Cronyn, Verschoyle Francis (1866-1956)

Verschoyle Francis Cronyn was an accountant and banker who lived at 1932 Alberni Street from 1906 to 1909.

Verschoyle Francis Cronyn was born in London, Ontario about 1865 or 1866. His father was Verschoyle Cronyn (1833-1920), who was a prominent Ontario lawyer. His mother was Sophie Blake (1837-1909).

The Cronyn family was well-known in Ontario. Verschoyle Cronyn’s father was the Anglican bishop Benjamin Cronyn, who was the founder of Huron College (which later became part of the University of Western Ontario.

Verschoyle Francis Cronyn went to school in London, Ontario. He then began to work for the Bank of Montreal.

By 1901, he was a clerk with the Vancouver branch of the Bank of Montreal. He was living at 544 Burrard Street.

Henderson’s BC Gazetteer and Directory, 1900-1901, page 794.

Henderson’s BC Gazetteer and Directory, 1900-1901, page 794.

On April 25, 1901, in Vancouver, Verschoyle married Mabel Margaret Philpot. She was born on September 23, 1876, in London, England. Her father was Harvey John Philpot (1836-1913), who was a physician. Mabel’s mother was Caroline Ritchie (1839-1922).

Verschoyle Francis Cronyn and Mabel Margaret Philpot, marriage notice, Victoria Times, April 27, 1901, page 8; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-899W-6ZD6?mode=g&i=608&owc=collection%2F2001136%2Fwaypoints&wc=M61J-HWP%3A284757401%3Fcc%3D2001136&cc=2001136.

Verschoyle Francis Cronyn and Mabel Margaret Philpot, marriage notice, Victoria Times, April 27, 1901, page 8; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-899W-6ZD6?mode=g&i=608&owc=collection%2F2001136%2Fwaypoints&wc=M61J-HWP%3A284757401%3Fcc%3D2001136&cc=2001136.

(Three of Mabel’s siblings also married people who lived in the West of Denman area. On January 3, 1895, in Vancouver, Gilbert Hunter Finlay married Mary Lilian Philpot. On August 28, 1909, in Vancouver, Henry Hume Morris married Letitia Madeleine Philpot. On February 24, 1928, in Vancouver, Marguerite Hirschfeld, the widow of Alfred Cyril Hirschfeld, married Hilton Warburton Philpot.)

By 1902, Verschoyle was an accountant with the Bank of Montreal in Victoria, British Columbia.

Henderson’s BC Gazetteer and Directory, 1902, page 899 (Victoria)

Henderson’s BC Gazetteer and Directory, 1902, page 899 (Victoria)

He worked as accountant in the Bank of Montreal in Victoria from 1902 to 1904. In late 1904, the family moved to Vancouver.

Social and Personal, Victoria Daily Colonist, December 11, 1904, page 6, column 4; http://archive.org/stream/dailycolonist19041211uvic/19041211#page/n5/mode/1up.

Social and Personal, Victoria Daily Colonist, December 11, 1904, page 6, column 4; http://archive.org/stream/dailycolonist19041211uvic/19041211#page/n5/mode/1up.

 

By 1909, Vershoyle had become the assistant manager of the Vancouver branch of the Bank of Montreal. In 1909, he joined the Northern Crown Bank and moved to Toronto, where he became the manager of the Northern Crown Bank’s Toronto branch, as well as the superintendent of the bank’s Ontario branches.

He continued to work in the banking business until he retired in 1925.

After retiring, he travelled extensively, often to New York and to the Caribbean. For some time in the 1930s, Mabel lived in England, until she returned to Toronto in the spring of 1940.

By 1941, Verschoyle and Mabel were living at 2473 Beresford Place in Oak Bay, British Columbia.

British Columbia and Yukon Directory, 1941, page 1758 (Victoria)

British Columbia and Yukon Directory, 1941, page 1758 (Victoria)

 

They remained in the Victoria area throughout the 1940s and early 1950s.

Mabel died in Victoria on January 17, 1952.

Verschoyle moved to Toronto. He died in Toronto on November 23, 1956.

 

Vershoyle and Mabel had two sons:

 

Terence Cronyn

Terence Cronyn was born in Victoria, British Columbia, on August 25, 1902. From 1911 to 1920, he was a student at Ridley College in St. Catharines, Ontario. He later served as master of the college from 1927 until he retired in 1967.

It appears that he did not marry.

Terence died at Ridley College in St. Catharines on July 5, 1983.

 

Hugh Vershoyle Cronyn

Hugh Vershoyle Cronyn was born in Vancouver on April 30, 1905.

Like his brother Terence, Hugh went to Ridley College in St. Catharines, Ontario. Later he studied at a series of art schools in North America and Europe.

He became an artist, and lived in England for most of his life.

On June 24, 1942, in England, Hugh married Jean Harris, the daughter of Percy Harris.

Hugh died in England on July 25, 1996.

Jean died in England on October 23, 2003.

Hugh and Jean had two daughters: Anna Catharine Cronyn and Janet (“Janey”) Margaret Cronyn.

