Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Herbert Frederick Thompson

Male 1865 - 1949  (~ 83 years)


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  • Name Herbert Frederick Thompson 
    Born Jul 1865  , Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 1906  [1
    Occupation 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Shoe Cutter, Shoe Factory 
    Religion 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Church of England 
    Residence 1949  958 Duke St., Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-173992 
    Died 12 Apr 1949  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Parklawn Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I173992  Generations
    Last Modified 8 Aug 2019 

    Family Florence,   b. Jan 1867, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1948  (Age ~ 80 years) 
    Children 
     1. Private Percy Thompson,   b. 6 Feb 1896, Kettering, , Northampton, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1917, Passchendaele, , West-Vlaanderen, Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years)
     2. Phyllis Thompson,   b. Feb 1899, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. George Frederick Thompson,   b. Sep 1904, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 9 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F169137  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Jul 1865 - , Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Shoe Cutter, Shoe Factory - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Church of England - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Apr 1949 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Parklawn Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Herbert Thompson

      PRESTON, April 12. Well-known Preston resident, for the past 33 years, Herbert Frederick Thompson, 84, died early this morning, at his residence, 958 Duke St., after an illness of three weeks. Born in Yorkshire, England, Mr. Thompson came to Canada in 1907, residing In Seaforth, Milton and Kitchener, before making his home here. He was employed for many years with the former Parker Steel Shoe, now the Savage Shoe, retiring 15 years ago. He was a member of St. John's Anglican Church. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Norman Cunningham of Espanola; a son, George Frederick Thompson, Preston; a sister, Mrs. Harriett Eden, Birmingham, England; and two brothers, Percy and George Thompson in Australia, His wife, Florence Jessop, predeceased him Jan. 29, 1948. A son, Percy, was killed overseas in 1917, at Passchendale. During his many years of residence in Preston, he made a large circle of friends. The body is resting at the Stager-Pass Funeral Home, where funeral will be held, Thursday, with service at St. John's Anglican Church, at 2: 30. Interment will be in Preston Cemetery.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record 12 Apr 1949 pg 7

  • Sources 
    1. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div. 22 Pg. 1.

    2. [S356] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Parklawn CC#4504 Internet Link .
      Thompson/ Mother/ Florence/ 1867 - 1948/ Father/ Herbert F./ 1865 - 1949/ Son/ Pte. Percy Thompson/ Died 1917 - Passchendaele./ [Legion Plaque].