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Memorable Manitobans: Archibald Harstone (1860-1916)

Click to enlargeFuel dealer.

Born in England on 10 August 1860, he came to Winnipeg from Ontario in 1882. After an eleven-year period of service in the freight department of the Canadian Pacific Railway, he went into the coal and wood fuel business with his brother, Frederick S. Harstone. He died at Winnipeg on 16 June 1916 and was buried in Kildonan Cemetery.

Sources:

1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

“Archie Harstone dead”, Manitoba Free Press, 17 June 1916, page 4.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 17 November 2010

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