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The location of Belloy - Wanham Cemetery

A visit to the Belloy - Wanham Cemetery ...

Introduction ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have any burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the Belloy - Wanham Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Belloy - Wanham Cemetery (FAG ID #2162083)

We have organized the cemeteries in our Gazetteer based on 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. Should you find yourself in the same situation, we hope that our Gazetteer helps you discover your lost ancestor.

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The Location of the Belloy - Wanham Cemetery ...

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the location of the Belloy - Wanham Cemetery

Lat:   55.7201°   (55° 43' 12")

Lon:   -118.3115°   (-118° 18' 41")

Establishment of the Belloy - Wanham Cemetery ...

The Belloy - Wanham Cemetery was established in 1926.

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 11 cemeteries that are within 30 miles [48.3 km]<2> of the Belloy - Wanham Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All Saints Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 38 miles [61.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Belloy - Wanham Cemetery
Berwyn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 38 miles [61.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Belloy - Wanham Cemetery
Blueberry Mtn. Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 35 miles [56.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Belloy - Wanham Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<3>
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2552580
Brownvale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 33 miles [53.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Belloy - Wanham Cemetery
Emerson Trail Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 34 miles [54.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Belloy - Wanham Cemetery
Friedenstal Catholic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North (N) of the Belloy - Wanham Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2423312
Griffin Creek Women's Institute Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 28 miles [45.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Belloy - Wanham Cemetery
Hinterland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 38 miles [61.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Belloy - Wanham Cemetery
Immaculate Heart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 38 miles [61.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Belloy - Wanham Cemetery
St. Peter & St. Paul Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 37 miles [59.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Belloy - Wanham Cemetery
Teepee Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South (S) of the Belloy - Wanham Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2385473

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 17 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Belloy - Wanham Cemetery.

Belloy   [Map]     Spirit River   [Map]    
Bluesky   [Map]     Tangent   [Map]    
Dunvegan   [Map]     Teepee Creek   [Map]    
Eaglesham   [Map]     Wanham   [Map]    
Fairview   [Map]     Watino   [Map]    
Fort Dunvegan   [Map]     Webster   [Map]    
Peoria   [Map]     Whitelaw   [Map]    
Poplar Ridge   [Map]     Woking   [Map]    
Rycroft   [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 first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer 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 Belloy - Wanham Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alberta:

Cyndi's List     Family Search    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alberta:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Alberta
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Alberta   Cemetery Wiki for Alberta
Find-A-Grave:   The Belloy - Wanham Cemetery (FAG ID #2162083)   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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Belloy - Wanham Cemetery ...

While our initial data for the Belloy - Wanham Cemetery came from goverment sources, we have also found mention of the Belloy - Wanham Cemetery elsewhere. Typically we have little information to start with, but we try to add detail as we continue our research. We've created the following list to keep track of the sources we found useful in our research about the Belloy - Wanham Cemetery.

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2162083

Other Roadside Stops ...

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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:

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Belloy - Wanham Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 55.7201, Longitude: -118.3115     [Map].

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<3>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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