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Our Genealogy Helper for Creston ...

We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
  • That it also helps us to understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about Creston (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 Creston. 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 professional and volunteer websites 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 Creston:

  • 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.
    • Stories from Newfoundland and Labrador

Cemeteries Near Creston ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Creston.

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 Creston covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

  • Grace United Church Cemetery
  • Collins Cove United Church Cemetery
  • Garnish United Church Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Garnish United Church Cemetery
    • The Garnish United Church Cemetery is located in Garnish.To be precise, Garnish United Church Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the northwest of Creston.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garnish United Church Cemetery
  • St. Giles Anglican Church Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Giles Anglican Church Cemetery
    • The St. Giles Anglican Church Cemetery is located in Garnish.More accurately, St. Giles Anglican Church Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the northwest of Creston.
    • St. Giles Anglican Church Cemetery has also been known as:
    • St. Giles Old Anglican Church Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Giles Anglican Church Cemetery
  • Baine Harbour Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Baine Harbour Cemetery
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Baine Harbour Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<3>
    • Baine Harbour Cemetery lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the northeast of Creston.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baine Harbour Cemetery
    • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2635667<1>
  • Old Anglican Cemetery, Belleoram

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Province of Newfoundland and Labrador: https://www.gov.nl.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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Creston) 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 Creston. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CrestonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Creston. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.1500, Longitude: -55.1833    
<3>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. 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 maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.






















 

 

 

 

 


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