Memorable Manitobans: Albert Stephen “Bert” Boulton (1887-1949)
Born at London, Ontario on 2 November 1887, son of Albert William Boulton (1861-1937) and Celia Emma Fowles (1865-1933), he came to Winnipeg with his family in 1888 and was educated locally. By his adulthood, he was President of the Boulton Motor Company and City Dray Company.
On 20 November 1912, he married Louise Moore (1889-1967) at Kildonan and they had six children: Kathleen Helen Boulton (1913-1991, wife of Thomas Rupert Hodgson), Shirley Rose Boulton (1915-1970, wife of Walter Patrick Scott), Muriel Patricia “Patsy” Boulton (1917-1999, wife of Thomas Graham Jackson), William Walter Boulton (1918-1921), Alan Douglas Boulton (1921-2009), and Albert Edward “Ted” Boulton (1928-2011). The family lived at 920 Wellington Crescent, Winnipeg. He was a member of the Masons (Norwood Lodge No. 119), Khartum Shriners, Kiwanis Club, Carleton Club, St. Charles Country Club, and Broadway First Baptist Church.
He died at the Winnipeg General Hospital on 12 December 1949 and was buried in the Brookside Cemetery.
1901 Canada census [Albert S. Bolton], Automated Genealogy.
Birth registrations [Kathleen Helen Boulton, Shirley Rose Boulton, William Walter Boulton, Allan Douglas Boulton], Manitoba Vital Statistics.
Death registration [William W. Boulton], Manitoba Vital Statistics.
Marriage registration [Kathleen Helen Boulton, Thomas Rupert Hodgson], Manitoba Vital Statistics.
Marriage registration [Shirley Rose Boulton, Walter Patrick Scott], Manitoba Vital Statistics.
Marriage registration [Muriel Patricia Boulton, Thomas Graham Jackson], Manitoba Vital Statistics.
Death registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.
“A. S. Boulton, city businessman dies suddenly,” Winnipeg Free Press, 13 December 1949, page 26.
“City sportsman, businessman, A. S. Boulton dies,” Winnipeg Tribune, 13 December 1949, page 27.
“Funeral held for A. Boulton,” Winnipeg Tribune, 14 December 1949, page 40.
Obituary [Louise Boulton], Winnipeg Free Press, 20 December 1967, page 38.
Obituary [Shirley Rose Scott], Winnipeg Free Press, 22 May 1970, page 14.
Obituary [Kathleen Helen Hodgson], Winnipeg Free Press, 14 November 1991, page 59.
Obituary [Muriel Patricia Jackson], Winnipeg Free Press, 1 December 1999, page 39.
Obituary [Alan D. Boulton], Winnipeg Free Press, 8 August 2009.
Obituary [Albert Edward Boulton], Winnipeg Free Press, 26 November 2011.
Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 14 April 2022