“Lord…. It’s Hard to Be Humble”

-Lord Delaval James de la PoerBeresford and the Mexican Ranch Near Brooks and his Interesting Historical Connection to Medicine Hat

An outcast by choice, Lord Delaval James de la Poer-Beresford, was an English/Irish nobleman, who far from living an aristocratic lifestyle in Ireland and England, became an infamous “remittance man” who was a frequent visitor to Medicine Hat in the early 1900’s. His life story has all of the “makings” of a Hollywood movie or best selling novel.

It is another interesting chapter in the history of Medicine Hat.