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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Ile des Chènes Furred and Feathered Pet Cemetery (RM of Ritchot)

This cemetery in the Rural Municipality of Ritchot is dedicated to the burial of deceased pets, but it also contains some human cremains. A monument commemorates Frances (nee Campbell) Chambers, founder of the cemetery.

Ile des Chenes Furred & Feathered Pet Cemetery

Ile des Chènes Furred and Feathered Pet Cemetery (July 2013)
Source: Jean McManus

Commemorative monument in the Ile des Chènes Furred and Feathered Pet Cemetery

Commemorative monument in the Ile des Chènes Furred and Feathered Pet Cemetery (July 2020)
Source: Rose Kuzina

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.67877, W97.02660
denoted by symbol on the map above


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.

We thank Jean McManus, Tighe McManus, and Rose Kuzina for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 2 November 2020

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