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''Dunrovin, 1961''
''Dunrovin, 1961''
Title''Dunrovin, 1961''
SubjectsDunrovin (Carbonear, N.L.) / Dwellings--Newfoundland and Labrador--Carbonear.
Physical Description1 photograph : b&w ; 6 x 10.5 cm
CollectorsRorke family
Location No.PF-314.01.193
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. Like his father, he worked with the family company, John Rorke and Sons, Limited. He died on 14 May 1947 in Carbonear.
Scope and contentThe front of James Rorke's home in Carbonear, known as ''Dunrovin'', featuring some of the front lawn and trees and steps leading up to the house
DonorMr. and Mrs. J.E. Rorke, 1998
CollectionRorke Family fonds
Resource TypePhotograph
TypeStill Image
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