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Joseph AndisonSchool Attendance Officer
Name: Joseph Andison
Date and place of birth: 6 January 1857 Carlisle, Cumberland
Date and place of death: 11 July 1942, Banff, Alberta, Canada
Nationality: British Canadian
Biography: Joseph grew up in Carlisle with his siter Ann (born 1859).
Parents: Joseph Andison married Jane?
Parents occupation: Joseph was a Hotel Labourer
Schools Universities attended and years of attendance: Not known
Occupation: Joseph learnt the skills of a Silk Hatter, but changed career to become a School Attendance Officer.
Place of residence at Gretna: Not known
Job Title at Gretna: School Attendance Officer
Marital Status: Joseph married Alice Matilda Gregory in 1879, Carlisle, Cumberland.
Jane Ann Andison Hoggard
Joseph James Andison
John George Andison
Thomas Ernest Andison
Plus one son who remained in Carlisle, Cumberland, England: Sydney Andison 1896-1971
Travels: Joseph and Alice left England for Canada in 1919
Awards/Recognitions: Nil known
Trivia/any other information: Information from FindaGrave website:
Death Takes Former Cochrane School Bd. Secretary, In Banff
Following a short illness, Mr. Joseph Andison, aged 85, passed away at the home of his daughter Mrs. E. Hoggard, on Saturday afternoon last. He had resided here for the past year.
Born in Carlisle, Cumberland, England, Mr Andison settled in Cochrane in 1919 and acted as secretary-treasurer of the Cochrane school district for fifteen years. He also served as warden of All Saints’ Anglican church there for 18 years before moving to Banff.
During the last war he was an inspector at the Gretna Green munitions factory, England and prior to that was an inspector on the Carlisle District School Board. Fraternally, he belonged to the Manchester Unity I.O.O.F. in Carlisle. His wife predeceased him in 1921 at Cochrane.
The Mr. Andison is survived by one daughter, Mrs. E. Hoggard, Banff, and six sons – Goerge, of Mayo, Yukon; William and Ernest of Cochrane; Robert of Edmonton (chief clerk of the Legislative Assembly); Arthur of Banff, and Sidney, of Carlisle, England; also twelve grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
The funeral was held at Cochrane on Wednesday afternoon in the United hurch, with the Rev. Canon W.E. Jackson, rector of St. Stephen’s, Calgary, officiating and interment was made in the family plot in Cochrane cemetery.
Among the many floral tributes placed on the grave were a number from friends from Banff.
Crag & Canyon, Banff, Alberts, Friday, July17th, 1942
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