Manor, Saskatchewan, Canada

Village Status

Located at N Section 33, Township 7, Range 1, W2

Latitude- 49º 36' 9“ N
Longitude- 102º 5' 8” W

Elevation 2075 ft

Located in RM of Moose Mountain

Located on the Canadian Pacific Railroad, CPR, in 1927, between Carlyle and Manor
Red line in map below is now Highway 13

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

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

Grain Elevators
Sept 1903 Grain Elevators in Manor
Western Elevator Co.-
J. Sharpe-
25,000 bushel capacity each

Street Names ca 2011
Cannington Ave.
Assinoboia Ave.
Mountain Ave.
Railway Ave.
Adelaide St.
Beckton St.
Newcombe St. (see below)
Main st.
Lumsden St.
Fraser St.

Manor School District #605
Manor School District #605, 1985 map
Portion of 1985 School District Map in Carlyle Rusty Relic Museum

Post Office History
Federal Electoral District: Moose Mountain (SK)
Office Opened- Apr 1, 1901
Section 33, Township 7, Range 1, W2
S0C 1R0

Postmaster Information:

Name of Postmaster Military Status Date of Birth Date of
Date of
Cause of Vacancy
Ernest Maltby (see below) 1901-04-01 1909-09-18 Resignation
A. H. de Tremauden 1909-11-08 1912-05-28
Ewan Cameron McDiarmid (see below) 1912-07-08 1923-09
Thomas Clarence Purse (see below) OAS 1924-07-31 July 1928 Death
James Edward Stevens OAS Oct 28, 1897 1928-11-06 1935-05-25 Resignation
Vacancy cancelled 1944-04-21 Resignation
Aubrey Beatty OAS Nov 5, 1899 1944-07-01 Acting
1946-01-24 1954-04-01 Resignation
Wesley J. Moore OAS 1954-05-01 Acting
Ralph L. Clarkson 1976-12-01 1983-01-17 Promotion
Darlene Fisher 1983-01-15 Acting

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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

First Postmaster- Ernest Newcombe Maltby
b- Oct 5, 1861 in Saint Thomas Mount, Madras, India
d- Sept 19, 1944 in Vancouver, BC age 82
immigrated in 1887
1921 he was a bookkeeper for a Power and Light Co. living in North Vancouver BC
wife- Mary Maltby, nee Humphrys
b- June 27, 1871, Hull, England,
d- May 11, 1961 in Vancouver BC, age 89
daughter of James Humphrys, and Jane Emma Pearson

Ernest and Mary had a daughter- Margorie Ellen Maltby
b- July 1, 1890 in Cannington Manor, SK
married John Henry Brown, May 17, 1919, North Vancouver, BC
b- 1891, Booth, England

son- Ronald Pennyquick Maltby b- May 25, 1894 in NWT

Father- Edward Maltby
mother- Jane Maria Pennycruik

see also Cannington Manor page, for Maltby Info

Newcombe street in Manor, named after his middle name

Ewan Cameron McDiarmid
b- 1856, Port Glasgow, ON
d- 1927
came west in May 1882
Father- Duncan McDiarmid, Mother- Janet McKinlay
married Mar 8, 1893 at Aldborough, Elgin Co., ON,
to Mary Kelly
b- 1866, d- 1937
Father- James Kelly, Mother, Mary Creach
both buried in Manor Cemetery

Thomas Clarence Purse
b- Sept 1895 in Quebec
d- July 1928
Corporal WWI
Reg # 260773
Sask Regiment, 15 CRB Regiment, Unit 1DBS
left Southampton England, arrived at Halifax June 19, 1919

Father- John Wilson Purse
b- Oct 1872 in Quebec
Irish, Farmer, in 1911
mother- Annabella Purse
b- May 1873 in Quebec
more children:
Anna Gladys Purse
b- Sept 1896
Ina Isabel Purse
b- Dec 1897
George John Purse
b- Dec 1903
Frederick Samuel Purse
b- June 1905

family lived on Main St, Manor in 1911

History Book

Manor & District Historical Society's “Memories…Are Forever”
now available on “Our Roots”


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