Hugh Rotherham EADE(1882-1976)

Born at Ipswich, England in August 1882. He was the son of William Eade (1841-1927) and Marguerite Wright Cotman (1842-1925). He emigrated to Canada in 1903.

On 01 June 1918, he married teacher, Constance Aaron (1877-1949) at Winnipeg. They had no children.

Architect, Engineer, Property Appraiser

He worked as an architect and engineer in Winnipeg where he practiced in partnership with his brother Wallace Cotman Eade (1871-1916) from 1906 to 1910, under the firm name of Eade Brothers. When his brother left the firm, it became H.R. Eade and Company. He instituted a valuation and assessment business. He served as Property Assessor for the City of Brandon (1937-1938), other municipalities.

He, also, served as Secretary of Western Iron Works Limited. He served as President of the Manitoba Motor League (1919), and Cosmopolitan Club (1937). He was a member of the Elmwood Gun Club.

He died at his Winnipeg on 08 May 1976 and was cremated.


  • Marriage Registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.
  • England & Wales, Civil Registration Death Index, ca.
  • England & Wales, National Probate Calendar Records.
  • Canada Census: 1906, 1916, 1921 & 1931.
  • “Hugh R Eade is Elected Head of Cosmopolitans”, The Winnipeg Tribune, 21 January 1937, page 4.
  • “Brandon City Council Names Eade Assessor”, The Winnipeg Tribune, 17 August 1937, page 2.
  • Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 10 May 1976, page 19.
  • Biographical Dictionary of Architects in Canada, 1800-1950 by Robert G. Hill, Toronto.
  • Obituary [Wallace Cotman Eade], The Winnipeg Tribune, 05 August 1916. Page 13.
  • Obituary [Mrs H.R. Eade], Winnipeg Free Press, 26 January 1949, page 26.


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