NameRobert Charles DEAKIN , G Uncle
Birth28 May 1881, Northfield, Worcestereshire, England
Death3 Jun 1949, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
OccupationBookkeeper
MotherAnnie Gibson Henry HOWKINS (1845-1932)
Spouses
Birth13 May 1883, Balsall Heath, Worcestershire
Death28 Dec 1953, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
FatherGeorge Frederick SMITH (~1854-)
MotherClara BOOTHROYD (~1856-)
Marriage12 Feb 1919
ChildrenDorothy Gwyndoline (1921-2004)
Notes for Robert Charles DEAKIN
In the July to September 1881 birth index, Robert Charles Deakin, Kings Norton district, Worcestershire, volume 6c, page 433.

In the 1891 census Robert C. Deakin living at 40 & 42 North side Wandsworth Common, Battersea, St Mark’s Parish, London, Surrey as a scholar, his age is 10, born at Northfield, Worc. his relation to the head is border.
His brother John is also a scholar.
The head is William K. Suard Clerk in Holy Orders & Head Master of Boys School.

In the 1901 census living at Cofton Vicarage
Keelinge A. Deakin age 55, clerk in Holy Orders, born at Wolverhampton Staffordshire.
Also wife Annie Gibson Henry Deakin, age 55, born at Harbury Warwick.
Children Mary Howkins Homer Deakin, age 26, born at Almondsbury, Glos.,
Ethel Marguerite Deakin, age 24, governess, born at Almondsbury, Glos.,
Elizabeth Katharine age 22, governess, born at Almondsbury, Glos., and
Robert Charles Deakin age 19, clerk, born at Northfield Worcs.
They had 1 servant.

UK Outward Passenger Lists
Departed June 14, 1904 from Liverpool on the Lake Manitoba, Robert C. Deakin, occupation traveller, age 23, destination port Quebec, Quebec.

A Robt Deakin age 24, listed arrived on April 19, 1907 aboard the Victorian, arrived from Liverpool to Halifax, Nova Scotia, his occupation is farming and destination Neepawa Manitoba.

A border crossing from Canada to the US in July 1910, lists a Robert Charles Deakin age 29 (born about 1881), occupation cashier. His nearest relative or friend in the Canada as Uncle Chas. Deakin, Neepawa, Manitoba. His destination is England.

Canadian Passenger lists Robt. C. Deakin arrived on the Laurentic December 23, 1910 in Quebec from Liverpool. It states was in Canada from 1904 to 1910.

In the 1911 Canadian census a Robert Char? Deakin, born May 1881, England. He is a roomer, single, emigrated in 1904. his nationality is Canadian and his occupation is cashier. His religion is Methodist. He lives at 127 Kennedy Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba. [127 Kennedy Street seems to no longer exist. It would have been within a block of the Manitoba Legislature Building.]

Canada Attestation Papers
Regimental number crossed out seems to be 60694
Robert Charles Deakin
Born Northfield, England
Next of kin Mrs. K.A. Deakin (mother), Cofton parsonage, Bank Green, Birmingham, England
Born May 28, 1881
Trade book keeper
Not married
3 years service with the 2nd Worcestershire Volunteers.
height 5 feet 9 3/4 inches, dark complexion, brown eyes, dark brown hair
Church of England
Declared fit June 22, 1915
Signature of Justice June 24, 1915, Winnipeg
Approving officer Lieutenant Colonel commanding 61st Overseas Battalion

1921 census of Canada
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Winnipeg South, sub-district 34, 570 Rosedale Avenue
Head Robert C. Deakin, owner, wood built house, 6 rooms, age 40, born in England, parents born in England, immigrated 1906, nationality Canadian, Church of England, clerk.
Wife Edith Deakin, age 38, born England, parents born in England, immigrated 1919, Canadian.
Daughter Dorothy Deakin, age 3 months, born Manitoba


Canada Voters Lists 1935
19 Brunet, Jaques-Cartier district, Montreal, Quebec
Mme. Rob. Charles Deakin (F), femme mariee [married woman]
Robert Charles Deakin, grain regst.

