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Manitoba Communities: Beresford (Unincorporated Village, RM of Whitehead)

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This community in western Manitoba, a stop on the Estevan Subdivision of the Canadian Pacific Railway, was probably named in commemoration of Lord Charles Beresford (1846-1919), captain of the gunboat HMS Condor during the bombardment of Alexandria, Egypt in 1882.

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Historic Sites

Go here for a list of historic sites in Beresford.

Sources:

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 29 July 2017

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