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Manitoba Municipalities: Edward

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This municipality was named for Prince Arthur (Duke of Connaught), later King Edward VII, who visited Canada in the early 1870s.

Present Status

Amalgamated with Albert and Arthur (1 January 2015)

Incorporation History

Rural Municipality of Inchiquin
Rural Municipality of Arthur
Rural Municipality of Edward (1 December 1905)
Municipality of Two Borders (1 January 2015)

Adjoining Municipalities

Albert, Arthur

Constituent Communities

Lyleton, Pierson

Land Area (square km)

769.14

Population

Year

Total

1891

500

1901

1051

1911

1512

1921

1514

1931

1508

1941

1308

1951

1213

1956

1198

1961

1211

1966

1144

1971

1069

1976

973

1981

946

1986

896

1991

789

1996

759

2001

679

2006

621

2011

574

Reeves

Term

Reeve

1908

John H. Haight

1909-1910

C. E. Roblin

1911-1913

Merryfield J. Basted (1867-1951)

1914

Innes R. Melvin

1915-1917

John H. Haight

1918-1919

Robert Pitt

1920-1937

Merryfield J. Basted (1867-1951)

1938-1959

Robert Melvin

1960-1967

F. Phillipson

1968-1975

Gordon Tingey

1976-1978

Arthur H. Tucker

1979-1980

?

1981-2014

Ralph J. Wang

Memorable Manitobans

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Historic Sites

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Maps

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Edward (2001)
Source:
Manitoba Land Initiative

Sources

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 27 November 2014

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