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Manitoba Municipalities: Lansdowne

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This municipality was named for the Marquess of Lansdowne, Governor General of Canada from 1883 to 1888.

Present Status

Amalgamated with Glenella (1 January 2015)

Incorporation History

Rural Municipality of Lansdowne (22 December 1883)
Municipality of Glenella-Lansdowne (1 January 2015)

Adjoining Municipalities

Glenella, Langford, North Cypress, Rosedale, Westbourne

Constituent Communities

Arden, Keyes, Tenby

Land Area (square km)

766.29

Population

Year

Total

1891

837

1901

1737

1911

2085

1921

2073

1931

1859

1941

2077

1951

1840

1956

1614

1961

1485

1966

1417

1971

1262

1976

1150

1981

1148

1986

1071

1991

999

1996

966

2001

877

2006

750

2011

723

Reeves

Term

Reeve

1884-1887

John McGregor

1888-1889

Robert A. Van Blaricom

1890-1891

W. Montgomery

1892-1893

G. S. McGregor

1894

Robert A. Van Blaricom

1895-1897

G. S. McGregor

1898-1902

David Wilson (1858-1927)

1903-1905

Thomas Bennett Tomes (1856-1913)

1906-1911

William L. McNair

1912-1945

John Foster

1946-1951

Cecil H. Bowe

1952-1953

Frank Russell

1954-1959

Emil Evenson

1960-1971

Cecil G. Ferguson

1972

?

1973-1974

Douglas Burrows Foreman

1975-1986

Lionel B. Windus

1987-1989

Valdine H. Smith

1990-1998

Kenneth Rogers

1999-2005

Arnold Suski

2006

?

2007-2014

Richard Funk

Memorable Manitobans

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Historic Sites

Go here for a list of historic sites in Lansdowne.

History Books

Go here for a list of history books for Lansdowne.

Maps

Lansdowne (2002)
Source:
Manitoba Land Initiative

Sources

The Lansdowne Story: Grain, Gravel, Growth by A. F. McKenzie, 1967.

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

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

We thank Allan Drysdale, Tracey Winthrop-Meyers and John Dietz for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 14 December 2014

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