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''James Rorke, Hilda Forward Pike, ?, Harry Archibald and Mary Rorke Archibald, Fulford's Hotel, Placentia, Nfld''
''James Rorke, Hilda Forward Pike, ?, Harry Archibald and Mary Rorke Archibald, Fulford's Hotel, Placentia, Nfld''
Title''James Rorke, Hilda Forward Pike, ?, Harry Archibald and Mary Rorke Archibald, Fulford's Hotel, Placentia, Nfld''
SubjectsArchibald, Henry D. / Archibald, Mary (Rorke), 1888-1952 / Pike, Hilda Samways (Forward), 1889-1982 / Rorke, James, 1890-1947 / Rorke, Kathleen (Forward), 1894-1979
Physical Description1 photograph : sepia toned ; 6 x 10.5 cm
CollectorsRorke family
Date[ca. 1925]
Location No.PF-314.01.166
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, James Ernest Rorke and Yvonne (Rorke) Pratt. Like his father, he worked with the family company, John Rorke and Sons, Limited. He died on 14 May 1947 in Carbonear. His sister was Mary (Rorke) Archibald (1888-1952), born in 1888 at Carbonear. She married Henry ''Harry'' Archibald of Harbour Grace in 1909. She died in 1952. Hilda Samways (Forward) Pike (1889-1982), sister of Kathleen (Forward) Rorke and the second of three daughters of Ernest Edward Forward and Tryphena (Butt) Forward, was born on 5 June 1889. 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 contentJames Rorke, Hilda Samways (Forward) Pike, Kathleen (Forward) Rorke, Harry Archibald and Mary (Rorke) Archibald and two unidentified men, standing outside on the front bridge of Fulford's Hotel in Placentia, Newfoundland
DonorMr. and Mrs. J.E. Rorke, 1998
CollectionRorke Family fonds
Languageeng
Resource TypePhotograph
TypeStill Image
FormatImage/jpeg
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