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''Yvonne Rorke, Jim Rorke, Aunt Hilda and Patricia''
''Yvonne Rorke, Jim Rorke, Aunt Hilda and Patricia''
Title''Yvonne Rorke, Jim Rorke, Aunt Hilda and Patricia''
SubjectsPratt, Yvonne (Rorke), 1922-1998 / Pike, Hilda Samways (Forward), 1889-1982 / Yorke, Patricia (Rorke), 1918- / Rorke, James Ernest, 1919-2005.
Physical Description1 photograph : sepia toned ; 5.5 x 8 cm
CollectorsRorke family
Date[ca. 1928]
Location No.PF-314.01.105
Biography / Administrative HistoryJames Rorke (1890-1947), son of James Addy Rorke and Mary (Wilcox) Rorke, was born 13 April 1890. He married Kathleen Forward, daughter of Ernest Edward Forward and Tryphena (Butt) Forward, on 23 May 1917, and had three children: Patricia (Rorke) Yorke, James Ernest Rorke and Yvonne (Rorke) Pratt. Patricia (Rorke) Yorke (1918- ) was born on 17 March 1918. She married Howard K. Yorke on 18 August 1945 and had a daughter, Lois Kathleen Yvonne. James Ernest Rorke (1919-2005) was born at Carbonear on 6 June 1919. He married Joy Elizabeth Newton of Maidenhead, Berks, England, and had two daughters: Joy Patricia, born on 24 March 1963 and Jill Yvonne, born on 18 January 1968. Yvonne (Rorke) Pratt (1922-1998) was born on 4 June 1922. Yvonne married Ewart A. Pratt (1919-2000), son of Calvert Coates Pratt and Agnes (Horwood) Pratt, on 30 October 1943 and had two children: Kathleen Agnes (Pratt) LeGrow and James Rorke Pratt (1949-2000). Yvonne died on 10 March 1998. Hilda Samways (Forward) Pike (1889-1982), the second of three daughters of Ernest Edward Forward and Tryphena (Butt) Forward, was born on 5 June 1889. Her sisters were Ernestine (Forward) Pike and Kathleen (Forward) Rorke. Her grandfather was Captain Mark William Forward. She married her sister Ernestine's former husband, Arthur S. Pike, on 5 June 1951, over a year after her sister died. Hilda died in 1982.
Scope and contentSiblings Yvonne (Rorke) Pratt, James Ernest Rorke and Patricia (Rorke) Yorke, with their aunt, Hilda Samways (Forward) Pike, outside during the winter.
DonorMr. and Mrs. J.E. Rorke, 1998
CollectionRorke Family fonds
Languageeng
Resource TypePhotograph
TypeStill Image
FormatImage/jpeg
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