Memorable Manitobans: Lottie Isabella Irwin Richardson (1895-1967)
Born at Simcoe, Ontario on 18 November 1895, daughter of George Irwin (c1855-1926) and Rachel Nicol (1857-1949), she came to Manitoba with her family at an early age. She taught at Stoney Creek School (1916), McConnell School, and Roche School (1918-1919), and was Principal of Bethany School (1919-1920). On 25 August 1920, she married Jessie Charles Richardson (?-1980) in the RM of Langford and they had five children: Joyce Isabella Richardson, Robert Richardson, Murray Richardson, Ross Richardson, and John “Jack” Richardson. She died in 1967 and was buried in the Hamiota Cemetery.
Ontario birth registration, Ancestry.
1916 Canada census, Ancestry.
Marriage registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.
Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.
Page revised: 8 August 2017
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