Ribchester, George Wesley (1860-1945)

George Wesley Ribchester, 1937, Vancouver City Archives, Port P610.2, https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/george-wesley-ribchester-2.

George Wesley Ribchester, 1937, Vancouver City Archives, Port P610.2, https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/george-wesley-ribchester-2.

Henderson’s Vancouver Directory, 1920, page 887.

Henderson’s Vancouver Directory, 1920, page 887.

George Wesley Ribcester was an automobile body builder. He lived at 1842 Alberni Street in 1920. (His son, Addison Wesley Ribchester, who was sometimes called “Wesley,” also lived at 1842 Alberni Street.)

Edward (or Edwin) Ribchester was also an automobile body builder. He lived at 1966 Georgia Street in 1919. No further information is available for him.

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver City Directory, 1919, page 798.

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver City Directory, 1919, page 798.

 

George Wesley Ribchester

George Wesley Ribchester was born in Preston, Lancashire, England on October 14, 1860. His parents were John Salt Ribchester (1833-1903) and Hanna Wesley (1833-1878). John Ribchester was a coach builder.

From 1861 to 1881, George lived with his parents in Preston.

In 1884, in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, George married Jane Thackeray. She was born in March 1855 in West Broughton, Lancashire.

In 1891, George and Jane were in Bradwell, Buckinghamshire. George was a railway coach body maker.

Jane died on March 10, 1893, in Wolverton, Buckinghamshire.

In 1897, in Chorlton, Lancashire, George married Elizabeth Ann Wright. She was born in England on December 6, 1861.

In 1901, George and Elizabeth were in Preston, Lancashire.

From 1906 to 1916, the Ribchesters were in Edmonton, Alberta. George operated a blacksmith and carriage-building business.

Henderson's Edmonton City Directory, 1908, page 181, column 2; http://peel.library.ualberta.ca/bibliography/2962.3/201.html.

Henderson’s Edmonton City Directory, 1908, page 181, column 2; http://peel.library.ualberta.ca/bibliography/2962.3/201.html.

Edmonton Journal, June 12, 1908, page 7, columns 1-2.

Edmonton Journal, June 12, 1908, page 7, columns 1-2.

[caption in original says “C W Ribchester.”]

In 1908, George applied to receive homestead land in Alberta.

Ancestry.com. Alberta, Canada, Homestead Records, 1870-1930 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2016. Name: George Wesley Ribchester; Gender: Male; Age: 48; Birth Year: abt 1860; Birth Country: England; Application Date: 2 Sep 1908; Homestead Place: Alberta, Canada; Residence Year: 1908; Residence Place: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; File Number: 1685385; Coordinates: NE, Section: 3, Township: 51, Range: 21, Meridian: 4.

Ancestry.com. Alberta, Canada, Homestead Records, 1870-1930 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2016. Name: George Wesley Ribchester; Gender: Male; Age: 48; Birth Year: abt 1860; Birth Country: England; Application Date: 2 Sep 1908; Homestead Place: Alberta, Canada; Residence Year: 1908; Residence Place: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; File Number: 1685385; Coordinates: NE, Section: 3, Township: 51, Range: 21, Meridian: 4.

George first appeared in the Vancouver directories in 1919. He was living at 1253 Howe Street, and his business was called “Auto Body Builders.”

From 1919 to 1944, George lived at the following addresses in Vancouver.

1919 1253 Howe Street
1920 and 1921 1842 Alberni Street
1922 to 1929 215 Clarendon Street
1930 to 1944 937 West 17th Avenue

In 1919, the Automobile Body Builders firm received a loan of $1500 from the provincial government.

Automobile Body Builders loan approval, British Columbia Order in Council 1667/1919, December 16, 1919; http://www.ecb.gov.bc.ca/civix/document/id/oic/arc_oic/1667_1919.

Automobile Body Builders loan approval, British Columbia Order in Council 1667/1919, December 16, 1919; http://www.ecb.gov.bc.ca/civix/document/id/oic/arc_oic/1667_1919.

Part of the business of “Auto Body Builders” was repairing damaged cars.

Vancouver Daily World, March 20, 1920, page 18, columns 6-7.

Vancouver Daily World, March 20, 1920, page 18, columns 6-7.

The Ribchester firm also supplied new bodies for cars, trucks and ambulances.

Vancouver Daily World, October 17, 1921, page 12, columns 1-2.

Vancouver Daily World, October 17, 1921, page 12, columns 1-2.

About 1927, George retired from the auto body business.

 

The “Happier Old Age Club”

In the late 1930s, George and Elizabeth became associated with the “Happier Old Age Club.” The purpose of the club was to improve the health and general well-being of older people.

The Daily Republican (Monongahela, Pennsylvania), March 10, 1938, page 4, column 1.

The Daily Republican (Monongahela, Pennsylvania), March 10, 1938, page 4, column 1.

George and Elizabeth attended the group’s first picnic in 1938.

First picnic of Happier Old Age Club at Stanley Park Pavilion, July 9, 1938, Vancouver City Archives, Cl P18.2; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/first-picnic-of-happier-old-age-club-at-stanley-park-pavilion. People identified (left to right): Back row: C.W. Pulham, Mrs. W.B. Simmons, Mrs. Ferguson, Fred Cracknell, Mrs. W.R. Mortell, C. B. Fowler, Mrs. Sturday, Fred Davis. Front row: Mrs. M. Nice, Charles Hill-Tout, Mrs. M.E. Smith, George W. Ribchester, Mrs. Ribchester.

