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The location of Wimborne Cemetery









A visit to the Wimborne 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 Wimborne Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Wimborne Cemetery (FAG ID #2573984)

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 five sections:

The Location of the Wimborne Cemetery ...

Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the Wimborne Cemetery

Lat:   51.8599°   (51° 51' 35")

Lon:   -113.5943°   (-113° 35' 39")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

SW-26-033-26-W4     (Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian)

Or the Southwest Quarter of Section 26, Township 033, Range 26, West of the 4th Meridian

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 9 cemeteries that are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> of the Wimborne Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

Bergthal Mennonite Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Wimborne Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<3>
 
Elnora Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Wimborne Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1968317
 
Horn Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Wimborne Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2382719
 
Innisfail Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Wimborne Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2175515
 
Mayton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Wimborne Cemetery
 
Mt. Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Wimborne Cemetery
 
Olds Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Wimborne Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2212066
 
Three Hills Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Wimborne Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2233201
 
Trochu Baptist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) of the Wimborne Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2516820

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 20 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Wimborne Cemetery.

Bowden   [Map]     Olds   [Map]    
Elnora   [Map]     Penhold   [Map]    
Henday   [Map]     Pine Lake   [Map]    
Huxley   [Map]     Springbrook   [Map]    
Innisfail   [Map]     Sunnyslope   [Map]    
Linden   [Map]     Swalwell   [Map]    
Lousana   [Map]     Three Hills   [Map]    
Mayton   [Map]     Torrington   [Map]    
Neapolis   [Map]     Trochu   [Map]    
Netook   [Map]     Wimborne   [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 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 - 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 Wimborne 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
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Alberta
 
Find-A-Grave:   The Wimborne Cemetery (FAG ID #2573984)
 
Internment.net:   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 Wimborne Cemetery ...

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

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2573984

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 ...

Visit our Community Index for Alberta

About Alberta

Off-the-Road Links ...

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.

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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 from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Wimborne Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.8599, Longitude: -113.5943     [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. 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 gone without an obvious trace.

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