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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Southfield School No. 1044 (RM of Victoria)

The Southfield School District was organized formally in January 1900 and a school building operated at NW25-9-12W in the Rural Municipality of Victoria. It was destroyed by fire in December 1917 and was rebuilt at SE25-9-12W on a design by Winnipeg architect E. D. Tuttle. It closed in 1962 and its remaining students went to Spruce Hills Consolidated School No. 2413. The building was moved to the farm of Charlie McGregor at SE35-9-12W. The school is commemorated by a monument erected in July 2008.

Southfield School

Southfield School (no date) by G. H. Robertson
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-2, page 46.

Southfield School

Southfield School monument (March 2013)
Source: Ken Storie

Site Location (lat/long): N49.76875, W98.96846
denoted by symbol on the map above


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 Ken Storie and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 9 February 2015

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