Catherine Munro 1861 - 1948

Name: Catherine Munro

Father: Alexander Munro

Mother: Euphemia McCallum 1829 - 1904

Born: November 21, 1860 in Row, Garelochhead, Dunbartonshire (this is now Rhu)
Baptism

Siblings

Married: William Pollock in June 1886, Glasgow, Scotland

Children:

  • Euphemia Pollock 1888 - 1889
  • Sarah Pollock 1889 - 1975
  • William Pollock 1891 - 1893
  • Christina Pollock 1895 - 1896
  • Alexander Pollock 1896
  • Cathleen Pollack 1900 - 1974

Death: Oct 24, 1948, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

  • Cause of Death
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  • Headstone

Occupation: Dressmaker per 1910 Passenger List

Address

Census

  • 1861
  • 1871

Catherine is doubly enumerated in 1871 - once with family at Hillhead, Row, Dunbarton, and also with her Grandmother, Catherine, at Auchindrain in ACHDN H (Stoners house).

  • 1881
  • 1891
  • 1901
  • 1911

Stories:
Catherine's husband, William Pollock died of pneumonia late in 1899 leaving Catherine with 3 young children. In 1910 the family sailed on the Hesperian, landing at Quebec on May 23; their final destination being Vancouver. She was living there with her daughter Kathleen but still out of work at the time of the 1911 census. Her son Alex was staying with his aunts Christina and Effie a short distance away.

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Other records

  • Duke of Argylls census
  • Fencible Men
  • Valuation Rolls