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 Ratcliffe
 Saskatchewan
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 Ratcliffe Saskatchewan
an Unincorporated Hamlet

Located at  NW Section 6, Township 2, Range 15, W2

Latitude- 49 6' N,
Longitude-103 59' W

located on the Canadian Pacific Railroad (CPR)


part of 1927 map of this area.

Post Office in 1927

Village named after the first Postmaster
Joseph Ratcliffe


Postmaster History

Ratcliffe

Federal Electoral District: Assiniboia (SK)

Office opened Sept 1, 1909
In the Store
Section 18, Township 2, Range 15, W2

Office closed June 30, 1962
NE 1/4 Section 18, Township 2, Range 15, W2
 

Postmaster Information:

Name of Postmaster Date of Birth Date of Appointment Date of Vacancy Cause of Vacancy

Joseph Ratcliffe
(see below)

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1909-09-01

1916-08-18

Resignation

William Burton

-

1917-04-02

1926-03-29

Resignation

Sam Altman

-

1927-04-01

1936-06-27

Resignation

Ernest Joseph Erixon

Apr 3, 1901

1936-07-31

1941-09-15

Resignation

Mrs. Yvette Gabriel Jesse

 

1941-10-31

1944-05-30

Resignation

Clarence Leo Pawlak

 

1944-06-16

Acting

-

"

 

1944-12-15

1950-11-22

Death

Mrs. Ivy May Pawlak

 

1950-11-23

Acting

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"

 

1951-03-02

1962-06-30

Closed

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Joseph Ratcliffe
his full name might have been Joseph Smalley Ratcliffe
b- abt 1869, age 37 in 1906, in Staffordshire England
d-

wife- name unknown
b- age 35 in 1906, in Leicester England
d- Mid Feb 1907

3 sons, all born in Kirkcudbright Burgh, Scotland,

William E. Ratcliffe, oldest age 3 in 1906

John R. Ratcliffe,

Arthur J. Ratcliffe

all 3 died sons died mid Feb 1907
(see story below)

Family immigrated in Apr 1906,
in Steerage, on board the Numidian,
to Elva Manitoba first.

Joseph Ratcliffe homesteaded on:
NW Section 17, Township 2, Range 15, W2
and NE Section 18, Township 2, Range 15, W2


Ext Links

Possibly Joseph's wife and 3 sons frozen
in their homestead shack
article moved, sorry

article in another paper says wife and 6 children, no names
and was near Stoughton Arcola area.
so not exactly sure same guy.

 

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