BAILEY, Anthony Mainsfield


Anthony Bailey, 1912

Photo credit: Nantyr Shores Innisfil student. The students have been researching Anthony as part of their project in 2016. They have made a cross for him and two other BHC, among the many they are honoring. The crosses will be place on the graves during a trip to France in 2017.


Street in Barrie, Ontario names for Anthony
The Grade 10 student from Nantyr Shores noticed his street sign did not have a poppy. They contacted the City of Barrie, Ontario who had the sign replaced within a week! 

Brother Frederick George also enlisted in the First World War
Name: Frederick George Bailey Birth Date: 6 May 1897 Birth Location: Nowich, Norfolk, England Residence: Bradford Relative: Mrs Maude Bailey Relationship: Mother Regiment Number: 643421


Item: Anthony Mansfield BAILEY (233159) Given Name(s):Anthony MansfieldSurname:BAILEYEvent:Emigration Party - 2nd & 3rd of 1906Notes:Employed by Mr. Francis Rogerson. Address: Lefroy, Ontario.Record Title:Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo's Homes, Toronto), June 1907Page Number:64Issue Number:4Volume Number:12Reference:Gene CS88 A1 U68, not available on microfilmSource:Library and Archives CanadaDatabase Item Number:233























1901 Census for England. Anthony is living with his parents and siblings:
Name: Anthony Mansfield Bailey Age: 6 Estimated birth year: abt 1895 Relation to Head: Son Gender: Male Father: Anthony Bailey Mother: Maria Bailey Birth Place: Norwich, Norfolk, England Civil Parish: Norwich Search Photos: Search for 'Norwich' in the UK City, Town and Village Photos collection Ecclesiastical parish: St Benedict County/Island: Norfolk Country: England Street address: Occupation: Condition as to marriage: Education: Employment status: View image Registration district: Norwich Sub-registration district: West Wymer ED, institution, or vessel: 04 Neighbors: View others on page Piece: 1842 Folio: 84 Page Number: 1 Household schedule number: 2 Household Members: Name Age Anthony Bailey 33 Maria Bailey 34 Violet Maude Bailey 9 Anthony Mansfield Bailey 6 Frederick George Bailey 3 Alfred William Abbot 25 Albert Norman 19

1911 Census, Anthony is working as a servant:
Name: Anthony M Baley [Anthony M Bailey] Gender: Male Marital Status: Single Age: 16 Birth Date: Aug 1894 Birth Place: England Relation to Head of House: Servant Immigration Year: 1906 Race or Tribe: English Province: Ontario District: Simcoe South District Number: 121 Sub-district: 13 - Innisfil Sub-District Number: 13 Neighbors: View others on page Household Members: Name Age Frank Ruderson 86 Maud M Heffler 35 Anthony M Baley 16

Mother Maria is listed as NOK on his attestation documents: Name:Anthony Mansfield BaileyBirth Date:25 Aug 1894Birth Location:Norwich, Norfolk, EnglandRelative:Maria BaileyRelationship:MotherRegiment Number:159026


Cross made by the Nantyr Shores Secondary School Innisfil, Ontario students for Remembrance services November 2016. They are traveling to France for Vimy Ridge 2017 and remembering the soldiers from their area who perished in the war. 









Item: Anthony M. BAILEY (237627)

Given Name(s):Anthony M.Surname:BAILEYEvent:enlisted in Overseas Canadian ForcesNotes:Arrived from England in 1906Record Title:Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo's Homes, Toronto), July 1916Page Number:11Issue Number:3Volume Number:19Reference:Gene CS88 A1 U68, not available on microfilmSource:Library and Archives CanadaDatabase Item Number:237627