Thomas Bardsley

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Thomas Bardsley
Born 1878
Ashton Under Lyne, Lancaster, England
Died 1914 (aged 35–36)
Hillcrest, Alberta
Cause of death Hillcrest Mine Disaster
Resting place Hillcrest Cemetery
Nationality English
Occupation Miner
Religion Methodist

Early Life


Born 18 Sep 1878, Hursh, Ashton Under Lyne, Lancaster, England


Edward Bardsley married Sarah.

Miner and Siblings (in birth order)

  • Mary Bardsley
  • Lucy Bardsley
  • John William Bardsley
  • Hannah Bardsley
  • Albert Bardsley
  • Elizabeth Bardsley
  • Sarah Bardsley
  • Thomas Bardsley


Thomas Bardsley married Jane Ann Belshaw, 28 January 1904, in Blairmore, Alberta.


Had 1 child

Census Records

1881 Hurst, Ashton Under Lyne, Lancashire, age 2
1891 Hurst, Ashton Under Lyne, Lancashire, age 12, scholar
1906 Frank, Alberta, age 27 1911 Blairmore, Alberta, age 32, coal miner

Immigration to Canada

1901 Ship, age 21, going to Michel, British Columbia 1902 Ship Dominion, age 21, going to Fernie, British Columbia 1910 Ship Laurentic, age 33, miner, going to Blairmore, Alberta, religion Methodist



Hillcrest Mine Disaster June 19, 1914 - Killed


Hillcrest cemetery, not in the mass grave.

After the Hillcrest Mine Disaster


His name was not on the list for compensation. It should be in Schedule A.

Interesting Facts

Thomas and Albert Bardsley survived the Frank Slide of 1903.

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