First picnic of Happier Old Age Club at Stanley Park Pavilion, July 9, 1938, Vancouver City Archives, Cl P18.2; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/first-picnic-of-happier-old-age-club-at-stanley-park-pavilion. People identified (left to right): Back row: C.W. Pulham, Mrs. W.B. Simmons, Mrs. Ferguson, Fred Cracknell, Mrs. W.R. Mortell, C. B. Fowler, Mrs. Sturday, Fred Davis. Front row: Mrs. M. Nice, Charles Hill-Tout, Mrs. M.E. Smith, George W. Ribchester, Mrs. Ribchester.

News of the club’s activities appeared in many places, sometimes as far as the eastern and southern United States.

Long Beach Independent (Long Beach, California), March 31, 1940, page 32, columns 1-2.

Long Beach Independent (Long Beach, California), March 31, 1940, page 32, columns 1-2.

The club was still active in 1954. It is not clear how long it continued after that.

The Happier Old Age Club 16th Annual New Year’s Party and Dinner, Hotel Vancouver, January 5, 1954; Vancouver City Archives, CVA 371-2931; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/happier-old-age-club-16th-annual-new-years-party-and-dinner-hotel-vancouver.

The Happier Old Age Club 16th Annual New Year’s Party and Dinner, Hotel Vancouver, January 5, 1954; Vancouver City Archives, CVA 371-2931; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/happier-old-age-club-16th-annual-new-years-party-and-dinner-hotel-vancouver.

 

George and Elizabeth: Later Years

George and Elizabeth spent their final years in Vancouver.

George died in Vancouver on May 14, 1945. He was buried in the Masonic Cemetery in Burnaby, British Columbia.

Vancouver Province, May 14, 1945, page 15; Vancouver Sun, May 14, 1945, page 15.

Vancouver Province, May 14, 1945, page 15; Vancouver Sun, May 14, 1945, page 15.

Elizabeth died in Vancouver on March 19, 1949. She was buried in the Masonic Cemetery in Burnaby.

Vancouver Province, March 21, 1949, page 21; Vancouver Sun, March 21, 1949, page 19.

Vancouver Province, March 21, 1949, page 21; Vancouver Sun, March 21, 1949, page 19.

George’s and Jane’s children included the following.

 

Edith Agnes Ribchester

Edith Agnes Ribchester was born in 1886 in Corner-Pin, Buckinghamshire, England.

In 1891, she was living in Buckinghamshire.

It appears that she later worked as a general household servant.

In 1914, she married John Thackeray.

Although one source indicates that Edith died in 1957, there is a probate record for an Edith Agnes Thackeray who died on January 6, 1973.

Ancestry.com. England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Name: Edith Agnes Thackeray; Death Date: 6 Jan 1973; Death Place: Broughton In Furness Lancs; Probate Date: 29 Jan 1973; Registry: Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

Ancestry.com. England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Name: Edith Agnes Thackeray; Death Date: 6 Jan 1973; Death Place: Broughton In Furness Lancs; Probate Date: 29 Jan 1973; Registry: Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

Addison Wesley Ribchester

Addison Wesley Ribchester was born in Corner-Pin, Buckinghamshire, England on January 18, 1888. (He was sometimes called “Wesley.”)

In 1891 and 1901 he was living with his parents in Preston, Lancashire.

In 1906 he was with his parents in Edmonton, Alberta.

In 1908, he applied for homestead property in Alberta.

In 1911, he was with his parents in Edmonton.

In August 1915, he sailed from Montreal, Quebec to London, England.

In 1916, in Barrow In Furness, Lancashire, he married Dora Gardiner. She was born in Hartlepool East, Durham, England on October 9, 1893. Her parents were Robert Scott Gardiner (1860–1918) and Maria Beckett (1862–1951).

Addison and Dora sailed from Liverpool, England to Quebec City, Canada in June 1919. They were on their way to Edmonton.

Ancestry.com. Canadian Passenger Lists, 1865-1935 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. Name: Addison W Ribchester; Departure Port: Liverpool, England; Arrival date: 22 Jun 1919; Arrival Port: Quebec, Canada; Vessel: Canada.

Ancestry.com. Canadian Passenger Lists, 1865-1935 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. Name: Addison W Ribchester; Departure Port: Liverpool, England; Arrival date: 22 Jun 1919; Arrival Port: Quebec, Canada; Vessel: Canada.

By 1920, Addison was in Vancouver, working with Auto Body Builders.

In 1945 they were living at 2334 West Fifth Avenue in Vancouver.

Ancestry.com. Canada, Voters Lists, 1935-1980 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012. Name: Mr. and Mrs. Addison Ribchester; Year: 1945; Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; Electoral District: Vancouver-Burrard.

Ancestry.com. Canada, Voters Lists, 1935-1980 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012. Name: Mr. and Mrs. Addison Ribchester; Year: 1945; Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; Electoral District: Vancouver-Burrard.

Addison died in Vancouver on December 31, 1968.

Dora died in Richmond, British Columbia on January 2, 1972. She was buried in Mountain View Cemetery in Vancouver.

 

Jane Grace Ribchester

Jane Grace Ribchester was born on January 29, 1891, New Bradwell, Buckinghamshire, England. (She was sometimes called “Grace.”) She was a twin of George Ernest Ribchester (1891-1893).

In 1901 she was living with her parents in Preston, Lancashire.

