Category: Hudson's Bay Company

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The Hudson's Bay Company was incorporated by English royal charter in 1670 as The Governor and Company of Adventurers of England trading into Hudson's Bay and functioned as the de facto government in parts of North America before European states and later the United States laid claim to some of those territories. It was at one time the largest landowner in the world, with the area of the Hudson Bay watershed, known as Rupert's Land, having 15% of North American acreage. From its long-time headquarters at York Factory on Hudson Bay, the company controlled the fur trade throughout much of the English and later British controlled North America for several centuries. - Wikipedia

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Person Profiles (194)

A

10 Mar 1814 Calcutta, West Bengal, India - 09 May 1884 photo
10 Feb 1775 Firth and Stenness, Orkney Islands - 15 Oct 1856 photo
abt 1770 Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland - aft Nov 1830

B

26 May 1811 Stromness, Orkney, Scotland - 07 Dec 1856
abt 1755 Stromness, Orkney Islands, Scotland - 23 May 1817
abt 08 Feb 1841 Québec, Bas-Canada - 24 Sep 1908 photo
abt 1825 - bef 1876 photo
1812 Saint-Barthélemy, Bas-Canada - aft 1844 photo
bef 07 Jan 1731 Widford, Hertfordshire, England - 1791 photo
21 Mar 1830 London, England, United Kingdom - 24 Mar 1881 photo
abt 05 Jan 1797 L'Assomption, Bas-Canada - 13 Oct 1849 photo
09 Sep 1783 Carlton Island, New York - 13 Nov 1858 photo
abt 1793 York Factory, Manitoba, Canada - 28 Feb 1855
03 Feb 1798 Sturgeon, St. Albert, Alberta, Canada - 11 Dec 1892 photo
03 Feb 1773 Acton, Middlesex, England - 18 Oct 1856 photo
abt 1800 Edmonton House, North West Territory - abt 1878 photo
abt Jul 1824 Red River Settlement; - abt 12 May 1903 photo
abt 1775 Ronaldshay, Orkney, Scotland - 11 Jul 1829
1813 Red River Settlement, Rupert's Land
01 Oct 1881
abt 1816 Canada photo
24 Jun 1872 - 29 Sep 1939 photo
25 Mar 1797 Berthierville, Lower Canada - 16 Dec 1870
abt 1789 British Colonial America - 26 Aug 1849 photo
1791 Canisbay, Caithness, Scotland - Aug 1842
22 Jun 1819 Lachine, Bas-Canada - 08 Sep 1883 photo

C

abt 10 Nov 1775 Burra, Ronaldshay (Orkney, Scotland). - abt 1824 photo
15 Jun 1858 Dingwall, Ross-shire, Scotland, United Kingdom - 28 Aug 1936
1822 South Ronaldsey, Orkney Islands, Scotland - 12 Jul 1900
30 Mar 1779 Boucherville, Province de Québec - 14 Jul 1861
25 Dec 1795 Boucherville, Bas-Canada, Amérique coloniale britannique - 23 May 1882
abt 1784 Westminster, England
05 Mar 1831 Edinburgh, Scotland - 21 May 1903 photo
Dec 1821 Lac la Pluie (Fort Frances), Ontario - abt 1888
1795 Grand Portage, Cook, Minnesota, United States - Mar 1892
30 Jun 1618 Charly-sur-Marne, Château-Thierry, Champagne, France - bef 1698 photo
29 Sep 1629 Bulwick, Northamptonshire, England - 16 Jul 1707 photo
20 May 1838 Stromness, Orkney, Scotland, United Kingdom - 07 Oct 1899
12 May 1804 Birsay, Orkney, Scotland - 05 Dec 1878 photo
27 Jan 1743 York, Yorkshire, England - 17 Mar 1799 photo
abt 1792 York Factory, Manitoba - 24 Feb 1848
30 May 1768 High Holborn, London, England - 25 Feb 1846
abt 1807 England, United Kingdom - 01 May 1865
1794 South Ronaldsay and Burray, Orkney, Scotland - 05 Mar 1870 photo

D

25 Jul 1817 Berbice, British Guiana - 03 Jan 1882
1785 Fort Albany, Kenora, Ontario, Canada - 1869
1792 Fort Albany, Red River Settlement - 25 Aug 1876
abt 1740 Wales - abt 1823
19 Aug 1786 Niagra, New York - 1865
01 Jan 1788 Fort Michilimakinac (now Michigan) - 17 Jan 1863
22 Jul 1801 Montreal, Lower Canada - 22 Aug 1868
02 Apr 1689 Carleton, Ayrshire, Scotland - 27 Mar 1765 photo
22 Apr 1809 - 11 Apr 1885 photo
15 Aug 1803 Demerara, Netherlands - 02 Aug 1877 photo
20 Jun 1771 St. Mary's Isle, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland - 08 Apr 1820 photo

E

23 May 1743 Auchterless (Kirktown of Auchterless), Scotland - 28 Sep 1805
27 Sep 1783 London, England - 17 Sep 1863 photo
1794 Denmark - 17 Oct 1849

