Historic Sites of Manitoba: Napinka Cemetery (Municipality of Brenda-Waskada)

This cemetery in the Municipality of Brenda-Waskada near Napinka was established in 1898. A plaque on the gate to the cemetery indicates spruce trees on the site were brought here from the Carberry Hills in 1903 by Napinka-area pioneer E. A. “Gus” Wright. A monument in the cemetery commemorating local war veterans was dedicated on 26 June 2011 by Branch #89 (Napinka & Area) of the Royal Canadian Legion.

Napinka Cemetery

Napinka Cemetery (October 2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Napinka Cemetery

Napinka Cemetery (September 2021)
Source: George Penner

War veterans monument in the Napinka Cemetery

War veterans monument in the Napinka Cemetery (May 2021)
Source: Lorna Clark

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.32567, W100.82871
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 Lorna Clark and George Penner for providing information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 13 September 2021

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