Category Archives: Dora Danks

Betty’s Mince Pie Recipe

Growing up, it wasn’t Christmas time until Mum (Heather) and I watched A Child’s Christmas in Wales and ate mince pies. I remember baking them with Mum but never paying closing attention to the actual recipe. And then after Mum passed away, I realized I didn’t know how to make them on my own. So […]

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Dora Danks

Dora Lillian Danks was born 26 August 1890 and married Ernest Rutherford on 23 March 1917. She had two children, Betty, born in 1919, and Stuart James, born in 1921. She lived in Montreal, Que for most of her life from the family’s arrival in 1931 to the early 1980s when she moved to Waterloo, […]

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