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A visit to the Mount Hope 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 Mt. Hope Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Mt. Hope Cemetery (FAG ID #826565)

In addition, the Massachusetts Historical Commission (MHC) has a MACRIS<2> database entry for the Mt. Hope Cemetery (MACRIS ID #BOS.821). Once on the MACRIS page, look for the dark blue INV icon on the line 'Inventory Number: BOS.821'. Click on this link to open a PDF document with more detailed information contained on scanned documents.

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 Mt. Hope Cemetery ...

The Mt. Hope Cemetery is a very large cemetery that is located in Roslindale.

Jump to Google Maps centered on the Mt. Hope Cemetery

The cemetery is located in Suffolk County<3>.

Adjacent to the Mt. Hope Cemetery and just to the south is the New Calvary Cemetery.

The county seat for Suffolk County is located in Boston. Boston lies just to the north northeast of the Mt. Hope Cemetery .

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Mt. Hope Cemetery

Lat:   42.2833°   (42° 16' 59")

Lon:   -71.1053°   (-71° 6' 19")

Establishment of the Mt. Hope Cemetery ...

The Mt. Hope Cemetery was established in 1852.

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 Mt. Hope Cemetery:

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 30 communities are within Less than 2 miles<4> of the Mt. Hope Cemetery.

  • Allston [Suffolk County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Allston
    • Allston [Suffolk County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the north of Mt. Hope Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Allston have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Allston
  • Bay Village [Suffolk County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bay Village
    • Bay Village [Suffolk County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the north of Mt. Hope Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bay Village have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bay Village
  • Boston [Suffolk County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boston
    • Boston [Suffolk County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northeast of Mt. Hope Cemetery
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 691,531 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boston
  • Brighton [Suffolk County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brighton
    • Brighton [Suffolk County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of Mt. Hope Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brighton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brighton
  • Continue List   (26 more) ...
    • Brookline Village [Norfolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookline Village
      • Brookline Village [Norfolk County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the north of Mt. Hope Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brookline Village have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookline Village
    • Brookline [Norfolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookline
      • Brookline [Norfolk County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the north of Mt. Hope Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 59,022 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookline
    • Chestnut Hill [Middlesex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chestnut Hill
      • Chestnut Hill [Middlesex County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Mt. Hope Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chestnut Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chestnut Hill
    • Dedham [Norfolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dedham
      • Dedham [Norfolk County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Mt. Hope Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,345 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dedham have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dedham
    • Dorchester [Suffolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dorchester
      • Dorchester [Suffolk County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<4> to the northeast of Mt. Hope Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dorchester
    • Hyde Park [Suffolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hyde Park
      • Hyde Park [Suffolk County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<4> to the southwest of Mt. Hope Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hyde Park
    • Jamaica Plain [Suffolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jamaica Plain
      • Jamaica Plain [Suffolk County] lies less than 2 miles<4> to the northwest of Mt. Hope Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jamaica Plain have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jamaica Plain
    • Mattapan Station [Suffolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mattapan Station
      • Mattapan Station [Suffolk County] lies less than 2 miles<4> to the southeast of Mt. Hope Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mattapan Station
    • Mattapan [Suffolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mattapan
      • Mattapan [Suffolk County] lies less than 2 miles<4> to the southeast of Mt. Hope Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mattapan
    • Milton Village [Norfolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milton Village
      • Milton Village [Norfolk County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<4> to the southeast of Mt. Hope Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milton Village have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milton Village
    • Milton [Norfolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milton
      • Milton [Norfolk County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the southeast of Mt. Hope Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,537 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milton
    • Montclair [Norfolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montclair
      • Montclair [Norfolk County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the east of Mt. Hope Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montclair
    • Newton Center [Middlesex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newton Center
      • Newton Center [Middlesex County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of Mt. Hope Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newton Center have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newton Center
    • Newton Highlands [Middlesex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newton Highlands
      • Newton Highlands [Middlesex County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of Mt. Hope Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newton Highlands have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newton Highlands
    • Norfolk Downs [Norfolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norfolk Downs
      • Norfolk Downs [Norfolk County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the east of Mt. Hope Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norfolk Downs
    • Quincy [Norfolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quincy
      • Quincy [Norfolk County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the east of Mt. Hope Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 94,421 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quincy
    • Readville Manor [Norfolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Readville Manor
      • Readville Manor [Norfolk County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Mt. Hope Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Readville Manor
    • Readville [Suffolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Readville
      • Readville [Suffolk County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the southwest of Mt. Hope Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Readville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Readville
    • Roslindale [Suffolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roslindale
      • Roslindale [Suffolk County] lies less than 2 miles<4> to the west of Mt. Hope Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roslindale
    • Roxbury [Suffolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roxbury
      • Roxbury [Suffolk County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<4> to the north of Mt. Hope Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roxbury
    • South Boston [Suffolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Boston
      • South Boston [Suffolk County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Mt. Hope Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Boston
    • Stonybrook Village [Suffolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stonybrook Village
      • Stonybrook Village [Suffolk County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<4> to the southwest of Mt. Hope Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stonybrook Village have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonybrook Village
    • West Quincy [Norfolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Quincy
      • West Quincy [Norfolk County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Mt. Hope Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Quincy
    • West Roxbury [Suffolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Roxbury
      • West Roxbury [Suffolk County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<4> to the west of Mt. Hope Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Roxbury
    • Westbrook Village [Norfolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westbrook Village
      • Westbrook Village [Norfolk County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<4> to the northwest of Mt. Hope Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westbrook Village have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westbrook Village
    • Wollaston [Norfolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wollaston
      • Wollaston [Norfolk County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the east of Mt. Hope Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wollaston

