Capt. Livingston Thompson
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CAPT. LIVINGSTON THOMPSON
from the Victoria Daily Colonist, 12 Jan 1904, pg.6

Capt. Livingston Thompson was very widely known here. His body was among those recovered from the upper works of the steamer by the 'Bahada' and taken to Port Townsend. Mrs. Thompson went over on Sunday evening and accompanied the remains last night. For about six years Capt. Thompson has been a resident of Victoria. Of a cheerful disposition he was very popular with all who knew him. He was 52 years of age and was born at Kilquade House, County Wicklow, Ireland. Formerly he was an officer in the 11th Prince Albert's Own Hussars, being captain and adjutant. His brother was an officer in the same corps before him. Capt. Thompson served in India in 1873-74-75. At Umballin, in India, he met Edith Mary Gillice, daughter of the late Col. R.C. Tytler, of the East India Company's Bengal army, and was married to her at Sintin. Since coming to Victoria he has followed the profession of land surveyor, and has been closely identified with several mining ventures on Vancouver island. He was district master of the Royal Orange lodge and the funeral will be under the auspices of the local lodge.