Fonds F 14 - Bailey family fonds

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Bailey family fonds

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CA ON00329 F 14

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1 file of textual material; 4 notebooks; 8 colour photographs

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The Bailey family of Whitby begins with Edward and Rosetta Bailey, who were married at Brooklin on June 23, 1880. They had 8 children: Charles, Harry Marquis, George Norman, Norman George, Russell Oswald, Jessie, Walter, and Clarence. The family lived in the Brooklin-Whitby area.
Harry M. Bailey (1884-1969) was a general handyman. He lived with his father and mother at 218 Perry Street in Whitby.
Russell O. Bailey (1895-1967) was a foreman at the King Brothers Tannery in Whitby for 35 years and an engineer with the Whitby Malleable Iron and Brass Company. He served with the 116th Battalion during the First World War. In 1919, he married Rose Mary Hill and together they had five daughters, Georgina, Helen, Ruth, Lilian, and Rose.
Lillian Rutherford (1922-2012; nee Bailey) was the fourth daughter of Russell and Rose Mary Bailey.

Custodial history

Records were maintained and donated by Janice Moreau, daughter of Robert and Lillian Rutherford.

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Fonds contains records created by and for various members of the Bailey family, including photographs and textual material. Series are divided by the member of the family who created the material. Fonds consists of the following series: Harry Bailey, Russell O. Bailey, and Lillian Rutherford.

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Copyright for many records has expired. Where copyright still exists, materials cannot be published without permission from the copyright holder.

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Norman G. Bailey First World War records.

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