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Historic Sites of Manitoba: St. Edward’s Roman Catholic Church (836 Arlington Street, Winnipeg)

Built in 1913 on a design by architect David Wynyard Bellhouse, using bricks manufactured at the Sidney Brickworks, this church at the northwest corner of Arlington Street and Adele Avenue replaced a small wood frame building from 1908. Construction by the Frid-Lewis Company cost an estimated $55,000 and a dedication ceremony took place on 19 October 1913. It is a municipally-designated historic site. Next door is a small private school operated by the church.

St. Edward’s Roman Catholic Church

St. Edward’s Roman Catholic Church (July 2014)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Interior of St. Edward’s Roman Catholic Church

Interior of St. Edward’s Roman Catholic Church (June 2017)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.90206, W97.16805
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: David Wynyard Bellhouse (1861-1952)

Manitoba Business: Frid-Lewis Company

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Municipally Designated Historic Sites

Historic Sites of Manitoba: St. Edward’s School (836 Arlington Street, Winnipeg)

Sources:

City of Winnipeg Building Permit 115/1913, City of Winnipeg Archives.

St. Edward’s Roman Catholic Church, 836 Arlington Street, City of Winnipeg Historical Buildings Committee, February 1987.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and George Penner.

Page revised: 6 January 2022

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