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A visit to the Hythe Cemetery ...



Introduction ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the Hythe Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave <1> website: The Hythe Cemetery (FG ID #2336705)

Note: We have organized the cemeteries in our Gazetteer based on a problem that we had while working on our own genealogy. Without specifying the cemeteries involved, 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.

The Location of the Hythe Cemetery ...

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Hythe Cemetery

Lat:   55.3155°   (55° 18' 55")

Lon:   -119.5523°   (-119° 33' 8")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

NW-12-073-11-W6    (Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian)

Or the Northwest Quarter of Section 12, Township 073, Range 11, West of the 6th Meridian

Websites to help with your research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with 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 websites are open to everyone.

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

  • Pages specific to Alberta:
  • Cemetery Information and Directories:
  • About the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church ...
    • Although we don't have a link to the Hythe Cemetery itself, you might be curious about the African Methodist Episcopal Church. See their website at:
    • The African Methodist Episcopal Church
  • List of neighboring communities ...

    The following 16 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> of the Hythe Cemetery.

    We've listed the following communities based on their distance from Hythe Cemetery, with the nearest first.

    • Hythe
      (Less than 2 miles to the north)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hythe
    • Albright
      (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Albright
    • Beaverlodge
      (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beaverlodge came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beaverlodge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beaverlodge <4>
    • Goodfare
      (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southwest)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goodfare came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goodfare
    • Valhalla Centre
      (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Valhalla Centre came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Valhalla Centre
    • Lymburn
      (9 miles [14.5 km] to the west)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lymburn
    • Huallen
      (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huallen came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huallen
    • La Glace
      (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for La Glace came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Glace
    • Demmitt
      (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Demmitt came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Demmitt
    • Elmworth
      (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elmworth
    • Wembley
      (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
    • Hazelmere
      (20 miles [32.2 km] to the south)
    • Continue List   (4 more) ...
      • Buffalo Lake
        (21 miles [33.8 km] to the east)
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buffalo Lake came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buffalo Lake
      • Bear Lake
        (22 miles [35.4 km] to the east)
      • Tupper
        (22 miles [35.4 km] to the northwest)
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tupper came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tupper
      • Dimsdale
        (25 miles [40.2 km] to the southeast)
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dimsdale came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dimsdale

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

    List of nearby cemeteries ...

    Based on our list of cemeteries, we know of 4 that are within 30 miles [48.3 km]<2> of the Hythe Cemetery.<5>

    We've listed the following cemeteries based on their distance from Hythe Cemetery, with the nearest first.

    • Beaverlodge Cemetery
      (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Scenic Heights Cemetery
      (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
    • Emerson Trail Cemetery
      (28 miles [45.1 km] to the east)
    • City of Grande Prairie Cemetery
      (30 miles [48.3 km] to the east)
      • To give a relative sense of its location, the City of Grande Prairie Cemetery is a large cemetery that is located in Grande Prairie.
      • The City of Grande Prairie Cemetery has also been known as:
      • Flying Shot Lake Cemetery
      • Grand Prairie Municipal Cemetery
      • Grande Prairie Cemetery
      • Grande Prairie Municipal Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the City of Grande Prairie Cemetery
      • Jump to Find-A-Grave: FG ID #2146987 <1>

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

    Miscellaneous References and Mentions ...

    Our approach is to add the name of a cemetery whenever we see it mentioned - usually from newspapers, old books and maps. Typically we have little information to start with, but we continue to add detail as we find it.

    We've created the following list to keep track of the sources that we found useful for the Hythe Cemetery:

    • Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:  #2336705
    • Referenced Books / Documents ...
    • Alberta Sources - Cemeteries and other surname sources (Feb. 2007)
      • Written by: Alberta Genealogical Society and other researchers, societies and groups

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

    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: findagrave.com.
    <2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Hythe Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 55.3155, Longitude: -119.5523    
    <3>If we found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.
    <4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
    <5>While we have an extensive database of cemeteries (with over 200,000 entries), you can be assured that it's not complete and our list will be missing cemeteries.









 

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