James Henry 'Harry' Belford, Lieutenant


Description
Creator:
Hugh Donald Latimer October 12, 1910 to May 10, 1986, Photographer
Media Type:
Image
Text
Genealogical Resource
Place
Item Type:
Photographic prints
Description:
Born: 03 January 1893
Died: 08 April 1966
Parents: Major James Franklin Beatty Belford and Mary Eleanor McCracken
Marriage: 09 June 1928 Dorothy Elizabeth Fisher
Occupation: Good ball player; soldier in First World War, took gas; farmer at Mount Olivet
Notes:
Genealogical information used with permission courtesy Dan Buchanan, www.treesbydan.com

Father*: Rev. & Major James Franklin Beatty Belford b. 22 Oct 1867, d. 23 Nov 1950
Mother*: Mary Eleanor McCracken b. 1 Aug 1871, d. 30 Jun 1946
Birth*: 3 January 1893; Eden, Manitoba; "On January 3, 1893 their first child was born, James Henry Belford, my father." Per IGI Record. Date Jan 3 1893 & location Manitoba rural per 1901 Census.2
Marriage*: 9 June 1928; Toronto, York Co., Ontario; "On June 9, 1928, the eldest son "Harry" married Dorothy Elizabeth Fisher of Toronto. They settled on the family farm, and on October 2nd, 1929, James Henry Belford, Jr., was born. On August 20th, 1930, my brother, George Edward (a bachelor) who resides in Burlington, Ontario was born." per "William James Belford", sent to me by Jimmy Belford of Trenton, March 28, 2008. Per IGI Record; Principal=Dorothy Elizabeth Fisher
Death*: 8 April 1966; Codrington, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Date Apr 8 1966 per Memorial.3
Burial*: 11 April 1966; Mount Olivet Cemetery, Codrington, Ontario; Memorial: (See Exhibit) James H. Belford; Lieutenant; 1 Battn C.E.F.; 8 Apr 1966 Age 72 (Mount Olivet Cemetery, Brighton Twp.)
Memorial: Belford; James Henry; 1893 - 1966; Dorothy Elizabeth; Fisher; 1905 - 1979; Katharine Elizabeth; 1944 - ; James Franklin Beatty; 1867 - 1950; Mary Eleanor; McCracken; 1871 - 1938; Robert Wm. Franklin; 1895 - 1938; George Edward; 1930 ; (Mount Olivet Cemetery, Brighton Twp.)
Per IGI Record3
Census*: 24 April 1901; Louise Twp., Clearwater, Lisgar Dist., Manitoba; Age 8 at 1901 Census: see Rev. James Belford2
Note: 1923; Orland Bantams, Orland, Northumberland Co., Ontario; "The Orland Bantams who played in a Northumberland County League with Campbellford, Warkworth, Brighton & Colborne Teams. Front Row: (L to R) Roy Plumton, Ed Houlihan, Lex Morgan, Ray Plumpton, Ambrose Houlihan; Back row: (L to R) Harry Belford, Bill Horsley, Lyall (Benny) Way, Frank Moran. Picture made available by Mrs. Mona Allen (Team was sponsored by W. J. Latimer)" from The Tweedsmuir Histories of Codrington, copied from microfilm at The Metro Toronto Reference Library, Nov. 2007.4
Residence: 8 October 1923; Brighton Twp., Codrington, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Performed marriage of Murray Hanna & Ada Tyler.5
Residence: circa 1930; Brighton Twp., Orland, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Harry Belford appears in The Latimer Photos which were taken by Hugh Latimer in the late 1920s and early 1930s at his father's General Store in Orland. (The Latimer Photos, Codrington Public Library)6
Residence*: 1934; Belford Farm, Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; "In 1934, my father became ill from injuries afflicted during the First World War, so he was forced to stop farming, but remained on the family farm." per "William James Belford", sent to me by Jimmy Belford of Trenton, March 28, 2008.
Residence: 1949; Conc 8 Lot 35, Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; " ... an in 1949, Grandfather sold the family farm to my father James Henry Belford Sr., for $2,600.00." per "William James Belford", sent to me by Jimmy Belford of Trenton, March 28, 2008.
Note*: 1960; Codrington, Ontario; "Lt. James Henry Belford (picture taken in 1960) oldest son. He died in April 1966." from Tweedsmuir Histories of Codrington
Family: Dorothy Elizabeth Fisher b. 1 Nov 1905, d. 4 Oct 1988
Marriage*: 9 June 1928; Toronto, York Co., Ontario; "On June 9, 1928, the eldest son "Harry" married Dorothy Elizabeth Fisher of Toronto. They settled on the family farm, and on October 2nd, 1929, James Henry Belford, Jr., was born. On August 20th, 1930, my brother, George Edward (a bachelor) who resides in Burlington, Ontario was born." per "William James Belford", sent to me by Jimmy Belford of Trenton, March 28, 2008. Per IGI Record; Principal=Dorothy Elizabeth Fisher
George Edward Belford b. 29 Aug 1930, d. 23 Feb 2014
Jean Lillian Belford+ b. 28 Mar 1935, d. 18 Aug 1979
Robert David Jenner Belford b. 11 May 1936, d. 25 May 1936
Helen Jane Belford b. 1 Mar 1939, d. 1 Feb 2003
Katharine Elizabeth Belford b. 30 Apr 1944, d. 17 Jan 2013
Citations
James H. per 1901 Census.
[S13] Unknown author, 1901 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
[S15] Unknown author, Tombstone Inscription.
[S52] Unknown location, Tweedsmuir Histories; unknown film.
[S8] Unknown author, Ontario Archives, Record Type: Microfilm.
[S87] Unknown subject unknown record type; unknown repository.
Publisher:
Hugh Donald Latimer
Place of Publication:
Orland, Ontario
Dimensions:
Width: 2.375 in
Height: 3.375 in
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 2in
Image Height: 3.125in
Personal Name(s):
Latimer, Hugh Donald ; Latimer, William James ; Belford, Lieutenant James Henry 'Harry'
Corporate Name(s):
Latimer General Store
Local identifier:
abdap_libc-032
Collection:
The Latimer Collection
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.03342 Longitude: -77.73279
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.16682 Longitude: -77.7995
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.13342 Longitude: -77.7828
Donor:
Hugh Latimer
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
Location of Original:
Brighton Public Library, Codrington Branch
Contact
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James Henry 'Harry' Belford, Lieutenant


Born: 03 January 1893
Died: 08 April 1966
Parents: Major James Franklin Beatty Belford and Mary Eleanor McCracken
Marriage: 09 June 1928 Dorothy Elizabeth Fisher
Occupation: Good ball player; soldier in First World War, took gas; farmer at Mount Olivet