Fonds ID46 - George Frederick Harding

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George Frederick Harding

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CA MNBM ID46

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  • 1854-1907 (Creation)
    Creator
    Harding, George Frederick

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10 cm of textual records

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(1832-1897)

Biographical history

George Frederick Harding (1832-1897) was born at Westfield, Kings County, New Brunswick. He ran a store and was postmaster at Carleton, Saint John County. He was on the City Council and chairman of the west side Water Commission. Upon the union of Carleton with Saint John, he was transferred to the Chamberlain's Office. He was past master of the Carleton Union Lodge of Freemasons.

He married Elizabeth P. Clarke, daughter of Isaac Clarke, at Carleton in 1855. They had eight children, including: Ernst W. (b. ca. 1856); Mrs. Barry Thompson; Ida J. (b. ca. 1859), who married Frederick H. Barr in 1886; Agnes; William L. (b. ca. 1863); G. Parker (b. ca. 1866), who married Maude M. Helliwell in 1888; Harry C. (b. ca. 1869); Osman A. (1857-1858)

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Scope and content

This fonds includes two volumes: "Reminiscences and notes of a lifetime", 1854-1887; and a scrapbook, 1880-1907, regarding Saint John and New Brunswick issues, both created by George Frederick Harding

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Acquired from Laurenz F. Harding (Saint John), 1967

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  • English

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