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Our Genealogy Helper for Bellshill ...

We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool which helps us with planning our trips.
  • We're trying to shape our Gazetteer as a tool to help us understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.
  • On our trips, we try to visit those places where our ancestors left their footprints.

By learning about Bellshill (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us an insight into their world.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this our Genealogical Helper for Bellshill. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These helpful websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Bellshill:

Cemeteries Near Bellshill ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Bellshill.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Bellshill covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

The following cemeteries are listed based on their distance from Bellshill, with the one closest to Bellshill listed first.

  • Merna United Church Cemetery
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the west)
  • High Mound Cemetery
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the east)
  • Merna Seventh Day Adventist Cemetery
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the west)
  • Lougheed Cemetery
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the north)
    • To give a relative sense of its location, the Lougheed Cemetery is a large cemetery that is located outside and to the south of Lougheed.
    • The Lougheed Cemetery has also been known as:
    • Lougheed Village Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Lougheed Cemetery
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Lougheed Cemetery
    • Jump to Find-A-Grave: FG ID #1968319 <1>
  • Alliance Cemetery
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest)
    • To give a relative sense of its location, the Alliance Cemetery is located outside and to the south of Alliance.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Alliance Cemetery
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Alliance Cemetery
  • Galahad Cemetery
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the west)
  • Sedgewick Memorial Cemetery
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest)
  • Fairfield Cemetery
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
  • Pleasington Zion Lutheran Free Church Cemetery
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
  • Trinity Lutheran Cemetery
    (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
    • The Trinity Lutheran Cemetery has also been known as:
    • Trinity Lutheran Church Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Trinity Lutheran Cemetery
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Trinity Lutheran Cemetery
  • Killam Cemetery
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
  • Amisk Park Luteran Cemetery
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
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    • Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church Cemetery
      (20 miles [32.2 km] to the southwest)
    • Brown Family Cemetery
      (20 miles [32.2 km] to the east)
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Brown Family Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<2>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Brown Family Cemetery
      • Jump to a Google Map centered on Brown Family Cemetery
    • Bethany Lutheran Cemetery
      (20 miles [32.2 km] to the east)

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Bellshill. See our List of 1890's Communities around Bellshill.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bellshill. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Province of Alberta:

Footnotes ...

<1>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website:
<2>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.




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This page was last modified/updated: 23 Sep 2023