Beamish Coal Mine

Roche Percee, Saskatchewan, Canada

Beamish Coal Mine

Located at Section 19, Township 1, Range 6, W2

Approx 1 1/4 miles SW of Roche Percee

Headed by R. W. Beamish

In 1911 there was a Richard Wilbert (Bert) Beamish

  • b- Oct 10, 1883 in Bradwardine, RM of Woodworth, MB
  • d- June 14, 1971 in Edgewater BC, buried- Edgewater Cemetery, Highway #95, Rocky Mountain Region
  • 1911 He was living in Moose Jaw SK
  • Occupation Well Drilling Contractor
  • Mother- Elizabeth Esther Moon
  • Father- Richard Combs Beamish
  • 1st Wife- May Smith, Sept 16, 1911
  • 2nd Wife- Katharine Foster, Oct 3, 1943

Is this our owner?

OR

in 1901 there was a Robert Wilbur Beamish living in Brandon MB

  • b- Oct 10, 1890 in Bradwardine, RM of Woodworth, MB
  • d- Dec 11, 1978 in New Westminster BC, buried in Maple Ridge Cemetery, Fraser Valley, BC
  • Father- William Beamish
  • Mother- Sophia Letit English
  • He married Janet Mary Morgan at Shoal Lake MB in 1919
  • He enlisted in WWI
  • Lots of folks from Brandon came to this area on the train

Maybe this is the owner? note- both born same town in MB! cousins?

If you know which one, let me know please.