Pask and Paske Families in the Canada
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The One-Name Study is in its infancy and therefore only a small minority of PASK, PASKE information has been compiled from Canadian records. However this is increasing with the help of to co-researchers.

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The main families are detailed in the narratives section, and include:

British Columbia

My cousin Kenneth Edward PASK lived for many years in Vancouver and now lives in Victoria. His father Arthur Edward PASK was born in Gowdall Yorkshire and moved back to Great Gonerby Lincolnshire at a young age.


Beatrice Alma PASK was born in 1887 in Lenton, Nottinghamshire. She was the great-great-granddaughter of Edward PASK from the Stamford area of Lincolnshire.

Beatrice married John Trevor HERBERT in 1919 and they immigrated to Canada with their daughters Audrey, Mercia and Alma. Beatrice died in 1967 in Brantford at the age of 80.
Information provided by Charlene Herbert.

John (Jack) Charles PASK was born in 1883 in Spilsby, Lincolnshire. He was the son of Thomas PASK and Sarah SMITH. John married Lily Roberts POOLS in 1908 and they then emigrated to Canada and lived in Meaford, Ontario where he worked at a calico factory and made home furnishings. When Lily was expecting their 5th child (Phyllis Bertha) John Charles died of TB and was buried at the Meaford Cemetry and Lily returned to England and her home town of Spalding.
Information provided by Angela Smith.

John was a descendant of William Pask of Fulbeck, Lincolnshire. In the narratives section, the icon Icon to indicate a descendant of William Pask of Fulbeck Lincolnshire indicates William Pask's descendants.

Grace Isabella PASK née SOLOMAN was born in 1863 in Scotland, but lived most of her married life in Lincolnshire. She married William PASK, in c1882, and they had eight children:

William PASK b. 1885, d. Oct 1948
Louisa PASK b. 31 Dec 1886, d. 1961
Henry PASK b. 1890, d. 3 Nov 1916
Frank PASK b. 1892, d. Nov 1984
Florence PASK b. 1894
Lucy Annie PASK b. 1897, d. 1 Nov 1985
Ethel PASK b. 1899
Gladys May PASK b. 1904

On the death of her husband William in 1914, Grace immigrated to Chatham, in Southwestern Ontario, Canada, to join her sons Frank and William. Also living in Chatham was her daughters Ethel, Lucy Annie, and Gladys.

William was a descendant of Johannis PASK, born c1545 lived in Washingborough, Lincolnshire - wife Elizabeth ARCHER. In the narratives section, the icon Related to Johannis Pask of Washingborough, Lincolnshire indicates Johannis Pask's descendants.
Information provided by Chris Bell.


Theophilus PASKE was born in 1730. He was the son of George PASKE. Theophilus was with General Wolfe at Quebec, and appeared in the Muster Rolls as a Captain Lieut. in 1760. Theophilus died in 1762. He was a descendant of John PASKE c1550 of Stragwell Suffolk. In the narratives section, the icon Icon to indicate descendants of John Paske c1600 Stragwell Suffolk indicates John Paske's descendants.
Information provided by Eardley Bryan.


Three brothers Aubrey Oliver Phillips PASK, Stephen PASK, and Arthur PASK immigrated to Canada. The three brothers were sons of Stephen Cornell PASK from Haverhill, Suffolk. Aubrey started homesteading in the Zeneta area north of Esterhazy, Saskatchewan. In 2001 the Pask farm was awarded the Century Family Farm Award. The farm is now owned by Aubrey's grandson Oliver J. Pask.

They are descendants of John PASKE, born c1680 and his wife Mirabel SPARROW of Wickhambrook, Suffolk. In the narratives section, the icon Icon to indicate a descendant of John Pask and Mirabel Sparrow of Suffolk indicates John Paske's descendants.
Information provided by Shelia Maxwell and Dorothy Pask.



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