What's New ~ Volume 11

Saskatchewan Gen Web

Saskatchewan Heritage Week is February 20-24, 2017. In honour of Heritage Week in Saskatchewan, Christa Kaytor is discussing her family's research into a number of one room school districts. The online 'One Room Schoolhouse Project' helps to bring the one room schoolhouses of history to life on the internet with contributions by former students, teachers and residents. To illustrate the wealth of available information, Christa Kaytor will discuss her family's research into a number of one room school districts.
Heritage Sasktchewan ~ 2017 Heritage Week February 20-24 · Public Meeting Room #1, Central Library. Regina Saskatchewan

Become familiar with the one room school districts near Cadillac; Elmwood, Fairy Lake, Boule Creek, Priory, Wheatville, Crichton, Bedford, Orwell, Highway, Gouverneur, McKnight, Pinto Head, Driscol Lake, Frenchville, Lac Pelletier, Notre Dame, Cadillac. The amazing resources compiled by local residents provide a wealth of information. The online One Room Schoolhouse Project helps to bring the one room schoolhouses of history to life on the internet with contributions by former students, teachers and residents. Registration required.

With a passionate ardour the speaker at the above library resource event, Christa Kaytor, has populated the One Room School House pages with the history of schools in and around Cadillac, Saskatchewan. Obtaining the prerequisite permissions to republish online the book; History of Cadillac and Surrounding District, The Good Old Days Prepared by Alta Legros and Marlene Davidson for Homecoming '71 Elmwood, Fairy Lake, Boule Creek, Priory, Wheatville, Crichton, Bedford, Orwell, Highway, Gouverneur, McKnight, Pinto Head, Driscol Lake, Frenchville, Lac Pelletier, Notre Dame, Cadillac Saskatchewan, Canada has been a treasure for visitors world wide as they come to understand pioneer life and school days in Saskatchewan. Alta Legros and Marlene Davidson spent hours of research on the book, and traveled many miles to make this book possible. Now Christa Kaytor, descendant of Alta Legros is carrying on this fine tradition with further submissions of Westwood Valley School District 2844, Highway School District 4623 and offering to share her wealth of knowledge about the Saskatchewan One Room Schoolhouse on the prairies.

Bedford School District 3195Bedford School District 3195
Boule Creek School District 3314Boule Creek School District 3314 (First name Jupiter)
Cadillac School District 2733Cadillac School District 2733
Crichton School District 3716Crichton School District 3716 (Later name Priory)
Elmwood School District 2733Elmwood School District 2733
Highway School District 4623Highway School District 4623
Highway School District 4623Highway School District 4623
Highway School District 4623Highway School District 4623
Jupiter School District 3314Jupiter School District 3314 (Later name Boule Creek)
Kingsmeade School District 4011Kingsmeade School District 4011
Little Six School District 4262Little Six School District 4262
McKnight District 863McKnight School District 863
Orwell School District 3680Orwell School District 3680
Pinto Head School District 3959Pinto Head School District 3959
Priory School District 3716Priory School District 3716 (first name Crichton)
Stove Lake School District 4739Stove Lake School District 4739
Valley Ste. Claire School District 3184Valley Ste. Claire School District 3184
Wheatville School District 4547 and Priory School District 3716 Wheatville School District 4547



Saskatchewan One Room School House project is a digital preservation project shows the latest updates at gallery 5 for the latest imagery.

 
  • Orders Issued by the Commissioner of Education.
    The majority of these orders contain the full location of the school districts and dates of organistion. Completely Indexed alphabetically in the books in handwriting, and a sampling of orders digitally resproduced are indexed by Alphabetical transcription. Courtesy of the Archives of Saskatchewan .Collection Call Number R.177.11

    Collection File Number: 4.1
    10 Sept 1901 to 31 Oct 1902

    Collection File Number: 4.2
    Oct 14 1902 to 26 Aug 1903

    Collection File Number: 4.3
    6 Aug 1903 to 9 May 1904

Saskatchewan Gen Web E-Magazine Updates:

2017 Heritage Festival of Saskatoon

Saskatchewan Heritage Week February 20-24, 2017

Centenary CemeteryCountry Roads Leading Home ~ locating legal land locations in the field

Saskatchewan Clouds ~ Ancestor stories

Locate Your Saskatchewan Place-name

Saskatchewan’s Health Care Evolution Towards Medicare – Part 1

Saskatchewan’s Health Care Evolution Towards Medicare – Part 2

Will these World War I War Medals Make Their Way Home? Can you help?

Regina Public Library Prairie History Blog Review

World War One Remembered at the University of Saskatchewan

Montgomery Place Est. in 1946 by Our War Veterans.

Iceland to Saskatchewan

D-Day, June 6, 1944, 70th Anniversary Commemoration ~ Are you ready for a trip to France?

Millions of Archival Newspaper Pages Set to Go Online

Saskatchewan Evolutionary Changes

Rural Municipalities of Saskatchewan

Rich History of 1885: Northwest Rebellion

1921 Canada Census: Place of Habitation :: Rural Municipalities

Finnish Saskatchewan Genealogy Research

Is My Ancestor's Grave Marked with a Tombstone?



This "What's New" information has been written for Canada Gen Web can also be found at

Saskatchewan What's New
  • Volume 10
    Online Historical Map Digitization Project | Arhival updates from Library Archives Canada and the Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan | Two atlases update at the Online Historical Map Digitisation Project | Sk History and Ethnic Roots updates | Sk E-Magazine Updates