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Manitoba History No. 89
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Memorable Manitobans: Cecil Harold Barkley (1908-1979)

Educator.

Born at Chesterville, Ontario on 27 March 1908, his teaching career began in Saskatchewan. Coming later to Manitoba, he taught at Mather School (1932-1938) and was the Principal of Darlingford School (1939-1950) then he taught at Brooke School at the Rivers Air Base until retirement in 1950. He and wife Evelyn (1905-?) had three children, Kenneth John Barkley (b 1934), Donavan Barkley (b 1937), and Janie Barkley (1948-1964). He died at Rivers on 22 September 1979 and was buried in the Brandon Cemetery.

Sources:

Obituary, Brandon Sun, 1 October 1979, page 18.

Crocus Country: A History of Mather & Surrounding Districts by Mather History Committee, 1981.

The Darlingford Saga II, 1870-1970, 1970-1999 by the Darlingford Centennial Book Committee, 1999, page 203.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 26 October 2014

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