Mary Constance Girdlestone

17 November 1875–
Cambridge, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Mary Constance

When Mary Constance Girdlestone was born on 17 November 1875, in Cambridge, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, her father, Charles William Girdlestone, was 43 and her mother, Annette Hesterley Prescott, was 30. She lived in Cambridge, Dumfries, Halton, Canada West, British Colonial America in 1881.

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Family Time Line

Charles William Girdlestone
1832–1885
Annette Hesterley Prescott
1845–
Mary Constance Girdlestone
1875–
Mary Girdlestone
Gertrude Girdlestone
1879–

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World Events (7)

1883 · Mining Boom

Age 8

In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.
1886 · First Workmen's Comp Act

Age 11

In 1886, Ontario passed its first Workmen's Compensation Act. This was in response to the number of railway workers that were being injured.
1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 31

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.

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Sources (3)

  • Mary C. Girdlestone in household of Charles W. Girdlestone, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Mary Constance Girdlestone, "Ontario Births, 1869-1911"
  • Mary Constance Girdlestone, "Ontario, Births and Baptisms, 1779-1899"

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