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Historic Sites of Manitoba: St. John the Baptist Anglican Church (252 Hamilton Street, Manitou, Municipality of Pembina)

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This Anglican church at Manitou in the Municipality of Pembina was designed by Winnipeg architect Walter Chesterton and built by master carpenter Joshua H. Bradley (1864-1957) in 1903. A plaque inside commemorates one of its early clerics, William J. Rowe. The building is a municipally designated historic site.

Rectors

Period

Rector

1884-1886

Rev. H. Jephson

1886-1888

Rev. E. P. Nicholl

1888-1890

Rev. W. R. Baker

1890-1901

Rev. N. Hewitt

1901-1902

Rev. H. W. Baldock

1902-1909

William James “Billy” Rowe (1872-1947)

1909-1911

Rev. N. La Touche Thompson

1911

Rev. J. W. O'Donnell

1911-1913

Rev. J. H. Gibson

1913-1917

Rev. W. C. Newman

1917-1922

Rev. F. Glover

1922-1923

Rev. A. Kitterson

1923-1927

Rev. A. Walker

1927-1932

Rev. P. C. Bays

1932-1936

Rev. F. Trow

1936-1941

Rupert Leslie Taylor (1905-1979)

1941-1942

Rev. A. L. Davis

1942-1945

Rev. R. Pierce Jones

1945-1948

Rev. George Kelly

1948-1952

Rev. John Bethel

1952-1954

Rev. F. W. Pierce

1954-1957

Rev. J. Scott Wilson

1957-1959

Rev. J. S. Matthews

1959-1962

Rev. John R. Lee

1962-1966

Rev. J. O. Ffolliott

1966-1967

James Ernest “Jim” Setter (1930-1990)

1967-1973

Rev. David B. Jackson

1973-1978

Rev. Ronald Stallard

1978-1979

Rev. Robert J. N. Willingham

1979-1982

Rev. Bruce Ward
Debrah Van Der Goes

1982-1993

Rev. E. S. McCollin Moore
Gladys Spuril

1993

Ian Mills

1993

Alvin Jacobs

Photos & Coordinates

Exterior of St. John the Baptist Anglican Church at Manitou

Exterior of St. John the Baptist Anglican Church at Manitou (July 2013)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Interior of St. John the Baptist Anglican Church at Manitou

Interior of St. John the Baptist Anglican Church at Manitou (2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.24107, W98.54087
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Municipally Designated Historic Sites

Sources:

“Dedication of chimes at St. John’s Anglican,” Manitou Western Canadian, 7 May 1959, page 1.

In Rhythm With Our Roots: A History of Manitou & Area by Manitou Centennial Book Committee, 1997, page 159.

Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

Biographical Dictionary of Architects in Canada, 1800-1950 by Robert G. Hill, Toronto.

We thank Bette Mueller and George Bradley for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 3 February 2021

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