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Item ID# A2013.008.008
Title Certificate of baptism - Harold Seabrook
Object Name Certificate, Baptismal
Dates of Creation July 1924
Creator Ontario. Registrar General
Description A certificate of baptism for Harold Stanley Seabrook, dated July 6, 1924. The certificate is from the diocese of Moosonee, and Harold was baptised in St. Luke's Church, Hornepayne. On the reverse of the certificate are prayers "for the use of little children."





Admin/Biographical History Harold Stanley Seabrook was born in Thunder Bay in 1924. His parents were Eleanor Emily May Seabrook and William James Seabrook. His siblings were Norman William, Kathleen (Kay) Alice and Allan Roy. In 1935 the family moved from Hornepayne, Ontario to Toronto. In 1939 they moved to Southampton. Harold joined the RCAF in 1942. Harold arrived in England in winter of 1944. On April 12, 1944 the Halifax Bomber Harold was travelling in struck a hill, killing all on board. (SOURCE: "In memory of Harold Stanley Seabrook").
Provenance The item appears in "In memory of Harold Stanley Seabrook;" a booklet created by Allan Seabrook (donor) and Gale Douglass, daughter of Marg Saunders, who received a doily from Harold in 1942 (pictured on pg. 10 of booklet). The item was passed through the family to the donor, who is Harold's younger brother.
Collection Seabrook, Harold Stanley fonds
Physical Description 1 p. ; 16.5 x 10 cm
Subjects Baptisms
People Seabrook, Eleanor
Seabrook, Harold Stanley
Seabrook, William
Level of Description Item