File 46 - Beare, William Frederick/Cherry, Cecil Greville

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CA ON00156 BOHP/46


Beare, William Frederick/Cherry, Cecil Greville


  • 22 July 1975 (Creation)

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William Frederick Beare was born in England in 1901. He came to Toronto with his family about 1905, moving to Belleville a few years later. On September 16, 1925, he married Esther Taylor in Belleville. He worked for Bill Cook's cigar store on Front Street for thirty-five years. Mr. Beare died on July 30, 1976.

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Cecil Greville Cherry was born in London, England on July 5, 1895. He came to Canada in 1902, and went to school in Thomasburg, enlisting in Belleville in 1915. He later became a cabinet maker and superintendent, working for the Houston Company for about forty-five years. Mr. Cherry married Clara Susannah Smith. He was a member of Christ Church and a life member of Belleville Lodge A.F. and A.M. Eureka Lodge 283 Quinte Friendship. He died in Belleville on October 31, 1982.

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William Beare and Cecil Cherry discuss Belleville floods. William Beare discusses his work on the railway followed by his work for his brother-in-law at Bill Cooke's cigar store. Cecil Cherry discusses his work as a carpenter.

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