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Weyburn Saskatchewan

aka "The Lilac City"

Incorporated as a Village in 1902
First Overseer- P. E. Metheral

Incorporated as a Town, Aug 5, 1903
First Mayor- Thomas Henry Blacklock, in 1903
Editor of the Weyburn Herald, First Newspaper in Weyburn,
Oct 1902, he issued his first paper.

Incorporated as a City in 1913

Elevation= 1857 ft

Latitude- Longitude-

View of East End, Weyburn, no 9
Postcard courtesy Grant Walker, CA

Grace United Church, 210 3rd st.,
visible with circle bell tower

Originally called the New Grace Methodist Church, built in 1905

Fenwick Bros., Draymen

NWMP set up a Police Station here in 1902
Constable Larry Lett was in Charge

Early Mayors
1904- Dr. Robert M. Mitchell (also First Doctor in Weyburn)
1905- William McClyment Kellock
1906- Neil D. McKinnon
1907- Dr. Robert M. Mitchell
1908- William James Monaghan

Genealogy and Bio, from names above

Thomas Henry Blacklock
b- Sept 13, 1870 in ON,
(shown age 34 in 1906 census in Weyburn)
d- Aug 2, 1934 in Ottawa Civic Hospital, Ottawa, ON, age 63
buried in Campbellsville, ON
Homesteaded NW 14 8 15 W2
Member of the Parliamentary Press Gallery, Political writer.
I believe he left Weyburn, ca 1911, back to ON.
father- William Blacklock,
b- Dumfriesshire, Scotland
mother- Jane Campbell,
 b- Kingston ON
wife- Isabelle "Belle" Blacklock, nee Morrison
b- in ON, (shown age 34 in 1906)
daughter of James and Mary Morrison

Fenwick Bros. Draymen

Robert James Fenwick
b- June 21, 1879 in ON
d- June 11, 1961 in Weyburn SK
buried in Hillcrest Cemetery, Weyburn SK

Joseph Francis "James" Fenwick
b- Mar 3, 1872 in ON
d- feb 1, 1953 in Weyburn SK
buried in Hillcrest Cemetery, Weyburn, SK
wife- Euphemia Ann Fenwick, nee Johnson
b- Feb 14, 1872
d- Apr 17, 1933
buried in Hillcrest Cemetery, Weyburn SK

Fenwick brothers shown as farmers in 1901 census, in Weyburn district

William Thomas Fenwick, was also in Weyburn area, another brother?
b- 1883
d- July 10, 1963

buried in Hillcrest Cemetery, Weyburn SK

married Clara Adelaide Fenwick
b- 1883
d- Mar 12, 1974

buried in Hillcrest Cemetery, Weyburn SK

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Grace Methodist Church / Grace United Church History

Hillcrest Cemetery

History Books

The Night the Cat Froze in the Oven, 1982
I now have a copy of this book
courtesy Mrs. Rita German, Surrey BC

(note- I do not have copies of the books below)

Hey, Seeds!

Location of the Weyburn Mental Hospital

Soo Line Historical Museum


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