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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Albion School / Dunrea School No. 147 (Dunrea, RM of Riverside)

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Known originally as the Albion School District when it was established in June 1883, a school building operated in the village of Dunrea in the Rural Municipality of Riverside. In 1957, it became consolidated as part of Dunrea Consolidated School and, in 1966, Dunrea School. It later became part of the Turtle Mountain School Division.

Principals

Period

Principal

1938-1939

Claire I. Tisdale

1939-1940

Arthur Milford Preston (1908-1981)

1940-1941

Olive Mildred McMahon (c1914-1962)

1941-1942

Teresa Moloney (1899-1983)

1942-1943

Blanche Sicard

1943-1947

Sister Sophie Bosc

1947-1951

Sister M. St. Gabriel

1951-1953

Sister St. Augustine

1953-1957

Sister M. Jeanne d’Arc

1957-1958

Sister M. St. Odile

1958-1960

Rita Petit (Sister M. Ernest Albert)

Teachers

Among the teachers who worked at Albion School were Sidney E. Lang (1885), Lincoln Wilkie (1895), and Ada Reive.

Photos & Maps

Albion School

Albion School (no date) by W. J. Parr
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-1, page 49.

Albion School

Albion School (1940)
Source: Municipality of Riverside Commemorative Placemats

Site Location (lat/long): N49.40526, W99.72883
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

“Aerial view of Dunrea, 17 May 1944,” Charles J. Gingras collection #155, N18387, Archives of Manitoba.

And So ... Ninette, 1879-1919 by Eva Calverley, circa 1966.

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 Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 8 January 2017

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