Manitoba Historical Society
     Keeping history alive for over 139 years

 

Pay & Donate in the MHS Online Shop


MHS
Fall 2018
Field Trip


Manitoba
History

No. 87


This Old
Elevator


Abandoned
Manitoba


Memorable
Manitobans


Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Manitoba Communities: Binscarth (Unincorporated Village)

Link to:
Population | Mayors / Reeves | Memorable Manitobans | Historic Sites | History Books | Maps | Sources

This village is named for Binscarth in Orkney, ancestral home of early land developer William Bain Scarth.

Present Status

Municipality of Russell-Binscarth (1 January 2015)

Incorporation History

Village of Binscarth (15 November 1917)
Amalgamated with Russell and Russell (1 January 2015)

Land Area (square km)

1.52

Population

Year

Total

1921

339

1926

348

1931

378

1936

395

1941

376

1946

384

1951

451

1956

452

1961

456

1966

490

1971

469

1976

430

1981

472

1986

486

1991

469

1996

463

2001

445

2006

395

2011

425

Mayors

Term

Mayor

1918-1920

Dr. Albert G. Lanigan

1921-1924

Peter J. McIntosh

1925-1926

James W. Broadfoot

1927-1930

Norman Braendle

1931-1933

Samuel A. Arbuckle

1934-1939

Ralph Innes

1940-1946

Norman Braendle

1947-1957

Herbert H. S. Cockburn

1958-1959

John H. Cornell

1960-1961

Alexander R. Porter

1962-1964

Arthur J. Willis

1965-1969

Benjamin M. Murray

1970-1977

John N. Braendle

1978

Walter K. Hutton

1979-1980

Gary Douglas

1981-1986

Charles M. “Charlie” Souch (1921-2009)

1987-1989

James A. Boucher

1990-1995

George “Sam” Brown

1996-2001

Dale Sawchuk

2002-2005

Laurence Polding

2006-2010

Peggy Bradshaw

2011-2014

Dale Sawchuk

2015

See Russell-Binscarth

Memorable Manitobans

Search the MHS collection of biographies for ones connected to Binscarth:

Custom Search

Historic Sites

Go here for a list of historic sites in Binscarth.

History Books

Go here for a list of history books for Binscarth.

Maps

Sources

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

Binscarth Memories, by the Binscarth History Committee, 1984. Manitoba Legislative Library, F5649.B55.

We thank Murray Bradshaw and Heather Lewington for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 1 July 2017

Back to top of page

   


To report an error on the above page, please contact the MHS Webmaster.

Home  |  Terms & Conditions  |  FAQ  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy  |  Donations Policy

© 1998-2018 Manitoba Historical Society. All rights reserved.