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Sydney Arnold LAKE

Male 1883 - 1945  (~ 61 years)


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  • Name Sydney Arnold LAKE 
    Born Sep 1883  Long Eaton, Derbyshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    _UID 6AED5E8DB4CF4775AE4DE9826E385EF3DEA2 
    Died 17 Mar 1945  Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • 1901 census: Henry (24) and brother Sydney (17) both locomotive fitters, were boarders at 4 Whitfield Street, Hunslet, Yorkshire. Head of the household was Emily HARTLEY (26, presser tailoring, born Leeds) and her sister Alice (19) was also there.

      UK, Outward Passenger Lists, 1890-1960, at Ancestry, Feb 2013. The second class passenger lists for March 1905 include, on the same ship bound for St Johns, New Brunswick:
      Henry B LAKE, farmer, 28 [Sydney's brother], his wife and son.
      Sydney A LAKE, joiner, 21.

      The 1911 Census of Canada (at Ancestry) includes, in Vancouver, British Columbia (all LAKE):
      Sydney, head, born J--- 1883 in England, age 28, arrived Canada 1905, engineer
      Alice, wife *, born April 1880 in England, age 30, arrived Canada 1905
      Clifford, son, born August 1906 in Saskatchewan, age 5
      Alice, daughter, born June 1909, in Saskatchewan, age 2.
      * no UK marriage found and Alice wasn't listed with Sydney in March 1905. It looks as if they married in Canada, probably in 1905, but such a marriage hasn't been found.

      The 1921 Census of Canada (at Ancestry) includes, in Vancouver, British Columbia (all LAKE):
      Sydney, head, born in England, age 38, arrived Canada 1905, engineer
      Alice, wife *, born in England, age 40, arrived Canada 1905
      Clifford W, son, born in Saskatchewan, age 14, student
      Edna A, daughter, born in Saskatchewan, age 12, student.

      UK Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960 (at Ancestry):
      The Aurania, arrived London 2 June 1930 from Montreal, travelling cabin class, Sydney LAKE, engineer, 47 and Alice LAKE, 49. UK address Bank of Montreal, London.

      UK, Outward Passenger Lists, 1890-1960 (at Ancestry):
      The Laconia, leaving Liverpool on 12 July 1930 for Boston & New York, travelling cabin class, Sydney LAKE, engineer, 47 and Alice LAKE, 49, en route for Canada. UK address Regent Palace Hotel, London.

      UK Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960 (at Ancestry):
      The Duchess of Atholl, arrived Liverpool June 1930 from Montreal, travelling tourist class, Sydney LAKE, engineer, 53 and Alice LAKE, 55. UK address -- Dunkeld Road, Bournemouth.

      The family returned permanently to Canada - Sydney Arnold appears in a Public Member Tree at Ancestry. It gives his death as 17 March 1945 in Vancouver, British Columbia. The same tree linked to details of Sydney's WW1 service:
      Date of sign-on: 1 October 1918, in North Vancouver
      Address: 1778 McSpadden Street, Vancouver, BC
      Birth date: 4 June 1883
      Next of kin: Mrs Alice Lake, same address
      Profession: civil & mechanical engineer
      Religion: Church of England
      Former Military Service: 6th Firld Co Can Engineers
      Willing to serve in the Canadian Over-seas Expeditionary Force?: Yes
    Person ID I2359  Great Horkesley, Essex
    Last Modified 2 Nov 2014 

    Father Henry Addison LAKE,   b. Sep 1846, Hyson Green, Lenton, Nottingham Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1919, Shardlow RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years) 
    Mother Hannah Mary BARKER,   b. Abt 1854, Pontypool, Monmouthshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1947, Shardlow RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 93 years) 
    Married Mar 1877  Islington RD Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F787  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Alice HARTLEY,   b. Apr 1880, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1951, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Married Abt 1905  Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Clifford Walbran LAKE,   b. 13 Aug 1906, Welwyn, Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Edna Alice LAKE,   b. Jun 1909, Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 15 Feb 2013 
    Family ID F827  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S19] BMD index, Q3 1883 Shardlow 7b/464. (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S349] British Columbia, Canada, Death Index, 1872-1990 at Ancestry.com, Nov 2014.

    3. [S19] BMD index, Q1 1877 Islington 1b/478. (Reliability: 3).