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Henry John Selwood

Geographer.

Son of English immigrants Henry William Selwood (?-1981) and Elah Lucy Selwood (?-1978) of Winnipeg, he taught at the University of Winnipeg for many years. On 9 September 1961, he married Anne C. MacVicar at Portage la Prairie.

His articles for the Manitoba Historical Society:

A Note on the Destruction of Upper Fort Garry
Manitoba History, Number 4, 1982

“The Most Lovely and Picturesque City in All of Canada”: The Origins of Winnipeg’s Public Park System
Manitoba History, Number 31, Spring 1996

Sources:

“Engagements,” Winnipeg Free Press, 19 August 1961, page 13.

Obituary [Elah Lucy Selwood], Winnipeg Free Press, 6 September 1978, page 219.

Obituary [Henry William Selwood], Winnipeg Free Press, 1 September 1981, page 74.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 12 July 2015

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