F

1740 Southwark, London, England - 02 Nov 1784 photo
16 Aug 1769 Bolsover, Derbyshire, England - 17 Dec 1822 photo
1768 Francois Finlay Fort, Nipawin, Saskatchewan - May 1828
1794 Fodderty, Ross-shire, Scotland - 17 May 1877
14 Nov 1776 Lake Champlain, Hebron, New York, USA - 21 May 1846 photo

F cont.

abt Oct 1784 Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland - 03 Jan 1865
abt 1802 Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom - abt 03 May 1870 photo
abt 1763 Murray Bay, Province of Québec - 14 Jun 1837

G

03 Jul 1777 Saint-Charles-de-Lachenaie, L'Assomption, Quebec, Canada - 01 Jun 1856
abt 1811 La Pérade, Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pérade, Champlain, Quebec, Canada - 29 Nov 1888
15 Apr 1802 Yamaska, Quebec, Canada - 05 Oct 1856
Mar 1761 Yoxford, Suffolk, England - 22 Jun 1805 photo
06 Aug 1788 Ruperts Land, North America. - 1838
1772 Argyllville, Scotland - 05 Dec 1847
1827 County Limerick, Ireland - 1874 photo
abt 1817 photo
10 Aug 1780 Tankerness, Orkney, Scotland - 07 Nov 1861

H

01 Jan 1836 Orkney Islands, Scotland - 30 Jul 1909 photo
25 Sep 1921 Salford, Lancashire, England - 28 Aug 1944 photo
abt 1796 Lower Canada - abt Aug 1869
1743 London, England - Nov 1792 photo
05 Jun 1824 Whitechapel, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom - 01 Sep 1920 photo
abt 1794 Thurso, Caithness, Scotland - 01 Apr 1863
16 Apr 1787 Yamachiche, Québec, Canada - 21 Mar 1854
12 Sep 1811 Pointe-du-Lac, Bas-Canada - 20 Oct 1853 photo
1763 St. Margaret's Westminister, London, England
14 Jul 1796 Saint-Vincent-de-Paul, Effingham, Lower Canada - 28 Jul 1858
08 Aug 1787 Orkneys of Scotland (South Ronaldshay) - 15 Aug 1857 photo
13 Aug 1833 Red River Settlement - 09 Jun 1914 photo

I

25 Sep 1799 Orphir, Orkney, Scotland - 30 Jun 1874 photo
13 Nov 1843 Sandwick, Orkney, Scotland - 04 Nov 1918 photo
27 Dec 1794 Orkney, Scotland - 27 Oct 1884
abt 1793 Harray, Orkney, Scotland - 06 Sep 1836

J

1838 Canada West - aft 1873

K

12 Mar 1782 Auchterless, Aberdeenshire, Scotland - 27 Jan 1851
1667 Greenwich England - 01 Nov 1724 photo
abt 1781 Braehead, South Ronaldsay (Orkney Islands), Scotland - 06 Jun 1832
02 Feb 1808 Moose Lake, Rupert's Land (Canada)
01 Mar 1820 Rupert's Land (Canada) - Jul 1846
29 Jan 1805 Cumberland House, Rupert's Land (Canada) - 03 Apr 1859
abt 1807 Cumberland House, Rupert's Land (Canada)
03 Jun 1852 Cumberland House, Rupert's Land (Canada) - Mar 1936
abt 26 Apr 1814 Cumberland House, Rupert's Land (Canada) - 25 Jan 1890
abt 1788 Ireland - bef 1844
10 Nov 1834 St. Clements, Rupert's Land - 22 Aug 1921
14 Jan 1810 Long Sutton, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom - 25 Apr 1891 photo
28 Jan 1839 Fort Garry, Manitoba - 25 Dec 1926 photo

L

18 Sep 1781 Red River Settlement, Red River, Manitoba, Canada
12 Jun 1829 Red River Settlement - 11 Jan 1873
abt 1800 - 1865
abt 06 Jun 1804 Yamaska, Quebec, Canada - abt Aug 1859
25 Dec 1778 Saint-Ours, Le Bas-Richelieu, Quebec, Canada - 07 Sep 1855 photo
30 Sep 1881 Plantagenet, Alfred and Plantagenet, Prescott and Russell, Ontario, Canada - 1961
28 Jun 1803 Stanstead, Estrie Region, Quebec, Canada - 12 Mar 1845 photo
29 Nov 1796 Saint-Michel-de-Yamaska, Montreal, Quebec - 1890 photo
abt 1793 Bolton, Vermont - abt 1839 photo
abt 1807 Brick, Harray, Orkney, Scotland
abt 1825 Rupert's Land
21 Mar 1839 Sandwick, Orkney, Scotland - 11 Apr 1907 photo
09 Jun 1786 Boucherville, Chambly, Quebec, Canada - 08 Mar 1853
abt 1786 - abt 22 Feb 1875

M

1831 Stornoway, Ross, Isle of Lewis, Scotland - 1891
1767 Inverness-shire, Scotland - 28 Jun 1828
1753 Gordonbush, Brora, Clyne, Sutherland, Scotland - 20 Jun 1833
abt 1787 Dunardry, Knapdale, Scotland - 20 Jul 1847
29 Mar 1815 Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland - 23 Jul 1870 photo
abt 1790 Roscommon, Ireland - 12 Oct 1881 photo
abt 1791 Uig, Isle of Lewis, Scotland - abt 1872
1770 Loch Hourn, Scotland - 27 Feb 1828
12 Nov 1791 Uig, Isle of Lewis, Scotland - aft 31 Jul 1875

M cont.

