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Record #4449
Name :
: Christopher (Christie) BLACK (1897 - )

BMD and other details
Date of Birth
: 23 Dec 1897

Marriage (1)
Marriage (2)

Date of Death
Abode (1) : Place of BirthIreland, Dublin
Abode (2) : Place of Death / Burial
Sailing Information
Date of Arrival
: 6 Aug 1909
: Canada

: Tunisian

Placement Family
Homes / Agencys
Institution (GB)

: Smyly Homes of Dublin
NotesIn 1909, Chris Black, 12, arrived at

Chris was originally placed in the Smyly Home in Hespeler, Ontario, Canada. The Smyly sisters of Dublin, Ireland, opened a receiving home for children and placed them out mostly as farm laborers or domestics.

In 1911, Christie Black, 13, was shown as a servant to Seymour and Annie Palfreman of Waterloo Township, Ontario, Canada. His date of birth is shown as December 1897 and his immigration year from Ireland as 1909.

On September 8, 1915, at Sewell Camp, Manitoba, Canada, Christopher Black, 19, enlisted in the Canadian Armed Forces. He declared that he was born in Dublin, Ireland; that his next of kin was his brother, David Black, who resided in Berlin, Ontario, Canada; that his date of birth was December 23, 1897; that he was a farm labourer; and that he was not married. He was described as 5 foot 7 inches in height; medium complexion; grey eyes; dark brown hair. He was a member of the Church of England. 
ContributorsCreated : 2008-10-23 19:25:24 / From original database

Last Updated : 2009-01-18 14:52:43 /

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Surnames starting with:   A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y  Z  9 Entries        
IDNameDOBPlace of birthArrivals & ShipsDest.AgencyFamily links
3040 ABBOTT, James1893IRL,    , Carlew May 1906 : Tunisian CAN Smyly Homes of Dublin  
4449 BLACK, Christopher (Christie)1897IRL,    , Dublin Aug 1909 : Tunisian CAN Smyly Homes of Dublin  
4448 BLACK, David1894IRL,    , Dublin May 1907 : Tunisian CAN Smyly Homes of Dublin  
4450 BURKE, James William1895 May 1907 : Tunisian CAN Smyly Homes of Dublin  
22822 HOLMES, Bertha1889IRL,     May 1906 : Tunisian CAN Smyly Homes of Dublin  
4447 O'CONNOR, Arthur1894IRL,    , Dublin May 1907 : Tunisian CAN Smyly Homes of Dublin  
4638 SKUSE, Robert1897IRL,    , Dublin May 1910 : Tunisian CAN Smyly Homes of Dublin  
4298 VANTREEN, Abraham William1894IRL,    , Dublin May 1906 : Tunisian CAN Smyly Homes of Dublin  
4302 WEST, Robert Francis1894IRL, WIC, 'Elsinore', Bray May 1906 : Tunisian CAN Smyly Homes of Dublin lemur41