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Beaumont, Selwyn

  • AR-MS-624
  • Person
  • n.d.

Mr. Beaumont researched British car sales for the Edmonton Jaguar Drivers' Club.

Beck, Nicholas D.

  • AR-MS-231
  • Person
  • 1857-1928

Nicholas Dominic Beck, son of Georgiana Boulton and John Beck, was born in Coburg, Ontario on 4 May 1857. He received his LL.B. from the University of Toronto in 1881 and practiced in Ontario, Winnipeg, and Calgary before moving to Edmonton in 1891. He was made a Queen's Council in 1893. He served as Town and City Solicitor from 1892 to 1907, when he was appointed to the bench.
Nicholas Beck married Mary Ethel Lloyd on 17 Nov 1886 in St. Boniface, Manitoba. They had a daughter Beatrice Marguerite Beck born on 21 Mar 1888 in St. Boniface, a son Philip (1890-1890) and daughter Mary Marjorie Beck, born 5 Apr 1891 in Calgary. The family moved to Edmonton, where Nicholas and Mary had two more children - Cyril Stephen Beck, born 9 Jan 1893 and Hubert Francis Beck, born 4 Apr 1894.
Mary Lloyd Beck died 30 Apr 1894.
Nicholas married Louise Adelaide Teffy on 9 Jan 1906. Louise Teffy Beck died in Oakland, California, 9 Dec 1927.
Nicholas married Jeanne Cecile Tilley on 10 Apr 1928 in Vancouver, B.C.
Nicholas Beck died on 14 May 1928 in Seattle, WA. He is buried in Edmonton.

Bell, Edward

  • AR-MS-155
  • Person
  • [ca. 1892]-[before 1992]

Edward Bell arrived in Edmonton from Ontario in September 1912. He began work as a teacher in Strathcona at the Bennett School and by the spring of 1913, Ed Bell was the principal of the school. Mr. Bell resigned in February 1914 and moved to the Griffin Creek District, north of Peace River. By 1963, Edward Bell was in Victoria, B.C. It is not known what happened to Edward Bell after moving to Victoria.

Bell, Gordon Cecil Douglas

  • AR-MS-228
  • Person
  • [19--?] - n.d.

Gordon Cecil Douglas Bell was a Pilot Officer in the Royal Canadian Air Force during World War II. He received a Distinguished Flying Medal for an action on May 17, 1942, piloting a Blenheim light bomber in an attack on the German heavy cruiser Prinz Eugen. He was commissioned a Pilot Officer, September 30, 1942, effective May 1, 1942.

Bell, Sophie Nicholson

  • AR-MS-126
  • Person
  • 1887-[ca.1950]

Sophie Nicholson was born in 1887 to Mary and Gilbert Nicholson in Quebec. Sometime after 1901 the family is in Edmonton. Sophie Nicholson married David T. Bell in 1912 in Edmonton. They had two children, Mary Virginia and Sarah Eileen. David Bell worked as a mechanic for the city. Sophie Bell was a member of the Edmonton Library Board from 1927-1930.
David T. Bell died 27 Sep 1935 in Edmonton and he is buried in the Edmonton Municipal Cemetery. Sophie Nicholson Bell died in Edmonton ca. 1950.

Bell, W. Alan

  • AR-MS-549
  • Person
  • n.d.

Allen Bell has been a resident of Edmonton for many years.

Belmont School District No. 23

  • AR-MS-227
  • Corporate body
  • 1885-unknown

Belmont School District No. 23 was established on 9 May 1885. An early teacher at the school was James Bond Steele of Beaver Lake AB, brother of Samuel Benfield Steele.
The Belmont School District No. 23 is no longer active but it is not known when it ceased.

Benbow Family

  • AR-MS-199
  • Family
  • n.d.

Members of the Benbow family immigrated to Canada from North Wales in 1913. Jonathan Benbow worked as a carpenter in the city, and Lewis Benbow was a utility man at the Royal Alexandra Hospital.

Better Civic Government Committee

  • AR-MS-376
  • Corporate body
  • 1966

The Better Civic Government Committee claimed to represent a cross section of the population that wished to improve civic government. They ran a slate of candidates for the 1966 civic election.

Beuerlein, Patricia

  • AR-MS-402
  • Person
  • n.d.

Patricia Beuerlein is a resident of Edmonton and a supporter of various theatres in Edmonton. She is also interested in photographic arts.

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