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Memorable Manitobans: Sydney Garrington Chambers (1870-?)


Born Portsmouth, England, 29 April 1870, son of Major Frank Drysdale Chambers and Margaret Chambers. Educated at Thornton Heath grammar school; St. John’s College, Winnipeg. Ordained in Winnipeg, 1897. Married Evelyn Augusta Willan. Winnipeg, 1901; has two daughters. Clubs and Society: Canadian; Clef; S.O.E. Recreations: cricket, music. Address: Christ Church Rectory, Winnipeg.

In 1911, Chambers was Rural Dean of Winnipeg, rector of Christ Church, Winnipeg.


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.

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