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Memorable Manitobans: Francis Cooke Heathcote (1868-1961)


Born at Stamford, England on 20 April 1868, son of Reverend Gilbert V. and Helen M. Heathcote, he was educated at Lancing College and Trinity College (Toronto). He was ordained a priest at Toronto in 1892 and came to Winnipeg in 1905. He was Rector of All Saints Church (1905-1913). In 1901, he married Evelyn Margaret Smith (1877-1957) at Toronto. He was a member of the AF & AM, SOE, and Ancient Order of Foresters. His recreations included golf, tennis, and chess. Conservative; Anglican. Address: All Saints Rectory, 495 Broadway, Winnipeg. He moved to British Columbia in 1913. He died at Vancouver on 11 September 1961.


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.

“Rev. F. C. Heathcote accepts call from the Pacific coast,” Winnipeg Telegram, 4 August 1913.

Death registrations, British Columbia Vital Statistics.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 22 April 2020

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