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Memorable Manitobans: Henrietta E. Hollingsworth (1883-?)

Educator.

Born in England on 31 May 1883, the daughter of James Hollingworth (1844-?) and Eliza Hollingworth (1849-?), she immigrated with the family to Canada in 1888 and lived in Quebec. She moved to Winnipeg between 1901 and 1903. She took teacher training in 1903 and became Principal of Weston School / Cecil Rhodes School (1906-1911). During her time in Winnipeg, she lived at 512 Spence (1908) and 467 Balmoral (1910) and was unmarried.

Sources:

1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

“Big batch of new teachers,” Manitoba Free Press News Bulletin, 30 July 1903, page 11.

“Compulsory Education,” Winnipeg Tribune, 10 October 1906, page 9.

“Society,” Manitoba Free Press, 1 July 1907, page 8.

Henderson’s Winnipeg and Brandon Directories, Peel’s Prairie Provinces, University of Alberta Libraries.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 15 February 2015

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