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Record #4390
Name :
: Albert ARGENT (1878 - )

BMD and other details
Date of Birth
: 1878 (approx.)

Marriage (1)
Marriage (2)

Date of Death
Abode (1) : Place of BirthEngland
Abode (2) : Place of Death / Burial
Sailing Information
Date of Arrival
: 29 Mar 1891
: Canada

: Sarnia

Placement Family
Homes / Agencys
Institution (GB)

: National Childrens Home
Notes[POSSIBLE MATCH] A birth registration was found for Albert William H. Argent: Year of Registration: 1877; Quarter of Registration: Oct-Nov-Dec; District: Hackney; County: Greater London, London, Middlesex; Volume: 1b; Page: 520.

In 1881, Albert W. Argent, 5 years of age, was shown residing at 8 Barron Street, Pentonville, St. James Clerkenwell, London, England. Other family members included: Charlotte F. Argent, 2; Emily N. Argent, 10 months; Kate E. Argent 29; William Argent, 30, cabman; and William J. Argent, 4. (Source: 1881 Census of England, Class: RG11; Piece: 353; Folio: 27; Page: 48; Line: ; GSU roll: 1341076.)

Family tradition states that William John Argent's father was a "Pamphlette" from England (an architect?) and his mother was an "Argent" from France. (His father took the name Argent after the marriage.)

On 12 Feb 1891, Albert Argent, 13 and brother William, 12, became officially under the control of the St Pancras Union, they were emigrated to Canada. There is a note that they were deserted on 14 March 1887. Their sister Emily was also in the care of the Union.

In 1891, Albert Argent, 13 (along with his brother, William Argent, 13), arrived at Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, with a group of 177 children en route to Belleville, Ontario, Canada.

In 1891, Albert Argent, 13, is shown residing at Marchmont House, Belleville, Ontario, Canada, along with his brother, William Argent, 12.

[EDITORS NOTE: Another listing for Albert Argent, 13, from England was found.] In 1891, Albert Argent, 13, is shown residing at the home of Joseph Dunkley in Northumberland East, Seymour, Ontario, Canada.

On December 2, 1910, at St. Lukes Rectory, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada, a marriage was registered between Albert Argent, farmer, son of William Argent and Charlotte Smith; and Mary A. J. Davidson, 25, daughter of George Davidson and Agnes Learmouth.

In 1911, Albert Argent, 29, farmer, was shown residing at Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, Canada, along with his wife, Maria Argent, 26. His date of birth is shown as March 1881 and his immigration year from England is not shown. 
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Last Updated : 2009-09-13 03:04:58 /

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IDNameDOBPlace of birthArrivals & ShipsDest.AgencyFamily links
4390 ARGENT, Albert1878ENG,     Mar 1891 : Sarnia CAN National Childrens Home  
19415 ARGENT, Henry Charles1872 Apr 1883 : Sarmatian CAN MacPherson Homes  
8614 ARGENT, Joseph1892ENG, YKS, Sheffield Mar 1909 : Canada CAN National Childrens Home Lyn 8  
17092 ARGENT, Julia Amelia1885ENG, LND, Bethnal Green Jun 1900 : Cambroman CAN Barnardos  
4389 ARGENT, William John1878ENG,     Mar 1891 : Sarnia CAN National Childrens Home