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

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Mt. Hope Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Suffolk County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for The Mt. Hope Cemetery.

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 63 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Mt. Hope Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

Unless otherwise noted, the following cemeteries are located in Suffolk County.

  • Adams Crypt [Norfolk County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Adams Crypt
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Adams Crypt have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Adams Crypt
  • Adath Jeshurun Cemetery [Suffolk County]
  • Baker Street Memorial Park [Suffolk County]
  • Belmont Cemetery [Middlesex County]
  • Continue List   (59 more) ...
    • Blue Hill Cemetery [Norfolk County]
    • Boston Catholic Cemetery [Middlesex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Boston Catholic Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Boston Catholic Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boston Catholic Cemetery
    • Brookdale Cemetery [Norfolk County]
    • Brookdare Cemetery [Norfolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Brookdare Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Brookdare Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookdare Cemetery
    • Brookline Cemetery [Norfolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Brookline Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Brookline Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookline Cemetery
    • Bunker Cemetery [Suffolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Bunker Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Bunker Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Bunker Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the north of Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bunker Cemetery
    • Burial Hill Cemetery [Middlesex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Burial Hill Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Burial Hill Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Burial Hill Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the north of Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burial Hill Cemetery
    • Calvary Cemetery [Middlesex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Calvary Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Calvary Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Calvary Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Calvary Cemetery
    • Cambridge Cemetery [Middlesex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Cambridge Cemetery
      • Cambridge Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the north of Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      • Cambridge Cemetery has also been known as:
      • City of Cambridge Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cambridge Cemetery
    • Canton Corner Cemetery [Norfolk County]
    • Cedar Grove Cemetery [Suffolk County]
    • Central Burying Ground [Suffolk County]
    • Christ Church Burial Ground [Norfolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Christ Church Burial Ground
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Christ Church Burial Ground have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Christ Church Burial Ground lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Christ Church Burial Ground
    • Christ Church Cemetery [Norfolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Christ Church Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Christ Church Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Christ Church Cemetery
    • Common Street Cemetery [Middlesex County]
    • Copp's Hill Burying Ground [Suffolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Copp's Hill Burying Ground
      • Copp's Hill Burying Ground lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      • Copp's Hill Burying Ground has also been known as:
      • Copp's Hill Burial Ground
      • Copp's Hill Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Copp's Hill Burying Ground
      • Massachusetts Cultural Resource Information System: MACRIS ID #BOS.808<2>
    • East Parish Burying Ground [Middlesex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the East Parish Burying Ground
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the East Parish Burying Ground have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Parish Burying Ground
    • Evergreen Cemetery [Suffolk County]
    • Fairview Cemetery [Suffolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Fairview Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Fairview Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairview Cemetery
    • The Gardens Cemetery [Suffolk County]
    • Granary Burying Ground [Suffolk County]
    • Hall Cemetery [Norfolk County]
    • Hancock Cemetery [Norfolk County]
    • Hebrew Cemetery [Middlesex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Hebrew Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Hebrew Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hebrew Cemetery
    • Hebrew Progressive Cemetery [Suffolk County]
    • Holyhood Cemetery [Norfolk County]
    • Kings Chapel Burying Ground [Suffolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Kings Chapel Burying Ground
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Kings Chapel Burying Ground have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kings Chapel Burying Ground
    • Lakeside Cemetery [Norfolk County]
    • Milton Cemetery [Norfolk County]
    • Mt. Auburn Catholic Cemetery [Middlesex County]
    • Mt. Auburn Cemetery [Middlesex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mt. Auburn Cemetery
      • The Mt. Auburn Cemetery is a very large cemetery that is located in Cambridge.To be more accurate, Mt. Auburn Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the north of Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      • Mt. Auburn Cemetery has also been known as:
      • Sandbanks Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mt. Auburn Cemetery
      • Massachusetts Cultural Resource Information System: MACRIS ID #CAM.801<2>