In 1906 and 1911, she was with her parents in Edmonton, Alberta.

In 1914, in Edmonton, she married Frederick John Hillyer.

In 1921, she and Frederick were in Edmonton.

They later lived in British Columbia, where Frederick worked as a machinist.

Frederick died in Burnaby, British Columbia on February 2, 1963.

Jane (Grace) died on November 14, 1978. She was buried in Cardston Cemetery in Cardston, Alberta.

 

George Ernest Ribchester

George Ernest Ribchester was a twin of Jane Grace Ribchester.

George was born on January 29, 1891 in Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire.

He died on March 22, 1893 in Newport Pagnell.

 

Frank Lawrence Ribchester

Frank Lawrence Ribchester was born in 1892 in Corner-Pin, Buckinghamshire, England

He died on March 12, 1893.

 

Elise Valeska Wesley Ribchester

Elise Valeska Wesley Ribchester as born in Chorlton, Lancashire, England on September 9, 1898.

In 1901, she was living with her parents in Preston, Lancashire.

In 1906, 1911 and 1916, she was with her parents in Edmonton, Alberta.

In 1921, she and her parents were in Vancouver.

On February 14, 1926, in Vancouver, she married Walter Randolph Mortell, who was a mechanic. He was born in Mill Bank, South Dakota, on October 9, 1900. His parents were Richard Mortell (1848-1933) and Edwina Vaughan (Vogan) (1858-1943).

Walter died in North Vancouver, British Columbia on February 18, 1991.

Elise died in Murrayville, British Columbia on March 17, 1976.

 

Sources

John Salt Ribchester (father of George Wesley Ribchester)

“England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NTSC-4F8 : 10 February 2018, John Ribchester, ); citing yr 1829-1830, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 1,502,464.

“England and Wales Census, 1841,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MQLX-53K : 13 December 2017), John Ribchester in household of John Ribchester, Blackburn, Lancashire, England; from “1841 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO HO 107, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Census, 1851,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:SGRT-XD8 : 27 October 2017), John Ritchester in household of John Ritchester, Cuerden, Lancashire, England; citing Cuerden, Lancashire, England, p. 11, 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 Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2DW8-VM7 : 13 December 2014), John Ribchester, 1860; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing 1860, quarter 1, vol. 8E, p. 706, Preston, Lancashire, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

“England and Wales Census, 1861,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M7TC-GRK : 12 December 2017), John Ribchester, Preston, Lancashire, 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:VBNS-KK5 : 10 December 2017), John Ribchester, 1871.

“England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2DR4-PCS : 13 December 2014), John Ribchester, 1879; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing 1879, quarter 3, vol. 8E, p. 836, Preston, Lancashire, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

“England and Wales Census, 1881,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q275-B9WC : 13 December 2017), John Ribchester, Preston, Lancashire, England; from “1881 England, Scotland and Wales Census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing p. 7, Piece/Folio 4241/123, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 101,775,196.

“England and Wales Census, 1891,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QRFZ-RW2 : 10 December 2017), John Ribchester, Preston, Lancashire, England; 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:X9JB-FG6 : 8 April 2016), John Ribchester, Grimsargh With Brockholes, Lancashire, England; from “1901 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing Alston subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2N5J-Q8X : 31 December 2014), John Ribchester, 1903; from “England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Death, Preston, Lancashire, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

 

Hanna Wesley (father of George Wesley Ribchester)

“England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FQML-ZWL : 11 December 2014), Hannah Westley, 02 Jun 1833, Baptism; citing p. 15, Preston, Lancashire, record group RG4, Public Record Office, London.

“England and Wales Census, 1851,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:SGN4-FCW : 2 November 2017), Hannah Wesley in household of George Wesley, New Accrington, Lancashire, England; citing New Accrington, Lancashire, England, p. 20, 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 Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2DWD-QGY : 13 December 2014), Hannah Westley, 1860; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing 1860, quarter 1, vol. 8E, p. 706, Preston, Lancashire, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

“England and Wales Census, 1861,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M7TC-GR2 : 12 December 2017), Hannah … Ribchester in household of John Ribchester, Preston, Lancashire, 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:VBNS-KKR : 10 December 2017), Hannah Ribchester in entry for John Ribchester, 1871.

“England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2JG4-S79 : 31 December 2014), Hannah Ribechester, 1878; from “England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Death, Preston, Lancashire, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

 

Elizabeth Grant (wife of John Ribchester)

“England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2DRW-X9X : 13 December 2014), Elizabeth Grant, 1879; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing 1879, quarter 3, vol. 8E, p. 836, Preston, Lancashire, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

“England and Wales Census, 1881,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q275-B94S : 13 December 2017), Elizabeth Ribchester in household of John Ribchester, Preston, Lancashire, England; from “1881 England, Scotland and Wales Census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing p. 7, Piece/Folio 4241/123, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 101,775,196.

“England and Wales Census, 1891,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QRFZ-BMM : 10 December 2017), Elizabeth Ribchester in household of John Ribchester, Preston, Lancashire, England; 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:X9JB-FGX : 8 April 2016), Elizabeth Ribchester in household of John Ribchester, Grimsargh With Brockholes, Lancashire, England; from “1901 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing Alston subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Census, 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X497-SMG : 2 August 2017), Elizabeth Ribchester in household of Mary Ribchester, Preston, Preston, Lancashire, England; from “1911 England and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 14, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2JWS-SXJ : 31 December 2014), Elizabeth Ribchester, 1915; from “England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Death, Preston, Lancashire, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

 

George Wesley Ribchester

George Wesley Ribchester (1860–1945); Birth: 14 OCT 1860, Preston, Lancashire, England; Death: 14 MAY 1945, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (ancestry.ca).

