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Memorable Manitobans: Cecil Richard Francis Lloyd (1884-1938)


Born in Hertsfordshire, England, he was educated at Queen’s University and London University. He was a Winnipeg business from 1917 to 1930, until becoming a freelance writer. He published a number of volumes of essays and poetry, including Landfall: Collected Poems (1935). He died in Winnipeg.

More information:

Rest, Perturbed Spirit: Being the Life of Cecil Francis Lloyd, 1884-1938, Presented in a Cento of Excerpts from His Letters edited by Watson Kirkconnell (1974).


Dictionary of Manitoba Biography by John M. “Jack” Bumsted, Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 1999.

Page revised: 24 March 2008

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