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

William Cape

Male 1829 - 1913  (83 years)


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  • Name William Cape 
    Born 2 Nov 1829  , England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 1866  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Emigration 1873  [1
    Occupation 1901  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Teacher 
    Religion 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Christadelphian 
    House of Industry and Refuge 1913  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    HouseofIndustryandRefugeca1869.JPG
    HouseofIndustryandRefugeca1869.JPG
    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-46750 
    Died 31 May 1913  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Cause: old age - senile debility - erysipelas 
    Buried Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I46750  Generations
    Last Modified 12 Jun 2019 

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Nov 1829 - , England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1866 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Teacher - 1901 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Christadelphian - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHouse of Industry and Refuge - 1913 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: old age - senile debility - erysipelas - 31 May 1913 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S160] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1901, Wellesley E-1 Page 10.

    2. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div. 26 Pg 2.

    3. [S1848] House of Industry and Refuge Burial Register - Kitchener, Pg 17 No. 1451 Reg. Number in Admittance Record Book: 118.
      William Cape Died: 31 May 1913 Aged 84 Cause: Erysipelas Comment and Remarks: Edward Lippert Entered; Buried by friends in Berlin