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Manitoba Municipalities: Westbourne (Unincorporated Rural Municipality)

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This municipality was named for Westbourne Street in London, England on which missionary Henry George once resided.

Present Status

Municipality of WestLake-Gladstone (1 January 2015)

Incorporation History

Municipality of Westbourne (3 November 1873)
Rural Municipality of Westbourne (1 December 1877)
Divided to form North Norfolk (1881), Gladstone (1882), Lakeview (1920), part of Glenella (1920), and Alonsa (1945)
Amalgamation of Gladstone, Lakeview, and Westbourne (1 January 2015)

Adjoining Municipalities

Alonsa, Lakeview, Lansdowne, North Norfolk, Portage la Prairie

Constituent Communities

Colby, Gladstone, Golden Stream, Katrime, Muir, Ogilvie, Plumas, Woodside

Land Area (square km)

1261.79

Population

Year

Total

1891

1519

1896

1690

1901

2407

1911

3150

1921

3185

1931

2708

1941

3179

1951

3296

1956

3221

1961

2886

1966

2814

1971

2512

1976

2170

1981

2017

1986

2006

1991

1957

1996

2035

2001

2017

2006

1906

2011

1878

Reeves

Term

Reeve

1878

Thomas Cory (1835-1920)

1879

A. E. Smalley

1880-1881

Thomas Cory (1835-1920)

1882-1883

J. L. Logie

1884

A. E. Smalley

1885

W. H. West

1886-1899

A. E. Smalley

1900-1903

John Ferguson

1904-1905

John K. Hall

1906-1908

William McKelvie

1909-1914

John Henry Davey

1915-1921

David Smith (1867-?)

1922-1928

William Morton (1884-1958)

1929-1943

D. A. Broadfoot

1944-1945

Edward Sayer “Ted” Browning (1879-1958)

1946-1966

Clifford Alexander McCrae (1894-1966)

1967-1992

Haldor Robert “Dori” Bjarnarson (1923-2011)

1993-1998

Duncan Earl Broadfoot (1942-2010)

1999-2005

Ed Stroeder

2006

?

2007-2014

David Single

2015

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Maps

Sources

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 14 May 2017

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