Other Winnipeg street commemorating Governors General include Aberdeen Avenue, Byng Place, Devonshire Drive, Dufferin Avenue, Grey Street, Lansdowne Avenue, Leger Crescent, Lisgar Avenue, Lorne Avenue, Minto Street, Monck Avenue, Stanley Street, Tweedsmuir Road, Vanier Drive, and Vincent Massey Boulevard.
Named by the Hudson’s Bay Company as the primary east-west thoroughfare through its Reserve in Winnipeg.
Annabella was merged with Rachel in 1908 but the Annabella name was restored in 1913.
In March 1952, a municipal decision to revert to Rachel was reversed a few weeks later. The deciding factor was the volume of already-purchased corporate letterhead that would be obsoleted should the Rachel name be chosen.
Its compiler, the late scholar Jaroslav Bohdan Rudnyckyj (1910-1995), acknowledged prior efforts to document the history of Winnipeg street names, starting with Mary Hislop.
Her book , published in 1912, was the first of its kind in Canada. He also paid homage to Winnipeg historians Harry Shave and Vince Leah who wrote respectively for the Winnipeg Free Press and Named for the Marquis of Aberdeen, Governor-General of Canada (1893-1898) who visited Winnipeg in 18.
Named for the Hudson’s Bay Company trading post Fort Ellice in southwestern Manitoba which, in turn, was named for HBC investor Edward Ellice.
See also Carlton, Edmonton, Fort, Garry, Qu’Appelle, York.
Named for Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Other Winnipeg streets commemorating academic institutions include Bishops Lane, Cambridge Street, Harvard Avenue, Laval Drive, Macalester Bay, Mc Gill Avenue, Mount Allison Bay, Oxford Street, Purdue Bay, Rutgers Bay, Ryerson Avenue, Selwyn Place, Yale Avenue, and others.
Other Winnipeg street commemorating Governors General include Athlone Drive, Byng Place, Devonshire Drive, Dufferin Avenue, Grey Street, Lansdowne Avenue, Leger Crescent, Lisgar Avenue, Lorne Avenue, Minto Street, Monck Avenue, Stanley Street, Tweedsmuir Road, Vanier Drive, and Vincent Massey Boulevard.