“England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2NCB-YD3 : 1 October 2014), George Westley Ribchester, 1860; from “England & Wales Births, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Birth Registration, Preston, Lancashire, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England.

“England and Wales Census, 1861,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M7TC-GRL : 12 December 2017), George W Ribchester in household of John Ribchester, Preston, Lancashire, 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:VBNS-KKT : 10 December 2017), George W Ribchester in entry for John Ribchester, 1871.

“England and Wales Census, 1881,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q275-B94Y : 13 December 2017), George Ribchester in household of John Ribchester, Preston, Lancashire, England; from “1881 England, Scotland and Wales Census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing p. 7, Piece/Folio 4241/123, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 101,775,196.

“England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2DJ3-Z5J : 13 December 2014), George Wesley Ribchester, 1884; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing 1884, quarter 1, vol. 6A, p. 977, Atcham, Shropshire, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

“England Marriages, 1538–1973 ,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NNQN-PLN : 9 March 2018), George Wesley Ribohestis and Jane Thackeray, 20 Jan 1884; citing Holy Cross, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England, reference item 30 p 67, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 1,657,589.

“England and Wales Census, 1891,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:4PML-KZM : 10 December 2017), George W Ribchester, Bradwell, Buckinghamshire, England; from “1891 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 12, Buckinghamshire county,  subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:26MC-28L : 13 December 2014), George Wesley Ribchester, 1897; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing 1897, quarter 2, vol. 8C, p. 1462, Chorlton, Lancashire, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

“England and Wales Census, 1901,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X9KS-NDP : 8 April 2016), George W Ribchester, Preston, Lancashire, England; from “1901 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing Broughton subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.

“Canada Census, 1906,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHV6-W5G : 1 April 2016), Geo W Rebchester, 27B, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV9P-PM3N : 16 March 2018), George Ribchester, 1911; citing Census, Strathcona Sub-Districts 1-32, Alberta, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,656.

“Canada Census, 1916,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KM5T-HMH : 11 March 2018), Wesley Ribchester, Alberta, Canada; citing p. 21, line 17; Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,434,969.

1921 Canada Census, George Wesley Ribchester [indexed as George Lesley Robebester], 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.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLP7-GN5 : 8 November 2017), George Wesley Ribchester, 1945.

 

Jane Thackeray (wife of George Wesley Ribchester)

Jane Thackeray (1855–1893); Birth: MAR 1855, West Broughton, Lancashire, England; Death: 10 MAR 1893, Wolverton, Buckinghamshire, England (ancestry.ca).

“England and Wales Census, 1861,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M7BS-P1C : 14 December 2017), Jane Thackray in household of John Thackray, West Broughton, Lancashire, 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, 1881,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q27B-PJ4S : 12 December 2017), Jane Thackeray, Richmond, Yorkshire,Yorkshire North Riding, England; from “1881 England, Scotland and Wales Census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing p. 8, Piece/Folio 4879/27, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 101,775,355. (possible connection).

“England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2DJ3-P5G : 13 December 2014), Jane Thackeray, 1884; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing 1884, quarter 1, vol. 6A, p. 977, Atcham, Shropshire, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

“England Marriages, 1538–1973 ,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NNQN-PLF : 9 March 2018), George Wesley Ribohestis and Jane Thackeray, 20 Jan 1884; citing Holy Cross, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England, reference item 30 p 67, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 1,657,589.

“England and Wales Census, 1891,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:4PMG-4W2 : 10 December 2017), Jane Ribchester, Bradwell, Buckinghamshire, England; from “1891 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 12, Buckinghamshire county,  subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2JVK-MJW : 31 December 2014), Jane Ribchester, 1893; from “England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Death, Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

 

David Wright (father of Elizabeth Ann Wright)

“England, Manchester, Parish Registers, 1603-1910,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QLBP-9B5G : 8 December 2017), David Wright and Elizabeth Butterworth, 22 Mar 1857, Marriage; citing Collyhurst, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, Manchester Central Library, England; FHL microfilm (possible connection).

 

Elisabeth Butterworth (mother of Elizabeth Ann Wright)

“England, Manchester, Parish Registers, 1603-1910,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QLBP-9BRV : 8 December 2017), David Wright and Elizabeth Butterworth, 22 Mar 1857, Marriage; citing Collyhurst, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, Manchester Central Library, England; FHL microfilm (possible connection).

“England and Wales Census, 1901,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X9KS-NDB : 8 April 2016), Elisabeth Wright in household of George W Ribchester, Preston, Lancashire, England; from “1901 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing Broughton subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.

 

Elizabeth Ann Wright (wife of George Wesley Ribchester)

“England and Wales Census, 1891,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:7CG6-FT2 : 10 December 2017), Elizabeth A Wright in household of David Wright, Rushulme, Lancashire, England; 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 Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:26M8-M3X : 22 May 2014), Elizabeth Anne Wright, 1897; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing 1897, quarter 2, vol. 8C, p. 1462, Chorlton, Lancashire, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

“England and Wales Census, 1901,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X9KS-ND5 : 8 April 2016), Elisabeth Ribchester in household of George W Ribchester, Preston, Lancashire, England; from “1901 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing Broughton subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.

