Manitoba Communities: Bield (Unincorporated Village, Municipality of Roblin)

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This village in the Municipality of Roblin was established around 1913 as a stopping point on the Canadian National Railway. Its name was suggested by the first postmaster, Reverend Andrew Chisholm, from the Scottish word for “shelter,” as it was situated in a valley between the Duck Mountains and Riding Mountains. The post office closed in 1970.

Photos & Maps

Bield 1957

A view of Bield, showing the Bield School in the foreground (1957)
Source: Ed Arndt

Historic Sites

Go here for a list of historic sites in Bield.


Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

We thank Ed Arndt for providing information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 29 July 2017