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George Atkins
Male 1816 - 1871


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  • Birth  1816  , England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    House of Industry and Refuge  1871 
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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.
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-169583 
    Died  14 Sep 1871  House of Industry and Refuge, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Cause: consumption 
    Buried  House of Industry and Refuge Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID  I169583  Generations
    Last Modified  6 Oct 2017 

  • Sources 
    1. [S1848] House of Industry and Refuge Burial Register - Kitchener.
      George Atkins 14 Sep 1871 54 Cause: Consumption buried House Cemetery Tier 1 Grave 11

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 1816 - , England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: consumption - 14 Sep 1871 - House of Industry and Refuge, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - House of Industry and Refuge Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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