Residence

Date 1935
Place St John, Newfoundland, Canada
Description Power or Powis St, St John's West

Narrative

1935 Census Newfoundland and Labrador:
Best: Eliza. Residing at 63 Power/Powis St is Eliza Best, 73 Widow*, and her son George 29, who is a Labourer. They use 3 rooms of the home Eliza owns, and have lodgers at $10/month - Lloyd and Mary Bursey (27 and 22) and they use 2 rooms. Lloyd is a Grocer at ?Bowrings? and he has earned $600 in the last year. George and he has earned $50 in the last year. Eliza's house is worth $2000.

Residing at 63a Power/Powis St is Eliza's son Seebert (transcribed Seaward) 43, and his wife Minnie 44, and their six children: Evelyn 20, Edith 18, Myrtle 17, Irene 16, Phyllis 13, Wallace 9, and Violet 6. Seebert is a Clerk ant the Express Office and he has earned $1080 in the last year. They also pay rent of $10/month for 7 rooms - possibly to their mother.

No-one owns a radio.

* implies date of death for George before 1935

Source References

  1. Newfoundland Census 1935
      • Page: St John's West District, p. 198, household ID , reference ID , Department of Tourism, Culture, and Recreation, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador; FHL microfilm 2,166,828; The Bests - Newfoundland Census 1935 record-image_TH-1951-40935-34054-85.jpg

References

  1. Adams, Minnie Emma
  2. Best, Phyllis Beatrice
  3. Best, Seebert
  4. Mahoney, Eliza