William Mactavish, circa 1860s
|Born||29 March 1815
|Died||23 June 1870
|Occupation||HBC governor of Rupert’s Land|
|Children||James William Mactavish (1860-1900), Andrew Dugald Mactavish (1866-1943)|
|Parents||Dugald Mactavish (1782-1855) and Letitia Lockhart|
William Mactavish or McTavish (29 March 1815 – 23 July 1870) was a Scottish-born representative of the Hudson's Bay Company, who acted as governor of Rupert's Land and Assiniboia prior to the transfer of Rupert's Land to Canada and the creation of the province of Manitoba in 1870.
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