Harold John Bonnycastle1,2

#697, (1920 - 2006)
FatherJohn Bonnycastle3 (1874 - 1955)
MotherHattie Blanche Langille3 (1885 - 1973)
Relationship3rd great-grandson of John Bonnycastle
Charts5 Generations of Descendants of Sir Richard Henry Bonnycastle (1791-1847)


Cecily Ahearn (c 1922 - 2008)
  • Maureen Bonnycastle1
  • Cathy Bonnycastle1
  • Dale Bonnycastle1
  • Michael Bonnycastle1
  • Joseph R Bonnycastle1

Life Events

BirthHarold John Bonnycastle was born in 1920 in British Columbia.3
(with Parents) 1921 CensusHarold appeared on the 1921 Census of Vancouver, British Columbia with his parents. He was 11 months old and born in British Columbia.3 
MarriageHe married Cecily Ahearn circa 1944.1,4
DirectoryHarold John Bonnycastle was listed in the 1945 Lovell's directory as H Bonnycastle of 2309 Souvenir Av, Montreal, employee of TCA [Trans Canada Airlines].5 
DirectoryHe was listed in the 1950 Lovell's directory as H J Bonnycastle of 462 St Croix Blvd, St Lau, Montreal, crew chf TCA.6 
(Mentioned) ObituaryHe was mentioned in John Bonnycastle's 1955 obituary as son Harold, Montreal.7 
DeathHarold died in Sep 2006 in Montreal, Quebec.1
ObituaryHis obituary was published on 20 Sep 2006 in the Montreal Gazette.
BONNYCASTLE, Harold John. Passed away suddenly at the age of eighty-six at St. Mary's Hospital. Loving husband of Cecilia Ahearn for over 60 years. Caring father to Maureen (John Jansen), Cathy (Jean Richard), Dale, Michael (Josephine Nalbantoglu) and Joseph (Louise Dubois). Terrific "Grampy" to Chris, Shawn, Alex, Christina, David, Annie, Katie and Emily, and to great-granddaughters Haley and Sage. He enjoyed golf, wood working and Willisboro. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends. Visitation on Thursday September 21, 2006 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Kane & Fetterley, 5301 Decarie Blvd. (corner Isabella). Funeral mass will be celebrated on Friday the 22 at 11 a.m. at St. Malachy, 5330 Clanranald Ave. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory can be made to the Geriatrics Fund of St. Mary's Hospital, Montreal.1
Last Edited16 Apr 2014


  1. Obituary of Harold John Bonnycastle in Montreal Gazette, 20 September 2006.
  2. Letters from Jean Himmelman (California) to J Kolthammer, early 1990s;.
  3. 1921 Census for Canada. Image from Library and Archives Canada viewed at Ancestry.com. British Columbia, Vancouver, Sub-District 50, Ward 7, Page 22.
  4. Obituary of Cecilia (Ahearn) Bonnycastle in The Montreal Gazette, 14 March 2008. online at www.legacy.com.
  5. Website Library and Archives of Quebec (BAnQ) (http://bibnum2.bnquebec.ca/bna/lovell/index.html), 1945 Lovell's Directory.
  6. Website Library and Archives of Quebec (BAnQ) (http://bibnum2.bnquebec.ca/bna/lovell/index.html), 1950 Lovell's Directory, page 708.
  7. Obituary of John Bonnycastle in Vancouver Sun, 29 Aug 1955.