Historic Sites of Manitoba: Pipestone Municipal Building (Reston, RM of Pipestone)
This brick structure in the village of Reston, in the Rural Municipality of Pipestone, was erected in 1917 by English immigrant builder Arthur Henry Bushby (1879-1933) on a design by Brandon architect William A. Elliott. A provincially designated historic site, the building has plaques on each side of its main entrance door commemorating the 1884 and 1984 municipal councils.
1884 council: John McKinnon (Reeve), Thomas Croft (Councillor), George Cook (Councillor), Edward Ball (Councillor), William McDonald (Councillor), John Cameron (Councillor), James Lothian (Councillor), and Arthur Power (Secretary-Treasurer).
1984 council: John R. Guthrie (Reeve), A. E. Shoemaker (Deputy Reeve, Ward 5 Councillor), A. H. Lazenby (Ward 1 Councillor), B. A. Gray (Ward 2 Councillor), G. W. Forsyth (Ward 3 Councillor), A. A. Perreault (Ward 4 Councillor), D. M. Hogg (Ward 6 Councillor), William W. Busby (Secretary-Treasurer), and June Ross (Assistant Secretary-Treasurer).
1916 Canada census, Ancestry.
“Former Reston man is reported drowned in B.C.,” Winnipeg Free Press, 24 November 1933, page 3.
Pipestone Municipal Building, 401-3rd Avenue, Reston, Manitoba Historic Resources Branch.
We thank Sharon Simms for providing additional information used here.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 20 January 2017
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