Edward Ellis Binns  (I15869)
Given Names: Edward Ellis
Surname: Binns

Gender: Male Male

Birth: 14 September 1881 St James, Cornwall, Jamaica
Death: 7 August 1946 Welland, Ontario, Canada

Personal Facts and Details
Birth 14 September 1881 Father24Mother23 St James, Cornwall, Jamaica

Marriage 11 August 1906 (Age 24) Mary Wadsworth Moore - Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Death 7 August 1946 (Age 64) Welland, Ontario, Canada

Last Change 18 October 2013 - 05:48:31 - by: binnsadmin


1881 Sep 14 Birth at Church Street, Montego Bay, St James, father Ellis Binns, accountant, mother Amy Binns formerly Saffery
1903 Toronentis: Born September 1881 in Montego Bay, Jamaica, private tutor until 11, scholarship to Jamaica High School, prepared for matriculation to Cambridge University. Six years of hard study, passed Cambridge local examination in 1898, taking honour in senior department. Intended to study medicine at Edinburgh but severe illness reqired a change of climate, and having sisters already studying at Pickering College, he registered in Toronto Medical Faculty. After graduation he expects to take a post graduate course at London or Edinburgh, and afterwards in Germany
1904 Graduated with Bachelor of Medicine from Toronto University
1905 Sep 4 Arrival aboard S S Baker at Ellis Island from Port Antonio, Jamaica, on 30 Aug age 23 years 10 months, unmarried Dr M D, last permanent resident in Canada, destination Toronto, has entered several times. Total passengers two
1906 Aug 11 Marriage at Toronto, Canada, age 24, physician
1946 Oct Vol 54, Canad M A J: Obituary; Dr Edward Ellis Binns, a prominent resident of Welland since 1907, died at St Catharines General Hospital on August 7 in his 66th year. Born in Jamaica, he was educated by private tutors, taking Cambridge University exams. His medical studies were carried out at the University of Toronto, where he graduated in 1904 with a Bachelor of Medicine degree. For the next four years he carried out post graduate research, studying in hospitals in London, England, and in Vienna. Dr Binns came to Welland and started practice in 1907. He had resided here ever since. Dr Binns was a student of the classics and attained a high standard in Latin and Greek. He also spoke fluently several modern languages. His interests outside of literature included a love of horses and dogs. He was an ardent horseman and golfer, being a Charter Member of the Lookout Point Golf and Country Club. He was an adherent of the Church of England. Dr Binns is survived by his widow, his mother, four sisters and two brothers.

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Marriage: 11 August 1906 -- Toronto