Historic Sites of Manitoba: Eldon Cemetery (Municipality of Gilbert Plains)

This cemetery in the Municipality of Gilbert Plains was established in 1895. The first burial was a settler named James Taylor who drowned while crossing the Wilson River.

Eldon Cemetery

Eldon Cemetery (July 2021)
Source: Lorna Clark

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N51.16950, W100.49751
denoted by symbol on the map above


Settlers of the Plains by Olive Eleanor Alberta “Ollie” Brown, 1953, page 93.

A list of burials in this cemetery is available from the Manitoba Genealogical Society, including a searchable online database available to members at the MGS Manitoba Name Index (MANI). Some additional information is contained in the 1996 MGS publication Carved in Stone: Manitoba Cemeteries and Burial Sites, revised edition, Special Projects Publication, 106 pages.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 9 July 2021

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