Lewis, Lewis Arthur, Fanny & Winnifred Irene Willicome: 0492.0020

Lewis, Lewis Arthur, Fanny & Winnifred Irene Willicome

0492.0020: Lewis, Lewis Arthur, Fanny & Winnifred Irene Willicome

This photo is taken in front of the Willicome home on Rocky Mountain Avenue in Fort Steele. In 2010 the house was still standing inside Fort Steele Heritage Town, but in a severely compromised condition. Lewis Floyd Willicome was born February 6, 1862 at Chepstow, Monmouth, England and died August 22, 1942 at Cranbrook, B.C. He married Fanny Lyle on December 25, 1887 at Cardiff, Wales. Fanny (Lyle) Willicome was born March 21, 1867 at Barnstaple, Devon, England. She passed away October 12, 1950 in Cranbrook, B.C. Lewis and Fanny came to Canada from Cardiff, Wales, in June 1912. They crossed from Liverpool to Montreal on the ship Tunisian, a member of the Allen Line. They immigrated with two children, Emily Annie WIllicome (age 22) and son Lewis Arthur Willicome (age 12). Lewis Arthur Willicome was born October 17, 1899 at Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales and died September 14, 1974 at Kimberley, B.C. Winnifred Irene Phillips was born August 22, 1903 at Cayo Farm, Longtown, Hereford, England and died on January 28, 1937 at Cranbrook, B.C. She married Lewis Arthur Willicome on September 16, 1924 in Cranbrook.

Medium:  Photograph - Image
Date:  Circa 1925
Source:  CBI
Collection:  Columbia Basin Institute (0492)


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