From Druoin collection
Anna Borrows, daughter of Robert Gardner, Hinchinbrooke, farmer, and of Eliza Ferns, his wife was born 29 March AD 1883, and was baptized 7 Nov 1883 in the presence of subscribing witnesses by me, John Nelson/Melson.
Witnesses were parents Robert Gardner and Eliza Gardner.
Methodist Presbyterian Churchof England, St Andrew's Huntingdon, Quebec.
Robert Gardner & Eliza Ferns were married Huntingdon Methodist Church, 12 May 1874.
Witnesses were Joseph Kelly and Ellen Freeland.
Robert Burrows [Gardner] died Toronto, aged 75, 7 Dec 1897. Buried Montreal Royal Cemetery.
Eliza Ferns,relic of late Robert Gardner, of the village of Huntingdon, died 5 July 1917. Witnesses: James Ferns & R E Kelly. Huntingdon Presbyterian Church.
Eliza Ferns, d/o John Ferns of Godmanchester, and of his wife Ann Burrows, was born 13 Aug 1851, baptized 22 March 1852. Witnesses: C H Burrows & John Ferns.
Huntington Church of Scotland, Presbyterian.
Beauharnois County Godmanchester Quebec
John, farmer, b Ireland, 32
Fany Burrough, b Canada,27
William, Canada, 6
John, Canada, 4
James, Canada, 3
Eliza, Canada, 1
Margaret, Ireland, 19
James, famrer, Ireland, 30
Women are usually enumerated by their maiden name in Quebec.
1861 census, Huntingdon
William T, 5
Sarah Ann, 2
They are all still in Huntingdon on 1871 census.
1881 census Huntingdon gives Robert Gardner, 28, b Quebec. Father listed as John Gardner, 65, b Ireland. He is a widower.
Father John Gardner died 15 Jan 1892, aged 76 and buried Huntingdon.
1871 census Huntingdon
John, 54, b Ireland, widower
Hellen, 35, Ireland
Elizabeth, 75, Ireland, widow
1851 census Huntingdon
Wm, 60, Ireland
Betsy Canten, Ireland, 60
John, 34, Ireland
Helen, 23, "
1891 census gives Robert Gardner's parents as both being born Quebec.
Her father b Ireland, mother Quebec.
1901 she is still in Huntingdon, widowed.
Marriage [Druoin Collection]
John Ferns, of Godmanchester, trooper, and Ann Burrows, of Hinchinbrooke were married after due publication of bans, 16 Dec 1845 by Wm Morris.
Church of Scotland, Presbyterian, Huntingdon.
Annie Burrows, widow of late John Ferns, of the village and county of Huntingdon, died [aged 75] of 4 March 1898, and was buried at Huntingdon 5 March 1898.
Wit: Hamilton Ferns and James Ferns.
Did not find a baptism for her which would give her parents.