“Canada Census, 1906,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHV6-W5P : 1 April 2016), Elizabeth Rebchester in household of Geo W Rebchester, 27B, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV9P-PM3J : 16 March 2018), Eliza Ribchester in entry for George Ribchester, 1911; citing Census, Strathcona Sub-Districts 1-32, Alberta, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,656.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV9P-PGBN : 16 March 2018), Elizebeth Hebcheslis in entry for George Hebcheslis, 1911; citing Census, Strathcona Sub-Districts 33-52, Alberta, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,657.

“Canada Census, 1916,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KM5T-HMC : 11 March 2018), Elizabeth Ribchester in household of Wesley Ribchester, Alberta, Canada; citing p. 21, line 18; Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,434,969.

1921 Canada Census, Elizabeth Ribchester [indexed as Elizabeth Robebester] in household of  George Wesley Ribchester [indexed as George Lesley Robebester], 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.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FL5X-9X9 : 8 November 2017), Elizabeth Anne Ribchester, 1949; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/c79c6e03-d982-40dd-a241-25f0bc46927d.

 

Edith Agnes Ribchester (daughter of George Wesley Ribchester)

Edith Agnes Ribchester (1886–1957); Birth: ABT. 1886, Corner-Pin, Buckinghamshire, England; Death: 1957 (ancestry.ca).

“England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2X57-6T7 : 1 October 2014), Edith Ribchester, 1886; from “England & Wales Births, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Birth Registration, Preston, Lancashire, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England.

“England and Wales Census, 1891,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:4PMG-DMM : 10 December 2017), Edith A Ribchester in household of Jane Ribchester, Bradwell, Buckinghamshire, England; from “1891 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 12, Buckinghamshire county, subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Census, 1901,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X9GY-XSV : 8 April 2016), Edith A Ribchester in household of Edmund N Dunne, Much Hoole, Lancashire, England; from “1901 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing Longton subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Census, 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X7JJ-JBL : 3 August 2017), Edith Agnes Ribchester in household of Ernest Crossley, Arnside, Beachwood Arnside, Westmorland, England; from “1911 England and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 14, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV8B-L6ZG : 8 October 2014), Edith A Ribchester and null, 1944; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing 1944, quarter 4, vol. 10B, p. 1425, Millom, Northumberland, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

“England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVCB-BLCX : 4 September 2014), Edith Agnes Thackeray, 1973; from “England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Death, Ulverston, Lancashire, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

Ancestry.com. England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Name: Edith Agnes Thackeray; Death Date: 6 Jan 1973; Death Place: Broughton In Furness Lancs; Probate Date: 29 Jan 1973; Registry: Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

 

John Thackeray (husband of Edith Agnes Ribchester)

“England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV8B-P9YN : 8 October 2014), John Thackeray and null, 1944; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing 1944, quarter 4, vol. 10B, p. 1425, Millom, Northumberland, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

 

Addison Wesley Ribchester (son of George Wesley Ribchester)

Addison Wesley Ribchester (1888–1968); Birth: 18 JAN 1888, Corner-Pin, Buckinghamshire, England; Death: 31 DEC 1968, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (ancestry.ca).

“England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2XT8-H52 : 1 October 2014), Addison Wesley Ribchester, 1888; from “England & Wales Births, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Birth Registration, Preston, Lancashire, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England.

“England and Wales Census, 1891,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:4PMG-KMM : 10 December 2017), Addison W Ribchester in household of Jane Ribchester, Bradwell, Buckinghamshire, England; from “1891 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 12, Buckinghamshire county, subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Census, 1901,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X9KS-NDR : 8 April 2016), Wesley Ribchester in household of George W Ribchester, Preston, Lancashire, England; from “1901 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing Broughton subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.

“Canada Census, 1906,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHV6-W55 : 1 April 2016), Addison W Rebchester in household of Geo W Rebchester, 27B, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario.

Ancestry.com. Alberta, Canada, Homestead Records, 1870-1930 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2016. Name: Addison Wesly Ribchester; Gender: Male; Age: 20; Birth Year: abt 1888; Birth Country: England; Application Date: 2 Sep 1908; Homestead Place: Alberta, Canada; Residence Year: 1908; Residence Place: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; File Number: 942221; Coordinates: NW; Section: 3; Township: 51; Range: 21; Meridian: 4.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV9P-PM3V : 16 March 2018), Eliza [sic: Wesley] Ribchester in entry for George Ribchester, 1911; citing Census, Strathcona Sub-Districts 1-32, Alberta, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,656; [age should be 23, not 13].

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV9P-PGBJ : 16 March 2018), Wesley Hebcheslis in entry for George Hebcheslis, 1911; citing Census, Strathcona Sub-Districts 33-52, Alberta, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,657.

Ancestry.com. UK, Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2008. Name: Addison Ribchester; Arrival Age: 27; Birth Date: abt 1888; Port of Departure: Montréal, Québec, Canada; Arrival date: 19 Aug 1915; Port of Arrival: London, England; Ship Name: Corinthian; Shipping line: Allan Line; Official Number: 111257.

“England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:26FJ-M8K : 13 December 2014), Addison W Ribchester and null, 1916; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing 1916, quarter 4, vol. 8E, p. 1351, Barrow In Furness, Lancashire, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

Ancestry.com. UK, Outward Passenger Lists, 1890-1960 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012. Name: Addison Ribchester; Gender: Male; Departure Date: 12 Jun 1919; Port of Departure: Liverpool, England; Destination Port: Quebec, Canada; Ship Name: Canada; Shipping line: White Star Line; Official Number: 106806; Master: J Davies.

