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War Memorials in Manitoba
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Memorable Manitobans

Historic Sites of Manitoba
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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Ladysmith School No. 1055 (Municipality of Norfolk Treherne)

The Ladysmith School District was established in February 1900, named for a battle in the South African (Boer) War, and a one-room schoolhouse operated at SE20-9-10W in what is now the Municipality of Norfolk Treherne, on land donated by Robert Fletcher. The school closed in June 1957 and the building was destroyed by fire on 1 November 1962. In 1963, the district was dissolved and its catchment area became part of the Spruce Hills Consolidated School District and later the Pine Creek School Division. A commemorative monument at the former school site was dedicated on 3 August 1991.

Among the teachers of Ladysmith School were Miss Maggie Smith (1900) and Delmer Dobbin (1957).

Ladysmith School

Ladysmith School (no date) by G. H. Robertson
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-2, page 48.

Ladysmith School monument

Ladysmith School monument (August 2014)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.75594, W98.77928
denoted by symbol on the map above


Macgregor West topographic map, 62G/15 West, Edition 1, Series A743 [UFS Reference Collection].

Tiger Hills to the Assiniboine: A History of Treherne and Surrounding District by Treherne Area History Committee, 1976, pages 50-52.

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.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 14 December 2017

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