Historic Sites of Manitoba: North Meridian School No. 1805 (RM of Fisher)

The North Meridian School District was organized formally in August 1915 and a one-room schoolhouse operated at the northeast corner of NW24-24-1W in the Rural Municipality of Fisher. In 1967, the district was dissolved and its catchment area became part of the Lakeshore School Division.

Among the teachers of North Meridian School were Aurelius Celestin Joyal (1917-1918), Una Anderson (1919), Anna Dufort (1920), Miss M. A. Langlais (1921), Leonard Caners (1921-1923), Norbert Bellavance (1923), Delima A. Todd (1924), James Percy Moore (1925), Emma F. Uhrich (1925-1926), Alice Nault (1926-1927), M. J. Breland (1927-1928), Lucian J. Phaneuf (1930-1932), Leontine Marie Carriere Meilluer (1936-1938, 1941-1943, 1955-1956, 1960-1961, 1962-1963), Marie Josephe Pilon (1943-1944), Alma Rose Dauphinais (1946-1947), Roland Piche (1952), Alma R. Gauthier (1952-1953), Adeline Juliette Meilleur (1954-1955), Eudoria Donna Byblow (1957-1958), Jeannine Chantal Dube (1958), Georges Joseph Guenette (1959), Marie Phaneuf (1959), Cyril Joseph Sinclair (1959-1960), Peter Paul Majko (1961-1962), and Claudette Y. Faucher (1962).

North Meridian School

North Meridian School (no date) by M. Hall-Jones
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-3, page 39.

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N51.09684, W97.47436
denoted by symbol on the map above


School District Formation Files [North Meridian School District No. 1805], GR1688, E0027, Archives of Manitoba.

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.

Manitoba School Records Collection, North Meridian School District No. 1805 Daily Registers, GR11220, Archives of Manitoba.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 23 March 2023

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