This two-storey brick residence on Nassau Street North in Winnipeg was designed by architect George Browne and built in 1903 by contractor John Dolmer. The original owner was coal and wood dealer William Edwin Robinson (1859-1934) who lived here until his death.
Memorable Manitobans: George Browne (1852-1919)
Memorable Manitobans: John Dolmer (?-?)
1911 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.
Obituary [William Edwin Robinson], Winnipeg Tribune, 15 January 1934, page 16.
William Edwin Robinson House, 97 Nassau Street North by Murray Peterson, Peterson Projects, December 2009.
Henderson’s Winnipeg and Brandon Directories, Peel’s Prairie Provinces, University of Alberta Libraries.
This page was prepared by George Penner and Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 8 August 2020
Historic Sites of Manitoba
This is a collection of historic sites in Manitoba compiled by the Manitoba Historical Society. The information is offered for historical interest only.
SEARCH the collection
Browse lists of:
Museums/Archives | Buildings | Monuments | Cemeteries | Locations | Other
Inclusion in this collection does not confer special status or protection. Official heritage designation may only come from municipal, provincial, or federal governments. Some sites are on private property and permission to visit must be secured from the owner.
Site information is provided by the Manitoba Historical Society as a free public service only for non-commercial purposes.