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From: "E. B. Keith" <>
Subject: [ONT] Re: ONTARIO-D Digest V04 #9
Date: Wed, 7 Jan 2004 14:24:19 -0500
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Ethel B. Keith
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> Date: Tue, 06 Jan 2004 21:00:36 +1300
> From: Robyn Paterson <>
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> Subject: [ONT] JANET WARDROPE
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> Hi All,
> I am hoping sks can help me out or offer some advice.
> I have a photo copy of the articel which is a picture of Janet on
> skins with
> the band members and has saturday 8 February 1986 press run titled at
> top then in bold printing and the beat goes on... with the following
> the picture.
> Janet Wardrope 84 wails away on the skins, accompanied, left to right
> Ajax High School Band members Andrea Donovan, Adrian Pleasants and
> Coleman. The Band heading for expo 86 in Vancouver this summer, and
> staged a concert, sponsered by Ajax Kinsmen, here at home for area
> Janet was my fathers Aunty and im trying to track down what happened to
> her.Janet Wardrope was born in Stirling Scotland abt 1902 and moved to
> Canada. She never married and died in Canada i believe she died in the
> I have had contact with a Chris Bovie from Durham Press who confirms
> the article and advised they no long have the photo.
> I have had conact with the Ajax Kinsmen club who advised they have no
> records that far back on who they sponsored.
> I have tried Ajax High School who advised she was not a teacher or
> principal at the school.
> The former music teacher Mr. Fred Pleasants (it is his son Adrian who
> is in
> the photo). He remembered the event and my aunt participating in the
> but confirmed she was not actually connected to the band - that she
> was a
> member of the audience that day and decided to come up and participate
> he remembered it quite fondly but he doesn't remember the actual
> I would love to find something on her life in Canada even if its her
> death record which i beleive would have been in the late 1980's.
> Any help or advice on what else i can try will be greatly appreciate
> Regards Robyn
> New Zealand
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