Memorable Manitobans: Agnes Bannerman (1879-1970)
Born on a farm near High Bluff on 5 June 1879, daughter of Jean Bannerman (1850-?) and Selkirk Bannerman (1842-1921), she attended Nairn School. By the time of the 1901 Manitoba census, she was working as a teacher and later served as the Principal of Victoria School (1920-1921) and Lockport School (1938-1943). She died unmarried at Selkirk on 8 March 1970 and was buried in the Portage Hillside Cemetery.
1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.
Our Dear Old Victoria School, 1917-2007: 90 Years of Excellence by the Victoria Home and School Association, 2007. [Manitoba Legislative Library, F5649.P77Arn]
Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 11 March 1970, page 32.
Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.
We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 29 April 2023