Ancestry.com. Canadian Passenger Lists, 1865-1935 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. Name: Addison W Ribchester; Departure Port: Liverpool, England; Arrival date: 22 Jun 1919; Arrival Port: Quebec, Canada; Vessel: Canada.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLY4-DKQ : 8 November 2017), Addison Wesley Ribchester, 1968.

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVV5-784N : 13 December 2015), Addison Wesley Ribchester, 1968; Burial, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada, Mountain View Cemetery; citing record ID 26291944, Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/26291944: “Addison Wesley Ribchester; BIRTH: 1888; Death: 31 Dec 1968 (aged 79–80); Burial: Mountain View Cemetery, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada; Plot: JONES/*/05/*/0371; Memorial ID: 26291944.”

 

Robert Scott Gardner (father of Dora Gardner)

Robert Scott Gardner (1860–1918); Birth: 20 FEB 1860, Renfrewshire, Scotland; Death: 21 MARCH 1918, France & Flanders (ancestry.ca).

“Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FQYW-BFX : 10 February 2018), Robert Scott Gardner, 20 Feb 1860; citing MIDDLE OR NEW PARISH,GREENOCK,RENFREW,SCOTLAND, reference , index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 6,035,516.

“England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2DZ9-CCJ : 13 December 2014), Robert Gardner, 1883; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing 1883, quarter 2, vol. 10A, p. 212, Hartlepool, Durham, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

“England and Wales Census, 1891,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:WJVV-1W2 : 12 December 2017), Robert S Gardener, Stranton, Durham, England; from “1891 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 12, Durham county,  subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Census, 1901,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XSMY-S2P : 8 April 2016), Robert S Gardner, Byker, Northumberland, England; from “1901 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing Byker subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.

 

Maria Beckett (father of Dora Gardner)

Maria Beckett (1862–1951); Birth: MAR 1862, Blyth; Death: MAR 1951, Durham North Western (ancestry.ca).

“England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2DZM-Z8P : 13 December 2014), Maria Beckett, 1883; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing 1883, quarter 2, vol. 10A, p. 212, Hartlepool, Durham, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

“England and Wales Census, 1891,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:WJVK-3W2 : 12 December 2017), Maria Gardener in household of Robert S Gardener, Stranton, Durham, England; from “1891 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 12, Durham county, subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Census, 1901,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XSMY-S25 : 8 April 2016), Maria Gardner in household of Robert S Gardner, Byker, Northumberland, England; from “1901 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing Byker subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.

 

Dora Gardiner (wife of Addison Wesley Ribchester)

Dora Gardiner (1893–1972); Birth: 9 OCT 1893, Hartlepool East; Death: 2 JAN 1972, Vancouver Canada (ancestry.ca).

“England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2F94-8S4 : 1 October 2014), Dora Gardner, 1893; from “England & Wales Births, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Birth Registration, Hartlepool, Durham, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England.

“England and Wales Census, 1901,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XSMY-S21 : 8 April 2016), Dora Gardner in household of Robert S Gardner, Byker, Northumberland, England; from “1901 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing Byker subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Census, 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XWMB-WPD : 3 August 2017), Dora Gardiner in household of Jane Sims, Alnwick, Alnwick, 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.

“England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:26FD-GG7 : 13 December 2014), Dora Gardner and null, 1916; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing 1916, quarter 4, vol. 8E, p. 1351, Barrow In Furness, Lancashire, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

Ancestry.com. UK, Outward Passenger Lists, 1890-1960 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012. Name: Dora Ribchester; Gender: Female; Departure Date: 12 Jun 1919; Port of Departure: Liverpool, England; Destination Port: Quebec, Canada; Ship Name: Canada; Shipping line: White Star Line; Official Number: 106806; Master: J Davies.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLTW-GSN : 8 November 2017), Dora Ribchester, 1972.

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVV5-784J : 13 December 2015), Dora Ribchester, 1972; Burial, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada, Mountain View Cemetery; citing record ID 26251655, Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/26251655: “Dora Ribchester; Birth: 1894; Death: 2 Jan 1972 (aged 77–78); Burial: Mountain View Cemetery, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada; Plot: JONES/*/05/*/0371; Memorial ID: 26251655.”

 

Jane Grace Ribchester (daughter of George Wesley Ribchester)

Jane Grace Ribchester (1891–1978); Birth: 29 JAN 1891, New Bradwell, Buckinghamshire, England; Death: 14 NOV 1978, Cardston, Alberta, Canada (ancestry.ca).

“England and Wales Census, 1891,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:4PMG-B6Z : 10 December 2017), Jane G Ribchester in household of Jane Ribchester, Bradwell, Buckinghamshire, England; from “1891 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 12, Buckinghamshire county, subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Census, 1901,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X9KS-NDT : 8 April 2016), Grace Ribchester in household of George W Ribchester, Preston, Lancashire, England; from “1901 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing Broughton subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.

“Canada Census, 1906,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHV6-W5R : 1 April 2016), Grace Rebchester in household of Geo W Rebchester, 27B, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV9P-PGBV : 16 March 2018), Grace Hebcheslis in entry for George Hebcheslis, 1911; citing Census, Strathcona Sub-Districts 33-52, Alberta, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,657.

