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  • Judith Rempel
    further details from George Cardew. Can anyone help? ... Subject: Re: Tracing a relative Date: Tue, 07 Jan 2003 09:29:04 +0000 From: George Cardew
    Message 1 of 1 , Jan 7 5:26 AM
      further details from George Cardew. Can anyone help?

      -------- Original Message --------
      Subject: Re: Tracing a relative
      Date: Tue, 07 Jan 2003 09:29:04 +0000
      From: George Cardew <george@...>
      To: Judith Rempel <rempel@...>
      References: <000a01c2b5ea$140a76c0$d2161f3e@oemcomputer>

      Dear Judith
      Thankyou very much for your reply. I am grateful for your distributing my
      enquiry to other
      family historians. I look forward to hearing from them!

      What I do know is that an Uncle of my mother, Thomas Nuttall, emigrated to
      Canada in 1907 &
      settled initially in Hawarden, SK. He ran a drug store there until 1953. His
      daughter Marion married
      a Harvey Topham who worked for Prairie Farm Rehabilitation Administration
      (PFRA) & eventually
      retired to Calgary. Our family in UK were in contact with them until about
      1946 (when my mother
      died). I simply want to get in touch with Marion and/or her children Louise
      Rankin(?) and Lawrence
      Topham. Apparently, Lawrence worked as manager at the Lord Nelson Motel in
      Calgary in 1980 and
      so I contacted them to ask if they knew anything about his current
      whereabouts but they were unhelpful!

      With thanks, George Cardew

      Best wishes, George Cardew

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Judith Rempel" <rempel@...>
      To: "George Cardew" <george@...>; "dist-gen list"
      Sent: Tuesday, January 07, 2003 1:42 AM
      Subject: Re: Tracing a relative

      > George Cardew wrote:
      > > Dear Sirs
      > > I was recently helped by the Saskatchewan Genealogical society in
      > > tracing a relative of mine.
      > > The name & last known address (in 1980) of this relative were: Marion
      > > Topham (nee Nuttall) of
      > > 5116 Brockington road Calgary. I am apprehensive about sending (snail)
      > > mail to that address
      > > as Marion would be now over 82 years of age and the address might be as
      > > much as 23 years out of date!!
      > >
      > > Is here any possibiity that someone in your organisation could
      assist me
      > > (for a fee) in tracing Marion
      > > & her children (names supplied in future E-mail)?
      > There are two things I can do.
      > a) I can share your note with a local distribution list of family
      > historians who may know that address, Marion, or....
      > b) I can tell you that you can check the online telephone directory and
      > see if any of the 'hits' seem, intuitively, to be correct for Marion (or
      > her descendants).
      > see:
      > To distgen:
      > Can anyone help Geo out? please contact him directly at:
      > Thanks.
      > >
      > > I could, of course, just try sending a letter to that address but
      > > thought I would try and see if I could access more
      > > up to date information on Marion. She is not listed in telephone
      > > directories at the above address.
      > >
      > > With Thanks, George Cardew
      > --
      > In Kinship,
      > Judith Rempel, Webster
      > rempel@...
      > and
      > webster@...
      > Alberta Family Histories Society
      > http://www.afhs.ab.ca
      > Canadian Genealogical Projects Register
      > http://www.afhs.ab.ca/registry/

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