 

Sources

Benjamin Cronyn (grandfather of of Verschoyle Francis Cronyn)

James J. Talman, “Cronyn, Benjamin,” in Dictionary of Canadian Biography, vol. 10, University of Toronto/Université Laval, 2003–, accessed February 1, 2016, http://www.biographi.ca/en/bio/cronyn_benjamin_10E.html.

Benjamin Cronyn, Wikipedia article; https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benjamin_Cronyn.

“Canada, Upper Canada Census, 1842,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KDRN-ZM1 : accessed 2 February 2016), Benji Cronyn, London (Township), London, , Ontario, Canada; citing reference MG 31 C1; Library and Archives Canada microfilm reel C-1345, Public Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,443,956; http://data2.collectionscanada.gc.ca/1842/uc/pdf/004569585_00233.pdf.

“Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JK75-TML : accessed 2 February 2016), Benjamin Cronyn, 22 Sep 1871; citing London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada, p 152 cn 016225, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,846,466.

Site of Woodfield 1846 – 1968, Cronyn Gardens; http://www.londonpubliclibrary.ca/research/local-history/historic-sites-committee/site-woodfield-1846-1968-cronyn-gardens:

“The Pines, later known as Woodfield, was one of only two stone houses in the London area in the mid-nineteenth century. Its builder, Reverend Benjamin Cronyn, and his wife, Margaret Anne Bickerstaff, arrived in the area in 1832.

A native of Ireland, he received his M.A. from Trinity College, Dublin. From 1836 to 1842, Cronyn was rector of St. John’s, Arva and St. Paul’s, London. After 1842, he moved his family to York Street in London. In 1845, he purchased land between William and Adelaide Streets, an area wooded with large white pines.”

 

Verschoyle Cronyn (father of Verschoyle Francis Cronyn)

Verschoyle Cronyn, LL.B., K.C., Who’s Who and Why, 1917-1918, page 1169.

Verschoyle Cronyn, lawyer, Canadian Men and Women of the Time, second edition, 1912, page 281; https://archive.org/stream/canadianmenwomen00morguoft#page/281/mode/1up.

“Ontario Census, 1861,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MQ73-8PF : accessed 2 February 2016), Verakogh Cronyn, London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada; citing p. 23, line 3; Library and Archives Canada film number C-1098-1099, Public Archives, Toronto; FHL microfilm 390,236; http://data2.collectionscanada.gc.ca/1861/pdf/4108496_00710.pdf.

“Canada Census, 1871,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M43J-54N : accessed 1 February 2016), Verschoyle Cronyn, Ward 06, London, Ontario, Canada; citing p. 18, line 8; Library and Archives Canada film number C-9907, Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 4,396,288; http://data2.collectionscanada.ca/1871/pdf/4396288_00135.pdf.

“Canada Census, 1881,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MVD2-9V8 : accessed 1 February 2016), Verschoyle Cronyn, Ward 6, London (City), Ontario, Canada; citing p. 77; Library and Archives Canada film number C-13270, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 1,375,906; http://data2.collectionscanada.gc.ca/e/e329/e008201139.pdf.

“Canada Census, 1891,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MWLN-H5W : accessed 1 February 2016), Verseyl Cronyn, Ward 4, London City, Ontario, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; Library and Archives Canada film number 30953_148153; http://data2.collectionscanada.gc.ca/1891/pdf/30953_148153-00723.pdf.

“Canada Census, 1901,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHLF-F1D : accessed 1 February 2016), Verschorgle Cronyn, D, London (city/cité), Ontario, Canada; citing p. 7, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa; . http://automatedgenealogy.com/census/View.jsp?id=70327&highlight=46&desc=1901+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+Verschoyle+Cronyn; http://data2.collectionscanada.ca/1901/z/z002/pdf/z000080452.pdf.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV9G-RCQL : accessed 2 February 2016), Crouyn, 1911; citing Census, Middlesex East Sub-Districts 1-23, Ontario, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,418,509; http://automatedgenealogy.com/census11/View.jsp?id=97956&highlight=1&desc=1911+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+Verschoyle+Cronyn; http://data2.collectionscanada.gc.ca/1911/pdf/e002002405.pdf.

“Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JKWQ-L4M : accessed 1 February 2016), Verschoyle Cronyn, 02 Jun 1920; citing London, Middlesex, Ontario, rn 24377, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,863,499.

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVGJ-46FM : accessed 1 February 2016), Verschoyle Cronyn, 1920; Burial, London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada, Woodland Cemetery; citing record ID 126908000, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=126908000.

 

Sophie Blake (mother of Verschoyle Francis Cronyn)

“Ontario Census, 1861,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MQ73-8PV : accessed 2 February 2016), Sophia Cronyn, London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada; citing p. 23, line 4; Library and Archives Canada film number C-1098-1099, Public Archives, Toronto; FHL microfilm 390,236; http://data2.collectionscanada.gc.ca/1861/pdf/4108496_00710.pdf.

