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Our Genealogy Helper for Chigwell ...

We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool which helps us with planning our trips.
  • We're trying to shape our Gazetteer as a tool to help us understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.
  • On our trips, we try to visit those places where our ancestors left their footprints.

By learning about Chigwell (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us an insight into their world.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this our Genealogical Helper for Chigwell. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

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 websites either offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Chigwell:

  • 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.
    • At this time (Dec 2022), GenDisasters website is currently offline due to a hacker attack. Hopefully they will be back soon.
    • Stories from Alberta

Cemeteries Near Chigwell ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Chigwell.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Chigwell covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

  • Fairview Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Fairview Cemetery
    • The Fairview Cemetery is a large cemetery that is located in Lacombe.More precisely, Fairview Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the west of Chigwell.
    • Fairview Cemetery has also been known as:
    • Lacombe Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairview Cemetery
    • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2239693<2>
  • Tees Cemetery
  • Earlville Rutherford Cemetery
  • Blackfalds Cemetery
  • Forest Home Cemetery
  • Woody Nook Christian Reformed Church Cemetery
  • Alix Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Alix Cemetery
    • The Alix Cemetery is a large cemetery that is located outside and to the northeast of Alix.More precisely, Alix Cemetery lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the east of Chigwell.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alix Cemetery
    • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2298412<2>
  • Alto Reste Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Alto Reste Cemetery
    • The Alto Reste Cemetery is a large cemetery that is located outside and to the east of Red Deer.Stated another way, Alto Reste Cemetery lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Chigwell.
    • Alto Reste Cemetery has also been known as:
    • Alto - Reste Memorial Gardens
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alto Reste Cemetery
    • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2131209<2>
  • Calumet Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Calumet Cemetery
    • Calumet Cemetery lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Chigwell.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Calumet Cemetery
  • Mt. Calvary RC Cemetery
  • Red Deer Cemetery
  • Mirror Cemetery
  • Continue List   (53 more) ...
    • Bentley Colony Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Bentley Colony Cemetery
      • The Bentley Colony Cemetery is located 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Bentley.To be more precise, Bentley Colony Cemetery lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the west of Chigwell.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bentley Colony Cemetery
    • Aspelund Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Aspelund Cemetery
      • The Aspelund Cemetery is located 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Red Deer.To be more precise, Aspelund Cemetery lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the southwest of Chigwell.
      • Aspelund Cemetery has also been known as:
      • Aspeland Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aspelund Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2500225<2>
    • St. Michael RC Cemetery

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Chigwell. See our List of 1890's Communities around Chigwell.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Chigwell. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Chigwell) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Chigwell. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ChigwellOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chigwell. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.4923, Longitude: -113.5314    
<2>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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