NameMaxwell Edgar COOPER
Birth9 Sep 1911, Uppingham, Rutland, England
Death6 Jul 2000, Winchester, Hampshire, England
FatherHoratio Edward COOPER (1876-1943)
MotherMinnie DIX (~1870-1933)
Birth17 Nov 1913, Neepawa, Manitoba, Canada
Death6 Mar 1983, North Cowichan, British Columbia
FatherRobert Browning KEELING (1871-1938)
MotherMary Wilhelmina DEAKIN (1884-1961)
Marriage25 Apr 1942
Notes for Maxwell Edgar COOPER
Moved to Canada 1955. Returned to England 1991 having remarried. [Possible entry in England and Wales marriage index, Maxwell E. Cooper and Margaret I. Cross, Bath district, Somerset, volume 22, page 30]

UK Outbound Passenger Lists
Departed January 21, 1955 from Liverpool, England on the Saxonia, destination port Halifax, Maxwell Cooper, tourist class, born September 9, 1911, married, address in UK Nurway [as spelled] House, Church Stretton, clerk in Holy Orders, future intended permanent residence Canada.

Canada Voters Lists 1957
6414 Chester Street, Vancouver
Maxwell E. Cooper, clerk in Holy Orders
Dorothy Cooper

Canada Voters Lists 1965
20 First Avenue, Chilliwack, British Columbia
Maxwell E. Cooper, priest
Mrs. Dorothy E. Cooper, housewife

Birthplace from Family tree at

In the England and Wales, Death Index, Registration district, Winchester, inferred county Hampshire, register number A51D, district 5021A, entry 85. Maxwell Edgar Cooper born September 9, 1911, estimated age at death 88 registered July 2000.
Notes for Dorothy Edith (Spouse 1)
Manitoba Births
Dorothy Keeling, Born November 17, 1913, Rural Municipality of Langford, Mother May [as transcribed] Deakin

In the 1916 Canadian census Neepawa, Manitoba 14-15 West of the 1st Meridian, Langford Municipality.
Head Robert B. Keeling, age 45, born England, Anglican, immigration 1911, farmer.
Wife Mary Keeling, age 31, born England, Anglican, immigration 1908.
Daughter Lucy M. Keeling, age 4, born Manitoba.
Daughter Dorothy Keeling, age 2, born Manitoba. 1 lodger.

In the 1921 Canadian Census 18-14-15 West of the first Meridian, Langford Municipality, Neepawa, Manitoba
Head Robert Keeling, age 50, born England, parents born in England, immigration 1911, farmer
Wife Mary Keeling, age 37, born England, parents born in England, immigration 1908
Daughter Lucy Mary Keeling, age 9, born Manitoba
Daughter Dorothy Edith Keeling, age 7, born Manitoba
Daughter Helia [at it looks] Helen Keeling, age 3, born Manitoba
Lodger Edith Barber, single, age 21, born England

UK incoming passenger Lists
Departure St John, New Brunswick, arrive Liverpool April 20, 1929 on the Duchess of Bedford, Canadian Pacific Steamship Line.
Tourist Third Cabin
Robert Keeling, proposed address Penkridge, Staffs, farmer, age 58, residence Canada, Lucy Keeling, age 45, housewife, Lucy Keeling age 15, student, Dorothy Keeling age 14, student, Sheila Keeling, age 9 student.

From Cooper/Dix/Marcroft Family Tree by Bernard Roughton at
Bath Chronicle and Weekly Gazette
January 10, 1942
Cooper : Keeling - The engagement is announced between the Rev. Maxwell Edgar Cooper, C.F.., only son of Mr. H. E. Cooper and the late Mrs. Cooper, recently of Combe Down, Bath and Dorothy Edith, second daughter of the late R. B. Keeling and Mrs. Keeling, of Mole Brace, Shrewsbury.

In the April to June 1942 England and Wales marriage index Maxwell E. Cooper and Dorothy E. Keeling, Shrewsbury district, Shropshire, volume 6a, page 2219

In the British Columbia death index, Dorothy Edith Cooper, age 69, North Cowichan, died March 6, 1983, North Cowichan
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