Fonds 1999.05 - EDNA WARBURTON fonds

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CA CPA 1999.05

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  • [ca. 1998] (Creation)

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91 pp. of textual records

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Edna (Main) Warburton (1908-[after 1998]) wrote a history of Edrans, Manitoba for the years 1883 to 1997. She was born to Annie Seaman (1884-[after 1965]) and George Main ([1873]-[before 1949]) near [Reaburn], Manitoba. She married farmer Alf Warburton in 1930 in Winnipeg and they had children Elsie (1931-[20?]), Ted (1935-[20?]), Charles Donald (1936-[20?]), Murray (1938-[20?]), Kenneth Herbert (1940-[20?]). Warburton had been educated in rural schools in the area up to [Grade Nine]. She participated in farm life and in agricultural fairs in the Edrans area.

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Records have been presented to the Carberry Plains Archives in 1999 by Gary Henderson of Edrans, Manitoba.

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Fonds consists of photocopies of original hand-written history of the village of Edrans, situated on Township 35 Range 12 Section13 in the north-east corner of the Rural Municipality of North Cypress. Of note are descriptions of farm life, of various horses, of rural fairs and the Boys and Girls Club, of community entertainments, of domestic arts, and of developments such as the post office. Details include histories of local land-owners, including lots along Ridge Road and 17 Creeks. Also includes poetry and copies of news clippings describing settler life on the prairies.

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