NameRobert Frederick DEAKIN , 1C2R
Birth12 Oct 1881, Tidnoe, Herefordshire
Death5 Dec 1978, Pleasant View Cemetery, Wynyard, Saskatchewan
FatherCharles Frederick DEAKIN (1853-1935)
MotherMary Louisa WEBSTER (1854-1948)
Notes for Robert Frederick DEAKIN
In the 1891 census “The Birches”, Hampton Charles, parish of Thornbury, registration district Bromyard, Herefordshire.
Head Charles F. Deakin, age 36, farmer, employer, born Tettenhall, Staffordshire.
Wife Mary L. Deakin, age 35, born Baglay, Salop.
Son Robert F. Deakin, age 9, born Lugwardine, Hereford.
Son Charles K. Deakin, age 8, born St. Devereux, Hereford.
Son Guy B. Deakin, age 8, born St. Devereux.
Daughter Mary W. Deakin, age 6, born St. Devereux.
Daughter Elsie Deakin, age 5, born St. Devereux.
Son George F. Deakin, age 3, born Hampton Charles, Hereford.
Son Bickerton A. Deakin, age 1, born Hampton Charles.
Daughter Dorothy V. Deakin, age 10 months, born Hampton Charles.
Brother George R. Deakin, single, age 25, rancher, employer, born Tettenhall.
Visitor Francis D. Collins, age 6, born Huntington, Hereford.
3 servants including an agricultural labourer and 2 domestic servants.

Listed twice in the 1891 census. Listed at home with his parents, and listed in the census of Wales with his brother. Robert Frederick Deakin, age 9, scholar, born at Village ??? Hereford as well as Charles K. Deakin age 8, born at the same place. Town of Llanfair Fechan, Caernarvonshire, registration district of Bangor.

The following family members are listed in the Saskatchewan Homestead Index.

Name/Quarter/Section/Township/Range /Meridian
George Francis Deakin SW 27 31 16 W3 (could W3 be an error?)
Guy B. Deakin SE 22 31 16 W2
Guy Barton Deakin NE 21 31 16 W2
Robert Frederick Deakin SW 20 31 16 W2 (Soldier Grant)
Robert Frederick SE 28 31 16 W2

In the 1916 Canadian Census of Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta. District 6 Neepawa Township 15, Range 16 West of the 1st meridian. Rural Municipality of Rosedale, Manitoba.
Charles Fredrick Deakin, head, married, age 63, born England, Anglican, immigrated 1907, farmer, employer.
Wife Mary Luisa? Deakin, age 63, born England.
Son Robert F. Deakin, military overseas Camp Hughes, age 35, banker.
Son Charles Keeling Deakin, military overseas Camp Hughes, age 34, farm labourer.
Son George Francis Deakin, military overseas Camp Hughes, age 29, farm labourer.
Daughter Elsie Winifred Deakin age 30.
Son Bickerton Aston Deakin, age 25, farmer’s son.
Son Richanald? Grenfell? Deakin, age 23, farmer’s son.
Servant Frank Gordon Swales, age 27, single, born Ireland.
All of the Deakin children were single.

Interestingly George and Robert were listed twice in the 1916 Canadian Census of Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta. District 3 Humboldt Township 31 Range 16 West of the second meridian, Rural Municipality of Big Quill, Saskatchewan.
Head George Deakin, Camp Hughes, single, age 28, born England, Anglican, immigrated 1906 [I wonder why the different date], farmer.
Brother Robert Deakin, single, age 34, Camp Hughes, born England, Anglican, immigrated 1907, farmer.

Attestation papers April 11, 1916
Robert Frederick Deakin, Regimental Number 267678, 214th Overseas Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force
Address Wynyard, Saskatchewan
Born Tidnoe, Herefordshire, England
Next of Kin Charles Frederick Deakin, father, Bridgebrook, Franklin, manitoba
Born October 12, 1881
not married
age 34 years 6 months
height 5 feet 9 1/2 inches
Dark complexion, grey eyes, dark brown hair
Church of England

Canadian Voters Lists 1935
Wynyard, Saskatchewan
C. F. Deakin, farmer [Charles Frederick Deakin, father]
Mrs C. F. Deakin, married woman [Maria Louis Deakin, wife]
Miss E. W. Deakin, spinster [Elsie Winifred Deakin, daughter]
R. G. Deakin, farmer [Reginald Granville Deakin, son]
B. A. Deakin, farmer [Bickerton Aston Deakin, son]
Mrs G. Deakin, married woman [not sure of the relation to Charles Frederick Deakin]
R. F. Deakin, farmer [Robert Frederick Deakin, son]

Listed as passengers on the Empress of Scotland (Canadian Pacific), departed Montreal, arrived Liverpool, May 25, 1954, Robert F. Deakin age 72, farmer and Elsie Deakin age 67, housekeeper, Address in UK, Mrs. Keeling, Westville, Church Stretton, Salop. [brother and sister]
Robert Frederick Deakin
Birth 1881
Death 1978, Saskatchewan, Canada
Burial Pleasant View Cemetery, Wynyard, Saskatchewan, Canada
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