Memorable Manitobans: Alfred Edward Bullock (1871-1957)
Born at Westminster, England on 8 April 1871, son of Frederick Bullock and Mary Ann Baker, he attended commercial and technical school in England, graduating in 1888 and working as a surveyor before emigrating to Canada in 1903. He established a general contracting business at 202 Thirteenth Street in Brandon. In October 1893, he married Hannah Rogers (1869-1936) at London, England. They had four children: Frederick Norman Bullock (1894-1978), Doris Mary Bullock (1896-?), Marguerite Bullock (1899-1993), and Winnifred A. Bullock (1902-?). They lived at 202 Thirteenth Street, Brandon (c1911). He served on the Brandon city council (1915-1918) and was a member of the Masons and Brandon Commercial Club. In July 1919, the family moved to Vancouver, British Columbia and he died there on 4 January 1957.
Some of his construction work in Manitoba included:
“St. Michael’s day celebrated,” Brandon Sun, 7 October 1909, page 19.
“Council to get expert advice,” Brandon Sun, 15 September 1910, page 19.
1911 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.
“Bullock is awarded fire hall contract,” Brandon Daily Sun, 13 April 1911, page 6.
“Brandon firm given contract,” Brandon Sun, 1 June 1911, page 2.
“The city,” Brandon Sun, 12 July 1919, page 12.
Death registrations [Alfred Edward Bullock, Frederick Norman Bullock, Marguerite Bullock], British Columbia Vital Statistics.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 8 August 2023