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''Black Head, My mother's birthplace''
''Black Head, My mother's birthplace''
Title''Black Head, My mother's birthplace''
SubjectsBlackhead (Conception Bay, N.L.). Blackhead (Conception Bay, N.L.).
Physical Description1 photograph : col. ; 8 x 11.5 cm
CollectorsRorke family
Date[ca. 1970]
Location No.PF-314.01.214
Biography / Administrative HistoryTryphena (Butt) Forward (1858-1930) was born on 23 October 1858. She married Ernest Edward Forward on 24 June 1885. They had three daughters: Ernestine (Forward) Pike, Hilda Samways (Forward) Pike and Kathleen (Forward) Rorke. She was also the maternal grandmother of Patricia (Rorke) Yorke, Yvonne (Rorke) Pratt and James Ernest Rorke. Tryphena died on 5 October 1930.
Scope and contentBlackhead, Conception Bay, showing the entrance into the town, the main dirt road, trees and houses in the distance.
DonorMr. and Mrs. J.E. Rorke, 1998
CollectionRorke Family fonds
NotesBlackhead is the birthplace of Tryphena (Butt) Forward.
Resource TypePhotograph
TypeStill Image
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