This two-storey brick and stone house on Spence Street in Winnipeg was designed and built by William Arthur Irish in 1904 for businessman John Hamilton Parkhill and his family. They lived here into the 1930s.
Memorable Manitobans: William Arthur Irish (1872-1941)
Memorable Manitobans: John Hamilton Parkhill (1869-1944)
John Hamilton Parkhill House, 182 Spence Street by Murray Peterson, Peterson Projects, February 2009.
Henderson’s Winnipeg and Brandon Directories, Peel’s Prairie Provinces, University of Alberta Libraries.
Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.
This page was prepared by George Penner and Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 3 August 2020
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