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Memorable Manitobans: James Charles Stoyte (1852-1918)

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Born at Kinsale, County Cork, Ireland on 15 March 1852, son of Rev. John Stoyte and and Elizabeth Bleazbey, he received his early education under Rev. Edward Perdue, after which he entered Trinity College, Dublin, graduating with an Arts degree in 1871. He received a medical education at Trinity Medical College, graduating in 1873. He then practiced at Litchfield, England for one year then with the Pacific Steam Navigation Company for about two years, after which he practiced in Kinsale until 1882 when he moved to Manitoba and settled at Souris. In 1888, he started a drug store and also operated a farm. He was a member of the Anglican Church, AF & AM and IOOF.

He died on 2 April 1918 and is buried at the Ballymartle Church Cemetery in Ireland.


The Canadian Album, Men of Canada (1894).

We thank Jonathan Coe for providing additional information used in this profile.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 8 May 2011

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