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Alice Alberta Brydon

Alice Alberta Brydon

Female 1882 - 1953  (70 years)

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  • Name Alice Alberta Brydon 
    Born 2 Jul 1882  Gravenhurst, Muskoka Dist., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Residence 1891  Howland Twp., Manitoulin Dist., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1902  South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    teacher 
    Graduation 1907  Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Training School at Toronto General Hospital. 
    Occupation 1908  Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    nurse 
    Residence 1921  York Twp., York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Burton Road
    Occupation 1933 
    president 
    • of Harold F. Ritchie & Co. Ltd
    Died 11 Apr 1953 
    Buried Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1774  Brydon family tree
    Last Modified 21 Oct 2016 

    Father Archibald Brydon,   b. 17 Nov 1844, Kirkpatrick-Fleming, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Aug 1934, Forest Hill, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Mother Rebecca Rozety Pannebecker,   b. 25 Sep 1847, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1905, Muskoka Twp., Muskoka Dist., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 15 Jan 1869  Berlin, Waterloo Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F573  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Harold Franklin Ritchie,   b. 20 Feb 1881, Bobcaygeon, Victoria Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1933, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Married 10 Nov 1908  Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • At Davisville, North Toronto.
    Children 
     1. Dorothy Kathleen Ritchie
     2. Edith Kathleen Ritchie
     3. Alice Margaret Pauline Ritchie
    +4. Antoinette Virginia Diana Ritchie,   b. Abt 1920, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1998  (Age ~ 78 years)
    Last Modified 17 Jun 2015 
    Family ID F586  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Jul 1882 - Gravenhurst, Muskoka Dist., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1891 - Howland Twp., Manitoulin Dist., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - teacher - 1902 - South Africa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsGraduation - Training School at Toronto General Hospital. - 1907 - Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - nurse - 1908 - Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 Nov 1908 - Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1921 - York Twp., York Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Berta Brydon
    Berta Brydon
    Took over the operation of a worldwide group of companies after the death of husband.
    Bertie Brydon
    Bertie Brydon
    At nursing school

    Headstones
    Ritchie - Brydon
    Ritchie - Brydon

    Harold Ritchie and Alice Alberta Brydon
    plus Alice's two younger sisters, Cecil Margaret and Mable Olive

    photo by 'Tombstone Canuck', Find-a-Grave.com
    Ritchie - Brydon
    Ritchie - Brydon

    Harold Ritchie and Alice Brydon

    photo by 'Tombstone Canuck', Find-a-Grave.com

    Histories
    Builds Bonnie Babies
    Builds Bonnie Babies
    Glaxo a product sold by Harold Ritchie, husband of Alice Alberta Brydon.
    Some of his other products were Tanglefoot fly paper, Glover's Mange Cure and Fralinger's Salt Water Taffy.
    Berta Brydon
    Berta Brydon
    in South Africa
    Berta Brydon with her students
    Berta Brydon with her students
    'Having just played tennis'
    "Having just played tennis"
    Berta Brydon in South Africa
    railway permit
    railway permit
    for travel to and from South Africa
    'School where Berta Brydon taught'
    "School where Berta Brydon taught"
    'School where Berta Brydon taught'
    "School where Berta Brydon taught"
    close up
    Alice Alberta at nursing school
    Alice Alberta at nursing school
    Bertie Brydon
    letter from Alice to her aunt
    letter from Alice to her aunt
    from South Africa, 1902
    The St. John Ambulance's Alice Alberta Ritchie Award
    The St. John Ambulance's Alice Alberta Ritchie Award
    The Alice Alberta Ritchie Award is a silver bowl, presented in 1953 by Mrs. Thomas Gilmour, MBE, GCStJ, in memory of her mother, Mrs. Harold Ritchie, DStJ. It is awarded to a Division or combined effort of a group of Divisions, for exceptional service in the event of a major disaster, emergency, epidemic or for a particularly enterprising and successful form of public service.

    Newspapers
    Berta Brydon, teacher
    Berta Brydon, teacher
    to go to South Africa

    Globe and Mail
    'Canadian teachers who are their way to South Africa'
    "Canadian teachers who are their way to South Africa"
    'Canadian teachers who are on their way to South Africa'
    "Canadian teachers who are on their way to South Africa"
    close up of page
    'Mrs. Harold F. Ritchie will head companies'
    "Mrs. Harold F. Ritchie will head companies"
    Alice takes over for her husband.
    'Teachers for Africa'
    "Teachers for Africa"
    Berta Brydon of Nobleton

    Maps
    Brydon's Bay, Gravenhurst, Ontario
    Brydon's Bay, Gravenhurst, Ontario
    This is a close up from ...
    Map & Chart of the Muskoka Lakes: Rosseau, Joseph, Muskoka
    G.W. Marshall, 1899
    Toronto Public Library M912.7136M13


    Albums
    Brydon - Armstrong family
    Brydon - Armstrong family (21)
    Starts with Adam Brydon and Margaret Armstrong in Dumfriesshire, Scotland in the 1770's. Their son, David marries Janet Glendenning and settles in Waterloo County, Ontario.

  • Notes 
    • Around 1907 she was Superintendent, Victoria Hospital, Barrie.

      http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/index.cfm?PgNm=TCE&Params=A1ARTA0007573
      "During the final months of the war 40 Canadian teachers went to South Africa as part of Milner's reconstruction plans."

      http://ehr.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/120/489/1316
      "At the height of the South African War (1899-1902) three hundred women teachers from Britain, Canada, Australia and New Zealand were recruited to work in the concentration camps set up by the British to hold Boer women and children."

      Another Canadian teacher who went... http://www.mhs.mb.ca/docs/people/moulton_n.shtml
      "She was one of forty Canadian teachers selected in 1902, at the request of the Hon. Joseph Chamberlain, to teach in concentration camps in South Africa at the close of the Boer War."

      1. Sailing from Halifax, with the Corinthian, April 12th 1902
      Miss Katherine McClellan, Toronto, Ontario.
      " Margaret D. Scott, Hamilton, Ontario
      " Florence J. Wilkinson, Toronto, Ontario
      " Edna E. O'Brien, Nobleton, Ontario
      " Florence Randall, Ottawa, Ontario
      " Ruby M. Rothwell, Ottawa, Ontario.
      " Julia Urquhart, Ottawa, Ontario.
      " E. Maud Macfarlane, Peterboro', Ontario.
      " Eleanor M. Yenney, Peterboro', Ontario.
      " Berta Brydon, King, Ontario.
      " Libbie Rodger, Belwood, Ontario.
      " Sara E. Drysdale, Perth, Australia.
      " Mabel K. Coffey, Millington, Quebec.
      " Sarah L. Abbott, Montreal, Quebec.
      " Isabel Perry, Montreal, Quebec.
      " Davina Rodger, Belwood, Ontario.
      " Augusta E. Hoover, Toronto Junction, Ontario.
      " Georgia A. Grant, Newington, Ontario.
      " Annie Moulton, Gananoque, Ontario.
      " E. E. MacBurney, Montreal, Quebec.