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Manitoba Communities: Binscarth (Unincorporated Village)

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This village is named for Binscarth in Orkney, ancestral home of early land developer William Bain Scarth.

Present Status

Municipality of Russell-Binscarth (1 January 2015)

Incorporation History

Village of Binscarth (15 November 1917)
Amalgamated with Russell and Russell (1 January 2015)

Land Area (square km)

1.52

Population

Year

Total

1921

339

1926

348

1931

378

1936

395

1941

376

1946

384

1951

451

1956

452

1961

456

1966

490

1971

469

1976

430

1981

472

1986

486

1991

469

1996

463

2001

445

2006

395

2011

425

Mayors

Term

Mayor

1918-1920

Albert G. Lanigan (1864-1932)

1920-1924

Peter J. McIntosh

1924-1927

James W. Broadfoot

1927-1930

Norman Braendle

1930-1934

Samuel A. Arbuckle

1934-1940

Ralph Innes

1940-1947

Norman Braendle

1947-1957

Herbert H. S. Cockburn

1957-1959

John H. Cornell

1959-1961

Alexander R. Porter

1961-1964

Arthur J. Willis

1964-1968

Benjamin M. Murray

1968-1977

John Norman Braendle (1916-2018)

1977-1979

Walter K. Hutton

1979-1980

Gary Douglas

1980-1986

Charles M. “Charlie” Souch (1921-2009)

1986-1989

James A. Boucher

1989-1995

George “Sam” Brown

1995-2001

Dale Sawchuk

2001-2005

Laurence Polding

2005-2010

Peggy Bradshaw

2010-2015

Dale Sawchuk

2015

See Russell-Binscarth

Memorable Manitobans

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Historic Sites

Go here for a list of historic sites in Binscarth.

History Books

Go here for a list of history books for Binscarth.

Maps

Sources

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

Binscarth Memories, by the Binscarth History Committee, 1984. Manitoba Legislative Library, F5649.B55.

We thank Murray Bradshaw and Heather Lewington for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 14 February 2019

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