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The location of Burnsland Cemetery

A visit to the Burnsland 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 Burnsland Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Burnsland Cemetery (FAG ID #1981495)

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.

This page contains six sections:

The Location of the Burnsland Cemetery ...

Establishment of the Burnsland Cemetery ...

The Burnsland Cemetery was established in 1923.

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Burnsland Cemetery.

Abbeydale   [Map]     Janet   [Map]    
Acadia   [Map]     Martindale   [Map]    
Albert Park   [Map]     Midnapore   [Map]    
Calgary   [Map]     Ramsay   [Map]    
Coral Springs   [Map]     Renfrew   [Map]    
Deer Ridge   [Map]     Shepard   [Map]    
Deer Run   [Map]     Signal Hill   [Map]    
Douglas Glen   [Map]     Sunnyside   [Map]    
Haysboro   [Map]     Taradale   [Map]    
Heritage Woods   [Map]     Two Guns   [Map]    
Highwood   [Map]     Varsity   [Map]    
Hillhurst   [Map]     Vista Heights   [Map]    
Huntington Hills   [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 and Genealogy Trails. These helpful websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - you should note that 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 Burnsland 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 Burnsland Cemetery (FAG ID #1981495)   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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 6 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Burnsland Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

Eden Brook Memorial Gardens   [Map]

A large cemetery that lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west (W) of the Burnsland Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1035052

Jewish Memorial Chapel Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Burnsland Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2263707

Mountain View Memorial Gardens   [Map]

A very large cemetery that lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east (E) of the Burnsland Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2130381

Queen's Park Cemetery   [Map]

A very large cemetery that lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Burnsland Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #639344

Rocky View Garden of Peace Cemetery   [Map]

A large cemetery that lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Burnsland Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2131236

St. Barnabas Anglican Church Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Burnsland Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2235517

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Burnsland Cemetery ...

While our initial data for the Burnsland Cemetery came from goverment sources, we have also found mention of the Burnsland 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 Burnsland Cemetery.

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #1981495

Referenced Books / Documents ...

Alberta Sources - Cemeteries and other surname sources (Feb. 2007)
      Written by: Alberta Genealogical Society and other researchers, societies and groups

Other Roadside Stops ...

Search for a Alberta Community

About Alberta

Off-the-Road Links ...

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>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 Burnsland Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.0249, Longitude: -114.0550     [Map].






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