Thomas Taylor

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Thomas Taylor
Born 1873
Died 1914 (aged 40–41)
Hillcrest, Alberta
Cause of death Hillcrest Mine Disaster
Resting place Hillcrest Cemetery
Nationality English
Occupation Overman and Miner

Early Life


2 Sept 1873 (Stalybridge, Lancashire - from 1901 census)


Father Samuel


Thomas Taylor married Elizabeth Jones 19 Aug 1894 at Ashton Under Lyne, Lancashire, England.


  • Edith Taylor (1896-)
  • Alfred Taylor (1902-)
  • Alice Taylor (1904-)
  • Norman (born 1908 in Lundbreck, Alberta)

Census Records

1901 Stalybridge, Dukinfield, Cheshire, age 27, occupation Colliery Fireman, born Stalybridge
1911 Hillcrest, Alberta, age 37, born Sep 1873, coal miner, to Canada 1906

Immigration to Canada

1906 Ship Virginian, age 32, going to Lethbridge, occupation miner, from Cheshire

Occupation in 1914

Overman and Miner

Hillcrest Mine Disaster June 19, 1914 - Killed


Thomas was buried in the Hillcrest Cemetery in the Masonic Plot.

After the Hillcrest Mine Disaster

In 1916 Elizabeth and the four children were still living in Hillcrest.
Elizabeth Taylor, widow, married William Hutchison about 1919.


Schedule A

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