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Manitoba Communities: Glenboro (Unincorporated Village)

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This town was named by James Duncan, the original owner of its land, using “Glen” to represent the glens of his native Scotland and “boro” to denote a town.

Present Status

Municipality of Glenboro-South Cypress (1 January 2015)

Incorporation History

Village of Glenboro (31 December 1949)
Amalgamated with South Cypress (1 January 2015)

Land Area (square km)

2.68

Population

Year

Total

1951

600

1956

765

1961

797

1966

776

1971

698

1976

720

1981

741

1986

719

1991

674

1996

663

2001

656

2006

633

2011

645

Mayors

Term

Mayor

1950-1951

H. E. Hamilton

1952-1959

Dr. R. G. Hurton

1960

Francis Milton Ferg (1889-1960)

1960-1969

A. L. Clarke

1969-1973

Stanley Adaljon Oleson (1931-2018)

1973-1977

Dr. James Perry Hurton

1977-1980

Norman Barry Williams (1934-2019)

1980-1988

Eugene Ehnes

1988-1992

R. Lloyd Moore

1992-2010

William Ross “Bill” Shackel (1939-2018)

2010-2014

Robert G. Jewbury

2015

See Glenboro-South Cypress

Memorable Manitobans

Search the MHS collection of biographies for ones connected to Glenboro:

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Historic Sites

Go here for a list of historic sites in Glenboro.

History Books

Go here for a list of history books for Glenboro.

Maps

Sources

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 24 November 2020

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