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This municipality was named for a region in Scotland from which a group of Selkirk Settlers had come in the early 1800s.

Present Status

City of Winnipeg (1 January 1972)

Incorporation History

Municipality of Kildonan and St. James (1876)
Rural Municipality of Kildonan (1880)
Divided into East Kildonan and West Kildonan (1914)

Land Area (square km)

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Population

Year

Total

1871

500

1881

700

1891

700

1896

?

1901

668

1911

1767

Reeves

Term

Reeve

1876-1878

William Henderson

1879

Thomas Anderson

1880

William Henderson

1881-1883

John Matheson

1884-1885

Edward Phillip “EP” Leacock (1853-1927)

1886-1897

William Fraser (1832-1909)

1898-1899

John Sutherland (1837-1922)

1900-1905

John Henderson (1841-1922)

1906-1908

Albert Ryerson Bredin (1868-?)

1909-1913

Samuel Robert Henderson (1863-1928)

1914

Edmund Partridge (1868-1955)

Subdivided into East Kildonan and West Kildonan

Councillors

Councillor

Term(s)

Thomas Anderson

1876-1878

Alex Bannerman

1895-1897

Albert Ryerson Bredin (1868-1956)

1900-1904

E. P. Brooks

1913-1914

Neil Campbell

1882-1893, 1898

I. Colish

1914

W. H. Coulter

1907

Donald Flett

1895-1897

John Flett

1876

John Fortier

1908, 1912

John B. Fortier

1910

William Fraser

1880, 1882-1885

Robert Gunn

1879

A. R. Hamilton

1913

Daniel Hamilton

1879

E. A. Hamilton

1911-1912

J. Harper

1913

James Harper

1897, 1899-1912

William Harper

1898

John Henderson

1881-1888, 1890-1897

Samuel Robert Henderson (1863-1928)

1894, 1896-1907

C. F. Herbert

1905

George T. Hoyes

1898-1899

Peter Kauffman

1881-1882, 1885-1887, 1889-1894

John A. Larson

1901

Donald Matheson

1902-1904

John Matheson

1876-1880

Norman Matheson

1877, 1895-1896, 1898-1900, 1906

Samuel Matheson

1881

William Matheson

1876

Robert McBeth

1883-1895

Peter McCalman

1905-1906

J. N. McCreary

1908-1912

Thomas McIntosh

1895-1896

Angus M. McKay

1908-1909

William McKay

1898-1913

Charles Midwinter

1906-1907

Alex Munro

1905

Alex Munroe

1880-1881

Donald Munroe

1910-1911, 1914

James Munroe

1878

Edmund Partridge (1868-1955)

1901-1903, 1907-1912

Alex Polson

1877-1879, 1882-1884

Angus Polson

1886-1887, 1889-1893

Joseph Armour Potter

1900

W. C. Smith

1913-1914

Donald Sutherland

1881

Hector Sutherland

1894-1895

J. R. Sutherland

1882-1889

John Sutherland

1880-1881, 1888-1894

Morrison Sutherland

1899

Robert Wilke Toshack (1859-1943)

1914

Freeman West

1904

Herbert C. Whellams (1867-1950)

1909, 1913-1914

Sources:

We thank Jim Smith and Nathan Kramer for providing information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 14 May 2017

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