Manitoba Communities: Lansdowne (Unincorporated Rural Municipality)
This municipality was named for the Marquess of Lansdowne, Governor General of Canada from 1883 to 1888.
Search the MHS collection of biographies for ones connected to Lansdowne:
Go here for a list of historic sites in Lansdowne.
Go here for a list of history books for Lansdowne.
The Lansdowne Story: Grain, Gravel, Growth by A. F. McKenzie, 1967.
One Hundred Years in the History of Rural Schools of Manitoba: Their Formation, Reorganization and Dissolution (1871-1971) by Mary B. Perfect, 1978.
Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.
We thank Allan Drysdale, Tracey Winthrop-Meyers and John Dietz for providing additional information used here.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 5 September 2020