lundi 31 octobre 2016

Le décès d'un serre-frein

Les registres de l'église Christian Brethren de Montréal pour le 9 septembre 1914 font état de l'acte de sépulture suivant : 

«Death of Herbert Sydney Warner 

Herbert Sydney Warner, son of Thomas and Mary Warner residing at Two Thousand and Ten St. Dominique Street, Montreal, died in Royal Victoria Hospitle September Seventh in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and fourteen. Aged thirty years. His death was due to injuries received in discharge of duties as brakeman on Canadian Pacific Railroad.
By authority of Coroner's certificate the disceased was buried in lot one hundred and sixty, Section P., of Mount Royal Cemetery. Funeral Services were conducted by the undersigned Elder of Mount Royal Brethren chrurch on September ninth of the same year.
                    Elder Morton L. Sanders
Florence Mary Warner
Maud Warner Pool». 

Noter la mention de l'adresse civique du défunt et les indications relatives au lot dans lequel son corps a été inhumé.

[Summary :
The church record for the burying of a brakeman in Montréal, Québec.]

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