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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Decorby School No. 846 / St. Lazare Consolidated School No. 2366 (St. Lazare, RM of Ellice-Archie)

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The Decorby School District was established in November 1894 and a one-room schoolhouse operated in St. Lazare. It 1959, was consolidated along with Ellice School District No. 463 to form St. Lazare Consolidated School District.





Sister M. St. Anastasis


Sister Mary St. Frances of Rome


Sister Goeujon


Sister Marie St. Ignace


Sister Goeujon


Sister Isabelle Mahe


H. Bisson




Sister Elizabeth Decorby


No information.

Photos & Coordinates

The original Decorby School

The original Decorby School (no date) by W. R. Beveridge
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-2, page 10.

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.45028, W101.30435
denoted by symbol on the map above


Annual Reports of the Manitoba Department of Education, Manitoba Legislative Library.

Birtle West topographic map, 62K/6 West, Edition 1, Series A743 [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.

“Trustees conduct regular meeting,” Hamiota Echo, 13 September 1988, page 7.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 1 April 2021

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