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''James Rorke Family Photo''
''James Rorke Family Photo''
Title''James Rorke Family Photo''
SubjectsPratt, Yvonne (Rorke), 1922-1998 / Rorke, Kathleen (Forward), 1894-1979 / Rorke, James, 1890-1947 / Rorke, James Ernest, 1919-2005 / Yorke, Patricia (Rorke), 1918- / Rorke family.
Physical Description1 photograph : b&w ; 11.5 x 16.5 cm
CollectorsRorke family
Date[ca. 1937]
Location No.PF-314.01.089
Biography / Administrative HistoryJames Rorke (1890-1947), son of James Addy Rorke and Mary (Wilcox) Rorke, was born 13 April 1890. He married Kathleen Forward (1894-1979), daughter of Ernest Edward Forward and Tryphena (Butt) Forward, on 23 May 1917, and had three children: Patricia (Rorke) Yorke (1918-), James Ernest Rorke (1919-2005) and Yvonne (Rorke) Pratt (1922-1998). Like his father, James Rorke worked with the family company, John Rorke and Sons, Limited. He died on 14 May 1947 in Carbonear, Newfoundland.
Scope and contentJames Rorke's family, outside having a cup of tea/coffee. From left: Yvonne (Rorke) Pratt, Kathleen (Forward) Rorke (mother), Patricia (Rorke) Yorke, James Ernest Rorke and James Rorke (father).
DonorMr. and Mrs. J.E. Rorke, 1998
CollectionRorke Family fonds
Resource TypePhotograph
TypeStill Image
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