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Herbert Jackson (1883 - 1950)

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Herbert Jackson
Born in Kirkheaton, Yorkshire, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married (to ) in Minto, Manitoba, Canadamap
Husband of — married in Minto, Manitoba, Canadamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Minnedosa, Manitoba, Canadamap
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Categories: Kirkheaton, West Riding of Yorkshire, Yorkshire | Minto, Manitoba | Minnedosa, Manitoba | English Immigrants to Canada | Boyd Cemetery, Minto, Manitoba | Jackson Name Study (Huddersfield).


Herbert was born in 1883 in Kirkheaton, just outside Huddersfield, Yorkshire. In 1894, he was living in the nearby city of Brighouse. One of his school books, Algebraical Examples for Lower Forms, has the following written on the first page: "Herbert Jackson. Bracken Rd. Lightcliffe Road. Brighouse, Yorkshire. Oct 3rd 1894. BHGS." There is an intersection of Bracken Road and Lightcliffe Road in Brighouse, so perhaps he lived on that corner.

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Herbert Jackson migrated from England to Canada.
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He immigrated to Canada in 1903.

On January 4, 1912, he married Emma Cockroft in Minto, Manitoba.[1] Herbert and Emma had two daughters, Hilda and Marjorie.

Emma died on March 12, 1921.[2]

On May 24, 1922, he married Janet Aspinall in Minto, Manitoba.[3]

On March 6, 1925, Janet gave birth to her first child, a boy named Charles. He died just over a year later.[4]

Janet had another son, Leonard, on June 10, 1928.[5]

Herbert died in 1950.[5] He is buried in Boyd Cemetery.


1883, January 1 Birth, in Kirkheaton, Yorkshire, England
1903 Immigration, arrival in Manitoba, Canada
1912, January 4 Marriage to Emmeline Cockroft in Minto, Manitoba
1917, August 12 Birth of daughter Bertha Marjorie Jackson
1921, March 7 Birth of daughter Hilda Jackson
1921, March 12 Death of wife Emma Cockroft
1922, May 24 Marriage to Janet Aspinall in Minto, Manitoba
1925, March 6 Birth of son Charles Jackson
1928, June 10 Birth of son Leonard Jackson
1950 Death, in Minnedosa, Manitoba


  1. Manitoba Vital Stats marriage record
  2. Manitoba Vital Stats death record
  3. Manitoba Vital Stats marriage record
  4. Manitoba Vital Stats death record for Charles
  5. 5.0 5.1 First hand knowledge.
  • 1891 England Census
  • 1901 England Census

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