Ancestry.com. Alberta, Canada, Marriages Index,1898-1942 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2017. Name: Jane Grace Ribchester; Gender: Female; Marriage Date: 1914; Marriage Place: Strathcona, Alberta, Canada. Spouse: Frederick John Hillyer.

Ancestry.com. Alberta, Canada, Marriages Index, 1898-1942 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2017. Name: Jane Grace Ribchester; Gender: Female; Marriage Date: 1914; Marriage Place: Strathcona, Alberta, Canada; Spouse: Frederick John Hillyer.

1921 Canada Census, Grace Hillyer in household of Fred J. Hillyer, Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 10; Census Place: Edmonton (City), Strathcona, Alberta; Page Number: 51; Ancestry.com. 1921 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2013.

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVLG-WFTZ : 13 December 2015), Jane Grace Hillyer, 1978; Burial, Cardston, Claresholm Census Division, Alberta, Canada, Cardston Cemetery; citing record ID 107512142, Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/107512142: “Jane Grace Hillyer; Birth: 29 Jan 1891; Death: 14 Nov 1978 (aged 87); Burial: Cardston Cemetery, Cardston, Claresholm Census Division, Alberta, Canada; Plot: Block #2, Lot #47, Plot #4; Memorial ID: 107512142.”

 

Frederick John Hillyer (husband of Jane Grace Ribchester)

Hillyer Family Reunion 2014; http://hillyerreunion.blogspot.com/?view=classic.

Frederick John Hillyer (1884–1963); Birth: 10 JUL 1884, Wolverton, Buckinghamshire, England; Death: 02 FEB 1963, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (ancestry.ca).

“England and Wales Census, 1891,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:42Z3-TPZ : 10 December 2017), Fredk J Hillyer in household of John Hillyer, Stony Stratford East, Northamptonshire, England; from “1891 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 12, Northamptonshire county,  subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Census, 1901,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X9YQ-KQ7 : 8 April 2016), Frederick J Hillyer in household of John Hillyer, Stony Stratford East (Bucks), Northamptonshire, England; from “1901 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing Potterspury subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Census, 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X7GS-L63 : 2 August 2017), Frederick John Hillyer in household of John Hillyer, Stony Stratford East, Stony Stratford, Northamptonshire, England; from “1911 England and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 14, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.

Ancestry.com. Alberta, Canada, Marriages Index,1898-1942 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2017. Name: Frederick John Hillyer; Gender: Male; Marriage Date: 1914; Marriage Place: Strathcona, Alberta, Canada. Spouse: Jane Grace Ribchester.

1921 Canada Census, Fred J. Hillyer, Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 10; Census Place: Edmonton (City), Strathcona, Alberta; Page Number: 51; Ancestry.com. 1921 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2013.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLT3-6FF : 8 November 2017), Frederick John Hillyer, 1963; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/d4e37d34-5319-4838-95ba-3f2795357aef.

 

George Ernest Ribchester (son of George Wesley Ribchester)

George Ernest Ribchester (1891–1893); Birth: 29 JAN 1891, New Bradwell, Buckinghamshire, England; Death: 22 MAR 1893, Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom (ancestry.ca).

FreeBMD, England & Wales, Civil Registration Birth Index, 1837-1915 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006. Name: George Ernest Ribchester; Registration Year: 1891; Registration Quarter: Jan-Feb-Mar; Registration district: Newport Pagnell; Inferred County: Buckinghamshire; Volume: 3a; Page: 758.

“England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2XBR-9G4 : 1 October 2014), George Ernest Ribchester, 1891; from “England & Wales Births, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Birth Registration, Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England.

“England and Wales Census, 1891,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:4PMG-PW2 : 10 December 2017), George E Ribchester in household of Jane Ribchester, Bradwell, Buckinghamshire, England; from “1891 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 12, Buckinghamshire county, subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.

FreeBMD. England & Wales, Civil Registration Death Index, 1837-1915 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006. Name: George Ernest Ribchester; Estimated Birth Year: abt 1891; Registration Year: 1893; Registration Quarter: Jan-Feb-Mar; Age at Death: 2; Registration district: Newport Pagnell; Inferred County: Buckinghamshire; Volume: 3a; Page: 466.

“England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2JVK-MJ7 : 31 December 2014), George Ernest Ribchester, 1893; from “England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Death, Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

 

Frank Lawrence Ribchester

“England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2FM4-W7J : 1 October 2014), Frank Lawrence Ribchester, 1892; from “England & Wales Births, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Birth Registration, Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England.

“England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2JVK-MJQ : 31 December 2014), Frank Lawrence Ribchester, 1893; from “England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Death, Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

 

Elise Valeska Ribchester (daughter of George Wesley Ribchester)

Elise Valeska Wesley Ribchester (1898–1976); Birth: OCT 1898, Lancashire, United Kingdom; Death: 17 MAR 1976, Murrayville, British Columbia, Canada (ancestry.ca).

“England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2FW6-XX7 : 1 October 2014), Elsie Valesca W Ribchester, 1898; from “England & Wales Births, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Birth Registration, Chorlton, Lancashire, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England.

“England and Wales Census, 1901,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X9KS-NDY : 8 April 2016), Elise Ribchester in household of George W Ribchester, Preston, Lancashire, England; from “1901 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing Broughton subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.

