Allan Cameron Aldous

British Columbia, Canada

Allan Cameron “Pat” Aldous
aka: Alan Cameron Aldous
aka: Allen Cameron Aldous
b- Mar 17, 1886, Winnipeg MB
d- June 30, 1926, on a wharf in Vancouver BC
buried in Royal Oak Burial Park- Garden, Victoria BC

Allan married Victoria Mary Morison, Oct 12, 1912 in St. John Baptist Church, Port Essington BC
b- July 3, 1887, Metlakatla BC, (shown age 47 in 1937)
d- Mar 2, 1980 in Victoria BC, age 92
Buried in Royal Oak Burial Park, Section M
daughter of Charles Frederic Morison,
b- Scotland (alt- London England?)
and Odille DuBois, (see Ext link below)
b- Port Simpson, BC
Her parents were pioneer residents of Hazelton BC

She lived in Port Essington BC when they married, age 25,
Allan lived in Hazelton BC, age 27
He was shown as a Broker.
she remarried William Sims, a Tug Boat Captain, Aug 17, 1937 in Vancouver
She was shown as a widow

son- Allan Cameron Frederic Aldous
b- Dec 23, 1913

son- Montague Francis Henry “Monty” Aldous
b- Nov 21, 1915, in Prince Rupert BC
d- June 20, 2002 in Victoria BC
alt- Montague Francois Aldous
1960 he was appointed General Manager of the BC Ferry System
he married Kathleen Isabel Shortt, b- Victoria BC
she died before him, he remarried

Father- Montague Aldous
b- Sept 30, 1850 in Montague River area, (Charlottetown?), PEI
Baptized Mar 2, 1851, Anglican Church, Georgetown, PEI
d- May 25, 1946, in his room at the Manitoba Club, Winnipeg MB
Buried in Family Plot, St John's Cemetery, Winnipeg MB
Dominion Topographical Surveyor in the west of Canada, 1874-1882
Jan 1, 1882 - 1892- Surveyor in Charge of Surveys, Winnipeg, HBC Land Dept.
1892-1905- Chief Clerk, HBC Land Dept. Winnipeg
Chief Clerk of the Land Department of the HBC, 1901-1907
Dec 31, 1907 resigned from HBC
Formed his own Broker, Accountant, and Auditor firm, Montague Aldous and Laing
Lived at 2 Elswood St, Winnipeg MB
1926-1946 lived in the Manitoba Club

Mother- Mary “Minnie” Agnes Bate
b- May 15, 1861 in ON
d- Aug 20, 1924 in Winnipeg MB, age 64
Second daughter of Sir Henry Newell Bate
b- Apr 9, 1828, Truro, Cornwall, England
d- Apr 6, 1917, Trennick House, Ottawa, ON
and her mother- Lady Catherine Cameron,
daughter of Allan Cameron of Fort William, Scotland
Her father Henry Bate, was a very wealthy man.

His parents married in 1882 in Ottawa ON
They had 5 sons and 2 daughters
All 5 sons enlisted and served in WWI

Brother- Montague “Claude” Aldous
b- Sept 19, 1882 in Ottawa ON
d- Aug 17, 1936 York, ON
He also enlisted in WWI as a Captain

Sister- Ethel Aldous
b- Sept 1883 in Ottawa ON
married Wesley William Winans, Mar 1, 1913 in Winnipeg MB
b- Oct 1885 in USA
1946 they lived in Montreal
1909 Wesley attended University of Toronto
1911 census shows he is living in Winnipeg,
married to an Elizabeth Winans
Shown as a Broker immigrating in 1911.

Brother- Gerald Bate Aldous
b- Jan 25, 1885 in Ottawa ON
d- Sept 17, 1946 in MB
He also enlisted in WWI as a Lieutenant
married Marjorie Galt, Oct 7, 1916 in Winnipeg MB
daughter of George F. Galt.
Gerald was the Founder and Vice-President of the Dominion Knitting Company

Brother- Harry Newell “Henry” Aldous
b- Aug 25, 1888 in Winnipeg, MB (Aug 22, 1886 on WWI attestation paper)
He also enlisted in WWI, civil engineer, Lieutenant

Brother- John Edwin Aldous
b- Feb 22, 1889 in Winnipeg, MB (alt Feb 23, in WWI attestation paper)
d- Nov 5, 1940 in Vancouver BC, age 51
It appears the whole family enlisted in WWI

Sister- Doris Thornton Aldous
b- June 2, 1893 in Winnipeg MB
married Col. Charles McLean of Montreal, Dec 22, 1918, in London England
He was in command of the 207th Batt.

Grandfather- Honourable John Aldous
Commissioner of Public Lands for PEI

Grandmother Caroline

Aunt- Caroline Jane Aldous,
b- July 9, 1855, Montague, PEI

Uncle- Edwin Aldous,
b- Oct 9, 1852, Montague, PEI


Aug 31, 1911, Partnership of Aldous, Robertson and Murray was dissolved.
3 Partners- Allan Cameron Aldous
Struan George Robertson
William Pitt Murray
Robertson retired from the firm

He was later in partnership under Aldous and Murray Co.
They sold lots for the Grand Trunk Pacific in various towns such as Hazelton and Smithers.

Aldous St in South Hazelton BC, named after this man.

ca Apr 26, 1913, the firm became incorporated
Aldous & Murray Limited
A. C. Aldous- President
W. P. Murray - General Manager
Corporation capitalized at $100,000.00
Head Office was at Hazelton

Murray eventually went to Vancouver and opened an office there.
1913- office- 642 Birks building, Vancouver BC
1916 their office was at- #1404, 510 Hastings W. Vancouver BC

Allan Cameron “Pat” Aldous enlisted in WWI in Winnipeg
Rank- Lieutenant
Apr 1917 reported as a Lieutenant in the Army Service Corps
on recruiting duty

1914 he was playing hockey for the Smither's team playing against the Hazelton team.
Some of his brothers were great hockey players.

1921 Allan was living in Vancouver

When he died he was working as a longshoreman in Vancouver
Killed by a falling swing of canned salmon.
Passed away in Vancouver General Hospital.

Partner- William Pitt Murray
b- Sept 1887 in USA
Immigrated to Canada in 1909
There was an older William Pitt Murray in St Paul MN, possible father?
can't seem to pin this fellow down.
Murray St. in Smithers would be named after this man

Partner- Struan George Robertson
b- July 10, 1887, Portage La Prairie, MB
d- May 8, 1915, Bellewaerde Lake
Enlisted in WWI, Private, Svc # 51387
Army, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, Eastern ON Regt.
son of Victor Alexander Robertson, and Mary Emma George
who were married Feb 4, 1885 in Portage La Prairie Next of kin, Mother- Mary Emma Gardner (formerly Robertson), of 21, Roslyn Rd., Winnipeg.

His brother, Lt. Henry Alexander Robertson, also fell.
Reg # 192774

Ext Link
Found this link after all the research above
Notice the Aldous family is still around also.



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