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Memorable Manitobans: Edward Sandford Lord (1869-1922)


Born in England in February 1869, he emigrated to Canada in 1910, serving as Principal of Britannia School (1912-1916), Melita School (1916-1918), Arden School (1919-1920), and Birtle School (1920-1922). He died at his St. James home, 277 Hampton Street, on 6 October 1922 and was buried in the St. James Cemetery.


1911 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Death registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“New head of school appointed,” Manitoba Free Press, 2 June 1916, page 19.

Obituary, Manitoba Free Press, 9 October 1922, page 17.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 21 December 2013

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