RE: war guest in Calgary
- From the 1952 City directory I see the Palmer house address was 636 Elbow
Drive, which is on the corner of Garden Crescent.
>From: "Xenia Stanford" <president@...>_________________________________________________________________
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>To: <dist-gen@...>, "E.Rodier" <cerear@...>
>Subject: RE: war guest in Calgary
>Date: Fri, 10 Jan 2003 12:57:27 -0700
>In addition to the information offered by Elisabeth, Jessica may wish to
>search for John E. Palmer at http://www.glenbow.org/lasearch/photo.htm
>there is a picture showing him and many others at a medical convention in
>There are also photos of a John Ender Palmer (Jock or John E.) but if the
>search for John E. Palmer only produced the one photo above.
>Nothing in the Archives themselves about him - just the photo in the Photo
>Xenia Stanford (president@...)
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>From: owner-dist-gen@... [mailto:owner-dist-gen@...]On
>Behalf Of E.Rodier
>Sent: January 10, 2003 11:35 AM
>Subject: Re: war guest in Calgary
> Palmer, Margery Clarke 1889-1977 "Mother" footstone Palmer, Margery
>Clarke burial:31081977 M;02;058 1889-1977 Calgary - Burnsland 1993/ 1996
> Palmer, John Ernest 1882-1962 F.R.C.S. (C) Palmer, John E.
>burial:06061952 M;02;058 1882-1962 Calgary - Burnsland 1993/ 1996
>M. Palmer listed at a 9th Street SW apartment in the 1974 Calgary city
>directory might be the same person but not an Elbow Drive address.
>Glenbow Archives or Calgary Public Library Canadiana room have earlier
>directories. Microfilms of Albertan and Calgary Herald newspapers could be
>checked for obituaries.
>I can take a digital camera picture at Burnsland Cemetery or at an address
>on Elbow Drive if that is any help. Some of the homes on Elbow Drive have
>been modified and others replaced by different buildings. It is on my
>regular route to computer group meetings.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: JMann [mailto:jm@...]
> > I am a British author writing a book, to be published in 2004, by
> > Headline in association with the Imperial War Museum, on the subject of
> > the overseas evacuation of children during The Second World War. I was
> > myself a 'War guest' in Calgary, aged 2, and would like to find
> > information about my 'foster parents', Dr John & Mrs Margery Palmer of
> > Elbow Drive. Can you advise me where to start my search? Debbie, from
> > the Calgary Historical Society, suggested asking you, as I'd requested
> > an email address to which to direct my inquiry. I'd be most grateful
> > for your help. Jessica Mann.
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- Thanks. Found Dr. Palmer's gravestone and the house. Will check with the
cemetery office for his date of burial 1952 on tombstone, 1962 on CD.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jo_an Utson"
> From the 1952 City directory I see the Palmer house address was 636 Elbow
> Drive, which is on the corner of Garden Crescent.