Frank Leslie Wright1,2,3,4,5,6,7
Male
Father Stanley Wright (1861 - )
Mother Mary Ann Harper (cal 1865 - 1932)

Family with Minnie Elizabeth Wright (1903 - 1977)

Daughter Private
Daughter Private
Son James Ernest Wright (1923 - 1990)
Son Leslie Irvan Wright (1925 - 2000)
Daughter Grace Elisabeth Wright (1930 - bef 2010)
Son Frank Arden Wright (1943 - 2010)

Events and attributes

Birth
5 April 1898 (age 0)
Birmingham, England8,1,3,9
Census
31 March 1901 (age 2)
40, Highbury Road, Kings Heath, Worcestershire, England1
Census
2 April 1911 (age 12)
Eton Road, Balsall Heath, Birmingham, England2
Residence
11 September 1911 (age 13)
19, Gosford Street, Balsall Heath, Birmingham, England3
Entered institution
between 11 September 1911 and 4 June 1912
Children's Emigration Home, St. Luke's Road, Highgate, Birmingham, England

Notes:
The application stated 'parents separated; 5 children with Mother'.3
Travelled
25 May 1912 (age 14)
Liverpool, England to Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Notes:
He travelled with a group of British Home Children from the Middlemore Home in Birmingham; his brother James and sister Dorothy were on the same ship.10,11
Occupation
February 1918 (age 19)
Farmer8
Residence
February 1918 (age 19)
Gaspereaux Station, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada8
Physical Description
6 February 1918 (age 19)
On enlistment

Notes:
Height: 5'7"
Chest Girth when fully expended: 35" (3" expansion)
Complexion: Fair
Eyes: Blue
Hair: Black
Eyesight: 20/20
Hearing: Normal both ears
Fit for the Canadian Over-seas Expeditionary Force8
Military Service
from 6 February 1918
Attestation for Canada Over-Seas Expeditionary Force

Notes:
He appears to have been assigned to the #9 Overseas Siege Battery.8
Occupation
23 March 1921 (age 22)
Labourer5
Residence
23 March 1921 (age 22)
Gaspereaux Station, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada5
Marriage
23 March 1921 (age 22)
To Minnie Elizabeth Wright
Gaspereaux Station, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada

Notes:
Woman's Age: 16y
Man's Age: 22y5,8
Occupation
1 June 1921 (age 23)
Farmer4
Census
1 June 1921 (age 23)
Petersville, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada4
Occupation
1924 (age ~26)
Milk Farmer12
Residence
1924 (age ~26)
Wirral Station, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada12
Travelled
11 November 1924 (age 26)
Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada to Jackson Springs, Moore County, North Carolina, USA

Notes:
He travelled with his wife and 2 children and stated that he intended to reside permanently in the United States.12
Occupation
1 April 1930 (age 31)
Labour7
Census
1 April 1930 (age 31)
Sand Hill Township, Moore County, North Carolina, USA7
Travelled
September 1930 (age 32)
Jackson Springs, Moore County, North Carolina, USA to Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada

Notes:
He travelled with his wife and children.13
Occupation
21 March 1961 (age 62)
Farmer (Retired)6
Residence
21 March 1961 (age 62)
Wirral Station, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada6
Death
21 March 1961 (age 62)
Lancaster D.V.A. Hospital, Lancaster, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
Cause: Right Sided Heart Failure due to Chronic Emphysema6
Burial
23 March 1961 (age 62)
Cedar Hill Extension Cemetery, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada6

