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Arthur John Moffatt

Male 1876 - 1968  (92 years)

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  • Name Arthur John Moffatt  [1
    Gender Male 
    Born 1 January 1876  Hexham, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 27 August 1968  Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver, New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I68680  Clan Moffat Genealogy
    Last Modified 16 February 2007 

    Father John Stevenson Moffatt 
    Family ID F48333  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Arthur John Moffatt was born in Hexham-on-Tyne, Northumberland, on January 1, 1876. His family had originally come from the town of Moffatt in the lowlands of Scotland, and the family motto was "We hope for better things". He was the youngest of 8 children of John Stevenson Moffatt and worked in the family business, Moffatt Brothers Ironmongers, which had stores in Gateshead, Newcastle, and Hexham. He was educated at Barnard Castle School in Durham, and then entered the family business. However when his father died the business was left to the two oldest sons and the younger sons sought other employment.

      My grandfather and his brother James Moffatt, emigrated to Canada in 1912. My grandfather was City Clerk of Fernie, B.C. from 1914 to 1931. In 1932 he moved his family to Richmond, British Columbia, where he accepted the position of Municipal Clerk, a position he held until his retirement in 1946. He died in Vancouver General Hospital at the age of 92, on August 27, 1968. [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [S1141] eMail message titled "My Grandfather", from Sara Street.

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