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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Dominion Post Office Building (201 Regent Avenue West, Winnipeg)

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This one-storey brick building on Regent Avenue West in the Transcona area of Winnipeg was built between 1929 and 1930 as the Transcona postal branch.

Postmasters

Period

Postmasters

1910-1912

Thomas F. Shannon

1912-1916

William McFarlane (1854-1916)

1917-1925

Edith Maria McFarlane (1872-?)

1925-1930

Nathaniel Frederick Whittalow

1930-1949

Thomas Henry “Tom” Shakespeare (1883-1965)

1949

Miss Mary Lilith Ruth Shakespeare (1916-2003)

1950-1951

Peter Noel Glacken

Photos & Coordinates

Dominion Post Office Building in the Transcona area of Winnipeg

Dominion Post Office Building in the Transcona area of Winnipeg (May 2018)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.89532, W97.00596
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

Transcona Post Office, 201 Regent Avenue West by Murray Peterson, Peterson Projects, December 2009.

Post Offices and Postmasters, Library and Archives Canada.

We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by George Penner and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 28 August 2021

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