“Canada Census, 1906,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHV6-W5T : 1 April 2016), Elise U W Rebchester in household of Geo W Rebchester, 27B, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV9P-PM3V : 16 March 2018), Eliza Ribchester in entry for George Ribchester, 1911; citing Census, Strathcona Sub-Districts 1-32, Alberta, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,656.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV9P-PGBK : 16 March 2018), Vallie Hebcheslis in entry for George Hebcheslis, 1911; citing Census, Strathcona Sub-Districts 33-52, Alberta, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,657.

“Canada Census, 1916,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KM5T-HMZ : 11 March 2018), Elise Ribchester in household of Wesley Ribchester, Alberta, Canada; citing p. 21, line 19; Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,434,969.

1921 Canada Census, Elise ValeskaWesley Ribchester [indexed as Elise Valida Wesley Robebester] in household of  George Wesley Ribchester [indexed as George Lesley Robebester], 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.

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JD8P-L1Y : 11 March 2018), Walter Randolph Mortell and Elise Valeska Wesley Ribchester, 14 Feb 1926; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B13752, Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2,074,505.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLBB-WHT : 8 November 2017), Elise Valeska Mortell, 1976; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/2437e444-31b2-47e2-8e42-e052b0c2e405.

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVG5-GCJ6 : 11 July 2016), Elise Valeska Wesley Ribchester Mortell, 1976; Burial, , , ,, ; citing record ID 134872575, Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/134872575: “Elise Valeska Wesley Ribchester Mortell; Birth: 9 Sep 1898, England; Death: 17 Mar 1976 (aged 77), Murrayville, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada; Burial: Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown, Specifically: Cremated 3/20/1976 at Victory Memorial Park Crematorium, Surrey; Memorial ID: 134872575.”

 

Richard Mortell (father of Walter Randolph Mortell)

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVB8-R9KP : 16 March 2018), Richard Mortell, 1911; citing Census, Assiniboia Sub-Districts 1-32, Saskatchewan, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,418,584.

“North Dakota Census, 1915,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QK9C-5XN6 : 17 March 2018), John T Mortell, Mountrail, North Dakota, United States; citing family number 41, line number 175, State Historical Society of North Dakota; FHL microfilm 1,731,421.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLGX-Z9D : 8 November 2017), Richard Mortell, 1933.

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVG5-B65P : 13 December 2015), Richard Mortell, 1933; Burial, Burnaby, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada, Masonic Cemetery of British Columbia; citing record ID 134868493, Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/134868493/richard-mortell: “Richard Mortell; Birth: 27 Aug 1848, Gorlitz, Landkreis Görlitz, Saxony (Sachsen), Germany; Death: 3 Aug 1933 (aged 84), New Westminster, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada; Burial: Masonic Cemetery of British Columbia, Burnaby, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada; Plot: 044-2-E; Memorial ID: 134868493.”

 

Edwina Jane Vogan (mother of Walter Randolph Mortell)

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVB8-R9K5 : 16 March 2018), Edwena Mortell in entry for Richard Mortell, 1911; citing Census, Assiniboia Sub-Districts 1-32, Saskatchewan, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,418,584.

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVG5-B65G : 11 July 2016), Edwina J. Vogan Mortell, 1943; Burial, Burnaby, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada, Masonic Cemetery of British Columbia; citing record ID 134868334, Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/134868334/edwina-jane-mortell: “Edwina Jane Vogan Mortell; Birth: 5 Feb 1858, County Armagh, Northern Ireland; Death: 6 Feb 1943 (aged 85), Lethbridge, Lethbridge Census Division, Alberta, Canada; Burial: Masonic Cemetery of British Columbia, Burnaby, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada; Plot: 044-1-E; Memorial ID: 134868334.”

 

Walter Randolph Mortell (husband of Elise Valeska Wesley Ribchester)

Walter Randolph Mortell (1900–1991); Birth: 9 OCT 1900, Grant, South Dakota; Death: 19 JAN 1991, North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (ancestry.ca).

“South Dakota, Department of Health, Index to Births 1843-1914 and Marriages 1950-2016,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKD8-C61V : 11 February 2018), Walter Mortell, 09 Oct 1900; citing Birth, Grant, South Dakota, United States, South Dakota Department of Health, Pierre.

“Canada Census, 1906,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHV7-MFK : 1 April 2016), Walter R Mortell in household of Edwina J. Mortell, 12, Qu’Appelle, Saskatchewan, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVB8-R9KY : 16 March 2018), Walter R Mortell in entry for Richard Mortell, 1911; citing Census, Assiniboia Sub-Districts 1-32, Saskatchewan, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,418,584.

“North Dakota Census, 1915,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QK9C-5XNJ : 17 March 2018), Walter Mortell in household of John T Mortell, Mountrail, North Dakota, United States; citing family number 41, line number 179, State Historical Society of North Dakota; FHL microfilm 1,731,421.

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JD8P-GMM : 11 March 2018), Walter Randolph Mortell and Elise Valeska Wesley Ribchester, 14 Feb 1926; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B13752, Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2,074,505.

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVG5-GCJL : 13 December 2015), Walter Randolph Mortell, 1991; Burial, , , ,, ; citing record ID 134871880, Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/134871880: “Walter Randolph Mortell; Birth: 9 Oct 1900, Roberts County, South Dakota, USA; Death: 18 Feb 1991 (aged 90), North Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada; Burial: Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown, Specifically: Cremated 2/20/1991 at North Shore Crematorium; Memorial ID: 134871880.”