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Memorable Manitobans: Charles Osborn Wickenden (1851-1934)


Born in England in January 1851, he worked as an architect around Manitoba during the early 1880s then moved to Vancouver, British Columbia in 1889. He died there on 7 December 1934.

Some of his architectural work in Manitoba included:





Winnipeg Court House

140 Kennedy Street, Winnipeg



Brandon Gaol and Court House

525 Victoria Avenue East, Brandon



Neepawa Court House

282 Hamilton Street, Neepawa



Rowand Block

210 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg


Demolished (1974)


1911 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Death registration, British Columbia Vital Statistics.

Biographical Dictionary of Architects in Canada, 1800-1950

Winnipeg Buildings Index, University of Manitoba

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 19 April 2015

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