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Manitoba History No. 89
Manitoba
History

No. 89

AGM 2019
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War Memorials in Manitoba
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Historic Sites of Manitoba
Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Stonewall School No. 108 (Stonewall)

Link to:
Principals | Vice-Principals | Teachers | Photos & Coordinates | Sources

A monument in front of the present school building in Stonewall commemorates the two schools that formerly occupied this site. One building had been designed in 1891 by Winnipeg architect Walter Chesterton and another in 1907 by Frank Robert Evans.

Principals

Period

Principal

1890-1891

Charles S. Lyons

1891-1893

William Joseph Cram (1861-1940)

1893-1895

J. O. Lewis

1895-1897

William Thompson Shipley (1870-1922)

1897

John Percy Wadge (1875-1951)

1898

Thomas Lewis Arnett (1873-1952)

1899-1901

Christopher Roscoe “Rossie” Brown (1868-1946)

1901-1906

William Christopher Hartley (1869-1936)

1906-1909

W. E. Edmonds

1909-1913

Eugene Charles Davis (1888-1969)

1913-1915

Lloyl Truman Hayward (c1880-1969)

1915-1923

Samuel Burland (1880-1972)

1923-1929

Eli Robinson

1929-1932

John Osborn Wilson (1900-1972)

1932-1936

John Leslie “Jack” Morrow (1896-1989)

1936-1939

Cornelius Calvin Neufeld (1906-1977)

1939-1940

Thomas William Ebbern (1879-1970)

1940-1941

James Ogel Beckstead (1883-1985)

1941-1943

Arthur Kendall Stratton (1895-1961)

1943-1955

Robert William “Bobby” Bend (1914-1999)

1955-1956

Arthur Cecil Diehl (1910-1990)

1956-1957

Allan M. Johnson

1957-1959

C. Bergen

1959-1965

Gordon K. Breckman

1965-1973

E. A. Woods

Vice-Principals

Period

Vice-Principal

1965-?

Keith Alan Cosens (1932-1990)

Teachers

School Year

Teachers

1906

Alice E. Cooper (grades 4-6), Eileen Elliott (grades 3-4), Jennie Montgomery (grades 1-3)

1907-1919

?

1920-1921

Barbara Stratton (grade 7)

1921-1922

Eli Robinson (grade 8)

1922-1952

?

1952-?

Sam Donen, ?

?-1954

?

1954-1955

Robert William “Bobby” Bend (grade 12), Claudia Ruth Doern (grades 4-5), Annie Margaret Gillies (grade 10), Eleanor Margaret Handley (grade 1), Patricia Anne Larson (grade 9), Walter Phillip Matthewson (grades 7-8), Louise McPhedran (grade 11), Violet Beatrice Paterson (grades 3-4), John Senkiw (grades 6-7), Marian Florence Senkiw (grade 2)

Among the other teachers at Stonewall School were John Vanderstoel, Robert Cameron Mulligan, D. Ruth Matheson, Sara Elizabeth Buchanan, Jane A. Nisbet, Walter C. Bilych, and Lionel T. Glaser.

Photos & Maps

Stonewall High School building

Stonewall High School building (circa 1907)
Source: Education Department Report, 1907, Manitoba Legislative Library.

Stonewall School

Stonewall School (no date)
Source: Archives of Manitoba, George Harris Fonds, Acc. 1979-141, P7447, Album 4, Page 23.

Stonewall School

Stonewall School (August 1966)
Source: Archives of Manitoba, Architectural Survey - Lewkowich Collection 17.

Stonewall School commemorative monument beside the present school building

Stonewall School commemorative monument beside the present school building (May 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N50.13782, W97.32539
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

Annual Reports of the Manitoba Department of Education, Manitoba Legislative Library.

One Hundred Years in the History of the Rural Schools of Manitoba: Their Formation, Reorganization and Dissolution (1871-1971) by Mary B. Perfect, MEd thesis, University of Manitoba, April 1978.

Manitoba School Records Collection, Stonewall School District No. 108 Daily Registers, GR2044, Archives of Manitoba.

We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 6 April 2019

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