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Joseph Hugh Matkin

Male 1895 - 1969  (73 years)


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  • Name Joseph Hugh Matkin 
    Relationshipwith George William Craxford
    Born 24 Feb 1895  Oakham, Rutland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1901  (304), Penn Street, Oakham, Rutland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Physical Description 23 Dec 1914 
    Height 5ft 11in; Complexion Dark; Eyes Grey; Hair Black 
    Military Service 23 Dec 1914 
    Canadian Overseas Expeditionary Force 
    Residence 1916  16, Kindersley, Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Emigration 16 Dec 1916  SS Andania, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cunard line 
    Immigration Jan 1917  SS Andania, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1921  Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1950 
    Accountant 
    • He worked for the Saskatchewan Wheat Pool, a grain handling and agr-food processing company based in Regina, Saskatchewan
    Residence 1957  1764, Oak Bay Avenue, Saanich, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 26 Jan 1969  Veteran's Hospital, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Cause: Congestive cardiac failure 
    Buried 29 Jan 1969  Royal Oak Crematorium, Royal Oak Burial Park, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I16622  Extended Craxford Family | Branch for Wainwright, Liston-Smith based on Leonard K Wainwright (553) and John Cotterill (634)
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2015 

    Father Joseph Matkin,   b. 2 Dec 1853, Uppingham, Rutland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1927, St Pancras Hospital, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Mary Swift,   b. 1859, Oakham, Rutland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1939, Bedford, Bedfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 9 Sep 1880  All Saint's Church, Oakham, Rutland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Witnesses 9 Sep 1880 
    Thomas (her father) and Susannah (her mother) Swift, Sarah (Craxford) Matkin (his mother) 
    Photos
    The Matkin family
    The Matkin family
    Standing: Sarah (Craxford) Matkin; Joseph Matkin
    Seated: Harriett Cotterill; Mary (Swift) Cotterill with baby Charles
    BMD Certificates
    MC: Matkin, Joseph (1880) and Mary Swift
    MC: Matkin, Joseph (1880) and Mary Swift
    They married after he returned from the Challenger Expedition
    Family ID F10385  Group Sheet,  Family chart

    Family Kate Wallis,   b. 15 Jul 1894, Darlington, County Durham Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1979, Saanich Peninsular Hospital, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2015 
    Family ID F11137  Group Sheet,  Family chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Feb 1895 - Oakham, Rutland Link to Google Earth
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  • BMD Certificates
    DC:  Matkin, Joseph Hugh  (1969)
    DC: Matkin, Joseph Hugh (1969)
    He was the youngest son of Joseph Matkin of the Challenger Expedition

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Oakham 7a 355 (AMJ 1895) (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S19] 1901 England Census, Oakham RG13/3015 82 40 (Reliability: 4).

    3. [S441] British Columbia, Canada Death Index 1872-1990, Reg: 1969-09-002125
      BCA: B13294; GSU: 2034055 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Oakham 7a 443 (JAS 1880) (Reliability: 3).


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