Matthew Wilks (1816-1899)

of Cruikston Park, Gait, Ontario; and, New York City

Associated Houses

Cruickston Park

North Dumfries near Cambridge

The Langdon House

47 Astor Place, Manhattan

He was born in England and was married at New York in 1843. He died at the house he rebuilt from 1858, Cruickston Park in Ontario. He is buried at the Wilks family plot in Cheltenham, England. He was the father of seven children, at least two of whom were born at the Astor Mansion in Hellgate.
Contributed by Mark Meredith on 10/12/2019 and last updated on 07/07/2024.
Image Cropped from Waterloo Region Generations