Fonds 1988. 245, 1992.22, 1992.67, 1992.107, 1992.125, 1993.13, 1994.91, 1995.61, 1995.86, 1996.11, 1999.14 - LINTOTT FAMILY collection

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CA CPA 1988. 245, 1992.22, 1992.67, 1992.107, 1992.125, 1993.13, 1994.91, 1995.61, 1995.86, 1996.11, 1999.14

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  • 1876-1988 (Creation)

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2.5 cm of textual records. -- 22 photographs

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Wilbert J. Lintott (1925-) and Margaret Lintott together wrote and published a 1993 history of the Sidney, Manitoba area entitled Footsteps In The Sand. Bert was born to Clara and Howard Lintott, then took his education at Sidney, Manitoba after which he farmed. Further biographical information is unknown.

Margaret Christina (McPherson) Lintott (1931-2000) was born in the Arizona district of Manitoba to Christina and James McPherson, and she had siblings James, John, Hugh, Mary, and Elizabeth. She married Wilbert Lintott in 1953 and they had children Ronald, Grant, Lloyd, and Elizabeth. Margaret Lintott worked as an operator for the Manitoba Telephone System at Sidney, Manitoba. Further biographical information is unknown.

Clara (McLachlan) Lintott (1895-1987) painted images of her community. She was born in the Firdale district of Manitoba and died in Melville, Saskatchewan. She married Howard Lintott in 1916. She taught school at Forrestville and Bagot, and farmed at Sidney, all in Manitoba, before moving to Carberry.

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Records have been presented to the Carberry Plains Archives in 1992, 1993, 1995 and 1996 by Bert and Margaret Lintott of Sidney, Manitoba. The 1988 accession was transferred from the Carberry Plains Museum on behalf of the artist who presented it in 1983.

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Collection consists of photocopies of research undertaken for Footsteps In The Sand, including a street map of Sidney (1900), land ownership reports, voter's list (1898, 1900), township maps (1876), genealogies for families and schools in Sidney, Arizona, and Firdale. Includes news clippings, business advertisements from the Carberry News Express, poems, and letters. Of note is a clipping on a fire disaster in Sidney. Black and white photographs show the Sidney Rifle club (1909), Main Street, school, Methodist Church, CPR station, flour mill, and Brick Yard, livery stable. Painting by Clara (McLachlan) Lintott shows grain elevators. The Lintotts wrote a McLachlan family history in circa 1990's.

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