“Canada Census, 1871,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M43J-54K : accessed 2 February 2016), Sophia Cronyn in household of Verschoyle Cronyn, Ward 06, London, Ontario, Canada; citing p. 18, line 9; Library and Archives Canada film number C-9907, Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 4,396,288; http://data2.collectionscanada.ca/1871/pdf/4396288_00135.pdf.

“Canada Census, 1881,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MVD2-9VF : accessed 2 February 2016), Sophia Cronyn, Ward 6, London (City), Ontario, Canada; citing p. 78; Library and Archives Canada film number C-13270, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 1,375,906; http://data2.collectionscanada.gc.ca/e/e329/e008201139.pdf.

“Canada Census, 1891,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MWLN-H54 : accessed 2 February 2016), Sophia Cronyn, Ward 4, London City, Ontario, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; Library and Archives Canada film number 30953_148153; http://data2.collectionscanada.gc.ca/1891/pdf/30953_148153-00723.pdf.

“Canada Census, 1901,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHLF-F16 : accessed 1 February 2016), Sophia Cronyn in household of Verschorgle Cronyn, D, London (city/cité), Ontario, Canada; citing p. 7, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa; http://automatedgenealogy.com/census/View.jsp?id=70327&highlight=47&desc=1901+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+Sophia+Cronyn; http://data2.collectionscanada.ca/1901/z/z002/pdf/z000080452.pdf.

“Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXN4-921 : accessed 2 February 2016), Sophia Eliza Cronyn, 23 Dec 1909; citing London, Middlesex, Ontario, yr 1909 cn 18825, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,854,491.

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVGJ-46XB : accessed 2 February 2016), Sophie Eliza Cronyn, 1909; Burial, London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada, Woodland Cemetery; citing record ID 126908122, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=126908122.

 

Verschoyle Francis Cronyn

“Canada Census, 1871,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M43J-54V : accessed 1 February 2016), Verschoyle Cronyn, Ward 06, London, Ontario, Canada; citing p. 18, line 13; Library and Archives Canada film number C-9907, Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 4,396,288; http://data2.collectionscanada.ca/1871/pdf/4396288_00135.pdf.

“Canada Census, 1881,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MVD2-929 : accessed 1 February 2016), Verschoyle Cronyn, Ward 6, London (City), Ontario, Canada; citing p. 78; Library and Archives Canada film number C-13270, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 1,375,906; http://data2.collectionscanada.gc.ca/e/e329/e008201140.pdf.

“The Royal Game of Golf: Judge McDougall to Decide Whether it is a Game of Ball Under the Sunday Law,”

Toronto Globe, Oct 7, 1895; page 6: “The Sunday law contains a section forbidding the playing of ‘skittles, ball, football, racquets or any noisy game’ on Sunday. Without looking very closely into this section, Messrs. A.W. Smith, J.F. Edgar, V.F. Cronyn, G.W.F. Carter, on Sunday, May 26 last, played a game of golf on the links at East Toronto. The gentlemen were apparently so interested in their ‘foursome’ that they either did not see or did not understand the reason for the presence of County Constables Tidsberry and Kennedy, who, after watching the game, swore out information, and had the players up before Magistrate John Richardson and fined $5 and costs or ten days, under the section cited, the Magistrate holding that golf is a game of ball and that the evidence of the constables that the ball was played across a street which divides the club’s grounds, conclusively proved that it was played in a public place.”

Golfing On Sunday: It Involves No Infraction of the Law; So Says Judge M’dougall; Conviction of Three Young Men Quashed; The Appeal of Messrs. Edgar, Carter and Cronyn Sustained; Golfing Not Prohibited by the Lord’s Day Act; Not a Noisy Game How Golf is Played; Must be Strictly Construed,” Toronto Globe , October 31, 1895, page 6: “That young gentlemen may go a-golfing on Sunday as well as upon every other day of the week without breaking the law is the opinion of Judge McDougall. He says that golf is not a game of ball similar in any sense to the games enumerated in or intended to be prohibited by the statute and that it is not a noisy game.”

J. [sic] Cronyn and Mabel Philpot, marriage notice, Social Events of the Week, Vancouver World, April 27, 1901, page 3: “One of the social events of the week was the marriage on Thursday morning in Christ church of J. [sic] Cronyn, sub-accountant in the Bank of Montreal, to Miss Mabel Philpot, daughter of Dr. H.J. Philpot, of 1656 Georgia street, a full description of which appeared in the local columns of The World the same evening.”

Social and Personal, Victoria Daily Colonist, March 29, 1908, page 11; http://archive.org/stream/dailycolonist19080329uvic/19080329#page/n10/mode/1up: “V. Cronyn, assistant manager of the Bank of Montreal, Vancouver, who has been in the city for a day or two, returned home on this morning’s boat.”

Social and Personal, Vancouver Province, January 28, 1905, page 12: “Mr. and Mrs. V.C. [sic] Cronyn are occupying the residence on Georgia street, the former house of Dr. and Mrs. George Johnston. Mr. and Mrs. Cronyn are well known here, and their many friends are delighted at their return to Vancouver.”

