Place Name: Cutts Court

Feature Type (Year Approved): Road (2000)

Name Origins: Commemorative


Scottish, English: relationship name from a pet form of the personal name Cuthbert, or less often of the Middle English reflex of Old English Cūðbeald . Cutt with the variation Cutts.

From: Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland

Cultural Affiliation: English

Gender: Male

Naming Edmonton: From Ada to Zoie 

War veteran and postmaster Edward Cutts was born in St. Johnsbury and educated in Sherbrooke, Quebec. During WWI, Cutts served with the 117th Eastern Battalion Canadian Expeditionary Force. After the war he worked at the Sherbrooke post office until 1922, when he was transferred to Edmonton. In 1928 he was appointed to the investigations branch and in 1947 was promoted to post office inspector. In 1955 he became Edmonton's ninth postmaster. Cutts retired in 1963 after 46 years of service.

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