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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Tummel Presbyterian Church / Tummel United Church (Tummel, Municipality of Roblin)

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This United church in the Municipality of Roblin, the former Tummel Presbyterian Church, replaced an earlier log structure from 1887 that had been situated four kilometers to the south. Built in 1906, and restored and expanded in 1958, it was home to a union church formed in 1916 by local Presbyterians and Methodists, preceding by nearly a decade the formal union that resulted in the United Church of Canada. It is a municipally-designated historic building. The Deer Park Cemetery is nearby. An Honour Roll inside the church lists parishioners who served and were wounded or killed during military service in the Second World War.





George Little


William Welsh


Mr. Spooner, W. J. Inglis


James Fraser


A. Kemlo


J. L. King


P. McLeod


J. H. Selkirk


J. D. McKinnon


John Archibald


Rev. Elsey


J. L. King


R. Harvey


D. S. Kern


C. S. Matchett

Photos & Coordinates

Tummel United Church

Tummel United Church (no date)
Source: Audrey & Duncan Waddell

Tummel United Church

Tummel United Church (June 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Tummel United Church

Tummel United Church (August 2019)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Interior of Tummel United Church

Interior of Tummel United Church (August 2019)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N51.14014, W101.39823
denoted by symbol on the map above

Second World War Casualties




Birth Date

Death Date

John Roy Brumwell

Royal Winnipeg Rifles, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps


10 July 1917

6 September 1944

John Edward Johnston

South Saskatchewan Regiment, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps


29 July 1910

19 August 1942

Clare Davidson Kines
[Roblin, Winnipeg Rifles]

Royal Winnipeg Rifles, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Lance Corporal

1 November 1914

8 June 1944

David Ingles Livingston

8 Field Squadron, Royal Canadian Engineers

Lance Corporal


11 November 1944

Harry Kelso Robertson

Royal Canadian Air Force

Pilot Officer

8 December 1916

21 January 1942

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Municipally Designated Historic Sites


Tummel United Church, SW 7-25-28 WPM, Tummel area, Manitoba Historic Resources Branch.

Tummel’s History by Tummel 2013 Reunion Committee, 2013.

We thank Audrey & Duncan Waddell for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Darryl Toews.

Page revised: 10 November 2020

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