Baldo Tamborini

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Baldo Tamborini
Balda Angelo Tamborini
Born 14 September 1895, (baptised 17th)
Mornago, Varese, Italy
Died 1914 (aged 18–19)
Hillcrest, Alberta
Cause of death Hillcrest Mine Disaster
Resting place Hillcrest Cemetery
Nationality Italian
Occupation Bucker

Early Life


14 September 1895 Mornago, Varese, Italy


Luigi Tamborini and his wife Clementina Bianchi of Mornago, Varese
Note from researcher - "I'm not so sure anymore that his mother was Clementina Bianchi. The records for the Nineties<bt>

are written horizontally on loose sheets, and sometimes it is difficult to match the different parts of the records".

Miner and Siblings (in birth order)

  • Baldo Tamborini
  • Alberti Tamborini (different Alberti than on Hillcrest Miners Disaster list.)



Immigration to Canada

1913 Rochambeau, age 18, single, last residence Mornago, Varese, going to brother Alberti Tamborini of Montreal.

Occupation in 1914


Hillcrest Mine Disaster June 19, 1914 - Killed


Buried in the Hillcrest Cemetery, perhaps in the Mass Grave.

After the Hillcrest Mine Disaster


Schedule E
No one had applied for compensation by Feb 1915.


Luis Tambourini

Alternate Names or Alternate Spelling of Names

Aubaldo, Fambarini

Interesting Facts

A relative of Baldo's, Alberti Tamborini, was also killed in the Hillcrest Mine Disaster.

Interesting Facts

Baldo's relative Alberto Tamborini was also killed in the Hillcrest Mine Disaster.
They were both from Mornago with the same name of father but different name of mother.
Notes from C. Vollmer: My great grandmother claimed Alberti and Baldo were "only children" in their families.
Family information from Hillcrest cousin Luigi Tamborini claims they were cousins of each other and of him.
The cousins were buried beside each other in the Hillcrest Mass Grave (Italian section).
There were many Tamborini families in Mornago.
Information on birth from Archivio Storico della Diocesi di Milano and the comune of Mornago.

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