1919 not in Vancouver directories
1920 address not given under names
1921 not in Vancouver directories
1922 to 1929 431 West 49th Avenue
1930 to 1934 239 West 47th Avenue

Henry worked as a driver for the British Columbia Electric Railway and as a mechanic. From 1926 to 1934, Henry was a salesman for Stonehouse Motors, a car dealership at 418 West Georgia Street.

Stonehouse Motors at 418 West Georgia Street, July 5, 1933, Vancouver City Archives, CVA 99-4373, http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/stonehouse-motors-at-418-west-georgia-street.

Stonehouse Motors at 418 West Georgia Street, July 5, 1933, Vancouver City Archives, CVA 99-4373, http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/stonehouse-motors-at-418-west-georgia-street.

Henry died in Vancouver on July 25, 1934. He was buried in Mountain View Cemetery in Vancouver.

 

Charles Francis Park

About 1942, Janet married Charles Francis Park (sometimes called “Frank”). He was born on December 11, 1887, in Leeds, Yorkshire, England. Charles and Janet lived at 239 West 47th Avenue.

During the late 1940s and in the 1950s Charles was a salesman for Eddie R. Deem, a men’s clothing store owned by Edgar Richard Deem (1891-1960).

Sectional map and street directory of Vancouver, British Columbia: Eddie R. Deem advertisement; Vancouver City Archives; LEG1319.203; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/sectional-map-and-street-directory-of-vancouver-british-columbia-eddie-r-deem-advertisement.

Sectional map and street directory of Vancouver, British Columbia: Eddie R. Deem advertisement; Vancouver City Archives; LEG1319.203; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/sectional-map-and-street-directory-of-vancouver-british-columbia-eddie-r-deem-advertisement.

Charles died in Vancouver on October 22, 1964.

Janet died in Vancouver on March 11, 1983. She was buried in Mountain View Cemetery in Vancouver.

 

Daughter of Henry Stewart Park and Janet Peebles Stewart

Henry and Janet had a daughter.

Marjorie Kathleen Park

Marjorie Kathleen Park was born in British Columbia (probably in Vancouver) in December 1909.

About 1948, she married Bernard Jerome Atkinson, who was an employee of the Hudson’s Bay Company. He was born in London, England, on November 17, 1909. His father was Charles Atkinson (1875-1955). His mother was Amelia Emily Jerome (1876-1954).

In 1949, Bernard and Marjorie were living in Victoria.

Victoria City Directory, 1949, page 20

Victoria City Directory, 1949, page 20

Bernard died in Victoria, British Columbia on February 16, 1955.

Marjorie died in Vancouver on December 2, 2001.

 

Sources

Henry Kirkland Park (father of Henry Stewart Park)

“England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2N45-6S7 : 1 October 2014), Henry Kirkland Park, 1854; from “England & Wales Births, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Birth Registration, Burnley, Lancashire, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England.

“England and Wales Census, 1861,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M7FG-CD9 : 14 January 2016), Henry K Park in household of Sarah Park, Leeds, Yorkshire (West Riding), England; 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:VBC8-W44 : 24 July 2015), Henry Kirkland Park in entry for Sarah Park, 1871.

“England and Wales Census, 1881,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q27T-272Z : 19 August 2016), Henry R Park in household of Sarah Park, Leeds, Yorkshire,Yorkshire West Riding, England; from “1881 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing p. 25, Piece/Folio 4526/65, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 101,775,268.

“England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2DYZ-23M : 13 December 2014), Henry James K Park, 1887; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing 1887, quarter 3, vol. 9B, p. 735, Leeds, Yorkshire, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

“England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2JVQ-HVT : 31 December 2014), Henry James K Park, 1892; from “England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Death, Leeds, Yorkshire, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

Henry James Kirkland Park grave monument in St James on the Corner , Wetherby, Yorkshire, England; http://www.gravestonephotos.com/public/gravedetails.php?grave=53977&scrwidth=800: Henry James Kirkland Park; death: 1892; age: 38; birth:1854; Agnes Emeline Park.

 

Agnes Emmeline Payne (mother of Henry Stewart Park)

“England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2NH6-MY1 : 1 October 2014), Agnes Emmeline Payne, 1857; from “England & Wales Births, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Birth Registration, Leeds, Yorkshire, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England.

“England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2DYZ-LN3 : 13 December 2014), Agnes Emmeline Payne, 1887; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing 1887, quarter 3, vol. 9B, p. 735, Leeds, Yorkshire, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

“England and Wales Census, 1891,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:7K5Q-R2M : 15 October 2015), Agnes E Park in household of Hy J K Park, Leeds, Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding), England; from “1891 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 12, Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding) county,  subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2JPS-6P1 : 31 December 2014), Agnes Emmeline Park, 1895; from “England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Death, Leeds, Yorkshire, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

 

Henry Stewart Park

“England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2XR5-8QN : 1 October 2014), Henry Stewart Park, 1888; from “England & Wales Births, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Birth Registration, Leeds, Yorkshire, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England.

