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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Bissett House (11 Harvard Avenue, Winnipeg)

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This two-storey house on Harvard Avenue in the Crescentwood neighbourhood of Winnipeg was designed by local architect Herbert Bell Rugh and constructed in 1906 for metal and hardware broker Edwin Hudson Bissett.





Edwin Hudson Bissett (1859-1918)


Eliza Bissett (1859-1931)


John E. Bissett (1890-1944)


H. Aubrey Bayne


Ian L. Wilson


Ron Billinkoff


Charles Feaver

Photos & Coordinates

Bissett House

Bissett House (2006)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Bissett House

Bissett House (May 2021)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.87350, W97.16284
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Herbert Bell Rugh (1879-1924)


1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Death registration [Edwin Hudson Bissett], Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“Bissett funeral to be held this evening,” Winnipeg Tribune, 12 March 1918, page 2.

“Death of pioneer,” Manitoba Free Press, 12 March 1918, page 3.

“Deaths and funerals [Lt.-Cmdr. J. E. Bissett],” Winnipeg Free Press, 18 March 1944, page 4.

Crescentwood: A History by Randy R. Rostecki, The Crescentwood Home Owners Association, 1993.

This page was prepared by George Penner and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 21 October 2021

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