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #91241<1>
    • Mt. Benedict Cemetery [Suffolk County]
    • Mt. Lebanon Cemetery [Suffolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mt. Lebanon Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Mt. Lebanon Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mt. Lebanon Cemetery
    • Mt. Wollaston Cemetery [Norfolk County]
    • Needham Cemetery [Norfolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Needham Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Needham Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Needham Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the west of Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Needham Cemetery
    • Newton Cemetery [Middlesex County]
    • North Cambridge Catholic Cemetery [Middlesex County]
    • Oakland Cemetery [Norfolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Oakland Cemetery
      • Oakland Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakland Cemetery
    • Old Burying Ground [Middlesex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Old Burying Ground
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Old Burying Ground have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Old Burying Ground lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the north of Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old Burying Ground
    • Old Parish Cemetery [Norfolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Old Parish Cemetery
      • Old Parish Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      • Old Parish Cemetery has also been known as:
      • South Parish Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old Parish Cemetery
      • Massachusetts Cultural Resource Information System: MACRIS ID #NRD.800<2>
    • Old Village Cemetery [Norfolk County]
    • Phipps Street Cemetery [Suffolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Phipps Street Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Phipps Street Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Phipps Street Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the north of Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Phipps Street Cemetery
    • Pond Street Cemetery [Norfolk County]
    • Quincy Cemetery [Norfolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Quincy Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Quincy Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quincy Cemetery
    • St. Augustine Burying Ground [Suffolk County]
    • St. Josephs Cemetery [Norfolk County]
    • St. Josephs Cemetery [Suffolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Josephs Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the St. Josephs Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Josephs Cemetery
    • St. Josephs Cemetery [Suffolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Josephs Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the St. Josephs Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Josephs Cemetery
    • St. Josephs Cemetery [Suffolk County]
    • St. Marys Cemetery [Essex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Marys Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the St. Marys Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • St. Marys Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Marys Cemetery
    • St. Mary's Cemetery [Norfolk County]
    • St. Marys Cemetery [Norfolk County]
    • St. Marys Cemetery [Norfolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Marys Cemetery
      • St. Marys Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Marys Cemetery
    • St. Marys Cemetery [Suffolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Marys Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the St. Marys Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Marys Cemetery
    • St. Marys Cemetery [Suffolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Marys Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the St. Marys Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Marys Cemetery
    • Somerville Cemetery [Middlesex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Somerville Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Somerville Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Somerville Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the north of Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Somerville Cemetery
    • Somerville Cemetery [Middlesex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Somerville Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Somerville Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Somerville Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the north of Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Somerville Cemetery
    • Union Cemetery [Suffolk County]
    • Walnut Hills Cemetery [Norfolk County]

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 try 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 Mt. Hope Cemetery:

  • Referenced GNIS Record ...
  • GNIS ID #1953068  (Mount Hope Cemetery)
    • Note: GNIS record #1953068 has been archived by the USGS. It is no longer maintained by the USGS, nor can it be retrieved from their website.
    • Class: cemetery         Map Name: Boston South
    • County: Suffolk         Elev: 17
    • Location given for GNIS #1953068 (Mount Hope Cemetery)
    • Lat: 42.2823206           Lon: -71.1072738
    • Open a Google Map centered on the above location.
  • Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:  #826565
  • Referenced MACRIS Record:  BOS.821

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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>The Massachusetts Historical Commission (MHC) has created and maintains a database of historic properties that is called MACRIS (for the Massachusetts Cultural Resource Information System). More information about the MHC and MACRIS can be found on their website: mhc-macris.net.
<3>If you're interested in how the shape of Massachusetts' counties, including Suffolk, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Mt. Hope Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.2833, Longitude: -71.1053    
<5>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.




 

 

 

 

 


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