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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Elm Bank School No. 1016 (RM of Cartier)

The Elm Bank School District was established in April 1899 and a one-room schoolhouse operated at NW8-10-2W in the Rural Municipality of Cartier. The school closed in 1965 and, two years later, the district was dissolved and its catchment area became part of the White Horse Plain School Division.

Among the teachers of Elm Bank School were Miss Phillips (1899-1900), Miss Mills, Miss Blais (1900-1901), Miss Valade (1901), Mr. Wellwood (1901-1902), Miss Turenne (1902), Miss Flynn (1902), Miss Bradford (1903), Mr. Carriere (1903), Miss Laura Neily (1904-1906, 1908), Cora E. Smith (1907), Miss F. Thomas (1907), Dorothy Castle (1908), Florence Haslam (1909), E. M. McLauchlan (1910), M. A. Taylor, M. Maynard, M. M. Siefert, M. Qually, L. Marcroft, E. Houston, Lilian Houston, Miss Van Den Houden, Myrtle Christie, Mary Love, M. Thompson, M. Young (1919), D. Burke, H. Robertson, N. Ralya, Eva Nicholls, Florence Shirtliff, Delima Todd, C. A. Patterson, E. Moore, M. Brusch, Ruth Vernon, Ruby Livingstone, W. Brusch, Ethel Ferguson, Miss Dureault, Delima Todd, Ruth Ann Greenaway, Lois Edie, Fay Patterson, Joan Regner, E. V. Myers, Roland Otto, Eleanor Frers, Delma Randall, Evelyn Waychysky, Evelyn Zukory, Theresa Daravitch, Mr. Swain, and Miss Lingstone.

Elm Bank School

Elm Bank School (no date) by E. D. Parker
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-2, page 41.

Site Location (lat/long): N49.82730, W97.70510
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

Elie East topographic map, 62H/13, Edition 2, Series A743 [UFS Reference Collection].

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.

Treasures of Time: The Rural Municipality of Cartier, 1914-1984 by RM of Cartier, c1985. [Legislative Library of Manitoba, F5648.C37 Tre]

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 4 April 2015

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