Principals | Teachers | Photos & Maps | Sources
Designed by local architect Thomas Sinclair, Alexandra School was built in Brandon along College Avenue, between Eleventh and Twelfth streets, in 1906. It closed in June 1974 and, the next month, the building was demolished and the new Betty Gibson School was erected on its site, receiving students from the former Park School and McLaren School.
Principals of Alexandra School
Teachers of Alexandra School
Among the teachers who worked at Alexandra School was Mrs. I. Shobrook (1958-1959).
Photos & Maps
Alexandra School (circa 1908)
Source: Education Department Report, 1908, Manitoba Legislative Library.
Alexandra School (no date)
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-3, page 134.
Site Location (lat/long): N49.83786, W99.95326
denoted by symbol on the map above
Historic Sites of Manitoba: Alexandra School (Edmonton Street, Winnipeg)
“City landmark coming down,” Brandon Sun, 23 July 1974, page 1.
“Thirty years ago,” Brandon Sun, 13 November 2005, page 6.
Biographical Dictionary of Architects in Canada, 1800-1950 by Robert G. Hill, Toronto.
We thank Bobbi Jo Panciera, Greg Sigurdson, and Catherine Harley for providing additional information used here.
Information for this page was collected and prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 6 January 2014
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