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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Sidney Methodist Church / Sidney United Church and Manse (Sidney, Municipality of North Norfolk)

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Clerics | Photos & Coordinates | Sources

This distinctive church and manse at Sidney, in what is now the Municipality of North Norfolk, was constructed in 1891 by contractor John McCartney of red bricks, allegedly from the nearby Sidney Brickworks. Originally used as by a Methodist congregation, it became a United Church after the 1925 unification of the Methodist, Presbyterian, and Congregationalist faiths in Canada. The church, now closed, was converted into a private residence.

The building became a municipally-designated historic site in 2002.

Clerics

Period

Cleric

1928-1930

George Henry Hambley (1896-1983)

?-?

Joseph Edward Cooper (1887-1973)

Photos & Coordinates

Sidney Methodist Church and its manse at left

Sidney Methodist Church and its manse at left (circa 1912)
Source: Manitoba Agricultural Museum (VirtualMuseum)

The former Sidney United Church, now a private residence

The former Sidney United Church, now a private residence (September 2013)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

The former manse for the church

The former manse for the church (September 2013)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.89775, W99.08100
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Municipally Designated Historic Sites

Sources:

Sidney United Church and Manse, Maple Street, Sidney, Manitoba Historic Resources Branch.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Neil Christoffersen.

Page revised: 21 January 2022

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