27 Dec 1857 Fort William, Canada West - 10 Mar 1934
08 Aug 1817 Loch Goil Head, Argyllshire, Scotland - 09 Jul 1899
05 Jan 1831 Red River Settlement - 06 May 1907
abt 1755 Clyne, Sutherlandshire, Scotland - 05 Jul 1810 photo
10 Aug 1792 Albany Factory - 09 Dec 1877 photo
abt 1774 Ross-shire, Scotland - abt 1853
abt 1772 Inverassynt, Scotland - abt 02 Jan 1859 photo
abt 1813 Stanley Mission, English District, Ontario - 20 Jun 1879
abt 1786 Isle of Mull, Argylshire, Scotland - 1873
19 Oct 1784 Rivière-du-Loup, Quebec, Canada - 03 Sep 1857 photo
16 Mar 1843 Montréal, Québec - 21 Jun 1900 photo
07 Jul 1803 Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States - 03 Sep 1875 photo
abt 1813 St. Remi
02 Aug 1835 Penetanguishine, Upper Canada - 09 Jul 1931 photo
abt 1790 Fort des Praries (Ft. Edmonton) - 1846
12 Jul 1789 Orkney, Scotland

N

abt 1598 Cherbourg, Normandie, France - 27 Oct 1642
1744 England - 29 Dec 1773

O

12 Feb 1790 Quebec, Canada - 24 Sep 1854 photo
18 Jan 1817 - Oct 1870
1844 - 03 Oct 1870

P

14 Apr 1784 Vaudreuil, Province of Quebec - 13 Aug 1885
24 Dec 1793 Bas-Canada, Amérique coloniale britannique - abt 1854
1804 - 1846

R

abt 1636 Avignon, Provence, France - abt 1710 photo
26 Oct 1772 Douglas, Lanarkshire, Scotland - 02 Oct 1834
30 Sep 1813 Orphir, Orkney, Scotland, United Kingdom - 22 Jul 1893 photo
abt 1809 Orphir, Orkney, Scotland - 19 Jan 1845
1803 - Apr 1868 photo
07 Jul 1817 Île-à-la-Crosse, Rupert's Land - 21 Jan 1864 photo
abt 12 Nov 1855 North Shields, Northumberland, England - 21 Jul 1936
abt 1840 - 20 Mar 1930 photo

S

abt 1780
abt 18 Oct 1799 Lac la Pluie (Rainy Lake), Minnesota - 07 Aug 1868 photo
1824 Canada
26 Mar 1777 Rousay, Orkney, Scotland - Apr 1870
11 Feb 1827 York Factory, Rupert's Land - 13 Mar 1894
abt 1766 Isle of Ponoma,Parish of Harray, Orkneys, Scotland - 20 Apr 1818 photo
1794 Ruperts Land, Manitoba, Canada - 12 Oct 1868 photo
abt 1789 Île-à-la-Crosse - 1846
abt 1778 Orphir, Orkney Islands, Scotland - 03 Nov 1857 photo
1753 Howen, Birsay, Orkney Islands - 27 Nov 1795
03 Aug 1757 Birsay, Island of Pomona, Orkney Islands - 12 May 1845
abt 1777 Ronaldshay, Orkney, Scotland - 30 Sep 1844
abt 1775 London, England - abt 1829
abt 1827 James Bay, Hudson Bay, Upper Canada - 21 Oct 1872
1794 - bef 19 Jul 1865
1833 New Brunswick - 04 Oct 1907

T

abt 1758 Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland, England - abt 1844 photo
abt 1798 York Factory, Rupert's Land, British North America - 15 Nov 1844
19 Sep 1791 Morwick, Birsay, Orkney, Scotland - 04 Oct 1878
abt 1797 Rupert's Land - 18 Dec 1879 photo
25 Sep 1784 Moose Factory 68, Cochrane, Ontario, Canada - 03 Jun 1816
30 Apr 1770 Parish of St. John-the-Evangelist, Westminster, London, England. - 10 Feb 1857 photo
Oct 1794 Dunbartonshire, Scotland - 31 Aug 1882 photo
1837 St. Clements, Manitoba, Canada photo
03 Feb 1812 Inverness, Scotland - 08 Dec 1886 photo
abt 26 Jul 1844 Canada West - 14 Jan 1917
abt 1782 Rupert's Land, Hudson's Bay - 16 Mar 1865 photo
abt 1751 Laleham, Middlesex, England - abt Jan 1800

U

1755 England - abt 1790

V

11 Dec 1793 Chicoutimi, Saguenay, Québec - 16 Jan 1872

W

abt 1800 Ruperts Land, Manitoba - abt 07 Jul 1860 photo




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