William Gallamore

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William Gallamore
Born 1884
Died 1914 (aged 29–30)
Hillcrest, Alberta
Cause of death Hillcrest Mine Disaster
Resting place Hillcrest Cemetery
Nationality English
Occupation Miner

Early Life


Born 3/4 1883 Cannock, Staffordshire


William C. Gallamore married Minnie Stretton 3/4 1882 Cannock (Minnie was a sister of Edward Stretton.)

Miner and Siblings (in birth order)

  • Elizabeth Gallimore (a daughter of Minnie?)
  • William Gallimore
  • John Gallimore
  • Sidney Gallimore
  • Thomas Gallimore
  • Lydia Gallimore
  • Charles Gallimore
  • Mary E. Gallimore
  • Minnie Gallimore


William Gallimore married Hannah Brough at Cannock 3/4 1903


  • Eva Gallamore
  • William Leslie Gallamore
  • Stanley Sidney Gallamore

Census Records

  • 1891 Cannock, Staffordshire, age 8
  • 1901 Cannock, Staffordshire, age 17, occupation coal
  • 1911 Lethbridge, Alberta, age 27, member Salvation Army

Immigration to Canada

1909 Ship Empress of Britain, age 26, miner, going to Fernie, British Columbia

Occupation in 1914


Hillcrest Mine Disaster June 19, 1914 - Killed


After the Hillcrest Mine Disaster

1915 Ship Missanabie from Canada to Liverpool, Hannah and the 3 children - going to Cannock, Staffordshire.


Schedule A

Alternate Names or Alternate Spelling of Names

Correct spelling is Gallamore. Other locations have it spelled as Gallimore.

Interesting Facts

William Gallimore was the nephew of Edward Stretton who was also killed in the Hillcrest Mine Disaster.
1915 Hannah married 2) Charles Jones and had another child: Raymond.
Children Stanley and William received help to return to Canada in 1928 and 1929. Also in 1929 Hannah and her husband and son immigrated.
Daughter of William, Eva, died in 1923.

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