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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Nobleton School No. 1119 (RM of Thompson)

The Nobleton School District was formally organized in March 1901 and a one-room schoolhouse operated at SW32-5-6W in the Rural Municipality of Thompson. In 1917, the building was destroyed by fire and the district was dissolved, its area becoming part of the Miami Consolidated School District. A metal sign commemorates it at the site.

Among the teachers who worked at Nobleton School were Mary Ritcher (1901), Amy M. Ramsay (1905), J. C. Victor Fraser (1906), Edna Fraser (1906-1909), Robert D. McKenzie (1908), Margaret McKay (1909), S.Beatrice Umphrey (1910), Rachel Affleck (1911), Myrtle M. Berry (1912), Beulah Beryl McNevin (1913), Margaret Taylor (1913-1915), R. Ro--ston (1915), I. Whitley (1915), and Marie E. McMillan (1916).

Nobleton School commemorative sign

Nobleton School commemorative sign (June 2017)
Source: Neil Christoffersen

Site Location (lat/long): N49.42879, W98.25032
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

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.

Miami & R. M. of Thompson Chronicles by Thompson History Book Committee, c1998. [Manitoba Legislative Library, F5649.M50Mia]

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Neil Christoffersen.

Page revised: 6 June 2017

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