Ashton in Makerfield, Lancashire, England
1914 (aged 24–25)|
|Cause of death||Hillcrest Mine Disaster|
|Resting place||Hillcrest Cemetery|
Born either 2/4 of 1889 or 2/4 1890 at Ashton in Makerfield, Lancashire.
Humphrey Ackers married Ann Sudworth 2 Feb 1889 in Ashton in Makerfield, Lancashire.
Miner and Siblings (in birth order)
- Peter Ackers
- Margaret Ackers
- Maud Ackers
- Ellen Ackers
- John Ackers
- William Ackers
Peter did not marry.
1891 Census Ashton in Makerfield, age 2
1901 Census Ashton in Makerfield, age 11
1911 Census Ashton in Makerfield, age 21, occupation Coal Tramer below ground
Immigration to Canada
1913 Ship Victorian departed Liverpool 25 Apr, age 24, occupation weaver
1913 Ship Victorian arrived Montreal 7 May, age 23, single, never been to Canada before, going to Coleman, Alberta. He had been a miner for 10 years.
Hillcrest Mine Disaster June 19, 1914 - Killed
Peter is buried in the Mass Grave in the Hillcrest Cemetery.
After the Hillcrest Mine Disaster
His mother was a dependent. Address: Old Road, Ashton in Makerfield, Newton le Willows, Lancashire.
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