File 021 - Barbara Rose (Eardley-Wilmot) Constable

Hallowell Cottage, Sherbrooke Dominion Day parade, Hatley Dominion Day parade, Hatley

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Barbara Rose (Eardley-Wilmot) Constable

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CA ETRC P006-006-021

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  • [1917-1942?], [1962-1963], [1993-1996]) (Creation)

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0.01 l.m. of textual records, 3 photographs : b&w.

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Barbara Rose Eardley-Wilmot was born June 30, 1915 to parents Rev. Canon Charles Revell Eardley-Wilmot and Rose Meredyth Bowen. She married John “Jack” Franklin Carr August 1, 1942, but he died October 26, 1942 on active duty with the Royal Canadian Air Force in World War II. During the war, Barbara served as a nursing sister. She remarried Geoffrey Constable on October 11, 1947 and together they had four children: Catherine Judith (b. 1950), Janet Meredyth (b. 1953), Susan Emily (b. 1956), and Peter Geoffrey (b. 1960). She died in 2002.

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The file contains primary source information on the life of Barbara Rose (Eardley Wilmot) Constable from around the years 1917 to 1942, 1962 to 1963, and 1993 to 1996. It consists of a memoir of a childhood Christmas, documents, including handwritten notes, pertaining to her father's life and his career in the Church, correspondence regarding her father's passing, a copy of "A Short History of the Diocese of Quebec. 1793-1993" by James T. Sweeny with Barbara's name written on it and some handwritten notes at the back, photographs of a Canada Day parade in Hatley and Hallowell Cottage in Sherbrooke, and a hand-drawn map of the houses in Sherbrooke which she visited as a child and some of their occupants.

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  • English

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