Historic Sites of Manitoba: Elliott House (16 Ruskin Row, Winnipeg)

This two-storey building in the Crescentwood area of Winnipeg was designed by local architect John Danley Atchison and built in 1908 by Davidson Brothers as a wedding gift for Aimee Rita Monchamp (1884-1948) and her husband Dawson Whitla Elliott (1884-1974, son of Dawson K. Elliott). The couple divorced in April 1916.

Elliott House

Elliott House (1976)
Source: Winnipeg Buildings Index

Elliott House

Elliott House (April 2018)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.87381, W97.16172
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Dawson Kerr Elliott (1853-1946)

Memorable Manitobans: John Danley Atchison (1870-1959)

Historical Tour: Crescentwood, Winnipeg’s Best Residential District by Rosemary Malaher
Manitoba History, Number 24, Autumn 1992

Historical Tours in Manitoba: A Walking Tour of Crescentwood (Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Elliott House (72 East Gate, Winnipeg)


Marriage registration [Dawson Whitla Elliott], Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“Elliott - Monchamp,” Winnipeg Tribune, 3 September 1907, page 10.

Death registration [Dawson Whitla Elliott], British Columbia Vital Statistics.

Aimee Rita Monchamp Kirkpatrick, FindAGrave.

Dawson Whitla Elliott, Elliott - Mordy - Porter - Cloutier.

Dawson W. Elliott House, 16 Ruskin Row by Murray Peterson, Peterson Projects, December 2009.

We thank Darryl Resch for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by George Penner and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 15 April 2023

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