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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Lockport School No. 6 (RM of St. Andrews)

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The Lockport School District was organized formally in July 1871 and a school building operated on Lot 110E in the Parish of St. Andrews, in what is now the Rural Municipality of St. Andrews. A one-room schoolhouse was constructed between 1922 and 1923 on a design by Winnipeg architect E. D. Tuttle. It closed around 1967 as jurisdiction for the area became the responsibility of the Lord Selkirk School Division. The former school buildings, dating from the early 20th century, were renovated into a private residence, now connected together into a single building.

Principals

Period

Principal

1924-1925

Anna H. Elliott

1925-1951

?

1951-1952

William Alexander Ellison (c1906-1952)

1952-1957

?

1957-1960

Tony Maksymyk (1925-2007)

Teachers

Among the other teachers of Lockport School was Lorna L. Ellison (1951-1952, grades 3-5).

Photos & Coordinates

The original Lockport school and residence

The original Lockport school and residence (no date) by H. D. Cumming
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-1, page 1

Lockport School

Lockport School (1970)
Source: Archives of Manitoba, Architectural Survey - Lockport 17

Lockport School

Lockport School (no date)
Source: Cam Timlick

The former Lockport School building

The former Lockport School building (July 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.09159, W96.94286
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

“Tenders for Lockport School,” Manitoba Free Press, 29 August 1922, page 16.

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.

A Study of Public School Buildings in Manitoba by David Butterfield, Historic Resources Branch, Manitoba Department of Culture, Heritage and Tourism, 1994, 230 pages.

Obituary [Lorna Leslie Ellison], Winnipeg Free Press, 10 February 2018.

We thank Randy Rostecki and Cam Timlick for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 7 February 2020

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