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Memorable Manitobans: Matilda Davis (c1820-1873)

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Matilda Davis
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Born at St. Andrew’s, Red River, she was educated in England before becoming a teacher at a young ladies’ school begun in the settlement in 1840. The school was located in St. Andrews and was quite well attended through the 1850s.

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Miss Davis’ School / Twin Oaks (292 River Road, RM of St. Andrews)

Matilda Davis, Dictionary of Canadian Biography X, 215.


Dictionary of Manitoba Biography by John M. “Jack” Bumsted, Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 1999.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 30 September 2017

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