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Historic Sites of Manitoba: St. George’s Anglican Church (Isabel Street, Winnipeg)

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The origin of Winnipeg’s St. George’s Anglican Church dates to 1883 when services were held in a converted schoolhouse under cleric James O’Meara. Three years later, a new church building was constructed at the intersection of Bannatyne Avenue and Isabel Street which, in turn, was replaced in 1894. Changing ethnic demographics of the city in the early 20th century warranted construction of a “mission church” in the southern part of the city, at Grosvenor Avenue and Wilton Street, in 1916. It later became the basis for the present St. George’s Anglican Church, built in 1957.

Rectors

Period

Rector

1917-1939

Henry D. Martin (1889-1971)

?-?

Josiah Jesse Roy (1849-1931)

After 1957

See St. George’s Anglican Church

Photos & Coordinates

Postcard view of the St. George’s Anglican Church

Postcard view of the St. George’s Anglican Church (circa 1910)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.90089, W97.14999
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: St. George’s Anglican Church (168 Wilton Street, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: St. Thomas Anglican Church (1567 William Avenue West, Winnipeg)

Sources:

“Bishop Martin dies in British Columbia,” Winnipeg Tribune, 30 March 1971.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 15 April 2022

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