Kisbey

Kisbey, Saskatchewan, Canada

Village Status

Located at NW Section 18, Township 8, Range 5, W2
between Forget and Arcola

Latitude- 49º 38' 47“ N
Longitude- 102º 40' 21” W

Elevation 1975 ft

In RM Brock #64

Located on the Canadian Pacific Railroad, CPR, in 1927

Red E/W line in map below is part of what is now Highway 13
Yellow, N/S line is Highway 605


Part of My Dad's 1927 Map of this area.

Elevator, Post Office, Telegraph Office and Gas Station in 1927

Town named after Richard Claudius Kisbey
also seen Richard Claude Kisbey as his name

Son of Judge William Henry Ferdinand Kisbey,
b- Sept 3, 1828 Dublin, Ireland
d- Aug 6, 1910 Wellington Sq., Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
and Maria Marcella Kisbey, nee Little

Grandfather- Richard Kisbey
Grandmother- Marion Kisbey, nee Scott

children of William and Maria:
Ethel Claire Kisbey
b- 1857
William Dennington Kisbey
b- 1861
married Sarah Belle Baldwin
Alice Marion Kisbey
b- Oct 12, 1855
d- Sept 20, 1902
Richard Claude (Claudius) Kisbey*
b- Jan 20, 1863, Belfast Ireland
d- Dec 7, 1941
Eveline Maude Kisbey
b- May 29, 1868
d- 1924

Richard married Annie Logie “Lizie” Turriff,
July 8, 1890, Morden, RM of S. Dufferin, MB
they had 5 children:

Lily Kathleen Kisbey
b- Jan 20, 1893, Assiniboia, NWT, (Sask)

Norah Logie Kisbey
b- May 25, 1894, Section 14, Township 7, Range 2, W2, Assiniboia, NWT, (Sask)

Percy Dennington Kisbey
b- Oct 2, 1895 Manor SK
d- June 2, 1916, killed in battle, Santuary Wood,
buried Menin Gate, Ypres Memorial, Belgium
student in Estevan when he enlisted Apr 5, 1915 in Saskatoon SK.
reg # 411092
Canadian Infantry, Lance Corporal

Irene Ethel Kisbey
b- Apr 27, 1891 Assiniboia, NWT, (Sask)

Dorothy Evelyn (Eveline?) Kisbey
b- July 7, 1898, Section 14, Township 7, Range 2, W2, Assiniboia, NWT, (Sask)

Post Office History

Kisbey
S0C 1L0
Federal Electoral District: Moose Mountain (SK)
Office Opened : May 1, 1905
Section 18, Township 8, Range 5, W2

Postmaster Information:

Name of Postmaster Military Status Date of Birth Date of
Appointment
Date of
Vacancy
Cause of Vacancy
J. L. MacLeod Aug 1875 in PEI 1905-05-01 1913-02-19 Resignation
W. F. Hale 1913-03-26 1924-11-17 Resignation
Arthur George Walton Hughes OAS Apr 20, 1892 1925-02-28 1946-06-13 Resignation
Miss Jane Elizabeth Smart Feb 1, 1899 1946-09-15 Acting
Charles Martin Hall OAS 1946-11-01 1948-06-03 Resignation
Miss Freda May Prosser 1948-07-16 Acting
Durward Scott McAlaster OAS 1949-02-01 Acting
1950-02-01 1974-11-22 Promoted
Mrs. J. K. McKellar 1974-11-21 1975-01-18
P. J. Kouach 1975-01-18

Additional Information:
PO 2322-1
Private Building
Semi-staff - 1948-04-01

Disclaimer- This reproduction is NOT represented as an official version of the materials reproduced,
nor as having been made in affiliation with, or with the endorsement of the National Archives of Canada.
The source of this material is the National Archives of Canada

Ext Links Note- NOT my sites, links may or may not work in the future

Kisbey Museum
291 Ross St
PO Box 117, Kisbey SK, S0C 1L0
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cansk/school/16_Percy_School__now_Kisbey_Museum.html
http://www.tourismsaskatchewan.com/site-info/all-listings-and-packages/103619/kisbey-museum

Cemeteries
Percy Cemetery-
https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2168619




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