Fonds 1998.10 - ALBERT KNEESHAW fonds

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CA CPA 1998.10

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  • before 1982 (Creation)

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1 audiocassette

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Albert George Kneeshaw (1889-1982) spoke about the Brookdale Church in an oral history. He was born in [England] and died in Carberry, Manitoba. He married Edith Mary Watson in 1917 and they had Howard, Ruth and Dorothy. He came to Canada from Cambridgeshire, England in 1907 and settled in the Oberon district of Manitoba. He operated a livery business in Brookdale for the physician and school. In 1921 they moved to Carberry where he built up a cartage business, delivering coal, transporting goods, and gardening. He was a member of the International Order of the Odd Fellows, Masonic Order, and volunteered for the Carberry School Board for 17 years.

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Records have been presented to the Carberry Plains Archives in 1998 by Helen Mitchell of Brookdale, Manitoba.

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Fonds consists of a description of the history of the church, which was built between 1903-1904. It was used by Methodists, Presbyterians, and Anglicans. In 1953 the building was moved and remodeled.

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Related material: Howard Kneeshaw fonds

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