Historic Sites of Manitoba: Lilly House (401 Third Street SW, Dauphin)

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This two-storey brick house on Third Street SW in Dauphin was built about 1910 for department store merchant Robert Lilly.





Robert Lilly (1872-1914)


Gertrude Lilly (1877-?)


Frank Elgin Simpson (1879-1947)


Eli Bay (1877-1935)


Merritt Albert Spillett (1881-1939)




Lodge and Sons Funeral Home


Sneath Funeral Home


Dauphin Hospital Nurses’ Residence

Photos & Coordinates

Lilly House

Lilly House (February 2020)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N51.14925, W100.05970
denoted by symbol on the map above


1911 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Death registrations [Robert Lilly, Eli Bay, Hemitt Albert Spillett], Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“Robert Lilly found dead,” Dauphin Herald, 30 April 1914, page 1.

“Local and general,” Dauphin Herald, 22 July 1915, page 1.

Canada Voters Lists, 1935-1980, Ancestry.

Obituary [Merritt Albert Spillett], Dauphin Herald, 9 February 1939, page 1.

“Completion of Nurses’ Home soon will fill long-felt need,” Dauphin Herald, 12 February 1953, page 1.

“Nurses’ Residence,” Dauphin Herald, 19 March 1953, page 2.

“Official opening - Nurses’ Residence,” Dauphin Herald, 26 March 1953, page 5.

“Nursing residence is up for sale,” Dauphin Herald, 29 June 1993, page 5.

This page was prepared by Al Gray, Gordon Goldsborough, and George Penner.

Page revised: 16 January 2023

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