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:
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: 31 May 2022