The Bailey / Burnside Familes – Our 
Canadian Connection 




Sad News 28th January 2017

I have heard through my cousin Jackie Dorling (nee Cooper) that Barbara Burnside passed away this morning. This information was picked up through Facebook, and more will be added if and when it becomes available. Thanks Jackie.


I met Barbara and Hazel Bailey, her cousin (through marriage to Reg) a few years ago when she last came to the UK to visit Hazel Cooper. We met up in Blackpool where they were staying for a few days - happy memories.


Sad News July 2014

Barbara Burnside has notified me of the passing of Reg Bailey on the 18th July 2014 - our thoughts are with the family at this sad time.






Reg Bailey - update April 2015 

During April 2015 I received a message from Angela Pilkington through Barbara Burnside, alerting me to a video clip (see below) of Reg Bailey describing his life in the Canadian town of Schreiber. The video was an interview with the Mayor and was taken shortly after his 89th birthday. I hope you enjoy watching as much as I did.


The following gallery of photographs are of the descendants of George Enoch Bailey- my thanks go to Barbara Burnside.

George Enoch Bailey 1892-1951 and his Wife Eva (nee Corbett) 1901-1990. Taken in 1950.



Barbara tell me that this was one of the last good pictures taken (1993) of her and David before he sadly passed away in 1995, aged 74.

Raymond Bailey (1882-1972) and Annie Chambers (1881-1965) were born in the UK and were married in 1908. 


The family portrait, left , taken in August 2002 is of second son, Reg, Hazel and family.



 Raymond (Teige) Bailey (1914-1982) brother of Reg pictured above.

Summer2003: The wedding of Craig Wheatley, grandson of Reg and Hazel, and Jacquelyn Dunn from Mississauga, Ontario.

They now live in Thunder Bay, Ontario.


Thanks to Lindsay Miller for the picture!

David and Barbara Burnside's Gallery 

  LTR Jennifer, Michelle, David and Marilyn, Barbara, David and Terry (1999)


Family Weddings

Angela Olmstead and Jason Pilkington were married 2nd August 2003


LTR Erin, Angela, Bob, Terry and Kelly Hazel                                                                       

The wedding of Jennifer Burnside and Rob Morton took place 25th July 2004


Kelly Olmstead and Chris Valente were married 22nd July 2006



Michelle Burnside and J (Jamie) Rose were married 23rd August 2008 at Oliver Lake.


Erin Olmstead and Shane McCormack 

were married on October 10th 2009.

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