Munro, Arthur

Arthur Munro

Timeline: Born 23 March 1853. Married 18??. Died 19??.


Above: the kirk (church) of Kilmuir Easter in Ross and Cromarty, Scotland, where Arthur Munro was baptized.


"'John Munro Labourer New Tarbat had by his spouse Barbara Campbell a child born on the 23rd and baptized on the 27th March 1853 named Arthur. (Signed) C.B. Matheson.' Extracted from the Free Church Register of Births & Baptisms of the parish of Kilmuir Easter by D.C. Macdonald, minister. Kilmuir Er., May 5, 1884."

Above: Grimsthorpe Castle in Lincolnshire, where Arthur Munro worked as a gardener and where he would meet his wife-to-be, Alice (below). After their marriage they lived for many years in Ireland; he would work at Phoenix Park in Dublin and in the Cork area. Eventually he would return to Lincolnshire, to become a curator of the Arboretum (city park and garden) in Lincoln.

Above: Arthur Munro and his wife Alice, in later years.

Above: Arthur Munro at the wedding of his daughter Annie to Alfred Baker, 1916.


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