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Historic Sites of Manitoba: All Saints Anglican Cemetery (Municipality of Boissevain-Morton)

This cemetery is situated in the Municipality of Boissevain-Morton, on the site of the former All Saints Anglican Church, a wood frame building designed by local resident Arthur Sheppard Barton and built here in the spring of 1888. The church was consecrated by Archbishop Machray at a service on 26 May 1888. The first burial in the adjacent cemetery occurred in 1893 and it is alleged there are six graves in total. The church closed in 1929 and the building was moved to the Horton district and converted into a private residence. A fence around the cemetery was erected by the Wassewa Ladies Group.

All Saints Anglican Cemetery

All Saints Anglican Cemetery (May 2014)
Source: Ken Storie

Sign for All Saints Anglican Cemetery

Sign for All Saints Anglican Cemetery (September 2020)
Source: George Penner

All Saints Anglican Cemetery

All Saints Anglican Cemetery (May 2014)
Source: Ken Storie

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.17781, W100.17089
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.

“Turtle Mountain,” Manitoba Free Press, 31 May 1889, page 2.

All Saint’s Cemetery, Turtle Mountain - Souris Plains Heritage Association.

We thank Ken Storie, George Penner, and Jim Stevenson for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 24 July 2022

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