Society, Vancouver Province, June 19, 1909, page 3: “Mr. V.F. Cronyn, assistant manager of the Bank of Montreal, Vancouver, has accepted the position of manager of the Toronto branch and superintendent of Ontario branches of the Northern Crown Bank.”

Social and Personal, Vancouver Province, September 7, 1909, page 9: “Mr. and Mrs. J.A. Russell have taken the residence lately occupied by Mr. V. F. Cronyn for three months while their new residence is being completed.” [Note: Verschoyle Francis Cronyn was at 1932 Alberni Street from 1906 to 1909.]

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:27X9-VPW : accessed 1 February 2016), V Francis Cronyn, 1911; citing Census, Toronto North Sub-Districts 11-84, Ontario, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,418,527; http://automatedgenealogy.com/census11/View.jsp?id=82342&highlight=9&desc=1911+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+V.+Francis+Cronyn; http://data2.collectionscanada.gc.ca/1911/pdf/e002027191.pdf.

1921 Canada Census, Versehayde [sic] Cronyn; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 71; Census Place: Ward 4, London, Ontario; Page Number: 24; Ancestry.com. 1921 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2013.

“New York, New York Passenger and Crew Lists, 1909, 1925-1957,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:24XV-9B4 : accessed 1 February 2016), Virschoyle Cronyn, 1929; citing Immigration, New York, New York, United States, NARA microfilm publication T715 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

“United States Border Crossings from Canada to United States, 1895-1956,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XPTV-GZD : accessed 1 February 2016), Verschoyle-francie Cronyn, 28 Oct 1930; from “Border Crossings: From Canada to U.S., 1895-1954,” database and images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : 2010); citing Ship , arrival port Buffalo, New York,, line , NARA microfilm publication M1480, roll 28, NARA record group 85, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington D.C.

“New York, New York Passenger and Crew Lists, 1909, 1925-1957,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:24JX-XRG : accessed 1 February 2016), Verschoyle Francis Cronyn, 1932; citing Immigration, New York, New York, United States, NARA microfilm publication T715 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

“United States Border Crossings from Canada to United States, 1895-1956,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XGCT-YTT : accessed 1 February 2016), Verschoyle F Cronyn, 05 May 1932; from “Border Crossings: From Canada to U.S., 1895-1954,” database and images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : 2010); citing Ship , arrival port Niagara Falls, New York,, line , NARA microfilm publication M1480, roll 28, NARA record group 85, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington D.C.

“Maryland, Baltimore Passenger Lists, 1820-1948,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2CS1-FSV : accessed 1 February 2016), Verschoyle F Cronyn, 1934; citing Immigration, Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, NARA microfilm publications M255, M596, and T844 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL film 2,383,520.

“United States Border Crossings from Canada to United States, 1895-1956,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XGCT-YTB : accessed 1 February 2016), Verschoyle Cronyn, 01 Nov 1934; from “Border Crossings: From Canada to U.S., 1895-1954,” database and images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : 2010); citing Ship , arrival port Buffalo, New York,, line , NARA microfilm publication M1480, roll 28, NARA record group 85, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington D.C.

“New York, New York Passenger and Crew Lists, 1909, 1925-1957,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:24VX-7YS : accessed 1 February 2016), Verschoyle Cronyn, 1935; citing Immigration, New York, New York, United States, NARA microfilm publication T715 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

“New York, New York Passenger and Crew Lists, 1909, 1925-1957,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:24KK-91Y : accessed 2 February 2016), Veroschoyle Cronyn, 1937; citing Immigration, New York, New York, United States, NARA microfilm publication T715 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

“Massachusetts, Boston Passenger Lists, 1891-1943,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:23NW-CHF : accessed 1 February 2016), Verschoyle Cronyn, 1940; citing Immigration, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, NARA microfilm publication T843 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,715,703.

Victoria city directories: 1950 to 1952: V.S. [sic] Cronyn, retired: 1332 Goodwin [Street].

“V. F. Cronyn: Londoner Held Banking Posts Across Country,” Globe and Mail, November 27, 1956, page 4.

“Funeral services were held in Toronto yesterday for Verschoyle Francis Cronyn, a retired banker and member of an old London, Ont., family. He died on Friday at the age of 90.

Born and educated in London, Mr. Cronyn was a son of Verschoyle Cronyn, K.C., first white child to be born in London, and a grandson of the first Bishop of Huron.

A banker all his life, Mr. Cronyn, on leaving school, entered the Bank of Montreal and became assistant manager of a branch bank in Vancouver, then manager of the Victoria branch.

He returned to Ontario and became manager of the old Northern Crown Bank, which later merged with the Royal Bank of Canada, and closed his banking career as manager of the Royal Bank in London, Ont., in 1925.

Since that time, Mr. Cronyn had travelled a great deal. He lived for many years in Victoria and had spent the last four years in Toronto.

He was a member of the London Hunt Club and the Toronto Golf Club. He was an Anglican.

