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St. John's City Area

(Possible errors in the original publication of these records.)

WOODFORDJohnoperatorh 50 Patrick
WOODFORDW WMinister Pub Works, Department Buildingh 202 Gower
The above record should read
WOODFORDW JMinister Pub Works, Department Buildingh 202 Gower


WJ Woodford was in local govt. for about 40 years, I am told . So, it seems WW is incorrect and WJ Woodford is correct. Here's a note from my brother re a plaque he inherited , and he tells us it says WJ Woodford. Weird no one picked up typo before. I may have mentioned, the John Woodford next to him is his brother.

It is of interest to note that the next WJ Woodford after the person we are talking of , went on to become Post Master of Nfld. I actually visited his office in the old General Post Office on Water St. around 1959-60. He was named after the WJ [WW] that started this discussion.

I know, as the WJ Woodford from 1960 was my Grandfather, and the WJ Woodford from 1898 was his uncle." I have a brother , WJ Woodford in Alberta, and he has a son too. His name-you guessed it-WJ Woodford, now

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