Sidney H. Bainbridge

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Sidney H. Bainbridge
Born 1873
Northfield, Worchester, England
Died 1914 (aged 40–41)
Hillcrest, Alberta
Cause of death Hillcrest Mine Disaster
Resting place Hillcrest Cemetery
Nationality English
Occupation Miner

Early Life


Born about 1873, North Field, Worchester, England


Samuel Bainbridge married Elizabeth Bayless

Miner and Siblings (in birth order)

  • Mary Ann Elizabeth Bainbridge
  • Margaret Laura Baingridge
  • Ernest Bainbridge
  • Sidney Bainbridge
  • Bert Bainbridge


Sidney Bainbridge married Ella M. McElwain between 1901 and 1906.


  • Ernest Bainbridge
  • Clarence Bainbridge
  • Another child age 3 in 1914
  • Another child aged 15 months in 1914

Census Records

1881 Blakedown, Kidderminster, Worchester, age 8
1891 Derby, Derbyshire, England, age 18, occupation Iron Moulder Labourer
1900 Winthrop, Suffolk, Massachusetts, age 27
1901 Cumberland, Nova Scotia, age 29
1911 Hillcrest, Alberta, age 35

Immigration to Canada

1891 Ship Caspian, Sydney, age 18, occupation mech. (mechanic?)



Hillcrest Mine Disaster June 19, 1914 - Killed


Hillcrest, buried by the Hillcrest Mine Disaster, in the mine.

After the Hillcrest Mine Disaster

Widow Ella Bainbridge married George Jamieson, and was residing, in 1933, in Prince William Station, York County, New Brunswick.


Schedule A

Interesting Facts

Sidney's brother Ernest Bainbridge was a victim of the Springhill Colliery Explosion, Nova Scotia, in which 125 men were killed in 1891.

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