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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Clandeboye School No. 47 (Clandeboye, RM of St. Andrews)

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Clandeboye School No. 47 was established in the community of Clandeboye, in the Rural Municipality of St. Andrews, in January 1878. The original building was replaced in 1916 by an impressive stone structure designed by Winnipeg architect H. W. Greene. It served the educational needs of the community until 1967 when jurisdiction for the area became the responsibility of the Lord Selkirk School Division. The building was demolished in 1970. The name and cornerstone from the former school building was erected on the grounds of its replacement, William S. Patterson School (named for former school inspector W. S. Patterson), in the spring of 2011.





Ilo E. McHaffie


Ruby Lytle


John Clarence “Kelly” Williamson (1903-1981)




James Andrew McKaughan (1877-1968)


John C. McMillan


William Turkula


William George Hume (1902-1967)


Alfred John Patrick Moran (1903-1967)


D. C. Bewell




Ernie Burdeniuk


Among the other teachers at Clandeboye School were Nellie Leask (1897) and W. G. Hume.

Photos & Maps

Clandeboye School building

Clandeboye School building (circa 1917)
Source: Education Department Report, 1917, Manitoba Legislative Library.

Clandeboye School, built in 1916 and demolished in 1970

Clandeboye School, built in 1916 and demolished in 1970 (no date)
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-1, page 17.

Clandeboye School Cornerstone

Clandeboye School Cornerstone (2011)
Source: Lynn Nolden

Site Location (lat/long): N50.24086, W96.97424
denoted by symbol on the map above


“The Indian famine fund,” Winnipeg Tribune, 4 March 1897, page 4.

Annual Reports of the Manitoba Department of Education, Manitoba Legislative Library.

One Hundred Years in the History of the Rural Schools of Manitoba: Their Formation, Reorganization and Dissolution (1871-1971) by Mary B. Perfect, MEd thesis, University of Manitoba, April 1978.

Beyond the Gates of Lower Fort Garry 1880-1981: R.M. of St. Andrews by Municipality of St. Andrews, 1982. [Manitoba Legislative Library, F5648.S22 Bey]

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Lynn Nolden.

Page revised: 16 April 2018

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