Mr. Cronyn was married to the former Mabel Margaret Philpot. Mrs. Cronyn died four years ago.

He leave two sons, Terence, of Ridley College, St. Catharines and Hugh Verschoyle Cronyn GM, FRSA, an artist who lives in Colchester, England, and two grandchildren, also in England. Hume Cronyn, the actor, is a nephew.”

 

Notice to Creditors and Others, Estate of Verschoyle Francis Cronyn, Globe and Mail, February 11, 1957, page 32: “Notice to Creditors and Others, in the estate of Verschoyle Francis Cronyn: All persons having claims against the Estate of Verschoyle Francis Cronyn, late of the City of Toronto, in the County of York, Retired Banker, deceased, who died on or about the 23rd date of November, 1956. . . .”

 

Harvey John Philpot (father of Mabel Margaret Philpot)

“Isle of Man Parish Registers, 1598-2009,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X8MR-T8Y : accessed 2 February 2016), Harvey John Philpot, 07 Apr 1833, Christening; citing Andreas, Isle of Man, Manx National Heritage Library, Douglas.

“England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NK1V-GQH : accessed 2 February 2016), Harvey John Philpoe, 07 Apr 1833; citing ANDREAS,ISLE OF MAN,ENGLAND, reference ; FHL microfilm 106,179, 106,704, 106,705.

“Isle of Man Births and Baptisms, 1607-1910,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X5GF-4RD : accessed 2 February 2016), Harvey John Philpoe, 07 Apr 1833; citing ANDREAS,ISLE OF MAN,ENGLAND, reference ; FHL microfilm 106,705.

“United Kingdom, Merchant Navy Seamen Records, 1835-1941,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KC3N-XSV : accessed 2 February 2016), Harvey Philpot, ; From “Merchant Navy Seamen1835-1941,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing BT 112-116, 119-120, series BT113, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Census, 1841,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M79V-L8D : accessed 2 February 2016), Harvey Philpot in household of Benjamin Philpot, Great Cressingham, Norfolk, England; from “1841 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO HO 107, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Census, 1851,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKVK-SQ15 : accessed 2 February 2016), Henry J Philpot in household of Robert Ellis, Saint Luke Chelsea, Middlesex, England; citing Saint Luke Chelsea, Middlesex, England, p. 27, from “1851 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO HO 107, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey. [probable connection]

“Ontario Census, 1861,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MQ7V-WLZ : accessed 2 February 2016), H S Philpot, Simcoe, Norfolk, Ontario, Canada; citing p. 32, line 11; Library and Archives Canada film number C-1052, Public Archives, Toronto; FHL microfilm 2,435,926; http://data2.collectionscanada.gc.ca/1861/pdf/4391561_00629.pdf.

“England and Wales Census, 1871”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VRF1-CK8 : accessed 2 February 2016), Harvey J Philpot, 1871.

Harvey J. Philpot, Guide Book to the Canadian Dominion, London, Edward Stanford, 1871; https://books.google.ca/books?id=jbENAAAAQAAJ&pg=PR41&lpg=PR41&dq=harvey+john+philpott+guide+book&source=bl&ots=eCDX0tYLfr&sig=Lm_D4ptFCdLMbv88p_i1mSTfJKE&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwih_bXhuNjKAhVN72MKHbQPAagQ6AEIKDAC#v=onepage&q=harvey%20john%20philpott%20guide%20book&f=false

“England and Wales Census, 1881,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QK6P-BS2Z : accessed 2 February 2016), Harvey I Philpot, Paddington, London,Middlesex, England; from “1881 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing p. 55, Piece/Folio 7/68, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 101,774,212.

Harvey John Philpot, Diabetes Mellitus: A Synopsis of Its Pathology, Physiology, Etiology, Incipient and Progressive Symptoms, Causes of Death, Sugar Tests, and Treatment; London, Samson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1884; https://books.google.ca/books/about/Diabetes_Mellitus.html?id=haYVAAAAYAAJ&redir_esc=y.

Harvey John Philpot, Series of Diet-rolls for special diseases, 1884.

B.C. Voters List 1898 – Pf to Pz; http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~canbc/vote1898/votepf.htm: “Philpot, Harvey John, 1656 Georgia St, Physician & surgeon, Van”

“Canada Census, 1901,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHVN-FVH : accessed 2 February 2016), Harvey J Philpot, D, Burrard, British Columbia, Canada; citing p. 2, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa; http://automatedgenealogy.com/census/View.jsp?id=36127&highlight=38&desc=1901+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+Henry+J.+Philpot; http://data2.collectionscanada.ca/1901/z/z001/pdf/z000010185.pdf.

“Hawaii, Honolulu Passenger Lists, 1900-1953,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV9C-1LPQ : accessed 2 February 2016), Harvey J Philpot, 1907; citing Ship , NARA microfilm publication A3422 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV95-M2Z6 : accessed 2 February 2016), Harry Philpot in entry for Emily Ritchy, 1911; citing Census, Vancouver Sub-Districts 1-18, British Columbia, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,661.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLL1-1TY : accessed 2 February 2016), Harvey John Philpot, 1913.

