Thompson Court

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Thompson Court
Born 1891
Wigtown, Scotland
Died 1914 (aged 22–23)
Hillcrest, Alberta
Cause of death Hillcrest Mine Disaster
Resting place Hillcrest Cemetery
Nationality Scottish
Occupation Timber Packer
Religion Presbyterian from Ships Manifest

Early Life


Born 9 Mar 1891, Old Luce, Wigtownshire, Scotland


Thomas Court married Elizabeth (Lizzie) Thompson 29 Aug 1890, Kirkmabreck, Kirkcudbright, Scotland

Miner and Siblings (in birth order)

  • Thompson Court
  • Mary A. Court
  • Peter Court
  • Margaret Court
  • Elizabeth C. Court

Census Records

  • 1891 Old Luce, Wigtownshire, age 1 month
  • 1901 Kirkmabreck, Kirkcurbrightshire, age 10
  • 1911 Police Barracks, Old Monkland, Coalbridge, Lanark, age 20, occupation constable.

Immigration to Canada

1914 Ship Corsica, age 23, single, going to Regina to become a Police Constable in Canada.

Occupation in 1914

Timber Packer

Hillcrest Mine Disaster June 19, 1914 - Killed


Thompson is burried in the Masonic Plot of the Hillcrest Cemetery.

After the Hillcrest Mine Disaster


Schedule E

Interesting Facts

Thompson was killed the first day working in the Hillcrest Mine.

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