Tuesday, 29 March 2011

On This Day ... 29 March

1801     Cuthbert Thompson aged 3, his brother Stormy aged 5, and John Horsley aged 5 all died in Hartlepool, Co Durham, England. John was the son of James Horsley and Jane Hood. Cuthbert and Stormy were sons of John Thompson and Dinah Coulson. All three boys died of smallpox.

1875     Mary Elizabeth Lamb was born in Seaton Delaval, Northumberland, England. She was the daughter of John Lamb, and emigrated with him to Vancouver, Canada.

1888     Laidler Peart married Annie Wren at St Stephen's Church, Wolsingham, Co Durham, England.

1914     John Lamb, my g-g grandfather, died in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada at the age of 74. He had emigrated from England in his late 60s.

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