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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Kinsmore Cemetery / Kinsmore School No. 371 (RM of Wallace-Woodworth)

Inside this cemetery in the Rural Municipality of Wallace-Woodworth is a fieldstone monument commemorating pioneers of the Kinsmore district, Kinsmore School No. 371 (1885-1913) which later consolidated with Lenore School No. 628, and Kinsmore Church (1907-1934).

Among the teachers who worked at Kinsmore School were Miss Kerr, Miss Hattie Parr, Mr. Kemlo, Miss Lesley, Alfred James Bell, and Arthur Irvine (1913).

Kinsmore Cemetery

Kinsmore Cemetery (September 2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Commemorative monument for Kinsmore School and Kinsmore Church

Commemorative monument for Kinsmore School and Kinsmore Church (September 2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.04871, W100.71549
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

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.

Lenore and Districts Homecoming, 1906-1979, Lenore School Homecoming Committee, circa 1980. [Copy held by Ed Arndt]

We thank Garry Draper for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 26 October 2020

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