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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Brucefield School No. 799 (Municipality of North Cypress-Langford)

The Brucefield School District was established in January 1894 and a school building operated at SW29-12-14W in what later became the Municipality of North Cypress-Langford. The district was dissolved in 1916 and its catchment area became part of the Wellwood Consolidated School District No. 135.

Among the teachers of Brucefield School were Miss M. R. Kelly (1906-1907), Miss L. O. Asselstine (1907-1908), Winona Howell (1911), Mary Kerr (1912-1913), Iva Curtis (1914), and Violet R. Blacker (1915-1916).

Brucefield School

Postcard of Brucefield School (circa 1910)
Source: Walter Beatty

Site Location (lat/long): N50.03462, W99.36198
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

Manitoba School Records Collection (GR0292), Brucefield School District No. 799, Archives of Manitoba.

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.

We thank Ken Beatty for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 21 January 2016

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