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Historic Sites of Manitoba: St. Matthew’s Anglican Cathedral (403 Thirteenth Street, Brandon)

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Designed in the English Gothic Revival style by Brandon architect W. A. Elliott, the St. Matthew’s Cathedral was constructed between 1912 and 1913 by the firm of William Bell and Son. It replaced an earlier church by the same name that was located at 217 Eleventh Street, designed by architect Edward McCoskrie and built in 1882.

Bishops

Period

Bishop

1924-1949

Wilfrid William Henry Thomas (1875-1953)

1950-1969

Ivor Arthur Norris (1901-1969)

1970-1974

Thomas Wilkinson (?-?)

1975-1991

John Fletcher Stout Conlin (1932-1991)

1992-2001

Malcolm Alfred Warden Harding

2002-2015

James Njegovan

2015-?

William Cliff

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St. Matthew's Anglican Church

Postcard of the original St. Matthew’s Anglican Church (no date)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough, 2011-0011

St. Matthews Anglican Cathedral

St. Matthew’s Anglican Cathedral (October 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

St. Matthew’s Anglican Cathedral

St. Matthew’s Anglican Cathedral (November 2017)
Source: George Penner

Interior of the St. Matthew’s Anglican Cathedral

Interior of the St. Matthew’s Anglican Cathedral (November 2017)
Source: George Penner

Site Location (lat/long): N49.84367, W99.95542
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Provincially Designated Historic Sites

The History of St. Matthew’s Cathedral

Sources:

Biographical Dictionary of Architects in Canada: 1800-1950.

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

St. Matthew’s Anglican Cathedral, Manitoba Historic Resources Branch.

We thank Nathan Kramer, Sandy Jasper, and George Penner for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 11 November 2017

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