Harvey J. Philpot, death notice, Vancouver Sun, September 12, 1913, page 10: “Philpot—The death occurred yesterday of Dr. Harvey J. Philpot, aged 80 years, of 3456 Twentieth avenue west. The funeral services will take place at Christ church at 2 o’clock this afternoon. Rev. Prof. Trumpour officiating, Interment in Mountain View cemetery. Funeral private; no flowers.”

Harvey J. Philpot, death notice, Vancouver Province, September 12, 1913, page 24: “Philpot—On the 11th inst., Harvey J. Philpot, M.D., of 3456 Second avenue west, Vancouver, B.C., in his 81st year. English papers please copy.”

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVV5-7486 : accessed 2 February 2016), Harvey J. Philpot, 1913; Burial, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada, Mountain View Cemetery; citing record ID 26291039, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=26291039.

 

Emily Ritchie (née Haycock) (mother of Caroline Ritchie)

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLKM-5Q2 : 13 April 2017), Emily Ritchie, 1912.

Emily Ritchie, obituary, Vancouver world, March 18, 1912, page 3; Vancouver Province, March 18, 1912, page 26: “Ritchie The funeral service of the late Emily Ritchie was held at the home, 3456 Second avenue west, this afternoon. The service was private. The Rev. C.C. Owen officiated.”

Emily Ritchie, death notice, Vancouver Province, March 15, 1912, page 41; Vancouver Province, March 16, 1912, page 53: “Ritchie—On March 15, at 3456 Second avenue west, Emily, widow of the late J.W. Ritchie of Simcoe, and mother of Mrs. H.J. Philpot, in her 96th year. Funeral private; no flowers. (Ontario papers please copy.)”

Emily Ritchie, obituary, Vancouver Province, March 15, 1912, page 31: “Ritchie—The death occurred this morning of Emily Ritchie, aged 94, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. H.W. [sic] Philpot, 3456 Second avenue west. The deceased had been a resident of Vancouver for 18 years. Funeral arrangements will be announced later.”

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVV5-7XP9 : 13 December 2015), Emily Ritchie, 1912; Burial, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada, Mountain View Cemetery; citing record ID 26251085, Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=26251085.

 

Caroline Ritchie (mother of Mabel Margaret Philpot)

“Ontario Census, 1861,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MQ7V-WL2 : accessed 2 February 2016), Caroline Philpot, Simcoe, Norfolk, Ontario, Canada; citing p. 32, line 12; Library and Archives Canada film number C-1052, Public Archives, Toronto; FHL microfilm 2,435,926; http://data2.collectionscanada.gc.ca/1861/pdf/4391561_00629.pdf.

“England and Wales Census, 1871”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VRF1-CKD : accessed 2 February 2016), Caroline Philpot in entry for Harvey J Philpot, 1871.

“England and Wales Census, 1881,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QK6P-BS28 : accessed 2 February 2016), Caroline Philpot in household of Harvey I Philpot, Paddington, London,Middlesex, England; from “1881 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing p. 55, Piece/Folio 7/68, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 101,774,212.

“Canada Census, 1891,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MWGG-D6S : accessed 2 February 2016), Carline Philpot, Guelph City, Wellington South, Ontario, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; Library and Archives Canada film number 30953_148179; http://data2.collectionscanada.gc.ca/1891/pdf/30953_148179-00681.pdf.

“Canada Census, 1901,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHVN-FVC : accessed 2 February 2016), Caroline Philpot in household of Harvey J Philpot, D, Burrard, British Columbia, Canada; citing p. 2, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa; http://automatedgenealogy.com/census/View.jsp?id=36127&highlight=39&desc=1901+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+Caroline+Philpot; http://data2.collectionscanada.ca/1901/z/z001/pdf/z000010185.pdf.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV95-M2ZX : accessed 2 February 2016), Caroline Philpot in entry for Emily Ritchy, 1911; citing Census, Vancouver Sub-Districts 1-18, British Columbia, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,661; http://automatedgenealogy.com/census11/View.jsp?id=63678&highlight=47&desc=1911+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+Caroline+Philpot; http://data2.collectionscanada.gc.ca/1911/pdf/e001940054.pdf.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLKJ-781 : accessed 2 February 2016), Caroline Philpot, 1922.

Caroline Philpot, death notice, Vancouver Province, October 5, 1922, page 17: “Philpot—On Oct. 4, 1922, at her late residence, 610 Jervis St., Caroline, widow of Dr. Harvey John Philpot, in her 84th year. Funeral private. No flowers. English and Ontario papers please copy.”

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVV5-748Z : accessed 2 February 2016), Caroline Philpot, 1922; Burial, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada, Mountain View Cemetery; citing record ID 26251083, Find a Grave; http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=26251083.

 

Mabel Margaret Philpot (wife of Verschoyle Francis Cronyn)

“England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JQCK-Y3N : accessed 2 February 2016), Mabel Margaret Philpot, 17 Dec 1876; citing Surrey, England, reference item 3-7 p 977; FHL microfilm 2,214,494.