“England and Wales Census, 1891,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:7K5Q-TMM : 15 October 2015), Hy S Park in household of Hy J K Park, Leeds, Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding), England; from “1891 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 12, Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding) county,  subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Census, 1901,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X96S-FVV : 28 August 2015), Henry Stewart Parke, Pinner, Middlesex, England; from “1901 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing Harrow subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JDZF-X52 : 21 January 2016), Henry Stewart Park and Janet Stewart Peebles, 15 Dec 1909; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B11374, Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1,983,702.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV95-M5JW : 2 March 2015), Henry S Park, 1911; citing Census, Vancouver Sub-Districts 1-18, British Columbia, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,661.

418 West Georgia Street, https://changingvancouver.wordpress.com/2015/10/22/418-west-georgia-street/.

Ford, Robert Bertram (1883-1916), https://westendvancouver.wordpress.com/biographies-a-m/biographies-f/ford-robert-bertram-1883-1916/.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLGG-VC3 : 30 September 2015), Henry Stewart Park, 1934.

Henry Stewart Park, death notice, Vancouver Province, July 26, 1934, page 13; Vancouver Sun, July 26, 1934, page 14: “Park—Passed away July 25, 1934, Henry Stewart Park, aged 45 years, late of 239 West 47th Ave. He leaves to mourn his passing his wife, one daughter, Marjorie Kathleen, at home, and one brother, Edward of Sheffield, England. The funeral will be held Friday, July 27, at 3 o’clock from the chapel of G.W. Hamilton Undertaking Co., Kingsway and Main St. at seventh Ave., Rev. W. E. Gilbert officiating. Interment in lawn section, Mountain View Cemetery.”

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVV5-7C93 : 13 December 2015), Henry S. Park, 1934; Burial, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada, Mountain View Cemetery; citing record ID 26285024, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=26285024.

 

Janet Peebles Stewart (wife of Henry Stewart Park)

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV95-M5J4 : 2 March 2015), Janet S Park in entry for Henry S Park, 1911; citing Census, Vancouver Sub-Districts 1-18, British Columbia, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,661.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FL1R-N9P : 30 September 2015), Janet Stewart Park, 1983.

Janet Stewart Park, death notice, March 15, 1983, page D2: “Park—Janet Stewart passed away peacefully in Vancouver, on March 11, 1983. Survived by her loving daughter, Marjorie Kathleen Atkinson. Funeral service to be conducted by Rev. E. Eldridge, in Hamilton Mortuary (38th & Fraser), on Wednesday, March 16 at 1 p.m. Cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Kinsmen Foundation, would be appreciated.”

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVV5-7CS2 : 13 December 2015), Janet Park, ; Burial, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada, Mountain View Cemetery; citing record ID 26356228, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=26356228.

 

Marjorie Kathleen Park (daughter of Henry Stewart Park)

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV95-M5JH : 2 March 2015), Margorie K Park in entry for Henry S Park, 1911; citing Census, Vancouver Sub-Districts 1-18, British Columbia, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,661.

 

Charles Atkinson (father of Bernard Jerome Atkinson)

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FL5J-W9X : 30 September 2015), Charles Atkinson, 1955.

 

Amelia Emily Jerome (mother of Bernard Jerome Atkinson)

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FL52-X4R : 30 September 2015), Amelia Emily Atkinson, 1954.

 

Bernard Jerome Atkinson (husband of Marjorie Kathleen Park)

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FL5B-7M7 : 30 September 2015), Bernard Jerome Atkinson, 1955.

 

Charles Harry Atkinson (brother of Bernard Jerome Atkinson)

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLGY-YV2 : 30 September 2015), Charles Harry Atkinson, 1931.

 

Charles Francis Park (husband of Janet Stewart Peebles)

“England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2X51-VRR : 1 October 2014), Charles Francis Park, 1887; from “England & Wales Births, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Birth Registration, Leeds, Yorkshire, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLTL-4H5 : 30 September 2015), Charles Francis Park, 1964.

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVK9-P32N : 13 December 2015), Charles F. Park, ; Burial, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada, Mountain View Cemetery; citing record ID 35299988, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=35299988.

 

Edgar Richard Deem (clothing store owner)

“Ontario Births, 1869-1911,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FM72-9JD : 15 January 2016), Edgar Richard Deem, 07 Mar 1891; citing Birth, Seaforth, Huron, Ontario, Canada, citing Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,846,443.

“Canada Census, 1891,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MWL4-9Y5 : 13 November 2014), Edgar R Deem, Seaforth, Huron South, Ontario, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; Library and Archives Canada film number 30953_148147.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLT9-H44 : 30 September 2015), Edgar Richard Deem, 1960.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLR2-738 : 30 September 2015), Marion Agnes Deem, 1961.