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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Bradley Gravesite (Emerson, Municipality of Emerson-Franklin)

This burial site on a small piece of property owned by the Town of Emerson (now part of the Municipality of Emerson-Franklin) is a considerable distance from the road, in the middle of a farm field. It contains the 1885 grave of Emerson customs official F. T. Bradley along with the ones of his wife Caroline, who died in 1879, and four of their sons. The wife and children had originally been buried in the Old Anglican Cemetery but were moved here in 1900. A single white monument for Caroline Bradley and their four sons is located in the centre of a 16-foot by 22-foot rectangular area delimited by a low concrete wall. A small concrete marker with Bradley’s name and the Masonic symbol is also located inside the rectangle, as is a small white stone marker bearing the initials C B.

Bradley Gravesite

Bradley Gravesite (April 2016)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.02266, W97.19633
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Frederick Thomas Bradley (1845-1884)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Pembina-Emerson Area Plaque (Emerson, Municipality of Emerson-Franklin)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Abandoned Manitoba

Sources:

We thank Wayne Arseny for providing information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 31 December 2016

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