Reginald Hutton Cautley died at the
Royal Alex Hospital in Edmonton on July 5,
He was born at Ipswich, England in 1879 and was the fifth son of
Rev R.H. Cautley. He went to the Camborne School of Mines in
Cornwall and came to Canada in 1900 where he articled to his
brother Richard W. Cautley at
Dawson. He obtained his DLS commission in 1904 and was employed
on subdivision surveys which were some of the last surveys
required to complete the subdivision of the open prairies.
he became a charter member of the ALSA.
Mr. Cautley married Miss Marjorie Garvey of Sarnia Ontario who
survived him. At the time of his death, his only son, Captain
C.F. Cautley, RCA, was still overseas.
"Reg" went to Edmonton in 1903 where he eventually acquired the
practice of Messrs. Driscoll and Knight
and became an authority of Edmonton city surveys.
1921 until his death, Mr. Cautley was
president of the Commercial Life Assurance Company which
originated in Edmonton but whose head offices were moved to
Toronto. He also acted as local examiner for Dominion Land
Surveyors' examinations held at Edmonton.
A sincere Anglican in religion, Mr.
Cautley was people's warden of Christ Church in Edmonton for 26