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Memorable Manitobans: Sidney Henry Borbridge (1882-?)

Businessman.

Born at Ottawa, Ontario on 16 September 1882, son of Henry Joseph and Margaret Borbridge, he worked in the family harness-making business started by his grandfather, William Borbridge, before coming to Manitoba in 1902 to become manager of the firm’s branch at Brandon. Under his tenure, the company built a large warehouse and factory on Eleventh Street which employed 45 people. On 7 June 1911, he married Katharine Helen Wilson at Hamilton, Ontario. He was a member of the Brandon Club and the Anglican Church.

Sources:

Marriage registration, Ancestry.

The Story of Manitoba by F. H. Schofield, Winnipeg: The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1913.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 9 October 2009

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