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Manitoba Communities: Gladstone (Unincorporated Town)

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Originally named Third Crossing because it was situated at the third crossing of a prairie trail over the Whitemud River, it was renamed Palestine in 1871 and Gladstone in 1879. It commemorates British Prime Minister William Ewart Gladstone (1809-1898).

Present Status

Municipality of WestLake-Gladstone (1 January 2015)

Incorporation History

Town of Gladstone (18 July 1882)
Amalgamated with Lakeview and Westbourne (1 January 2015)

Land Area (square km)

2.43

Population

Year

Total

1891

378

1901

731

1906

828

1911

782

1916

817

1921

832

1926

652

1931

619

1936

611

1941

669

1946

699

1951

828

1956

882

1961

944

1966

935

1971

933

1976

976

1981

964

1986

951

1991

928

1996

927

2001

848

2006

802

2011

879

Mayors

Term

Mayor

1882-1883

Peter St. Clair McGregor (1854-1920)

1884-1891

?

1892-1897

John L. Logie

1898

William McKelviy

1899

P. Broadfoot

1900-1901

John L. Logie

1902-1903

David Smith (1867-?)

1904-1907

Roper Galloway (1855-1924)

1908

C. F. Gabriel

1909-1911

George Barr (1871-?)

1912-1915

Edwin William Rose (1877-1937)

1916-1917

A. G. Williams

1918-1919

D. G. Adamson

1920

A. G. Williams

1921-1924

James Anderson

1925-1929

Roderick McAskill (1874-?)

1930-1937

Ernest J. Cresswell

1938-1945

Roderick McAskill (1874-?)

1946

David Oliver

1947-1959

John Paxton (1903-1990)

1960-1963

J. Winn

1964-1967

Dr. C. T. Boyd

1968-1974

Svend Sorenson

1975-1978

Richard J. Leonard

1979-1980

?

1981-1982

Clifford E. McNichol

1983-1986

Robert Clarke

1987-1989

Stephanie Karaz

1990-1998

Frank Porada

1999-2005

Catherine G. Smith

2006-2014

Eileen G. Clarke

2015

See WestLake-Gladstone

Memorable Manitobans

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

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Historic Sites

Go here for a list of historic sites in Gladstone.

History Books

Go here for a list of history books for Gladstone.

Maps

Sources

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

We thank Cliff Ralph for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 22 March 2017

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