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James H. Conway
Male 1816 - 1903


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  • Birth  1816  , Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender  Male 
    House of Industry and Refuge  1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
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    The House of Industry and Refuge. In 1868, 141 acres was purchased on Frederick Street in Berlin (now Kitchener) and the house opened on June 15, 1869. The original building housed 100 and operated as an industrial farm, which raised crops and livestock. The residents worked for their keep if possible, those most did not. The House eventually became a strictly a residence of the aged and later relocated and renamed Sunnyside.
    Religion  1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Roman Catholic 
    Residence  1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    House of Industry 
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-163648 
    Died  28 Jun 1903  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Cause: Bright's Disease 
    Buried  29 Jun 1903  House of Industry and Refuge Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID  I163648  Generations
    Last Modified  6 Oct 2017 

  • Sources 
    1. [S24] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - St. John the Evangelist Church of England.
      James H. Conway, buried 29 Jun 1903, aged 86, residence: Berlin, d. 28 Jun 1903, Inmate House of Refuge, buried House of Refuge Burying Ground

    2. [S1592] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1891, Sec. 5 Page 37.

    3. [S1848] House of Industry and Refuge Burial Register - Kitchener, Pg 14 No. 436 Reg. Number in Admittance Record Book: 1394.
      Jas. H. Conway Died: 28 Jun 1903 Aged 86 Cause: Bright's Disease

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 1816 - , Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHouse of Industry and Refuge - 1891 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Roman Catholic - 1891 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - House of Industry - 1891 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Bright's Disease - 28 Jun 1903 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 29 Jun 1903 - House of Industry and Refuge Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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