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Historic Sites of Manitoba: St. George’s Anglican Cemetery (RM of Woodlands)

This cemetery at SE16-14-2W in the Rural Municipality of Woodlands was the original site of St. George's Anglican Church, constructed in 1877 on land donated by David Porteous. Between 1896 and 1897, the original log building was replaced with a wood frame structure. Destroyed by fire on 6 June 1945, the congregation purchased an unused church at Rosser and moved it to Woodlands in August 1947. The new church was opened officially on 20 June 1948.

St. George’s Anglican Cemetery

St. George’s Anglican Cemetery (August 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.18218, W97.66652
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

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.

Woodlands Echoes by Madeline L. Proctor, 1960, pages 221-226.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 18 May 2019

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