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Historic Sites of Manitoba: St. Margaret’s Roman Catholic Church and Cemetery (105 Little Britain Road, RM of St. Andrews)

The St. Margaret’s Parish in the Rural Municipality of St. Andrews was established by immigrants from Germany in 1927, and land for the building of a church and cemetery was donated by Mr. and Mrs. Herman Wehrle Sr. and family. In the cemetery, a large monument and a plaque commemorate the settlers and families of the founding immigrants. Another monument on the churchyard grounds, topped with a church bell, also commemorates the founding members.

St. Margaret’s Roman Catholic Church

St. Margaret’s Roman Catholic Church (August 2016)
Source: Nathan Kramer

St. Margaret's Roman Catholic Cemetery

St. Margaret’s Roman Catholic Cemetery (October 2010)
Source: Peter McLure

St. Margaret’s commemorative monument and plaque

St. Margaret’s commemorative monument and plaque (August 2016)
Source: Nathan Kramer

Site Location (lat/long): N50.10197, W96.94617
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.

St Margaret's Roman Catholic Cemetery - Little Britain MB, Waymarking.

This page was prepared by Peter McLure, Nathan Kramer, and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 9 October 2017

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