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Historic Sites of Manitoba: St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Cemetery (Brightstone, RM of Lac du Bonnet)

A monument, erected at this site in the Rural Municipality of Lac du Bonnet by a chapter of the Knights of Columbus, commemorates the St. Mary’s Brightstone Church that stood here from 1915 to 1969. A cemetery behind the monument contains graves of local settlers. The bell from the church is now in a monument at Lac du Bonnet.

St. Mary’s Brightstone Church commemorative monument

St. Mary’s Brightstone Church commemorative monument (August 2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Cemetery

St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Cemetery (August 2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.29763, W96.19133
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Notre Dame du Lac Roman Catholic Church (63 McArthur Avenue, Lac du Bonnet)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Notre Dame du Lac Parish Monument (Lac du Bonnet)


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.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 25 April 2020

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