Hill Hall

Hill Hall, Saskatchewan, Canada

Located at Sec.30, Twp.5, R.7, W2

Not shown on my 1927 map

Post Office History

Office Name: Hill Hall
Established- Sept 1, 1905

Name changed to Benson
Date of Change- Jan 1, 1914

Located on Sec.30, Twp.5, R.7, W2 - 1905-09-01

Name of Postmaster Military Status Date of Birth Date of Appointment Date of Vacancy Cause of Vacancy
Reverend Isaac H. Lackey
(see below)
Aug 1858 Sept 1, 1905 1911-08-08 Resignation
Sidney B. Rae
(see below)
1870 Jan 1, 1912 Sept 1913 Resignation
A. E. Wilson Dec 31, 1913

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First Postmaster- Rev. Isaac Hubert Lackey
b- Aug 1858, in Bells Corners, Carleton Co., ON
d- 12-08, 1936 at his residence in Hemmingford PQ, age 79 years.
buried in Hemmingford Quebec
ordained in 1890
first served in the Parish of Hemmingford, Quebec, 1899-1901
Came west to Clearwater MB in 1901
Rev Lackey was one of the first Anglican Ministers in the SE SK area.
He built his first church in Woodley in 1904
He later built churches at Heward and Stoughton.
Moved to Halbrite and Ben Slager Districts
1911 family living in Township Range 7, W2
1912 he built an Anglican Church in Lampman
1912 he moved to Fleming
1914 he was a member of the Orange Grand Lodge Officers, elected as Grand Chaplain
ca 1915 he moved to his last Saskatchewan parish in Radville
1924 moved back to Quebec, Morin Heights Parish, until he retired in 1929
Father: Averill C Lackey
Mother: Ellen Johnson Lackey nee Cullen
Is this where Cullen place name came from?

married twice-
Married (1) Agnes “Aggie” Lackey, nee Buchanan July 18, 1883, Carleton ON
b- June 1, 1855
d- Mar 1918 at Weyburn SK
buried at Estevan City Cemetery
daughter of Francis and Margret Buchanan
They had 4 sons and a daughter

son- Hubert Francis Gordon Lackey
b- June 25, 1885
d- May 10, 1912 (aged 26)
buried in Estevan City Cemetery

son John “Victor” Bethune Lackey
b- July 1, 1887 Fellarfield, Bells corners, Carleton ON
enlisted in WWI in 1914 in Moose jaw

son- Harold Averal Johnston Lackey
b-June 11, 1890 at Bells Corners, Ottawa Municipality, Ontario, Canada
d-Apr 29, 1917 (aged 26) at Vimy Ridge, in France
buried in Estevan City Cemetery

son- James Albert Lackey
b- June 9, 1893
d-Aug 25, 1963 (aged 70) buried in Estevan City Cemetery son James Lackey and his wife had 2 memorial windows installed in St. Giles Church in Estevan

daughter- Margaret Agnes Isabella (Bertie) Lackey
b- Apr 12, 1901 in Hemmingford, Quebec
d- Aug 2, 1904 (aged 3)
buried in Estevan City Cemetery

Isaac married (2)- Mary Farr in 1920

Sidney Beattie Rae
b- Jan 5, 1870 Forest, Lambton County, Ontario, Canada
d- Sept 5, 1954 Benson, Saskatchewan, Canada
buried in Benson Cemetery
married Julia Ann Feddellock (alt- Fidellock) Apr 30, 1896 in Morden MB
b- Mar 1, 1876 (age 70, in 1946), Morden, MB
d- Sept 26, 1954 in Benson SK
buried in Benson SK
The couple came to this district in 1903
in 1942 they retired and moved into Benson
3 sons, 3 daughters


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