Fonds 159 - Parkinson family

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Parkinson family

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  • 1812-1907 (Creation)
    Parkinson family (St. Andrews)

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10 cm of textual records

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(Branch begins before 1816)

Biographical history

James Parkinson was a merchant in St. Andrews, Charlotte County, New Brunswick. He was a native of Liverpool, England and died at St. Andrews at the age of 52 in 1836. He had been living in St. Andrews for the previous twenty years.

Mary (Lee) Parkinson, daughter of John Lee was the mother of John Parkinson. She died at the residence of her brother, John Lee, in Sansaw England in 1849 at the age of 63. Her son, John Parkinson had married Mary Anne, eldest daughter of Dr. William Charles MacStay, in 1840. They had a daughter named Mary (born ca. 1844). John was listed as a clerk in the census 1851.

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Scope and content

This fonds includes legal and land documents, mostly in St. Andrews, accounts and receipts, and family and business correspondence. There are also some records of the MacStay family, 1824-1889.

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Purchased from Delphine McLellan (St. Andrews), 1960


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  • English

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