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Capt. Mark William Forward
Capt. Mark William Forward
TitleCapt. Mark William Forward
SubjectsForward, Mark William, 1816-1887.
Physical Description1 photograph : sepia toned ; 23.5 x 19 cm
CollectorsRorke family
Date[ca. 1870]
Location No.PF-314.01.003a
Biography / Administrative HistoryCapt. Mark William Forward (1816-1887), son of George and Susanna (Taylor) Forward of Carbonear, was born at Carbonear on 6 June 1816. He married Mary Bemister, daughter of William Willis Bemister, on 6 June 1844 in Carbonear. They had 8 children together, including Ernest Edward Forward, Anne Charlotte ''Annie'' (Forward) Boone and John ''Jack'' Bemister Forward and Georgina Eliza (Forward) Samways. Mark was captain of the vessel ''William''. He died in Carbonear on 12 January 1887.
DonorMr. and Mrs. J.E. Rorke, 1999
CollectionRorke Family fonds
NotesTitle based on contents of image
Resource TypePhotograph
TypeStill Image
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