Collection 2011-45 - Memoirs by Rose and Richard Gosse

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CA ON00156 2011-45


Memoirs by Rose and Richard Gosse


  • c.1980 (Creation)

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2 volumes

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Rose Maud Gourlay was born in Lloydminster, Alberta in 1908. She died in Belleville, Ontario on 3 April 1998.

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Richard Edward Gosse was born in Newfoundland ion 17 April 1894. He died on 11 January 1998 in Belleville, Ontario.

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Donated by Pauline Kasnich in 2011.

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Self-published family memoirs:
1) Papa Was A Preacher by Rose Gourlay Gosse
This volume describes the life of the writer's father, Reverend John J. L. Gourlay, who worked in Dauphin and Thornhill, Manitoba; Lloydminster and Namao, Alberta; Leed's Village, Quebec; Lunenburg, Stormont, Lancaster, Algoma, Sault Ste. Marie and Trout Creek, Ontario.
2) I'm a Newfie, And That's No Joke! by R. E. Gosse
A memoir of life growing up in Petites, Newfoundland.

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