Allan Lorne Bonnycastle1

#80, (1903 - 1966)
FatherCharles Edward Bonnycastle1 (1871 - 1929)
MotherHenrietta Cassan1 (1873 - 1954)
Relationship3rd great-grandson of John Bonnycastle
Charts5 Generations of Descendants of Sir Richard Henry Bonnycastle (1791-1847)
Ancestors of Allan Lorne Bonnycastle (Dick's line)


Isabel Elizabeth Anderson (1906 - 2001)
  • Richard John Bonnycastle9
  • Charles Allan Bonnycastle9

Life Events

CalledHe also went by the name of Bonny.2 
OccupationAllan Lorne Bonnycastle was a member of the Ontario Provincial Police. He served in Port Arthur, Red Lake, Terrace Bay, Schreiber, Geraldton, Barrie, and Sault Ste Marie and reached the rank of Sergeant Major before retiring in 1965.2 
BirthHe was born on 3 Jul 1903 in Seymour Township, Northumberland County, Ontario.
His birth certificate stated: son of Chas Bonnycastle & Etta Casson, father a farmer of Seymour, attendant Dr Carlaw, informant C Bonnycastle, registered 23 July 1903.1,3 
BaptismHe was baptized on 11 Oct 1903 in Christ Church Anglican, Campbellford, Northumberland County, Ontario.1 
(Subject) Photograph A family photograph with Helen, Geoffrey & Allan and their parents.4
Charles Edward & Henrietta Bonnycastle
Helen, Geoffrey & Allan
(with Parents) 1911 CensusAllan L Bonnycastle appeared on the 1911 Census of Seymour Township, Northumberland County, Ontario with his parents. He was age 7, born July 1903 in Ontario, and attended school for 9 months.5 
(with Parents) 1921 CensusAllen [sic] appeared on the 1921 Census of Seymour Township, Northumberland County, Ontario with his parents. He was 18 years old and worked on their farm.6 
(Informant) Death Allan Bonnycastle of Campbellford registered the death of his father Charles Edward Bonnycastle in 1929.7 
(Mentioned) ObituaryHe was mentioned in his father Charles Edward Bonnycastle's 1929 obituary as son Allan of Peterborough.8 
MarriageAllan Lorne Bonnycastle married Isabel Elizabeth Anderson on 21 Jan 1936.9,2
(Mentioned) ObituaryHe was mentioned in Charles Geoffrey Bonnycastle's 1950 obituary as brother Allen in Canada.10 
DeathAllan died on 4 Dec 1966.2
Last Edited5 May 2014


  1. Parish Register of Christ Church Anglican, Campbellford, Ontario (Diocese of Toronto Archives, photocopied records), Allan Lorne Bonnycastle baptism, 1903.
  2. E-mails from Dick Bonnycastle to J Kolthammer.
  3. Birth Registrations of Ontario, 1869-1913. Image viewed at Allan Lorne Bonnycastle, #030799-03.
  4. Jean and Sydney Cassan.
  5. Online image of the 1911 Census for Canada (Library and Archives Canada,, Ontario, Northumberland East (101), Seymour Township, subdist 25, page 10.
  6. Online image of the 1921 Census for Canada, viewed at Ontario, Northumberland, SD 42, Page 1.
  7. Death Registrations of Ontario, 1869-1938. Image viewed at Charles Edward Bonnycastle, #026452-29.
  8. Obituary of Charles E Bonnycastle in an unknown newspaper, 1929. from the collection of the Campbellford-Seymour Heritage Society, Campbellford, Ontario.
  9. Obituary of Isabel Bonnycastle in Globe & Mail, 31 March 2001. online.
  10. Obituary of Charles G Bonnycastle in unknown newspaper, undated.