Historic Sites of Manitoba: Archibald School No. 151 (RM of Pembina)
Archibald School was established in 1883, and a school building was erected on the northeast quarter of 7-4-9 west of the Principal Meridian, in the Rural Municipality of Pembina. It operated until July 1962 when it merged with La Riviere Consolidated School No. 516.
The teachers of Archibald School were Miss F. Burke (1884-1885), Leonard Wilson (1886), John McLine (1887), Isabel E. Oneil (1888), Leonard Wilson (1889), William Webster (1890), Miss Lemmon (1891), Adaline Wilson (1892), Annie Penman (1892), Miss Jones (1893), Adaline Wilson (1893-1895), Mr. Ball (1896), Adaline Wilson (1897), Leonard Crampton (1897), A. W. Miller (1898-1904), Leonard Wilson (1905), A. W. Miller (1906), Miss White (1907), Leonard Wilson (1908), Miss E. A. Cousins (1908-1909), Miss C. Graham (1909-1910), Miss J. A. Blackburn (1910-1911), Miss Gladys E. Strum (1911-1912), J. P. Bennett (1912-1913), Miss Stewart (1914), Miss O. A. Whiteford (1914-1915), Frank Fargey (1915), Bruce Urie (1916), Miss M. McNaughton (1917), Effie Clements (1918-1919), Miss E. Southern (1920-1921), Miss E. Dowler (1921-1922), Miss S. Jacobs (1922-1923), A. J. Wallcraft (1923-1925), Mrs. V. Cook (1925-1926), P. M. Livingston (1926-1928), J. Turner (1928), Mrs. E. Simpson (1928), P. M. Livingston (1929-1931), Allin J. Pybus (1931-1935), C. W. Pybus (1935-1937), Melvin G. Pipe (1937-1939), Mrs. Johnstone (1939), Jean McDonald (1940-1941), Miss Mildred Morrow (1941-1942), Miss D. Richards (1942-1944), Miss Lorraine Flanagan (1944-1946), Mrs. V. P. Scales (1946-1950), Miss Myrtle Scharf (1951-1955), Miss C. Stobbie (1956), Miss E. E. Driedger (1957), Mrs. Joan Wallcraft (1957), D. Cousin (1958-1960), and Miss Darlene M. Hayward (1960-1962).
One Hundred Years in the History of the Rural Schools of Manitoba: Their Formation, Reorganization and Dissolution (1871-1971) by Mary B. Perfect, MEd thesis, University of Manitoba, April 1978.
Turning Leaves: A History of La Riviere and District by La Riviere Historical Book Committee, c1979. [Manitoba Legislative Library, F5649.L38 Tur]
We thank Chris Thompson for providing additional information used here.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 4 May 2015
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