Canada Voters Lists 1945
19 Brunet Avenue, Jaques-Cartier electoral district, Montreal, Quebec
R. C. Deakin, deputy registrar
Mrs. E. G. Deakin
Miss D. Deakin, secretary

Canada Voters Lists - 1949
3576 West 21st Avenue, Vancouver-Quadra electoral district, Vancouver, British Columbia
Robert Charles Deakin, retired
Mrs. Edith Deakin
Miss Dorothy Deakin, copy writer

Listed in British Columbia death index Robert Charles Deakin, age 68, June 3, 1949, Vancouver

British Columbia Death Registrations
Robert Charles Deakin died at 3576 West Twlfth Avenue, Vancouver, B.C. lived 3 years in that municipality and in the province, 50 years in Canada. He died at his home.
Born May 28, 1881, England
Died June 3, 1949, Carcinoma of the lungs, 1 year
Cremated at the Vancouver Crematorium
he was a Deputy Registrar for the Board of Grain Commission, last day worked was May 28, 1946 [age 65], 35 years in his occupation
Wife Edith Gwyndoline Smith
Father Keeling Deakin [Should be Keelinge]
Mother Annie Howkind [should be Howkins]
Notes for Edith Gwyndoline (Spouse 1)
Marriage date is from daughter Dorothy Deakin. Also that Edith Smith is of Mosely.

In the April to June 1883 birth index Edith Gwyndoline Smith, Kings Norton district, Worcestershire, volume 6c, page 457.

In the 1891 census 2 Kingswood Rd, Moseley, Worcestershire, civil parish Kings Norton.
Head George F. Smith, age 37, Bank Cashier, born Mansfield, Nottinghamshire.
Wife Clara Smith, age 35, born Lockwood, Yorkshire.
Daughter Clarrie E. Smith, age 14, scholar, born Balsall Heath, Worcestershire.
Daughter Mabel G. Smith, age 12, scholar, born Balsall Heath.
Daughter Edith G. Smith, age 7, born Balsall Heath.
Son Frederick V. Smith, age 4, born Moseley Worcestershire.

In the 1901 census 58 Trafalgar Rd., Moseley, Worcestershire, civil parish Kings Norton, ecclesiastical parish Moseley St Anne.
Head Geo F. Smith, age 47, Bankers Clerk, born Mansfield, Nottinghamshire.
Wife Clara Smith, age 45, born Lockwood, Yorkshire.
Daughter Edith G. Smith, age 17, born Birmingham.
Son Frederick V. Smith, age 14, born Birmingham.

In the 1911 census 58 Trafalgar Road, Moseley, Birmingham.
Head George Frederick Smith, age 58, Bank Cashier, born Mansfield, Nottinghamshire.
Wife Clara Smith, age 56, married 29 years, 2 children born alive, 2 children still living [Thus the oldest 2 children may have been from a previous marriage.], born Lockwood, Yorkshire.
Daughter Edith Gwyndoline Smith, age 27, single, no occupation listed, born Birmingham, Warwickshire.
Son Frederick Victor Smith, age 24, single, Commercial clerk for a Perambulator Manufacturer, born Birmingham.

In the January to March 1919 marriage index Edith G. Smith and Robert C. Deakin, Kings Norton district Worcestershire. volume 6d, page 61

Edith Gwyndoline Deakin listed in the British Columbia Death index age 69, December 28, 1953, Vancouver

British Columbia Death Registrations
Edith Gwyndoline Deakin died at 3576 West 21st Avenue, Vancouver, B.C.
Born May 13, 1883 England
Husband Robert Charles Deakin
Father Smith [first name not known], born England
Mother Clara Boothroyd, born England
Informant Doroth Deakin, daughter
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