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Manitoba Communities: North Norfolk (Municipality)

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This municipality was named when, in 1883, the Municipality of Norfolk was divided into North Norfolk and South Norfolk.

Present Status

Municipality of North Norfolk (1 January 2015)

Incorporation History

Rural Municipality of North Norfolk (1 January 1883)
Amalgamation of MacGregor and North Norfolk (1 January 2015)

Adjoining Municipalities

Glenboro-South Cypress, Norfolk-Treherne, North Cypress-Langford, Portage la Prairie, Victoria, WestLake-Gladstone

Constituent Communities

Arizona, Austin, Bagot, Beaver, Firdale, Ladysmith, MacGregor, Pratt, Rossendale, Sidney

Land Area (square km)

1160.09

Population

Year

Total

2011

3762

2016

3853

Reeves / Heads of Council:

Term

Reeve

1883-1884

John Brydon Young (1840-1913)

1885-1887

William Bird Gilroy

1888

James McKenzie (c1838-1898)

1889

Arthur Palmer (1831-1924)

1890

Alfred Pickering (1851-1932)

1891-1892

Robert McGregor (1854-1926)

1893-1895

William Bird Gilroy

1896-1898

John Brydon Young (1840-1913)

1899

Daniel Campbell

1900-1901

Alexander William Stone (1862-1940)

1902-1903

William Cairns (1853-1949)

1904-1905

H. W. Baker

1906-1909

William Cairns (1853-1949)

1910

William Henry McGregor (1861-1929)

1911-1912

Robert McGregor (1854-1926)

1913-1920

Duncan A. Shaw (1865-1939)

1921-1925

Joseph Robinson (1872-1954)

1926-1937

Duncan A. Campbell (1873-1963)

1938-1945

Samuel Campbell Duff (1877-1965)

1946-1947

John Leonard Lamb (1904-1971)

1948-1949

Charles Robertson Wallace (1888-1989)

1950-1955

R. James Shaw (1892-1959)

1956-1961

Charles Edward Hotel (1904-1969)

1962-1965

William Frank Sims (1920-1990)

1966-1969

Charles Edward Hotel (1904-1969)

1970-1980

James Allan “Jim” Duncan (1924-2013)

1980-1983

Robert Martin “Bob” Anderson (c1927-2016)

1984-1992

James Allan Duncan

1993-2005

Edward Giesbrecht

2006-?

Neil Christoffersen

Memorable Manitobans

Search the MHS collection of biographies for ones connected to North Norfolk:

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Historic Sites

Go here for a list of historic sites in North Norfolk.

History Books

Go here for a list of history books for North Norfolk.

Maps

Rural Municipality of North Norfolk

Sources

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

Through Fields and Dreams: A History of the R.M. of North Norfolk and MacGregor by The History Book Committee, North Norfolk-MacGregor Archives, 1998.

We thank Neil Christoffersen for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 22 July 2017

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