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Arthur Edward Punchard (1862 - 1870)

Arthur Edward Punchard
Born in Little Wratting, Suffolk, England, United Kingdommap
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Died at age 8 in Toronto, York, Ontario, Canadamap
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Arthur Punchard was born in Suffolk, England.

Arthur Edward Punchard was born in about June 1862 in Little Wratting, Suffolk, England. His parents were Charles Punchard and Elizabeth Godby Baily. [1]

In 1869 the Punchard family emigrated from England and travelled to Quebec, Canada. The family of 8 travelled on the Nova Scotian in Sep 1869.[2]

NameSexAgeBirth YearRole
Chas PunchardMale361833Laborer
Edith PunchardFemale321837Wife
Chas PunchardMale91860Child
Arthur PunchardMale71862Child
Wm PunchardMale61863Child
Edith PunchardFemale51864Child
Ernest PunchardMale31866Child
Hetty PunchardFemaleinfant1869Infant

His family settled in Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada. But, shortly after, a tragedy set in. Four people in their family passed away from Typhoid Fever in 1870.

His sister Elizabeth Edith Punchard died on 21 July 1870 at their home in Toronto when she was 5 years old. On 8 Aug 1870 their mother Elizabeth also passed away (34 years old).

On 20 Aug 1870 Arthur Edward Punchard passed away from Typhoid Fever when he was 8 years old. [3] His brother Charles William also passed away 10 days later on 30 Aug (10 years old).


  1. Birth Record England & Wales General Register Office, GRO Online Index - Birth ( : Accessed 20 Feb 2021), database entry for PUNCHARD, ARTHUR EDWARD (Mother's maiden surname: BAILY) GRO Reference: 1862 J Quarter in RISBRIDGE UNION Volume 04A Page 393
  2. Canada, Arriving Passengers Lists, 1865-1935 (Ancestry Record 1263 #7232039 accessed on 20 Feb 2021). Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2010. Library and Archives Canada; Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; Series: RG 76-C; Roll: C-4524, Series: RG 76-C, Roll: C-4524
  3. Death: "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 10 April 2015), Arthur Punchard, 20 Aug 1870; citing Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada, cn 7379 p70, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,846,465.

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