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A visit to the Westlawn Memorial Gardens ...

Introduction ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the Westlawn Memorial Gardens. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave <1> website: The Westlawn Memorial Gardens (FG ID #2169828)

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 Westlawn Memorial Gardens ...

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Westlawn Memorial Gardens

Lat:   53.5429°   (53° 32' 34")

Lon:   -113.6057°   (-113° 36' 20")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

SW-03-053-25-W4    (Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian)

Or the Southwest Quarter of Section 03, Township 053, Range 25, West of the 4th Meridian

Name Variations for Westlawn Memorial Gardens ...

When doing your research, keep in mind that names and their spelling can change over time. Various errors happen - anything from simple spelling to bad translations.

Westlawn Memorial Gardens has also been known as:

  • Westlawn Memorial Park
  • Westlawn Cemetery

If you have information about these names (such as the reason for the change, date of change, the origin of the name), please Contact Us.

Websites to help with your 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 websites are open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that might help with the Westlawn Memorial Gardens:

  • Pages specific to Alberta:
  • Cemetery Information and Directories:
  • About the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church ...
    • Although we don't have a link to the Westlawn Memorial Gardens 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 26 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Westlawn Memorial Gardens.

    We've listed the following communities based on their distance from Westlawn Memorial Gardens, with the nearest first.

    • Mayfield
      (Less than 2 miles to the north)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mayfield
    • Lynnwood
      (Less than 2 miles to the south)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lynnwood
    • Sherwood
      (Less than 2 miles to the southeast)
    • Ormsby Place
      (3 miles [4.8 km] to the southwest)
    • Brander Gardens
      (3 miles [4.8 km] to the south)
    • Belgravia
      (3 miles [4.8 km] to the southeast)
    • Sherbrooke
      (3 miles [4.8 km] to the northeast)
    • Athlone
      (3 miles [4.8 km] to the northeast)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Athlone
    • Ramsay Heights
      (4 miles [6.4 km] to the south)
    • Rossdale
      (4 miles [6.4 km] to the east)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rossdale
    • Edmonton
      (4 miles [6.4 km] to the east)
    • Westbrook Estate
      (5 miles [8 km] to the southeast)
    • Continue List   (14 more) ...
      • Aspen Gardens
        (5 miles [8 km] to the southeast)
      • Hazeldean
        (5 miles [8 km] to the southeast)
      • Delton
        (5 miles [8 km] to the northeast)
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Delton
      • Killarney
        (5 miles [8 km] to the northeast)
      • Rosslyn
        (5 miles [8 km] to the northeast)
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rosslyn
      • Caernarvon
        (5 miles [8 km] to the northeast)
      • Akinsdale
        (5 miles [8 km] to the north)
      • Saint Albert
        (6 miles [9.7 km] to the north)
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Albert came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Albert
        • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Albert <3>
      • Steinhauer
        (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast)
      • Avonmore
        (6 miles [9.7 km] to the east)
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Avonmore
      • Idylwylde
        (6 miles [9.7 km] to the east)
      • Virginia Park
        (6 miles [9.7 km] to the east)
      • Dunluce
        (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast)
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dunluce
      • Pineview
        (6 miles [9.7 km] to the north)
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pineview

    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 20 that are within 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> of the Westlawn Memorial Gardens.<5>

    We've listed the following cemeteries based on their distance from Westlawn Memorial Gardens, with the nearest first.

    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 Westlawn Memorial Gardens:

    • Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:  #2169828
    • 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:

    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 '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 Westlawn Memorial Gardens. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.5429, Longitude: -113.6057    
    <3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
    <4>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.
    <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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