Quebec History Marianopolis College

Date Published:
June 2005

L’Encyclopédie de l’histoire du Québec / The Quebec History Encyclopedia


Nicol Finlayson


Finlayson, Nicol (1794-1877), fur-trader, was born at Foderty, Rossshire, Scotland, in 1794, the son of John Finlayson, later of Montreal, and elder brother of Duncan Finlayson. He entered the service of the Hudson's Bay Company in 1815. He was promoted to the rank of chief trader in 1833, and to that of chief factor in 1846. He retired from the Company in 1855, and he died in 1877.

Source  : W. Stewart WALLACE, ed. The Encyclopedia of Canada, Vol. II, Toronto, University Associates of Canada, 1948, 411p., p. 338. 


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