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Historic Sites of Manitoba: St. George’s Anglican Cemetery / Westbourne Cemetery (Municipality of WestLake-Gladstone)

A monument near the entrance to this cemetery in the Municipality of WestLake-Gladstone describes its history. Consecrated on 24 September 1861, it was the most western extension of the Church Missionary Society situated in the White Mud River Settlement near the “First Crossing.” Bishop Anderson named this mission “Westbourne” after their first Anglican missionary, the Reverend John West. Parish Lot No. 9 also included the church mission, parsonage, and school.

Westbourne Cemetery

Westbourne Cemetery (September 2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.12510, W98.60281
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: St. George’s Anglican Church (Westbourne, Municipality of WestLake-Gladstone)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Westbourne War Memorial (Municipality of WestLake-Gladstone)


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: 7 November 2020

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