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Benjamin Charles Herbert Stray

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I am trying to find a Canadian link to a Benjamin Charles Herbert Stray or Benjamin Herbert Stray.
Ancestry keeps offering be links to a B H Stray on the U.S., Index to Alien Arrivals at Canadian Atlantic and Pacific Seaports, 1904-1944
but I do not have access to that and not worth the expense for a possible link!
Benjamin Charles Herbert Stray married Edith Maude Murray in 1890 they are on the 1891 census but then Benjamin disappears and Edith shows up with a George Hinton and the 2 children are now shown as Hinton.
All in all a pot mess:confused:
 

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Was Benjamins mothers maiden name Jennings and did he have a brother George Daniel?

Benj H Stray - age 36
Mrs BH Stray - age 30
Geo D Stray - age 34
County in British Isles which came from Surrey

You can view this with more detail on family search.
Wife‘s name is Vanda. Couldn’t find a marriage for Vanda and Benjamin in England.
 

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There’s a piece in the Norwood News about Benjamin Herbert Stray a commercial traveller of 70,Vestry Road,Camberwell. I’m unable to view the article as credit is needed.
 

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Following on from Julie's post, its all i could get with having previously used my 3 free searches. Probably the same place Julie found it.

Published: Saturday 16 April 1892
Newspaper: Norwood News
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 3231 | Page: 6 | Tags: none

At the Pesge Petty Saslow; on Tuesday, Benjamin Herbert Stray, described as a commercial traveller, of 70, Vestry-road, Camberwell, was summoned for being drunk and inoapable.—Defendant did not appear ...

https://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/
 

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Index to Alien arrivals Canada - 1906
B H Stray 36
Mrs B H Stray 30
G D Stray 34
Arriving passengers has them from Surrey dept London & arrive 15 March 1906 Halifax Nova Scotia on vessel “Sarmatian”

1906 Census – Sub district 02 Strathcona Alberta
Ben H Stray 36 arrived 1906
Vanda wife 31 arrived same
& close by is Geo D Stray 36 arrived 1906 – shows him as married…

Homestead Grants
Alberta Canada Homestead records has a Vanda Huddestone legal representative of B H Stray (dec) in his support of his application for Homestead Patent for NH of 22 Sec, 49 Thp, 3 Rge N of 4 Meridian…..6 Oct 1910

There is a death for Ben Herbert Stray in 1908 Lloydwinster Alberta Canada – reg 971
regards Val
 

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