When Alexander Tilloch Galt Durnford was born on 25 July 1898, in Beaconsfield, Montreal Urban Community, Quebec, Canada, his father, Augustus Decimus Durnford, was 49 and his mother, Mary Oneida Galt, was 28. He married Marjorie Chaworth Musters Currie on 15 June 1932, in Montreal, Montreal Urban Community, Quebec, Canada. He lived in Montreal, Quebec, Canada in 1911. He died on 22 August 1973, in Montreal, Montreal Urban Community, Quebec, Canada, at the age of 75, and was buried in Mount Royal Cemetery, Montreal, Canada East, British Colonial America.
English: habitational name from Durnford in Wiltshire, which was named in Old English as ‘the hidden ford’ (dierne ford). It could also be from a similarly named place (also called Dunford) in Addlestone, Surrey.