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MHS Centennial Business: Boissevain Recorder

When Boissevain was officially incorporated as a village in 1899, the town boasted two newspapers. The Globe was founded by W. H. Ashley in 1890 and it operated until June 1914. The Recorder was established on 5 October 1899 and remains in operation.

Publishers

Period

Publisher

1899-1902

?

1902-1905

Arthur Sheppard Barton (1857-1936)

1905-1945

William Villiers “Bill” Udall (1874-1962)

1945-1955

Una Willa Udall Gillespie (1907-2000)

1955-1963

J. R. Jasper and W. R. Jones

1963-?

W. R. Jones

Sources:

The Story of Manitoba’s Weekly Newspapers by Major A. M. Pratt, The Manitoba Weekly Newspapers Association, 1970.

We thank Robert Hill for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 5 September 2020

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