Seldon, Thomas Frederick

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Seldon, Thomas Frederick

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  • Fred Seldon

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Thomas Frederick (Fred) Seldon was born in Kilkampton, Devon, England in 1871 and was raised on the family farm at Elmsworthy. He apprenticed as a marine engineer with Tyneside Engine Works Ltd. at Cardiff and was at sea between 1894 and 1897. In 1898 Seldon left England for the Klondike gold fields via British Columbia. In 1899 he went to Ingersoll, Ontario where he married and remained until 1910. In 1911 he and his family moved to Clayburn, near Abbotsford where he ran a general store and kept a farm. He died in December 1937.

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KHUGHES 2012-02-17

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Name taken from ARIS.|Biographical sketch written by George Seldon (son), accession 94-6426.

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