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Henry Hugh Bancroft was born in Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire on February 29, 1904. Bancroft took his FRCO in 1925 and served as organist and choir director at Old Clee Parish Church for four years before emigrating to Winnipeg, Manitoba in 1929. He began his Canadian career at St. Matthew’s Anglican Church. He completed an external BMus at Durham in 1936. In later life, Dr Bancroft spent several years in Vancouver as organist at Christ Church Cathedral and also director of the Vancouver Bach Choir. He died in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, on September 11, 1988.
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