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Manitoba Municipalities: North Cypress (Unincorporated Rural Municipality)

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This municipality was named for the Cypress River that flows nearby.

Present Status

Municipality of North Cypress-Langford (1 January 2015)

Incorporation History

Rural Municipality of North Cypress (1 January 1883)
Amalgamation of Langford and North Cypress (1 January 2015)

Adjoining Municipalities

Carberry, Cornwallis, Elton, Glenboro-South Cypress, Norfolk-Treherne, Victoria, WestLake-Gladstone

Constituent Communities

Brookdale, Carberry, Edrans, Fairview, Firdale, Gregg, Harte, Ingelow, Melbourne, Oberon, Petrel, Shilo, Wellwood

Land Area (square km)

1199.92

Population

Year

Total

1891

2661

1896

1574

1901

2520

1911

2686

1921

2729

1931

2576

1941

2465

1951

2294

1956

2822

1961

2304

1966

2281

1971

2029

1976

2049

1981

2004

1986

2201

1991

2028

1996

1900

2001

1853

2006

1902

2011

1860

Reeves

Term

Reeve

1882

William Spence

1883

John McDonnell

1884-1885

Thomas Walter Gilbert (1850-1890)

1886-1889

John A. Smith

1890

James Wellington McCrae (1857-1930)

1891-1892

Robert Ferguson

1893-1894

John Morgan

1895-1896

Roderick W. McLean

1897-1898

Charles A. Gowan

1899-1900

William George Rogers (1854-1933)

1901-1902

John W. Stratford

1903-1905

John G. Barron (1850-1926)

1906-1907

Peter Robertson

1908-1909

John Elmhurst (1867-?)

1910-1911

John G. Barron

1912-1913

T. Edward Miller

1914-1915

Harry Boles

1916-1917

Andrew Lyons

1918-1919

William G. Kennedy

1920-1922

Harry Boles

1923-1924

Andrew Lyons

1925-1945

Thomas Braden (1863-1950)

1946-1959

Samuel L. Reidle

1960-1971

Walter M. Froom

1972-1975

T. Roy Bailey

1976-1989

C. Hunter Witherspoon

1990-1998

Alexander M. Turner

1999-2001

Garry Henderson

2002-2006

Jim Ranson

2007-?

Brad Wells

?-2014

Ralph Oliver

2015

See North Cypress-Langford

Memorable Manitobans

Search the MHS collection of biographies for ones connected to North Cypress:

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Historic Sites

Go here for a list of historic sites in North Cypress.

History Books

Go here for a list of history books for North Cypress.

Maps

Sources

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

The People of the Big Plain: Carberry, North Cypress 125th Anniversary. Carberry-North Cypress 125 History Book Committee, 2007. Manitoba Legislative Library, F5648.C36.

Carberry Plains, Century One: 1882-1982 by the Carberry History Committee, 1982. ISBN 0-88925-422-2. Manitoba Historical Society Library, 971.27Car.

Manitoba Gazette, 1887-1959. Manitoba Legislative Library

We thank Allan Drysdale for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 6 April 2017

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