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Memorable Manitobans: Francis William Lloyd-Anstruther (1849-1918)

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Born at Dover, England in 1849, son of the Hon. Georgina Christina Barrington and James Hamilton Lloyd-Anstruther, he was educated at the Rugby school. He served as a commissioned officer with the 3rd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment, retiring as honourary Lieutenant-Colonel. In 1883, he came to Manitoba and worked as a wheat buyer at Portage la Prairie. He was a member of the Portage Hospital Board and the Portage Municipal Council, and a member of the Portage la Prairie Club, Wellington Club (Grosvenor Place, London, England), and Anglican Church. His recreations included shooting, cricket, and tennis. In 1911, he lived at 66 First Street SW, Portage la Prairie. He died in England, unmarried, on 4 January 1918.

Sources:

Who’s Who in Western Canada: A Biographical Dictionary of Notable Living Men and Women of Western Canada, Volume 1, edited by C. W. Parker, Vancouver: Canadian Press Association, 1911.

Person Page 8429, The Peerage.

We thank Jeanette Jerome for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 11 March 2013

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