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From: "Murlel Sherlock" <>
Subject: Re: [LON] Graham + Metcalfe Brick Wall
Date: Fri, 28 Oct 2011 01:00:57 +0100
Thank you so much Herb, Yes I have this already but appreciate your input.
We are trying to find the child born to Sarah Jane Metcalfe and Joseph
Benjamin Graham. Frustrating isn't it.
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From: "Herb Proudley" <>
Sent: Thursday, October 27, 2011 3:55 PM
Subject: [LON] Graham + Metcalfe Brick Wall
> Hi Muriel.
> The name of the child you are seeking is Evelyn Mildred Graham born
> June 21, 1912 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
> I will send you a copy of the birth registration.
> Herb Proudley
> Penetanguishene, Ontario, Canada
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> Subject: [LON] Graham + Metcalfe Brick Wall
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> Hi Everyone
> Some of you might remember a previous posting on my Brick Wall
> But thought I would try again in case some new person might read it.
> Joseph Benjamin Graham born Dec 1881 ( my grandmothers brother ) was
> a pharmacist. went to London from Tyrone Ireland.
> He married Sarah Jane Metcalfe in St Peters Vauxhall Lambeth ( Church
> of England ) March 11, 1904.
> They were both 22 yrs of age. He lived at 8 Leopold Street and she
> lived at 17 Leopold Street.
> She was the daughter of Thomas Metcalfe, a commission Agent.
> The witnesses were George Hugh Bray and Lottie Bray, which were the
> people Joseph Benjamin Lodged with.
> By Christmas of 1909 he had emig to Canada and was living in Ontario
> with.................... a Mildred F Spence.
> I have been able to trace this lady and her descendants. They didn't
> marry, but Mildred had a little girl to him.
> This story goes that they were planning a wedding in Ontario when a
> distant cousin visited with them.
> Told Mildred she couldn't marry him as he was already married in
> London AND HAD A CHILD.
> At this, Mildred came home to her own folk. I'm now in touch with the
> family so know this story to be true.
> But when Sarah Jane Metcalfe had the child ( sex unknown ) it had to
> be born between 1904 - 1910. So somewhere out there
> I have another cousin.
> So can anybody help knock down my Brick Wall.
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