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Historic Sites of Manitoba: New Central School (Lorne Avenue, Brandon)

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The New Central School was constructed in 1891, on Lorne Avenue between Fifth and Sixth streets, to replace the former Old Central School on Tenth Street. It operated until 1970 when its students were transferred to the former Brandon Collegiate. The building was demolished in 1971.

Principals

Period

Principal

1891-1905

?

1906-c1910

Alfred White (1869-1955)

c1910-1922

Bedford Almer Tingley (1879-1945)

1923-1924

Joseph B. Gillesby

1924-1928

John Walter Clarke (c1887-1972)

1928-1932

William Stanley “Bill” Lockhart (1896-1978)

1932-c1940

Perry Bell

c1940-1942

Vernon Shewfelt

1942-1944

William John Peden (1903-1991)

1944-1946

Perry Bell

1946-1954

William John Peden (1903-1991)

1954-?

Joseph “Joe” Federick (1910-1979)

?-1960

?

1960-1962

Robert John “Bob” Coates (1908-1990)

1962-1967

?

1967-1968

Walter Frederickson

Teachers (partial list)

School Year

Teachers

1967-1968

Mrs. M. Agar (grades 3 and 4), Mrs. M. Crandle (grade 3), R. Davis, L. E. Denbow (grade 1), Mrs. F. Endall, Mr. Walter Frederickson (grade 6), Mr. I. Hamberg (grade 7), Mr. D. Judson (special), Evelyn Livingstone (kindergarten), Miss Verna Lundy (grade 5), I. McGibney, Mrs. E. Page (grade 2), Mrs. K. Reynolds (grade 8), Miss E. Riglin (grade 1), Miss M. Robinson (grade 2), Miss T. Schreiner (grade 4)

Among the other teachers of the New Central School were Etta Moore (1906), Myrtle Whyte (1906), Annie Ramshaw (1906), Naomi Moore (1906), Teressa Kyle (1906), Cora Greenway (1906), Alice Sharman (1906), Edith Paisley (1906), Ethel Anderson (1906), Christina G. Armit (1906), and S. Edna Elder (1906).

Photos & Maps

New Central School

Central School (circa 1905)
Source: Archives of Manitoba, Brandon - Schools - Central #2, N3675.

New Central School

New Central School (no date)
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-3, page 134.

New Central School

New Central School (1967)
Source: Archives of Manitoba, Architectural Survey - Brandon - New Central.

New Central School

New Central School (1967)
Source: Archives of Manitoba, Architectural Survey - Brandon - New Central.

Site Location (lat/long): N49.84505, W99.94534
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Old Central School (Tenth Street, Brandon)

Sources:

Henderson’s Brandon City Directory, 1906.

“Have full staff of teachers for public schools,” Brandon Daily Sun, 1 September 1923, page 1.

Brandon Elementary Schools, 1867-1979, Canada-Confederation, Brandon School Division, 1967.

New Central School, Brandon School Division.

We thank Greg Sigurdson for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 21 December 2014

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