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Manitoba Municipalities: Winchester

Winchester

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The basis for the name of this municipality is unclear.

Present Status

Amalgamated with Deloraine (1 January 2015)

Incorporation History

Rural Municipality of Winchester (1 November 1890)
Municipality of Deloraine-Winchester (1 January 2015)

Adjoining Municipalities

Brenda, Cameron, Morton, Whitewater

Constituent Communities

Dand, Deloraine, Moberly, Mountainside, Regent

Land Area (square km)

725.58

Population

Year

Total

1891

628

1901

2130

1911

1531

1921

1739

1931

1827

1941

1748

1951

1479

1956

1390

1961

1372

1966

1283

1971

1043

1976

928

1981

828

1986

718

1991

661

1996

625

2001

573

2006

594

2011

508

Reeves

Term

Reeve

1891

William Cates

1892-1894

John Renton (1825-1907)

1895-1896

John M. Fee

1897-1899

Edward Kerr

1900-1902

W. E. Cowan

1903

John H. Urie

1904

James Steedsman (1864-1959)

1905-1911

Edward Kerr

1912-1915

George W. Whitlaw

1916-1921

Arthur Thomas Hainsworth (1901-?)

1922-1927

Hugh McKenzie (1870-1957)

1928-1931

J. H. Bates

1932-1948

Russell Barrett (1889-1959)

1949-1971

Arthur Thomas Hainsworth (1901-?)

1972-1978

Cameron King

1979-1983

Norton Cassils

1984-1989

McGill F. “Mac” Corbett (?-2014)

1990-1995

Ivan Carey

1996-1998

Dennis Crowe

1999-2001

Roger Goethals (1935-2002)

2002-2005

Dennis Crowe

2006

?

2007-2014

Michael Dillabough

Memorable Manitobans

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Historic Sites

Go here for a list of historic sites in Winchester.

History Books

Go here for a list of history books for Winchester.

Maps

Sources

Deloraine Scans a Century, 1880-1980. Deloraine History Book Committee, 1980. Manitoba Legislative Library, F5649.D46.

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 26 December 2014

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