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Record #3230
Name :
: Herbert DOWN (1889 - 1967)

BMD and other details
Date of Birth
: 3 May 1889

Marriage (1)
: 1913   Spouse/Notes : Florence Ethel BOTTOM[S]
Marriage (2)
:   Spouse/Notes : Alice WEST

Date of Death
: 1967
Abode (1) : Place of BirthEngland, Devon, Tavistock, Lifton

Jun qtr 1889, 5b 373 as Herbert Edwin DOWN (FreeBMD)
Abode (2) : Place of Death / BurialUnited States of America, Iowa, Polk County, Des Moins
Sailing Information
Date of Arrival
: Mar 1901
: Canada

: Tunisian

Placement Family
Homes / Agencys
Institution (GB)

: Barnardos
NotesHo. Down arrived in Portland, Maine, with a group of 260 Dr. Barnardo children from London, England, to Toronto, Ontario (193), Peterborough, Ontario (6) and to Russell, Manitoba (60).

In 1901, Herbert Doun, 12, is shown as 'son' to George Gulliver and family in Mersea, Essex, Ontario, Canada. His birth date is shown as May 3, 1888, and his immigration year is 1901.

On May 24, 1913, a marriage was registered between Herbert Edwin Down, 24, and Florence E. Bottom, 21, daughter of Alfred Bottom and Emily Powis. Herbert stated he was born in Lifton, Devon, England; he was a glass cutter; and his parents names were John Ames Down and Mary J. Gregory.

On November 6, 1915, Herbert Edwin Down enlisted in the Canadian Armed Forces. He declared that he was born in Lifton, Devon, England; that his next of kin was (Mrs.) Florence Ethel Down (wife), who resided at 282 South Street, London, Ontario, Canada; that his date of birth was May 3, 1889; that he was a lineman; that he belonged to the active militia of the 7th Fusiliers and 1st Hunsars; that he had previously served in the 1st Devons Regiment. He was described at 5 foot 10-1/2 inches in height; dark complexion; brown eyes; and dark brown hair. He was member of the Methodist faith.

He had a brother named Oscar Fitzland DOWN (known as Arthur), 1879-1946.

Herbert is buried at Glendale Cemetery. 
ContributorsCreated : 2008-03-01 20:50:58 / From original database

Additional Contributions from : robins302002 , mollipops1

Last Updated : 2017-05-15 23:24:15 /

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3131 ACKERS, Victor Roy1904ENG, DEV, Plymouth Sep 1915 : Sicilian CAN Barnardos  
20177 AGGETT, Sidney Francis George1883ENG, DEV, East Stonehouse Jun 1897 : Labrador CAN Barnardos  
9920 BAMSEY, Laura1896ENG, DEV, St Thomas Jun 1906 : Dominion CAN Barnardos  
11946 BOWDEN, Reginald1908ENG, DEV Mar 1920 : Sicilian CAN Barnardos  
10633 CARSLAKE, Jessie1908ENG, DEV, Axminster Sep 1922 : Minnedosa CAN Barnardos  
9319 CLEAVE, Lily 1896ENG, DEV, Chudleigh Jul 1902 : New England CAN Barnardos  
26827 COOKSLEY, Charles John1923ENG, DEV, Tiverton May 1934 : Ballarat AUS Fairbridge Homes  
4253 COOMBE, Emily1888ENG, DEV, Plymouth Jun 1900 : Cambroman CAN Barnardos  
9965 COX, Beatrice Maud1888ENG, DEV Oct 1902 : Colonian CAN Barnardos  
8173 DAMERELL, Thomas1913ENG, DEV May 1930 : Aurania CAN Church of England  
20969 DAVEY, Gerald1923ENG, DEV, Tavistock Oct 1935 : Otranto AUS Fairbridge Homes  
17532 DAVEY, Gilbert1892ENG, DEV, Cullompton Oct 1902 : Colonian CAN Barnardos  
16213 DOWN, Daniel1899ENG, DEV, Widecombe May 1909 : Corsican CAN Barnardos  
3230 DOWN, Herbert1889ENG, DEV, Tavistock, Lifton Mar 1901 : Tunisian CAN Barnardos robins302002  
16214 DOWN, Thomas Percy1897ENG, DEV, Widecombe Aug 1908 : Dominion CAN Barnardos  
8557 DUNNING, Cecilia1881ENG, DEV, Totnes Sep 1894 : Labrador CAN National Childrens Home  
5449 ELLIOTT, George Henry1928ENG, DEV, Plympton Oct 1935 : Otranto AUS Fairbridge Homes  
25964 EMMERSON, Howard John1917ENG, DEV, St Thomas Nov 1929 : Ballarat AUS Fairbridge Homes  
10168 EUSTACE, Piscilla 1888ENG, DEV, East Stonehouse May 1903 : Kensington CAN Barnardos  
18885 FORD, Maurice1886ENG, DEV, Plympton Sep 1899 : Arawa CAN Barnardos  
5784 GAGE, Alice Doreen1900ENG, DEV, St Thomas Jun 1904 : Carthaginian CAN Middlemore  
12102 GILLARD, Wilfred1917ENG, DEV, Okehampton May 1928 : Ballarat AUS Fairbridge Homes  
10292 GITSHAM, Charles Berry1887ENG, DEV, Exeter Jul 1898 : Labrador CAN Barnardos  
27267 HARRIS, Irene Joan1923ENG, DEV, Exeter Jul 1935 : Moreton Bay AUS Fairbridge Homes  
8993 HELMER, Alfred Charles1884ENG, DEV, Devonport Aug 1896 : Scotsman CAN Barnardos  
4218 HOLMES, Eva1884ENG, DEV, Plymouth Jun 1896 : Corean CAN Middlemore  
15838 IRVINE, Arthur Wisdom1898ENG, DEV, Bideford Oct 1909 : Sicilian CAN Barnardos  
12370 JILLARD, Victor1904ENG, DEV, Devonport Sep 1914 : Corinthian CAN Barnardos  
8763 KEMBLE, Eli John1901ENG, DEV, St Thomas Jul 1911 : Sicilian CAN Barnardos  
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