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Historic Sites of Manitoba: St. John the Baptist Anglican Church (252 Hamilton Street, Manitou, Municipality of Pembina)

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This Anglican church in Manitou in the Municipality of Pembina was designed by Winnipeg architect Walter Chesterton and built by master carpenter Joshua H. Bradley (1864-1957) in 1903. A plaque inside commemorates one of its early clerics, William J. Rowe. The building is a municipally designated historic site.





William James “Billy” Rowe (1872-1947)


Rupert Leslie Taylor (1905-1979)


Rev. J. G. Matthews

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Exterior of St. John the Baptist Anglican Church at Manitou

Exterior of St. John the Baptist Anglican Church at Manitou (July 2013)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Interior of St. John the Baptist Anglican Church at Manitou

Interior of St. John the Baptist Anglican Church at Manitou (2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.24107, W98.54087
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Municipally Designated Historic Sites


“Dedication of chimes at St. John’s Anglican,” Manitou Western Canadian, 7 May 1959, page 1.

Burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

Biographical Dictionary of Architects in Canada, 1800-1950 by Robert G. Hill, Toronto.

We thank Bette Mueller and George Bradley for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 31 March 2018

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