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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Hythe School No. 1914 (RM of Armstrong)

The Hythe School District was established in March 1918 and a $2,000 one-room schoolhouse built upon a three acre site at the southeast corner of SE21-17-1W in the Rural Municipality of Armstrong. In 1936, it became part of the Armstrong Municipal School District No. 1842. The school closed in 1959 and the building was sold and moved away from the site. The property was returned to the Local Government District of Armstrong around December 1965.

Among the teachers who worked at Hythe School were H. Sims, Mr. McIvor, W. Sims, Mr. P. R. MacCormac [MacCormick] (September 1921 - February 1922), John Peter Sigvaldason (March-June 1922 & 1922-1924), ? (1924-1928), Miss Corley (?-?), D. Hoole (?-?), Pearl Nichol (August-September 1928), Maurice Cryderman (October 1928 - June 1929), L. Adams (?-?), ? (1929-1930), Ethel Freda Fisher (August-December 1930), classes at Cossette School (January 1931 - June 1932), Evelyn K. King (1932-1933), Robert Reginalt Sadler (August-December 1933), Margaret Myrtle Cottingham (January-June & August-December 1934), classes at Cossette School (January-June 1935), Marguerite Alice Olsen (1935-1938), Eleanor Bertha Montgomery (1938-1939), ? (1939-1940), Hallfridur Thora Oliver (1940-1943), Christina Herd Hogue (1943-1944 & August-December 1944), Alex Gordon MacDougall (January-June 1945), S. Malkowich (?-?), E. Drad (?-?), Mr. B. Dupont (1950s), Miss D. Words (1953), Mrs. H. Hanssen (1954), Nellie Bocek (1957-1958), and Thea Terra (1958-1959).

Hythe School

Hythe School (no date) by M. Hall-Jones
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-3, page 59.

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.46345, W97.53016
denoted by symbol on the map above


School District Formation Files [Armstrong Municipal School District No. 1842], GR1688, E0027, Archives of Manitoba.

St. Laurent topographic map, 62I/5, Edition 1, Series A743 [UFS Reference Collection].

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.

The Interlake Beckoned: A History of Inwood and Surrounding Districts by Inwood History Book Committee, 1980. [Manitoba Legislative Library, F5648.I59 Int]

Manitoba School Records Collection, Hythe School District No. 1914 - Daily Registers, GR8245, Archives of Manitoba.

Manitoba School Records Collection, Hythe School District No. 1914 - Daily Registers, GR11220, Archives of Manitoba.

Departmentally appointed school trustee files (E 0034), Armstrong Municipal School District No. 1842 (Hythe School) - Daily Registers, GR1629, Archives of Manitoba.

Trustee records regarding geographically remote schools directly administered by Department (E 0166), File 1842 - Armstrong School District - (Hythe)- Permanent, GR1206, Archives of Manitoba.

Corporate Security registered documents (ATG 0089), No. 32 - School District of Hythe, GR12576, Archives of Manitoba.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 28 October 2019

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