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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Bissett House (11 Harvard Avenue, Winnipeg)

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This two-storey house on Harvard Avenue in the Crescentwood neighbourhood of Winnipeg was designed by local architect Herbert Bell Rugh and constructed in 1906 for metal and hardware broker Edwin Hudson Bissett.

Occupants/Owners

Period

Occupant/Owner

1906-1918

Edwin Hudson Bissett (1859-1918)

1918-1931

Eliza Bissett (1859-1931)

1931-1940

John E. Bissett (1890-1944)

1950

H. Aubrey Bayne

1960-1970

Ian L. Wilson

1980

Ron Billinkoff

1990

Charles Feaver

Photos & Coordinates

Bissett House

Bissett House (2006)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Bissett House

Bissett House (May 2021)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.87350, W97.16284
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Herbert Bell Rugh (1879-1924)

Sources:

1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Death registration [Edwin Hudson Bissett], Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“Bissett funeral to be held this evening,” Winnipeg Tribune, 12 March 1918, page 2.

“Death of pioneer,” Manitoba Free Press, 12 March 1918, page 3.

“Deaths and funerals [Lt.-Cmdr. J. E. Bissett],” Winnipeg Free Press, 18 March 1944, page 4.

Crescentwood: A History by Randy R. Rostecki, The Crescentwood Home Owners Association, 1993.

This page was prepared by George Penner and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 21 October 2021

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