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

Joseph Holroyd

Male 1873 - 1945  (72 years)


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  • Name Joseph Holroyd 
    Born 1873  Manchester, , Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-349337 
    Died 25 Jun 1945  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 28 Jun 1945  Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I349337  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Family Harriett Quinn,   b. CALC 24 Jun 1874, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1930, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Children 
     1. Private Frank Holroyd
     2. Emma Holroyd,   b. 1902, Egremont Twp., Grey Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Oct 1992, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     3. Charles Holroyd,   b. 1905, Leeds, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F250932  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • JOSEPH HOLROYD

      PRESTON, Jun. 26 — A well known resident of Preston for the past 35 years, Joseph Holroyd husband of the late Harriett Quinn, died at St. Mary's Hospital, Kitchener, at 2 o'clock yesterday afternoon at the age of 72 years. He had been ill for the past 6 weeks. Born in Manchester, England, Mr. Holroyd came to Canada from Leeds, England, 34 years ago. A carpenter by trade, he was employed with the former Car and Coach, Clare Bros. and Kondu Manufacturing, retiring 16 years ago. He was an Anglican by faith. His wife predeased him 13 years ago and he is survived by a daughter, Mrs, Joseph La Croix, Preston: two sons, Charles of Preston and Pte. Frank Holroyd with the H.L.I. overseas. Six grandchildren also survive. The remains are resting at the Stager-Pass Funeral Home from where the funeral will be held on Thursday at 2: 30, Interment will be in the Preston Cemetery.

      Kitchener Daily Record 26 Jun 1945 pg 13

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1873 - Manchester, , Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 Jun 1945 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 28 Jun 1945 - Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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