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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Ross House (186 Spence Street, Winnipeg)

This two-storey wood frame house on Spence Street in Winnipeg was designed and built in 1902 by music teacher and contractor Victor L. Bouche for real estate agent John Hugo Ross. Other occupants included engineer Donald Aynsley Ross, dentist Charles Heavysege Walsh (c1904-1929), and city clerk Wilfred Lawson (1945).

Ross House

Ross House (May 2018)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.88631, W97.15461
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: John Hugo Ross (1875-1912)

Memorable Manitobans: Donald Aynsley Ross (1877-1956)

Memorable Manitobans: Charles Heavysege Walsh (1866-1950)


H. Ross House, 186 Spence Street by Murray Peterson, Peterson Projects, February 2009.

Henderson’s Winnipeg and Brandon Directories, Peel’s Prairie Provinces, University of Alberta Libraries.

This page was prepared by George Penner and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 3 August 2020

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