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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Robertson House (47 Harvard Avenue, Winnipeg)

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This two-storey brick house in the Crescentwood area of Winnipeg was built in 1909 for businessman George Francis Robertson.

Occupants

Period

Occupant

1909-1932

George Francis Robertson (1873-1932)

1932-1967

John Draper Perrin (1890-1967)

1967-1982

Ruth Taylor Perrin (1888-1986)

1982-1998

Francis Bastin “Frank” Lamont (1933-1998)

Photos & Coordinates

Robertson House

Robertson House (June 2018)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.87312, W97.16381
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: George Francis Robertson (1873-1932)

Historical Tour: Crescentwood, Winnipeg’s Best Residential District by Rosemary Malaher
Manitoba History, Number 24, Autumn 1992

Historical Tours in Manitoba: A Walking Tour of Crescentwood (Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Robertson House (RM of Woodlands)

Sources:

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

Henderson’s Winnipeg and Brandon Directories, Peel’s Prairie Provinces, University of Alberta Libraries.

We thank John D. Perrin III for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by George Penner and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 14 November 2020

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