Historic Sites of Manitoba: St. Margaret’s Anglican Cemetery (RM of Portage la Prairie)

St. Margaret’s Anglican Church was established in 1861, in the area that would later become the Rural Municipality of Portage la Prairie, by Archdeacon William Cockran. In 1901, a new church was built then, in 1959, it was moved to become St. Matthew’s Church at Kelvin. The bell from the church is now in St. Mary’s Anglican Church in Portage la Prairie. The cemetery is cared for by the High Bluff Cemetery Association.

St. Margaret’s Anglican Cemetery

St. Margaret’s Anglican Cemetery (2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

St. Margaret’s Anglican Cemetery

St. Margaret’s Anglican Cemetery (June 2017)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.99299, W98.14789
denoted by symbol on the map above


We thank Shirley Christianson and George Penner for providing information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 20 September 2020

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