Fonds 045 Edward Hockey fonds

Edward Hockey fonds. — 1913-1917. — .1 cm of textual records.

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Biographical Sketch

Edward Hockey was born at Birmingham, England in 1864 and came to Canada with his wife and two children in 1910. They travelled over the Edson Trail to the Grande Prairie District in 1912, buying an existing homestead and imporvements on a quarter section about five miles west of the new community, and later filing for a homestead in the same area. In 1913 he taught for Lake Saskatoon S.D. 2518 on a provisional certificate.

Mr. Hockey was killed in a runaway horse and cutter accident in Grande Prairie in 1926. He is buried in the Grande Prairie Cemetary.

Scope and Content

The fonds consists of one Provisional Teaching Certificate for Lake Saskatoon School District No. 2518, for July 1-Dec. 31, 1913; one $50 receipt from Dominion Lands for payment on Imporvements on SW 1/4-S20-T71-R6-W6, dated Jan. 8, 1913; one $10 homestead fee receipt from Dominion Lands dated April 7, 1913 for SE 1/4-S19-T71-R6-W6; one $25 receipt from the Department of the Interior, dated Dec. 8, 1917 for NW 1/4-S25-T71-R7-W6.