North Street, Newry, County Down

North Street, Newry, County Down
North Street, Newry, County Down

Sunday, 14 October 2018

Nicholas William John Biddulph [1890-1958] in Canada

Nicholas William John Biddulph was born on the 22nd of December 1890, the eldest son of William Biddulph [1848-1915] of Congor House, Borrisokane, County Tipperary, and Fortal, King’s County and his wife, Rebecca Clarke. He is recorded in the 1901 Census living with his parents in Birr, King’s County. In the 1911 Census he is still living with his parents, but now in Park Avenue, Pembroke East, Dublin, with six sisters and brothers. He is described as a commercial clerk.
He married Kathleen Taylor in 1945, in Edinburgh, Scotland. Her brother Richard Taylor lived at 28 Broughton Road, Edinburgh. Kathleen and Richard were the children of Benjamin and Elizabeth Taylor. Elizabeth Taylor and Rebecca Clarke were sisters making Nicholas and Kathleen first cousins.
They had three children, two daughters and one son. All were born in Saskatchewan, Canada.
Their eldest daughter, Doreen Elizabeth Biddulph, was born in 1947 in Saskatchewan, Canada. She married Ronald John Swann. She died in 2012.

Nicholas William John Biddulph died in Saskatchewan, Canada on the 21st of January, 1958 and is buried in Young Cemetery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. His grave can be found on findagrave.
His wife Kathleen died in 2000 and is buried at Woodlawn Cemetery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. She was predeceased by a granddaughter Rhonda Lee Swann who died in 1978 aged 5.

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