Call #: MSS C555/2/14.11 no.31
Author: Morton, Arthur Silver
Title: Cannington Manor old timers. 193-?
Description: 28 pages.
Notes: There are a number of references to Louis Riel and the state of his health prior to the North-West Resistance of 1885.
This document contains the reminiscences and recollections of the following Cannington Manor settlers: Dr. Allingham, Bob Reed, Hume Robertson, Jim Wiggins, Mrs. Donald Murray, Mrs. Cross, Angus McDougall, John McVigar, Joe Gerard, Alan Haldand Wilson and Joe Lawford. Most of their recollections pertain to their arrival in Saskatchewan, the search for work, the establishment of their homesteads, living conditions, social and sporting activities and the development of Cannington Manor and the Moose Mountain districts.
Morton Manuscript Collection, Special Collections, University of Saskatchewan Libraries.
History: In the early 1930s Dr. A. S. Morton gathered information about Cannington Manor, the unique British colony located in south-east Saskatchewan. One of his contacts was Mrs. A. E. Hewlett who had a close relationship with the first settlers of Cannington Manor.
Subject: Cannington Manor Papers
Pioneers - Cannington Manor, Saskatchewan
Hewlett, A. E. Papers
Cannington Manor, Saskatchewan - History
Riel, Louis
Northwest Rebellion, 1885
Other Author: Allingham, Dr.
Reed, Bob
Robertson, Hume
Wiggins, Jim
Murray, Mrs. Donald
McDougall, Angus
McVigar, John
Gerard, Joe
Wilson, Alan Haldand
Lawford, Joe

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