“England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2XDR-LF9 : accessed 2 February 2016), Mabel Margaret Philpot, 1876; from “England & Wales Births, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Birth Registration, Camberwell, London, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England.

“England and Wales Census, 1881,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QK6P-BS2V : accessed 2 February 2016), Mabel M Philpot in household of Harvey I Philpot, Paddington, London,Middlesex, England; from “1881 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing p. 55, Piece/Folio 7/68, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 101,774,212.

“Canada Census, 1891,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MWGG-D67 : accessed 2 February 2016), Mable Philpot, Guelph City, Wellington South, Ontario, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; Library and Archives Canada film number 30953_148179; http://data2.collectionscanada.gc.ca/1891/pdf/30953_148179-00681.pdf.

“Canada Census, 1901,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHVN-FVD : accessed 2 February 2016), Mabel M Philpot in household of Harvey J Philpot, D, Burrard, British Columbia, Canada; citing p. 2, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa; http://automatedgenealogy.com/census/View.jsp?id=36127&highlight=42&desc=1901+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+Mabel+M.+Philpot; http://data2.collectionscanada.ca/1901/z/z001/pdf/z000010185.pdf.

Society, Vancouver Province, March 16, 1907, page 27: “Miss Benson of Port Hope, who had been the guest of Mrs. V.F. Cronyn for the past three weeks, left on Wednesday for Edmonton.”

Society, B.C. Saturday Sunset, March 13, 1909, page 4: “Mrs. Cronyn and children have returned from a month’s stay at Salmon Arm.”

Social and Personal, Vancouver Province, September 7, 1909, page 9: “Mrs. V.F. Cronyn left today with her children for Toronto, where they will join Mr. Cronyn, who preceded them some weeks ago. The best of wishes go with them to their new home.

Social and Personal, Vancouver Province, March 14, 1911, page 2: “Mrs. V.F. Cronyn is expected on a visit to her friends in Vancouver in the early part of May. This will be the first visit Mrs. Cronyn has paid here since removing to Toronto.”

Society, Vancouver Province, May 1, 1911, page 5: Mrs. V.F. Cronyn is expected to arrive in town in Thursday of this week and will be the guest of her sister, Mrs. H.H. Morris, for the summer.”

Society Notes, Toronto Globe and Mail, April 29, 1940, page 12: “Mrs. V.F. Cronyn, formerly of London, Ont., who has been in England for some years, will return the end of the month to Toronto to join her husband, Mr. Cronyn, who with Mr. Edward Cronyn spent the winter in Barbados.”

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLRR-5PG : accessed 1 February 2016), Mabel Margaret Cronyn, 1952.

Mabel M. Cronyn, death notice, Victoria Daily Colonist, January 19, 1952, page 14; Victoria Daily Colonist, January 20, 1952, page 19: “Cronyn—At St. Joseph’s Hospital on Jan. 17, 1952, Mabel M. Cronyn, wife of V.F. Cronyn of 132 Goodwin Street, Oak Bay, B.C. Funeral services, strictly private, Rev. Canon O.L. Jull officiating.”

Mabel Margaret Cronyn, death notice, Vancouver Province, January 21, 1952, page 22: “Cronyn—Passed away in Victoria, January 17, 1952, Mabel Maragert, loving wife of Verschoyle Francis Cronyn. She is survived also by 2 sons, Terrance, St. Catherines, Ont., and Hugh of London, Engl.; also 2 sisters, Mrs. Gilbert H. Finlay and Mrs. H.H. Morris, both of Vancouver. Funeral held in Victoria, Monday, Jan. 21.”

 

Terence Cronyn (son of Verschoyle Francis Cronyn)

British Columbia Birth Registrations; Registration Number: 1902-09-012809; Terence Cronyn; date of birth: August 25, 1902; place of birth: Victoria; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Genealogy/DisplayGenealogyImage?k=0ed0af22-5616-48ad-a1b5-9cf02f9a4917.

Terence Cronyn, death notice, Toronto Globe and Mail, July 7, 1983, page C10: “Peacefully at Ridley College, St. Catharines, Ontario on July 5, 1983. Son of the late Verschoyle Francis Cronyn of London, Ontario and Mabel M. Philpot of London, England; brother of Hugh V. Cronyn of London, England; long time of Ridley College, St. Catharines. A funeral service will be held at the Ridley College Memorial Chapel at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, July 8, followed by cremation. A memorial service will be held at the Ridley College Memorial Chapel on a date to be determined. Memorial contribution to the Ridley College Foundation, Box 3013, St. Catharines, Ontario L2R 7C3, will be greatly appreciated. Funeral arrangements by Hulse and English Funeral Home.”

