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Manitoba Communities: Cartwright (Unincorporated Village)

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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.

Present Status

Municipality of Cartwright-Roblin (1 January 2015)

Incorporation History

Village of Cartwright (31 December 1947)
Amalgamated with Roblin (1 January 2015)

Adjoining Municipalities

Roblin

Land Area (square km)

1.86

Population

Year

Total

1951

476

1956

459

1961

482

1966

409

1971

340

1976

361

1981

384

1986

388

1991

329

1996

345

2001

304

2006

282

2011

308

Mayors

Term

Mayor

1948-1949

Harry A. Wallace

1950-1953

George W. Ternent

1954-1955

Walter H. Newton

1956-1967

Isabel Winslow Wallace (1895-1976)

1968-1970

Ross Cairns

1971-1982

J. H. Bridges

1983-1995

Garth Berry (1928-2010)

1996-1998

Rene Dousseleare

1999-2001

R. Glen Langton

2002-2004

William John Axel “Bill” Landin (1945-2014)

2004-?

A. Bruce Leadbeater

?-2014

Brent Pawich

2015-?

See Cartwright-Roblin

Memorable Manitobans

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Historic Sites

Go here for a list of historic sites in Cartwright.

History Books

Go here for a list of history books for Cartwright.

Maps

Sources

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

We thank Vicki Wallace for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 26 March 2017

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