Quebec History Marianopolis College

Date Published:
July 2007

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


Stuart Derbishire


Derbishire, Stewart (1797?-1863), Queen's printer, was born in London, England, about 1797, the son of Philip Derbishire, M.D., and Ann Masterton. He was called to the English bar, and in 1838 came to Canada as an attaché to Lord Durham. After the union of Upper and Lower Canada, in 1841, he was appointed Queen's printer; and he also sat in the Legislative Assembly of United Canada from 1841 to 1844. He died at Quebec, on March 27, 1863.

Source: W. Stewart WALLACE, The Encyclopedia of Canada, Vol. II, Toronto, University Associates of Canada, 1948, 411p., p. 200.


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