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Mitford Cemetery
(Alberta)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Mitford Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misplaced, although it should be in the general area.

Introduction ...

We have organized this page based upon a problem that we had while working on our own genealogy. We found an ancestor that we believed to have been buried in one cemetery was actually buried elsewhere. We discovered that his burial had been refused at the last moment and the family had scrambled to make new arrangements. By looking at nearby cemeteries, the surrounding communities and in newspapers of the period, we were finally able to locate his burial site.

This page contains five sections:

The Location of the Mitford Cemetery...

Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the Mitford Cemetery

Lat:   51.2025°   (51° 12' 9")

Lon:   -114.5247°   (-114° 31' 28")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Mitford Cemetery has been estimated.<2>

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Mitford Cemetery.

The blue marker shows the location of a cemetery. An index for the markers can be found to the right of the map.

On the map below, the majority of the marker locations have been verified. Locations not yet verified are indicated.


 

  Mitford Cemetery  


  Sundre & District Cemetery
  Calgary Cemetery
  Olds Cemetery
  Queen's Park Cemetery
  Bergthal Mennonite Cemetery
   Estimated location
  Rocky View Garden of Peace Cemetery
  Carstairs Cemetery
  St. Barnabas Anglican Church Cemetery
  Cremona Cemetery
  Eden Brook Memorial Gardens
  Crossfield Cemetery
  Mountain View Memorial Gardens
  West Brook Cemetery
  St. Marys Cemetery
  Airdrie Cemetery
  Chevra Kadisha Cemetery
  Mountain View Cemetery
  Union Cemetery
  St. Andrew's Cemetery
  Burnsland Cemetery
  Wesley Cemetery
  Chinese Cemetery
  Springbank United Church Cemetery
  Jewish Memorial Chapel Cemetery
  Canmore Cemetery
  Davisburg Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 5 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> of the Mitford Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in .

Eden Brook Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mitford Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Eden Brook Memorial Gardens (FAG ID #1035052)

St. Andrew's Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Mitford Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Springbank United Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mitford Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Springbank United Church Cemetery (FAG ID #2221567)

Wesley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) of the Mitford Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
West Brook Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) of the Mitford Cemetery
 - Location has been verified

For an expanded list with details, please visit our List of cemeteries.

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 13 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Mitford Cemetery.

Benchlands   [Map]Ghost Lake   [Map]Morley   [Map]
Bottrell   [Map]Heritage Woods   [Map]Redwood Meadows   [Map]
Bragg Creek   [Map]Jumping Pound   [Map]Valley Ridge   [Map]
Cochrane   [Map]Madden   [Map]Waiparous   [Map]
Cochrane Lake   [Map]Mitford   [Map] 

For the full list with details, please visit our List of Communities.

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we like to start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the CanadaGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - although they might link to other websites which do charge.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that might help with the Mitford Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alberta:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     CanadaGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alberta:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alberta
Canada GenWeb:     Cemetery Project for Alberta
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alberta
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alberta
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Gravemarker Gallery:     Directory for Alberta
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alberta

Of Special Interest ...

The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.

Disaster Stories from Alberta

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alberta

About Alberta

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Province of Alberta: www.alberta.ca/







Footnotes ...

<1>The values for latitude and longitude indicate a specific point on the ground. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.2025, Longitude: -114.5247     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Mitford Cemetery have been estimated.

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Mitford Cemetery should not be considered precise.

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<2>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been unable to verify its accuracy, but are confident that we have placed the marker within a few hundred feet of the actual location. Typical reasons for being unable to verify a location is that it might be either overgrown or on private property. A physical visit will probably be needed to verify the location.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance beginning in . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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