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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Ellwood School No. 1233 (Municipality of WestLake-Gladstone)

The Ellwood School District was organized formally in May 1903. A school building was constructed on the northwest quarter of 31-12-11 west of the Principal Meridian, in the Rural Municipality of North Norfolk. The school closed in January 1965. A monument was dedicated on 7 August 1994 to the settlers, teachers, trustees, parents and students on Ellwood School. The school site was about one mile west and a half mile south of the monument, which is in the Municipality of WestLake-Gladstone.

Among the teachers of Ellwood School were Helen B. Corbett (1905), Perley Murphy (1905), Elizabeth McNeilly (1906), Lena Robertson (1906), Robena C. McRae (1907-1908), Frederick L. Bell (1908-1909), James S. Atrill (1909-1910), J. Holmes Cathcart (1910-1911), V. M. Wilton (1912), Helen Winstone (1912), C. Douglas Street (1913), Mary Wright (1914), Florence Toll (1914-1915), A. L. MacLellan (1915), L. R. Thorn (1915), Grace McDonald (1916), A. A. Paisley (1916-1917), Annie McEachern (1917-1920), Annie E. Vine (1918), H. I. Lamb (1918), Dorothy A. Nevill (1920-1921), H. Spencer Percival (1921), Helga Bergman (1922-1923), Reta L. Mackenzie (1923-1924), Mary L. Day (1924), Mary C. Campbell (1925), Olive A. Jenner (1925-1928), Eva M. McIntyre (1928-1929), Annie L. McFarlane (1929-1930), Dorothy Isobel Murta (1930-1932), Ida Jean Fehr (1932), Violet M. Jackson (1932-1937), Nancy McKay (1937-1938), Margaret Wilkinson (1938-1940), Cecil B. Montgomery (1940-1942), Mrs. G. A. Lowe (1942), Mrs. K. M. Duncan (1942-1944), Elizabeth M. Ritteringham (1944), M. T. Pennarum (1945), Mary L. Duncan (1945-1946), Agnes Martens (1946), Thelma P. Manns (1947), Edna Lane (1947), Mrs. Evelyn G. MacKinley (1947-1948), Norma Patterson (1948-1949), Mary Wiebe (1949-1950), I. D. Bothwell (1950-1951), Dorothy M. Hay (1951-1952), Bernice Doran (1952-1953), Shirley Jones Maxwell (1953-1954), Loretta Mashinski (1954-1955), Mrs. Gertrude Tait (1955), Mrs. A. Twerdochlib (1956), Mrs. C. Smith (1956), Darlene R. Lee (1956-1957), Mrs. V. A. Hagebonn (1957), Mrs. Gregory (1957), Mrs. Smith (1957), Robert Deverson (1957-1960), Gary Rogers (1958), Mrs. Elizabeth Littan (1958), and Dorothy Blair (1959).

Ellwood School commemorative monument

Ellwood School commemorative monument (September 2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N50.06377, W98.95112
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

A Rear View Mirror: A History of the Austin and Surrounding Districts by Anne M. Collier, Altona: Friesen Printing, 1967.

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.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 10 February 2019

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