Samuel Ironmonger

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Samuel Ironmonger
Born 1891
Norton Canes or Brownhills, Staffordshire
Died 1914 (aged 22–23) (death, birth)
Hillcrest, Alberta
Cause of death Hillcrest Mine Disaster
Resting place Hillcrest Cemetery
Nationality English
Occupation Timber Packer

Early Life


Born about 1891 at Norton Canes or Brownhills, Staffordshire


Charles Eli Ironmonger married 1) Maria Allen in 1885 at Norton Canes, Staffordshire, England
2) Sarah Ann Lawrence in 1894 at Ogley Hay. Samuel is a son of Maria.
Charles Eli was a miner

Miner and Siblings (in birth order)

  • John Ironmonger
  • William Ironmonger
  • Samuel Ironmonger
  • Charles Ironmonger
  • Amelia Ironmonger
  • Eli Ironmonger
  • Esra Ironmonger
  • George Ironmonger
  • Arthur Ironmonger


Did not marry

Census Records

1891 Samuel, age 1, parents Charles and Maria, b. Norton Canes
1901 Samuel, age 10, parents Charles and Sarah, b. Brownhill.

Immigration to Canada

1910 Ship Empress of Ireland, Samuel aged 19, farm labourer, going to Frank, Alberta.
1913 Ship Empress of Britain Samuel, age 22, labourer, last permanent residence Canada
1914 Ship Royal Edward Samuel aged 23, returning Canadian, going to Hillcrest


Timber Packer

Hillcrest Mine Disaster June 19, 1914 - Killed


Samuel is buried in the Hillcrest cemetery beside his brother Charles Ironmonger. They have one headstone.

After the Hillcrest Mine Disaster


Schedule C

Interesting Facts

Samuel was a brother of Charles Ironmonger who also was a victim of the Hillcrest Mine Disaster.
Samuel was a cousin of Samuel Charlton, another victim.
Samuel was a cousin of the wives of George Hicken and Leonard Clarke

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