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Sir William Robert Wolseley Winniett.

 
 
Sir William Robert Wolseley Winniett. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 17, 2014
1. Sir William Robert Wolseley Winniett. Marker
Inscription.  
On next lot south now merged in
the street was born March 2, 1793
Sir William Robert Wolseley Winniett.
Knight, Captain, R.N.
Governor General Cape Coast District,
Valiant Officer,
Beneficent Administrator.

 
Erected by The Nova Scotia Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Colonial Era. A significant historical date for this entry is March 2, 1793.
 
Location. 44° 44.642′ N, 65° 31.167′ W. Marker is in Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia, in Annapolis County. Marker is at the intersection of St. George Street and Victoria Street, on the right when traveling north on St. George Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 240 St George Street, Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia B0S 1A0, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sir William Fenwick Williams (a few steps from this marker); Sinclair Inn (within shouting distance of this marker); Major Erasmus James Philipps (within shouting distance of this marker); Rose Fortune (within shouting distance of this marker); Annapolis Royal Historic District
Sir William Robert Wolseley Winniett. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 17, 2014
2. Sir William Robert Wolseley Winniett. Marker
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Masonic Stone of 1606 (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Glebe Lands (about 150 meters away); William Wolseley (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Annapolis Royal.
 
More about this marker. The maker is located on the side of the bank building.
 
Also see . . .  Sir William Robert Wolseley Winniett - Dictionary of Canadian Biography. He was remembered in Nova Scotia as a successful naval officer and as “a colonist attaining one of the highest positions to which a British subject can aspire – not only that of Lieutenant-Governor, but of Governor-General. (Submitted on November 7, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 7, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 336 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 7, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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