Manitoba Historical Society
     Keeping history alive for over 140 years

 

Pay & Donate in the MHS Online Shop

Manitoba History No. 89
Manitoba
History

No. 89

AGM 2019
MHS
Annual
General
Meeting

Spring Field Trip 2019
MHS
Spring
Field Trip

Summer Field Trip 2019
MHS
Summer
Field Trip

Fall Field Trip 2019
MHS
Fall
Field Trip

War Memorials in Manitoba
War
Memorials
in Manitoba

This Old Elevator
This Old
Elevator

Abandoned Manitoba
Abandoned
Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans
Memorable
Manitobans

Historic Sites of Manitoba
Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans: Frances Maud Garton Hanbury (1893-1980)

Click to enlarge

Frances Maud Garton Hanbury
Click to enlarge

Educator.

Born at Emerson on 30 July 1893, daughter of William John Garton and Laura Elizabeth Nash (1860-1951), and sister of Maris Henry Garton, she accompanied the family to Winnipeg where they took up residence on College Avenue by 1911. She attended St. John’s College and married Edwin Hamnett Baird Hanbury (1892-1985) at St. John's Cathedral on 21 November 1923, with her father performing the ceremony. The couple had a daughter, Laura Constance “Connie” Hanbury (1928-1995, wife of Mr. Gonzales) and son, T. A. “Teddy” Hanbury (b 1932). They initially took up residence at Langton Farm in Morden, residing there through the 1930s. She became a teacher and was the Principal of Wellington School (1942-1943), during which period both of her children attended the school. The family later moved to Vancouver, British Columbia. She died at Normandy Private Hospital in Vancouver on 23 May 1980 and her cremains were interred at Hillside Cemetery.

Sources:

Birth, marriage, and death registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Death registrations, British Columbia Vital Statistics.

1901 & 1911 Canada censes, Automated Genealogy.

“Music and drama,” Manitoba Free Press, 27 February 1906, page 8 & 12.

“[The lady students of St. John's College ...],” Winnipeg Tribune, 5 June 1911, page 9.

“List of results in Matriculation [Part II Matriculation],” Manitoba Free Press, 19 June 1911, page 14.

“Canon W. Garton,Veteran Anglican Churchman, dies,” Winnipeg Free Press, 28 Jauary 1937, page 3.

“Hanbury - Garton,” Winnipeg Tribune, 23 November 1923, page 8.

Manitoba School Records Collection, Wellington School No. 59 Daily Registers [1942-1943, registers, personal letter, and photos], GR0347, Archives of Manitoba.

Winnipeg estate file PR89-01-16103, Edwin Hamnet Baird Hanbury, Archives of Manitoba.

Hillside Cemetery - Morden, Frances Maud Hanbury, BillionGraves.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 2 September 2017

Memorable Manitobans

Memorable Manitobans

This is a collection of noteworthy Manitobans from the past, compiled by the Manitoba Historical Society.

Search the collection by word or phrase, name, place, occupation or other text:

Custom Search

Browse surnames beginning with:
A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | Y | Z | 2017


Send corrections and additions to the Memorable Manitobans Administrator at biographies@mhs.mb.ca

Criteria for Memorable Manitobans | Suggest a Memorable Manitoban  | Our Inspiration | Acknowledgements

Support the MHS and

Back to top of page

   


To report an error on the above page, please contact the MHS Webmaster.

Home  |  Terms & Conditions  |  FAQ  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy  |  Donations Policy

© 1998-2019 Manitoba Historical Society. All rights reserved.