Wolseley

Canada Courthouses / Saskatchewan / Wolseley
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Wolseley was named for Garnet Joseph Wolseley, who was a British General who lead the Wolseley expedition during the Red River Rebellion of 1870.

 

Location:  Wolseley is located in the southeast part of the Province.

Judicial District:  Yorkton Judicial District

 

Courthouse – Wolseley

 

Location:  Richmond Street / Water Street

Built:  1894 – 1895

Style:  Georgian

Architect:  Thomas Fuller

Contractor:  R A Magee and E A Banbury

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a one story buff coloured brick and field stone structure. The west front has a projecting porch with peaked roof. The foundation is fieldstone. The hipped roof is metal with an octagonal cupola in the centre. The building now stands abandoned.

 

Note:  The courthouse is the oldest standing courthouse in Saskatchewan. The building ceased to operate as a courthouse in 1909.

 

 

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Photos taken 2009