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Manitoba History No. 89
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Memorable Manitobans: Marmaduke H. Fieldhouse (1845-1911)

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Marmaduke H. Fieldhouse
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Municipal official, farmer, merchant.

Born in Murray Township, Ontario on 31 January 1845, son of Henry Fieldhouse. He taught school for twelve years then served as court clerk and township clerk for five years. In August 1878 he came to Manitoba and settled on a homestead two miles south of the village of Keyes. He brought his family out from Ontario the next year and continued farming until January 1882 when they moved to Neepawa. He served as county court clerk there until 1889 then went into the real estate, conveyancing and insurance business. From 1895 to 1902 he also operated a fancy goods stores, and he was a local Police Magistrate. In 1874 he married Helen M. Gerow of Northumberland County, Ontario. They had five children: Stanley Harcourt Fieldhouse (1876-1889), Henry Vernon Fieldhouse, Esme Fieldhouse, Cecil Fieldhouse, and Helen Fieldhouse. He was a member of the AF & AM (Neepawa Lodge No. 24). He died at Neepawa on 9 March 1911.

See also:

The Story of Beautiful Plains by Irene Lawrence Richards
MHS Transactions, Series 3, 1951-52 Season

Sources:

A History of Manitoba: Its Resources and People by Prof. George Bryce, Toronto: The Canadian History Company, 1906.

Death registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 11 October 2014

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