Manitoba Communities: Cartwright (Unincorporated Village)
This municipality was named for Sir Richard John Cartwright (1835-1912), federal Minister of Finance (1873-1878), who is said to have owned the townsite at one time.
Search the MHS collection of biographies for ones connected to Cartwright:
Go here for a list of historic sites in Cartwright.
Go here for a list of history books for Cartwright.
Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.
We thank Vicki Wallace and Colleen Mullin for providing additional information used here.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 18 March 2023