Citations

  1. [S19] 1901 census of England, Worcester, Kings Norton, Kings Heath, Stanley Wright; digital image, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 07 September 2016); citing Class: RG13; Piece: 2806; Folio: 118; Page: 38.
  2. [S34] 1911 census of England, Worcestershire, Balsall Heath, Mrs M. Wright; digital image, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 20 September 2016); citing Class: RG14; Piece: 17910; Schedule Number: 181.
  3. [S95] British Isles Family History Society of Greater Ottawa (BIFHSGO), "Home Children records, 1869-1932", database, Library and Archives Canada (http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/immigration/immigration-records/home-children-1869-1930/immigration-records/Pages/immigration-records.aspx : accessed 20 October 2016), entry for Frank Leslie WRIGHT, applied 11 November 1911, Middlemore Children's Emigration Homes; citing Library and Archives Canada, A-2105, restricted microfilm., MG28 I492, Middlemore Children's Emigration Homes, database number 172103.
  4. [S96] "Royal (Counties of Kings and Queens) District, New Brunswick, Canada,1921 census," database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 21 October 2016), entry for Frank Wright born abt. 1898 England; citing Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 35; Census Place: Petersville (Parish), Royal (Counties of Kings and Queens), New Brunswick; Page Number: 2; Library and Archives Canada. Sixth Census of Canada, 1921. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Library and Archives Canada, 2013. Series RG31. Statistics Canada Fonds.
  5. [S98] "Vital Statistics from Government Records (RS141)", database with images, Provincial Archives of New Brunswick (http://archives.gnb.ca/search/VISSE/?culture=en-CA : accessed 21 October 2016), entry for marriage of Frank Leslie WRIGHT 1921; citing Code B4/1921 Microfilm F19679.
  6. [S100] "Vital Statistics from Government Records (RS141)", database with images, Provincial Archives of New Brunswick (http://archives.gnb.ca/search/VISSE/?culture=en-CA : accessed 21 October 2016), entry for death of Frank Leslie WRIGHT 1961; citing Registration 2421 Volume 248 Microfilm F20876.
  7. [S118] "United States Census, 1930", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X3QH-XD5 : 8 December 2015), Frank L Wright, 1930.
  8. [S97] "Soldiers of the First World War: 1914-1918", database with images, Library and Archives Canada (http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/first-world-war/first-world-war-1914-1918-cef/Pages/canadian-expeditionary-force.aspx : accessed 21 October 2016), entry for Frank Leslie WRIGHT (2100477); citing Library and Archives Canada, RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 10597 - 47 Item Number 323654.
  9. [S66] FreeBMD, "Search," database, FreeBMD (http://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl )
  10. [S91] "UK, Outward Passenger Lists, 1890-1960", digital images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 19 October 2016), manifest, Carthaginian, departing 25 May 1912, Ticket number 1385, Frank Wright age 14 and Jas. Wright aged 11;citing Board of Trade: Commercial and Statistical Department and successors: Outwards Passenger Lists. BT27. Records of the Commercial, Companies, Labour, Railways and Statistics Departments. Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies. The National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, England.
  11. [S93] "Canadian Passenger Lists 1865-1935", digital images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 19 October 2016), entry for Frank L. Wright aged 14 and James D. Wright aged 11 England arrival 8 Jun 1912 in Halifax Nova Scotia, Canada; citing Passenger Lists, 1865–1935. Microfilm Publications T-479 to T-520, T-4689 to T-4874, T-14700 to T-14939, C-4511 to C-4542. Library and Archives Canada, n.d. RG 76-C. Department of Employment and Immigration fonds. Library and Archives Canada Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
  12. [S101] "U.S., Records of Aliens Pre-Examined in Canada, 1904-1954", digital images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 21 October 2016), entry for Frank L. Wright born abt 1896 Birmingham 12 Nov 1924 St John, New Brunswick, Canada; citing The National Archives at Washington, D.C.; Washington, D.C.; Records of Aliens Pre-Examined at Saint John, New Brunswick, Prior to Admission at the U.S.-Canada Border, compiled ca. 1917 - ca. 1942; National Archives Microfilm Publication: A3450; NAI Number: 3931198; Record Group Title: Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, 1787 - 2004; Record Group Number: 85
  13. [S106] "Border Crossings: From U.S. to Canada, 1908-1935", database with digital images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 22 October 2016), entries at the Port of St. Stephen, NB, for the month ending 30th September 1930, stamped Vol 8 Page 164; citing Library and Archives Canada. Border Entries. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Library and Archives Canada, n.d.. RG 76-C. Department of Employment and Immigration fonds. Microfilm reels: T-5461-T-5507, T-15249-T-15344, T-15346-T-15393.