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Manitoba
History

No. 87


War
Memorials
in Manitoba


This Old
Elevator


Abandoned
Manitoba


Memorable
Manitobans


Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Manitoba Communities: Somerset (Unincorporated Village)

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This village was named by settlers Henry Foster and Charles Clarke after their former home in Somerset, England.

Present Status

Municipality of Lorne (1 January 2015)

Incorporation History

Village of Somerset (1 February 1962)
Amalgamation of Lorne, Somerset, Notre Dame de Lourdes (1 January 2015)

Land Area (square km)

2.45

Population

Year

Total

1966

649

1971

646

1976

625

1981

596

1986

534

1991

496

1996

471

2001

459

2006

432

2011

439

Mayors

Term

Mayor

1962-1974

Remi Engelbert DePape (1910-1998)

1975

Roland E. Lafreniere

1976-1983

Remi Engelbert DePape (1910-1998)

1984-1986

Roger H. Poiron

1987-1992

Remi Messner

1993-2001

George Mabon

2002-2005

Paul Emile Labossiere

2006

?

2007-2009?

Gerald Rondeau

2015

See Lorne

Memorable Manitobans

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

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Historic Sites

Go here for a list of historic sites in Somerset.

History Books

Go here for a list of history books for Somerset.

Maps

Sources

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 1 April 2017

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