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Alfred Harold LEES
Birth:
12 Dec 1872
Sherwood, Nottingham, Nottingham, England
Death:
6 Oct 1945
Provost, Alberta, Canada
Burial:
Red Deer, Alberta, Canada
Marriage:
1 Aug 1900
Hyson Green, Nottingham, Nottingham, England
Individual Information
Notes:
                   SOURCE
   BIRTH: cert. in poss. of H. Alex Cromarty
   MARRIAGE: same as above
In 2001 Census,  Alfred and her wife  resided at  111 Noel st

   Death: same as above

NOTE
   HISTORICAL: see from,
               Alfred brought his family from Nottingham Eng. in 1913 to
               a farm south of Edgerton close to his brother, Bud's farm.
               Alfred developed multiple sclerosis.In 1923 they moved to Provost
               where his wife became a travelling music teacher to provide for
               the family.
                  
Gertrude ALLEN
Birth:
7 Jun 1873
Radford, Nottingham, England
Death:
28 Feb 1953
Provost, Alberta, Canada
Burial:
Red Deer, Alberta, Canada
Individual Information
Notes:
                   SOURCE
   BIRTH: cert. in poss. of H. Alex Cromarty
   MARRIAGE: certificate
In 2001 Census,  Gertrude and her husband resided at  111 Noel st
   DEATH: cert. same as above

NOTE
   OCCUPATION: Besides raising a family of four she was a dedicated music teacher
               for many years especially in the Provost area. Gertrude played in
               her Anglican church for many years. She also had a great singing
               voice and used it in the church choir and duets.
   HISTORICAL: See - From the Isles to the Praires by Betty Burgess
                  
Children
Marriage
1
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Death:
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Notes:
                   SOURCE
   BIRTH: Nottingham, Northwest, N-shire - certificate
   MARRIAGE: certificate - Edmonton Alberta vital statistics
   DEATH: certificate and personal knowledge of her son, Alexander
NOTE
   BIRTH: 111 Noel Street, Nottingham
   RESIDENCE: 23 Dec 1923  Bowling Green Hotel, Canal Street  (Post Card)
             1906-1909 4 Beach Ave., Sherwood Rise  (Post Cards)
             1912  - 72 Stratford Road, W. Bridgeford, Notts.
   Came to Canada with her family to Edgerton Alberta in 1913 from Nottingham
   Attended Camrose Normal School in 1918-19. First taught at Willow Glen
   Taught school north of Edgerton at Empire school in 1922 for $1000,00/year
   ended up teaching north of Provost at Ferry Hill for 5 years where she
   married a farmer. See the book "From the Isles to the Prairie" written by
   Betty Burgess of Cherry Grove, Alberta for farther history of Dorothy in
   possession of her off spring.
                  
2
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Notes:
                   Source
   BIRTH Nottingham,Northwest Nottinghamshore,England - Family records
   MARRIAGE: from sister, Dorothy
   DEATH: from  Alex Cromarty who attended the funeral.

NOTE
   RESIDENCE: after marriage lived in Red Deer at 5105 - 45 Ave (1942-1988)
   OCCUPATION: Marshall, in his younger days liked to play the trombone and so
               played at many of the local dances especially in the Provost area.
               He took up selling life insurance and real estate and eventually
               moved to Red Deer.  He loved curling along with his wife.
                  
3
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Notes:
                   SOURCE
   BIRTH Nottingham, Northwest Nottinghamshire, England - Family records
   DEATH: from family records

NOTE
   OCCUPATION: Maise was a very special child that couldn't speak so never learned
               to read or write, but completely understood her father and took
               care of all his needs during the 20 years he was confined to a
               wheel chair. She would always be found not far from her father
               whom she loved greatly.
                  
4
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Notes:
                   Source
   BIRTH: Family records
   DEATH: Corr. with his wife Vera and death cert.
   MARRIAGE: Corr. With his wife Vera and Marriage cert.  11 Apr 1936 Vancouver

NOTE
   OCCUPATON: Banking and Accounting, starting in the Bank of Montreal in Provost
              becoming manager at 35 in Stewart, B.C. ending up in New
              Westminster. Becoming confined to a wheel chair he had to quit the
              bank but was able to continued his accounting for some years.
                  
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Alfred Harold Lees - Gertrude Allen

Alfred Harold Lees was born at Sherwood, Nottingham, Nottingham, England 12 Dec 1872. His parents were Alfred Lees and Henrietta Saywell.

He married Gertrude Allen 1 Aug 1900 at Hyson Green, Nottingham, Nottingham, England . Gertrude Allen was born at Radford, Nottingham, England 7 Jun 1873 daughter of Thomas Allen and Mary Ann Bird .

They were the parents of 4 children:
Living
Living
Living
Living

Alfred Harold Lees died 6 Oct 1945 at Provost, Alberta, Canada .

Gertrude Allen died 28 Feb 1953 at Provost, Alberta, Canada .

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