Dora Moore and Albert Hulme

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 (nee Longworth) (1869-1951), was 27. She had one sister, Lily.

Pictured: Albert and Dora Hulme on their wedding day
bottom row (from left): Arthur, Gladys Mae, Dorothy and Lily Griffin
Dora married Albert Hulme on December 31, 1921, in Hamilton, Ontario.

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 (nee Clark) (1863-1929), was 27. He had one sister, Edith (1893-).

Dora and Albert Hulme
At the time of the 1921 Canadian Census, Albert is found as a boarder in the home of Dora's maternal aunt, Joanna (Longworth) Blackledge 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. The wedding was witnessed by Dora's sister and brother-in-law, Lily and Arthur Moore (and presumably, given the relationship with her aunt, Joanna, Hugh and family also attended).

Obituary - Albert Hulme
Alfred 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:

Obituary - Dora Moore

Dora and Albert are buried in St. Luke's Anglican Cemetery on Brock Street in Smithville.

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