Historic Sites of Manitoba: Balfour House (RM of Woodlands)

This two-storey, stone house in the Rural Municipality of Woodlands, a municipally-designated historic site (2001), was built by farmer Isaac Willoughby (1867-1955) for his eldest daughter Susie Pearl Balfour (1892-?) and her husband James William Balfour (1874-1942), who were married in July 1919.

Balfour House

Balfour House (August 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Balfour House

Balfour House (June 2019)
Source: Rose Kuzina

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.15783, W97.55245
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Municipally Designated Historic Sites


1911 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Marriage registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Obituary [James W. Balfour], Winnipeg Tribune, 30 November 1942, page 15.

Obituary [Isaac Willoughby], Winnipeg Tribune, 8 November 1955, page 14.

Balfour House, SE 5-14-1W, Warren area, Manitoba Historic Resources Branch.

We thank Rose Kuzina for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 22 January 2022

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