Posted By:Kathleen Burgar
Subject:Re: relatives of cyril pratt of Kimberely BC Canada
Post Date:October 27, 2012 at 10:00:01
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ordering her death cert may give you some clues

Vital Event Death Registration

       Name: Penelope Mary Pratt

       Event Date: 1978 5 26 (Yr/Mo/Day)
       Age: 70
       Gender: female
       Event Place: Kimberley
       Reg. Number: 1978-09-008802
       B.C. Archives Microfilm Number: B13586
       GSU Microfilm Number: 2051145

Mailing Address:

BC Archives
675 Belleville Street
Victoria BC
V8W 9W2

All requests for certified copies of registrations or genealogical certificates must be sent to the British Columbia Vital Statistics Agency. Requests to the British Columbia Vital Statistics Agency can be made by completing and mailing the appropriate "Application for Service" form, or by telephone. Specify all of the information from the index for the registration requested, except the GSU microfilm number. The address is:

British Columbia Vital Statistics Agency
818 Fort Street
Victoria, British Columbia
V8W 1H8
Telephone (250) 952-2681

England & Wales, Marriage Index: 1916-2005
about Cyril H P Pratt

Name:Cyril H P Pratt
Spouse Surname:Canning
Date of Registration:Apr-May-Jun 1944
Registration district:Maidenhead
Inferred County:Berkshire
Volume Number:2c
Page Number:1232

British Columbia, Canada, Death Index, 1872-1990
about Cyril Henry Philip Pratt

Name:Cyril Henry Philip Pratt
Birth Year:abt 1902
Death Age:82
Death Date:22 Mar 1984
Death Location:Kimberley
Registration number:1984-09-005956
BCA Number:B13637
GSU Number:2073154

Cyril born Ontario, Oct 1901


you could try writing to one of these newspapers, the last one may be useful as deals with history

Kootenay Advertiser (Black Press)
1510 - 2nd Street N., Cranbrook, BC
Phone: 1-250-489-3455
Fax: 1-250-489-3743
Description: The "paper that goes everywhere" in the southern BC Rockies. The Advertiser is the regions number one source for news, advertising, and shopping information

Kimberley Daily Bulletin (East Kootenay Newspapers Ltd.)
335 Spokane Street
Phone: 250- 427-5333
Fax: 250-427-5336
Description: Daily Newspaper

Kimberley Chronicle
747-307 Street
Phone: 250-427-5430
Description: Weekly newspaper with a focus on local history.