Sir Anthony Musgrave

Sir Anthony Musgrave (HM1DTF)

Location: Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Capital
Country: Canada
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N 48° 25.148', W 123° 20.566'

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A career Imperial civil servant, Anthony Musgrave served as governor of Newfoundland (1864 - 69) and British Columbia (1869 - 71). Both terms of office were marked by a strong personal effort to encourage the two colonies to unite with the new Canadian confederation, and it was under his direction that British Columbia entered the Dominion on July 20, 1871, Musgrave was knighted in 1875, subsequently held vice-regal office in Natal, South Australia, Jamaica and Queensland where he died.

Anthony Musgrave, fonctionnaire au service de l'?mpire, a ?t? gouverneur de Terre-Neuve (1864-1869) et de la Colombie-Britannique (1869-1871). Dasns ces deux postes, il a fait de grands efforts pour encourager les colonies ? entrer dans la nouvelle Conf?d?ration canadienne. C'est en grande partie ? son instigation que la Colombie-Britannique devint province canadienne le 20 juillet 1871. Cr?? chevalier en 1875, Musgrave fut vie-roi au Natal, en Australie du Sud, en Jama?que et au Queensland, o? il mourut.
Placed ByHistoric Sites and Monuments Board of Canada
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Date Added Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 1:44pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10U E 474638 N 5362943
Decimal Degrees48.41913333, -123.34276667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 48° 25.148', W 123° 20.566'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds48° 25' 8.88" N, 123° 20' 33.96" W
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Area Code(s)412
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 500 Lotbiniere Ave, Victoria BC V8W 1E5, CA
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