Ridley College, Terry Cronyn; http://www.ridleycollege.com/cronynterence [includes photograph of Terry Cronyn.]: “Terry Cronyn spent most of his life at Ridley; first as a student from 1911 – 1920, and returning as a master from 1927 – 1967. He taught, housemastered, advised, edited publications, and wrote and directed plays until 1945. He was then called upon to be the first professional secretary of the Ridley College Old Boys Association. The governors agreed to provide a residence and an office for him in the school. For twenty years, he developed the Association – compiling and renewing its membership, reporting on its members’ careers and achievements, organizing its occasions, and binding its life to the School. He created The Ridley Tiger, a publication of school news. He attended every possible occasion. He remained in residence after his retirement in 1967 and unobtrusively became “Mr. Ridley” for the rest of his life. He remained a strong supporter, reliable friend and welcoming host of the School. He held no appointed position but exercised enormous influence. His death in 1983 left an irredeemable loss.”

Cronyn, Terence 1902-, http://www.worldcat.org/identities/viaf-103950274/: Reckoned by the dozen : an outline of the lives of the descendants of Verschoyle Cronyn of London, Ontario by Terence Cronyn; Ninety, not out by Terence Cronyn; To the glory of God : Ridley College Memorial Chapel by Terence Cronyn

 

Hugh Verschoyle Cronyn (son of Verschoyle Francis Cronyn)

Cronyn, birth notice, Vancouver Province, May 1, 1905, page 3: “Cronyn—The wife of Mr. V.F. Cronyn of a son, April 30, 1905.”

Hugh Verschoyle Cronyn, Canadian Who’s Who, 1964-66, page 235: “Cronyn, Hugh Verschoyle, G.M., F.R.S.A.; artist; painter; b. Vancouver, B.C., 30 April 1905; s. Vershoyle Francis and Mable Margaret (Philpot) C.; e. Ridley Coll, St. Catharines, Ont.; Ont. Coll. Of Art; Art Students League, N.Y.; Acad. Lhote, Paris; American Sch. Of Fine Arts, Fontainbleau; m. Jean Harris, M.A. (Oxon.), d. Percy Harris, Beaconsfield, Bucks, Eng., 24 June 1942; two d. Anna Catharine, Janet Margaret. . . .”

Hugh Verschoyle Cronyn, 1905–1996; http://www.bbc.co.uk/arts/yourpaintings/artists/hugh-verschoyle-cronyn [images of paintings by Hugh Verschoyle Cronyn.]

Hugh Verschoyle Cronyn (Canadian/British, 1905-1996): ‘Passing Storm’; http://www.the-saleroom.com/en-gb/auction-catalogues/boningtons-auctioneers-and-valuers/catalogue-id-srbon10024/lot-8d419581-a7f5-400b-83f2-a43d00e7dbd3

From: Eileen Chapman <roneil@xtra.co.nz> ; http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/CAN-BC-VANCOUVER-ISLAND/2009-06/1244771164; Date: Fri, 12 Jun 2009 11:46:04 +1000 (EST); “On researching my family tree further, I find that I have Hugh Vershoyle Cronyn married to a relative of mine Jean Harris, I know Hugh was born 1905 in Vancouver and married Jean 1942 most probably Chiswick (England) although I have Brentford which Chiswick comes under ,Jean’s mother was Mary Ann Davies a part of my Davies line and second cousin to me.”

“United States Border Crossings from Canada to United States, 1895-1956,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XGCT-T47 : accessed 1 February 2016), Hugh V Cronyn, 28 Sep 1929; from “Border Crossings: From Canada to U.S., 1895-1954,” database and images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : 2010); citing Ship , arrival port Buffalo, New York,, line , NARA microfilm publication M1480, roll 28, NARA record group 85, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington D.C.

“New York, New York Passenger and Crew Lists, 1909, 1925-1957,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:242J-XCN : accessed 1 February 2016), Hugh Verschoyle Cronyn, 1938; citing Immigration, New York, New York, United States, NARA microfilm publication T715 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

“England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVZD-833C : accessed 1 February 2016), Hugh Verschoyle Cronyn, Jul 1996; from “England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Death Registration, Wandsworth, London, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

Hugh Verschoyle Cronyn, death notice, The Independent (London, England), July 27, 1996, page 12; issue 3049; The Times (London, England), July 27, 1996; page 22; issue 65643: “Cronyn: On 25 July, peacefully in hospital, Hugh Verschoyle Cronyn GM, artist, aged 91. Much-loved husband of Jean, father of Anna and Janey and grandfather of Edward and William. Funeral service at St Nicholas Church, Chiswick Mall, W4, at 11 am on Friday 2 August. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to help sponsor a tree, to Friends of RBG Kew Legacy Office, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3AB.”

Jean Cronyn, death notice, Toronto Globe and Mail, October 31, 2003: “Jean Cronyn, of London, England. Died unexpectedly on 23rd October aged 84. Much loved wife of the late Hugh Cronyn G.M., artist, born Vancouver, died London, England in 1996 aged 91. Treasured mother of Anna and Janey, and adored grandmother of Ed and Will. She will be much missed by her many friends and family. Funeral service at St. Nicholas Church, Chiswick Mall, London W4, England, at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday 4th November.”