genealogy of the Pickard family.
Arthur Pickard. Married May _____.
("Dorrie") Pickard. Born
Harrogate / Sculcoates q4 1898. In the census, there is a Dorothy Annie
Pickard (Cottingham Without 2),
sister of Martha Frances P (4) ch of George and Annie Elizabeth P.
There is a Dorothy
Pickard (Baildon 4) staying with her grandparent and aunt Hilda (10)
[45, 114 & 155].
Percival P (!8) lived with Arthur (43) & Georgiana (43). At 1
Duchy Rd lived George H
Pickard (57) and his ch Gertrude (20), Ino J (17)
and Harry (12). Dorrie has a
nephew, Dr Roy M
Humble FFARCS FRCP of Edmonton (tel:
001 780 435 4580, fax 780 431 0979) who has looked into the family
tree. Married 15
November 1919 Archibald ("Archie") Marshall Humble
Scotland), 2nd son (ex 8 sons) of Robert Humble and Jessie Marshall
whose 7th son was Ben Humble MBE). Archie
was a Civil Engineer.
Commissioned in 3rd Battalion Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders 1915,
to Machine Gun Corps; worked in Toronto and Montreal, retiring
to Carleton Place,
Ontario in 1965; died Lanark, Ontario 1979. He designed the Toronto
Island Airport and what is now Pearson Airport; back in the late 30"s.
emigrated to Canada 1922.
Despite the fact that he was stone deaf from his mid twenties, Ben was a pioneer in many fields including Mountain Rescue, Mountain Safety, Dental Radiology and Forensic Dentistry. His deafness was due to familial otosclerosis which has now appeared in 4 generations of males in the Humble family, from his father through Archie and his son Robert, to his sons Robert and John. Ben died in 1977, but his work is still well known and talked about across Scotland, and his books on the Scottish outdoors are still in demand.
|1.||Robert Humble, Sr. Born Scotland 20 June 1920. He was a pilot in the RCAF during the war and his initial training took place at Pearson Airport, it was a small airport then and was called Malton Airport. He became a Flying Instructor when he graduated. Married first Aileen Mary Anne Ripley (dvu). They live in Courtice, Ontario. Their children are all named after brothers of Archie Humble.|
|a.||Robert Humble, Jr. Married Linda Jones. Lives in Calgary.|
|i.||Darren Humble. Adopted.|
|ii.||Deanna Humble. Adopted.|
|b.||David Humble. Lives in Toronto.|
|c.||John Humble. Married Roxanne Hanley. Address: 115 Hawksbrow Dr. N.W. Calgary Alberta T3G 3C2.|
|d.||Alec Humble. Married Jane Clarke. Address: 84 Hopkinson Crescent, Ajax, Ontario. Tel: 001 (905) 428 6104.|
|Robert married second 9 September 2000 Phyllis Jean Pippy. They live in Courtice, Ontario.|
|2.||Dorothy Humble. Born Scotland 25th December 1922. Married 1942 (George William) Bruce McDonald, optometrist. They live in Halifax.|
|a.||Laurie Anne McDonald. Married first _____ _____. Divorced. Married second _____ _____. Divorced. Lives in Nanaimo, BC.|
|b.||Brian McDonald. A senior pilot with Air Canada. Married Nancy Polenz. Lives in Burlington, Ontario.|
|i.||Shannon Marie McDonald.|
|ii.||Kyle Alexander McDonald.|
|iii.||Kelly Cassandra McDonald.|
|c.||Susan McDonald. Optician. Married 19 August 1977 Allan R Wilson. Lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia.|
|B.||Ernest Pickard. Died in infancy. An Ernest Pickard died Bradford aged 1 reg'd q1 1900, ref 9b 86.|
|C.||Ida May Pickard. Born 20 February 1901. Died 20 April 1980. Educated Royal Academy. Harrogate was in Knaresborough District, 1901; Duchy Rd is ref RG13 4053, 41-43 & 47-52. A letter dated 1916 is written from Lingmoor, Rutland Rd. In 1901 the family was in America. Robert Humble Sr is certain Ida and Dorrie are sisters and that they are daughters of Arthur and May; David Arthur Pickard is certain his grandparents were Ernest and Annie (supported by his father's birth certificate). A day student at the Royal Academy of Dance. Married in Knaresborough q1 1923 (ref 9a/173) (Arthur) Frederick Colville- Hyde.|
|D.||William ("Willie") Pickard. He was in Montreal during the War. Accidentally shot. Married twice. No children|
Please send comments, corrections, additions and amendments to Sir William Arbuthnot, Bt
Last brought up to date 16:29 10 November 2009