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Manitoba Communities: South Norfolk (Unincorporated Rural 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 Norfolk-Treherne (1 January 2015)

Incorporation History

Rural Municipality of South Norfolk (22 December 1883)
Amalgamation of South Norfolk and Treherne (1 January 2015)

Adjoining Municipalities

Dufferin, Grey, Lorne, North Norfolk, Portage la Prairie, Victoria

Constituent Communities

Lavenham, Notre Dame de Lourdes, Rathwell, Treherne

Land Area (square km)

732.03

Population

Year

Total

1891

1340

1896

1658

1901

2459

1911

3097

1921

3330

1931

3146

1941

3280

1951

2269

1956

2221

1961

2241

1966

1706

1971

1490

1976

1414

1981

1285

1986

1197

1991

1234

1996

1282

2001

1246

2006

1170

2011

1125

Reeves

Term

Reeve

1883-1885

John Moir (1848-?)

1886-1888

William Cooper

1889-1891

Robert James Warren (1853-1922)

1892-1893

J. K. Robson

1894-1896

Thomas C. Forbes

1897-1899

D. F. Williams

1900

James Stanton

1901

William J. Venner (1848-1947)

1902-1903

William Davey Staples (1868-1929)

1904-1907

Adam Forbes

1908-1920

William Hooey Spinks (1873-1949)

1921-1937

John D. Scott

1938-1941

Joseph Laurie Lamont (1891-1955)

1942-1949

John D. Scott

1950-1953

Joseph Deroche

1954-1957

Marcel Boulic (1916-1959)

1958-1963

Leslie Frank Gates (1917-1979)

1964-1992

Robert Frank Culbert

1993-1998

Joseph Davy

1999-2010

Thomas Roy “Tom” Kelly (1940-2010)

2011-2014

Craig Spencer

2015

See Norfolk-Treherne

Memorable Manitobans

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Historic Sites

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

History Books

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

Maps

Sources

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

Tiger Hills to the Assiniboine: A History of Treherne and Surrounding District by Treherne Area History Committee, 1976.

Warren Family Connections by Arthur W. Warren, privately published, 2008.

We thank Bev Botkin for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 14 May 2017

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