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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Lambton School No. 573 (RM of Pipestone)

The Lambton School District was established in March 1889 and a wood frame school building operated at SE14-8-27W in the Rural Municipality of Pipestone. The district was dissolved in 1967 as students from this area went to Reston Consolidated School No. 141 or Virden Consolidated School No. 144. The school building is no longer present at the site.

The teachers of Lambton School were Bessie McKinnon (1892), George N. Giles (1893), D. Muldrew (1894), Mina H. McLaren (1895), Mina McLaren (1896), Mina McLaren (1897), Mary McLaren (1897), Bertha M. Hill (1898), Nellie McLacklan (1902-1903), E. M. Cameron (1902), D. E. MacLean (1904-1905), Arley Nelson Tapscott (1906), N. S. Fitzsimmon (1907-1908), L. M. LaPointe (1909), Anna M. Acres (1909-1910), Myrtle Pope (1911), A. M. Matthews (1912), Clara Hayward (1912-1913), Clara Hayward (1914), Miss Koester (1915), Marguerite Lloyd (1916), Marguerite Smith (1916), Minnie Pommer (1917), Evelyn Rowley (1918), Norah Pigg (1918), Myrtle Wray (1919), Edith Snider (1920), Tina Fraser (1921-1923), Phyllis Holt (1923-1924), Tina Fraser (1924-1926), L. D. Mallock (1927), Euphemia Fraser (1928-1931), Kay Graham (1931-1933), Kay Graham (1934-1936), Nellie Pringle (1936-1940), Olive Good (1940-1943), Margaret Pringle (1943), Eileen Hagen), Mabel Taylor (1944), Isabelle Kelsey (1945-1946), Olive Dunn (1946), Nellie Taylor (1952-1954), Harry Theison (1954-1958), Mrs. Frame (1958-1959), Betty Stewart (1959-1961, 1962), and Karen Nylin (1961).

Lambton School

Lambton School (no date) by W. R. Beveridge
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-1, page 89.

Lambton School

The former Lambton School (circa 1986)
Source: Historic Resources Branch, Public School Buildings Inventory, slide 1050.

Lambton School

Former location of Lambton School (May 2013)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.65118, W101.03198
denoted by symbol on the map above


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.

Trails Along the Pipestone by Pipestone History Project, c1981, pages 285-286. [Manitoba Legislative Library, F5648.P56 Tra]

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 9 August 2015

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