When Dora Moore was born on February 15, 1897, in Chorley, Lancashire, England, her father, Samuel Moore (1868-1951), was 28, and her mother, Elizabeth (née Longworth) (1869-1951), was 27. She had one sister, Lily.
Dora married Albert Hulme on December 31, 1921, in Hamilton, Ontario. Their wedding photo (above) includes Dora’s brother-in-law (far left) (Arthur Bird Griffin) and sister (far right) (Lily Moore Griffin), as well as her nieces, Gladys (left) and Dorothy Griffin.
When Albert Hulme was born on August 12, 1890, in Lancashire, Lancashire, England, his father, Walter Hulme (1857-1912), was 33 and his mother, Sarah Ann (née Clark) (1863-1929), was 27. He had one sister, Edith (1893-).
At the time of the 1921 Canadian Census, Albert is found as a boarder in the home of Dora’s maternal aunt, Joanna (Longworth) Sanderson as a boarder. It is unknown whether this arrangement was made because of their pending marriage, or if Dora and Albert were introduced as a result of Albert’s relationship with her aunt and uncle.
At the time of the marriage, Albert’s occupation was listed as a dairy worker and Dora was a cotton operator and they were both living in Dora’s parent’s home at 299 Grosvenor Avenue North, Hamilton, Ontario.
Albert Hulme died on July 9, 1960, in Ontario at the age of 69.
Dora survived her husband by more than twenty years. She died on May 5, 1981, in Grimsby, Ontario, at the age of 84. Her obituary reads:
Dora and Albert are buried in St. Luke Anglican Cemetery on Brock Street in Smithville.
Main image: Dora and Albert Hulme’s marriage.