British Home Child Information Sheet
BHC Registry ID #: 27401Name & Birth
Surname: BIRCHGiven Names: Ellen
Born:22 November 1899Gender:Female
Born at:West Derby, Lancashire, England
Surname Adopted: A.K.A. Surnames:
Given Names Adopted: A.K.A. Given Names:
Died: 16 April 1940 Age at death: 40
Died at: Ottawa, Carleton County, Ontario, Canada
Cemetery: Pinecrest Cemetery
Cemetery Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Cemetery Plot: Find-A-Grave ID: 193315989
Sending or Escorting Organization: Louisa Birt
Canadian Distribution Home Name/Address: Knowlton Distribution Home, Knowlton
Age at Emigration: 9 Ship Sailed: Corsican
Departure Date: 20 May 1909 Port of Departure: Liverpool
Arrival Date: 28 May 1909 Port of Arrival: Quebec
UK Boys/Girls Home Name/Address: Liverpool Sheltering Home, Myrtle Street, Liverpool, Lancashire, England
UK Workhouse/Union Name/Address:
Start Date End Date Placed With / Indentured To Placement Location
Surname Given Name
Year Country Prov/State Address, City Head of Household Relationship to Head
Spouse 1
Surname: SNIDER Given Names: Henry Harold
Born: 1898Born at:Westboro, Carleton County, Ontario, Canada
Died:12 May 1951Died at:Ottawa, Carleton County, Ontario, Canada
Married:20 August 1919Married at:Westboro, Carleton County, Ontario, Canada
Biological Parents
Biological Father
Surname: BIRCH Given Names: James
Born: 1856Born at:West Derby, Lancashire, England
Died: 1907Died at:Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Biological Mother
Surname: DAVIES Given Names: Mary
Born: 1869Born at:Bangor, Caernarfon, Wales
Died: Died at:
Biological Parents' Marriage Details
Married:03 January 1886Married at:Holy Trinity, Liverpool, Lancashire, England
BHC ID Surname Given Names
BHC ID Surname Given Names
Sources and Notes
In LAC BHC Index (travel) as Ellen BIRCH, age 9

UK GRO Birth Registration Index: Ellen BIRCH - Mother's Maiden Surname: DAVIES - Registration Year: 1900 - Registration Quarter: Jan-Feb-Mar - Registration District: West Derby - Inferred County: Lancashire - Volume: 8b - Page: 576

Record Title: England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975: Ellen BIRCH - Birth Date: 1899 - Baptism Date: 1899 - Baptism Place: St. Jude, West Derby, Lancashire, England - Father: James BIRCH - Mother: Mary - FHL Film Number: 1545846

Obituary: Mrs. H.H. SNIDER Dies in 40th Year. Following a two weeks' illness, Mrs. H. Harold SNIDER, of 93 Florence Street, died at Ottawa Civic Hospital on Tuesday in her 40th year. Mrs SNIDER was born at Liverpool, England, and came to Ottawa more than 30 years ago. She was educated in the local schools and was married 20 years ago. She attended St. Luke's Church. Surviving are her husband, two daughters, Mrs. Albert WALDER, and Miss Ivy V. SNIDER, both of Ottawa; two sisters, Mrs. SIMINSON, of Montreal, and Mrs. D. McRAE of Sawyerville, Que., and three sisters and five brothers in Liverpool, England. The body is at Hulse and Playfair, Limited, 315 McLeod Street, where the funeral service will be conducted in the chapel on Thursday at 3:30 p.m. by Rev. Cecil Steen and burial will be in the Pinecrest Cemetery. --- [Newspaper source unknown - likely the Ottawa Journal, or the Ottawa Citizen]

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